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Matt Stallknecht

Matt Stallknecht
Promoted to editor in 2014, Matt fights off rogue commas from our writing staff after rounding himself into a “young gun” racing expert. For the past two seasons, he’s penned the popular Four Burning Questions column (Weekends) highlighting the upcoming NASCAR race weekend. As an author for our open-wheel section, Matt also contributes to Open-Wheel Wednesdays and a substantial amount of race coverage and analysis. Matt, a native of Central New York also balances his duites with a full-time college course load. He’s a Senior at Le Moyne college this Fall.

2017 Frontstretch Podcast Powered by DraftKings – Episode 12: The Greatest Day in Racing

Episode 12: The Greatest Day in Racing Frontstretch podcast with Matt Stallknecht, Tom Bowles and Beth Lunkenheimer In this week’s episode, the gang breaks down the newly announced 2018 NASCAR Schedule ahead of a Memorial Day weekend slate of races that has the whole team excited. The crew also touches on Red Horse Racing’s closure as …

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2017 Frontstretch Podcast Powered by DraftKings – Episode 10: The Merits of Superspeedways

Episode 10: The Merits of Superspeedways with Matt Stallknecht, Tom Bowles and Danny Peters In this week’s episode, the gang reflects back on last weekend’s race at Talladega Superspeedway. Clearly, the superspeedway has had a renaissance in recent years; the stands Sunday were packed in a year with attendance declines. But …

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2017 Frontstretch Podcast- Episode 9: Dega Looms

Episode 9: Dega Looms with Matt Stallknecht, Tom Bowles, and Corey Brewer In this week’s episode, the FS gang evaluates why, despite having great racing, Richmond continues to struggle with attendance. In addition, the crew breaks down the pros and cons of NASCAR’s 36 race schedule and offers a preview of what …

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2017 Frontstretch Podcast- Episode 8: Dale Jr.’s Legacy

Episode 8: Dale Jr.’s Legacy with Matt Stallknecht, Tom Bowles, and Kevin Rutherford   In this special edition of the Frontstretch podcast, the FS crew breaks down the implications of Dale Earnhardt, Jr.’s impending retirement, evaluating its impact on the sport and what an Earnhardt-less future will look like going forward.

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Episode 7: Rivalries, Bristol, and the Need for Positivity

Episode 7: Rivalries, Bristol and the Need for Positivity with Matt Stallknecht, Tom Bowles, and Phil Allaway   This week’s topics include: Recap of the first 7 races of the 2017 NASCAR season Evaluating the need for rivalries in the Cup series Predicting which drivers will be worth watching the rest …

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Frontstretch Podcast – 2017 Episode 6: NASCAR Millennials

Episode 6: NASCAR Millennials with Matt Stallknecht, Tom Bowles, and Danny Peters This week’s topics include: Evaluating “what went right” in a successful Martinsville weekend for NASCAR First-quarter look at NASCAR’s health through six races Discussing why Martinsville has faced attendance struggles Getting to the bottom of why millennials are …

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Frontstretch Podcast Powered by DraftKings- 2017 Episode 5: Restrictor Plates at Indy?

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Frontstretch Podcast Powered by DraftKings- 2017 Episode 4: Flaring Tempers and New Manufacturers

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Frontstretch Podcast Powered by DraftKings- 2017 Episode 3: Vegas, Baby

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