2016 Bojangles Southern 500

Darlington Raceway
2016 Bojangles Southern 500
Darlington Raceway
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2016 Bojangles Southern 500
     Bojangles Southern 500 Race : Bojangles Southern 500
Series : Sprint Cup
Track : Darlington Raceway
Date : 4th Sep 2016
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Television : NBC
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The Bojangles’ Southern 500 is a Nascar Sprint Cup Series stock car race as a part of 501 mile long racing event which consists of 367 laps raced at Darlington Raceway in Darlington, South Carolina of United states. The Bojangles’ Southern 500 is one of the best races in Nascar Sprint Cup Series as it drags the best drivers to the event at the internationally famous Darlington Raceway. NBC will be broadcasting the event lap by lap from the year 2015.

The Bojangles’ Southern 500 scheduled to take place in the calendar of Labour day with this years race hits on 6th September, sponsored by Bojangles’.

The Bojangles’ Southern 500 purse is of $6 million to approximation. The fines in the tournament are released on the next day after completion of the race which starts with 50,000 and event ends with suspension for few races as well.

History:

This race is been held from past as its takes place for the very first time in the year 1950. In the beginning, the laps were set on to 80 and later that took an increase in the laps to a final count of 367. The most straight wins are achieved by Jeff Gordon who won four straight years of title from 1995 to 1998. Jeff Gordon made it possible by winning most number of titles in the Bojangles’ Southern 500 which is a count of 6 as of now with no one following the line to defeat the track of wins. Chevrolet wins the most manufacturer wins with a count of 27, till its last win in the year 2014.

In the duration of 1950 to 2003, Darlington held two cup series races annually and considered to be crown jewels of the NASCAR calendar.

Year Driver Prize
Money
Year Driver Prize
Money
1957 Fireball Roberts $4,200 1986 Dale Earnhardt $52,250
1958 Curtis Turner $5,600 1987 Dale Earnhardt $52,985
1959 Fireball Roberts $6,550 1988 Lake Speed $49,435
1960 Joe Weatherly $9,250 1989 Harry Gant $59,935
1961 Fred Lorenzen $8,420 1990 Dale Earnhardt $61,985
1962 Nelson Stacey $7,900 1991 Ricky Rudd $62,185
1963 Joe Weatherly $11,100 1992 Bill Elliott $64,290
1964 Fred Lorenzen $10,265 1993 Dale Earnhardt $64,815
1965 Junior Johnson $10,490 1994 Dale Earnhardt $70,190
1966 Richard Petty $12,115 1995 Sterling Marlin $86,185
1967 Richard Petty $14,090 1996 Jeff Gordon $97,310
1968 David Pearson $13,700 1997 Dale Jarrett $142,860
1969 LeeRoy Yarbrough $14,700 1998 Dale Jarrett $110,035
1970 David Pearson $15,650 1999 Jeff Burton $161,900
1971 Buddy Baker $16,065 2000 Ward Burton $132,725
1972 David Pearson $16,850 2001 Dale Jarrett $214,612
1973 David Pearson $16,335 2002 Sterling Marlin $190,642
1974 David Pearson $16,575 2003 Ricky Craven $172,150
1975 Bobby Allison $15,080 2004 Jimmie Johnson $151,150
1976 David Pearson $17,570 2005 Greg Biffle $305,975
1977 Darrell Waltrip $19,270 2006 Greg Biffle $290,175
1978 Benny Parsons $21,700 2007 Jeff Gordon $317,486
1979 Darrell Waltrip $22,400 2008 Kyle Busch $313,700
1980 David Pearson $21,430 2009 Mark Martin $317,486
1981 Darrell Waltrip $23,225 2010 Denny Hamlin $288,525
1982 Dale Earnhardt $31,450 2011 Regan Smith $288,525
1983 Harry Gant $30,050 2012 Jimmie Johnson $288,525
1984 Darrell Waltrip $39,450 2013 Matt Kenseth $314,866
1985 Bill Elliott $42,900 2014 Kevin Harvick $334,108

2016 Bojangles Southern 500 Lineup

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2016 Bojangles Southern 500 Results

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