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April 19, 2013

Monster Mile, FedEx auctioning off unique, exclusive fan experience package for June 2 race

Online auction item to benefit Autism Speaks includes opportunity to be on pre-race stage for driver introductions at June 2, 2013 ‘FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks’

DOVER, Del. – Dover International Speedway and FedEx are teaming up to offer fans the chance to bid on a one-of-a-kind race day experience package that includes the opportunity to be on stage during pre-race activities, including driver introductions, for the June 2, 2013 “FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks” NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at the Monster Mile. The winner will also be on stage with representatives from FedEx to present a sizable donation check to Autism Speaks.

The auction package also includes an autographed checkered flag signed by the starting lineup for the day’s race, as well as other NASCAR personalities; a spot on stage for pre-race ceremonies and driver introductions; a guided tour of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series garage for two guests; exclusive access to the pre-race festivities for two guests; two luxury suite tickets for the race; and two all-access pit passes.

This unique offering will be up for auction from April 22 to May 6 at NASCAR.com/foundation. The proceeds will benefit The NASCAR Foundation and Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, and a spring NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race partner of the Monster Mile for the seventh straight year.

Other great auction items benefiting Autism Speaks and The NASCAR Foundation include:

  • A behind-the-scenes tour and four NASCAR Sprint Cup Series tickets to the June 2 “FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks” (click here)
  • A Kevin Harvick autographed Budweiser 1:24 diecast car (click here)

Additional items and experiential packages will be made available soon on The NASCAR Foundation website. Fans interested in supporting these worthy causes can also register at NASCAR.com/foundation for the NASCAR Unites Track Walk benefiting The NASCAR Foundation and Autism Speaks, on Saturday, June 1 following the “5-hour ENERGY 200” NASCAR Nationwide Series race. The walk allows fans to view the track from a unique perspective, take once-in-a-lifetime photos of the Monster Mile Start/ Finish Line and stroll the high banked concrete oval.

NASCAR returns to Dover International Speedway May 31-June 2, 2013 for the June 2 “FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks” NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race, the June 1 “5-hour ENERGY 200” NASCAR Nationwide Series race and the May 31 “Lucas Oil 200” NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race.

For tickets or more information, call 800-441-RACE or click here. You can also keep up with the Monster Mile at Facebook.com/DoverInternationalSpeedway or on Twitter at @MonsterMile.

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Dover Motorsports, Inc. (NYSE: DVD) is a leading promoter of NASCAR sanctioned motorsports events whose subsidiaries own and operate Dover International Speedway in Dover, Del. and Nashville Superspeedway near Nashville, Tenn. The company also hosts the annual Firefly Music Festival on its property each summer. Produced by Chicago-based Red Frog Events, the four day event features more than 100 bands on seven stages in The Woodlands at Dover International Speedway. For further information, log on to www.dovermotorsports.com.