Dover 2023: Weather Updates
NASCAR and Dover Motor Speedway are working closely to monitor the weather and make changes to the schedule of events as necessary. Updates, once they are confirmed, will be posted on this page.
Check back often for any updates.
Sunday, April 30 at 1:47 p.m.
Note the following times and tips for Monday for the Würth 400.
- All Sunday grandstand tickets will be honored Monday.
- Tickets will be on sale at Ticket Services near Gate 3 beginning at 9 a.m.
- FREE parking on Monday
- ADA Transportation begins at 9 a.m.
- Souvenir Trailers open at 9 a.m.
- White Lightning open from 9 a.m. to noon.
- One bus will transport customers from Lots 9 and 10.
- Grandstand and suite gates open at 10 a.m.
- Gates 2, 4, 11, 16, 19 and 20
- Suite Gates at J, K, L and P
Sunday, April 30 at 12:21 p.m.
White Lightning Bar + Arcade will be open from 9 a.m. to noon Monday.
Sunday, April 30 at 10:42 a.m.
The Amish Outlaws concert at the Grove Stage has been cancelled.
Sunday, April 30 at 10:30 a.m.
Today’s Wurth 400 NASCAR Cup Series race at Dover Motor Speedway has been postponed due to inclement weather to Monday, May 1 at 12 p.m. ET on FS1, Sirius XM NASCAR Radio and PRN.
Sunday, April 30 at 10:12 a.m.
All driver and celebrity appearances on the Monster Monument have been cancelled.
Sunday, April 30 at 10:09 a.m.
- Trackside Access and Pre-Race Track Pass activities have been cancelled due to inclement weather. Trackside Access and Pre-Race Track Pass customers should visit https://www.dovermotorspeedway.com/weather/trackside-access-request to request a credit towards a future purchase or a refund. This option applies ONLY to Trackside Access and Pre-Race Track Pass purchases. The Speedway Motorsports Weather Guarantee policy will still apply to race tickets, in the event the race is postponed.
- Ultimate Fan Pass activities have been cancelled due to inclement weather. We will contact all customers who purchased this package after the race to make arrangements.
Sunday, April 30 at 9:15 a.m.
The 9:45 a.m. live auction, to benefit Speedway Children's Charities Dover Motor Speedway, has been cancelled.
Saturday, April 29 at 12:23 p.m.
The A-GAME 200 NASCAR Xfinity Series race's start has been moved to 1:32 p.m. Driver introductions will begin at 12:50 p.m.
Saturday, April 29 at 11:47 a.m.
Qualifying for the Wurth 400 NASCAR Cup Series race has been cancelled. The field will be set by the rule book.
Friday, April 28 at 7:30 p.m.
With the movement of the Wurth 400 NASCAR Cup Series race start time one hour earlier to 1 p.m., a few infield access programs also require adjustments.
- Trackside Access: Originally 10:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., now 9:45 to 11:45 a.m. Enter via the same gate as before, Gate 19/20.
- Pre-Race Track Pass: Originally access began at 10:45 a.m., it now begins at 9:45 and remains available through the completion of driver introductions. Enter via the same gate as before, Gate 19/20.
- Ultimate Fan Pass (all items move up one hour):
- 8 a.m. Infield access availability begins, only via Gate 12 due to on-track activity
- 9:15 a.m. Infield access available via Gate 1 and Victory Lane access available
- 9:45 a.m. Meet Mike Tatoian, Dover Motor Speedway president, in Victory Lane
- 10 a.m.- 1 p.m. NASCAR Cup Series pit road and garage access available
- 12 p.m. UFP guests must be seated in the Driver’s Meeting
- 12:15 p.m. Driver’s Meeting program begins
- 12:30 p.m. Driver Introductions begin on the pre-race stage
- UFP guests must exit the frontstretch after the completion of Driver Introductions
- 1 p.m. Start of the Würth 400 NASCAR Cup Series race
Friday, April 28 at 7:15 p.m.
After the time change to 1 p.m. for Sunday’s Würth 400 NASCAR Cup Series race, the following pre-race event start times for some events have been altered. Please check out the new times below to plan ahead.
- Speedway Children’s Charities, Dover Chapter, Live Auction, at the Monster Monument: 9:45 a.m.
- U.S. Naval Academy Drum & Bugle Corps, at the Monster Monument: 10:15 a.m.
- Trackside Live! Monster Monument Appearance, Joey Logano with WWE Superstar Braun Strowman: 10:30 a.m.
- Trackside Live! Monster Monument Appearance, Josh Berry: 10:45 a.m.
- Trackside Live! Monster Monument Appearance, Martin Truex Jr. and filmmaker Kevin Smith: 11 a.m.
- Trackside Live! Monster Monument Appearance, Speedway Motorsports President/CEO Marcus Smith: 11:20 a.m.
- Amish Outlaws concert on Grove Stage, 11:30 a.m.
- Triple Rail Turn concert on Grove Stage: Cancelled
Friday, April 28 at 3:30 p.m.
- The General Tire 125 ARCA Menards Series East race has been postponed due to weather and will be run on Saturday, April 29 at 4:30 p.m. Tickets for the Friday General Tire 125 ARCA Menards Series East race are valid for the rescheduled date and time.
- The A-GAME 200 NASCAR Xfinity Series race will run as scheduled on Saturday at 1:30 p.m.
- The Party Fowl concert on The Grove Stage, scheduled for 6:30 p.m., has been cancelled.
- The Monster Mile Movie Night, featuring Top Gun: Maverick, scheduled for 8:30 p.m., has been cancelled.
- Monster Mile Merchandise locations will close at 3:30 p.m.
- The Track Treasures Trailer will close at 3:30 p.m.
Friday, April 28 at 1 p.m.
- Today’s practice and qualifying for the General Tire 125 ARCA Menards Series East race has been cancelled. The field will be set per the rulebook.
- Today’s A-GAME 200 NASCAR Xfinity Series practice and qualifying at has been cancelled due to the inclement weather. The starting lineup will be set per the rule book.
Friday, April 28 at 12 p.m.
- Due to inclement weather, the FanZone at Dover Motor Speedway is closed, including the Big Bounce America activation. If the weather improves, we will update fans here of a potential reopening time.
- White Lightning Bar + Arcade, located near the Monster Monument, remains open from 12-9 p.m. today.
- All Monster Mile Merchandise locations on property will open at 12 p.m. today.
- Courtesy shuttles from the campgrounds and ADA transportation continue to be available until 8 p.m. today.
- The Track Treasures Trailer, benefitting Speedway Children’s Charities, will open at 12 p.m. today.
Friday, April 28 at 12 p.m.
- NASCAR today announced that the Würth 400 NASCAR Cup Series race at Dover Motor Speedway on Sunday, April 30, will now start at 1 p.m. ET – advancing one hour from the original 2 p.m. ET start time – due to the forecasted inclement weather. The broadcast networks for the Würth 400 remain unchanged – FS1, PRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio.
- Grandstand gates and the NASCAR Cup Series garage will open at 10 a.m. ET.