Toyota Care 250

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This article is about the spring Xfinity Series race. For the fall Xfinity Series race, see Virginia 529 College Savings 250.
Toyota Care 250
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NASCAR Xfinity Series
Venue Richmond International Raceway
Location Richmond, Virginia, United States
Corporate sponsor Toyota
First race 1982
Distance 26.25 miles (42.25 km)
(heat races)
105 miles (169 km)
(feature)
Laps 35 (heat races)
140 (feature)
Previous names Eastern 150 (1982–1983)
Wrangler 150 (1984)
Pontiac 200 (1990–1991)
Hardee's 200 (1992–1993)
Hardee's Frisco 250 (1994)
Hardee's 250 (1995, 1998–2003)
Hardee's Fried Chicken 250 (1996–1997)
Funai 250 (2004–2005)
Circuit City 250 (2006–2007)
Lipton Tea 250 (2008–2009)
Bubba Burger 250 (2010–2011)
Virginia 529 College Savings Plan 250 (2012)
ToyotaCare 250 (2013–present)
Most wins (driver) Denny Hamlin
Kevin Harvick
Mark Martin (3)
Most wins (team) Joe Gibbs Racing
Roush Racing (4)
Most wins (manufacturer) Chevrolet (11)
Circuit information
Surface Asphalt
Length 0.75 mi (1.21 km)
Turns 4

The ToyotaCare 250 is a NASCAR Xfinity Series race that takes place at Richmond International Raceway in Richmond, Virginia. The race was first held during the inaugural season for the Xfinity Series in 1982, as a 150 lap event. The race was removed from the schedule after 1984. It returned to the series starting in 1990 as a 200 lap race. It was expanded to 250 lap distance in 1994. In 2016 as part of an overhauling of the Richmond spring race weekend, including the new Dash4Cash format, the total of 210-laps and will have two 35-lap heat races and a 140-lap feature.[1]

Past winners[edit]

Year Date Driver Team Manufacturer Race Distance Race Time Average Speed
(mph)
Laps Miles (km)
1982 February 20 Tommy Houston Mike Day Chevrolet 150 81.3 (130.839) 1:24:35 57.667
1983 February 26 Sam Ard Thomas Brothers Racing Oldsmobile 150 81.3 (130.839) 1:06:14 73.639
1984 February 25 Sam Ard Thomas Brothers Racing Oldsmobile 150 81.3 (130.839) 1:04:58 75.084
1985

1989
Not held
1990 February 24 Michael Waltrip Bahari Racing Pontiac 200 150 (241.401) 1:42:10 88.091
1991 February 23 Harry Gant Whitaker Racing Buick 200 150 (241.401) 1:37:40 92.156
1992 March 7 Harry Gant Whitaker Racing Buick 200 150 (241.401) 1:32:15 97.561
1993 March 6 Mark Martin Roush Racing Ford 200 150 (241.401) 1:26:44 103.766
1994 March 5 Joe Nemechek NEMCO Motorsports Chevrolet 250 187.5 (301.752) 2:03:17 91.253
1995 March 4 Kenny Wallace FILMAR Racing Ford 250 187.5 (301.752) 1:56:50 96.291
1996 March 2 Jeff Purvis Phoenix Racing Chevrolet 250 187.5 (301.752) 1:54:36 98.168
1997 March 1 Mark Martin Roush Racing Ford 250 187.5 (301.752) 2:10:08 86.45
1998 June 5 Jeff Burton Roush Racing Ford 250 187.5 (301.752) 1:57:26 95.799
1999 May 14 Mark Martin Roush Racing Ford 250 187.5 (301.752) 2:04:55 90.06
2000 May 5 Jeff Green ppc Racing Chevrolet 250 187.5 (301.752) 2:18:51 81.023
2001 May 4 Jimmy Spencer Phoenix Racing Chevrolet 250 187.5 (301.752) 2:13:53 84.028
2002 May 3 Jason Keller ppc Racing Ford 250 187.5 (301.752) 2:20:23 80.138
2003 May 2 Kevin Harvick Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet 250 187.5 (301.752) 2:30:42 74.652
2004 May 14 Kyle Busch Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet 250 187.5 (301.752) 2:12:19 85.023
2005 May 13 Carl Edwards Roush Racing Ford 253* 189.75 (305.373) 2:12:50 85.709
2006 May 5/6* Kevin Harvick Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet 250 187.5 (301.752) 2:22:17 79.068
2007 May 4 Clint Bowyer Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet 250 187.5 (301.752) 2:02:25 91.899
2008 May 2 Denny Hamlin Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota 253* 189.75 (305.373) 1:58:18 96.238
2009 May 1 Kyle Busch Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota 250 187.5 (301.752) 2:09:48 86.672
2010 April 30 Brad Keselowski Penske Racing Dodge 252* 189 (304.166) 2:04:21 91.194
2011 April 29 Denny Hamlin Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota 251* 188.25 (302.959) 1:44:11 108.415
2012 April 27 Kurt Busch Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota 250 187.5 (301.752) 1:48:06 104.07
2013 April 26 Brad Keselowski Penske Racing Ford 250 187.5 (301.752) 2:14:18 83.768
2014 April 25 Kevin Harvick JR Motorsports Chevrolet 250 187.5 (301.752) 1:58:54 94.617
2015 April 24 Denny Hamlin Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota 250 187.5 (301.752) 1:50:47 101.55
2016* April 23 Dale Earnhardt Jr. JR Motorsports Chevrolet 149* 111.75 (179.844) 1:11:37 93.623
  • 2005, 2008, 2010, 2011, and 2016: Race extended due to overtime.
  • 2006: Race was delayed because of rain and finished at midnight.
  • 2016: The main event was reduced to 140 laps, while 70 other laps were divided into two heat races for the Xfinity Dash 4 Cash program.

Multiple winners (drivers)[edit]

# Wins Driver Years Won
3 Mark Martin 1993, 1997, 1999
Kevin Harvick 2003, 2006, 2014
Denny Hamlin 2008, 2011, 2015
2 Sam Ard 1983, 1984
Harry Gant 1991, 1992
Kyle Busch 2004, 2009
Brad Keselowski 2010, 2013

Multiple winners (teams)[edit]

# Wins Team Years Won
4 Roush Racing 1993, 1997, 1998, 1999
Joe Gibbs Racing 2008, 2009, 2011, 2015
3 Richard Childress Racing 2003, 2006, 2007
2 Thomas Brothers Racing 1983, 1984
Whitaker Racing 1991, 1992
Phoenix Racing 1996, 2001
ppc Racing 2000, 2002
Penske Racing 2010, 2013
JR Motorsports 2014, 2016

Manufacturer wins[edit]

# Wins Make Years Won
11 United States Chevrolet 1982, 1994, 1996, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2014, 2016
8 United States Ford 1993, 1995, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2002, 2005, 2013
5 Japan Toyota 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2015
2 United States Oldsmobile 1983, 1984
United States Buick 1991, 1992
1 United States Pontiac 1990
United States Dodge 2010

Qualifying race winners[edit]

Year Date Race Driver Team Manufacturer Race Distance Race Time Average Speed
(mph)
Laps Miles (km)
2016 April 23 1[2] Erik Jones Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota 35 26.25 (42.25) 00:13:43 114.824
2[3] Ty Dillon Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet 35 26.25 (42.25) 00:13:42 114.964

Television broadcasters[edit]

Year Network Lap-by-lap Color commentator(s)
2001 FX Mike Joy Darrell Waltrip
Larry McReynolds
2002
2003 Darrell Waltrip
Larry McReynolds
Rusty Wallace
2004 Darrell Waltrip
Larry McReynolds
2005
2006
2007 ABC Jerry Punch Rusty Wallace
Andy Petree
2008 Marty Reid
2009 Jerry Punch
2010 ESPN2 Allen Bestwick
2011 SPEED Rick Allen Michael Waltrip
Darrell Waltrip
2012 ESPN2 Allen Bestwick Dale Jarrett
Andy Petree
2013 ESPNNEWS Carl Edwards
Andy Petree
2014 ESPNNEWS
ESPN2
Rusty Wallace
Andy Petree
2015 FS1 Adam Alexander Michael Waltrip
Brad Keselowski
2016 Michael Waltrip
Joey Logano
2017 FS1 Adam Alexander Michael Waltrip

References[edit]

  1. ^ Racing-Reference.info - Richmond International Raceway Race Results
  2. ^ "2016 Toyota Care 250 Heat 1 Results" (PDF). Jayski's Silly Season Site. ESPN Internet Ventures. April 23, 2016. Retrieved April 23, 2016. 
  3. ^ "2016 Toyota Care 250 Heat 2 Results" (PDF). Jayski's Silly Season Site. ESPN Internet Ventures. April 23, 2016. Retrieved April 23, 2016. 
  4. ^ Dougherty, Pete (April 26, 2013). "Tonight's NASCAR Nationwide race on ESPNews". Times Union. Retrieved April 18, 2014. 


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