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Darlington Race Center


See Also: Charlotte Race Center

Statistics and race information for the NASCAR Cup Series and Xfinity Series races at Darlington Raceway. Motor Racing Network will have live coverage of each race – check schedule for broadcast start times.

NASCAR Cup Series Toyota 500 – May 20

Race Recap Race Results
Starting Lineup Pit Stall Assignments
Driver Averages Driver Ratings
Driver Stats Laps Led Leaders
Race Winners Pole Winners
Schedule Entry List

NASCAR Xfinity Series Toyota 200 – May 21

Race Recap
Starting Lineup Pit Stall Assignments
Schedule Entry List

NASCAR Cup Series The Real Heroes 400 – May 17

Race Recap and Results Paint Schemes
Starting Lineup Story Lines
Driver Averages Driver Ratings
Pit Stall Assignments Driver Stats
Laps Led Leaders Race Winners
Pole Winners Schedule
Entry List Goodyear Tire Notes

See Also: FAQs for NASCAR’s Return to Racing | NASCAR Returning to Racing | NASCAR Realigns 2020 Schedule


Darlington TrackTrack Length: 1.366-Miles
Race Length:
May 17 – 293 Laps; May 20 -228 Laps
First Race:
Sept. 4, 1950 – Southern 500
Banking in Corners:
25 degrees – Turns 1 & 2; 23 degrees – Turns 3 & 4
Banking on Straights:
6 degrees
Frontstretch:
1,229 feet
Backstretch:
1,229 feet

Stage Lengths: May 17: Cup Series – 90/185/293; May 19: Xfinity Series – 45/90/147; May 20: Cup Series – 60/125/228

Cup Race Record (500 Miles): Matt Kenseth, Toyota, 141.383 mph (3:32:45); May 11, 2013
Xfinity Race Record (200.8 Miles): Denny Hamlin, Toyota; 141.355 mph (1:25:14); Sept. 5, 2015


Starting Positions of Cup Race Winners

Starting Pos. Races Won
1 20
2 17
3 13
4 8
5 12
6 5
7 4
8 6
9 8
10 6
11 3
12 1
13 3
14 2
15 3
23 2
31 1
37 2
43 1

Races won from Pole (20 of 117)

Driver Year
Fonty Flock 1952
Fred Lorenzen 1961, 1964
Richard Petty 1966, 1967
Bobby Allison 1971, 1972
David Pearson 1972, 1973, 1976 (twice)
Harry Gant 1984
Bill Elliott 1985 (twice), 1988
Tim Richmond 1986
Dale Earnhardt 1990, 1993
Dale Jarrett 1997
Kevin Harvick 2014


Previous 2020 Race Centers

Daytona Las Vegas
Auto Club Phoenix


2020 NASCAR Cup Series

Schedule Driver Ratings
Stage Points Paint Schemes