2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Dates Announced

Dover International Speedway’s two Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race dates in 2019 will be Sunday, May 5 and Sunday, Oct. 6.

2019 will mark the Monster Mile’s 50th anniversary season, dating to the first NASCAR event here on July 6, 1969, won by Richard Petty. The Sunday, Oct. 6 NASCAR Cup Series race will also be the 100th NASCAR Cup Series event at Dover.

More details on the Monster Mile’s milestone celebrations will be shared as the 2019 season approaches.

The Monster Mile’s second NASCAR tripleheader weekend of 2018 is scheduled for Oct. 5-7. It includes the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoff race on Sunday, Oct. 7, the NASCAR Xfinity Series playoff race on Saturday, Oct. 6 and the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East race on Friday, Oct. 5.