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Monster Monument at Victory Plaza, presented by AAA
Facts & Figures

Height of the monster:
46 ft. to rear of stock car in right hand

Weight of the monster:
40,000 lbs

Size of base:
7 ft. high; 60 ft. across

Construction began at ACI Composites in Lancaster, Pa.:
December 3, 2007

Arrived in Dover, Del.:
April 25, 2008

Days to build at ACI Composites in Lancaster, Pa.:
144

Days to reassemble on base in Dover:
1, on April 29, 2008

Days of cosmetic repairs and final painting in Dover:
21

Total number of race plaques on base:
228

Races included on the monument:
82 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races, 54 NASCAR Nationwide Series races,
11 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races, 12 NASCAR K&N Pro Series East races,
14 miscellaneous races

Available space for growth:
25 years

Number of marquee plaques:
8 reserved for notable Dover drivers; 1 for monument
dedication plaque (Jeff Gordon dedicated on May 14, 2008)

Drivers honored with large plaques:
Bobby Allison (May 31, 2008) and Richard Petty (Sept. 20, 2008)

 

 

 

Just how BIG is the Monster Monument?

 

 

Monster Monument Comparison

 

 

Victory Plaza

 

Construction began:
October 15, 2007

Date all construction was completed:
May 23, 2008

Size:
306 ft. long (including circle around monument) x 64 ft. wide

Number of pavers:
Approx. 190,000

Archway height to center:
38 ft.

Archway width:
68 ft.

Weight of archway:
22 tons

 

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