Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Travel Tips: Dover International Speedway – Oct. 2-4, 2015

credit: NASCAR Media
Race No. 3 in the 2015 Chase for the Sprint Cup sees the stars heading to Dover International Speedway in Delaware for the AAA 400 weekend, Friday through Sunday, Oct. 2-4. Also on the schedule for the weekend: the Xfinity Series and the K&N Pro Series East.

On Thursday, Oct. 1, the third annual NASCAR Hauler Showcase and Parade takes place at the Blue Hen Corporate Center, 655 S. Bay Rd. in Dover, from 3-5 p.m. ET. Sprint Cup Series haulers will leave the center at 5 p.m. ET to make their way through downtown Dover and end at the track. Click here to find out more about the event.

Prior to Sunday’s AAA 400, alternative band X Ambassadors will perform a free pre-race concert on the Victory Plaza stage at 11 a.m. ET. The band’s lead singer, Sam Harris, will perform the National Anthem before the race as well.

Throughout the weekend, fans can check out a number of events at the track, including driver Q-and-A sessions, autograph sessions and more. Click here for the updated listing.

Key on-track times:

Friday, Oct. 2 –
  • K&N Pro Series East practice – 8:30 a.m. ET
  • Sprint Cup Series practice – 11 a.m.  ET
  • Xfinity Series practice – 1:30 p.m. ET
  • Sprint Cup Series qualifying – 3:45 p.m. ET
  • K&N Pro Series East Drive Sober 125 – 5 p.m. ET
 
Saturday, Oct. 3 –
  • Sprint Cup Series practice – 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. ET
  • Xfinity Series qualifying – 12:15 p.m. ET
  • Xfinity Series Hisense 200 – 3:30 p.m. ET

Sunday, Oct. 4 –
  • Sprint Cup Series AAA 400 – 2:30 p.m. ET

Find out more about the race and purchase tickets at http://www.doverspeedway.com/.

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