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June 25, 2022 - Fito Gallardo scores Top-10 finish in Super Truck at VSP
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Fito hopped into a Pete Vargas-owned Late Model and Super Truck this past Saturday night at the Vado Speedway Park in Vado, NM to shake down both machines while the USRA Modifieds had an off night.

In the Late Model, he ran fourth in his heat race and then started 9th in the feature, ran inside the top ten all feature long, but fell out of the feature before the checkered flag fell. In the Trucks, he ran fifth in his heat race and then raced from 10th up to 8th in the feature event for his efforts.

Results can be found at www.VadoSpeedwayPark.com.

June 18, 2022 - Jake tops Fito at Vado, Peyton scores Top-10 in USRA Modified
All three Gallardo cars were in action on Saturday night at the Vado Speedway Park in Vado, NM. Jake swept the night in his USRA Modified, winning his heat race from the outside of the front row and winning the feature from 8th. Fito also won his heat race from seventh and after leading the first part of the feature, he settled for second behind Jake. Peyton ran sixth in his B-Mod heat race and fell out of the feature unfortunately, but also entered his first USRA Modified event of his career and after running 7th in his heat race, he managed to race from 13th up to pick up his first top ten finish, crossing the line in 10th. (Chris Smith photo)

Results can be found at www.VadoSpeedwayPark.com.

June 11, 2022 - Jake Gallardo visits victory lane at Vado Speedway Park
All three Gallardo cars were in action at the Vado Speedway Park in Vado, NM on Saturday night with Peyton once again in the B-Mod division and Jake and Fito in their USRA Modifieds. (Pug's Graphics photo)

Peyton ran fifth in his heat race before starting 15th in the night's main event and raced his way forward to finish 7th at the checkered.

Fito and Jake both won their qualifying heat races in the Mods and started 7th and 8th respectively in the night's feature.

Jake got to the lead first and drove away out front with Fito trying to get to second, but contact with another car ended his night prematurely. Jake raced off with the win to complete the night's sweep.

Results can be found at www.VadoSpeedwayPark.com.

June 4, 2022 - Fito outruns Jake Gallardo at Vado
Fito and Jake were both back in USRA Modified action at the Vado Speedway Park in Vado, NM on Saturday night and ran first and second in the night's feature event. Fito ran third in his heat race and Jake ran fifth in his, but then in the feature, Fito started 7th and raced to the front quickly with Jake, from his 10th starting spot, racing to second early as well. (James Adams Jr. photo)

The duo ran out front the entire distance and ran one-two when the checkered flag flew. Fito also competed in the Super Truck division and after a 6th place finish in his heat race, he did not start the feature. 

Results can be found at www.VadoSpeedwayPark.com.

May 29, 2022 - Peyton Gallardo sweeps B-Mod field at Vado on Sunday night
Peyton was back behind the wheel of his USRA B-Mod during the Vado Speedway Park's Double Header weekend on Saturday and Sunday and was able to cap off a successful weekend by racing to his first ever feature win and clean sweep on Sunday night. (James Adams Jr. photo)

Saturday, he raced from 7th up to 3rd in his heat race and then raced from 7th up to finish a solid runner up in the feature event for his best ever career finish before sweeping action on Sunday night, winning his heat from 2nd and then racing from 9th in the feature to take the lead on the last lap and race away with his first ever feature win for his efforts.

Results can be found at www.VadoSpeedwayPark.com.

May 21, 2022 - Jake tops Fito at Vado Speedway Park
Fito, Jake and Peyton were all three in action on Saturday night at the Vado Speedway Park in Vado, NM and all three raced inside the top five in their respective feature races with Jake picking up his second straight USRA Modified feature win, Fito chasing him to the finish line in second and Peyton picking up his first career top five finish in his USRA B-Mod. (James Adams Jr. photo)

As mentioned, after his 4th to 2nd run in his heat race, Jake started 6th in the feature and roared to the lead and raced to his second straight feature win at Vado with his dad, who started 8th, racing forward to second and crossing the finish line with a runner up finish.

Peyton, who won his first ever heat race earlier in the night, started fifth in the B-Mod feature and raced inside the top five all feature long, crossing the line with a career-best fourth place finish.

Results can be found at www.VadoSpeedwayPark.com.

May 14, 2022 - Fito scores fifth-place finish with USMTS at Red Dirt
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Fito and Jake hit the road this past weekend to compete with the United States Modified Touring Series at the Red Dirt Raceway in Meeker, OK on Friday night and at the Tri-State Speedway in Pocola, OK on Saturday night.

Friday, Jake won his heat race from the outside of the front row and started 4th in the feature, but unfortunately wasn't able to finish, falling out of the race before the checkered, but Fito, after running second in his heat race, started on the front row of the feature and ran inside the top five all event long, crossing the finish line with a fifth place finish.

Saturday, Fito won his heat from the pole and raced to a 12th place finish in the feature, after starting 8th. Jake ran sixth in his heat and eighth in the night's b-main, capping off his weekend.

Results can be found at www.USMTS.com.

May 7, 2022 - Jake Gallardo sweeps at Vado Speedway Park
Jake and Fito were both in USRA Modified competition on Saturday night at the Vado Speedway Park in Vado, NM and both recorded top five finishers for their efforts. (James Adams Jr. photo)

Jake raced from 4th to win his heat race and then repeated that effort by racing from 4th to win the feature to complete the clean sweep on the night in his #J17. Fito was involved in a lap one crash in his heat, forcing him to the pits and relegating him to the 22nd starting spot for the night's main event. He then charged his way through the field to record an impressive fourth place finish when the checkered flag waved.

Results can be found at www.VadoSpeedwayPark.com.

April 30, 2022 - Fito outruns Jake at Vado Speedway Park
For the first time, all three Gallardo cars were in action on Saturday night at the Vado Speedway Park in Vado, NM. (James Adams Jr. photo)

Fito and Jake were both competing in the USRA Modified division and Peyton was in the USRA B-Mod class. Peyton ran ninth in his heat race and then was able to race from 7th up to 5th in the b-main, earning the 23rd starting spot in the feature, unfortunately he ended up with a mechanical issue on the parade lap, causing him not to be able to start the feature.

Jake raced from 4th up to 3rd in his heat race and then after starting fifth in the night's feature, he raced his way to second, then took over the lead, but ended up crossing the finish line in second at the checkered flag.

Fito raced from 7th up to 2nd in his heat race and then started 6th in the feature. He quickly drove up to the second spot in the feature and was able to slip by Jake into the lead as the duo battled in heavy lapped traffic and race off to the victory.

Results can be found at www.VadoSpeedwayPark.com.

April 23, 2022 - Fito Gallardo charges to podium finish at Vado Speedway Park
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Both Fito and Jake were in action as usual at the Vado Speedway Park in Vado, NM on Saturday night in their USRA Modifieds. Fito was able to win his heat race and Jake fell out of his. In the feature, Fito raced from 7th up to 2nd early in the feature, but after spinning and bringing out a yellow, he had to restart at the tail and was able to blast back through the field up to a 3rd place finish. Jake started 18th in the feature and was able to work his way into the top ten, finishing 9th when the checkered flag flew.

Results can be found at www.VadoSpeedwayPark.com.

April 16, 2022 - Peyton Gallardo notches first career Top-10 finish at Vado
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Peyton was back in action this past Saturday night at the Vado Speedway Park in Vado, NM in his #17 USRA B-Mod. After electing to start at the tail of his heat race, in just his second start, he raced from 9th up to finish 6th, putting him 17th in the feature lineup. In the 20-lap feature, he started from the inside of the 9th row and stayed out of trouble early and worked his way by several competitors to race to his first top ten finish of his career, finishing 10th when the checkered flag flew. 

Results can be found at www.VadoSpeedwayPark.com.

April 9, 2022 - Fito holds off Jake at Vado Speedway Park
Fito and Jake were both in action in their USRA Modifieds at the Vado Speedway Park in Vado, NM and they finished one-two in the feature with Fito winning the feature from his third starting spot and Jake racing from 14th up to finish second. (James Adams Jr. photo)

Results can be found at www.VadoSpeedwayPark.com.

March 5, 2022 - Gallardo Racing invades Vado for Winter Meltdown
Fito, Jake and a third Gallardo, Peyton, were in action this past weekend at the annual Winter Meltdown at the Vado Speedway Park in Vado, NM. 

Friday night, Fito ran fifth in his heat race and then charged forward from his 14th starting spot to a 4th place finish when the checkered flag flew. Jake ran fourth in his heat and then proceeded to also move forward in the feature, racing from 11th up to a solid 5th place finish. Peyton made his racing debut in the B-Mod division and after starting at the tail of his heat race, he ran 7th and the worked his way forward in the feature event to cross the line with a 12th place finish after starting 18th.

Saturday, Fito won his heat race from 7th and started on the pole for the feature event. He ran inside the top five all event long, crossing the line in 4th. Jake raced from 5th up to 2nd in his heat race and then battled for the lead in the main event, finishing a solid second when the checkered flag flew. Peyton again started at the tail of his heat race and finished 8th, then for the second night in a row, started at the tail of the feature and raced his way forward to finish 17th.

Results can be found at www.WildWestShootout.net.

March 5, 2022 - Fito notches Top-10 USMTS finish at Rocket Raceway Park
Fito and Jake both made the trek to the Rocket Raceway Park in Petty, Texas for the 2-day season opener for the USMTS. 76 Modified drivers signed for action in what would be one of the strongest fields of the season.

Friday, Jake had an issue his heat race, forcing him to pull off and burying him deep in one of the b-mains. From his 21st starting spot in the b, he rallied forward to place 11th, but missed a transfer spot into the night's feature. Saturday night, he ran seventh in his heat race and unfortunately missed a transfer spot from the b-main by one position, ending his weekend early.

Fito was able to win his heat race on Friday night and then ran inside the top ten during the feature all 40-laps long, crossing the finish line with a 9th place run. Saturday, he ran fifth in his heat race, but unfortunately fell out of the b-main, ending his weekend early. Both drivers will be in action at the Vado Speedway Park in Vado, NM for the track's annual Winter Meltdown this Friday and Saturday nights. 

Results can be found at www.USMTS.com.

January 16, 2022 - Jake Gallardo ends WWS with three Top-10 finishes
Fito and Jake wrapped up the week long Wild West Shootout mini-series at the Vado Speedway Park this past week with the final four events, starting on Wednesday night. (Tyler Rinken photo)

Wednesday, Fito won his heat race and ran sixth in the feature, while Jake also won his heat, and after running in the top five early on, he fell out of the feature, ending his night early.

After an off night on Thursday, the team was back in action on Friday night, where Fito ran sixth in his heat, won the b-main and then fell out of the feature before the checkered, but Jake won his heat for the second night in a row and then proceeded to race forward from 7th to finish 3rd in the main. 

Saturday night, Fito raced from 6th up to 3rd in his heat and then didnt finish the feature for the second night in a row, while Jake won his heat for the third night in a row and ran 10th in the feature.

And in the Sunday finale, Fito ran third in his heat and advanced from 8th to 5th in the feature, while Jake raced from 10th to 4th in his heat and then came home with his third straight top ten finish, crossing the finish line in 7th.

Results can be found at www.WildWestShootout.net.

January 9, 2022 - Fito and Jake Gallardo kick off 2022 season with Wild West Shootout
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Fito and Jake were both in action during the opening weekend of the Wild West Shootout at the Vado Speedway Park this past weekend and Fito was able to record a pair of top 15 feature finishes for his efforts in the Modified, crossing the line 15h on Saturday and 5th on Sunday after leading some laps early, while Jake had some bad luck, finishing 16th on Saturday and not qualifying for the feature on Sunday. Fito also ran the X-Mod on Sunday and after running second in his heat race, he started 11th in the feature but was not able to finish, ending his run early.

Results can be found at www.WildWestShootout.net.

October 24, 2021 - Fito Gallardo wins in B-Mod at Vado
Fito and Jake were in action this past weekend at the Fall Nationals at the Vado Speedway Park. Fito competed in both the Mod and B-Mod divisions, while Jake ran just his Mod for the weekend.  (James Adams Jr. photo)

Jake won his heat race on Thursday night from third and then ran third in the preliminary feature.
Saturday, he raced from 8th up to 5th in his heat race before running third in the b-main and then charging from 22nd up to 11th in the feature and on Championship Sunday, he rolled off 6th in the 50-lapper and recorded a 7th place finish for his efforts.

Fito raced from 9th up to 4th in his Mod heat on Friday and then ran 15th in the feature. Saturday, he raced from 7th to 3rd in his heat race and ran 6th in the feature and then on Sunday, he lined up 8th in b-main, raced forward to second and then finished a respectable 9th in the feature after starting from the 14th position.

In the B-Mod, he won his heat and the feature on Friday night, but was disqualified in post race tech. Saturday, he ran sixth in his heat race and fifth in the b-main and then on Sunday, he started 10th in the b-main, raced up to a second place finish, locking him into the 15th starting spot for the night's feature. In the feature, he stormed from his 8th row starting spot to race to the impressive victory for his efforts.  

Results can be found at www.VadoSpeedwayPark.com.

October 2, 2021 - Fito Gallardo tops B-Mod field at Vado Speedway Park
Fito and Jake were in action at the Vado Speedway Park in Vado, NM this past Saturday night for the track's Fan Appreciation Night. Fito ran both the Mod and B-Mod, while Jake ran his Mod during the event. Jake started fifth in his heat and ran fourth before starting 11th in the night's feature before working his way into the top five, then spinning, going to the tail and rallying back into the top five, crossing the finish line in fourth. (James Adams Jr. photo)

Fito recorded a pair of second place finishes in the Modified, racing from 4th to 2nd in his heat race and then ran forward from 6th up to 2nd in the feature. He also raced from 4th to 2nd in his B-Mod heat race before starting 4th and racing to the lead and winning the B-Mod main event.

Results can be found at www.VadoSpeedwayPark.com.

September 25, 2021 - Fito grabs a pair of Top-5 finishes at Vado
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Fito and Jake were both in action on Saturday night at the Vado Speedway Park in Vado, NM. Fito competed in both the USRA Modified and B-Mod division, while Jake raced his Mod as well.

Jake raced from 4th to 3rd in his heat race before starting 8th in the main and racing into the top five before having engine issues, ending his night early. Fito won his Mod heat from the pole and then started 7th in the main and raced his way up to a fourth place finish. In the B-Mod, he ran sixth in his heat race and the was able to charge forward from his 17th starting spot in the feature to cross the finish line with a 5th place run.

Results can be found at www.VadoSpeedwayPark.com.

September 18, 2021 - Fito Gallardo notches Top-10 finish Texas Monday Series finale
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Jake and Fito made their final trek to the Texas Motor Speedway in No Limits, Texas over the past weekend to compete in the $25,000 Championship Night of the Texas Monday Series that was held all summer long. After redrawing 5th and 7th respectively, Jake unfortunately fell out of the race, while Fito raced inside the top ten all event long, crossing the finish line with a 7th place finish. The team will gear up for a big month of October at their home track, the Vado Speedway Park with Topless Night, Fan Appreciation Night and the $21,000 to win Fall Nationals to wrap up their season at home.

Results can be found at www.RaceXR.com.

September 11, 2021 - Gallardo's compete in USMTS tripleheader
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Fito and Jake both were in action with the USMTS over the past weekend at the RPM Speedway in Crandall, TX on Thursday; the Ark-La-Tex Speedway in Vivian, LA on Friday and the Revolution Motorsports Park in Monroe, LA on Saturday night.

At RPM on Thursday, Jake ran sixth in his heat race, fourth in the b-main and then was able to work forward from his 19th starting spot up to finish 11th in the feature. Fito ran fifth in his heat race and then finished 7th in the night's b-main.

Friday, at Ark-La-Tex, Jake ran third in his heat race and finished 12th in the feature, while Fito ran second in his heat race and then unfortunately fell out of the feature before the checkered.

Saturday, at the Rev, Jake won his heat, but finished 19th in the feature, while Fito ran 8th in his heat race and crossed the line with a 7th place b-main run.

Results can be found at www.USMTS.com.
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