Dustin Albino

Dustin Albino
Dustin joined the Frontstretch team at the beginning of the 2016 season. 2020 marks his sixth full-time season covering the sport that he grew up loving. His dream was to one day be a NASCAR journalist, thus why he attended Ithaca College (Class of 2018) to earn a journalism degree. Since the ripe age of four, he knew he wanted to be a storyteller.

Frontstretch Podcast: iRacing Shenanigans, Tyler Reddick Talks Rookie Season

In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss Sunday’s iRacing Pro Invitational Series at virtual Bristol Motor Speedway, which saw veteran iRacer William Byron get the win. The biggest news coming out of the Bristol race was Blue-Emu deciding to drop its sponsorship from Bubba Wallace after he …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Week 2 of iRacing, Chris Buescher Reminisces on Return to Roush Fenway Racing

In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss Sunday’s iRacing Pro Invitational Series at virtual Texas Motor Speedway, which saw Timmy Hill score the victory. The duo chats the success of Week 2, as viewership was over 1.3 million people, which drivers should be locked into the main …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Different State, Different Rules as Jeremy Clements Works Through Coronavirus Pandemic

Most NASCAR shops sit silent this Wednesday (April 1), locked under the stay-at-home order of North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper. Preparing race cars is certainly nonessential within a state straining from the weight of the coronavirus epidemic. But while most of NASCAR is based around Charlotte, there’s at least one …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Sam Hunt Racing at Crossroads with Coronavirus Outbreak

Entering the 2020 NASCAR season, Sam Hunt Racing planned to make its next step as a young race team, moving up to the Xfinity Series to run upward of 10 races, primarily via crowdfunding. However, the current COVID-19 pandemic has forced the team owner’s hand, temporarily shutting down shop. Hunt, …

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Frontstretch Podcast: iRacing Success, Timmy Hill Discusses Pro Invitational Series

In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss Sunday’s iRacing Pro Invitational Series, which saw 35 NASCAR drivers take their talent to simulators. Denny Hamlin passed Dale Earnhardt Jr. on the final lap to secure the win, but the biggest winner of all was iRacing and NASCAR. Albino …

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Eyes on Xfinity: 10 Years Later, Justin Allgaier Reflects Back on 1st Series Victory

With the exception of competing in the NASCAR Cup Series for two years, Justin Allgaier has been a household name in the NASCAR Xfinity Series for over a decade. Allgaier has piled up 11 wins over the course of his career, and Friday (March 20) marks 10 years since his …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Coronavirus Halts NASCAR & Tommy Joe Martins Talks Financial Impact on Family Team

In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss NASCAR’s decision to postpone the season until the second weekend of May due to the coronavirus pandemic. Was it the right decision to postpone the Atlanta race weekend after drivers, teams and haulers made the trip to Atlanta? Are we …

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Frontstretch Podcast: New Package Debuts at Phoenix, Brandon Jones Chats Xfinity Win

In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss the 2020 short track package as it debuted over the weekend at Phoenix Raceway. Joey Logano wound up the victor, winning his second race of the young season. Meanwhile, Tyler Reddick entertained, coming from the back to the front, only …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Our Motorsports Adjusting to Xfinity Schedule

Last October, Our Motorsports made a bit of a surprising announcement when the team declared it was moving to the Xfinity Series full-time for the 2020 season while still running a partial ARCA Menards Series schedule. Chris Our, owner of Our Motorsports, has never fielded more than six cars in …

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