Wet grounds & inclement weather cancels week 2 of “Steel Valley Thunder”

By Mike Leone

April 12, 2013           

(Hartford, OH)…Sharon Speedway was forced to cancel racing action scheduled for Saturday night (April 13) due to wet grounds and inclement weather that forced cancellations all throughout the Buckeye State on both Friday & Saturday.  The cancellation marked the sixth in seven events scheduled thus far including three tries at snowmobile races and two for the […]

Young King shows dad fast way around Sharon to win DIRTcar Mod opener; Lunger wins RUSH L.M.; Johnson from 10th to-win Mods; Clark, Double & Fuchs capture Stocks, Econo & Mini victories

By Mike Leone

April 6, 2013

(Hartford, OH)…After five cancellations for the early season snowmobile and enduro/open practice events, Sharon Speedway was able to complete the regular season opener on a chilly, overcast Saturday evening.

Celebrating in the Hovis Auto & Truck Supply victory lane were Rex King, Jr.-Governor Insurance DIRTcar Big-Block Modifieds, Dennis Lunger, Jr.-Barris Supply RUSH Late Models, Jeff Johnson-Summit Racing […]

Saturday’s (March 30) Open Practice & Enduro cancelled due to wet grounds; Opening night on tap Sat, April 6

By Mike Leone

March 27, 2013

(Hartford, OH)…For the second consecutive week, Sharon Speedway has been forced to cancel Saturday’s (March 30) scheduled open practice and “Springduro 150” Enduro. The relentless unseasonably cold, wet weather hasn’t enabled track crews to be able to get on the 3/8-mile surface to date in addition to the parking areas being unusable left track officials with […]

March 23 Open Practice & Enduro postponed until next Saturday, March 30

March 20, 2013

(Hartford, OH)…Sharon Speedway has been forced to postpone Saturday’s (March 23) scheduled open practice and “Springduro 150” Enduro until next Saturday, March 30. An unseasonably cold and wet March hasn’t enabled track crews to be able to get on the 3/8-mile surface to date in addition to the parking areas being unusable left track officials with no choice […]

Saturday’s (Jan 26) Snowmobile Races cancelled due to lack of snow

By Mike Leone


(Hartford, OH)…Sharon Speedway has been forced to cancel Saturday’s (January 26) “Circle Track Showdown” Snowmobile Races due to the lack of snow. The event will not be rescheduled. Those that pre-entered for the event will receive a refund.

Despite snow in […]

Snowmobile races for Saturday & subsequent 1/19 make-up date cancelled

By Mike Leone

January 10, 2013

(Hartford, OH)…With the snow melt-off fully underway at Sharon Speedway and above normal temperatures predicted through the weekend including temps in the low 60s on Saturday, the January 12 “Circle Track Showdown” Snowmobile Races presented by JohnnyK’s Powersports have been cancelled. The earlier posted make-up date of January 19 has also been cancelled.

The previously scheduled “Circle […]

Rex King wins $1010 “Drive to be a Champion” crown in Big-Block Mods over Murdick & Bolland

By Mike Leone

October 26, 2012

(Hartford, OH)…The Big-Block Modifieds have been a weekly featured attraction at Sharon Speedway since dirt replaced the asphalt in 1981. Over the years, drivers like Lou Blaney, Bob Kraus, Rex King, Jim Weller, John Braymer, and Tim Doran set a standard in the Modified division like none other.

While the Big-Block Modifieds have lost some of its […]

Barbara wins 1st ever ULMS Super Late Model race at Sharon; Martz’s 1st ever Sharon win worth $1500 in Stocks; Robinson wins Econo Mods in 1st start; #6 for Fuchs in Minis

By Mike Leone

October 6, 2012

(Hartford, OH)…The 83rd anniversary season at Sharon Speedway came to a close on a chilly Saturday night with the Super Late Model/Open Stock Car Shootout that was postponed from April 21. A sharp cold front came through Friday night that dumped a lot of rain and dropped the temperature some 20 degrees, but the skies cleared […]

Back-to-back Mod wins for Feder; Lunger wins 1st ever at Sharon in FASTRAK LM; Watson wins E-Mods & ties for championship; Clark & Double win #2 in Stocks & Econo Mods; Win #5 for Fuchs in Minis

By Mike Leone

September 29, 2012

(Hartford, OH)…In a month that featured two rainouts and two others that could easily have been rained out, Sharon Speedway was able to beat the rain that came in after the completion of the final “Steel Valley Thunder” event of 2012 on Saturday night. Celebrating in the Hovis Auto & Truck Supply victory lane on […]

Rain wins for 8th time Saturday; Final night of points set for 9/29

By Mike Leone

September 22, 2012

(Hartford, OH)…For the eighth time this season, Sharon Speedway has succumbed to Mother Nature. With nearly an inch of rain falling overnight and additional rain in the forecast for late in the day, management has cancelled Saturday night’s racing activities.

Just two events remain now on the 2012 racing schedule. Next Saturday, September 29 is the […]


No racing over Labor Day Weekend. Join on Sept 10 as the 410 Sprints return along with Big-Block Mods, E-Mods, Econo Mods & Minis for the final night of points!