Fast facts

Year Opened: 1971

Capacity: 77000

City / State: Long Pond / Pennsylvania

Biggest Event: Kids Free 325

All time Champion: Jeff Gordon

Recent Winner: Denny Hamlin

Known for: Its triangular-shaped racetrack. Usually called the "Tricky Triangle"

Last 5 Winners


Kyle Busch was able to secure the win in the Kids Free 325's 2019 race with a time of 2:58:09. He was able to beat Brad Keselowski and Erik Jones who ended up in 2nd and 3rd, respectively.

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Martin Truex Jr. won the 2018 Pocono 400 (Kids Free 325 former name in 2018) with a time of 2:52:00. He was able to beat Kyle Larson who got 2nd place, and Kyle Busch who ended up in 3rd.

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Ryan Blaney won the 2017 Axalta presents Pocono 400 (former name of Kids Free 325 in 2017) with a time of 2:48:40. He was able to beat Kevin Harvick who got 2nd place, and Erik Jones who ended up in 3rd.

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Kurt Busch won the 2016 Axalta "We Paint Winners" 400 (Kids Free 325's former name from 2015 to 2016) with a time of 3:11:15. He was able to beat Dale Earnhardt Jr. who got 2nd place, and Brad Keselowski who ended up in 3rd.

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Martin Truex Jr. won the 2015 Axalta "We Paint Winners" 400 (Kids Free 325's former name from 2015 to 2016) with a time of 2:58:45. He was able to beat Kevin Harvick who got 2nd place, and Jimmie Johnson who ended up in 3rd.

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Tailgate Guide


The Pocono Raceway offers plenty of tailgating options and pre-race entertainment to keep you busy throughout the race weekend. You’ll find a lot to see and do when attending a race weekend in Long Pond, so make sure to arrive early and get the most out of the weekend.

One of the best parts about attending a race at the Pocono Raceway is the Infield Block Party, which takes place each night during race weekend. The Infield Block Party features live music, fireworks, and a whole lot more making it a can’t miss part of any race weekend at Pocono Raceway. You won’t want to miss any of the Infield Block Party nights. However, Saturday night is by far the best, so make sure to get to town early and take it all in.

In addition to the Infield Block Party, the Fan Fair and Kids Zone are also excellent ways to spend some time before the big race on Sunday. Both the Fan Fair and Kids Zone are home to a wide variety of activities meaning they can more than keep you and the kids entertained throughout the weekend.

Those of you who want to get exclusive access to the drivers and the pit will be in luck as Pocono Raceway is one of the easiest tracks to get access to your favorite drivers. The Pre-Race Pit Pass is a fantastic way to get exclusive access to Pit Road and what goes on behind the scenes, and if you’re looking for a bit more, the Tricky Triangle Club even allows you to attend an exclusive driver Q&A session.

Finally, Pocono Raceway offers you several excellent camping options, so you can take part in all the weekend-long fun without having to go through the hassle of traveling back and forth to the hotel. The track is home to several infield camping options that put you right at the heart of the action and are the perfect place for you to party throughout the weekend. Don’t worry though if you’re looking for something a bit more relaxed as there are also several family camping options as well.

Pocono Raceway is home to an excellent weekend long tailgating extravaganza, so arrive early and enjoy all of the weekend festivities.


Infield Block Party

Located on Tunnel Road in the infield, the Infield Block Party is the place to be for nighttime entertainment. The Infield Block Party is home to live music, fireworks, kids activities, and much more. If you’re making a weekend out of it, then make sure to check out the Infield Block Party.

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Fan Fair

At the Fan Fair you’ll find interactive displays, the Kids Zone, merchandise trailers, and much more. The Fan Fair is located behind the Grandstands, so stop by and see all it has to offer before the race.

Kids Zone

If you’re taking the kids to the race, then don’t miss taking them to the Kids Zone. The Kids Zone features a variety of kids activities including face painting, bounce houses, tricycle racing, and much more.

Pre-Race Pit Pass

Take the opportunity to tour Pit Road with a Pre-Race Pit Pass. The pass gives you unparalleled access to the pit making it a must for any diehard racing fan.

Tricky Triangle Club

Those of you who want to get the most exclusive pre-race access will want to get Tricky Triangle Club passes. Being a part of the Tricky Triangle Club not only provides you with a pre-race meal and a Pit Pass it also gives you the opportunity to be part of an exclusive driver Q& A session.

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Where to tailgate

Stadium Guide

In Game

All throughout the summer season, Pocono Raceway is home to several incredible racing events. The three headliners are the Pocono 400, Gander RV 400, and ABC Supply 500. All three races offer racing fans in the Pennsylvania area a fantastic time to come out and see their favorite drivers.

NASCAR fans will love taking in either the Pocono 400 or Gander RV 400 as both races are must-see events for any NASCAR fan. The sharp corner turns mean that the crews and drivers have to make a lot of adjustments throughout the race creating a fun and thrilling event. Likewise, IndyCar fans will have an excellent time seeing all their favorite drivers square off at the ABC Supply 500.

One unique thing that makes taking in a race at Pocono Raceway a special event is the Halftime Party. The Halftime Party takes place between Lap 60 and Lap 120 and is a can’t miss part of any race held here. If you want to take a quick break from racing, then stop by the halftime party and join in the fun.

In addition to hosting three major races, Pocono Raceway is home to several driving schools and car club experiences. These experiences are a fantastic time for anyone who wants to get behind the wheel of fast and exotic cars. The driving schools offer you the opportunity to race both stock cars and road racers, so no matter what type of racing you dream about you can be a part of it at the Pocono Raceway.

Lastly, Pocono Raceway offers a free track tour, so if you’ve never been to the Speedway before, take advantage of the tour during your visit.

Pocono Raceway is home to three exciting major races over the summer and offers lots of other racing experiences, so start planning your trip to Long Pond today.

Things to check out

Track Tour

Those of you visiting Pocono Raceway between April and October should take advantage of the free track tours. The track tour is an excellent way to learn more about “The Trick Triangle” and is a can’t miss for any diehard racing fan.

Halftime Party

One of the unique things about attending a race at Pocono Raceway is the halftime party that takes place between Lap 60 and Lap 120. The party is located in Chalet Village, and features live music, so make sure to stop by and join in the fun.

Fan Store

Pick up a souvenir and sign your name at the Fan Store during your trip to Pocono Raceway. A souvenir from the Pocono Raceway is an excellent way to remember your trip and no matter what kind of merchandise you’re looking for you’ll likely find it here.


Tricky the fox is the official mascot of Pocono Raceway and is a favorite among fans young and old. Keep an eye out for Tricky before and during the race as you wouldn’t want to miss him.

Signature Car Collection

Those of you who want to get behind the wheel of some of the most exotic cars out there won’t want to miss it when the Signature Car Collection comes to Pocono. The Signature Car Collection Track Experience allows you to drive a wide variety of vehicles, so make sure to check it out.

Driving Schools

The Pocono Raceway is home to an assortment of driving schools that allow you to get involved in stock car racing, road racing, and kart racing. You can even put your own car on the Pocono Raceway as well.

Bars & Restaurants

  1. Roberto’s

    Bellas Pizza of Bristol Pizza Don Vitos Italian Restaurant Pizza Chiefs Place PIzza Pizza Patriot Pub & Grub Pizza Robertos Pizza Ranias Restaurant Pizza The Prescott Pizza Pleasant City Wood Fired Grille Pauls Deli Restaurant Wildcat Angelas Ristorante Pizzeria

    After 20 years Roberto's is still here and going strong! We couldn't do that without great customers, exceptional food and reasonable prices!

    2668 PA-940, Pocono Summit, PA 18346, USA


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  2. Jubilee Restaurant

    Jubilee Restaurant Pancakes Breakfast Big Apple Pancake House Pancake Breakfast Big Top Family Restaurant Pancake Breakfast Virgs

    Roomy, rustic family restaurant serving hearty American fare, including breakfast, since 1968.

    2067 PA-940, Pocono Pines, PA 18350, USA


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    american - $$

  3. Mi Casa Restaurant

    Mi Casa Restaurant Burrito Mexican

    A variety of traditional Mexican & South American chow such as tacos, fajitas & rotisserie meat.

    112 Cleveland Ave, Mt Pocono, PA 18344, USA


    Bar website

    european - $$

  4. Pioneer Diner

    Gus Bar & Grill Sandwich Fries Pioneer Diner Sandwich Paul Reveres Family Restaurant Sandwich Wild Magnolia Sandwich

    Old-school diner whipping up classic American eats, an all-day breakfast & Greek specialties.

    3397 PA-940, Mt Pocono, PA 18344, USA


    Bar website

    american - european - $$

  5. Da’s Pub

    Das Pub Bar

    There is a feeling when you walk in Da's that hits you almost immediately. It is a feeling of comfort and family.

    5800 PA-115, Blakeslee, PA 18610, USA


    Bar website

    european - $$

  6. Boulder View Tavern

    Boulder View Tavern Whiskey Liquor

    Traditional American food & drinks offered in a casual, lodgelike space overlooking Lake Harmony.

    123 Lake Harmony Rd, Lake Harmony, PA 18624, USA


    Bar website

    american - $$

  7. Nick’s Lake House

    Nicks Lake House Lunch

    Nick's Lake House, located in the heart of the town of Lake Harmony, features American Cuisine, live entertainment and a stunning view of the lake.

    20 S Lake Dr, Lake Harmony, PA 18624, USA


    Bar website

    american - $$

  8. Shenanigans

    Five Star Tavern Burger Etiwanda Roadhouse Burger Old Bag of Nails Pub Burger Dixie Pig Barbecue Burger

    Welcome to the #1 fun spot in Lake Harmony!

    286 Lake Harmony Rd, Lake Harmony, PA 18624, USA


    Bar website

    american - $$$