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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.

Nicolas Lapierre Fastest in Friday ELMS Paul Ricard Practice

On Friday, European Le Mans Series teams got only one chance to take their equipment onto the 3.598-mile Circuit Paul Ricard for practice.  The conditions were treacherous as teams dealt with a wet track.  However, as the track was drying late in the session, DragonSpeed’s Nicolas Lapierre blew the field …

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Entry List: Pirelli World Challenge Grand Prix of Long Beach

The lower grid sizes seen at St. Petersburg in March continue for the third Sprint round for Pirelli World Challenge’s GT classes.  With such a small field, an additional GTS contingent has been added to the field to create a 21-car grid for the annual Pirelli World Challenge feature at …

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Entry List: BUBBA Burger Sports Car Grand Prix at Long Beach

The Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach is a full weekend of speed headlined by the Verizon IndyCar Series.  The primary support series this weekend will be the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, which will take to the streets on Saturday.  22 cars will do battle on the 1.968-mile street course. …

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MSR Rebrands as Meyer Shank Racing

Michael Shank Racing with Curb-Agajanian announced Friday (April 6) that they are re-branding themselves as Meyer Shank Racing, effective immediately.  The re-brand comes as a result of Jim Meyer buying into the team and becoming a co-owner along with Michael Shank. Meyer is the CEO of SiriusXM, the satellite radio …

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Juan Pablo Montoya to Make Le Mans Debut for United Autosports

British-American race team United Autosports announced Wednesday (March 28) that current IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship racer Juan Pablo Montoya will compete for the team in this year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans in June.  Montoya will share the LMP2 class No. 32 Ligier JS P217-Gibson with youngsters Hugo de Sadeleer …

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Miguel Molina, Toni Vilander Sweep GT SprintX Weekend at COTA

Last weekend, R. Ferri Motorsport’s duo of Miguel Molina and Toni Vilander swept the GT SprintX races at Circuit of the Americas, taking home the trophies.  The No. 61 Ferrari led approximately 75 percent of the laps and was never seriously challenged. Race No. 1 On Saturday, Lone Star Racing’s …

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