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Weekend Viewer's Guide

June 06, 2013, Staff report, NASCAR.com

Pocono Raceway

How are you watching the races at Pocono Raceway, Texas Motor Speedway and Iowa Speedway? Find out how to get the latest from wherever you are.

WATCHING AT HOME?

GOING TO THE RACE?
GOING MOBILE?
PLAYING FANTASY?

Even if you're not at the track, you can keep up with all the live action on TV and at NASCAR.com. (All times Eastern, unless noted.)

Watch practices and races on TV:

SPRINT CUP SERIES, Pocono Raceway:

Saturday, June 8:
Practice
, 10 a.m. on SPEED

Final practice, 11:40 a.m. on SPEED

Sunday, June 9:

Party in the Poconos 400, 1 p.m. on TNT

NATIONWIDE SERIES, Iowa Speedway:

Friday, June 7:

Practice, 4:30 p.m.

Final practice, 7 p.m.

Saturday, June 8:

Qualifying, 5:05 p.m.
Sunday, June 9

DuPont Pioneer 250, 11 a.m. on ESPN2

CAMPING WORLD TRUCK SERIES, Texas Motor Speedway:

Thursday, June 6:

Practice, 1 p.m.- 3:30 p.m. (revised due to rain)

Qualifying, 7 p.m.

Friday, June 7:

WinStar World Casino 400, 9 p.m. on SPEED

Get inside the garage:

GarageCam will be streaming live from Pocono Raceway on Saturday, June 8 from the Sprint Cup garage at 9:30 a.m. ET.

Keep an eye on the media center:

Press Pass will have live news conferences throughout race weekend.

Friday, June 7

Joey Logano | 11 a.m.

Jimmie Johnson | 11:15 a.m.

Juan Pablo Montoya | 11:30 a.m.

Jeff Gordon | Noon

Danica Patrick | 12:45 p.m.

Carl Edwards | 1:45 p.m.

Sunday, June 9:

Sprint Cup post-race news conferences | 4:30 p.m.

Want to attend the races this weekend? Buy tickets to the Party in the Poconos 400, DuPont Pioneer 250 and WinStar World Casino 400 here.

Know the tracks:

Check out our Pocono Raceway, Iowa Speedway and Texas Motor Speedway track pages to learn the history of the tracks and explore the best fan views. You can also use our weekly paint scheme preview to easily spot your favorite driver's car.

Want to meet a driver?

Here is a list of driver appearances taking place at the track this weekend. (All times local; list subject to change.)

POCONO RACEWAY

Friday, June 7:

Dale Earnhardt Jr., Denny Hamlin and Mark Martin autograph session | 2 p.m. behind Victory Lane. Wristband (given out at 10 a.m.) required, first 150 guests.

IOWA SPEEDWAY

Saturday, June 8:

Trevor Bayne, Travis Pastrana, Alex Bowman, Nelson Piquet Jr., Michael Annett, Regan Smith, Brad Sweet, Blake Koch, Reed Sorenson, Brian Scott, Austin Dillon, Drew Herring, Parker Kligerman, Max Phelps autograph session | 2:30 p.m under the North Grandstands

TEXAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY

Friday, June 7:

James Buescher, Darrell Wallace Jr., Ty Dillon, Brendan Gaughan, Joey Coulter, Miguel Paludo, Jeb Burton, John Wes Townley, German Quiroga Jr. | 4:30 p.m. between gates 6 and 7.

Get packing:

The weather at Pocono Raceway is:

Click for Pocono Raceway, Pennsylvania Forecast

 

The weather at Iowa Speedway is:

Click for Newton, Iowa Forecast

 

The weather at Texas Motor Speedway is:

Click for Fort Worth, Texas Forecast

Re-live the race:

Watch race highlights from your favorite driver and top moments from the track shortly after the race ends with Race RePlay.

Pocono Raceway opened in 1968 as a three-quarter-mile track, but held its first NASCAR race as a 2.5-mile track in 1974. That race was won by Richard Petty.

Keep all eyes on the race:

With RaceView Premium and NASCAR RaceView Mobile '13, you can watch live, virtual 3-D video with in-car audio as well as national radio broadcasts, telemetry data and real-time stats. With RaceBuddy for this week's Cup race, you can watch from different camera angles.

Follow from anywhere:

NASCAR Mobile '13: NASCAR's official app is free with an in-app subscription for premium content including live driver audio, live advanced leaderboards and live alternate camera angles.

Play NASCAR FANTASY:

Be sure to set your lineup before the Sprint Cup race goes green at Pocono this week.

Expert tip of the week:

It is a good time to shake up the roster. Denny Hamlin is always strong on flat tracks, while Tony Stewart, Brad Keselowski, and Jeff Gordon were also great on this track type last year and gained momentum in recent weeks. Get more tips from Dan Beaver's fantasy blog each week.

Keep up with the latest:

Use our weekly Driver Reports for a quick breakdown of how each driver is looking. Also each week, our writers vote on which drivers are making moves. Read the resulting driver Power Rankings to help power up your lineup.

Have a second screen:

Get lap-by-lap updates on NASCAR.com during practice laps, qualifying and races. You can also use our Minute-by-Minute blog to keep up with what's happening at the track.

Last year's top five at Pocono were:

1. Joey Logano

2. Mark Martin

3. Tony Stewart

4. Jimmie Johnson

5. Denny Hamlin

See the complete results here.

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