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FYI WIRZ: NASCAR’s Matt Kenseth, Top Drivers Talk Darlington Final Flag

Maybe the final flag at Darlington Raceway should be called the tattered flag, not the checkered flag, owing to the winning walls that surround the 1.366-mile oval with 25-degree banking. NASCAR Sprint Cup drivers find many ways to scrape and bang the walls of “The Lady in Black” track.

Teams expect to do a lot of body work any time they roll in and out of the track “Too Tough to Tame,” and rarely are they disappointed.

Matt Kenseth was able to get around Kyle Busch to win the Bojangles’ Southern 500 in Darlington, South Carolina. Teammate Denny Hamlin brought his NSCS Toyota to a second-place result after missing four races while his back healed. Competitor Jeff Gordon wasn’t far behind i...

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