2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Paint Schemes - Team #43

#43 Richard Petty Motorsports

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Taken at Martinsville Speedway in October by Mark Agee (10-31-2016)



Taken at Charlotte Motor Speedway in October by Mark Agee (10-8-2016)



Taken by Jonathan McCoy of RubbingsRacing.com at Darlington (9-4-2016)



Taken by Jonathan McCoy of RubbingsRacing.com at Bristol in August (8-21-2016)



Waffle House featured on the #43 at Bristol in August.
Image from Richard Petty Motorsports Twitter (8-19-2016)



Taken at Indianapolis Motor Speedway by Larry Scavnicky of Front Stretch Photos in July 2016 (7-23-2016)



Almirola's Darlington Throwback scheme will honor Richard Petty's 1979 STP Olsmobile.
Image from Lionel Racing.(6-10-2016)



Top: 1979 #43 STP car driven by Richard Petty
Bottom: 2016 #43 STP Ford driven by Aric Almirola

Almirola's Darlington Throwback scheme will honor Richard Petty's 1979 STP Olsmobile.
Top image from a Richard Petty Motorsports press release. Bottom image from STP Racing's Twitter account.(6-8-2016)



600 Miles of Remembrance Soldier: SSGT Forrest B. Sibley, Air Force
Credit: Todd Warshaw/NASCAR via Getty Images
During practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on May 27, 2016 in Charlotte, NC.(5-27-2016)



Taken at Charlotte in May, ran in the Showdown.
Thanks to Larry Scavnicky of Front Stretch Photos for the images.(5-24-2016)



Smithfield and Waffle House will team up at sponsors for the Bristol Race in August.
Image posted to Twitter at the news conference.(5-11-2016)



Fresh from Florida will be the primary sponsor at Talladega in May.
Image from a Richard Petty Motorsports PR.(4-27-2016)



Waffle House scheduled to be the primary sponsor at Bristol in April.
Image from Lionel Racing.(4-5-2016)



Taken at Martinsville in April by Terry Bowles of Lynchburg, VA.(4-2-2016)





Photos by Randy Lanning, taken at Auto Club Speedway in March (3-22-2016)





Scheme is scheduled to at Martinsville Speedway's STP 500 in April.
Images from Martinsville Speedway's Twitter (3-19-2016)



Scheduled to run in the STP 500 at Martinsville in April.
Image from STP's Twitter (3-16-2016)



Scheduled to run at Charlotte in May and Phoenix in November.
Image from Lionel Racing.(2-23-2016)



Taken during Daytona 500 practice at Daytona International Speedway by Joel Bray on February 13, 2016.(2-14-2016)


2016 Sprint Unlimited
Aric Almirola / Richard Petty Motorsports
Taken during the Sprint Unlimited practice at Daytona International Speedway by Joel Bray on February 12, 2016.(2-13-2016)



Smithfield returns as the primary sponsor of the #43 in 2016, for 31 races.
Image from Lionel Racing.(12-23-2015)


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