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October 22nd, 2017 - Fito and Jake Attend USRA Fall Nationals at SNMS
Fito and Jake were both in action this past weekend at the Southern New Mexico Speedway in Las Cruces, NM for the $20,000 to win Fall Nationals. Friday night, Fito raced from 5th to 8th in his heat race and then rebounded to come from 11th to 4th in the b-main before storming from his 24th feature starting spot to a very impressive 10th place finish when the checkered flag flew. Jake won his heat race from the outside of the front row and then after starting 5th, raced to a 6th place finish in the feature. Saturday night, Fito ran 4th in his heat after starting 6th before coming home 2nd in the b-main and then pulling off in the feature. Jake raced from 8th to 5th in his heat before coming home 3rd in the b and also pulling off before the feature ended. Sunday, Jake ran third in the bmain and Fito ran 6th, locking them both into the 50-lap, $20,000 to win event. Jake started 13th and raced his way forward to an 11th place finish, while Fito started 16th and came home 21st when the checkered flew on the weekend. (Jim Rosas photo)

Results can be found at www.USRARacing.com.

October 7th, 2017 - Two-Win Weekend for Jake at Sandia Speedway
In a last minute decision, Jake and Fito decided to make the trip to the Sandia Motor Speedway in Albuquerque, NM on Saurday night. The team was late arriving at the track, so Jake missed the XMod heat so had to start last in the main event. Jake then started last, which was 20th, and sliced his way through traffic to the front and raced his way to the victory in the Jaime Torres owned #44JT.
In the Modifieds, Fito and Jake shared the back row of their heat race, with Fito in his primary G17 and Jake entering the XMod into the Modified division as well. Fito raced his way to the front and won the heat with Jake following suit and coming home second. In the feature, Jake started on the outside of the front row with Fito 3rd. Fito got to the lead early and lead the first ten laps with Jake in second until Fito broke a driveshaft, ending his night, but handing the lead to Jake, which he held until the checkered flew to win the Modified main event as well!

Results can be found at www.RaceSandia.com.

September 29th, 2017 - Both Fito and Jake Gallardo Win at SNMS
Both Fito and Jake were in action in a special Friday night show at the Southern New Mexico Speedway in Las Cruces, NM during the New Mexico State Fair. In the Late Models, Jake won his qualifying heat race from the outside of row #1, while Fito ran second in the same heat. In the main, the roles were reversed as Fito charged from his 6th starting spot to the lead and held off 7th starting Jake for the feature victory. In the Modifieds, Fito won his heat race from the outside of row one with Jake second in the same heat and then after starting 2nd, Jake ran off wit the USRA Modified feature victory with his dad second at the line.

Results can be found at www.SNMSpeedway.com.

September 23rd, 2017 - Fito Wins Twice; Jake Wins Once
Fito and Jake were both back in action at the Southern New Mexico Speedway in Las Cruces, NM this past Saturday night, competing in three divisions. In the Stock Cars, Fito won his heat race from the 7th starting spot and then dominated the main event, coming from his 15ths starting spot to win in impressive fashion. Jake ran second in his Stock Car heat race and then did not finish the main after starting 13th. In the Late Models, Fito won his heat from the outside of the front row and then raced from his 7th starting spot to second in the main event, while Jake ran 4th in his Late Model heat race but then stormed to the front and won the Late Model feature over his dad. In the Modifieds, Fito won his heat from 3rd and then after starting 5th in the feature, he sliced his way to the lead and went on to win his second main event of the night. Jake also won his Modified heat race from 5th and then charged from his 7th starting spot to come home with a solid second place to his dad in the feature. (Don Iverson photo)

Results can be found at www.SNMSpeedway.com.

September 9th, 2017 - Jake Sweeps Late Model and Modified Ranks at SNMS
Fito and Jake were both back in action this past Saturday night at the Southern New Mexico Speedway in Las Cruces, NM in their Late Models and Modifieds. Fito won his Late Model heat race and then charged from 6th to 3rd in the feature and also won his Modified heat race, but didn't finish the main event in his #G17, but this night was all about Jake. After running second to his dad in his Late Model heat, Jake started on the pole and ran away with the Late Model feature to win and then again, after running second to his dad in his Modified heat race, he started on the outside of the front row and again ran away with the feature, to win both the Late Model and Modified features in the same night! (Don Iverson photo)

Results can be found at www.AztecSpeedway.com and www.SNMSpeedway.com.

September 2nd, 2017 - Jake Gallardo Records Two-Win Night
Both Fito and Jake got back to action this past weekend and raced to a pair of victories when all was said and done. Friday night, both drivers made their way to the Aztec Speedway in Aztec, NM and raced to second and fourth place finishes respectively. Fito ran third in his heat with Jake fourth in the same heat race and then Fito charged to second in the main event, while Jake came home in the fourth spot.

Saturday night, Jake jumped behind the wheel of a USRA Stock Car and a USRA XMod and raced to victory lane in both divisions. In the Stock Car, Jake won his heat from the outside of row one and then dominated the main event by leading every lap and winning from the pole. In the XMods, Jake started outside of row one and lead all laps to pick up his second feature win of the same night. (Don Iverson photo)

Results can be found at www.AztecSpeedway.com and www.SNMSpeedway.com.

August 26th, 2017 - Fito Gallardo Tops Super Late Model Field at SNMS
Fito and Jake were both back in action on Saturday night at the Southern New Mexico Speedway and both had a good night. Fito won his Late Model heat race from the pole and then stormed from 8th to the lead and the completion of the sweep, winning the LM feature. Jake ran second in his Late Model heat and then chased his dad to the checkers, coming from 6th to 2nd in the feature to make it a 1-2 finish for team GRC. In the Modifieds, Fito raced from his 6th starting spot to a second place finish and Jake rallied from his 17th starting position to come home 4th when the checkered flew on the feature. 

Results can be found at www.SNMSpeedway.com.

August 19th, 2017 - Jake Lands Top 5 Finish in USRA Stock Car
Jake jumped behind the wheel of a USRA Stock Car this past Saturday night at the Southern New Mexico Speedway in Las Cruces, NM and came home with a top five finish. After running 4th in his heat race, he started 10th in the night's main event and raced up to a fourth place finish. 

Results can be found at www.SNMSpeedway.com.

August 12th, 2017 - Jake and Fito Gallardo Both Visit Victory Lane at SNMS
Jake and Fito competed in their USRA Modifieds and UMP Late Models on Saturday night at the Southern New Mexico Speedway in Las Cruces, NM and both raced to victory lane. In the Late Model division, Fito ran second in his heat race and then started the main event in 3rd and raced to the lead and the feature victory. In the Modifieds, Fito won his heat from the pole and then started outside of the front row for the main and lead early, only to settle for second behind Jake when the checkered flag flew. Jake ran second in his heat race and after starting 5th in the main event, raced through traffic and beat his dad to the line for the feature victory. 

Results can be found at www.SNMSpeedway.com.

July 29th, 2017 - Fito Gallardo Wins a Pair of USRA Features at SNMS
Fito and Jake both competed at the Southern New Mexico Speedway in Las Cruces, NM this past weekend during the Summer Sizzler. Fito came out of the weekend with a pair of victoires as he won both USRA Main Events he entered. Fito swept the action on Friday night by winning his heat race from the outside of the front row and then racing away from the field from third to win the main on Friday night. Jake ran from 4th to 2nd in his Modified heat race and then started 9th and charged to a runner up finish behind his dad in the main event. Jake also competed in the Stock Car division and raced from 6th to 2nd in his heat race and then won the main event from his 4th starting spot! Saturday night, Fito again won his heat from the outside of the front row and then won the main from third for the second night in a row. Jake didn't have as good of luck as Friday night as he did not finish his heat, then charged from the back of the b-main to a transfer spot only to not finish the main either due to mechanical troubles. In the Stock Car feature, Jake started 6th and was running well, but pulled off with mechanical troubles in that feature event as well.

Results can be found at www.SNMSpeedway.com.

July 22nd, 2017 - Mechanical Issues Cut Jake Gallardo's Silver Dollar Nationals Weekend Short
Jake made the long trip to the I-80 Speedway this past weekend to compete in the $10,000 to win USMTS Silver Dollar Nationals. Friday night, Jake raced from 6th to 5th in his first set of heat races and then from 4th to 5th in the second set of heats, putting him 7th in Saturday night’s b-main. Jake was battling for a transfer spot in the b-main, but mechanical troubles would arise and end his run and weekend early. 

Results can be found at www.SNMSpeedway.com.

July 15th, 2017 - Fito and Jake Gallardo Both Win in Honor of Jessica Miller
Fito and Jake both competed at the Southern New Mexico Speedway in Las Cruces, NM this past Saturday night in a night that the track dedicated to the memory of Jessica Miller, the co-founder of Karsyn's Krusaders, who tragically lost her life in an automobile accident this past week. Both drivers raced their cars to victory lane with an angel looking down from above! Fito ran third in his Late Model heat race and then raced from 5th to victory lane, picking up the emotional win in honor of Jessica Miller in the Late Model division. In the Modifieds, Fito ran 2nd in his heat race and then came home 3rd in the main event after a hard fought battle with Zane DeVilbiss. Jake, meanwhile won his Modified heat from the pole and then lead every lap to win the Modified main event, an emotional one for him as he and his dad both partnered with Karsyn's Krusaders and were friends with Miller. It was a night that was meant to be.

Results can be found at www.SNMSpeedway.com.

July 8th, 2017 - Jake Bags Top 5 Finish in X-Mod at Southern New Mexico
With the Modifieds and Late Models having the night off, Jake completed in the USRA X-Mod division this past Saturday night at the Southern New Mexico Speedway in Las Cruces, NM and after racing from 7th to 5th in his heat race, he charged from his 17th starting spot to a very solid 4th place finish in the main event. 

Results can be found at www.SNMSpeedway.com.

July 1st, 2017 - Fito Wins in Super Late Model at SNMS
Both Jake and Fito were in action this past Saturday night at the Southern New Mexico Speedway in Las Cruces with their UMP Late Models and USRA Modifieds. In Late Model action, Fito raced from the pole to a heat race victory, while Jake had troubles in his heat, relegating him to a 6th place finish. During the main event, Fito charged from 4th to the lead early and won the main event with ease, while Jake stormed from his 11th starting spot to a solid third place finish at the checkered. In Modified action, Fito won his heat from the outside of the front row and Jake ran 4th from his 7th starting spot. During the main event, Fito jumped to the lead early and after a great battle with Bumper Jones, Fito slipped over the edge, losing several spots before getting back into action. Fito would rally to finish 8th. Jake, meanwhile, started 15th and stormed his way up to second, putting pressure on Jones toward the end of the event, but settling for a solid runner up finish.

Results can be found at www.SNMSpeedway.com.

June 17th, 2017 - Fito Gallardo Tallies a Pair of Podium Finishes; Jake Attends Masters Weekend at Cedar Lake Speedway
Fito competed in both his Late Model and Modified at the Southern New Mexico Speedway in Las Cruces, New Mexico this past Saturday night and raced home with a pair of top five finishes. He ran 4th in his Modified heat race and 5th in his Late Model heat but then put on a show in both main events, storming from 14th to 3rd in the Modified feature and coming home with a 3rd place finish in the Late Model feature as well after starting 10th on the grid.

Jake made the long trip up to the Cedar Lake Speedway in New Richmond, Wisconsin to compete in the $50,000 to win Masters weekend. Jake had engine troubles and was unable to start his heat race on Thursday night, putting him deep in a b-main. He started 15th and finished 9th, missing the night's main event. Friday, Jake raced to a 7th and a 6th place finish in his two heat races, setting him up to race in one of Saturday's Last Chance Races. He started 3rd and finished 2nd in the LCR, moving him on to the C Main. He then started 21st in that and had moved forward into a transfer spot before his night ended with mechanical troubles, forcing him to retire early.

Results can be found at www.SNMSpeedway.com and www.USMTS.com.

June 10th, 2017 - Disappointing Night in X-MOD Division at SNMS
Both Jake and Fito jumped behind the wheel of XMods this past Saturday night at the Southern New Mexico Speedway in Las Cruces and both had rough nights. Jake ran second in his heat race but then ended up with a DNF in the main event, while Fito failed to finish either his heat or main event, wrapping up a frustrating night at the track.

Results can be found at www.SNMSpeedway.com.

June 3rd, 2017 - Fito and Jake Gallardo Pull Double Duty at SNMS
Both Fito and Jake were back in action at the Southern New Mexico Speedway in Las Cruces, NM this past Saturday night with their USRA Modifieds and Late Models. In the Modified division, Fito raced to a 2nd place finish in his heat race, while Jake won his heat from the pole. In the feature, Fito charged from 10th to 3rd in the main while Jake failed to finish the main event after starting 6th. In the Late Models, Fito finished 4th in his heat race, while Jake finished won his qualifier. Then during the main event, Jake raced to a solid second place finish with Fito coming home right behind him in third.

Results can be found at www.SNMSpeedway.com.

May 20th, 2017 - Fito Gallardo Wins in Late Model at SNMS
Fito and Jake were both in action on Saturday night at the Southern New Mexico Speedway in Las Cruces, NM with their UMP Late Models and USRA Modifieds. Both drivers had a great night in the Late Model division with Jake winning his heat race from 4th and Fito coming from 5th to 2nd in his heat. Fito then started on the pole for the night's main event and ran away with the victory, while Jake, who started 8th, charged his way up to 2nd at the finish. In the Modifieds, Jake had mechanical troubles in the heat race, which ended his night, but Fito raced from 6th to 4th in his heat race and then blasted from his 13th starting spot in the main event up to second and pulled even with eventual winner Bumper Jones on the final lap, but Fito settled for second in a photo finish.

Results can be found at www.SNMSpeedway.com.

May 5th, 2017 - Jake Gallardo Visits Victory Lane in Late Model at SNMS
Jake and Fito both competed in the USRA Modified and UMP Late Model divisions during a regular weekly racing program at the Southern New Mexico Speedway in Las Cruces, NM this past Saturday night and both drivers had an up down night. In the Modifieds, Jake raced from 5th to win his heat race, while Fito came home third in the same heat. During the feature, both drivers were forced to retire from the event early and both suffered dnf's. The Late Models were a different story however, as Jake won his heat from the outside of the front row and Fito came home 2nd, after starting 6th, in the same heat race. Jake then dominated the main event to win from the pole, while Fito stormed from 7th to 2nd at the finish. 

Results can be found at www.SNMSpeedway.com.

April 22nd, 2017 - Jake Gallardo Bags Three-Win Weekend at SNMS
Both Fito and Jake were back in action this weekend at their home track - the Southern New Mexico Speedway in Las Cruces, NM. The three night Spring Fling featured both the USRA Modifieds and UMP Late Models, so both drivers were busy all weekend long. Thursday night, Jake ran 4th in his Late Model heat race and then charged from 3rd to 2nd in the LM feature but was awarded the victory after the apparent winner failed post race technical inspection. Fito raced from 4th to 2nd in his Late Model heat race and then ran a solid third in the main event. In the Mods, Jake won his heat race from third then charged from 6th to finish 2nd in the main event, while Fito, after winning his heat race, raced to a fourth place finish in the Modified main event.

Friday, Jake won his Late Model heat race from 4th and then started on the front row and dominated the main event, only to have his win taken away due to not having a proper safety feature on his car. Fito raced from 4th to 2nd in his Late Model heat race and then suffered a mechanical trouble in the main event and did not finish. In the Modifieds, after finishing 2nd in his heat race, Jake raced from 8th to second in the main event for the second straight night, while Fito raced to a 6th place finish in his heat and then stormed from 18to to finish 4th in the main event, earning hard charger honors.

Saturday, Jake got back to his winning ways in a big way, winning both the Late Model and Modified main events. In the Late Models, he raced from outside of the 2nd row to an easy victory and in the Modifieds, he raced from the inside of the second row to his first Modified win of the weekend. Fito raced from 12th to 2nd in the Late Model feature and chased his son across the finish line, while in the Modifieds, he raced home with a fourth place finish for the third night in a row.

Results can be found at www.SNMSpeedway.com.

April 15th, 2017 - Gallardos Return to Aztec Speedway
Jake and Fito made their second trip of the season to the Aztec Speedway in Aztec, NM this past weekend for the Bard Memorial. The 500+ mile one way trip to Northern New Mexico proves to be a late night, but both Fito and Jake ran well. Jake competed in the XMod division as well as his primary USRA Modified on Saturday night, while his dad piloted his #G17 Modified as well. Both drivers won their respective Modified heat races and then Jake jumped out to a dominating lead in the main event, before breaking a drive shaft, ending his night and his bid for the win. Fito rallied home with a 4th place finish in the main event. Jake also dominated the XMod main event, winning with ease, but was disqualified in tech for a minor infraction, relegating him to a 23rd place finish officially. 

Results can be found at www.AztecSpeedway.com.

April 8th, 2017 - Jake Gallardo Grabs a Pair of Podium Finishes
Both Fito and Jake made the tow up to the Aztec Speedway in Aztec, New Mexico this past weekend to compete in the USRA Modified division. Jake finished third in a highly contested main event with Fito right behind him in fourth behind winner Zane DeVilbiss and runner up Christy Barnett. Jake also competed in the XMod division and finished a solid third in that main event as well as Rex Higgins won the main.

Results can be found at www.AztecSpeedway.com.

March 25th, 2017 - Gallardo Duo Attend King of America Mod Nationals at Humboldt Speedway
Both Fito and Jake made the long trip to the Humboldt Speedway in Humboldt, Kansas for this past weekend's King of America VII. Both drivers entered the $3,000 to win USMTS event on Thursday night with Fito racing to a heat race win and Jake suffering a dnf in heat race action. Fito then started 7th and raced inside the top ten for a majority of the feature until having some mechanical troubles and retiring early from the event. After his troubles in the heat race, Jake rallied from 17th to 7th in the b-main, but came up a couple spots short of transferring into the main.

Friday, each USMTS competitor raced in three heat races to set up the lineups for Saturday's main event. Fito Raced from 6th to 2nd in his opening heat race; then raced from 2nd to 2nd in heat race number 2 and ran 8th from 10th, after having to go to tail late in the event, in his third heat race. Fito tallied enough points to sit 13th overall, putting him on the pole for Saturday's b-main. Jake's heats went as follows: 3rd from 3rd in his first heat, then 3rd from 12th in his second heat and 5th from 8th in his third heat race, putting him 9th overall in points, locking him into the main. Saturday, Fito raced to a solid third place finish in the b-main, locking him into his 15th starting spot for the 70-lap main. Both Fito and Jake ran around the top ten for the early part of the event, only to see Fito drop out with mechanical troubles on lap 7 and then Jake suffered the same fate as he pulled out of competition on lap 52, ending their solid weekends.

Results can be found at www.USMTS.com.

March 19th, 2017 - Jake Gallardo Visits Victory Lane in Late Model and Modified
Fito and Jake both entered action this past weekend at the Short Track Shootout at the Southern New Mexico Speedway in Las Cruces, NM in both their Super Late Model and Modified. Friday night, Fito only competed in the Modified division but had a great start to the weekend by winning his heat race and racing from 3rd to a solid runner up finish in the main event, while Jake raced both the Late Model and Modified and came home with a pair of top five finishes as well. After finishing 2nd in the Late Model heat race, Jake raced inside the top five all event long, coming home fourth. In the Modified division, Jake raced from 6th to 3rd in his heat race and then charged from his 11th starting spot to a solid 3rd place in the night's main.

Saturday night, Fito competed in both divisions and raced from 14th to 5th in the Late Model feature after a 5th place finish in his heat race set him behind a bit, but he came home with a top five finish for his efforts and in the Modified division, he ran third in his heat and again was forced to start in the 7th row for the main event, which he charged from 13th to 7th at the checkered. Jake raced from 5th to 3rd in his Late Model heat race and then stormed from 8th to 2nd when the checkered flew, but the apparent winner was disqualified in tech, handing the win to Jake! To cap off the night, Jake ran a close 2nd in the Modified main event as well, after racing from 6th to 2nd in his heat race lined him up 3rd on the grid for the Mod main. (Donald Iverson photo)

Sunday's $5,000 to win Modified finale once again saw Jake in his newly numbered #G3 pace the field. Jake raced to a heat race win from third and then redrew the #8 starting spot in the main, but that didn't phase him one bit as he sliced his way through traffic to pick up the big money and the big check with the victory. Jake also competed in the Late Model and raced to a 5th place finish in his heat race and a 6th place finish, after starting 14th, in the main. Fito capped off his weekend with a pair of top five finishes as well, racing to a 3rd place finish in both his Late Model heat and feature and then after running third in his Modified heat, he charged from 12th to 5th when the final checkered flew on the weekend in the Late Model main.

Results can be found at www.SNMSpeedway.com.

February 25th, 2017 - Top 5 Finish for Fito in Late Model at Central AZ Speedway
Both Jake and Fito kicked off their 2017 Late Model seasons this past Saturday night at the Central Arizona Speedway in Casa Grande, Arizona in competition with the SWDRA Late Model series. Jake jumped out to the lead and easily won his heat race and redrew the 5th starting spot for the main event to start off the night, while Fito did not start his heat race, forcing him to start the main from the 17th starting spot. The night's 25-lap feature saw Jake have mechanical trouble ending his night early, while Fito charged from the 9th row up into the top 5 and charged home with hard charger honors and a solid 4th place finish.

Results can be found at www.CentralArizonaSpeedway.com.

January 28th, 2017 - Fito Gallardo Lands Runner-up Finish in Late Model Debut at Wildcat Raceway
Fito made his Late Model debut this past Saturday as the newly named Wildcat Raceway in Tucson, Arizona hosted their first SWDRA Late Model series event of 2017. Seventeen Late Model drivers were in attendance, broken down into three qualifying heat races. Fito raced from inside of the second row to an easy heat race victory, setting himself up with a 6th place starting spot in the afternoon's main event. Fito jumped into second at the drop of the green and chased leader and eventual winner Jake O'Neal to the checkered flag, looking under Jake's #0 machine on several occasions, but the tricky track surface made passing difficult and Fito decided to settle in for a solid second place finish to open the season.

Results can be found at www.WildcatRacewayAZ.com.

January 11th, 2017 - Gallardo Duo Open 2017 Season at Wild West Shootout
Fito and Jake both kicked off their 2017 seasons during the USRA Modified portion of the Wild West Shootout at the Arizona Speedway in Queen Creek, Arizona this past week and both had mixed results. Fito kicked off the weekend with a heat race win on the opening night and backed it up with a solid second place finish in the night's main event, while Jake ran 4th in the same heat, but was not able to finish the main event due to mechanical troubles, ending his night early. Sunday, Fito again won his heat race and ran 12th in the main event, while Jake raced to a 2nd place finish in his heat race and posted a 7th place finish in the 25-lap feature event. Wednesday night the track was tricky and Fito ran 5th in his heat and 10th in the main, while Jake finished 4th in his heat and after a flat tire sent him to the tail, he ended up 16th in finale. Friday night, Fito posted a 4th place finish in his heat race and wound up 8th in the feature, while Jake ran 2nd in his heat and ended up 17th in the final rundown.

Results can be found at www.WildWestShootout.net.

January 4th, 2017 - Gallardo's Tally 40 Wins Combined
Competing in 128 events between the two of them, Fito and Jake Gallardo captured 40 victories during the 2016 season. Jake wheeled his way to 18 Open Wheel Modified wins, six in his Super Late Model, and one in his X-Mod. Fito registered ten wins in his Open Wheel Modified and five in the Super Late Model ranks. The duo together reeled in 92 Top 10 finishes and 82 Top 5 outings.

October 22nd, 2016 - Gallardo's Attend Fall Nationals at Hometrack
The highly anticipated 3 day USRA Fall Nationals at the Southern New Mexico Speedway in Las Cruces, NM wrapped up the 2016 season for Fito and Jake and saw both drivers end their seasons qualifying for the main event and coming home with top 12 finishes in the $11,000 to win, 50-lap main event on Sunday.

Fito was able to qualify by running second in the Friday night qualifying feature and Jake made the made by coming through a b-main on Sunday, so both drivers were in the main event, starting 3rd (Fito) and 13th (Jake) when the field went green on Sunday night. Fito battled up front early while Jake raced his way into the top ten early as well. Both drivers competed hard all weekend and Jake was able to race his way up to an 8th place finish in the star studded field, while Fito faded a bit to a 12th place finish, but all in all, a great weekend for both drivers.

Results can be found at www.USRARacing.com.

October 15th, 2016 - Jake Wins Night 2 of USRA National Championships at Lakeside Speedway
Fito and Jake made the long trip back to the Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas this past weekend for action in the URSA National Championships and both drivers found great success over the course of the 3 day event. Thursday night, Jake raced from 8th to 5th in his heat race, while Fito ran 3rd in his heat after starting outside of the front row. Jake was forced to run the b-main, starting 3rd and winning it, putting himself into the main event. Fito rolled off 16th in the main and Jake 17th, with Fito rallying into the top ten for a 10th place finish at the checkered, while Jake stormed his way into the top five, coming home with a very solid 4th place run when the event wrapped up.

Friday night, the father-son duo sat on the front row of their heat race together and Jake got the upper hand, winning from the outside of the front row, while Fito ran a close second from pole. Both drivers transferred directly into the main event with Fito starting 10th and unfortunately having mechanical troubles knock him out of competition before the checkered flag flew, while Jake raced into the lead on lap 2, after starting 3rd and never looked back, leading the remaining 19 laps and claiming his first ever victory in the state of Kansas by beating the field to the checkered.

Saturday night, Fito raced into the feature through the b-main and raced from his 14th starting spot up to 6th in the weekend finale earning hard charger honors, while Jake ran 5th in the night's pole dash and then started and ended 5th in the night's main event, capping off three top 5 finishes in a row on the weekend.

Results can be found at www.USRARacing.com.

October 1st, 2016 - Jake Gallardo Wins USRA Sanctioned Conest at SNMS
Fito and Jake made the long trip to the Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, KS this past Thursday and Friday to compete in the Grant Junghans Memorial and both drivers had a good start to the weekend Thursday night. Jake won his heat race from the pole and Fito raced from 8th to finish third in his heat, locking both drivers into one of the twin $1,500 to win main events. Jake raced from 12th into the top 10 early and ended up finishing 7th in his main event, while Fito ran seventh as well in his after staring 4th.

Friday night, the Grant Junghans Memorial $10,002 to win event was on tap and Jake raced from 6th to 5th in his heat race, while Fito ran from 9th to 6th in his. Jake qualified for the main event and raced to a 15th place finish, while Fito missed the starting lineup by one position in the b-main and ended his night early.

Saturday night, the father/son duo made the long trip back to the Southern New Mexico Speedway in Las Cruces, NM for the Southern New Mexico Fair night and Jake got right back to his winning ways by racing from 8th to 2nd in his heat race and then blasting from 5th to win the USRA Modified main event. Fito ran 4th in his heat race and stormed from 19th to 5th when the checkered flag flew in the feature capping off a great weekend for both drivers.

Results can be found at www.USMTS.com and www.SNMSpeedway.com.

September 17th, 2016 - Fito Finds Victory Lane While Jake Finishes in Close 2nd
Fito and Jake both entered USRA Modified action at the Southern New Mexico Speedway in Las Cruces, NM on Saturday night and Team GRC continued their winning ways with Fito landing his #G17 into victory lane. Fito started on the outside of the front row of his heat race and won it with ease, while Jake started 5th in the same heat race and crossed the line in 4th when the checkered flew. Fito redrew the pole for the night's feature event and quickly jumped to the lead, leading every lap en route to the dominating feature victory with Jake storming from his 11th starting spot to come home with a runner up spot behind his dad.

Results can be found at www.SNMSpeedway.com.

September 3rd, 2016 - Fito and Jake Return to Victory Lane Over Labor Day Weekend
Both Fito and Jake visited victory lane again this past weekend with Jake getting the Late Model and Modified victories on Friday night during the final event ever held at the Western Tech Speedway Park in El Paso, Texas. The track, formerly known as the El Paso Speedway Park, held the final event ever before being closed during the off season and Jake raced to both feature wins, putting his name in the record books forever. Jake started outside the front for in the Modified main event and dominated the event for the win, while Fito started 8th and raced up to fourth when the checkered flew. In the Late Models, Jake started 9th and weaved his way through traffic to get to the lead and hold on to pick up the double victory on the night with Fito racing from 5th to finish 3rd in that feature as well.

Saturday night, both drivers entered their Modifieds in action at the Southern New Mexico Speedway in Las Cruces, NM and this time Fito put his #G17 into victory lane. Fito ran third in his heat race and then raced to the lead early in the feature from his 3rd starting spot and dominated for the win, holding off Jake, who started 13th for the win. Jake would cross the line in second, capping off a good run after a 5th place finish in his heat race.

Results can be found at www.EPSpeedwayPark.com and www.SNMSpeedway.com.

December 28th, 2015 - Gallardo's Wrap Up 2015 Season With 28 Total Wins
Attending a total of one hundred and seven events during the 2015 campaign, Jake and Fito Gallardo reeled in twenty-eight feature wins. Fito scored eight wins in his Modified and seven in his Super Late Model while Jake finished with thirteen wins in his Modified. With the weather affecting four of there scheduled dates, the pair brought home a combined eighty-six top ten finishes and seventy top five outings.