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“FRIDAY NIGHT THUNDER” & SATURDAY NIGHT “STEEL VALLEY THUNDER” KICKOFF DOUBLEHEADER COMING THIS WEEKEND

By Mike Leone

April 6, 2011

(Hartford, OH)…After battling bitter cold temperatures for all three completed events thus far this year, Sharon Speedway will head into this weekend’s doubleheader action hoping for warmer and drier weather. It all begins on Friday night (April 8) at 7:30 p.m. with take number two of the kickoff for “Friday Night Thunder” then wraps up on […]

UPSET WIN FOR BURNS IN OPEN STOCKS WORTH $2,100! MARCUCCI WINS STAR’S MOD LITE OPENER; MINIS TO FUCHS

By Mike Leone

April 2, 2011

(Hartford, OH)…For the second straight weekend, Mother Nature plagued the western Pa./eastern Ohio area with cold, inclement weather, and while all other area tracks pulled the plug on their events, Sharon again continued on with their program. Despite an unfavorable forecast all week, Sharon waited until Saturday morning to make a decision on the status of […]

“FRIDAY NIGHT THUNDER” KICKOFF POSTPONED TO APRIL 8 AT SHARON

By Mike Leone

March 31, 2011

(Hartford, OH)…It was only fitting that the snowiest winter on record would add a few more inches of snow Wednesday night, and coupled with the already wet grounds have postponed the “Friday Night Thunder” kickoff scheduled for this Friday night, April 1 to next Friday, April 8 at Sharon Speedway. As of Thursday night, Saturday’s Open […]

DOUBLEHEADER WEEKEND WITH “FRIDAY NIGHT THUNDER” KICKOFF & $1500 OPEN STOCK SHOOTOUT SATURDAY

By Mike Leone

March 30, 2011 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

(Hartford, OH)…Snowmobile races, an Enduro, and open practice have all been part of the early season activities at Sharon Speedway thus far in 2011. Now it’s time to officially begin the 82nd anniversary racing season, and it all gets underway this weekend! The doubleheader weekend action will feature the kickoff to the “Friday […]

TIM GILLETTE TOPS MARCH 26 “SPRINGDURO 150”; APPROXIMATELY 40 CARS TURN OUT FOR PRACTICE IN FRIGID CONDITIONS

By Mike Leone

March 26, 2011

(Hartford, OH)…After a successful “Circle Track Showdown” snowmobile races two months ago, Sharon Speedway resumed the 82nd anniversary season on a frigid Saturday afternoon. While numerous speedways cancelled their racing programs all throughout the Midwest and Northeast this weekend, Sharon went on with its “Springduro 150” Enduro and open practice session.

A frigid morning saw a sunrise […]

“SPRINGDURO 150” ENDURO & OPEN PRACTICE SET FOR SATURDAY

By Mike Leone

March 22, 2011

(Hartford, OH)…After a long, cold and snowy winter, the sound of race cars will return to Sharon Speedway this Saturday afternoon, March 26 for the second annual “Springduro 150” Enduro and open practice. This is actually the second event of the 82nd anniversary season as snowmobile races were held back on January 22. Open practice will […]

TORI MARTIN SPEARHEADS AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY FUNDRAISER IN CONJUNCTION WITH FASTRAK NORTHEAST ON MAY 28

By Mike Leone

March 9, 2011

(Hartford, OH)…Tori Martin has joined with FASTRAK Northeast to present the inaugural “Race for the Cure” American Cancer Society Benefit Event will take place on Saturday, May 28 at Sharon Speedway as part of the already scheduled Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC FASTRAK Northeast Late Model Touring Series event. The rain date will be Sunday, May 29.

The […]

EARLY PRE-ENTRY DISCOUNTS DRAWING NEAR FOR UPCOMING “SPRINGDURO 150” ENDURO & OPEN STOCK EVENTS

By Mike Leone

March 7, 2011

(Hartford, OH)…Drivers are reminded that the early pre-entry deadlines for the upcoming “Springduro 150” Enduro on March 26 and the open Stock Car special on April 2 at Sharon Speedway are quickly approaching.

Drivers participating in the second annual “Springduro 150” should have their entry forms postmarked by March 12 to take advantage of the $50 entry, […]

SUMMIT RACING & TI22 PERFORMANCE JOIN AS NEW MARKETING PARTNERS TO PRESENT THE ECONO MODS & SPRINTS IN 2011

By Mike Leone           

February 28, 2011                

(Hartford, OH)…With the 2011 racing season now only one month away, Sharon Speedway is pleased to add two additional divisional sponsors for the upcoming 2011 racing season.  The new year will mark the 82nd anniversary season at the famed, historic oval in Hartford, Ohio that will feature weekly Saturday night racing and a bi-weekly Friday night […]

April 2 Open Stock Car Lap Money List/Info


Lap money is being sold for $20 a lap for the Saturday, April 2 40-lap Open Stock Car special paying $1,500 to-win. There will also be qualifying and a special dash for the Stocks on this night. We are now doubling up on lap sponsors because all 40 laps have been sold!

LAP SPONSOR(S)
1 Hilltop Pizza AND Happy Days Diner (Brookfield, […]

$1,500 TO AWAIT WINNER OF OPEN STOCK CAR SPECIAL APRIL 2; STAR’S MOD LITES & MINI STOCKS ALSO ON THE CARD

By Mike Leone

February 22, 2011

(Hartford, OH)…Like NASCAR’s Daytona 500 for its Sprint Cup Series, Sharon Speedway will also kickoff its season for Stock Cars with its biggest race of the year. The Gibson Agency-sponsored division will begin its 82nd anniversary season on Saturday, April 2 with the popular “open rules” format that allows cars from all over the region to […]

R.I.P. David Rodgers

Sharon Speedway was struck with another tragedy this week as wrecker operator, David Rodgers, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, February 4 following surgery at Trumbull Memorial Hospital.  Rodgers, 55 of Howland, Ohio, was an avid race fan and enjoyed the races at Sharon Speedway.  David’s brother Bud provides the towing service at Sharon Speedway.

Please keep the Rodgers Family in your […]

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