Pocono Raceway flipped the switch on a solar energy system that leaders say will make the NASCAR track the world’s largest solar-powered sports facility. It will be partially running this weekend and provide power to the raceway for Sunday’s Pennsylvania 500. It would be the first track to run on solar energy.
Crew chief Steve Letarte, who has done it all with Jeff Gordon except win a championship, signed a three-year extension with Hendrick Motorsports and has earned more time to win that long-awaited fifth Cup championship.
Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel posted the best times during both 90-minute practice sessions for Sunday’s Hungarian Grand Prix.