Christian Koelle

Christian Koelle
Christian Koelle returns to Frontstretch in 2020 as the photo editor at Frontstretch. He will continue to contribute content in the ARCA Menards Series, Sioux Chief Challenge, and ARCA East & West Series. He is also engaged and will be getting married during the 2020 NASCAR off-season. His favorite tracks on the circuit include Barber Motorsports Park, Iowa Speedway, Martinsville Speedway, Talladega Superspeedway, Fairgrounds Speedway Nashville, and Bristol Motor Speedway. During the season, Christian also spends time as a photographer with multiple other outlets shooting Monster Energy AMA Supercross, Minor League & Major League Baseball, and NCAA Football.

Steinbrenner Racing Joins Forces with Harding Racing for 2019 IndyCar Season

Steinbrenner Racing and Harding Racing will join forces in 2019 to field two entries in the IndyCar Series. Current Steinbrenner Racing driver Colton Herta will pilot the No. 88 entry while 2018 Indy Lights Champion Patricio O’Ward will drive the No. 8. “We are happy to announce that Mike Harding …

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Takuma Sato Returning to Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing in 2019

Takuma Sato will return to Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing in 2019, the organization announced on Sunday (Sept. 16). It will be his second straight and third overall season with the organization. Sato was able to earn his first victory with the RLLR racing team in 2018 at Portland, the only …

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Alexander Rossi Attempts Comeback, Falls Short of IndyCar Championship

Alexander Rossi played catchup all weekend long in INDYCAR’s 2018 season finale. Whether it came in practice, qualifying or the race on Sunday (Sept. 16), Rossi appeared to be a step behind when it counted most. Scott Dixon had a weekend that was deserving of a fifth championship. That was …

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Patricio O’Ward Runs With Giants in IndyCar Debut

Patricio O’Ward already made a statement in 2018 by picking up nine victories and a championship in the Indy Lights Series. On Sunday, O’Ward added icing to the cake of an impressive season. O’Ward made his Verizon IndyCar Series debut with Harding Racing behind the wheel of the No. 8 …

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Sébastien Bourdais Set to Return to Dale Coyne Racing in 2019

As first reported by Autoweek, Sébastien Bourdais will return to Dale Coyne Racing in 2019. The Le Mans, France born driver will embark on his seventh full-time IndyCar Series schedule and third straight with the DCR organization. Bourdais has been able to secure a victory in INDYCAR every season since returning to …

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Ryan Hunter-Reay and Josef Newgarden Lead Friday Practice Sessions in Sonoma

Ryan Hunter-Reay stole the spotlight from the championship contenders Friday as he led the way in first practice. Hunter-Reay turned a 110.681 mph (01:17.5742) lap around the Sonoma Raceway to put his No. 28 on top of the board. Scott Dixon finished second in the session with a 110.322 mph lap making …

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Ford Leads the Way in First Cup Practice at Las Vegas

Four Fords led the way during first practice at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway Friday. The Fords of Joey Logano (first), Kevin Harvick (second), Aric Almirola (third), and Kurt Busch (fifth) led the way in practice with Erik Jones (fourth) being the only non-Ford driver in the top five. Logano …

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