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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.

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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Rico Abreu Wins Chili Bowl

On Saturday night, Rico Abreu chased down Bryan Clauson and snatched the lead on a lap 27 slide job.  From there, the West Coast-based sprint car racer held off multiple-time winner (and part-time XFINITY Series driver) Kevin Swindell to win the Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals in front of a …

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Jordan Taylor, Wayne Taylor Racing Pace Roar Before the 24

Last weekend, the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) held their annual Roar Before the 24, a three-day test session for teams in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship and the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge ahead of the season openers for both series.  The status quo appears to have been upheld in …

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Fifty-Plus Racing Suffers Major Crash at The Roar Before the 24

On Saturday morning, the No. 50 BMW Riley DPG3 driven by Byron DeFoor for Fifty Plus Racing suffered a massive crash in the tri-oval at Daytona International Speedway while testing for the upcoming Rolex 24 at Daytona.  An official from Continental Tire told SportsCar365.com that DeFoor suffered from a complete …

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Roush Fenway Racing Announces 2015 Crew Chief Lineup

On Tuesday morning, Roush Fenway Racing announced the driver-crew chief pairings for their three full-time Sprint Cup and four full-time XFINITY Series teams.  The organization will have a combination of brand new and familiar atop their pit boxes. Starting on the Sprint Cup side of the organization, Greg Biffle will …

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