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July 30, 2014

Dover International Speedway’s annual 9/11 Memorial Blood Drive set for Thursday, Sept. 11

Donate to receive complimentary pair of tickets to Sept. 27, 2014 NASCAR Nationwide Series race

Dover International Speedway plans to once again pay tribute to the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks with its annual 9/11 Memorial Blood Drive on Thursday, Sept. 11 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Dover Downs Hotel & Casino.

Blood Bank TaglineThis marks the ninth year the Monster Mile, Dover Downs Hotel & Casino and the Blood Bank of Delmarva have partnered for this honorable cause, dating back to 2006. As a sign of appreciation toward all who donate this year, each donor will receive a pair of tickets to the Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014 NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Dover International Speedway.

“The 9/11 Blood Drive is a tradition we’ve established that our team is very proud of,” said Denis McGlynn, president and CEO of Dover Motorsports, Inc. “We’re honored to be able to pay tribute to the many who lost their lives on that fateful day in 2001, while also contributing to a cause that helps so many today.”

The 9/11 Memorial Blood Drive is open to the public and appointments should be scheduled by calling 1-888-8-BLOOD-8 or visiting www.DelmarvaBlood.org. Please be sure to reference the Dover International Speedway event when making your appointment. Although advance appointments are strongly encouraged, walk-in donors will be welcomed and taken as time permits.

About Blood Bank of Delmarva
Blood Bank of Delmarva is a non-profit community service organization that provides blood and blood products to 16 hospitals on the Delmarva Peninsula. More than 79,000 blood donations are needed in this area each year for about 20,000 patients across the Delmarva Peninsula. Blood Bank of Delmarva is a member of America’s Blood Centers. For more information about the Blood Bank or to request an appointment to give blood, visit www.delmarvablood.org or call 1-888-8-BLOOD-8.

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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.