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CONCORD, NC - JANUARY 19: Kevin Harvick, driver of the #29 Shell/Pennzoil Chevrolet, speaks with the media, during the NASCAR Sprint Media Tour hosted by Charlotte Motor Speedway and held at the Embassy Suites on January 19, 2010 in Concord, North Carolina. (Photo by Jason Smith/Getty Images)
"Staying out! Staying out!" That will be crew chief Shane Wilson's battle cry over the radio to Kevin Harvick in the closing laps of the Pocono 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup race Sunday. After a face-lift to the 17-year-old pavement, the 2.5-mile track is so smooth that teams are seeing no decrease in the lap times of their drivers, and the speeds are up dramatically. Therefore, teams will not feel the necessity to change tires if it means the difference between maintaining track position versus going to the pits. And if drivers are forced to pit, especially under green-flag conditions, it will be for fuel only. Things will certainly be different Sunday at Pocono than they have been in the past. "There's hardly any falloff and really good grip," said Wilson, crew chief for Kevin Harvick of Richard Childress Racing. "We were pretty well balanced. We ran a full fuel run and it was only about four-tenths (of a second off) by the time we actually ran out of gas. We'll see how the race will ...
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