FBC indi Episode #7 — Power Prevails at Pocono & the Texas Two-Step

The band is back together! Doug, Tom, and John break down the final 500-mile race of the season, the ABC Supply 500 at Pocono, preview the resumption of the Firestone 600 at the Texas Motor Speedway.

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Pocono Recap

  • Practice crashes – Hunter Reay, Kimball, Montoya.
  • Qualifying – Aleshin on pole.
  • RHR starts last after practice accident. Does not officially qualify
  • Qualifying Results


  • 1st start attempt waved off
    • 2nd attempt Aleshin jumped in the same manner.
  • Sato accident on Lap 2
    • Lost it in T3 from P3
  • Hunter Reay first charge from back to front of grid in 34 laps
  • Pit lane accident involving Helio, Kimball and Rossi
  • Aleshin set up changes during race, impact on result?
  • RHR electrical issues pushed him back down the grid
  • Pagenaud DNF – championship implications
  • Power charge to the front
  • RHR attempted comeback drive, finishing 3rd
  • Top 3 Power, Aleshin. RHR – Results

Texas Preview

Final Thoughts