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ALL WEEKEND: OCT. 4-6

FanZone

The FanZone, outside of Turn 4, near the Monster Monument at Victory Plaza is free to all fans. Interactive displays will be set up, featuring games, free sampling, live music and more, from partners including: Xfinity, Monster Energy, Harlem Globetrotters, Budweiser Clydesdales, Weis Markets, Winston Cup Museum, the Delaware Office of Highway Safety, USO Military Village, New Holland, Delaware Tourism, Drydene, Delaware Lottery, Gearwrench, Cabela’s, Carlisle Marine, Fix Ur Crack, Kent County Tourism, U.S. Air Force, Lucas Oil, Sundance Vacations, Innovative Spas, High ‘N Dry, NASCAR Foundation, Micro Wrestling Federation, Piedmont Airlines and Power Home Remodeling.

The FanZone is open at 10 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 4, 9 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 5 and 8 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 6. 

Mobile App!

Download the all-new Dover mobile app here

If you had the old one, you need to delete it and download this one!
 
Dover’s official app gives you immediate access to all things Monster Mile on and off the track. Get up-to-date Speedway news, schedule, venue information, exclusive content and much more!

App Features:

  • Get the latest news, photos and videos
  • Buy Your NASCAR Tickets / Packages in the palm of your hand
  • The most current race weekend schedule
  • The opportunity to customize your schedule
  • Read social posts from Twitter and Facebook
  • Mobile app-exclusive content and polls
  • Race weekend maps and information

Food Selections

NASCAR fans can try regional-themed food selections ranging from scrapple to crab cakes as part of Dover International Speedway’s 50th Anniversary celebrations.

As part of a collaboration with SoDel Concepts, a restaurant group based in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, the Monster Mile designed a special concession menu featuring many First State favorites.

The offerings are presented in collaboration with Delaware on Tap, the Delaware Tourism Office’s smartphone application guide to the state’s craft beverage makers. The free download from the App Store and Google Play connects more than 30 breweries, wineries, distilleries, meaderies and cideries, features information on events, tours and transportation, and offers a free prize to users who visit 10 sites.

The Delaware-themed selections, available in a centralized location outside the track’s frontstretch grandstand, will include:

  • Delaware Destroyer: Waffle-cut fries, crab béchamel, white cheddar, scallions, bacon and Old Bay seasoning
  • Jimmie Jam: Hand-crafted scrapple bratwurst, apple sauerkraut, beer mustard
  • Slingshot Scrapple Grilled Cheese: Haass scrapple, American cheese, fried egg and white bread
  • Sticky Icky Fried Rice Bowl: Four-time award winning fried chicken morsels, shaved vegetables, fried egg and special sauce.
  • The Ricky Bobby: Shake and bake fried chicken, hand-blended dry seasonings, buttermilk slaw and potato roll.
  • Martin Truex Jr. Walking Clam Nacho: Sea Watch New England clam chowder, thick cut bacon, jack cheese, scallions. $1 from every Walking Clam Nacho sold will go to the Martin Truex Jr. Foundation).

Restaurants, food trucks, tents and concession stands will also be on hand throughout the weekend, including:

  • Zogg’s Sea Hogg food truck: Featuring tacos, cabbage wraps, po boys, mac and cheese and more
  • Top Five BBQ Bakery food truck: Traditional barbecue favorites, including pulled chicken nachos and brisket
  • Sherri’s Crab Cakes: More than 1 million crab cakes sold, made with lump and jumbo lump crab meat along with special spices
  • Bunting’s Popcorn: Offers kettle corn, movie popcorn, pretzel dogs and cotton candy
  • Frankie’s Monster Mile Café: Dover Downs mobile restaurant will have its many Italian treats, along with two bar and seating options, available in Victory Plaza
  • Grotto Pizza: A favorite at the Delaware beaches and beyond
  • Rita’s Water Ice: Terrific treat for sunny days in the grandstands
  • Kona Ice of Bel Air (Street, Md.): Top flavors include lucky lime, island rush and monster mango
  • Cup O’Dough (Stevensville, Md.): Cookie dough and frozen chocolate-dipped treats
  • Totally Nutz (Lancaster, Pa.): Fresh roasted, cinnamon-glazed nuts
  • The Milestone (Easton, Md.): Traditional Maryland seafood offerings
  • Aries Concession Services (Daytona Beach Shores, Fla.): Soft pretzels and lemonade

The Hangout, presented by Delaware On Tap

Four Delaware breweries will bring two distinctive flavors each to this area near the FanZone and Monster Monument at Victory Plaza. Fordham/Dominion (Spiced Harvest, Zombee Honey Brown Ale), Blue Earl (Honeysuckle Rose, Hazy at Heart), Big Oyster (Hammerhead, Shuckin Pumpkin), Mispillion (War Badger, Pineapple Express) will be pouring draft beer and will have representatives on site on Sunday, Oct. 6. Each draft will be $1 off on Sunday, Oct. 6 while brewers are on site from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Hangout, presented by Delaware on Tap, will also feature a full bar along with two signature cocktails: the “High Groove” and the “Splitter.” HOURS: Opens at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 5 and Sunday, Oct. 6. Closes with 50 laps to go for each day’s race.

 

OFF-TRACK SCHEDULE

FRIDAY, OCT. 4

10 a.m. FanZone attractions open

3 p.m. FREE NASCAR K&N Pro Series East Driver Autograph Session at the Winston Cup Mobile Museum in the FanZone. Wristbands will be distributed at 2 p.m. First come, first served.

3:45 p.m. FREE Chase Briscoe and Cole Custer appearance at the Stewart-Haas Racing hauler

5 p.m. FREE Christopher Bell and Brandon Jones autograph session at Dover Xfinity Store (1580 N. DuPont Highway). 

6:30 p.m. FREE John Hunter Nemechek appearance, with Layla the Dog, at ACME in Smyrna (236 E. Glenwood Ave.)

8 p.m. Victory Weekend FREE Concert presented by Wingfield Ministries: Aubrey Rey and the Southern Edge Band will perform a free concert in RV Lot 10. 

SATURDAY, OCT. 5

9 a.m. FanZone attractions open

9 a.m. Monster Mile Youth Nation opens

9 a.m. FREE John Hunter Nemechek appearance, with Layla the Dog, at Safeway in Dover (190 John Hunn Brown Road).

9:15 a.m. FREE Monster Energy Smoke Show in the FanZone

10 a.m. FREE NASCAR Xfinity Series Driver Autograph session at the Delaware Office of Highway Safety display in the FanZone. Wristbands will be distributed at 9 a.m. First come, first served. Drivers schedule to participate include: Justin Allgaier, Chase Briscoe, Brandon Brown, Harrison Burton, Ross Chastain, Austin Cindric, Cole Custer, Chad Finchum, Joey Gase, Noah Gragson, Justin Haley, Stephen Leicht, B.J. McLeod, John Hunter Nemechek, Tyler Reddick and Garrett Smithley.

10:45 a.m. CANCELED: Bubba Wallace appearance at the Chevrolet merchandise hauler

10:50 a.m. FREE Justin Haley appearance  at the Xfinity Stage at Victory Plaza 

11 a.m. FREE Micro Wrestling show in the FanZone 

11 a.m. FREE Budweiser Clydesdales parade start

11:05 a.m. FREE John Hunter Nemechek appearance  at the Xfinity Stage at Victory Plaza

11:15 a.m. FREE Monster Energy Smoke Show in the FanZone

11:20 a.m. FREE USO Show Troupe performance on Xfinity Stage at Victory Plaza. 

Noon FREE Budwesier Clydesdales marquee photo opp in front of the Monster Monument at Victory Plaza

Noon FREE Party Fowl concert on Xfinity Stage at Victory Plaza

Noon FREE Bobby Allison autograph session at the Delaware Office of Highway Safety display in the FanZone.

12:15 p.m. FREE No. 1 GEARWRENCH Chevrolet Pit Crew appearance in the GEARWRENCH display in FanZone

12:30 p.m. FREE Micro Wrestling show in the FanZone 

1:15 p.m. FREE Monster Energy Smoke Show in the FanZone

1:30 p.m. Bear Hollow Wood Carvers auction in Victory Plaza

2 p.m. FREE Micro Wrestling show in the FanZone 

8 p.m. Fireworks, presented by Kent County Tourism, in RV Lots

8 p.m. Victory Weekend FREE Concert presented by Wingfield Ministries: Aubrey Rey and the Southern Edge Band will perform a free concert in RV Lot 10. 

SUNDAY, OCT. 6

8 a.m. FanZone attractions open

8 a.m. Monster Mile Youth Nation opens

9 a.m. FREE Harlem Globetrotters performance in the FanZone

9 a.m. FREE Monster Energy Smoke Show in the FanZone

9:30 a.m. FREE Micro Wrestling show in the FanZone 

10 a.m. FREE Budweiser Clydesdales parade start

10 a.m. FREE appearance by the Door Bumper Clear podcast crew on the Xfinity Stage at Victory Plaza

10:30 a.m. FREE Micro Wrestling show in the FanZone 

10:30 a.m. FREE Budweiser Clydesdales marquee photo opp in front of the Monster Monument at Victory Plaza

10:45 a.m. FREE Landon Cassill appearance at the Xfinity Stage at Victory Plaza

10:50 a.m. FREE Kurt Busch appearance at the GEARWRENCH display in the FanZone

11 a.m. FREE Harlem Globetrotters performance in the FanZone 

11 a.m. FREE Matt DiBenedetto appearance at the Xfinity Stage at Victory Plaza

11 a.m. FREE Monster Energy Smoke Show in the FanZone

11 a.m. FREE Kyle Larson appearance at the Chevrolet merchandise hauler

11 a.m. FREE Ross Chastain autograph session at the Delaware Office of Highway Safety display in the FanZone

11:05 a.m. Landon Cassill appearance at Trackside Access

11:15 a.m. FREE Ryan Blaney appearance at the Xfinity Stage at Victory Plaza

11:30 a.m. FREE Micro Wrestling show in the FanZone 

11:30 a.m. FREE Corey LaJoie appearance at the Xfinity Stage at Victory Plaza

11:30 a.m. FREE Matt Tifft appearance at the Delaware Lottery display in Victory Plaza

11:30 a.m. FREE Daniel Hemric appearance at the Richard Childress Racing hauler

11:45 a.m. FREE Ty Dillon appearance at the Richard Childress Racing hauler

Noon FREE Grand Funk Railroad concert on Xfinity Stage at Victory Plaza

12:30 p.m. FREE Bobby Allison appearance at the Delaware Office of Highway Safety display in the FanZone

1 p.m. FREE Harlem Globetrotters performance in the FanZone 

1 p.m. FREE Monster Energy Smoke Show in the FanZone

1:15 p.m. Bear Hollow Wood Carvers auction in Victory Plaza

 

ON-TRACK SCHEDULE

 

FRIDAY, OCT. 4

9 a.m. Grandstand Gates 3, 4, 11 and 19 Open

9 a.m. NASCAR K&N Pro Series East Final Practice

Noon NASCAR K&N Pro Series East Qualifying

12:35 p.m.  NASCAR Xfinity Series Practice

1:35 p.m.  Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Practice

2:35 p.m.  NASCAR Xfinity Series Final Practice

3:35 p.m.  Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Final Practice

4:45 p.m. NASCAR K&N Pro Series East Driver Introductions

5 p.m.  “General Tire 125” NASCAR K&N Pro Series East Race

SATURDAY, OCT. 5

10 a.m. Grandstand Gates 3, 4, 11 and 19 Open

12:05 p.m. NASCAR Xfinity Series Qualifying

1:35 p.m. Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Qualifying

2:30 p.m.  NASCAR Xfinity Series Driver Introductions

3 p.m.  “Use Your Melon Drive Sober 200” NASCAR Xfinity Series Playoff Race

SUNDAY, OCT. 6

10 a.m. Grandstand Gates 2, 3, 4, 11, 16, 19 and 20 Open

1:50 p.m.  Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Driver Introductions

2:30 p.m.  “Drydene 400” Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoff Race