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Patriotism abounds at Dover International Speedway’s Sept. 30-Oct. 2 NASCAR tripleheader weekend

Dover International Speedway’s Sept. 30-Oct. 2 NASCAR tripleheader weekend will be filled with patriotic displays, American pride and special guests as the Monster Mile caps its 2016 racing season with … ( + )

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Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Joe Walsh to be grand marshal for Oct. 2 “Citizen Soldier 400” NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race

Legendary musician Joe Walsh will serve as the grand marshal for the “Citizen Soldier 400” NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Dover International Speedway on Sunday, Oct. 2, track officials … ( + )

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Ease your admission by arriving early for the “Citizen Soldier 400” on Sunday, Oct. 2

We here at Dover International Speedway are very excited for you to join us for the Sunday, Oct. 2 “Citizen Soldier 400” NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race! It is our … ( + )

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Monster Mile Movie Night features “Big Hero 6” on Oct. 1

As a treat for families and movie fans of all ages, the Monster Mile will be hosting a  FREE Movie Nights on Saturday, Oct. 1 in Victory Plaza, featuring the … ( + )

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See Matt Kenseth, Brian Scott and Ricky Stenhouse Jr. in The Hangout on Sunday, Oct. 2

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series stars Matt Kenseth, Brian Scott and Ricky Stenhouse Jr. will appear in The Hangout for hosted Q&A sessions on Sunday, Oct. 2 before the “Citizen Soldier … ( + )

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Free XFINITY, K&N Pro Series East autograph sessions scheduled

NOTE: THE NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES YOUTH AUTOGRAPH SESSION IS SOLD OUT. Drivers from the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series will be participating in a free autograph session for children 14 … ( + )

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Matt Kenseth greets fans, visits with media, throws first pitch at Phillies game during Philadelphia visit

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series star Matt Kenseth signed autographs for fans, greeted Philadelphia Phillies players and met with regional media during his visit to Citizens Bank Park on Wednesday night … ( + )

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Betty Jane France, the “First Lady of NASCAR” passes away

Betty Jane France, a philanthropist in support of children’s health causes, passed away Monday evening. France is the mother of NASCAR Chairman and CEO Brian France and International Speedway Corporation … ( + )

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Dover International Speedway partners with “Citizen Soldier” film as entitlement sponsor for Oct. 2 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race 

“Citizen Soldier,” a feature film using real footage that follows an Oklahoma National Guard unit during its deployment to Afghanistan will be the entitlement sponsor for the NASCAR Sprint Cup … ( + )

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Dover International Speedway extending SAFER barriers in Turns 2 and 4, increasing usable space in NASCAR Sprint Cup Series garage

Dover International Speedway has started two construction projects which will add more than 500 feet of SAFER barriers around the track and increase usable space for NASCAR haulers in the … ( + )

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NASCAR Hauler Parade returns to Dover on Thursday, Sept. 29

A NASCAR Hauler Parade will be held through the City of Dover on Thursday, Sept. 29 as part of the festivities surrounding the Sept. 30-Oct. 2 NASCAR tripleheader weekend, Dover … ( + )

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Easton Corbin, Young Rising Sons to perform free concerts at Victory Plaza Oct. 1-2

Country music star Easton Corbin will perform a free concert at Dover International Speedway’s Victory Plaza prior to the “Citizen Soldier 400” NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race on Sunday, Oct. … ( + )

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Denny Hamlin Q&A package available

2016 Daytona 500 champion Denny Hamlin will participate in a hosted Q&A session on Sunday, Oct. 2, before the “Citizen Soldier 400” NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Dover International … ( + )

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Dover’s 2017 Cup Series race start times are earliest in NASCAR

NASCAR announced the 2017 race start times for its three main national touring series on Wednesday, July 27, including for five races on next year’s Dover International Speedway schedule. In … ( + )

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Pre-Race Fan Pass gives up-close access to the Monster Mile!

Sunday morning offering packed with great benefits! Dover International Speedway is offering ticket holders to NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races the opportunity to experience a race morning at the Monster Mile … ( + )

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

Dover International Speedway will pay tribute to the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks with the annual 9/11 Memorial Blood Drive, set for Friday, Sept. 9 from 9 … ( + )

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NASCAR Experience Raffle to benefit Bayhealth Medical Center

Dover International Speedway is offering a NASCAR Experience Raffle with prizes surrounding the Sunday, Oct. 2 “Citizen Soldier 400” NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race. Proceeds will benefit Bayhealth Medical Center. … ( + )

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NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Matt Kenseth to visit Philadelphia on Aug. 31

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series star Matt Kenseth, a three-time winner at Dover International Speedway and the 2003 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion, will visit Philadelphia on Wednesday, Aug. 31, throw … ( + )

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Jimmie Johnson Takes Your Questions Oct. 2

Be a part of the action when Jimmie Johnson, the six-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion, participates in exclusive question-and-answer sessions at 11:25 a.m. on Oct. 2 before the “Citizen … ( + )

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Dover International Speedway announces 2017 NASCAR event dates

Dover International Speedway officials have announced that NASCAR will return to the Monster Mile in 2017 for two tripleheader weekends on June 2-4 and Sept. 29-Oct. 1. The June 2-4, … ( + )

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Kenseth caps extraordinary race with third Dover victory in “AAA 400 Drive for Autism”

By Brian Citino Mark that one down in the memory banks folks, because Sunday’s “AAA 400 Drive for Autism” NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Dover International Speedway was one … ( + )

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Jones grabs first Dover victory in “Ollie’s Bargain Outlet 200”

By Brian Citino When it comes to racing at Dover International Speedway, Erik Jones is used to only one thing — running with the front of the pack and competing … ( + )

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Crafton earns first Dover win in “JACOB Companies 200”

By Brian Citino It’s not a rarity for Matt Crafton to run well at Dover International Speedway. In fact, in his eight starts at the Monster Mile prior to the … ( + )

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Byron leads practice field, will start up front for “JACOB Builders 200” NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race

NASCAR Camping World Truck Series rookie William Byron led the way in the first practice session for the “JACOB Companies 200” NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race on Thursday at … ( + )

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Country music artist, actress Jana Kramer to perform free concert at Victory Plaza on Sunday, May 15

Rising country music artist and actress Jana Kramer will perform a free concert at Dover International Speedway’s Victory Plaza prior to the “AAA 400 Drive for Autism” NASCAR Sprint Cup … ( + )

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Broad Valley Micro Fiber Networks to upgrade Monster Mile’s digital reach

Dover International Speedway has reached an agreement with Broad Valley Micro Fiber Networks to upgrade digital capabilities at the Monster Mile, track officials announced today. The deal includes plans for … ( + )

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Ultimate Fan Pass returns for 2016

Includes access to the Driver & Crew Chief meeting, limited-edition keepsake chair, pit pass, guided garage tour, breakfast and more As part of the Ultimate Fan Pass, available for the … ( + )

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Big Barrel Country Music Festival canceled

The following is a statement from Goldenvoice regarding the 2016 Big Barrel Country Music Festival: We have made the difficult decision to cancel Big Barrel Country Music Festival, due to … ( + )

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Dover International Speedway announces 2016 race dates

Dover International Speedway officials have announced that NASCAR will return to the Monster Mile in 2016 for two tripleheader weekends on May 13-15 and Sept. 30-Oct. 2. The May 13-15, … ( + )

Ryan Newman, driver of the No. 31 Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet, visited Fred Fifer III Middle School in Camden, Del., on Sept. 15 as part of NASCAR’s Chase Across North America program.

Ryan Newman looks forward to Chase, encourages Delaware students on education, setting goals

Ryan Newman, one of the 16 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers to qualify for the 2015 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup playoffs, spent Tuesday, Sept. 15 discussing his championship … ( + )

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“Dialed In with Claire B. Lang, live from the Monster Mile” set for Friday, Oct. 2

Race fans will once again have the opportunity to attend a live broadcast of the SiriusXM NASCAR Radio program “Dialed In with Claire B. Lang, live from the Monster Mile.” … ( + )

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X Ambassadors to perform free pre-race concert and National Anthem at “AAA 400” on Oct. 4

No. 1 hit “Renegades” continues to top the Alternative charts The popular alternative band X Ambassadors will visit Dover International Speedway on Oct. 4 and perform a free concert at … ( + )

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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 … ( + )

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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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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 … ( + )