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Erick Rudolph repeats in “Russ King Memorial” taking $3000 Big-Block Mod Tour on Saturday; Will Thomas wins 1st ever RUSH Late Model Tour race in “Gary Knollinger Memorial”; Remainder of program rained out & PPD to spring 2017

Erick Rudolph repeats in “Russ King Memorial” taking $3000 Big-Block Mod Tour on Saturday; Will Thomas wins 1st ever RUSH Late Model Tour race in “Gary Knollinger Memorial”; Remainder of program rained out & PPD to spring 2017

By Mike Leone

September 17, 2016              

(Hartford, OH)…Sharon Speedway brought down the curtain on the 87th anniversary racing season as the two-day “Apple Festival Nationals” was cut short by rain Saturday night.  Despite a near 100% chance of thunderstorms in the forecast all day and night, the track was able to withstand some light showers throughout the day and dodge the […]

Kyle Fink’s “358” Small-Block defeats Big-Block Mods in $1700 “Johnny Zdelar Memorial” Friday; Mark Marcucci wins Mod Lites; 1st ever Sharon win for Vivian Jones in Dwarfs; Lutz Jr wins debut of Jr Sprints

Kyle Fink’s “358” Small-Block defeats Big-Block Mods in $1700 “Johnny Zdelar Memorial” Friday; Mark Marcucci wins Mod Lites; 1st ever Sharon win for Vivian Jones in Dwarfs; Lutz Jr wins debut of Jr Sprints

By Mike Leone

September 16, 2016

(Hartford, OH)…Sharon Speedway kicked off the first of two nights of the annual “Apple Festival Nationals” on Friday night with 219 race cars filling the pit area in addition to the Vintage Auto Racing Club. Capturing their first wins and celebrating in the Hovis Auto & Truck Supply victory lane were Kyle Fink-Hovis Auto & Truck […]

“Apple Festival Nationals” Friday & Saturday; Most of the region’s divisions in action highlighted by Mod Tour, RUSH LM Tour, RoD Mods & Penn-Ohio Stocks

“Apple Festival Nationals” Friday & Saturday; Most of the region’s divisions in action highlighted by Mod Tour, RUSH LM Tour, RoD Mods & Penn-Ohio Stocks

By Mike Leone

September 13, 2016

(Hartford, OH)…Sharon Speedway will conclude the 87th anniversary season this weekend with the running of the annual “Apple Festival Nationals” on Friday and Saturday night (September 16-17).  Ten different divisions will compete plus the vintage cars will also be on display and will run an exhibition.  The Mod Lites, Sportsman Dwarf Cars, and Junior Sprints will […]

Sharon forced to cancel Saturday’s 410 Sprint show again due to impending storms; “Apple Festival Nat’s” next Fri & Sat; King Jr, Gabrielson, Ritchey, Davis, Haefke & Walker crowned 2016 champs

Sharon forced to cancel Saturday’s 410 Sprint show again due to impending storms; “Apple Festival Nat’s” next Fri & Sat; King Jr, Gabrielson, Ritchey, Davis, Haefke & Walker crowned 2016 champs

By Mike Leone

September 10, 2016

(Hartford, OH)…After having great weather for both the Ohio Speedweek and Lou Blaney Memorial events in June and July for the “410” Sprint Cars, Sharon Speedway was forced to cancel the non-sanctioned Sprint Car event for the second straight time on Saturday. The “410” Sprints were scheduled back on August 13 and just like on Saturday, […]

Bolland ends 4+ year winless drought in Big-Block Mods at Sharon; Win #3 for Stiffler in Mods; Schaffer repeats in RUSH Mods; Davis & Haefke win & clinch Stock & Econo Mod titles; 4th for Walker in Minis

Bolland ends 4+ year winless drought in Big-Block Mods at Sharon; Win #3 for Stiffler in Mods; Schaffer repeats in RUSH Mods; Davis & Haefke win & clinch Stock & Econo Mod titles; 4th for Walker in Minis

By Mike Leone

August 27, 2016

(Hartford, OH)…Sharon Speedway wrapped up the month of August on Saturday night with the next-to-last “Steel Valley Thunder” event of the 87th anniversary season. Celebrating with wins in the Hovis Auto & Truck Supply victory lane on ANSYS Night were Kevin Bolland-Hovis Auto & Truck Supply DIRTcar Big-Block Modifieds, Scott Stiffler-Summit Racing Equipment Modifieds, Brian Schaffer-Lyden/Red […]

Great weather forecasted for Saturday’s “Steel Valley Thunder” racing program; Final night of points for RUSH Mods & Stocks

Great weather forecasted for Saturday’s “Steel Valley Thunder” racing program; Final night of points for RUSH Mods & Stocks

By Mike Leone

August 23, 2016

(Hartford, OH)…Sharon Speedway will close out the month of August this Saturday night (August 27) with the final program until after the Labor Day weekend.  The Hovis Auto & Truck Supply DIRTcar Big-Block Modifieds, Summit Racing Equipment Modifieds, Lyden/Red Line Oil RUSH Sportsman Modifieds, Gibson Insurance Agency Stock Cars, HTMA/Precise Racing Products Econo Mods, and the […]

1st win for Richner of 2016 in Big-Block Mods; $1000 Penn-Ohio Stocks to Schneider; Career 1st Sharon Mod win for Eucker; Kugel & Ferry repeat in RUSH Mods & Econos; #5 for Campbell in Minis

1st win for Richner of 2016 in Big-Block Mods; $1000 Penn-Ohio Stocks to Schneider; Career 1st Sharon Mod win for Eucker; Kugel & Ferry repeat in RUSH Mods & Econos; #5 for Campbell in Minis

By Mike Leone

August 20, 2016

(Hartford, OH)…After losing two of the past three events to Mother Nature, Sharon Speedway was able to complete the entire program on Saturday night before the rain moved in. Celebrating with wins in the Hovis Auto & Truck Supply victory lane on Mark Thomas Ford Night were Rick Richner-Hovis Auto & Truck Supply DIRTcar Big-Block Modifieds, […]

Doubleheader weekend on tap; “Summer Jam & BBQ Series” Friday featuring “Thunderstruck” followed by “Steel Valley Thunder” racing Saturday including $1000 to-win Penn-Ohio Stocks

Doubleheader weekend on tap; “Summer Jam & BBQ Series” Friday featuring “Thunderstruck” followed by “Steel Valley Thunder” racing Saturday including $1000 to-win Penn-Ohio Stocks

By Mike Leone

August 16, 2016                  

(Hartford, OH)…After two rainouts in the past three weeks, Sharon Speedway hopes to get back on track this weekend.  Another doubleheader of events is on tap featuring “Summer Jam & BBQ Series” IV on Friday night (August 20) followed by “Steel Valley Thunder” racing on Saturday night.  The Hovis Auto & Truck Supply DIRTcar Big-Block Modifieds, […]

Sharon raises $7500 for Alzheimer’s Association during 2016 “Lou Blaney Memorial”

Sharon raises $7500 for Alzheimer’s Association during 2016 “Lou Blaney Memorial”

By Mike Leone

August 16, 2016

(Hartford, OH)…The eighth annual “Lou Blaney Memorial” presented by Ollie’s Bargain Outlet held on July 9 at Sharon Speedway was another rousing success, both on and off the speedway. While Danny Holtgraver (All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Cars) and Jim Rasey (Big-Block Mod Tour) captured big wins, it was also a winning night for the […]

Sharon forced to cancel Saturday’s “410” Sprint show due to impending storms; “410” Sprints added to September 10 show

Sharon forced to cancel Saturday’s “410” Sprint show due to impending storms; “410” Sprints added to September 10 show

By Mike Leone

August 13, 2016

(Hartford, OH)…After completing 10 straight race events this summer, luck has run out on Sharon Speedway as the wet weather from the spring has returned forcing the second cancellation in the past three weeks on Saturday night and marked the sixth of the 2016 season.  With forecasts calling for 80-100% likelihood of heavy rain and thunderstorms […]

“410” Sprint Cars featured Saturday at Sharon; General admission just $10

“410” Sprint Cars featured Saturday at Sharon; General admission just $10

“410” SPRINT CARS FEATURED SATURDAY AT SHARON; GENERAL ADMISSION JUST $10

By Mike Leone

August 9, 2016            

(Hartford, OH)…Sharon Speedway will welcome back the “410” Sprint Cars this Saturday night (August 13) as the 87th anniversary season rolls on. The Winged Sprint Cars will be joined on Lincoln Electric/Quail Hollow Night by the Summit Racing Equipment Modifieds, Gibson Insurance Agency Stock Cars, HTMA/Precise […]

King Jr pads point lead with 2nd Big-Block Mod win; 1st win for McKinney in over 2 yrs in Mods; Wolbert repeats in RUSH Mods; Career 1st win for Billyk in Stocks; Haefke & Walker keep on winning in Econos & Minis

King Jr pads point lead with 2nd Big-Block Mod win; 1st win for McKinney in over 2 yrs in Mods; Wolbert repeats in RUSH Mods; Career 1st win for Billyk in Stocks; Haefke & Walker keep on winning in Econos & Minis

By Mike Leone

August 6, 2016

(Hartford, OH)…After losing Fan Appreciation Night for the second time this season last week at Sharon Speedway, fair weather returned on Saturday allowing for the 11th event in the past 12 to be completed. The following drivers celebrated in the Hovis Auto & Truck Supply victory lane for the “Bill Kirila Memorial” on Thompson Fabricating Night: […]

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Saturday winners before the rain were Erick Rudolph-Mod Tour & Will Thomas-RUSH Late Models! The remaider of the features will be made up in spring 2017