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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 […]

2017 Reserved Pit Parking Spots Available

2017 Reserved Pit Parking Spots Available

2017 reserved pit parking spots are now available for purchase. Those who had a spot(s) in 2016 have until February 15 to keep their current spot. Spots will NOT be valid for special events in 2017.  Click here for the form. […]

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 […]

Let Sharon Speedway cater your next outdoor function in 2017

Let Sharon Speedway cater your next outdoor function in 2017

Let Sharon Speedway cater your next outdoor special event at our over 10,000 square foot pavilion area.

Sharon Speedway is now taking reservations for the 2017 season. Sharon Speedway has the capability of catering for up to 300 people in our outdoor pavilion area we have ample parking area, modernized bathrooms and plenty of outdoor space for corn hole, horse shoes, […]

Erick Rudolph repeats in “Russ King Memorial” taking $3000 Big-Block Mod Tour on Saturday; Will Thomas wins 1st ever RUSH Late Model Tour race in “Gary Knollinger Memorial”; Remainder of program rained out & PPD to spring 2017

Erick Rudolph repeats in “Russ King Memorial” taking $3000 Big-Block Mod Tour on Saturday; Will Thomas wins 1st ever RUSH Late Model Tour race in “Gary Knollinger Memorial”; Remainder of program rained out & PPD to spring 2017

By Mike Leone

September 17, 2016              

(Hartford, OH)…Sharon Speedway brought down the curtain on the 87th anniversary racing season as the two-day “Apple Festival Nationals” was cut short by rain Saturday night.  Despite a near 100% chance of thunderstorms in the forecast all day and night, the track was able to withstand some light showers throughout the day and dodge the […]

Kyle Fink’s “358” Small-Block defeats Big-Block Mods in $1700 “Johnny Zdelar Memorial” Friday; Mark Marcucci wins Mod Lites; 1st ever Sharon win for Vivian Jones in Dwarfs; Lutz Jr wins debut of Jr Sprints

Kyle Fink’s “358” Small-Block defeats Big-Block Mods in $1700 “Johnny Zdelar Memorial” Friday; Mark Marcucci wins Mod Lites; 1st ever Sharon win for Vivian Jones in Dwarfs; Lutz Jr wins debut of Jr Sprints

By Mike Leone

September 16, 2016

(Hartford, OH)…Sharon Speedway kicked off the first of two nights of the annual “Apple Festival Nationals” on Friday night with 219 race cars filling the pit area in addition to the Vintage Auto Racing Club. Capturing their first wins and celebrating in the Hovis Auto & Truck Supply victory lane were Kyle Fink-Hovis Auto & Truck […]

“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 […]

Bolland ends 4+ year winless drought in Big-Block Mods at Sharon; Win #3 for Stiffler in Mods; Schaffer repeats in RUSH Mods; Davis & Haefke win & clinch Stock & Econo Mod titles; 4th for Walker in Minis

Bolland ends 4+ year winless drought in Big-Block Mods at Sharon; Win #3 for Stiffler in Mods; Schaffer repeats in RUSH Mods; Davis & Haefke win & clinch Stock & Econo Mod titles; 4th for Walker in Minis

By Mike Leone

August 27, 2016

(Hartford, OH)…Sharon Speedway wrapped up the month of August on Saturday night with the next-to-last “Steel Valley Thunder” event of the 87th anniversary season. Celebrating with wins in the Hovis Auto & Truck Supply victory lane on ANSYS Night were Kevin Bolland-Hovis Auto & Truck Supply DIRTcar Big-Block Modifieds, Scott Stiffler-Summit Racing Equipment Modifieds, Brian Schaffer-Lyden/Red […]

1st win for Richner of 2016 in Big-Block Mods; $1000 Penn-Ohio Stocks to Schneider; Career 1st Sharon Mod win for Eucker; Kugel & Ferry repeat in RUSH Mods & Econos; #5 for Campbell in Minis

1st win for Richner of 2016 in Big-Block Mods; $1000 Penn-Ohio Stocks to Schneider; Career 1st Sharon Mod win for Eucker; Kugel & Ferry repeat in RUSH Mods & Econos; #5 for Campbell in Minis

By Mike Leone

August 20, 2016

(Hartford, OH)…After losing two of the past three events to Mother Nature, Sharon Speedway was able to complete the entire program on Saturday night before the rain moved in. Celebrating with wins in the Hovis Auto & Truck Supply victory lane on Mark Thomas Ford Night were Rick Richner-Hovis Auto & Truck Supply DIRTcar Big-Block Modifieds, […]

Sharon raises $7500 for Alzheimer’s Association during 2016 “Lou Blaney Memorial”

Sharon raises $7500 for Alzheimer’s Association during 2016 “Lou Blaney Memorial”

By Mike Leone

August 16, 2016

(Hartford, OH)…The eighth annual “Lou Blaney Memorial” presented by Ollie’s Bargain Outlet held on July 9 at Sharon Speedway was another rousing success, both on and off the speedway. While Danny Holtgraver (All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Cars) and Jim Rasey (Big-Block Mod Tour) captured big wins, it was also a winning night for the […]

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2017 Awards Banquet & Dinner will be Sat, Feb 24 at Yankee Lake. 2018 opener is Friday, April 20 featuring the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series for $12,000 to-win!