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April 21 Open Stock Car Registration Open

Sharon Speedway will be holding the annual Open Stock Car Spring Shootout event on Saturday, April 21 with the ULMS Super Late Models, Econo Mods & Mini Stocks. This is the event which has typically opened up the season.

It will pay $1,500 to-win and the rules will be the same that have been utilzed in the past.

Pre-registration through April 7 […]

February 11 Snowmobile Races Cancelled; “Springduro 150” & Practice Up Next on March 24

By Mike Leone

February 8, 2012

(Hartford, OH)…For the third time this winter, Sharon Speedway has been forced to postpone the scheduled Saturday (February 11) snowmobile races due to the lack of snow. The event will not be rescheduled.

The “Circle Track Showdown” Snowmobile Races presented by JohnnyK’s Powersports scheduled for January 7 and 14 were also cancelled and it appeared the same […]

SHARON CELEBRATES 2011 SEASON AT YANKEE LAKE; KING, DOUBLE, MCKINNEY, D’APOLITO, MECHLING & FUCHS CROWNED CHAMPS AT AWARDS BANQUET

By Mike Leone

February 4, 2012

(Yankee Lake, OH)…Sharon Speedway wrapped up a very successful 2011 season on Saturday night honoring the top racers and achievers from this past year at the annual awards banquet and dinner at the Yankee Lake Ballroom. Jim Pollock emceed the affair, which is drew 400 attendees. The top 10 drivers in each of the six divisions […]

SNOWMOBILE RACES A GO FOR JAN 21; RACING SET FOR 11 AM

SNOWMOBILE RACES A GO FOR SATURDAY AT SHARON; RACING SET FOR 11 AM
By Mike Leone

January 19, 2012

(Hartford, OH)…Just when it looked like the “Circle Track Showdown” Snowmobile Races would have to be postponed for a third straight week, Mother Nature dumped several inches of snow on Thursday at Sharon Speedway and with more snow in the forecast for Friday […]

SHARON SIGNS ON AS DIRTCAR MEMBER SPEEDWAY FOR BIG-BLOCK MODIFIEDS IN 2012; POINT FUNDS, BONUS $$$, SPECIAL EVENT ANNOUNCEMENTS COMING SOON

By Mike Leone

January 18, 2012

(Hartford, OH)…For the first time in its illustrious history, the Big-Block Modifieds will run under the full DIRTcar sanction for the upcoming 2012 season at Sharon Speedway! The Hartford, Ohio oval will join Lernerville Speedway giving the western Pennsylvania/eastern Ohio region a Friday-Saturday DIRTcar Modified circuit for the first time ever.

Big-Block Modified racers at Sharon will […]

SATURDAY THE 14TH’S SNOWMOBILE RACES POSTPONED AGAIN; JANUARY 21 & FEBRUARY 11 NOW SCHEDULED

By Mike Leone

January 12, 2012      

(Hartford, OH)…For the second consecutive week, Sharon Speedway has been forced to postpone the scheduled Saturday snowmobile races due to the lack of winter weather.  The “Circle Track Showdown” Snowmobile Races I & II have now been rescheduled to Saturday, January 21 and Saturday, February 11.  Both events will be presented by new marketing partner JohnnyK’s […]

SATURDAY THE 7TH’S SNOWMOBILE RACES POSTPONED DUE TO LACK OF SNOW & ABOVE FREEZING TEMPS

By Mike Leone

January 4, 2012 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

(Hartford, OH)…Despite setting an annual rainfall record last month, which certainly caused havoc throughout the 2011 racing season, the wet stuff hasn’t translated into snow thus far for the winter season. After finally getting the first measurable snow of the season earlier this week, the amount wasn’t near what was predicted and with […]

SNOWMOBILE RACES NEARING ON JANUARY 21 AT SHARON; JOHNNYK’S POWERSPORTS TO PRESENT BOTH THE JAN 21 & FEB 11 EVENTS

By Mike Leone

January 12, 2012               

(Hartford, OH)…While Sharon Speedway has been busy preparing for the upcoming 2012 auto racing season, track officials are anxiously awaiting the return of the ultra-successful “Circle Track Showdown” Snowmobile Races to be held on Saturday, January 21 and Saturday, February 11.  Both events will be presented by new marketing partner JohnnyK’s Powersports of Niles, Ohio.

Last year’s inaugural event saw […]

NASCAR SPRINT CUP STAR KASEY KAHNE TO JOIN TONY STEWART ONCE AGAIN AT 2012 LOU BLANEY MEMORIAL ALZHEIMER’S BENEFIT

By Mike Leone

December 10, 2011

(Hartford, OH)…It was recently confirmed that newly crowned three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Champion Tony Stewart would be returning to compete in the fourth annual Lou Blaney Memorial Alzheimer’s Association Benefit on Tuesday, July 10, 2012 at Sharon Speedway. Now Sharon Speedway is thrilled to announce that NASCAR Sprint Cup star Kasey Kahne will once […]

3-TIME NASCAR SPRINT CUP CHAMPION & DEFENDING RACE WINNER TONY STEWART COMMITS TO 4TH ANNUAL LOU BLANEY MEMORIAL ALZHEIMER’S BENEFIT AT SHARON ON JULY 10

By Mike Leone

December 6, 2011

(Hartford, OH)…The Lou Blaney Memorial has quickly become one of the most popular and highly-anticipated racing events held annually throughout the western Pennsylvania and eastern Ohio region. The 2012 version has been scheduled for Tuesday, July 10 at Sharon Speedway, and already committing to the fourth annual event benefiting the Alzheimer’s Association is Tony […]

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Congrats to 8/27 winners Kevin Bolland-Big Block Mods, Scott Stiffler-EMods, Brian Schaffer-RUSH Mods, Paul Davis-Stocks, Steve Haefke-Econos & Steve Waker-Minis