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  • • 2-Headed Monster: Has Ryan Blaney’s Career Been a Disappointment?
    Ryan Blaney is one of the most popular drivers in NASCAR. His modest personality helps him on and off the track, and after his first career victory at Pocono Raceway in 2017, everything looked to be lining up perfectly for Blaney to take NASCAR by storm. That has yet to happen. Since joining the Team … The post 2-Headed Monster: Has Ryan Blaney’s Career Been a Disappointment? appeared ...2020
  • • NASCAR: Daytona may not ‘matter’, but it still matters
    A total of 13 drivers have already secured their spots in the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series playoffs, with a 14th basically needing to just show up to the regular season finale to do so. But even for those drivers, Saturday’s race at Daytona International Speedway still matters. Following a third place finish at Pocono Raceway […] NASCAR: Daytona may not ‘matter’, but it still mat...2020
  • • NASCAR: Aric Almirola has officially achieved his goal
    In late June, Aric Almirola said his goal was to make the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series regular season finale at Daytona International Speedway “not matter”. He has done just that. Following a NASCAR Cup Series doubleheader race weekend at Pocono Raceway in late June that saw him record two top five finishes to extend his […] NASCAR: Aric Almirola has officially achieved his goal - Beyo...2020
  • • Entry List: 2020 General Tire 100
    The ARCA Menards Series take a trip down to the Sunshine State for the General Tire 100 at Daytona International Speedway’s road course on Friday, Aug. 14. There are 22 cars entered for the event, meaning all will race, barring any entry list changes. Pocono Raceway CEO Nick Igdalsky will make his first ARCA start … The post Entry List: 2020 General Tire 100 appeared first on Frontstre...2020
  • • NASCAR Stat Sheet: Six-Minute Caution Laps On Road Courses The Wrong Type Of Record
    For the second time this season, NASCAR instituted a doubleheader weekend for the Cup Series, this time at Michigan International Speedway. In those four races, Kevin Harvick has been absolutely dominant, winning there and at Pocono Raceway back in June. At 44 years old, deep into his 20th full-time season, the 2014 Cup champion is … The post NASCAR Stat Sheet: Six-Minute Caution Laps On Roa...2020
  • • Truckin’ Thursdays: Four Drivers Poised to Win this Season
    Sheldon Creed‘s victory in the rain-shortened Buckle Up in Your Truck 225 at Kentucky Speedway was his first win in the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series. He joined Brandon Jones, who won at Pocono Raceway, as the two first-time winners this Truck Series season. After seven races in 2020, Creed and Grant Enfinger … The post Truckin’ Thursdays: Four Drivers Poised to Wi...2020
  • • The Action Network: Best bets for Sunday's Kentucky race
    The Action Network specializes in providing sports betting insights/analytics and is a content partner with NASCAR. Check out more NASCAR betting analysis here. After visiting two flatter 2.5-mile tracks in Pocono Raceway and Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the NASCAR Cup Series is back at the 1.5-mile Kentucky Speedway. Kentucky is smooth and produces very little tire […]...2020
  • • NASCAR: Natalie Decker set to return at Kentucky
    Natalie Decker is set to return to action in Saturday’s NASCAR Truck Series at Kentucky Speedway after missing the race at Pocono Raceway. Natalie Decker signed with Niece Motorsports ahead of the 2020 NASCAR Truck Series season following a partial season with DGR-Crosley last year, and she was slated to compete in nine races. She […] NASCAR: Natalie Decker set to return at Kentucky - ...2020
  • • The Underdog House: Brick by Brick, McDowell, Front Row Motorsports Continue to Improve
    Top Dog Front Row Motorsports has taken some major steps toward becoming a more competitive team, and this season is showcasing the results of that effort. Michael McDowell rebounded from a last-place finish at Pocono Raceway to earn seventh at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday (July 5). It was his second top 10 in the … The post The Underdog House: Brick by Brick, McDowell, Front Row Mo...2020
  • • Column: Jimmie Johnson finds voice during last NASCAR season
    Jimmie Johnson stood alone on the track at Pocono Raceway, empty grandstands in front of him, a ghost town of a garage behind him. This final full-time season in NASCAR for the seven-time champion has hardly been the sendoff tour anyone imagined. Jeff Gordon, Tony Stewart and Dale Earnhardt Jr. were feted at nearly every track in their retirement seasons with gifts, special mentions and rousing ...2020

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Pocono Raceway injury and suspension

  • • Natalie Decker Hospitalized, Bayley Currey to Substitute at Pocono
    NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series driver Natalie Decker will miss Saturday’s Pocono Organics 150 at Pocono Raceway after suffering from bile duct complications in relation to her previous surgical removal of her gallbladder. Decker has been hospitalized since Tuesday (June 23) to receive treatment for her medical issues. Her official medical condition is … The post Natalie D...2020
  • • Pocono Raceway Will Host NASCAR Without Fans
    The Governor of Pennsylvania has given the green light for NASCAR to host events at Pocono Raceway. While fans will be barred from attending any NASCAR events for the foreseeable future, Gov. Tom Wolf has removed the temporary suspension of congregate activities as the area around the Pocono circuit moves to reopen in wake of … The post Pocono Raceway Will Host NASCAR Without Fans appeared f...2020
  • • Wickens aims to shed wheelchair and race again
    After suffering a spinal cord injury last August in a crash at Pocono Raceway, Robert Wickens doesn't know if or when he will be out of a wheelchair, but said his goal is to return to racing at some point in the future....2019
  • • IndyCar driver Wickens hopeful of walking again
    A night after confirming his August crash at Pocono Raceway resulted in paralysis from the chest down, IndyCar driver Robert Wickens said Friday via Twitter that his spinal cord injury was "incomplete" and he's hopeful of eventually walking again....2018
  • • Wickens vows to return to IndyCar after crash
    IndyCar driver Robert Wickens has vowed to return to a race car following injuries in a crash at Pocono Raceway....2018
  • • Family: Wickens broke neck, spinal cord in crash
    IndyCar driver Robert Wickens suffered nine specific injuries, including fractures to his spinal cord and neck, in his horrific crash at Pocono Raceway last month....2018
  • • Wickens to undergo another surgery in Indiana
    IndyCar driver Robert Wickens has been transferred to a hospital in Indianapolis to continue treatment for injuries suffered in a crash at Pocono Raceway....2018
  • • Wickens Recovering From Back Surgery
    By John Sturbin | Senior Writer RacinToday.com Verizon IndyCar Series driver Robert Wickens is recovering from surgery at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest in Allentown, Pa., to stabilize a thoracic spinal fracture associated with a spinal cord injury sustained during the INDYCAR event at Pocono Raceway on Sunday. Titanium rods and screws successfully were placed in Wickens’ spine duri...2018
  • • Surgery Scheduled For Wickens’ Spine Injury
    By John Sturbin/Senior Writer RacinToday.com Verizon IndyCar Series driver Robert Wickens, injured in a violent multiple-car crash at Pocono Raceway Sunday, was scheduled to undergo surgery Monday evening in a Pennsylvania hospital for a spinal injury. Wickens continues to be treated at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest in Allentown, Pa., following injuries sustained during the ABC Supply 500 on ...2018
  • • 'Orthopedic injuries' hospitalize IndyCar's Wickens
    IndyCar Series rookie Robert Wickens was hospitalized and being evaluated for "orthopedic injuries" Sunday night after his car went airborne and into the Pocono Raceway catch fence after a crash on the seventh lap....2018

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Pocono Raceway trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • Gragson Rebounds to Finish Fourth at Michigan
    One race after being sidelined at Pocono Raceway, Noah Gragson rebounds with a top-five at Michigan International Speedway. The second-year NASCAR Champing World Truck Series driver was up front throughout the Corrigan Oil 200. In the run to the finish, Gragson’s No. 18 Safelite Auto Glass Toyota Tundra battled teammate Todd Gilliland, Johnny Sauter, and eventual race winner Brett Moffitt for the ...2018
  • • NASCAR Cup: Darrell Waltrip thinks of death in Pocono crash
    As Darrell Wallace Jr.’s No. 43 Richard Petty Motorsports Chevrolet headed toward a retaining wall, head-on, during the Gander Outdoors 400 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, Pa., on July 29, the driver wondered if he was about to die. “I didn’t know if I was going to die or not,” Wallace said as a substitute guest host of Ryan Blaney’s “Glass Case of Emotion” po...2018
  • • NASCAR Cup: power rankings after Pocono Raceway
    Kyle Busch’s drive from the back to the front at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, Pa., on July 29 in the Gander Outdoors 400 resulted in the driver’s sixth win of the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season, tying him with Kevin Harvick on the season’s wins list. It also moved him past Harvick in this week’s AutoRacingDaily.com power rankings. Another Busch stat worth noting, Busch’s win at Pocon...2018
  • • NASCAR Cup: Richard Petty Motorsports keeps Darrell Wallace Jr. around beyond 2018
    Darrell Wallace Jr. will continue as driver of the iconic No. 43 Richard Petty Motorsports entry beyond the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, RPM co-owner Richard Petty revealed July 28 at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, Pa., ahead of the July 29 running of the Gander Outdoors 400 at the track. According to Petty, the team picked up a multi-year option on Wallace’s contract. “We have faith in Bu...2018
  • • Kyle Busch wins for sixth time of the season at Pocono
    After failing post-qualifying inspection many of NASCAR’s top drivers made their way to solid and in some cases great finishes in the Gander Outdoors 400 at Pocono Raceway. That included race winner #18 Kyle Busch, who started 28th on the grid, and took advantage in the final stage to win his sixth race of the season. Stage One: Daniel Suarez sat on the pole after Kevin Harvick and Kyle Busch’s qu...2018
  • • Darrell Wallace Jr on board with Richard Petty Motorsports
    LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Bubba and the King are sticking together. Richard Petty Motorsports has signed rookie driver Darrell Wallace Jr. to a two-year contract extension through 2020. More commonly known by his childhood nickname “Bubba,” Wallace was second in the Daytona 500 for the highest finish for a black driver in the race. “We like a little bit of what he’s doing so I think we’re going to hir...2018
  • Bubba Wallace signs multiyear extension with Richard Petty Motorsports
    • Bubba Wallace signs multiyear extension with Richard Petty Motorsports
    Bubba Wallace and Richard Petty address the media center at Pocono Raceway to announce a multiyear contract extension....2018
  • • JTG Daugherty signs Chris Buescher to contract extension
    BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — JTG Daugherty Racing has signed Chris Buescher to a multiyear contract extension to drive the No. 37 Chevrolet. Buescher began as a development driver with Roush Fenway Racing. He competed in the ARCA Racing Series for five years, won the ARCA Championship in 2012 and moved to the Xfinity Series in 2014. He won the series title in 2015. JTG Daugherty Racing announced the deal...2017
  • • Keselowski Ready for the Future
    With the announcement of a contract extension at Team Penske now behind him, Brad Keselowski sets his sights on the future starting with Sunday's Overton's 400 at Pocono Raceway....2017

Pocono Raceway stats

  • • Pocono 101: TV times, key statistics, revised procedures and more
    The NASCAR Cup Series is set for its first doubleheader and trip to Pocono Raceway this season. Pennsylvania's "Tricky Triangle" will play host to Saturday's Pocono Organics 325 in partnership with Rodale Institute (3:30 p.m. ET, FOX, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) and Sunday's Pocono 350 (4 p.m. ET, FS1, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). This weekend […]...2020
  • • Pocono Fantasy Racing Preview
    Detailed driver notes and statistics to help set your fantasy racing lineup for Sunday's Overton's 400 at Pocono Raceway....2017
  • • Riley Herbst scores first career win in ARCA race at Pocono
    Riley Herbst put on a clinic to score his first ARCA win Friday evening at Pocono Raceway....2017
  • • NASCAR at Pocono: Vegas odds, key stats, prediction, sleepers, fantasy drivers to watch
    Betting favorites and fantasy sleepers for Sunday's Axalta presents the Pocono 400 at Pocono Raceway....2017
  • • Pocono Fantasy Racing Preview
    Detailed driver notes and statistics to help set your fantasy racing lineup for Sunday's Axalta presents the Pocono 400 at Pocono Raceway....2017

Pocono Raceway kids, wife/husband, girlfriend/boyfriend, father/mother

  • • Obituary: Pocono Raceway co-founder Dr. Rose Mattioli - 1927-2020
    Dr. Rose Mattioli, co-founder of Pocono Raceway and matriarch of the Mattioli family that still owns and operates the track, died on Monday at the age of 92...2020
  • • Dr. Rose Mattioli, co-founder of Pocono Raceway, dies at 92
    Dr. Rose and her late husband Dr. Joseph ‘Doc’ Mattioli co-founded Pocono in 1968, which remains a family-owned-and-operated business. Dr. Rose and Doc worked side-by-side and, through their tireless passion and commitment, became one of the most admired and loved families in motorsports.Dr. Rose’s death came one day after Pocono completed the first doubleheader weekend in the NASCAR Cup ...Keep r...2020
  • • IndyCar's Wickens breathing on own, able to talk
    IndyCar driver Robert Wickens was breathing without medical assistance and began speaking with his family Saturday for the first time since his harrowing wreck at Pocono Raceway....2018
  • • The France dynasty to sell its entire stake in NASCAR?
    LONG POND, PA – JULY 29: Daniel Suarez, driver of the #19 Stanley Toyota, and Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 FedEx Express Toyota, lead the field to the green flag to start the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Gander Outdoors 400 at Pocono Raceway on July 29, 2018 in Long Pond, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images) SUBMITTED ARTICLE On Wednesday, July 26, NASCAR Chairman Brian Fran...2018
  • • WATCH: Radioactive: Pocono - "These kids drive like such (expletive)!" | NASCAR RACE HUB
    Check out all the best scanner audio from the Pocono 400 at Pocono Raceway....2018

Top Pocono Raceway news

  • • Pocono Raceway to hold Cup qualifying and July race on same day
    The Pennsylvania 400 will have MENCS qualifying and the race on the same day this year....2017
  • • Pocono Raceway introduces rain postponement refund policy
    Race fans at Pocono will now be reimbursed if a race is postponed....2016
  • • NASCAR: Denny Hamlin misses fans yelling ‘F U’, ‘You suck!’
    After winning at Pocono Raceway, Denny Hamlin admitted that he misses hearing shouts of “F U” and “You suck!” from fans after winning NASCAR Cup Series races. After Joe Gibbs Racing’s Denny Hamlin secured his series-leading fourth victory of the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season at Pocono Raceway, where he is now tied with four-time […] NASCAR: Denny Hamlin misses f...2020
  • • NASCAR: Pocono starting lineup – Aric Almirola on pole
    Now back in the top 12 in the standings, Aric Almirola drew the pole position for Saturday’s Pocono Organics 325 NASCAR Cup Series race at Pocono Raceway. Stewart-Haas Racing’s Aric Almirola put himself back in the top 12 in the NASCAR Cup Series championship standings following his third place finish in this past Monday’s race […] NASCAR: Pocono starting lineup – Ari...2020
  • • NASCAR: Natalie Decker hospitalized, to miss Pocono race
    NASCAR Truck Series driver Natalie Decker has been hospitalized and will not be competing in Saturday’s race at Pocono Raceway. After running a part-time schedule for DGR-Crosley in the 2019 NASCAR Truck Series season, Natalie Decker signed with Niece Motorsports to drive part-time throughout the 2020 season as well. One of the nine races which […] NASCAR: Natalie Decker hospitalized, ...2020
  • • NASCAR: Denny Hamlin, Kevin Harvick swap places as Hamlin wins
    Denny Hamlin tied Jeff Gordon with the most NASCAR Cup Series wins, six, at Pocono Raceway by winning Sunday’s Pocono 350. One day after finishing in second place at Pocono Raceway behind Stewart-Haas Racing’s Kevin Harvick as Harvick secured his first NASCAR Cup Series victory in his 39th attempt at the track, Joe Gibbs Racing’s […] NASCAR: Denny Hamlin, Kevin Harvick swap...2020
  • • NASCAR: Aric Almirola has officially achieved his goal
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  • • NASCAR: Pocono a sign of things to come?
    The first ever NASCAR Cup Series doubleheader is scheduled to take place this weekend at Pocono Raceway. Is this a sign of things to come? When the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series schedule was announced back in March of 2019, it was announced with the same tracks which had been on the schedule in many recent […] NASCAR: Pocono a sign of things to come? - Beyond the Flag - Beyond the Flag - Your #1 De...2020
  • • Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s race ends at Pocono after rookie mistake — blown transmission
    Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s disappointing final season continued Sunday at Pocono Raceway....2017
  • • NASCAR at Pocono live race updates, results, highlights for Sunday's Pocono 350
    Sporting News is tracking live race updates and lap-by-lap highlights from Sunday's NASCAR race at Pocono Raceway. Follow here for complete results from the Pocono 350....2020

Pocono Raceway fantasy rankings and news

  • • Daily Fantasy NASCAR DraftKings Forecast: Pocono Organics 325
    Two races in one weekend? Yep! Time to set your daily fantasy NASCAR lineups! NASCAR loved Pocono Raceway so much that they decided to have a Cup Series double-feature at the triangular-shaped track. The Pocono Organics 325 is set to run on Saturday, June 27 at 3:30 p.m. ET and will air on FOX. Sunday’s … The post Daily Fantasy NASCAR DraftKings Forecast: Pocono Organics 325 appeared f...2020
  • • NASCAR at Pocono: Vegas odds, fantasy advice, prediction, sleepers, drivers to watch for Gander Outdoors 400
    Martin Truex Jr. will attempt to become the first driver since Dale Earnhardt Jr. in 2014 to sweep the season's two events at Pocono Raceway...2018
  • NASCAR at Pocono: Odds, fantasy advice, prediction, sleepers, drivers to watch
    • NASCAR at Pocono: Odds, fantasy advice, prediction, sleepers, drivers to watch
    Kyle Busch is looking to go back to back after winning the second race at Pocono Raceway in 2017....2018
  • • Pocono Fantasy Racing Preview
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  • • NASCAR at Pocono: Vegas odds, key stats, prediction, sleepers, fantasy drivers to watch
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  • • Pocono Fantasy Racing Preview
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Pocono Raceway schedule, game

  • • NASCAR: Daytona may not ‘matter’, but it still matters
    2020
  • • NASCAR: A sense of normalcy returns — somewhat
    The NASCAR Cup Series is set for somewhat of a return to normalcy following this past race weekend doubleheader at Pocono Raceway. NASCAR returned to action on Sunday, May 17 at Darlington Raceway following an unexpected 10-week hiatus caused by the coronavirus pandemic, and the schedule has been packed ever since. In less than a […] NASCAR: A sense of normalcy returns — somewhat - Beyond th...2020
  • • Kurt Busch leads every lap to win Stage 1 at Pocono Raceway
    Kurt Busch won Stage 1 in the second NASCAR Cup Series race of a Pocono Raceway doubleheader, leading all 30 laps in the opening portion. The driver of the No. 1 Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet was supposed to fire off from third starting position but instead began on the front row. Polesitter Ryan Preece had […]...2020
  • • Rain places Cup Series race at Pocono on hold
    Sunday's NASCAR Cup Series race at Pocono Raceway has been placed on hold because of rain. The Pocono 350 (FS1, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) was halted with just six of a scheduled 140 laps complete. Kurt Busch's Chip Ganassi Racing No. 1 Chevrolet led every lap before a rain shower prompted the day's first caution […]...2020
  • • Official Cup Series starting lineup for Sunday's Pocono 350
    Based on the finishing results from Saturday's NASCAR Cup Series race at Pocono Raceway, the official starting lineup is set for Sunday's Pocono 350 (4 p.m. ET, FS1, MRN, SiriusXM), the second race of a weekend doubleheader at the 2.5-mile Pennsylvania venue. RELATED: Official Pocono-1 results | Pocono weekend schedule The starting lineup for Sunday's […]...2020
  • • Brandon Jones Wins Wreck-Filled Truck Race at Pocono
    In the first race of a tripleheader at Pocono Raceway, Brandon Jones scored his first career NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series victory while driving for Kyle Busch Motorsports. The race, originally scheduled for Saturday but postponed due to rain, started just after 9:30 ET on Sunday morning and was an immediate demolition derby. … The post Brandon Jones Wins Wreck-Filled Truck Ra...2020
  • • What channel is NASCAR on today? TV schedule, start time for Sunday Pocono race
    Here's a complete guide to watching Sunday's NASCAR race at Pocono Raceway, the second of a doubleheader, including the TV channel and start time....2020
  • • What time does the NASCAR race start today? Schedule, TV channel for Sunday Pocono race
    NASCAR continues its modified 2020 schedule today with another race at Pocono Raceway, the second in a doubleheader. Here's everything to know about Sunday's race, including the start time and TV channel....2020
  • • NASCAR: Pocono starting lineup – Ryan Preece takes pole
    Ryan Preece took the pole position for the Pocono 350 NASCAR Cup Series race at Pocono Raceway with his 20th place finish in Saturday’s race at the track. By finishing in 20th place in Saturday afternoon’s Pocono Organics 325 NASCAR Cup Series race at Pocono Raceway behind the wheel of his #37 Chevrolet, JTG Daugherty […] NASCAR: Pocono starting lineup – Ryan Preece takes p...2020
  • • Daily Fantasy NASCAR DraftKings Forecast: Pocono Organics 325
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Pocono Raceway rumors, scandals

  • • Fire on Fridays: Would Denny Hamlin Consider Going to Hendrick Motorsports?
    One little boat ride can cause a whole lot of speculation. This past weekend, Denny Hamlin was blazing fast at Pocono Raceway like always, but he was also hitting high speeds out on the waters with Rick Hendrick and Jeff Gordon, who also owns a stake in Hendrick Motorsports. Hamlin said he was nervous riding … The post Fire on Fridays: Would Denny Hamlin Consider Going to Hendrick Motorsport...2020
  • • Social media buzz from Friday at Pocono Raceway
    The Monster Energy Series garage is buzzing on a busy Friday at Pocono Raceway....2017

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