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Galletta’s Greenhouse Racing Team #1 was built from scratch in 1999 by Wes and Matt Stevens and given a slight rebuild with ideas from Buddy Cottom in 2009. The #1 has had a long history of crazy accidents with various drivers (many of which were from Brian Galletta), but also a few wins. Chris Stevens and Kyle Reuter once piloted it to impressive Klassic runs. Often available as a rental kart on most weekends. It seems as if it never can get into victory lane… unless Matt Stevens drives it, and he often uses the #1 to prove a point — that he can beat ANYBODY in what is deemed the worst vehicle on the track. And boy, it’s kind of humiliating!


Pictures of the #1 when it was first built in 1999… before the many accidents ruined the paint job! The kart sports a black-silver-and-purple paint job inspired by the Generation One Transformers Skywarp.. although it can barely be made out anymore.

Races tagged as wins in #1

Aug 28, 2016 8/28/2016 – 1st Time Winners! Chad Crouse & Jason King Take the Twin-25s! +YouTube
Sep 01, 2014 9/1/2014 – Matt Stevens steals 19th Annual Labor Day 50-Lapper in Galletta’s #1 +YouTube
Sep 19, 2009 9/19/2009 – Greatest Karter in Oswego, NY, Bar none… Professor Speedmonkey (+YouTube)
Oct 31, 2004 2004 Season & 9th Annual Klassic 100-Lapper [+YouTube]!
Oct 31, 2003 2003 Season & 8th Annual Klassic 100 [+YouTube Video!]
Sep 29, 2002 2002 Season & 7th Annual Karting Klassic 90 [+YouTube Video!]
Oct 24, 2001 2001 Season & 6th Annual Oswego Karting Klassic Championship
Oct 31, 2000 2000 Season Recap & 5th Annual Klassic 80-Lap Oswego Dirt Karting Championship

View some feature races won with the Galletta’s Racing Team #1 on our full-race videos

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Sunday, August 28th, 2016

The Mysterious Dr. Speedmonkey makes a monkey out of the local karting competition. A banana is all he needs to win.

September 19th, 2009


September 1st, 2014