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2019 NASCAR Cup Series races on May 5, Oct. 6

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

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 Monster Energy 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.

2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Schedule
Sun., Feb. 10 Daytona 500 – Qualifying
Sun., Feb. 10 The Clash
Thurs., Feb. 14 Daytona 500 – Duels
Sun., Feb. 17 Daytona 500
Sun., Feb. 24 Atlanta
Sun., March 3 Las Vegas
Sun., March 10 ISM Raceway
Sun., March 17 Auto Club
Sun., March 24 Martinsville
Sun., March 31 Texas
Sun., April 7 Bristol
Sat., April 13 Richmond
Sun., April 28 Talladega
Sun., May 5 Dover
Sat., May 11 Kansas
Sat., May 18 All-Star Open
Sat., May 18 All-Star Race
Sun., May 26 Charlotte
Sun., June 2 Pocono
Sun., June 9 Michigan
Sun., June 23 Sonoma
Sun., June 30 Chicago
Sat., July 6 Daytona
Sat., July 13 Kentucky
Sun., July 21 New Hampshire
Sun., July 28 Pocono
Sun., Aug. 4 Watkins Glen
Sun., Aug. 11 Michigan
Sat., Aug. 17 Bristol
Sun., Sept. 1 Darlington
Sun., Sept. 8 Indianapolis
Sun., Sept. 15 Las Vegas
Sat., Sept. 21 Richmond
Sun., Sept. 29 Charlotte
Sun., Oct. 6 Dover
Sun., Oct. 13 Talladega
Sun., Oct. 20 Kansas
Sun., Oct. 27 Martinsville
Sun., Nov. 3 Texas
Sun., Nov. 10 ISM Raceway
Sun., Nov. 17 Miami