More in ’24 at Dover: Monster Mile Bash, presented by THOR, coming to Dover Motor Speedway’s Fan Zone for upcoming April 26-28 NASCAR tripleheader weekend

MORE FREE FUN OPTIONS have been added to an already jammed-packed Fan Zone for the Monster Mile’s April 26-28 NASCAR tripleheader weekend. Everyone is invited to enjoy live music, a cornhole tournament, arcade games and more at Dover Motor Speedway’s Monster Mile Bash, presented by THOR, on Saturday, April 27.

The centerpiece of the Monster Mile Bash, presented by THOR is the 3rd Annual Monster Mile Cornhole Tournament, scheduled to begin at 4 p.m. Proceeds benefit Speedway Children’s Charities, Dover Motor Speedway chapter, a non-profit organization that benefits children in need throughout Delaware and the mid-Atlantic region.

Hosted by Delaware Cornhole, registration for the tournament is available online, with the boards set up just steps from the famous Monster Monument at Victory Plaza. Additional cornhole boards will be available for non-competitive free-play as well.

The tournament entry fee is $50 for a two-person team, with a guaranteed prize pool of $2,500 at stake. All ages and skill levels are welcome to participate. Registration is first-come, first-served, with a limit of 100 teams. Players can sign-up at the link above or in person in the Fan Zone on Saturday.

Other Monster Mile Bash, presented by THOR highlights include:

LIVE MUSIC - DIRTY DEEDS, THE AC/DC EXPERIENCE: For more than 20 years, the Boston-based musical group has toured the U.S. with a high-energy tribute to one of the world’s great rock bands and performing all of AC/DC’s timeless hits. Showtime: 4 p.m. on the Grove Stage.

WHITE LIGHTNING Bar + Arcade: The indoor/outdoor hangout for campers and fans to enjoy all weekend near the Monster Monument, featuring a full bar with Anheuser-Busch products as well as more than a dozen classic arcade favorites and trivia contests. Saturday hours: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. (Let's Do Trivia, 5-8 p.m.)

SATURDAY NIGHT FIREWORKS, PRESENTED BY KENT COUNTY TOURISM: The spectacular display is visible from all areas of the property at 9 p.m.

The Fan Zone opens at the following times each day:

Friday, April 26: Noon
Saturday, April 27: 9 a.m.
Sunday, April 28: 9 a.m.

Previously announced Fan Zone events and attractions include the World’s Largest Rubber Duck, NASCAR’s Kids Zone, White Lightning Bar + Arcade, Tim Dugger and Friends Tour, the Amish Outlaws, Micro Professional Wrestling and DockDogs. Fans can find a full schedule of announced attractions and shows as it’s updated at


ALLY THE PIPER: The most-followed bagpiper on the Internet with nearly 3 million fans, and a world-champion performer, this New York-based multi-instrumentalist is a marvel with Highland bagpipes, Scottish smallpipes, Irish whistles and vocals.


AXE THROWING: Test your aim with six available lanes in this challenging skill contest.

Friday, April 26: Noon to 9 p.m.
Saturday, April 27: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Sunday, April 28: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

DEL RODS CAR CLUB SHOWS: Take a step back in time. A huge display of vintage, restored, and awesome muscle cars will be on display in the Fan Zone with shows before the Saturday and Sunday races. The Del Rods appearance comes less than two months before Dover Motor Speedway hosts the Goodguys Rod and Custom Association’s 1st Grundy Insurance Mid-Atlantic Nationals presented by R&M Performance on June 7-9.

ZOOPERSTARS!: As seen on ESPN and “Amercia’s Got Talent,” fans of all ages love to watch this one-of-a-kind mascot inflatable entertainment show.


MONSTER MONUMENT INTERVIEWS: See some of your favorite NASCAR drivers and personalities for appearances at the famous 46-foot Monster Monument at Victory Plaza.

Kyle Busch, driver of the No. 8 Chevrolet and three-time Dover NASCAR Cup Series winner. TIME: 11 a.m.
William Byron, driver of the No. 24 Chevrolet and this year’s Daytona 500 champion. TIME: 11:30 a.m.
Jimmie Johnson/Martin Truex Jr., Driver of the No. 84 Toyota, a NASCAR Hall of Famer and the Monster Mile’s all-time leader with 11 NASCAR Cup Series victories (Johnson) and driver of the No. 19 Toyota and four-time Dover NASCAR Cup Series winner (Truex). TIME: 11:45 a.m.
Richard Petty and Dale Inman, NASCAR Hall of Famers who won 188 races and seven championships together as a driver and crew chief, respectively. At Dover, Petty is a seven-time winner in the NASCAR Cup Series. TIME: Noon

PHILADELPHIA’S UPTOWN STRING BAND MUMMERS: The popular folk group with elaborate costumes will entertain outside the grandstands and inside the oval as the NASCAR Cup Series drivers make their way to the pre-race stage for driver introductions.

The Monster Mile’s full 2024 race schedule includes:

Friday, April 26: General Tire 150 ARCA Menards Series race (5 p.m., FS2)
Saturday, April 27: A-GAME 200 NASCAR Xfinity Series race (1:30 p.m., FS1, PRN, SiriusXM)
Sunday, April 28: Würth 400 NASCAR Cup Series race (2 p.m., FS1, PRN, SiriusXM)

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The Würth 400 is the Monster Mile’s 106th NASCAR Cup Series race. 2024 marks 55 consecutive years that Dover Motor Speedway has hosted a NASCAR Cup Series event. The Monster Mile is one of only 10 tracks in the country to host 100 or more NASCAR Cup Series races.

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