Larson finally has Dover’s number: Wins historic 100th race at Monster Mile

DOVER — Numbers reigned supreme in the Drydene 400 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Dover International Speedway on Sunday. It marked the historic 100th Cup Series race at the track known as the “Monster Mile” since it hosted its first race in 1969 and capped a historic 50th anniversary season at the normally […]

Title hopes get dented for Elliott and Logano

DOVER — The Monster Mile took a bite out of the title hopes of several Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers on Sunday. And it started before the green flag even dropped. Joey Logano, Chase Elliott and Ryan Blaney each had issues during Sunday’s Drydene 400 at Dover International Speedway. All three are now below […]

NASCAR at Dover notebook: Truex finishes second-best at Dover this time around

DOVER — Martin Truex Jr. has always had a friend when it comes to Dover International Speedway. After all, he recorded the first victory of his NASCAR Cup Series career back in the spring of 2007 on Dover’s steeply banked, one-mile oval, and has since won three times at the track — including the race […]

Denny Hamlin wins pole for Drudene 400

DOVER — Denny Hamlin was concerned his Saturday golf plans with Kyle Larson were going to be delayed. Larson told Hamlin during the week he thought he was going to win the pole for Sunday’s Drydene 400 at Dover International Speedway. It meant Hamlin would have to wait for Larson before they could leave. Except […]

After last week’s win, Elliott hopes to continue success at Dover

DOVER — No, Chase Elliott didn’t have the whole thing planned out. He was just celebrating, standing on the door of his car after doing a burnout, when the car started moving. All Elliott could do was hop off and watch as his car slowly backed across the track before coming to rest against an […]

Custer takes checkered at Dover for 7th Xfinity win of year

DOVER — Cole Custer raced to his seventh Xfinity Series victory of the season Saturday at Dover International Speedway. The 21-year-old Custer, who made his 100th start, proved as a top contender for the title as NASCAR’s second-tier series gets set to move into the next round of the playoffs. Custer started from the pole […]

Truex aims for more Monster Mile success

DOVER — When one of NASCAR’s hottest drivers comes to one of his best tracks, good things are likely to follow. That’s the position Martin Truex Jr. finds himself in. Truex has started the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series postseason on fire, winning two of the first three races. The series now comes to Dover […]

NASCAR at Dover notebook: Reddick focused on winning another Xfinity title

DOVER — Tyler Reddick isn’t letting recent developments affect his championship dreams. Of course the 23-year-old was thrilled this week when he signed to drive the No. 8 car in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series for Richard Childress Racing next year. Reddick will replace Daniel Hemric. But Reddick wants to win a second-straight Xfinity […]

Expanded garage has NASCAR driver eager to return to Dover

DOVER — The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series garage area is the work environment where the pit crews relentlessly tune their driver’s high-powered race cars in preparation for the green flag waving on Sunday races at Dover International Speedway. Now, by expanding the garage area’s footprint by 20 percent and repositioning it inside the north […]

Heavy horsepower: NASCAR Hauler Parade to return in October

DOVER — NASCAR will bring a touch of the bright colors that paint the high-octane sport to downtown Dover this fall for all to see as the annual NASCAR Hauler Parade returns to kick off a racing tripleheader weekend at Dover International Speedway. The hauler parade, presented by Delaware’s Quaint Villages, will be held on […]