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September 14, 2019 - Modified Features Rained Out at VSP
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Fito and Jake were behind the wheel of their USRA B-Mods at the Vado Speedway Park in Vado, NM on Saturday night.

Fito raced from 8th to 3rd in his heat race and then started 20th in the main event charged his way up to a solid 4th place finish in the feature.
Jake raced from 7th to 4th in his heat race and then worked his way forward from 19th up to 12th in the feature event.

Results can be found at www.VadoSpeedwayPark.com.

September 7, 2019 - Fito Scores Top 5 Finish in B-Mod
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Fito and Jake were behind the wheel of their USRA B-Mods at the Vado Speedway Park in Vado, NM on Saturday night.

Fito raced from 8th to 3rd in his heat race and then started 20th in the main event charged his way up to a solid 4th place finish in the feature.
Jake raced from 7th to 4th in his heat race and then worked his way forward from 19th up to 12th in the feature event.

Results can be found at www.VadoSpeedwayPark.com.

August 24, 2019 - Jake Stays Unbeaten in Late Model at VSP, Tops B-Mod Field
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After Friday night's rainout, both Jake and Fito were in action on Saturday night at the Vado Speedway Park in Vado, NM. Both guys ran their Late Models and Jake also competed in the USRA BMod class. In the BMods, Jake ran fifth in his heat race and then started 13th in the main event and stormed to the front, winning the feature. (James Adams Jr. photo)

In the Late Models, Fito won his heat race from fifth, but then fell out of the feature, after starting seventh. Jake didn't finish his heat race, but started the main event from the ninth position and raced his way through the field to come home with the victory and keep his unbeaten streak alive.

Results can be found at www.VadoSpeedwayPark.com.

August 17, 2019 - Jake Tops Modified Weekend in B-Mod at VSP
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Jake and Fito were both in action over the 2day event at the Vado Speedway Park in Vado, NM. Fito had mixed results with his USRA Modified. Friday night, he won his heat race from fifth before falling out of the feature, after starting 7th.

Saturday night, he ran fourth in his heat race and then raced his way forward from his 9th starting spot to come home with a solid 3rd place finish. Jake, on the other hand, had a pretty magical weekend. It started off rough as he had mechanical troubles in hot laps on Friday night, so the team went home and picked up his USRA B-Mod that was sitting in the shop. He missed his heat race and was forced to start at the tail of the feature, which was 23rd. He proceeded to storm his way to the front and pick up the win! Saturday night, he again ran his BMod with the Modifieds and after running second in his heat race, he again raced to victory lane, this time from his 8th starting spot.

Results can be found at www.VadoSpeedwayPark.com.

August 10, 2019 - Jake Enjoys Two-Win Weekend, Remains Unbeaten in Late Model at VSP
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Both Fito and Jake were in action at the Vado Speedway Park in Vado, NM on Saturday night with their Late Models. Jake also competed in the BMod division.

Fito raced from 6th to second in his Late Model heat race before starting eighth and finishing with another second place finish in the feature.

Jake ran sixth in his Late Model heat race and then started 12th in the main event and stormed through the field to pick up the win, keeping his unbeaten streak alive. He also won the BMod feature after starting 19th and working his way through the field to win both main events on the night.

Results can be found at www.VadoSpeedwayPark.com.

August 2, 2019 - Fito Passes 20 Cars in Modified Feature at VSP
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Both guys were in action at the Vado Speedway Park in Vado, NM on Friday night their USRA Modifieds. Jake ran second in his heat race and after starting 7th in the main, he was battling for the lead but mechanical troubles knocked him out of contention. He also completed in the BMod division and ran fifth in his heat race and 9th in the night's feature.

Fito fell out of his heat race but put on a whale of a show in the main, charging from 22nd to battle for the lead in the closing laps, eventually coming home 2nd.

Results can be found at www.VadoSpeedwayPark.com.

July 27, 2019 - Jake Gallardo Stays Undefeated in Late Model at Vado Speedway Park
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Vado Speedway Park held another Friday/Saturday double header and both Fito and Jake were in action. Jake continued his unbeaten streak in the Late Model division by winning both nights main events. Friday, he ran fifth in his heat race, but charged from 6th to win the feature. Fito, meanwhile ran second in the heat but didn't finish the main event. Saturday, Jake won his Late Model heat race, and again raced from 6th for another feature win, making it six straight Late Model wins at Vado for the #j17. Fito ran second to Jake in both the heat and the feature.

Both drivers ran in the USRA BMod division as well. Friday Jake fell out of his heat race, but then charged from 21st to 5th in the main. After running fifth in the heat, Fito rallied from 15th to 2nd in the feature as well. Saturday night, Jake won his BMod heat and then raced from 20th to 5th in the main, while Fito ran second in his heat and charged from 21st to 3rd in the feature.

Results can be found at www.VadoSpeedwayPark.com.

July 20, 2019 - Jake Dominates in Modified at Vado Speeday Park, Win Tally Climbs to 10
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Jake continued his winning ways at the Vado Speedway Park in Vado, NM over the weekend. Friday night, he raced from 7th to 3rd in his heat race, before charging from 8th to win the USRA Modified main event.

Saturday, he ran second in his heat, but again raced from the 4th row to win his second consecutive Modified feature on the weekend. Fito was in action on Saturday night as well, but after running third in his heat race, he fell out of the feature, ending his night early.

Results can be found at www.VadoSpeedwayPark.com.

July 13, 2019 - Jake Gallardo Remains Unbeaten in Late Model at VSP
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The boys were back in action at the Vado Speedway Park in Vado, NM on Saturrday night. Both guys had their Late Models on hand and Jake drove the BMod as well. The BMod night didn't go so well as Jake ran 7th in the heat and 17th in the main - both dnf's.

In the Late Models, Jake won his heat from 3rd and then continued his unbeaten streak and won the main event from his 10th starting spot as well. Fito ran third in his heat and chased Jake to the checkered, racing from 9th to 2nd at the finish.

Results can be found at www.VadoSpeedwayPark.com.

July 6, 2019 - Gallardo Attends Fourth of July Celebration Special at VSP
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Both Jake and Fito were back at the new Vado Speedway Park for the 2 day Independence Day weekend.

Friday night, Jake won his Modfiied heat from the pole and then raced from 7th up to a solid second place finish in the feature. Fito ran second in his Modified heat race and then came home with a solid fourth place finish in the main event.

Saturday night, Jake won his Modified heat race for the second night in a row, but unfortunately dnf'd from the main event. Jake also ran the Stock Car and after falling out of his heat race, he charged from his 18th starting spot up to a very solid third place finish in the main event. Fito won his heat race in the Modifieds and then placed a solid second in the night's main event.

Results can be found at www.VadoSpeedwayPark.com.

June 29, 2019 - Jake Gallardo Wins Thriller From the Tail at Vado Speedway Park
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Both drivers were in action in Vado with their Late Models on Saturday evening. Jake also competed in the BMod division. In the Late Models, Jake fell out of his heat race, but rallied from the 8th starting position in the main event to race through traffic and win the feature. Fito won his heat race and ran second to Jake in the main event. Jake's BMod night was eventful as well, after running fourth in the heat race, he elected to start 24th in the main event and charged his way form the 12th row to pick up a thrilling victory!

Results can be found at www.VadoSpeedwayPark.com.

June 22, 2019 - Jake Lands Runner-up Finish at Vado
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Both Fito and Jake were back at the Vado Speedway Park on Saturday in Vado, NM in their Modifieds. Fito had a rough night, falling out of his heat race and not starting the b-main, while Jake won his heat race from 4th before starting on the pole of the main event and running a very solid second.

Results can be found at www.VadoSpeedwayPark.com.

June 15, 2019 - Jake Gallardo Bags Three Win Weekend in Newly Opened Vado Speedway Park
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The new Vado Speedway Park in Vado, Nm opened its gates for the first time ever this past weekend and both Fito and Jake were in action.

1Friday night, both drivers won their Late Model heat races before Jake raced from 7th to win the first ever Late Model feature at the new track, while Fito started 8th and chased Jake thought the field to come home second.
Fito also ran the BMod and fell out of his heat race and was forced to start 19th in the main. He sliced his way through the field to come home with an impressive second place. (James Adams Jr. photo)

Saturday, Fito ran 4th in his Late Model heat and Jake didnt finish his. In the main, Jake started 9th and won the feature for the second night in a row with Fito coming home second to Jake again

Jake ran the BMod on Saturday and after not finishing his heat race, he started 14th and put on a show racing to the front to pick up the win!

Results can be found at www.VadoSpeedwayPark.com.

June 1, 2019 - Jake and Fito Compete in USTMS Weekend
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Fito and Jake made the trip to West Texas for a 2 day USMTS swing on Friday and Saturday nights in Lubbock and Amarillo.

Friday night, Fito ran second in his heat and Jake ran third in his. In the feature, Jake started on the pole and ran inside the top five throughout the entire 40 laps, coming home with a very solid fourth place finish. Fito started 9th and came home with a top ten, finishing 8th.

Saturday, Jake ran second in his heat, while Fito ran third in his. During the feature, Jake started on the pole and came home with his second straight top five finish, coming home fifth. Fito had a rough night, getting caught up in a heat race crash, ending his night early.

Results can be found at www.USMTS.com.

June 1, 2019 - Gallardo Duo Bag Two-Win Weekend
1Both Fito and Jake made the trip to the West Texas raceway in Lubbock, TX and Jake came away with the feature win for his efforts. He started on the outside of the front row in his heat race and won it, putting himself 8th on the starting grid for the main event. He was able to slice his way through traffic to pick up the feature win from the outside of the fourth row.  Fito raced to a fifth place finish in his heat race and then came home with a 7th place finish in the main event to cap off a solid night.

Results can be found at www.WestTexasRaceway.com.

May 17, 2019 - Jake Gallardo Scores First Win of the Season at West Texas
1Fito and Jake made their way to the West Texas Raceway in Lubbock, TX on Friday night to compete in USRA action. Fito started 5th and won his heat race, while Jake started 8th and moved forward to finish fourth in his. In the main event, Jake started 5th and charged forward to pick up his first win of 2019 and Fito raced home with a solid third place finish. Saturday night, both drivers were on hand for practice night at the new state-of-the-art Vado Speedway Park and were able to turn some laps as the new track gets set to open in the coming weeks.

Results can be found at www.WestTexasRaceway.com.

April 26, 2019 - Pair of Top 5 Finishes at West Texas
1Fito and Jake made the trip to the West Texas Raceway in Lubbock, TX this past Friday night for their season opener and both came home with top five run for their efforts. They both started at the tail of their heat race and Jake made it from 8th to 4th, while Fito ran fifth, after starting 7th. In the feature, Jake redrew 3rd and finished a solid second, with Fito charging from his 13th starting spot to come home with a fourth place run.

Results can be found at www.WestTexasRaceway.com.

April 12, 2019 - Gallardo's Attend Cajun Clash at Ark-La-Tex Speedway
1 Fito and Jake both got back behind the wheels of their respective G17 and J17 machines this past weekend at the Ark-La-Tex Speedway in Vivian, Louisiana at the 7th annual USMTS Cajun Clash.

Thursday night, Fito raced from 8th to 5th in his heat, then ran fourth in the b, putting him 19th in the feature lineup. He raced home with a 17th place finish after the 40 lap main event. Jake ran 5th in his heat race, but missed a transfer spot in the feature by finishing 10th in his b-main.

Friday night, Fito ran 6th in his heat race, then snagged the final transfer spot into the feature during the b-main but pulled off mid race, ending his night early.
Jake struggled to find traction as he ran 6th in his heat race and 9th in the b-main, missing the feature for the second night in a row.

The Saturday event was rained out.

Results can be found at www.USMTS.com.

January 13, 2019 - Fito and Jake Gallardo Attend Wild West Shootout
1Jake and Fito kicked off 2019 at the Wild West Shootout this past weekend. Jake started off the weekend in his Late Model, but wasn't able to qualify for the first two main events. He then jumped into his Modified on night three and came home 22nd in the main. Jake ran fourth in the Saturday make up feature, for his best outing of the week and then wrapped up the weekend with 8th and 14th place finishes on Saturday night and Sunday night. Fito only competed in two events but had trouble on Friday night so he did not make the feature, and then posted an 18th place finish on Saturday night the best of his weekend.

Results can be found at www.WildWestShootout.net.

December 12, 2018 - Gallardo Racing Tallies 14 Win 2018 Season
Traveling to a total of 92 events during the 2018 season, Jake and Fito Gallardo reeled in 14 wins in three different divisions. Losing one of their scheduled dates to bad weather, the duo recorded 50 Top-10 outings and 39 Top-5 finishes.

November 24, 2018 - Jake Gallardo Records a Pair of Top 5 Finishes in Harvest Hustle at Canyon Speedway Park
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Jake and Fito took their Late Models over to the Canyon Speedway Park in Peoria, Arizona this past weekend to compete in the annual Harvest Hustle.

Friday night, Fito raced from 7th to 2nd in his heat, while Jake got stuck and ran 7th in his heat. In the main, Fito started 8th and had some troubles, slipping back to a 14th place finish, while Jake started 21st in the main and stormed forward, charging up to a 3rd place finish at the checkered.

Saturday, Fito ran third in his heat and Jake again ran seventh. Fito raced home with a seventh place finish in the feature, while for the second night in a row Jake earned hard charger honors with a 15th to 5th run in the main event.

Results can be found at www.CanyonSpeedwayPark.com.

November 3, 2018 - Jake Gallardo Records 9th Place Finish in Rain-Shortened Southern Nationals at Kennedale Speedway Park
1Fito and Jake made the trip over to the Kennedale Speedway Park in Kennedale, Texas this past weekend for the inaugural Summit Southern Nationals. Thursday was rained out, so Friday's double heat race format set the stage for Saturday's $10,000 to win main event. Friday night, Fito won his first qualifying heat and ran seventh in the second heat. Jake raced from 8th to 4th in the first round of heats and ran 2nd in his second set of heats. Fito's point total lined him up 11th in the b-main, which he would run 14th in, ending his night. Jake's point total qualified him for the 12th and final spot in the main event, in which he would advance to finish 9th before the rains came on lap 17, forcing officials to call the race complete.

Results can be found at www.USMTS.com.