January 23, 2013

Saturday ticket holders can get on the track free for the June 1 5-hour ENERGY Open Track Session

Clint Bowyer and Michael Waltrip to participate in a free question-and-answer session

DOVER, Del. – For the third straight spring, Dover International Speedway will offer race fans the unique opportunity to roam the frontstretch of the Monster Mile for free with the return of the June 1 5-hour ENERGY Open Track Session.

The event will be on Saturday, June 1 from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., and is open and free for ticket holders for that afternoon’s “5-hour ENERGY 200” NASCAR Nationwide Series race. Fans should enter the track at Gate 18 outside of Turn 1, and will have the ability to walk the frontstretch of the track and see the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series cars on pit road preparing for the morning practice session.

As an added bonus, Clint Bowyer, driver of the No. 15 5-hour ENERGY Toyota, and his team owner Michael Waltrip will drop by to participate in a free question-and-answer session at 9 a.m. on the prerace stage at the start-finish line for fans in attendance. The Dover International Speedway pace car will also be on display for photo opportunities.

To enter the Open Track Session, all fans must have their June 1 “5-hour ENERGY 200” NASCAR Nationwide Series tickets with them, which will be scanned upon entry to and exit from the track, which will permit reentrance for the on-track activities, including the race, later in the day. Coolers are not permitted on the track.

NASCAR returns to Dover International Speedway May 31-June 2, 2013 for the June 2 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race, the June 1 “5-hour ENERGY 200” NASCAR Nationwide Series race and the May 31 “Lucas Oil 200” NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race.

For tickets or more information, call 800-441-RACE or click here. You can also keep up with the Monster Mile at or on Twitter at @MonsterMile.




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