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Phil Allaway

Phil Allaway
Phil Allaway has three primary roles at Frontstretch. He's the manager of the site's FREE e-mail newsletter that publishes Monday-Friday and occasionally on weekends. He keeps TV broadcasters honest with weekly editions of Couch Potato Tuesday and serves as the site's Sports Car racing editor. Outside of Frontstretch, Phil is the press officer for Lebanon Valley Speedway in West Lebanon, N.Y. He covers all the action on the high-banked dirt track from regular DIRTcar Modified racing to occasional visits from touring series such as Tony Stewart's Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions.

Couch Potato Tuesday: Michigan Brings Interesting Storylines but Constrictive Coverage

With the current rules, Michigan International Speedway has become either a toss-up or a runaway. It’s literally either or. That said, fuel mileage has always been key on the two-mile D-shaped track, regardless of series. That’s what we got on Sunday. Sunday’s race was ultimately competitive at times. We had …

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Chase Elliott Fends Off Martin Truex Jr. To Defend Watkins Glen Victory

For a second straight year, Chase Elliott had Martin Truex Jr. breathing down his neck for the win at Watkins Glen International. But this time, Elliott didn’t need an empty fuel tank to maintain his advantage. Elliott dominated the vast majority of Sunday’s (August 4) Go Bowling at the Glen, …

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Rebel Rock Racing Wins Wild Road America 120 With Final Lap Charge

Rebel Rock Racing’s Frank DePew and Robin Liddell earned their second win of the season Saturday (Aug. 3) at Road America under relatively astonishing circumstances.  With four turns to go, Liddell was in fourth.  A daring outside move at Canada Corner moved the No. 71 Camaro past Eric Foss and …

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Dane Cameron Wins Road Race Showcase Pole

Acura Team Penske’s Dane Cameron continued to assert his dominance Saturday (Aug. 3) at Road America by claiming the pole for Sunday’s IMSA Road Race Showcase. Cameron’s lap of 134.046 mph is a new track record at the 4.048-mile road course. While Cameron did win the pole, he only just …

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IMSA Talks State of the Series, Announces 2020 Schedules

IMSA held its annual State of the Sport address at Road America Friday night (Aug. 2). In the short term, the sanctioning body released 2020 schedules for IMSA’s series. It also gave an update on the development of the next generation of DPi chassis. WeatherTech SportsCar Championship For 2020, there …

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