Division standouts King, Pegher & Dellinger add to Sharon win totals with Big-Block Mod, RUSH LM & Mod victories; Stocks & Econos to Davis & Burns; Gilliland repeats in Minis

By Mike Leone

April 27, 2013

(Hartford, OH)…After rough weather to begin the 84th anniversary racing season, Sharon Speedway was finally blessed with the nicest Saturday of 2013 with a sunny 70-degree day. A season high 105 cars filled the pit area.

Celebrating in the Hovis Auto & Truck Supply victory lane were Rex King-Governor Insurance DIRTcar Big-Block Modifieds, Mike Pegher, Jr.-Barris Supply […]

Davey Johnson & Randy Hall are big ULMS & UEMS winners on cold Saturday; Fraley & Gilliland win Econos & Minis

By Mike Leone, Chris Zuver & Matt Wertz

April 20, 2013

(Hartford, OH)…After losing six of the first seven scheduled events including three snowmobile races, two tries at an enduro/open practice, and one race event, Sharon Speedway made the decision on Saturday to go on with the racing program despite snow showers and sleet throughout the first half of the day and […]

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 […]


We are cancelled for tonight (4/30) due to the impending rain. See you next Saturday & think sunshine!