NASCAR at Darlington 2014: Weekend Schedule, Start Time, Practice, Qualifying, TV and Weather Info


NASCAR heads to Darlington Raceway in Darlington, South Carolina this weekend for the eighth races of the 2014 season.

The Nationwide Series and Sprint Cup series will race at the 1.366 mile track in Darlington.  The Truck Series is off this week. The Nationwide Series will run the VFW Sport Clips Help A Hero 200 on Friday evening while the Sprint Cup cars will run the Bojangles’ Southern 500 on Saturday evening.

Will we see our eighth winner in eight races this weekend?

Below you will find the Darlington Raceway race weekend schedule, including the race start time, practice and qualifying times, TV info, and weather at the track if you are headed out to see the races this weekend.

Weekend Schedule:

All times are listed in ET.

Friday, April 11

— 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. ET: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Practice TV: FOX Sports 1
— 2:00-3:00 p.m. ET: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Final Practice TV: FOX Sports 1
— 4:05 p.m. ET: NASCAR Nationwide Series Qualifying TV: FOX Sports 2 
— 6:05 p.m. ET: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Qualifying Kevin Harvick on pole, starting lineup
— 8:00 p.m. ET: NASCAR Nationwide Series Race VFW Sport Clips Help A Hero 200 (147 laps, 200.8 miles) Green Flag: 8:16 p.m Chase Elliot wins, full results

Saturday, April 12

— 6:30 p.m. ET: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bojangles’ Southern 500 (367 laps, 501.3 miles) Winner: Kevin Harvick, full results

Sprint Cup Info:

Bojangles Southern 500 National Anthem:  Miss South Carolina, Brooke Mosteller

Last Year’s Winner:

Nationwide: Kyle Busch
Sprint: Matt Kenseth


Friday afternoon temperatures will be in the low 80’s and mostly sunny.
Friday evening temperatures will drop to the high 50’s.
Weather for the Sprint Cup race on Saturday evening will be in the high 50’s.

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