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How to follow the Darlington Cup and Nationwide races

April 11, 2014, Staff report,

At home or on the go, here's how to keep tabs on the Bojangles' Southern 500 and VFW Sport Clips Help a Hero 200

This weekend brings us both the NASCAR Nationwide Series and NASCAR Sprint Cup Series under the lights in Darlington, S.C. We know you may not have the time to watch the Friday night Nationwide race or Saturday's Sprint Cup race without any interruptions, so if you're on the go, here's how to keep up at Darlington Raceway.'s live Cup leaderboard and Nationwide leaderboard update in real-time and offer constant text updates of lead changes, cautions, strategies, strong runs and everything in between. On the go? Download the NASCAR Mobile app to follow the leaderboards live from your device.

Lap-by-Lap will keep you caught up even if you can only take a peek here and there. Check in now and then to read back through all the laps you've missed, or keep an eye on the feed for real-time race updates.

For an interactive experience, join crew chief Brad Parrott for in-race analysis as he chats with readers about the Bojangles' 500.

We'll also be sending race updates via Twitter through the official @NASCAR and @NASCARStats handles, as well as curating NASCAR tweets from the Twitter universe with a social timeline.

Haven't tried RaceView yet? This is the last weekend to cash in your one-week free trial. Use it as a second screen or as your only screen. You'll get virtualized video of cars on the track from various angles and hear what your favorite team is saying over the radio. Just want to scan the radios? You can have that too with RaceView Audio. On a mobile device? Get RaceView Mobile here.

RaceBuddy lets you follow a single driver or several drivers using a mosaic view through the entire race. With 10 live high-def feeds to choose from, watch your races your own way. This weekend, RaceBuddy will be live for the Nationwide Series race at 8 p.m. ET on Friday, April 11. Follow along while chatting with fellow fans on using our live chat page.

If you want to be more involved in the on-track action, you can manage your own fantasy team on and follow your team's performance in NASCAR Fantasy Live. Mobile users can also download NASCAR Connect, a game from OneUp Sports that allows users to play other fans with race predictions, for some off-track competition while drivers battle it out on the track.

Live Press Pass streams will keep the NASCAR action rolling even after the winner rolls in and out of Victory Lane. Catch interviews with the top finishers immediately following the checkered flag, and stay tuned to throughout the week for the latest news.