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Darlington’s Place in Racing Secure (For Now)

It’s a little place tucked in the northeastern part of the state.  A rest stop on the way to Myrtle Beach filled with farmland, cattle auctions, and roadside tomato and watermelon vendors.  The city itself looks like the old south: barbecue places and hardware stores, houses with curbside pickup truck pickup to take you down two lane state roads over to Timmonsville or out to Conway.  It also looks like old NASCAR when you jump off I-20 near its intersection with I-95.   Of course, when they built the place the interstates weren’t there. Harold Brasington opened Darlington in 1950.  He had to make some concessions during construction, taking care not to disturb Sherman Ramsey’s minnow pond beh...

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