Articles tagged ‘Pocono Raceway’

Aug 02

2013 NCWTS Pocono Mountains 125 Final Practice Session Speeds

2013 NCWTS Driver Miguel Paludo - Photo Credit: John Harrelson/Getty Images In the only Pocono Mountains 125 practice session being held for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series teams at Pocono Raceway, it was Miguel Paludo, with a lap speed of 167.673 mph, at the top of the speed chart Friday morning. Ross Chastain, with a lap speed of 166.954 mph, was second quickest and was followed by 4 series Sunoco Rookie of the Year (ROTY) contenders - Jeb Burton (166.728 mph) German Quiroga (166.602 mph) Darrell Wallace, Jr. (166.079) and Ryan Blaney (165.954 mph) who were third, fourth, fifth and sixth quickest respectively. Rounding out the top-ten quickest in the "Happy Hour" (final) practice session were Todd Bodine (165.862 mph) who was seventh quickest, the defending series champion, James Buescher (165.773) eighth, ... FULL STORY »

Bobby Labonte 2013 NSCS 400 Race Preview

2013 NSCS Driver Boibby Labonte (Scott Products) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images BOBBY LABONTE NO. 47 SCOTT® PRODUCTS TOYOTA CAMRY POCONO RACEWAY PREVIEW Track: Pocono Raceway Event: 400 Date: Sunday, August 4, 2013 TV/Radio: ESPN / MRN Radio BOBBY LABONTE NOTES: Bobby Labonte has three victories at Pocono Raceway. He swept both races in 1999 and also ... FULL STORY »

Tony Stewart – Flat Track Attack

2013 NSCS No 14 GoDaddy Chevrolet SS KANNAPOLIS, N.C., (July 31, 2013) – To attack is to take action with purpose and vigor, and it perfectly describes Tony Stewart’s plan for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race Sunday at Pocono (Pa.) Raceway where he will pilot the No. 14 ... FULL STORY »

Jimmie Johnson – Flying High

2013 NSCS No. 48 Lowe's/Planes Chevrolet SS HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (July 31, 2013) – Jimmie Johnson and Team Lowe’s Racing have been flying high since their visit to Pocono (Pa.) Raceway in June. Johnson dominated that day, leading a race-high 128 laps on his way to winning from ... FULL STORY »

Clint Bowyer 2013 NSCS 400 Race Preview

2013 NSCS Clint Bowyer in Car - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images CORNELIUS, N.C. —  No. 15 Toyota Let’s Go Places Camry crew chief Brian Pattie is looking to see vast improvement from his team’s 15th-place finish in its last visit to Pocono Raceway. Pattie has high expectations for his team, but knows ... FULL STORY »

Greg Biffle 2013 NSCS 400 Race Preview

Greg Biffle - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images for NASCAR Greg Biffle – Pocono  Advance Team: No. 16 3M Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Matt Puccia Primary Chassis: RK-862  Brand new chassis Backup Chassis: RK-822  Last ran Martinsville – finished 9th                      ADVANCE NOTES ·        Biffle at Pocono o   Biffle has ... FULL STORY »

Toyota NASCAR Tidbits – July 29 – August 4, 2013

Toyota Racing Logo KYLE KISSES THE BRICKS: Camry driver Kyle Busch led all but eight laps in the NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway last Saturday to capture the checkered flag, marking the first NASCAR win for Toyota at the ... FULL STORY »

2013 NSCS Driver Kurt Busch - Photo Credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images
With Chase spot in sight, Busch happy to be in Pocono
Posted 07.31.13
DENVER, Colo. (July 31, 2013). It’s crunch time and Kurt Busch is excited the next Sprint Cup Series stop is at Pocono Raceway as the Furniture Row pilot continues his quest to become the first driver with a single-car team to make NASCAR’s Chase, the 12-driver, 10-race playoffs. With six races ...FULL STORY »
Denny Hamlin (FedEx Office) - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images
Denny Hamlin 2013 NSCS 400 Race Preview
Posted 07.31.13
RACE INFO: Event: 400 Date/Time: August 4/1 p.m. ET 2012 winner: Jeff Gordon 2012 polesitter: Juan Pablo Montoya Distance: 160 laps/400 miles Track Length: 2.5 miles Banking: 14/8/6 degrees Track Shape: Triangle EXPRESS NOTES: Indianapolis Recap: Denny Hamlin piloted the #11 FedEx Express Toyota to an 18th place finish in Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at the famed ...FULL STORY »
Jamie McMurray & Juan Pablo Montoya - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Denny Hamlin 2013 NSCS 400 Race Preview
Posted 07.31.13
Earnhardt Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Advance Notes RACE SETUP Race: 400 Drivers: @jamiemcmurray @jpmontoya Cars: No. 1 Cessna Chevrolet SS, No. 42 Target Chevrolet SS Track: Pocono Raceway TV: ESPN (1:00pm ET) Social: @EGRTeams #TeamGanassi I BET YOU DIDN’T KNOW THAT Target House: Target Chip Ganassi Racing drivers Juan Pablo Montoya, Scott Dixon and Dario Franchitti will stop by Target House and St. Jude’s ...FULL STORY »
Mark Martin, driver of the No. 55 Aaron's Dream Machine Toyota returns to the garage - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images for NASCAR
Mark Martin 2013 NSCS 400 Race Preview
Posted 07.31.13
CORNELIUS, N.C. — Last week’s race at Indianapolis and this weekend’s race at Pocono are more than just a test of drivers and their race cars. The 2.5-mile tracks with their long straight-aways are also challenges for each team’s spotters— the men high above the track in radio communication with their ...FULL STORY »
2013 NSCS Driver Ryan Newman - Photo Credit: John Harrelson/Getty Images
Ryan Newman – Back in the Hunt
Posted 07.31.13
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (July 30, 2013) – It couldn’t have come at a better time. Not only did Ryan Newman earn his first win of the 2013 season from the pole Sunday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in his native Indiana, it also came at a most critical time for the driver of ...FULL STORY »
2013 NSCS Danica Patrick Garage
Danica Patrick – Who is this Guy?
Posted 07.30.13
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (July 30, 2013) – Walking through the garage this weekend at Pocono (Pa.) Raceway, Danica Patrick will spot another driver in a GoDaddy firesuit. And it won’t be because GoDaddy IZOD IndyCar Series driver James Hinchcliffe took a wrong turn on his way to the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Driver Carl Edwards - Photo Credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images
Carl Edwards 2013 NSCS 400 Race Preview
Posted 07.30.13
Carl Edwards – GOBOWLING.COM 400 Team: No. 99 Fastenal Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Jimmy Fennig Primary Chassis: RK- 808 last ran at Pocono Backup Chassis: RK – 826 backup for Indianapolis ADVANCE NOTES Carl Edwards… enters the weekend third in the series points’ standings.  This season, Edwards has one win, six top-five, ten top-10 finishes and one pole.  ·         Edwards at Pocono… In ...FULL STORY »
Ricky Stenhouse Jr., driver of the #17 Zest Ford, stands in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series STP 400 at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas. - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Ricky Stenhouse Jr 2013 NSCS 400 Race Preview
Posted 07.30.13
Ricky Stenhouse Jr –  400  Advance Team: No. 17 Zest Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Scott Graves Primary Chassis: RK- 832 – last raced at Pocono- finished 26th. Backup Chassis: RK-811 - raced numerous times by No. 99 in 2012. ADVANCE NOTES ·         Stenhouse Jr. at Pocono Raceway o   Stenhouse has two ARCA starts at Pocono Raceway including one win in 2008. o   Stenhouse ...FULL STORY »
2013 NSCS Driver Jeff Burton - Photo Credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images
Jeff Burton 2013 NSCS 400 Race Preview
Posted 07.30.13
Jeff Burton No. 31 FXI Gutter Clear365 Chevrolet SS Event Preview Fact Sheet This Weekend's No. 31 FXI Gutter Clear365 Chevrolet at Pocono Raceway ... Jeff Burton will race chassis No. 416 this weekend at Pocono Raceway. This No. 31 Chevrolet has been utilized four times this season at Auto Club Speedway, Texas Motor ...FULL STORY »

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