Rain Halts Racing at Sharon

From Sharon Speedway

HARTFORD, Ohio (August 21, 2010) – The weather again didn’t co-operate with race action at Sharon Speedway. For the seventh time this season, racing had to be canceled at Sharon Speedway due to rain.

The DIRTcar Challenge Sprint series $2,000-to-win feature will not be made up.

Next up at Sharon Speedway will be the final night of Friday Night Thunder on Aug. 27, which will also be the last night of points racing for the Friday night divisions.

The FASTRAK Late Models will make an appearance at Sharon Speedway on Saturday, Aug. 28. It’ll also be the last night of points racing for the Governor Insurance Agency Big Blocks, E-Mods, Pro Stocks, Limited Sprints and Hobby Stocks.

The Limited Sprint drivers will be available for autographs on Saturday and the evening will also feature the pro stock Powder Puff Race.

Tickets are on sale next week for the Apple Fest Nationals, which will be held at Sharon Speedway on Sept. 17 and 18. The first day will include FASTRAK Late Models,$1,000-to-win E-Mods, $500 open stocks, Sportsman, 2 bbl E-Mod and Limited Sprint Racing. Gates will open at 5 p.m. and racing will start at 7 p.m.

The second day of the Apple Fest Nationals, the Russ King Memorial, Gates open at 4 p.m. with racing at 6 p.m. The FASTRAK Late Models , BRP Modifieds, $800 Open Stocks, Stars Mod Lites, E-Mods and Hobby Stocks will be in competition.

General admission tickets for one day are $13 and $20 for both days. Pit passes for one day will be $25 and $40 for both days. The Apple Fest Nationals will include entertainment provided by Tom’s Septic and Sewer Cleaning and Portable Toilet Rentals.

UPCOMING EVENTS: Friday Night Thunder August 27.Labor Day Special with ASCS Sprints and Open Stocks September 4. Applefest September 17 and 18.

Sharon Speedway is a 3/8-mile dirt oval located in Hartford, Ohio. Sharon Speedway is one of the oldest, continuously running weekly racetracks in the United States. Visit sharonspeedway.com for a complete schedule, directions to the track and the latest news. Buckle up and hang on as Sharon Speedway brings you dirt track racing at its finest!