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Rex King wins $1010 “Drive to be a Champion” crown in Big-Block Mods over Murdick & Bolland

By Mike Leone

October 26, 2012

(Hartford, OH)…The Big-Block Modifieds have been a weekly featured attraction at Sharon Speedway since dirt replaced the asphalt in 1981. Over the years, drivers like Lou Blaney, Bob Kraus, Rex King, Jim Weller, John Braymer, and Tim Doran set a standard in the Modified division like none other.

While the Big-Block Modifieds have lost some of its […]

Barbara wins 1st ever ULMS Super Late Model race at Sharon; Martz’s 1st ever Sharon win worth $1500 in Stocks; Robinson wins Econo Mods in 1st start; #6 for Fuchs in Minis

By Mike Leone

October 6, 2012

(Hartford, OH)…The 83rd anniversary season at Sharon Speedway came to a close on a chilly Saturday night with the Super Late Model/Open Stock Car Shootout that was postponed from April 21. A sharp cold front came through Friday night that dumped a lot of rain and dropped the temperature some 20 degrees, but the skies cleared […]

Season finale a big one Saturday featuring ULMS Super Late Model invasion for $3,000 & Open Stock Cars for $1,500

By Mike Leone

October 3, 2012

(Hartford, OH)…Nearly six months ago a rainy Saturday forced the much-anticipated invasion by the ULMS Super Late Models and Open Stock Car Shootout to be postponed to October 6. That show is now all that remains to conclude a successful 2012 season at the Hartford, Ohio oval. The curtains will close on the 83rd anniversary […]

Back-to-back Mod wins for Feder; Lunger wins 1st ever at Sharon in FASTRAK LM; Watson wins E-Mods & ties for championship; Clark & Double win #2 in Stocks & Econo Mods; Win #5 for Fuchs in Minis

By Mike Leone

September 29, 2012

(Hartford, OH)…In a month that featured two rainouts and two others that could easily have been rained out, Sharon Speedway was able to beat the rain that came in after the completion of the final “Steel Valley Thunder” event of 2012 on Saturday night. Celebrating in the Hovis Auto & Truck Supply victory lane on […]

Final “Steel Valley Thunder” Championship Event Saturday

By Mike Leone

September 25, 2012

(Hartford, OH)…Mother Nature certainly hasn’t been kind to Sharon Speedway during the month of September. Five shows have been scheduled to date with two falling victim to rain and two others were delayed and easily could have been rained out. Sharon will hope for better weather this Saturday (September 29) for the “Steel Valley Thunder” […]

Rain wins for 8th time Saturday; Final night of points set for 9/29

By Mike Leone

September 22, 2012

(Hartford, OH)…For the eighth time this season, Sharon Speedway has succumbed to Mother Nature. With nearly an inch of rain falling overnight and additional rain in the forecast for late in the day, management has cancelled Saturday night’s racing activities.

Just two events remain now on the 2012 racing schedule. Next Saturday, September 29 is the […]

Just 2 “Steel Valley Thunder” championship point races remain beginning with Saturday’s 5-division program

By Mike Leone

September 19, 2012

(Hartford, OH)…After a successful two-day “Apple Festival Nationals,” Sharon Speedway will resume weekly “Steel Valley Thunder” competition Saturday night featuring the Governor Insurance Agency DIRTcar Big-Block Modifieds, Barris Supply FASTRAK Late Models, Summit Racing Equipment E-Mods, HTMA/Precise Racing Products Econo Mods, and the Deforest Used Parts Mini Stocks. The Gibson Insurance Agency Stock Cars will […]

Apple Festival Nat’s conclude Saturday with 151 cars; Career 1st FASTRAK NE LM Tour win for Wright; Watson & Laskey score $1,000 UEMS & Stock wins; 14-y.o. Bowers & Wrightsman sweep weekend in Econo Mods & Minis

By Mike Leone

September 15, 2012 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

(Hartford, OH)…The “Apple Festival Nationals” concluded on Saturday with perfect weather conditions following Friday’s two and a half hour rain delay to complete night one of the annual event. Saturday’s car count topped Friday’s by one car- 151 to 150!

Celebrating in the Hovis Auto & Truck Supply victory lane were Chad Wright-Sweeney […]

150 cars wait through rain delay on Night 1 of Apple Festival Nat’s; Win #4 for THOMAS in FASTRAK; 1st for McKinney IN UEMS; Fox & Carothers split Open Stocks; Bowers wins Econo Mods in 1st visit; Minis to Wrightsman

By Mike Leone

September 14, 2012 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

(Hartford, OH)…The “Apple Festival Nationals” kicked off on Friday night as 150 race cars jammed the pit area. For awhile it looked like the second straight rainout and eighth of the season was a likelihood, but track officials decided to wait out the slow progressing rain. After four hours of light rain, it […]

Apple Festival Nationals up next with 2 complete shows Fri & Sat for 5 divisions; 2-day discounted passes; Free camping & entertainment

By Mike Leone

September 11, 2012

(Hartford, OH)…After a rainout last Saturday, Sharon Speedway is hoping for better weather this weekend as the big “Apple Festival Nationals” is on tap this Friday and Saturday (September 14-15). Each night will feature a complete show for the Barris Supply FASTRAK Late Models, Summit Racing Equipment E-Mods under the UEMS sanction, Gibson Insurance Agency […]

Races rained out 9/8 for 7th time; Apple Festival Nat’s up next 9/14-15

By Mike Leone

September 8, 2012 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

(Hartford, OH)…For the seventh time this season, Mother Nature has chalked up a victory at Sharon Speedway. Overnight rains that continued throughout the morning hours forced management to cancel Saturday night’s racing activities.

Coming up next Friday and Saturday, September 14-15 will be the “Apple Festival Nationals”. Friday’s program will get underway at 6:30 […]

“Steel Valley Thunder” championship point races winding down; 6 divisions plus FASTRAK “Futures Cup” race featured Saturday

By Mike Leone

September 5, 2012 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

(Hartford, OH)…With the flip of the calendar to September, that means point championships are coming into focus and the battles will heat up over the next few weeks to determine the 2012 titlists. Saturday’s (September 8) “Steel Valley Thunder” program will include the Governor Insurance Agency DIRTcar Big-Block Modifieds, Barris Supply FASTRAK Late […]

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