A general view as the sun sets during the Bojangles Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway.
May 11, 2013; Darlington, SC, USA; A general view as the sun sets during the Bojangles Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway.
To the victor ...
Matt Kenseth holds up the trophy in Victory Lane after winning Saturday night's NASCAR Sprint Cup showdown at Darlington Raceway. Kenseth passed Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Kyle Busch late to take the win.
Smoke 'em up
Matt Kenseth performs a stellar burnout after earning his first Cup win at Darlington Raceway. It's been a big week for Kenseth, who also essentially won a penalty appeal with his team as many of the original sanctions were lifted.
Matt Kenseth celebrates his win in Saturday night's showdown at Darlington.
Make a move
Juan Pablo Montoya (42) and Joey Logano (22) race under the lights at Darlington Raceway.
Darlington Raceway is lit up as cars storm around the track late in Saturday night's race.
Hands in the air!
Danica Patrick high-fives fans during driver introductions for Saturday night's race. Patrick didn't fare that well in the race, finishing 28th.
Matt Kenseth's Joe Gibbs Racing team races through its first pit stop Saturday night.
Ready to race!
Fans are up and ready to get the racing underway at Darlington.
Martin Truex Jr. races at Darlington. Truex finished 12th.
Jeff Gordon climbs into his car in preparation for his 700th consecutive NASCAR Sprint Cup start. The four-time champ has made all of those runs with Hendrick Motorsports.
A pack of cars led by Joey Logano offers a unique perspective on racing at Darlington.
Jimmie Johnson and Kurt Busch lead the field to the green flag in Saturday night's Darlington race. Busch would lead 69 laps early before fading to 14th. Johnson finished fourth.
Flag is ready
NASCAR Sprint Cup drivers line up and prepare for the start of the Darlington race.
Roll on out
Marcos Ambrose paces a group of cars during the race. Richard Petty talked before the race, telling the NASCAR on FOX crew that he felt the Richard Petty Motorsports group was heading in the right direction this season.
Off to body shop
Driver Danica Patrick's primary car shows the damage of her wreck during practice on Friday, forcing her into her backup car for Saturday's NASCAR Sprint Cup series race in Darlington.
Jeff Gordon whips around the Darlington track during Friday's practice for the Bojangles' Southern 500 on Saturday.
Heading to work
Dale Earnhardt Jr. drives through the garage area during practice on Friday. He qualified 16th for Saturday's race in Darlington.
Fans drink from a beer bong during the NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Darlington Raceway on Friday.
Walk and sign this way
Jimmie Johnson signs autographs for fans during practice at Darlington on Friday.
Blue skies for Brad
Brad Keselowski has blue skies and puffy clouds as he drives during practice. Keselowski qualified 26th for Saturday's Sprint Cup race.
1-2-3 green flag
Elliott Sadler (11) and Kyle Busch lead the field at the start of the NASCAR Nationwide Series VFW Sport Clips Help A Hero 200 at Darlington Raceway on Friday.
Lights, racers, action
Cars drive down the backstretch during the NASCAR Nationwide Series race on Friday in Darlington.
Eric McClure wrecks in Turn 4 during Friday's Nationwide Series race at Darlington Raceway.
Sparks fly from underneath the car of NASCAR Nationwide Series driver Bryan Silas after a crash during the VFW Sport Clips Help a Hero 200 at Darlington Raceway on Friday.
Smoke 'em if you got 'em
Kyle Busch celebrates after winning the Nationwide Series race on Friday at Darlington.
Kyle Busch exults in victory lane after winning his fifth race of the year in the Nationwide Series.