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Larry Fleet to Perform Pre-Race Concert for Cook Out Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway



Photo: Big Loud / Independent

DARLINGTON, S.C. (Aug. 10, 2022) – Darlington Raceway will welcome rising country music star Larry Fleet to perform the pre-race concert in advance of the 73rd running of the Cook Out Southern 500 NASCAR Cup Series Playoff race. The concert will be performed from the pre-race stage on the start-finish line in advance of the first race of the Cup Series Playoffs at the track Too Tough To Tame.

“Before the green flag waves to start the NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs, Larry Fleet will entertain with his original flavor of country music that our race fans are sure to enjoy,” said Kerry Tharp, Darlington Raceway President. “Larry Fleet is one of the rising stars of country music; I heard him perform earlier this year and he was outstanding. We look forward to welcoming him to a track that, just like him, is Too Tough To Tame.”

“I’ve been a NASCAR fan for a long time, but have never made it to a race in person,” said Larry Fleet. “Getting to perform at Darlington before my first race in person is something I’m really l