TicketGuardian 500

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TicketGuardian 500
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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series
VenueISM Raceway
LocationAvondale, Arizona, United States
Corporate sponsorTicketGuardian
Distance312 miles (502.115 km)
Laps312 (Stage 1: 75
Stage 2: 75
Stage 3: 162)
Previous namesSubway Fresh 500 (2005-2006)
Subway Fresh Fit 500 (2007-2009, 2011-2013)
Subway Fresh Fit 600
Most wins (driver)Kevin Harvick (5)
Most wins (team)Stewart Haas Racing (5)
Most wins (manufacturer)Chevrolet (10)
Circuit information
SurfaceAsphalt
Length1 mi (1.6 km)
Turns4

The TicketGuardian 500 is an annual Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race held at ISM Raceway, it is one of two races held at the circuit, with the other one being the Can-Am 500 in November, It has been run with the NASCAR Xfinity Series race the day before. It was sponsored by Subway from 2005-2013 before CNBC took the naming rights from 2014 to 2015, and Camping World become the sponsor in 2015 and 2017, Good Sam took over the sponsor in 2016, now TicketGuardian become the sponsor.[1]

Past winners[change | change source]

Year Date No. Driver Team Miles Laps
2005 April 23 97 Kurt Busch Roush Racing 312 312
2006 April 22 29 Kevin Harvick Richard Childress Racing 312 312
2007 April 21 24 Jeff Gordon Hendrick Motorsports 312 312
2008 April 12 48 Jimmie Johnson Hendrick Motorsports 312 312
2009 April 18 5 Mark Martin Hendrick Motorsports 312 312
2010 April 10 39 Ryan Newman Stewart-Haas Racing 378* 378
2011 February 27 24 Jeff Gordon Hendrick Motorsports 312 312
2012 March 4 11 Denny Hamlin Joe Gibbs Racing 312 312
2013 March 3 99 Carl Edwards Roush Fenway Racing 316* 316
2014 March 2 4 Kevin Harvick Stewart-Haas Racing 312 312
2015 March 15 4 Kevin Harvick Stewart-Haas Racing 312 312
2016 March 13 4 Kevin Harvick Stewart Haas Racing 313* 313
2017 March 19 31 Ryan Newman Richard Childress Racing 314* 314
2018 March 11 4 Kevin Harvick Stewart-Haas Racing 312 312

Multiple winners (drivers)[change | change source]

# Wins Driver Years Won
5 Kevin Harvick 2006, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018
2 Jeff Gordon 2007, 2011
Ryan Newman 2010, 2017

Multiple winners (teams)[change | change source]

# Wins Team Years Won
5 Stewart-Haas Racing 2010, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018
4 Hendrick Motorsports 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011
2 Roush Fenway Racing 2005, 2013
Richard Childress Racing 2006, 2017

Manufacturer wins[change | change source]

# Wins Manufacturer Years Won
10 Chevrolet 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
3 Ford 2005, 2013, 2018
1 Toyota 2012

Notable moments[change | change source]

  • 2007: Jeff Gordon wins for the first time at Phoenix from the pole (the first winner from the pole at Phoenix), scoring his 76th Cup Series win (tying Dale Earnhardt). After the race, Gordon celebrated with a black flag with the #3 of Earnhardt emblazoned on it.[1]
  • 2011: Jeff Gordon snaps a 66-race winless streak (longest of his career) and ties Cale Yarborough with his 83rd career win.
  • 2013: Carl Edwards wins in a Subway-sponsored car in the Subway-sponsored race and snaps a 70-race winless streak.

Television broadcasters[change | change source]

Year Network Lap-by-lap Color commentator(s)
2005 Fox Mike Joy Darrell WaltripLarry McReynolds
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016 Darrell WaltripJeff Gordon
2017
2018

Notes[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Memorable Moments: Phoenix". NASCAR. November 7, 2013. Retrieved November 7, 2013.

References[change | change source]

Other websites[change | change source]

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