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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) […]

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 […]

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