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Dover International Speedway announces 2018 NASCAR event dates

Dover International Speedway officials have announced that NASCAR will return to the Monster Mile in 2018 for two tripleheader weekends on May 4-6 and Oct. 5-7. The May 4-6, 2018 … ( + )

Cassidy Daniels to sing national anthem on June 4

Cassidy Daniels, an 18-year-old singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, will sing the national anthem during prerace festivities before the “AAA 400 Drive for Autism” Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at … ( + )

Ease your admission by arriving early for the “AAA 400 Drive for Autism” on Sunday, June 4

We here at Dover International Speedway are very excited for you to join us for the Sunday, June 4 “AAA 400 Drive for Autism” Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race! It … ( + )

New food selections abound for June 2-4 NASCAR weekend

NASCAR fans gathering at Dover International Speedway for the upcoming June 2-4 tripleheader weekend will have some new food choices to select from as they explore the Monster Mile. Five … ( + )

OneMain Financial to sponsor NASCAR XFINITY Series race on June 3

OneMain Financial will serve as the entitlement sponsor for the NASCAR XFINITY Series Dash 4 Cash race on Saturday, June 3, at Dover International Speedway, track officials announced Monday, May 15. … ( + )

NASCAR Autograph Sessions June 2-4 at Dover

Keep an eye on this page to stay up to date with all of the planned autograph sessions around the track during our June 2-4 NASCAR tripleheader weekend FRIDAY, JUNE … ( + )

Jimmie Johnson Takes Your Questions June 4 and Oct. 1

Be a part of the action when Jimmie Johnson, the seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion, participates in exclusive question-and-answer sessions before the “AAA 400 Drive for Autism” Monster Energy NASCAR … ( + )

Country star Chase Bryant to play FREE concert on June 4

NASCAR driver Austin Dillon also scheduled to appear on the AAA Stage at Victory Plaza; Brandon Ray performs on Saturday Chase Bryant, a Red Bow recording artist and a young … ( + )

Dover International Speedway statement on Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s retirement

Dover Motorsports, Inc. President and CEO Denis McGlynn has issued the following statement on the announcement of Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s retirement from racing after the conclusion of the 2017 Monster … ( + )

Ryan Truex helps announce MMYN Design Challenge winner

NASCAR Camping World Truck Series star Ryan Truex visited Robert S. Gallaher Elementary School in Newark, Del., on Tuesday, April 25 to help announce the winner of Dover International Speedway’s … ( + )

June 2-4 Race Weekend Activities

Keep checking this page for updates on activities and events surrounding the upcoming NASCAR weekend at Dover International Speedway, including driver appearances, free autograph sessions, fun fan activities and more!

‘KDI Restart Zone’ will debut in Turn 4 during June 2-4 NASCAR weekend 

Dover International Speedway and KDI Office Technology, the fastest growing, independent office technology provider in the mid-Atlantic region, have reached a multi-year agreement on naming and advertising rights for the … ( + )

Speedway to Host International Drone Racing Series’ USA Race from 2017-19

The International Drone Racing Association (IDRA) has announced a new partnership with Dover International Speedway. The IDRA will hold its USA event at the track famously known as “The Monster … ( + )

Win a Spot on Team Dover’s Roster for May 3 Rivalry Day!

In the fifth annual Dover vs. Pocono Rivalry Day, the Monster Mile is giving one lucky fan the chance to play for Team Dover at the home of the Lehigh … ( + )

Bar Harbor Foods, Sea Watch Intl. to sponsor NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race on June 2

Dover International Speedway and Sea Watch International, ltd. have reached an agreement for Bar Harbor Foods to serve as the entitlement sponsor for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race … ( + )

Monster Mile Movie Night features ‘The Angry Birds Movie’ on June 3

Just after the Fireworks show in the campground at 9 p.m. on Saturday nights of our two NASCAR tripleheader weekends (June 3 and Sept. 30), “Monster Mile Movie Night” will … ( + )

The Pit Stop includes Turn 4 ticket, Mission BBQ food

Dover International Speedway is giving Monster Mile guests the opportunity to add more food and drink options, as well as convenience, to their race experience. Adding The Pit Stop gives … ( + )

The Pit Stop includes Mission BBQ food, Turn 4 ticket

Dover International Speedway is giving Monster Mile guests the opportunity to add more food and drink options, as well as convenience, to their race experience. Adding The Pit Stop gives … ( + )

Speedway, Casino to ‘Light It Up Blue’ for Autism Awareness Month

Dover Downs Hotel & Casino and Dover International Speedway will continue their support for increasing understanding and acceptance of autism by participating in the global “Light It Up Blue” campaign, … ( + )

Single day passes available for Firefly

Firefly Music Festival, the East Coast’s largest music and camping festival, is returning to The Woodlands at Dover International Speedway for the sixth year June 15-18. Along with headliners The … ( + )

April 18 Job Fair scheduled for NASCAR, Firefly weekend posts

Dover International Speedway is hosting a job fair on April 18 in preparation for its two NASCAR tripleheader weekends on June 2-4 and Sept. 29-Oct. 1 and the Firefly Music … ( + )

Join the Dover International Speedway Fantasy Live league today!

The 2017 NASCAR season is finally here! As the drivers suit up and the engines start revving, NASCAR.com is once again offering Fantasy Live, the ultimate fantasy racing experience. Race … ( + )

Stage lengths set for Dover races; Monster Mile to host NASCAR XFINITY Series Dash 4 Cash race

Dover International Speedway’s NASCAR stage lengths have been established for the upcoming 2017 season and the Monster Mile will host the year’s final NASCAR XFINITY Series Dash 4 Cash race … ( + )

The Smokehouse, benefiting the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation, coming Oct. 1

Event, entering 10th year, has raised more than $700,000 for families in need Dover International Speedway is expanding its annual salute to our hometown heroes by welcoming all fans to … ( + )

Dover International Speedway extending SAFER barriers along outside frontstretch, backstretch walls

Dover International Speedway will extend SAFER barriers across the frontstretch and backstretch of the facility in preparation for the 2017 NASCAR season, track officials announced today. Work will be complete … ( + )

NASCAR Enhances On-Track Product with New Stage-Based Race Format

Playoff Points, Regular Season Champion Incentives Highlight Updates NASCAR, in collaboration with industry stakeholders, announced Monday, Jan. 23 that an enhanced competition format that will be implemented in all three … ( + )

Dover International Speedway and Dover Downs, Inc. remember original founder, former Delaware Governor David P. Buckson

Motorsports facility, harness track was longtime public servant’s brainchild in late 1960s Dover International Speedway and Dover Downs, Inc. officials are mourning the passing of David Penrose Buckson, the facilities’ original … ( + )

Hosfelt honored with Security Director’s Award during NASCAR Summit

Dover International Speedway Director of Public Safety and Track Operations Jim Hosfelt received NASCAR’s Security Director’s Award on Tuesday, Jan. 10 during the annual NASCAR Summit in Concord, N.C. Hosfelt … ( + )

Junior Tickets FREE for Children 12 and under Friday and Saturday

NEW FOR 2017: Junior Tickets for Children 12 and Under FREE for Friday and Saturday races NASCAR fans can lock down their 2017 seats today for the June 2-4 and … ( + )

Monster Energy is new sponsor of NASCAR Premier Series

On Thursday, Dec. 1, NASCAR and Monster Energy announced a multi-year agreement for the Cup Series entitlement as well as the prestigious annual NASCAR All-Star Race. Monster Energy, which will begin … ( + )

Monster Mile gift certificates available

Dover International Speedway offers gift certificates for all the race fans on your gift lists for 2017. Funds can be used to establish ticket accounts for our upcoming June 2-4 … ( + )

FanVision Plus Package a great deal for 2017!

Ticket package includes FanVision rental, free parking and more! Fans can get inside the race from the grandstands, as the FanVision Plus Package returns to Dover International Speedway, providing an … ( + )

Grab a Pre-Race Fan Pass for 2017

Sunday morning offering packed with great benefits! NOTE: Please notify our ticket office staff if you have special needs or mobility issues. Dover International Speedway is offering ticket holders to Monster … ( + )

Buy Spring, Fall Tickets Today!

NEW FOR 2017: Junior Tickets for Children 12 and Under FREE for Friday and Saturday races Click here or call 800-441-RACE to purchase tickets. Payment plans can be established for as … ( + )

Dover’s 2017 Cup Series race start times are earliest in NASCAR

NASCAR announced the 2017 race start times for its three main national touring series on Wednesday, July 27, including for five races on next year’s Dover International Speedway schedule. In … ( + )

Suarez Tames Monster, Advances in Chase with “Drive Sober 200” victory

By Brian Citino The drivers of the NASCAR XFINITY Series have had to adjust this fall to the new Chase format that the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series has been using … ( + )

Benjamin claims Monster Trophy, Haley brings home K&N Series title

By Brian Citino Those that braved the on-and-off showers throughout the day Friday at Dover International Speedway were treated to quite the evening show, as the drivers of the NASCAR … ( + )

Dover International Speedway announces 2017 NASCAR event dates

Dover International Speedway officials have announced that NASCAR will return to the Monster Mile in 2017 for two tripleheader weekends on June 2-4 and Sept. 29-Oct. 1. The June 2-4, … ( + )

Erik Jones sets XFINITY Series track record, earns “Drive Sober 200” pole

Erik Jones set a track record with a lap of 158.318 mph in an abbreviated qualifying session for the “Drive Sober 200” presented by the Delaware Office of Highway Safety … ( + )

Gordon out front in second “Citizen Soldier 400” practice

  On first glance at the second practice results for Sunday’s “Citizen Soldier 400” NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race, one might think they were looking at an outdated listing. However, … ( + )

Sept. 29-Oct. 2 Race Weekend Activities

Keep checking this page for updates on activities and events surrounding the upcoming NASCAR weekend at Dover International Speedway, including driver appearances, free autograph sessions, fun fan activities and more! … ( + )

“Citizen Soldier 400” qualifying canceled; Keselowski to start race from top spot

A light rain shower on Friday afternoon canceled qualifying for the “Citizen Soldier 400” NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Dover International Speedway. The lineup for Sunday’s race was set … ( + )

Starting lineup set for K&N Pro Series East race

Following two rained out practice sessions on Friday morning, the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East opted to cancel the afternoon qualifying session in lieu of a practice session, allowing the … ( + )

Kyle Busch posts top speed at “Drive Sober 200” practice

Kyle Busch is no stranger to NASCAR XFINITY Series dominance at Dover International Speedway. And if the first practice session for Saturday’s “Drive Sober 200” presented by the Delaware Office … ( + )

Larson posts high speed in first “Citizen Soldier 400” practice

The first on-track action of the fall race weekend at Dover International Speedway is officially in the books, as things kicked off with a Friday morning practice session in preparation … ( + )

Patriotism abounds at Dover International Speedway’s Sept. 30-Oct. 2 NASCAR tripleheader weekend

Dover International Speedway’s Sept. 30-Oct. 2 NASCAR tripleheader weekend will be filled with patriotic displays, American pride and special guests as the Monster Mile caps its 2016 racing season with … ( + )

Monster Mile Movie Night features “Big Hero 6” on Oct. 1

As a treat for families and movie fans of all ages, the Monster Mile will be hosting a  FREE Movie Nights on Saturday, Oct. 1 in Victory Plaza, featuring the … ( + )

See Matt Kenseth, Brian Scott and Ricky Stenhouse Jr. in The Hangout on Sunday, Oct. 2

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series stars Matt Kenseth, Brian Scott and Ricky Stenhouse Jr. will appear in The Hangout for hosted Q&A sessions on Sunday, Oct. 2 before the “Citizen Soldier … ( + )

Dover Weather Updates

This page offers the latest information on the Sept. 30-Oct. 2 NASCAR tripleheader weekend schedule at Dover International Speedway. The weekend features the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East race on Friday, Sept. 30, … ( + )

Free XFINITY, K&N Pro Series East autograph sessions scheduled

NOTE: THE NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES YOUTH AUTOGRAPH SESSION IS SOLD OUT. Drivers from the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series will be participating in a free autograph session for children 14 … ( + )