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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.

IDEC Sport’s Paul-Loup Chatin Claims 4 Hours of Le Castellet Pole

IDEC Sport’s Paul-Loup Chatin claimed a surprise pole Saturday (April 14) for Sunday’s 4 Hours of Le Castellet with a lap of 101.194 seconds (128.000 mph) around the 3.598-mile Circuit Paul Ricard.  It is the fastest lap of the entire race weekend and nearly three seconds faster than Chatin was …

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Felipe Nasr, Juan Pablo Montoya Top Long Beach WeatherTech Practices

On Friday, IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship teams had two practice sessions on the 1.968-mile street course in Long Beach, Calif.  Acura Team Penske’s Juan Pablo Montoya was fastest overall with a lap of 73.160 seconds (96.840 mph).  The lap is nearly four-tenths of a second faster than last year’s pole time. …

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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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