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Monday’s Cup race at Dover: Start time, lineup and more

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Gander RV 400 - Practice

DOVER, DE - MAY 04: Bubba Wallace, driver of the #43 World Wide Technology Chevrolet, and Daniel Hemric, driver of the #8 Caterpillar Chevrolet, laugh in the garage during practice for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Gander RV 400 at Dover International Speedway on May 4, 2019 in Dover, Delaware. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

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After rain on Sunday, the Cup series will run Monday. Can Chase Elliott, who is starting on the pole, follow his playoff win at Dover last year with another victory at this track?

Here’s all the info you need for today’s event:

(All times are Eastern)

START: The command to start engines will be given at noon. The green flag is scheduled for 12:08 p.m.

PRERACE: Cup garage will open at 9 a.m. Drivers will report to their cars at 11:55 a.m.

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

STAGES: Stage 1 ends on Lap 120. Stage 2 ends on Lap 240.


TV/RADIO: Fox Sports 1 will broadcast the race with coverage beginning at noon. Motor Racing Network’s coverage begins at 11:30 a.m. SiriusXM NASCAR Radio will carry MRN’s broadcast, which is also available at

FORECAST: calls for a high of 67 degrees and a 15 percent chance of rain for the start of the race.

LAST TIME: Chase Elliott won the October playoff race, finishing ahead of Denny Hamlin and Joey Logano. Kevin Harvick won the race there last May, finishing ahead of Clint Bowyer and Daniel Suarez.

TO THE REAR: Alex Bowman, Martin Truex Jr., Ryan Preece and Matt Tifft (inspection failures). Ross Chastain and Reed Sorenson (engine change).

STARTING LINEUP: Click here for lineup