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Milton native Jimmie Allen will perform a free concert before the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoff race at Dover International Speedway on Oct. 7. (Submitted photo)

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Anthony Visalli with the Army National Guard from Georgetown holds an American flag at the Apache Warrior 400 at Dover International Speedway on Sunday. Delaware State News/Marc Clery

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Delaware Air Guard Sgt. James Gilbert hold a flag at Dover International Speedway.
Special to the Delaware State News / Chuck Snyder

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NASCAR driver and race winner Kyle Busch with his wife Samantha and son Brexton during the national anthem before the start of the Apache Warrior 400 at Dover International Speedway on Sunday. Delaware State News/Marc Clery

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The English rock band The Struts will perform before Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR race at Dover International Speedway. (Submitted photo by Catie Laffoon)

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SAFER barriers align with the walls of the track’s corners at Dover International Speedway. George Keller leads group tours at Dover International Speedway every Tuesday and Thursday afternoon at 2 p.m., weather permitting. (Special to the Delaware State News/Maureen Iplenski)

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Dover International Speedway historian George Keller stands alongside the official pace car before a recent tour of the track. (Special to the Delaware State News/Maureen Iplenski)

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The Monster Monument, outside of the track at Dover International Speedway, is always a meeting place and attraction for fans throughout the weekend of NASCAR racing. (Submitted photo)

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The No. 14 is on the hook after driver Tony Stewart had a close encounter with the Monster during Sprint Cup practice on Friday. Stewart’s last NASCAR win came at Dover in June 2013. (Special to The Delaware State News/Doug Curran)

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Jamie McMurray, No. 1 Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet, gets a tow back to the garage after a wreck during the Sprint Cup Series practice Friday at Dover International Speedway on Friday. (Special to The Delaware State News/Doug Curran)