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About us, the history of Darlington Raceway.
On Saturday, August 23, 2014, the National Women’s History Museum (NWHM) and its Los Angeles Regional Council, will host a private brunch at 11:45 a.m. PT at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles – Women Making History – to honor the achievements of three notable women including Lesa France Kennedy, ISC CEO and NASCAR Board Member. The event will honor female philanthropists and activists who contribute to women’s history while creating awareness to advance NWHM’s mission and build a world-class museum in Washington, D.C.
Fans of Darlington Raceway are being put to the ultimate test - voting on the most memorable moment in the 60 year history of the track "Too Tough to Tame." Online voting begins today on the track's website - DarlingtonRaceway.com.
n advance of the Bojangles’ Southern 500® on Labor Day weekend, Darlington Raceway will honor its champions and rich history with unique branding projects in the Turn 3 vehicle and Turn 1 pedestrian tunnels. The Turn 3 vehicle tunnel will feature a collage of timeless moments that define Darlington Raceway as a treasured sports icon. Both sides of the vehicle tunnel will feature iconic moments from each decade of the track’s history. The graphics will stand at 9 feet tall and be 225 feet wide starting with the 1950’s thru 1980’s on one side and the 1990’s looking into the future on the other.
It all started in the fall of 1949, when a crisp breeze toyed with the loose soil of an old cotton field on the west side of rural Darlington, South Carolina. Harold Brasington saw more than just dirt dancing around that patch of land. He saw the future. He saw Darlington Raceway.
Darlington Raceway is honoring its storied history with a new and enhanced digital platform. The track’s new website, www.DarlingtonRaceway.com, officially launched to the public today, April 23. It features a sleek, clean design that follows the track’s 2015 campaign of celebrating its history, while embracing the present and looking towards the future.
The learning curve in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series is steep and on Wednesday at Darlington Raceway class was in session for one of the most heralded rookies in series history.
The winner of the 2009 Southern 500® presented by GoDaddy.com will be the recipient of a very special piece of hardware - the Johnny Mantz Southern 500 trophy.
In 2002, Jeff Gordon tied Cale Yarborough's record of five Southern 500 wins at Darlington Raceway, but there's one mark Yarborough is likely to hold forever: To date, he's the only driver in NASCAR history to come in under the fence at Darlington and go out over it.
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.
- 2016 NASCAR HALL OF FAME INDUCTEE TERRY LABONTE TO SERVE AS BOJANGLES’ SOUTHERN 500 GRAND MARSHAL
- DARLINGTON RACEWAY OFFERING “UNTAMED” ACCESS TO THE BOJANGLES’ SOUTHERN 500
- DARLINGTON RACEWAY HOSTS BOJANGLES’ SOUTHERN 500 MEDIA DAY AT GOVERNOR’S MANSION
- Sport Clips Haircuts Joins Darlington Raceway’s Tribute to the 1970’s
- COUNTRY MUSIC LEGEND TANYA TUCKER TO PERFORM BOJANGLES’ SOUTHERN 500 NATIONAL ANTHEM