For Immediate Release
June 7, 2018 (Sandy Lake, PA) Plans are being finalized for the Inaugural Steel Valley Pro Stock Nationals presented by Blue Ox Timber at Sharon Speedway on June 15th and 16th. The tentative agenda is in place, the entertainment is set, trophies are made, and 77 pro stock cars are pre-registered with more drivers expected to participate. The 75-lap race paying $10,000 to-win, $300 to-start is not an event you will want to miss, so bring the family out and enjoy some great stock car racing action and the Junior Sprints.
Friday, June 15th will be the tech and tune session for pro stock drivers. Pit gates will open at 4 pm with track practice starting at 6 pm, continuing until dark. Friday’s pit admission is $20, with free general admission. There will not be hot laps on Saturday, so drivers need to take advantage of Friday’s tune session.
Following tech and tune, there will be a bonfire behind the grandstands and the classic rock band, The Binge will provide entertainment from 10 pm to 2 am. Camping is free at the speedway and area lodging is available at the Best Western Inn & Suites in Hubbard, Ohio at discounted rates to those mentioning Sharon Speedway.
Saturday, June 16th, pit gates will open at 4 p.m. with pit passes costing $30. Grandstand gates open at 5 pm with admission costing $10 for fans 14 years of age and over; fans 13 years of age and under are free.
The tentative agenda has group qualifying scheduled to begin at 6:30 pm followed by Opening Ceremonies, Stock car heats with 3 advancing to the A Main, Junior Sprint hot laps, F Main for Stocks if needed, Junior Sprint heat races, E Main for Stocks, heat winners dash draw on the front stretch, D Main for Stocks, Dash for Stocks, redraw for 2nd and 3rd place heat finishers at pit board, C Main for Stocks, Junior Sprint Feature, B Main for Stocks, track prep, Steel Valley 75.
Trophies for the event are presented by Gary Smith Racing, with special awards made by Wrapz by Reiser. Additional sponsors for the event include: Blue Ox Timber, E & K Equipment, Wedge Motorsports, Robinson Automotive, ITC Crane, RCR Automotive, Oniboni Construction, SS Chassis & Supply, Slider Race Cars, World of Wheels, NorthStar Unlimited llc., Mills Automotive & Off Road, Les Frickshun, Shaffer’s Auto & Exhaust, Bish Heating & Cooling, R & R Enterprise Auto Sales & Garage, RK Virgile Scrap Metals, Gravatt’s Electric & Generators, Crawford Custom Consulting, Close Racing Supply, Zimmer’s Service Center, Inc., May’s Towing, C & R Tire, M & T Allison Construction, Schwartzmiller Ground Maintenance, Alternative Power Source, The Dirt Network, and Shingledecker’s Welding.
Registration for the event is $200.00. Entry forms are available on the Penn Ohio website at http://www.pennohioprostocks.com/$10000%20REGISTRATION.pdf