DARLINGTON, SC Feb. 12, 2013 – Darlington Raceway is once again giving its fans the opportunity to receive the ultimate access, during pre-race ceremonies for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bojangles’ Southern 500 on May 11.
The track’s Daytona 500 special ticket package, which kicks off on Saturday, will give fans theability to watch Sprint Cup Series driver introductions from in front of the pre-race stage if they purchase any ticket to the Bojangles’ Southern 500 up until the checkered flag of the Daytona 500 on Sunday, Feb. 24.
“Our Daytona 500 ticket package was introduced in 2012 and was well received by race fans who obtained unprecedented access to Darlington’s driver introductions for the first time,” Darlington Raceway President Chris Browning said. “Because of the success of this special ticket package, we’re excited to bring it back for the 2013 Bojangles’ Southern 500.”
The offer begins on Saturday in conjunction with the track’s Community Watch Party, scheduled for 8 p.m. at Buffalo Wild Wings in Florence, S.C. The party unofficially kicks off the 2013 NASCAR season when the series competes in the Sprint Unlimited (formerly Bud Shootout) at Daytona International Speedway. The event will be broadcast live on FOX.
Darlington is teaming up with partners Crown Beverages, Eagle 92.9 FM and WBTW CBS 13 to kick off the season by hosting the fan favorite party. The event is free and open to the public.
The community watch party will feature food and drink specials courtesy of Buffalo Wild Wings and Crown Beverages and also give fans who attend the chance to win tickets, pit passes and pre-race ceremony wristbands, along with other prizes and giveaways.
“We appreciate our local race fans and this community watch party is a great way to celebrate the start of the 2013 race season with them,” Browning said. “We hope even more fans will join us this year and take advantage of the great food and drink specials and also purchase the Daytona 500 ticket package while they are there to get that special pre-race access.”
Tickets to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bojangles’ Southern 500 on May 11 and Nationwide Series 200 on Friday, May 10 are on sale now! Remember, kids 12 and under are half off for the Bojangles’ Southern 500 and FREE for the Nationwide Series 200 in general admission sections. Visit www.DarlingtonRaceway.com or call 866-459-7223 for tickets.