The Goodyear 400 marks the 120th Cup race hosted by Darlington Raceway in the series’ history. Sunday’s race will be the first race of the season at Darlington. The 1.33-mile oval located in Darlington, South Carolina has an asphalt racing surface with 25 degrees of banking in turns 1 and 2, and 23 degrees of banking in turns 3 and 4. With 3 degrees on the frontstretch and 2 degrees on the backstretch, this track has unique characteristics that require drivers to race against the wall. As a result, drivers will earn their “Darlington Stripes” from grazing the wall through the infamous turns. The track first opened in 1950, the Cup Series held its inaugural race then and Johnny Mantz won.
Darlington Raceway is 1.366 miles (2.19 km) long and a 400-mile race that requires 293 laps to complete.
Sunday, May 9th.
The Goodyear 400 will be at 3:30 PM ET.
The Goodyear 400 start time is 3:30 p.m. ET Sunday, May. 9. FS1 will broadcast the race with radio coverage from MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio.
The Goodyear 400 is a 400-mile-long NASCAR Cup Series motor race held at Darlington Raceway in Darlington, South Carolina.
The Goodyear 400 is 400 miles ( 643.74 Km ).
Being one of the most historical tracks on the circuit, the first race at Darlington Raceway was run in 1950.
Hendrick Motorsports is the team with most Darlington wins with 11 wins total.
Jeff Gordon holds the record for most Darlington victories with 6 wins total.