Tag Archives: Pocono Raceway

Runaways … Run, Run, Run, Run … Runaways

Clinton, South Carolina, Monday, June 4, 2018, 10:44 a.m. This occurred to me even before the Pocono 400 started. Martin Truex Jr.’s victory just underscored it. As in 2017, a recurring pattern has emerged. The one this year is something … Continue reading

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What’s to Bless and What’s to Blame?

Clinton, South Carolina, Sunday, June 11, 2017, 11:35 a.m. This week’s NASCAR Monster Cup shindig is at Pocono Raceway. Unsurprisingly, it’s in the Poconos of northeastern Pennsylvania. The mountains aren’t very high compared to the Blue Ridge. They are minuscule … Continue reading

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Math Doesn’t Matter

Clinton, South Carolina, Saturday, June 6, 2015, 3:15 p.m. How can Pocono Raceway be an oval if it’s shaped like a triangle? The short answer is that this isn’t really geometry even if automobile racing uses the jargon. No oval … Continue reading

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