June 2-4 Race Weekend Activities | Dover International Speedway

June 2-4 Race Weekend Activities

Activities and events surrounding the upcoming NASCAR weekend at Dover International Speedway, including driver appearances, free autograph sessions, fun fan activities and more!

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FanZone

The FanZone, outside of Turn 4 near the Monster Monument at Victory Plaza presented by Smithfield, is free to all fans. Interactive displays will be set up, featuring games, free sampling, live music andmore. Some focal points include a number of partners such as: Delaware Office of Highway Safety, Smithfield, ACME, Sea Watch International, Monster Energy, Comcast XFINITY, International Drone Racing Association (IDRA), Honda Generator, Leaffilter, Maestro’s Classic, Allan Myers, Pedigree, Power Home Remodeling Group, 5-hour Energy, Delmarva RV and New Holland.

The FanZone is open at 10 a.m. on Friday, June 2; 9 a.m. on Saturday, June 3; and 8 a.m. on Sunday, June 4.

Monster Mile Youth Nation

Free to all fans with hours of 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 3 and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday, June 4. The area is designed for fans ages 12 and under to explore NASCAR. Attractions include Eurobungy, a DJ, moon bounces, an obstacle course and a photo booth.

International Drone Racing Association

The International Drone Racing Association will hold its USA event in the FanZone from June 2-4. The events are FREE and open to the public.

The race will feature 16 professional teams from around the world. The 2017 IDRA Drone Racing Series is a professional series of six international events. The season begins at Dover and concludes with the IDRA Finals in Amsterdam.

WEEKEND SCHEDULE

FRIDAY

9 a.m. – 3:35 p.m. Practice

4 p.m. – 4:55 p.m. Qualifying

SATURDAY

9 a.m. – 11:50 a.m. Qualifying

1:10 p.m. – 4 p.m. Eliminations

SUNDAY

8:30 a.m. – 9:20 a.m. Eliminations

9:30 a.m. – 11:20 a.m. Semifinals

11:55 a.m. – 1 p.m. Finals

Mobile App!

Re-launched for iPhone and Android devices, it is packed with new and exciting features like a mobile rewards program, seat upgrades, food ordering for the RV lots, exclusive content and more! In addition to a customizing your schedule and helpful tips for the weekend. Keep your push notifications on and stay up to date on all the action! Click here to get it.

Food Trucks and Treats

Sample some of Delmarva’s best treats in our food truck section near the FanZone. Starting at 9 a.m. on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, sample some of your favorite treats from:

  • DC Slices: Pizza slices, tater tots, cheese tots, mozzarella sticks
  • The Hungry Spork: Loaded tater tots, bacon kebabs, shrimp tacos, Italian sausage and peppers sub
  • I Don’t Give A Fork: Mac & cheesesteak, jive turkey BLT, chicken fingers, sloppy pig
  • My Four Suns: Dragon dumpling bowl, meat kimchi fries, rice bowl, tacos
  • WiLDWiCH: Gourmet sandwiches including jerk chicken, hickory smoked pulled pork and turkey meatball

Also, there are some new menu creations coming in June, including:

  • Monster Beef and Cheddar: Pulled pot roast, beef gravy, fried onions, white cheddar cheese sauce on a brioche bun. Can be found at Monster Mash stand outside of Gate 4.
  • Pulled Pork Loaded Fries: French fries, pulled pork, bacon, cheese sauce, jalapenos, choice of three barbecue sauces (Carolina, Texas, Kansas City). Can be found at Cheesy Pig stand outside of Gate 2.
  • Pulled Pork Mac & Cheese: Pulled pork, mac & cheese, choice of three barbecue sauces (Carolina, Texas, Kansas City). Can be found at Cheesy Pig stand outside of Gate 2.
  • Walking Tacos: Ground beef, choice of Doritos or Fritos, cheddar cheese, lettuce, salsa, sour cream, jalapenos. Can be found at TACO TACO stand outside of Gate 2.
  • Salted Caramel Filled Pretzel: Jumbo Bavarian pretzel stuffed with salted caramel, topped with cinnamon rock sugar. Can be found at Monster Mash stand outside of Gate 4.
  • Monster Crunch: Tasty fried treat with two special flavors: cinnamon sugar and cajun. Can be found at American Grill stand outside of Gate 4 and concession stands inside Gates 3 and 19.

Bear Hollow Wood Carvers

Bear Hollow’s Wood Carvers can bring any idea to life, such as animals, people, pets, memorials and benches. Bid on your one-of-a-kind creation during auctions on Saturday and Sunday at 11:30 a.m.

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5 p.m. Ross Chastain, car appearance at Meding’s Seafood in Milford, Del. Meding’s Seafood is 16 miles south of the Monster Mile.

6 p.m. Jennifer Jo Cobb appearance at Applebee’s in Dover, Del., less than 1 mile from Monster Mile.

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9 a.m. International Drone Racing Association Practice in FanZone

10 a.m. FanZone attractions open

12:30 p.m. FREE NASCAR Camping World Truck Series AUTOGRAPH SESSION at the Delaware Office of Highway Safety display in the FanZone. Drivers include Harrison Burton, Todd Gilliland, Justin Haley, J.H. Nemechek, Chase Briscoe, Austin Cindric, Noah Gragson, Jennifer Jo Cobb, TJ Bell, Kaz Grala, Cody Coughlin, Grant Enfinger and Ben Rhodes. Pick up wristbands starting at 11:30 a.m. 

1:30 p.m. Martin Truex Jr. and Ryan Truex appearance at the Sea Watch International display in the FanZone.

4 p.m. International Drone Racing Association Qualifying in FanZone

5:30 p.m. Start of “Bar Harbor 200” presented by Sea Watch International NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race.

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9 a.m. FanZone attractions open

9 a.m. Monster Mile Youth Nation opens

9 a.m. International Drone Racing Association Qualifying in FanZone.

9 a.m. Entertainment on the AAA Stage at Victory Plaza begins, including appearances by Brandon Jones, driver of the No. 33 AAA Chevrolet, Richard Childress Racing team members and MRN personalities.

9 a.m. Elliott Sadler appearance in the OneMain Financial display in the FanZone.

9 a.m. Blake Koch appearance at the LeafFilter display in the FanZone.

9:20 a.m. Brendan Gaughan and Daniel Hemric appearance at XFINITY display in the FanZone.

10 a.m. Martin Truex Jr. and Ryan Truex appearance at the Sea Watch International display in the FanZone.

10:15 a.m. FREE Brandon Ray concert on AAA Stage at Victory Plaza.

11:30 a.m. Bear Hollow Wood Carvers auction at Victory Plaza.

1 p.m. Start of “OneMain Financial 200” NASCAR XFINITY Series Dash 4 Cash race.

1:10 p.m. International Drone Racing Association, Eliminations in FanZone.

9 p.m. Fireworks in RV lots.

After Fireworks FREE Monster Mile Movie Night, featuring “The Angry Birds Movie.”

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8 a.m. FanZone attractions open

8 a.m. Monster Mile Youth Nation opens

8:30 a.m. International Drone Racing Association Eliminations in FanZone.

9 a.m. Illusionist Carl Michael performs on AAA Stage at Victory Plaza

9:25 a.m. THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT: Youth Autograph Session with Kyle Busch, Matt Kenseth, Aric Almirola and Paul Menard at the Monster Mile Youth Nation Headquarters. This youth-only autograph session is open to all Monster Mile Youth Nation ticketholders.

9:25 a.m. Austin Dillon, driver of the No. 3 AAA Chevrolet and Richard Childress Racing team members on AAA Stage at Victory Plaza.

9:30 a.m. International Drone Racing Association, Semifinals in FanZone.

9:50 a.m. Richard Petty Birthday Celebration on AAA Stage at Victory Plaza.

10 a.m. Martin Truex Jr. and Ryan Truex appearance at the Sea Watch International display in the FanZone.

10:30 a.m. Country music star Chase Bryant will perform a FREE concert on the AAA Stage at Victory Plaza.

11:30 a.m. Bear Hollow Wood Carvers auction at Victory Plaza.

11:55 a.m. International Drone Racing Association, Finals in FanZone.

1 p.m. “AAA 400 Drive for Autism” Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race.

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THURSDAY — JUNE 1

2 p.m.                                           Grandstand Gates Open

2 p.m.                                           NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Practice

4 p.m.                                           NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Final Practice

FRIDAY — JUNE 2

9 a.m.                                            Grandstand Gates Open

9:30 a.m.                                      NASCAR XFINITY Series Practice

10:30 a.m.                                    Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Practice

1:30 p.m.                                      NASCAR XFINITY Series Final Practice

2:35 p.m.                                      NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Qualifying

3:50 p.m.                                      Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Qualifying

5 p.m.                                           NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Driver Introductions

5:30 p.m.                                    Start of the “Bar Harbor 200” presented by Sea Watch International NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race

SATURDAY — JUNE 3

9 a.m.                                            Grandstand Gates Open

9 a.m.                                            Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Practice

10:05 a.m.                                    NASCAR XFINITY Series Qualifying

11:30 a.m.                                    Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Final Practice

12:30 p.m.                                   NASCAR XFINITY Series Driver Introductions

1 p.m.                                          Start of “OneMain Financial 200” NASCAR XFINITY Series Dash 4 Cash race

SUNDAY — JUNE 4

10 a.m.                                         Grandstand Gates Open

12:20 p.m.                                   Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Driver Introductions

1 p.m.                                           Start of “AAA 400 Drive for Autism” Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race