Pocono 400

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Pocono 400
Pocono Raceway.svg
Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series
VenuePocono Raceway
LocationLong Pond, Pennsylvania, United States
First race1982
Distance400 miles (643.738 km)
Laps160 (Stage 1: 50
Stage 2: 50
Stage 3: 60)
Previous namesVan Scoy Diamond Mine 500 (1982–1985)
Miller High Life 500 (1986–1989)
Miller Genuine Draft 500 (1990)
Champion Spark Plug 500 (1991–1993)
UAW-GM Teamwork 500 (1994–1996)
Pocono 500 (1997–2009)
Gillette Fusion ProGlide 500 (2010)
5-hour Energy 500 (2011)
Pocono 400 Presented by #NASCAR (2012)[1]
Party in the Poconos 400 Presented by Walmart (2013)
Pocono 400 (2014, 2018)
Axalta "We Paint Winners" 400 (2015–2016)
Axalta presents the Pocono 400 (2017)
Most wins (driver)Jeff Gordon (4)
Most wins (team)Hendrick Motorsports (11)
Most wins (manufacturer)Chevrolet (18)
Circuit information
SurfaceAsphalt
Length2.5 mi (4.0 km)
Turns3

The Pocono 400 is a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race held annually at Pocono Raceway, it is one of two races held at the circuit, with the other one being the Gander Outdoors 400 in August.[2]

It is the 14th race of the season.

Past winners[change | change source]

Year Date Driver Team Manufacturer Laps Miles
1982 June 6 Bobby Allison DiGuard Motorsports Buick 200 500 miles (804.672 km)
1983 June 12 Bobby Allison DiGuard Motorsports Buick 200 500 miles (804.672 km)
1984 June 10 Cale Yarborough Ranier-Lundy Chevrolet 200 500 miles (804.672 km)
1985 June 9 Bill Elliott Meiling Racing Ford 200 500 miles (804.672 km)
1986 June 8 Tim Richmond Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet 200 500 miles (804.672 km)
1987 June 14 Tim Richmond Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet 200 500 miles (804.672 km)
1988 June 19 Geoff Bodine Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet 200 500 miles (804.672 km)
1989 June 18 Terry Labonte Junior Johnson & Associates Ford 200 500 miles (804.672 km)
1990 June 17 Henry Gant Leo Jackson Racing Oldsmobile 200 500 miles (804.672 km)
1991 June 16 Darrell Waltrip Darwal, Inc. Chevrolet 200 500 miles (804.672 km)
1992 June 14 Alan Kulwicki AK Racing Ford 200 500 miles (804.672 km)
1993 June 13 Kyle Petty SABCO Racing Pontiac 200 500 miles (804.672 km)
1994 June 12 Rusty Wallace Penske Racing Ford 200 500 miles (804.672 km)
1995 June 11 Terry Labonte Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet 200 500 miles (804.672 km)
1996 June 16 Jeff Gordon Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet 200 500 miles (804.672 km)
1997 June 8 Jeff Gordon Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet 200 500 miles (804.672 km)
1998 June 21 Jeremy Mayfield Penske Racing Ford 200 500 miles (804.672 km)
1999 June 20 Bobby Labonte Joe Gibbs Racing Pontiac 200 500 miles (804.672 km)
2000 June 19* Jeremy Mayfield Penske Racing Ford 200 500 miles (804.672 km)
2001 June 17 Ricky Rudd Robert Yates Racing Ford 200 500 miles (804.672 km)
2002 June 9 Dale Jarrett Robert Yates Racing Ford 200 500 miles (804.672 km)
2003 June 8 Tony Stewart Joe Gibbs Racing Ford 200 500 miles (804.672 km)
2004 June 13 Jimmie Johnson Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet 204* 510 miles (820.765 km)
2005 June 12 Carl Edwards Roush Racing Ford 200 500 miles (804.672 km)
2006 June 11 Denny Hamlin Joe Gibbs Racing Chevrolet 200 500 miles (804.672 km)
2007 June 10 Jeff Gordon Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet 106* 265 miles (426.476 km)
2008 June 8 Kasey Kahne Gillett Evernham Motorsports Dodge 200 500 miles (804.672 km)
2009 June 7 Tony Stewart Stewart-Haas Racing Toyota 200 500 miles (804.672 km)
2010 June 6 Denny Hamlin Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota 204* 510 miles (820.765 km)
2011 June 12 Jeff Gordon Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet 200 500 miles (804.672 km)
2012 June 10 Joey Logano Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota 160 400 miles (643.738 km)
2013 June 9 Jimmie Johnson Hendrick Motorsports Toyota 160 400 miles (643.738 km)
2014 June 8 Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet 160 400 miles (643.738 km)
2015 June 7 Martin Truex Jr. Furniture Row Racing Chevrolet 160 400 miles (643.738 km)
2016 June 6* Kurt Busch Stewart Haas Racing Chevrolet 160 400 miles (643.738 km)
2017 June 11 Ryan Blaney Wood Brothers Racing Ford 160 400 miles (643.738 km)
2018 June 3 Martin Truex Jr. Furniture Row Racing Toyota 160 400 miles (643.738 km)
2019 June 2 160 400 miles (643.738 km)


Multiple winners (drivers)[change | change source]

No. of wins Driver Years won
4 Jeff Gordon 1996, 1997, 2007, 2011
2 Bobby Allison 1982, 1983
Tim Richmond 1986, 1987
Terry Labonte 1989, 1995
Jeremy Mayfield 1998, 2000
Tony Stewart 2003, 2009
Denny Hamlin 2006, 2010
Jimmie Johnson 2004, 2013
Martin Truex Jr. 2015, 2018


References[change | change source]

  1. "Renamed Pocono race reflects Twitter partnership". Track Release. NASCAR. 4 June 2012. Retrieved 8 June 2012.
  2. Staff Report. "Pocono downshifting to 400 miles in 2012 - USATODAY.com". USATODAY.COM. Retrieved 10 August 2011.

Other websites[change | change source]

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