LONG POND, Pa. (June 6, 2017) – A bevy of activities will be provided for fans when they visit Pocono Raceway for the Axalta presents the Pocono 400 weekend.
Beginning on Friday, June 8, Pocono Raceway will offer a host of fun activities inside its Fan Fair behind the grandstands.
Gates open at 8 a.m. on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Friday’s General Tire #AnywhereIsPossible 200 ARCA Racing Series by Menards begins at 5:45 p.m., Saturday’s Pocono Green 250 NASCAR XFINITY Series race starts at 1 p.m. and Sunday’s Monster Energy Cup Series Axalta presents the Pocono 400 will have a 3 p.m. green flag.
Your event day race ticket allows you access to Fan Fair.
Fanatics will return to its trailer set up while Chevrolet will offer a massive display. Oskar Blues, Leaf Filter, Wicked Fast, Racing Electronics, SMI Tru Timber, Stock Car Racing Experience, Unique Pretzels, Swedish Match, Sign of Times, International Cigar, the Marines, Air Force and Army, the Pennsylvania National Guard and Moonshine will all have a presence in Fan Fair.
The Lehigh Valley Children’s Hospital Kids Zone and Tricky’s Kit Kamp is the place to be for younger race fans and will include face painting, bounce houses, racing, golf lessons and much more.
On Sunday, the Fan Fair Stage will feature a Nathan’s Hot Dog qualifier. Both a female and a male competitor will earn a spot in the famous July 4th Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest. The contest begins at 11 a.m.
For a complete weekend race schedule, please visit www.poconoraceway.com/calendar. The site will be updated with any driver appearances and is the most accurate place to find up-to-date information.
Pocono Raceway will host seven national motorsports events during the 2017 racing season, including a NASCAR XFINITY Series race on June 10. The Axalta Presents Pocono 400 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (MENCS) race is set for June 11, the Pennsylvania 400 MENCS race on July 30 and the ABC Supply 500 Verizon IndyCar Series race on August 20. The Pocono Mountains 150 NASCAR Camping World Truck race is scheduled for July 29 and two ARCA Series Presented by Menards races with General Tire #AnywhereIsPossible 200 on June 9 and the ARCA Racing Series 150 on July 28 offered as well.
Tickets for all races are now on sale at poconoraceway.com or by calling 1-800-RACEWAY.