Darlington Reduces Prices on 40,000 Seats for 2010 Southern 500; Tickets On-Sale Saturday
DARLINGTON, S.C. (Oct. 7, 2008) – After many long months of waiting, tickets for the 2010 Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway go on-sale to the public this Saturday, October 10.
The famed 500-mile race will once again take place on Saturday night of Mother’s Day weekend and will be preceded by the Diamond Hill Plywood 200 on Friday evening. The scheduled green-flag time for both events is approximately 7:30 p.m.
Fans purchasing tickets for the 2010 installment of the Southern 500 will notice new, lower prices in nearly every grandstand at Darlington Raceway. Officials at Darlington reduced ticket prices on over 40,000 seats during the off-season making attending the Southern 500 more affordable than ever. With ticket prices starting as low as $35 night-racing at Darlington is the best value on the Sprint Cup Circuit.
“We really want to make attending the 2010 Southern 500 as economical as we could for all of our fans and reducing our prices achieves that goal,” said Darlington Raceway President, Chris Browning. “Darlington Raceway is the most unique track on the Sprint Cup schedule and being able to come and watch a Cup race for only $35 is a great value.”
For fans looking for the ultimate Darlington NASCAR experience there is the Darlington Stripe Zone. The Darlington Stripe Zone is a pre-race hospitality option that fans can add to their existing grandstand ticket for an additional cost. Each Darlington Stripe Zone pre-race package includes: appearances by NASCAR drivers and legends, pre-race food and beverage including four beer coupons, pre-race pit pass, raceway souvenir, official event program, giveaways and live entertainment.
Tickets for both events and the Darlington Stripe Zone can be purchased by calling the Darlington Raceway ticket office at 866-459-RACE or online at http://www.darlingtonraceway.com/tickets/.
Darlington Raceway or the track “Too Tough to Tame” as it is known to many, is where the purest of NASCAR competition meets true southern hospitality. A NASCAR staple since 1950, Darlington Raceway has seen some of motorsports most talented drivers thunder to Victory Lane. In 2010, NASCAR’s stars return to battle the track “Too Tough to Tame” in the Sprint Cup Series Southern 500® and Nationwide Series Diamond Hill Plywood 200.
Don’t miss any of the paint-scraping action at Darlington Raceway in 2010. Tickets to the 2010 Southern 500®, as well as the NASCAR Nationwide Series Diamond Hill Plywood 200 will go on-sale to the general public on October 10, 2009. Tickets can be purchased by calling the Darlington Raceway ticket office at 866-459-RACE or online at http://www.darlingtonraceway.com/tickets/.