Originally posted on The Cardinal Connect  |  Last updated 6/13/13
The 2013 Louisville basketball national championship team will be represented later this month at the Quaker State 400 race at Kentucky Motor Speedway. NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Brian Vickers’ No. 55 Toyota car will be decked out in Louisville colors and a paint scheme honoring the 2013 NCAA Men’s Basketball National Championship team. The Cardinal Bird mascot will be on the hood of the No. 55 car and Vickers will wear a red, black and white fire suit to honor the 2013 National Champs. “We’re thrilled Aaron’s and Brian Vickers have chosen to run the Louisville colors during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Race at Kentucky Speedway,” Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino said in an official press release. “I know how many Louisville basketball fans are NASCAR fans, and like them I’m looking forward to seeing the car on the track. I think one of those die cast cars might eventually make it to my office. I’ve seen the paint scheme and it’s really sharp.” – See more at: Louisville supporters
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