MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Dover Motorsports, Inc., the owner of Memphis Motorsports Park, has retained Morris Auction Group to conduct the sale of the Memphis Motorsports Park at auction, which will take place Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2010 at 10 a.m. The live auction will be held on site at the former NASCAR and NHRA racing facility, 5500 Victory Lane, Memphis, Tenn., which is located just off Fite Road in north Memphis. The auction is open to the public and bidder’s registration will begin at 8 a.m. The auction will include the entire racing facility including the racetrack, drag strip, road course, all equipment, tools, furniture and other personalty.
The real estate will be offered in two tracts. Tract 1 contains approximately 115 acres and the ¨ú mile, oval, former NASCAR racetrack. Tract 2 contains approximately 227 acres and the former NHRA drag strip and road course. Bidders may bid on Tract 1, Tract 2 or both. The auction’s personal property includes Kawasaki Mules, tractors, restaurant equipment, vehicles, office furniture, shop tools and equipment, and much more. All items will be available to preview prior to the auction on Monday, Dec. 13 from 10:00 a.m to 4:00 p.m. ¡°We have had several buyers from around the country look at buying this property, but we decided that the best way to have all potential buyers compete for the property was through the auction method,¡± said Michael Tatoian, executive vice president of Dover Motorsports, Inc. ¡°We hired Morris Auction Group because we know Jeff and his team have the reputation, experience, professionalism and dedication to make this a successful sale for everyone involved.¡± ¡°We are pleased that Dover Motorsports has chosen our firm to sell this fantastic facility,¡± said Morris Auction Group President Jeff Morris. ¡°There has already been a great deal of interest in this property and we anticipate to have spirited bidding for this unique opportunity.¡± For more information about the Memphis Motorsports Auction, including bidding requirements, directions, photos and a complete inventory list, please visit www.MorrisAuctionGroup.com and click on Upcoming Auctions. # # #