For all the negative pub Pocono Raceway draws in the world of NASCAR, one thing is clear: Drivers hoping to make the Chase can't ignore the quirky 2.5-mile triangle in Long Pond, Pa.
Long green-flag runs should be the norm at Pocono on Sunday, which -- after the debacle that was Indy -- will be a welcome respite for drivers trying to secure Chase spots, writes John Schwarb.
Pocono Raceway is the Rodney Dangerfield of the Sprint Cup circuit. It gets no respect, John Schwarb writes.
The ultra-long Coke 600 at Lowe's Motor Speedway has always been a crapshoot. Now drivers have another worry: How will the new car handle in this Sprint Cup enduro?
They'll be racing at Pocono this weekend, but they'll be talking about Wednesday night's benefit race at Eldora Speedway. The Cup stars had that much fun, writes John Schwarb.