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.

Entry List: 2018 Michelin GT Challenge at VIR

This weekend, the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship has their second and final GT-only race of the season at Lime Rock Park.  Similar to Lime Rock in July, only 18 cars are entered. The GT Le Mans class has eight entries.  Essentially, the factories.  Two Fords, two Chevrolets, two Porsches and …

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Juncos Racing to Launch Cadillac DPi Team in 2019

Juncos Racing announced Wednesday (Aug. 15) that they will enter the new DPi class of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship full-time in 2019 with a Cadillac DPi-V.R.  Similar to the team’s current full-time entry in the Verizon IndyCar Series (pictured above), it will carry the No. 32.  It will be …

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Toni Vilander, Miguel Molina Sweep Utah, Win GT SprintX Title

R. Ferri Motorsport’s Toni Vilander and Miguel Molina only needed to finish 50 percent of the race to claim the GT SprintX title.  They wanted more than that.  A swell pit stop at the halfway point of the race allowed Vilander to jump Lone Star Racing’s Scott Heckert.  From there, …

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R. Ferri Motorsports Wins Utah GT SprintX Race No. 1

R. Ferri Motorsport’s Toni Vilander was able to pass K-PAX Racing’s Rodrigo Baptista just before the 25-minute mark of Saturday’s GT SprintX Race No. 1 from Utah Motorsports Campus.  From there, Vilander and teammate Miguel Molina were not challenged on their way to their fifth SprintX win of the season.  …

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Denny Hamlin Quickest in Cloudy Opening Michigan Practice

Joe Gibbs Racing’s Denny Hamlin was fastest in opening Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice Friday afternoon (Aug. 10) at Michigan International Speedway.  Hamlin turned in a lap at an average of 202.230 mph to lead the pack. Hamlin’s lap was six-hundredths of a second faster than Stewart-Haas Racing’s Kurt …

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JDC-Miller MotorSports to Switch to Cadillac DPi in 2019

JDC-Miller MotorSports announced Thursday (Aug. 9) that they will field two Cadillac DPi-V.R. chassis full-time in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in 2019.  The move was made due to IMSA’s announcement at Road America that they are splitting the Prototype class into DPi and LMP2 classes next season. “When we …

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Entry List: Pirelli World Challenge Grand Prix of Utah

This weekend is the final SprintX weekend of 2018 for Pirelli World Challenge.  The series has it’s smallest SprintX entry of the season at Utah Motorsports Campus, 80 teams. In SprintX GT, the biggest story of the weekend is that Daniel Morad will not be there.  CRP Racing has posted …

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Entry List: Corrigan Oil 200

For the Camping World Truck Series, there are 34 trucks entered in Saturday’s Corrigan Oil 200 at Michigan International Speedway.  As a result, two trucks will go home without having the opportunity to race. There are a number of changes for this weekend.  Kyle Busch has reached the maximum number …

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