The green flag is scheduled to drop at approximately 7:16 p.m. ET on the 2012 running of the Bojangles' Southern 500 from Darlington Raceway. The race is a 501 mile affair or 367 laps around the 1.366 mile oval.
The weather looks great for Saturday and fans traveling to the track should be in for a treat. Temperatures are expected to peak in the upper 70s and then settle into the 60s by the time the race ends.
Regan Smith held off Carl Edwards in a memorable finish to capture last year's race. Kevin Harvick and Kyle Busch also had a rather memorable clash on pit road following the race.
Race Date/time: Saturday, May 12, 7 p.m. ET
Location: Darlington Raceway, Darlington, South Carolina
Radio: Motor Racing Network