Sprint Cup Series – Dale Earnhardt Jr. won Sunday’s GoBowling.com 400 at Pocono Raceway, completing the season sweep at the 2.5-mile tri-oval. Kevin Harvick finished second, followed by Joey Logano, Clint Bowyer and Greg Biffle.
Nationwide Series – Brad Keselowski made the trip from Pocono to Iowa Speedway Saturday to race in and win the US Cellular 250, beating Michael McDowell across the finish line. Trevor Bayne picked up the Dash4Cash money with his third-place finish, while Sam Hornish Jr. and Ty Dillon rounded out the top five.
Camping World Truck Series – Austin Dillon made a special appearance in the Pocono Mountains 150 at Pocono Raceway Saturday and took home the checkered flag, beating Johnny Sauter and Joey Coulter to the finish line. Clint Bowyer, a last-minute replacement for John Wes Townley, who was taken to the hospital after an ARCA qualifying accident, finished fourth, while Ryan Blaney finished fifth.
NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series – John Force (Funny Car), Doug Kalitta (Top Fuel) and Jason Line (Pro Stock) took home Wallys from the NHRA Northwest Nationals at Pacific Raceways in Kent, Washington.
Verizon IndyCar Series – Scott Dixon took home the victory from Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, home of Sunday’s Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio. Sebastien Bourdais, James Hinchcliffe, rookie Carlos Munoz and Graham Rahal rounded out the top five.
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