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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.

NASCAR Makes Two Officiating Moves Ahead of 2015 Season

On Monday afternoon, NASCAR shook up the leadership of its tertiary National touring series.  55-year old Elton Sawyer, most recently of Action Express Racing in the IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship, has been named the new Managing Director of the Camping World Truck Series.  He will replace Chad Little, who …

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Wayne Taylor Racing Penalized for Drive Time Violation, Sent to Rear of Prototype Class

On Friday, IMSA announced that Wayne Taylor Racing has been dropped from third-place in the Prototype class and overall all the way back to 16th in class as a result of a drive time violation committed by the team in the closing moments of last weekend’s Rolex 24 at Daytona.  …

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Jimmie Johnson Foundation Forms Partnership with The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company

On Thursday, Jimmie Johnson announced that his charitable organization, the Jimmie Johnson Foundation (JJF), has joined forces with The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company in order to serve as a co-sponsor of the Jimmie Johnson Foundation’s annual Wellness Challenge.  Under the partnership, the event will be known as the 2015 …

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Ganassi’s “Star Car” Claims Overall Win in Rolex 24 at Daytona

Last weekend’s Rolex 24 at Daytona was billed as another battle for supremacy in the Prototype class between the Daytona Prototypes and the P2’s.  Despite Michael Shank Racing dominating the time sheets, the P2’s did not factor much into the outcome. From the drop of the green flag, the Ford …

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Rolex 24 Six Hour Update: Ganassi in Control

Here are your standings in all four classes at the one-quarter mark of the Rolex 24 at Daytona. Prototype: 1. No. 01- Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates, Ford EcoBoost Riley DPG3, Scott Pruett/Joey Hand/Charlie Kimball/Sage Karam 2. No. 02- Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates, Ford EcoBoost Riley DPG3, …

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The P2’s and the DeltaWing Could Steal the Rolex 24 from the DP’s

Finally, the cursed offseason is coming to a close. Despite the onslaught of big announcements recently in NASCAR’s sphere of influence (Jeff Gordon announcing the end of his full-time tenure in Sprint Cup at the end of the season, Brian Vickers announcing his return at Las Vegas, Rico Abreu moving …

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Brian Vickers Cleared to Return at Las Vegas, Still Eligible for Chase

On Wednesday, Michael Waltrip Racing (MWR) announced that Brian Vickers has officially been cleared to return to the driver’s seat starting at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in March.  He will miss the first two races of the 2015 Sprint Cup Series season while he continues to recover from a surgical procedure on …

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Rico Abreu to Race Full-Time in K&N Pro Series East in 2015

Quick on the heels of his victory in the A-Main of Saturday night’s Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals in Tulsa, Tuesday morning brought the very beginning of a new chapter in Rico Abreu‘s racing career.  HScott Motorsports with Justin Marks announced that the 22-year old sprint car ace will drive …

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