South Carolina Education Lottery 200

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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.

South Carolina Education Lottery 200
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NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series
VenueDarlington Raceway
LocationDarlington, South Carolina, United States
Corporate sponsorSouth Carolina Education Lottery[1]
First race2001 (2001)
Distance200.802 miles (323.159 km)
Laps147
Previous namesDarlington 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)
Circuit information
SurfaceAsphalt
Length1.366 mi (2.198 km)
Turns4

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.[2]

Past winnersEdit

Year Date Driver Team Manufacturer Race Distance Race Time Average Speed
(mph)
Laps Miles (km)
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
2005

2009
Not held
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
2012

2019
Not held
2020 September 6 Ben Rhodes ThorSport Racing Ford 147 200.802 (323.159) 1:53:44 109.536

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

Manufacturer winsEdit

# Wins Make Years Won
4   Dodge 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004
2   Toyota 2010, 2011

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "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.
  2. ^ Williams, Heather (August 6, 2020). "NASCAR releases the 2020 playoff schedule, no changes for Bristol". WCYB-TV. Retrieved August 11, 2020.