"I think the biggest difference from the first Pocono race to the second is that everyone learns a lot from the first race. And every time we come back, we tend to be a lot faster, and you see the field a little bit tighter. So, the racing changes a little from one race to the next.
"If they grind the bumps in Turn 2, I think it will just pick up that corner and make it faster. But, I like the bumps. It gives the track character. It gives you something as a driver to drive around and set up differently."
JUST THE FACTS: Whitt has three prior Sprint Cup starts at Pocono Raceway ... His best finish is 21st (2014) ... MDS Transport returns as primary sponsor of the No. 35 Ford.