Darlington Raceway

Weekend Schedule for Darlington Raceway

NASCAR Xfinity Series and Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series will this weekend travel to Darlington Raceway, located near Darlington, South Carolina. Darlington Raceway, nicknamed “The Lady in Black” and “The Track Too Tough to Tame” opened for racing in 1950. The track is an egg-shaped oval and is 2.198 km (1.366 mile) long. Surface is asphalt with four turns, banking in turns 1 and 2; 25°, turns 3 and 4; 23°, frontstretch; 3° and backstretch; 2°. Lap record, for NASCAR Series, is held by Aric Almirola with 184.145 mph (26.705 sec.) in 2011. Most wins by an active driver at Darlington Raceway is Jimmie Johnson (19 races) with 3 wins. Capacity: 58 000 race fans.
Bonus facts. Youngest Pole Winner: Kurt Busch, 23 years, 0 months, 29 days, 9/02/2001

Weekend Schedule for Darlington Raceway

Series: Monster Cup, Xfinity Series

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Note: Times in CET and EST

Friday, August 31

19.05-19.55 | 1:05-1:55 p.m. | NASCAR Xfinity Series first practice, NBCSN/NBC Sports App
20.05- 20.55 | 2:05-2:55 p.m. | Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series first practice, NBCSN/NBC Sports App
21.05- 21.55 | 3:05-3:55 p.m. | NASCAR Xfinity Series final practice, NBCSN/NBC Sports App
22.05-22.55 | 4:05- 4:55 p.m. | Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series final practice, NBCSN/NBC Sports App

Saturday, September 1

18.35 | 12:35 p.m. | NASCAR Xfinity Series Pole Qualifying, NBCSN/NBC Sports App
20.00 | 2 p.m. | Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Busch Pole Qualifying, NBCSN/NBC Sports App
21.30 | 3:30 p.m. | NASCAR Xfinity Series Sport Clips Haircuts VFW 200 (147 laps, 200.8 miles), NBC/NBC Sports App

Sunday, September 2

24.00 | 6 p.m. | Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Bojangles’ Southern 500 (367 laps, 501.3 miles), NBCSN/NBC Sports App / VIASAT MOTOR LIVE 23.30 (Sweden)

Photo: Jerry Markland/Getty Images (NASCAR Media.com)

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