150 cars wait through rain delay on Night 1 of Apple Festival Nat’s; Win #4 for THOMAS in FASTRAK; 1st for McKinney IN UEMS; Fox & Carothers split Open Stocks; Bowers wins Econo Mods in 1st visit; Minis to Wrightsman

By Mike Leone

September 14, 2012 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

(Hartford, OH)…The “Apple Festival Nationals” kicked off on Friday night as 150 race cars jammed the pit area. For awhile it looked like the second straight rainout and eighth of the season was a likelihood, but track officials decided to wait out the slow progressing rain. After four hours of light rain, it […]

Races rained out 9/8 for 7th time; Apple Festival Nat’s up next 9/14-15

By Mike Leone


(Hartford, OH)…For the seventh time this season, Mother Nature has chalked up a victory at Sharon Speedway. Overnight rains that continued throughout the morning hours forced management to cancel Saturday night’s racing activities.

Coming up next Friday and Saturday, September 14-15 will be the “Apple Festival Nationals”. Friday’s program will get underway at 6:30 […]

Career 1st win a big one for Steve Feder in $2000 Russ King Memorial BRP Mod Tour; Buckley & Root cop career 1st E-Mod & Econo Mod wins; Stocks & Minis to Burns & Wrightsman

By Mike Leone

September 1, 2012

(Hartford, OH)…Despite thunderstorms from mid-afternoon through the night not far from Sharon Speedway, somehow it remained dry over Hartford, Ohio all but a few sprinkles during the Modified feature and a brief shower during the Stock Car feature to allow the 27th annual Russ King Memorial presented by King Bros. to be completed.

Celebrating in […]

Murdick & Hooks garner 3rd wins with last lap passes at Sharon; Latta charges to win #2 in FASTRAK LM; 1st for Johnson in E-Mods; Dellinger & Fuchs return to victory lane in Econos & Minis

By Mike Leone

August 25, 2012

(Hartford, OH)…After a rainout and a special event for the FASTRAK Northeast Late Model Series, Sharon Speedway hosted the first “Steel Valley Thunder” program since the beginning of the month as the month of August was closed out on a warm and sunny Saturday evening. It was Lincoln Electric Corporate Night as the Cleveland, Ohio […]

Blair & Pegher split FASTRAK NE Tour wins as $30K distributed ON Mfg Night; Clark wins 1st in Stocks; Young, Dellinger & Haefke take E-Mods, Econos & Minis

By Mike Leone


(Hartford, OH)…Sharon Speedway hosted the inaugural FASTRAK Northeast “Manufacturers Night” on Saturday. Celebrating with wins in the Hovis Auto & Truck Supply victory lane were Max Blair & Mike Pegher, Jr.-Sweeney Chevrolet GM Pace Performance FASTRAK Northeast Late Model Touring Series, Jack Young-Summit Racing Equipment E-Mods, Mike Clark-Gibson Insurance Agency Stock Cars, Derek […]

Murdick & King split Mod mains but Shingledecker wins $1K DIRTcar bonus; Wilson is 9th different FASTRAK LM winner; Win #2 for Gabrielson, Hooks & Burns; Haefke continues domination in Minis

By Mike Leone

August 4, 2012

(Hartford, OH)…After a rainout, Sharon Speedway was back in action on a sultry Saturday night for the Bill Kirila Memorial “Fan Appreciation Night”. A large crowd and a season high 128 cars filled the pit area. Fans took advantage of the reduced $8 general admission price, and enjoyed autographs on the speedway during intermission.

Celebrating in the […]

Rain washes out July 28 program; Big night on tap for August 4

By Mike Leone

July 28, 2012

(Hartford, OH)…Heavy rains from Friday coupled with showers developing and more forecasted throughout the afternoon and early evening have forced Sharon Speedway to cancel racing action scheduled for Saturday night. It marked the first rainout after eight straight completed events.

This will setup a big night next Saturday, August 4 for the “Bill Kirila Memorial” Fan Appreciation […]

Stile wins 1st ever FASTRAK race in $2K NE Tour race; Career 1st in Big-Block Mods for Frankhouser; Young holds off Watson in E-Mods; #6 for Blackshear in Econos; 1st for Wrightsman in Minis

By Mike Leone

July 21, 2012

(Hartford, OH)…Sharon Speedway hosted the second annual Sweeney Chevrolet Night on a beautiful Saturday evening. Celebrating with wins in the Hovis Auto & Truck Supply victory lane were Sammy Stile-Sweeney Chevrolet GM Pace Performance FASTRAK Northeast Late Model Touring Series, Mark Frankhouser-Governor Insurance Agency DIRTcar Big-Block Modifieds, Jack Young-Summit Racing Equipment E-Mods, Brandon Blackshear-HTMA/Precise Racing Products […]

Sodeman wins BOSS Sprints in 1st ever non-wing race on 3/8-mile track; 1st wins for Shingledecker & D’Apolito in E-Mods & Stocks; Brad Blackshear repeats in Econos; Haefke again in Minis

By Rich Berry & Mike Leone

July 14, 2012

(Hartford, OH)…Sharon Speedway was back in action on Saturday night for the second time in five days for the first ever appearance by the BOSS Sprints as the traditional non-wing cars ran for the first time at the speedway since a 2000 show on the old half-mile. Celebrating with wins in the Hovis […]

Brad Sweet sets blistering pace to become 4th different Sprint winner in Lou Blaney Memorial, while Kevin Bolland holds off King to do the same in Mods

By Mike Leone

July 10, 2012

(Hartford, OH)…A huge crowd turned out on a beautiful Tuesday evening at Sharon Speedway to remember the legacy of the great Lou Blaney, who amassed more than 600 victories in […]


Congrats to 5/27 winners Rex King Jr-Big Block Mods, Rocky Kugel-RUSH Mods, Andy Buckley-Stocks & Steve Haefke-Econo Mods