The skies will be lighting up above the Raceway too, as a dazzling aerial fireworks display will take place on Saturday evening, June 7. The fireworks display is being provided solely for race fans staying in Pocono’s infield or other on-grounds camping locations. The 30-minute sky lighting spectacular begins at 9:30pm.
More infield activities include the “Kids Inflatable Fun Zone" which runs Friday to Sunday from 10:00am to 8:00pm.
Also on Friday and Saturday evening beginning at 8:30pm it will be “FREE Family Movie Nights." Friday’s presentation will be Herbie Fully Loaded and on Saturday the feature will be Disney/Pixar’s Cars. The movies will be shown in the Infield Fan Fair Area near Tunnel Road.
On track fireworks begin with Friday morning practice for the ARCA RE/MAX Series at 10:15am followed by NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practice at noon. ARCA pole qualifying is set for 1:45pm followed by Weis Markets NASCAR qualifying at 3:40pm.
The racing action continues Saturday with a pair of NASCAR practice sessions beginning at 10:00am. The ARCA Pocono 200 gets the green flag with a 1:00pm start.
Parking lots will open Sunday at 5:00am with grandstand gates opening at 9:00am. Pre-race activities get underway at 11:30am. Driver introduction is set for 1:30pm, leading up to the much anticipated 2:00pm start of the Pocono 500.
Children 12 and under, accompanied by a paying adult, are admitted free to the grandstands on Friday and Saturday. Children 12 and under, accompanied by a paying adult, are admitted free to the infield.
Good seating for Sunday’s Pocono 500 are still available by calling the Raceway Ticket Office at 1-800-RACEWAY or at www.poconoraceway.com Fans purchasing tickets via our website can take advantage of the new “print at home" option. Tickets are also available at Pocono Raceway’s gate #8 Ticket booth, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.