Pocono Raceway previously called as Pocono International Raceway. Track’s other name currently used is The Tricky Triangle. It is situated in Pocono Mountains Pennsylvania at the Long Port. It has a capacity of 76812 seats for the race fans. It is owned by Mattco Incorporation. It is operated by Igdalsky and Mattioli families. Track ground broke in 1969. It was opened in 1971. This triangle track has asphalt surface with a length of 2.5 miles. It has three turns with different banking degree. The first turn has 14 degrees, The second track has 8 degrees and the third turn has 6 degrees of banking. It has a lap record of 223.871 mph held by a racer named Juan Pablo Montoya at IndyCar Series in 2004.
Current events hosted by Pocono Raceway are Monster Energy Nascar Cup Series, Axalta "We Paint Winners" 400, Pennsylvania 400, Nascar Xfinity Series, Pocono Green 250, Nascar Camping World Truck Series, Pocono Mountains 150, ARCA Racing Series, Pocono ARCA 200, ModSpace 125, IndyCar Series and ABC Supply 500. Previous events of the triangle track are USAC and CART; Pocono (1971–1989), IMSA GT Championship; Grand Prix at Pocono (1981–1985).
Pocono Raceway is the most environmental friendly track in all the Nascar venues and all the entire world of sports. It keeps its atmosphere free of dirt, pollution, and garbage. They are trying to make it better by introducing some Pocono Raceway Green Projects that include Pocono Solar Project, Recycling and Nascar Clean Air Tree Planting Program.
Pocono Raceway has a mascot named “Tricky”. Tricky is kids most favorite and the places you will found Tricky are Tricky’s Kid Camp, Kid’s Zone, Victory Lane and on Kid’s Day. Tricky’s color is green and it helps to promote the Mantra of reducing, reusing and recycling. Tricky is now trying to make the race fans to go green and make the environment healthy because it not so much tricky.