Dover International Speedway’s Daytona 500 Watch Party set for Dover Downs’ Fire & Ice on Feb. 18

Dover International Speedway will celebrate the start of the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season with a Daytona 500 Watch Party at 1 p.m. Feb. 18 in the Fire & Ice Lounge of Dover Downs Hotel & Casino, 1131 N. Dupont Highway, Dover.

Children are welcome in the lounge but prohibited from the bar area.

Doors will open at 1 p.m., and the race will start at about 2:30 p.m. The broadcast will be shown on Fire & Ice’s projector screen in the lounge behind the bar and TVs above the bar area.

Prize drawings, giveaways, games and more will be available.

Dover International Speedway also is hosting two NASCAR tripleheader weekends in 2018 on May 4-6 and Oct. 5-7 and will have ticket representatives on-site from 1 to 6 p.m. for guests to order seats. Delaware native and former NASCAR Xfinity Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver C.J. Faison is also scheduled to appear and greet fans during the event.

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