Archived News

Sharon hoping for improving weather Saturday for another installment of “Steel Valley Thunder”

By Mike Leone

April 30, 2014

(Hartford, OH)…As the calendar flips to May, Sharon Speedway is hoping for improving weather conditions this Saturday (May 3) for the third installment of “Steel Valley Thunder”. Very chilly weather has been present for the first two weeks and daily rain has dominated the weather leading up to this Saturday’s program of Hovis Auto […]

Sharon to host another “Steel Valley Thunder” Saturday plus the debut of the Sweeney RUSH Sportsman Mods

By Mike Leone

April 23, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

(Hartford, OH)…After a successful 85th anniversary season opener, Sharon Speedway will look to host the second round of “Steel Valley Thunder” this Saturday night (April 26). The Hovis Auto & Truck Supply DIRTcar Big-Block Modifieds, Barris Supply RUSH Late Models, Summit Racing Equipment Modifieds, Gibson Insurance Agency Stock Cars, HTMA/Precise Racing Products […]

After a long, cold winter Sharon is set to go with 2014 opener Saturday; “Steel Valley Thunder” to again feature 6 divisions

By Mike Leone

April 16, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

(Hartford, OH)…After one of the coldest and snowiest winters of all-time, all systems are a go for Saturday night’s 2014 season opener at Sharon Speedway. The 85th anniversary season will get underway at 7 p.m. on April 19 featuring Sharon’s “Steel Valley Thunder” program consisting of Hovis Auto & Truck Supply DIRTcar Big-Block […]

Summit Racing Equipment to present nightly hard charger Modified, Stock Car & Econo Mod divisions in 2014

By Mike Leone

March 26, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

(Hartford, OH)…Summit Racing Equipment will be returning in 2014 as a divisional sponsor for the fourth consecutive season at Sharon Speedway. Summit presented the Econo Mod division in 2011 and moved over to the Modified division in 2012 and will continue presenting the division for the upcoming season. Summit has stepped up in […]

Open Practice & “Springduro 150” Enduro up next at Sharon on April 5

OPEN PRACTICE & “SPRINGDURO 150” ENDURO UP NEXT AT SHARON ON APRIL 5
By Mike Leone

March 17, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

(Hartford, OH)…After the “Circle Track Showdown” Snowmobile, ATV, and Side-by-Side races were completed on January 25, Sharon Speedway is scheduled to resume the 85th anniversary season on Saturday afternoon, April 5 (weather permitting) with open practice followed by the “Springduro 150” […]

Hovis Auto & Truck Supply to present DIRTcar Big-Block Mods in 2014 & also nightly pit pass giveaways

By Mike Leone

February 12, 2014

(Hartford, OH)…Sharon Speedway is proud to announce Hovis Auto & Truck Supply will be the 2014 divisional sponsor of the DIRTcar Big-Block Modified division. Hovis has been a longtime sponsor of the speedway including victory lane and will now step-up and present the Speedway’s headlining division for the new year. Also, as part of the 85th […]

“Circle Track Showdown set for Saturday featuring Snowmobiles, ATVs & Side-by-Sides

By Mike Leone

January 24, 2014

(Hartford, OH)…The 2014 season at Sharon Speedway will kick-off Saturday (January 25) with the third annual “Circle Track Showdown” featuring Snowmobile, ATV, and Side-by-Side competition. The event will begin at 11 a.m. and again be presented by JohnnyK’s Powersports of Niles, Ohio. All access admission is just $5!

“The status for the event […]

Important notes regarding the January 25 “Circle Track Showdown”

PLEASE NOTE: You must be 14 years of age or older to participate in the snowmobile, ATV or Side-by-Side races due to insurance regulations.

Also, there have been several questions on the ATV & Side-by-Sides. Competitors will be broke down by cc, utility, sport, 2 or 4-stroke, etc. We will do our best to make things equal based on […]

After losing out on 2013 DIRTcar Big-Block Mod Championship to Jim Weller, Rex King, Jr. defeats Weller to win $1010 “Drive to be a Champion” title

By Mike Leone

January 13, 2014

(Hartford, OH)…With the western Pa./eastern Ohio region down to just two weekly speedways running Big-Block Modifieds, Sharon Speedway has worked hard in recent years to preserve the longstanding division that has been part of the weekly program since going back to dirt in 1981. Sharon joined with Lernerville Speedway under the DIRTcar sanction in […]

“Circle Track Showdown” Saturday, January 25 featuring Snowmobile, ATV & Side-by-Side racing!

By Mike Leone

January 6, 2014

(Hartford, OH)…With the calendar change to 2014, Sharon Speedway is ready to kick off the new season on Saturday, January 25 with the “Circle Track Showdown” featuring Snowmobile, ATV, and Side-by-Side competition. The event will again be presented by JohnnyK’s Powersports of Niles, Ohio.

The inaugural event held in 2011 saw a packed grandstands of […]

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