Friday, June 3, 2016

Pocono Race Officials Announced

Charlie Shaver, Chairman & CEO of Axalta Coating Systems, will serve as Grand Marshal for the Axalta "We Paint Winners" 400 at Pocono Raceway Sunday, June 5. Shaver, his daughter Caroline and Axalta Coating Systems Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer Joe McDougall, as well as his daughter Julia, will give the "start your engines" command. The Air Force Rock Band will perform the National Anthem prior to Sunday's race. The green flag for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race is scheduled for 1:00pm/et. Alyssa Golden will sing the National Anthem for the NASCAR XFINITY Series Pocono Green 250, with Crystal Day handling the responsibility for the ARCA Racing Series Presented by Menards #AnywhereIsPossible 200. Pennsylvania Lieutenant Governor Mike Stack will serve as the Grand Marshal and give the command for the Pocono Green 250 while Josh Torres will handle both of those on Friday. (Pocono Raceway)

Derrike Cope Racing Announce Pocono Partners

Derrike Cope Racing with JP Motorsports has some very interesting entrepreneurs on board this weekend at the Inaugural Xfinity Race at Pocono. Glenn Brown, of Meansville GA, bought his first truck right out of high school in 1983, hauling asphalt and rock. Now Glenn Brown Trucking runs 15 trucks hauling everything from propane gas to heavy equipment. E-hydrate comes on again as a primary sponsor for #70. With the first of it's kind electrolyte drink sticks for kids and adults, as well as Protien-on-the-Go drink pouches, E-hydrate continues to expand it's retail channels, available in Target, Ingles, other regional grocery stores and now select GNC stores. Associate sponsor Fox Motorsports 3 is owned by Darlene Fox who also owns Fox Realty Group in Pocono. Carriage House Country Club at Pocono Manor is on board for this event. Book your room where the team stays in the beautiful Pocono Mountains. Ice-Aid continues to support Team #70 as an associate sponsor. Ice-Aid delivers a frosty cold beverage from the first sip to the last drop by turning your cooler of ice into a freezer.(Derrike Cope Racing)