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Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series set to open Sharon’s 90th anniversary season Friday; Star-studded field of racers to battle for $12,000 along with RUSH Sportsman Mods

Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series set to open Sharon’s 90th anniversary season Friday; Star-studded field of racers to battle for $12,000 along with RUSH Sportsman Mods

By Mike Leone

April 9, 2019             

(Hartford, OH)…The 90th anniversary season at Sharon Speedway is set to begin this Friday night (April 12) in a big way.  The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) will make its third appearance at the 3/8-mile clay oval.  The HTMA/Precise Racing Products RUSH Sportsman Modifieds will also be on the card with warm-ups slated to […]

Reserved tickets now on sale for 2019 special events at Sharon; General admission, patio & fan suite seats options also available

Reserved tickets now on sale for 2019 special events at Sharon; General admission, patio & fan suite seats options also available

By Mike Leone

February 21, 2019             

(Hartford, OH)…Sharon Speedway has announced its online ticketing program for the 2019 season is now available through its website at www.sharonspeedway.com.  Simply click on ‘buy tickets’ at the top left of the website or use the following direct link https://sharonspeedway.simpletix.com/Event-List/.

The 90th anniversary season will open with one of those major special events on Friday, April 12 […]

“Bickerstaff Cup” to feature a 4-race series for Outlaw (E) Mods in 2019

“Bickerstaff Cup” to feature a 4-race series for Outlaw (E) Mods in 2019

By Ken Marquette

February 1, 2019

(Hartford, OH)…Outlaw Modified racing returns to Sharon Speedway in a big way for the 2019 season, a four race series with a paid point fund and contingency awards. The series will be called “The Bickerstaff Cup” named after one of the greatest drivers from our area to strap on a helmet Jimmy Bickerstaff.

     Dates for the […]

C&R Tire & Ohio Intra Express to present new “Wheelman” Bonus Event nightly for RUSH Sportsman Modifieds in 2019

C&R Tire & Ohio Intra Express to present new “Wheelman” Bonus Event nightly for RUSH Sportsman Modifieds in 2019

By Mike Leone

January 23, 2018               

(Hartford, OH)…As previously announced by the RUSH Sportsman Modified Series, in 2019 Sharon Speedway will host a separate race for drivers that have never won a feature event in a full-size race car (excluding Mini Stocks) nightly for the HTMA/Precise Racing Products-sponsored division.  This new program called the “Wheelman” Bonus Event will be presented by […]

“Steel Valley Pro Stock Nationals” return in 2019 with $10,000 to-win along with Econo Mods for $2000 to-win June 14-15

“Steel Valley Pro Stock Nationals” return in 2019 with $10,000 to-win along with Econo Mods for $2000 to-win June 14-15

November 20, 2018 (Sandy Lake, PA) It’s official! The Steel Valley Pro Stock Nationals will return to Sharon Speedway in 2019! The 2nd Annual event will take place on Friday, June 14th and Saturday, June 15th and will feature Penn Ohio Pro Stocks paying $10,000 to-win and Economods paying $2,000 to-win.

Penn Ohio Series Director Shaun Hooks stated, “The inaugural event […]

Sharon to become Saturday night home base for RUSH Sprints in 2019 with 8-10 events

Sharon to become Saturday night home base for RUSH Sprints in 2019 with 8-10 events

By Mike Leone

November 13, 2018       

(Hartford, OH)…The Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Racing Series powered by Pace Performance is excited to announce that Sharon Speedway will become the Saturday night home base for the RUSH Sprint Cars in 2019. Approximately 8-10 Bonnell’s Rod Shop Weekly Series events will take place at the 3/8-mile Hartford, Ohio showplace throughout their weekly and specials […]

RUSH announces changes to eligibility for Sportsman Mods in 2019; Nightly “Wheelman” Bonus Event for Non-Winners added to Sharon program with point fund

RUSH announces changes to eligibility for Sportsman Mods in 2019; Nightly “Wheelman” Bonus Event for Non-Winners added to Sharon program with point fund

By Mike Leone

October 4, 2018           

(Pulaski, PA)…As the 2018 season draws to a conclusion for the fifth year Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Sportsman Modified Series powered by Pace Performance, the Series has already begun to look ahead to 2019.  The 2019 season will see a couple changes with no eligibility restrictions in place for local racers, and the addition of […]

“Apple Festival Nationals” Friday & Saturday; Most of the region’s divisions in action; “410” Sprints featured for $3000 to-win Saturday

“Apple Festival Nationals” Friday & Saturday; Most of the region’s divisions in action; “410” Sprints featured for $3000 to-win Saturday

By Mike Leone

September 5, 2018

(Hartford, OH)…Sharon Speedway will conclude the 89th anniversary season this weekend with the running of the annual “Apple Festival Nationals” on Friday and Saturday night (September 7-8). Nine different divisions will compete. The Big-Block Modifieds, RUSH Sprint Cars, Mod Lites, Sportsman Dwarf Cars, and Junior Sprints will run a complete show on Friday night. […]

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We'll have an open practice on April 27 followed by the All Star Sprints on May 4