It’s time once more for the Tricky Triangle otherwise known as Pocono Raceway. The Cup cars hit this track six weeks ago for the first time this year and in some respects, it was a standard Pocono Raceway and in others, all heck broke loose as engines failed, drivers wrecked, tires blew, and pit road penalties were handed out. This week it will be the same track, with a tweak. They are putting PJ1, traction compound, on the track for the first time in its history as they try and make the action on the track more than just the shuffling on restarts.

For those that don’t remember, Pocono has three turns that are all banked differently and have different radii as well. The first turn is tilted at 14 degrees and the middle of the...