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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 […]

BLAIR OPENS BILL EMIG MEMORIAL WITH $1,500 FASTRAK NE L.M. TOUR WIN; WATSON WINS $1,000 UEMS; SCHNEIDER WINS 1ST EVER AT SHARON IN STOCKS; BLACKSHEAR & HAEFKE REPEAT IN ECONO MODS & MINIS

By Mike Leone

May 26, 2012

(Hartford, OH)…Sharon Speedway kicked off the two-day Bill Emig Memorial on Saturday night on a sunny and hot 90-degree day as part of the Memorial Day Weekend Celebration. After losing three straight events to end April, Saturday marked the fourth straight completed show to begin the month of May. Celebrating in the Hovis Auto & Truck […]

Busy Memorial Day Weeked on tap with doubleheader action; FASTRAK NE L.M. Tour & Open Stocks both days; UEMS E-Mods Sat & Big-Block Mod special Sun

By Mike Leone

May 22, 2012

(Hartford, OH)…With Mother Nature finally cooperating, Sharon Speedway has been blessed with three straight beautiful, sunny Saturdays during May after a rough April, which saw three cancellations in four weeks. Sharon Speedway and its fans and racers hope the great streak of recent weather will continue this weekend. First Sharon will host an open practice on […]

WHITLING FINALLY WINS 1ST CAREER FASTRAK L.M. FEATURE AFTER 4+ YEARS; KING & FUCHS REPEAT IN MODS & MINIS; CAREER 1ST SHARON WIN FOR LASKEY IN STOCKS; GABRIELSON & DELLINGER FLY TO 1ST WINS IN E-MODS & ECONO MODS

By Mike Leone

May 19, 2012

(Hartford, OH)…After three straight cold, rainy Saturdays to end April, Sharon Speedway was blessed with its third straight sunny, warm Saturday as the beautiful May weather continued on Armed Forces Night. Celebrating in the Hovis Auto & Truck Supply victory lane were Bobby Whitling-Barris Supply FASTRAK Late Models, Rex King-Governor Insurance Agency DIRTcar Big-Block Modifieds, Joe […]

Sharon looks to complete 3rd straight Saturday of “Steel Valley Thunder” on Armed Forces Night

By Mike Leone

May 15, 2012

(Hartford, OH)…Following a successful opener and then three straight rain outs, Sharon Speedway fans and racers have gotten back in the groove the past two Saturday nights with exciting racing action. Sharon will look to make it three-in-a-row this Saturday night (May 19) with another “Steel Valley Thunder” program featuring the Governor Insurance Agency DIRTcar Big-Block […]

Milestone 20th win for Bolland in Mods; Thomas repeats in FASTRAK L.M.; Young ends victory drought in E-Mods; Career 1st for Hathaway in Econo Mods; Stocks & Minis to Burns & Gilliland

By Mike Leone

May 12, 2012

(Hartford, OH)…After a successful 83rd anniversary season opener then three straight rainy, cold Saturdays, Sharon Speedway has been blessed with two straight sunny and warm Saturdays as the 2012 season is now well underway. Celebrating in the Hovis Auto & Truck Supply victory lane were Kevin Bolland-Governor Insurance Agency DIRTcar Big-Block Modifieds, Will Thomas III-Barris Supply […]

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Congrats to Christopher Bell on his All Star Sprint Ohio Speedweek win & Chas Wolbert in the RUSH Mods!