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Sharon hoping Mother Nature cooperates Saturday for 4th attempt at “Steel Valley Thunder” opener; Jr. Sprints & E-Mods also part of program with Ken Schrader in action

Sharon hoping Mother Nature cooperates Saturday for 4th attempt at “Steel Valley Thunder” opener; Jr. Sprints & E-Mods also part of program with Ken Schrader in action

By Mike Leone

May 16, 2017         

(Hartford, OH)…After managing to complete the inaugural Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series event clear back on April 21, who would have thought one month later Sharon Speedway would still be looking to complete its first “Steel Valley Thunder” program? But that is the case after rain has washed out the first three attempts juggling the […]

Take #3 for “Steel Valley Thunder” weekly opener Saturday; Complete show for Penn-Ohio Stock Series & 2016 “Apple Fest” make-up

Take #3 for “Steel Valley Thunder” weekly opener Saturday; Complete show for Penn-Ohio Stock Series & 2016 “Apple Fest” make-up

TAKE #3 FOR “STEEL VALLEY THUNDER” WEEKLY OPENER SATURDAY AT SHARON; COMPLETE SHOW FOR PENN-OHIO STOCK SERIES & 2016 “APPLE FEST” MAKE-UP

By Mike Leone

May 10, 2017
          

(Hartford, OH)…After completing the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series event back on April 21, Sharon Speedway was forced to postpone the scheduled “Steel Valley Thunder” kick-off each of the past two Saturday nights.  Take […]

Take #2 for “Steel Valley Thunder” weekly opener Saturday; Mini Stocks & Jr. Sprints also part of the program

Take #2 for “Steel Valley Thunder” weekly opener Saturday; Mini Stocks & Jr. Sprints also part of the program

By Mike Leone

May 3, 2017      

(Hartford, OH)…After completing the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series event on April 21, Sharon Speedway was forced to postpone last Saturday’s scheduled “Steel Valley Thunder” kick-off due to rain to this Saturday night (May 6).   Racing will get underway at 7 p.m. featuring the Hovis Auto & Truck Supply Big-Block Modifieds, HTMA/Precise Racing Products RUSH […]

“Steel Valley Thunder” weekly opener Saturday; Adult admission remains at just $10

“Steel Valley Thunder” weekly opener Saturday; Adult admission remains at just $10

“STEEL VALLEY THUNDER” WEEKLY OPENER SATURDAY AT SHARON; ADULT ADMISSION REMAINS AT JUST $10

By Mike Leone

April 26, 2017                

(Hartford, OH)…Sharon Speedway opened the 2017 season last Friday night with the first ever appearance by the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series. The “Steel Valley Thunder” weekly program will kick-off this Saturday night (April 29) at 7 p.m. as the 88th anniversary […]

Lucas Oil Late Models set for Sharon debut Friday; Star-studded field to battle for $10,000 along with Econo Mods

Lucas Oil Late Models set for Sharon debut Friday; Star-studded field to battle for $10,000 along with Econo Mods

By Mike Leone

April 18, 2017                       

(Hartford, OH)…The 88th anniversary season at Sharon Speedway is set to begin this Friday (April 21) in one of the biggest ways ever.  The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) will make its inaugural appearance at the 3/8-mile clay oval.  The Summit Racing Equipment Econo […]

Sharon celebrates 2016 season with annual awards banquet at Yankee Lake; Crowns King Jr, Gabrielson, Ritche, Davis, Haefke & Walker champs

Sharon celebrates 2016 season with annual awards banquet at Yankee Lake; Crowns King Jr, Gabrielson, Ritche, Davis, Haefke & Walker champs

By Mike Leone

February 25, 2017                

(Hartford, OH)
…Sharon Speedway officially wrapped up the 87th anniversary season on Saturday night as the Yankee Lake (OH) Ballroom played host to the annual awards banquet and dinner. Celebrating as 2016 champions were Rex King, Jr.-Hovis Auto & Truck Supply Big-Block Modifieds, Joe Gabrielson-Summit Racing Equipment Modifieds, Brandon Ritchey-Lyden/Red Line Oil RUSH Sportsman Modifieds, Paul Davis-Gibson […]

Sharon announces launch of fan friendly ticketing program for 2017 special events; Fans can also buy or upgrade t VIP or patio seating nightly

Sharon announces launch of fan friendly ticketing program for 2017 special events; Fans can also buy or upgrade t VIP or patio seating nightly

By Mike Leone

February 16, 2017                

(Hartford, OH)…With the 88th anniversary season about two months away, Sharon Speedway is excited to announce a new ticketing program for special events for the upcoming season. In addition, fans will have the ability to purchase tickets for VIP or patio seating on a nightly basis.
The 2017 season […]

140 loads of red clay & a wider surface to greet fans & racers in 2017; New “Speedway Grille” & other amenities to be offered

140 loads of red clay & a wider surface to greet fans & racers in 2017; New “Speedway Grille” & other amenities to be offered

By Mike Leone

December 20, 2016               

(Hartford, OH)…Sharon Speedway is thrilled to announce that an all new racing surface with wider turns will greet fans and drivers when the 2017 season kicks off on Friday, April 21 featuring the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series for the first time ever.  Several other amenities have also been added to enhance the night’s experience […]

Lucas Oil Late Models, All Star Sprints & Super DIRTcar Big-Block Mod Series highlight national events in 2017 at Sharon; 4 divisions to be featured in Saturday night weekly “Steel Valley Thunder” program

Lucas Oil Late Models, All Star Sprints & Super DIRTcar Big-Block Mod Series highlight national events in 2017 at Sharon; 4 divisions to be featured in Saturday night weekly “Steel Valley Thunder” program

By Mike Leone

November 29, 2016              

(Hartford, OH)…While the 2017 racing season is still well over four months away, Sharon Speedway management has been busy making preparations for the 88th anniversary season.  All of the major events scheduled in 2016 will return with some additional events in the works.  The weekly Saturday night “Steel Valley Thunder” program has been reduced from six […]

“Apple Festival Nationals” Friday & Saturday; Most of the region’s divisions in action highlighted by Mod Tour, RUSH LM Tour, RoD Mods & Penn-Ohio Stocks

“Apple Festival Nationals” Friday & Saturday; Most of the region’s divisions in action highlighted by Mod Tour, RUSH LM Tour, RoD Mods & Penn-Ohio Stocks

By Mike Leone

September 13, 2016

(Hartford, OH)…Sharon Speedway will conclude the 87th anniversary season this weekend with the running of the annual “Apple Festival Nationals” on Friday and Saturday night (September 16-17).  Ten different divisions will compete plus the vintage cars will also be on display and will run an exhibition.  The Mod Lites, Sportsman Dwarf Cars, and Junior Sprints will […]

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Thank you for a great 2017 season! Stay tuned for the awards banquet date. We'll see you in 2018 for our 89th anniversary season!