NASCAR Notebook: Sauter makes it three truck wins in a row at Dover

DOVER — It was all about being in the right place at the right time for Johnny Sauter. Sauter didn’t dominate, but he remained near the front of the pack throughout the day and managed to hold off Brett Moffitt following a restart with five laps remaining in recording his third-consecutive victory at Dover International […]

Faster speeds at Dover ‘a pretty wild ride’

DOVER — NASCAR racing is supposed to be all about speed. However, Kyle Busch thinks there is a little bit too much speed for the drivers’ own good for the Gander RV 400 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race this weekend at Dover International Speedway. Kyle Busch’s older brother Kurt Busch topped the speed charts […]

Best Bets: Dover-bound Daniels still revved up after all these years

Charlie Daniels is calling. He’s got 10 minutes to talk before he has to prepare for a show in Greensboro, North Carolina. At the age of 82, the country music legend has been at this for more than 60 years. With fiddle in hand and more than a few musical yarns to spin, he still […]

Bet on Busch: ‘Rowdy’ the early favorite at Dover

DOVER — Kyle Busch is the early betting favorite to win Sunday’s Gander RV 400 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Dover International Speedway, with 3-1 odds to reach victory lane. That’s really no surprise, considering Busch comes to Dover’s high-banked, one-mile oval atop the points standings after winning three of the first 10 […]

NASCAR notebook: Harvick hoping for happy turnaround

DOVER — Kevin Harvick might be the defending winner of the spring race at Dover International Speedway, but that doesn’t mean he’ll be resting on his past success. Harvick knows just how fickle the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series can be after he was collected in a wreck only 11 laps into last Sunday’s race […]

A driving force: Popular Elliott connects NASCAR’s present with its past

DOVER — This was a feeling that Chase Elliott could get used to. Fresh off doing celebratory burnouts after recording his first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series victory of the season at Talladega (Alabama) Superspeedway on Sunday, Elliott climbed out of his Chevrolet and was floored by the response roaring down from the grandstands that […]

NASCAR notebook: Waltrip nearing end of broadcasting career

DOVER — NASCAR Hall of Fame driver Darrell Waltrip will be making his final appearance at Dover International Speedway as a TV analyst for Fox Sports during Sunday’s Gander RV 400 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race. Waltrip, known for shouting out his trademark phrase, “Boogity, boogity, boogity, let’s go racin’ boys!” when the green […]

Charlie Daniels to play free concert before Dover NASCAR race

DOVER — Grammy Award winner Charlie Daniels will perform a free concert on the newly named Xfinity Stage at Victory Plaza on Sunday, May 5, before the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Dover International Speedway, part of the Monster Mile’s 50th Anniversary celebration. Mr. Daniels, inducted in the Country Music Hall of Fame […]

NASCAR betting proves to be a winner at Dover

DOVER — It wasn’t just the 39 drivers in the high-octane Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series that were hoping to leave Sunday’s Gander Outdoors 400 at Dover International Speedway a winner. Fans were lined up as many as 100-people deep hours before the green flag waved on the race at a sports betting station that […]

Lessons learned: Elliott finds way to Victory Lane at Dover

DOVER — A year ago, Chase Elliott left the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Dover International Speedway doubting himself, feeling like he had left his Hendrick Motorsports team down. What a difference a year has made for Elliott when it comes to emotional days at Dover. Last fall, Elliott came up just short […]