Hundreds unite to fight against breast cancer

DOVER — Three weeks after tens of thousands of NASCAR fans descended on Dover International Speedway a small army of pink gathered outside the track Saturday morning. The 300-plus people were not there for sports but for a cause that engenders just as much passion: the fight against breast cancer. Cancer killed about 596,000 Americans […]

Police: Greenwood man who climbed NASCAR fence now facing charges

  DOVER — A 43-year-old Greenwood man was arrested after he climbed atop a fence during Sunday’s NASCAR race at Dover International Speedway, police said. John Infanti was coaxed down from the perch above the Monster Mile track at approximately 4:58 p.m. and arrested by Dover Police after a quick confrontation, according to spokesman Master […]

Truex promotes Dover race at Pocono event

  ALLENTOWN, Pa. — Martin Truex Jr. always enjoys a trip back home to the Mid-Atlantic region. It doesn’t even matter if he’s racing or not. “I’ve got a lot of secret fishing holes I like to hit up here,” the NASCAR driver said. This week, it was softball that brought Truex Jr. into the […]

Country music’s Chase Bryant to play free concert before Dover NASCAR race

DOVER — Chase Bryant, a Red Bow recording artist and a young rising star on the country music landscape, will play a free concert on the AAA Stage at Victory Plaza prior to the AAA 400 Drive for Autism Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Dover International Speedway on Sunday, June 4. The AAA […]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Buckson deserves to be remembered in Delaware

Eric Buckson did his family proud at the Feb. 6 celebration of his father, David’s, life at Dover Downs. Eric, a Kent County [Levy Court] Commissioner, emceed the event that drew more than 200 people from across the state to remember and pay tribute to a man who played many roles in Kent County and […]

Dover Downs founder, politician Buckson dies at 96

  DOVER — David P. Buckson, a founder of Dover Downs and former Republican governor, died at the Delaware Veterans Home in Milford Tuesday. He was 96. He was an attorney, one-term lieutenant governor, governor for 18 days and a two-term state attorney general. A horse owner, driver and trainer, he had a passion for […]

Dover speedway removing more seats

  DOVER — Section by section, row by row and seat by seat, large chunks of the grandstands that once nearly circled the entirety of Dover International Speedway are disappearing. More than likely, they will never return. Due to an extended sputtering economy and a declining interest in NASCAR over recent years, officials at Dover […]

Concerts, autograph sessions part of Dover NASCAR weekend

DOVER — As with every race weekend at Dover International Speedway, there is more than just racing to be had. First and foremost, 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. Mr. Corbin will […]

Truex feels at home at Dover speedway

  A year ago Martin Truex Jr. was one of the surprises of the NASCAR season. Not expected to be a threat for the Chase for the Cup, Truex stayed under the radar and used consistency to make it to the final round. He isn’t sneaking up on anyone this year. He’s firmly entrenched as […]

Rocker Joe Walsh to serve as grand marshal for Dover NASCAR race

DOVER -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 announced Friday. The Grammy Award-winning 1998 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee has a career spanning four decades as a successful solo artist and […]