NSCS: Clutch Performance; Kurt Busch Claims Rain-Delayed Pocono Nail-Biter

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Stewart Haas Racing’s Kurt Busch stormed to his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series win of the season in Monday’s rain-delayed, rescheduled Axalta “We Paint Winners” 400 at Pocono Raceway, leading the final 32 laps of a fuel-mileage run and holding off fan-favorite Dale Earnhardt Jr. by 1.127 seconds at the checkered flag.

NSCS: Rain, Rain Go Away; Mother Nature Postpones Sunday’s Axalta, We Paint Winners 400

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LONG POND, Pa. — Report by Race Chaser Online Northeast Correspondent Kyle Magda — NASCAR photo — Rain was in Sunday’s forecast at Pocono Raceway and did disappoint the Pennsylvania faithful. NASCAR postponed the Axalta, We Paint Winners 400 to Monday at noon with live TV coverage on FOX Sports 1. With more storms approaching the track, series officials aim …

NORTHEAST: Pocono Announces Grand Marshal, Honorary Starter for June NASCAR Weekend

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Charlie Shaver, Chairman & CEO of Axalta Coating Systems, will serve as Grand Marshal for the Axalta “We Paint Winners” 400 at Pocono Raceway on June 5.

NSCS: Finally; Martin Truex Jr. Comes Through with Victory at Pocono

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LONG POND, Pa. — Photo and Recap by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda — Martin Truex Jr. led the most laps in the last three NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races. Sitting second in points, the No. 78 team had yet to win a race in 2015, but everything went their way in Sunday’s Axalta, “We Paint Winners” 400 …

NSCS: Happy Harvick; Defending Cup Champ Leads First Saturday Practice

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LONG POND, Pa. — Recap by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda — Jerry Markland/Getty Images North America photo — Kevin Harvick has been almost perfect this weekend at Pocono Raceway. Alongside the fifth-place qualifying effort for Sunday’s Axalta, “We Paint Winners” 400, Harvick was also fastest in Friday’s lone practice session at 176.932 mph. His Stewart-Haas Racing teammate, …

NSCS: Stewart-Haas Speed Stays; Kurt Busch Rockets to Pocono Pole

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LONG POND, Pa. — Recap by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda — Chris Trotman/Getty Images North America photo — Kevin Harvick dominated most of the afternoon Friday at Pocono Raceway, leading the only NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practice and the first two rounds of knockout qualifying. However, when it came time to hand out the Coors Light Pole Award, it …

NSCS: Time for Something New; Moffitt to Make Pocono Debut on Sunday

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LONG POND, Pa. — Story by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Photo courtesy Brett Moffitt Racing — Brett Moffitt will do something he’s never done before in a race car this weekend — compete at the 2.5-mile Pocono Raceway. Moffitt, 22, will turn his first laps at race speed on Sunday in the Axalta “We Paint Winners” …

NSCS: How Sweep It Was; Dale Earnhardt Jr. Takes Aim at Pocono After 2014 Success

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LONG POND, Pa. — official series release — Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images North America photo — Last August, Dale Earnhardt Jr. celebrated with a broom in Victory Lane at Pocono Raceway after completing the season sweep with his second win of the year at the 2.5-mile track. The triumph marked his third of four checkered flags collected on the season and his …