June 1, 2012 |
THIS WEEKEND AT DOVER The NASCAR schedule at Dover International Speedway, Dover, Del. this weekend: Friday Lucas Oil 200, Camping World Truck Series, 4:30 p.m.; TV: Speed Saturday 5-hour Energy 200, Nationwide Series, 2 p.m.; TV: ESPN. Sunday FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks, Sprint Cup, 1 p.m.: TV: Fox. Note: All three races will air on WNPV Radio (1440-AM).
May 15, 2012
NASCAR stars Carl Edwards and Jeff Burton will captain opposing teams in a celebrity softball game at Campbell's Field in Camden on Tuesday. The game, pitting squads representing Pocono Raceway and Dover International Speedway, is scheduled to begin at 4:30 p.m. Admission is free with the purchase of a ticket to that night's Camden Riversharks game against the Lancaster Barnstormers. Children under 16 wearing NASCAR gear or Little League uniforms will also be admitted free.
October 28, 2015 |
INDYCAR WILL return to Pocono Raceway in 2016. Racer.com reports next year's race is scheduled for Aug. 21, the only IndyCar series race in August. Pocono has hosted IndyCar the past three years before what track management described as disappointing crowds. IndyCar will discuss its 2016 schedule on a conference call Tuesday. Pocono officials declined to comment Monday. NASCAR released its 2016 schedule Monday, with few surprises. As previously reported in the Daily News, Pocono Raceway and Dover International Speedway in Delaware will continue with two Sprint Cup races each.
May 31, 2013
At Dover International Speedway, Dover, Del. Schedule: Friday, practice (TV: Speed, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.), qualifying (TV: Speed, 3-4:30 p.m.); Saturday, practice (TV: Speed, 10-11 a.m., 1-2 p.m.), Sunday, race, 1 p.m. (TV: Fox29, 12:30-4:30 p.m.). Track: Oval, 1 mile. Race distance: 400 miles, 400 laps. Last year: Jimmie Johnson raced to his seventh Dover victory, matching Richard Petty and Bobby Allison for the track record. Johnson led on 289 of the 400 laps.
August 8, 2012
Dover International Speedway officials released the track's 2013 schedule on Tuesday, and it will include tripleheader race weekends May 31-June 2 and Sept. 27-29. NASCAR Sprint Cup qualifying will return to its traditional Friday afternoon slot, preceding the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race in the spring and the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East race in the fall. "In a trend that's seen us revert back to some old traditions at the Monster Mile in recent years, we're happy to continue with our traditional race dates while returning NASCAR Sprint Cup Series qualifying to Friday," said Denis McGlynn, president and CEO of Dover Motorsports, Inc. Dover will wrap up its 2012 season Sept.
October 4, 2015 |
DOVER, Del. - Jeff Gordon's 92 wins are the third most all-time in the NASCAR Sprint Cup series. He's won four championships, although none since 2001. Gordon has expanded NASCAR's brand outside of racing by appearing on such television shows as "Saturday Night Live. " Tomorrow, Gordon, 44, is scheduled to drive in his final race at Dover International Speedway. He has five wins at the the track, including last fall. Yesterday, in drenched Dover, the speedway presented Gordon with 90 trophies of Miles the Monster for all his current team members to mark his career at the track.
October 12, 2006 |
Less than a week after Mark Martin revealed that he would continue his Nextel Cup career with another team, Roush Racing announced the veteran driver's replacement for 2007. David Ragan, born four years after Martin's debut on NASCAR's premier circuit, was introduced yesterday as the heir to the No. 6 Ford. The car has been the flagship for team owner Jack Roush since his program's inception in 1988. Ragan, 20, has competed for the team in the Craftsman Truck Series this season, and made his Nextel Cup debut at Dover International Speedway last month.
May 19, 2005 |
Carl Edwards may be in his first full season on the NASCAR Nextel Cup circuit, but the 25-year-old handled reporters like a seasoned professional during a visit to Dave & Buster's yesterday to promote the coming race weekend at Dover International Speedway. Coming off his third-place finish in the Craftsman Truck Series standings last season, Edwards said that he began the new year with several goals in sight. He accomplished one by getting his first Nextel Cup victory in the fourth race of the season in Atlanta.
May 31, 2012
Dover International Speedway Dover, Del. When: Sunday, 1 p.m. TV/Radio: Fox/WNPV (1440-AM) Race course: 1-mile oval Race distance: 400 miles/400 laps Race forecast: Partly cloudy, high 70s Last year's winner: Matt Kenseth Last year's pole winner: none, inclement weather; starting grid determined by points. Track qualifying record: Jeremy Mayfield, 161.522 m.p.h.