LONG POND, Pa. (March 11, 2019) – Pocono Raceway announces Gander RV, the Official RV & Outdoor Company of NASCAR, as the entitlement sponsor for two of their NASCAR-sanctioned motorsport events taking place at ‘The Tricky Triangle’ this summer.
The Gander RV 150 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series race will be held on Saturday, July 27th and the Gander RV 400 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race will be held on Sunday, July 28th.
“We’re excited to continue our partnership with Pocono Raceway and looking forward to the Gander RV race weekend this July,” said Marcus Lemonis, CEO of Camping World Holdings. “Having Gander RV serve as the entitlement sponsor will continue to expand our relationship with NASCAR and give fans a unique and fun race experience the entire family can enjoy.”
Gander Outdoors, the new sponsor of the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series and a subsidiary of Camping World Holdings, Inc., recently expanded its national footprint with the opening of 13 Gander RV dealerships with additional dealerships planned for the remainder of the year. The rollout of Gander RV locations and the expansion of its national footprint will serve outdoor enthusiasts who are passionate about traveling in RVs and experiencing outdoor activities.
“We have seen a continued increase in our RV camping over the last few seasons,” said Ben May, Pocono Raceway President. “The addition of Gander RV is a perfect fit for this growing fan base. This news compliments the improvements we have made to our camping locations in recent years and the new amenities which will be made available to our camping guests this summer.”
Pocono Raceway has added power hook-ups and water services to 193 camping spots, located both inside and outside the track since 2017. Additionally, all NASCAR and INDYCAR race weekend camping guests are able to enjoy the following complimentary perks and amenities…
- Kids Free and Four-Day Access – Kids, ages 12 and under, always camp for FREE at Pocono Raceway. Additionally, camping guests have the ability to camp for four days, starting at Noon on Thursdays, during our race weekends.
- #POCONOMTNS Inclusive Playground – A playground designed for kids of all abilities to learn, grow and play together. It is located in the infield along Earnhardt Road and FREE for all camping guests to use throughout the weekend.
- Pocono Raceway Bark Park – a dog park, also located in the infield along Earnhardt Road. All RV and Tent camping locations are dog friendly and Bark Park access is FREE.
- Grandstand and Fan Fair Access – Camping guests receive FREE access to the Grandstand and Fan Fair during Friday (NASCAR only) and Saturday events.
- Infield Block Party and Fireworks (NASCAR only) – This two-night entertainment for all ages and is FREE for camping guests. The stage hosts live music, driver appearances and other events. The Block Party is complimented by an action-packed fireworks show on Saturdays.
- Pocono Mountains Activity Center – NEW FOR 2019 AND FREE! This new activity center will include entertainment and programs for kids, teens and adults all race weekend long. More details will be announced in early May.
The 2019 schedule at Pocono Raceway includes two Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races, a NTT IndyCar Series race and The Great Pocono Raceway Air Show. One NASCAR Xfinity Series, one NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series and two ARCA Menards Series races are also on the calendar for this summer at ‘The Tricky Triangle.’ For tickets, visit www.poconoraceway.com or call 1-800-RACEWAY (1-800-722-3929).
Note: All events, dates, names, and times are subject to change without notice. Certain terms, conditions and fees may apply to ticket and camping purchases.
About Pocono Raceway
Pocono Raceway, also known as ‘The Tricky Triangle,’ is family-owned and situated in the beautiful Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania. In business for over 50 years, the Raceway hosts multiple, national motorsports events including two Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, one IndyCar Series, one NASCAR Xfinity Series, one NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series and two ARCA Racing Series Presented by Menards events each year. The facility’s calendar also consists of over 200 events, which includes “The Great Pocono Raceway Air Show,” the Warrior Dash, a wide-range of car clubs and racing schools. Pocono Raceway is recognized as the world’s first, privately-owned solar-powered sports facility. Their 25-acre, three-megawatt solar farm provides the energy needs of the Raceway, as well as, adds electricity to the local power grid. Each member of our raceway staff is committed to creating exciting experiences and lifelong memories. For more information, please visitwww.poconoraceway.com.
About Camping World Holdings, Inc.
Camping World Holdings, headquartered in Lincolnshire, Illinois, is the leading outdoor and camping retailer, offering an extensive assortment of recreational vehicles for sale, RV and camping gear, RV maintenance and repair, other outdoor and active sports products, and the industry’s broadest and deepest range of services, protection plans, products and resources. Since the Company’s founding in 1966, Camping World and its portfolio of industry-leading brands including Gander Outdoors, Overton’s, Good Sam and more, has grown to become one of the most well-known destinations for everything RV, with approximately 225 locations in 36 states and a comprehensive e-commerce platform.
For more information, visit www.CampingWorld.com.