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Kyle Busch Continues His Hot-Streak with Win in Truck Race at Pocono

Kyle Busch is simply on a role. He has now won the last four races that he has competed in at any level in NASCAR. He’s won the Cup Series race at New Hampshire, he swept the weekend at Indianapolis last weekend and this week he won the Truck Series race at Pocono. Not many others can say that they’ve ever done what Busch is currently doing. The driver hopped into a truck for...

NXS: Kenny Wallace: "Final Start Not a Sad Moment"

Kenny Wallace will strap into the seat of a NASCAR XFINITY Series car for the final time of his career on Saturday at the Iowa Speedway. Wallace, 51, has been one of those drivers that everyone goes crazy for both on and off the track. His impression touches everyone when he appears on FOX Sports. A lot of people know Wallace as a NASCAR driver while others might know him for his...

HScott Motorsports with Justin Marks NASCAR K&N Pro Series East Post Race Report: Iowa Speedway

HScott Motorsports with Justin Marks entered the #ThanksKenny150 looking to return to victory lane for the seventh time in 2015. The night got started on the right foot as Rico Abreu captured the Coors Light Pole award for the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East (NKNPSE), ultimately starting third overall. Abreu carried the torch for the organization in the combined NKNPSE and NASCAR...

Pocono Mountains 150 results from Pocono

Cooper Wins Pirelli World Challenge GTS Round 11 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course

Michael Cooper, of Syosset, N.Y. scored his second GTS win of the season in Round 11 of the StopTech Grand Prix at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course presented by MOMO. Dean Martin, of Westland, Mich. finished second, while Andrew Aquilante, of Chester Springs, Pa. finished third.                                                      ...

Joe Gibbs Racing Fast in Practice on Saturday at Pocono

The Joe Gibbs Racing Toyotas have been quickest in just about everything this weekend at Pocono. Kyle Busch won the pole on Friday. Then on Saturday morning in opening practice the four teams swept the first four spots led by Carl Edwards. In final practice, it was much of the same except this time it was Busch again on top. Ever since the cars were unloaded off of the haulers on...

VanDyke takes seventh Kingsport Speedway NASCAR victory on ‘Racers Reunion’ night

With Kingsport Speedway celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2015, several drivers that raced at the tradition-steeped facility in the Model City through the years gathered Friday for Racers Reunion Night at the Races.Kres VanDyke of Abingdon, Va., captured a hard-earned seventh NASCAR Whelen All-American Series “First Kingsport Credit Union” Late Model Stock Car victory. Ronnie...

A fourth straight win would put Kyle Busch in exclusive company

Should Kyle Busch win Sunday’s Windows 10 400 at Pocono Raceway (on NBCSN at 1:30 p.m. ET), he would join an exclusive club reserved primarily for NASCAR Hall of Fame members. A fourth straight victory would put Busch on a list that includes Dale Earnhardt, Bill Elliott, Harry Gant, Jeff Gordon, Jimmie Johnson, Mark Martin, David Pearson, Billy Wade, Darrell Waltrip and Cale Yarborough...

Clint Bowyer circumspect about future plans

The landscape of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series changed dramatically this week when Rob Kauffman, majority owner in Michael Waltrip Racing, announced he was buying into Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates. Kauffman’s presumptive departure from MWR raised immediate questions about the future of not only the entire organization but of MWR drivers Clint Bowyer and David Ragan. On...

Martin Truex Jr. hopes absence of bumps won't hurt his chances for repeat win

When Martin Truex Jr. won at Pocono in June and secured a likely spot in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, there was a huge bump in the asphalt in the Tunnel Turn (Turn 2) at the 2.5-mile triangular track. Now it’s late July, and the bump is gone, along with several small ones, thanks to timely work and a commitment from the track. But is the absence of the bump a good thing...

Pocono Mountains 150 starting lineup at Pocono

NKNPS: Brandon McReynolds Victorious at Iowa Speedway

Brandon McReynolds captured his second career victory of the season late Friday night at the Iowa Speedway. McReynolds started the event from the pole and sat in the second position for majority of the night. The North Carolina native got back around Rico Abreu for the winning spot just after the halftime break and couldn’t be touched from there. McReynolds made some history at...

NKNPS: Brandon McReynolds Captures Thanks Kenny 150 Pole

Brandon McReynolds will start on the pole at the Iowa Speedway for the Thanks Kenny 150. McReynolds posted a time of 23.959 seconds around the 0.875-mile oval. The North Carolina native captured his fourth career NASCAR K&N Pro Series pole. McReynolds had some help from a cloud that covered the track. “We caught a little bit of a cloud and I think that helped us,” McReynolds...

Kyle Busch Continues his Hot-Streak by Winning the Pole at Pocono

Kyle Busch is doing something in NASCAR history that is hard to be conquered. The driver of the No. 18 has won four out-of-the last five races and on Friday at Pocono he won his first pole of 2015. Of course all of his glory has come after missing the first 11 races of 2015 which makes it pretty remarkable that he currently sits just 23 points outside of the top 30 in the Sprint...

Windows 10 400 starting lineup at Pocono

NXS: U.S. Cellular 250 Preview

The NASCAR XFINITY Series rolls right into the 0.875-mile Iowa Speedway for the seventh annual U.S. Cellular 250. The race marks the 19th stop on the series calendar and the second at the Iowa Speedway. Brad Keselowski, who is not featured on the entry list, won the event last August. There are 40 drivers featured on the entry list. Some of these include Derek White, Anthony Kumpen...

Steven Tyler to headline pre-race concert for Irwin Tools Night Race

The iconic Steven Tyler, with Nashville-based band Loving Mary, is bringing his undeniable swagger and sound to Bristol Motor Speedway for the August 22 IRWIN Tools Night Race. “Aerosmith front man, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee, Grammy-award winner—Steven Tyler is not just an American icon, but a worldwide phenomenon,” said Jerry Caldwell, general manager of BMS. “You...

Travis Pastrana Makes Rare Appearance at Pocono Raceway

  Travis Pastrana hasn’t been involved in NASCAR since 2013 when he ran the full XFINITY Series schedule. On Friday, the former driver made a rare appearance at a NASCAR-sanctioned track. The former NASCAR XFINITY Series driver was looming around the Sprint Cup and Camping World Truck Series garage after the opening Cup Series practice. When a former driver shows up to a race...

Roush Fenway Looks to Continue Winning Ways in Iowa

Earlier this season, Roush Fenway Racing’s Chris Buescher led 94 laps at Iowa Speedway en route to his first victory of the 2015 season.  It was the start of a good month for Buescher, who earned another victory just two weeks later at Dover International Speedway.  Entering Saturday night’s race, all four of Roush Fenway’s NASCAR XFINITY Series drivers rank inside the top...

AAA Insurance Renews Sponsorship of NHRA Midwest Nationals and Gateway Motorsports Park

Officials from Gateway Motorsports Park and AAA Insurance have announced the renewal of the current title sponsorship agreement for the annual National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event at Gateway Motorsports Park. The September 25 – 27 event will continue as the AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals through the 2020 racing season. “Our NHRA event...

Pocono Poker Tournament Raises Nearly $58,000 for Two Charities

The Fourth Annual Pocono Poker Tournament took place at Mohegan Sun Pocono on Thursday, July 30. The charity event, which benefitted both The NASCAR Foundation and the Jeff Gordon Children’s Foundation, equally, raised over $57,484. This is the highest-grossing Pocono Poker Tournament to date. “NASCAR Foundation events, such as the Pocono Poker Tournament, said The NASCAR Foundation’s...

Brad Keselowski Quickest in Opening Practice at Pocono

It was early in practice when Brad Keselowski laid down his quick lap of 175.370 mph. Over the course of the next 90 minutes, some came close but no team was able to top the No. 2. Toward the end of practice Keselowski improved on his lap time to set a quick lap of 176.606 mph. Keselowski has found some past success at Pocono Raceway. In 2011, Keselowski won the August race after...

NKNPS: Thanks Kenny 150 Preview

The NASCAR K&N Pro Series will invade the 0.875-mile Iowa Speedway for the Thanks Kenny 150 on Friday night. The event marks the second of the two combination events between the East and West divisions of 2015. Brandon Jones, who is not entered in the Thanks Kenny 150, is the defending race winner. The entry list features 38 different drivers. Some of these include Jesse Little...

Joey Galloway announced as Grand Marshal for Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio

Former Ohio State Wide Receiver Joey Galloway will serve as the Grand Marshal for the Honda Indy 200, taking place July 31-August 2 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.   Galloway will perform the standard Grand Marshal duties for the Verizon IndyCar Series race that headlines the weekend, which include giving the famous “drivers, start your engines” command to start the race. ...

Truex tries to sweep Pocono, stop Busch streak

Martin Truex Jr. was the talk of NASCAR following his June win at Pocono Raceway. On that day, The No. 78 driver - from the underdog Furniture Row Racing team based far from NASCAR’s North Carolina hotbed in Denver, Colorado - evolved from a nice story to a bona fide championship contender. Truex and co. proved they could not only run with the Kevin Harvicks and Jimmie Johnsons...
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