DARLINGTON, S.C. – The Bojangles’ Southern 500 is not only one of NASCAR’s most popular races, it’s one of the most intense.

Try driving 130 miles per hour surrounded by other cars right up against a wall.

That’s what racers must do if they are to contend and possibly conquer the Lady in Black.

Five events at the track, however, stand out above the rest when it comes to thrilling finishes:

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