Dover Motorsports Incorporated


Dover Motorsports Incorporated
Dover Motorsports Incorporated
Type Public
Traded as NYSEDVD
Industry Motorsports
Headquarters Dover, DE
Products Sporting events
Website dovermotorsports.com

Dover Motorsports, Inc. (formerly Dover Downs Entertainment) is a company that owned several auto racing circuits in the United States. The company is based in Dover, Delaware, USA, the home of its flagship track Dover International Speedway, and formerly owned the Dover Downs harness racing track adjacent to the Dover speedway. Dover Motorsports formerly operated Nashville Superspeedway, a 1.333 mile concrete oval track in Lebanon, Tennessee, and Gateway International Raceway, a 1.25 mile egg-shaped asphalt oval track in Madison, Illinois, in addition to its flagship one-mile concrete oval track. Dover Motorsports owned Memphis Motorsports Park, a .75 mile tri-oval asphalt short track in Millington, Tennessee, but closed the track in October 2009 to competition and was sold to Palm Beach International Raceway after sitting unused for over a year.

Dover Motorsports recently announced that it will not sanction NASCAR events at Gateway International Raceway in 2011.

Dover Motorsports recently announced that it will not sanction NASCAR events at Nashville Superspeedway in 2012.

Dover Motorsports Incorporated tracks

Track Name Location Length Seating Year Opened Year Closed
Dover International Speedway Dover, DE 1 mile (1.6 km) 140,000 1967
Gateway International Raceway Madison, IL 1.25 miles (2.01 km) 65,000 1996 2010
Memphis Motorsports Park Millington, TN .75 miles (1.21 km) 28,000 1998 2009
Nashville Superspeedway Lebanon, TN 1.333 miles (2.145 km) 50,000 2001 2011

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