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Jun 19
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Pocono Raceway Fan Wins $16,000

Pocono Raceway Fan Wins $16,000 - Photo Credit: Pocono Raceway Remaining proceeds donated by Mattioli Foundation to The NASCAR Foundation LONG POND, PA (June 19, 2014) – The Mattioli Foundation hosted a 50/50 Raffle at Pocono Raceway during the June 6-8 Pocono 400 race weekend. Anna G., a Lehigh-Valley resident, won a total of $16,052.50. The remaining proceeds benefited The NASCAR Foundation. “My family and I parked on Sunday morning, were approached by a couple of the folks selling 50/50 Raffle tickets, and we decided to pay $20 to enter the raffle,” said Anna G. “We were on our way home, checked to see if we were the winner and, once we realized it was us, there were a bunch of screams from our car. You could not have planned a better ... FULL STORY »

Dale Earnhardt. Jr. Takes Second Win of the Season

Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 National Guard Chevrolet, takes the checkered flag to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Pocono 400 at Pocono Raceway on June 8, 2014 in Long Pond, Pennsylvania. - Photo Credit: Daniel Shirey/Getty Images Chevrolet SS Earns Fourth Consecutive Victory at Pocono POCONO, Pa. – June 8, 2014 – With five laps to go in the Pocono 400, Dale Earnhardt Jr. was able to make the winning pass in his No. 88 National Guard Chevrolet SS when Brad ... FULL STORY »

Toyota Racing 2014 NSCS Pocono 400 Post-Race Recaps

Toyota Racing Logo Denny Hamlin (fourth) was the first Camry driver to the finish line in Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race at Pocono Raceway. Hamlin started from the pole position and led four laps (of 160) in the race that was won ... FULL STORY »

Team Chevy 2014 NSCS Pocono 400 Post-Race Recaps

Chevy Bowtie Symbol DALE EARNHARDT, JR., NO. 88 NATIONAL GUARD CHEVROLET SS – WINNER TELL US ABOUT HOW MUCH YOU KNEW ABOUT BRAD’S ISSUES WITH THE OVERHEATING AND ALL THAT AND DID HE LET YOU BY? “Well he didn’t want to let me by, but ... FULL STORY »

Ford Racing 2014 NSCS Pocono 400 Post-Race Recaps

Ford Racing Logo BRAD KESELOWSKI, No. 2 Redd’s Apple Ale Ford Fusion | FINISHED 2nd (PIT ROAD INTERVIEW) WHAT HAPPENED THERE AT THE END WITH THE TRASH ON THE GRILLE AND DOWN IN TURN ONE? “You know, we were just running really hot and the motor was ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Pocono 400 Race Results & Point Standings

Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 National Guard Chevrolet, leads a pack of cars during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Pocono 400 at Pocono Raceway on June 8, 2014 in Long Pond, Pennsylvania. - PhotoCredit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images The 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Daytona 500 winner, Dale Earnhardt, Jr., held off Brad Keselowski - by 0.439 seconds - to win in the closing laps of Sunday afternoon's Pocono 400 at Pocono Raceway. This was Earnhardt's second series win ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Pocono 400 Final Practice Session Speeds

Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Budweiser Chevrolet, looks on in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Pocono 400 at Pocono Raceway on June 7, 2014 in Long Pond, Pennsylvania. - Photo Credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images Kevin Harvick was once again showing the fastest way around Pocono Raceway Saturday, as he ran a lap speed of 175.606 m.p.h., during the final NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) practice session for Sunday's Pocono 400. Seocond fastest with a lap ... FULL STORY »



Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Budweiser Chevrolet, practices for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Pocono 400 at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, Pennsylvania. - Photo Credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Pocono 400 Second Practice Session Speeds
Posted 06.07.14
The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) teams were up early Saturday morning for their second Pocono 400 practice session at Pocono Raceway, and it was Kevin Harvick - with a lap speed of 177.291 m.p.h. - at the top of the scoring pylon at the end of the session. Brad Keselowski ...FULL STORY »
Kurt Busch, driver of the #41 Haas Automation Chevrolet, stands on the grid during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Pocono 400 at Pocono Raceway on June 6, 2014 in Long Pond, Pennsylvania. - Photo Credit: Daniel Shirey/Getty Images
Chevrolet’s Kurt Busch Narrowly Misses Pole at Pocono
Posted 06.06.14
Six Chevrolet SS Race Cars to Start in Top 12  POCONO, Pa. – June 6, 2014 – Kurt Busch placed his No. 41 Haas Automation Chevrolet SS on the outside front row, missing the pole for Sunday’s Pocono 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race by just two thousandths of a second with a speed ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota Racing 2014 NSCS Pocono 400 Post-Qualifying Recaps
Posted 06.06.14
DENNY HAMLIN, No. 11 FedEx Ground Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing Starting Position:  1st How were you able to get the top qualifying position for Sunday’s race? “It’s a tough balance, but we really just made the car a lot better.  Each session our balance got a little bit better and we were able ...FULL STORY »
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Team Chevy 2014 NSCS Pocono 400 Post-Qualifying Recaps
Posted 06.06.14
KURT BUSCH, NO. 41 HAAS AUTOMATION CHEVROLET SS – QUALIFIED 2ND YOU MISSED THE POLE BY TWO ONE THOUSANDTHS OF A SECOND: “It didn’t feel that close in the car.  Turn 1 we ended up on the tight side on the exit of the corner.  I said to myself a lot of ...FULL STORY »
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Ford Racing 2014 NSCS Pocono 400 Post-Qualifying Recaps
Posted 06.06.14
GREG BIFFLE, No. 16 3M Ford Fusion | QUALIFIED 14th “I was a little free in the first and second runs, just a little bit. My third run there, I just needed a couple hundredths and the 31 pulled out in front of us. I can’t figure out how he didn’t see ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Denny Hamlin (FedEx Ground) - Photo Credit: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Pocono 400 Starting Lineup
Posted 06.06.14
Early Friday evening at Ponoco Raceway, Denny Hamlin, with a new NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) qualifying track record speed of 181.415 m.p.h., captured the 2014 Pocono 400 Coors Light Pole Award. Hamlin, who broke Jimmie Johnson's qualifying track record of 180.654 m.p.h. - set last August, received his second series ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Kasey Kahne (Great Clips) - Photo Credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Pocono 400 Q&A with Driver Kasey Kahne
Posted 06.06.14
KASEY KAHNE, NO. 5 GREAT CLIPS CHEVROLET SS met with media and discussed the challenges of trying to obtain his first race of the season, his hopes to become the fourth Hendrick Motorsports team to make the Chase, the challenges of road course racing and the upcoming Sonoma event, and ...FULL STORY »
Carl Edwards (Cheez-It) - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Pocono 400 Q&A with Driver Carl Edwards
Posted 06.06.14
Carl Edwards, driver of the No. 99 Kelloggs/Cheez-It Ford Fusion, takes to the track at Pocono Raceway Sunday looking for his second win of the season and the third of his career at the “Tricky Triangle’. Edwards met with media after the opening practice session Friday afternoon.  CARL EDWARDS, No. 99 ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth (Dollar General) - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Pocono 400 Q&A with Driver Matt Kenseth
Posted 06.06.14
MATT KENSETH, No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing What are your expectations for this weekend in Pocono? “Well Pocono has not been one of my best tracks historically, so I’m not really sure what to expect, but I’m looking forward to getting out there. Last year’s results weren’t real ...FULL STORY »


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