PHOTOS: 2016 Bojangles’ Southern 500 At Darlington Raceway

PHOTOS: 2016 Bojangles’ Southern 500 At Darlington Raceway

by September 6, 2016 0 comments

DARLINGTON, S.C. – Martin Truex Jr. earned his fifth career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory on Sunday night after winning the Bojangles’ Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway.

The victory was the second at the Lady in Black for Colorado-based team, Furniture Row Racing. Regan Smith won the prestigious event back in 2011. As for Truex Jr., it was his first win at the track, Too Tough To Tame. Darlington Raceway has now seen 11 different winners within the last 11 races. Truex Jr. led 28 laps and held off the dominate No. 4 Busch Chevrolet SS of Kevin Harvick en route to the win.

Below are the photos that Wayne and Hunter Thomas took during Sunday night’s race at Darlington Raceway.


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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