|Pocono Raceway shortening race to 400 miles|
|Written by Admin|
|Wednesday, 10 August 2011 07:52|
The races on the 2 1/2 mile track had been 500 miles, long drawing complaints from drivers and fans that the events were too long. Track CEO Brandon Igdalsky says 400 miles should make the races more exciting.
NASCAR backs the move. Steve O'Donnell, NASCAR's senior vice president of racing operations, says the transition should make for more exciting competition at one of the more unique tracks in the sport.
The 2012 races are scheduled for June 10 and Aug. 5.