Every NASCAR track has its own unique set of challenges and Pocono Raceway is no exception.
Located deep in the woods of Northeast Pennsylvania, the 2.5-mile Tricky Triangle has a challenge few other tracks do: Critters.
Remember in 2012, when Stephen Leicht vaporized a groundhog during practice at Pocono?
The track has also had to deal with deer in the past.
Well, Saturday morning at Pocono there was another critter-related problem: A fox ran out on the track during the middle of the qualifying session for this afternoons NASCAR XFINITY Series race.
Winning hearts everywhere.
— FOX: NASCAR (@NASCARONFOX) June 10, 2017
— Wood Brothers Racing (@woodbrothers21) June 10, 2017
— RCR (@RCRracing) June 10, 2017
Looks like they caught the fox that brought out that caution pic.twitter.com/L30WKNTmz2
— Roush Fenway Racing (@roushfenway) June 10, 2017
Track officials tried to capture the cute little red fox, but it ran inside the SAFER barrier and hid. And after a few minutes of unsuccessfully trying to corral the fox, the workers capped the end of the SAFER barrier and will relocate the fox when cars are no longer on track.