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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 … ( + )

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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 Chase Bryant, a Red Bow recording artist and a young rising star on the country … ( + )

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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 … ( + )


‘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 … ( + )


Second annual NASCAR XFINITY Philadelphia Takeover Speeds into Philadelphia on May 9

NASCAR XFINITY Series, Dover International Speedway and Pocono Raceway hit the streets of Philadelphia in advance of upcoming races                        … ( + )


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 … ( + )

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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 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, … ( + )

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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 … ( + )


‘Dover vs. Pocono Rivalry Day’ set

Dover International Speedway and Pocono Raceway will meet for their fifth annual track-vs.-track competition on Wednesday, May 3 with “Dover vs. Pocono Rivalry Day” at the home of the Lehigh … ( + )

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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 … ( + )

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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 … ( + )


Patrick, Allmendinger to attend Autism Awareness Day at the Races

Event to be held during “AAA 400 Drive for Autism” Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race Dover International Speedway is once again hosting a special event for families of children … ( + )

during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA 400 Drive for Autism at Dover International Speedway on May 15, 2016 in Dover, Delaware.

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, is once again offering Fantasy Live, the ultimate fantasy racing experience. Race … ( + )

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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 … ( + )

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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 … ( + )

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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 … ( + )

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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 … ( + )

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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 … ( + )


Dover International Speedway employee leads supply drive for victims of eastern Tennessee wildfire

A Dover International Speedway employee spent a portion of her holiday season helping others in need as she collected supplies for the victims of the massive eastern Tennessee wildfire that … ( + )


NASCAR Unveils New Brand Identity, Premier Series Name

Premier Series to Be Named Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Beginning in 2017 NASCAR unveiled a new official brand identity on Monday, Dec. 19 which will replace the bar mark … ( + )


New, upgraded camping options available at Dover International Speedway

Champion’s Gate debuts; Cold Pit Passes added to several packages for 2017 NASCAR weekends Dover International Speedway’s loyal camping customers will have many new options to explore during the Monster … ( + )


Dunning leaves lasting legacy at Monster Mile

Longtime Dover International Speedway official calls it a career after 44 years NASCAR celebrates its milestone eras with the drivers that dominated the sport’s landscape at the time. Richard Petty, … ( + )


Speedway employees share holiday spirit at Food Bank of Delaware

Dover International Speedway employees helped make the holidays more enjoyable for children in their community on Friday, Dec. 9 with a trip to a Food Bank of Delaware distribution center … ( + )

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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 … ( + )

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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 … ( + )

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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 … ( + )

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Ultimate Fan Pass provides unique fan experience in 2017

Includes access to the Driver and Crew Chief meeting, limited-edition keepsake chair, pit pass, three-day garage pass, and more! NOTE: Please notify our ticket office staff if you have special … ( + )

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Get Photo with Santa in Victory Lane!

Bring the family to Dover International Speedway on Saturday, Dec. 17 for a FREE EVENT from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. to have your picture taken with Santa Claus and … ( + )


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 … ( + )


Truex Earns ‘Special’ Win in “Citizen Soldier 400”

Within the world of NASCAR, there are victories that nearly every driver craves. The Daytona 500, Brickyard 400 and Southern 500 are among the most iconic events in the history … ( + )


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 … ( + )

during the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East Dover 125 at Dover International Speedway on September 30, 2016 in Dover, Delaware.

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 … ( + )

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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, … ( + )

DOVER, DE - OCTOBER 01:  Erik Jones, driver of the #20 GameStop/Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration Toyota, poses with the 21 Means 21 Pole Award after qualifying for pole position for the NASCAR XFINITY Series Drive Sober 200 at Dover International Speedway on October 1, 2016 in Dover, Delaware.  (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

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 … ( + )

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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! … ( + )


Benjamin honors fallen firefighters with K&N victory

For years, Dover International Speedway has had a special relationship with the Fire Service, and the men and women who protect us on a daily basis. From the drivers on … ( + )

during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Citizen Solider 400 at Dover International Speedway on September 30, 2016 in Dover, Delaware.

“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 … ( + )

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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 … ( + )

DOVER, DE - SEPTEMBER 30:  Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 NOS Energy Drink Toyota, practices for the NASCAR XFINITY Series Drive Sober 200 at Dover International Speedway on September 30, 2016 in Dover, Delaware.  (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

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 … ( + )

DOVER, DE - SEPTEMBER 30:  Kyle Larson, driver of the #42 Target Chevrolet, practices for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Citizen Solider 400 at Dover International Speedway on September 30, 2016 in Dover, Delaware.  (Photo by Sarah Crabill/NASCAR via Getty Images)

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 … ( + )