The Guida's Race Team

Driver Profile

Matt started his racing career at the young age of 8 years old in 1/4 Midgets and had success with numerous wins. Moving up to Mini-Sprints at the Whip City Raceway, Matt had 1 win and many top 5 finishes. At age 14, Matt took flight in the 600cc high-power wing class Sprint cars. He had 1 win with numerous top 5 finishes. At age 16 Matt got his license and was cleared to drive in NASCAR's open wheel division at Stafford Motor Speedway.



Competing in the SK Light's at Stafford, Matt had an impressive 3 wins in his first season, and many top 5 finishes. In 2008 Matt completed in his first full season in the SK Modified Division at Waterford Speedbowl. Matt finished out the season 14th in the points standings and added another SK Feature win to his credit.

Matt will be back again this year at Stafford Speedway dueling it out on the 1/2 Mile Oval.

Sponsor Profile

Guida's Dairy has been a long time sponsor of Gallo Auto racing going back to the 1990's. Guida's has sponsored cars at Riverside Speedway, Thompson Speedway, Stafford Motor Speedway, Waterford Speedbowl, and Whip City Raceway.



Class

Track:
Stafford Motor Speedway & Waterford Speedbowl
Specs:
1/2 Mile & 1/3 Mile Paved Oval
Division:
SK Modified
Race Time:
Friday nights: Stafford Motor Speedway.
Saturday nights: Waterford Speedbowl

Team Statistics

Owner:
Gallo Auto, New Britain CT
Driver:
Matthew Gallo, Kensington, CT
Date of Birth:
8-8-91
Crew:
Robert Valerio, Dan Gallo, and David Gallo
Sponsor:
Guida's Milk

Car Specifications

Chassis:
CD Chassis, Oxford, CT
Engine:
355cid. T/A Engine Built Chevy. Plainville, CT
Body:
Chevrolet
Crew:
Robert Valerio, Dan Gallo, and David Gallo
Tires:
Hoosier