Brad Keselowski won the NASCAR XFINITY Series 2nd Annual Pocono Green 250

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Brad Keselowski, driver of the #22 SKF Ford, crosses the finish line to win the NASCAR XFINITY Series Pocono Green 250 at Pocono Raceway on June 10, 2017 in Long Pond, Pennsylvania.

Starting from 8th place Car 22 Brad Keselowski SKF Ford won the 2nd Annual Pocono Green 250, his 35th win in 245 NASCAR XFINITY Series races. This is his 1st win & 5th Top 10 finish in 2017. This is his 1st win & 1st Top 10 finish in one race at Pocono Raceway. 2nd Place Car 7 Justin Allgaier Allan Myers Chevrolet, started from 4th place posted his 1st Top 10 finish in 2 races at Pocono Raceway. It is his 6th Top 10 finish in 2017. 3rd Place Car 42 Kyle Larson ENEOS Chevrolet, started from 6th place posted his 2nd Top-10 finish in two races at Pocono Raceway.

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Brad Keselowski, driver of the #22 SKF Ford, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR XFINITY Series Pocono Green 250 at Pocono Raceway on June 10, 2017 in Long Pond, Pennsylvania.

4th Place Car 1 Elliott Sadler Dale’s Pale Ale Chevrolet, started from 18th place followed by 5th place Car 18 Daniel Suarez Juniper Toyota, started from 7th place. 6th Place Car 62 Brendan Gaughan South Point Hotel & Casino Chevrolet, started from 11th place. 7th Place Car 00 Cole Custer # Haas Automation Ford, started from 3rd place was the highest finishing rookie. 8th Place Car 3 Ty Dillon(i) Rheem Chevrolet, started from 15th place followed by 9th place Car 21 Daniel Hemric # Blue Gate Bank Chevrole, started from 2nd place. Lastly in the Top 10 Car 19 Matt Tifft Tunity Toyota, 10th place, started from 31st place. Justin Allgaier leads the point standings by 1 points over Elliott Sadler.

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Kyle Benjamin, driver of the #20 Hisense Toyota, leads the field to the green flag to start the NASCAR XFINITY Series Pocono Green 250 at Pocono Raceway on June 10, 2017 in Long Pond, Pennsylvania.

The race had 3 Cautions for 15 Laps: 1st Caution on lap 27 for Stage 1 Conclusion. 2nd Caution on lap 52 for Stage 2 Conclusion. 3rd Caution on lap 80 for Car 33 Brandon Jones Anderson’s Maple Syrup Chevrolet Crash on the frontstretch.

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Kyle Benjamin, driver of the #20 Hisense Toyota, leads the field to the green flag to start the NASCAR XFINITY Series Pocono Green 250 at Pocono Raceway on June 10, 2017 in Long Pond, Pennsylvania.

The race had 12 Lead Changes among 6 drivers. Lap Leaders: K. Benjamin 1-21; B. Keselowski(i) 22-28; C. Custer # 29-38; B. Keselowski(i) 39-56; K. Benjamin 57-61; B. Keselowski(i) 62-63; K. Benjamin 64-65; D. Suarez(i) 66; J. Allgaier 67-79; C. Custer # 80-83; B. Keselowski(i) 84; K. Larson(i) 85-99; B. Keselowski(i) 100;. Leaders Summary (Driver, Times Lead, Laps Led): B. Keselowski(i) 5 times for 29 laps; K. Benjamin 3 times for 28 laps; K. Larson(i) 1 time for 15 laps; C. Custer # 2 times for 14 laps; J. Allgaier 1 time for 13 laps; D. Suarez(i) 1 time for 1 lap.

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Brad Keselowski, driver of the #22 SKF Ford, leads a pack of cars during the NASCAR XFINITY Series Pocono Green 250 at Pocono Raceway on June 10, 2017 in Long Pond, Pennsylvania.

Stages
Stage #1 Top Ten: 22,20,42,2,18,7,9,21,3,48
Stage #2 Top Ten: 22,20,00,42,7,48,6,16,19,62

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Ryan Blaney, driver of the #21 Motorcraft/Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center Ford, interviews Brad Keselowski, driver of the #22 SKF Ford, in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR XFINITY Series Pocono Green 250 at Pocono Raceway on June 10, 2017 in Long Pond, Pennsylvania. Blaney and other Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers assisted Fox Sports with the broadcast.

Brad Keselowski won the race with a last lap pass & a Margin of Victory: 0.615 Seconds. Keselowski said “I got a good push, but the push didn’t stop, and I found myself in the third lane in Turn 1, which is somewhere you don’t want to be.”

NASCAR XFINITY Series Race Number 12
Unofficial Race Results for the 2Nd Annual Pocono Green 250 – Saturday, June 10, 2017
Pocono Raceway – Long Pond, PA – 2.5 Mile Paved Total Race Length – 100 Laps – 250 Miles

Finish Start Car Driver Team Laps Status
1. 8. Car 22 Brad Keselowski(i) SKF Ford 100 Running
2. 4. Car 7 Justin Allgaier Allan Myers Chevrolet 100 Running
3. 6. Car 42 Kyle Larson(i) ENEOS Chevrolet 100 Running
4. 18. Car 1 Elliott Sadler Dale’s Pale Ale Chevrolet 100 Running
5. 7. Car 18 Daniel Suarez(i) Juniper Toyota 100 Running
6. 11. Car 62 Brendan Gaughan South Point Hotel & Casino Chevrolet 100 Running
7. 3. Car 00 Cole Custer # Haas Automation Ford 100 Running
8. 15. Car 3 Ty Dillon(i) Rheem Chevrolet 100 Running
9. 2. Car 21 Daniel Hemric # Blue Gate Bank Chevrolet 100 Running
10. 31. Car 19 Matt Tifft # Tunity Toyota 100 Running
11. 13. Car 6 Darrell Wallace Jr. Disney Pixar Cars 3 Ford 100 Running
12. 5. Car 9 William Byron # AXALTA/Rousseau Chevrolet 100 Running
13. 21. Car 5 Michael Annett Pilot Flying J Chevrolet 100 Running
14. 16. Car 16 Ryan Reed Lilly Diabetes Ford 100 Running
15. 10. Car 48 Brennan Poole DC Solar Chevrolet 100 Running
16. 1. Car 20 Kyle Benjamin Hisense Toyota 100 Running
17. 25. Car 51 Jeremy Clements RepairableVehicles.com Chevrolet 100 Running
18. 14. Car 23 Spencer Gallagher # Allegiant Airlines Chevrolet 100 Running
19. 26. Car 14 JJ Yeley Toyota Scranton Toyota 100 Running
20. 22. Car 28 Dakoda Armstrong WinField United Toyota 100 Running
21. 40. Car 98 Casey Mears Fresh From Florida Ford 100 Running
22. 20. Car 24 Dylan Lupton Nut Up Toyota 100 Running
23. 19. Car 39 Ryan Sieg Hess Ornamental Iron Chevrolet 100 Running
24. 24. Car 4 Ross Chastain teamjdmotorsports.com Chevrolet 100 Running
25. 32. Car 99 David Starr Chevrolet 100 Running
26. 23. Car 8 BJ McLeod Chevrolet 100 Running
27. 12. Car 11 Blake Koch LeafFilter Gutter Protection Chevrolet 100 Running
28. 34. Car 90 Josh Williams CrashClaimsR.Us Chevrolet 99 Running
29. 29. Car 78 Tommy Joe Martins Diamond Gusset Jeans Chevrolet 98 Running
30. 30. Car 40 Timmy Hill Pocono Resort/OCR Gaz Bar Chevrolet 97 Running
31. 9. Car 2 Paul Menard(i) Richmond/Menards Chevrolet 97 Running
32. 36. Car 52 Joey Gase Donate Life Chevrolet 97 Running
33. 37. Car 07 Spencer Boyd Grunt Style Chevrolet 97 Running
34. 39. Car 74 Mike Harmon Veterans Motorsports Dodge 95 Running
35. 35. Car 0 Garrett Smithley teamjdmotorsports.com Chevrolet 85 Engine
36. 17. Car 33 Brandon Jones Anderson’s Maple Syrup Chevrolet 77 Accident
37. 27. Car 01 Harrison Rhodes teamjdmotorsports.com Chevrolet 49 Clutch
38. 33. Car 89 Morgan Shepherd Chevrolet 16 Handling
39. 38. Car 13 Carl Long CrashClaimsR.Us Dodge 12 Handling
40. 28. Car 93 Jeff Green RSS Racing Chevrolet 7 Brakes

Race Comments: Before the start of the event, the following cars dropped to the rear of the field reason indicated: No. 0 and 99 (unapproved adjustments). Failed to Qualify: N/A.

Caution Flags: 3 for 15 laps. Lead Changes: 12 among 6 drivers.

(i) Ineligible for driver points in this series

Next Race: Jun. 17, 2017 – Michigan International Speedway

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