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Galletta's 2007 Race #15 : 9/10/2007 40-Lapper:
On Monday, September 10th, 2007, Flyin' Ryan Coleman swept his heat and the Buddy's Story 40 Feature in the Kelly Miller/Galletta's hybrid 9-Lives, holding off several charging competitors. Posing with him is giddy-as-a-schoolgirl Kyle Reuter, who was absolutely thrilled that the kart, originally designed for him, actually didn't flip in a race let alone win one. Ogre, under the tutelage of Matt, can be thanked for the successful operation on the #9-Lives kart. Now Kelly Miller will want to race it again! This was a rain-date for the Sunday, September 9th, 2007 show, which was cancelled due to too much rain. A tentative schedule leading up to the 12th Annual Galletta's Go-Kart Klassic Race will be posted and discussed here. However, it's already shot all out of whack and we will be taking suggestions onto what day we will hold the Klassic, so please join and add your input in this forum to help us decide the best date and time to race. Now enjoy the stats, pictures, and video clips from the 2007 Volume 15 DVD:
2007 Volume #15 DVD:
Contains the September 3rd, 2007 races at Galletta's. 1 hour & 50 minutes!
Now here are the contents of this disc:
Heat 1 went to Buddy Cottom in the Galletta's #1. He was followed by Ken Lindsley Sr., Chris Stevens, Russ Hockey, and Melissa Gabel.
Heat 2 was a close and competitive one where the final three positions jockeyed back and forth throughout. It was won by Ryan Coleman in the Galletta's/Kelly Miller #9. He was followed by Ken Lindsley Jr., Mike Howell, Matt Stevens, Wes Stevens, and Kyle Reuter.
The eleven kart feature started with Buddy Cottom, Ryan Coleman, and Ken Lindsley Jr. all pulling away as Mike Howell was a tough pass for several fast guns in the back, but not quite fast enough to keep up with the leaders.
Buddy Cottom led the first 28 laps in the Galletta's #1. Here he was closely challenged by Ryan Coleman, Matt Stevens, and Chris Stevens.
Close, clean racing with lots of slingshots and back-and-forth shuffling through traffic!
The battles went on for many laps, and lapped karts changed the outcome of the event from top to bottom. Ryan, Chris, and Matt shuffled between 2nd and 4th several times, and further back, MC Howell held Ogre back for the entire race!
However, Buddy Cottom spun out and between laps 29-40, it was a furious battle between Ryan, Chris, Matt, and then later by Kyle Reuter. Ryan held them all off and proved that the modifications made to the Kelly-Mobile were a complete success!
Galletta's Buddy's Story 40 (9/10/2007) - Final Order Of Finish:
Oswego Speedway 2007 Super Yard Kart Classic 50: On August 30th, 2007, Chris "ChrusherComix" Stevens won the Oswego Speedway Classic Weekend's Dirt Supermodified Yard Kart Classic 50, his 1st Feature at Oswego since 2006, and his 3rd overall feature of 2007 in his Galletta's #8. His father Wesley Ogre Stevens took 2nd in the Galletta's #4, and his brother and head mechanic Matt Stevens got 3rd in his Galletta's #33. This makes the three originators of Oswego-area Yard Kart racing taking 1-2-3 in the first ever Oswego Yard Kart Classic! View more on this race here. More->
Chris and his wife Au after the win. Chris wanted Matt to pose as well, but he was nowhere to be found. Picture courtesy of LocalTrax.com and XtremeFotoz.com!
Galletta's 2007 Race #13 : 8/26/2007 45-Lapper: On August 26th, 2007, Chris "ChrusherComix" Stevens wins his 2nd feature of the year in his Galletta's #8, a 45-lap, 12-kart event. But the motor has won 2 straight races, as last week Kyle Reuter won with it on the Galletta's #5! Chris thanks his brother Matt and Melissa Gabel for their diligent work on the track and karts during the week. "The track held up for me this week. The last two, a pothole in turn three was my worst enemy as Matt and Kyle each got me back there while leading two weeks straight!" he said. Ken Lindsley Sr., and Ken Lindsley Jr. won the two heats. More->