Tag Archive: Pocono Raceway

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 »

Jul 06

Crash puts Tagliani to rear of field at Pocono

The Barracuda Racing team will work hard

Tag at LB KARBONAfter a successful test on Thursday and solid morning practice on Saturday, Alex Tagliani made contact with the wall during his qualifying attempt at Pocono Raceway. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 03

Barracuda Racing Pocono 400 preview

“Hopefully we can get our season back underway” – Tagliani

Pocono Raceway logo“I’m really excited to race at Pocono Raceway. I’ve heard a lot about the track – that it’s obviously very unique and challenging, with different corners and different banking.” Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 03

Statistical Advance: Analyzing the Party In The Poconos 400

There have been 70 NASCAR Sprint Cup races at Pocono Raceway

Pocono Raceway logoA look at some of the top statistical performers at Pocono Raceway in Pocono, Pennsylvania going into the Party In The Poconos 400 on June 9.

 

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Aug 08

NASCAR National Series News and Notes + Fast Facts

Gordon goes from chase purgatory to ‘Wild Card’ potential

NASCAR logo2012-02-26_0048So who’s got the golden horseshow now? That would be Jeff Gordon, who went from Chase purgatory to provisional “wild card” qualifier in the blink of an eye last Sunday at Pocono Raceway.

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Jul 31

Statistical Advance: Analyzing the Pennsylvania 400

There have been 69 NASCAR Sprint Cup races at Pocono Raceway

Pocono Raceway logoPennsylvania 400 - August 3-5, 2012 at Pocono RacewayA look at some of the top statistical performers at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, Pennsylvania going into the Pennsylvania 400 on August 5.

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Jun 08

Drivers anticipating excitement Sunday at repaved Pocono

Fast laps surpassed during each test session

Pocono Raceway logoNASCAR logoSpeed – and plenty of it – was the buzz word at Pocono Raceway during the second of two days of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series testing at the newly-paved 2.5-mile triangular-shaped track as teams prepare for Sunday’s Pocono 400 Presented by #NASCAR. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 04

Statistical Advance: Analyzing the Pocono 400

Opened in 1968 as a three-quarter-mile track, Pocono Raceway held the first race on the 2.5-mile track in 1971

Pocono Raceway logoNASCAR logoA look at some of the top statistical performers at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, Pennsylvania going into the Pocono 400 presented by #NASCAR on June 10.

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Jun 14

NASCAR Canadian Tire Series television package announced

Pair of aired same day events highlight schedule

Nascar Canadian Tire Series2011-06-05_0477Coming off a record-setting viewership audience in 2010, TSN again will be the television home to the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series. It is the fifth consecutive season for TSN, Canada’s sports broadcast leader, to televise series events. Read the rest of this entry »

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