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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 […]

“STEEL VALLEY THUNDER” RETURNS SATURDAY PLUS 2 MAKE-UP FEATURES; TWIN-STATE & RAD POSTER NIGHT ALSO ON TAP

By Mike Leone

May 31, 2012

(Hartford, OH)…After raining out the features on the second leg of the Bill Emig Memorial last Sunday, Sharon Speedway will resume it’s “Steel Valley Thunder” card of Governor Insurance Agency DIRTcar Big-Block Modifieds, Barris Supply FASTRAK Late Models, Gibson Insurance Agency Stock Cars, Summit Racing Equipment Econo Mods, HTMA/Precise Racing Products Econo Mods and the Deforest […]

RAIN CHECK POLICY CLARIFIED; DESPITE MAY 27’S FEATURES TO BE MADE UP AN $8 DISCOUNT TO BE OFFERED TO EVERYONE

By Mike Leone

May 29, 2012

(Hartford, OH)…A thunderstorms hit Sharon Speedway on Sunday evening just prior to the feature events getting underway. After trying for a couple hours to get the track back to racing conditions, the tough decision was made to postpone the features due to track conditions not being conducive to racing.

As the rain check […]

Busy Memorial Day Weeked on tap with doubleheader action; FASTRAK NE L.M. Tour & Open Stocks both days; UEMS E-Mods Sat & Big-Block Mod special Sun

By Mike Leone

May 22, 2012

(Hartford, OH)…With Mother Nature finally cooperating, Sharon Speedway has been blessed with three straight beautiful, sunny Saturdays during May after a rough April, which saw three cancellations in four weeks. Sharon Speedway and its fans and racers hope the great streak of recent weather will continue this weekend. First Sharon will host an open practice on […]

Sharon looks to complete 3rd straight Saturday of “Steel Valley Thunder” on Armed Forces Night

By Mike Leone

May 15, 2012

(Hartford, OH)…Following a successful opener and then three straight rain outs, Sharon Speedway fans and racers have gotten back in the groove the past two Saturday nights with exciting racing action. Sharon will look to make it three-in-a-row this Saturday night (May 19) with another “Steel Valley Thunder” program featuring the Governor Insurance Agency DIRTcar Big-Block […]

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Saturday is a full night of racing for Armed Forces Night. The "Lou Blaney Memorial" is coming up on July 9 featuring All Star Sprints & The Mod Tour!