2014 AAA 400 Details
Dover International Speedway tends to be loaded with passion and energy for a reason, and
it's mainly because you can catch some of the very best drivers in the world as they look to come to the racetrack and put
on a show. As soon as you're there soaking up the vibes of a great race filled to the brim with nail-biting moments, you'll
be glad that you're not sitting at home hoping to get a glimpse of the action on that tiny little flatscreen on the other
side of the bar. This is a race that has become the pride of Dover for a reason, and it definitely isn't because there is
a lack of excitement both on the track and in the stands.
Dover International Speedway is always popping each and every
fall for the AAA 400, which is a tradition that isn't likely to change any time in the near future. Once you're there soaking
up the vibes of a great race absolutely filled with talented drivers doing their thing, you'll be glad that you're not sitting
at home when you could actually be at Dover. There has never been a better time to put down the remote and make sure that
you see the action up close and personal as the AAA 400 heats up once again this fall in an event that will pit superstar
driver against superstar driver in a race that you will likely be talking about long after it's all over.
AAA 400 Drivers
Head on out to Dover International Speedway to see the AAA 400 this year and you won't regret seeing
what is sure to be a great race filled with bench-gripping excitement that you won't find anywhere else. Guys like Richard
Petty, Jimmie Johnson, Mark Martin and Harry Gant have all won multiple times and you never know when the next all-time great
is going to burst onto the scene with a banner day that will put them in the Pantheon of Dover greatness. As soon as you're
there watching the top drivers around do their thing, you'll see with crystal clarity why there is never going to be a substitution
for the experience that you can have sitting in the stands watching these guys gun it for the finish line alongside tens of
thousands of excitable fans that love NASCAR every bit as much as you do.
2014 AAA 400 History
Sprint Cup Series come to the AAA 400 at the Dover International Speedway, drivers are either trying to widen their points
lead or gain ground when it counts most. Since 1971, the AAA 400, formerly known as the Dover 500, has been speeding around
the high banked curves of Dover. It has a history of being one the of the hardest fought races of the season, with famous
battles including Jeff Gordon and Dale Earnhardt in 1996 and Jeff Burton with his last minute pass of Matt Kenseth to win
it all in 2006. Jimmie Johnson holds the all-time win lead with five, as he pulled the checkered flag in 2002, 2005, 2009,
2010 and 2012 as he continued his unbelievable streak of NASCAR dominance. You never know when you're going to see the next
great historic race that will be the talk of Dover, making it always a good idea to pick up a few seats and see the action
2014 AAA 400 Trivia
Did you know that Hendrick Motorsports holds the all-time win lead with
Yup, even though there have been many different race teams to see success at Dover, Hendrick has remained the
crème de la crème over the years, pulling down eight different wins spanning from 1992 to as recently as 2013. Thanks
to Jeff Gordon and Jimmie Johnson, Hendrick has seen a nearly unparalleled level of success over the years, and Dover has
become practically their back yard as they routinely put together cars that give their drivers a shot at checkered flag glory.
2014 AAA 400 Spectator Experience
The roar at a NASCAR event can be almost intoxicating on its own, as there
is something extra special about hearing the best drivers around zip around the race track while the energy of the crowd reaches
unbelievable levels coming down the home stretch. More than any other sport possibly, NASCAR is an event that really springs
to life when you get a chance to see it first-hand, as it's a heck of a lot more than a bunch of guys making left-hand turns.
Be there to hear the roaring of the engines and the cars go whipping by as the top racers come together for a unique racing
event that every NASCAR fan around the country will be paying attention to. Once you're there and the atmosphere is ripening
and electricity climbing, you'll be glad that you're not sitting anywhere else.