|September 4, 2016|
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
Race: Bojangles’ Southern 500
Place: Darlington Raceway
Date and Time: Sunday, Sept. 4 at 6 p.m. ET
Tune-in: NBC, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio
Distance: 501.3 miles (367 laps)
What to Watch for: NASCAR Next and Drive For Diversity alumnus Kyle Larson goes for his second straight win after visiting Victory Lane for the first time last week at Michigan. … Three berths remain in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup with two races left before the 16-driver playoff. A win earns a driver an automatic spot in the Chase as long he/she has attempted to start every race and is in the top 30 in points. … Carl Edwards tries to defend his Darlington win from last season. … Jimmie Johnson leads full-time active drivers with three wins at Darlington, but Jeff Gordon, who is subbing for Dale Earnhardt Jr., boasts seven victories at “The Lady in Black.” Ten different drivers have won the last 10 races at Darlington.