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Sharon set to kickoff regular season Saturday night with “Steel Valley Thunder” opener plus power wheel races for kids

Sharon set to kickoff regular season Saturday night with “Steel Valley Thunder” opener plus power wheel races for kids

By Mike Leone

April 27, 2016                         

(Hartford, OH)…After a successful 2016 opener with the “Apple Festival Nationals” make-up on April 16 and a disappointing rain out for last Friday’s Lucas Oil Late Model event, Sharon Speedway is looking forward to returning to racing action this Saturday night (April 30) with the […]

Lucas Oil Late Models set for Sharon debut Friday; Fans to see star-studded field of racers battle for $10,000 along with RUSH Tour opener making for a Late Model doubleheader

Lucas Oil Late Models set for Sharon debut Friday; Fans to see star-studded field of racers battle for $10,000 along with RUSH Tour opener making for a Late Model doubleheader

By Mike Leone

April 19, 2016                         

(Hartford, OH)…After a successful 87th anniversary season opener on Saturday night at Sharon Speedway, the stage is finally set for the inaugural appearance by the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series this Friday night (April 22).  The Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH (Crate) Late Model Touring Series will also be part of this long-awaited Late Model […]

Night 2 of rescheduled 2015 “Apple Festival Nat’s” to open season Saturday featuring “Russ King Memorial” for Big-Block Mod Tour along w/ RUSH LM & Mod Tour, Stocks, Mods, Econos & Minis; Open practice Friday night

Night 2 of rescheduled 2015 “Apple Festival Nat’s” to open season Saturday featuring “Russ King Memorial” for Big-Block Mod Tour along w/ RUSH LM & Mod Tour, Stocks, Mods, Econos & Minis; Open practice Friday night

By Mike Leone

April 12, 2016                 

(Hartford, OH)…With great weather predicted, Sharon Speedway will kick-off the 2016 season this weekend with an open practice on Friday evening (April 15) followed by the rescheduled night two of the 2015 “Apple Festival Nationals” on Saturday evening. Night one was completed back on September 11, but late afternoon rain washed out the scheduled night two […]

Sharon’s inaugural Lucas Oil Late Model show w/ star-studded field drawing near on 4/22; RUSH Tour opener also part of LM doubleheader

Sharon’s inaugural Lucas Oil Late Model show w/ star-studded field drawing near on 4/22; RUSH Tour opener also part of LM doubleheader

By Mike Leone

March 29, 2016

The 87th anniversary season at Sharon Speedway is sure to be one of the biggest in history, and one of the most anticipated events ever scheduled is quickly drawing near on Friday, April 22 with the inaugural appearance by the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series.  The Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Dirt Late Model Touring […]

“E5C4P3” – A “Journey” Tribute Band headlines opening “Summer Jam & BBQ Series” on May 20

“E5C4P3” – A “Journey” Tribute Band headlines opening “Summer Jam & BBQ Series” on May 20

By Mike Leone

March 24, 2016

(Hartford, OH)…While racing action for the 87th anniversary season at Sharon Speedway will get underway April 16, year two for the “Summer Jam & BBQ Series” begins on Friday, May 20 featuring “E5C4P3”, a “Journey” Tribute Band.  Gates open at 6 p.m. with entertainment from 7-11 p.m.  A complete schedule of the 2016 “Summer Jam & […]

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 & […]

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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