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NASCAR: Dale Jr. Hangs On After Late Pass to Win at Pocono

It was Earnhardt Jr.'s second win of the season and his first-ever win at the Tricky Triangle.


Dale Earnhardt Jr. passed Brad Keselowski with five laps to go and held on to win the Pocono 400 at Pocono Raceway on Sunday. Photo Courtesy: NASCAR.com

(LONG POND, Pa.) - Dale Earnhardt Jr. passed Brad Keselowski with five laps to go and held on to win the Pocono 400 at Pocono Raceway on Sunday.

It was Earnhardt Jr.'s second win of the season and his first-ever win at the Tricky Triangle.

Joining Earnhardt Jr. and Keselowski in the top five were Kurt Busch, Denny Hamlin and Sunoco Rookie of the Year contender Kyle Larson.

Keselowski was dominant for most of the race, leading 95 of the 160 laps. Earnhardt Jr. led 11 laps.

Ten drivers led at least one lap, including Larson (seven) and fellow rookie Justin Allgaier.

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series is at Michigan International Speedway for the Quicken Loans 400 on Sunday, June 15 (1 p.m. on TNT).

Source: NASCAR.com

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