Quicken Loans Race for Heroes 500

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Quicken Loans Race for Heroes 500
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Venue Phoenix International Raceway
Sponsor Quicken Loans
First race 1988
Distance 312 miles (502.115 km)
Laps 312
Previous names

Checker 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)

The Quicken Loans Race for Heroes 500 is a NASCAR Sprint Cup stock car race held at Phoenix International Raceway in Avondale, Arizona. It is one of four NASCAR races run with a length measured in kilometers; the The Profit on CNBC 500 at Phoenix is one and the two road course events (Toyota/Save Mart 350 and Cheez-It 355 at The Glen) are the others.

Past winners[edit]

Year Date Driver Team Manufacturer Race Distance Race Time Average Speed
(mph)
Report
Laps Miles (km)
1988 November 6 Alan Kulwicki AK Racing Ford 312 312 (502.115) 3:26:57 90.457 Report
1989 November 5 Bill Elliott Melling Racing Ford 312 312 (502.115) 2:57:08 105.683 Report
1990 November 4 Dale Earnhardt Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet 312 312 (502.115) 3:13:25 96.786 Report
1991 November 3 Davey Allison Robert Yates Racing Ford 312 312 (502.115) 3:15:31 95.746 Report
1992 November 1 Davey Allison Robert Yates Racing Ford 312 312 (502.115) 3:00:12 103.885 Report
1993 October 31 Mark Martin Roush Racing Ford 312 312 (502.115) 3:06:30 100.375 Report
1994 October 30 Terry Labonte Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet 312 312 (502.115) 2:54:12 107.463 Report
1995 October 29 Ricky Rudd Rudd Performance
Motorsports
Ford 312 312 (502.115) 3:03:18 102.128 Report
1996 October 27 Bobby Hamilton Petty Enterprises Pontiac 312 312 (502.115) 2:50:38 109.709 Report
1997 November 2 Dale Jarrett Robert Yates Racing Ford 312 312 (502.115) 2:48:55 110.824 Report
1998 October 25 Rusty Wallace Penske Racing Ford 257* 257 (413.601) 2:22:30 108.211 Report
1999 November 7 Tony Stewart Joe Gibbs Racing Pontiac 312 312 (502.115) 2:38:28 118.132 Report
2000 November 5 Jeff Burton Roush Racing Ford 312 312 (502.115) 2:58:13 105.041 Report
2001 October 28 Jeff Burton Roush Racing Ford 312 312 (502.115) 3:02:26 102.613 Report
2002 November 10 Matt Kenseth Roush Racing Ford 312 312 (502.115) 2:44:25 113.857 Report
2003 November 2 Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Dale Earnhardt, Inc. Chevrolet 312 312 (502.115) 3:19:11 93.984 Report
2004 November 7 Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Dale Earnhardt, Inc. Chevrolet 315* 315 (506.943) 3:19:16 94.848 Report
2005 November 13 Kyle Busch Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet 312 312 (502.115) 3:02:23 102.641 Report
2006 November 12 Kevin Harvick Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet 312 312 (502.115) 3:14:44 96.131 Report
2007 November 11 Jimmie Johnson* Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet 312 312 (502.115) 3:01:46 102.989 Report
2008 November 9 Jimmie Johnson Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet 313* 313 (503.724) 3:12:01 97.804 Report
2009 November 15 Jimmie Johnson Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet 312 312 (502.115) 2:49:26 110.486 Report
2010 November 14 Carl Edwards Roush Fenway Racing Ford 312 312 (502.115) 2:49:01 110.754 Report
2011 November 13 Kasey Kahne Red Bull Racing Team Toyota 312 312 (502.115) 2:45:47 112.918 Report
2012 November 11 Kevin Harvick Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet 319* 319 (513.381) 2:52:09 111.182 Report
2013 November 10 Kevin Harvick Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet 312 312 (502.115) 2:57:03 105.733 Report
2014 November 9 Kevin Harvick Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet 312 312 (502.115) 3:07:13 99.991 Report
  • 1998: Race shortened due to rain.
  • 2004, 2008, & 2012: Race extended due to a Green-white-checker finish.
  • 2007: Jimmie Johnson scores his fourth consecutive win and 10th overall win of 2007.
  • 2011: First race on newly configured race track.

Multiple winners (drivers)[edit]

# Wins Driver Years Won
4 Kevin Harvick 2006, 2012, 2013, 2014
3 Jimmie Johnson 2007, 2008, 2009
2 Davey Allison 1991, 1992
Jeff Burton 2000, 2001
Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 2003, 2004

Multiple winners (teams)[edit]

# Wins Team Years Won
5 Roush Fenway Racing 1993, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2010
Hendrick Motorsports 1994, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009
4 Richard Childress Racing 1990, 2006, 2012, 2013
2 Robert Yates Racing 1991, 1992, 1997
Dale Earnhardt, Inc. 2003, 2004

Manufacturer wins[edit]

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

Television broadcasters[edit]

Year Network Lap-by-lap Color commentator(s)
2014 ESPN Allen Bestwick Dale Jarrett
Andy Petree
2013
2012
2011
2010 Marty Reid
2009 ABC Jerry Punch
2008 ABC
ESPN2
2007 ABC Rusty Wallace
Andy Petree
2006 NBC Bill Weber Benny Parsons
Wally Dallenbach
2005
2004 Allen Bestwick
2003
2002
2001
2000 TNN Eli Gold Buddy Baker
Dick Berggren
1999
1998
1997
1996
1995 Mike Joy
1994
1993 Buddy Baker
Neil Bonnett
1992
1991
1990 ESPN Jerry Punch Benny Parsons
Ned Jarrett
1989 Bob Jenkins
1988 Ned Jarrett
  • The 2008 race was shown in its entirety on ABC in the Mountain and Pacific time zones, simulcast with ESPN2.

External links[edit]


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