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Bojangles' Southern 500 profiles: Austin Dillon

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DARLINGTON, SC (WMBF) - The Bojangles' Southern 500 is this Sunday, and WMBF News will be bringing you complete in-depth coverage in the hours leading up to the race during Race Day Live, our exclusive pre-race special.

Learn more about the drivers racing in this year's Bojangles' Southern 500 who are in the Race for the Chase in the Sprint Cup Series.

According to information on FoxSports.com, Austin Dillon made his debut in 2011. In 2015, he had five top 10 finishes in the Sprint Cup Series.

Also in 2015, Dillon had 13 top five finishes and 16 top 10 finishes in the XFINITY Series, according to the website.

Heading into Sunday at Darlington, Dillon has ten top ten finishes in 2016, including a fourth place finish at Bristol two weeks ago.

He has stayed between seventh and 14th in the points through the entire season. Dillon has raced in two Southern 500s. His best finish was 11th in 2014.

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