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Gibson returns to present Stocks for next 3 yrs; Weekly purse increase; Alliance w/ Penn-Ohio formed w/ 5 minimum $1000 to-win mini series & point fund

Gibson returns to present Stocks for next 3 yrs; Weekly purse increase; Alliance w/ Penn-Ohio formed w/ 5 minimum $1000 to-win mini series & point fund

By Mike Leone

December 8, 2015

(Hartford, OH)…Sharon Speedway is excited to announce several developments for the 2016 racing season for its Stock Car division. Longtime sponsor Gibson Insurance Agency of Girard, Ohio has not only returned to be the division’s presenting sponsor, but has renewed for the next three seasons. Also, Wedge Motorsports and Robinson Automotive have added money to the […]

Rex Merritt Racing & Driving School coming to Sharon April 2-3

Rex Merritt Racing & Driving School coming to Sharon April 2-3

The Rex Merritt Racing and Driving School will be held at Sharon Speedway in Hartford, Ohio on April 2nd and 3rd, with a rain date if needed set for April 9th and 10th. The two-day racing school will begin on Saturday, April 2nd, 2016 at 9AM.

Day one of the racing school involves primarily classroom work taught by one of the […]

Night 2 of rescheduled “Apple Festival Nat’s” Saturday featuring “Russ King Mem” for Mod Tour plus RUSH LM & Mod Tour, Stocks, E-Mods, Econos & Minis

Night 2 of rescheduled “Apple Festival Nat’s” Saturday featuring “Russ King Mem” for Mod Tour plus RUSH LM & Mod Tour, Stocks, E-Mods, Econos & Minis

By Mike Leone

October 1, 2015

(Hartford, OH)…Weather permitting Sharon Speedway will look to wrap up its 86th anniversary season this Saturday night (October 3) with the rescheduled night two of the “Apple Festival Nationals”. Night one was completed back on September 11, but late afternoon rain washed out the scheduled night two on September 12. Racing will get underway Saturday at […]

“Apple Festival Nats” Fri & Sat; Most of the region’s divisions in action highlighted by $2K to-win for Mod Tour, RUSH LM Tour, E-Mods & Penn-Ohio Stocks

“Apple Festival Nats” Fri & Sat; Most of the region’s divisions in action highlighted by $2K to-win for Mod Tour, RUSH LM Tour, E-Mods & Penn-Ohio Stocks

By Mike Leone
 
September 9, 2015

 
(Hartford, OH)…Sharon Speedway will conclude the 86th anniversary season this weekend with the running of the annual “Apple Festival Nationals” on Friday and Saturday night.  Nine different divisions will compete plus the vintage cars will also be on display and will run an exhibition each night.  The Mod Lites and Sportsman Dwarf Cars will run a […]

Final “Steel Valley Thunder” weekly racing program Saturday to decide top 10 point races; “Summer Jam & BBQ Series” Friday

By Mike Leone

August 26, 2015

(Hartford, OH)…A big weekend is in store at Sharon Speedway beginning on Friday night (August 28) with the “Summer Jam & BBQ Series IV” followed up by the final “Steel Valley Thunder” weekly program of the 2015 season featuring the Hovis Auto & Truck Supply DIRTcar Big-Block Modifieds, Summit Racing Equipment Modifieds, Weller Hughes Contracting & […]

“Escape” – a “Journey” Tribute Band headlines Friday’s “Summer Jam & BBQ Series”

By Mike Leone

August 24, 2015

(Hartford, OH)…Sharon Speedway will host the fourth installment of the “Summer Jam & BBQ Series” this Friday night (August 28) on the eve of Saturday’s “Steel Valley Thunder” racing program.

“Escape”, a “Journey” Tribute Band will headline the entertainment, which will get underway at 7 p.m. with “Ronnie V & Friends”. Gates open at 6 p.m. and […]

RUSH Late Models return Saturday along with Big-Block Mods, RUSH Mods, Stocks, Econos & Minis

By Mike Leone

August 20, 2015

(Hartford, OH)…With great weather predicted, Sharon Speedway will look to complete its eighth straight event this Saturday (August 22) as the RUSH Late Models return for their next to last visit of the 86th anniversary season. Joining the Late Models will be the Hovis Auto & Truck Supply DIRTcar Big-Block Modifieds, Weller Hughes Developing & Contracting […]

410 Sprint Cars return Saturday for their final 2015 appearance along with Mods, Stocks, Econo Mods & Mini Stocks

By Mike Leone

August 11, 2015

(Hartford, OH)…Sharon Speedway will look to complete its seventh straight event this Saturday night (August 15) as the “410” Sprint Cars return for their third and final visit of the 86th anniversary season.  Joining the Sprints will be the Summit Racing Equipment Modifieds, Gibson Insurance Agency Stock Cars, HTMA/Precise Racing Products Econo Mods, and the Deforest […]

$3000 to-win “Johnny Zdelar” Memorial” for Big-Block Mods highlights Saturday’s “Steel Valley Thunder” show

By Mike Leone

August 5, 2015                        

(Hartford, OH)…Sharon Speedway will look to continue its string of completing events since the beginning of July as great weather is forecasted for Saturday’s (August 8) second annual “Johnny Zdelar Memorial”. The “Steel Valley Thunder” event part of the 86th anniversary season will feature the Hovis Auto & Truck Supply DIRTcar Big-Block Modifieds, Summit Racing Equipment […]

August kicks off Saturday with “Steel Valley Thunder” weekly racing as part of the “Bill Kirila Memorial”

By Mike Leone

July 30, 2015

(Hartford, OH)…As the calendar flips to August, Sharon Speedway will kick-off the final full month of racing during the 2015 season on Saturday night with the running of the “Bill Kirila Memorial” presented by Thompson Fabricating of Wheatland, Pa. The “Steel Valley Thunder” event part of the 86th anniversary season will feature the Hovis Auto & […]

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