MOORESVILLE, N.C. – This weekend break at Talladega Superspeedway, Live Fast Motorsports will certainly recognize NASCAR Hall of Famer Red Farmer by embellishing the No. 78 Ford in Farmer’s Long-Lewis Ford repaint plan.
“Racing and Red Farmer have been a part of the Long-Lewis heritage for more than 50 years and so has the strong friendship between Vaughn Burrell and Red,” stated Todd Ouellette, proprietor and also head of state of Long-Lewis Auto Group. “To have these two legends actually at the Talladega race on Sunday watching our Cup Series car run in honor of that relationship, will be a day I will never forget. I cannot wait.”
Long-Lewis began funding Farmer in 1962, and also the famous gold and also white paint plan will certainly strike the high financial institutions at the superspeedway once more for Sunday’s race in the GEICO 500.
“It’s nice to have Long-Lewis on the 78 car this weekend,” stated Farmer. “I’ve had that gold and white car since 1955 and Long-Lewis started sponsoring me in ’62 and have been on my car ever since. Talladega is a great place for me, I call it my home-town track. I won two Arca 500’s on that track and a bunch of others. Glad to see a cup team running my colors again there.”
“It’s so important to look back and reflect on the history of our sport, especially as being one of the newest teams in NASCAR,” stated group co-owner Matt Tifft. “There disappear fabulous than that of Red Farmer and also his devotion to this sporting activity that placed NASCAR on the map.
“Bringing a partner like Long-Lewis and their partners together on this Mustang gives a great sense of pride, and with our consistent runs over the last few months and speed we are finding, we are ready to push towards our best finish of the year. Talladega is a wildcard race, and always of excitement and survival, so we are ready to take on that challenge.”