Dover Entertainment/Appearances

Monster Mile fans can enjoy a plethora of free, fun entertainment and activities at Dover Motor Speedway during the upcoming April 29-May 1 NASCAR tripleheader weekend, which will be the first full-fan-capacity-allowed race weekend at the Monster Mile since October 2019.



PRE-RACE CONCERT:
Jimmie Allen, Sunday, May 1, 12:45 p.m., Embrace Home Loans Stage in Victory Plaza.

Planned appearances by NASCAR Cup Series stars include former NASCAR champions Kevin Harvick and Martin Truex Jr. and, defending Monster Mile NASCAR Cup Series race winner Alex Bowman, among others.

Most rides, games, live music, appearances and other entertainment events outside the track are FREE to all fans throughout the weekend.

JIMMIE ALLEN CONCERT

MORE INFO HERE

JIMMIE ALLEN CONCERT: Country music superstar and Delaware native returns to perform pre-race concert on the Embrace Home Loans stage in Victory Plaza. Allen’s No. 1 hits include “Best Shot,” “Make Me Want To,”and “Freedom Was A Highway.” Allen was named New Artist of the Year in 2021 by both the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music.

SUNDAY HOURS: Concert begins at 12:45 p.m.

FANZONE

FANZONE: Free, interactive displays will be set up in the FanZone outside of Turn 4 at Victory Plaza. Some focal points include a number of partners such as: A-GAME, Ally, Ambetter, Cabela’s, Delaware Lottery, Drydene, Ford, General Tire, Kent County Tourism, New Holland, RVshare, Sundance Vacations, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Marines, Weis Markets

HOURS: FanZone is open at noon on Friday and 9 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

DRIVER/CELEBRITY APPEARANCES

FRIDAY - FORD DISPLAY IN FANZONE

RILEY HERBST: Driver of the No. 98 Ford for Stewart-Haas Racing - 1:30 p.m.

SATURDAY - MONSTER MONUMENT 

RAJAH CARUTH: Meet & Greet near the Monster Monument with the driver of the No. 44 Chevrolet in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. - 10 a.m.

BAYLEY CURREY/RYAN VARGAS: JD Motorsports teammates - 10:45 a.m.

DASH 4 CASH CONTENDERS, INCLUDING NOAH GRAGSON: Driver of the No. 9 Chevrolet for JR Motorsports - 11 a.m.

CHANDLER SMITH: Driver of the No. 26 Toyota for Sam Hunt Racing - 11:15 a.m.

KAZ GRALA: Driver of the No. 48 Chevrolet for Big Machine Racing Team - 11:30 a.m.

RYAN SIEG/JOHNNY DAMON: RSS Racing driver and the two-time World Series winner and chairman of the board for A-GAME - 11:45 a.m.

SATURDAY - FORD DISPLAY IN FANZONE

JOE GRAF JR.: SS-Green Light Racing Driver - 11 a.m.

SUNDAY - FANZONE 

RON JAWORSKI: Former Philadelphia Eagles Quarterback, ESPN NFL analyst and Ambassador for the 2022 BMW Championship in Wilmington, Ron Jaworski joins the FanZone Experience to meet fans, sign autographs and talk about this year’s exciting golf event, coming to Delaware for the first time in PGA Tour history, August 16-21. “Jaws” will be at the BMW Championship display - 10 a.m. to Noon.

SUNDAY - MONSTER MONUMENT 

KEVIN HARVICK & RYAN PHILLIPPE: Driver of the No. 4 Ford for Stewart-Haas Racing and the Hollywood star of "Crash," and "The Lincoln Lawyer." - 11:45 a.m.

ALEX BOWMAN & MARCUS SMITH: Driver of the No. 48 Ally Chevrolet, and the defending Dover NASCAR Cup Series champion, along with Speedway Motorsports president and CEO - Noon

MARTIN TRUEX JR., RON JAWORSKI & BRANDON GRAHAM: Driver of the No. 19 Toyota for Joe Gibbs Racing, and a three-time Dover champion along with two Philadelphia Eagles legends. - 12:15 p.m.

SUNDAY - EMBRACE HOME LOANS STAGE

KURT BUSCH: Driver of the No. 45 Toyota for 23XI Racing and a former Dover champion, hosted by Monica Palumbo. - 12:20 p.m.

SUNDAY - FORD DISPLAY IN FANZONE

CHRIS BUESCHER: Driver of the No. 17 Ford for RFK Racing - 11:30 a.m.

CHASE BRISCOE: Driver of the No. 14 Ford for Stewart-Haas Racing - 11:45 a.m.

TODD GILLILAND: Driver of the No. 38 Ford for Front Row Motorsports - Noon

MATT TIFFT: Part-owner of Live Fast Motorsports - 12:15 p.m.

RYAN BLANEY: Driver of the No. 12 Ford for Team Penske - 12:30 p.m.

AMISH OUTLAWS CONCERT

AMISH OUTLAWS CONCERT: The popular artists will perform their traditional blend of rock, country and pop hits on the Embrace Home Loans stage in Victory Plaza. Their musical skills and memorable on-stage outfits have drawn a large regional following through the years.

SUNDAY HOURS: Concert begins at 10:45 a.m.

AUTOGRAPH SESSIONS/AUCTIONS

FRIDAY

NASCAR ARCA MENARDS SERIES EAST DRIVER AUTOGRAPH SESSION: At the General Tire display in the FanZone.

HOURS: Event begins at 3 p.m.

SATURDAY

JOHNNY DAMON/RYAN SIEG: Autograph signing in the A-GAME display in the FanZone.

HOURS: Event begins at Noon.

SUNDAY

SPEEDWAY CHILDREN'S CHARITY AUCTION: Autographed items and experiences available, including:

  • Miles the Monster bobblehead, signed by Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Joey Logano.
  • Black Monster Mile hat, signed by Jeff Gordon
  • Richard Petty Motorsports STP crew jersey, signed by Richard Petty and Aric Almirola
  • Miles the Monster action figure, signed by Kyle Busch

HOURS: Event begins at 11:30 a.m.

MONSTER BASH

NASCAR fans can test their cornhole skills – and win some cash in the process – during Dover Motor Speedway’s upcoming Monster Mile Bash on Saturday, April 30. The planned festivities come in the middle of the Speedway’s April 29-May 1 NASCAR tripleheader weekend.

The Inaugural Monster Mile Cornhole Tournament, presented by Crown Royal, is scheduled to begin at 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 30 following the A-GAME 200 NASCAR Xfinity Series Dash 4 Cash race at the Monster Mile.

Hosted by Delaware Cornhole, registration for the tournament is available now online through April 30 at 3:45 p.m., with the boards set up just steps from the famous Monster Monument at Victory Plaza. Additional cornhole boards will be available for non-competitive free-play as well.

The entry fee is $50 for a two-person team, with a guaranteed prize pool of $2,500 at stake. All ages and all skill levels are welcome to participate. Registration is first-come, first-served, with a limit of 100 teams.

Proceeds will benefit Speedway Children’s Charities, a non-profit organization that provides funding for underserved children throughout the United States.

The tournament is just a part of the Monster Mile Bash festivities on Saturday. Other entertainment options include:

  • Live music in Victory Plaza – hosted by MTV legend Riki Rachtman – including a show by Jexxa, a popular duo who will perform original and cover music. Jexxa will also sing the national anthem before Saturday’s race.
  • Happy hour drink specials all night long, featuring an assortment of Ready To Drink Crown Royal cocktails, including Peach Tea, Washington Apple and Whiskey & Cola varieties.
  • Free bumper car ridesgiant slide attraction and axe throwing in the FanZone.
  • Tethered hot air balloon rides will be available nearby, in Lot 8, from 7-9 p.m. Donations are encouraged and benefit Speedway Children’s Charities.
  • Saturday Night Fireworks, presented by Kent County Tourism, will begin at 9 p.m. and be visible from all areas of Dover Motor Speedway property.
  • Food will be available for purchase nearby at the SoDel Concepts tent by Victory Plaza, including the following favorites:
    • Philly Cheesesteaks
    • Nashville Hot Fried Chicken Sandwiches
    • Sticky Ikky Fried Rice Bowl (Chicken, Fried Egg, Veggies)
    • Delaware Destroyer (Waffle-Cut Fries with Cheese, Bacon, Scallions and Old Bay)
    • Scrapple Sandwiches (Traditional Delaware breakfast favorite)
    • Street Dog (Hot Dog with Tomato, Cilantro, Flaming Hot Cheetos, and more)
INAUGURAL MONSTER MILE CORNHOLE TOURNAMENT, PRESENTED BY CROWN ROYAL

REGISTER HERE

Part of Saturday's Monster Bash event and hosted by Delaware Cornhole with the boards set up just steps from the famous Monster Monument at Victory Plaza.

Additional cornhole boards will be available for non-competitive free-play as well.

SATURDAY HOURS: On-site registration begins at 3 p.m., Tournament starts at 4 p.m.

CANINE STARS

CANINE STARS: As seen and competed on “America’s Got Talent,” these incredibly talented pups perform elaborate tricks and stunts and have toured North America for 10 years.

FRIDAY HOURS: Shows in the FanZone at 12:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m. and 4:15 p.m.

SATURDAY HOURS: Shows in the FanZone at 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.

SUNDAY HOURS: Shows in the FanZone at 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

ELECTRIC CIRCUS

ELECTRIC CIRCUS: Showcasing some of the most dangerous acts in the world, the performances are comprised of the Globe of Death, Wheel of Destiny, Breakaway Swaypole, Roman Rings and Animal Acts.

SATURDAY HOURS: Shows at 9:45 a.m., 11:15 a.m. and 12:45 p.m.

SUNDAY HOURS: Shows at 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

HELL ON WHEELS

HELL ON WHEELS: Daredevil BMX stunt show riders thrill audiences with multiple wild performances throughout the weekend.

FRIDAY HOURS: Shows in the FanZone at 1 p.m., 3 p.m. and 4 p.m.

SATURDAY HOURS: Shows in the FanZone at 9:15 a.m., 10:45 a.m. and 1 p.m.

SUNDAY HOURS: Shows in the FanZone at 9:15 a.m., 11:45 a.m. and 1:15 p.m.

MICRO WRESTLING MATCHES

MICRO WRESTLING MATCHES: Grapplers will fly from the top rope in the FanZone during multiple free performances.

SATURDAY HOURS: Shows at 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m., and 12:15 p.m.

SUNDAY HOURS: Shows at 9:45 a.m., 11:15 a.m., and 1:45 p.m.

BEAR HOLLOW WOOD CARVERS

BEAR HOLLOW WOOD CARVERS: Skilled chainsaw artists create one-of-a-kind sculptures, both small and large.

SATURDAY AUCTION HOURS: Event begins at 11:30 a.m.

SUNDAY AUCTION HOURS: Event begins at 1 p.m.

SATURDAY NIGHT FIREWORKS

SATURDAY NIGHT FIREWORKS, PRESENTED BY KENT COUNTY TOURISM: The show can be easily seen from most areas of the property.

SATURDAY HOURS: Event starts at 9 p.m.

TRACKSIDE ACCESS APPEARANCES

$20 TRACKSIDE ACCESS: BUY HERE 

Fans can explore the frontstretch of the famous Monster Mile before the 2022 DuraMAX Drydene 400 presented by RelaDyne NASCAR Cup Series race on Sunday, May 1.

While navigating the 9 degrees of banking, fans can also:

  • Sign the Start-Finish line.
  • Appearances by NASCAR drivers and personalities. 2022 schedule includes NASCAR Cup Series stars Justin Haley, Corey LaJoie and the cast of the popular Door, Bumper, Clear podcast!
  • Leave messages for your favorite drivers and teams on our frontstretch retaining walls.
  • Watch the NASCAR Cup Series crews wheel their cars to pit road. Note: Trackside Access does not allow access to pit road.
  • Cost: Add to any ticket package for just $20.
  • Time: Noon to 1:30 p.m., Sunday, May 1.

Have a question? Call 800-441-RACE to reach the Dover Ticket Office.




Entertainment / Appearance Schedule

Sunday, May 1
Saturday, Apr 30
Friday, Apr 29
Thursday, Apr 28
9 a.m.
FanZone Opens
9:15 a.m.
Hell On Wheels, FanZone
9:30 am
Canine Stars, FanZone
9:45 a.m.
Micro Wrestling Matches
10 a.m.
Electric Circus, FanZone
10:45 a.m.
Amish Outlaws Concert, Embrace Home Loans Stage, Victory Plaza
11 a.m.
Canine Stars, FanZone
11:15 a.m.
Micro Wrestling Matches
11:30 a.m.
Speedway Children's Charity Auction, Monster Monument
11:30 a.m.
Chris Buescher Appearance, Ford Display, FanZone
11:30 a.m.
Electric Circus, FanZone
11:45 a.m.
Kevin Harvick & Ryan Phillippe Appearance, Trackside Live! at the Monster Monument
11:45 a.m.
Chase Briscoe Appearance, Ford Display, FanZone
11:45 a.m.
Hell On Wheels, FanZone
12 p.m.
Alex Bowman & Marcus Smith Appearance, Trackside Live! at the Monster Monument
12 p.m.
Todd Gilliland Appearance, Ford Display, FanZone
12:15 p.m.
Martin Truex Jr., Ron Jaworski & Brandon Graham Appearance, Trackside Live! at the Monster Monument
12:15 p.m.
Matt Tifft Appearance, Ford Display, FanZone
12:20 p.m.
Kurt Busch Appearance, Embrace Home Loans Stage at Victory Plaza, hosted by Monica Palumbo
12:30 p.m.
Ryan Blaney Appearance, Ford Display, FanZone
12:45 p.m.
Jimmie Allen Concert, Embrace Home Loans Stage at Victory Plaza
1 p.m.
Canine Stars, FanZone
1 p.m.
Bear Hollow Wood Carvers Auction
1:15 p.m.
Hell On Wheels, FanZone
1:30 p.m.
Electric Circus, FanZone
1:45 p.m.
Micro Wrestling Matches
9 a.m.
FanZone Opens
9:15 a.m.
Hell On Wheels, FanZone
9:30 a.m.
Canine Stars, FanZone
9:45 a.m.
Electric Circus, FanZone
10 a.m.
Micro Wrestling Matches
10 a.m.
Rajah Caruth Meet & Greet, Monster Monument
10:45 a.m.
Hell On Wheels, FanZone
10:45 a.m.
Bayley Curry/Ryan Vargas Appearance, Monster Monument
11 a.m.
Dash 4 Cash Contenders Appearances, including Noah Gragson, Monster Monument
11 a.m.
Joe Graf Jr. Appearance, Ford Display, FanZone
11 a.m.
Canine Stars, FanZone
11:15 a.m.
Chandler Smith Appearance, Monster Monument
11:15 a.m.
Electric Circus, FanZone
11:30 a.m.
Kaz Grala Appearance, Monster Monument
11:30 a.m.
Bear Hollow Wood Carvers Auction, FanZone
11:30 a.m.
Micro Wrestling Matches
11:45 a.m.
Johnny Damon/Ryan Sieg Appearance, Monster Monument
12:15 p.m.
Micro Wrestling Matches
12:30 p.m.
Canine Stars, FanZone
12:45 p.m.
Electric Circus, FanZone
1 p.m.
Hell On Wheels, FanZone
3 p.m.
Inaugural Monster Mile Cornhole Tournament, presented by Crown Royal - On-Site Registration Opens
3 p.m.
Jexxa Concert - Embrace Home Loans Stage in Victory Plaza
4 p.m.
Inaugural Monster Mile Cornhole Tournament, presented by Crown Royal - Victory Plaza
9 p.m.
Saturday Night Fireworks, presented by Kent County (Del.) Tourism
12 p.m.
FanZone Opens
12:30 p.m.
Canine Stars, FanZone
1 p.m.
Hell On Wheels, FanZone
1:30 p.m.
Riley Herbst Appearance, Ford Display, FanZone
2:30 p.m.
Canine Stars, FanZone
3 p.m.
Hell On Wheels, FanZone
3 p.m.
ARCA Menards Series East Driver Autograph Session, General Tire Display, FanZone
4 p.m.
Hell On Wheels, FanZone
4:15 p.m.
Canine Stars, FanZone
6 p.m.
Laps For Charity, Monster Mile

KEY TIMES TO KNOW

Sunday, May 1
Saturday, Apr 30
Friday, Apr 29
2 a.m.
General Parking Opens ($10)
9 a.m.
FanZone Opens
12 p.m.
Grandstand Gates Open
2:30 p.m.
NASCAR Cup Series Driver Introductions
3 p.m.
DuraMAX Drydene 400 presented by RelaDyne NASCAR Cup Series Race
6 a.m.
General Parking Opens (Free)
9 a.m.
FanZone Opens
10 a.m.
Grandstand Gates Open
10:30 a.m.
NASCAR Cup Series Practice
11:05 a.m.
NASCAR Cup Series Qualifying
1 p.m.
NASCAR Xfinity Series Driver Introductions
1:30 p.m.
A-GAME 200 NASCAR Xfinity Series Dash 4 Cash Race
6 a.m.
General Parking Opens (Free)
12 p.m.
FanZone Opens
12 p.m.
Grandstand Gates Open
1:15 p.m.
ARCA Menards Series East Practice
3 p.m.
NASCAR Xfinity Series Practice
3:30 p.m.
NASCAR Xfinity Series Qualifying
5:10 p.m.
ARCA Menards Series East Driver Introductions
5:30 p.m.
General Tire 125 ARCA Menards Series East Race