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ECONO MODS ADDED TO JUNE 25 PROGRAM

By Mike Leone

June 24, 2011 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

(Hartford, OH)… Sharon Speedway has announced that the Summit Racing Equipment Econo Mods have been added to this Saturday’s (June 25) racing program. The Econo Mods are featured on the bi-weekly “Friday Night Thunder” program, but with seven rainouts in 12 nights, it was decided to add the growing division to Saturday’s […]

RAIN WASHES OUT “FRIDAY NIGHT THUNDER” FOR 7TH TIME IN 12 TRIES; 358 MODS TO REPLACE OUTLAW SPRINT WARRIORS BEGINNING JULY 8

By Mike Leone

June 24, 2011

(Hartford, OH)…After some two inches of rain fell Thursday night coupled with morning showers and rain in the forecast throughout the day and night, Sharon Speedway has been forced to cancel the June 24 “Friday Night Thunder” program. The cancellation marked the seventh event lost out of 12 tries thus far on Friday nights in […]

HOMETOWN HERO DALE BLANEY CAPTURES $5,000 OHIO SPEEDWEEK VICTORY FOR 80TH CAREER ALL STAR SPRINT WIN; NASCAR’S KASEY KAHNE FINISHES 17TH; FUCHS WINS FOR 7TH TIME IN MINIS

By Mike Leone

June 22, 2011

(Hartford, OH)…After three consecutive rainouts during the 29th annual Ohio Speedweek for the O’Reilly Auto Parts All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Cars, Mother Nature finally gave race teams and fans a reprieve as sunshine and dry weather prevailed throughout Wednesday at Sharon Speedway to allow the third night to be completed. Forty-five drivers from all […]

DOUBLEHEADER THIS WEEKEND WITH “FRIDAY NIGHT THUNDER” & GARY KNOLLINGER MEMORIAL; FASTRAK NE LATE MODEL TOURING SERIES PLUS EXTRA $$$ FOR E-MODS, STOCKS & MINIS SATURDAY!

By Mike Leone

June 22, 2011

(Hartford, OH)…With the midpoint of the season upon us, Sharon Speedway is in the middle of a busy week with three nights of racing action in four days. After Wednesday’s Ohio All Star Sprint Speedweek event, another doubleheader weekend is on tap featuring “Friday Night Thunder” (June 24) and the Gary Knollinger Memorial event […]

CAREER 1ST WIN FOR KING, JR. IN MODS; SNYDER WINS WILD FASTRAK MAIN FOR 1ST EVER AT SHARON; DELLINGER BAGS #3 IN E-MODS; DAVIS & FUCHS RETURN TO VICTORY LANE IN STOCKS & MINIS

By Rich Berry & Mike Leone

June 18, 2011            

(Hartford, OH)…Despite a chance of rain again in the forecast all weekend long, Sharon Speedway was able to wrap up the doubleheader weekend on Saturday night with a beautiful evening on Dreves Insurance Night.  It was also Twin-State Auto Racing Club Night as all members received free admission into the grandstands.

Celebrating “Steel Valley […]

SCHARBA TOPS RECORD FIELD OF ECONO MODS FOR 1ST WIN; GRIFFIN & HAEFKE REPEAT IN SPRINTS & MICROS; #3 FOR KNEPPER IN MOD LITES; WALKER RETURNS TO DWARFS & WINS IN SEASON DEBUT

By Mike Leone

June 17, 2011            

(Hartford, OH)…Finally sunny skies graced Sharon Speedway on Friday night to allow the second straight “Friday Night Thunder” program to be completed.  Friday’s show was actually a make-up from the rained out May 27 program and was just the fifth of the season to be completed.

Celebrating in the Hovis Auto & Truck Supply victory lane […]

ALL STAR SPRINTS COMING WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22 FOR OHIO SPEEDWEEK; NASCAR’S KASEY KAHNE TO COMPETE; BRAD DOTY TO MAKE APPEARANCE

By Mike Leone

June 16, 2011            

(Hartford, OH)…The 410 Sprint Cars will be making their first of two appearances of the 2011 season coming up this Wednesday, June 22 when the O’Reilly Auto Parts All Star Circuit of Champions come to town for the 29th annual Ohio Sprint Speedweek.  NASCAR Sprint Cup racer Kasey Kahne has announced he will be competing and […]

TWO ROUNDS OF EXCITEMENT THIS WEEKEND WITH “FRIDAY NIGHT THUNDER” & SATURDAY’S “STEEL VALLEY THUNDER”

By Mike Leone

June 15, 2011                        

(Hartford, OH)…After battling Mother Nature tooth and nail last weekend, Sharon Speedway officials hope this weekend will bring dry weather to allow for a doubleheader weekend of racing excitement.  It all begins with “Friday Night Thunder” at 7:30 p.m. featuring five divisions of racing and then on Saturday night it’s “Steel Valley Thunder” at 7 p.m. […]

CAREER 1ST WINS FOR WRIGHT, KINNEY & CLARK IN FASTRAK, E-MODS & STOCKS; KRISTYAK WINS 1ST OF 2011 IN MODS; SCHARBA STOPS FUCHS’ STREAK IN MINIS

By Rich Berry & Mike Leone

June 11, 2011            

(Hartford, OH)…Sharon Speedway was able to beat Mother Nature for the second straight night on Saturday as all of the racing action was completed despite another two and a half hour rain delay.  Special thanks go out to John Volpe (FASTRAK), Jim Rasey (Modifieds), and Stacy Neubecker (Mini Stocks), who put in a […]

SHARON OUTLASTS ANOTHER RAINY FRIDAY NIGHT THUNDER; FELIX BECOMES 4TH DIFFERENT SPRINT WINNER; CANTER & BLACKSHEAR ARE NEW ECONO MOD WINNERS; REPEAT WINS FOR KNEPPER, MARCUCCI, REUSSER & BERGER

By Mike Leone

June 10, 2011            

(Hartford, OH)…It was the typical Friday night at Sharon Speedway with rainy and threatening weather throughout the day.  Sharon waited out morning and early afternoon showers to be blessed with a beautiful late afternoon, but storms developed early evening and took a direct aim at Sharon Speedway.  After a two and a half hour rain […]

DOUBLEHEADER ACTION RETURNS THIS WEEKEND TO SHARON WITH “FRIDAY NIGHT THUNDER” PLUS 3 MAKE-UP FEATURES & “STEEL VALLEY THUNDER” SATURDAY

By Mike Leone

June 8, 2011              

(Hartford, OH)…Sharon Speedway will swing back into action with another doubleheader weekend on tap!  After a week hiatus, “Friday Night Thunder” returns at 7:30 p.m. featuring six divisions of racing plus three make-up features and then on Saturday night it’s “Steel Valley Thunder” at 7 p.m.   Saturday’s rain date is Sunday at 5:30.

Sharon has had a […]

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