Big 3 Dominate Pocono With Truex Earning Pocono 400 Victory

Why else would anyone think that this year’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series “Big 3” would dominate Sunday’s race at the Pocono Raceway? Kyle Busch, Kevin Harvick and Martin Truex Jr. had the top three speeds in final practice on Saturday and all three started in the top five for Sunday’s Pocono 400. So, when the trio combine to lead 133 of the 160 laps for Sunday’s race and take three of the top four finishing positions, is anyone really shocked?

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Ryan Blaney Earns Pocono 400 (2 p.m. ET/FS1/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) Pole

Ryan Blaney returns to the race weekend that netted him his first and current only Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series victory. Last year, Blaney held off Kevin Harvick en route to a win in the June Pocono race weekend. Now, in the return trip, Blaney earned the Busch Light Pole. Blaney’s final-round lap of 176.897 mph in the Team Penske No. 12 Ford sealed the No. 1 starting spot in Sunday’s Pocono 400 (2 p.m. ET, FS1, MRN, SiriusXM). Blaney, who scored his first Monster Energy Series victory in this…

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5 Early Favorites, 5 Sleepers For Sunday’s Pocono 400 (2 p.m. ET/FS1/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

After a busy Month of May, the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series stars head north to take on the Tricky Triangle of the Pocono Raceway this weekend. Sunday’s Pocono 400 (2 p.m. ET/FS1/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) should see the main contenders challenge for a win again. Here are my favorites and sleepers. 

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