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.

Dr. Jerry Punch to Remain at ESPN

On Monday morning, ESPN announced that longtime on-air personality Dr. Jerry Punch has signed a new contract that will see him remain with the Connecticut-based cable network for years to come.  As part of the deal, Punch’s duties will involve play-by-play on college basketball and college football games, in addition …

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Turner Scott Motorsports Morphs Into Two Joint Ventures

It appears that the spat between Harry Scott, Jr. and Steve Turner that threw much of the 2014 season up in the air is now over.  Turner is now out of the picture, but Scott still needed some cooperation in order to continue running the operation. In two separate announcements …

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2014 NASCAR Driver Review: Justin Allgaier

Ride: No. 51 HScott Motorsports Chevrolet SS Crew chief: Steve Addington Stats: 35 starts, zero wins, zero top 5s, zero top 10s, zero poles, one DNQ (Talladega – October), 16 laps led, six DNFs, 25.9 average start, 25.9 average finish Points Finish: 29th, third-best of the rookies Best Finish: 15th, …

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Kurt Busch Meets With Dover Police

The Associated Press is reporting Kurt Busch met with Dover Police Department investigators this week (Tuesday) as the inquest into ex-girlfriend Patricia Driscoll’s allegations continue.  Driscoll alleged back on Nov. 5 that Busch smashed her head against a wall three times in his motorcoach, his temper boiling over following a …

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Bianchi Exits from Coma, Flown To France For Continued Treatment

Jules Bianchi, still recovering from near-fatal injuries suffered in Japan will now do so in his native France. Wednesday morning, the Bianchi family released an official statement regarding the condition of the Formula One driver, announcing his hospital transfer. Suffering head injuries after crashing his Marussia into a tractor, used …

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Brad Keselowski Fastest in Sprint Cup Practice

On Friday afternoon, the 43 Sprint Cup teams assembled at Homestead-Miami Speedway ventured out onto the 1.5 mile oval for a 90 minute practice session to prepare for Friday night’s qualifying session.  While the Chasers were the primary focus, a non-Chaser was fastest of all. Brad Keselowski, teammate to championship …

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Championship Round Media Day Held in Doral

On Wednesday evening, NASCAR held Championship Media Day at Trump National Doral Miami, a golf resort and spa in Doral, Florida, just outside of Miami.  The four championship contenders (Kevin Harvick, Denny Hamlin, Matt Kenseth and Ryan Newman) gathered for a series of questions, answers and statements. ESPN’s Mike Massaro …

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