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Weller charges to milestone 30th career Big-Block win; Thomas dominates RUSH LM #4; Gabrielson holds on for 1st Mod win; Clark & Blackshear keep winning in Stocks & Econos; 1st for Haefke in Minis

By Mike Leone

August 16, 2014

(Hartford, OH)…After losing four consecutive Saturdays of racing, Sharon Speedway was blessed with beautiful weather for the second straight Saturday. A large crowd and 111 cars turned out for $5 Fan Appreciation and Twin-State Auto Racing Cub Night. Celebrating in the Hovis Auto & Truck Supply victory lane were Jim Weller, Jr.-Hovis Auto […]

$5 “Fan Appreciation Night” Saturday at Sharon for a full “Steel Valley Thunder” program

$5 FAN APPRECIATION NIGHT SATURDAY AT SHARON FOR FULL “STEEL VALLEY THUNDER” PROGRAM
By Mike Leone

August 13, 2014

(Hartford, OH)…Sharon Speedway was finally blessed with great weather last Saturday ending a streak of no Saturday night racing that dated back to July 5. The result was a great crowd for the “Johnny Zdelar Memorial” and a season high 130 cars! […]

Sharon modifies “358” small-block weight rule to 2500 lbs in DIRTcar Big-Block Modified class

By Mike Leone

August 12, 2014

(Hartford, OH)…Effectively immediately, Sharon Speedway has modified its “358” small-block weight rule from 2650 lbs to 2500 lbs for the DIRTcar Big-Block Modified division. Note: engine cannot pump over 363 c.i. While this is not a change by DIRTcar to their Big-Block Modified rules, DIRTcar has approved this change for Sharon Speedway.  […]

Weller wins $3K Zdelar Memorial for Big-Block Mods; Dellinger, Martin & Longwell repeat in RUSH LM, RUSH Mods & Econos; Dixon & Davis again in Mods & Stocks; Blazczak wins 1st in Minis

By Mike Leone

August 9, 2014

(Hartford, OH)…After a night off and three consecutive Saturday night rainouts, Sharon Speedway was finally back in action for the first time on a Saturday night since July 5! In fact, three of the divisions hadn’t competed since June 28! A great crowed watched the inaugural “Johnny Zdelar Memorial” on FREE Driver Appreciation […]

Saturday’s “Johnny Zdelar Memorial” to pay Big-Block Mods $3000 to-win; FREE pit passes for competing racers in all 7 divisions

By Mike Leone

August 6, 2014

(Hartford, OH)…Mother Nature certainly hasn’t been kind to Sharon Speedway. The last three Saturday nights have been rained out, and the only completed event since July 5 was the midweek “Lou Blaney Memorial” on July 30 that was run under very threatening weather.

Sharon is hoping for better weather for this Saturday’s (August […]

Rain wins for the 3rd straight Saturday at Sharon

By Mike Leone

August 2, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

(Hartford, OH)…After completing seven straight Saturday night events, Sharon Speedway was off on July 12 due to the Trumbull County Fair and now suffered its third straight Saturday night “Steel Valley Thunder” rain out. Storms developed mid-afternoon and with more expected throughout the afternoon and evening the decision was made to cancel the […]

Sharon hoping to resume “Steel Valley Thunder” Saturday night after a long hiatus for “Bill Kirila Memorial”

SHARON HOPING TO RESUME “STEEL VALLEY THUNDER” RACING SATURDAY NIGHT AFTER A LONG HIATUS FOR “BILL KIRILA MEMORIAL”
By Mike Leone

August 1, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

(Hartford, OH)…After a successful sixth annual “Lou Blaney Memorial” on Wednesday night where Sharon Speedway was able to beat Mother Nature, track officials are hoping the same holds true for Saturday night’s “Steel Valley Thunder” program. […]

Dave Blaney beats teammate & brother Dale Blaney to win his 1st “Lou Blaney Memorial” in the Sprints while Rex King Jr continues stellar season with BRP Mod Tour win

By Mike Leone

July 30, 2014

(Hartford, OH)…Sharon Speedway hosted the sixth annual “Lou Blaney Memorial” on Wednesday night. Despite thunderstorms scattered throughout the region during the day and night, only two brief showers hit the speedway in the late afternoon. A large crowd turned out along with 23 “410” Sprint Cars and 31 Big-Block Modifieds in the […]

Rain wins for 2nd straight week on Saturday (July 26); Lou Blaney Memorial Wednesday

RAIN WINS FOR THE 2ND STRAIGHT WEEK AT SHARON; LOU BLANEY MEMORIAL WEDNESDAY
By Mike Leone

July 26, 2014

(Hartford, OH)…After completing seven straight Saturday night events, Sharon Speedway was off on July 12 due to the Trumbull County Fair and now suffered its second straight rain out. After sunny skies all day long, rain developed south of Cleveland and hit the […]

Sharon hoping to resume “Steel Valley Thunder” racing Saturday night after a weekend off & a rain out for SPEED Energy Drink Night

By Mike Leone

July 23, 2014

(Hartford, OH)…After a weekend off for the Trumbull County Fair and a rain out last Saturday, Sharon Speedway is hoping better weather is on the horizon this Saturday night (July 26) to resume the 85th anniversary racing season with a six-division “Steel Valley Thunder” program featuring the Hovis Auto & Truck Supply DIRTcar Big-Block Modifieds, […]

Lou Blaney Memorial coming Wednesday, July 30; Blaney Brothers look to fend off Sprint invaders; BRP Mod Tour also featured

By Mike Leone

July 22, 2014

(Hartford, OH)…The “Lou Blaney Memorial” is an event racers and fans look forward to each year at Sharon Speedway. This year’s event will take place Wednesday, July 30 as the sixth annual edition will again feature “410” Sprint Cars and BRP Big-Block Modifieds as part of the 85th anniversary season. Ollie’s Bargain Outlet […]

Rain washes out July 19 “Steel Valley Thunder” program at Sharon

By Mike Leone

July 19, 2014

(Hartford, OH)…After completing seven straight Saturday night events, Sharon Speedway was off last Saturday night due to the Trumbull County Fair and now suffered its first Saturday night rainout since May 17. Rain began Friday night and continued throughout the overnight and morning, and with showers in the forecast for much of the afternoon and […]

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