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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 […]

KING CHARGES PAST KRISTYAK TO WIN MODS; MARTIN TOPS A STOUT 30-CAR FIELD IN FASTRAK LM OPENER; WATSON OUT-DUELS DELLINGER IN E-MODS; REDMAN DOMINATES STOCKS; CAREER 1ST FOR SPROUSE IN MINIS

By Mike Leone

April 9, 2011

(Hartford, OH)…Though it was only in the 50s on Saturday for the “Steel Valley Thunder” kickoff, it felt like a heat wave of sorts compared to the past three events this year at Sharon Speedway. After another rainy, cool week that left the grounds a soggy sponge, Saturday dawned dry as the sun finally returned late […]

“FRIDAY NIGHT THUNDER” OPENER POSTPONED AGAIN; SATURDAY STILL A GO; FRIDAY RACING NOW SCHEDULED FOR APRIL 15 & 22

By Mike Leone

April 8, 2011

(Hartford, OH)…Overnight and morning rains coupled with a forecast of continuing showers throughout the day has postponed the “Friday Night Thunder” kickoff for the second straight week. The opener will now be held on what was to be the second scheduled bi-weekly “Friday Night Thunder” program on April 15. Friday night racing has also now been […]

FASTRAK LATE MODEL TEAMS REMINDED FT400 REQUIRED ON RIGHT REAR AT ALL SHARON WEEKLY EVENTS

By Mike Leone

April 7, 2011

(Hartford, OH)…With the long-awaited “Steel Valley Thunder” opener just days away this Saturday the 9th, Sharon Speedway is reminding FASTRAK Late Model competitors that the Hoosier FT400 Tire is required on the right rear for all weekly events in 2011. The rule does not apply to the Northeast Touring Series events on May 28, […]

“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 […]

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