NASCAR at Dover: Fall 2018 Weekend Schedule, Race Start Times and TV Info

The week after the Charlotte Roval sees both the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series and the Xfinity Series return to Dover.

Since opening in 1969 the 1-mile concrete track in Dover, Delaware, has been a fixture on the NASCAR schedule.

On track activity kicks off on Friday with both series having practice and Cup qualifying before more activity happens on Saturday in two more Cup practice sessions and qualifying and the Xfinity Series running of the Bar Harbor 200. On Sunday the Cup Series will run the Gander Outdoors 400.

Fall 2018 Dover Weekend Schedule

Friday Oct. 5
11-11:50 a.m.: Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series first practice, NBCSN/NBC Sports App
12:05-12:55 p.m.: Xfinity Series first practice, NBCSN/NBC Sports App
2:30-3:20 p.m.: Xfinity Series final practice, NBC Sports App
3:40 p.m.: Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Busch Pole Qualifying, NBC Sports App (tape delayed on NBCSN at 5:30 p.m.)

Saturday Oct. 6
11-11:50 a.m.: Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series second practice, CNBC/NBC Sports App
12:05 p.m.:Xfinity Series Pole Qualifying, NBCSN comes on 12:30 p.m. ET/NBC Sports App carries at noon ET
1:30-2:20 p.m.: Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series final practice, NBCSN/NBC Sports App
3 p.m.: Xfinity Series Bar Harbor 200 presented by Sea Watch International (200 laps, 200 miles), NBCSN/NBC Sports App Green Flag: 3:16 p.m.

Sunday Oct. 7
2 p.m.: Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Gander Outdoors 400 (400 laps, 400 miles), NBCSN/NBC Sports App Green Flag: 2:15 p.m.

Previous Winners

MENCS: Kyle Busch (Fall 2017) Kevin Harvick (Spring 2018)
Xfinity: Ryan Blaney (Fall 2017) Justin Allgaier (Spring 2018)

Weather

Clouds and temps in the low 70’s for Friday and Saturday give way to warmer weather for Sunday’s Cup race with a high of 80 expected.