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Saturday August 27, 2016
  • See how XFINITY Chase field shakes out after Road America
  • Check out the 12 drivers currently eligible for the inaugural Chase playoffs in the NASCAR XFINITY Series.

  • Moffitt wins Trucks race with final-lap pass
  • BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) Brett Moffitt passed Timothy Peters and William Byron on the final lap to win the NASCAR Truck Series race at Michigan International Speedway on Saturday.

  • Michael McDowell wins NASCAR Xfinity race at Road America
  • ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) Michael McDowell won the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Road America on Saturday, edging Brendan Gaughan following an overtime restart.

  • See how the Camping World Truck Series Chase field looks after MIS
  • Brett Moffitt, who won the Camping World Truck Series race at Michigan, is not eligible for the inaugural Chase in the series. See which eight drivers are in with only two regular-season races left before the Chase cutoff.

  • Can Chevrolet bounce back from frustrating season in its backyard?
  • Chevrolet looks set to lose the NASCAR Manufacturer's Championship for the first time since 2002, but can they turn it around on Sunday?

  • NXS: Michael McDowell Wins First Career Race - Road America 2016
  • Michael McDowell is able to hold off Brendan Gaughan and wins his first career NASCAR race.

  • Time running low for winless drivers as Chase draws near
  • BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) With time running out on his bid to make the Chase for the Sprint Cup, Greg Biffle is back at the site of his most recent victory.

  • TRUCKS: Brett Moffitt Wins First Career Race - Michigan 2016
  • Brett Moffitt makes a last lap pass for the lead and takes home the checkered flag in a thrilling finish at Michigan.

  • Michael McDowell edges Brendan Gaughan in NXS at Road America
  • Michael McDowell finally scores his first career win in the NASCAR XFINITY Series by conquering the challenging Road America road course.

  • TRUCKS: Cole Custer Hits Outside Wall Hard - Michigan 2016
  • Cole Custer makes contact with Brett Mofitt and gets sent hard into the outside wall at Michigan.

    Darlington Raceway


    Darlington Raceway Darlington Raceway the Track Too Tough to Tame, the Lady in Black, are all nicknames for this storied track. Darlington is also known as the granddaddy of stockcar racing. Darlington Raceway's unique egg-shaped design was not in the original plans that Harold Brasington drew up. Brasington wanted to create a true 1.25 mile oval but the minnow pond that is adjacent to turns 3 & 4 made that design impossible. The track was narrowed to accommodate the pond and has created some of the best racing that NASCAR has ever had. The track's shape makes it almost impossible for crews to set up cars that handle effectively at both ends of the track.


    Track Info

    Track Address: 1301 Harry Byrd Highway
    Darlington, SC. 29532
    (866) 459-RACE
    Offical Web Site: DarlingtonRaceway.com
    Track Shape: Oval
    Track Length: 1.36 miles
    Front Stretch Length: 1,229 feet
    Back Stretch Length: 1,229 feet
    Banking: 25° Turns 1 & 2
    23° Turns 3 & 4
    6° Frontstretch
    6° Backstretch
    Seating Capacity: 63,000
    First Winner: Johnny Mantz (1950)
    Most Wins: David Pearson (10)
    Lap Record: Kasey Kahne 181.25 mph (27.131 sec)

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