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SHARON SEEKS TO COMPLETE 1ST DOUBLEHEADER WEEKEND OF THE YEAR FRIDAY & SATURDAY; 2 COMPLETE PROGRAMS SET TO HIT THE TRACK

By Mike Leone

May 4, 2011              

(Hartford, OH)…After a horrendous month of weather in April, Sharon Speedway is hoping the first weekend of May will finally provide the ability to complete the first doubleheader weekend of action.  Sharon Speedway is anxiously looking forward to “Friday Night Thunder” at 7:30 p.m. and “Steel Valley Thunder” on Saturday night at 7 p.m.  Saturday’s rain […]

MURDICK WINS IN 2011 MOD DEBUT; ROB BLAIR TOPS ANOTHER BIG FIELD OF 32 FASTRAK LATE MODELS; DELLINGER SWEEPS E-MODS & STOCKS FOR 1ST WINS; SCHARBA REPEATS IN MINIS

By Rich Berry & Mike Leone

April 30, 2011

(Hartford, OH)…Sharon Speedway continued their luck of completing events on Saturday nights as the fifth show was completed out of six tries; however, this time Mother Nature had no effect as a beautiful night brought out a great crowd and a season-high 125 cars in five divisions on Mahoning County School, Youth Sports, […]

EVERYTHING A GO WITH GREAT WEATHER FOR TONIGHT’S “STEEL VALLEY THUNDER”; LAST WEEK’S PARKING PROCEDURE AGAIN IN EFFECT

By Mike Leone

April 30, 2011

(Hartford, OH)…Everything is a go for tonight’s third installment of “Steel Valley Thunder” with the green flag at 7 p.m. featuring the Governor Insurance Agency Big-Block Modifieds, Barris Supply FASTRAK Late Models, Ainsley 500 Heating & Cooling E-Mods, Gibson Agency Stock Cars, and the Presidential Lawn Care Mini Stocks.

Because of the wet grounds still, last […]

“FRIDAY NIGHT THUNDER” RAINED OUT FOR THE 4TH TIME IN 5 WEEKS

By Mike Leone

April 29, 2011 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

(Hartford, OH)…Like a broken record on Friday nights, rainy, windy, and cold weather has forced the postponement of “Friday Night Thunder” at Sharon Speedway for the fourth time in the first five weeks of racing. With the rain out, there will be “Friday Night Thunder” now next Friday, May 6 at 7:30 […]

PROSPECTS HIGH FOR COMPLETION OF 1ST DOUBLEHEADER WEEKEND WITH “FRIDAY NIGHT THUNDER” & SATURDAY’S “STEEL VALLEY THUNDER”

By Mike Leone

April 27, 2011

(Hartford, OH)…After a horrendous month of weather, Sharon Speedway is hoping the last weekend of April will finally provide the ability to complete the first doubleheader weekend of action. With just a chance of a morning shower on Friday and clearing skies and dry weather forecasted through Saturday night, Sharon Speedway is anxiously looking […]

MARTIN DOES IT AGAIN OVER BLAIR IN FASTRAK LATE MODELS BEATING 36 CARS; RASEY DOMINATES MODS; MICHAEL WINS EXCITING E-MOD MAIN; BURNS & SCHARBA BECOME 3RD DIFFERENT WINNERS IN STOCKS & MINIS

By Mike Leone

April 23, 2011 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

(Hartford, OH)…While every track in the region pulled the plug on their programs due to the inclement weather and wet grounds, Sharon Speedway once again forged on with their show on Saturday night. Clearing skies and temps in the low 70s in the afternoon gave fans and racers hope of being able to […]

RACING A GO FOR TONIGHT; GRANDSTAND PARKING PROCEDURE ANNOUNCED

By Mike Leone

April 23, 2011 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

(Hartford, OH)…As of 11 a.m. this morning, all systems are a go for racing action tonight (Saturday, April 23) at Sharon Speedway! The second installment of “Steel Valley Thunder” will take the green flag tonight at 7 p.m. featuring the Governor Insurance Agency Big-Block Modifieds, Barris Supply FASTRAK Late Models, Ainsley 500 Heating […]

APRIL 22 “FRIDAY NIGHT THUNDER” RAINED OUT FOR THE 3RD TIME IN 4 WEEKS

By Mike Leone

April 22, 2011 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

(Hartford, OH)…Rain showers started late morning on Friday and with rain in the forecast throughout the day and night, the decision was made to cancel the April 22 “Friday Night Thunder” program. It was the third cancellation in four weeks. A decision regarding Saturday night’s “Steel Valley Thunder” program will be […]

SUNDAY’S RAIN DATE FOR “STEEL VALLEY THUNDER” AT SHARON CANCELLED DUE TO WET GROUNDS

By Mike Leone

April 16, 2011

(Hartford, OH)…Overnight rains and heavy rains throughout much of Saturday on top of already extremely saturated grounds have forced Sharon Speedway to cancel Sunday’s rain date from Saturday’s already rained out “Steel Valley Thunder”.

“I really hated to pull the plug on Sunday,” expressed second year GM Dave Willoughby.  “With everyone raining out Saturday and no […]

SATURDAY’S “STEEL VALLEY THUNDER” PROGRAM RAINED OUT; DECISION ON SUNDAY’S RAIN DATE COMING LATER TODAY

By Mike Leone

April 16, 2011           

(Hartford, OH)…Morning rain and the forecast of additional showers throughout the day have forced Sharon Speedway to call off tonight’s (April 16) scheduled “Steel Valley Thunder” program.  A decision on Sunday’s rain date will be made later today based on how much rain is received as the wet spring and completed events to date have […]

FRIDAY NIGHT THUNDER KICKS OFF AT SHARON WITH 6 WINNERS; VETERANS GRIFIN & DELLINGER COP SPRINT & ECONO MODS; TEETERS, REUSSER, GRZELAK & AMENT ALSO VICTORIOUS

By Mike Leone

April 15, 2011           

(Hartford, OH)…Friday nights in April have seen a wide array of weather from snow on April 1 that wiped out the scheduled “Friday Night Thunder Kickoff” at Sharon Speedway to rain last week, but on Friday night sunshine returned with the temperature near 70 degrees; however, drivers had to face stiff winds throughout the racing program. 

Celebrating […]

“FRIDAY NIGHT THUNDER” TAKE III THIS FRIDAY & “STEEL VALLEY THUNDER” SATURDAY

By Mike Leone

April 13, 2011                        

(Hartford, OH)…Sharon Speedway will try once again this Friday and Saturday, April 15 and 16 for another doubleheader program.  It all begins on Friday night at 7:30 p.m. with take number three of the “Friday Night Thunder” kickoff program then wraps up on Saturday night at 7 p.m. with the second installment of the new “Steel […]

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