Ten past Pocono Raceway winners will be a part of the starting lineup Sunday in the M&M’s Fan Appreciation 400. Denny Hamlin leads the active competition with six victories at “The Tricky Triangle.”
Denny Hamlin (6 wins)
Hamlin picked up his first two NASCAR Cup Series career wins by sweeping the 2006 races during his rookie campaign. The Joe Gibbs Racing driver most recently won at the track in June 2020.
Hamlin is tied with Jeff Gordon for the most wins at the racetrack.
Hamlin has led in each of the last seven races at Pocono.
Kyle Busch (4 wins)
It took 26 starts, but Busch finally picked up his first Pocono win in July 2017. Since that win, he has won four of the last nine races at the track.
Busch is the most recent winner at Pocono, taking the victory in the second race of the double-header weekend in 2021.
Kurt Busch (3 wins)
Busch has won at the track with three different teams.
The 2004 champion first won at Pocono in 2005 driving for Roush Racing, in 2007 for Team Penske and 2016 for Stewart-Haas Racing.
Martin Truex Jr. (2 wins)
Truex earned his first victory with Furniture Row Racing in June 2015 and won again with the team in June of 2018.
Since joining Joe Gibbs Racing in 2019, Truex’s highest finish with the team was third in the July 2019 race.
Brad Keselowski, Ryan Blaney, Alex Bowman, Joey Logano, Chris Buescher, Kevin Harvick (1 win)
Keselowski won at Pocono in August 2011 after breaking his ankle four days before in a test session.
Blaney picked up his first career Cup Series win at the track in June 2017.
Bowman won on a last-lap pass on Kyle Larson in the first double-header race last year.
Logano won in June 2012, beating Mark Martin.
Buescher, on a pit strategy, stayed on the track and was leading when fog descended on the track and stopped the July 2016 race 22 laps before its scheduled distance.
Harvick won at Pocono in his 39th try at the track, winning the first double-header race in June 2020.
The M&M’s Fan Appreciation 400 is scheduled for 3 p.m. ET Sunday, July 24. The race will be televised live on USA Network.
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