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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.

Jonathan Bomarito Treads Where Few Have Gone to Top Day No. 2 at Daytona

Mazda Team Joest continued Saturday (Jan. 5) to show that they have a lot of speed in their Mazda RT24-P.  Jonathan Bomarito turned in the fastest lap of the day during the night session with a lap at 135.571 mph.  The lap is less than seven-tenths of a second off …

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Charlie Luck Returns to Daytona, Tops Michelin Pilot Challenge Roar Day No. 1

To NASCAR fans, Charlie Luck is best known as a driver in the early days of what is now the Xfinity Series, competing as an owner-driver in a No. 45 sponsored by Luck Stone, a family business.  Then, he stopped competing after 1986.  After decades away, he returned to racing …

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NBC Sports Announces IMSA Broadcast Booth for 2019 Season

NBC Sports revealed their broadcast booth lineup for the 2019 IMSA season Thursday night (Jan. 3).  Leigh Diffey will serve as the play-by-play commentator for IMSA races in addition to his work on INDYCAR broadcasts.  He will be joined by Calvin Fish, the sole booth holdover from last year’s coverage …

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Entry List: Michelin Pilot Challenge Roar Before the 24

This weekend’s Roar Before the 24 will be the first official weekend for the newly-renamed Michelin Pilot Challenge (formerly known as the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge).  There are a lot of changes for the 2019 season, the most obvious being the series name and the fact that everyone will race …

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Matt McMurry, Gabriel Aubry Join PR1 Mathiasen Motorsports for 2019

PR1 Mathiasen Motorsports announced Wednesday (Dec. 19) that the team will field their ORECA 07-Gibson for Matt McMurry and Gabriel Aubry full-time in the LMP2 class in 2019.  The two youngsters will replace Sebastian Saavedra and Gustavo Yacaman as the team’s full-time drivers.   The announcement creates the youngest full-time Prototype …

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