Gateway Int'l Raceway news 2009-11-12

Terry Harmeson named GIR Interim Vice President and General Manager MADISON, Ill. -- Gateway International Raceway announced today that Terry Harmeson, a senior executive with the track's parent company Dover Motorsports, Inc., has been named ...

Terry Harmeson named GIR Interim Vice President and General Manager

MADISON, Ill. -- Gateway International Raceway announced today that Terry Harmeson, a senior executive with the track's parent company Dover Motorsports, Inc., has been named interim Vice President and General Manager of Gateway International Raceway.

Harmeson, who has more than 35 years of operational experience over a diversified range of business facets, most recently served as Vice President of Design and Construction with Dover Motorsports, Inc. in Dover, Del. for the last seven years. Prior to joining Dover Motorsports, Harmeson spent seven years as the Vice President and General Manager of the Rollins Environmental Services facility in Bridgeport, N.J., a $30 million-a-year operation with over 100 employees.

"We are pleased that Terry has agreed to take the reins at Gateway," said Denis McGlynn, president & CEO of Dover Motorsports, Inc. "Terry possesses the organizational, management and leadership skills we seek for Gateway as we expand the major event schedule and streamline our operations there. He is from the Gateway area and will fit right in with our staff and the community."

Gateway International Raceway recently added a second NASCAR Nationwide Series race on October 23, 2010 to its major event schedule that also includes the NHRA Midwest Nationals April 30-May 2, 2010 and a NASCAR doubleheader July 16-17, 2010, including the NASCAR Nationwide Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series.

For more information, or to purchase tickets, call 866-35-SPEED or visit GatewayRaceway.com. Race fans can also follow Gateway International Raceway at Twitter.com/GatewayRaceway and at its official fan page on Facebook, Facebook.com/GatewayRaceway.

About Gateway International Raceway

Gateway International Raceway is owned by Dover Motorsports, Inc. (NYSE: DVD), a leading promoter of motorsports events in the United States. DVD subsidiaries operate three tracks in three states, and present several hundred motorsports events each year. For 2009, 14 major, national events were held, including races sanctioned by NASCAR and NHRA. Dover Motorsports, Inc. also owns and operates Dover International Speedway in Dover, Del. and Nashville Superspeedway near Nashville, Tenn. For further information log on to www.DoverMotorsports.com.

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