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Steel Valley Thunder on Saturday’s docket as point races heat up; Gold Rush for the kids

By Mike Leone

July 25, 2012

(Hartford, OH)…After several special events over the past month, Sharon Speedway will get back to basics on Saturday night (July 28) as another installment of “Steel Valley Thunder” will take place. The six-division weekly program will include the Governor Insurance Agency DIRTcar Big-Block Modifieds, Barris Supply FASTRAK Late Models, Summit Racing Equipment E-Mods, Gibson Insurance […]

Stile wins 1st ever FASTRAK race in $2K NE Tour race; Career 1st in Big-Block Mods for Frankhouser; Young holds off Watson in E-Mods; #6 for Blackshear in Econos; 1st for Wrightsman in Minis

By Mike Leone

July 21, 2012

(Hartford, OH)…Sharon Speedway hosted the second annual Sweeney Chevrolet Night on a beautiful Saturday evening. Celebrating with wins in the Hovis Auto & Truck Supply victory lane were Sammy Stile-Sweeney Chevrolet GM Pace Performance FASTRAK Northeast Late Model Touring Series, Mark Frankhouser-Governor Insurance Agency DIRTcar Big-Block Modifieds, Jack Young-Summit Racing Equipment E-Mods, Brandon Blackshear-HTMA/Precise Racing Products […]

FASTRAK NE Late Model Tour returns Saturday; $2,000 on the line plus Sweeney Engine drawing

By Mike Leone
July 17, 2012

(Hartford, OH)…After a trip of special events for the Sprint Cars over the past few weeks, the FASTRAK Late Models presented by Barris Supply will return to the spotlight this Saturday night (July 21) at Sharon Speedway. The Northeast Touring Series will be featured along with the Governor Insurance Agency DIRTcar Big-Block Modifieds, Summit Racing […]

Sodeman wins BOSS Sprints in 1st ever non-wing race on 3/8-mile track; 1st wins for Shingledecker & D’Apolito in E-Mods & Stocks; Brad Blackshear repeats in Econos; Haefke again in Minis

By Rich Berry & Mike Leone

July 14, 2012

(Hartford, OH)…Sharon Speedway was back in action on Saturday night for the second time in five days for the first ever appearance by the BOSS Sprints as the traditional non-wing cars ran for the first time at the speedway since a 2000 show on the old half-mile. Celebrating with wins in the Hovis […]

$1,000 bonus & 4 World Finals pit passes await DIRTcar Big-Block Mod top point getter at Lernerville-Sharon Aug 3-4 weekend

$1,000 BONUS & 4 WORLD FINALS PIT PASSES AWAIT DIRTCAR BIG-BLOCK MODIFIED TOP POINT GETTER AT LERNERVILLE-SHARON AUG 3-4 WEEKEND
By Mike Leone
July 13, 2012

(Hartford, OH)…With Sharon Speedway joining Lernerville Speedway as western Pennsylvania DIRTcar-member speedways, one of the bonus programs for Big-Block Modified racers is fast approaching. The two speedways will hook up on August 3-4 for a doubleheader of […]

BOSS Non-Wing Sprints invade Saturday for 1st ever appearance along with E-Mods, Stocks, Econo Mods & Minis

By Mike Leone

July 12, 2012

(Hartford, OH)…After just three days off from another successful Lou Blaney Memorial, Sharon Speedway returns to action this Saturday night (July 14) with another special event as the Buckeye Outlaw Sprint Series (BOSS) make its first ever appearance featuring the traditional non-winged Sprint Cars.

Also on the card will be the Summit Racing Equipment E-Mods, Gibson Insurance […]

Brad Sweet sets blistering pace to become 4th different Sprint winner in Lou Blaney Memorial, while Kevin Bolland holds off King to do the same in Mods

BRAD SWEET SETS BLISTERING PACE TO BECOME 4TH DIFFERENT SPRINT WINNER IN LOU BLANEY MEMORIAL, WHILE KEVIN BOLLAND HOLDS OFF KING TO DO THE SAME IN MODS
By Mike Leone

July 10, 2012

(Hartford, OH)…A huge crowd turned out on a beautiful Tuesday evening at Sharon Speedway to remember the legacy of the great Lou Blaney, who amassed more than 600 victories in […]

Times, Info, Pricing & more on tonight’s Lou Blaney Memorial

4th Annual Lou Blaney Memorial Alzheimer’s Association Benefit presented by Ollie’s Bargain Outlet; tonight (7/10/12)

Pits & advanced ticket holder admission at 3 PM
Grandstands open for general admission at 4 PM
WFMJ’s Mike Ackelson live with Tony Stewart, Kasey Kahne & Dave Blaney on the stage at 5:45 PM
Warm-ups at @ 6:40 PM
One-lap qualifying for Sprints at @ 7:00 PM
Racing @ 7:30 […]

Lou Blaney Memorial drawing near on Tue, July 10; Tickets on sale for record $5K to-win for Sprints & $2K for Mods; NASCAR’s Stewart, Kahne & Blaney to compete

By Mike Leone

July 2, 2012

(Hartford, OH)…The next event on tap at Sharon Speedway has become one of the region’s most popular and highly-anticipated racing events. Sharon Speedway will host the fourth annual “Lou Blaney Memorial” on Tuesday, July 10 featuring “410” Sprint Cars and DIRTcar Big-Block Modifieds. The year’s event presented by Ollie’s Bargain Outlet will again benefit the Alzheimer’s […]

King, Jr. continues surge of new Mod winners; Double brothers win 1st in FASTRAK L.M. & Econo Mods; Watson again in E-Mods; Point leaders Burns & Haefke win in Stocks & Minis

By Mike Leone

June 30, 2012 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

(Hartford, OH)…It was another warm and sunny Saturday at Sharon Speedway for Twin-State Auto Racing Club Night on Greenville Savings Bank Night. Celebrating in the Hovis Auto & Truck Supply victory lane were Rex King, Jr.-Governor Insurance Agency DIRTcar Big-Block Modifieds, Josh Double-Barris Supply FASTRAK Late Models, Joel Watson-Summit Racing Equipment-E-Mods, Tim Burns-Gibson […]

Full “Steel Valley Thunder” program on docket for Saturday along with Twin-State Night & Food Drive

By Mike Leone

June 28, 2012 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

(Hartford, OH)…After a pair of special race events last Saturday for the “Gary Knollinger Memorial” and Tuesday for Ohio All Star Sprint Speedweek, Sharon Speedway will return to it’s core “Steel Valley Thunder” program this Saturday (June 30).

The evening’s events will be presented by Greenville Savings Bank and will feature the Governor Insurance […]

Matus comes from 18th & saves tires for huge upset career 1st All Star Sprint win in night 5 of Ohio Speedweek; #5 for Blackshear in Econo Mods & 1st ever for Batcher in Minis

By Brian Liskai & Mike Leone

June 26, 2012

(Hartford, OH)…Sharon Speedway hosted stop number five of the 30th annual Ohio Sprint Speedweek for the University of Northwestern Ohio All Star Circuit of Champions on Tuesday night. A big crowd watched youngsters Brandon Matus (All Star Sprints), Brandon Blackshear (HTMA/Precise Racing Products Econo Mods) and Jerry Batcher (Deforest Used Parts Mini Stocks) […]

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