Dear Frontstretch (and NASCAR) faithful,
For 20 years, Frontstretch has thrived as an independent website focused on racing journalism. We pride ourselves on never allowing our sponsors to dictate our opinions or the topics we cover on a weekly basis.
But like many media sites these days, we also need your help. In order to survive and compete in the modern world of journalism we need to raise additional funding. It costs money to host the website, travel to the track and pay our wonderful writers for their time and effort. There needs to be another way these days for reporters to raise money besides corporate sponsorship in this difficult racing economy.
That’s where Patreon
comes in. Several NASCAR-connected sites are already using it, to varied success, and we’ve come up with our own program we’re launching at patreon.com/frontstretch
. Just $5 a month opens the door to additional content, from Q&As with some of your favorite drivers to a new Tech Talk audio podcast we’ve created with Mike Neff.
Future plans include post-race audio and specialty columns created with your input.
Can’t afford it? Worried about what you read here daily? Don’t worry. The usual content you’re used to isn’t moving into the paid tier. The journalistic philosophy that’s made Frontstretch such a popular site remains the same.
The only difference is the push for financial support. So we hope you’ll join the first wave of Patreon supporters. We’ll do all we can to repay your monthly faith in us.
Majority Owner / Editor-In-Chief
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