1975 Pocono Raceway: Stunning Throwback Photos Show Cheering Crowd, Racing Events and Drivers from the 1975 Season

Pocono Raceway, also known as The Tricky Triangle, is a superspeedway located in the Pocono Mountains in Long Pond, Pennsylvania. The track hosted many national and international NASCAR Cup Series. The track is also used by many driving schools, clubs, and organizations for the training programs. During regular non-race weekends, multiple clubs or driving schools can use the track simultaneously by running on different infield sections.

Here below are some stunning throwback photos that show the scenes cheering crowd, racing events, drivers, and the 1975 season.

#7 Bentley Warren and his Bottom Half team were well dressed

#8 Bill Puterbaugh walks through the pits on race day

#9 Bob Harkey and a crewman relaxing in the golf cart

#11 Bobby Allison drove for Penske in the Schaefer 500

#14 Chief mechanic Clint Brawner on his low-tech ride

#17 David Pearson won the race in this Woods Brothers 1973 Mercury

#25 Jerry Grant’s Spirit of Orange County crew made a fashion statement

#29 John Martin decides to check his own tire pressure

#30 John Martin’s McLaren/Offy ready to race to a 7th place finish

#31 Johnny Parsons is interviewed after qualifying ninth on the grid

#35 Lee Kunzman, Jerry Grant, and Mike Mosley in discussion on race day morning

#36 Loquasto’s McLaren is pushed back while 2 guys lean on the rear wing

#40 Mario Andretti, Johnny Parsons, and Larry McCoy await their turns for the driver introductions after qualifying was done

#41 Mike Hiss was the race alternate after finishing 34th in the qualifying

#43 One of the Sinmast drivers gets ready to make a qualification run

#47 Posing for their photograph by Tom Sneva’s Norton Spirt McLaren/Offy

#56 Waiting for the next driver to get his hat and jacket

#60 Al Loquasto prepares to enter the Frostie Root Beer McLaren/Offy

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