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NASCAR Pocono 2012: Start Time, TV Schedule, Weather Forecast

For the second time this year on Sunday, NASCAR and its drivers race at Pocono Raceway.

Aug 4, 2012; Long Pond, PA, USA;   NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. (88) during qualifying for the Pennsylvania 400 at Pocono Raceway.  Mandatory Credit: Anthony Gruppuso-US PRESSWIRE
Aug 4, 2012; Long Pond, PA, USA; NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. (88) during qualifying for the Pennsylvania 400 at Pocono Raceway. Mandatory Credit: Anthony Gruppuso-US PRESSWIRE

For the second and final time of 2012, NASCAR's Spring Cup series will race at Pocono Raceway on Sunday (1:12 p.m. ET on ESPN). Juan Pablo Montoya is the pole-sitter for the Pennsylvania 400, which will feature 160 laps around the 2.5-mile trioval.

Entering the race, Dale Earnhardt Jr., who's starting in eighth place, is the series' points leader and one of the favorites to claim victory as is teammate Jimmie Johnson, who starts 10th. Youngster Joey Logano, starting 14th, was the winner of the June race at Pocono.

Overall, the race could face some weather delays and NASCAR has already moved up the starting time because of it -- the race was originally suppose to start at 1:20 p.m. ET.

For more on the race at Pocono, check back to this SBN Philly StoryStream. Meanwhile, for everything NASCAR check out Jeff Gluck's twitter feed and this SB Nation NASCAR StoryStream.