Pocono Mountains 150

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Pocono Mountains 150
Venue Pocono Raceway
Sponsor None
First race 2010
Distance 150 miles (241.402 km)
Laps 60
Previous names Pocono Mountains 125 (2010, 2012-2013)
Good Sam RV Emergency Road Service 125 (2011)

The Pocono Mountains 150 is a race on the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series at the Pocono Raceway. The inaugural race was run on July 31, 2010. The race was most notable for its new qualifying procedure, with more than two cars running at the same time on the track. The inaugural winner was Elliott Sadler who became the 21st NASCAR driver to win in all three series.[1] The race was 125 miles (201.168 km) in length from 2010 to 2013; in 2014 it was extended to 150 miles (241.402 km).[2]

Past winners[edit]

Year Date Driver Team Manufacturer Race Distance Race Time Average Speed
(mph)
Laps Miles (km)
2010 July 31 Elliott Sadler Kevin Harvick Inc. Chevrolet 55* 137.5 (221.284) 1:13:41 111.966
2011 August 6/7* Kevin Harvick Kevin Harvick Inc. Chevrolet 53* 132.5 (205.56) 1:19:50 99.582
2012 August 4 Joey Coulter Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet 50 125 (201.168) 1:01:43 121.523
2013 August 3 Ryan Blaney Brad Keselowski Racing Ford 54* 135 (217.261) 1:03:08 128.3
2014 August 2 Austin Dillon Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet 64* 160 (257.495) 1:19:06 121.365
  • 2010, 2011, 2013, and 2014: Race extended due to a Green-white-checker finish. 2010 and 2013 races took 2 attempts.
  • 2011: Race stopped after 17 laps on August 6 due to rain, race completed on August 7.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Livingstone, Seth (July 31, 2010). "Elliott Sadler holds off Kahne to win first truck race at Pocono". USA Today. Retrieved July 2, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Pocono INDYCAR, NASCAR Truck Race lengths increased". The Morning Call. Allentown, PA. October 25, 2013. Retrieved 2013-10-26. 


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