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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.

Taylor Brothers Defend IMSA Long Beach Victory

On Saturday evening, the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s Prototype, Prototype Challenge and GT-Le Mans classes took to Long Beach’s 1.968 mile street course for a 100-minute duel on the streets.  While Ricky Taylor was extremely disappointed on missing out on pole Friday, he more than made up for it on …

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Christian Fittipaldi Puts Action Express on IMSA Long Beach Pole

Late Friday afternoon, the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship teams took to the 1.968-mile Long Beach Street Course to qualify for Saturday evening’s BUBBA Burger Sportscar Grand Prix at Long Beach.  As usual, the session for the prototypes came down to a Daytona Prototype vs. P2 battle.  For the first time …

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Derek White Surrenders in Smuggling Investigation

Bloomberg reported on Wednesday that Derek White, co-owner/driver of MBM Motorsports has turned himself in to Police in Quebec in association with a massive tobacco smuggling operation between North Carolina and Quebec.  According to the Quebec Provincial Police, White is one of nearly 60 people involved in an operation the cost the Canadian …

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ASN to Air 9 ARCA Racing Series Events in 2016

On Tuesday afternoon, ARCA Racing announced a new multi-year TV deal with Sinclair Networks Group, a subsidiary of the Sinclair Broadcast Group, to broadcast ARCA Racing Series with Menards events in addition to their existing deal with FOX Sports, which runs through 2017.  For 2016, the deal amounts to nine races. …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: NASCAR K&N Pro Series West Takes Center Stage

Welcome back, everybody.  I hope you enjoyed Easter weekend.  Much like many of you reading this article, I spent time with my family and relaxed.  I also watched a couple of old-school races on YouTube to kill time.  One of them may be critiqued for a future edition of the …

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Alex Job Racing Inks Deal to Race at Le Mans

On Thursday morning, Alex Job Racing (AJR), a team that races full-time in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, announced that they will compete in the 24 Hours of Le Mans later this year.  The team, which races Porsche 911 GT3-R’s in the GT-Daytona class, will compete in the GTE-Am class in …

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Tequila Patron ESM Wins Sebring Thanks to Derani’s Charge

Saturday’s Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring at Sebring International Raceway seemingly had everything.  It had close racing, some incidents, and bad weather.  A severe thunderstorm ripped through Sebring in the third hour, resulting in a red flag that lasted for over two hours. Once the race resumed, the mad dash …

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