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2020 NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series Darlington Race Page

Sunday, September 6, 2020 - Darlington Raceway
2:00pm/et
Laps: 147 - Stages: 45/90/147
TV: FS1 -  Radio: MRN, Sirius XM NASCAR

Race Specific News

Weekend On-Track Schedule

Saturday, September 5
** ACCESS RESTRICTED – ESSENTIAL PERSONNEL ONLY **
** ENTRANCE SCHEDULE AVAILABLE BY DEPARTMENT **
4:00 PM 6:00 PM NGROTS HAULERS ENTER (SCREENING & EQUIPMENT UNLOAD)
6:00 PM NGROTS DRIVER / CREW CHIEF MEETING (ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION)

Sunday, September 6
** ACCESS RESTRICTED – ESSENTIAL PERSONNEL ONLY **
** ENTRANCE SCHEDULE AVAILABLE BY DEPARTMENT **
8:00 AM 2:00 PM NGROTS GARAGE ACCESS SCREENING IN PROGRESS
8:00 AM NGROTS GARAGE OPEN
8:30 AM 9:00 AM NGROTS ROOKIE MEETING (TELECONFERENCE)
1:40 PM NGROTS DRIVERS REPORT TO VEHICLES (GRID LOCATION)
2:00 PM NGROTS RACE (STAGES 45/90/147 LAPS = 200.1 MILES)
4:30 PM Approx NGROTS HAULERS EXIT


Race Rundown

Paint Schemes 

Ben Rhodes uses strategy and overtime pass to win at Darlington: With the three drivers in front of him opting to pit just before an overtime restart, Ben Rhodes chose to stay on track in the fourth position and held off rookie Derek Kraus, winning Sunday’s South Carolina Education Lottery 200. It was the third NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series win of the 23-year old Kentucky native’s career; the first since 2018. He is the seventh different winner of 2020.(MORE)(9-6-2020)

#99-Ben Rhodes won the South Carolina Education Lottery 200 NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series race at Darlington Raceway Speedway on Sunday. Rhodes stayed out when a caution flag waved with two laps remaining. The leaders at the time pit. Rhodes led the final two laps to claim his first win of the season. It was his first win at Darlington and the third win of his career.
#19-Derek Kraus was second, followed by #16-Austin Hill, #98-Grant Enfinger, #18-Christian Eckes, #4-Raphael Lessard, #38-Todd Gilliland, #52-Stewart Friesen, #56-Timmy Hill, and #23-Brett Moffitt.
There were 11 lead changes among 5 drivers and 7 cautions for 35 yellow flag laps.
Stage 1 was won by #23-Moffitt. Stage 2 was won by #2-Sheldon Creed.
The average speed of the race was: 109.536 mph.
See race details at: Race Results, Drivers Points , Owners Points, Cumulative Report, Penalty Report

Race Fast Facts – Darlington
Ben Rhodes won the South Carolina Education Lottery 200, his third victory in 112 Gander Outdoors Truck Series races.
This is his first victory and 10th top-10 finish in 2020.
This is his first victory and first top-10 finish in two races at Darlington Raceway.
Derek Kraus # (second) posted his first top-10 finish in two races at Darlington Raceway. It is his ninth top-10 finish in 2020.
Austin Hill (third) posted his first top-10 finish in two races at Darlington Raceway.
Derek Kraus (second) was the highest finishing rookie.
Austin Hill leads the point standings by 38 points over Brett Moffitt
(NASCAR)(9-6-2020)

Truck Series Playoff Standings Following Darlington:
In the Playoffs with wins
1) #2-Sheldon Creed, [3 wins], 512
2) #21-Zane Smith, [2 wins], 544
3) #98-Grant Enfinger [2 wins], 455
4) #16-Austin Hill, [1 win], 600
5) #99- Ben Rhodes, [1 win], 537
6) #88-Matt Crafton, [1 win], 480
Currently in on points
7) #23-Brett Moffitt, 562, -38
8) #18-Christian Eckes, 505, -95
9) #26-Tyler Ankrum, 447, -153
10) #38-Todd Gilliland, 443, -157
Currently outside of the Playoffs
11) #19-Derek Kraus, 433, -157
12) #4-Raphael Lessard, 377, -223
13) #15-Tanner Gray, 350, -250
See the Drivers Points Standings and Owners Points Standings

Pit Stall Selections

#23-Brett Moffitt will start the South Carolina Education Lottery 200 NASCAR Gander RV Outdoors Truck Series race at Darlington Raceway on Sunday from the pole. #2-Creed will start second, followed by #16-Hill, #21-Smith, #99-Rhodes, #4-Lessard, #98-Enfinger, #52-Friesen, #26-Ankrum, and #88-Crafton. See the complete South Carolina Education Lottery 200 Starting Lineup.

Crew Rosters

The Entry List for the South Carolina Education Lottery 200 NASCAR Gander RV Outdoors Truck Series race at Darlington Raceway is posted, 34 teams/drivers are listed. See the full entry list on the Entry List (pdf).

Goodyear Tire Notes

Past Darlington Races

N/A. Last NGROTS race at Darlington was 2011

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