January 19, 2015

Dover International Speedway mourns tragic death of dedicated employee

Dover International Speedway is mourning the loss of a dedicated employee who died yesterday from injuries sustained during a multi-vehicle collision on I-476 in Broomall, Pa.

JasonJason Anderson, 33, senior director of ticket sales and operations for Dover International Speedway, died in the accident. Jason was a dedicated husband, father, employee and friend. He will be greatly missed.

“Jason’s death is a tragic loss for all of us who considered him a close friend as well as a loss for Dover International Speedway,” said President Mike Tatoian. “He was an exemplary employee who always put customers and co-workers first. Our thoughts and prayers are with his friends and family during this very difficult time.”

Anderson was a member of the Dover Motorsports, Inc. team for six years, and moved to Dover, Del. after operations were ceased at Memphis Motorsports Park. He worked at the New Orleans Saints prior to joining the Dover team. He was a proud Syracuse University graduate and recently received his master’s degree in Sports Management from Ohio University.

The family will receive guests Thursday, Jan. 22 from 6 to 8 p.m. and Friday, Jan. 23 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Torbert Funeral Home South, 1145 E. Lebanon Road, Dover. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, Jan. 23 at 2 p.m. at Holy Cross Church, 631 S. State St., Dover.

To make a contribution to Anderson’s wife and son in this difficult time, click here.

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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 plays host to the Firefly Music Festival, produced by Red Frog Events and Goldenvoice. For more information, visit