IndyCar always made an annual stop to the 2.5 mile Pocono Raceway from 1971 to 1989. The series and Pocono decided to split after the 1989 race and it wouldn’t be until 2013 when IndyCar made a return to the Tricky Triangle.
With many differences today at Pocono vs. 1989, Marco Andretti set the current IndyCar track qualifying record with a two-lap average of 221.273-mph last July. Emerson Fittipaldi set the previous track record at 211.715-mph, before the track was re-paved twice in 1995 and 2012. Continue reading