NASCAR at Pocono: Outcomes, highlights from Martin Truex Jr.'s Pocono 400 victory

Martin Truex Jr. (Getty Pictures)

Martin Truex Jr. was victorious at the Pocono 400 on Sunday, good for his seventeenth profession win and second victory of the yr. 

Truex has been a constant prime 10 finisher this season and gained earlier this yr in California at the Auto Membership 400.

After profitable the primary stage, Truex bumped into some hassle within the second stage when an prolonged pit cease made him restart outdoors of the highest 10. Kevin Harvick gained the second stage however Truex was in rivalry for all one hundred sixty laps across the Tough Triangle. He took again the lead late, and did not squander it for the final 10 laps. 

Kyle Larson was the runner up at Pocono Raceway, adopted by Kyle Busch, Harvick and Brad Keselowski. 

Under are highlights and outcomes from the 2018 Pocono 400 at Pocono Raceway. 

NASCAR at Pocono: Reside updates, outcomes from Pocono 400

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5:31 — Truex and his staff are deservedly soaking all of it #Pocono400

— NASCAR (@NASCAR) June three, 2018

5:09 — Larson is available in second, Busch in third, and Harvick and Keselowski spherical out the highest 5. 

5:08 — Truex cruises by way of the end line and wins the Pocono 400, good for his second victory of the season and his seventeenth profession win. 

5:04 — 5 laps to go. Truex nonetheless within the lead. 

four:fifty eight —  Warning flag for Erik Jones on lap 149. 

four:fifty six — With 10 laps to go, Truex is within the lead. 

four:fifty five — Extra on what occured with Hamlin:

four:50 — Warning for Denny Hamlin: 

four:39 — With lower than 20 laps to go, the highest three at present are Busch, Truex and Harvick. 

four:29 — Harvick, who’s presently in second, will not want any gasoline for the remainder of the race, both. Nevertheless, he should hope to win it in regulation:

four:24 — Busch is again within the lead after a pit cease, the final one he’ll want for the remainder of the race with 34 laps to go. 

four:12 — Wallace is officialy accomplished for the day after an issue together with his engine:

four:08 —  Darrell “Bubba” Wallace is the primary driver headed to the storage today, and is most probably carried out. 

four:06 —  We’re approaching the house stretch, and Havick and Austin Dillon seem to have the sting over the remainder of the sector at the beginning of lap 106. 

four:00 — By profitable Stage 2, Harvick has tied Busch for the playoff factors lead at 25. 

three:fifty three — Harvick wins the second stage. One stage and 60 laps remaining.

three:forty seven — Climate update: rain has turn out to be a small think about today’s race.

three:forty — Kevin Harvick is your new chief, who passes Brad Keselowski: 

three:31 — Clint Bowyer and Chase Elliot make their runs, and are at present second and third within the race, repectively. 

three:18 — Truex runs into some hassle:

three:15 — Joey Logano runs out of gasoline to finish Stage 1 and is pressured to return to pit street: 

three:03 — Truex Jr. wins Stage 1 and is within the lead after 50 laps. However competitors has been tight up to now: 

2:fifty eight — It is Truex Jr.’s flip to take the lead with three laps to go in Stage 1.

2:fifty two — Harvick is again within the lead, passing Busch: 

2:forty four — Kyle Busch wasn’t feeling fairly proper after a pit cease and is presently in third, maybe it is the air strain in his tires. Under is a tweet from his spouse: 

2:forty two — Jimmie Johnson now leads for the primary time this season. 

2:36 — Ryan Blaney, after dropping his temporary lead, is having a fast pit cease. He’s the primary chief of the day to take action. 

2:31 —  Kevin Harvick is the early chief, however Martin Truex Jr. and Kyle Busch are shut behind after 15 laps. 

15 laps full at @poconoraceway:@KevinHarvick

Watch on @FS1! #Pocono400

— Talladega Superspeedway (@TalladegaSuperS) June three, 2018

2:22 p.m. —  It has been a decent race to date. After six laps, simply two seconds seperate the highest seven drivers.