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October 11, 2020

1975 Pocono Raceway Through Amazing Photos

Pocono Raceway (formerly Pocono International Raceway) also known as The Tricky Triangle, is a superspeedway located in the Pocono Mountains in Long Pond, Pennsylvania. It is the site of four NASCAR national series races and an ARCA Menards Series event in June: a NASCAR Cup Series doubleheader with support events by the NASCAR Xfinity Series and NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series.

1975 Pocono Raceway

From 1971 to 1989, and from 2013 to 2019, the track also hosted an Indy Car race, currently sanctioned by the IndyCar Series.

Outside NASCAR and IndyCar Series races, Pocono is used throughout the year by the Stock Car Experience, Bertil Roos Driving School, Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) as well as many other clubs and organizations.

These amazing photos were taken by Dave Reese that show the scenes of the 1975 Pocono Raceway.

A. J. Foyt on race day
Al Loquasto gets ready before the race
Al Loquasto prepares to enter the Frostie Root Beer McLaren/Offy
Al Loquasto
Al Unser astride his bike
Al Unser enters his car
Beautiful ladies at the race
Beautiful photographer
Bentley Warren and his Bottom Half team were well dressed
Bill Puterbaugh walks through the pits on race day
Bob Harkey and a crewman relaxing in the golf cart
Bob Harkey
Bobby Allison drove for Penske in the Schaefer 500
Cale Yarborough grooms his hair
Cars in parking lot
Chief mechanic Clint Brawner on his low-tech ride
Clint Brawner in a pre-race discussion
Dan Gurney built the popular Eagles
David Pearson won the race in this Woods Brothers 1973 Mercury
Don Robertson's 1974 Chevrolet
Duane "Pancho" Carter is ready
Earl Brooks' 1974 Dodge
Fans await the drivers to get autographs
Gary Bettenhausen
Infield spectators at the 1975 Schaefer 500
Jackie Oliver is reading his mail in the pits
Jerry Grant is making some final adjustments
Jerry Grant's Spirit of Orange County crew made a fashion statement
Jimmy Caruthers and the Alex Foods Eagle/Offy
Jimmy Caruthers
John Gunn is getting ready to race
John Martin decides to check his own tire pressure
John Martin's McLaren/Offy ready to race to a 7th place finish
Johnny Parsons is interviewed after qualifying ninth on the grid
Johnny Rutherford
Keeping cool before the race
Kovaleski displays the PRDA trophy
Lee Kunzman, Jerry Grant, and Mike Mosley in discussion on race day morning
Loquasto's McLaren is pushed back while 2 guys lean on the rear wing
Mario Andretti and Al Unser - Team mates
Mario Andretti awaiting the race
Mario Andretti receiving special recognition
Mario Andretti, Johnny Parsons, and Larry McCoy await their turns for the driver introductions after qualifying was done
Mike Hiss was the race alternate after finishing 34th in the qualifying
Mike Mosely
One of the Sinmast drivers gets ready to make a qualification run
One of the younger drivers in the autograph area
Pit boards ready to go
Pittsburgh - A special place
Posing for their photograph by Tom Sneva's Norton Spirt McLaren/Offy
Richard Petty
Rick Muther
Salt Walther chilling out
Salt Walther tries on his Schaefer 500 jacket
Salt Walther
Steve Krisiloff drove for Leader Card
The Cobre Tire entry for Billy Vukovich
The Orange County crew is decked out on race day
Waiting for the next driver to get his hat and jacket
Wally Dallenbach is ready to roll


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