2010 – 15th Annual Season Index — Complete Race Rundowns & FULL race Videos

The 2010 Season was one of the best in our racing history. A large group of talented drivers, good friends and family duked it out weekly for one of the most action-packed, closest and excitingly competitive seasons we’ve ever had. How? Out of 21 features ran, we had THIRTEEN different drivers win at least one! Including a handful of 1st-time winners, which is always exciting for EVERYONE. If you look in ANY race class, that is usually next to impossible because one or two drivers always seem to have a leg up on the rest of the field, and this shows PARITY… it shows how close our karts are, and with experienced drivers behind the wheels, it’s going to be hard to get to the front and win. Don’t believe us? The entire season is here to watch and see how it’s done, sir/ma’am/it:

The racing was empirically closer than ever, with no single driver being a dominant factor being unstoppable every week. AND… for the 1st time in our history, a VISITING DRIVER won our ’10 Klassic Championship — Mr. Local Quarter-Midget/Methanol Flatkart King Kyle Reuter, surviving strong bids by Chris Stevens, Matt Stevens and Gary Miller Sr., who all had a really good shot at the 200! All prior Klassics had been won by ONLY the three founding members — Matt, Chris, and Wes Stevens. Chris did net the ’10 Track Championship, oddly with only ONE feature win all season, but finished consistently highest every week. And you can watch the ENTIRE season. Every second of recorded footage that we have has been uploaded to YouTube in DVD quality and is watchable via the above embedded video player AND on each individual race page’s player… AND lo-res highlight reels after.

Witness the excitement of one of the most competitive seasons unfold, where victory lane was populated by seemingly a different driver every single week (and we DEFY any Kiddie Kartway class to show us anything close. It’s usually a couple kids or guys dominating and that’s it), the exciting Klassic where the founders Chris and Matt wrecked and Kyle Reuter took the lead to be the 1st ever visiting driver to ever win the Galletta’s Klassic 200! And to the startling season finale, where Matt’s in-laws betrayed us all by gossiping to our friends who believed her and never came back again. Enjoy!

GALLETTA’S BACKYARD GO-KART SPEEDWAY 2010 SCHEDULE:

Card is subject to change. Dates and times are tentative, and based on (1) Weather, (2) Club Member/Regular Driver schedules. Dates can be removed or added based on regular driver work schedules and free time. Changes will be added/corrected as they come. See more below.

Race

Date(Subject to change)

TBA = To Be Announced

Estimated
Time (STC)

WINNER PIC & RACE PAGE!
Race Page (Links to descriptions, videos, points, and pictures to said race)
TBA = To Be Announced

Heats/
Qualifiers

Feature (Subject to change)

1

Sunday, June 6th, 2010s Rain-Date:
15th Annual Season Opener
– 
2010 Season, Event #1
Monday, June 7th, 2010

7:00pm

Gary Miller Sr. wins the 11-kart 45-lap season opener at Galletta's Backyard Karting Speedway - the longest-running, largest and most experienced dirt karting class in Oswego, NY

10-lap

45-Lap

2

Sunday, June 13th, 2010’s Rain-Date:
2010 Season, Event #2
Monday, June 14th, 2010

6:30pm

6/14/2010 - Tim Galletta dominates to win his 1st Feature at John J. Galletta Memorial Karting Speedway

20-lap Novices-Only

55-Lap

3

2010 Season, Event #3
Sunday, June 20th, 2010:

6:30pm

Jared Halstead wins his 1st feature in only his 2nd entered!

20-lap Novices / 10-lap Regular

45-lap

4

2010 Season, Event #4
Sunday, June 27th, 2010:

6:30pm

Russ Bartlett picks up the win at Galletta's on 6/27/2010!

10-lap

45-lap

5

Sunday, July 4th, 2010’s Rain-Date:
2010 Season, Event #5
Monday, July 5th, 2010 
– Independence Day Twin-30s Night

6:30pm

MC Howell & Melissa Stevens take the 7/5/2010 Twin 30s!

N/A

Twin-30s

6

2010 Season, Event #6
Sunday, July 11th, 2010

6:30pm

George Russell wins the 45-Lapper at Galletta's of Oswego - his 1st career feature win!

10-lap

45-Lap

7

2010 Season, Event #7
Sunday, July 18th, 2010

6:30pm

A teary-eyed Jeff Tetro "Chet the Jet" wins his 1st Feature!

10-lap

45-lap

8

(Sunday, July 25th 2010’s Raindate)
2010 Season, Event #8
Monday, July 26th, 2010

(Anti-Post-Harbore-Pest Night: “The Fast Groove Is F***ed 45”)

8:00pm

Kelly Miller wins in the Galletta's Greenhouse #7 Kart on 7/26/2010!

10-Lap

45-Lap

9

2010 Season, Event #9
Sunday, August 1st, 2010

(“Mr. Galletta’s 10,000 Dirt-Particles-To-Win 50”)

6:00pm

Matt Stevens breaks his drought and wins Mr. Galletta's

10-lapB-Main

50-Lap

10

2010 Season, Event #10
Sunday, August 8th, 2010

(“Snooze-U-Lose Twin-30s Night”)

5:30pm

Tim Galletta and Randy Platt take the Twin-30 Features at Galletta's on 8/8/2010!

N/A

Twin-30s

11

2010 Season, Event #11
Sunday, August 15th, 2010

6:00pm

Matt Stevens wins the Oswego Dirt Karting Feature on Sunday, 8/15/2010

10-Lap

45-Lap

12

(Raindate for Sunday 8/22 and Monday 8/23)
2010 Season, Event #12
Tuesday, August 24th, 2010
“F*** The Rain 55-Lap Tuesday Night Special”

6:00pm

The only man to ever defeat the undisputed winningest karter in Oswego Karting History - his brother Matt - Chris Stevens after winning the Oswego Karting Championship Feature on 8/24/2010

N/A

55-Lap

13

2010 Season, Event #13
Sunday, August 29th, 2010
Ogie’s Revelation 45!

7:00pm

Shadoe Russell may have led 43 laps, but Matt Stevens led the last 2 en route to his 3rd Feature win of 2010! Plus, a new foe emerges...

10-Lap

45-Lap

14

2010 Season, Event #14
Sunday, September 5th, 2010

Pre-Oswego Speedway Classic Twin-30s Special; Re-Scheduled from 9/6/2010.

10:00pm

Arnold "AJ" Nason won the 1st feature at Galletta's in the Hammerd/Nason #35, while the 2nd feature went to Tim Galletta in the Sid Harvey/Galletta #54.

N/A

Twin-30s

15

2010 Season, Event #15
Sunday, September 12th, 2010

“Revenge of the Pollock 45” – As named by AJ Nason

5:00pm -6:00pm

H-A-R-D! B-1-T-C-#! RAndy-Man Platt dominated, then looked all HARD n' shit.

TBA

TBA

16

2010 Season, Event #16
Saturday, September 18th, 2010

“Invasion of the Speedmonkeys 45”

5:00pm

George Russell wins the 9/18/2010 karting race in Oswego, NY with the Galletta's Greenhouse #6 kart!

10-Lap

45-Lap

17

Regular Season Finale:
2010 Season, Event #17
Friday, September 24th, 2010

15th Annual Klassic 200 Preparation Race 45″

ASAP

Shadoe Russell wins the 9/24/2010 karting race in Oswego, NY with the Russell #26 kart!

10-Lap

45-Lap

18

2010 Season, Event #18
Saturday, October 2nd, 2010
The 15th Annual Galletta’s Karting 200-Lap Klassic  Championship Race
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2PM-till-done!

Kyle Reuter, Matt Stevens, Jeff Tetro, Chris Stevens, and Melissa Stevens took the Top-5 in the 2010 Galletta's Klassic 200!

Time Trials/B-Main (if not enough karts for drivers).

200-LAP!

19

2010 Season, Event #19
Sunday, October 10th, 2010

“Fall Bonus (For All-Time) Point Series Event #1/Rookie Race”

5pm

Matt Stevens and Randy Platt take the 1st Twin-30 Fall Features of 2010!

Rookie Races(No Points)

Twin-30s

19

Fall Bonus Points Challenge Series #2/ TBA/ Halloween Race/UPDATE: CANCELLED!F

inished for the year due to the illogical, untrue and hurtful gossip of both Monica Gable and Mary Russell.

TBA

TBA (Usually Saturday afternoons, before dark OR Sunday evenings, after dark)

TBA

TBA

2010 Galletta’s Gas Flathead Dirt Karting World Championship FINAL Point Standings:

After 18 combined events at John J. Galletta Memorial Backyard Go-Kart Speedway  from 6/7/2010
-thru- 10/2/2010
Our complete All-Time Points Standings from 2000-2009 are found on this webpage.

Position

Name (Go-Karts Piloted in 2010)
[Hyperlinked Borders have Driver Profile] 
t = Timeouts used

Years Pro at Galletta’s

Total Points (Place)

Average Points Per Feature

Events

Features

Heat Wins

2010
Feature Wins

Galletta’s Feature Wins 2000-10

Galletta’s 2010 Klassic Win/Enter

1st

Chris StevensChris Stevens
(Galletta’s #8, 4, 5, 74)

15th

2,977.5

141.79

18

21

3

1

54

0/1

2nd

Matt Stevens ProfileMatt Stevens
(Galletta’s #3, 33, 7) ttt

15th

2,977.0

141.76

18

21

5

3

97

0/1

3rd

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

4th

2,696.5

128.40

18

21

1

1

4

0/1

4th 

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

2nd

2,511.0

119.57

17

21

1

3

3

0/1

5th

George Russell in Galletta's #2George Russell
(Galletta’s #2, 6, 7, Doe #26) @@ tt

2nd

2,505.0

119.29

16

21

2

2

2

0/1

6th

Shadoe Russell in Galletta's #1Shadoe Russell
(Doe Racing #26, Galletta’s #6) @@ t

3rd

2,245.5

106.93

16

21

0

1

1

0/1

7th

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

2nd

2,197.5

115.66

13

19

3

2

2

0/1

8th

AJ Nason in #89Arnold “AJ” Nason
(Hammerd #35, Galletta’s #6, 9) @@

®

2,036.0

119.76

12

17

3

1

1

0/1

9th

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

2nd

1,878.5

125.23

10

15

1

1

1

0/1

10th

Michael A. Howell (AKA MC) in Galletta's #0 KartMichael “mc” Howell
(Galletta’s #0, 9, 5)
@@

3rd

1,555.5

103.70

10

15

1

1

1

0/1

     

11th

Russ Hockey profileRuss Hockey
(Hockey #00, L&K #04, Miller #24) @@@@@ t

4th

1,387.5

92.50

10

15

1

0

3

0/0

12th

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

1st

990.0

90.00

7

11

0

1

1

0/0

13th

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

6th

893.5

178.70

5

5

1

1

6

0/1

14th

Kyle Reuter in the Galletta's #7Kyle Reuter
(Galletta’s #0, 1, 7)

3rd

745.5

372.75

2

2

0

1

4

1/1

15th

Jeffery Johnson (in Galletta's #7)Jeffery Johnson
(Galletta’s #7) @

®

596.0

149.00

3

4

0

0

0

0/1

16th

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

1st

564.0

112.80

5

5

0

0

0

0/1

17th

Dick Dann profileDick Dann
(Destroyer Dann #86) @

5th

512.0

85.33

4

6

0

0

4

0/0

18th

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

3rd

482.0

68.86

5

7

1

0

1

0/0

19th

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

0/0

20th

Jared Halstead
(Galletta’s #0, 9) @

®

400.0

133.33

2

3

0

1

1

0/0

21st

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

2nd

282.5

94.17

3

3

0

0

0

0/0

22nd

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

2nd

265.0

66.25

2

4

1

0

0

0/0

23rd

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

0/0

24th

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

3rd

184.0

61.33

1

3

0

0

0

0/0

25th

Chris Carroll
(Galletta’s #9) @

®

181.0

90.50

1

2

0

0

0

0/0

26th

Todd Halstead
(Galletta’s #1) @

®

174.0

87.00

1

2

1

0

0

0/0

27th

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

2nd

163.0

81.50

1

2

0

0

0

0/0

28th

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

®

104.0

104.00

1

1

1

0

0

0/0

29th

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

®

85.0

85.00

1

1

0

0

0

0/0

  

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.


VISIT THE 2000-2009 GALLETTA’S WINS & POINTS STANDINGS, TALLIED AFTER EACH COMPLETED SEASON

2010 Season Index

15th Season: 2010: So it finally happened! Actually, TWO things! First, while we had a usual great season consisting of 29 drivers in 21 feature races, they were won won by a SHOCKING 15 different drivers (Chris Stevens, Matt Stevens, Melissa Stevens, Tim Galletta, George Russell, Shadoe Russell, Randy Platt, Arnold “AJ” Nason, Jeff Tetro, Mike “MC” Howell, Russ Bartlett, Gary Miller Sr., Kyle Reuter, Kelly Miller and Jared Halstead), with Chris Stevens surviving it all to achieve his 2nd track championship in a row. That shows parity amongst the karts! But the Klassic was the story of the season, as secondly, a visiting driver won a Galletta’s 200-Lap Klassic! Kyle Reuter became both the 1st non-founding/visiting driver to win a Galletta’s Klassic, and the 1st to win a one after climbing into a backup kart (The Galletta’s #0) after his starter kart the (Galletta’s #1) broke down around mid-race. While Kyle has countless Quarter-Midget and methanol flat-kart wins and championships under his belt, he said that this was, “the most fun I’ve ever had in a go-kart. WIth other classes, there’s a stress of the kart’s performance and sponsors… here, it’s just the pure fun of the race.” We agree, which is why we do this instead of dropping a few grand for stressful, expensive pay track racing. Kyle and the 14 other winners this season also proved an important point — Matt does not rig the karts for his (or his brother’s) advantage. In fact, if anything, he gives anybody the chance to race in a kart with equal or better power than his own. You just have to be a good enough driver to win it. This season, Kyle and the many other winners proved it can be done, and shut the critics up in more ways than one. Yet, why do so few show up still? More, including points, profiles, and complete race videos via YouTube here…