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R.I.P. Jeff Schrum

Former Sprint Car great Jeff Schrum passed away on Tuesday night, July 26 after a long battle with cancer. The Canfield, Ohio resident was the 1989 and 1992 champion and won 21 career Sprint races at Sharon as well as numerous wins and championship around the circuit. R.I.P. 51

Jeff’s calling hours will be Sunday, July 31 from 2-4 […]

RETURN APPEARANCE BY 358 MODS HEADLINE “FRIDAY NIGHT THUNDER” & FULL SLATE OF 5 DIVISIONS FOR “STEEL VALLEY THUNDER” SATURDAY

By Mike Leone

July 27, 2011

(Hartford, OH)…After a good run of dry weather, Sharon Speedway battled Mother Nature last weekend losing both Friday and Saturday nights’ programs to rain, while Sunday’s truck and tractor pull managed to beat the rain. This weekend will be another doubleheader with “Friday Night Thunder” at 7:30 p.m. and “Steel Valley Thunder” presented by […]

WEDNESDAY’S PRACTICE POSTPONED TO AUGUST 3 DUE TO DAMAGE TO TRANSPONDER LOOP

By Mike Leone

July 25, 2011

(Hartford, OH)…Sharon Speedway has been forced to postpone this Wednesday’s (July 27) scheduled open practice session to the following Wednesday, August 3 following damage to the track’s transponder loop from Sunday’s truck and tractor pull.

The delivery date of the part isn’t until later this week and with the track dug up, it was necessary to […]

RAIN WINS FOR 2ND STRAIGHT NIGHT; FASTRAK NE LATE MODEL TOURING SERIES EVENT TO BE COMPLETED AUG 13

By Mike Leone

July 23, 2011

(Hartford, OH)…After a sunny and sultry day at Sharon Speedway, racing got underway on Saturday night; however, heavy rains hit the speedway during the last heat event. With it being apparent that rain would continue to fall for the next couple hours, the decision was made to cancel the event. Sunday’s normal rain […]

FRIDAY NIGHT THUNDER RAINED OUT & RESCHEDULED FOR JULY 29 AT SHARON

By Mike Leone

July 22, 2011

(Hartford, OH)…Heavy thunderstorms hit Sharon Speedway on Friday night at 5 p.m. washing out the “Friday Night Thunder” program after a day of sunny skies and with the temperature at 100 degrees. The event has been rescheduled for next Friday, July 29 featuring the 358 Modifieds, Summit Racing Equipment Econo Mods, Joe’s Radiator/Uni-Tech Frame Straightening […]

DOUBLEHEADER RACING THIS WEEKEND PLUS PULLING EVENT SUNDAY AT SHARON; “FRIDAY NIGHT THUNDER” FEATURING 358 MODS & FASTRAK NE LM TOUR SATURDAY PLUS ENGINE GIVEAWAY

By Mike Leone

July 20, 2011

(Hartford, OH)…It’s been a busy stretch with some exciting racing action in recent weeks at Sharon Speedway and that’ll continue with an upcoming weekend jam-packed with motorsports action featuring three events! Racing will take place on Friday and Saturday night followed by the Northwest Truck & Tractor Pull on Sunday. Racing begins at 7:30 […]

PEARSON HOLDS OFF CHARGING BOLLAND & KING FOR 1ST MOD WIN AT SHARON; VOLPE REPEATS IN FASTRAK LM; STIFFLER WINS 1ST IN E-MODS; #3 FOR DAVIS IN STOCKS; MCELHANEY WINS WILD ONE FOR #2 IN MINIS

By Mike Leone

July 16, 2011 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

(Hartford, OH)…After a successful third annual Lou Blaney Memorial on Tuesday night, Sharon Speedway was right back at it on a sunny and steamy Saturday night. The “Steel Valley Thunder” program was presented by Independent Insurance Agents of Trumbull County Night as two new winners took the checkered flags on a fast surface, […]

“STEEL VALLEY THUNDER” NEXT UP ON SATURDAY FEATURING MODS, FASTRAK LM, E-MODS, STOCKS & MINIS; KIDS GOLD RUSH PLANNED

By Mike Leone

July 13, 2011

(Hartford, OH)…After being off over the Fourth of July holiday, Sharon Speedway has roared back to life with three great events in the past week with the most recent being Tuesday’s Lou Blaney Memorial. Tremendous racing and lots of passing has been the norm and hopefully that trend will continue on Saturday night.  […]

HUGE CROWD WATCHES HAFERTEPE DOMINATE MIDWEST ALL STAR SPRINTS & KRISTYAK HOLD OFF NY HARD CHARGERS HIGBIE & BRACHMANN TO WIN MODS IN LOU BLANEY MEMORIAL AT SHARON

By Mike Leone

July 12, 2011

(Hartford, OH)…Spectacular weather provided the backdrop for the third annual Lou Blaney Memorial on Tuesday night at Sharon Speedway as the O’Reilly Auto Parts Midwest All Star Sprint Cars and the Governor Insurance Agency Big-Block Modifieds took part in the prestigious event. Another huge crowd honored the late legend, who amassed over 600 wins in his […]

BOLLAND EDGES KING & NY’S CHRYSLER FOR 1ST MOD WIN; DOUBLE CHARGES FROM 8TH TO WIN CAREER 1ST AT SHARON IN FASTRAK LM; #3 FOR WATSON IN E-MODS; CLARK REPEATS IN STOCKS; FUCHS BAGS #8 IN MINIS

By Mike Leone

July 9, 2011

(Hartford, OH)…Sharon Speedway was finally blessed with a beautiful weekend as the fans and drivers responded with a great turnout on both ends Friday and Saturday. Some of the best racing of the season was witnessed with optimal track conditions. Saturday night’s “Steel Valley Thunder” program was presented by Greenville Savings Bank and Boundary Systems.

Celebrating with […]

FINK WINS IN THE DEBUT OF 358 MODIFIEDS AT SHARON; CANTER WINS 2ND IN ECONO MODS; MARCUCCI EDGES HAY FOR 3RD MOD LITE WIN; SHARON CAREER 1ST FOR BORAWIEC IN MICROS; #3 FOR BERGER IN DWARFS; SPINNEWEBER REPEATS IN MINI LATES

By Mike Leone

July 8, 2011

(Hartford, OH)…Rain showers stayed south of Sharon Speedway all day long and by late afternoon skies cleared and for once a “Friday Night Thunder” program was completed without battling rain showers. Fans witnessed the best Friday night racing program to date with lots of passing and down-to-the-wire finishes as a record 70 cars were on hand.

Celebrating […]

3RD LOU BLANEY MEMORIAL DRAWING NEAR ON TUESDAY; ALZHEIMER’S BENEFIT TO FEATURE TONY STEWART, KASEY KAHNE & DAVE BLANEY IN SPRINTS; BIG-BLOCK MODS ALSO TO COMPETE

By Mike Leone

July 7, 2011

(Hartford, OH)…The excitement and anticipation for the Lou Blaney Memorial continues to build. Now just days away on Tuesday, July 12, this third annual event at Sharon Speedway will be an Alzheimer’s Association Benefit Night featuring NASCAR Sprint Cup stars Tony Stewart, Kasey Kahne and Dave Blaney competing in the Sprint Car division.  […]

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