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The Can-Am 500 is a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series stock car race held at ISM Raceway in Avondale, Arizona. It is one of five NASCAR races run with a length measured in kilometers; the TicketGuardian 500 at Phoenix and the three road course events (Toyota/Save Mart 350, Go Bowling at The Glen and Bank of America Roval 400) are the others. Starting in 2020, the event will be the championship decider for the MENCS.

Can-Am 500
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VenueISM Raceway
LocationAvondale, Arizona, United States
Corporate sponsorCan-Am
First race1988
Distance312 miles (502 km)
Laps312 (Stage 1: 75
Stage 2: 75
Stage 3: 162)
Previous namesChecker 500 (1988, 1990)
Autoworks 500 (1989)
Pyroil 500 (1991)
Pyroil 500K (1992)
Slick 50 500 (1993–1994)
Dura Lube 500 (1995–1996)
Dura Lube 500 Presented by Kmart (1997)
Dura Lube/Kmart 500 (1998)
Checker Auto Parts/Dura Lube 500 (1999–2000)
Checker Auto Parts 500 Presented by Pennzoil (2001–2002, 2006–2007)
Checker Auto Parts 500 Presented by Havoline (2003)
Checker Auto Parts 500 (2004–2005)
Checker O'Reilly Auto Parts 500 Presented by Pennzoil (2008)
Checker O'Reilly Auto Parts 500 (2009)
Kobalt Tools 500 (2010–2011)
AdvoCare 500 (2012–2013)
Quicken Loans Race for Heroes 500 (2014-2015)
Most wins (driver)Kevin Harvick (4)
Most wins (team)Hendrick Motorsports (6)
Most wins (manufacturer)Chevrolet (13)
SurfaceAsphalt
Length1 mi (1.6 km)
Turns4

Contents

Past winnersEdit

Year Date No. Driver Team Manufacturer Race Distance Race Time Average Speed
(mph)
Report
Laps Miles (km)
1988 November 6 7 Alan Kulwicki AK Racing Ford 312 312 (502.115) 3:26:57 90.457 Report
1989 November 5 9 Bill Elliott Melling Racing Ford 312 312 (502.115) 2:57:08 105.683 Report
1990 November 4 3 Dale Earnhardt Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet 312 312 (502.115) 3:13:25 96.786 Report
1991 November 3 28 Davey Allison Robert Yates Racing Ford 312 312 (502.115) 3:15:31 95.746 Report
1992 November 1 28 Davey Allison Robert Yates Racing Ford 312 312 (502.115) 3:00:12 103.885 Report
1993 October 31 6 Mark Martin Roush Racing Ford 312 312 (502.115) 3:06:30 100.375 Report
1994 October 30 5 Terry Labonte Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet 312 312 (502.115) 2:54:12 107.463 Report
1995 October 29 10 Ricky Rudd Rudd Performance
Motorsports
Ford 312 312 (502.115) 3:03:18 102.128 Report
1996 October 27 43 Bobby Hamilton Petty Enterprises Pontiac 312 312 (502.115) 2:50:38 109.709 Report
1997 November 2 88 Dale Jarrett Robert Yates Racing Ford 312 312 (502.115) 2:48:55 110.824 Report
1998 October 25 2 Rusty Wallace Penske Racing Ford 257* 257 (413.601) 2:22:30 108.211 Report
1999 November 7 20 Tony Stewart Joe Gibbs Racing Pontiac 312 312 (502.115) 2:38:28 118.132 Report
2000 November 5 99 Jeff Burton Roush Racing Ford 312 312 (502.115) 2:58:13 105.041 Report
2001 October 28 99 Jeff Burton Roush Racing Ford 312 312 (502.115) 3:02:26 102.613 Report
2002 November 10 17 Matt Kenseth Roush Racing Ford 312 312 (502.115) 2:44:25 113.857 Report
2003 November 2 8 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Dale Earnhardt, Inc. Chevrolet 312 312 (502.115) 3:19:11 93.984 Report
2004 November 7 8 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Dale Earnhardt, Inc. Chevrolet 315* 315 (506.943) 3:19:16 94.848 Report
2005 November 13 5 Kyle Busch Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet 312 312 (502.115) 3:02:23 102.641 Report
2006 November 12 29 Kevin Harvick Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet 312 312 (502.115) 3:14:44 96.131 Report
2007 November 11 48 Jimmie Johnson Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet 312 312 (502.115) 3:01:46 102.989 Report
2008 November 9 48 Jimmie Johnson Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet 313* 313 (503.724) 3:12:01 97.804 Report
2009 November 15 48 Jimmie Johnson Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet 312 312 (502.115) 2:49:26 110.486 Report
2010 November 14 99 Carl Edwards Roush Fenway Racing Ford 312 312 (502.115) 2:49:01 110.754 Report
2011 November 13 4 Kasey Kahne Red Bull Racing Team Toyota 312 312 (502.115) 2:45:47 112.918 Report
2012 November 11 29 Kevin Harvick Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet 319* 319 (513.381) 2:52:09 111.182 Report
2013 November 10 29 Kevin Harvick Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet 312 312 (502.115) 2:57:03 105.733 Report
2014 November 9 4 Kevin Harvick Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet 312 312 (502.115) 3:07:13 99.991 Report
2015 November 15 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet 219* 219 (352.446) 2:03:22 106.512 Report
2016 November 13 22 Joey Logano Team Penske Ford 324* 324 (521.427) 3:08:59 102.866 Report
2017 November 12 20 Matt Kenseth Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota 312 312 (502.115) 2:57:23 105.534 Report
2018* November 11 18 Kyle Busch Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota 312 312 (502.115) 3:10:20 98.354 Report
  • 1998 & 2015: Race shortened due to rain.
  • 2004, 2008, 2012 and 2016: Race extended due to a NASCAR Overtime finish.
  • 2011: First race on newly configured race track.
  • 2018: First race on the 2018 inversion of the track.

Multiple winners (drivers)Edit

# Wins Driver Years Won
4 Kevin Harvick 2006, 2012, 2013, 2014
3 Jimmie Johnson 2007, 2008, 2009
Dale Earnhardt Jr. 2003, 2004, 2015
2 Davey Allison 1991, 1992
Jeff Burton 2000, 2001
Matt Kenseth 2002, 2017
Kyle Busch 2005, 2018

Multiple winners (teams)Edit

# Wins Team Years Won
6 Hendrick Motorsports 1994, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2015
5 Roush Fenway Racing 1993, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2010
4 Richard Childress Racing 1990, 2006, 2012, 2013
3 Joe Gibbs Racing 1999, 2017, 2018
Robert Yates Racing 1991, 1992, 1997
2 Dale Earnhardt, Inc. 2003, 2004
Team Penske 1998, 2016

Manufacturer winsEdit

# Wins Manufacturer Years Won
13 Chevrolet 1990, 1994, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Ford 1988, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1995, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2010, 2016
3 Toyota 2011, 2017, 2018
2 Pontiac 1996, 1999

Television broadcastersEdit

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