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“Bill Forney Memorial” to remember legendary Late Model as RUSH Late Model Tour returns on July 18; Sharon/Canfield Speedways Drivers Reuinion complete festivities

“Bill Forney Memorial” to remember legendary Late Model as RUSH Late Model Tour returns on July 18; Sharon/Canfield Speedways Drivers Reuinion complete festivities

By Mike Leone

February 28, 2020

(Hartford, OH)…After nearly four years, the Pace Performance RUSH Late Models together with Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC is set to return to Sharon Speedway on Saturday, July 18 in what is expected to be one of the most anticipated Touring Series events of the season- the inaugural “Bill Forney Memorial”. In addition, the night will […]

Sharon to host Justin Snyder’s Salute to the Troops featuring All Star Sprints Sunday, July 12; Mega weekend will kickoff with Lou Blaney Memorial Saturday, July 11

Sharon to host Justin Snyder’s Salute to the Troops featuring All Star Sprints Sunday, July 12; Mega weekend will kickoff with Lou Blaney Memorial Saturday, July 11

HARTFORD, Ohio (February 24, 2020) – For the first time in event history, Justin Snyder’s Salute to the Troops program, an event honoring one of open wheel racing’s most loyal and dedicated supporters, the late Justin Snyder, as well as a benefit for the Wounded Warrior Project, a charity and veterans service organization that offers a variety of benefits for […]

New infield fan zone coming in 2020; 1000 tons of red clay added during offseason

New infield fan zone coming in 2020; 1000 tons of red clay added during offseason

By Mike Leone

January 29, 2020         

(Hartford, OH)…Sharon Speedway is excited to reveal plans for an infield fan zone that will debut when the 2020 season begins on Saturday, May 2 with the All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Car event.  Also, 1000 tons of red clay was added to the surface last fall that will continue to provide the tremendous […]

2020 divisional sponsors announced; 91st anniversary season to begin May 2 with All Star Sprints

2020 divisional sponsors announced; 91st anniversary season to begin May 2 with All Star Sprints

By Mike Leone

January 14, 2020

(Hartford, OH)…With the calendar changing to 2020, Sharon Speedway is gearing up for its 91st anniversary season, which will officially get underway on May 2 with the All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Cars and RUSH Sportsman Modifieds that will follow an open practice on April 25. A tentative schedule of events has been posted on […]

2020 Season Grandstand & Pit Passes Available

2020 Season Grandstand & Pit Passes Available

Season Passes for both grandstand and pit admission are available for the 2020 season.  The cost is $295 for a grandstand season pass and $515 for a pit season passes.  A season pass includes all racing events, but excludes practice nights and any non-racing related events.  Click here for the order form.   […]

“Apple Festival Nationals” this Friday & Saturday; Most of the region’s divisions in action; Big-Block Mods highlight Friday; “410” Sprints on Saturday for $3000

“Apple Festival Nationals” this Friday & Saturday; Most of the region’s divisions in action; Big-Block Mods highlight Friday; “410” Sprints on Saturday for $3000

By Mike Leone

September 18, 2019         

(Hartford, OH)… Sharon Speedway will conclude the 90th anniversary season this weekend with the running of the annual “Apple Festival Nationals” on Friday and Saturday night (September 20-21).  Nine different divisions will compete.  The Big-Block Modifieds, RUSH Sprint Cars, Sportsman Dwarf Cars, and Junior Sprints will run a complete show on Friday night, while the “410” […]

Big Rig Semi Trucks lead the way to Sharon this Saturday; Tractors & Diesel 4×4 Trucks to complete the 2019 Super Pull

Big Rig Semi Trucks lead the way to Sharon this Saturday; Tractors & Diesel 4×4 Trucks to complete the 2019 Super Pull

September 10, 2019            

(Hartford, OH)…USA-EAST Pulling will take over the sticky surface at Sharon Speedway for the night of Saturday, September 14. This super event will feature four different divisions for Semi Trucks – the only time in 2019 where all four divisions will run on the same track at the same time.  Pulling begins at 6:30 p.m.

Headlining the pull will […]

$10,000 awaits Saturday’s “Steel Valley Pro Stock Nationals” winner along with $2,000 for Econo Mods; Open practice & King of the Hill to get things underway Friday night with free grandstand admission

$10,000 awaits Saturday’s “Steel Valley Pro Stock Nationals” winner along with $2,000 for Econo Mods; Open practice & King of the Hill to get things underway Friday night with free grandstand admission

By Mike Leone

September 4, 2019       

(Hartford, OH)…For the second straight year, Sharon Speedway is primed to host the area’s richest Stock Car event in history this Saturday night (September 7).  After being rained out back on June 15, the second annual “Steel Valley Pro Stock Nationals” presented by Can-Am will feature the Homak Penn-Ohio Pro Stock Championship Series racing for $10,000 […]

World of Outlaws Late Models return for the 1st time in 9 years Friday & Saturday; “Battle at the Border” to feature 2 complete shows along with RUSH Sportsman Mods (Fri) & Elite Econo Mods (Sat)

World of Outlaws Late Models return for the 1st time in 9 years Friday & Saturday; “Battle at the Border” to feature 2 complete shows along with RUSH Sportsman Mods (Fri) & Elite Econo Mods (Sat)

By Mike Leone

August 28, 2019           

(Hartford, OH)…With the regular season now in the record books, Sharon Speedway will now shift to special events over the next four weekends to wrap up the 90th anniversary season.  It all starts this weekend with a new event as the “Battle at the Border” will feature the World of Outlaws Morton Building Late Models for […]

Outlaw Mods in the spotlight Saturday for the “Bickerstaff Cup” Series finale paying $3000 to-win; RUSH Sprints return; Final night of points for Stocks & RUSH Mods

Outlaw Mods in the spotlight Saturday for the “Bickerstaff Cup” Series finale paying $3000 to-win; RUSH Sprints return; Final night of points for Stocks & RUSH Mods

By Mike Leone

August 20, 2019                

(Hartford, OH)…The 90th anniversary season is now in the homestretch, but a lot of big events remain over the course of the next month at Sharon Speedway.  Up next is another Menards “Super Series” event on Saturday night (August 24), but this time it’s the Outlaw Mods in the spotlight for their “Bickerstaff Cup” Series finale.  […]

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Thank you for a successful 2019 season. Look forward to seeing everyone in 2020