15 Great Tony Stewart Paint Schemes
by Tom Jensen July 16, 2021
From his early years with Joe Gibbs through his days driving for the team he co-owned, Stewart-Haas Racing, Tony Stewart knew how to make an impression
Indiana native Tony Stewart earned a spot in the NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2020 on the strength of three premier series championships, 49 race wins and 187 top-five finishes over 18 years.
Always a colorful personality, Stewart also had some colorful race cars, both when he drove for fellow Hall of Famer Joe Gibbs (2020) from 1999-2008, and when he piloted his own cars with Stewart-Haas Racing from 2009-2016.
Here are 15 memorable paint schemes from Stewart’s premier series career.
For the 2004 Brickyard 400, Tony Stewart’s silver paint scheme honored Home Depot’s 25th anniversary. Racing at his home track, Stewart finished fifth.
In the 2004 Chevy Rock and Roll 400 at Richmond Raceway, Tony Stewart’s Joe Gibbs Racing Chevrolet was decked out in black and white.
At what is now Auto Club Speedway, Tony Stewart drove an orange-over-white Home Depot Chevrolet to a fifth-place finish in the 2005 Sony HD 500.
During pre-season testing for the 2008 Daytona 500, Tony Stewart drove this car, which he would pilot to a third-place finish in the Great American Race.
Subway and Home Depot shared sponsorship when Tony Stewart competed at Phoenix Raceway in the spring of 2008.
When Stewart-Haas Racing was formed prior to the 2009 NASCAR season, these were Tony Stewart’s two original paint schemes.
In the 2009 Lifelock 400 at Chicagoland Speedway, Tony Stewart’s Chevrolet was festooned in Home Depot “Back to School” colors. He finished fourth in the race.
Swagger wagon: Tony Stewart qualified on the pole and finished 10th in the 2009 Sunoco Red Cross Pennsylvania 500 at Pocono Raceway.
A victory in the 2010 season-ending Ford 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway clinched Tony Stewart’s third and final premier series driving championship and the first owner title for Stewart-Haas Racing.
Mobil 1 and Rush Truck Centers sponsored Tony Stewart at Auto Club Speedway in 2013.
Tony Stewart and Bass Pro Shops founder Johnny Morris are fast friends, with the sponsor on the No. 14 Stewart-Hass Racing Chevrolet for the 2013 spring race at Talladega Superspeedway.
For the 2015 Bojangles’ Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway, Tony Stewart used a throwback silver paint scheme with sponsors Mobil 1 and Bass Pro Shops.
Tony Stewart paid homage to fellow Hall of Famer Bobby Allison (2011) in the 2016 Bojangles’ Southern 500. He decked out his Chevrolet in these fabulous throwback colors that Allison campaigned in the early 1970s.
After 18 years and three premier series championships, Tony Stewart ended his NASCAR career driving this No. 14 Chevrolet in the 2016 season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway.