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“Steel Valley Thunder” returns Saturday for the 1st time since June 22; Gold Rush for the Kids; Armed Forces Night

By Mike Leone

July 23, 2013

(Hartford, OH)…Sharon Speedway looks to get back in the swing of things this Saturday, July 27 with the return of “Steel Valley Thunder”. The last time the weekly six-division program was completed was back on June 22 due to several rainouts, an off night, and last Saturday’s special event. Race time is set for 7 […]

Charlie Daniels Band coming to Sharon Wed, Aug 14 with Huckin Fillbillys presented by Hovis Auto & Truck Supply

Country music star Charlie Daniels and his band will be performing live at Sharon Speedway on Wednesday, August 14 presented by Hovis Auto & Truck Supply!  The opening act will be The Huckin Fillbillys.

Bring your lawn chairs, enjoy a cold beer, great food, and watch Charlie Daniels kick the devil back to Georgia all under the stars!

Advance tickets are $33 […]

Huge tripleheader of ULMS Super Lates, RUSH L.M. Tour & UEMS Mods Saturday plus Stocks, Minis & Sweeney Engine Giveaway

By Mike Leone

July 17, 2013

(Hartford, OH)…Sharon Speedway is hoping Mother Nature cuts some slack this Saturday (July 20) as a huge tripleheader is on the docket!  After completing 12 straight events, a race hasn’t been completed at the Hartford, Ohio oval since June 22 as three rainouts and an off night this past Saturday has halted action.

The rescheduled Sweeney Chevrolet […]

Paul “Putzy” Kekich passes away

Thoughts and prayers to the Kekich family on the passing of former Sprint Car racer Paul “Putzy” Kekich.  Paul’s sons Mike and Doug along with Mike’s son Adam both were all Sprint Car racers as well, and daughter Lori worked at the speedway in the past. […]

BOSS Sprints & Sweeney RUSH L.M. Tour go “Off with the Tops” Saturday; RUSH driver to win a GM 604 engine

By Mike Leone

July 3, 2013

(Hartford, OH)…After completing 12 straight events, Sharon Speedway suffered through a pair of rainout last week first with the Ohio All Star Sprint Speedweek on Tuesday then lost its first “Steel Valley Thunder” on Saturday since April 13.  Sharon is hoping for better weather for this Saturday’s (July 6) “Off with the Tops” special event.

Sweeney Chevrolet […]

“Steel Valley Thunder” 6-division racing up next on Food Drive Night at Saturday

By Mike Leone

June 26, 2013

(Hartford, OH)…After completing 12 straight events, Sharon Speedway wasn’t so lucky Tuesday as thunderstorms washed out the Ohio Sprint Speedweek event.  Sharon hopes for better weather this Saturday, June 29 as a full program of “Steel Valley Thunder” is on tap.  Though Saturdays haven’t featured the most wonderful weather, Sharon hasn’t had a Saturday cancelled since […]

6 divisions of racing excitement slated for Saturday before Tuesday’s Ohio Sprint Speedweek

By Mike Leone

June 19, 2013

(Hartford, OH)…With summer in full force, it’s been a busy stretch for Sharon Speedway with a pair of events last week now two more slated within the next week.  “Steel Valley Thunder” racing will resume this Saturday, June 22 followed by Ohio Speedweek for the All Star Sprints on Tuesday, June 25.

Sharon has completed 11 straight […]

All Star Sprints coming to Sharon for Ohio Speedweek June 25; 1st of 4 Sprint races of 2013 on Tuesday

By Mike Leone

June 18, 2013

(Hartford, OH)…The “410” Sprint Cars will be making their first of four appearances of the 2013 season at Sharon Speedway coming up Tuesday, June 25 when the All Star Circuit of Champions come to town for the 31st annual Ohio Sprint Speedweek.  The HTMA/Precise Racing Products Econo Mods and Deforest Used Parts Mini Stocks will also […]

Longtime Pit Official Lee Aiken Passes Away

We’ve learned that longtime pit official Lee Aiken of Kinsman, Ohio has passed away.  Lee was able to make it out to the speedway a couple weeks for one final time. Please keep his wife Shirley and their family in your thoughts and prayers.

Obit & memorial service info: http://sharonherald.com/obituaries/x479813970/Gordon-Lee-Aiken […]

Sharon to celebrate Father’s Day with $7 admission for dads as “Steel Valley Thunder” racing is feature Saturday night

By Mike Leone

June 13, 2013

(Hartford, OH)…Week after week, Sharon Speedway seemingly takes on Mother Nature and continues to win out completing the racing events.  After a dreary Saturday last weekend and somehow completing Wednesday’s Pay It Forward “Summer Bash” against the forecast odds, Sharon will look to complete the 11th straight racing event of the season this Saturday night (June […]

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