Darlington Raceway has announced that the NASCAR Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series will return to the track Too Tough to Tame on Mother’s Day weekend, May 10-11, 2013.
The 2013 Sprint Cup Series Bojangles’
Southern 500 will mark the 64th consecutive year of NASCAR racing at
the Lady in Black, dating back to 1950.
“We’re excited the NASCAR Sprint Cup and
Nationwide Series will be returning to Darlington Raceway for our traditional
Mother’s Day weekend in 2013,” track President Chris Browning said. “Darlington
Raceway always puts on some of the most exciting racing in NASCAR and we look
forward to hosting another great race weekend this May.”
Jimmie Johnson won the 2012 Bojangles’
Southern 500 in a thrilling late-race duel with defending Sprint Cup Series
champion Tony Stewart, giving Johnson his third career Cup win at Darlington. His victory made history, giving team owner
Rick Hendrick his 200th career Sprint Cup win.
Joey Logano won the Nationwide Series race at
Darlington last season for his first victory at the trackToo Tough to Tame.
Tickets for 2013 events will go on sale to
the public beginning Friday, Nov. 16, with prices as low as $35 for the
Bojangles’ Southern 500. Kids 12 and under are free in general admission on
Friday and half-price for any reserved seat on either event day.