Throwback Thursday-Don Prudhomme-1981

Don Prudhomme smokes his 1981 Pepsi Challenger

In February, I said this about the IndyCar version of the Pepsi Challenger:

“Apparently Pepsi didn’t get the piss yellow memo, and here we have another example of why it’s a terrible color for a race car. It’s not just IndyCar, NASCAR and the NHRA also fell victim to the Pepsi Challenger design. Did Pepsi not realize that they have a great color scheme? Red, white, and blue is a color scheme that rarely misses, but for some unknown reason, Pepsi thought that piss yellow was the way to go…which it wasn’t. I’m giving this scheme an F. “

Everything I said about that paint scheme applies to this one as well, including the grade.

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