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Christian Koelle

Christian Koelle
Christian Koelle returns to Fronstretch in 2019 in a little different form. After a year and a half of being a news writer, Koelle will contribute ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards content and photography in multiple different series over the course of the season. His favorite tracks include Barber Motorsports Park, Iowa Speedway, Martinsville Speedway, Talladega Superspeedway, and Fairgrounds Speedway Nashville.

ARCA Preview: General Tire #AnywhereIsPossible 200 at Pocono Raceway

The ARCA Menards Series heads to the Pocono Raceway this weekend for the General Tire #AnywhereIsPossible 200. Friday’s (May 31) edition will be the 64th ARCA race at Pocono. In the track’s long-storied history on the ARCA schedule, many have risen to the challenge that the “Tricky Triangle” presents and …

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Lack of Lapped Traffic Respect Fueled Alexander Rossi’s Angry Driving at End of Indy 500

Alexander Rossi’s second Indianapolis 500 victory was within reach. Rossi and eventual race winner Simon Pagenaud battled during the final 13 laps of the race. After a big crash that resulted in the red flag being thrown, Rossi had just taken the lead away from Pagenaud and had time to …

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ARCA Preview: General Tire 150 at Charlotte Motor Speedway

The ARCA Menards Series heads to the Charlotte Motor Speedway on Thursday for the General Tire 150. It’ll be the second straight visit to the speedway and 21st ARCA race. ARCA debuted at Charlotte in 1996 with Tim Steele earning the first three victories. Drivers like Adam Petty, Ryan Newman, …

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Spencer Pigot Leads Way in Day 1 of Qualifying; Fast 9 and Last Row Drivers Set

Spencer Pigot‘s dreams of leading the field to the green flag for the Indianapolis 500 could be just one day away. The Ed Carpenter Racing driver paced the field on Saturday (May 18) to earn the provisional pole and his spot in the Firestone Fast Nine. Rain is threatening the …

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The Frontstretch 5: Drivers Most Likely to Earn Pole Position for Indy 500

1. Ed Jones Ed Jones turned the fastest lap Friday without the tow, meaning Jones had the fastest lap in qualifying trim with the added speed. Jones has a career-best start of fourth last season at Belle Isle in Detroit. He started fifth last weekend in the IndyCar Grand Prix …

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Indianapolis 500: Conor Daly Paces 4th Practice, Kyle Kaiser Crash Puts Team in Bind

As time ticks away, drivers are looking to knock off every second possible for the Indianapolis 500. On Friday (May 17), a driver reached 230+ mph for the first time all week during the race’s fourth practice session, with one driver reaching 231 mph. Conor Daly turned the fastest lap …

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