Schedule Of Events: Darlington Raceway’s 2017 Bojangles’ Southern 500 Weekend

Schedule Of Events: Darlington Raceway’s 2017 Bojangles’ Southern 500 Weekend

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Thursday, August 31

 

4 p.m. – 7 p.m.: 13th Annual Darlington Car Hauler Parade | Florence Civic Center (3300 W Radio Dr, Florence, SC 29501)

4 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.: 13th Annual Race Fest | Darlington Square

 

Friday, September 1

 

8:30 a.m.: NASCAR XFINITY Series Registration Opens

9 a.m.: NASCAR XFINITY Series Garage Opens

10 a.m.: Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Registration Opens

10:15 a.m.: Jeremy Clements Press Conference | Watch Live on NASCAR.com

10:30 a.m.: Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Garage Opens

10:35 a.m.: Elliott Sadler Press Conference | Watch Live on NASCAR.com

11:45 a.m.: Jimmie Johnson Press Conference | Watch Live on NASCAR.com

11:45 a.m.: Gates Open to the Public at Darlington Raceway

12 p.m.: Chase Elliott Press Conference | Watch Live on NASCAR.com

12 p.m. – 12:55 p.m.: NASCAR XFINITY Series Practice | NBCSN

12:15 p.m.: Clint Bowyer and Mark Martin Press Conference | Watch Live on NASCAR.com

12:30 p.m.: HOT Pass in Effect at Darlington Raceway

1 p.m. – 1:55 p.m.: Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Practice | NBCSN

2:30 p.m. – 3:25 p.m.: NASCAR XFINITY Series Final Practice | NBCSN

2:45 p.m.: Martin Truex Jr. Press Conference | Watch Live on NASCAR.com

3:30 p.m. – 4:55 p.m.: Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Final Practice | NBCSN

5 p.m.: Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series and NASCAR XFINITY Series Registration Closes

5:20 p.m.: Dale Earnhardt Jr. Press Conference | Watch Live on NASCAR.com

6:30 p.m.: Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Garage Closes

7 p.m. – 10 p.m.: Bringing Downtown Alive! Free Concert with The Recollections | 116 Pearl Street

9 p.m.: NASCAR XFINITY Series Garage Closes

 

Saturday September 2

 

9 a.m.: Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Registration and Garage Opens

9:30 a.m.: NASCAR XFINITY Series Registration and Garage Opens

10 a.m.: Ben Kennedy Appearance at the GM/Chevy Display

10:30 a.m.: Spencer Gallagher Appearance at the GM/Chevy Display

11 a.m.: Brendan Gaughan, Brandon Jones and Daniel Hemric Appearance

11:30 a.m.: Rex White and Eddie Spurling Appearance at the O’Reilly Auto Parts Display

11:45 a.m.: Gates Open to the Public at Darlington Raceway

12 p.m.: NASCAR XFINITY Series Coors Light Pole Qualifying | NBCSN

12:10 p.m.: Paul Menard Appearance at the GM/Chevy Display

1:15 p.m.: HOT Pass in Effect at Darlington Raceway

1:45 p.m.: Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Coors Light Pole Qualifying | NBCSN

2 p.m.: JD Motorsports Appearance at the GM/Chevy Display

3 p.m.: Post-Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Qualifying Press Conference | Watch Live on NASCAR.com

3 p.m.: NASCAR XFINITY Series Driver Introductions

3:30 p.m.: Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Registration Closes

3:30 p.m.: COLD Pass Back into Effect at Darlington Raceway

3:30 p.m.: NASCAR XFINITY Series Sports Clips Haircuts VFW 200 (147 laps, 200.8 miles) | NBCSN

4 p.m.: NASCAR XFINITY Series Registration Closes

6 p.m.: NASCAR XFINITY Series Post-Race Press Conference | Watch Live on NASCAR.com

6:30 p.m.: Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Garage Closes

6:45 p.m.: Bojangles’ Southern 500 Parade Begins in Front of City Hall

 

Sunday, September 3

 

9 a.m.: David Ray Boggs & Eugene Hobby Appearance at the O’Reilly Auto Parts Display

11:30 a.m.: Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Registration Opens

12 p.m.: Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Garage Opens

1 p.m.: Gates Open to the Public at Darlington Raceway

2 p.m.: Ricky Stenhouse Jr. and Darrell Waltrip Press Conference | Watch Live on NASCAR.com

2:30 p.m.: Jeffrey Earnhardt Appearance at the GM/Chevy Display

3:00 p.m.: Bill Elliott Press Conference | Watch Live on NASCAR.com

3:05 p.m.: Kasey Kahne Appearance at the GM/Chevy Display

3:25 p.m.: Ryan Newman Appearance at the GM/Chevy Display

4:25 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.: Bret Michaels Pre-Race Concert

5 p.m.: HOT Pass in Effect at Darlington Raceway

5:20 p.m.: Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Driver Introductions

6 p.m.: Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Bojangles’ Southern 500 (367 laps, 501.3 miles) | NBCSN

6:30 p.m.: Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Registration Closes

10 p.m.: Post-Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Race Press Conference | Watch Live on NASCAR.com

 

*All times and events are subject to change.

Sources: NASCAR.com and DarlingtonRaceway.com