Darlington Raceway To Sponsor Coastal Carolina Baseball Game On Saturday, April 8

by March 30, 2017 0 comments

DARLINGTON, S.C. – Two of South Carolina’s premier sports traditions are partnering together for a fun day at the ballpark for its fans on Saturday, April 8.

Darlington Raceway, the iconic NASCAR track, will sponsor the Coastal Carolina University baseball game against Louisiana-Lafayette at Springs Brooks Stadium in Conway, SC. Coastal Carolina is the defending NCAA College World Series champions.

The game, slated for a 2 p.m. start on April 8, will feature in-game promotions, race ticket giveaways and much more. The Darlington Raceway pace car will also be on display at the stadium that day.

“We’re pleased to sponsor a Coastal Carolina baseball game this season,” track President Kerry Tharp said. “Coastal Carolina’s baseball team had a magical run to the College World Series title last year. Their championship brought a great deal of pride to our state and we’re excited to build a strong partnership with them this year.”

Following their College World Series championship in 2016, CCU head baseball coach Gary Gilmore was honored during Bojangles’ Southern 500 pre-race ceremonies. Members of the team were also honored during the track’s NASCAR XFINITY Series Sport Clips Haircuts VFW 200 race last September.

College students attending the game are encouraged to visit the track’s information booth to learn about its college ticket program, which is an affordable way for students to enjoy the Bojangles’ Southern 500 with a fun tailgating atmosphere.

Tickets for the CCU game against Louisiana-Lafayette are available by visiting www.GoCCUSports.com.

Darlington Raceway’s award-winning throwback campaign is now The Official Throwback Weekend of NASCAR featuring the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Bojangles’ Southern 500® on Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017. The NASCAR XFINITY Series Sport Clips Haircuts VFW 200 will race on Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017. Tickets are on sale now by calling 866-459-7223 or visiting DarlingtonRaceway.com.

You can keep up with all of the latest news from Darlington Raceway at DarlingtonRaceway.com, on Facebook at Facebook.com/DarlingtonRaceway and on Twitter at Twitter.com/TooToughToTame. Fans are encouraged to post their Bojangles’ Southern 500 stories and memories at #TraditionContinues, #BojanglesSo500 and #SportClips200.

Photo Credit: Harrelson Photography for Darlington Raceway

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