Friday Night Thunder Rained Out for the 6th Time in 7 Weeks at Sharon

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From Mike Leone

Hartford, OH — (May 13, 2011) — The un-relentless spring rains just won’t go away. After a sunny start to the day on Friday, thunderstorms developed late in the afternoon and pounded Sharon Speedway once again forcing the postponement of “Friday Night Thunder” to next Friday, May 20. This marked the sixth rainout in seven tries; however, the May 6 program’s features will be made up.

Action still is on schedule for Saturday night’s (May 14) “Steel Valley Thunder” program featuring the Governor Insurance Agency Big-Block Modifieds, Barris Supply FASTRAK Late Models, Ainsley 500 Heating & Cooling E-Mods, Gibson Insurance Agency Stock Cars, and the Presidential Lawn Care Mini Stocks. Race time is 7 p.m.

Next Friday, May 20 will feature the Ti22 Performance Outlaw Sprint Warriors, Summit Racing Equipment Econo Mods, Joe’s Radiator/Uni-Tech Frame Straightening Mod Lites, Micro Sprints, Uni-Tech Frame Straightening/Joe’s Radiator Sportsman Dwarf Cars, and the Mini Late Models along with make-up features for Sprints, Micro Sprints, and Sportsman Dwarf Cars. Race time is 7:30 p.m.

Sharon Speedway is owned by the Blaney, Weller, and Kirila Families and is a 3/8-mile dirt track located on Custer-Orangeville Road in Hartford, Ohio near the intersection of Routes 7 & 305. For more information, check out the website at or call 330-772-5481. Become a fan of Sharon Speedway on Facebook at and follow us on Twitter at