NASCAR Sprint Cup: Pocono 400 scheduleTV times

June 5, 2014 

  • Points Standings

    Sprint Cup

     1. Matt Kenseth463

     2. Jeff Gordon461

     3. Carl Edwards438

     4. Jimmie Johnson436

     5. Dale Earnhardt Jr.429

     6. Joey Logano414

     7. Kyle Busch411

     8. Brad Keselowski404

     9. Denny Hamlin379

    10. Kyle Larson377

    11. Ryan Newman374

    12. Kevin Harvick373

    13. Brian Vickers366

    14. Paul Menard362

    15. Austin Dillon358

    16. Greg Biffle357

    17. Clint Bowyer350

    18. Kasey Kahne349

    19. Aric Almirola344

    20. AJ Allmendinger337

    21. Tony Stewart336

    22. Marcos Ambrose331

    23. Jamie McMurray317

    24. Casey Mears301

    25. Martin Truex Jr.289

    26. Ricky Stenhouse Jr.261

    27. Kurt Busch241

    28. Danica Patrick239

    29. Justin Allgaier223

    30. Michael Annett188

    31. Cole Whitt181

    32. David Gilliland175

    33. Reed Sorenson165

    34. David Ragan158

    35. Alex Bowman156

    36. Josh Wise149

    37. Ryan Truex96

    38. Travis Kvapil82

    39. Michael McDowell63

    40. Parker Kligerman54

    Nationwide

     1. Regan Smith448

     2. Elliott Sadler444

     3. Chase Elliott426

     4. Trevor Bayne421

     5. Ty Dillon414

     6. Brian Scott391

     7. Brendan Gaughan341

     8. James Buescher332

     9. Chris Buescher328

    10. Dylan Kwasniewski303

    Truck

     1. Timothy Peters185

     2. Matt Crafton184

     3. Johnny Sauter184

     3. German Quiroga179

     5. Ron Hornaday Jr.170

     6. Ben Kennedy169

     7. Ryan Blaney166

     8. John Wes Townley159

     8. Jeb Burton153

    10. Joey Coulter142

This week’s race

Pocono 400

What: 160 laps (400 miles)

Where: Pocono Raceway, a 2.5-mile paved, flat triangular-shaped track in Long Pond, Pa.

When: 1 p.m. Sunday

TV: TNT

Radio: Motor Racing Network

Last year’s winner: Jimmie Johnson

Also this week: WinStar 400k, Camping World Truck Series, Texas Motor Speedway, 9 p.m. Friday, Fox Sports 1.

Worth mentioning: For the final time, TNT kicks off its six-week “NASCAR Summer Series” this weekend, televising Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Pocono Raceway. TNT will once again follow a driver and his team over the course of the entire week as they travel and prepare for the upcoming race. The all-access pieces are featured during the prerace “Countdown to Green” show.

Who’s Hot/

Who’s Not

HOT

Jimmie Johnson: People worried about him not winning. Now it appears he may never lose.

Matt Kenseth: Getting in the top five ballpark but still lacks a win this season.

Kyle Busch: Swept the Truck and Nationwide races at Dover.

Trevor Bayne: Ran second to winner Busch in the Nationwide race. That’s still a good thing.

Timothy Peters: Takes over the Truck series points lead thanks to a wreck by Matt Crafton.

Ryan Blaney: Finishes really well (second at Dover) when he doesn’t get wrecked out of Truck races.

NOT

Dover International Speedway: If your track is coming apart, it may be time for a repave.

Kyle Busch: Wins the “double” award for also getting wrecked out of the Cup race at Dover.

Matt Crafton: Wrecked out of the Truck race and with him went the series points lead.

Jim Utter

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