Final “Steel Valley Thunder” Championship Event Saturday

By Mike Leone

September 25, 2012

(Hartford, OH)…Mother Nature certainly hasn’t been kind to Sharon Speedway during the month of September. Five shows have been scheduled to date with two falling victim to rain and two others were delayed and easily could have been rained out. Sharon will hope for better weather this Saturday (September 29) for the “Steel Valley Thunder” […]

Rain wins for 8th time Saturday; Final night of points set for 9/29

By Mike Leone

September 22, 2012

(Hartford, OH)…For the eighth time this season, Sharon Speedway has succumbed to Mother Nature. With nearly an inch of rain falling overnight and additional rain in the forecast for late in the day, management has cancelled Saturday night’s racing activities.

Just two events remain now on the 2012 racing schedule. Next Saturday, September 29 is the […]

Just 2 “Steel Valley Thunder” championship point races remain beginning with Saturday’s 5-division program

By Mike Leone

September 19, 2012

(Hartford, OH)…After a successful two-day “Apple Festival Nationals,” Sharon Speedway will resume weekly “Steel Valley Thunder” competition Saturday night featuring the Governor Insurance Agency DIRTcar Big-Block Modifieds, Barris Supply FASTRAK Late Models, Summit Racing Equipment E-Mods, HTMA/Precise Racing Products Econo Mods, and the Deforest Used Parts Mini Stocks. The Gibson Insurance Agency Stock Cars will […]

Apple Festival Nat’s conclude Saturday with 151 cars; Career 1st FASTRAK NE LM Tour win for Wright; Watson & Laskey score $1,000 UEMS & Stock wins; 14-y.o. Bowers & Wrightsman sweep weekend in Econo Mods & Minis

By Mike Leone

September 15, 2012 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

(Hartford, OH)…The “Apple Festival Nationals” concluded on Saturday with perfect weather conditions following Friday’s two and a half hour rain delay to complete night one of the annual event. Saturday’s car count topped Friday’s by one car- 151 to 150!

Celebrating in the Hovis Auto & Truck Supply victory lane were Chad Wright-Sweeney […]

150 cars wait through rain delay on Night 1 of Apple Festival Nat’s; Win #4 for THOMAS in FASTRAK; 1st for McKinney IN UEMS; Fox & Carothers split Open Stocks; Bowers wins Econo Mods in 1st visit; Minis to Wrightsman

By Mike Leone

September 14, 2012 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

(Hartford, OH)…The “Apple Festival Nationals” kicked off on Friday night as 150 race cars jammed the pit area. For awhile it looked like the second straight rainout and eighth of the season was a likelihood, but track officials decided to wait out the slow progressing rain. After four hours of light rain, it […]

Apple Festival Nationals up next with 2 complete shows Fri & Sat for 5 divisions; 2-day discounted passes; Free camping & entertainment

By Mike Leone

September 11, 2012

(Hartford, OH)…After a rainout last Saturday, Sharon Speedway is hoping for better weather this weekend as the big “Apple Festival Nationals” is on tap this Friday and Saturday (September 14-15). Each night will feature a complete show for the Barris Supply FASTRAK Late Models, Summit Racing Equipment E-Mods under the UEMS sanction, Gibson Insurance Agency […]

Races rained out 9/8 for 7th time; Apple Festival Nat’s up next 9/14-15

By Mike Leone


(Hartford, OH)…For the seventh time this season, Mother Nature has chalked up a victory at Sharon Speedway. Overnight rains that continued throughout the morning hours forced management to cancel Saturday night’s racing activities.

Coming up next Friday and Saturday, September 14-15 will be the “Apple Festival Nationals”. Friday’s program will get underway at 6:30 […]

“Steel Valley Thunder” championship point races winding down; 6 divisions plus FASTRAK “Futures Cup” race featured Saturday

By Mike Leone


(Hartford, OH)…With the flip of the calendar to September, that means point championships are coming into focus and the battles will heat up over the next few weeks to determine the 2012 titlists. Saturday’s (September 8) “Steel Valley Thunder” program will include the Governor Insurance Agency DIRTcar Big-Block Modifieds, Barris Supply FASTRAK Late […]

Career 1st win a big one for Steve Feder in $2000 Russ King Memorial BRP Mod Tour; Buckley & Root cop career 1st E-Mod & Econo Mod wins; Stocks & Minis to Burns & Wrightsman

By Mike Leone

September 1, 2012

(Hartford, OH)…Despite thunderstorms from mid-afternoon through the night not far from Sharon Speedway, somehow it remained dry over Hartford, Ohio all but a few sprinkles during the Modified feature and a brief shower during the Stock Car feature to allow the 27th annual Russ King Memorial presented by King Bros. to be completed.

Celebrating in […]

BRP Mod Tour featured Saturday in Russ King Memorial; E-Mods, Stocks, Econos & Minis also in action

By Mike Leone

August 29, 2012

(Hartford, OH)…Labor Day Weekend racing action will be featured on Saturday (September 1) at Sharon Speedway as the BRP Mod Tour makes their only appearance of the season. Also in action will be Summit Racing Equipment E-Mods, Gibson Insurance Agency Stock Cars, HTMA/Precise Racing Products Econo Mods, and the Deforest Used Parts Mini Stocks. Qualifying […]

Open Practice Wednesday (8/29); Updated Open Stock Car Rules for upcoming fall specials posted

By Mike Leone

August 27, 2012

(Hartford, OH)…Sharon Speedway will have another open practice this Wednesday, August 29. Gates open at 4 with practice 5 until dark. Pit passes are $20; grandstand admission is free. All cars are welcome.

With fall just around the corner, several special events for the Open Stock Cars are on tap. The Open Stocks […]

Murdick & Hooks garner 3rd wins with last lap passes at Sharon; Latta charges to win #2 in FASTRAK LM; 1st for Johnson in E-Mods; Dellinger & Fuchs return to victory lane in Econos & Minis

By Mike Leone

August 25, 2012

(Hartford, OH)…After a rainout and a special event for the FASTRAK Northeast Late Model Series, Sharon Speedway hosted the first “Steel Valley Thunder” program since the beginning of the month as the month of August was closed out on a warm and sunny Saturday evening. It was Lincoln Electric Corporate Night as the Cleveland, Ohio […]


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