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All Star Sprints coming for Ohio Speedweek June 26; NASCAR’S Dave Blaney planning on competing

By Mike Leone

June 11, 2012 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

(Hartford, OH)…The “410” Sprint Cars will be making their first of three appearances of the 2012 season at Sharon Speedway coming up Tuesday, June 26 when the All Star Circuit of Champions come to town for the 30th annual Ohio Sprint Speedweek. At this time, NASCAR Sprint Cup racer Dave Blaney is planning […]

Martin wins emotional FASTRAK NE L.M. TOUR “Gary Knollinger Memorial”; Season’s 1st for Murdick in Mods; Career 1st Econo Mod win for Burns; Davis & Haefke keep on winning in Stocks & Minis

By Mike Leone

June 23, 2012

(Hartford, OH)…Sharon Speedway hosted the second annual “Gary Knollinger Memorial” for the Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC FASTRAK Northeast Late Model Touring Series on Saturday night. Celebrating in the Hovis Auto & Truck Supply victory lane were Joe Martin-Barris Supply FASTRAK Late Models, Dave Murdick-Governor Insurance Agency DIRTcar Big-Block Modifieds, Paul Davis-Gibson Insurance Agency Stock Cars, Steve […]

$2,000 “Gary Knollinger Memorial” for FASTRAK NE Late Model Touring Series highlights Saturday’s racing action

By Mike Leone

June 19, 2012

(Hartford, OH)…After a pair of rainy race nights, Sharon Speedway has gotten back in the groove with two straight nights of racing and hopes that trend continues this Saturday night for the running of the second annual “Gary Knollinger Memorial”.

The race program will feature the Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC FASTRAK Northeast Late Model Touring Series along […]

Latta nails down career 1st win FASTRAK L.M.; Shingledecker wins 1st ever at Sharon in Mods; Hooks wins 1st of season in Stocks; Watson, Blackshear & Fuchs add to win totals

By Mike Leone

June 16, 2012

(Hartford, OH)…It was another warm and sunny Saturday at Sharon Speedway for Pittsburgh Circle Track Club Night on Father’s Day Weekend. Celebrating in the Hovis Auto & Truck Supply victory lane were Matt Latta-Barris Supply FASTRAK Late Models, Jeremiah Shingledecker-Governor Insurance Agency DIRTcar Big-Block Modifieds, Joel Watson-Summit Racing Equipment-E-Mods, Shaun Hooks-Gibson Insurance Agency Stock Cars, Brandon […]

Celebrate Father’s Day with a full night of racing Saturday

By Mike Leone
June 13, 2012

(Hartford, OH)…After two straight rainy race nights, Sharon Speedway was able to get back in action last Saturday night with a beautiful day that produced great racing in front of a strong crowd. Sharon hopes to continue that momentum this Saturday night (June 16) as great weather is again predicted.

A full show of “Steel Valley Thunder” […]

Swartzlander wins Mods in 1st visit; #3 for Thomas, Blackshear & Haefke in FASTRAK L.M., Econo Mods & Minis; Last lap pass for Young in E-Mods; Davis is 1ST Stock repeat winner

By Mike Leone

June 9, 2012

(Hartford, OH)…After fighting Mother Nature at the last two events, Sharon Speedway was blessed with a warm and sunny day on Saturday for Globe Restaurant @ Truck World Night and the rescheduled RAD Racing Night. Celebrating in the Hovis Auto & Truck Supply victory lane were Brian Swartzlander-Governor Insurance Agency DIRTcar Big-Block Modifieds, Will Thomas III-Barris […]

Full night Saturday with racing plus make-up features, kids bike races & RAD Night

By Mike Leone

June 7, 2012

(Hartford, OH)…Mother Nature has continued to play havoc with Sharon Speedway. After losing three of the four events in April, Saturdays in May improved until storms wiped out the second leg of the Bill Emig Memorial features on Sunday, May 27 followed by another rain out last Saturday.

Hopefully better weather is on the horizon for this […]

LOU BLANEY MEMORIAL TO NOW PAY RECORD $5,000 TO-WIN FOR SPRINTS JULY 10; NASCAR’S STEWART, KAHNE & BLANEY TO COMPETE; $10K IN CONTINGENCIES

By Mike Leone
June 5, 2012
(Hartford, OH)…One of the region’s most popular and highly-anticipated racing events has just gotten bigger! Sharon Speedway is proud to announce the fourth annual Lou Blaney Memorial will now pay a record $5,000 to-win for the “410” Sprints on Tuesday, July 10! The year’s event presented by Ollie’s Bargain Outlet will again benefit the Alzheimer’s Association […]

RAIN WASHES OUT SHARON JUNE 2 FOR 4TH TIME

By Mike Leone

June 2, 2012              

(Hartford, OH)…Several rounds of late afternoon showers washed out racing action scheduled for Saturday night at Sharon Speedway.  It was the fourth complete rainout of the season adding to three straight lost events from April 14 on.  It was the second time the RAD Racing Night was rained out.  Stayed tuned for a make-up date along […]

“STEEL VALLEY THUNDER” RETURNS SATURDAY PLUS 2 MAKE-UP FEATURES; TWIN-STATE & RAD POSTER NIGHT ALSO ON TAP

By Mike Leone

May 31, 2012

(Hartford, OH)…After raining out the features on the second leg of the Bill Emig Memorial last Sunday, Sharon Speedway will resume it’s “Steel Valley Thunder” card of Governor Insurance Agency DIRTcar Big-Block Modifieds, Barris Supply FASTRAK Late Models, Gibson Insurance Agency Stock Cars, Summit Racing Equipment Econo Mods, HTMA/Precise Racing Products Econo Mods and the Deforest […]

RAIN CHECK POLICY CLARIFIED; DESPITE MAY 27’S FEATURES TO BE MADE UP AN $8 DISCOUNT TO BE OFFERED TO EVERYONE

By Mike Leone

May 29, 2012

(Hartford, OH)…A thunderstorms hit Sharon Speedway on Sunday evening just prior to the feature events getting underway. After trying for a couple hours to get the track back to racing conditions, the tough decision was made to postpone the features due to track conditions not being conducive to racing.

As the rain check […]

POWER OUTAGE & RAIN FORCE LONG NIGHT FOR LEG 2 OF BILL EMIG MEMORIAL SUNDAY AT SHARON; FEATURES TO BE MADE UP

By Mike Leone

May 27, 2012                        

(Hartford, OH)…Sharon Speedway attempted to complete night two of the Bill Emig Memorial on Sunday at Sharon Speedway.  After a successful kickoff on Saturday to the two-day affair, Mother Nature had other ideas on Sunday forcing the feature events to be postponed. 

Despite just a 20-30% chance of thunderstorms, storms fired up in the heating of the […]

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