The Ford EcoBoost 200 is an annual 200-mile (321.869 km) NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race held at the Homestead-Miami Speedway in Homestead, Florida. The race began as a 250-mile race in 1996, but for the 2002 season, the race was shortened 50 miles.
The 2006 field being told that there was one lap remaining
First held in 1996, the race has had fifteen different winners. Beginning as a 250-mile race, the inaugural race was won by Ford racing driver Dave Rezendes after starting the race tenth on the grid. Kenny Irwin, Jr. and Rick Crawford won the second and third running of the race, while Mike Wallace won the event in 1999 after going an extra seven miles. In 2000, Chevrolet racing driver, Andy Houston won the event after qualifying third on the grid; the highest starting position for any of the winners at the time. Ted Musgrave won the final 250-mile race ahead of Travis Kvapil in 2001.
For the 2002 running of the race, the race's distance was shortened by 50 miles and was moved to November, becoming the last race in the championship season. Ron Hornaday, Jr. recorded the win ahead of the defending winner Musgrave. The next five runnings of the race were won by Bobby Hamilton, Kasey Kahne, Todd Bodine, Mark Martin and Johnny Benson, Jr.. In 2008, Bodine became the first driver to win the event more than once. Kevin Harvick, Kyle Busch and Johnny Sauter won the next three runnings of the event in 2009, 2010 and 2011.
Past winners 
- 1997: John Nemechek was seriously injured in a crash during the race, and died several days later, becoming the first of two drivers (Tony Roper in 2000) to die in a fatal crash in the history of the Camping World Truck Series.
- 1999, 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2012: Race extended due to a Green-white-checker finish.
- 2005: Race postponed from Friday Night to Saturday Morning due to rain.
- 2006: First truck race at night.
- 2011: The race was shortened because of rain.
Multiple winner (driver) 
Multiple winners (teams) 
Manufacturer wins 
||1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2006
||2000, 2002, 2009, 2011, 2012
||2005, 2007, 2008, 2010
||2001, 2003, 2004
See also 
- ^ a b "Homestead-Miami Speedway". Racing-Reference. USA Today Sports Media Group. Retrieved July 23, 2012.
- ^ a b c d Stanfield, Chris (November 24, 2009). "With title already won, still plenty to race for at Miami". NASCAR. Turner Sports. Retrieved July 23, 2012.
- ^ Rodman, Dave (March 4, 2001). "Musgrave easily wins Truck Series event at Homestead". NASCAR. Turner Sports. Retrieved July 23, 2012.
- ^ a b "Homestead: Hornaday wins race, Bliss the championship". Motorsport. November 16, 2002. Retrieved July 23, 2012.
- ^ "Benson wins Truck title over Hornaday in final laps". NASCAR. Turner Sports. November 17, 2008. Retrieved July 23, 2012.