Pocono Raceway - Long Pond, PA

Pocono Raceway is located at Long Pond in the Pocono Mountains of eastern Pennsylvania. In the past this venue has also been known as the Pocono International Raceway.

Over the years, fans and drivers have complained that the 500 mile races at Pocono Raceway are entirely too long. The majority of them would like to see this distance shortened to 400 instead. Additionally, there is a large group of people that feel that Pocono Raceway should be removed from hosting regular NASCAR events. While there are some that feel this way, the fact of the matter is that this would not be good for the sport.

Pocono Raceway offers drivers a track length of 2.5 miles, and fans have the joy of watching races from many different angles. With a capacity of 76,812 this venue is not among the larger ones in the sport of racing. With that being said, most fans who have ever seen a race at Pocono Raceway loved the overall experience that it offered.

Useful Event Info
Venue Address:
1234 Long Pond Road, Long Pond, PA
History & Traditions:
Date/Year Built/Opened:
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Former Names:
Pocono International Raceway
"The Tricky Triangle"
Track Length:
2.5 miles (4.023 km)