RCR Event Preview – Pocono Raceway

Richard Childress Racing at Pocono Raceway …  In 165 NASCAR Cup Series starts at Pocono Raceway, Richard Childress Racing has earned two wins, 16 top-five, and 56 top-ten finishes at the ‘Tricky Triangle.’ The Welcome, North Carolina-based organization also has 13 NASCAR Xfinity Series starts with a best finish of second coming last year with Tyler Reddick.  COVID-19 Relief … Own a piece of history by participating in an auction and sale of Richard Childress’ personal collection of memorabilia. All proceeds will assist COVID-19 relief efforts. Thousands of rare, hard-to-find and exclusive items from Richard Childress’ 50+ years in NASCAR are up for bid or sale. Visit https://www.ebay.com/str/RichardChildresscollection.
Catch the Action … The NASCAR Cup Series Pocono Organics 325 at Pocono Raceway will be televised live Saturday, June 27, beginning at 3:30 p.m. ET on FOX and will be broadcast live on the Motor Racing Network and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio.
The NASCAR Xfinity Series Pocono Green 225 Recycled by J.P. Mascaro & Sons at Pocono Raceway will be televised live Sunday, June 28, beginning at 12:30 p.m. ET on FOX Sports One and will be broadcast live on the Motor Racing Network and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio.
The NASCAR Cup Series Pocono 350 at Pocono Raceway will be televised live Sunday, June 28, beginning at 4 p.m. ET on FOX Sports One and will be broadcast live on the Motor Racing Network and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio.


Austin Dillon at Pocono Raceway … Dillon has 12 NASCAR Cup Series starts at Pocono Raceway, one start in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, and is a former winner at the track in the NASCAR Truck Series (2014). Delivering Performance on and Off the Racetrack… Austin Dillon races on Sunoco Green E15 fuel made with 15 percent American Ethanol. Ethanol is the most effective and least expensive source of octane available and it also burns cleaner and cooler than gasoline. All those factors mean that ethanol helps drive peak engine performance whether you’re in a racecar or on your way to the grocery store. And, ethanol helps keep our air cleaner and our environment healthier by reducing toxic and greenhouse gas emissions. Learn more about why ethanol is the smart choice for your engine, your wallet and our environment at americanethanolracing.com.SYMBICORT Partners with the No. 3 at Pocono Raceway … SYMBICORT is an AstraZeneca product and the sponsor of No. 3 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 in the NASCAR Cup Series at Pocono Raceway on Sunday with Austin Dillon. You can learn more at MySymbicort.com. AstraZeneca is a global, science-led biopharmaceutical company that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialization of prescription medicines. AstraZeneca operates in over 100 countries and its innovative medicines are used by millions of patients worldwide. AUSTIN DILLON QUOTE:Talk about Pocono Raceway. It’s an interestingly-shaped track …“Pocono is a fun, fast track, and I feel like we’ve been able to build a good notebook there so I’m excited to get there this weekend for a double-header. Good finishes will be important for us, especially with the points battle following Talladega. At Pocono Raceway, speed is definitely carried through turn two and through three to the start-finish line. I think those are the most important corners. Of course, every corner is important, but turns two and three are a little bit more important because it’s the flat end of the track.”
Tyler Reddick at Pocono Raceway …This weekend’s NASCAR Cup Series doubleheader at Pocono Raceway will be Tyler Reddick’s NASCAR Cup Series debut at the ‘Tricky Triangle.’ Reddick has two NASCAR Xfinity Series starts there and has not started or finished outside the top 10. He finished second during last year’s race with crew chief Randall Burnett. The Sunoco Rookie of the Year candidate also has three NASCAR Truck Series starts at the track and one top-five finish. About Cleveland Brothers … Since 1948, Cleveland Brothers has had a history of offering quality solutions to support the needs of their customers. They are focused on growing your business with the equipment, parts, and service for any size company. Cleveland Brothers has 26 locations conveniently located throughout Pennsylvania, Northern West Virginia and Western Maryland. An assortment of online tools and information are also available to help make your business decisions easier. For more information, please visit: www.clevelandbrothers.com. About Caterpillar … Since 1925, Caterpillar Inc. has been helping our customers build a better world – making sustainable progress possible and driving positive change on every continent. With 2019 sales and revenues of $53.8 billion, Caterpillar is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. Services offered throughout the product life cycle, cutting-edge technology and decades of product expertise set Caterpillar apart, providing exceptional value to help our customers succeed. The company principally operates through three primary segments – Construction Industries, Resource Industries and Energy & Transportation – and provides financing and related services through its Financial Products segment. TYLER REDDICK QUOTE:What is the trickiest part about getting around Pocono Raceway?“For me, it has got the be the dirty air. I’ve gotten in these Cup cars a few times on 1.5-mile tracks, and we ran a similar aero package in our Xfinity cars at Pocono a couple of years ago. The draft is a huge part of your handling. Managing your track position to avoid as much dirty air as possible is going to be very important. If we’re entering the weekend on a draw, that draw could be the very thing that dictates the first half of the Saturday race and how you’ll need to go about getting track position. With the track being so flat, it’s also important to keep the front of the car rotating through all three corners, which is a challenge since you get tighter the longer we run. With this package, that’s going to get enhanced the longer we are in dirty air. It’s going to be a dogfight on the restarts because of how valuable the air is.”
This Week’s No. 21 Taxslayer Chevrolet Camaro at Pocono Raceway… Myatt Snider will return to the seat of the No. 21 TaxSlayer Chevrolet Camaro for his NASCAR Xfinity Series debut at the ‘Tricky Triangle.’ Snider’s previous race in the Richard Childress Racing-prepared Chevrolet was at Bristol Motor Speedway, where he had a career best finish of fifth. He has one career NASCAR Truck Series start at Pocono in 2018, finishing in the 12th position. He has also made a pair of ARCA Racing Series starts at Pocono Raceway, earning two top-10 finishes in 2016. About TaxSlayer … TaxSlayer makes online tax filing accessible for millions of Americans, with an easy-to-use platform and unlimited support at a fraction of the cost of the competition. Trusted for over 50 years, the Augusta-based tech company successfully completed more than 10 million state and federal e-filed tax returns in 2019 and processed $12 billion in refunds. TaxSlayer achieved a 4.5/5 TrustScore on consumer review site Trustpilot, with 87% of its customers rating the tax filing platform Great or Excellent. For more information, visit www.TaxSlayer.com. Tax Day … The IRS has extended the federal tax filing deadline for 2020. Tax Day is now July 15, 2020. This extension is automatic and applies to all taxpayers. For up-to-date information and advice, check out TaxSlayer.com/blog. Save Now … When you file with TaxSlayer, the savings are around every turn. All the deductions, all the credits, and all the money you deserve comes back to you in your refund. Start for free at TaxSlayer.com. MYATT SNIDER QUOTE:What are the biggest challenges you’ll face this weekend with Pocono Raceway only having three turns?“I think the biggest challenge at Pocono is just getting the car right for all three corners. The corners are all so different. You can usually only pick two out of the three corners to really focus on. I have full confidence that Andy Street and our No. 21 Richard Childress Racing team will be able to adjust the car to what I need on each of our pit stops. I think if we can unload close to what we need we will be a contender on Sunday in our TaxSlayer Chevrolet Camaro.”

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