Fans from all over the East Coast will head this weekend to the home of the Monster Mile. So be prepared for traffic, if you are headed anywhere near Dover, our Capital City. Race weekend in Delaware isn’t just about racing…it’s about community and a collection of the best sports fans in the world coming together for a weekend-long party in the capital of the First State. Throughout the weekend, fans will find no shortage of fun off the track and with a full docket of driver appearances and autograph sessions, free concerts, monster fun fan zone, and more, you’ll never be bored when NASCAR comes to Dover!
Nascar Action returns to Dover International Speedway this weekend, Friday, May 31st thru Sunday, June 2nd
NASCAR’s biggest stars battle for 400 laps on the one-mile, high-banked concrete Monster Mile in the heart of Delaware! Jeff Gordon, Tony Stewart, Jimmie Johnson and more will race side-by-side in the pursuit of the monster trophy.
Denny Hamlin will run a special, Autism Speaks puzzle piece paint scheme on his No. 11 FedEx Toyota on Sunday, June 2 “FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks”. This will be the 3rd straight year that Hamlin will don a unique paint scheme for the spring event at the Monster Mile, as well as the third consecutive year that FedEx, Autism Speaks and Dover are teaming up for the spring race weekend at Dover.
In addition, drivers across all three series – NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, NASCAR Nationwide Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series – will be showing their support for Autism Speaks throughout race weekend by displaying a puzzle piece decal on their respective cars.
In total, 28 drivers from the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, 17 drivers from the NASCAR Nationwide Series and 21 drivers from the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series are participating. See Who’s Sporting the Autism Puzzle, here.
Friday, May 31, 2013 | Lucas Oil 200
The tough trucks of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series come to Dover for a 200-lap battle on the high banks of the Monster Mile! Start your May 31-June 2, 2013 race weekend off by reserving your seat for the Friday, May 31 “Lucas Oil 200″ NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race. CLICK HERE FOR TICKET OPTIONS
Saturday, June 1, 2013 | 5-hour ENERGY 200
The NASCAR Nationwide Series races at Dover International Speedway are always competitive and never predictable! The 200 lap Saturday afternoon race has seen several surprise winners over the years and is known for its late-race battles to decide a winner. Get your tickets today and reserve your seat for the Saturday, June 1st “5-hour ENERGY 200″ NASCAR Nationwide Series race. CLICK HERE FOR TICKET OPTIONS
Sunday, June 2, 2013 | FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks
See NASCAR’s biggest stars battle for 400 laps on the one-mile, high-banked concrete Monster Mile! Jeff Gordon, Tony Stewart, Jimmie Johnson and more will race side-by-side in the pursuit of the Monster Trophy. Get tickets today and reserve your seat for when the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series returns to Dover International Speedway on Sunday, June 2. CLICK HERE FOR TICKET OPTIONS
Bring the kids and share the passion! Enjoy the fun and excitement of the Monster Mile in our 7 family friendly alcohol- and tobacco-free sections. Best of all, children can enjoy the action for just $10! For tickets in one of our Family Sections, call 800-441-RACE.
Event to benefit Delaware Food Bank
Featuring a FREE Q&A with Jeff Gordon
Time: 8-8:30 a.m.
Arrive Early! Chase Card Services, for the second straight Dover race weekend, will host a meal packing event to benefit older Delawareans in need from 8 to 8:30 a.m. in the FanZone. Approximately 18,000 meals will be assembled into 1,000 meal boxes and delivered to the Food Bank of Delaware following the race, then distributed to older Delawareans who often have to make a choice between spending limited funds on food or other critical needs, like medicine or housing expenses. As an incentive, the first 300 fans to show up and participate will have access to a FREE, exclusive question-and-answer session with Jeff Gordon at 10 a.m., who will carry AARP Credit Cards from Chase as the primary sponsor on his No. 24 Chevrolet at the Monster Mile. For more information, visit www.aarpcreditcard.com.
You can still grab tickets, call 800-441-RACE or visit click here.
FAMILY FUN – MONSTER FUN FAN ZONE
All Weekend — If you’re looking for FREE, all-ages fun outside the track on race weekend, then the Monster FunZone is the place for you! The Monster FunZone will be open on Saturday and Sunday. While the best action of our NASCAR race weekend happens on the one-mile concrete oval known as the Monster Mile, the excitement certainly does not begin and end there at Dover International Speedway. Our eight-acre FanZone, located outside Turn 4 of the track, entertains fans all weekend with a number of activities that include rock climbing walls, driving simulators, the Monster FunZone, the Sprint Unlimited Experience, live music, sampling and more. Be sure to check out our FanZone when you visit the track, because NASCAR weekend at Dover International Speedway is more than just a race!
360 VIRTUAL TOUR – MONSTER CAM | Want to see sites of the monster mile before your very eyes instantly? You’ll find 360-degree virtual tours of some of the most popular areas at Dover International Speedway. You can use your mouse to control your view at any time, zoom in and out, and enlarge the image to the full screen. Check it out! www.doverspeedway.com/360-virtual-tour
For tickets or more information, call 800-441-RACE or click here. You can also keep up with the Monster Mile at Facebook.com/DoverInternationalSpeedway or on Twitter at @MonsterMile.
In town for the weekend and out for FUN?
Check out our FAV Bubba’s Rock Shack!
- $3 SKYY vodka drinks
- $3 Bud Light Lime bottles
- $3 Bud Black Crown bottles
- $5 Jager bombs
* No Cover b4 10pm *
Race weekend “Yard Party”starts Thursday…
- Thursday: “Blackout n Glow” party with DJ Manny Mann & Engine #9
- Friday: Hung Jury band, Mechanical bull, Hot Cowgirl show, Legendary Gizzmo , Dj Uneek
- Saturday: Gonna get CraZy fun Saturday night – Famous Bikini contest 9pm
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Bubba’s Rock Shak is walking distance from the Dover Speedway & most campsites.
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