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Top Ten Reasons For the 22 Speeding Penalties at Pocono

*10.* With so few cautions this season drivers have simply forgotten proper pitting procedures under yellow.

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“Sorry, guys, I was trimming my beard and it got away from me.”

*9.* Track maintenance crew forgot to spray that pesky beehive someone spotted along pit road.

*8.* Too much pre-race Red Bull.

*7.* Drivers neglected to practice pit entrance on iRacing the night before the race.

*6.* Thin mountain air didn’t slow cars enough.

*5.* Kurt Busch found hiding behind pit box at end of pit road using mirror to reflect sun into other drivers’ eyes.

*4.* Confused spotters still looking for turn four routinely forgot to remind drivers of the correct RPMs on pit road.

*3.* “I’m sorry, NASCAR, but I really needed a pit stop of my own!”

*2.* Drivers trying to tweet to #NASCAR leaving pit road were too distracted to watch their tachs.

*1.* Couldn’t get out of Pocono fast enough after five days at the track.

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