NASCAR Test Session At Darlington Raceway Will Be Open And Free To Fans

NASCAR Test Session At Darlington Raceway Will Be Open And Free To Fans

by June 1, 2015 0 comments

Photo Credit: Hunter Thomas

DARLINGTON, S.C. – The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series test session at Darlington Raceway on Wednesday, June 10 will be open and free to the public.

In preparation for the Bojangles’ Southern 500 in September, some of the sport’s biggest names will participate in the test session on Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Drivers who are currently scheduled to take part in the session include Aric Almirola, Greg Biffle, Clint Bowyer, Kurt Busch, Kyle Busch, Jimmie Johnson, Joey Logano, Jamie McMurray, Ryan Newman and Martin Truex Jr.

“This is a great free opportunity for fans to watch NASCAR Sprint Cup Series teams race around our famed oval for the first time in nearly 14 months,” Darlington Raceway President, Chip Wile said. “This will be the only time the teams and drivers will be able to see Darlington before the series returns on Labor Day weekend.

“With the Bojangles’ Southern 500 being the second-to-last race before the Chase cutoff, I’m sure the teams will be looking for a little something extra to get to Gatorade Victory Lane and potentially secure a Chase berth before time runs out,”

Fans will be able to watch the session from the Colvin Grandstands located on the backstretch, just off Highway 151. Gate 3 on the same side of the track just beside the administration building is where fans will need to enter the grandstands.

While fans are at the Lady In Black, they’ll be able to check out the brand new Chevy SS pace car. Also, adult admission for the Darlington Raceway Stock Car Museum will only be $3, and the museum will operate from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Hunter Thomas
Hunter Thomas is a journalist who grew up in Darlington, S.C. His first motorsports-based endeavor was working as the Public Relations Director at Dillon Motor Speedway in Dillon, S.C., and his journalism start came while he was freelancing at his hometown newspaper, the News & Press while in college.

Hunter has been working within the NASCAR industry since 2010, and throughout the years, he has done everything from PR/Marketing for drivers and teams in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, NASCAR XFINITY Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, to working at Rockingham Speedway. As a journalist, Hunter has covered everything from regional short tracks to NASCAR, ARCA Racing Series, World of Outlaws, Red Bull Global Rallycross, NHRA and much more.

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