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$1,000 bonus & 4 World Finals pit passes await DIRTcar Big-Block Mod top point getter at Lernerville-Sharon Aug 3-4 weekend

$1,000 BONUS & 4 WORLD FINALS PIT PASSES AWAIT DIRTCAR BIG-BLOCK MODIFIED TOP POINT GETTER AT LERNERVILLE-SHARON AUG 3-4 WEEKEND
By Mike Leone
July 13, 2012

(Hartford, OH)…With Sharon Speedway joining Lernerville Speedway as western Pennsylvania DIRTcar-member speedways, one of the bonus programs for Big-Block Modified racers is fast approaching. The two speedways will hook up on August 3-4 for a doubleheader of […]

BOSS Non-Wing Sprints invade Saturday for 1st ever appearance along with E-Mods, Stocks, Econo Mods & Minis

By Mike Leone

July 12, 2012

(Hartford, OH)…After just three days off from another successful Lou Blaney Memorial, Sharon Speedway returns to action this Saturday night (July 14) with another special event as the Buckeye Outlaw Sprint Series (BOSS) make its first ever appearance featuring the traditional non-winged Sprint Cars.

Also on the card will be the Summit Racing Equipment E-Mods, Gibson Insurance […]

Times, Info, Pricing & more on tonight’s Lou Blaney Memorial

4th Annual Lou Blaney Memorial Alzheimer’s Association Benefit presented by Ollie’s Bargain Outlet; tonight (7/10/12)

Pits & advanced ticket holder admission at 3 PM
Grandstands open for general admission at 4 PM
WFMJ’s Mike Ackelson live with Tony Stewart, Kasey Kahne & Dave Blaney on the stage at 5:45 PM
Warm-ups at @ 6:40 PM
One-lap qualifying for Sprints at @ 7:00 PM
Racing @ 7:30 […]

Lou Blaney Memorial drawing near on Tue, July 10; Tickets on sale for record $5K to-win for Sprints & $2K for Mods; NASCAR’s Stewart, Kahne & Blaney to compete

By Mike Leone

July 2, 2012

(Hartford, OH)…The next event on tap at Sharon Speedway has become one of the region’s most popular and highly-anticipated racing events. Sharon Speedway will host the fourth annual “Lou Blaney Memorial” on Tuesday, July 10 featuring “410” Sprint Cars and DIRTcar Big-Block Modifieds. The year’s event presented by Ollie’s Bargain Outlet will again benefit the Alzheimer’s […]

Full “Steel Valley Thunder” program on docket for Saturday along with Twin-State Night & Food Drive

By Mike Leone

June 28, 2012 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

(Hartford, OH)…After a pair of special race events last Saturday for the “Gary Knollinger Memorial” and Tuesday for Ohio All Star Sprint Speedweek, Sharon Speedway will return to it’s core “Steel Valley Thunder” program this Saturday (June 30).

The evening’s events will be presented by Greenville Savings Bank and will feature the Governor Insurance […]

All Star Sprints coming for Ohio Speedweek June 26; NASCAR’S Dave Blaney planning on competing

By Mike Leone

June 11, 2012 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

(Hartford, OH)…The “410” Sprint Cars will be making their first of three appearances of the 2012 season at Sharon Speedway coming up Tuesday, June 26 when the All Star Circuit of Champions come to town for the 30th annual Ohio Sprint Speedweek. At this time, NASCAR Sprint Cup racer Dave Blaney is planning […]

$2,000 “Gary Knollinger Memorial” for FASTRAK NE Late Model Touring Series highlights Saturday’s racing action

By Mike Leone

June 19, 2012

(Hartford, OH)…After a pair of rainy race nights, Sharon Speedway has gotten back in the groove with two straight nights of racing and hopes that trend continues this Saturday night for the running of the second annual “Gary Knollinger Memorial”.

The race program will feature the Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC FASTRAK Northeast Late Model Touring Series along […]

Celebrate Father’s Day with a full night of racing Saturday

By Mike Leone
June 13, 2012

(Hartford, OH)…After two straight rainy race nights, Sharon Speedway was able to get back in action last Saturday night with a beautiful day that produced great racing in front of a strong crowd. Sharon hopes to continue that momentum this Saturday night (June 16) as great weather is again predicted.

A full show of “Steel Valley Thunder” […]

Full night Saturday with racing plus make-up features, kids bike races & RAD Night

By Mike Leone

June 7, 2012

(Hartford, OH)…Mother Nature has continued to play havoc with Sharon Speedway. After losing three of the four events in April, Saturdays in May improved until storms wiped out the second leg of the Bill Emig Memorial features on Sunday, May 27 followed by another rain out last Saturday.

Hopefully better weather is on the horizon for this […]

LOU BLANEY MEMORIAL TO NOW PAY RECORD $5,000 TO-WIN FOR SPRINTS JULY 10; NASCAR’S STEWART, KAHNE & BLANEY TO COMPETE; $10K IN CONTINGENCIES

By Mike Leone
June 5, 2012
(Hartford, OH)…One of the region’s most popular and highly-anticipated racing events has just gotten bigger! Sharon Speedway is proud to announce the fourth annual Lou Blaney Memorial will now pay a record $5,000 to-win for the “410” Sprints on Tuesday, July 10! The year’s event presented by Ollie’s Bargain Outlet will again benefit the Alzheimer’s Association […]