Explore The Pocono Mountains 225 at Pocono Raceway

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No. 19 Taylor Gray Operation 300 Toyota GR Supra News and Notes:

  • GRAY AT POCONO: Taylor Gray has one previous start at Pocono Raceway in the NASCAR CRAFTSMAN Truck Series (NCTS). Last year, he started 11th in the race and finished third. This weekend will be his first NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS) race at the Tricky Triangle.
  • SO FAR THIS YEAR: Gray’s last NXS race was at Charlotte Motor Speedway in May where he finished 12th. The young driver has made seven NXS starts so far in 2024 with his best finish being third in his series debut at Richmond Raceway .
  • JGR AT POCONO:Kyle Busch scored the lone NXS win for JGR at Pocono in 2018. The team has also earned seven top-fives, 13 top-10s, and three poles since the series began racing there in 2016.
  • FOLLOW ALONG: Follow along for updates and a behind-the-scenes look at Smith’s 2024 NXS Season.

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  • RACE INFO: Explore The Pocono Mountains 225 is scheduled for 3:00 PM EST on Saturday, July 13th. Coverage of the race will be on USA Network, MRN, and Sirius X NASCAR Radio.

From the Driver’s Seat:

Taylor Gray: “I’m looking forward to this weekend and am feeling prepared for the competition ahead. We’re taking a good car to Pocono, so we’re hoping to be able to contend for the win at the end of the day.”

Gray’s 2024 NASCAR Xfinity Series Stats:

StartsWinsTop 5Top 10PolesLaps LedAvg. StartAvg. Finish
7       0110115.315.1

Gray’s Career CRAFTSMAN Truck Series Stats:

StartsWinsTop 5Top 10PolesLaps LedAvg. StartAvg. Finish

About Joe Gibbs Racing:

Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) is one of the premier organizations in NASCAR with four NASCAR Cup Series teams, four NASCAR Xfinity Series teams, an ARCA Series team, and a driver development program. JGR is based in Huntersville, N.C., and owned by 2020 NASCAR Hall of Fame inductee Joe Gibbs, who also earned his place in the Pro Football Hall of Fame and was named as one of the NFL’s top 10 coaches of all-time with a winning career that included three Super Bowl Championships as head coach of the Washington franchise. JGR has competed in NASCAR since 1992, capturing more than 400 wins over that span. No team has more combined wins across the sport’s three national series in the history of NASCAR. In addition, JGR has won five Cup Series championships along with four Xfinity Series driver championships and six Xfinity Series owner’s championships. The organization also has captured four Daytona 500 titles, considered to be NASCAR’s premier event each season.


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