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Haines wins career 1st in 600th Big-Block Mod race at Sharon; 1st wins for Thomas, Haefke & Rubright in E-Mods, Econo Mods & Minis; Ritchey is only winner to repeat in RUSH Mods

Haines wins career 1st in 600th Big-Block Mod race at Sharon; 1st wins for Thomas, Haefke & Rubright in E-Mods, Econo Mods & Minis; Ritchey is only winner to repeat in RUSH Mods

By Mike Leone

June 4, 2016

(Hartford, OH)…Sharon Speedway has had eight events scheduled this year, and only the 2015 “Apple Festival Nationals” make-up back on April 16 has featured good weather. For the past seven weeks, Mother Nature has either rained out the races or severely threatened. On Saturday night while most other speedways were rained out, Sharon pushed on with […]

Weller III joins his father as 2016 Sharon Big-Block Mod winners; 3 in a row for Watson in Mods; 1st wins for McCann, Holden, Blackshear & Campbell

Weller III joins his father as 2016 Sharon Big-Block Mod winners; 3 in a row for Watson in Mods; 1st wins for McCann, Holden, Blackshear & Campbell

By Mike Leone

May 28, 2016

(Hartford, OH)…After two straight rain outs and four of the last five, Sharon Speedway was able to defeat Mother Nature for just the third time this season. Off and on showers fell throughout the early afternoon, but it didn’t delay the action as 111 cars filled the pit area for the second “Steel Valley Thunder” program […]

Sharon suffers 4th rain out of 2016 Saturday; FREE “Fan Appreciation Night” to be rescheduled

Sharon suffers 4th rain out of 2016 Saturday; FREE “Fan Appreciation Night” to be rescheduled

By Mike Leone

May 21, 2016

(Hartford, OH)…For the second straight Saturday and fourth time in the past five weeks, Sharon Speedway has been forced to cancel the racing scheduled for Saturday night.  Overnight and morning rains coupled with rain forecasted throughout the afternoon and evening left track officials with no hope once again to get the program completed.  The scheduled FREE […]

Sharon suffers 3rd rain out of 2016 Saturday; Doubleheader next weekend with “Summer Jam & BBQ Series” Friday & FREE “Fan Appreciation Night” Saturday

Sharon suffers 3rd rain out of 2016 Saturday; Doubleheader next weekend with “Summer Jam & BBQ Series” Friday & FREE “Fan Appreciation Night” Saturday

By Mike Leone

May 14, 2016

(Hartford, OH)…After defying Mother Nature last Saturday night and getting the “Steel Valley Thunder” opener completed, Sharon Speedway wasn’t as lucky on Saturday night. Heavy morning rains coupled with showers forecasted throughout the afternoon and evening in addition to unseasonably cold temperatures forced Sharon to cancel racing action scheduled for Saturday night for the third time […]

Weller flies to Big-Block Mod win; Schneider takes $1000 Penn-Ohio Stocks; Watson goes 2-for-2 in Mods; 1st ever for Ritchey in RUSH Mods; Lambert & Walker capture Econos & Minis

Weller flies to Big-Block Mod win; Schneider takes $1000 Penn-Ohio Stocks; Watson goes 2-for-2 in Mods; 1st ever for Ritchey in RUSH Mods; Lambert & Walker capture Econos & Minis

By Mike Leone

May 7, 2016

(Hartford, OH)…After two straight rain outs, Sharon Speedway was bound and determined to not let a third one happen. Off and on light showers fell throughout the late afternoon and early evening hours, but it didn’t stop the action on a fast and racey track as 121 cars filled the pit area for the “Steel Valley […]

Sharon forced to cancel for 2nd straight week; “Steel Valley Thunder” opener pushed to May 7

Sharon forced to cancel for 2nd straight week; “Steel Valley Thunder” opener pushed to May 7

April 30, 2016                         

(Hartford, OH)…For the second straight week, Sharon Speedway has been forced to cancel their racing program.  With a shield of rain already pushing into Ohio during the morning hours and steady rain expected throughout the evening, Sharon made the decision to postpone the “Steel Valley Thunder” opener until Saturday, May 7.

After a successful 2015 “Apple Festival Nationals” make-up […]

Lucas Oil LM show rained out; Refunds available

HARTFORD, OH (April 22, 2016) – Friday night’s Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series-sanctioned, Steel Valley 50 at Sharon Speedway has been canceled. With the forecast for continued rain on an already saturated track and facility, Speedway and Series officials have been forced to cancel the event.

Anyone who purchased advanced tickets to the Steel Valley 50 will receive a refund. […]

Rudolph captures $2K Mod Tour King Memorial for 1st Sharon win; Latta & Martin star in RUSH LM & Mod Tour; $2K wins for Watson & Shook in Mods & Stocks; 1st ever for Ferry in Econos; Minis to Felmlee

Rudolph captures $2K Mod Tour King Memorial for 1st Sharon win; Latta & Martin star in RUSH LM & Mod Tour; $2K wins for Watson & Shook in Mods & Stocks; 1st ever for Ferry in Econos; Minis to Felmlee

By Mike Leone

April 16, 2016

(Hartford, OH)…Sharon Speedway kicked off the 87th anniversary season on Saturday night with the twice postponed 2015 “Apple Festival Nationals” night two. A large crowd watched an overflowing pit area full of race cars open the 2016 season on a picture-perfect evening as Erick Rudolph-Big-Block Mod Tour “Russ King Memorial”, Matt Latta-Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH […]

“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 & […]

Sharon honors champions & top racers at 2015 awards banquet; Gault & Aikens inducted into Hall of Fame

Sharon honors champions & top racers at 2015 awards banquet; Gault & Aikens inducted into Hall of Fame

By Mike Leone

February 27, 2016

(Hartford, OH)…Sharon Speedway put the final wraps to the 2015 racing season on Saturday night as the Yankee Lake (OH) Ballroom hosted the annual awards banquet and dinner.  Celebrating at the head table as champions for the 86th anniversary season were Rex King-Hovis Auto & Truck Supply DIRTcar Big-Block Modifieds, Will Thomas III-Summit Racing Equipment (E) […]

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