Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series At Dover Live Stream
The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs starts the Round of 12 this end of the week at Dover International Speedway with the Drydene 400 on Sunday evening (2:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN/NBC Sports App, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio).
WATCH MONSTER ENERGY NASCAR CUP SERIES AT DOVER
Date: Sunday, October 6, 2019
Location: Dover International Speedway, Dover, Delaware, United States
The principal race of the second round of the playoffs is on a 1-mile, high-banked track and sees Kyle Busch lead the standings by five over individual Joe Gibbs Racing partner Martin Truex Jr. as the round starts.
Here is the remainder of the need-to-know data for Sunday’s race at the home of Miles the Monster.
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Dover International Speedway facilitated its first race on July 6, 1969 and the occasion was won by Richard Petty — who won three of the initial four races there. Since 1971, the “Beast Mile” has held two races per year — ordinarily one in the pre-summer and one in the fall.
The 1-mile track has 24 degrees of banking in each of the four turns just as nine degrees of slope on the straightaways at the solid oval. The straightaway length is 1,076 feet and measures 48 feet in width, while the turns measure 58 feet in width. Dover’s pit street estimates 1,580 feet in length and 47 feet wide. Jimmie Johnson has the most successes at the scene with 11 Cup wins.
The race at Dover will include the 2019 principles bundle with no air channels and a decreased spacer motor producing a focused on 750 strength.
Each group will have three arrangements of tires for training, one set for qualifying and 10 sets for the 400-mile race — nine race sets in addition to one set moved from qualifying or practice.
Soak banking at tracks, for example, Dover makes higher loads explicitly on the right-front tire. Because of that, Goodyear will work with groups to pressure the significance of set-ups just as pneumatic forces on the right-front tire. Goodyear played out extra recreation work for this track to give groups the most present data on how pneumatic force influences both toughness and execution.
“When we went to Bristol for the second time in 2019, we saw precisely what number of increases these groups have made with this bundle since the primary race there in the spring, and we anticipate the equivalent at Dover this week,” Greg Stucker, Goodyear’s chief of hustling, said. “Right-front sturdiness at Dover is consistently on our radar in light of the rates and loads produced by these autos in the high-banked corners. … We positively comprehend that in the groups’ endeavors to pick up however much grasp as could be expected, being forceful on pneumatic stresses is one of the devices they use.”
- — Sunday’s race marks Dover 100th Cup race. It is the tenth track to have at any rate 100 races.
- — The last 21 races at Dover were won by 10 distinct drivers—nine of which are all Cup champions. Safeguarding race victor Chase Elliott is the solitary non-champion to win in that range.
- — Elliott holds the best normal completion at Dover among all drivers — 4.43 in seven beginnings. Get familiar with why Elliott is a most loved in the Round of 12 here.
- — Kyle Larson’s eight top 10s at Dover are his most at any track.
- — Kevin Harvick will make his 676th Cup start — coordinating Dale Earnhardt’s number of Cup begins. Dover is likewise the track where Harvick has driven the most laps with SHR — 1298.
Source: Racing Insights
This present end of the week’s race will air live Sunday at 2:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN and gushed on the NBC Sports App. Radio inclusion can be found on MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio. Likewise, track with on NASCAR.com for live Lap-by-Lap inclusion, the live leaderboard, Drive (highlighting in-vehicle cameras) and RaceView (membership: in-vehicle sound, details, more). Make certain to set your lineup in Fantasy Live and make your picks in the Props Challenge.
2018 RACE WINNER
A year in the wake of surrendering the lead to Kyle Busch with two to go, Chase Elliott composed his own reclamation melody by remaining out under a late alert to lead the pack and afterward driving the last 11 laps for the success over Denny Hamlin. The triumph secured him in the Round of 8 in the playoffs.
Dynamic DOVER WINNERS
Jimmie Johnson (multiple times); Ryan Newman, Kyle Busch, Martin Truex Jr. (three successes each); Kevin Harvick (twice); Chase Elliott, Kurt Busch and Brad Keselowski (one win each)