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Big-Block Mods return Saturday to headline “Steel Valley Thunder” on Twin-State Night

Big-Block Mods return Saturday to headline “Steel Valley Thunder” on Twin-State Night

By Mike Leone

August 15, 2017                

(Hartford, OH)…Following a successful “410” Sprint Car event last Saturday night for the inaugural “Simon Yoder Memorial”, the weekly four divisions will return this Saturday night (August 19) for the next-to-last “Steel Valley Thunder” program.  The Hovis Auto & Truck Supply Big-Block Modifieds, Gibson Insurance Agency Stock Cars, HTMA/Precise Racing Products RUSH Sportsman Modifieds, and Summit […]

Return of “410” Sprint Cars for $3000 “Simon Yoder Memorial” headline Saturday’s “Steel Valley Thunder” program

Return of “410” Sprint Cars for $3000 “Simon Yoder Memorial” headline Saturday’s “Steel Valley Thunder” program

By Mike Leone

August 9, 2017               

(Hartford, OH)…After two successful All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Car events earlier this summer, the “410” Sprint Cars will make their third of four appearances during the 2017 88th anniversary season this Saturday night (August 12).   The weekly Gibson Insurance Agency Stock Cars, HTMA/Precise Racing Products RUSH Sportsman Modifieds, Summit Racing Equipment Econo Mods, […]

4 divisions of Modifieds in 5 feature events highlight Saturday’s “Steel Valley Thunder” program

4 divisions of Modifieds in 5 feature events highlight Saturday’s “Steel Valley Thunder” program

By Mike Leone

August 2, 2017       

(Hartford, OH)…After finally breaking through last Saturday night with the first “Steel Valley Thunder” program in seven weeks, Sharon Speedway looks to make it two in a row this Saturday night (August 5) for an all Modified program for the “Bill Kirila Memorial”.  The weekly Hovis Auto & Truck Supply Big-Block Modifieds, HTMA/Precise Racing Products RUSH […]

August 12 “410” Sprint Car event now the “Simon Yoder Memorial” paying $3000 to-win

August 12 “410” Sprint Car event now the “Simon Yoder Memorial” paying $3000 to-win

By Mike Leone

August 1, 2017            

(Hartford, OH)…The scheduled “410” Sprint Car event on Saturday, August 12 at Sharon Speedway will now be the “Simon Yoder Memorial” and will pay $3,000 to-win, $250 to-start along with a special dash for cash!  The HTMA/Precise Racing Products RUSH Sportsman Modifieds, Gibson Insurance Agency Stock Cars, Summit Equipment Econo Mods, and Junior Sprints will also […]

After 7 weeks, Sharon looks to resume “Steel Valley Thunder” weekly racing on Saturday night; Penn-Ohio Stocks featured with complete program & $2000 to-win make-up

After 7 weeks, Sharon looks to resume “Steel Valley Thunder” weekly racing on Saturday night; Penn-Ohio Stocks featured with complete program & $2000 to-win make-up

By Mike Leone

July 25, 2017          

(Hartford, OH)…After several Saturdays of rain, nights off, and special events, Sharon Speedway is hoping Mother Nature will allow “Steel Valley Thunder” weekly racing to resume this Saturday night (July 29).  The last completed “Steel Valley Thunder” event was back on June 10.  Saturday’s program presented by C&R Tire will be highlighted by the rescheduled Penn-Ohio […]

2 nights of action this week; Return of Super DIRTcar Big-Block Mods on Thursday; “Steel Valley Thunder” weekly racing on Saturday

2 nights of action this week; Return of Super DIRTcar Big-Block Mods on Thursday; “Steel Valley Thunder” weekly racing on Saturday

By Mike Leone

July 17, 2017               

(Hartford, OH)…After a weekend off, Sharon Speedway will get right back at it with two events planned for later this week (July 20 & 22).  The Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series invades Sharon on Thursday night along with the Mini Stocks.  Then on Saturday, “Steel Valley Thunder” weekly racing returns […]

“Lou Blaney Memorial” to feature All Star Sprints Saturday; Big-Block Mods also part of program; Several activities to benefit Alzheimer’s Assoc. on tap

“Lou Blaney Memorial” to feature All Star Sprints Saturday; Big-Block Mods also part of program; Several activities to benefit Alzheimer’s Assoc. on tap

By Mike Leone

July 5, 2017                 

(Hartford, OH)…One of the season’s biggest events is mere days away as Sharon Speedway is set to host the ninth annual “Lou Blaney Memorial” presented by Ollie’s Bargain Outlet this Saturday night (July 8) featuring Tony Stewart’s Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Cars and the Hovis Auto & Truck Supply Big-Block Modifieds.  Activities […]

“Lou Blaney Memorial” Live Auction Items

“Lou Blaney Memorial” Live Auction Items

Items for Saturday’s Live Auction with all proceeds going to the Alzheimer’s Association (will begin at approximately 4:30-4:45 PM):
(Updated 7/7/17)

*Chase Elliott helmet signed

*2 race tickets to the Truck Race at Eldora Speedway

*Dale Jr. diecast car signed

*2 sets of indoor passes to Knoxville Nationals for all 4 days
seating on 2nd floor

*Stand up of Lou Blaney with the race car

*Warren Harley Davidson […]

RUSH Sportsman Mod Tour & their “MFG Night” highlight “Steel Valley Thunder” racing along with an appearance by the Jr Sprints Saturday night

RUSH Sportsman Mod Tour & their “MFG Night” highlight “Steel Valley Thunder” racing along with an appearance by the Jr Sprints Saturday night

By Mike Leone

June 27, 2017          

(Hartford, OH)…Sharon Speedway is hoping to resume racing action this Saturday night (July 1) after saturated grounds forced last Saturday night to be cancelled.  The last “Steel Valley Thunder” racing program to take place was back on June 10 for “Fan Appreciation Night”.  Saturday night will be presented by Lincoln Electric and will feature last week’s […]

RUSH Sportsman Mod Tour double features & their MFG Night highlight “Steel Valley Thunder” racing on Saturday night

RUSH Sportsman Mod Tour double features & their MFG Night highlight “Steel Valley Thunder” racing on Saturday night

By Mike Leone

June 22, 2017          

(Hartford, OH)…After a tremendous Ohio Sprint Speedweek event on Tuesday, Sharon Speedway is ready to return to weekly “Steel Valley Thunder” racing this Saturday night (June 24).  The weather looks great once again as the 88th anniversary season rolls on featuring the weekly HTMA/Precise Racing RUSH Sportsman Modifieds in Bicknell Tour doubleheader […]

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Congrats to 8/19 winners John Mollick-Big-Block Mods, Andrew Gordon-Stocks, Kole Holden-RUSH Mods & Kyle Miller-Econo Mods!