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SWARTZLANDER & DOUBLE ARE NEW SHARON WINNERS IN BIG-BLOCK MODS & RUSH LM; WATSON, DAVIS, FRALEY & GILLILAND KEEP ON WINNING IN MODS, STOCKS, ECONOS & MINIS

By Mike Leone Hartford, OH May 11, 2013 While just about every race track in the region cancelled due to the inclement weather on Saturday, Sharon forged on with the “Steel Valley Thunder” program on Speed Energy Drink Night. Heavy rains Friday night and overcast, cool conditions led to a fast track and the show was completed just before the rains came again. Celebrating in the Hovis Auto & Truck Supply victory lane were Brian Swartzlander-Governor Insurance DIRTcar Big-Block Modifieds, Josh Double-Barris Supply RUSH Late Models, Joel Watson-Summit Racing Equipment …

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WELLER WINS 1ST IN SHARON BIG-BLOCK MODS SINCE 2010; RUSH LATE MODELS TO LUNGER FOR 3RD TIME IN LAST 4 RACES; WATSON IS NEWEST MOD WINNER; DOUBLE REPEATS IN ECONOS; 1ST WINS FOR WAGNER & KOBY IN STOCKS & MINIS

By Mike Leone Hartford, OH May 4, 2013 For the second straight week, Sharon Speedway was blessed with a beautiful sunny, 70-degree spring day. Celebrating in the Hovis Auto & Truck Supply victory lane on Saturday night were Jim Weller, Jr.-Governor Insurance DIRTcar Big-Block Modifieds, Dennis Lunger, Jr.-Barris Supply RUSH Late Models, Joel Watson-Summit Racing Equipment Modifieds, Bryan Wagner-Gibson Insurance Agency Stock Cars, Jeremy Double-HTMA/Precise Racing Products Econo Mods, and Ken Koby II-Deforest Used Parts Mini Stocks. Sam Kavala of Titusville, Pa. and Paige Skelton of Niles, Ohio were the …

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DIVISION STANDOUTS KING, PEGHER & DELLINGER ADD TO SHARON WIN TOTALS WITH BIG-BLOCK MOD, RUSH LM & MOD VICTORIES; STOCKS & ECONOS TO DAVIS & BURNS; GILLILAND REPEATS IN MINIS

By Mike Leone Hartford, OH April 27, 2013 After rough weather to begin the 84th anniversary racing season, Sharon Speedway was finally blessed with the nicest Saturday of 2013 with a sunny 70-degree day. A season high 105 cars filled the pit area. Celebrating in the Hovis Auto & Truck Supply victory lane were Rex King-Governor Insurance DIRTcar Big-Block Modifieds, Mike Pegher, Jr.-Barris Supply RUSH Late Models, Alan Dellinger-Summit Racing Equipment Modifieds, Paul Davis-Gibson Insurance Agency Stock Cars, Steve Burns, Jr.-HTMA/Precise Racing Products Econo Mods, and Scott Gilliland-Deforest Used Parts …

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SHARON SET FOR WEEK #2 OF “STEEL VALLEY THUNDER” SATURDAY

By Mike Leone Hartford, OH April 13, 2013 After a successful 84th anniversary season opener on April 6, Sharon Speedway is ready to roll into week #2 this Saturday night, April 13. Racing will get underway at 7 p.m. featuring Sharon’s weekly “Steel Valley Thunder” program consisting of Governor Insurance Agency DIRTcar Big-Block Modifieds, Barris Supply RUSH Late Models, Summit Racing Equipment Modifieds, Gibson Insurance Agency Stock Cars, HTMA/Precise Racing Products Econo Mods, and the Deforest Used Parts Mini Stocks. After losing the first five early season events, a dry …

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DESPITE COLD, WET WINTER SHARON SPEEDWAY SET TO GO SATURDAY WITH 2013 OPENER; “STEEL VALLEY THUNDER” TO FEATURE 6 DIVISIONS

By Mike Leone Hartford, OH April 6, 2013 Even with snow showers still scattered about and on the heels of a cold, wet winter, all systems are a go for Saturday’s 2013 opener at Sharon Speedway! The 84th anniversary season will get underway at 7 p.m. on April 6 featuring Sharon’s “Steel Valley Thunder” program consisting of Governor Insurance Agency DIRTcar Big-Block Modifieds, Barris Supply RUSH Late Models, Summit Racing Equipment Modifieds, Gibson Insurance Agency Stock Cars, HTMA/Precise Racing Products Econo Mods, and the Deforest Used Parts Mini Stocks. The …

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Schrader First Gator and Points Champion Winner at UNOH DIRTcar Nationals

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM VOLUSIA SPEEDWAY PARK! Fan vote winner Wallace takes Six-Pack; Zimmer, Poel, Dillon capture Triple 20s BARBERVILLE, Fla. – Feb. 19, 2013 – Ken Schrader made another bit of history Tuesday night during the UNOH DIRTcar Nationals Presented by Summit Racing Equipment at Volusia Speedway Park. Schrader, who won the Gator Championship on Monday night, returned to Volusia to finish fifth in the final DIRTcar UMP Modified Triple 20 and become the first driver to win the overall UNOH DIRTcar Nationals points championship and the …

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Richards Two-For-Two In DIRTcar UMP Super Late Model Action During UNOH DIRTcar Nationals By Summit

Click here for more photos from Volusia Speedway Park! Red-Hot West Virginian Rolls Forward From 11th Starting Spot To Capture Tuesday’s $7,000 Top Prize BARBERVILLE, FL – Feb. 19, 2013 – There appears to be no stopping Josh Richards during the 42nd UNOH DIRTcar Nationals Presented by Summit Racing Equipment. With another spectacular charge forward – this time from the 11th starting spot – Richards captured Tuesday night’s 30-lap DIRTcar UMP Super Late Model feature for his second victory in as many evenings at Volusia Speedway Park. Richards, 24, of …

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Richards Rampages To Victory In UNOH DIRTcar Nationals by Summit UMP Super Late Model Opener At Volusia Speedway Park

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM VOLUSIA SPEEDWAY PARK! Two-Time World of Outlaws Late Model Series Champion Charges Forward From 10th Starting For $7,000 Score BARBERVILLE, FL – Feb. 18, 2013 – Josh Richards was a man on a mission Monday night at Volusia Speedway Park. Rampaging forward from the 10th starting spot, Richards passed Steve Francis of Ashland, Ky., for the lead on lap 18 and marched on to a convincing victory in the 30-lap DIRTcar UMP Super Late Model A-Main that opened the full-fender portion of the 42nd …

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Westfall Motors to UNOH DIRTcar Nationals Gator Qualifier Triumph

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM VOLUSIA SPEEDWAY PARK! Ohio driver locks into Monday night’s $5,000-to-win Gator Championship Redraw at Volusia BARBERVILLE, Fla. – Feb. 17, 2013 – Matt Westfall blazed a fast path to victory lane and earned the $700 winner’s check Sunday night during the second Gator Championship qualifier in the UNOH DIRTcar Nationals Presented by Summit Racing Equipment at Volusia Speedway Park. “We had a good evening, I qualified good enough to put it on the front row,” said Westfall, of Pleasant Hill, Ohio. “The track was …

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Poel Powers to UNOH DIRTcar Nationals Gator Qualifier Victory

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM VOLUSIA SPEEDWAY PARK! Michigan racer locks into Monday night’s $5,000-to-win Gator Championship BARBERVILLE, Fla. – Feb. 16, 2013 – Jacob Poel made his first visit to the UNOH DIRTcar Nationals Presented by Summit Racing Equipment a memorable one by capturing the Gator Championship qualifier Saturday night at Volusia Speedway Park. “We just swapped a motor out yesterday, after having one problem after another,” said Poel, of Spring Lake, Mich. “I ran third in the heat and I don’t know where we started in that …

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Hoffman Wheels to UNOH DIRTcar Nationals by Summit Victory Friday Night

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM VOLUSIA SPEEDWAY PARK! Defending Gator Champion Holds off Charging Florida Native Kyle Bronson to Claim Modified Money BARBERVILLE, Fla. – Feb. 15, 2013 – Nick Hoffman inherited the lead after Matt Cooper of McKenzie, Tenn., had mechanical issues on lap 11, and drove to his first win of the 2013 UNOH DIRTcar Nationals Presented by Summit Racing Equipment on Friday night at Volusia Speedway Park. “I got a pretty good draw and I’m not usually good at the draw deal, said Hoffman, of Mooresville, …

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Heavy Rain Forces Volusia to Cancel Wednesday’s UNOH DIRTcar Nationals Action

Ticket value can be exchanged for another day at event; Sprint Cars, UMP Modifieds back on track Thursday BARBERVILLE, Fla. – Feb. 13, 2013 – Heavy rain moving across central Florida forced track and series officials to cancel Wednesday night’s UNOH DIRTcar Nationals Presented by Summit Racing Equipment action at Volusia Speedway Park. Fans who purchased a ticket for Wednesday night’s races can exchange its value for another ticket during the remaining 10 days of the event. The action picks back up on Thursday night at Volusia with UNOH All …

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Sanders Rockets to Opening Night Victory at UNOH DIRTcar Nationals by Summit

Texan holds off Kyle Bronson, NASCAR heavyweights to earn first ever Gator trophy BARBERVILLE, Fla. – Feb. 12, 2013 – Rodney Sanders dominated the opening night of the 42nd Annual UNOH DIRTcar Nationals Presented by Summit Racing Equipment Tuesday night at Volusia Speedway Park. “We were pretty good but I think we have to get it a little better, at the end it was kind of fading away,” said Sanders, of Happy, Texas. “We went out on soft tires so we could get a start and hopefully stay up front …

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Action-Packed Schedules Released for Super DIRTcar Series, DIRTcar Northeast Series

DIRTcar 358-Modified Series, Sportsman Modified Series at Le RPM Speedway and Super DIRTcar Series at New Egypt Speedway among Additions WEEDSPORT, N. Y. – February 7, 2013 – DIRTcar officials today released provisional schedules for the Super DIRTcar Series as well as the DIRTcar 358-Modified, Sportsman Modified and Pro Stock Series. The action-packed schedules feature some of racing’s longstanding traditions in the Northeast, such as NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week XLII in Syracuse and the Eastern States 200 at the Orange County Fair Speedway, as well as some added …

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