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Lucas Oil Late Models set for Sharon debut Friday; Star-studded field to battle for $10,000 along with Econo Mods

Lucas Oil Late Models set for Sharon debut Friday; Star-studded field to battle for $10,000 along with Econo Mods

By Mike Leone

April 18, 2017                       

(Hartford, OH)…The 88th anniversary season at Sharon Speedway is set to begin this Friday (April 21) in one of the biggest ways ever.  The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) will make its inaugural appearance at the 3/8-mile clay oval.  The Summit Racing Equipment Econo […]

Sharon celebrates 2016 season with annual awards banquet at Yankee Lake; Crowns King Jr, Gabrielson, Ritche, Davis, Haefke & Walker champs

Sharon celebrates 2016 season with annual awards banquet at Yankee Lake; Crowns King Jr, Gabrielson, Ritche, Davis, Haefke & Walker champs

By Mike Leone

February 25, 2017                

(Hartford, OH)
…Sharon Speedway officially wrapped up the 87th anniversary season on Saturday night as the Yankee Lake (OH) Ballroom played host to the annual awards banquet and dinner. Celebrating as 2016 champions were Rex King, Jr.-Hovis Auto & Truck Supply Big-Block Modifieds, Joe Gabrielson-Summit Racing Equipment Modifieds, Brandon Ritchey-Lyden/Red Line Oil RUSH Sportsman Modifieds, Paul Davis-Gibson […]

Sharon announces launch of fan friendly ticketing program for 2017 special events; Fans can also buy or upgrade t VIP or patio seating nightly

Sharon announces launch of fan friendly ticketing program for 2017 special events; Fans can also buy or upgrade t VIP or patio seating nightly

By Mike Leone

February 16, 2017                

(Hartford, OH)…With the 88th anniversary season about two months away, Sharon Speedway is excited to announce a new ticketing program for special events for the upcoming season. In addition, fans will have the ability to purchase tickets for VIP or patio seating on a nightly basis.
The 2017 season […]

140 loads of red clay & a wider surface to greet fans & racers in 2017; New “Speedway Grille” & other amenities to be offered

140 loads of red clay & a wider surface to greet fans & racers in 2017; New “Speedway Grille” & other amenities to be offered

By Mike Leone

December 20, 2016               

(Hartford, OH)…Sharon Speedway is thrilled to announce that an all new racing surface with wider turns will greet fans and drivers when the 2017 season kicks off on Friday, April 21 featuring the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series for the first time ever.  Several other amenities have also been added to enhance the night’s experience […]

Lucas Oil Late Models, All Star Sprints & Super DIRTcar Big-Block Mod Series highlight national events in 2017 at Sharon; 4 divisions to be featured in Saturday night weekly “Steel Valley Thunder” program

Lucas Oil Late Models, All Star Sprints & Super DIRTcar Big-Block Mod Series highlight national events in 2017 at Sharon; 4 divisions to be featured in Saturday night weekly “Steel Valley Thunder” program

By Mike Leone

November 29, 2016              

(Hartford, OH)…While the 2017 racing season is still well over four months away, Sharon Speedway management has been busy making preparations for the 88th anniversary season.  All of the major events scheduled in 2016 will return with some additional events in the works.  The weekly Saturday night “Steel Valley Thunder” program has been reduced from six […]

“Apple Festival Nationals” Friday & Saturday; Most of the region’s divisions in action highlighted by Mod Tour, RUSH LM Tour, RoD Mods & Penn-Ohio Stocks

“Apple Festival Nationals” Friday & Saturday; Most of the region’s divisions in action highlighted by Mod Tour, RUSH LM Tour, RoD Mods & Penn-Ohio Stocks

By Mike Leone

September 13, 2016

(Hartford, OH)…Sharon Speedway will conclude the 87th anniversary season this weekend with the running of the annual “Apple Festival Nationals” on Friday and Saturday night (September 16-17).  Ten different divisions will compete plus the vintage cars will also be on display and will run an exhibition.  The Mod Lites, Sportsman Dwarf Cars, and Junior Sprints will […]

Great weather forecasted for Saturday’s “Steel Valley Thunder” racing program; Final night of points for RUSH Mods & Stocks

Great weather forecasted for Saturday’s “Steel Valley Thunder” racing program; Final night of points for RUSH Mods & Stocks

By Mike Leone

August 23, 2016

(Hartford, OH)…Sharon Speedway will close out the month of August this Saturday night (August 27) with the final program until after the Labor Day weekend.  The Hovis Auto & Truck Supply DIRTcar Big-Block Modifieds, Summit Racing Equipment Modifieds, Lyden/Red Line Oil RUSH Sportsman Modifieds, Gibson Insurance Agency Stock Cars, HTMA/Precise Racing Products Econo Mods, and the […]

Doubleheader weekend on tap; “Summer Jam & BBQ Series” Friday featuring “Thunderstruck” followed by “Steel Valley Thunder” racing Saturday including $1000 to-win Penn-Ohio Stocks

Doubleheader weekend on tap; “Summer Jam & BBQ Series” Friday featuring “Thunderstruck” followed by “Steel Valley Thunder” racing Saturday including $1000 to-win Penn-Ohio Stocks

By Mike Leone

August 16, 2016                  

(Hartford, OH)…After two rainouts in the past three weeks, Sharon Speedway hopes to get back on track this weekend.  Another doubleheader of events is on tap featuring “Summer Jam & BBQ Series” IV on Friday night (August 20) followed by “Steel Valley Thunder” racing on Saturday night.  The Hovis Auto & Truck Supply DIRTcar Big-Block Modifieds, […]

Sharon raises $7500 for Alzheimer’s Association during 2016 “Lou Blaney Memorial”

Sharon raises $7500 for Alzheimer’s Association during 2016 “Lou Blaney Memorial”

By Mike Leone

August 16, 2016

(Hartford, OH)…The eighth annual “Lou Blaney Memorial” presented by Ollie’s Bargain Outlet held on July 9 at Sharon Speedway was another rousing success, both on and off the speedway. While Danny Holtgraver (All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Cars) and Jim Rasey (Big-Block Mod Tour) captured big wins, it was also a winning night for the […]

“410” Sprint Cars featured Saturday at Sharon; General admission just $10

“410” Sprint Cars featured Saturday at Sharon; General admission just $10

“410” SPRINT CARS FEATURED SATURDAY AT SHARON; GENERAL ADMISSION JUST $10

By Mike Leone

August 9, 2016            

(Hartford, OH)…Sharon Speedway will welcome back the “410” Sprint Cars this Saturday night (August 13) as the 87th anniversary season rolls on. The Winged Sprint Cars will be joined on Lincoln Electric/Quail Hollow Night by the Summit Racing Equipment Modifieds, Gibson Insurance Agency Stock Cars, HTMA/Precise […]

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Congrats to 4/21 winners Josh Richards-Lucas Oil Late Models & Brandon Blackshear-Econo Mods!