Articles tagged ‘Pocono Raceway’

Jul 30

Greg Biffle 2014 NSCS 400 Race Preview

Greg Biffle, driver of the #16 Ford - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images 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 his only victory at the “tricky triangle,” while his other stats include three top-five and six top-10 finishes. The Car o   Chassis RK-890 last raced at Kentucky where Biffle finished 14th. 3M Throwback Logo o   For the second year in a row 3M left it up to the fans to decide which historical 3M logo would appear on the hood for Pocono.  The winning logo is from 1942. Local Boys o   Three members of No. 16 3M team are ... FULL STORY »

National Anthem Singers, Pre-Race Entertainment and Grand Marshals Announced for 400 Weekend

Pocono Raceway Logo 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 ... FULL STORY »

Justin Allgaier 2014 NSCS 400 Race Preview

2014 NSCS Driver Justin Allgaier - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images 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 ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS 400 Q&A with Crew Chief Alan Gustafson

2014 NSCS No. 24 Crew Chief Alan Gustafson - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images 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 ... FULL STORY »

Toyota NASCAR Tidbits – July 28 – August 3, 2014

Toyota Racing Logo 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 ... FULL STORY »

Kevin Harvick Searching for the Mobil 1 Mojo

2014 NSCS Driver Kevin Harvick - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images 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 ... FULL STORY »

It’s Pocono Time, a Buoyant Feeling for Truex Jr.

2014 NSCS Driver Martin Truex Jr (Furniture Row) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images 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 ... 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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Chevrolet Looking for Five In a Row at Pocono
Posted 07.29.14
DETROIT - (July 29, 2014) – Coming off the heels of making history on hallowed ground at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Team Chevy looks to continue its winning ways at Pocono.  Last weekend, when Jeff Gordon took the checkered flag to win his fifth race at the Brickyard, he gave Chevrolet its 12th ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Danica Patrick (GoDaddy) - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images
Danica Patrick – Pocono II
Posted 07.29.14
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (July 29, 2014) – It is difficult to believe, but just two months ago the first Pocono (Pa.) Raceway NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race took place. And this week it’s time for part two with the 400 Sunday at the 2.5-mile triangle. Danica Patrick, driver of the No. ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr on track in the No. 17 Fifth Third Bank Ford Fusion - Photo Credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images
Ricky Stenhouse Jr 2014 NSCS 400 Race Preview
Posted 07.29.14
Ricky Stenhouse Jr – 400  Advance Team: No. 17 Fifth Third Bank Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Mike Kelley Primary Chassis: RK- 882 – last raced at Michigan– finished 27th. Backup Chassis: RK-888 - last raced at Bristol – finished second. ADVANCE NOTES Recap of Pocono o   On the final restart with 12 laps remaining, Stenhouse Jr. lined up in the 16th-position, ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Brian Vickers in car (Aaron's) - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images
Brian Vickers 2014 NSCS 400 Race Preview
Posted 07.29.14
CORNELIUS, N.C. — No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine driver Brian Vickers returns to Pocono Raceway this weekend  with just six races remaining before the start of the 2014 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. The Michael Waltrip Racing driver is 20th in the Chase standings just 27 points out of the 16th ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Carl Edwards (Fastenal) - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images
Carl Edwards 2014 NSCS 400 Race Preview
Posted 07.29.14
Carl Edwards – GOBOWLING.COM 400 Team: No. 99 Fastenal Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Jimmy Fennig Primary Chassis: RK-921 Backup Chassis: RK-904 Twitter: @RandyPR99 ADVANCE NOTES  Brickyard Recap o   After starting 18th Carl Edwards ran in the top-15 for most of the race and finished 15th on the historic 2.5-mile track and clinched a spot in the Chase for the Sprint Cup.  Edwards at Pocono o   Edwards has ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Clint Bowyer Climbs From His No. 15 RK Motors Charlotte Toyota Camry - Photo Credit: Matt Sullivan/Getty Images
Clint Bowyer – Looking to Find Turn 4
Posted 07.29.14
CORNELIUS, N.C. —  Pocono Raceway is unique in many ways, most prominently its lack of a fourth corner in the configuration of its race track. The Sprint Cup Series travels to the Pennsylvania track for the second and final time this season. At the circuit’s visit in June, Clint Bowyer was on ...FULL STORY »
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Almirola and No. 43 Team Eye Another History-Making Win in 400
Posted 07.29.14
Weekend Marks 40th Anniversary of Petty's Win in Inaugural Pocono Race Heading into the 40th anniversary of the weekend "The King" Richard Petty scored a win in the inaugural NASCAR race at Pocono Raceway, Aric Almirola and the No. 43 team look to make history once again. Thirty years to ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Marcos Ambrose (DeWALT) - Photo Credit: Scott Halleran/Getty Images
Ambrose Explains His Approach to Pocono
Posted 07.29.14
'A Specialist Track' For Marcos Ambrose and the No. 9 DEWALT Racing Ford team, winning one of the six remaining races is the team's focus over the month of August. A win will secure the team in The Chase allowing them to join their teammates in the championship battle. The team ...FULL STORY »

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