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The Galletta’s #4 has had many drivers, but Chris Stevens has racked up the most wins in it.

Galletta’s Greenhouse / OswegoSushi.com – R&C Sushi LLC / Chrusher.com Racing Team #4: Originally a Manco yard kart purchased new for the club new the 1990s and rebuilt several times in the 1990s by Wes and Matt Stevens. Although it was occasionally rented out from time to time, it has mostly been driven by Matt Stevens, Wes Stevens and Chris Stevens–the latter two being its primary drivers.

Ogre's ribcage gets crushed! Ow! He's all better now, but has retired from racing!

Wes had success in the #4, but also had the kart’s worst moment in this rib-crushing crash!

Wes Stevens had good times in the kart when he won the 2006 Galletta’s Greenhouse Klassic 150 and the controversial 2008 Oswego Speedway Kartway Gas Stocker Kart Classic, but also had bad times, as he was violently flipped in the kart by a rookie and injured in the 2007 Galletta’s Klassic. Chris then resumed using it as his primary backup kart [after as a rental, beginner rookies started wrecking it too much (which is typical, and completely the reason they don’t win and nothing to do with the actual kart)]. Chris has since picked up many wins in the kart, and finally scored an elusive Galletta’s Klassic 200 win in it in 2017.

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Notable wins in the Galletta’s #4 [Remember, Every race has complete YouTube videos]

2017 Klassic 200 WIN!

10/13/2017 – Chris Stevens wins 22nd Annual Klassic 200 win in #4 [+YouTube Video]

9/23/2006 – Wes “Ogre” Stevens wins 11th Annual Klassic 150 in #4! [+YouTube]

Chris, Wes, and Matt Stevens sweep top 3 spots 2 years in a row at Oswego Kartway Classic!

9/4/2008 – Wes Stevens STEALS Oswego Kartway’s 1WD-FH Classic 50 in #4 +YouTube

8/18/2006 – Wes Stevens wins 1st 40-lap Oswego Speedway Dirt Mixed-Motor Classic 40 in #4!

Feature Wins in the Galletta’s Greenhouse Racing #4

[Last updated after 2018 Season]

Oct 13, 2017
Sep 16, 2017
Aug 12, 2017
Jul 08, 2017
Jul 17, 2016
Jul 10, 2016
Jul 02, 2016
Aug 07, 2015
Jul 26, 2015
Sep 27, 2014
Jul 28, 2013
Jul 07, 2013
Jun 30, 2013
Aug 13, 2012
Aug 06, 2012
Sep 11, 2011
Aug 24, 2010
Aug 09, 2009
Sep 04, 2008
Aug 21, 2008
Nov 04, 2007
Sep 23, 2006
Aug 18, 2006
Jul 30, 2006
Oct 31, 2005
Oct 31, 2003
Sep 29, 2002
Oct 24, 2001
Oct 31, 2000
Nov 28, 1999

Additional Highlights in the Galletta’s #4 Kart

8/12/2017 – Tim Galletta & Chris Stevens win [+YouTube Race Videos]

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9/27/2014 – Chris Stevens wins in the #4 +YouTube

9/16/2017 – Chris Stevens wins [+YouTube]

7/8/2017 – Adam “AJ” Lytle & Chris Stevens win [+YouTube]

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7/2/2016– Chris Stevens Survives a Bumpy 21st Annual Independence Day 45! +YouTube

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7/10/2016– Chris Stevens Again Emerges on Top After Leaders Drop off for 2nd Week in a Row! +YouTube

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7/17/2016– Chris Stevens Inherits 3rd Win in a row, Even His Wife & Kid Won’t Applaud!+YouTube

8/7/2015- Matt and Chris Stevens steal each others wins at Masters of Oswego Karting Twin-Feature Night! [+YouTube]

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7/26/2015- 20th Annual HarborFAST Championship won by Chris Stevens![+YouTube]

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7/28/2013– Chris Stevens wins in the Galletta’s/ Chrusher.com/ R&C Sushi LLC #4! +YouTube

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6/30/2013– Chris Stevens Sweeps the Twin-35s in his Galletta’s Greenhouse #4 & the #0! +YouTube

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7/7/2013– Chris Stevens wins 3rd Straight Feature at 18th Annual Independence Day 45! +YouTube

Fun Facts: The red with yellow number #4 was painted to look after one of Matt and Chris’ favorite Supermodifieds, the Doug Didero/Skip Matczak #4 (which was a clone of the #3 and only seen with that number in 1997 Oswego Classic 200) that dominated the Speedway and won 3 track championships and a Classic 200 in the mid-1990s. Chris added flames inspired by Generation One Transformers Hot Rod / Rodimus Prime.

Sponsors: While every kart built/rebuilt and owned by the Stevens family for racing at Galletta’s Backyard Speedway is technically a Galletta’s Greenhouse Team kart, primary driver Chris Stevens picked up additional sponsors–well, not really, because it’s just him. Chrusher.com is Chris’ sequential artist/graphic novelist/cartoonist home site (that also hosts this entire website itself), and oswegosushi.com is the home of Chris and his wife’s R&C Sushi Bar LLC at SUNY Oswego from 2011-up (and formerly also Oswego Price Chopper’s Sushi from 2011-2015). Shameless plugs, yes, but hey… advertising is advertising.