Dover International Speedway Travel Guide - Stadium Scene

Dover International Speedway Travel Guide

Home of the NASCAR Racing Series

Last Updated: 08-19-2023

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Address:

1131 N Dupont Hwy

Dover, DE 19901 USA

Stadium Directions

Seating Capacity:

Racing: 95500

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Stadium Information

About Dover International Speedway:

This track has hosted NASCAR races and the Verizon IndyCar Series. It is a 1 mile concrete oval, which was nicknamed "The Monster Mile", after it was built in 1969 as an asphalt surface, which was later replaced with concrete in 1995. The track's mascot is "Miles the Monster", and the monster is found on the winner's trophy, track tickets, memorabilia, and the website.

Tour Info:

There are guided tours of the "Monster Mile" Thursdays at 2 PM. Guest will get behind-the-scenes access to the speedway for $7. There are no tours for two weeks prior to NASCAR tripleheader weekends. The speedway also sells a limited number of Pre-Race Fan Passes and the Ultimate Fan Pass. The limited number of passes sold is due to the small 1 mile track and to prevent crowding.

Security Screenings:

Like almost all US and Canadian Stadiums, you will need to enter through a metal detector before entering the stadium.  Be sure to give yourself extra time and don't bring any weapons or devices that could be seen as a weapon inside.  Pat down searches may be required.

Bag Policy:

One hard-sided or soft-sided cooler no larger than 14" x 14" x 14" AND a backpack or clear bag no larger than 18"x 18"x 4" may be brought into the track. All bags subject to search before entry.

Note: Bag and security policy listed above are for typical sporting events. Special events, concerts, and other situations may result in variation to the policy. Please check event website for any changes or variation.

Parking & Transportation

Parking Options

Follow the signs when you arrive for parking. If you follow the DelDOT signage onto Dover International Speedway grounds, you will pay $10 to park on the Speedway grounds on Sunday. Parking on Friday and Saturday is free.

We're setting up a partnership with a new parking company. Stay tuned for more details!

Bus Service:

Shuttle Service:

Park & Ride Express is a shuttle that transports guests from the Blue Hen Corporate Center on US 113, or the Christiana Mall in Newark, and take right to the speedway.

Buses have a special route for days with a lot of anticipated fans that enables faster access off Route 1 and into the llot near the FanZone and Monster Monument in Victory Plaza. Dover International Speedway says that this is the quickest way to go.

The Christiana shuttle costs $15/person, and this parking and round-trip bus service to the speedway. Note that there are limited seats available. It is best to arrive early!

Check the website for more information.



Public Transit:
The closest bus route to the speedway is at Us Rt 13 & Jefferic Blvd, which is about a one mile walk from the speedway. Route 109 will take you to the Dover Transit Center in Downtown Dover.

Check out the website below for more info:

http://dartfirststate.com/information/routes/index.shtml

Rail Service:

There is no rail service for this track.

Taxi & Rideshare Service:

There does not appear to be a designated drop-off/pick-up area.

Closest Major Airport: Wilmington Airport (ILG)


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Nicole S.


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Overall the speedway is awesome! Plenty to do, see, eat before the race. The track itself is small so you can see the whole race. I was very excited...


Posted On: 2022-05-02 07:44:40

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Michael G.


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I was at the Drydene 400 yesterday at Dover International Speedway with family! I went because although my normal experience with NASCAR is watching on tv...


Posted On: 2021-05-17 16:19:35

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Christine F.


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We won tickets and had great weather! $10 parking fee at the racetrack and other lots are $30 or more with a long walk! $4 for water, $9 for a beer....


Posted On: 2018-10-14 16:46:51

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