Experience “A Better Darlington”  This Labor Day Weekend
Aug28

Experience “A Better Darlington” This Labor Day Weekend

With Labor Day rapidly approaching the City of Darlington will once again have the eyes and ears of the world focused upon it.

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Bojangles’ And Derrike Cope Reunite For Darlington Throwback Scheme
Aug28

Bojangles’ And Derrike Cope Reunite For Darlington Throwback Scheme

Bojangles’ and Derrike Cope are reuniting for the 69th running of the Bojangles’ Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway on Labor Day weekend.

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Dakota Hunter: Get Thrown Into The Fire And Just Start Doing It
Aug28

Dakota Hunter: Get Thrown Into The Fire And Just Start Doing It

NASCAR racing isn’t just something Dakota Hunter is passionate about. It’s in his blood.

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A guided tour of the history of Darlington

Labor Day is almost here. It’s hotter than hot peppers on Carolina asphalt.

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Ann Hunter: Jim would be so proud that Darlington  is continuing the tradition
Aug28

Ann Hunter: Jim would be so proud that Darlington is continuing the tradition

At the end of June, Darlington Raceway Track President Kerry Tharp walked members of the media around the track to see the improvements being made in the $7 million dollar ‘Better Darlington’ campaign. Joining Tharp was Ann Hunter, widow of the late Darlington Raceway track president Jim Hunter. “It gives me great honor and privilege to be out here, to be the President at Darlington, to walk in the same places as a man who I respected...

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The 1970s: NASCAR overcomes an early recession
Aug28

The 1970s: NASCAR overcomes an early recession

As NASCAR entered the ’70s, few could have predicted the major culture shifts that would soon change the sport forever. A number of key moves – and one major moment – highlighted the decade, all of which provided much needed stability and longevity to the sport for years to come. Most notably, the addition of Winston as the series sponsor in 1971, Bill France Sr. stepping down and turning the reins over to his son, Bill Jr., in 1972,...

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