Battle at the Border
Sharon Speedway | Hartford, OH
Saturday, August 20, 2022
Event Info

Battle at the Border
August 20, 2022
Sharon Speedway
3241 Custer Orangeville Rd
Hartford, OH 

Event Description
For the first time ever, the World of Outlaws Late Models return to Sharon Speedway for a second time in one season.

Series Racing
World of Outlaws Late Model Series

Late Model Track Record
14.842 seconds by Brandon Sheppard on 4/21/17

To Win Amount
$10,000.00

Feature Laps Length
40

Event Schedule
2PM Pit Gates open
5PM Grandstand Gates open
6:30PM Hot Laps/Qualifying
7:30PM Opening Ceremonies
*All times Eastern

Frequently Asked Questions
To Win Amount
$10,000.00

Type of Grandstand
Bleachers - No backs

Stadium Seating
allowed

Handicapped Seating
located on frontstretch and backstretch

Handicapped Parking
Front gate entrance

Pit Age Limit
No Age limit - All minor's require proper waiver

Personal Coolers
no coolers allowed

Credit Card Use
Concessions, Pit Gate, Ticket Window

Alcohol Sales
not allowed in

Smoking Policy
no smoking allowed in grandstands

Family Section
None

Parking Cost
None

Camping Availability
non-electric, onsite

Camping Cost
Free

Closest Airport
Youngstown

Other Airport
Cleveland

Track Info

Sharon Speedway
3241 Custer Orangeville Rd
Hartford, OH 

Track Phone
(330) 772-5481

Ticket Phone
(330) 772-5481

Track Email
[email protected]

Track Size & Type
0.375;

Competitor Info
Competitor Downloads
 https://www.dirtcarmembers.com/downloads.php

Competitor Info
Left Front (Open Tire)
(Hoosier 1300) (American Racer 44) Right Front, Left Rear, Right Rear
(Hoosier 1425) (American Racer 48) Right Rear Option
*You MUST Qualify, Heat Race, and LCS on the same tires.
You can change (1) tire for the Feature.
Left front must remain on the left front all night.
{Grooving and Siping is Allowed}

DIRTVision Highlights
Race Recap

HISTORICAL DELIVERY: Ohio’s Devin Moran wins Battle at the Border at Sharon

Devin Moran added a mark to his record book on a milestone night in World of Outlaws CASE Construction Equipment Late Model Series history.

While the Dresden, OH driver has won at many tracks across his home state, Sharon Speedway was a missing piece of his resume.

That changed on Saturday night when he ripped the lead away from Ryan Gustin and held on to win the Battle at the Border—the 800th Feature in Series history.

Moran started fourth in the 40-lap, $10,000-to-win Feature and quickly worked to second in the race’s first five laps.

It wasn’t long before he saw his opportunity to pounce, lurking behind Gustin as they caught the back of the field.

Ryan Gustin and Devin Moran battle at Sharon Speedway
Devin Moran ducks under Ryan Gustin to take the lead/Jacy Norgaard photo

As “The Reaper” dealt with traffic on the top, “The Mailman” switched his line to the bottom—thundering under Gustin’s Rocket XR1 in Turn 4 to take the lead on Lap 11.

From there, Moran went unchallenged to earn his first World of Outlaws CASE Late Models win of 2022.

“I didn’t know how it was going to be at the start because they did a little bit of track work,” Moran said. “Obviously, the top was pretty fast at the start. I got a good start, got into third, and then Jared (Miley) messed up off of (Turn) 4 a little bit, so I slid him and knew I had to take advantage of it.

“From then on, I just tried to run down Ryan (Gustin) a little bit, and once we got into traffic, we pounced on it.”

Despite his strong start on the outside lane, he credited how well his Longhorn Chassis handled through the corners. Moran stated that his ability to change lanes was a factor in his ninth career Series triumph.

“My car was really maneuverable,” Moran said. “I didn’t have to go all the way up there, and I could make time up in the middle, so I knew I was going to be alright. Those two lap cars were slicing and dicing, and he hit the brown the lap before when I about got him, and the next lap put it in there before he could do it.

“The car was just really, really good, and it was really fun to drive.”

Gustin, from Marshalltown, IA, settled for second—his third straight top-three finish at Sharon Speedway.

Despite leading the first 10 laps, “The Reaper” said Moran was the man the beat.

“I think Devin was just a bit better than us regardless,” Gustin said. “Once I cleared them lap cars, I didn’t really gain any ground. We were probably pretty close to the same speed there; he just executed a little better than I did.”

Shane Clanton, the 2015 Series champion, finished third—his second podium finish of the weekend and second podium at Sharon this season.

The Zebulon, GA driver said he didn’t want to make too many adjustments after the Heat Race, even though it may have cost him.

“We just weren’t tight enough,” Clanton said. “We were on top of the ground a little bit and just taking our time trying to get to the front. It’s just one of them things where I didn’t want to go too far because I was pretty good in my Heat Race. I just didn’t go far enough when I put the hard tire on.”

Series points leader Dennis Erb Jr. finished fourth, extending his points to 164 over Tanner English, who finished seventh. Erb, from Carpentersville, IL, stated he hoped the race would stay green to keep his momentum going.

Dennis Erb Jr.
Dennis Erb Jr. extends his points lead after Sharon Speedway/Jacy Norgaard photo

“Tonight, the track is a little more my taking here,” Erb said. “We had a pretty good car. I would’ve rather it stay green instead of that caution there at the end, but we came home fourth, and I’m happy with that.”

Jared Miley finished fifth, his second top five with the Series in 2022. The Pittsburgh, PA driver stated he was thrilled with his performance after not making the Feature at Sharon in May.

“I feel way better than when we were here back in May,” Miley said. “We didn’t even make the race; we were so bad. Tonight, to come out and qualify well, win the Heat (Race) and run in the top five; we know what we need to do next time for sure.”

While Tanner English lost points to Dennis Erb in the battle for the championship, he gained points on Max Blair, who finished 12th, in the race for Rookie of the Year. The Benton, KY driver leads Blair by 26 points with 16 races remaining.

Devin Moran lived up to his nickname Saturday night at Sharon Speedway, delivering another column on his dirt Late Model resume. It’s a victory he’ll remember as he can cross Sharon off the list of tracks he’s won at in Ohio.

UP NEXT: The Most Powerful Late Models on the Planet return to Pennsylvania for a trip to Tri-City Raceway Park in Franklin, PA, on Sunday, Aug. 21.

If you can’t make it to the track, watch all the action live on DIRTVision – either online on with the DIRTVision App

CASE Construction Feature (40 Laps): 1. 9-Devin Moran[4]; 2. 19R-Ryan Gustin[1]; 3. 25-Shane Clanton[3]; 4. 28-Dennis Erb Jr[6]; 5. 10-Jared Miley[2]; 6. C9-Steve Casebolt[12]; 7. 81E-Tanner English[10]; 8. 9Z-Mason Zeigler[13]; 9. 99-Boom Briggs[14]; 10. 1*-Chub Frank[16]; 11. B1-Brent Larson[18]; 12. 111V-Max Blair[20]; 13. 25S-Cory Sines[5]; 14. 21-Matt Lux[9]; 15. 11-Gordy Gundaker[24]; 16. 1-Josh Richards[23]; 17. 3RK-Daryl Charlier[11]; 18. 1Z-Logan Zarin[19]; 19. 1C-Alex Ferree[7]; 20. 58-Ashton Winger[8]; 21. 12B-Andy Boozel[17]; 22. 9S-Breyton Santee[21]; 23. 4S-Ryan Montgomery[15]; 24. 11T-Trevor Gundaker[22] FOX FACTORY HARD CHARGER: Gordy Gundaker [+9].

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Results
Feature Results
POSStart+/-#DriverLapsBehindLedStatusPointsMoney
14+39Devin Moran 00.000Running0$0
21-119RRyan Gustin 0-1.440Running0$0
33025Shane Clanton 0-3.684Running0$0
46+228Dennis Erb Jr0-5.849Running0$0
52-310Jared Miley 0-8.669Running0$0
612+6C9Steve Casebolt 0-9.030Running0$0
710+381ETanner English 0-9.368Running0$0
813+59ZMason Zeigler 0-12.343Running0$0
914+599Boom Briggs 0-14.390Running0$0
1016+61*Chub Frank 0-15.021Running0$0
1118+7B1Brent Larson 0-15.960Running0$0
1220+8111VMax Blair 0-16.583Running0$0
135-825SCory Sines 0-19.188Running0$0
149-521Matt Lux 0-19.533Running0$0
1524+911Gordy Gundaker 0-16.926Running0$0
1623+71Josh Richards 0-17.828Running0$0
1711-63RKDaryl Charlier 0-1.421Running0$0
1819+11ZLogan Zarin 0-2.616Running0$0
197-121CAlex Ferree 0563.276Running0$0
208-1258Ashton Winger 0562.310Running0$0
2117-412BAndy Boozel 0552.970Running0$0
2221-19SBreyton Santee 0615.587Running0$0
2315-84SRyan Montgomery 0730.592Running0$0
2422-211TTrevor Gundaker 0754.919Running0$0
Micro-Lite Last Chance Showdown Results
POSStart+/-#DriverLapsBehindLedStatusPointsMoney
11012BAndy Boozel 00.000Running0$0
2201ZLogan Zarin 0-2.626Running0$0
34+19SBreyton Santee 0-5.552Running0$0
43-144Danny Snyder 0-8.451Running0$0
5500GDeshawn Gingerich 0-9.043Running0$0
66020Todd Brennan 0-9.977Running0$0
78+110LGary Lyle 0-11.473Running0$0
87-18Rob Anderzack 0-13.477Running0$0
910+18SThomas Schirnhofer Jr 0-13.845Running0$0
109-184Andrew Wylie 0-13.845DNS0$0
Micro-Lite Last Chance Showdown 2 Results
POSStart+/-#DriverLapsBehindLedStatusPointsMoney
110B1Brent Larson 90.000Running90$200
25+3111VMax Blair 8-1 LapsRunning90$200
32-111TTrevor Gundaker 8-1 LapsRunning90$200
44011Gordy Gundaker 0-9 LapsRunning0$0
53-21Josh Richards 0-9 LapsRunning0$0
67+114RClay Ruffo 0-9 LapsRunning0$0
76-101Ron Hall 0-9 LapsDNS0$0
89+199BLogan Jaquay 0-9 LapsDNS0$0
98-150Ryan Missler 0-9 LapsDNS0$0
Heat 1 Results
Pos.Start+/-#DriverLaps CompletedBehindLaps LedStatus
11019RRyan Gustin 00.000Running
24+228Dennis Erb Jr0-1.003Running
32-121Matt Lux 0-4.253Running
43-19ZMason Zeigler 0-7.502Running
56+112BAndy Boozel 0-9.818Running
69+344Danny Snyder 0-11.971Running
75-20GDeshawn Gingerich 0-13.914Running
87-18Rob Anderzack 0-17.142Running
98-184Andrew Wylie 062.285Running
Heat 2 Results
Pos.Start+/-#DriverLaps CompletedBehindLaps LedStatus
11025Shane Clanton 00.000Running
2201CAlex Ferree 0-1.242Running
3303RKDaryl Charlier 0-1.322Running
45+14SRyan Montgomery 0-2.486Running
57+21ZLogan Zarin 0-3.224Running
64-29SBreyton Santee 0-4.072Running
76-120Todd Brennan 0-5.899Running
89+110LGary Lyle 0-6.499Running
98-18SThomas Schirnhofer Jr 0141.845Running
Heat 3 Results
Pos.Start+/-#DriverLaps CompletedBehindLaps LedStatus
1109Devin Moran 00.000Running
24+258Ashton Winger 0-5.677Running
32-181ETanner English 0-5.755Running
43-199Boom Briggs 0-8.614Running
57+2B1Brent Larson 0-8.891Running
69+31Josh Richards 0-10.462Running
75-2111VMax Blair 0-10.928Running
88014RClay Ruffo 0-12.128Running
96-399BLogan Jaquay 0-12.128Running
Heat 4 Results
Pos.Start+/-#DriverLaps CompletedBehindLaps LedStatus
11010Jared Miley 00.000Running
22025SCory Sines 0-4.763Running
330C9Steve Casebolt 0-5.207Running
45+11*Chub Frank 0-5.631Running
56+111TTrevor Gundaker 0-5.803Running
64-211Gordy Gundaker 0-7.228Running
78+101Ron Hall 0-15.799Running
87-150Ryan Missler 0-15.799DNS
My Place Hotels Qualifying Results
POSStartCarDriverHometownTimeDifference
1919RRyan Gustin Marshalltown, IA16.9260.000
21225Shane Clanton Zebulon, GA17.334-0.408
31521Matt Lux Franklin, PA17.364-0.438
4101CAlex Ferree Saxonburg, PA17.417-0.491
529ZMason Zeigler Chalk Hill, PA17.448-0.522
613RKDaryl Charlier Bulger, PA17.450-0.524
71328Dennis Erb JrCarpentersville, IL17.517-0.591
879SBreyton Santee Conneaut, OH17.543-0.617
940GDeshawn Gingerich Dover, PA17.551-0.625
1084SRyan Montgomery Fairmont, WV17.589-0.663
11512BAndy Boozel Clymer, NY17.702-0.776
12320Todd Brennan Zanesville, OH17.931-1.005
1368Rob Anderzack Swanton, OH17.992-1.066
14171ZLogan Zarin Moon Twp., PA18.012-1.086
151184Andrew Wylie Saltsburg, PA18.025-1.099
16148SThomas Schirnhofer Jr Pittsburgh, PA18.255-1.329
171844Danny Snyder Green Lane, PA18.343-1.417
181610LGary Lyle Leechburg, PA18.910-1.984
My Place Hotels Qualifying Flight 2 Results
POSStartCarDriverHometownTimeDifference
199Devin Moran Dresden, OH16.9580.000
21310Jared Miley Pittsburgh, PA17.097-0.139
3381ETanner English Benton, KY17.292-0.334
4525SCory Sines Orwell, OH17.348-0.390
51299Boom Briggs Bear Lake, PA17.391-0.433
61C9Steve Casebolt Richmond, IN17.450-0.492
71458Ashton Winger Senoia, GA17.450-0.492
81511Gordy Gundaker St. Charles, MO17.463-0.505
916111VMax Blair Centerville, PA17.474-0.516
1021*Chub Frank Bear Lake, PA17.614-0.656
11799BLogan Jaquay Bear Lake, PA17.671-0.713
121111TTrevor Gundaker St. Charles, MO17.685-0.727
1317B1Brent Larson Lake Elmo, MN17.898-0.940
141050Ryan Missler Bellevue, OH17.984-1.026
15814RClay Ruffo Hubbard, OH18.027-1.069
16401Ron Hall Hookstown, PA18.511-1.553
1761Josh Richards Shinnston, WV18.511-1.553

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