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Launching Pumpkins in Monroe County

LONG POND —¬†¬†There was an unusual sight over Pocono Raceway as pumpkins flew through the sky.

From young scouts to veterans, the Last Fling Pumpkin Sling brought people from far and wide to compete on who could launch a pumpkin the farthest. 150 more words


Ryan Newman says he is only taking advantage of NASCAR rules in Chase

DOVER, Del. – Ryan Newman will gladly hold the trophy up for anyone to read, just for the sake of clarity.

If he advances to the Sprint Cup final in November at Homestead-Miami Speedway; if he is able to improve one spot in the standings and claim a first championship in NASCAR’s top series, and if all this happens, like last season, without benefit of a win, he’ll have no qualms about capitalizing in a system ostensibly drawn to prioritize victory. 1,438 more words


Upcoming Chase tracks leave Martin Truex Jr. feeling confident

Martin Truex Jr. started the Sprint Cup season in rollicking fashion, ringing up top-10 finishes in the year’s first seven races and in 14 of the first 15, highlighting that run with a victory at Pocono Raceway in June. 826 more words


Xfinity Series visiting Pocono Raceway for first time in 2016

Pocono Raceway announced Tuesday the dates of its two NASCAR race weekends for 2016, which includes the first visit by the Xfinity Series to the 2.5-mile track in Long Pond, Pa. 218 more words

Furniture Row moves to Toyota and alliance with Joe Gibbs Racing for 2016

LOUDON, N.H. — Furniture Row Racing’s manufacturer change from Chevrolet to Toyota next season has been one of the worst-kept secrets in the garage.

That doesn’t make the single-car team from Denver any less excited about it. 764 more words


Robbie Allison connects with father Davey behind wheel

Robbie Allison was almost 2 when his father, NASCAR star Davey Allison, was killed in a helicopter crash at Talladega Superspeedway in 1993.

Robbie doesn’t remember his father, son of NASCAR Hall of Famer Bobby Allison, but there is one place that he feels very close to him. 996 more words


Kasey Kahne needs a win to keep his Chase streak alive

RICHMOND, Va. — Kasey Kahne is in danger of missing the Chase for the Sprint Cup for the first time in his four-year tenure with Hendrick Motorsports. 429 more words