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Hendrick Motorsports reveals Jimmie Johnson's Darlington throwback car

DAYTONA BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 17: Dale Earnhardt driver of the #2 Rod Osterlund Chevrolet races during the 1980 Winston Cup Daytona 500 at the Daytona International Speedway on February 17, 1980 in Daytona Beach, Florida. The team picked up their first sponsorship in Mike Curb Productions, a music recording company out of California. (Photo by ISC Archives via Getty Images)

DAYTONA BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 17: Dale Earnhardt driver of the #2 Rod Osterlund Chevrolet races during the 1980 Winston Cup Daytona 500 at the Daytona International Speedway on February 17, 1980 in Daytona Beach, Florida. The team picked up their first sponsorship in Mike Curb Productions, a music recording company out of California. (Photo by ISC Archives via Getty Images)

Hendrick Motorsports unveiled Jimmie Johnson's throwback paint scheme for the Bojangles' Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway, which will pay tribute to NASCAR Hall of Fame drivers Dale Earnhardt and David Pearson.

Johnson's No. 48 Chevrolet will feature a blue-and-yellow retro scheme in honor of the No. 2 Rod Osterlund-owned car both Earnhardt and Pearson drove in the late 1970s and early 1980s.

The Lowe's sponsorship is also a significant detail, as Pearson carried home improvement company on the car in his first start for Osterlund at Talladega Superspeedway.

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It was one of four starts for Pearson in the No. 2 while replacing Earnhardt after a shoulder injury.