LIVE BLOG: POCONO 500

 Hey this is Chris, I'm live blogging the race.  Leave me comments and make sure to refresh the page during the race to see the updated posts and comments. all times eastern2:02pmWorried that Race Buddy is the new Digger.  But very excited about the Tricky Triangle.  This race should be great.2:15pmGentlemen Start Your Engines! A recap of all the possible ways to say the most famous words in motorsports.  2:22pmDenny Hamlin has engine trouble.  Let's see how the ...

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POCONO 500 RACE TIME AND INFO

Pocono 500 at Pocono RacewayDate: Sunday, June 7, 2009TV: TNT coverage starts at 1:30 pm ETRace time: 2:15 pm ETDefending champ: Kasey KahneLive-blog: www.allleftturns.com starting around 2 pm ET (guest blogger Chris M. takes over the live-blog this week)Crashes at Pocono: Click hereNote: I am traveling on Friday. Will post again on Friday night/Saturday morning. ...

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NASCAR OKS DOUBLE-FILE RESTARTS

In a bow to fans, NASCAR announced Thursday that it will implement double-file restarts starting this Sunday at the Pocono 500. That means the first- and second-place drivers will line up side-by-side on the restart. Points leader Tony Stewart is on board with the change. “The good thing is that when they drop the green, you’re going to be racing with the guys you’re racing for position instead of trying to clear lapped cars," Stewart said. A NASCAR press release also q ...

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A SITE WE LIKE: MANVITE

Our friends over at MANVITE (like Evite, but with balls) have created a custom "Watch NASCAR" invitation featuring links to All Left Turns. Try it for an upcoming event like Pocono this weekend and you’ll look like a badass while spreading the word to your friends.The site allows you to organize viewing at the track or on TV, or set up and track attendees for any guy event like a barbecue or bachelor party. MANVITE also publishes a monthly calendar featuring key Sprint Cup dates, ...

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POCONO CRASHES

Pocono Raceway, site of this Sunday's Pocono 500, has been the site of some gnarly wrecks through the years, including the Davey Allison flip, the wreck that broke The King's neck, a pair involving Jeff Gordon that happened 13 years apart and the memorable 2002 crash between Steve Park and Dale Earnhardt Jr.Videos have been posted below. Jeff Gordon loses his brakes in 2006 (crash at 1:10 mark)Steve Park-Dale Earnhardt Jr. 2002Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Steve Park crash at Pocono in 2002 - Watch ...

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