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Sharon set to kickoff 86th anniversary season on 4/25; New format announced, admission reduced to $10, new surface & more

By Mike Leone

February 13, 2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

(Hartford, OH)…Sharon Speedway is gearing up for the 2015 racing season, which is fast approaching. The Speedway has announced Saturday, April 25 as the 86th anniversary season opener. Racers and fans alike will notice many changes for the upcoming season featuring a brand new racing surface as 111 tri-axle loads of clay was […]

“Circle Track Showdown” a GO for Saturday featuring Snowmbiles, ATVS & Side-by-Sides

By Mike Leone

January 22, 2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

(Hartford, OH)…Sharon Speedway’s fourth annual “Circle Track Showdown” featuring Snowmobiles, ATVs, and Side-by-Sides is a go for this Saturday, January 24! Mid-week snow coupled with the track crew working hard to move snow onto the surface gave the event an official green light late Thursday afternoon.

The Side-by-Sides and ATVs will […]

Sharon to celebrate Independence Day with 1ST ever USA-EAST Truck & Tractor Pulls by Full Pull Productions on 7/4

By Mike Leone

December 5, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

(Hartford, OH)…With planning underway for 2015, Sharon Speedway has many exciting and new things in store for the 86th anniversary season. While racing will be featured beginning in April and continuing into September, other non-auto racing events will be highlighted such as the Circle Track Showdown for Snowmobiles, ATVs, and Side-by-Sides coming up […]

“Circle Track Showdown” Winter Event to feature Snowmobiles, ATVs & Side-by-Sides on January 24

By Mike Leone

November 13, 2014

(Hartford, OH)…With the 2014 season well in the record books, Sharon Speedway officials have been busy preparing for the 2015 season. Some 100 tri-axle loads of material have been put down on the 3/8-mile oval and before the 86th anniversary season officially begins in the spring, the annual “Circle Track Showdown” featuring Snowmobiles, ATVs, and […]

“Steel Valley Thunder” returns Saturday as just 2 events remain to decide 2014 championships; UTV SxS also in action

By Mike Leone

September 16, 2014

(Hartford, OH)…After being off for Labor Day Weekend, a rain out, and the two-day “Apple Festival Nationals” last weekend, Sharon Speedway looks forward to returning to a full program of “Steel Valley Thunder” racing this Saturday night (September 20) for the first time since August 23. On the card as part of the 85th […]

Huge “Apple Festival Nationals” Friday & Saturday; Complete shows each day featuring most of the region’s divisions

By Mike Leone

September 9, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

(Hartford, OH)…After losing four events to Mother Nature and being off two other Saturday nights since July 12, Sharon Speedway is hoping the weather cooperates for the big “Apple Festival Nationals” this weekend. A complete show will be run both Friday and Saturday night (September 12-13) as most of […]

Racing returns Saturday for full “Steel Valley Thunder” program on “Heroes Night”

By Mike Leone

September 2, 2014

(Hartford, OH)…After a weekend off, Sharon Speedway is set to begin the final month of racing for the 2014 season this Saturday night (September 6). The “Steel Valley Thunder” program as part of the 85th anniversary season will include the Hovis Auto & Truck Supply DIRTcar Big-Block Modifieds, Barris Supply RUSH Late Models, Summit Racing […]

Full “Steel Valley Thunder” program Saturday plus Sweeney RUSH Sportsman Mods & GM 602 engine giveaway along with kids bike races

By Mike Leone

August 19, 2014

(Hartford, OH)…After going more than a month without completing a Saturday night event, Sharon Speedway will look to make it three in a row this Saturday night as the 85th anniversary season begins to wind down. After successful driver and fan appreciation nights, this Saturday’s (August 23) “Steel Valley Thunder” program will include the […]

$5 “Fan Appreciation Night” Saturday at Sharon for a full “Steel Valley Thunder” program

$5 FAN APPRECIATION NIGHT SATURDAY AT SHARON FOR FULL “STEEL VALLEY THUNDER” PROGRAM
By Mike Leone

August 13, 2014

(Hartford, OH)…Sharon Speedway was finally blessed with great weather last Saturday ending a streak of no Saturday night racing that dated back to July 5. The result was a great crowd for the “Johnny Zdelar Memorial” and a season high 130 cars! […]