2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup points leader Kevin Harvick has finished second in each of his last two races, and will look for a repeat of last year’s win in Sunday’s Bojangles’ Southern 500 from Darlington Raceway in South Carolina.
Harvick will start in third position on Sunday, looking for his third win of the season. He has finished second a whopping 10 times in 24 races this season, and finished in third place three more times.
Brad Keselowski is looking for his second win of the season, and is fourth in points entering Sunday. He won the pole position with a qualifying speed of 178.874 mph. Kurt Busch, eighth in points and in search of his third win of the season, starts in second position on Sunday.
Neither Keselowski nor Busch have won the Bojangles’ Southern 500.
Jeff Gordon, a record six-time winner of the event, starts in fifth position in his final race at Darlington.
NBCSN will provide pre-race coverage at 6 p.m. ET, with race coverage shifting over to NBC beginning at 7 p.m., with the green flag at 7:20 p.m. Rick Allen will call the race alongside analysts Jeff Burton and Steve Letarte, with pit reporters Kelli Stavast, Marty Snider, Dave Burns and Mike Massaro.
Bojangles’ Southern 500 starting grid