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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.

CORE autosport Changes Course, Switches to DPi for 2019

CORE autosport announced Friday (Nov. 30) that they have changed their plans and will not race their ORECA 07-Gibson (pictured above) in the 2019 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s LMP2 class.  Instead, they have acquired a Nissan DPi and intend to race for overall wins in the DPi class. “Ever since …

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Kyle Kaiser Joins Juncos Racing for Rolex 24 at Daytona

Juncos Racing announced Friday (Nov. 30) that part-time INDYCAR racer Kyle Kaiser will make his IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship debut with the team in January’s Rolex 24 at Daytona.  The 22-year old racer will drive the No. 50 Cadillac DPi-V.R. alongside William Owen, who was announced earlier this week as …

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Madison Snow Leaves Paul Miller Racing Effective Immediately

Paul Miller Racing announced Friday (Nov. 30) that defending GT Daytona co-champion Madison Snow has chosen to leave the team, effective immediately.  He does not intend to drive for another team at the moment.  Instead, he plans to work in his family’s business full-time in 2019. “I had a great …

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AIM VASSER SULLIVAN Signs Townsend Bell, Frankie Montecalvo for 2nd Lexus

AIM VASSER SULLIVAN (AVS) announced Thursday (Nov. 29) that they have signed Townsend Bell and Frankie Montecalvo to drive the team’s second full-time Lexus RCF GT3 in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in 2019.  Previously, the new team announced the signing of Jack Hawksworth to drive the other car. “I’m thrilled …

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Starworks Motorsport Officially Returns to IMSA, Signs Ryan Dalziel, Parker Chase for 2019

Starworks Motorsport announced Wednesday (Nov. 28) that they will return to the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in an official capacity for the first time since Sebring in 2017.  They will field an Audi R8 LMS GT3 Evo full-time in the GT Daytona class.  2018 Pirelli World Challenge SprintX Pro-Am champions …

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Wayne Taylor Racing Adds Fernando Alonso, Kamui Kobayashi for Rolex 24

Wayne Taylor Racing announced Tuesday (Nov. 27) that Jordan Taylor and Renger van der Zande will be back in the No. 10 Konica Minolta-sponsored Cadillac DPi-V.R. full-time in the 2019 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.  Come Daytona in January, they might be overshadowed by their new teammates.   Recently retired McLaren driver …

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Magnus Racing Switches to Lamborghini for 2019

On Wednesday (Nov. 21), Magnus Racing revealed their racing itinerary for the 2019 season.  The team will be back full-time in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in the GT Daytona.  However, they will be trading in their Audi R8 LMS GT3 in favor of the new Lamborghini Huracán GT3 EVO.  …

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Kyle Weatherman on Working Behind the Scenes, ARCA & Expedited Progression

This season, StarCom Racing embarked on its first full season in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series.  The team filed intentions to field two cars from day one during the season but started off the year with only the No. 00 with Jeffrey Earnhardt driving.  Eventually, Landon Cassill replaced Earnhardt. …

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