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The Starting Lineup of the 18th Annual Galletta’s Greenhouse Karting Club & Speedway 200-Lap Karting Klassic Championship of Oswego, NY – Saturday, October 12th, 2013.

Galletta's Go-Kart Klassic History - THE World Championship of Gas Flathead Karting!

The 18th Annual and longest-running Oswego Dirt Karting “Klassic” 200-Lap Championship at Galletta’s Greenhouse is approaching. In case you didn’t know – and it startles us on how many don’t – this is THE biggest and longest-running Oswego Dirt Karting division and THE longest season-ending Championship race in the area (for sure) and many, MANY points beyond (if you can find one as big or bigger, let US know). This is the race to be in if you are a karter worth anything, as only the best can cut it – the rest avoid us and race prissy pay tracks (been there, won that). Do you have what it takes? All are invited to our Klassic. 200-laps, none of this 30-lap/5-kart cow herd on and off crap. Plenty of arrive-and-drive karts available for this iron-man marathon. We can get more than 20 on track, so show up if you got a sack. Hell, show up in a flatty, clone or champ and embarrass yourself against the best who will beat you in smaller motors! We’ve done it before. We know, people don’t r ace us to avoid us. Why not try? We were originally aiming for Saturday, October 5th 2013, but due to the birth of Matt and Melissa Stevens’ firstborn – Lilybeth Stevens, which had cost Matt (and the rest of us) over an entire week of kart and track prep time, the race has been postponed one week due to a lack of time for preparedness. It is now scheduled for…

Saturday, October 13th, 2013 after 4:00 pm for the 200-lapper (time trials and Klassic cookout during the 2-3pm afternoon hours before then).

It happened. Yeah, due to us having 0 volunteers and a staff of only 3 (Matt, Chris, and Wes), it started a couple hours late. But it was an absolutely amazing race, well worth the wait. Observe…

10/13/2013 – The 18th Annual Galletta’s Greenhouse Karting Klassic 200 won by Kelly Miller in the Galletta’s Greenhouse #7!!!

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SATURDAY,OCTOBER 12th, 2013, OSWEGO, NY –   OUTTA’ NOWHERE! The 5th member of the Gallettta’s Greenhouse Karting Klassic Championship fraternity is crowned! The longest-running Oswego Karting championship ran it’s 18th annual marathon event, which decides both the point standings (best overall karter in the area), and also the best Iron-Man karter in the area. Eleven drivers entered but only three led all night (11 drivers?! That leaves several karts on site – including the timed fastest kart of the fleet – Galletta’s #5 – unused?! For shame!!! And this is supposed to be a racing town?!) The three you see, Kelly Miller, Matt Stevens, and Chris Stevens had a duel of the ages, as they essentially battled back and forth for the lead for all 200 laps, with occasional challenges by Brian Galletta and Eric Woolworth. All three had the lead and lost it in breathtaking manners (Kelly led early and a slow leaking tired forced him to pit after getting passed, Matt hounded Chris and Kelly, took the lead, then slipped up and Chris got him back, and Chris led several laps late, got pinned and passed by both Kelly and Matt behind lapped traffic, and suffered a  a bent sprocket that took him out of the top 2)! But the one who had it last – Kelly Miller, gets the win. He becomes only the 5th driver – Matt Stevens (won 10), Chris Stevens (won 5), Wes Stevens (won 1), Kyle Reuter (won 1) – in the Klassic’s 18 year history to win the big one , all while only picking up his 2nd career win at Galletta’s. Although many know him from both racing Stocks and Supermodifieds on the big track downtown, Kelly showed he knows how to drive more than just the big machines! And in a kart THAT SAT UNUSED waiting for a driver ABOUT 97% OF THE YEAR. Congrats to Kelly, congrats and thank you to all who showed, and to all who could’ve came out and didn’t? On your knees, dogs.

PS – Although he scored third, and the points have not been tallied yet, it appears that Chris Stevens clinched the 2013 Galletta’s Track Championship – the biggest karting track title in the county, as he was in the top 3 for most of the show, and led several laps late – updates soon). MORE DETAILS ON THE KLASSIC PAGE HERE!

18th Annual Galletta’s Klassic Starting Grid via Time Trials

“Master” Matt Stevens
Galletta’s Greenhouse #33
16.26 | 16:05
Galletta’s Greenhouse #3
16.93 | 15.93 

Brian Galletta
Galletta Bros. #54
17.37 | 16.22 
Galletta Bros. #13
16.53 | 16.77
Kelly Miller
Galletta’s Greenhouse #7
17.14 | 16.43
Galletta’s Greenhouse #9
17.59 | 19.94
Branden “Tumor” Matott
Woolworth/Matott #78
16.84 | 16.44
(No backup chosen)
–.– | –.–
Chris “Chrusher” Stevens
Galletta’s/Chrusher.com #8
16.64 | 16.51
Galletta’s/Chrusher.com #4
16.93 | 16.47
Ryan Palmer
Palmer Racing #29
16.93 | 16.68
(No backup chosen)
–.– | –.–
7th.
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Kevin Galletta
Galletta Bros. #28
17.35 | 16.77 
(No backup chosen)
–.– | –.–
8th.
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Adam Lytle
Lytle Racing #33c
17.41 | 16.77
(No backup chosen)
–.– | –.–
9th.
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Melissa Stevens
Scissors n’ Fur #19
17.43 | 16.82 
Scissors n’ Fur #80
17.79 | 17.24
10th.
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Eric Woolworth 
Woolworth #88
17.62 | 17.28 
(No backup chosen)
–.– | –.–
11th.
Galletta’s Greenhouse #0 
(Open seat)
17.85 – Pre-Timed by Matt
12th.
Galletta’s Greenhouse #1 
(Open seat)
16.26 – Pre-Timed by Matt
13th.
Galletta’s Greenhouse #2 
(Open seat; but Woolworth motor)
16.69 – Pre-Timed by Matt
14th.
Galletta’s Greenhouse #3 
(Matt Stevens’ backup)
16.10 – Pre-Timed by Matt
15th.
Galletta’s Greenhouse/Chrusher.com #4 
(Chris Stevens’ Backup)
16.00 – Pre-Timed by Matt
16th.
Galletta’s Greenhouse #5 
(Open seat)
16.10 – Pre-Timed by Matt
17th.
Galletta’s Greenhouse #6 
(Open seat)
16.39 – Pre-Timed by Matt
18th.
Galletta’s Greenhouse #9 
(Open seat)
16.15 – Pre-Timed by Matt
19th.
Galletta Bros. #13 
(Brian Galletta’s backup)
15.92 – Pre-Timed by Matt
20th.
Galletta’s/Chrusher.com #74 
(Open seat)
16.33 – Pre-Timed by Matt
21st.
Scissors n’ Fur #80 
(Melissa Stevens’ backup)
16.13 – Pre-Timed by Matt

 

THE 200-LAP OSWEGO KARTING CHAMPIONSHIP

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The starting grid left 10 karts starting and 11 competitive, fast, feature-winning karts at trackside unused. Granted, some are reserved backups to their perspective owners, and the rest are available as emergency backups for the drivers at track, but every week we have arrive-and-drive karts unused, while people flood to herd-on, herd-off high-priced pay tracks for 5-10 minute races on small pay tracks. We believe many local karters either don’t know about us (amazing if that is true considering we are the longest-running karting class in the area), think they are superior to us (empirically false, most local karters didn’t even start racing karts until we’ve already had over a decade experience under our belts), think that turning right isn’t real racing (real racers race in any direction), or are afraid (of either getting hurt or out-raced in equal karts). Local karter? Which one are you?

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The early stages of the event are often a far more casual pace then usual. But every year, someone usually sets a faster pace then most would prefer in the lead. This year it was Kelly Miller and Brian Galletta who took off and crawled away from the rest of the field. 3rd place Chris Stevens would fall more than a half track behind before long.

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Kelly Miller (Galletta’s Greenhouse #7), Brian Galletta (Galletta Bros. #54), and Chris Stevens (Galletta’s/Chrusher.com/R&C Sushi Bar #8) held firm to the top three for an overwhelming portion of the first 100 laps of the event. This is somewhat reminiscent of last year’s Klassic, when Kyle Reuter, Brian and Chris held the top-3 for a big chunk of the early going. (This year, Reuter was away on a business trip, and was bummed that he had to miss only his 3rd Galletta’s Klassic in the past 8 years. He ran in the 2006, ’07, ’10, ’11, and ’12, winning the 2011 edition of Oswego’s largest annual championship race.)

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Here Brian Galletta banzais Ryan Palmer cleanly for the pass in the early stages after making his way back to the front after a timeout.

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On lap 82, we see Kelly, Chris, and Brian ahead of Eric Woolworth, Kevin Galletta and Matt Stevens.

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On lap 84, Chris was taken out of the top-three sandwiched between two of his cousins. 1st, Brian Galletta blasted by him in the front stretch, and when Brian’s brother Kevin Galletta tried following his bro’s move in the Galletta Bros. #28, he hooked tires with Chris’ #8 coming out of turn 2.

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However, Chris did not stay in the back long. He bobbed and weaved through traffic to reclaim second place after only a handful of laps, showing that the #8 has plenty of power and waiting to strake a claim for the lead when the time is right. But gas conservation comes into play for all.

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Someone else was starting to show a little kart muscle as well. Over lap 100, in what is not very much of an annual surprise, Matt Stevens starts to turn up the gas a bit. Here he is showing his brother Chris a wheel behind Kelly Miller, and Eric Woolworth right there with them on lap 129.

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Here the battle begins to heat up a bit around lap 130. Kelly Miller leading and keeping a steady pace, but with Chris Stevens and Matt Stevens occasionally showing wheels. Brian Galletta and Eric Woolworth staying near the top three and looking for any chance they can get to get around them.

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Chris and Matt really started turning up the heat in the 150’s-160’s, and Kelly was having to work for that lead. Kelly’s stragety was to coast into the turns a bit more than one usually does, and Matt and Chris both decided to take stabs at the lead every so often, hoping to catch Kelly napping. A couple of times, Chris pulled alongside of him, but Kelly would slam the door shut. Matt also started trying to trap Chris behind Kelly.

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Uh oh… this pic means danger. Matt loves the inside groove. Anybody who has ever raced at Galletta’s knows that the outside/middle-outside groove is the fast line on the track. And Matt has acquired many wins by navigating the lower groove better than anybody, where everyone else is bunched up outside in a very close train. There is not one driver anywhere – small track or big track alike – who can do what Matt does in these karts on this track in the low line.

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And here he is attempting to trap his potent brother Chris behind Kelly Miller. But Kelly is game, and driving that fine line – pushing the Galletta’s #7 just enough to hold him off while trying to save gas for the rest of the 200.

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But after a while, something was noticeably different. Kelly started slowing down! It was becoming more and more apparent that Kelly’s #7 was losing speed and handling. Chris knew if Matt trapped him and passed them both, it could be curtains on the race. Chris pushed Kelly around the track trying to keep both he and Kelly ahead of both his bro.

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But Matt was not to be denied! Kelly slowed so much that Matt Stevens was finally able to pass Kelly Miller for the lead on lap 167 with Chris on the #7’s bumper. But Chris was NOT about to let Matt run away with this thing again, he also was able to slingshot by the #7 as well coming out of turn 4. Chris then gave a herculean effort to pull along Matt and attempt a pass on his brother that has foiled many a victory for him over the years!

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But Matt barely held him off. Chris then hounded Matt in his fast #33, trying to get him off his game. Once Matt settles into a groove, he is the toughest man to beat in a kart, being a talented, experienced precision driver capable of consistantly ripping off laps faster than anybody else. Laps 167-170 were nearly identical, with Matt ripping around the track and Chris virtually riding his bumper! You will not, no matter how hard you try, find a more competitive kart race than these two once they get in 1-2. 18 years and running. Think otherwise? Show us. Bring it.

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In the rear turn on lap 170, Chris’s pressure may have worked! Matt Stevens slipped up and got a little too high in the loose dirt in turn 4 which gave his brother the opening he needed. Chris precisely cleared Matt right before they hit turn 1 and floored it into the lead!

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Chris Stevens blasts into the lead at 171, infuriating his usually cool, calm and collected brother Matt and looking for his third straight Klassic win! In the 180s, Chris is burning up the track in the lead, setting what appear to be the fastest times of the night. The Galletta’s #8 has not lost a Klassic since acquiring a new motor in 2011, a motor that Chris reserves for the big one! Could Chris do a clean sweep of both the 2013 Galletta’s Greenhouse Karting Klassic AND Track Points Championships? He certainly is in prime position to do it now!

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A caution came out for Kelly Miller’s Galletta’s #7, which had a flat left-rear (drive wheel) tire. After a timeout for a tire change, two more drivers dropped out  – Eric Woolworth (sore hand from two violent collisions with the inside hub rail wall in BOTH turns) and Brian Galletta (numb/fatigued hands due to past dialysis procedures), leaving Kelly back in 3rd place o the restart! (Also joining us out of nowhere was Tom Culeton, who was riding by in a 4-wheeler and was completely stunned by the fact that we are still racing! He had not raced with us since the 2002-03 seasons (being rookie of the year 2002 and had a handful of feature wins a decade ago!), and was blown away at just how far we have come since then! He jumped into the Galletta’s #9 for the final portion of the race, and we’ll score him 11th in points for the event.)

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Chris powered on again after the restart, with Matt Stevens again trying to reel him in. However, Matt again made a scarce critical error, by uncharacteristically going too high in turn 1, losing another position, this time to the hard-charging Kelly Miller! Kelly makes a tremendous comeback after the tire change and is back in it!

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Kelly and Matt started to slowly reel in Chris,who also had to deal with lapped traffic. And lapped traffic can always change the outcome of a sure thing in any race on any track. It’s the leader’s worst enemy and 2nd and 3rd place’s best friend!

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And here we see it, with Chris having to find away Tom Culeton, enabling Kelly and Matt to stay close and look for a way around.

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Then, it happened. Lapped traffic changed the outcome of the race! Branden “Tumor” Matott was running 4th (in the Brian/Kevin Galletta Bros. #28 after retiring his own #87) but the top three were in such a groove, they came along to put him a lap down. However, starter Wesley James “TrOgre” Stevens was a bit slow on the passing flag. Like, either late or never. At Galletta’s, it is up to the to-be-lapped driver’s discretion to keep a high line (preferred, as Galletta’s the high line is the faster one), or the low line (which is a total surrender and usually not preferred with the exception of raw, newbie rookies). Due to the passing flag either coming out late or not coming out at all, Tumor was running a middle of the track groove, and that is what exactly is the recipe for a very interesting race with three bumper-to-bumper karts fighting for the lead of a Klassic 200!

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This bottlenecked the action, and left Chris stuck with a failed inside pass attempt. Kelly Miller was then able to go around a stunned Chris on the outside, while Matt Stevens went underneath him. Kelly emerged 2nd to 1st, Matt 3rd to 2nd, and an absolutely shocked Chris was 1st to 3rd on 1 lap! This was the first time in Chris’ career (on non-mixed motor races) that he was not only caught from behind, but passed by 2 people on 1 lap without a break, and the fact that it was Klassic made it insult to injury.

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Kelly takes the lead! In a stunner, Miller not only passes Matt and Chris, but even looks faster than ever while leading the race in the final stages! What an underdog comeback! After this, the Galletta’s/Chrusher.com/R&C Sushi Bar #8 started slowing, and Chris was left unable to challenge his bro and Kelly, slowly falling almost half a track behind them.

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Last lap means that if Matt is near, he is almost certainly going full-boar that last lap, usually trying to time a pass which is often a slingshot out of turn 4. With Kelly blasting around the outside, Matt went for it, but as the pictures shows, Kelly wins by roughly 2/3rd of a kart! Tremendous race and a close finish to boot! Meanwhile Chris came to a stop after the race’s conclusion, the #8’s drive system seized up with a bent sprocket. One too many bumps while leading, no doubt.

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Kelly wins! Kelly wins! A hooting and hollering Kelly Miller wins only his second feature race at Galletta’s… but oh what a second race it was! The 18th Annual Klassic 200 – the empirically undisputed premiere karting race in Oswego! Kelly proved he can drive more than Super Stocks and Supermodifieds…. he proved he can hang with the best that Oswego karting has to offer. Both features Kelly won at the track were in the Galletta’s Greenhouse #7 kart, which got a nice makeover before the Klassic with new wings and Nerf bars. That left it looking’ pretty sweet in 1st! Congrats to Kelly, what a win! Miller also showed what Kyle Reuter did in 2010. If you are a good driver with experience on our track, you can compete. And you can win. Matt does not rig it, because if he did, his own karts wouldn’t be able to beat him, which is what happens.

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Kelly, Matt and Chris are grinning ear-to-ear over the race they just had. Kelly won it, but all three had a thrilling battle for the ages. I defy anybody to find a closer, more competitive, exciting race than the one these three put on for the majority of 200 laps, especially the last 80 or so with the trio swapping the lead back and forth with Kelly coming out the 1st to pass the stripe on the last lap. Simply tremendous! Local pay track drivers just can’t deal with a battle like that. Think otherwise, then bring it. They won’t. They know. Otherwise congratulate these three!

18th Annual Galletta’s Klassic Final Order of Finish:

According to the video, we ran 210 total laps, 18 caution laps and 192 green, including 72 of the last 73 and the final 36 straight under green. Now THAT, ladies and gentlemen, is a race. Not these 30-50 lap kiddie kart races the pay tracks churn out. All on one tank of pump gas! Don’t be fooled… THIS is the real Klassic karting race of Oswego. 18 years and running! (And 210? Yes, our laps are all over the place, can we please have more track helpers? Wesley “Ogre” Stevens can’t do it all!)

1st.
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Kelly Miller
Galletta’s Greenhouse #7
210 Laps (BONUS: 178 led, 32 in 2nd/3rd)
1 Timout Used (LR Tire change)
Scored 770 points!
2nd.  photo 20131012-matt-stevens-klass_zps594f08cf.jpg “Master” Matt Stevens
Galletta’s Greenhouse #33
210 Laps (BONUS: 8 led, 91 in 2nd/3rd)
1 Timeout Used (Air Pressure/Stagger adjustment)
Scored 609.5 points!
3rd.
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Chris “Chrusher” Stevens
Galletta’s/Chrusher.com #8
210 Laps (BONUS: 24 led, 169 in 2nd/3rd)
0 Timouts Used (20 bonus points!)
Scored 652.5 points!
4th.
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Branden “Tumor” Matott
Woolworth/Matott #78 (Laps 1-173)
Galletta Bros. #28 (Laps 174-205)
(-20 pt. Kart change penalty)
(Out on lap 205; Retired)
Scored 472 points!
5th.
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Eric Woolworth 
Woolworth #88
(Out on lap 173, BONUS: 33 laps in 2nd/3rd place;
Retired due to arm soreness)
Scored 482.5 points!
6th.
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Brian Galletta
Galletta Bros. #54
(Out on lap 173; BONUS: 90 laps in 2nd/3rd;
Retired due to dialysis-related arm fatigue)
Scored 507 points!
7th.
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Ryan Palmer
Palmer Racing #29
(Broke on lap 138, 1 timeout used for repairs)
Scored 434 points!
8th.
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Kevin Galletta
Galletta Bros. #28
(Retired on lap 104 due to birth of new baby!)
Scored 412 points!
9th.
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Adam Lytle
Lytle Racing #33c
(Broke lap 36?)
Galletta’s Greenhouse #5
(Quit on lap 85, personal reasons)
BONUS: 4 laps in 2nd/3rd place
Scored 388 Points!
10th.
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Melissa Stevens
Scissors n’ Fur #19
(Retired lap 1; recovering from recent childbirth)
Scored 364 points!
11th.  photo tom-culeton-9-201310klassic2_zpsc4daa2fb.jpg Tom Culeton
Galletta’s Greenhouse #9
(Did not start event, joined in progress. Started on lap 163 lap, went to 200+.)
Scored 340 points!
12th. Empty Kart Seat NO DRIVER
Galletta Bros. #13
(Brian Galletta’s backup)
15.92 – Pre-Timed by Matt
13th. Empty Kart Seat NO DRIVER
Galletta’s Greenhouse/Chrusher.com #4 
(Chris Stevens’ Backup)
16.00 – Pre-Timed by Matt
14th.  Empty Kart Seat NO DRIVER
Galletta’s Greenhouse #5
(Open seat)
16.10 – Pre-Timed by Matt
15th.  Empty Kart Seat NO DRIVER
Galletta’s Greenhouse #3 
(Matt Stevens’ backup)
16.10 – Pre-Timed by Matt
16th.  Empty Kart Seat NO DRIVER
Scissors n’ Fur #80 
(Melissa Stevens’ backup)
16.13 – Pre-Timed by Matt
17th.  Empty Kart Seat NO DRIVER
Galletta’s/Chrusher.com #74
(Open seat)
16.33 – Pre-Timed by Matt
18th.  Empty Kart Seat NO DRIVER
Galletta’s Greenhouse #1 
(Open seat)
16.26 – Pre-Timed by Matt
19th.  Empty Kart Seat NO DRIVER
Galletta’s Greenhouse #2 
(Open seat; but Woolworth motor)
16.26 – Pre-Timed by Matt
20th.  Empty Kart Seat NO DRIVER
Galletta’s Greenhouse #6 
(Open seat)
16.39 – Pre-Timed by Matt
21st.  Empty Kart Seat NO DRIVER
Galletta’s Greenhouse #0 
(Open seat)
17.85 – Pre-Timed by Matt

GALLETTA’S KARTING CLUB CLASSIC/KLASSIC HISTORY WINNERS:
1996 – Matt Stevens (Galletta’s #3) – 80 Laps
1997 – Matt Stevens (Galletta’s #3) – 80 Laps
1998 – Matt Stevens (Galletta’s #3) – 80 Laps
1999 – Chris Stevens (Galletta’s #2) – 80 Laps
2000 – Chris Stevens (Galletta’s #5) – 80 Laps
2001 – Chris Stevens (Galletta’s #5) – 80 Laps
2002 – Matt Stevens (Galletta’s #3) – 90 Laps
2003 – Matt Stevens (Galletta’s #3) – 100 Laps
2004 – Matt Stevens (Galletta’s #3) – 120 Laps
2005 – Matt Stevens (Galletta’s #3) – 130 Laps
2006 – Wes Stevens (Galletta’s #4) – 40 Laps (@ Oswego Speedway/Kartway* Unofficially the 1st Classic)
2006 – Wes Stevens (Galletta’s #4) – 150 Laps
2007 – Chris Stevens (Galletta’s #8) – 50 Laps (@ Oswego Speedway/Kartway* – Officially the 1st Classic)
2007 – Matt Stevens (Galletta’s #33) – 175 Laps
2008 – Wes/Matt Stevens (Galletta’s #4/#33)** – 50 Laps (@ Oswego Speedway/Kartway* – 2nd Annual)
2008 – Matt Stevens (Galletta’s #33)  – 200 Laps
2009 – Matt Stevens (Galletta’s #33) – 200 Laps
2010 – Kyle Reuter (Galletta’s #1/#0) – 200 Laps
2011 –  Chris Stevens (Galletta’s #8) – 200 Laps
2012 – Chris Stevens (Galletta’s #8)*** – 200 Laps
2013 – Kelly Miller (Galletta’s #7) – 200 Laps

* = Denotes our class’ Mini-Classic at Oswego Speedway Dirt/Oswego Kartway, Mixed-Motor 1-WD Gas Stock Division. We were barred in 2009.
** = Denotes Matt Stevens led until the yellow flag came out, Wes Stevens passed Matt under yellow and won the race.
*** = Denotes win was challenged as, “Should’ve been Matt’s, but you yelled at him and he went to the back!”

After the Klassic, the points are tallied and the track championship to the biggest Oswego Karting class is named annually, and….

2013 GALLETTA’S GREENHOUSE TRACK CHAMPIONSHIP WON BY CHRIS STEVENS!

With 193 out of 210 laps in the top three followed by a 3rd place finish in the Klassic, his season-high 6 feature victories and an overwhelming amount of top-3 bonus points all year long, Chris Stevens clinched the 2013 Gas Flathead World Championship at Galletta’s Greenhouse Speedway! At 38 competitors competing in 24 feature events, it is by far the largest and most experienced karting class in the city of Oswego and for a large part of Central New York as well.

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2013 1-WD Gas Flathead Karting World Championship Point Standings after 10/12/2013’s Event

For the Galletta’s Karting Club’s World Championship of 1WD Gas Flatheads held on Galletta’s Greenhouse Backyard Karting Speedway for the 2013 season to date, scored in this manner . Our club’s complete All-Time Points Standings from 2000-to-‘the-last-completed-season’ are found on  this webpage , and our division’s complete 2006-08 standings on Oswego Speedway’s lil’ dirt track out back Kiddie Kartway on  this page . At season’s end, the current totals will be added into the all-time stats after this season’s final race.

Pos.
Name (Go-Karts Piloted)
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Total
Points
(Place)
’13
Average
Points
Per
Feature
’13
Points
Per
Event
Events
’13
Features
Entered
’13
Heats
Entered
’13
Heat
Wins
’13
Feature
Wins
’13
Win %
2000-up
Galletta’s
Career
Feature
Wins
Years
Pro
at
Galletta’s
1st
Christopher Galletta Stevens Driver Profile - Pics from soorted winning kartsChris “Chrusher 
Stevens  (Galletta’s #4, 8,
2, 0, 5, 74)
[2013 TRACK CHAMPION!]
3335.5
138.98
185.31
18
24
8
1
6
25%
70
18th
2nd
Matt Stevens Profile - Pics from Matt's assorted karts“Master” Matt Stevens
(Galletta’s #33, 3, 74,
19, 80)
(T,T)
3261.0
135.88
181.17
18
24
8
3
5
21%
120
18th
3rd

Eric Woolworth - Raven Tavern #88 (6/9/2013)Eric Woolworth
(Raven Tavern #88, 78)

2645.5
110.23
155.62
17
24
8
3
2
8%
2
2nd
4th
Brian Galletta - one of the original GKC members!Brian Galletta
(Brian Galletta #13,
28, 42, 54)
®
2526.0
105.25
168.40
15
24
8
2
2
8%
5
7th
5th

Adam Lytle #33c - 8/19/2012Adam Lytle
(Adam Lytle #33c) ®

2354.0
98.08
156.93
15
24
7
2
1
4%
1
2nd
6th
Branden “Tumor”
Matott
(Raven Tavern #78,
Galletta’s #2, 9)
®®®®® (T, T, T)
2072.5
94.20
172.71
12
22
6
0
1
5%
1
1st
7th

Melissa Gabel Stevens profileMelissa Stevens
(Scissors ‘n Fur #19, 80)
[Not bad for a woman who was
pregnant all season minus Klassic]

1995.0
83.13
110.83
18
24
8
0
0
0%
7
7th
8th

David Spanfelner - Galletta's #9 -6/17/2012David Spanfelner
(D. S. Humphrey’s #54,
81,
Galletta’s #28, 9)

1714.5
100.85
142.88
12
17
6
2
2
12%
3
2nd
9th

 photo LilybethRoseStevens_zps4e5982c0.jpgLilybeth Rose Stevens
(Scissors ‘n Fur #19)
[Not bad for an UNBORN BABY!
Take that pro-aborts! 😉 ]

1631.0
70.91
95.94
17
23
7
0
0
0%
0
®
10th

Kevin Galletta (Galletta's #0)Kevin Galletta
(Galletta Bros #28, 13,
Galletta’s #7, 9) ®®®

1467.5
97.83
209.64
7
15
2
0
1
7%
1
1st
11th

Billy Truax (Galletta's #7) 6/9/2013Billy Truax
(Galletta’s #7, 1, 9,
Truax #02)
®®®®

1155.0
88.85
192.50
6
13
3
0
0
0%
0
1st
12th

Joe Sereno in the Galletta's #5 (9/1/2012)Joe Sereno
(Galletta’s #5) ®

1086.5
90.54
181.08
6
12
3
1
1
8%
5
3rd
13th
Ryan Palmer (#88)Ryan Palmer
(Palmer #29)
846.5
141.08
211.63
4
6
2
0
1
17%
1
®
14th
 photo 20131012-kelly-miller-klass_zpsca474aed.jpgKelly Miller
(Galletta’s #7, 9)
[2013 KLASSIC
CHAMPION!]
770.0
770.00
770.00
1
1
1
0
1
100%
2
6th
15th

Mark Mark “Gooner
Gilligan” Groesbeck
(Galletta’s #1) ®®

394.0
78.80
197.00
2
5
0
0
0
0%
0
®
16th
Justin Galletta in the Galletta's Greenhouse #7 (2011)Justin Galletta
(Galletta’s #7) ®
340.0
68.00
170.00
2
5
1
0
1
20%
3
3rd
17th
 photo tom-culeton-9-201310klassic2_zpsc4daa2fb.jpgTom Culeton
(Galletta’s #9)
340.0
340.00
340.00
1
1
1
0
0
0%
4
3rd
18th
Dave Turner in the Galletta's Greenhouse #2 (2013)David Turner
(Galletta’s #2, 0) ®
316.0
63.20
158.00
2
5
0
0
0
0%
0
®
19th
Ed Lawton
(Galletta’s #6) ®
310.0
62.00
155.00
2
5
0
0
0
0%
0
®
20th
 photo Marc-Sgarlata-Gallettas-7-20130623_zps97113bd2.jpgMarc Sgarlata
(Galletta’s #7) ®
207.0
69.00
207.00
1
3
0
0
0
0%
0
®
21st
Gary Miller Jr. in his dad's #24Gary Miller Jr.
(Galletta’s #6) ®
203.0
67.67
203.00
1
3
0
0
0
0%
1
2nd
22nd
Timmy Galletta (in Galletta's #9)Tim Galletta
(DS Humphrey’s #54, Galletta’s
199.0
66.33
199.00
1
3
0
0
0
0%
7
5th
23rd
 photo Marc-Sgarlata-Gallettas-7-20130623_zps97113bd2.jpgScott McGroty
(Galletta’s #1) ®
196.0
65.33
196.00
1
3
0
0
0
0%
0
®
24th
Zach ShirtliffZach Shurtliff
(Galletta’s #74, 1) ®
188.0
62.67
188.00
1
3
1
0
0
0%
0
®
25th
Pace Kart Driver - Collin Miller - Galletta's #0 (Time Trialed 7th!)Collin Miller
(Galletta’s #0) ®
182.0
60.67
182.00
1
3
0
0
0
0%
0
1st
26th

Randy "Bobandi" Platt in Platt-num #28 (2011)Randy “Bobandi” Platt
(Plattnum #13)

155.0
77.50
77.50
2
2
1
0
0
0%
6
5th
27th
Davey Hamilton
(Galletta’s #6) ®
144.5
72.25
144.50
1
2
0
0
0
0%
0
®
28th
Alex Ermand
(Galletta’s #1) ®
140.5
70.25
140.50
1
2
0
0
0
0%
0
®
29th
Dan Brown
(Galletta’s #0) ®
128.0
42.67
128.00
1
3
1
0
0
0%
0
®
30th
RaYzor Cadildo 2013-08-10-00h03m05s251-ray_zps44ab6b77.jpgRay “RaYzor”
Castaldo
(Galletta’s #9) ®
123.0
41.00
123.00
1
3
0
0
0
0%
0
1st
31st
Scott Cow Gagnon 2013-08-10-00h03m05s251-ray_zps44ab6b77.jpgScott “Cow” Gagnon
(Galletta’s #1) ®
119.0
39.67
119.00
1
3
0
0
0
0%
0
®
32nd
Tonya Taylor 2013-09-18Tonya Taylor
(Galletta’s #1)
118.0
118.00
118.00
1
1
1
0
0
0%
0
®
33rd
Chris Larkin (Galletta's #7) 8/2013Chris Larkin
(Galletta’s #7) ®
117.0
39.00
117.00
1
3
1
0
0
0%
0
®
34th
Kyle Menter (Galletta's #1) 8/2013Kyle Menter
(Galletta’s #1) ®
115.0
38.33
115.00
1
3
1
1
0
0%
0
®
35th
Kyle Menter (Galletta's #1) 8/2013Lawton Jr.
(Galletta’s #6) ®
106.0
35.33
106.00
1
3
0
0
0
0%
0
®
36th
Jason Mills bioJason ”The
Hammer” Mills
(Galletta’s #0) ®
105.0
52.50
105.00
1
2
0
0
0
0%
3
6th
37th
Danlei Cliff (Galletta's #2) 8/2013Dan Cliff
(Galletta’s #2) ®
99.0
33.00
99.00
1
3
1
0
0
0%
0
®
38th
Collin MorrisonCollin Morrison
(Morrison #11,
Raven Tavern #78)
87.0
87.00
87.00
1
1
1
0
0
0%
0
®

We have some new things in store for next season, including set start times, a points standings cash purse fund, membership (lower rentals, limited member-only timeouts and enter into the points money fund), doing away with rookie timeouts, a lower limited amount of member timeouts), sponsorship opportunities, and more. Suggestions welcome. See you in June 2014 for the 19th Annual Galletta’s Greenhouse Karting Club Points Season Opener!