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Hobaugh earns 2nd career “410” Sprint Car win Saturday at Sharon; Bish repeats in Stocks; Krummert stops Wolbert in RUSH Mods; 1st for Thomas in Econo Mods

By Mike Leone

May 15, 2021        

(Hartford, OH)…After the first cancellation of 2021 last week, Sharon Speedway returned to action on Saturday night for race three of the 92nd anniversary season.  The first “Super Series” event of the year saw George Hobaugh-Hovis Auto & Truck Supply “410” Sprint Cars, Curt J. Bish-Gibson Insurance Agency Pro Stocks, Garrett Krummert-HTMA/Precise Racing Products RUSH Sportsman […]

Sharon will try again with first “Super Series” event of 2021 Saturday featuring “410” Sprints along with Stocks, RUSH Mods & Econo Mods

By Mike Leone

May 11, 2021                   

(Hartford, OH)…After two successful special events to open the 92nd anniversary season at Sharon Speedway, Mother Nature was no friend to racing last Saturday as inclement weather in the mid 40s and saturated grounds forced the first cancellation of 2021.  Track management will try again to host the first “Super Series” event of the season this […]

Inclement, cold weather forces cancellation of week #3 on Saturday

By Mike Leone

May 8, 2021              

(Hartford, OH)…After trying to intervene with light showers on the first two completed Saturday night events at Sharon Speedway, Mother Nature took her first checkered flag of the 92nd anniversary season on Saturday (May 8).  Overnight and morning showers coupled with already saturated grounds along with temperatures now not expected to get out of the 40s […]

First “Super Series” event of 2021 to take place Saturday featuring “410” Sprints along with Stocks, RUSH Mods & Econo Mods

By Mike Leone 

May 5, 2021                 

(Hartford, OH)…Despite Mother Nature trying to intervene, Sharon Speedway hosted two successful special events to open the 92nd anniversary season.  Now track management looks forward to hosting the first “Super Series” event of the season this Saturday night (May 8).  The Hovis Auto & Truck Supply “410” Sprint Cars will lead the way along with the […]

Justin Peck continues stellar Sprint Car season winning 1st ever at Sharon worth $6000 with All Stars; Chas Wolbert tops RUSH Sportsman Mod opener

By Mike Leone

May 1, 2021          

(Hartford, OH)…For the second straight Saturday night, Mother Nature tried to intervene at Sharon Speedway with some unexpected evening showers; however, track officials persevered and completed the “Buckeye Cup” as it marked the first time since the 2014 season that the first two scheduled race events were completed.  Capturing wins on Lincoln Electric Night […]

All Star Sprints set for 1st of 4 visits in 2021 to Sharon on Saturday; RUSH Sportsman Mods also part of the show

By Mike Leone

April 28, 2021               

(Hartford, OH)…After a successful 2021 season opener despite the threatening weather last Saturday, Sharon Speedway looks forward to great weather in the forecast for this Saturday night (May 1) as the 92nd anniversary season rolls on with the first appearance of the season by the FloRacing All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Cars presented by Mobil […]

Norris shines in opener taking $3000 ULMS Super Late Model win; Hess dominates UMP Mods; Bish fends off McGuire in Stocks; Lunger from 8th to win 1st ever in Econo Mods

By Mike Leone

April 24, 2021

(Hartford, OH)…After losing all but five races in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Sharon Speedway kicked off the 92nd anniversary season as planned on Saturday night completing the earliest season opener since the 2017 season.  Cool conditions with drizzle and sprinkles falling from late afternoon throughout the evening didn’t slow the action on the red […]

DIRTcar UMP Modified competition is receiving a big upgrade in 2021 with the formation of an 11th region.

Several new tracks will be holding weekly and special event competition under the DIRTcar banner this year, forcing a reorganization of some existing Modified regions as well as the spawning of the all-new Appalachia Region.

The Appalachia Region consists of several tracks found in the 2020 East Region and the addition of the recently revived West Virginia Motor Speedway in Mineral […]

Sharon set to kickoff full season of racing this Saturday with ULMS Super Late Models & more

By Mike Leone

April 21, 2021 

(Hartford, OH)…After just five events were completed in 2020 due to COVID-19 restrictions, Sharon Speedway is anxious to return to a full season of racing in 2021! After a successful open practice that saw over 70 competitors turn out on April 17, the 92nd anniversary season will officially get underway this Saturday night (April 24) featuring […]

Accepting applications for the 2021 season

Sharon Speedway is accepting applications for the 2021 season online at http://www.sharonspeedway.com/fans/employment/ as well as in person at the speedway on Saturday, March 27 from 10 AM until 2 PM. […]

Western PA Sprint Speedweek Point Fund & Contingency Award Details Released

Shippenville, PA (Mar 8th, 2021) – The 2021 Schaeffer’s Specialized Lubricants Western PA Sprint Speedweek presented by J.S. Bova Excavating is proud to announce that nearly $10,000 will be paid out through point fund and contingency awards this coming summer. When combined with feature purses, well over $70,000 in total will be awarded to teams and drivers during the five-night […]

Area Tracks Align to Revive Western PA Sprint Speedweek in 2021; Sharon to host round 4 on June 5

Shippenville, PA (Jan 19, 2021) – Owners and promoters of five local tracks within the Western Pennsylvania racing circuit have aligned to rekindle the formerly defunct Western PA Sprint Speedweek for the popular ‘410 Sprint Car’ division this coming summer. Five straight nights of unsanctioned racing are slated to take place under the lights at Michael’s Mercer Raceway (Mercer, PA), […]

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