DC Solar 200

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DC Solar 200
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NASCAR Xfinity Series
Venue Phoenix International Raceway
Location Avondale, Arizona, United States
Corporate sponsor DC Solar
First race 2005 (2005)
Distance 200 miles (320 km)
Laps 200 (Stage 1: 60 Stage 2: 60 Stage 3: 80)
Previous names Bashas' Supermarkets 200 (2005–2012)
Dollar General 200 Fueled by AmeriGas (2013)
Blue Jeans Go Green 200 (2014)
Axalta Faster. Tougher. Brighter 200 (2015–2016)
Most wins (driver) Kyle Busch (6)
Most wins (team) Joe Gibbs Racing (6)
Most wins (manufacturer) Toyota (6)
Circuit information
Surface Asphalt
Length 1 mi (1.6 km)
Turns 4

The DC Solar 200 is a NASCAR Xfinity Series race held at Phoenix International Raceway in Avondale, Arizona. Bashas' Supermarkets sponsored the November race from 2002 until 2004. In 2005, they moved their sponsorship to the second Phoenix race added to the schedule in April.

Past winners[edit]

Year Date No. Driver Team Manufacturer Race Distance Race Time Average Speed
(mph)
Laps Miles (km)
2005 April 22 66 Greg Biffle Brewco Motorsports Ford 200 200 (321.868) 2:24:34 83.007
2006 April 21 21 Kevin Harvick Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet 206* 206 (331.524) 2:13:59 92.25
2007 April 20 2 Clint Bowyer Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet 200 200 (321.868) 2:17:01 87.581
2008 April 11 18 Kyle Busch Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota 202* 202 (325.087) 2:02:43 98.764
2009 April 17 16 Greg Biffle Roush Fenway Racing Ford 203* 203 (326.696) 2:11:01 92.965
2010 April 9 18 Kyle Busch Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota 200 200 (321.868) 2:07:50 93.872
2011 February 26 18 Kyle Busch Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota 200 200 (321.868) 1:46:53 112.272
2012 March 3 2 Elliott Sadler Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet 200 200 (321.868) 1:43:10 116.317
2013 March 2 54 Kyle Busch Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota 200 200 (321.868) 2:04:45 96.192
2014 March 1 54 Kyle Busch Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota 168* 168 (270.37) 1:38:11 102.665
2015 March 14 22 Joey Logano Team Penske Ford 200 200 (321.868) 1:49:57 109.141
2016 March 12 18 Kyle Busch Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota 200 200 (321.868) 1:45:11 114.087
2017 March 18 7 Justin Allgaier JR Motorsports Chevrolet 200 200 (321.868) 2:11:51 91.013
  • 2006, 2008, & 2009: Race extended due to a green–white–checker finish.
  • 2011: Kyle Busch led all 200 laps from the pole to win, the first time it happened since 2003.
  • 2014: Race was shortened due to rain.

Multiple winners (drivers)[edit]

# Wins Driver Years Won
6 Kyle Busch 2008, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2016
2 Greg Biffle 2005, 2009

Multiple winners (teams)[edit]

# Wins Team Years Won
6 Joe Gibbs Racing 2008, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2016
3 Richard Childress Racing 2006, 2007, 2012

Manufacturer wins[edit]

# Wins Make Years Won
6 Japan Toyota 2008, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2016
4 United States Chevrolet 2006, 2007, 2012, 2017
3 United States Ford 2005, 2009, 2015

Television broadcasters[edit]

Year Network Lap-by-Lap Color commentator(s)
2005 FX Mike Joy Darrell Waltrip
Larry McReynolds
2006
2007 ESPN Allen Bestwick Dale Jarrett
Andy Petree
2008
2009
2010
2011 ABC
2012
2013
2014
2015 Fox Adam Alexander Michael Waltrip
Brad Keselowski
Joey Logano
Kevin Harvick
2016
2017
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