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2014-08-04 12:21:05

Two of America's Most Beloved Past Times Combine as Racing Meets Bowling; LONG POND, Pa., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This weekend, two of America's great past times, racing and bowling, came together as GoBowling.com served as title sponsor for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Pocono Raceway. The race was won by Dale Earnhardt Jr, his third victory of the season and the 21st of his career, and his first season sweep at a track since Talladega Superspeedway in 2002. The race...

2014-07-31 23:05:16

For seventeen-year-old Michael Lira, the Spruce Creek High School student from Port Orange, Florida, who doubles as a professional race car driver in the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards, the upcoming ARCA race at Pocono Raceway may just be the biggest challenge of his young career. (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 For seventeen-year-old Michael Lira, the Spruce Creek High School student from Port Orange, Florida, who doubles as a professional race car driver in the ARCA Racing Series...

2014-07-23 12:26:11

In Celebration of the 40th Anniversary of his Inaugural NASCAR Victory at Pocono Raceway, "The King" will Serve as Grand Marshal While RPM Driver Aric Almirola will Drive the GoBowling.com 400 No. 43 Fusion LONG POND, Pa., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a historic moment that bridges two of America's great past times, racing icon Richard Petty will return to Pocono Raceway to serve as Grand Marshal of the GoBowling.com 400. The event will celebrate both the GoBowling.com 400 and...

2014-05-05 12:21:44

First-of-its-Kind Event to Kick Off in Harrisburg on June 5 HARRISBURG, Pa., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania First Lady Susan Corbett today joined Pocono Raceway CEO Brandon Igdalsky and Harrisburg Mayor Eric Papenfuse to announce a unique NASCAR Hauler Parade coming to the capital city on Thursday, June 5, 2014. "We are pleased to announce yet another exciting event that will draw visitors to Pennsylvania this year," Mrs. Corbett said. "The governor and I are...

2014-03-10 16:20:30

Total economic impact on regional income is projected to be $277 million in 2014. HARRISBURG, Pa., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Corbett today joined Pocono Raceway CEO Brandon Igdalsky, NASCAR and INDYCAR officials and state legislators to officially kickoff the 2014 Pocono Raceway Season and to announce the award of $5 million in Transportation Infrastructure Funds to widen roadways and improve traffic flow to and from the raceway. "Today I am proud to stand...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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