Gander RV 400 - NASCAR Cup Series Tickets
Venue: Dover International Speedway, Dover, Del.
Course: 400 miles and 17 lane changes on a paved track
Organizational Sponsors: Pennzoil Motor Oil, GEICO, Nationwide Insurance, TriStar Motor Sports
All-Star Drivers: Richard Petty, Jimmie Johnson, Bobby Allison, Kevin Harvick
AAA 400 Drive for Autism TicketsThe AAA 400 Drive for Autism is an annual event that takes place in May. One of the few NASCAR races to be dedicated to a nonprofit cause, the AAA 400 focuses on raising awareness about autism and autism spectrum disorders. This race is the 11th of a total of 36 races in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup and was nicknamed the Monster Mile due to its one-mile length. The AAA 400 Drive for Autism has been held in Dover each year since the inaugural 1969 race and has a history of exciting finishes that leave spectators gripping the sides of their seats and cheering in the stands. With only four laps left to go in the 2017 race, NASCAR legend Jimmie Johnson edged himself to a comfortable victory when he overtook the lead as he left a multicar wreck behind him. If you want to experience the excitement of this event and lend your support to a great cause, get your tickets at StubHub today.
Where and when does the AAA 400 Drive for Autism take place?The event takes place at the Dover International Speedway. The AAA 400 is usually scheduled for a Sunday in May; one of the past races was held on Sunday, May 6, 2018.
How did the AAA 400 Drive for Autism get started?The first race took place in 1969 at the Dover International Speedway. One of only two NASCAR races to take place at the Speedway, the AAA 400 has been held at the same location every year beginning with its inaugural race. NASCAR driver Richard Petty won the first race, which was then known as the Mason-Dixon 300.
What is it like for drivers to tackle the course of the AAA 400 Drive for Autism?The race comprises 400 laps on a 1,000-mile paved track, for a total of 400 miles. At an average speed of 115.044 mph, the race includes 17 lane changes and can be completed in just under 3.5 hours.
What are some of the organizations represented at previous AAA 400 Drive for Autism events?The 2018 lineup of organizational sponsors included Jimmy John’s, Stanley Tools, Bass Pro Shops, Miller Lite, FedEx, Lowe’s for Pros, Gear Wrench, AdvoCare, NAPA Auto Parts, Shell, Pennzoil, Nationwide Insurance, GEICO, Shriners Hospital for Children, Earthwater, StarCom Fiber, Ollie’s Bargain Outlet, Caterpillar, Kroger ClickList, Pedigree and TriStar Motor Sports.
Who are some of the AAA 400 Drive for Autism best-known drivers?The first driver to claim the AAA 400 victory is NASCAR legend, Richard Petty. Seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson has the greatest number of AAA 400 victories with an amazing six wins. NASCAR legend Bobby Allison has established another record with five wins, and Kevin Harvick won the 2018 AAA 400 Drive for Autism trophy. Other well-known drivers who have taken part in this race include Kurt Busch, Chase Elliott, Denny Hamlin, Joey Logano, Kyle Larson, Erik Jones, Martin Truex Jr. and Paul Menard.
What do drivers need to do if they wish to compete in the AAA 400 Drive for Autism?The driver will often have a Ford, Chevrolet or Toyota vehicle that has a private or corporate owner, such as Stewart Haas Racing, Roger Penske, Richard Petty Motorsports or Jay Robinson. Drivers and vehicles must pass inspection to ensure safety and regulatory compliance. Disqualification can occur if the vehicle fails its pre-race inspection or if it has received unauthorized adjustments or enhancements.
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