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.

Christopher Bell Sweeps Chicagoland Practice Sessions

Christopher Bell showed up to Chicagoland Speedway with a super fast car Friday. The car unloaded off the truck fast and it showed in both of Friday’s (June 29th) practices in advance of Saturday’s Overton’s 300. The No. 20 Rheem Toyota Camry rolled off the truck with great speed topping …

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Noah Gragson Earns Third Pole of 2018 at Chicagoland

Noah Gragson will lead the field to green for the sixth time of his career in Friday’s Overton’s 225 at Chicagoland Speedway. Gragson locked up his third pole of 2018 by edging Dalton Sargeant during qualifying. Sargeant earned his career-best qualifying effort of second. 2015 Overton’s 225 winner John Hunter …

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Elliott Sadler Losing OneMain Financial as Primary Sponsor for 2019

It looks like Elliott Sadler may be sponsor hunting for 2019. The Emporia, Virginia revealed sponsor OneMain Financial will not return as a full-time sponsor in the NASCAR XFINITY Series in 2019. The sponsorship has been one of the longest-running in the series, dating back to 2005 as CitiFinancial. Along with Sadler, OneMain …

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Michael Annett Returning to JR Motorsports in 2019

Michael Annett, Pilot Flying J and JR Motorsports announced a multi-year agreement on Friday afternoon that will have Annett returning to the organization in 2019. The announcement confirms JRM will field four full-time teams again next season in the XFINITY Series. The Knoxville, Tennessee based-company has more than 750 locations …

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Road America Signs 3-Year Extension with INDYCAR

The Verizon IndyCar Series will return to Road America for the next three seasons, the two announced on Sunday. After returning to Road America in 2016, a three-year deal was in place, and after three straight successful races both in competition and attendance, another deal has been signed. With the …

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Takuma Sato Earns Best IndyCar Finish Since 2nd Detroit Race in 2017

Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing has had a consistent season with Takuma Sato. Sunday’s race at Road America was no different and it resulted in Sato almost earning his first podium finish since his victory in last years Indianapolis 500. As noted, the season has been a consistent one for RLLR including …

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Josef Newgarden Earns 10th Career IndyCar Series Victory at Road America

The first goal for Josef Newgarden this weekend was to earn the pole position. A last minute fast lap during Saturday’s qualifying session put a check mark in that box, and much like his winning performance at Barber in April, Newgarden put in another dominating performance on Sunday in the …

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