Cook Out Southern 500 Race Tickets
Sit back with a couple friends and have a couple drinks when you watch the cars race with your Cook Out Southern 500 Tickets. The Southern 500, or more officially known as the Cook Out Southern 500, is a NASCAR Cup Series stock car race that takes place at the Darlington Raceway in Darlington, S.C.
It held its first race in 1950 as NASCAR’s first 500 mile race and held that title until the Daytona 500 debuted nine years later. The circuit is asphalt with four basic left turns on a nearly 1.4 mile track which takes 367 laps to complete. For the first two years of the track’s life, it had a track length of only 1.25 miles, then in 1953 to 1969 it was increased to 1.375. Past winners of the track include Buck Baker from the Jack Smith team driving a Pontiac, Bobby Allison for the Holman-Moody team in a Mercury, Dale Earnhardt for the Richard Childress Racing Team in a Chevrolet and Jeff Gordon for the Henrick Motorsports team in a Chevrolet as well.
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Cook Out Southern 500 Ticket Prices
NASCAR is the most popular form of motorsport in the United States. This has created a high demand for NASCAR race tickets that will have an effect on Cook Out Southern 500 ticket prices. Other factors that can affect NASCAR ticket prices include the size of the track, seating capacity, seating location and which NASCAR series is competing in the race.
How much are Cook Out Southern 500 tickets?
NASCAR tickets will vary based on seating location at the track. Most NASCAR Cup Series races will have tickets starting in the $30 to $60 range. Xfinity Series tickets are cheaper with starting prices usually around $25 to $50. Attending a Craftsman Truck Series race will be the cheapest of the three national touring series with tickets starting in the $15 to $40 range. Crown jewel race weekends like the Daytona 500, The Brickyard, Southern 500 and Coca-Cola 600 will usually have the highest demand for tickets.
When using the TicketSmarter virtual ticket office to select Cook Out Southern 500 tickets, fans should note that seats in the upper levels will be more expensive as they will provide a wider view of the track. Seats located further away from the start/finish line will be cheaper than those right on top of the start/finish line.
Cook Out Southern 500 Date & Racing Schedule
The Cook Out Southern 500 schedule will take place over a multi-day weekend. The NASCAR schedule for the three national series will begin in February at Daytona International Speedway and end in November at Phoenix Raceway. Cup Series races are typically held on Saturday night or on Sunday afternoons, while the Xfinity or Truck series events will take place on the days prior to the Cup race. The full weekend schedule will include practice sessions and qualifying prior to the race.
A three-day NASCAR Cup Series weekend will see practice on Friday and Saturday, qualifying on Saturday and then the race on Sunday. Two-day Cup Series weekend fits the practice, qualifying and race sessions into Friday and Saturday. The Xfinity Series and Craftsman Truck Series will fit their practice and qualifying sessions in while the Cup Series is taking a break from on-track activity.
When do Cook Out Southern 500 tickets go on sale?
Cook Out Southern 500 tickets will go on sale shortly after NASCAR announces its season schedule for the upcoming year. NASCAR does not announce their schedule on a certain date, but it is usually released before the current season ends.
Cook Out Southern 500 Seating Chart
NASCAR’s national touring series race at a variety of tracks including speedways, superspeedways, short tracks and road courses. The seating capacity at each of these tracks varies with some holding just over 40,000 to others capable of holding well over 100,000 fans. Tracks will generally have a large grandstand on the front stretch and may have additional seating throughout other areas of the racetrack.
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