Stewart Haas Racing’s Kevin Harvick in the No.4 Busch Beer Ford Mustang credited a great strategy call by his crew that enabled him to claim his first Pocono Raceway win in the Pocono Organics 325 in partnership with Rodale Institute to take his second win of the season.
Joe Gibbs Racing’s Denny Hamlin came home just behind Harvick in the No.11 FedEx Toyota Camry. Stewart Haas Racing’s polesitter Aric Almirola in the No.10 Ford came home in third place.
Christopher Bell came home in fourth while defending Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion Kyle Busch in the No.18 M&M’s Mini Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota Camry was fifth just ahead of his team mate Martin Truex Jr. Stewart Haas Racing’s Clint Bowyer came home in seventh place just ahead of Michael McDowell and Chris Buescher. Team Penske’s Brad Keselowski rounded out the top ten.
Chip Ganassi Racing’s Matt Kenseth in the No.42 Credit One Bank Chevrolet had a great day ending the race in eleventh place just ahead of Ryan Blaney’s Menards Ford Mustang for Team Penske.
Wood Brothers Racing’s Matt DiBenedetto in the No.21 Ford was 13th just ahead of William Byron and Ryan Newman in the No.9 Roush Fenway Racing Ford while Cole Custer came home in 16th place just ahead of JTG Daugherty Racing’s Ricky Stenhouse Jr in the No.47 Kroger Chevrolet.
Kurt Busch in the No.1 Monster Energy Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet end the race in 18th just ahead of Austin Dillon and Ryan Preece who will start Sunday’s race from pole position. Hendrick Motorsports Jimmie Johnson in the No.48 Ally Racing Chevrolet was 21st just ahead of Richard Petty Motorsports Bubba Wallace in the No.43 Victory Junction Chevrolet.
Corey LaJoie was 23rd just ahead of John Hunter Nemechek and Hendrick Motorsports Chase Elliott in the No.9 NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet. Ty Dillon was 26th just ahead of Alex Bowman and Daniel Saurez of Gaunt Brothers Racing. Brennan Poole and Tyler Reddick came together in the early stages of the race.
JJ Yeley was classified 31st just ahead of Josh Bilicki and Garrett Smithley. In his first appearance for Spire Motorsports, James Davison finished the race 34th just ahead of Timmy Hill and Team Penske’s Joey Lagano in the No.22 Shell Pennzoil Ford Mustang who suffered a tire blow out. Joey Gase and Joe Gibbs Racing’s Erik Jones were 37th and 38th respectively. BJ McLeod and Quin Houff rounded out the order.