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R.I.P. Jeff Schrum

Former Sprint Car great Jeff Schrum passed away on Tuesday night, July 26 after a long battle with cancer. The Canfield, Ohio resident was the 1989 and 1992 champion and won 21 career Sprint races at Sharon as well as numerous wins and championship around the circuit. R.I.P. 51

Jeff’s calling hours will be Sunday, July 31 from 2-4 […]

RETURN APPEARANCE BY 358 MODS HEADLINE “FRIDAY NIGHT THUNDER” & FULL SLATE OF 5 DIVISIONS FOR “STEEL VALLEY THUNDER” SATURDAY

By Mike Leone

July 27, 2011

(Hartford, OH)…After a good run of dry weather, Sharon Speedway battled Mother Nature last weekend losing both Friday and Saturday nights’ programs to rain, while Sunday’s truck and tractor pull managed to beat the rain. This weekend will be another doubleheader with “Friday Night Thunder” at 7:30 p.m. and “Steel Valley Thunder” presented by […]

WEDNESDAY’S PRACTICE POSTPONED TO AUGUST 3 DUE TO DAMAGE TO TRANSPONDER LOOP

By Mike Leone

July 25, 2011

(Hartford, OH)…Sharon Speedway has been forced to postpone this Wednesday’s (July 27) scheduled open practice session to the following Wednesday, August 3 following damage to the track’s transponder loop from Sunday’s truck and tractor pull.

The delivery date of the part isn’t until later this week and with the track dug up, it was necessary to […]

DOUBLEHEADER RACING THIS WEEKEND PLUS PULLING EVENT SUNDAY AT SHARON; “FRIDAY NIGHT THUNDER” FEATURING 358 MODS & FASTRAK NE LM TOUR SATURDAY PLUS ENGINE GIVEAWAY

By Mike Leone

July 20, 2011

(Hartford, OH)…It’s been a busy stretch with some exciting racing action in recent weeks at Sharon Speedway and that’ll continue with an upcoming weekend jam-packed with motorsports action featuring three events! Racing will take place on Friday and Saturday night followed by the Northwest Truck & Tractor Pull on Sunday. Racing begins at 7:30 […]

“STEEL VALLEY THUNDER” NEXT UP ON SATURDAY FEATURING MODS, FASTRAK LM, E-MODS, STOCKS & MINIS; KIDS GOLD RUSH PLANNED

By Mike Leone

July 13, 2011

(Hartford, OH)…After being off over the Fourth of July holiday, Sharon Speedway has roared back to life with three great events in the past week with the most recent being Tuesday’s Lou Blaney Memorial. Tremendous racing and lots of passing has been the norm and hopefully that trend will continue on Saturday night.  […]

3RD LOU BLANEY MEMORIAL DRAWING NEAR ON TUESDAY; ALZHEIMER’S BENEFIT TO FEATURE TONY STEWART, KASEY KAHNE & DAVE BLANEY IN SPRINTS; BIG-BLOCK MODS ALSO TO COMPETE

By Mike Leone

July 7, 2011

(Hartford, OH)…The excitement and anticipation for the Lou Blaney Memorial continues to build. Now just days away on Tuesday, July 12, this third annual event at Sharon Speedway will be an Alzheimer’s Association Benefit Night featuring NASCAR Sprint Cup stars Tony Stewart, Kasey Kahne and Dave Blaney competing in the Sprint Car division.  […]

AFTER WEEK OFF, SHARON BACK IN ACTION THIS WEEKEND WITH A DOUBLEHEADER; 1ST EVER APPEARANCE BY 358 MODS FRIDAY & RETURN OF “STEEL VALLEY THUNDER” ON SATURDAY

By Mike Leone

July 6, 2011

(Hartford, OH)…After a week off, Sharon Speedway will return to action with three races in five days! It all begins on Friday with another installment of “Friday Night Thunder” at 7:30 p.m. featuring six divisions of racing and then on Saturday night it’s “Steel Valley Thunder” at 7 p.m. with five different divisions in action, and […]

EXCITEMENT BUILDS FOR LOU BLANEY MEMORIAL ON TUESDAY, JULY 12 FEATURING NASCAR’S TONY STEWART, KASEY KAHNE & DAVE BLANEY IN SPRINT CARS; BIG-BLOCK MODS ALSO IN ACTION

By Mike Leone

June 30, 2011

(Hartford, OH)…Annually one of the season’s biggest races at Sharon Speedway is the Lou Blaney Memorial. This third annual event is quickly approaching and will take place at the Hartford, Ohio oval on Tuesday, July 12. The NASCAR Night will again feature Sprint Cup drivers Tony Stewart, Kasey Kahne, and Dave Blaney driving […]

ECONO MODS ADDED TO JUNE 25 PROGRAM

By Mike Leone

June 24, 2011 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

(Hartford, OH)… Sharon Speedway has announced that the Summit Racing Equipment Econo Mods have been added to this Saturday’s (June 25) racing program. The Econo Mods are featured on the bi-weekly “Friday Night Thunder” program, but with seven rainouts in 12 nights, it was decided to add the growing division to Saturday’s […]

DOUBLEHEADER THIS WEEKEND WITH “FRIDAY NIGHT THUNDER” & GARY KNOLLINGER MEMORIAL; FASTRAK NE LATE MODEL TOURING SERIES PLUS EXTRA $$$ FOR E-MODS, STOCKS & MINIS SATURDAY!

By Mike Leone

June 22, 2011

(Hartford, OH)…With the midpoint of the season upon us, Sharon Speedway is in the middle of a busy week with three nights of racing action in four days. After Wednesday’s Ohio All Star Sprint Speedweek event, another doubleheader weekend is on tap featuring “Friday Night Thunder” (June 24) and the Gary Knollinger Memorial event […]