Statistics, event schedule and race information for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Bojangles’ Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway.

Bojangles’ Southern 500

Race RecapRace Results
Starting LineupPit Stall Assignments
Final Practice SpeedsFirst Practice Speeds
Paint SchemesQualifying Order
Fantasy Racing PreviewGoodyear Tire Notes
Driver AveragesDriver Stats
Driver RatingsLaps Led Leaders
Race WinnersPole Winners
Entry ListSchedule of Events

Darlington TrackTrack Length: 1.366-Miles
Race Length:
367 Laps (501.3 miles)
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: Stage 1 ends at Lap 100; Stage 2 ends at Lap 200; Final stage ends at Lap 367

Qualifying Record: Aric Almirola, Ford, 184.145 mph (26.705 sec.); April 11, 2014 (set during 2nd round of qualifying)
Race Record: Matt Kenseth, Toyota, 141.383 mph (3:32:45); May 11, 2013


Starting Positions of Race Winners

Starting Pos.Races Won
120
217
313
48
512
64
74
86
98
106
113
121
133
142
152
232
311
372
431

Races won from Pole (20 of 115)

DriverYear
Fonty Flock1952
Fred Lorenzen1961, 1964
Richard Petty1966, 1967
Bobby Allison1971, 1972
David Pearson1972, 1973, 1976 (twice)
Harry Gant1984
Bill Elliott1985 (twice), 1988
Tim Richmond1986
Dale Earnhardt1990, 1993
Dale Jarrett1997
Kevin Harvick2014

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