8/28/2016 – 1st Time Winners! Chad Crouse & Jason King Take the Twin-25s!

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Sunday, August 28th, 2016, Week 12 – An extremely packed, 17-kart field led to two more 1st-time winners visit Victory Lane! Pole-sitter Chad Crouse led all 25-laps of the 1st race and Pole-sitter Jason King did the same in the 2nd 25-lapper. However, that does not mean that there was no passing behind them! The racing was tight, wheel-to-wheel, bumper-to-bumper and very competitive, especially between the points leaders battling back and forth midfield, as we are running closer and closer to the 21st Annual 200-Lap Galletta’s Go-Kart Klassic, tentatively scheduled for September 24th. NOTE: Internet connectivity issues and work have blocked the YouTube video from going up today and almost prevented the page from updating as well. We will try again tomorrow. More info: Higher resolution Victory picture | YouTube Video | Race page with video, pictures and points.


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Makeup Race / Rookie Heat – 2-in-1:

1. Lee Gleason #29 – earned 20 pts.
2. Kevin Galletta #28 – earned 12th in 50-lapper
3. Chad Crouse #1 – earned 18 pts.
4. Adam Lytle #33c – earned 13th in 50-lapper
5. Butterfield #43 – earned 16 pts.
6. Griffin Miller #2 – earned 14 pts.
7. Neil Weigand #78  – earned 12 points
8. Keith Raymond #0 – earned ??? points
9. Dan Connors #6 – earned 10 points
10. Joe Miller #9 – earned 8 points

  • UPDATE 9/11/2016: These bonus points have NOT been added into the points tally. The reasons are various, but a severe lack of time due to work is the primary one.
  • UPDATE 6/8/2017: It was determined by Klassic 200 that these bonus points have been cancelled. If time is found, they may retroactively be installed in the “All-Time” Points, or they may NEVER be added in, as the deadline for makeup points has passed. We may cancel the bonus/makeup point program ENTIRELY due to the time it takes to add up (an hour or two a week) outweighing anybody’s interest in them (minimal to none). Or, we may keep it ONLY for drivers who race season-long and miss only a few a year (which is what it was originally intended for and somehow grew into a giant headache for myself).

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Here is the lap-by-lap scoring of this week’s Feature Races

1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
6th
7th
8th
9th
10th
11th
12th
13th
14th
15th
16th
Notes
0
1
12
29
78
33c
28
0
93
74
4
7
43
2
9
6
80
29 out
1c
1
12
78
33c
28
0
93
74
4
7
43
2
9
6
80
29
1
1
12
78
2
1
12
78
3
1
12
78
4
1
12
78
6.
5
1
12
78
6
1
12
78
33c, 28, 74
7c
1
12
78
0
93
4
7
2
9
28
33c
74
6.
43
80
29
7
1
12
78
0 spun
8c
1
12
78
93
4
7
2
9
28
33c
74
43
6.
0
80
29
8
1
12
78
9
1
12
78
10
1
12
93
11
1
12
93
12
1
12
93
6..
13
1
12
93
14
1
93
12
15
1
12
4
16
1
12
4
17
1
12
4
78, 74, 43
18c
1
12
4
93
7
28
33c
2
0
9
74
78
43
6..
80
29
18
1
12
4
19
1
4
12
20c
1
12
4
93
7
28
33c
0
74
2
43
6..
9
78
80
29
9, 78
20
1
12
4
21
1
12
4
22
1
12
4
23
1
12
4
24
1
12
4
25
1
4
93
28
33c
7
74
0
2
43
12
6..
9
78
80
29
TWIN 25’s:
Feat.1
68
65
62
59
56
53
50
47
44
41
38
34
31
28
25
22
0
12
78
33c
0
93
1
3
8
7
43
2
9
28
6
80
29
1
12
78
33c
2c
12
78
33c
0
93
1
7
3
8
43
2
9
28
6
80
29
9 out
2
12
78
33c
2
3c
12
78
33c
0
93
1
7
3
8
43
2
9
28
6
80
29
3
12
78
33c
4
12
78
33c
5
12
78
33c
6
12
78
33c
7
12
78
33c
8
12
78
33c
9
12
78
33c
10
12
78
33c
11
12
78
33c
12
12
78
33c
13
12
78
33c
14
12
78
33c
43
15
12
78
33c
16
12
78
33c
17
12
78
33c
18
12
78
3
19
12
78
3
20
12
78
3
7 (-5)
21
12
78
3
93 (-5)
22c
12
78
3
93
7
0
8
1
2
33c
43
9
28
6
80
29
22
12
78
3
23
12
78
3
24
12
78
3
25c 12
3
93
8
0
33c
7
2
43
78
1
9
28
6
80
29
3, 78, 1, 7
25
12
3
93
8
0
33c
7
2
43
78
1
9
28
6
80
29
Feat.2
68
65
62
59
56
53
50
47
44
41
38
34
31
28
25
22
Feat.1
38
50
62
65
47
56
53
44
41
28
68
31
59
34
25
22
Heat
Makeup
1st
25
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
25
0
0
0
0
0
2nd/3rd

(24) 12

(8) 4

(7) 3.5

(11) 5.5
0
(17) 8.5
0
0
0

(34) 17

0
 0  0  0  0  0
Penalty
-5
-5
-5
Total
143
114
122.5
129.5
103
117.5
98
91
85
86
131
65
90
62
50
44

Penalties: Matt Stevens (involved in accidental spin of #78), Josh Arnold (involved in two accidental spins of #33c and #0), and Kelly Miller (involved in banzai crash-pass to #8 and some questionable/judgement call contact in cautions) were all penalized -5 points each and will be on close-watch probation. Under normal circumstances, if you make significant contact causing a wreck or crashing into a wrecked driver, you should almost always go to the rear of the field. From here on out, we will be more strict as there has been complaints files about people spinning people out and making contact to get passes or not going to the rear when involved in a wreck. The rules are on the website, and if we have to stop the race to make a judgement call, we will.

TWIN-25 FEATURES:

1st 25-Lap Feature – FINISH:

25
1
4
93
28
33c
7
74
0
2
43
12
6..
9
78
80
2

1. Chad Crouse (Galletta’s Greenhouse #1)
2. Chris Stevens (GallettasGreenhouse.com/Chrusher.com/OswegoSushi.com #4)
3. Josh Arnold (Arnold Racing #93)
4. Kevin Galletta (Galletta Bros. #28)
5. Adam Lytle (Lytle Racing #33c)
6. Kelly Miller (Galletta’s Greenhouse #7)
7. Matt Stevens (Galletta’s Greenhouse/Chrusher.com/OswegoSushi.com #74)
8. Keith Raymond (Galletta’s Greenhouse #0)
9. Griffin Miller (Galletta’s Greenhouse #2) (R)
10. “Butters” Butterfield (Galletta’s Greenhouse #43) (R)
11. DNF -[1 Lap] – Jason King (King Racing #12)
12. [-2 Laps Down] Dan Connors (Galletta’s Greenhouse #6)
13. DNF – Joe Miller (Galletta’s Greenhouse #9)
14. DNF – Neil Weigand (Galletta’s Greenhouse #78)
15. DNF – Melissa Stevens (Scissors n’ Fur #80)
16. DNF – Lee Gleason (Gleason Racing #29)

2nd 25-Lap Feature – FINISH:

25
12
3
93
8
0
33c
7
2
43
78
1
9
28
6
80
29

1. Jason King (King Racing #12) = + 143 pts. (1 win)
2. Matt Stevens (Galletta’s Greenhouse #3) + 114 pts.
3. Josh Arnold (Arnold Racing #93) +122.5
4. Chris Stevens (GallettasGreenhouse.com/Chrusher.com/OswegoSushi.com #8) +129.5 pts.
5. Keith Raymond (Galletta’s Greenhouse #0) +103 pts.
6. Adam Lytle (Lytle Racing #33c) +117.5 pts.
7. Kelly Miller (Galletta’s Greenhouse #7) + 98 pts.
8. Griffin Miller (Galletta’s Greenhouse #2) (R) + 91
9. “Butters” Butterfield (Galletta’s Greenhouse #43) (R) +85
10. DNF – Neil Weigand (Galletta’s Greenhouse #78) +86
11. DNF – Chad Crouse (Galletta’s Greenhouse #1) +131 (1 win)
12. DNF – Joe Miller (Galletta’s Greenhouse #9) +65
13. DNF – Kevin Galletta (Galletta Bros. #28) +90
14. DNF – Dan Connors (Galletta’s Greenhouse #6) +62
15. DNF – Melissa Stevens (Scissors n’ Fur #80) +50
16. DNF – Lee Gleason (Gleason Racing #29) +44

PAGE UNDER CONSTRUCTION
POINTS WILL BE TALLIED AFTER THE KLASSIC 200

Work, lack of sleep, watching my daughter with my wife while planning our new home ON TOP of internet connectivity issues had put video upload to a virtual standstill during the week. Rest assured, I am trying, but it is wearing my patience EXTREMELY thin. The points also got delayed, but will be completed after the Klassic 200 and before the start of the 2017 Season. For now, here is a chart that the top 6 jump ahead a few weeks:

2016 Galletta’s Greenhouse Speedway Points

(as of the last column)

Position
Last Week
Driver (Go-Karts Piloted)
®=Rookie *=Makeup Feature Used T =Timeout k=Kart Change
Total Points (Place)
Average Points Per Feature
Features
Feature Wins
Win %
Heats Won/Entered
Years Pro at Galletta’s
All-Time Feature Wins
Last Week
Raced & Added
1st
3rd
Chris Stevens (Galletta’s #8, 4, 0) k
2005.5
111.42
18
3
17%
1/4
21st
80
9/11/2016
2nd
1st
Kelly Miller (Galletta’s #7, 9, 43)
1995.0
110.83
18
4
22%
0/4
8th
7
9/11/2016
3rd
2nd
Matt Stevens (Galletta’s #33, 3, 74, 19) k
1986.5
110.36
18
3
17%
0/4
21st
132
9/11/2016
4th
4th
Josh Arnold (Arnold #93, Galletta’s #78) kk
1714.0
95.22
18
1
6%
2/3
1st
1
9/11/2016
5th
5th
Jason King (King #12J, Galletta’s #9, 43)
1681.0
93.39
18
1
6%
3/4
1st
0
9/11/2016
6th
8th
Keith Raymond (Galletta’s #0, 6, 1) ***** kkk
1573.5
87.42
18
2
11%
0/1
3rd
4
9/11/2016
7th
6th
Adam Lytle (Lytle #33c, Galletta #28) k
1427.0
83.94
17
2
12%
0/4
5th
7
9/4/2016
8th
7th
Kevin Galletta (Galletta Bros. #28) *** t
1424.0
83.76
17
2
12%
0/3
3rd
5
9/4/2016
9th
10th
Melissa Stevens (Scissors ‘n Fur #19)
912.0
57.00
16
0
0%
0/4
9th
8
8/28/2016
10th
9th
Mike Patak (Galletta’s #9, #2, #7, #43) *** k
910.5
82.77
11
0
0%
1/3
1st
0
8/22/2016
11th
12th
Lee Gleason (Galletta’s Greenhouse #5, 2, 6, 78) *
713.5
79.28
9
0
0%
0/3
®
0
8/28/2016
12th
11th
David Hall Jr. (Hall #29, Galletta’s #1) k
691.0
86.38
8
0
0%
1/3
1st
0
8/22/2016
13th
13th
Chad Crouse (Galletta’s Greenhouse #5, 9, 1, 43) * k
658.5
82.31
8
1
13%
0/2
®
1
8/28/2016
14th
14th
Mike Chrisman (Galletta’s #5)
441.5
88.30
5
0
0%
0/0
1st
0
8/22/2016
15th
18th
Kristina McCann (Galletta’s #2) ®
257.0
64.25
4
0
0%
0/0
®
0
9/11/2016
16th
15th
Ken Town (Galletta’s Greenhouse #5, 9)
248.0
82.67
3
0
0%
0/0
®
0
8/22/2016
17th
16th
Eric Woolworth (Woolworth #78)
247.0
61.75
4
0
0%
0/1
5th
5
8/22/2016
18th
17th
Taylor Barlow (Galletta Bros. #42, er, ?)
216.0
54.00
4
0
0%
0/0
®
0
8/22/2016
19th
28th
Griffin Miller (Galletta’s Greenhouse #2)
203.0
50.75
4
0
0%
0/1
®
0
8/28/2016
20th
24th
Neil Weigand (Galletta’s #5, 78)
202.0
67.33
3
0
0%
0/0
®
0
8/22/2016
21st
22nd
Daniel Connors (Galletta’s Greenhouse #1, 6)
200.0
50.00
4
0
0%
0/1
®
0
8/22/2016
22nd
19th
Noah King (Galletta’s Greenhouse #5) *
150.0
75.00
2
0
0%
0/0
®
0
8/22/2016
23rd
20th
Nick Roffo (Galletta’s #43)
147.0
73.50
2
0
0%
0/0
1st
0
8/22/2016
24th
21st
David Hartpence (Galletta’s #1, 2)
141.0
70.50
2
0
0%
0/1
1st
0
8/22/2016
25th
25th
Jeff Butterfield (Galletta’s Greenhouse #9, 43)
138.0
46.00
3
0
0%
0/0
®
0
8/28/2016
26th
23rd
RJ Wyman (Galletta’s Greenhouse #43, 2) k
129.0
64.50
2
0
0%
0/1
®
0
8/22/2016
27th
29th
Joe Sereno (Galletta’s Greenhouse #5)
110.0
55.00
2
0
0%
0/0
3rd
5
8/22/2016
28th
30th
Mark Raymond (Galletta’s Greenhouse #1, 6)
109.0
109.00
1
0
0%
0/2
®
0
8/22/2016
29th
31st
Tony Cimilluca (Galletta’s #6)
93.0
93.00
1
0
0%
0/0
1st
1
8/22/2016
30th
32nd
Daniel Springer (Galletta’s Greenhouse #43)
87.0
87.00
1
0
0%
0/2
®
0
8/22/2016
31st
26th
Tyler Buskey (Buskey #00x)
78.0
78.00
1
0
0%
0/0
®
0
9/11/2016
32nd
27th
Joe Miller (Galletta’s Greenhouse #9)
65.0
32.50
2
0
0%
0/0
1st
0
8/28/2016
33rd
33rd
Nick Metcalf (Galletta’s #6)
53.0
53.00
1
0
0%
0/0
®
0
8/22/2016
34th
34th
Michael West (Galletta’s #6)
45.0
45.00
1
0
0%
0/0
®
0
8/22/2016

HANDICAP ORDER FOR LABOR DAY RACE:

Ken Town
David Hall Jr.
Mike Chrisman
Lee Gleason
Mike Patak
Eric Woolworth
Adam Lytle
Kevin Galletta
Keith Raymond
Chad Crouse
Jason King
Josh Arnold
Matt Stevens
Kelly Miller
Chris Stevens
Melissa Stevens

Here are the unedited video segments of this week’s race, exclusive to this website only:

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