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Jun 07
Friday

2013 NSCS Party in the Poconos 400 Q&A with Driver Joey Logano

Joey Logano - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Joey Logano, driver of the No. 22 Shell/Pennzoil Ford Fusion, is the defending race winner of the Party in the Poconos 400 and currently sits 18th in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series point standings. Logano, who will be traveling between Pocono and Iowa this weekend for the NASCAR Nationwide Series race Saturday night, answered questions from the media on Friday. JOEY LOGANO – No. 22 Shell/Pennzoil Ford Fusion – THOUGHTS ON POCONO THIS WEEKEND? “I love coming up here. Besides the weather, this place is really cool. Even before they repaved it I thought it was a really cool race track and obviously last year with getting our win here and having a few poles here, I think it’s an important ... FULL STORY »

Bobby Labonte 2013 NSCS Party in the Poconos 400 Race Previews

Bobby Labonte (Clorox) - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images BOBBY LABONTE & NO. 47 TOYOTA CAMRY TEAM POCONO RACEWAY PREVIEW Track: Pocono Raceway Event: Party in the Poconos 400 Date: Sunday, June 9 Time: 1 PM ET TV / Radio: TNT / MRN Radio POCONO RACEWAY PREVIEW: Bobby Labonte has three wins (6/20/99, 7/25/99, 7/29/01), five ... FULL STORY »

Axalta Coating System to Go 24 with No. 24

Axalta Racing Logo CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Axalta Coatings Systems, formerly DuPont Performance Coatings, not only launched its new brand this week, it today announced a three-year contract extension with the No. 24 Hendrick Motorsports team through 2016. In its 21st year of sponsorship, Hendrick Motorsports and ... FULL STORY »

Tony Stewart – Timing is Everything

Tony Stewart, driver of the #14 Rush Truck Centers/Mobil 1 Chevrolet, sits in his car = Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images KANNAPOLIS, N.C., (June 5, 2013) – Timing is everything. It’s a simple proverb that in NASCAR is an inherent truth. Perhaps no one knows this better than Tony Stewart, driver of the No. 14 Mobil 1/Bass Pro Shops Chevrolet SS ... FULL STORY »

Ryan Newman – A Place of Firsts

2013 NSCS Driver Ryan Newman in the No. 39 Haas Automation Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (June 5, 2013) – Pocono (Pa.) Raceway, the site of Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Party in the Poconos 400, is a flat, 2.5-mile track that is appropriately nicknamed the “Tricky Triangle.” Over the years, the triangular layout ... FULL STORY »

Martin Truex Jr 2013 NSCS Party in the Poconos 400 Race Preview

Martin Truex Jr - Photo Credit: John Harrelson/Getty Images CORNELIUS, N.C. —  Heading into the Pocono 500 in 2011, No. 56 NAPA AUTO PARTS Toyota driver Martin Truex Jr. got word that his lead engineer, Chad Johnston was becoming his crew chief. Until then, Johnston had never led a team in ... FULL STORY »

Flexing The Furniture Row Muscle at Pocono

2013 NSCS Kurt Busch (Furniture Row) - Photo Credit: Geoff Burke/Getty Images LONG POND, Pa. (June 5, 2013) – Another track configuration and another opportunity for Kurt Busch’s Furniture Row Chevrolet SS to show its muscle. Busch, who joined Furniture Row Racing near the end of the 2012 season, has helped lift the ... FULL STORY »



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Carl Edwards 2013 NSCS Party in the Poconos 400 Race Preview
Posted 06.05.13
Carl Edwards – Party in the Poconos 400 Team: No. 99 Cheez-It Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Jimmy Fennig Primary Chassis: RK- 808  last ran in Kansas Backup Chassis: RK – 826 last ran in Texas ADVANCE NOTES ·         Edwards at Pocono… In 16 starts at the 2.5-mile track, Edwards has two wins, five top-five and eight top-10 finishes. He ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota NASCAR Tidbits – June 3 – 9, 2013
Posted 06.05.13
RACE RECAP: Camry driver Kyle Busch led the field five times for a race-high 150 laps (of 400) en route to a fourth- place finish in Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race at Dover International Speedway. Michael Waltrip Racing (MWR) teammates Clint Bowyer (sixth) and Mark Martin (ninth) also ...FULL STORY »
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Tim Dugger to Perform Pre-Race Concert at Pocono Raceway June 9
Posted 06.05.13
“The Truth” Performing on Saturday, June 8  LONG POND, PA (June 5, 2013) ― Curb recording artist, Tim Dugger is addicted to the “fast lane” and there will be no faster lane on Sunday, June 9, than the Party in the Pocono 400 Presented by Walmart at Pocono Raceway. Dugger’s concert will headline pre-race festivities leading the 1:00 PM start ...FULL STORY »
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Greg Biffle 2013 NSCS Party in the Poconos 400 Race Preview
Posted 06.05.13
Greg Biffle – Pocono Advance Team: No. 16 3M Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Matt Puccia Primary Chassis: RK-844 Last ran Richmond – finished 36th Backup Chassis: RK-822 Last ran Martinsville – finished 9th ADVANCE NOTES · Biffle at Pocono o Biffle has 20 Sprint Cup career starts at Pocono. In 2010 he earned his only victory at ...FULL STORY »
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NASCAR Team Selects Dell to Speed Past the Competition
Posted 06.05.13
· NASCAR team leverages Dell end-to-end solutions to make every second count · JTG Daugherty Racing, NASCAR team for 2000 Sprint Cup Series champion Bobby Labonte, optimizes performance with a portfolio of Dell technology · JTG Daugherty Racing adds Dell’s rugged ATG and XFR laptops and Latitude 10 tablet solutions to its ...FULL STORY »
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Jimmie Johnson – Geometry Lesson
Posted 06.05.13
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (June 5, 2013) – Anyone who paid attention in math class knows that a triangle has three sides. Most NASCAR fans know that most racetracks have four corners. So it’s a little unusual for a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series racetrack to mirror the aforementioned triangle as opposed to ...FULL STORY »
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Team Chevy 2013 NSCS Party in the Poconos 400 Pre-Race Notes & Quotes
Posted 06.04.13
TEAM CHEVY ADVANCE PARTY IN THE POCONOS 400 POCONO RACEWAY POCONO, PENNSYLVANIA JUNE 9, 2013  DID YOU KNOW? The suggested retail price for the 2014 Chevrolet SS sports sedan is $44,470, including a $995 destination charge. Title and license fees are extra. The SS goes on sale in the fourth quarter of 2013. The U.S.-exclusive SS – Chevrolet’s first ...FULL STORY »
2013 Denny Hamlin (FedEx) - Photo Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images
Denny Hamlin 2013 NSCS Party in the Poconos 400 Race Preview
Posted 06.04.13
RACE INFO: Event: Party in the Poconos 400 Date/Time: June 9/1 p.m. ET 2012 winner: Joey Logano 2012 polesitter: Joey Logano Distance: 160 laps/400 miles Track Length: 2.5 miles Banking: 14/8/6 degrees Track Shape: Oval EXPRESS NOTES: FedEx 400 Recap: Denny Hamlin started from the pole, led three times for 41 laps and was running among the top-five with less ...FULL STORY »
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Jamie McMurray & Juan Pablo Montoya 2013 NSCS Party in the Poconos 400 Race Previews
Posted 06.04.13
RACE SETUP Race: Party in the Poconos 400 Drivers: @jamiemcmurray, @jpmontoya Cars: No. 1 Banana Boat Chevrolet SS, No. 42 Target Chevrolet SS Track: Pocono Raceway (2.5-mile tri-oval), Long Pond, Pa. TV: TNT (1 p.m. ET) Social:@EGRTeams, #TeamG anassi I BET YOU DIDN’T KNOW THAT Going the Distance: 2012 marked the first season that NASCAR Sprint Cup races at Pocono ...FULL STORY »


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