NASCAR kicks off the second half of the Monster Energy Cup Series' regular season with Pocono 400 from Pocono Raceway on Sunday. This will be the first of two visits to 2.5-mile tri-oval known as the Tricky Triangle as the series will return to Lake Pond, Pa., in late July.
William Byron is still looking for his first career Cup win, but the 21-year-old will start from the pole for the second straight race. Points leader Kyle Busch will start second with Martin Truex Jr., the winner of last week's Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte, in the middle of the pack (20th).
So if you're wondering, "What NASCAR race is on TV this today?" know this: FS1 is airing the Pocono 400 from Pocono Raceway.
Pocono 400 Time/TV Channel
Time: 2 p.m. ET (Sunday)
Track: Pocono Raceway (Long Pond, Pa.)
TV: FS1, coverage begins at 12:30 p.m. ET
Radio: MRN, SIRIUS XM Channel 90
The second half of NASCAR's regular season kicks off Sunday in the Pocono mountains with one of the most unique tracks on the circuit. Nicknamed the Tricky Triangle, 2.5-mile Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, Pa., has a unique style where all three of its turns have different bankings and lengths. The transitions are so different drivers sometimes feel like it's a mini road course.
That could open up an opportunity for someone new to get to Victory Lane, a welcome relief for many competitors in a season that’s been dominated by a select few. Just two race teams have combined for 12 of the season’s 13 victories to date: Joe Gibbs Racing and Team Penske. The six drivers who have won represent the fewest to this point in the year in NASCAR’s playoff era.