DARLINGTON, S.C. -- Lightning and a threat of rain delayed the start of the Bojangles' Southern 500 on Sunday evening at Darlington Raceway.

But after a 40-minute wait, the race started and all was well.

The Morning News and our partner, TheFourthTurn.com, were there to document it all.

Catch up on all of the action on and off the track.

Here is a weekend's worth of coverage. ...

FLORENCE, S.C. – Jeanette Goode got to experience the wish of a lifetime Sunday afternoon at the Bojangles Southern 500.

DARLINGTON, S.C. – On Sunday evening at Darlington Raceway, Hanson performed the national anthem before the 69th running of the Bojangles’ Southern 500.

DARLINGTON, S.C. – Chevrolet went all-out with its fan displays and throwback vehicles on the track Sunday before the 69th running of the Bojangles’ Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway.

DARLINGTON, S.C. - It has been said that necessity is the mother of invention. Go back 20 years when the weather was really nasty and a floode…

DARLINGTON, S.C. - If you are walking around the Darlington Raceway infield and catch a whiff of fresh seafood, you are in the vicinity of Dan…

DARLINGTON, S.C. - Connie and Matt Guthrie flew to South Carolina from Houston, Texas.  Sandra got the drive the fifth-wheel trailer.

Taylor Thrift, 9, from Patterson, Ga., was walking through the fan area outside of Darlington Raceway on Sunday afternoon.

Tony Pagliaroli has been visiting Darlington for more than a dozen years. He displays the races that he has attended in the back of his motor home.

John “Treewalker” Adams, of Fayetteville, North Carolina, has been coming to Darlington and camping in the same spot for approximately 12 years.

DARLINGTON, S.C. – The Bojangles’ Southern 500 is a grueling 367-lap race in which the best of the best can rise to the top or, as many driver…

DARLINGTON, S.C. – Harold Brasington III will always have that connection to Darlington Raceway, which will host its 69th Bojangles’ Southern …

Lisa Sligh is attending the Bojangles Southern 500 from her home in Newberry with her husband.

Kyle Doerring, his father, Bret Doerring, and Mark Clymer made the 1,150-mile journey for the fourth consecutive year from Newton, Iowa, to Da…

Several students from Coker College were putting in some of their required community service at the track Saturday.

Robert King and two of his friends were celebrating his bachelor party Saturday morning by walking around the infield of Darlington Raceway.

DARLINGTON, S.C. - Leonard Tasler, from Statnam, Georgia, travels to only one track – Darlington Raceway.

DARLINGTON, S.C. - Franklin “Peanut” Rudd is a relative newcomer to the “Track to Tough to Tame.”

DARLINGTON, S.C. - The average NASCAR fan comes to the Darlington Raceway to participate and enjoy the environment that is Darlington.

DARLINGTON, S.C. – Darlington native Tristan Smith grew up riding by the track Too Tough To Tame nearly every day of his life. Now he’s the crew chief for JTG Daugherty Racing’s No. 47 Kroger ClickList Chevrolet team with driver A.J. Allmendinger.

DARLINGTON, S.C.  – Happy anniversary, Kyle Busch. Ten years ago, he won the Dodge Challenger 500 at Darlington Raceway while holding off Carl Edwards and Jeff Gordon. He hasn’t won here since.

DARLINGTON, S.C. – On Friday morning at Darlington Raceway, Richard Childress Racing unveiled that Austin Dillon will pilot Dale Earnhardt Sr.’s famous silver and orange 1995 All-Star No. 3 Chevrolet on Sunday during the 69th running of the Bojangles’ Southern 500.

DARLINGTON, S.C. – Denny Hamlin has won at least one Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series every season since 2006. But on this year’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series slate, the No. 11 Toyota has yet to take the checkered flag. He’s 13th in the driver standings 12 top-10 finishes and six top-fives.

DARLINGTON, S.C.  – Darlington Raceway provided the bookends to Terry Labonte’s storied career.

DARLINGTON, S.C. – Jim Hunter was always ahead of the game. NASCAR is celebrating its 70th birthday, but his yellow “NASCAR 1948” cap honored its beginnings throughout last decade.

Ned Jarrett’s 14-lap win in the 1965 Southern 500 win is NASCAR’s most lopsided victory. It’s even one of the most dominant performances in all of sports.