The only track with a mascot stationed outside the front gate is the host for this Sunday’s race. Miles the Monster is the huge statue you will see upon getting up to the track gate and he’s a perfect representation for the track and its reputation and nickname, The Monster Mile. The fully concrete, high-banked, tight racing surface can unleash chaos on the field in a myriad of ways.

The 1-mile distance of the track puts it in line with New Hampshire and Phoenix however that is the only similarity between the three as Dover more resembles Bristol in construction. Dover is banked at 24 degrees in all four corners and nine degrees in the straightaways. The tightness of the track lends itself to being more of a single groove track that...