PHOTOS: 2017 Bojangles’ Southern 500 At Darlington Racewayby Hunter Thomas September 4, 2017
DARLINGTON, S.C. – Denny Hamlin completed the Darlington Raceway weekend sweep with a win in Sunday night’s Bojangles’ Southern 500.
In the closing laps of the 367-lap race, Hamlin passed Martin Truex Jr. after he hit the wall in Turns 3 and 4 with just three laps to go. The win is Hamlin’s second-career victory at the track Too Tough To Tame. Kyle Busch finished second, followed by Kurt Busch, Austin Dillon and Erik Jones. Completing the top-10 was Matt Kenseth, Ryan Newman, Martin Truex Jr., pole-sitter Kevin Harvick and Jamie McMurray.
Following the race, Martin Truex Jr. was named the regular season champion.
Wayne and Hunter Thomas and Camille Jones were at Darlington Raceway covering all of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series action. Check out the photos that Wayne and Hunter captured during the 68th running of the Bojangles’ Southern 500.