Daytona 500 Watch Party Set For Sunday, Feb. 17

Celebrate the start of the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season with your friends at Dover International Speedway at the Daytona 500 Watch Party on Sunday, Feb. 17.


Held at the Fire & Ice lounge in Dover Downs Hotel & Casino, the event is FREE for everyone.

DAYTONA BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 18: Actress Charlize Theron waves the green flag to start the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series 60th Annual Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 18, 2018 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images) | Getty Images
Actress Charlize Theron waves the green flag to start the Daytona 500 on Feb. 18, 2018. GETTY IMAGES

Doors open at 1 p.m. and the race will start at approximately 2:30 p.m. The broadcast will be shown on Fire & Ice’s 20-foot high-definition movie projector screen in the lounge behind the bar, as well as many of the dozens of HD TVs above the bar area, allowing guests to watch their favorite driver close in on a Daytona title.


Prize drawings and giveaways, games and more will be available. Food and drink specials will be offered, including $2 Bud and Bud Light drafts and $5 drafts of Splash & Go, Dover International Speedway’s easy-drinking lager brewed in collaboration with Fordham & Dominion Brewing Company for its 50th anniversary season.


The Monster Mile is hosting two NASCAR tripleheader weekends in 2019, on May 3-5 and Oct. 4-6 as the track celebrates its 50th anniversary. The Speedway’s ticket office will be open from 1-5 p.m. on Feb. 17 during the Watch Party for guests to order seats for Dover’s 2019 races.


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