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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 … ( + )

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 Sept. 29-Oct. 1 … ( + )

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 … ( + )

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 … ( + )

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 … ( + )

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 … ( + )

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! … ( + )

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 … ( + )

“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 … ( + )

Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Joe Walsh to be grand marshal for Oct. 2 “Citizen Soldier 400” NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race

Legendary musician Joe Walsh will serve as the grand marshal for the “Citizen Soldier 400” NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Dover International Speedway on Sunday, Oct. 2, track officials … ( + )

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 … ( + )

Matt Kenseth greets fans, visits with media, throws first pitch at Phillies game during Philadelphia visit

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series star Matt Kenseth signed autographs for fans, greeted Philadelphia Phillies players and met with regional media during his visit to Citizens Bank Park on Wednesday night … ( + )

Betty Jane France, the “First Lady of NASCAR” passes away

Betty Jane France, a philanthropist in support of children’s health causes, passed away Monday evening. France is the mother of NASCAR Chairman and CEO Brian France and International Speedway Corporation … ( + )

DIS partners with “Citizen Soldier” film for Oct. 2 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race 

“Citizen Soldier,” a feature film using real footage that follows an Oklahoma National Guard unit during its deployment to Afghanistan will be the entitlement sponsor for the NASCAR Sprint Cup … ( + )

Dover International Speedway extending SAFER barriers in Turns 2 and 4

Dover International Speedway has started two construction projects which will add more than 500 feet of SAFER barriers around the track and increase usable space for NASCAR haulers in the … ( + )

NASCAR Hauler Parade canceled

UPDATED THURSDAY, SEPT. 29, 2:45 p.m.: Due to inclement weather, the NASCAR Hauler parade through downtown Dover has been canceled. A NASCAR Hauler Parade will be held through the City of … ( + )

Easton Corbin performs free concert Oct. 2

Country music star Easton Corbin will perform a free concert at Dover International Speedway’s Victory Plaza prior to the “Citizen Soldier 400” NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race on Sunday, Oct. … ( + )

Denny Hamlin Q&A package available

2016 Daytona 500 champion Denny Hamlin will participate in a hosted Q&A session on Sunday, Oct. 2, before the “Citizen Soldier 400” NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Dover International … ( + )

Dover International Speedway’s 11th annual 9/11 Memorial Blood Drive set for Friday, Sept. 9

Dover International Speedway will pay tribute to the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks with the annual 9/11 Memorial Blood Drive, set for Friday, Sept. 9 from 9 … ( + )

NASCAR Experience Raffle to benefit Bayhealth Medical Center

Dover International Speedway is offering a NASCAR Experience Raffle with prizes surrounding the Sunday, Oct. 2 “Citizen Soldier 400” NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race. Proceeds will benefit Bayhealth Medical Center. … ( + )

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Matt Kenseth to visit Philadelphia on Aug. 31

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series star Matt Kenseth, a three-time winner at Dover International Speedway and the 2003 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion, will visit Philadelphia on Wednesday, Aug. 31, throw … ( + )

Jimmie Johnson Takes Your Questions Oct. 2

Be a part of the action when Jimmie Johnson, the six-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion, participates in exclusive question-and-answer sessions at 11:25 a.m. on Oct. 2 before the “Citizen … ( + )

Buy Early, Save More on NASCAR Tickets

Don’t miss the next opportunity to see your favorite NASCAR Sprint Cup Series stars at the Monster Mile by taking advantage of our 2016 Value Pricing Program. Click here to buy … ( + )

Kenseth caps extraordinary race with third Dover victory in “AAA 400 Drive for Autism”

By Brian Citino Mark that one down in the memory banks folks, because Sunday’s “AAA 400 Drive for Autism” NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Dover International Speedway was one … ( + )

Jones grabs first Dover victory in “Ollie’s Bargain Outlet 200”

By Brian Citino When it comes to racing at Dover International Speedway, Erik Jones is used to only one thing — running with the front of the pack and competing … ( + )

Monster Mile Youth Nation Design Challenge winner greets Jones

UPDATED, MAY 14, 1:40 P.M.: Sabrina Marelli, 11, the winner of the Monster Mile Youth Nation Design Challenge, attended the “Ollie’s Bargain Outlet 200” NASCAR XFINITY Series at Dover International … ( + )

Kyle Busch posts top speed in second NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practice

Kyle Busch led a trio of Joe Gibbs Racing cars at the top of the field in the second practice session for the “AAA 400 Drive for Autism” NASCAR Sprint … ( + )

Crafton earns first Dover win in “JACOB Companies 200”

By Brian Citino It’s not a rarity for Matt Crafton to run well at Dover International Speedway. In fact, in his eight starts at the Monster Mile prior to the … ( + )

Harvick avoids practice trouble, will start up front in “AAA 400 Drive for Autism”

Kevin Harvick, the winner of the last NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Dover International Speedway, led the way again during the first practice session Friday for the “AAA 400 … ( + )

Byron leads practice field, will start up front for “JACOB Builders 200” NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race

NASCAR Camping World Truck Series rookie William Byron led the way in the first practice session for the “JACOB Companies 200” NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race on Thursday at … ( + )

Jones, Dillon lead NASCAR XFINITY Series practice

Multiple crashes marked the first NASCAR XFINITY Series practice session at Dover International Speedway on Friday, with Jeb Burton, Paul Menard and Darrell Wallace Jr. all finding trouble. Erik Jones … ( + )

Tom Dixon to sing national anthem on Sunday, May 15

Nashville recording artist Tom Dixon, presented by Country Pride Entertainment, will sing the national anthem prior to the “AAA 400 Drive for Autism” NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Dover … ( + )

JACOB Companies signs multi-year deal to sponsor NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Dover International Speedway

JACOB Companies, a full-service general contractor that serves many states up and down the East Coast, has agreed to a multi-year deal to be the entitlement sponsor for the NASCAR … ( + )

NASCAR teams to display Autism Delaware decals during May 13-15 weekend at Dover International Speedway

More than 40 drivers from across NASCAR’s three premier national touring series will be showing their support for Autism Delaware’s mission during the upcoming May 13-15 weekend at Dover International … ( + )