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Explore the Pocono Mountains 225 Announced

Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau returns to sponsor the NASCAR Xfinity Series race

Photo Michael Jaworecki/Myracenews

LONG POND, Pa. (June 23, 2022) – Pocono Raceway has partnered with the Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau for the Explore the Pocono Mountains 225 NASCAR Xfinity Series race on Saturday, July 23. This will mark the Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureaus return to title sponsorship at Pocono Raceway.

“We love being part of the Pocono Mountains community,” said Ben May, Pocono Raceway President. “Whether you are coming to one of the many great resorts, area attractions, our NASCAR races, The Great Pocono Raceway Airshow or one of our other incredible events at the track, we hope guests will make the most out of their trip to Northeast Pennsylvania. The Pocono Mountains has so much to offer, enjoy and explore!”

The Explore the Pocono Mountains 225 will also highlight the indoor and outdoor attractions, activities, events, lodging and restaurants within the 2,400 square miles encompassing northeast Pennsylvania’s Carbon, Monroe, Pike and Wayne counties. Guests visiting the Pocono Mountains each summer can explore over 350 hiking and bike trails, over 35 golf courses, whitewater rafting, boating, fishing and open access to nine state and two national parks. The Pocono Mountains is home to a plethora of indoor and outdoor waterpark resorts, hotels, restaurants and activities for all ages.

“Pocono Raceway is a major part of the region’s success through the years and the destination is a perfect match for this NASCAR race weekend,” said Chris Barrett, Pocono Mountains President/CEO. “With so many different options for families in the Pocono Mountains we hope race fans will get out and find their favorite Pocono Place to enjoy.”

The Pocono Mountains is the ideal destination for families, couples, or adventure-seekers any day of the week with trails for hiking and biking, rivers for fishing and boating and tons of attractions to keep everyone active and on the go. Plenty of resorts and spas offer the ultimate relaxation experience as well! Plus, events are returning to the Poconos this year and each season has its own distinct appeal whether it is the vibrant fall foliage, thrilling winter sports or a summer night around the campfire. has everything you need to plan a trip for the entire family.

Kids, ages 12 and under can attend all NASCAR events at Pocono Raceway for free in 2022. Grandstand parking is also free and coolers are welcome. Pocono Raceway offers a variety of Grandstand ticketing options, with adult tickets start at $10 on Friday, $35 for Saturday, $45 for Sunday, and camping options, starting at $200. To purchase tickets, visit or call 1-800-722-3929 (1-800-RACEWAY.)

2022 NASCAR Schedule of Events –

  • Friday, July 22 – General Tire 200 – ARCA Menards Series
  • Saturday, July 23 – CRC Brakleen 150 – NASCAR Camping World Truck Series
  • Saturday July 23 – Explore the Pocono Mountains 225 – NASCAR Xfinity Series
  • Sunday, July 24 – M&M’S Fan Appreciation 400 – NASCAR Cup Series


M&M’S® Fan Appreciation 400 Will Celebrate NASCAR Fans and Mars Associates at the Company’s Hometown Track

NEWARK, NJ (May 24, 2022) – Today, M&M’S® ‘The Official Chocolate of NASCAR,’ announced the iconic brand will be the title sponsor at this year’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Pocono Raceway on Sunday, July 24. The brand will continue the season-long celebration of its more than three decades in the sport by using the race to pay special tribute to NASCAR fans and Mars Associates who have made the journey so memorable.

To kick off the celebrations, Mars will embark on a nationwide search on social media to identify some of the most active and passionate M&M’S Racing fans, who will be invited as VIP guests to the M&M’S Pocono race weekend. The fans selected will not only serve as M&M’S ambassadors throughout race weekend but will also have the chance to meet NASCAR legends and receive signed merchandise. One lucky M&M’S Mars fan will have the ultimate honor of serving as the Grand Marshal for the race.

“For more than 30 years, Mars has inspired moments of happiness through the colorful fun of the M&M’S brand for NASCAR fans all over the country,” said Anton Vincent, President of Mars Wrigley North America. “During our final year and, in our backyard race, Mars wants to celebrate one of the best fan bases in the world with a Mars-sized ‘thank you.’ The M&M’S brand has celebrated many NASCAR successes and we are grateful for the NASCAR fans.

For fans attending the M&M’S Fan Appreciation 400, M&M’S will conduct a special discussion moderated by NASCAR pit reporter, Jamie Little, in the Pocono Raceway Fan Zone on the morning of the race. Current and former M&M’S drivers including Kyle Busch, David Gilliland, Ernie Irvan and Ken Schrader will cruise down memory lane, sharing stories of their time driving for the Mars’ brands. Fans at home will have the opportunity to tune into this special conversation on social media, where they can submit questions in advance and win signed merchandise from the panel of legends.

“The entire Mars organization is incredibly special to me, and we want to commemorate all of our history together with the fan celebrations during the M&M’S Fan Appreciation 400,” said Busch. “From the M&M’S Pocono Raceway festivities to the fans and Mars Associates we’ll be bringing to the track, we couldn’t be more excited to honor those that have made this partnership so fun. I can’t wait to see everyone there!”

“We are honored to celebrate alongside M&M’S after 32 years of supporting NASCAR, by partnering together to show our appreciation for the greatest fan base in sport” said Ben May, President Pocono Raceway. “Creating lifelong memories and exciting experiences for Pocono Raceway and NASCAR fans is a passion for our team and to do it alongside one of the worlds iconic brands is a tremendous joy.”

To keep up to date with the M&M’S Fan Appreciation 400, be sure to check out M&M’S social media channels in the lead up to and throughout the race weekend.


For more than a century, Mars, Incorporated has been driven by the belief that the world we want tomorrow starts with how we do business today. This idea is at the center of who we have always been as a global, family-owned business. Today, Mars is transforming, innovating and evolving in ways that affirm our commitment to making a positive impact on the world around us

Across our diverse and expanding portfolio of confectionery, food, and petcare products and services, we employ 125,000 dedicated Associates who are all moving in the same direction: forward. With $40 billion in annual sales, we produce some of the world’s best-loved brands including DOVE®, EXTRA®, M&M’S®, MILKY WAY®, SNICKERS®, TWIX®, ORBIT®, PEDIGREE®, ROYAL CANIN®, SKITTLES®, BEN’S ORIGINAL™, WHISKAS®, COCOAVIA®, and 5™; and take care of half of the world’s pets through our nutrition, health and services businesses, including AniCura, Banfield Pet Hospitals™, BluePearl®, Linnaeus, and VCA™.

We know we can only be truly successful if our partners and the communities in which we operate prosper as well. The Mars Five Principles – Quality, Responsibility, Mutuality, Efficiency and Freedom – inspire our Associates to take action every day to help create a world tomorrow in which the planet, its people and pets can thrive. The Mars Compass, inspired by the Economics of Mutuality, is used to measure the company’s progress in service of its purpose; The world we want tomorrow starts with how we do business today.

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CRC Industries returns in 2022 as entitlement partner for NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Race at Pocono Raceway

Photo Michael Jaworecki/Myracenews

Horsham, PA – CRC Industries, Inc. is pleased to announce its entitlement partnership with Pocono Raceway, as the track will host the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series for the CRC Brakleen 150. CRC is an industry-leading global supplier of specialty products and formulations, including their flagship brand, Brākleen®, the #1 selling brake parts cleaner worldwide. 

“It’s great to be able to return to Pocono to showcase our love and support for motorsports” noted Perry Cozzone, CEO of CRC Industries. “Celebrating our 50th Anniversary of Brakleen with Pocono Raceway last year was highly successful. We want to keep that momentum going in 2022.”

The partnership will come together at Pocono Raceway on Saturday, July 23rd, for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series CRC Brakleen 150. Live coverage for the CRC Brakleen 150 at noon on FS1, MRN and SiriusXM Channel 90.

To learn more about CRC Industries and their range of maintenance products, visit

In celebration of the continued partnership with CRC Industries Pocono Raceway is offering $20 General Admission tickets to the first 150 customers who purchase via the link below for the CRC Brakleen 150 – NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race on July 23. General Admission seating is available in our 100 and 200 Levels of the grandstand. Tickets are valid for all on-track Saturday events.

Also, the same 150 customers will be entered to win a CRC Industries home care package featuring products like Brākleen®, Evapo-Rust®, Power Lube®, and more!

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