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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.  […]

AFTER WEEK OFF, SHARON BACK IN ACTION THIS WEEKEND WITH A DOUBLEHEADER; 1ST EVER APPEARANCE BY 358 MODS FRIDAY & RETURN OF “STEEL VALLEY THUNDER” ON SATURDAY

By Mike Leone

July 6, 2011

(Hartford, OH)…After a week off, Sharon Speedway will return to action with three races in five days! It all begins on Friday with another installment of “Friday Night Thunder” at 7:30 p.m. featuring six divisions of racing and then on Saturday night it’s “Steel Valley Thunder” at 7 p.m. with five different divisions in action, and […]

EXCITEMENT BUILDS FOR LOU BLANEY MEMORIAL ON TUESDAY, JULY 12 FEATURING NASCAR’S TONY STEWART, KASEY KAHNE & DAVE BLANEY IN SPRINT CARS; BIG-BLOCK MODS ALSO IN ACTION

By Mike Leone

June 30, 2011

(Hartford, OH)…Annually one of the season’s biggest races at Sharon Speedway is the Lou Blaney Memorial. This third annual event is quickly approaching and will take place at the Hartford, Ohio oval on Tuesday, July 12. The NASCAR Night will again feature Sprint Cup drivers Tony Stewart, Kasey Kahne, and Dave Blaney driving […]

BLAIR’S 1ST WIN IS WORTH $2,825 IN KNOLLINGER MEMORIAL FOR FASTRAK NE LATE MODEL SERIES; ESCHRICH WINS 1ST EVER IN E-MODS; D’APOLITO & BLACKSHEAR REPEAT IN STOCKS & ECONO MODS; CAREER 1ST FOR MCELHANEY IN MINIS

By Mike Leone

June 25, 2011

(Hartford, OH)…Despite a sunny forecast, overcast skies with drizzly fall-like conditions prevailed Saturday night at Sharon Speedway for the inaugural Gary Knollinger Memorial, but the show went on as 109 cars turned out for the five-division program with three new winners.

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

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 […]

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