South Carolina Education Lottery 200
The South Carolina Education Lottery 200 is a NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series race held at Darlington Raceway. The distance of the race was a little over 200 miles contested over 147 laps. First ran in 2001, it was taken off the schedule after the 2004 season. In 2009, they announced after a six-year hiatus, Darlington would return to the Truck Series in August 2010. At the end of the year, they moved the race from August to mid-March for 2011. The race had been held under the lights since 2004. On November 21, 2011, it was announced that the event would once again be removed from the schedule.
|NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series|
|Location||Darlington, South Carolina, United States|
|Corporate sponsor||South Carolina Education Lottery|
|Distance||200.802 miles (323.159 km)|
|Previous names||Darlington 200 (2001, 2004)|
Craftsman Anniversary 200 (2002)
Craftsman 200 (2003)
Too Tough To Tame 200 (2010–2011)
|Most wins (driver)||Bobby Hamilton|
Kasey Kahne (2)
|Most wins (team)||Bobby Hamilton Racing|
Ultra Motorsports (2)
|Most wins (manufacturer)||Dodge (4)|
|Length||1.366 mi (2.198 km)|
The race returned to the Truck Series schedule in 2020 as a one-off replacement date for the Chevrolet Silverado 250 at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park, which was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
|Year||Date||Driver||Team||Manufacturer||Race Distance||Race Time||Average Speed|
|2001||May 12||Bobby Hamilton||Bobby Hamilton Racing||Dodge||135*||184.41 (296.779)||1:44:55||105.461|
|2002||March 15||Ted Musgrave||Ultra Motorsports||Dodge||147||200.802 (323.159)||1:50:32||109|
|2003||March 14||Bobby Hamilton||Bobby Hamilton Racing||Dodge||147||200.802 (323.159)||1:30:09||133.645|
|2004||Nov 13||Kasey Kahne||Ultra Motorsports||Dodge||150*||204.9 (329.754)||1:57:10||104.927|
|2010||Aug 14||Todd Bodine||Germain Racing||Toyota||147||200.802 (323.159)||1:52:04||107.509|
|2011||March 12||Kasey Kahne||Kyle Busch Motorsports||Toyota||147||200.802 (323.159)||1:59:44||100.625|
|2020||September 6||Ben Rhodes||ThorSport Racing||Ford||147||200.802 (323.159)||1:53:44||109.536|
- 2001: Race shortened due to rain.
- 2004: Race extended due to a green–white–checker finish.
Multiple winners (drivers)Edit
|# Wins||Driver||Years Won|
|2||Bobby Hamilton||2001, 2003|
|Kasey Kahne||2004, 2011|
Multiple winners (teams)Edit
|# Wins||Team||Years Won|
|2||Bobby Hamilton Racing||2001, 2003|
|Ultra Motorsports||2002, 2004|
|# Wins||Make||Years Won|
|4||Dodge||2001, 2002, 2003, 2004|
- "Darlington Raceway & South Carolina Education Lottery partner on NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series entitlement for South Carolina Education Lottery 200". Darlington Raceway (Press release). August 11, 2020. Retrieved August 11, 2020.
- Williams, Heather (August 6, 2020). "NASCAR releases the 2020 playoff schedule, no changes for Bristol". WCYB-TV. Retrieved August 11, 2020.