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Rain washes out 3rd straight “Steel Valley Thunder” program Saturday at Sharon; Penn-Ohio Stocks rescheduled to July 29

Rain washes out 3rd straight “Steel Valley Thunder” program Saturday at Sharon; Penn-Ohio Stocks rescheduled to July 29

By Mike Leone

July 22, 2017             

 (Hartford, OH)…Morning rain and a forecast of more throughout the remainder of the day has forced Sharon Speedway to cancel racing action for Saturday night. It was the third consecutive “Steel Valley Thunder” rain out and sixth of the season. The rain outs have outnumbered completed “Steel Valley Thunder” events six to four and there’s now […]

Aussie Peter Britten charges from 20th for 1st career Super DIRTcar Big-Block Mod Series win; Isaac Paden wins 1st ever at Sharon in Mini Stocks

Aussie Peter Britten charges from 20th for 1st career Super DIRTcar Big-Block Mod Series win; Isaac Paden wins 1st ever at Sharon in Mini Stocks

By Mike Leone

July 20, 2017

(Hartford, OH)…On a hot and sultry Thursday evening, Sharon Speedway was able to complete the second annual “Buckeye Ground Pounder 100” featuring the Super DIRTcar Series.  Despite storms in the forecast initially throughout the day and night, a line of storms in the afternoon split the speedway and skies cleared for the remainder of the afternoon […]

2 nights of action this week; Return of Super DIRTcar Big-Block Mods on Thursday; “Steel Valley Thunder” weekly racing on Saturday

2 nights of action this week; Return of Super DIRTcar Big-Block Mods on Thursday; “Steel Valley Thunder” weekly racing on Saturday

By Mike Leone

July 17, 2017               

(Hartford, OH)…After a weekend off, Sharon Speedway will get right back at it with two events planned for later this week (July 20 & 22).  The Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series invades Sharon on Thursday night along with the Mini Stocks.  Then on Saturday, “Steel Valley Thunder” weekly racing returns […]

Christopher Bell becomes 9th different “Lou Blaney Memorial” Sprint winner in 9 races with All Star win; Jeremiah Shingledecker ends near 4-year winless drought at Sharon with Big-Block Mod win

Christopher Bell becomes 9th different “Lou Blaney Memorial” Sprint winner in 9 races with All Star win; Jeremiah Shingledecker ends near 4-year winless drought at Sharon with Big-Block Mod win

By Mike Leone

July 8, 2017               

(Hartford, OH)…Sharon Speedway hosted the ninth annual “Lou Blaney Memorial” presented by Ollie’s Bargain Outlet on Saturday night.  A huge crowd watched as Christopher Bell-Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Cars and Jeremiah Shingledecker-Hovis Auto & Truck Supply Big-Block Modifieds captured victories.  The event celebrated the life and […]

“Lou Blaney Memorial” to feature All Star Sprints Saturday; Big-Block Mods also part of program; Several activities to benefit Alzheimer’s Assoc. on tap

“Lou Blaney Memorial” to feature All Star Sprints Saturday; Big-Block Mods also part of program; Several activities to benefit Alzheimer’s Assoc. on tap

By Mike Leone

July 5, 2017                 

(Hartford, OH)…One of the season’s biggest events is mere days away as Sharon Speedway is set to host the ninth annual “Lou Blaney Memorial” presented by Ollie’s Bargain Outlet this Saturday night (July 8) featuring Tony Stewart’s Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Cars and the Hovis Auto & Truck Supply Big-Block Modifieds.  Activities […]

“Lou Blaney Memorial” Live Auction Items

“Lou Blaney Memorial” Live Auction Items

Items for Saturday’s Live Auction with all proceeds going to the Alzheimer’s Association (will begin at approximately 4:30-4:45 PM):
(Updated 7/7/17)

*Chase Elliott helmet signed

*2 race tickets to the Truck Race at Eldora Speedway

*Dale Jr. diecast car signed

*2 sets of indoor passes to Knoxville Nationals for all 4 days
seating on 2nd floor

*Stand up of Lou Blaney with the race car

*Warren Harley Davidson […]

4.5″ inches on Friday forces cancellation of racing Saturday night for 2nd straight week

4.5″ inches on Friday forces cancellation of racing Saturday night for 2nd straight week

By Mike Leone

July 1, 2017             

(Hartford, OH)…For the second straight week, Sharon Speedway couldn’t overcome torrential rounds of rain on Friday forcing the cancellation of Saturday night’s “Steel Valley Thunder” program.  Some 4.5″ inches of rain fell throughout Friday night leaving the grounds flooded and the parking areas under water.  The rescheduled RUSH Sportsman Modified Touring Series event and “Manufacturers Night” […]

RUSH Sportsman Mod Tour & their “MFG Night” highlight “Steel Valley Thunder” racing along with an appearance by the Jr Sprints Saturday night

RUSH Sportsman Mod Tour & their “MFG Night” highlight “Steel Valley Thunder” racing along with an appearance by the Jr Sprints Saturday night

By Mike Leone

June 27, 2017          

(Hartford, OH)…Sharon Speedway is hoping to resume racing action this Saturday night (July 1) after saturated grounds forced last Saturday night to be cancelled.  The last “Steel Valley Thunder” racing program to take place was back on June 10 for “Fan Appreciation Night”.  Saturday night will be presented by Lincoln Electric and will feature last week’s […]

Excessive rounds of rain forces Sharon to cancel June 24 program

Excessive rounds of rain forces Sharon to cancel June 24 program

By Mike Leone

June 23, 2017          

(Hartford, OH)…Periodic torrential, tropical rains of several inches on Friday at Sharon Speedway totally saturated and flooded the grounds including the parking and race track forcing management to cancel the racing program scheduled for Saturday night (June 24).  The scheduled RUSH Sportsman Modified Tour and “Manufacturers Night” has been rescheduled to Saturday, July 1, while the […]

RUSH Sportsman Mod Tour double features & their MFG Night highlight “Steel Valley Thunder” racing on Saturday night

RUSH Sportsman Mod Tour double features & their MFG Night highlight “Steel Valley Thunder” racing on Saturday night

By Mike Leone

June 22, 2017          

(Hartford, OH)…After a tremendous Ohio Sprint Speedweek event on Tuesday, Sharon Speedway is ready to return to weekly “Steel Valley Thunder” racing this Saturday night (June 24).  The weather looks great once again as the 88th anniversary season rolls on featuring the weekly HTMA/Precise Racing RUSH Sportsman Modifieds in Bicknell Tour doubleheader […]

Larson continues winning streak on Tuesday at Sharon by taking All Star Sprints for 2nd straight night during Ohio Speedweek; Walker wins Mini Stock thriller

Larson continues winning streak on Tuesday at Sharon by taking All Star Sprints for 2nd straight night during Ohio Speedweek; Walker wins Mini Stock thriller

By Mike Leone

June 20, 2017              

(Hartford, OH)… Sharon Speedway hosted round four of the 35th annual Ohio Sprint Speedweek presented by Cometic Gasket for Tony Stewart’s Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions along with the Mini Stocks on a beautiful Tuesday evening.  A big crowd watched Kyle Larson capture the Sprint Car victory, while Steve Walker II brought down the […]

Tony Stewart’s All Star Sprints coming to Sharon Tuesday for Ohio Speedweek before returning July 8 for “Lou Blaney Memorial”

Tony Stewart’s All Star Sprints coming to Sharon Tuesday for Ohio Speedweek before returning July 8 for “Lou Blaney Memorial”

By Mike Leone

June 15, 2017                 

(Hartford, OH)…The “410” Sprint Cars will be making their first of four appearances of the 2017 season at Sharon Speedway coming this Tuesday (June 20) when Tony Stewart’s Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions come to town for the 35th annual Ohio Sprint Speedweek presented by Cometic Gasket.  The Mini Stocks will also be […]

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