Darius Rucker to Sing National Anthem before NASCAR Race

NASCAR returns on Sunday, and the Country star who helped kick off the 2020 season will return with it. Darius Rucker is set to perform the National Anthem prior to the Cup Series race in Darlington, South Carolina.

Rucker, a South Carolina native, played a pre-race concert prior to the Daytona 500 in February.Sunday’s race – the first one since the pandemic halted all sports in mid-March – will air on Fox at 3:30. There will be no fans, and crews will be spread out to maintain social distancing.