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After a weekend off, Sharon set to resume “Steel Valley Thunder” racing on Saturday night

By Mike Leone

July 15, 2014

(Hartford, OH)…After a weekend off for the Trumbull County Fair, Sharon Speedway is set to resume the 85th anniversary racing season this Saturday night (July 19) with a six-division “Steel Valley Thunder” program featuring the Hovis Auto & Truck Supply DIRTcar Big-Block Modifieds, Barris Supply RUSH Late Models, Summit Racing Equipment Modifieds, Gibson Insurance Agency […]

4 new winners highlight 4th of July weekend racing at Sharon; Singleton wins Sweeney RUSH LM Tour; Weller III ends long drought in Big-Block Mods; Career 1st for Longwell in Econo Mods & Campbell in Minis

By Mike Leone

July 5, 2014

(Hartford, OH)…Sharon Speedway continued to be blessed with great weather as Saturday night’s Bill Emig Memorial presented by Bilstein Shock Absorbers was the seventh straight Saturday night of racing completed. Celebrating in the Hovis Auto & Truck Supply victory lane with their first wins of the 85th anniversary season were Rick Singleton-Sweeney Chevrolet Buick […]

Sweeney RUSH Late Model Tour’s “Bill Emig Memorial” highlights Saturday night’s racing program

By Mike Leone

July 1, 2014

(Hartford, OH)…Sharon Speedway looks to continue the great stretch of Saturday weather that has been the trend as this week (July 5) would mark the seventh straight completed Saturday night of racing! Saturday’s program as part of the 85th anniversary season will include the Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Dirt Late Model Touring Series […]

King Jr powers to 4th Big-Block Mod win; Kugel wins 1st ever in RUSH Sportsman Mods; Dixon, Wagner & Double repeat in Mods, Stocks & Econos; Career 1st for Little in Minis

By Mike Leone

June 28, 2014

(Hartford, OH)…After a rainout for Tuesday’s Ohio Speedweek event, Sharon Speedway was able to complete the sixth straight Saturday night of short-track auto racing excitement as part of the “Steel Valley Thunder” 85th anniversary season. Celebrating in the Hovis Auto & Truck Supply victory lane were Rex King, Jr.-Hovis Auto & Truck Supply DIRTcar […]

“Armed Forces Night” & Sweeney RUSH Sportsman Mods highlight “Steel Valley Thunder” program Saturday

By Mike Leone

June 25, 2014

(Hartford, OH)…Despite a rainout for Tuesday’s Ohio All Star Sprint Speedweek event, Sharon Speedway is expecting better weather for Saturday’s “Steel Valley Thunder” program. Officials are hoping for a sixth straight Saturday of great weather as the week nine program as part of the 85th anniversary season will include the Hovis Auto & Truck […]

Heavy rains from Monday & more predicted forces Sharon to cancel the Ohio All Star Sprint Speedweek event for Tuesday night

By Mike Leone

June 24, 2014

(Hartford, OH)…For the second straight year, Mother Nature has intervened on the Ohio Speedweek event for the All Star Sprint Cars at Sharon Speedway. Last year, heavy thunderstorms hit the speedway before warm-ups, this year heavy rains on Monday night coupled with a forecast of continuing storms throughout the afternoon and evening on Tuesday […]

Swartzlander ends Kings & Weller’s run atop Big-Block Mods w/ 1st win; Lunger for the 4th time in RUSH LM; Clay wins 1st in Mods; Davis, Blackshear & Creech add wins in Stocks, Econos & Minis

By Matt Wertz & Mike Leone

June 21, 2014

(Hartford, OH)…Sharon Speedway completed the fifth straight Saturday night of short-track auto racing excitement as part of the “Steel Valley Thunder” 85th anniversary season. Celebrating in the Hovis Auto & Truck Supply victory lane on Lincoln Electric Night were Brian Swartzlander-Hovis Auto & Truck Supply DIRTcar Big-Block Modifieds, Dennis Lunger, Jr.-Barris […]

“Steel Valley Thunder” returns Saturday for PCTC Night; Ohio Speedweek for All Star Sprints coming Tuesday

By Mike Leone

June 17, 2014

(Hartford, OH)…After another stellar turnout of fans packing the facility for Fan Appreciation and Autograph Night last Saturday, Sharon Speedway is hoping the great summer weather continues for the fifth straight week this Saturday night (June 21). The “Steel Valley Thunder” week eight program as part of the 85th anniversary season will include the […]

All Star Sprints coming to Sharon for Ohio Speedweek on June 24; Blaney Brothers set to defend home turf

By Mike Leone

June 13, 2014

(Hartford, OH)…The “410” Sprint Cars will be making their first of two appearances of the 2014 season at Sharon Speedway coming up Tuesday, June 24 when the All Star Circuit of Champions come to town for the 32nd annual Ohio Sprint Speedweek. The TUSA Mod Lites will also be on hand in a Mid-Atlantic regional event. […]

King Jr holds off dad for Big-Block Mod win #3; Lunger wins 3rd in RUSH LM; 1st wins for Dixon, Wagner & Fraley in Mods, Stocks & Econos; Creech again in Minis

By Mike Leone

June 14, 2014

(Hartford, OH)…For the fourth straight Saturday, Sharon Speedway was blessed with sunny skies and no threat of rain resulting in a huge crowd turning out for the second annual free Fan Appreciation Night! Fans also enjoyed an on-track autograph session with all of the racers at intermission. Celebrating in the Hovis Auto & […]

FREE general admission & autograph night on tap Saturday with a full “Steel Valley Thunder” program

By Mike Leone

June 10, 2014

(Hartford, OH)…Great summer weather has blessed Sharon Speedway each of the past three race nights and it appears that trend will continue for this Saturday night’s (June 14) rescheduled FREE Fan Appreciation & Autograph Night! The “Steel Valley Thunder” week seven program as part of the 85th anniversary season will include the Hovis Auto & Truck […]

King repeats opening night Big-Block Mod win; Thomas wins 3rd straight in RUSH LM; 4th win for Watson in Mods; #3 for Clark in Stocks; Burns again in Econos; 1st for Fuchs in Minis

By Mike Leone

June 7, 2014

(Hartford, OH)…For the third straight Saturday, Sharon Speedway was blessed with warm and sunny weather after battling Mother Nature with cold and damp conditions for much of April and May. Celebrating in the Hovis Auto & Truck Supply victory lane Rex King-Hovis Auto & Truck Supply DIRTcar Big-Block Modifieds, Will Thomas III-Barris Supply RUSH […]

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