13th annual 9/11 Memorial Blood Drive set for Tuesday, Sept. 11

Register to receive free tickets to the Oct. 6 NASCAR Xfinity Series Playoff Race


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 Tuesday, Sept. 11 at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino.


This marks the 13th consecutive year that Dover International Speedway, Dover Downs Hotel & Casino and the Blood Bank of Delmarva have partnered together for this event, dating to 2006.

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In appreciation to all who register this year, each person will receive a pair of general admission tickets to the Saturday, Oct. 6, NASCAR Xfinity Series playoff race at Dover International Speedway.


“The tragedies of Sept. 11, 2001 remain fresh in the minds of all who lived through it and experienced the immediate aftermath,” said Mike Tatoian, the president and CEO of Dover International Speedway. “Our annual Blood Drive is an important way for the community to remember those sacrifices and contribute to a critical cause.”


The NASCAR Xfinity Series playoff race on Saturday, Oct. 6 is the first elimination race of the 12-driver, seven-race NASCAR Xfinity Series postseason. Four drivers will see their championship dreams dashed after 200 tough laps around the Monster Mile.


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. Although advance appointments are strongly encouraged, walk-in donors will be welcomed and taken as time permits.