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Jun 03
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New Car Awaits Truex Jr. in Pocono

2015 NSCS Driver Martin Truex Jr. on track at Daytona International Speedway in the No 78 Furniture Row Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images DENVER, Colo. (June 3, 2015) – Martin Truex Jr. will have a new Furniture Row Chevrolet for Sunday’s Axalta “We Paint Winners” 400 at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, Pa. The new chassis that will tackle the tricky 2.5-mile triangular track is the second car in less than a month to make its debut for Furniture Row Racing. According to crew chief Cole Pearn another new car is currently being built at the team’s shop in Denver , Colorado and could run as soon as the Michigan race on June 14. Though Truex has not scored a win, he has demonstrated that his No. 78 Chevrolet can be a contender. He led the most laps in the past three races – Kansas ... FULL STORY »

The U.S. Army Chorus Quartet to sing national anthem at Quicken Loans 400

Michigan International Speedway Logo BROOKLYN, Mich. (June 3, 2015) – The United States Army Chorus Quartet will sing the national anthem prior to the Quicken Loans 400 at Michigan International Speedway. The Quicken Loans 400 is scheduled for 1 p.m. on Sunday, June 14. Pre-race ... FULL STORY »

Carl Edwards 2015 NSCS Axalta 400 Race Preview

2015 NSCS Driver Carl Edwards (Arris) - Photo Credit: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images Carl Edwards / No. 19 ARRIS Toyota Preview Axalta “We Paint Winners” 400 at Pocono Raceway No. 19 ARRIS Toyota News and Notes: Edwards and the No. 19 STANLEY team head to the Tricky Triangle in the Pocono Mountains this weekend. He has ... FULL STORY »

Dale Earnhardt Jr 2015 NSCS Axalta 400 Race Preview

2015 NSCS Driver Dale Earnhardt Jr (Nationwide Ins.) - Photo Credit: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images No. 88 Nationwide Chevrolet SS / Dale Earnhardt Jr. Driver: Dale Earnhardt Jr. Hometown: Kannapolis, North Carolina Age: 40 Resides: Mooresville, North Carolina 2015 Season 5th in standings 13 starts 1 win 0 pole positions 7 top-five finishes 8 top-10 finishes 107 laps led Career 554 starts 24 wins 13 pole positions 134 top-five finishes 232 top-10 finishes 7,954 ... FULL STORY »

Jimmie Johnson 2015 NSCS Axalta 400 Race Preview

2015 NSCS No. 48 Lowe's/Jimmie Johnson Foundation Chevrolet SS No. 48 Lowe's/Jimmie Johnson Foundation Chevrolet SS / Jimmie Johnson Driver: Jimmie Johnson Hometown: El Cajon, California Age: 39 Resides: Charlotte, North Carolina 2015 Season 3rd in standings 13 starts 4 wins 0 pole positions 8 top-five finishes 9 top-10 finishes 387 laps led Career 484 starts 74 wins 33 pole positions 201 top-five finishes 301 top-10 finishes 17,538 ... FULL STORY »

Jeff Gordon 2015 NSCS Axalta 400 Race Preview

2015 NSCS No. 24 Axalta/Penn State Chevrolet SS No. 24 Axalta/Penn State Chevrolet SS / Jeff Gordon Driver: Jeff Gordon Hometown: Pittsboro, Indiana Age: 43 Resides: Charlotte, North Carolina 2015 Season 9th in standings 13 starts 0 wins 3 pole positions 2 top-five finishes 8 top-10 finishes 161 laps led Career 774 starts 92 wins 80 pole positions 322 top-five finishes 462 top-10 finishes 24,825 laps led Pocono ... FULL STORY »

Kasey Kahne 2015 NSCS Axalta 400 Race Preview

2015 NSCS Driver Kasey Kahne Pitting the No. 5 Farmers Ins. Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images No. 5 Farmers Insurance Chevrolet SS / Kasey Kahne Driver: Kasey Kahne Hometown: Enumclaw, Washington Age: 35 Resides: Mooresville, North Carolina 2015 Season 8th in standings 13 starts 0 wins 0 pole positions 2 top-five finish 5 top-10 finishes 38 laps led Career 409 starts 17 wins 26 pole positions 85 top-five finishes 151 top-10 finishes 4,579 laps led Pocono ... FULL STORY »



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Hendrick Motorsports 2015 NSCS Axalta 400 Race Preview
Posted 06.02.15
POCONO RACEWAY (2.5-MILE TRIANGLE) LOCATION: LONG POND, PENNSYLVANIA EVENT: NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES (RACE 14 OF 36) TUNE IN: 1 P.M. ET, SUNDAY, JUNE 7 (FS1/MRN/SIRIUSXM) HENDRICK MOTORSPORTS AT POCONO: Hendrick Motorsports has fielded a winner in at least one race at Pocono in each of the past four years, including season sweeps in ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Ryan Newman - Photo Credit: Sarah Glenn/Getty Images
Ryan Newman 2015 NSCS Axalta 400 Race Preview
Posted 06.02.15
Ryan Newma No. 31 Grainger Chevrolet SS Race Notes and Quotes: This Week's Grainger Chevrolet SS at Pocono Raceway ... Ryan Newman will drive chassis No. 491 in the Pocono 400. This Chevrolet was utilized earlier this season at Las Vegas Motor Speedway (Start: 9/Finish: 5). Newman at the Tricky Triangle ... In 26 ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Paul Menard - Photo Credit: Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images
Paul Menard 2015 NSCS Axalta 400 Race Preview
Posted 06.02.15
Paul Menard No. 27 Schrock/ Menards Chevrolet SS Race Notes and Quotes: This Week's Schrock / Menards Chevrolet at Pocono Raceway... This weekend at Pocono Raceway, the Richard Childress Racing team will utilize chassis No. 454. This Chevrolet SS was raced earlier this season at Bristol Motor Speedway where Menard started ninth and ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Driver Austin Dillon (DOW) - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
Austin Dillon 2014 NSCS Axalta 400 Race Preview
Posted 06.02.15
Austin Dillon No. 3 Dow Chevrolet SS Race Notes and Quotes: This Week's Dow Chevrolet at Pocono Raceway ... Austin Dillon will pilot Chassis No. 481 in Pocono 400 at Pocono Raceway. Dillon recently finished sixth in the Sprint Showdown at Charlotte Motor Speedway in this Chevrolet. In March, Dillon raced this Chevrolet ...FULL STORY »
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Richard Childress Racing 2015 NSCS Axalta 400 Race Preview
Posted 06.02.15
Pocono 400 Date: Sunday, June 7, 2015                    Venue: Pocono Raceway              RCR at Pocono Raceway ... In 138 starts at Pocono Raceway, RCR team owner Richard Childress has two wins, both with Dale Earnhardt, who did so on July 19, 1987 and ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS No. 15 Jack Link’s/Big Machine Records Toyota Camry
Clint Bowyer – The Wild Side
Posted 06.02.15
CORNELIUS, N.C. —  The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series travels to one of its most unique tracks this weekend. Pocono Raceway is known for its unusual shape, which includes the absence of a turn 4. The unique nature can create some headaches for crew chiefs who have the unenviable task of setting ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver, David Ragan (Aaron's) - Photo Credit: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images
David Ragan 2015 NSCS Axalta 400 Race Preview
Posted 06.02.15
CORNELIUS, N.C.  —  No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine driver David Ragan believes most NASCAR Sprint Cup drivers share a love-hate relationship with Pocono Raceway where they’ll race 400 miles on Sunday. Ragan says when the race car is good, Pennsylvania’s 2.5-mile triangular shaped track “is a lot of fun” for drivers. When ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr (Zest) Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images
Ricky Stenhouse Jr 2015 NSCS Axalta 400 Race Preview
Posted 06.02.15
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. – Pocono Advance Team: No. 17 Zest Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Nick Sandler Twitter: @PR17RFR, @stenhousejr, @ZestRacing and @roushfenway ADVANCE NOTES Stenhouse at Pocono Raceway Stenhouse has four Sprint Cup starts at Pocono Raceway with an average starting position of 21.0 and average finishing position of 23.2. In his first career start at the ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver, Sam Hornish Jr. (Medallion Bank) - Photo Credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images
Hornish Returns to Favorite Track
Posted 06.02.15
Medallion Bank Back as Primary Partner of No. 9 Ford at Pocono Sam Hornish Jr. returns to Pocono Raceway this weekend for Sunday's 400-mile event. One of his favorite tracks, Hornish is looking forward to his return to the 2.5-mile, triangle-shaped track. Hornish has run well at the Pennsylvania circuit and ...FULL STORY »


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