Blugreen Vacations 500 at ISM RacewayBluegreen Vacations 500Fact Sheet

Track facts for ISM Raceway:

* Number of previous races: 46.
* First Cup race: November 6, 1988, won by Alan Kulwicki.
* Last Cup race: March 10, 2018, won by Kyle Busch.
* Won from pole: 4, most recently by Kevin Harvick in 2015.
* Won from top-5 starting position: 16 times in 46 races (35%).
* Won from top-10 starting position: 24 times (52%).
* Won from 21st or worse starting position: 4 times (9%).
* Worst starting spot for race winner: 29th, by Ricky Rudd in 1995.
* Most laps led: 264, by Kevin Harvick in 2014.
* Fewest laps led by a race winner: 6, by Ryan Newman in 2017.

 

Track records:

* Fastest race: 118.132 mph by Tony Stewart in 1999.
* Fastest qualifying speed: 143.158 mph by Jimmie Johnson in 2015.
* Most lead changes: 28 in 2011.
* Closest finish: Kevin Harvick's .010 second margin over Carl Edwards in 2016.
* Most caution flags: 12 in 2014.
* From 2014-2019 a typical Phoenix race had 11.3 lead changes, 7.8 cautions for 45.5 laps, and an average green-flag run of 29.4 laps.

Manufacturers / Owners:

* Victories by manufacturer: Chevrolet (23), Ford (16), Toyota (5), Pontiac (2).
* Most victories by owner: Rick Hendrick (10), Jack Roush (7), Richard Childress (6), Stewart Haas Racing (6), Joe Gibbs (5), Robert Yates (3).

Driver Notes:
* The most Phoenix races without a:

  Active Drivers All-Time
Win: Jamie McMurray (31 races) Jamie McMurray (31 races)
Top 5: Joe Nemechek (28) Joe Nemechek (28)
Top 10: Casey Mears (25) Casey Mears (25)
Pole: Kurt Busch (33) Kurt Busch (33)
Lap led: Casey Mears, Paul Menard (25) Casey Mears, Paul Menard (25)
Lead-lap finish: Matt DiBenedetto (9) Mike Bliss (12)

 

* Top career marks at Phoenix:

  Active Drivers All-Time
Races: Ryan Newman (34) Jeff Gordon, Mark Martin, Ryan Newman (34)
Wins: Kevin Harvick (9)  
Top 5s: Kevin Harvick (16)  
Top 10s: Kevin Harvick (22) Jeff Gordon (24)
Poles: Ryan Newman (4)  
Laps: Kevin Harvick (10,277) Mark Martin (10,477)
Laps led: Kevin Harvick (1,595)  
Lead-lap finishes: Jimmie Johnson (27) Mark Martin (30)

 

Best average finish among active drivers at Phoenix (3 or more starts):
1. Kevin Harvick (9.3)
2. Chase Elliott (10.1)
3. Jimmie Johnson (10.2)
4. Kyle Busch (11.1)
5. Denny Hamlin (11.3)
6. Kyle Larson (13.5)
7. Brad Keselowski (13.8)
8. Kurt Busch (14.0)
9. Erik Jones (14.3)
10. Aric Almirola (14.9)

Worst average finish among active drivers at Phoenix (3 or more starts):
1. Gray Gaulding (35.7)
2. Timmy Hill (35.0)
3. Stanton Barrett (35.0)
4. Joey Gase (34.2)
5. Brendan Gaughan (34.2)
6. Jeffrey Earnhardt (34.0)
7. Michael McDowell (33.3)
8. Corey LaJoie (33.0)
9. Landon Cassill (30.2)
10. D.J. Kennington (29.8)

 Current top-10 drivers at Phoenix:

Driver Races Win T5 T10 Pole Laps Led AvSt AvFin Rating
Martin Truex, Jr. 27 0 4 10 2 7,727 112 12.4 15.9 88.0
Kevin Harvick 33 9 16 22 2 10,277 1,595 15.0 9.3 110.8
Kyle Busch 28 3 10 20 3 8,534 1,121 10.8 11.1 103.9
Joey Logano 21 1 4 10 1 6,215 296 11.2 15.2 89.0
Denny Hamlin 28 1 12 16 2 8,673 678 10.8 11.3 97.1
Ryan Blaney 7 0 1 3 2 2,123 108 5.7 15.9 89.2
Kyle Larson 11 0 3 5 0 3,144 69 8.3 13.5 91.5
Chase Elliott 7 0 2 4 0 2,196 156 5.4 10.1 104.1

Driver Rating is based on a formula developed by NASCAR which combines "loop data" elements such as average running position, average speed under green, number of fastest laps, etc. There is a maximum of 150 points that a driver can earn for each race. Driver Rating is not available for races prior to 2005.

Other notable Driver Ratings at Phoenix: Jimmie Johnson (106.3), Kurt Busch (95.3), Brad Keselowski (92.9), Ryan Newman (86.1), Erik Jones (85.2).

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