Rain washes out “Steel Valley Thunder” opener for 2nd straight week; Jr. Sprints PPD to 5/20 & Mini Stocks to 6/3

Rain washes out “Steel Valley Thunder” opener for 2nd straight week; Jr. Sprints PPD to 5/20 & Mini Stocks to 6/3

Rain washes out “Steel Valley Thunder” opener for 2nd straight week; Jr. Sprints PPD to 5/20 & Mini Stocks to 6/3

By Mike Leone

May 5, 2017
              

(Hartford, OH)…Persistent rain and a forecast of more throughout the entire weekend along with high temperatures in the 40s have forced Sharon Speedway to cancel racing action scheduled for this Saturday night (May 6) for the second straight week. The “Steel Valley Thunder” opener will now take place on Saturday, May 13 featuring the Hovis Auto & Truck Supply Big-Block Modifieds, HTMA/Precise Racing Products RUSH Sportsman Modifieds, Gibson Insurance Agency Stock Cars in a Penn-Ohio Series event, and the Summit Racing Equipment Econo Mods. The Penn-Ohio Stock Car Series will also contest their 2016 “Apple Festival Nationals” make-up feature.

The May 6 program was to include an appearance by the Junior Sprints and Mini Stocks. The Junior Sprints for kids have been rescheduled to May 20. The Mini Stocks have been rescheduled to June 3, which will also include their 2016 “Apple Festival Nationals” make-up feature that has now been rained out three times.

Pits open at 4 p.m. with grandstands at 5 and racing at 7. Grandstand admission is $10 for those 14 and over. Patio seating upgrades are just $5 and fan suite upgrades are just $20 over the cost of general admission. To reserve either for weekly shows in advance, call the track office Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Special events can be purchased online. As always, children under 13, parking, and camping is always FREE! Pit passes are $30. Sharon has a no carry-in cooler policy.

Sharon Speedway is owned by the Blaney, Weller, and Kirila Families and is a 3/8-mile dirt track located on Custer-Orangeville Road in Hartford, Ohio near the intersection of Routes 7 & 305. For more information, check out the website at www.sharonspeedway.com or call 330-772-5481. Become a fan of Sharon Speedway on Facebook at www.facebook.com/sharonspeedway and follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/sharonspdwy.

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