At Las Vegas in 2004, the fledgling Arnold Motorsports team looked forward to adding a new sponsor to its No. 50 Dodge with driver Derrike Cope: RedneckJunk.com, a classified ad service for auto parts, hunting equipment and other items to reflect “redneck” pastimes.
NASCAR wasn’t too impressed. In fact, it ordered the decals off the car.
When all was said and done, NASCAR may have done the company a favor. Cope started 40th and finished 33rd, making him the last driver to complete the race. Arnold Motorsports folded in 2005 after a disastrous Truck campaign with Shigeaki Hattori and a limited Cup schedule with Jimmy Spencer.