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. ...
DARLINGTON, S.C. -- Brad Keselowski could not contain the excitement, pounding his car three times.
DARLINGTON, S.C. -- NASCAR staged the 69th Southern 500 on Sunday at Darlington Raceway.
DARLINGTON, S.C. – Brad Keselowski stole the victory from a dominant Kyle Larson on Sunday in the Bojangles’ Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway to claim his first win of the 2018 season and Team Penske's first at the track Too Tough To Tame since 1975.
Fans at Darlington Raceway get ready for the Southern 500.
DARLINGTON, S.C. – If you’re a Cup driver and you have dreams about reaching the playoffs, there is only one race left to do it after the Sout…
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…
DALRINGTON, S.C. Dave and Pat Brodecki move to North Santee, South Carolina about three years ago from south New Jersey.
DARLINGTON, S.C. - Connie and Matt Guthrie flew to South Carolina from Houston, Texas. Sandra got the drive the fifth-wheel trailer.
DARLINGTON, S.C. - One of the less known awards at some of the racing venues is the tailgating award sponsored by GEICO Insurance.
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.
In 2018, Jim Baldwin returned to Darlington Raceway for the first time since 1971.
Sights from the Darlington Raceway Saturday afternoon as fans, drivers and crew members prepare for the 2018 XFINITY Race.
Monster Energy Cup Series qualifying and race action from the Sports Clips Haircuts VFW 200.
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. – Defending Bojangles’ Southern 500 winner Denny Hamlin won the Busch Pole for the 69th running of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race on Saturday at Darlington Raceway.
DARLINGTON, S.C. – After Ross Chastain and Kevin Harvick tangled on the backstretch, Brad Keselowski cruised to his first victory at Darlington Raceway on Saturday in the XFINITY Sport Clips Haircuts VFW 200.
DARLINGTON, S.C. -- NASCAR’s veterans have seen to it that today’s “Young Guns” are just “Young’Uns.”
DARLINGTON, S.C. – Harold Brasington III will always have that connection to Darlington Raceway, which will host its 69th Bojangles’ Southern …
DARLINGTON, S.C. – NASCAR Hall of Famer Bill Elliott, who won five times at Darlington, including the 1985 Winston Million, showed he’s still …
DARLINGTON, S.C. – Toyota has gone from a manufacturer new to the Cup scene in 2007 to one that has won the past two manufacturer championship…
DARLINGTON, S.C. – The Darlington Race has become a tradition unlike any other in the Pee Dee.
FLORENCE – One South Carolina family uses the Bojangles Southern 500 for a family reunion.
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.
DARLINTON, S.C. - If you are from South Carolina, especially in the Pee Dee Area, it’s hard to believe that anyone hasn’t been to the BoJangle…
DARLINGTON, S.C. – Darlington County School District summer reading students got a surprise visit from Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series driver Kyle Larson on Friday at Darlington Raceway.
The boys were out in the infield Friday.
Maria Rinner was grabbing a classic Southern snack Saturday morning outside of her RV: boiled peanuts.
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. - Frank Smith of Blythwood, South Carolina, experienced something Saturday at Darlington Raceway that a limited amount of peo…
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. -- Denny Hamlin won last year’s Bojangles’ Southern 500.
DARLINGTON, S.C. – Darlington Raceway provided the bookends to Terry Labonte’s storied career.
DARLINGTON, S.C. – As wide-eyed as Dale Jarrett was Thursday after entering the Raceway Grill, you knew the memories were back.
DARLINGTON, S.C. – Hunter McKernan is carrying on his family’s tradition this weekend at Darlington Raceway as he helps the track staff host the 69th running of the Bojangles’ Southern 500 and the Sport Clips Haircuts VFW 200.
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.
DARLINGTON, S.C. – The Bojangles’ Southern 500 is long known for bringing the tradition.
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.
DARLINGTON, S.C. – Two years after NASCAR was off and running, the Southern 500 came to fruition.
DARLINGTON, S.C. – The Bojangles’ Southern 500 is not only one of NASCAR’s most popular races, it’s one of the most intense.
I’m pleased to report the latest findings from the NHDSC.