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NASCAR weekend in Dover gets rolling

Delaware Public Media
Delaware Public Media

NASCAR’s first visit to the First State this year is underway – and Friday there’s a full schedule on the Monster Mile.

Among the highlights is qualifying for Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup “AAA 400 Drive for Autism.”  The battle for pole position in that race is set for just before 4 Friday afternoon.

And that’s followed by the first race of the tripleheader weekend - the Camping World Truck Series “Bar Harbor 200”.

That’s scheduled to get the Green flag at 5:30 pm.  Johnny Sauter is the points leader heading into the race and has finished in the top 10 in his last four starts in Dover.

Tom Byrne has been a fixture covering news in Delaware for nearly three decades. He joined Delaware Public Media in 2010 as our first news director and has guided the news team ever since. When he's not covering the news, he can be found reading history or pursuing his love of all things athletic.
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