Pocono Raceway is recognized as one of NASCAR’s most competitive raceways. The track features three curves, each with its own degree of banking. The track design produces fender to fender action and 200 mph photo finishes in Pocono, Pa.
One of the records set at a Pocono 500 race was most caution flags (13) in 1990. The 1985 Pocono 500 saw the least amount of lead drivers, with 4. Bobby Allison held the most Pocono 500 victories in a row with 3 in 1982. That record was then broken in 1987 by Tim Richmond. The 1990 Pocono 500 saw the greatest amount of lead drivers with 16.