The Frontstretch: 2008 Frontstretch Writing Schedule by Thomas Bowles -- Friday March 2, 2007

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2008 Frontstretch Writing Schedule

Thomas Bowles · Friday March 2, 2007


Have a Frontstretch column you just can’t get enough of, or not sure what each one is supposed to be about? Well, check out this schedule to find out exactly what’s coming your way every week on The Frontstretch…and follow the links to find out more about your favorite staff members and some of their archived work!

Bowles-Eye View (Tom Bowles)
NASCAR commentary from Frontstretch’s Managing Editor and contributor, collecting all the latest news and inside info each weekend from the track.

Matt McLaughlin’s Thinkin’ Out Loud (Matt McLaughlin)
Sprint Cup race recap and commentary on the week of news that was, straight from one of the sport’s most well-known and respected writers.

Sprint Cup Rookie Report (Tony Lumbis)
Sprint Cup rookie news, reviews, and commentary from a Frontstretch writer with a yellow stripe on his back himself.

Bubble Breakdown : Tracking The Top 35 In Sprint Cup Owner Points (Mike Ravesi)
All the latest news on the Sprint Cup “bubble” teams fighting for a spot in the coveted Top 35…and the “locked in” qualifying exemption that goes with it.

Ten Points To Ponder (Tommy Thompson)
Tommy gives us ten things that should be stuck in our head after a wild weekend of racing in NASCAR’s top three series.

Tracking The Trucks (Beth Lunkenheimer)
Beth’s Craftsman Truck Series race recap where she breaks down all the action of the weekend.

Nationwide Series Breakown (Bryan Davis Keith)
Bryan’s Nationwide Series race recap where he breaks down all the action of the weekend.

Voice of Vito (Vito Pugliese)
NASCAR commentary

The Yellow Stripe (Danny Peters)
Frontstretch’s own Rookie of the Year writes this NASCAR commentary for the new fan.

Who’s Hot / Who’s Not In Sprint Cup (Mike Lovecchio)
Mike gets right to the stats sheet to track some trends of who’s doing well – and falling flat – in NASCAR Sprint Cup these days.

Running Their Mouth (Beth Lunkenheimer)
NASCAR Sprint Cup quotes of the week, as the drivers, car owners, and crew chiefs let off some steam – and give us some insight – into their weekends at the track.

Talking NASCAR TV (Doug Turnbull)
Doug reviews and rates the weekly race broadcast.

Frontstretch Top Ten (Jeff Meyer)
NASCAR comedy at its finest; let’s just say David Letterman has nothing on Jeff!

Mirror Driving (Frontstretch Staff)
A roundtable chat featuring several of your Frontstretch favorites, this weekly column tackles all the NASCAR news and controversy. We analyze the past, argue the present, and predict the future of Sprint Cup, Busch Series, and Truck Series racing – all with a little bit of light humor thrown in.

Thompson In Turn 5 (Tommy Thompson)
Sophisticated NASCAR commentary with a relaxed, easygoing style…but always with a central point that makes you think.

Did You Notice (Tom Bowles)
Tom fills you in on the latest and greatest NASCAR News and Notes you might have missed over the past week.

Top 15 Power Rankings (Mike Neff)
Mike compiles the weekly Sprint Cup driver rankings as voted on by many of your favortie Frontstretch columnists.

Beyond The Cockpit (Frontstretch Staff)
Weekly interviews with several of NASCAR’s top stars. This year’s participants have included Paul Menard, David Reutimann, and Bobby Labonte.

Voices From The Heartland (Jeff Meyer)
An edgy NASCAR commentary that pulls no punches…but usually leaves you doubled over with laughter by the time you’re through.

Fanning The Flames (Matt Taliaferro)
Our weekly NASCAR fan question and answer segment, put together by Athlon Sports Managing Editor and Frontstretch Contributing Writer Matt Taliaferro. Email him at to get your question answered now!

Matt McLaughlin Mouths Off (Matt McLaughlin)
Matt gives us his take on the issues surrounding NASCAR on and off the track.

Fantasy Picks ‘N’ Pans (Bryan Davis Keith and Mike Neff)
Our assistant fantasy guru teams with Mike to give you all the latest info on which drivers will lead you to a fantasy gold mine of points during the upcoming race weekend – and which ones will lead you to a bunch of rotten eggs.

Happy Hour (Kurt Smith)
NASCAR Commentary

Holding A Pretty Wheel (Amy Henderson)
NASCAR commentary.

Tearing Apart The Trucks (Beth Lunkenheimer)
A biweekly look at the state of the Craftsman Truck Series.

Nuts For Nationwide: A Look Around The Nationwide Series (Danny Peters)
A biweekly look at the state of the Busch Series.

Driven To The Past (John Potts)
Each week, John takes us back in time, telling stories about his experiences with some of racing’s greatest personalities.

Frontstretch Newsletter (Frontstretch Staff)
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Side By Side (Frontstretch Staff)
Two of your favorite Frontstretch columnists square off to debate some of NASCAR’s hottest and most controversial topics. (Thursdays when there is no Beyond the Cockpit)

David Starr Driver Diary (David Starr)
David’s thoughts on life driving the No. 11 Red Horse Racing Toyota in the Craftsman Truck Series – in his own words. (runs monthly – Fridays)

Rick Crawford Driver Diary (Rick Crawford) Rick’s thoughts on life driving the No. 14 Circle Bar Ford F-150 in the Craftsman Truck Series – in his own words. (runs monthly – Fridays)

Kenny Wallace Driver Diary (Kenny Wallace)
Kenny’s thoughts on life driving the No. 28 Border Patrol Chevy in the Nationwide Series – in his own words. (runs monthly – Fridays)

David Reutimann Driver Diary (David Reutimann) David’s thoughts on life driving the No. 44 UPS Toyota and the No. 99 Aaron’s Dream Machine in the Nationwide Series – in his own words. (runs monthly – Fridays)

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