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Galletta's Kart Club is a free, not-for-profit, backyard racetrack. We operate as a weekly point series raceway (Summer Sundays) only on nominal, bare-bones donations. For a regular-season race:

Spectator =
Free. Donations welcome.
Race your own kart =
$3-5 donation to Matt, or donated goods/services.
Race a Galletta's Kart =
Veteran: $15 donation.
Rookie: $15-20 donation.
(Why? Rookies wreck more and race TWO features if they qualify!)
A copy of your own race's DVD =
$5 per DVD.
Each DVD contains the entire evening of racing from up to two camera angles (and sometimes more!).

These are not fees. The nominal Donations cover the gas and parts for 12 equalized Galletta-type racing karts, in addition to electricity for lights, water, and none of the above ever cover a tip for Matt's work for the track. Matt prepares 12 racing karts out of his own wallet every single year, always in the red, and the donations never once have covered gas and parts. We run for no profit. Why do we do it? (1) the fun of economical, equalized racing and (2) avoidance of kart tracks that only exist to make money and allow unethical biases, cheating, and fighting.

 

 

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ALL-TIME STATS:
Galletta's All-Time Points.
Oswego All-Time Points.

2-Track All-Time Points
All-Time Win Stats
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Galletta's Karting Club "Basic Info" PageWelcome! We are a Karting Club that created an inexpensive alternative to "competitive karting." We invented and organized a race series of extremely affordable Single Wheel Drive "Gas stocker" karts for a Points championship every summer at Galletta's Greenhouse Karting Speedway. We have over twelve karts, many of which are available to be raced every weekend, so new drivers are always welcome. Hybrid between an WKA-type flat-kart kart (but far cheaper) and a yard kart (but far faster and more durable) built to race on any dirt track - backyard or racing facility - the most affordable professional, competitive karting series in the world. Pro racers who've tried it often say they have the most fun racing with us. Tough economy? Race for mere pocket change. We also record every race and make them available on DVD! Want to race? You are invited to join our economical racing club. The weekly karting club race series starts in June and lasts through October. Enjoy the site!


 

Galletta's Karting Club - '10 Season, Event #15 - Sunday, Sept. 12th, 2010:

H-A-R-D! B-1-T-C-#!

2010 Season, Event #15- Sunday, September 12th, 2010 - After Arnold "AJ" Nason's DVD commentary the previous weekend about his backwards victory lap sparked the ire of a couple drivers, Randy "The Bodacious Bobandi" Platt, lookin' all hard n' $#!t, defended their honor with a dominant victory in his Murder #187 kart, which he has worked tirelessly on with Matty-Joey Stevens for a few months for this moment of glory (no holes included, you twisted sickos). Fellow driver of offended heritage scored 2nd. Ran' The Man plots additional revenge the following weeks. This was only step one. Matt, Chris and Ogie joined in his victory celebration, which included rockin' fools that think they are the $#!t but they really ain't nuthin'. B!tc#!

[NOTE: In honor of Hard As F*** Randy Platt, we will be using Bobandi-speech for this page.]

Despite what some local racers and race fans may believe, the passing of Labor Day last weekend, does not mean that racing is done. Not even by a long shot, son. Especially not if you are a karter, as the Klassic Championship 200 has not even arrived yet...

Galletta's Go-Kart KlassicThe 15th Annual Galletta's Karting Klassic 200 of 2010 : Will be on -- unless weather or inability for multiple regulars to race forces a change -- be on Saturday, October 2nd, 2010, with a cookout and time-trials starting in the early afternoon and the 200-Lapper starting as soon as the qualifiers and the drivers are all set to go. We prefer Saturday so we can make it a long day-and-night without work or school the next day and avoid NFL football Sunday. If you'd like to be involved in the cookout, either donate some money for food or bring the food on race day, per usual for our Klassic Cookout. Please let Chris and Matt know if this date is an absolute no-can-do, because it looks to be the best date for our schedule due to Matt and Melissa's every-other-Saturday bowling schedule and NFL on Sundays. More below.

FREE YOUTUBE VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS FROM THIS WEEK'S RACE DVD:

Oswego Dirt Karting Club - Galletta's 2010/9/12
(Part 1 of 2) - Qualifiers & Crazy Crashes

Oswego Dirt Karting Club - Galletta's 2010/9/12
(Part 2 of 2) - The Revenge of Randy 45

 

Per usual, other than posing pictures, all in-action race snapshots are screen captures directly from our weekly race DVDs, which document the entire race from usually two camera angles, usually are anywhere between 1 - 2 & 1/2 hours, and are only $5 each, in higher quality resolution than our YouTube vids which they are made from. Just like the donations that run all of the karts, all proceeds go back into the club (in this case the DVDRs and the website). Every regular season race has been videotaped since mid-2005-and-up, and every Galletta's Karting Klassic has been videotaped since 1998-and-up. Order any DVD directly from Chris (email, phone, in-person, mail) anytime.

10-LAP HEAT EVENTS:

Heat 1 saw Doe-Boi Smooth Shadoe Russell &!t(#$l@ppin' cr@ckas with his lead early until his father George gave him a whoopin ad blew by him coming out of 4 to take the win, his 1st heat of the season. Son yous gotchta do betta than that!

That big @$$ cracka' Leapin' Larry Phat Phillips was showin' the youngsters how things are done. For 2 laps. Then that foo' got jacked up by Chet the Jett, that smooth, jive-talkin' cracka'!

Heat 2 saw Large Larry Phillips lead early until he retired. Jive Talkin' Jeff Tetro then was spun out by Dangerous Dandy-Man Randy Platt, which enabled Towerin' Tim Galletta to take his 1st heat of the season. Chris The Cracka' got 2nd. After Bobandiman Randy Platt, hard as f***, got sent to the back for drivin' hard'n'shi' and takin' out Jive-Talkin' Jeff Tetro, then he got passed by Cooky Colin Miller. That $#it is whack, yo'!

1st 10-Lap Heat Finish:
1st. George Russell (Galletta's #6)
2nd. Gary Miller Sr. (G-Mill #24)
3rd. Matt Stevens (Galletta's #3)
4th. Shadoe Russell (Doe #26)
5th. Melissa Stevens (SNF #19)

Make-Up Race Credit:
6th. Russ Hockey (Hockey #00)*

* = DNF; Did Not Finish;
Entered 2nd heat and his 1st heat was credited for bonus make-up points for the 8/24/2010 race.

2nd 10-Lap Heat Finish:
1st. Tim Galletta (Sid Harvey's #54)
2nd. Chris Stevens (Galletta's #8)
3rd. Russ Hockey (Hockey #00) **
4th. Jeff Tetro (Galletta's #9)
5th. Colin Miller (G-Mill #24)
6th. George Russell (Galletta's #6)
7th. Dandy Randy Platt (Murder #187)
8th. Larry Phillips (L&K Sm. Engine #04)*

* = DNF; Did Not Finish
** = Replaced in 2nd heat when he was unable to complete 1 lap in the 1st heat.

45-LAP FEATURE EVENT, CHUMP!:

Suckas got jacked, sure as $h!t. Get that $#it outta' he'r, boi! Look at those whack, rough-ridin' crackja's, yo! Shi'... that shi' is crazy, dood!

Homie don't play no paper sticka' champion bull$#it. We go out and smack mutha#uc#@$ the fu(< up.

Usually, homies race good n' $#it, and this time the homies backed that $#it up, y'knowhatimsayin'? The racing was highly competitive, bumper-to-bumper, and with passes hard to come by n' $#it.

45-Lap Feature Handicap Start:
1st. Shadoe Russell (Doe #26)
2nd. Larry Phillips (L&K Sm. Engine #04)
3rd. Russ Hockey (Hockey #00)
4th. Jeff Tetro (Galletta's #9)
5th. George Russell (Galletta's #6)
6th. Dandy Randy Platt (Murder #187)
7th. Melissa Stevens (Scissors n' Fur #19)
8th. Tim Galletta (Sid Harvey's #54)
9th. Gary Miller Sr. (G-Mill #24)
10th. Matt Stevens (Galletta's #3)
11th. Chris Stevens (Galletta's #8)
12th. Colin Miller (N/A) **

** = DNS; Did Not Start

45-Lap Feature Order-of-Finish:
1st. HARD AS F***Randy Platt (Murder #187)
2nd. Melissa Stevens (Scissors n' Fur #19)
3rd. Matt Stevens (Galletta's #3)
4th. Tim Galletta (Sid Harvey's #54)
5th. Chris Stevens (Galletta's #8, #4)
6th. Jeff Tetro (Galletta's #9)
7th. Shadoe Russell (Doe #26)
8th. Russ Hockey (Hockey #00, #24) *
9th. George Russell (Galletta's #6) *
10th. Gary Miller Sr. (G-Mill #24) *
11th. Larry Phillips (L&K Sm. Engine #04) *
12th. Colin Miller (N/A) *

* = DNF; Did Not Finish

DVDs are available of every single Galletta's Karting Club race held since mid-2005 at Galletta's (including every Galletta's Klassic since 1998, and every Oswego Kartway race between 2007-2008) and are of DVD-Quality (far superior to the YouTube videos, which are edited and compressed for time) for $5 per disc. Each disc contains between 1-2 hours of racing action, usually from two camera angles, complete and unedited. Most of the pictures on this website are lo-res screen captures from the DVDs. Contact Chris for your copy today, and he can make any copy from our archives, just ask. Here is the menu of this week's DVD volume:

[PICTURE FORTHCOMING AFTER DVD FINALIZATION]

2010 Galletta's Gas Flathead Dirt Karting World Championship Point Standings:
After 15 combined events at John J. Galletta Memorial Backyard Go-Kart Speedway  from 6/7/2010
-thru- 9/12/2010.
Our complete All-Time Points Standings from 2000-2009 are found on this webpage.

Position

Name (Go-Karts Piloted)
[Hyperlinked Borders have Driver Profile]

Years Pro at Galletta's

2010
Total Points (Place)

2010
Average Points Per Feature

2010
Events
Entered

2010
Features
Raced

2010
Heat Wins

2010
Feature Wins

2000-10 Galletta's Feature Wins

1st

Matt Stevens ProfileMatt Stevens
(Galletta's #3, 33, 7) t

15th

2,142.5

119.03

15

18

3

3

97

2nd

Chris StevensChris Stevens
(Galletta's #8, 4, 5)

15th

2,128.5

118.25

15

18

3

1

54

3rd

Timmy Galletta (in Galletta's #9)Tim Galletta
(Sid Harvey's #54, Galletta's #7, 4)
@

2nd

1,929.0

107.17

14

18

1

3

3

4th 

Melissa Gabel Stevens profileMelissa Stevens
(Scissors n' Fur #19, 80)

4th

1,885.5

104.75

15

18

1

1

4

5th

George Russell in Galletta's #2George Russell
(Galletta's #2, 6, 7, Doe #26) @@ t

2nd

1,817.5

100.97

13

18

1

1

1

6th

Randy "Bobandi" Platt in Platt #187Randy Platt
(Platt #187, Galletta's #2, 5, 6) @@@

2nd

1,593.5

106.23

10

15

2

2

2

7th

AJ Nason in #89Arnold "AJ" Nason
(Hammerd #35, Galletta's #6, 9) @@

1,562.5

97.66

11

16

3

1

1

8th

Shadoe Russell in Galletta's #1Shadoe Russell
(Doe Racing #26, Galletta's #6) @@

3rd

1,538.0

85.44

13

18

0

0

0

9th

Russ Hockey profileRuss Hockey
(Hockey Racing #00, L&K #04) @@@@@ t

4th

1,387.5

92.50

10

15

1

0

3

10th

Michael A. Howell (AKA MC) in Galletta's #0 KartMichael "mc" Howell
(Galletta's #0, 9) @@

3rd

1,274.5

91.04

9

14

1

1

1

  

11th

Jeff Tetro (in Galletta's #1)Jeff Tetro
(Galletta's #9, 1, 0 ) @@

2nd

1,118.5

101.68

8

11

1

1

1

12th

Russ Bartlett
(Galletta's #9, 6, Doe #26) @@@

1st

990.0

90.00

7

11

0

1

1

13th

Dick Dann profileDick Dann
(Destroyer Dann #86) @

5th

512.0

85.33

4

6

0

0

4

14th

Gary MillerGary Miller Sr.
(G-Mill #24, Galletta's #0, #4) L

6th

439.0

109.75

4

4

1

1

6

15th

Kelly Miller driving the Galletta's Greenhouse #7 kart (7/2010)Kelly Miller
(Galletta's #7, 9) @ tt

6th

429.9

107.48

3

4

0

1

1

16th

Jared Halstead
(Galletta's #0, 9) @

400.0

133.33

2

3

0

1

0

17th

Larry PhillipsLarry Phillips
(L&K Small Engine #04)

3rd

336.5

83.60

4

5

0

0

1

18th

Chad Leroy (in Galletta's #2)Chad Leroy
(Galletta's #5, 2, 1)

2nd

282.5

94.17

3

3

0

0

0

19th

Rob Clarke in Galletta's #1Rob Clarke
(Galletta's #1) @ t

2nd

265.0

66.25

2

4

1

0

0

20th

Pace Kart Driver - Collin Miller - Galletta's #0 (Time Trialed 7th!)Collin Miller
(Miller #24, Doe #26, Galletta's #0)

1st

263.0

65.75

4

4

0

0

0

21st

Gary Miller Jr. in his dad's #24Gary Miller Jr.
(Miller #24, Galletta's #5)

5th

192.0

96.00

2

2

0

0

1

22nd

Jesse Vivlemore (Galletta's #5)Jesse Vivlemore
(Galletta's #0, 5) @

3rd

184.0

61.33

1

3

0

0

0

23rd

Chris Carroll
(Galletta's #9) @


 

181.0

90.50

1

2

0

0

0

24th

Todd Halstead
(Galletta's #1) @

174.0

87.00

1

2

1

0

0

25th

Kenny Lindsley in the Galletta's #5Kenny Lindsley III
(Galletta's #5) @

2nd

163.0

81.50

1

2

0

0

0

26th

David Latulip (in Galletta's #5)Dave Latulip
(Galletta's #5)

104.0

104.00

1

1

1

0

0

27th

Justin Lamb (in Galletta's #6)Justin Lamb
(Galletta's #6, 1)

85.0

85.00

1

1

0

0

0

28th

Kyle Reuter in the Galletta's #7Kyle Reuter
(Galletta's #7)

3rd

76.0

76.00

1

1

0

0

3

 

Key:
@ = Used Make-Up Races
T = Used Time-Outs (3 per driver per season)
L = Raced Light in handicap kart
= Rookie (less than 1 full season at Galletta's)

 

Notes:
Scoring: Point scoring scale is found on our rules page, heats are bonus points, and more bonus points are awarded for each lap run in 1st place (1 point per lap) and 2nd & 3rd place (0.5 points per lap).
Starts: Regular season race starts are handicapped via inverting (a) feature wins and (b) points-per-race. 2nd of a Twin-30 start is inverted from the 1st finish. Klassic is started via time-trials.


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THE OSWEGO DIRT KARTING KLASSIC 200 IS COMING!

Galletta's Go-Kart KlassicThe Galletta's 200-Lapper is by far the largest, longest-running, and most prestigious karting event known of -- please let us know if you can find one that not only runs 200 laps (equaling over 20 miles), but also with 9-15 competitors, many of whom have raced for many years -- so all local karters with the talent, confidence and balls have at least entered one or more. WKA, clone, methanol, gas, no matter, this is a marathon of racing skill, and as undisputed small-track Oswego Champion karter Kyle Reuter once said, "it is not easy to win at Galletta's. It is a lot harder than most people think and you have talented drivers out there." Kyle himself raced two Galletta's Klassics (2006 and 2007), and also called Galletta's the "street cred" of karting. Talent, patience, a good kart, smart driving, and a little luck all have to line up to win this one. There is nothing to prove except yourself against the best.

Our karting club's home track is located in back of::
Galletta's Greenhouse of Oswego NY (Official website)
Galletta's Greenhouses
60 County Route 20
Oswego, NY 13126-6512
(315) 343-0879 or (315) 343-4281

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