Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 9/11/14
Darlington Raceway played host to the NASCAR Sprint Cup series Saturday evening, an event that almost every driver loves. While the track's pavement is a lot smoother than it used to be, the racing is still very tough and takes skill and plenty of bravery to run as close to the wall as possible in what some consider a two-lane groove. Joe Gibbs Racing's Kyle Busch leapt out to the early lead and commanded from the front. Like past years, the first half of the race was run relatively free of incident, creating the necessity for green-flag pit stops, putting a number of drivers down a lap early. As the miles wore on, the Gibbs teammates ran 1-2-3 at the head of the field, with the Hendrick Motorsports teammates giving chase. Busch's car gave up its handling late, enabling a string of cars to pass, one of which was Matt Kenseth who held on to win his first Bojangles' Southern 500. On deck are two exciting weeks at Charlotte Motor Speedway. The Sprint All-Star Race is this weekend, wi...
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