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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, Weis Markets, Flex Seal, U.S. Marines, Delaware Office of Highway Safety, New Holland, Ford, Delaware Tourism, Delaware Lottery, Cabela’s Carlisle Marine, Twisted Tea, U.S. Army, Lucas Oil, Kent County Tourism, NASCAR Foundation, Micro Wrestling Federation, Hell on Wheels, the Harlem Globetrotters, Power Home Remodeling and Autism Delaware.

The FanZone is open at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 3, 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 4 and 8 a.m. on Sunday, May 5. 

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

The Hangout, presented by Redneck Riviera

Take a break from the hustle and bustle of race weekend in our relaxing fan area located near the FanZone and the Monster Monument at Victory Plaza. Features free Wi-Fi!

Original 1969 Pace Car

As part of our 50th Anniversary celebration, Dover International Speedway’s original pace car, a 1969 Oldsmobile 442, will be displayed in Victory Plaza throughout the May 3-5 NASCAR tripleheader weekend. The car was used to pace the field for the “Mason-Dixon 300” on July 6, 1969. 

Food Selections

NASCAR fans can try Delaware-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 new 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
  • Fried Softshell Sandwich: Buttermilk flash fried softshell crab, arugula, corn relish, tartar and a potato roll
  • Jimmie Jam: Hand-crafted griddled scrapple, foot long hot dog, fresh lobster and apple slaw
  • Miles Stop ‘N Go Pork Rinds: Bag of flash fried pork rinds with nacho cheese spice
  • Monster Mile Street Fries: Waffle-cut fries, chorizo sloppy joe, pico de gallo, cotija, lime mayo, cilantro, and crushed Doritos
  • Pit Stop Southern Boiled Peanuts: Southern shrimp boil peanuts, creole spices
  • Slingshot Scrapple Grilled Cheese: 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, cole slaw, buttermilk aioli and potato roll.
  • Turn 1 Delaware Half Smoke: Pork and beef link, sauerkraut and beer mustard

Delaware-based 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
  • Wildwich food truck: Offers a variety of hot and cold sandwiches, salads, soups and sides
  • 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

Draft beers from First State breweries Fordham & Dominion (Dover), Mispillion River Brewing (Milford) and Blue Earl Brewery (Smyrna) – all of which are part of Delaware on Tap – will also be available during the track’s 50th Anniversary Bash on Saturday, May 4 from 3-7 p.m. at the Xfinity Stage in Victory Plaza. Dover worked with Fordham & Dominion over the winter to produce Splash & Go, an easy drinking lager perfect for sipping in the Monster Mile grandstands during the races. The special anniversary lager will be available for purchase all weekend long.

Maryland-based vendors include:

  • Smoke, Rattle & Roll (Centreville, Md.): Offers tacos, nachos, mac and cheese and BBQ sandwiches with topping options of chicken, pork or brisket
  • Kona Ice of Bel Air (Street, Md.): Top flavors include lucky lime, island rush and monster mango





11 a.m.-4 p.m. No. 20 Resers Toyota Camry Show Car at Newark, Del., Acme (100 Suburban Drive)


11 a.m.-4 p.m. No. 20 Resers Toyota Camry Show Car at Newark, Del., Acme (100 Suburban Drive)

5:30 p.m. FREE Ross Chastain appearance at Giant Food in Rehoboth Beach (19312 Lighthouse Plaza)


11 a.m.-4 p.m. No. 20 Resers Toyota Camry Show Car at Smyrna, Del., Acme (236 E. Glenwood Ave.)

4:30 p.m. FREE Ross Chastain appearance at Kent County DMV (303 Transportation Circle)


11 a.m.-4 p.m. No. 20 Resers Toyota Camry Show Car at Smyrna, Del., Acme (236 E. Glenwood Ave.)

6:30 p.m. FREE Jennifer Jo Cobb appearance at the Dover Applebee’s (909 N Dupont Hwy.)





2 p.m. Grandstand Gate 3 Open

2:05 p.m.  NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series Practice

4:05 p.m.  NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series Final Practice



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

11:05 a.m. Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Practice

12:05 p.m.  NASCAR Xfinity Series Practice

1:10 p.m.  NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series Qualifying

2:30 p.m.  NASCAR Xfinity Series Final Practice

3:40 p.m.  Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Qualifying

4:30 p.m.  NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series Driver Introductions

5 p.m.   “JEGS 200” NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series Race



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

9:05 a.m. Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Practice

10:10 a.m. NASCAR Xfinity Series Qualifying

Noon  Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Final Practice

1 p.m.  NASCAR Xfinity Series Driver Introductions

1:30 p.m.  “Allied Steel Buildings 200” NASCAR Xfinity Series Dash 4 Cash Race



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

1:20 p.m.  Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Driver Introductions

2 p.m.  “Gander RV 400” Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Race