NSCS: Dover Announces 2016 Race Dates; Two Tripleheader Weekends on Tap

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DOVER, Del. – official track release —

NASCAR will return to Dover (Del.) Int’l Speedway in 2016 for two tripleheader weekends on May 13-15 and Sept. 30-Oct. 2.

The May 13-15, 2016 weekend will feature a NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race on Friday, May 13; a NASCAR XFINITY Series race on Saturday, May 14; and a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race on Sunday, May 15.

The Sept. 30-Oct. 2, 2016 weekend will feature a K&N Pro Series East race on Friday, Sept. 30; an XFINITY race on Saturday, Oct. 1; and the AAA 400 Sprint Cup race on Sunday, Oct. 2.

The AAA 400 will again be the third race of the 10-race Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup and feature the first four eliminations in the 16-driver field. It will be the third straight year that the Monster Mile will host the first elimination race of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup playoff.

“We’re excited that NASCAR is returning to Dover for six races in 2016,” said Michael Tatoian, president and CEO of Dover Int’l Speedway. “We’re proud to have one of the most unique venues in motorsports and we’re pleased that the Monster Mile once again has a prominent place in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup playoffs.”

CREDIT: Dover International Speedway

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