COLUMBIA, SC (March 26, 2013) – The South's love affair with racing is now celebrated on an instant ticket from the South Carolina Education Lottery.
Players will get their first look at FAN-tastic!, an officially licensed NASCAR® game, when tickets go on sale today at lottery retailers statewide.
FAN-tastic!, with a top prize of $100,000, offers racing fans a second-chance opportunity to win Special Insider trips to Darlington or the Biggest Race in NASCAR®. Tickets are $5.
It's fitting for the Lottery to launch a racing-themed ticket and pay homage to Darlington Raceway, a part of the racing landscape of this state for more than six decades. An iconic image of cars racing out of the turn at the track known as "Too Tough to Tame" is the artwork for the FAN-tastic! ticket.
"We're thrilled to partner with the South Carolina Education Lottery on this instant ticket," Darlington Raceway President Chris Browning said. "It's a natural fit to have a South Carolina icon like Darlington Raceway and the legendary Bojangles' Southern 500 featured on a ticket."
Four South Carolina Education Lottery players will experience the track in person at the 2014 Bojangles' Southern 500®, when their names are drawn from second-chance entries received to win a Special Insider trip to Darlington. Two additional winners will get to travel to the first official NASCAR® sanctioned race of the 2014 season in Daytona Beach, FL.
"The Education Lottery is excited to offer our players and racing fans, and we know there are a lot of them in this great state, the chance to experience Darlington Raceway, a track steeped in history and tradition," said the Lottery's Executive Director Paula Harper Bethea. "NASCAR® and the Lottery make for a winning combination."
Complete details on the FAN-tastic! ticket and second-chance promotion are online at sceducationlottery.com.
NASCAR®, Inc., is not a sponsor of this promotion. NASCAR® is a registered trademark of the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, Inc.
Darlington Raceway of South Carolina, LLC is not a sponsor of this promotion. DAYTONA®, Daytona International Speedway® and their logos are registered trademarks and are used with permission.
Daytona International Speedway, LLC is not a sponsor of this promotion. DAY of South Carolina, LLC is not a sponsor of this promotion. Darlington Raceway® and its logo are registered trademarks and are used with permission.
About Darlington Raceway: Darlington Raceway, or the track Too Tough To Tame as it is known, is where the purest of NASCAR competition meets true southern hospitality. A NASCAR staple since 1950, Darlington Raceway has seen some of motorsports most talented drivers thunder to Gatorade Victory Lane. Tickets to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bojangles' Southern 500 on May 11 and Nationwide Series 200 on Friday, May 10 are on sale now! Remember, kids 12 and under are half off for the Bojangles' Southern 500 and FREE for the Nationwide Series 200 in general admission sections. Visit www.DarlingtonRaceway.com or call 866-459-7223 for tickets. You can keep up with all of the latest news from Darlington Raceway at DarlingtonRaceway.com, on Facebook at Facebook.com/DarlingtonRaceway and on Twitter at Twitter.com/TooToughToTame.
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