Cup Series team owner Justin Marks tweeted Friday that his plan to put one of the Skoal Bandit race cars made famous by driver Harry Gant in Darlington Raceway‘s pre-race show Sunday has been scuttled because of tobacco advertising restrictions.

Marks had planned to put the car, which Gant drove to four consecutive Cup victories in September 1991, on the Darlington track for ceremonial laps prior to Sunday‘s Goodyear 400. The car has been on display at the Trackhouse Racing shop, but team members had prepped it to be driven on track Sunday.

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Over the last few days, Marks has tweeted multiple posts surrounding the plans for the car and the work being put into getting it track ready.

“It‘s important to Team Trackhouse to be good stewards of the history of NASCAR – to that end, we purchased this car from Andy Petree. It is in fact THE car that Harry Gant won every race in September in 1991. And I‘m going to make pre-race laps in it Sunday at @TooToughToTame,” he originally tweeted.

He followed up his previous threads after sharing the news the car would not hit the track on Sunday;  “Looked a lot of options here, late in the game to change the livery, need to respect those that would allow it to happen. I will say this: At some point this year, I will give you all something awesome to watch with this car.”

Looked a lot of options here, late in the game to change the livery, need to respect those that would allow it to happen. I will say this:

At some point this year, I will give you all something awesome to watch with this car. https://t.co/qS3fE6eTFW

— Justin Marks (@JustinMarksTH) May 6, 2022

It‘s important to @TeamTrackhouse to be good stewards of the history of @NASCAR – to that end, we purchased this car from Andy Petree. It is in fact THE car that Harry Gant won every race in September in 1991. And I‘m going to make pre-race laps in it Sunday at @TooToughToTame https://t.co/A0jOrTrFuM

— Justin Marks (@JustinMarksTH) May 4, 2022

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