Dover International Speedway announces 2017 NASCAR event dates | Dover International Speedway


October 2, 2016

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.

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Jimmie Johnson has won 10 NASCAR Cup Series races at the Monster Mile. GETTY IMAGES PHOTO

The June 2-4, 2017 weekend will feature a NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race on Friday, June 2; a NASCAR XFINITY Series race on Saturday, June 3; and the “AAA 400 Drive for Autism” NASCAR Cup Series race on Sunday, June 4.

The Sept. 29-Oct. 1, 2017 weekend will feature a NASCAR K&N Pro Series East race on Friday, Sept. 30; a NASCAR XFINITY Series race on Saturday, Sept. 30; and a NASCAR Cup Series race on Sunday, Oct. 1.

The NASCAR Cup Series race on Sunday Oct. 1, 2017, will again be the third race of the 10-race Chase for the NASCAR Cup Championship and feature the first four eliminations in the 16-driver field. It will be the fourth straight season that the Monster Mile will host the first elimination race of the Chase for the NASCAR Cup Championship playoffs.

“2017 will be an exciting year for NASCAR, and we’re proud to once again host six races during the upcoming season,” said Mike Tatoian, president and CEO of Dover International Speedway. “We’ve always been one of motorsports’ unique venues and we’re thrilled that the Monster Mile continues to occupy a prominent place in the Chase.”

See the full schedules below for the NASCAR Cup Series, the NASCAR XFINITY Series and the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series.


2/18    Daytona International Speedway (Unlimited)
2/19    Daytona International Speedway (Daytona 500 Qualifying)
2/23    Daytona International Speedway (Duel)
2/26    Daytona 500
3/5      Atlanta Motor Speedway
3/12    Las Vegas Motor Speedway
3/19    Phoenix International Raceway
3/26    Auto Club Speedway
4/2      Martinsville Speedway
4/9      Texas Motor Speedway
4/23    Bristol Motor Speedway
4/30    Richmond International Raceway
5/7      Talladega Superspeedway
5/13    Kansas Speedway
5/20    Charlotte Motor Speedway (NASCAR All-Star Race)
5/28    Charlotte Motor Speedway
6/4      Dover International Speedway
6/11    Pocono Raceway
6/18   Michigan International Speedway
6/25   Sonoma Raceway
7/1     Daytona International Speedway
7/8     Kentucky Speedway
7/16   New Hampshire Motor Speedway
7/23   Indianapolis Motor Speedway
7/30   Pocono Raceway
8/6     Watkins Glen International
8/13   Michigan International Speedway
8/19   Bristol Motor Speedway
9/3     Darlington Raceway
9/9     Richmond International Raceway
9/17   Chicagoland Speedway
9/24    New Hampshire Motor Speedway
10/1    Dover International Speedway
10/7    Charlotte Motor Speedway
10/15   Talladega Superspeedway
10/22   Kansas Speedway
10/29   Martinsville Speedway
11/5    Texas Motor Speedway
11/12   Phoenix International Raceway
11/19   Homestead-Miami Speedway


2/25   Daytona International Speedway
3/4     Atlanta Motor Speedway
3/11   Las Vegas Motor Speedway
3/18   Phoenix International Raceway
3/25   Auto Club Speedway
4/8     Texas Motor Speedway
4/22    Bristol Motor Speedway
4/29    Richmond International Raceway
5/6     Talladega Superspeedway
5/27   Charlotte Motor Speedway
6/3     Dover International Speedway
6/10   Pocono Raceway
6/17   Michigan International Speedway
6/24   Iowa Speedway
6/30   Daytona International Speedway
7/7     Kentucky Speedway
7/15   New Hampshire Motor Speedway
7/22   Indianapolis Motor Speedway
7/29   Iowa Speedway
8/5     Watkins Glen International
8/12   Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course
8/18   Bristol Motor Speedway
8/26   Road America
9/2     Darlington Raceway
9/8     Richmond International Raceway
9/16   Chicagoland Speedway
9/23   Kentucky Speedway
9/30   Dover International Speedway
10/6   Charlotte Motor Speedway
10/21  Kansas Speedway
11/4   Texas Motor Speedway
11/11 Phoenix International Raceway
11/18  Homestead-Miami Speedway


2/24  Daytona International Speedway
3/4    Atlanta Motor Speedway
4/1    Martinsville Speedway
5/12  Kansas Speedway
5/19  Charlotte Motor Speedway
6/2    Dover International Speedway
6/9    Texas Motor Speedway
6/17   Gateway Motorsports Park
6/23   Iowa Speedway
7/6    Kentucky Speedway
7/19   Eldora Speedway
7/29   Pocono Raceway
8/12   Michigan International Speedway
8/16   Bristol Motor Speedway
8/27   Canadian Tire Motorsport Park
9/15   Chicagoland Speedway
9/23   New Hampshire Motor Speedway
9/30   Las Vegas Motor Speedway
10/14  Talladega Superspeedway
10/28  Martinsville Speedway
11/3    Texas Motor Speedway
11/10  Phoenix International Raceway
11/17  Homestead-Miami Speedway



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