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Monday Cup race at Dover: Start time, TV info, weather

Kim Coon, Dustin Long and Dale Jarrett rank the best hardware in the NASCAR Cup Series.

The weather is better for Cup drivers to race Monday at Dover Motor Speedway after rain postponed the event Sunday.

Pole-sitter Kyle Busch is scheduled to lead the field to the green flag at 12:10 p.m. ET Monday to begin the 400-lap race on the 1-mile concrete oval.

Details for Monday’s Cup race at Dover Motor Speedway

(All times Eastern)

START: Actor, director, author and podcaster Kevin Smith will give the command to start engines at 12:01 p.m. … The green flag is scheduled to wave at 12:10 p.m.

PRERACE: Cup garage opens at 9 a.m. … Driver introductions at 11:30 a.m. Dan Schafer, pastor of Calvary Assembly of God in Heightstown, New Jersey, will give the Invocation at 11:53 p.m. … JAGMAC will perform the national anthem at 11:54 p.m.

DISTANCE: The race is 400 laps (400 miles) on the 1-mile track.


STAGES: Stage 1 ends at Lap 120. Stage 2 ends at Lap 250.

TO THE REAR: Austin Dillon (backup car)

STARTING LINEUP: Dover Cup starting lineup

TV/RADIO: FS1 will broadcast the race at 12 p.m. ... Performance Racing Network’s radio coverage begins at 11 a.m. and also will stream at SiriusXM NASCAR Radio will carry the PRN broadcast.


FORECAST: Weather Underground - Mostly cloudy with a high of 59 degrees and no chance of rain at the start of the race.

LAST YEAR: Chase Elliott won last year’s race. Ricky Stenhouse Jr. placed second. Ross Chastain finished third.


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