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Darlington Raceway president resigns, replacement named

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COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- Darlington Raceway President Chris Browning has resigned and International Speedway Corporation named Chip Wile as replacement at NASCAR's oldest superspeedway.

ISC announced the move Thursday. Browning had headed the track "Too Tough To Tame" since May 2004. He said in a release that he resigned to pursue other career opportunities. ISC president John Saunders wished Browning well in future endeavors.

During Browning's tenure, Darlington night racing and had its surface repaved. He also helped the track go from two Sprint Cup races each year to find success with just one on Mother's Day weekend. Matt Kensenth won his first Southern 500 this past May.

Wile had been director of business development for the Motor Racing Network.  He was expected at Darlington Raceway on Friday.

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