There are tons of terrible liveries out there. There are so many awesome racecars covered in busy, jumbled, covered in stickers and bad advertising. Sometimes, though, it all goes fantastically right.

There are lots of classic paint schemes out there, but a personal favorite is the one that the Shadow team ran in Can-Am back in the early 1970s. Shadow had this radically designed car faced up against more traditional, taller designs with all kinds of bright, flashy schemes. So Shadow painted their car jet motherf***ing black. It was simple and kind of boring on its own, but within the pack of other cars, it was unbelievably sinister.


From drag racing to LeMons to Le Mans, what's your favorite racing livery?

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