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Western PA Sprint Speedweek Point Fund & Contingency Award Details Released

Western PA Sprint Speedweek Point Fund & Contingency Award Details Released

Shippenville, PA (Mar 8th, 2021) – The 2021 Schaeffer’s Specialized Lubricants Western PA Sprint Speedweek presented by J.S. Bova Excavating is proud to announce that nearly $10,000 will be paid out through point fund and contingency awards this coming summer. When combined with feature purses, well over $70,000 in total will be awarded to teams and drivers during the five-night […]

Area Tracks Align to Revive Western PA Sprint Speedweek in 2021; Sharon to host round 4 on June 5

Area Tracks Align to Revive Western PA Sprint Speedweek in 2021; Sharon to host round 4 on June 5

Shippenville, PA (Jan 19, 2021) – Owners and promoters of five local tracks within the Western Pennsylvania racing circuit have aligned to rekindle the formerly defunct Western PA Sprint Speedweek for the popular ‘410 Sprint Car’ division this coming summer. Five straight nights of unsanctioned racing are slated to take place under the lights at Michael’s Mercer Raceway (Mercer, PA), […]

UMP to sanction Mods weekly in 2021 at Eriez, Raceway 7 & Stateline along with special events at Sharon; Econo Mod Rules also standardized

UMP to sanction Mods weekly in 2021 at Eriez, Raceway 7 & Stateline along with special events at Sharon; Econo Mod Rules also standardized

December 17, 2020          

(Hartford, OH)…The promoters of four speedways in Northeast Ohio and Northwest Pennsylvania have joined forces to have the popular Midwest-based UMP Series sanction its E-Mod races for the upcoming 2021 season.  Weekly UMP Mod racing will take place on Friday nights at Raceway 7 (Conneaut, OH), Saturday nights at New Stateline Speedway (Busti, NY), and Sunday nights at […]

Whelen Engineering to present Econo Mod division in 2021-2024; Whelen to upgrade track’s safety lighting

Whelen Engineering to present Econo Mod division in 2021-2024; Whelen to upgrade track’s safety lighting

By Mike Leone

October 15, 2020         

(Hartford, OH)….Beginning with the 92nd anniversary season in 2021 and continuing through 2024, Whelen Engineering will be the presenting sponsor of the Econo Mod division at Sharon Speedway.  In addition, the track will be utilizing Whelen’s safety lightning with their state-of-the-art traffic lights and light bars.

“We’re excited to welcome on Whelen as the divisional sponsor of […]

2020 season concluded

2020 season concluded

Due to the rescheduling of the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series event at Wayne County Speedway on Friday, September 25, we have chosen not to run the previously announced “410” Sprint Car event on that night.

With that said and with numerous special events already scheduled at regional speedways over the next month, we have concluded the 2020 season and […]

Racing set to resume this Friday & Saturday with the “Apple Festival Nationals”; Many of the region’s divisions in action; Friday highlighted by the return of the RUSH Late Models; “410” Sprints on Saturday for $3000

Racing set to resume this Friday & Saturday with the “Apple Festival Nationals”; Many of the region’s divisions in action; Friday highlighted by the return of the RUSH Late Models; “410” Sprints on Saturday for $3000

By Mike Leone

September 9, 2020          

(Hartford, OH)…After two months off due to COVID-19 mandates, Sharon Speedway will return to racing this Friday and Saturday night (September 11-12) with the running of the annual “Apple Festival Nationals”.  Seven different divisions will compete at some point during the weekend.  The RUSH Late Models, RUSH Sportsman Modifieds, RUSH Sprint Cars, and Sportsman Dwarf Cars […]

“Apple Festival Nationals” September 11-12; Many of the region’s divisions in action; RUSH Late Models return highlights Friday; “410” Sprints on Saturday for $3000; Complete show

“Apple Festival Nationals” September 11-12; Many of the region’s divisions in action; RUSH Late Models return highlights Friday; “410” Sprints on Saturday for $3000; Complete show

By Mike Leone

September 2, 2020            

(Hartford, OH)…After two months off due to COVID-19 mandates, Sharon Speedway will return to racing on Friday and Saturday, September 11-12 with the running of the annual “Apple Festival Nationals”.  Seven different divisions will compete at some point during the weekend.  The RUSH Late Models, RUSH Sportsman Modifieds, RUSH Sprint Cars, and Sportsman Dwarf Cars will […]

Continued mandates from Ohio Department of Health due t COVID-19 forces August 22 World of Outlaws Late Model event to be cancelled

Continued mandates from Ohio Department of Health due t COVID-19 forces August 22 World of Outlaws Late Model event to be cancelled

August 12, 2020        

(Hartford, OH)…Due to the continued mandates set forth by the Ohio Department of Health from the COVID-19 pandemic including no spectators being permitted at events throughout the state of Ohio, Sharon Speedway has reluctantly been forced to cancel the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series event scheduled for August 22.  Those that purchased tickets for the […]

Continued mandates from Ohio Department of Health due to COVID-19 forces Sharon’s season to be put on hold indefinitely

Continued mandates from Ohio Department of Health due to COVID-19 forces Sharon’s season to be put on hold indefinitely

July 29, 2020             

(Hartford, OH)…Due to the continued mandates set forth by the Ohio Department of Health from the COVID-19 pandemic including no spectators being permitted at events throughout the state of Ohio, there will be no racing this Saturday, August 1 and until further notice.  The management of Sharon Speedway continues to choose to […]

Continued mandates from Ohio Department of health due to COVID-19 forces July 25 event to be cancelled

Continued mandates from Ohio Department of health due to COVID-19 forces July 25 event to be cancelled

July 22, 2020      

(Hartford, OH)…Due to the continued mandates set forth by the Ohio Department of Health from the COVID-19 pandemic including no spectators being permitted throughout the state of Ohio, and with the management of Sharon Speedway choosing to abide by ODH’s mandates along with directives from the Governor, there will be no racing on Saturday, July 25.  As soon […]

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Looking forward to full 2021 season. Schedule is posted. Opening night is April 24 featuring the ULMS Super Late Models!