DARLINGTON, SOUTH CAROLINA (Feb. 16, 2015) – With its platform of celebrating the history and heritage of the sport, Darlington Raceway is giving fans the opportunity to participate in the celebration with a once-in-a-lifetime event featuring NASCAR Hall of Fame inductees.
The Bojangles’ Legends Breakfast will feature a panel of NASCAR icons, including Cale Yarborough, Ned Jarrett, Junior Johnson, Dale Inman, Leonard Wood, Bobby Allison and Dale Jarrett, among others. The “fireside chat” will be moderated by NASCAR Hall of Fame executive director Winston Kelley.
The Bojangles’ Legends Breakfast will take place on Sunday morning, Sept. 6 from 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. in the track’s hospitality village just outside turn 3. Breakfast will be provided courtesy of Bojangles’.
The promotion kicks off on Wednesday, Feb. 18. Fans that purchase their seats to the Sept. 6 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bojangles’ Southern 500 will receive free access to this event while supplies last. This offer will be valid for ticket purchases made through the Feb. 22 Daytona 500 by calling 866-459-7223, visiting www.DarlingtonRaceway.com or through the track’s mobile app.
The breakfast is just one part of the track’s strategy to make monthly announcements related to the celebration of the sport as NASCAR returns to the famed Darlington Raceway on Labor Day weekend.
“The Bojangles’ Legends Breakfast will be a must attend event for fans who appreciate the history and champions of our sport,” Darlington Raceway President Chip Wile said. “With our return to Labor Day weekend, we thought it was fitting to celebrate our NASCAR Hall of Famers, who helped shape the sport into what it is today, with this special event.
“We can’t thank the NASCAR Hall of Fame enough for their efforts in getting these icons of our sport together for a breakfast that will be a can’t miss for our fans,” Wile continued.
“Darlington Raceway served as ground zero for countless memorable moments that our NASCAR Hall of Fame inductees experienced over the decades,” says NASCAR Hall of Fame Executive Director Winston Kelley. “It’s fitting to see so many legends come back to honor a place that is rooted in some of their proudest achievements, while keeping an eye on the history that will be made in the upcoming season ahead.”
The Tradition Returns to Labor Day weekend as the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bojangles’ Southern 500® is set for Sunday, Sept. 6, 2015. The NASCAR XFINITY Series VFW Sport Clips Help A Hero 200 will race on Saturday, Sept. 5. Tickets are on sale now by calling 866-459-7223 or visiting www.DarlingtonRaceway.com.
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