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UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 17, 2019

Josef Newgarden gets Pocono pole after rain wipes out qualifying

IndyCar points leader Josef Newgarden will start on the pole at Pocono Raceway after rain washed out qualifying. The field has been set on points: Alexander Rossi starts second, followed …


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 16, 2019

IndyCar at Pocono Raceway faces uncertain future

IndyCar and Pocono Raceway could be headed toward another split. The track has no deal for the open-wheel series to return for an eighth straight year in 2020, and another …


Cole Custer tops Tyler Reddick in OT to win Xfinity race at Pocono

Cole Custer slipped past Tyler Reddick in the final turn and held in to win the Xfinty Series race in overtime at Pocono Raceway. Custer won this third race of …


UPDATED: Sat., June 1, 2019

William Byron tops 173 mph and hits fast lap to win pole at Pocono

William Byron turned a lap of more than 173 mph to win the pole at Pocono Raceway. Byron won his second straight pole in the No. 24 Chevrolet, following up …


UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 18, 2018

Scott Dixon qualifies 13th for Pocono race

Days after signing a contract extension with Chip Ganassi Racing, Scott Dixon had one of his worst qualifying performances of the IndyCar season. The series leader starts 13th at Pocono …


Suarez becomes first Mexican driver to win NASCAR Cup pole

Daniel Suarez made NASCAR history when he became the first Mexican driver to win a pole in the elite Cup series.


Martin Truex Jr. pulls away on final restart to win at Pocono Raceway

Martin Truex Jr. pulled away off a restart with seven laps left to win the NASCAR Cup race at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, Pennsylvania, on Sunday and thrust himself …


UPDATED: Sat., June 2, 2018

Kyle Busch dominates again to win Xfinity Series race at Pocono

Kyle Busch overcame a penalty that dropped him to the rear of the field to win the Xfinity Series race at Pocono Raceway for his 189th career NASCAR victory. Busch …


UPDATED: Sat., June 2, 2018

Kyle Busch has few mountains left to climb in NASCAR career

Kyle Busch is on course for a career year. His four wins are four shy of matching his career best in 2008, and he has three poles and eight top-five …


UPDATED: Fri., June 1, 2018

Ryan Blaney goes for Pocono repeat with pole effort in qualifying

Ryan Blaney was tops again at the site of his lone NASCAR Cup victory, turning a lap of 176.897 mph to win the pole at Pocono Raceway. Blaney won his …


NASCAR’s young drivers struggle to find victory lane

NASCAR is still much a veteran driver’s game. Ryan Blaney’s win for the Wood Brothers last June at Pocono Raceway marked the last time a driver won his first career …


Will Power holds off Penske teammate Josef Newgarden to win at Pocono

Will Power held off Team Penske teammate Josef Newgarden on Sunday to win the IndyCar race at Pocono Raceway for the second straight year.


Indianapolis 500 champion Takuma Sato wins Pocono pole

Indianapolis 500 champion Takuma Sato posted an average of 219.639 mph to win the pole for the IndyCar race at Pocono Raceway. Simon Pagenaud joins Sato on the front row. …


UPDATED: Sat., June 10, 2017

Cup stars call the shots in NASCAR Xfinity race

Looking for a new spin on the standard telecast, Fox used eight active NASCAR Cup drivers to provide insight – from the studio to the booth to the pits – …


Rain King: Buescher hopes he can reign again at Pocono

Chris Buescher was one of the biggest surprise winners in the NASCAR Cup series when he took the checkered flag in a rain-shortened race last year at Pocono Raceway. Buescher …


Darrell Wallace Jr. seeks veteran advice before milestone 1st start

Darrell Wallace Jr. was chased by autograph seekers in the Pocono garage Friday, all wanting a memento from the Cup series rookie. The fans with photos and Sharpies all missed …


UPDATED: Fri., June 9, 2017

Kyle Busch turns fastest lap at Pocono for 2nd straight pole

Kyle Busch turned a lap of 179.151 mph to win the pole at Pocono Raceway. Busch had the fastest lap to win a NASCAR Cup pole for the second straight …


Will Power wins IndyCar race at Pocono; closes points gap

Will Power chalked up his latest milestone to experience. There’s nothing like it with a championship on the line.


Dale Coyne Racing to honor Bryan Clauson at Pocono

Dale Coyne Racing announced Tuesday that Conor Daly will drive the No. 88 in Sunday’s IndyCar race at Pocono Raceway to honor the memory of Bryan Clauson.


Chris Buescher emerges in the fog at Pocono for 1st career Cup win

Chris Buescher sat in his Ford, hoping that the fog would stick over Pocono and the cloud over the rookie’s middling season would start to lift.


Chase Elliott learning as he goes as Pocono showed

Chase Elliott might be a rookie, but the son of NASCAR great Bill Elliott grew up racing just about anything with an engine and four tires.


Kurt Busch conserves fuel for a win at Pocono Raceway

Kurt Busch felt like a game show contestant who had to beat the clock to win a prize.


Auto racing notes: Kyle Busch starts drive for 4th straight win from pole

Kyle Busch will start his drive for his fourth straight NASCAR Sprint Cup victory from a familiar spot, out front and in first. Busch turned a lap of 178.416 mph …