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WITH SPRING JUST AROUND THE CORNER SHARON SPEEDWAY ANNOUNCES DIVISIONAL SPONSORS FOR 2011

By Mike Leone           

February 2, 2011             

(Hartford, OH)…With Punxsutawney Phil emerging today at Gobbler’s Knob and predicting an early spring, some 100 miles to the northwest, officials at Sharon Speedway are hoping the world’s most famous prognosticating rodent’s proclamation comes true as the 2011 racing season is now less than two months away.   The 82nd anniversary season will get underway on Saturday, […]

STOCK CAR RACER ALLAN HUDZIK PASSES AWAY UNEXPECTEDLY

Veteran Stock Car driver Allan Hudzik passed away unexpectedly on Sunday morning from a brain aneurysm.  The Austintown, Ohio driver has been a mainstay at Sharon Speedway for the past couple decades.   Allan and his #30H will be sorely missed by his fellow competitors, track officials, and fans.   Calling hours are Friday, February 4 from 5-6 PM with the memorial service to follow at […]

“SPRINGDURO 150” ENDURO RETURNS ON MARCH 26 ALONG WITH OPEN PRACTICE

By Mike Leone

January 27, 2011

(Hartford, OH)… After a very successful “Circle Track Showdown” Snowmobile Races last week, Sharon Speedway is gearing up for its next event as part of its 82nd anniversary season. Coming up on Saturday, March 26 will be the second annual “Springduro 150” featuring a 150-lap Enduro event along with an open practice for all divisions.

“We have […]

SNOWMOBILE RACES A RAVING SUCCESS SATURDAY AT SHARON; LARGE FIELD OF COMPETITORS & FANS BRAVE BITTER CONDITIONS

By Mike Leone

January 22, 2011

(Hartford, OH)…Despite having just one month to put together and promote the inaugural “Circle Track Showdown” Snowmobile Races, Saturday’s event at Sharon Speedway was a rousing success.  A hearty crowd nearly comparable to an auto race night, braved bitter cold conditions and watched some 100 competitors from all over Ohio and Pennsylvania provide thrills and spills […]

R.I.P. Tony Diano

Legendary asphalt driver Tony Diano passed away the morning of January 22, 2011.  Diano was a 16-time Late Model winner at Sharon.  He was best remembered by his ’68 Camaro. […]

R.I.P. Chuck Cozad

Former racer, car owner, and longtime Sharon Speedway supporter Chuck Cozad passed away on January 21, 2011 at the Hospice House in Boardman after an extended illness.  Chuck will be sorely missed at the speedway.  Please keep the Cozad Family in your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. […]

SNOWMOBILE RACES NEAR; MORE INFO RELEASED

(Hartford, OH)…One of the region’s most anticipated winter motorsports event is now just days away! The inaugural “Circle Track Showdown” Snowmobile Races will be held this Saturday, January 22 at one of the nation’s finest short track facilities- Sharon Speedway. Race time is set for 11 a.m.

“The response continues to be overwhelming,” stated second year GM Dave Willoughby. “We’ve been […]

Excitement Level Increases For Snowmobile Races.

After unseasonably warm weather melted the snow over New Years, you knew it would only be a matter of time before old man winter returned to eastern Ohio. A pair of recent snowstorms have blanketed Sharon Speedway, and with cold and snowy weather in the extended forecast every day, it looks very promising for the inaugural “Circle Track Showdown” Snowmobile […]

SNOWMOBILE RACES COMING ON JANUARY 22

(Hartford, OH)…Northeast Ohio is well-known for its lake effect snow machine that gets going in earnest every winter. Northeast Ohio is also home to one of the nation’s top short-track auto racing facilities. Combine snow and Sharon Speedway and you have the inaugural “Circle Track Showdown” Snowmobile Races on Saturday, January 22 at 11 a.m.

The highly-anticipated event will be put […]

2011 MOD, STOCK & MINI STOCK RULES RELEASED

By Mike Leone (Hartford, OH)…With winter in full force in eastern Ohio, Sharon Speedway is looking ahead to brighter and warmer days as it prepares for the 2011 racing season.  With that in mind, Sharon has released the 2011 divisional rules for the Big-Block Modifieds, Stock Cars, and Mini Stocks.  Those rules are available by clicking on the Rules tab […]

2010 AWARDS BANQUET DECEMBER 4 AT YANKEE LAKE FOR 81ST ANNIVERSARY SEASON

By Mike Leone (Hartford, OH)…A longstanding tradition is back. After a one year hiatus, Sharon Speedway will once again have an awards banquet to recognize its top racers from the 2010 racing season. The Yankee Lake (OH) Ballroom will again play host to the annual affair for one of the nation’s oldest, continuously running speedways on Saturday, December 4 at 6 […]

SHARON SPEEDWAY JOINS GROWING FASTRAK RANKS

(Hartford, OH)…In cooperation with Mercer Raceway Park, Sharon Speedway GM Dave Willoughby has announced that the two competing Saturday night speedways have struck a deal, which will send the 410 Sprint Cars to Mercer, while in exchange Sharon will receive the FASTRAK Late Models.  For the first time ever, the FASTRAK Late Models will now become a weekly attraction at […]

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