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The Art of Racing - Theme race a delight
One of the great weekends in NASCAR is the Labor Day weekend in Darlington. In 1948, a retired racer named Harold Brasington bought 70 acres from farmer Sherman Ramsey, and built the Darlington speedway. Because of a promise he made to farmer Ramsey of not disturbing a minnow pond, the track had an egg-shaped look with one corner narrower and more steeply banked than the other.

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