Articles tagged ‘Pocono Raceway’

Aug 01

2014 NSCS 400 Q&A with Denny Hamlin

2014 NSCS Driver Denny Hamlin (FedEx Office) - Photo Credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images DENNY HAMLIN, No. 11 FedEx Office Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing What is your reaction to the penalty on the No. 11 team? "It's a tough deal.  It's something that obviously affects our team, but there's obviously other opportunities as well for us to go out here and get our stuff going.  As an organization we were heading in the right direction so it kind of sucks because you lose a little bit of that momentum, but you also know that regardless of whether we had that or not we were still running pretty fast last week and would've finished in the same spot.  We're pretty confident that we'll get through it and by Chase time we'll be a contender." What do you think ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS 400 Q&A with Matt Kenseth

2014 NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth (Dollar General) - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images MATT KENSETH, No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing What is your mindset heading into Pocono this weekend? "I feel like we've been running better lately.  I feel like we have some momentum as far as how our cars are running ... FULL STORY »

2014 NCWTS Pocono Mountains 150 First Practice Session Speeds

2014 NASCAR Driver Kyle Larson - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images During the first NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) practice session Friday morning at Pocono Raceway, it was Kyle Larson - with a lap speed of 166.670mph - posting the fastest lap in the Pocono Mountains 150 session. Timothy Peters, with ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS 400 Q&A with Chad Knaus

2014 NSCS No. 48 Crew Chief Chad Knaus - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images CHAD KNAUS, CREW CHIEF, NO. 48 LOWE’S CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Pocono Raceway and discussed the addition of Greg Ives as crew chief for the No. 88 Chevrolet SS in 2015 and many other topics. TELL ... FULL STORY »

Denny Hamlin 2014 NSCS 400 Race Preview

Denny Hamlin (FedEx Office) - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images RACE INFO: Event: 400 Date/Time: August 3/1 p.m. ET 2013 winner: Kasey Kahne 2013 polesitter: Jimmie Johnson Distance: 160 laps/400 miles Track Length: 2.5 miles Banking: 14/8/6 degrees Track Shape: Triangle EXPRESS NOTES: Indianapolis Recap: Denny Hamlin finished third in Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Indianapolis. Hamlin and crew chief Darian Grubb gambled on an alternate ... FULL STORY »

Whitt to Pilot the No.26 Toyota of Scranton Toyota Camry at Pocono

2014 NSCS No. 26 Toyota of Scraton Toyota Camry STATESVILLE, N.C. (July 31, 2014) - The ownership and staff of the region's number one Toyota dealership, Toyota of Scranton announced today a breakthrough sponsorship of the No.26 Toyota Camry, driven by Sunoco Rookie of the Year contender Cole Whitt at ... FULL STORY »

Jamie McMurray, Kyle Larson 2014 NSCS 400 Race Previews

2014 NSCS Chip Ganassi Racing Drivers Jamie McMurray and Kyle Larson - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Advance Notes  RACE SETUP  Race: 400 – 160 laps/400 miles – #GoBowling400 Track: Pocono Raceway (2.5 mile tri-oval) – @poconoraceway Drivers: @jamiemcmurray, @KyleLarsonRacin Cars: No. 1 Bad Boy Buggies Chevrolet SS, No. 42 Target Chevrolet SS Television: Sunday, August ... FULL STORY »

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Goodyear Racing 2014 Iowa & Pocono NASCAR August Tire Fast Facts
Posted 07.30.14
GOODYEAR TIRE NOTESNASCAR Sprint Cup Series – Race No. 21 – 400NASCAR Camping World Truck Series -- Race No. 11 -- Pocono Mountains 150Pocono Raceway (2.5-mile triangle) – Long Pond, Pa.Fast Facts for August 1-3, 2014Tire: Goodyear Eagle Speedway RadialsSet limits: 5 sets for practice/qualifying and 9 sets for the ...FULL STORY »
Greg Biffle, driver of the #16 Ford - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Greg Biffle 2014 NSCS 400 Race Preview
Posted 07.30.14
Greg Biffle – Pocono  Advance Team: No. 16 3M Throwback Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Matt Puccia Primary Chassis: RK-890  Last ran Kentucky – finished 14th Backup Chassis: RK-879  Last ran Las Vegas – finished 22nd ADVANCE NOTES Biffle at Pocono o   Biffle has 23 Sprint Cup career starts at Pocono, with an average finish of 16.4. o   In 2010 he earned ...FULL STORY »
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National Anthem Singers, Pre-Race Entertainment and Grand Marshals Announced for 400 Weekend
Posted 07.30.14
Performances by Eric Lee Beddingfield and Lucy Angel LONG POND, PA (July 30, 2014) – Country recording artists Eric Lee Beddingfield and Lucy Angel will perform during the 400 race weekend at Pocono Raceway. NASCAR legend Richard Petty, on behalf of, will serve as Grand Marshal for the 400 ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Driver Justin Allgaier - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images
Justin Allgaier 2014 NSCS 400 Race Preview
Posted 07.30.14
Justin Allgaier No. 51 AccuDoc Solutions Chevrolet Pocono Raceway 400 | August 3, 2014 Tricky Triangle for the Second Time...Justin Allgaier will be making his second NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) start this weekend at Pocono Raceway (Pocono). His first NSCS start was earlier this season in June at the ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS No. 24 Crew Chief Alan Gustafson - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
2014 NSCS 400 Q&A with Crew Chief Alan Gustafson
Posted 07.30.14
ALAN GUSTAFSON, CREW CHIEF, NO. 24 AXALTA CHEVROLET SS, WAS THE GUEST OF THIS WEEK’S NASCAR TELECONFERENCE. THE MODERATOR:  Good morning, everyone.  We're joined today by Alan Gustafson, crew chief of the No. 24 Axalta Chevrolet for Hendrick Motorsports and driver Jeff Gordon in the Sprint Cup Series.  Alan led the 24 ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota NASCAR Tidbits – July 28 – August 3, 2014
Posted 07.30.14
ON A ROLL:  Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) drivers Kyle Busch (second), Denny Hamlin (third) and Matt Kenseth(fourth) all recorded top-five finishes last Sunday in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.  The last time three JGR Camrys finished together in the top-five was in September 2010 at Richmond International Raceway with Hamlin ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Kevin Harvick - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images
Kevin Harvick Searching for the Mobil 1 Mojo
Posted 07.30.14
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (July 30, 2014) – When Kevin Harvick’s No. 4 team for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR) unloads its Chevrolet SS for this Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 400 at Pocono (Pa.) Raceway, it will look a lot like the No. 14 Mobil 1 Chevrolet SS driven by teammate and three-time Sprint Cup ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Driver Martin Truex Jr (Furniture Row) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
It’s Pocono Time, a Buoyant Feeling for Truex Jr.
Posted 07.30.14
DENVER, Colo. (July 30, 2014) – A candid Martin Truex Jr. has said the first 20 races of 2014 have not gone the way the Furniture Row Racing team had anticipated. But the driver of the No. 78 Chevrolet has not given up. He feels the team is only a few ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Kurt Busch (Haas Automation) - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images
Kurt Busch – Stacked Deck at Pocono
Posted 07.29.14
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (July 29, 2014) – Kurt Busch, driver of the No. 41 Haas Automation Chevrolet SS for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR) is heading to Pocono (Pa.) Raceway this weekend looking for a pair of wins. Before he heads to the 2.5-mile triangle, Busch will make an appearance in Thursday night’s Pocono ...FULL STORY »

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