DARLINGTON, SC (WMBF) – Darlington Raceway will celebrate the 1990-1994 era for the 70th running of the Bojangles’ Southern 500 in 2019.
According to a news release, the “Official Throwback Weekend of NASCAR” will be celebrated during the Bojangles’ Southern 500 and NASCAR XFINITY Series Sport Clips Haircuts VFW 200 weekend on Aug. 30 - Sept. 1.
“We’re excited to celebrate the 1990-94 era of the sport during our 2019 Throwback Weekend,” Darlington Raceway President Kerry Tharp said. “Many legendary drivers made names for themselves and the sport realized tremendous growth during that time period under the leadership of Bill France Jr. We will also celebrate the storied career of David Pearson during our race weekend, who was the most successful driver in Darlington’s history, as well as recognize the 70th running of the historic Bojangles’ Southern 500.”
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