NASCAR Cup Series: Grass fires break out behind Darlington Raceway

NASCAR Cup Series: Grass fires break out behind Darlington Raceway

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Two minor grass fires were set ablaze out at Darlington Raceway behind Turns 1 and 2 during the lasts stages of the NASCAR Cup Series race.

The Smoke rose high above the advertising signs in the first corner at Darlington Raceway.

A safety team quickly came onto the scene to extinguished the flames. A fire truck came a short time later to douse the hot spots, leaving two dark areas in the otherwise green grass.

It is still unclear how the fires started and the investigation is ongoing.

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