Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Pocono Raceway announces 2013 race dates


"Tricky Triangle" keeps traditional race weekends: June 7-9 and Aug. 2-4

LONG POND, PA (August 29, 2012) – Pocono Raceway announced its 2013 NASCAR events will be held on their traditional weekends and feature NASCAR's premier series, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. The June 9 Pocono 400 and the Aug. 4 Pennsylvania 400 be the cornerstone for each race weekend.

The Pocono 400 will kick-off “The Tricky Triangle’s” season-opening NASCAR Sprint Cup Series weekend, June 7-9. NASCAR’s top touring series will be accompanied by the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards with the 27th running of the Pocono 200, set for Saturday, June 8. On Sunday, June 9, Joey Logano will look to repeat his 2012 winning performance in the 32nd running of the Pocono 400.

The 40th annual Pennsylvania 400 takes over the spotlight for Pocono’s second NASCAR weekend, Aug. 2-4. The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series rejoins the Sprint Cup Series and ARCA Series for a triple-header weekend of racing action. The Truck and ARCA Racing Series events are scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 3. On Sunday, Aug. 4, defending race champion Jeff Gordon will lead the charge in the Pennsylvania 400.

Grandstand ticket prices for the 2013 NASCAR race at Pocono Raceway remain the same as the 2012 season. Friday and Saturday General Admission tickets will cost $10 and $20, ($25 at the gate) respectively. Children, ages 12 and under, accompanied by an adult holding a General Admission ticket will be admitted free on Friday and Saturday. Sunday Grandstand tickets start at $45, all Concourse-Level tickets will remain at half-price for kids ages 12 and under.

Tickets to the 2013 events at Pocono Raceway will be available to the general public following our customer renewal process. Please visit www.poconoraceway.com, follow us @poconoraceway on Twitter or “Like” us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/poconoraceway) for the most up-to-date ticketing information.

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