Pocono Race Results: June 27, 2020 (NASCAR Cup Series) – Racing News


NASCAR results from Pocono Raceway

Today, the NASCAR Cup Series is set for the first of two events at Pocono Raceway this weekend. It’s a rare Saturday afternoon appearance. They’re set for the Pocono Organics 325 in Long Pond, PA.

View 2020 Pocono race results below.

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Aric Almirola on Ryan Blaney set the front row. 130 laps of stock car racing are up next.

Pocono Race
Stage 1 – Report

Laps: 25 (1-25 / 130)

Green flag, Blaney gets a better launch into turn one. Almirola drives it deep into the corner on the outside and Almirola leads off turn two.

Lap 16, the competition caution is out.

Green, Logano and Armirola run side by side for the lead in turn one as they run six wide behind them. Almirola holds the lead off turn two.

Lap 17, Quin Houff is around and he makes light contact with the inside wall. The caution is out.

Green, Logano drives it deep to the bottom in turn one and he clears Almirola off turn two. Logano to the lead.

3 to go in stage one, Denny Hamlin, Erik Jones, Kevin Harvick and others hit the pit lane.

Joey Logano takes the stage one win at Pocono Raceway!

Pocono Race Results – Stage 1: 1. Joey Logano; 2. Aric Almirola; 3. Ryan Blaney; 4. Kyle Busch; 5. Chase Elliott; 6. Kurt Busch; 7. Matt DiBenedetto; 8. Brad Keselowski; 9. Alex Bowman; 10. Erik Jones;

Pocono Race
Stage 2 – Report

Laps: 52 (26-77 / 130)

Joey Logano, Almirola and others stay out. Ryan Newman is first off with no tires. Kyle Busch is the first one off with four. Newman restarts 17th as Busch restarts 22nd.

Green, Almirola is clear before turn one with a push from Ryan Blaney.

Lap 45, Logano pits from 2nd under green. Lap 46, Almirola pits as well. Both of the leaders are in, this is their first stop of the day.

Martin Truex Jr has cycled to the race lead. He pitted on lap 14.

Martin Truex Jr and Denny Hamlin at Pocono Raceway - NASCAR Cup Series
LONG POND, PENNSYLVANIA – JUNE 27: Martin Truex Jr., driver of the #19 Sirius XM Toyota, leads Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 FedEx Ground Toyota, during the NASCAR Cup Series Pocono Organics 325 in partnership with Rodale Institute at Pocono Raceway on June 27, 2020 in Long Pond, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)

Lap 57

Lap 57, Denny Hamlin has run down the rear bumper of Martin Truex Jr. Hamlin has 8 laps fresher tires but many of those were under caution.

Hamlin has a look to the inside. Truex Jr gives him the lane but Hamlin can’t complete the pass in dirty air.

Lap 60, Truex Jr has run up on lap traffic at the wrong time. As he pushes up the track, Hamlin drives by on the inside. Truex Jr heads for the pit lane.

13 to go in stage two, John Hunter Nemechek doors JJ Yeley and Yeley catches the outside wall. He now has a flat tire and the caution is out.

The leaders hit the pit lane.

Green flag, Almirola is clear into turn one.

6 to go in stage two, Tyler Reddick and Erik Jones tangle and slide to the inside wall. Jones got loose, checked up and Reddick ran into the back of him. The caution is out.

Green, Logano and Almirola run even into turn one. Almirola drives it deeper and clears him.

Aric Almirola wins stage two at Pocono Raceway!

Pocono Race Results – Stage 2: 1. Aric Almirola; 2. Joey Logano; 3. Martin Truex Jr; 4. Matt DiBenedetto; 5. Ryan Blaney; 6. Alex Bowman; 7. Kevin Harvick; 8. Kyle Busch; 9. Denny Hamlin; 10. Chase Elliott;

Pocono Race
Stage 3 – Report

Laps: 53 (78-130 / 130)

It’s a mixed bag regarding a pit stop ahead of stage three. Ryan Blaney wins the race to the pit exit but he’ll restart 24th as most of the field stays out.

Green flag on stage three, Almirola leads into turn one as Blaney and DiBenedetto run side by side for 2nd. Kevin Harvick sweeps by both of them to take over 2nd.

39 to go, Joey Logano hits the pit lane under green. Kyle Busch, Brad Keselowski, William Byron and Jimmie Johnson pit with him.

36 to go, Almirola pits from the race lead.

28 to go, Ryan Newman leads Michael McDowell by 2.3 seconds. Almirola is 11th, 28 seconds back.

19 to go, Newman, Buescher and others have hit the pit lane. Chris Buescher and Ryan Preece are the only two cars left to pit, they run 1st and 2nd.

17 to go, Kevin Harvick has cycled to the race lead. He leads Hamlin by 2 seconds. Almirola is 12 seconds back of Harvick with four fresh tires.

The No. 4 took two tires on the last stop. Denny Hamlin did the same thing. Their left side tires were about 30 laps old at the time of the last stop, they remain on the car.

7 to go, Joey Logano has a flat left front, no caution.

3 to go, Harvick leads Hamlin by just 0.3 seconds. Harvick has been fighting with lap traffic as Hamlin closes.

2 to go, Harvick snakes across all three straights to break the draft.

1 to go, they snake across the start finish for the final time.

Kevin Harvick wins at Pocono Raceway!

View full Pocono Raceway results below.

Kevin Harvick wins at Pocono Raceway - NASCAR Cup Series
LONG POND, PENNSYLVANIA – JUNE 27: Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Busch Head for the Mountains Ford, celebrates after wining the NASCAR Cup Series Pocono Organics 325 in partnership with Rodale Institute at Pocono Raceway on June 27, 2020 in Long Pond, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Pocono Raceway Results
NASCAR Cup Series
June 27, 2020

Pos | Driver

1. Kevin Harvick
2. Denny Hamlin
3. Aric Almirola
4. Christopher Bell
5. Kyle Busch
6. Martin Truex Jr
7. Clint Bowyer
8. Michael McDowell
9. Brad Keselowski
10. Chris Buescher
11. Matt Kenseth
12. Ryan Blaney
13. Matt DiBenedetto
14. William Byron
15. Ryan Newman
16. Cole Custer
17. Ricky Stenhouse Jr
18. Kurt Busch
19. Austin Dillon
20. Ryan Preece
21. Jimmie Johnson
22. Bubba Wallace
23. Corey LaJoie
24. John Hunter Nemechek
25. Chase Elliott
26. Ty Dillon
27. Alex Bowman
28. Daniel Suarez
29. Brennan Poole
30. Tyler Reddick
31. JJ Yeley
32. Josh Bilicki
33. Garrett Smithley
34. Jame Davison
35. Timmy Hill
36. Joey Logano
37. Joey Gase
38. Erik Jones
39. BJ McLeod
40. Quin Houff

Kevin Harvick at Pocono Raceway - NASCAR Cup Series
LONG POND, PENNSYLVANIA – JUNE 27: Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Busch Head for the Mountains Ford, drives during the NASCAR Cup Series Pocono Organics 325 in partnership with Rodale Institute at Pocono Raceway on June 27, 2020 in Long Pond, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)

NASCAR Cup Series
Point Standings

After: Pocono (June 27, 2020)

Pos | Driver | Wins | Points

1. Kevin Harvick (3 Wins)
534

2. Ryan Blaney (1 Win)
505

3. Joey Logano (2 Wins)
487

4. Chase Elliott (1 Win)
477

5. Brad Keselowski (2 Wins)
472

6. Denny Hamlin (3 Wins)
465

7. Martin Truex Jr (1 Win)
463

8. Alex Bowman (1 Win)
436

9. Kyle Busch
420

10. Kurt Busch
393

11. Aric Almirola
390

12. Jimmie Johnson
369

13. Clint Bowyer
358

14. Matt DiBenedetto
346

15. William Byron
342

16. Tyler Reddick
313

17. Erik Jones
307

18. Austin Dillon
300

19. Chris Buescher
293

20. Ricky Stenhouse Jr
283

21. Bubba Wallace
273

22. Michael McDowell
254

23. John Hunter Nemechek
251

24. Christopher Bell
243

25. Ryan Newman
226

26. Cole Custer
220

27. Corey LaJoie
196

28. Ty Dillon
195

29. Ryan Preece
175

30. Matt Menseth
157

31. Daniel Suarez
131

32. Kyle Larson
121

33. Brennan Poole
101

34. Quin Houff
63

35. Brendan Gaughan
46

36. David Ragan
33

37. Reed Sorenson
27

38. James Davison
3

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