Minute-by-Minute: Pocono updates

June 09, 2013, Staff report, NASCAR.com

Get the latest updates from trackside at Pocono Raceway

4:11 p.m. ET: Thanks for joining us for the race today. Keep up with the action with Press Pass.

4:09 p.m. ET: Top ten: Johnson, Biffle, Earnhardt, Stewart, Newman, Kyle Busch, Kurt Busch, Hamlin, Harvick.

4:08 p.m. ET: Jimmie Johnson has won the Party in the Poconos 400.

4:01 p.m. ET: Dave Blaney goes into the wall, bringing out his second caution and the sixth of the race.

3:38 p.m. ET: There have been four cautions so far this race, the latest one brought our after Blaney and Reutimann make contact.

3:21 p.m. ET: Caution flag came out with 35 laps to go, sending cars down pit lane. Fuel strategy will come into play soon.

3:14 p.m. ET: Not the first time, either.

3:05 p.m. ET: Jeff Gordon trying to get closer to the pack while Harvick serves a penalty for entering pit road.

2:48 p.m. ET: Mr. and Mrs. Bayne.

2:36 p.m. ET: Feedback coming through after pit stops.

2:34 p.m. ET: Back to green on the restart.

2:30 p.m. ET: Under yellow, several teams decide not to pit.

2:23 p.m. ET: Gordon, Kahne finally appear to have cars they're happy with.

2:19 p.m. ET: Newlywed Trevor Bayne wins at Iowa.

2:18 p.m. ET: Those clouds don't even look real! Certainly good for the track, as well as pretty.


2:14 p.m. ET: Lap 54, cars getting four tires and fuel.

2:06 p.m. ET: Green flag pit stops coming up shorly. Clouds moving in over the track, giving cars more grip.

1:57 p.m. ET: Some more feedback.

1:54 p.m. ET: Four tires and fuel the norm for the Pocono pit stop. Feedback coming in.

1:44 p.m. ET: Caution flag comes back in the Nationwide race as Michael Annett hits the wall. Green flag pit stops are now beginning in the Cup race.

1:39 p.m. ET: Drivers are back on the track in the Nationwide race.

1:31 p.m. ET: Drivers offering lots of feedback over the radio.

1:27 p.m. ET: Bad news for Kasey Kahne.

1:25 p.m. ET: As the Cup race runs under green, Nationwide preparing to follow. Drivers are called to their cars.

1:16 p.m. ET: Lots of work to be done for the Vickers team. Nationwide race still under red.

1:13 p.m. ET: The lineup remains intact. Check it out here.

1:10 p.m. ET: Drivers are in their cars with engines started.

12:58 p.m. ET: In case you missed it, here's the wreck that took out Pastrana and sent Papis in the air.

12:55 p.m. ET: Fans are making their way to the stands. Coverage for the Sprint Cup race beings in 5 minutes on TNT!

12:49 p.m. ET: Driver introductions are taking place for the Party in the Poconos 400.

12:38 p.m. ET: Iowa vs. Pocono... where would you rather be?

12:30 p.m.: Pastrana wrecks just before the red flag comes out due to rain in the Nationwide race.

12:25 p.m. ET: Sun shines above Pocono Raceway. No such luck at Iowa Speedway, where rain drops are beginning to fall.