Greg Blanchard  | Driver Profile at Galletta’s (2019 – up)

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Name: Greg Blanchard

Years Stared at Galletta’s: 2019

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Blanchard in the #33c

Bio: Greg Blanchard and his nephew Zach are two members of Doug Didero’s Supermodified pit crew. They tried it out, got hooked, figured it out fast and have been to every race ever since.

Career Highlights at Galletta’s: Scored a feature win in his rookie season at Galletta’s, but he and his nephew Zac narrowly fell short to fellow rookie Nic Olivares for both the 2019 Visitor’s Champion AND Rookie of the Year!

Career Highlights at Galletta’s: Read on below for Greg’s career best finishes at Galletta’s.

2019


2019/9/29 – 24th Annual Galletta’s Greenhouse Go-Karting 200-Lap Klassic [+YouTube]

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Sunday, September 29th, 2019 – The 24th Annual Galletta’s Go-Kart Klassic 200 Lap 1-WD Championship of the Galaxy! Watch past Klassic Champions Chris Stevens, Matt Stevens and Kelly Miller battle it out for 200-laps with hard-charger newcomers Steve Sixberry, Nic Olivares, Zach Blanchard and several more! In addition, the Klassic usually determines the Annual Track Point Champion as well, which Chris needing to hold off Matt long enough and finish high enough to seal it. And we have it all here: Time Trials & The 24th Annual Galletta’s Go-Kart Klassic 200! (Spoiler Alert: Unsurprisingly, the top 5 of the Klassic were the top 5 in points as well!)

9/2/2019 – Labor Day Twin-25 Features won by rookies Nicolas Olivares & Greg Blanchard!

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Monday, September 2nd, 2019 – We held a rookie make up race followed by a regular Twin-25 Lap Features for Labor Day ’19. And the two rookies who won the twin-25s — Nicolas Olivares and Greg Blanchard! The batch of rookies that have joined mid-summer are making big improvements weekly and any returning vets that mysteriously disappear will find that they will be hard-pressed to get any easy wins… when and if they ever come back. Enjoy here!

8/4/2019 – All-Rookie Nite! Twin-15s & Another Flying Kart! [+YouTube]

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Sunday, August 4th, 2019 – For some reason, ZERO regular veteran drivers showed up this week. While this would normally be a pretty big bummer, we had SIX 1st-timer rookies ready for action, so an all-rookie night it is! And they put on an entertaining show, with some good racing and a few funny incidents that include ANOTHER kart-hop accident right in front of our camera for the 2nd race event in a row. We may have gotten a few new regulars joining the veterans… that is… if the regular vets show up! Complete edited video with some contrast fixes and a 2nd camera from the rear turn and updated points are now up. More here!

2018


6/28/2018 – Exhibition Race for Doug Didero by Kelly Miller, Matt & Chris Stevens!

Thursday, June 28th, 2018 – Doug Didero–Oswego Speedway Hall of Famer (three time Oswego Supermodified track champ, two time Oswego Super Classic 200 winner and 9th all time in Oswego Super Feature wins), not to mention a veteran of many other forms of racing, (including NASCAR Busch, IRL, and more)–stopped by to watch a 3 kart exhibition by Kelly Miller, Matt and Chris Stevens. Chris and Matt have been fans of Doug since the early 1990s and finally got him up to check out our big backyard speedway as Kelly was able to pull him, his car owner and one of his crew members away from his Super for a bit to check it out. He loved it and wanted to see 10-15 karts out there! (We wholeheartedly agree! Where have the drivers been?) Also: Really cool of the Oswego Speedway to shout out this picture on Facebook and Twitter!


COMPLETE TAGGED RACE ENTRY LIST FOR GREG:

(Last Updated after the 2019 Season)

Sep 29, 2019 2019/9/29 – 24th Annual Galletta’s Greenhouse Go-Karting 200-Lap Klassic [+YouTube]
Sep 02, 2019 9/2/2019 – Labor Day Twin-25 Features won by Nicolas Olivares & Greg Blanchard! [+YouTube]
Aug 25, 2019 8/25/2019 – Twin-25 Features won by Rookies Zach Blanchard & Randy Baldwin [+YouTube]
Aug 11, 2019 8/11/2019 – Twin-25 Feature, 10-Kart Battle Royale SWEPT by Matt Stevens; Steals both from bro, Chris! [+YouTube]
Aug 04, 2019 8/4/2019 – All-Rookie Nite! Twin-15s & Another Flying Kart – Nicolas Olivares & Greg Blanchard Win! [+YouTube]
Jun 28, 2018 2018/06/28 – Exhibition Race for Doug Didero by Kelly Miller, Matt & Chris Stevens!