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Jun 07
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Matt Lofton to Make “Tricky Triangle” Debut Saturday at Pocono

Matt Lofton, driver of the No. 16 Strutmasters.com Chevrolet Impala SS for Coulter Motorsports In The ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards CHARLOTTE, N.C. (June 7, 2012) – Matt Lofton and the No. 16 Strutmasters.com, Coulter Motorsports Chevy team head to Long Pond, P.A. this week for the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards seventh stop on the 2012 schedule – the Pocono ARCA 200. Lofton, vying for the 2012 Rookie of the Year honors, has never laid eye on the 2.5-mile paved triangle track nestled in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania. He has spent countless hours studying race footage as well as talking with Coulter Motorsports teammate Joey Coulter about his past experiences. With the recent repaving project complete, few competitors have paced the new surface, allowing all previous advantages to disappear. Coming off yet another fantastic finish, second at Elko Speedway last weekend, ... FULL STORY »

Brad Keselowski, 2012 NSCS Pocono 400 presented by #NASCAR Race Preview

2012 NSCS Brad Keselowski in Car - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images No. 2 Miller Lite Dodge Charger News and Notes This Week’s Charger… The No. 2 Miller Lite Dodge Charger team will race chassis PRS-818 during Sunday’s Pocono 400 at Pocono Raceway. Brad Keselowski last drove this chassis to a ninth-place finish at ... FULL STORY »

High Speeds Highlight Test Session At Repaved Pocono

2012 NSCS No. 55 Aaron's Dream Machine Toyota Camry - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images for NASCAR Mark Martin Leads The Field On Day 1 Of Two-Day Test Session DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (June 6, 2012) – A new surface was on full display today at Pocono Raceway, where 36 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series cars were on track during ... FULL STORY »

Dave Blaney, 2012 NSCS Pocono 400 presented by #NASCAR Pre-Race Notes & Quotes

2012 NSCS Dave Blaney – Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images for NASCAR Tommy Baldwin Racing NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Advance: Pocono Raceway Race: Pocono 400 presented by #NASCAR NASCAR Sprint Cup Series: 14 of 36 Track: Pocono Raceway Track Length: 2.5 mile Date: June 10, 2012 Tommy Baldwin Racing (TBR) will compete in the Pocono 400 presented by #NASCAR this weekend with Dave Blaney ... FULL STORY »

Michael Waltrip Racing, 2012 NSCS Pocono 400 presented by #NASCAR Post-Day 1 Test Session Notes & Quotes

Michael Waltrip Racing Logo MWR POCONO RACEWAY TESTING REPORT – DAY ONE 6/6/2012  No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine Toyota driver Mark Martin – posted the fastest lap of the day (175.380 mph/51.317 seconds) No. 56 NAPA AUTO PARTS Toyota driver Martin Truex Jr. – eighth quickest (174.091 mph/51.697 ... FULL STORY »

2012 NSCS Pocono 400 presented by #NASCAR First Test Session Speeds

2012 NSCS Mark Martin - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images for NASCAR The NSCS teams took to the newly repaved Pocono Raceway Wednesday afternoon for their first (of three) Pocono 400 presented by #NASCAR test session. And, with a lap speed of 175.380 mph, it was Mark Martin on top of the ... FULL STORY »

RCR/ECR Engines to Honor Memory of Co-Worker

Tommy Lee "Sy" Earnhardt: 1948 -2012 WELCOME, N.C. (JUNE 6, 2012) - All six Richard Childress Racing entries in this weekend's NASCAR races at Pocono Raceway and Texas Motor Speedway will carry decals honoring the memory of long-time RCR/ECR Engines employee Tommy Lee "Sy" Earnhardt. Earnhardt, 63, passed away ... FULL STORY »



2012 NSCS Tony Stewart - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images for NASCAR
Tony Stewart – 1971 Meets 2012: Pocono Is the Great Unknown
Posted 06.06.12
KANNAPOLIS, N.C., (June 6, 2012) – In 1971, drivers and teams from the USAC Champ Car Series – a forerunner to what is now known as the IZOD IndyCar Series – headed to Pocono (Pa.) Raceway, a brand new track on the circuit, for the Schaefer 500. The participants headed to ...FULL STORY »
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SRT Motorsports (Dodge) Presents THE NUMBERS: Pocono 400 presented by #NASCAR
Posted 06.06.12
THE NUMBERS for the POCONO 400 Pocono Raceway (all 68 Sprint Cup races) 1 – fewest cautions (7/30/78) 2 – fewest on lead lap at finish (twice, most recent 6/6/82) 3 – fewest caution laps (7/30/78) 4 – races won from outside a top-20 starting position 4 – fewest leaders (twice, most recent 6/9/85) 4 – fewest ...FULL STORY »
Baxter Black
Pocono 400 Celebrating American Farmers
Posted 06.05.12
LONG POND, PA (6.6.12) Pocono Raceway will welcome RFD-TV personality, humorist Baxter Black to celebrate the American Farmer. From crop to beef producers, Baxter's humor chronicles the story of the American 'cowboy', their trials and tribulations. Fans can catch Baxter wandering the infield Sunday, June 10th, for the Pocono 400, ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Ryan Newman (Haas Automation/Stewart-Haas Racing) - Photo Credit: John Harrelson/Getty Images for NASCAR
Ryan Newman Looking Forward to Pocono’s New Challenges
Posted 06.05.12
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (June 5, 2012) – “Uncertainty and mystery are energies of life. Don't let them scare you unduly, for they keep boredom at bay and spark creativity.” – R. I. Fitzhenry For Ryan Newman and the rest of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series competitors, “uncertainty” could be the best way ...FULL STORY »
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Team Chevy, 2012 NSCS Pocono 400 presented by #NASCAR Pre-Race Notes & Quotes
Posted 06.05.12
TEAM CHEVY ADVANCE POCONO 400 PRESENTED BY #NASCAR POCONO RACEWAY LONG POND, PENNSYLVANIA JUNE 10, 2012 DID YOU KNOW? General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) on June 1, 2012 reported May sales of 245,256 vehicles in the United States, up 11 percent year over year and the highest monthly total in 33 months since August 2009 ...FULL STORY »
Jeff Burton In Car - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images
Jeff Burton, 2012 NSCS Pocono 400 presented by #NASCAR Race Preview
Posted 06.05.12
Jeff Burton No. 31 Armed Forces Foundation Chevrolet Event Preview Fact Sheet  This Weekend's Armed Forces Foundation Chevrolet at Pocono Raceway ... Jeff Burton will race chassis No. 385 from the Richard Childress Racing NASCAR Sprint Cup Series stable this weekend. This No. 31 Chevrolet, built new for the 2012 season, was ...FULL STORY »
2012 NSCS Kevin Harvick Rheem - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images for NASCAR
Kevin Harvick, 2012 NSCS Pocono 400 presented by #NASCAR Race Preview
Posted 06.05.12
Kevin Harvick No. 29 Rheem Chevrolet Event Preview Fact Sheet This Week's Rheem Chevrolet at Pocono Raceway ... Kevin Harvick will pilot Chassis No. 374 from the Richard Childress Racing NASCAR Sprint Cup Series stable. Built new for competition during the 2012 season, Harvick utilized this chassis at Auto Club Speedway in ...FULL STORY »
Paul Menard - Photo Credit: Geoff Burke/Getty Images for NASCAR
Paul Menard, 2012 NSCS Pocono 400 presented by #NASCAR Race Preview
Posted 06.05.12
Paul Menard No. 27 Sylvania/Menards Chevrolet Event Preview Fact Sheet  This Week's Sylvania/Menards Chevrolet at Pocono Raceway ... Paul Menard will pilot Chassis No. 384 from the Richard Childress Racing NASCAR Sprint Cup Series stable. This No. 27 Chevrolet was built new for 2012 competition and was last seen on track at ...FULL STORY »
Richard Childress Racing, 2012 NSCS Pocono 400 presented by #NASCAR Race Preview
Posted 06.05.12
Race: Pocono 400 Date: June 10, 2012 Location: Pocono Raceway Richard Childress Racing NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Race Notes: Richard Childress Racing at Pocono Raceway ... In 120 starts at Pocono Raceway, RCR team owner Richard Childress has two wins, both with Dale Earnhardt, who won on July 19, 1987 and July 18, 1993. Additionally, ...FULL STORY »


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