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$3000 to-win “Johnny Zdelar” Memorial” for Big-Block Mods highlights Saturday’s “Steel Valley Thunder” show

By Mike Leone

August 5, 2015                        

(Hartford, OH)…Sharon Speedway will look to continue its string of completing events since the beginning of July as great weather is forecasted for Saturday’s (August 8) second annual “Johnny Zdelar Memorial”. The “Steel Valley Thunder” event part of the 86th anniversary season will feature the Hovis Auto & Truck Supply DIRTcar Big-Block Modifieds, Summit Racing Equipment […]

Strong 2nd Big-Block Mod win for Weller; Thomas is 1st 3-time Mod winner; 3 in-a-row for Martin in RUSH Mods; Clark is 1st Stock repeat winner; 3rd wins for Bowers & Fuchs in Econos & Minis

By Mike Leone August 1, 2015

(Hartford, OH)…After a wet spring and early summer, dry conditions have prevailed in July and the start of August as Sharon Speedway completed the fifth straight event on Saturday night as part of the 86th anniversary season. Celebrating in the Hovis Auto & Truck Supply victory lane for the “Bill Kirila Memorial” were Jim Weller, […]

August kicks off Saturday with “Steel Valley Thunder” weekly racing as part of the “Bill Kirila Memorial”

By Mike Leone

July 30, 2015

(Hartford, OH)…As the calendar flips to August, Sharon Speedway will kick-off the final full month of racing during the 2015 season on Saturday night with the running of the “Bill Kirila Memorial” presented by Thompson Fabricating of Wheatland, Pa. The “Steel Valley Thunder” event part of the 86th anniversary season will feature the Hovis Auto & […]

King wins #2 & takes over Big-Block Mod pt lead; Watson flies to Mod win; Martin adds 5th in RUSH Mods; 1st ever for Miller in Stocks; #3 for Fraley in Econos; 1st for Little in Minis

By Mike Leone

July 25, 2015

(Hartford, OH)…Beautiful, hot summer weather greeted race fans and teams on Saturday night for the third annual FREE “Fan Appreciation Night” and driver autographs presented by University Hospitals. A big crowd watched 100 race cars compete. Celebrating in the Hovis Auto & Truck Supply victory lane were Rex King-Hovis Auto & Truck Supply […]

FREE “Fan Appreciation Night”, autographs & a return to heat races Saturday; “Summer Jam & BBQ Series” on Friday

By Mike Leone

July 21, 2015

(Hartford, OH)…A big weekend is in store at Sharon Speedway beginning on Friday night (July 24) with the “Summer Jam & BBQ Series III” followed up by FREE “Fan Appreciation Night” presented by University Hospital on Saturday night featuring the Hovis Auto & Truck Supply DIRTcar Big-Block Modifieds, Summit Racing Equipment Modifieds, Weller Hughes Contracting & […]

1st of yr for Richner in Big Blocks; Thomas wins return of RUSH LM; Scott wins again for Engles in Mods; #4 for Martin in RUSH Mods; 1st for Moore in Stocks; Fraley repeats in Econos; Minis to Felmlee

By Mike Leone

July 18, 2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

(Hartford, OH)…After a rain out and three special events, Sharon Speedway returned to “Steel Valley Thunder” weekly action on Saturday night for the first time since June 20. A total of 109 race cars filled the pit area on Twin-State Auto Racing Club Night. Celebrating in the Hovis Auto & Truck […]

“Steel Valley Thunder” weekly racing returns Saturday plus RUSH Late Models on Twin-State Night

By Mike Leone

July 14, 2015

(Hartford, OH)…After successful events including Ohio Speedweek, truck and tractor pulls, and the “Lou Blaney Memorial” the last three shows, Sharon Speedway looks forward to returning to weekly “Steel Valley Thunder” racing this Saturday night (July 18). On the card are the Hovis Auto & Truck Supply DIRTcar Big-Block Modifieds, Summit Racing Equipment Modifieds, Weller […]

Sheldon Haudenschild edges Ryan Smith for $10,000 All Star Sprint win; Jim Weller passes Rex King Jr for 1st win in Mod Tour; No repeat winners in 7 “Lou Blaney Memorial” events

By Mike Leone

July 11, 2015

(Hartford, OH)…Chamber of commerce weather graced Sharon Speedway on Saturday night as the seventh annual “Lou Blaney Memorial” brought out a huge crowd for Tony Stewart’s UNOH All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Cars and Mod Tour event for the Hovis Auto & Truck Supply Big Blocks. After seven years, there’s still yet to […]

“Lou Blaney Memorial” to feature All Stars Sprints for the 1st time w/ $10,000 on the line Saturday; BRP Mod Tour & several activities to benefit Alzheimer’s Assoc also on tap

By Mike Leone

July 8, 2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

(Hartford, OH)…After a successful Ohio Speedweek event with the All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Cars two weeks ago, Tony Stewart’s new group will return to Sharon Speedway this Saturday (July 11) for the seventh annual “Lou Blaney Memorial” along with the BRP Modified Tour presented by Ollie’s Bargain Outlet. Activities to […]

July 11 Lou Blaney Memorial Event Info featuring afternoon activities, dinner with the Blaneys & Auction to benefit Alzheimer’s & more!

On Saturday, July 11 Sharon Speedway will host the 7th annual “Lou Blaney Memorial” featuring for the 1st time the All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Cars in a $10,000 to-win event along with the BRP Modified Tour racing for $2,000 to-win! 20-time World of Outlaws champion Steve Kinser will be competing in this event for the 1st time […]

Heavy rain forces Sharon to cancel for the 5th time this season

By Mike Leone

June 27, 2015

(Hartford, OH)…After beating Mother Nature at the last two events, Sharon Speedway wasn’t as lucky on Saturday as heavy overnight and morning rains with more forecasted throughout the day and night forced the cancellation of racing on Saturday night (June 27). The cancellation marked the fifth rain out already this season in the first 10 weeks.

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