Tag Archive: Pocono Raceway

Aug 23

Power wins ABC Supply 500 at Pocono Raceway to tighten championship

Simon Pagenaud entered the ABC Supply 500 with a 58-point lead in the Verizon IndyCar Series championship over Will Power

Will PowerAs the Team Penske drivers leave Pocono Raceway this evening, the silver No. 12 Verizon Chevrolet of Power is much larger in the figurative rear view mirror. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 23

Pocono Raceway: Andretti Autosport race report

ABC Supply 500 at Pocono Raceway – What They’re Saying

Andretti Autosport logo After Sunday’s showers, the 500-mile race at Pocono Raceway was waved green just after noon today. Ryan Hunter-Reay showed the dominance of his car as he climbed through the field after starting last to lead 31 laps of the 200-lap race.

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Aug 11

Pocono Raceway announces INDYCAR extension through 2018

“The Tricky Triangle”

Pocono RacewayPocono Raceway, home to the next race on the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series schedule, will remain on the calendar through 2018, as announced today by track president and CEO Brandon Igdalsky. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 02

Buescher wins weather-shortened race at Pocono

Chris Buescher sat in his car on pit road, dreaming of the possibilities.

Chris BuescherNASCAR had just red-flagged Monday’s rain-delayed Pennsylvania 400 when a heavy fog settled over Pocono Raceway after 138 of a scheduled 160 laps, and Buescher was the unlikely race leader. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 05

Sprint Cup Pocono race postponed to Monday due to rain

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series’ Axalta ‘We Paint Winners’ 400 at Pocono Raceway has been postponed due to inclement weather

The race, originally scheduled for a 1 p.m. ET start time on Sunday, was delayed for weather initially. Equipped with 20 Air Titan dryers and 10 conventional jet dryers, NASCAR officials were prepared to dry the track, but were unable to find a dry window through persistent rain, fog and mist. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 27

Stefan Wilson honoring late brother’s memory with entry in 100th Indianapolis 500

Justin Wilson died in August 2015 from injuries sustained in an incident during the Verizon IndyCar Series

Stefan WilsonStefan Wilson will have a special co-pilot as he strives to qualify and race in the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil: his late brother Justin. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 16

FIA President Jean Todt says bringing canopies into motorsport to improve cockpit safety must be done carefully and to what is practical

Todt careful in safety canopy investigations

2015-06-07_1820 FIA President Jean Todt says bringing canopies into motorsport to improve cockpit safety needs to be looked at very carefully to understand what is practical. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 28

FIA forging ahead with Mercedes’ ‘halo’ canopy evaluation

“We are trying to first find something that does the job”

FIA cockpit fermé The FIA reveals it will continue evaluation on a series of cockpit safety solutions with a view to introducing elements from 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 26

FIA to study closed-cockpit concepts!

Charlie Whiting says motorsport’s governing body will look into further ways to improve driver safety

2015-06-06_1639The FIA will consider ways to improve driver safety in the wake of Justin Wilson’s death, including a revisiting of closed-cockpit concepts. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 25

Justin Wilson 1978-2015

Driver succumbs to injury sustained in Aug. 23 race

Justin Wilson

INDYCAR announced that driver Justin Wilson, who enjoyed success in multiple motorsports series during a two-decade professional career, died today from a head injury sustained in the Verizon IndyCar Series race Aug. 23 at Pocono Raceway. He was 37. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 23

Justin Wilson medical update

INDYCAR sends its thoughts and prayers to Justin, his family, and Andretti Autosport during this difficult time.

Justin WilsonINDYCAR driver Justin Wilson suffered a severe head injury during today’s event at Pocono Raceway. Wilson is currently in a coma and in critical condition while undergoing further evaluation at Lehigh Valley Health Network in Allentown, Pa. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 23

Hunter-Reay leads 1-2 American finish at Pocono Raceway ABC Supply 500

There were 12 different drivers to lead laps

Verizon IndyCar logo Ryan Hunter-Reay led a 1-2 American finish ahead of Josef Newgarden in the ABC Supply 500 at Pocono Raceway, and Juan Pablo Montoya’s third-place finish extended his championship points lead heading into the Verizon IndyCar Series season finale Aug. 30. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 09

Podium in Pocono for Matt Garwood

And new partnership for Garwood

Matt Garwood Racing 1 Matt Garwood is proud to celebrate a 3rd place finish in race 1 at Pocono Raceway with the addition of The Automotive Business School of Canada (ABSC) as a new partner. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 03

Kenseth wins at Pocono as Kyle Busch runs dry

Joe Gibbs Racing driver steals victory after leaders run out of fuel

Kenseth wins at Pocono as Kyle Busch runs dryMatt Kenseth, the unexpected winner of Sunday’s Windows 10 400 at Pocono Raceway, had to do a double take. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 02

NASCAR National Series News & Notes – Pocono Raceway

How sweep it was: Dale Earnhardt Jr. takes aim at Pocono after winning both its races last season

Dale Earnhardt - Pocono - photo © Todd Warshaw -NASCAR via Getty Images Last August, Dale Earnhardt Jr. celebrated with a broom in Victory Lane at Pocono Raceway after completing the season sweep with his second win of the year at the 2.5-mile track. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 29

Statistical Advance: Analyzing the GoBowling.com 400

There have been 73 NASCAR Sprint Cup races at Pocono Raceway

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series A look at some of the top statistical performers at Pocono Raceway in Pocono, Pennsylvania going into the GoBowling.com 400 on August 3. ESPN’s coverage begins at noon (ET). Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 03

Statistical Advance: Analyzing the Pocono 400

There have been 72 NASCAR Sprint Cup races at Pocono Raceway

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series A look at some of the top statistical performers at Pocono Raceway in Pocono, Pennsylvania going into the Pocono 400 on June 8. TNT’s coverage begins at noon (ET). Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 05

Kasey Kahne passes Gordon late to win at Pocono

Kahne picks up second victory of season in wreck-filled race

Pocono Raceway logoTaking advantage of a caution, Kasey Kahne buried his car into Turn 1 with two laps left and grabbed a win from Hendrick Motorsports teammate Jeff Gordon in Sunday’s GoBowling.com 400 at Pocono Raceway. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 29

Statistical Advance: Analyzing the GoBowling.com 400

There have been 71 NASCAR Sprint Cup races at Pocono Raceway

Pocono Raceway logoA look at some of the top statistical performers at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, Pennsylvania going into the GoBowling.com 400 on August 4 (1 p.m. ET, ESPN, Motor Racing Network Radio, SiriusXM Satellite Radio). Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 07

Barracuda Racing recovers from tough weekend at Pocono

“It’s no secret that we’ve been struggling with the car on ovals” – Tagliani

Barracuda Racing 98Alex Tagliani and his Barracuda Racing crew earned a seventeenth place finish Sunday afternoon at Pocono Raceway. Read the rest of this entry »

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