By David G. Firestone
Jamie McMurray, Kasey Kahne, Denny Hamlin, Kyle Busch, Carl Edwards, Jeff Gordon, Cole Witt, and David Gilliland have had new releases this week, some I covered in Saturday’s grades but some are new.
2015 Toyota Camry–The first Gen 6 redesign comes to the Camry for 2015. The front is sleeker, with a more aggressive nose, and grill area, the tail has been redesigned as well.
Jamie McMurray #1 Cessna/Beechcraft Chevy SS–No Change
Jamie McMurray #1 McDonald’s Chevy SS–Same basic scheme, but with a new door design.
Brad Keselowski #2 Miller Lite Ford Fusion–Same basic design as 2014, but with no gold stripe, vintage Miller Crest, or hop designs on the side.
Austin Dillon #3 Cheerios Chevy SS–No change
Austin Dillon #3 Dow Chevy SS–No change
Austin Dillon #3 Bass Pro Shops Chevy SS–No Change
Austin Dillon #3 American Ethanol Chevy SS–No Change
Kevin Harvick #4 Budweiser Chevy SS–No change
Kevin Harvick #4 Jimmie Johns Chevy SS–No change
Kevin Harvick #4 Outback Steakhouse–No Change
Kevin Harvick #4 Ditech Chevy SS-New sponsor for 2015, blue, and white is the primary color scheme
Kasey Kahne #5 Great Clips Chevy SS–No Change
Kasey Kahne #5 Time Warner Cable Chevy SS–No Change
Kasey Kahne #5 Farmers Insurance Chevy SS–Complete redesign from last year, black, and dark blue replaces light blue and silver, and the design has been completely revamped.
Kasey Kahne #5 Liftmaster Chevy SS-New sponsor for 2015, red and white redesign of the Time Warner scheme.
Kasey Kahne #5 Pepsi Chevy SS–No change
Trevor Bayne #6 Advocare Ford Fusion-New team, new sponsor, red, white and blue is the color scheme.
Sam Hornish Jr. #9 Twisted Tea Ford Fusion–No Change
Danica Patrick #10 Aspen Dental Chevy SS–Same basic design as last year, but the blue ovals on the white are more pronounced.
Danica Patrick #10 GoDaddy Chevy SS–New redesign with more black and less orange.
Danica Patrick #10 GoDaddy/TaxAct Chevy SS-New sponsor combo for the Sprint Unlimited, front of the car retains traditional GoDaddy design, whereas back quarter panel is TaxAct
Danica Patrick #10 TaxAct Chevy SS-One race sponsor, will run at Martinsville in March, red, white and black scheme, with diagonal design up the doors.
Denny Hamlin #11 FedEx Express Toyota Camry–New redesign with a much simpler front and more design on the sides.
Denny Hamlin #11 SportClips Toyota Camry–New redesign with a new door design
Tony Stewart #14 Bass Pro Shops/Mobil 1 Chevy SS–Same color scheme as last year, but with a new design on the side.
Tony Stewart #14 Mobil 1/Bass Pro Shops Chevy SS–Same color scheme as last year, but with a new design on the side.
Tony Stewart #14 Code 3 Associates/Mobil1 Chevy SS–No Change
Clint Bowyer #15 5 Hour Energy Toyota Camry–No Change
Greg Biffle #16 Cheez Its Ford Fusion-New sponsor for 2015, red with a cheese colored stripe and crackers on the side.
Greg Biffle #16 Clean Harbors Ford Fusion-New sponsor for 2015, red white and black design
Greg Biffle #16 Ortho Fire Ant Killer Ford Fusion–No change
Greg Biffle #16 Ortho Home Defense Ford Fusion-New sponsor, white design with a red and yellow stripe on the bottom, with a net design on the side.
Greg Biffle #16 Ortho Bug-B-Gon Ford Fusion-New sponsor, new design, red, black, and white is the primary color scheme.
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. #17 Fastenal Ford Fusion-New primary sponsor, blue, and white is the color scheme.
Kyle Busch #18 Interstate Batteries Toyota Camry–No Change–
Kyle Busch #18 M&M’s Toyota Camry–No change
Kyle Busch #18 M&M’s Crispy Toyota Camry-New design for 2015, with a green background and more emphasis on M&M’s Crispy, as well as a new hood logo.
Carl Edwards #19 Stanley Toyota Camry-New team and new sponsor, yellow, black, and white is the color scheme.
Carl Edwards #19 Aaris Toyota Camry-New team and new sponsor, reddish orange with the Aaris logo used as part of the side stripe.
Carl Edwards #19 SportClips Toyota Camry-New sponsor, same design as Denny Hamlin.
Carl Edwards #19 Subway Toyota Camry–New sponsor for Joe Gibbs, much simpler design.
Matt Kenseth #20 DeWalt Toyota Camry-New sponsor, black, green, yellow, and white is the color scheme.
Matt Kenseth #20 Dollar General Toyota Camry–Much simpler than the 2014 scheme, with fewer side designs.
Ryan Blaney #21 Motorcraft/Quicklane Ford Fusion–No Change
Joey Logano #22 Shell/Pennzoil Ford Fusion–No change
Joey Logano #22 AAA Ford Fusion–The AAA logo has been straightened up in 2015.
Joey Logano #22 Pennzoil Platnum Ford Fusion–No Change.
Jeff Gordon #24 Axalta Chevy SS–No Change
Jeff Gordon #24 Drive to End Hunger Chevy SS–Much simpler redesign, with new hood logo and same color scheme–
Jeff Gordon #24 Panasonic Toughbook Chevy SS–No Change
Paul Menard #27 Pittsburgh Paints/Menard’s Chevy SS–No change
Ryan Newman #31 Cat Chevy SS–Same color scheme, but the car as a whole has been redesigned
Ryan Newman #31 Quicken Loans Chevy SS–No change
Go FAS Racing #32 Keen Parts Ford Fusion–Simpler redesign and a much simpler color scheme.
Ty Dillon #33 Yuengling Brewery Chevy SS-New sponsor, red, white, and blue is the primary color scheme.
Ty Dillon #33 Cheerios Chevy SS-New sponsor for the Daytona 500, based on Austin Dillon’s Cheerios scheme, but with a Kroger’s logo on the hood.
Cole Whitt #35 Speed Stick Gear Ford Fusion–No Change–
David Gilliland #38 Love’s Travel Stops Ford Fusion–No change–
Kurt Busch #41Haas CNC Chevy SS–Same color scheme, but the car has been completely redesigned.
Kurt Busch #41 Slate Water Heaters Chevy SS–No change
Aric Almoriola #43 Eckrich Ford Fusion–Same basic design, but with a Nathans logo on the rear.
Aric Almirola #43 Smithfield Ford Fusion–No change
Jimmie Johnson #48 Lowe’s Chevy SS–New design, bears a resemblance to the old Kobalt tools scheme from 2009.
Jimmie Johnson #48 Kobalt Chevy SS–New design, redesigned version of the current Lowe’s scheme.
Brian Vickers #55 Aaron’s Toyota Camry–Same basic design as last year, the nose has been changed, the main blue is slightly darker, and the gold has been replaced with light blue
Dale Earnhardt Jr. #88 Nationwide Chevy SS–No Change
Dale Earnhardt Jr. #88 Diet Mountain Dew Chevy SS–No major changes,except a Nationwide logo replaces the National Guard logo.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. #88 Kelly Blue Book Chevy SS–Same basic design but blue has replaced white as the primary color.
Michael McDowell #95 Thrivent Financial Ford Fusion–Redesign of last year’s scheme, another example of logo as a stripe pattern.