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Michael Tatoian, president of Dover International Speedway

Michael Tatoian promoted to president of Dover International Speedway

Dover International Speedway today announced the promotion of Michael Tatoian to the position of president, effective. Jan. 2, 2015. Tatoian retains his position of Executive Vice President and Chief Operating … ( + )

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Firefly and Stagecoach Present Big Barrel Country Music Festival

Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert and Carrie Underwood to Headline 3-day event at The Woodlands of Dover International Speedway Big Barrel Country Music Festival will take place in 2015 from June … ( + )

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Firefly Music Festival economic impact more than $68 million

The four-day Firefly Music Festival contributed more than $68 million to the regional economy and created the equivalent of 579 full-time jobs in 2014, according to a study released today. … ( + )

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Dover International Speedway to install new catch fence for 2015 season

Dover International Speedway officials announced today that the track will install a new catch fence that will be in place for the May 29-31, 2015 NASCAR race weekend. The process … ( + )

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Brian Mitchell, Elena Delle Donne and Michael Carter-Williams highlight dignitaries for Sept. 26-28, 2014 race weekend

Current and former professional athletes Brian Mitchell, Elena Delle Donne and Michael Carter-Williams will serve as dignitaries for both the Sept. 28, 2014 “AAA 400” NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race … ( + )

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Punkin Chunkin postponed to Nov. 6-8, 2015

World Championship Punkin Chunkin officials today announced that the event, planned for Oct. 24-26, 2014 at Dover International Speedway, has been postponed and will be held on Nov. 6-8, 2015. … ( + )

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Nathan’s Famous 2015 qualifying circuit seeks champion at Dover International Speedway

Nathan’s Famous has announced that the official 2015 qualifying tour for the annual Fourth of July International Hot Dog-Eating Contest will touch down in Dover, Del., at Dover International Speedway … ( + )

2015 Date Announcement

Dover International Speedway announces race dates for the 2015 season

Dover International Speedway officials have announced the track’s 2015 race dates, as two tripleheader NASCAR weekends will return to the track on May 29-31 and Oct. 2-4, 2015. The spring … ( + )

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Dover International Speedway introduces Reward Our Troops Program

New program provides tickets to members of the military, Veterans and families of fallen heroes Dover International Speedway has announced its all-new Reward Our Troops Program, a ticket donation program that … ( + )

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Lynn Sudik hired as Dover International Speedway social media coordinator

Dover International Speedway has announced that Lynn Sudik has been hired as the social media coordinator for the company. A newly created position for the Speedway, Sudik will manage all … ( + )

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Patrick Long hired as Dover International Speedway director of event operations

Dover International Speedway has announced that Patrick Long has been hired as director of event operations for the company. Long will oversee the day-to-day operations of event services, event operations … ( + )

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Jim Hosfelt hired as Dover Motorsports, Inc. security manager

Dover International Speedway has announced that James E. “Jim” Hosfelt Jr., former Dover Police Department Chief of Police, has been hired to serve as the company’s security manager. In this … ( + )

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Jimmie Johnson records record ninth Dover win in “FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks”

By Brian Smith A day of racing at Dover International Speedway that seemed to be chock full of unusual occurrences ended with one that was particularly familiar – Jimmie Johnson … ( + )

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Denny Hamlin to run fan-personalized Autism Speaks paint scheme on No. 11 FedEx Toyota for June 1 “FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks”

Drivers across all three series will display Autism Speaks puzzle piece decals Throughout the May 30-June 1, 2014 race weekend Denny Hamlin, driver of the No. 11 FedEx Toyota for … ( + )

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Luke Bryan and Joey Principe to serve as grand marshals for the June 1 “FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks”

Country music artist Luke Bryan and Joey Principe, a 17-year-old Delawarean with Asperger’s Syndrome, have been announced as the grand marshals for the Sunday, June 1 “FedEx 400 benefiting Autism … ( + )

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Dunkin’ Donuts named the official coffee of Dover International Speedway

Dover International Speedway and Dunkin’ Donuts have announced a new partnership that names Dunkin’ Donuts the official coffee of the track, beginning with the May 30-June 1, 2014 NASCAR race … ( + )

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Delaware Office of Highway Safety announces title sponsorship of May 31 NASCAR Nationwide Series race

“Buckle Up 200 presented by Click It or Ticket” to promote seat belt safety throughout race weekend The Delaware Office of Highway Safety and Dover International Speedway have teamed up for … ( + )

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Patrick McMaster hired as Dover International Speedway manager of business development

Dover Motorsports, Inc. (NYSE: DVD) has announced that Patrick McMaster has been hired to serve as the manager of business development for Dover International Speedway. In this role, McMaster will … ( + )

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Support the NASCAR Foundation and Autism Speaks at the May 31 track walk at Dover International Speedway

FedEx No. 11 driver Denny Hamlin to kick off event following Saturday race Dover International Speedway will host a track walk to benefit The NASCAR Foundation and Autism Speaks, immediately … ( + )

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Have your name displayed on Denny Hamlin’s No. 11 Toyota at the “FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks”

For the fourth straight year, Autism Speaks, Dover International Speedway (NYSE: DVD) and FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) have joined forces in support of individuals and families affected by autism.  FedEx … ( + )

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Cassadee Pope to perform free concert in Victory Plaza on Sunday, June 1, 2014

“The Voice” winner has joined elite group of female artists with platinum-certified debut Fans will be treated to a free concert from knockout female vocalist Cassadee Pope leading into the Sunday, … ( + )

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FedEx, Autism Speaks and Dover International Speedway again join forces for June 1 “FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks” race

Sponsorship includes return of the Autism Speaks Day at the Races ticket package For the fourth straight year, FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), Autism Speaks and Dover International Speedway (NYSE: DVD) … ( + )

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Dover International Speedway, Dover Downs Hotel & Casino announce new partnership with Waste Masters Solutions

Aim is to reduce environmental impact with new waste solution partner In its continuing efforts to reduce its environmental footprint, Dover International Speedway and Dover Downs Hotel & Casino announce … ( + )

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Crossmedia wins Dover International Speedway agency of record title

Independent media agency Crossmedia, announces today that it has won the media agency of record account of Dover International Speedway located in Dover, Del. The agency won the account in … ( + )

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Firefly Music Festival announces 2014 lineup with more than 100 artists

Foo Fighters, Outkast and Jack Johnson headline the East Coast’s largest music festival on June 19-22, 2014 Firefly Music Festival is returning to The Woodlands at Dover International Speedway for … ( + )

2014 Dates

Dover International Speedway announces race dates for 2014 season

NASCAR returns to the Monster Mile on May 30-June 1 and Sept. 26-28, 2014 DOVER, Del. – Dover International Speedway officials today announced the track’s 2014 race dates, as two … ( + )

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Monster Monument in Victory Plaza now features a new ‘Gen 6′ Toyota Camry in time for race weekend at Dover International Speedway

DOVER, Del. – One of the most recognizable structures in all of motorsports today received a new addition, as the Monster Monument in Victory Plaza at Dover International Speedway now … ( + )

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5-hour ENERGY®, Living Beyond Breast Cancer team up for Sept. 28 NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Dover International Speedway

Race weekend includes all-new “Yoga on the Track” event with NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Clint Bowyer DOVER, Del. – Dover International Speedway and the makers of 5-hour ENERGY® have announced … ( + )

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Reigning ACM & CMA “Vocal Duo of the Year” Thompson Square to perform free concert for fans on Sunday, Sept. 29 in Victory Plaza

Award-winning artists will also sing the National Anthem prior to the “AAA 400” DOVER, Del. – Reigning ACM & CMA “Vocal Duo of the Year” Thompson Square will perform a … ( + )

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NASCAR Hauler Showcase and Parade to kick off race weekend on Thursday, Sept. 26 in Dover

DOVER, Del. – Dover International Speedway is pleased to announce a special kickoff to the Sept. 27-29, 2013 race weekend with an all-new fan event, the NASCAR Hauler Showcase and … ( + )

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SiriusXM’s “Dialed In with Claire B. Lang live from the Monster Mile” returns on Friday, Sept. 27

Kevin Harvick, other guests to participate in live radio program to benefit USO Delaware DOVER, Del. – A popular fan event will return to Dover International Speedway this fall as … ( + )

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Dover MotorSports, Inc. Director John W. Rollins, Jr. passes away

Dover Motorsports, Inc. (NYSE: DVD) is saddened to announce the passing of long-time member of the Board of Directors John W. Rollins Jr., and wishes to express its deepest sympathies … ( + )

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Firefly settles in as the East Coast’s premier music experience

Firefly set to return to The Woodlands June 20-22, 2014 after attendance surpasses 65,000 Firefly Music Festival wrapped up a successful sophomore year by selling out with more than 65,000 … ( + )

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Arnold recognized for dedication to safety at Dover International Speedway with ServiceMaster Clean award

ServiceMaster Clean presents Charlie Arnold with 2013 Extra Mile Award DOVER, Del. – Throughout the May 31-June 2, 2013 race weekend, Dover International Speedway employees and volunteers were cheering for … ( + )

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Tony Stewart wins the “FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks” NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race

There was a day when Tony Stewart was a big force at Dover International Speedway. He had 11 top-10 finishes in his first 12 races at the Monster Mile, nine … ( + )

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A Letter to Our Fans

To all our fans: We appreciate your patience at the gates today for the FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks. Due to increased inspection of bags, the lines to enter the … ( + )

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Joey Logano wins the “5-hour ENERGY 200″ NASCAR Nationwide Series race

Joey Logano hasn’t quite been able to find Sunoco Victory Lane at Dover in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, but when it comes to the NASCAR Nationwide Series, he’s now … ( + )

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Fastest lap in second “FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks” practice goes to Kenseth

The Monster Mile is an unpredictable track; however, there have always been drivers who have excelled on it more than others. Some weekends have been dominated by one or two … ( + )

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Kyle Busch wins “Lucas Oil 200″ NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race

The victory is Busch’s third in the Series at the Monster Mile Kyle Busch has run eight NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races at Dover International Speedway, which adds up … ( + )

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ACME Convenience Tent returns for Sept. 27-29, 2013 NASCAR race weekend

Multi-year partnership makes ACME the official grocery store of the Monster Mile DOVER, Del. – As part of an all-new, multi-year partnership between ACME Markets and Dover International Speedway, the popular … ( + )

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Denny Hamlin to run special, Autism Speaks puzzle piece paint scheme on his No. 11 FedEx Toyota for the June 2 “FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks”

Drivers in all three series will sport Autism Speaks puzzle piece decals on cars throughout May 31-June 2, 2013 race weekend DOVER, Del. – When Denny Hamlin comes to Dover … ( + )

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Dover International Speedway hosts team testing for 11 NASCAR teams in preparation for May 31-June 2, 2013 race weekend

Drivers get first work with Gen 6 car at the Monster Mile DOVER, Del. – Dover International Speedway hosted its first team testing session of the year on May 14, … ( + )

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Country music group Gloriana to play free concert for race fans on Sunday, June 2 in Victory Plaza

Trio also will perform “Star Spangled Banner” prior to the “FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks” NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race DOVER, Del. – Race fans will be treated to a … ( + )

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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 … ( + )

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Elliott Sadler, Joey Coulter, James Buescher, Todd Bodine added to lineup for Celebrity Softball Game

Team Dover, Team Pocono to square off at home of Harrisburg (Pa.) Senators on April 24 in second annual contest featuring Kevin Harvick and Clint Bowyer DOVER, Del. – NASCAR … ( + )

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NASCAR Unites Track Walk, benefiting The NASCAR Foundation and Autism Speaks, set for Saturday, June 1

Brad Keselowski to kick off special event following the “5-hour ENERGY 200” NASCAR Nationwide Series race DOVER, Del. –Dover International Speedway will again host the NASCAR Unites Track Walk, benefiting … ( + )

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New Delaware Department of Transportation App now available to help ease fan travel on race weekends

App includes traffic advisories, virtual travel time, streaming traffic cameras and more DOVER, Del. – The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) has introduced an advanced, new smartphone app that will … ( + )

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FedEx, Autism Speaks again join forces for June 2 “FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks” NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race

Partnership includes return of the Autism Speaks Day at the Races ticket package DOVER, Del. – For the third straight year, FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), Autism Speaks and Dover International … ( + )

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Clint Bowyer, Kevin Harvick to lead teams in second annual celebrity softball game between Dover, Pocono

Harrisburg (Pa.) Senators to host game on April 24 DOVER, Del. – Dover International Speedway and Pocono Raceway will square off on the diamond for the second straight year as … ( + )

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Firefly Music Festival returns to Dover June 21-23, 2013 with star-studded lineup

Red Hot Chili Peppers, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers and more to visit Delaware DOVER, Del. – The second annual Firefly Music Festival is returning to the Woodlands of Dover … ( + )