The Pocono 400 is a stock car race held every year at the Pocono Raceway in Long Pond Pennsylvania. It is one of the races included in the Dragon Energy NASCAR Cup Series. It’s the first of two NASCAR Cup Series races that are held at Pocono Raceway, the other being the Gander 400. The race was held in 1982 to replace the 400-mile race at the Texas World Speedway. It was originally raced at 500 miles but has been decreased to 400 miles commencing in 2012.
Jeff Gordon possesses the distinction for having the most wins in the Pocono 400 using four. Among the current drivers in the NASCAR Cup Series, Denny Hamlin, Jimmie Johnson, and Martin Truex Jr. have wins with two each.
Last year, Ryan Blaney won pole position while Kevin Harvick led the most laps in 89. In the end, it was Martin Truex Jr. who won the race for the second time in his NASCAR career. Kyle Larson finished second while Kyle Busch came in third. Harvick and Brad Keselowski piled up the Top .
This year, the odds for the 2019 Pocono 400 aren’t out yet. But, based on the NASCAR Cup series standings and current variant, you will find drivers that should be considered one of the NASCAR betting favorites to win the 2019 Pocono 400 on June 3rd.
First, let’s take a look at the NASCAR Cup series standings: