Pocono II: Jeremy Mayfield preview

Car Info: Raced at Charlotte and Pocono earlier this year JEREMY MAYFIELD QUOTES "Although we didn't have the finish we wanted at New Hampshire, we took another step forward in getting our No. 19 Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge Charger back up front.

Car Info:
Raced at Charlotte and Pocono earlier this year

JEREMY MAYFIELD QUOTES

"Although we didn't have the finish we wanted at New Hampshire, we took another step forward in getting our No. 19 Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge Charger back up front. The objective is to continue that progress at Pocono."

"I'm looking forward to getting back to Pocono. Some great moments in my career have come at Pocono. This No. 19 team just needs something positive to happen where everything comes together -- the car, the engine, the handling, the pit stops, the pit calls, the communication and my driving. This could be the week things come together for the No. 19 team."

JEREMY MAYFIELD AT POCONO RACEWAY

Mayfield has nine top-10 and four top-five finishes at the 2.5-mile Pennsylvania tri-oval.

Mayfield has two wins at Pocono Raceway, one of the two being his first career NEXTEL Cup win in the 1998 Pocono 500. His best finish since then was a second in his Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge Charger in the 2004 Pocono 500.

Mayfield's 24 starts at the Pocono Raceway are the third-most of the Dodge drivers, next to Kyle Petty and Bobby Labonte.

Flashback: 2000 Pocono 500- Mayfield edges Earnhardt for the win. The legendary Dale Earnhardt Sr. takes the white flag as the leader with Mayfield running second. Leading through turns one and two, Earnhardt sets up for three. Mayfield drives deep into the corner, moves onto Earnhardt's bumper and gives a nudge. Earnhardt is forced to lift. Mayfield darts inside and emerges from the final turn with the lead. Mayfield takes the win in what has become one of the most talked-about finishes in Pocono history.

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Series NASCAR Sprint Cup
Drivers Dale Earnhardt , Bobby Labonte , Jeremy Mayfield , Kyle Petty