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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.

Antonio Garcia Shatters Class Record to Win Northeast Grand Prix Pole

Cool morning temperatures allowed records to fall Saturday (July 21) at Lime Rock Park.  Corvette Racing’s Antonio Garcia set a record lap of 106.653 mph to claim the overall pole for the Northeast Grand Prix. “It was really, really good,” Garcia told Frontstretch after the session.  “In [the warm-up], I …

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Paul-Loup Chatin Claims Last-Minute Austria ELMS Pole

IDEC Sport’s Paul-Loup Chatin won the overall pole for Sunday’s European Le Mans Series 4 Hours of the Red Bull Racing at the absolute last minute Saturday (July 21).  Chatin’s lap of 121.884 mph gives IDEC Sport their second ELMS pole of the season and third overall. “I am really …

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Patrick Pilet Fastest Overall in Northeast Grand Prix Practice

Porsche GT Team’s Patrick Pilet was fastest overall in IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship practice Friday (July 20) at Lime Rock Park.  Pilet’s lap of 105.256 mph is not a class record, but it was significantly quicker than the pack. Practice No. 1 In the morning session, Ford Chip Ganassi Racing …

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Hugh Plumb, Owen Trinkler Top Lime Rock CTSC Practices

TeamTGM’s No. 46 Mercedes-AMG GT4 shared by Hugh Plumb and Owen Trinkler topped the two primary IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge practice sessions Friday (July 20) at Lime Rock Park.  Trinkler’s lap of 96.547 mph) in Practice No. 2 was the fastest time of the morning. Practice No. 1 Hugh …

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Entry List: Northeast Grand Prix

This weekend, the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship travels to Lime Rock Park in Connecticut for the first of two GT-only races on the schedule.  As a result, the entry is only 19 cars for this weekend.  It was originally only 18. In the GT Le Mans class, there are no …

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Tequila Patrón to Leave IMSA at End of 2018

On Tuesday (July 17), Tequila Patrón announced their brand of tequila will leave sports car racing at the end of the 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season.  The move ends a 13-year relationship with Extreme Speed Motorsports and a 14-year run in motorsports for Patrón Tequila. Patron Tequila first dipped …

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Parker Chase, Ryan Dalziel Claim GT SprintX Race No. 2 after Post-Race Penalty

TruSpeed AutoSport’s Pro-Am pairing of 17-year old Parker Chase and veteran Ryan Dalziel claimed overall victory in Sunday’s GT SprintX Race No. 2 at Portland International Raceway as part of the 58th Rose City Races.  PFAFF Motorsports’ Wolf Henzler and Scott Hargrove won on the road, but were penalized two …

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