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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.

BAR1 Motorsports Moves Up to Prototype for 2018

On Monday, BAR1 Motorsports announced that they will move up from the now-defunct Prototype Challenge class to Prototype for the 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season.  Team owner/part-time driver Brian Alder has acquired a Riley Mk. 30 chassis from Ben Keating that will be used in the upcoming season. Alder …

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GRAFF Racing Benefits from Penalty, Snatches Portimao Victory

On Sunday, GRAFF Racing’s No. 40 ORECA 07-Gibson shared by James Allen, Richard Bradley and Gustavo Yacaman claimed overall victory in the European Le Mans Series’ 4 Hours of Portimao.  It is the second consecutive overall victory for the French team. While the team did win by over 38 seconds …

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Nathanaël Berthon Wins 4 Hours of Portimao Pole

On Saturday, Panis Barthez Competition’s Nathanaël Berthon claimed the overall pole for the European Le Mans Series’ 4 Hours of Portimao.  It is the first-ever pole position for the Ligier JS P217-Gibson package.  The previous five ELMS pole positions had all been won by ORECA 07-Gibsons and the FIA World …

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Paul di Resta to Contest Rolex 24 at Daytona for United Autosports

On Thursday, United Autosports announced that Formula One racer Paul di Resta will make his IMSA debut in January’s Rolex 24 at Daytona.  DiResta will be at the wheel of a Ligier JS P217-Gibson alongside current European Le Mans Series regular William Owen. Di Resta is quite excited about the …

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Johnny Stevenson Dead at 69

On Monday, Johnny Stevenson, owner of Stevenson Motorsports and patriarch of North Carolina’s Stevenson Automotive Group, died suddenly at his Toyota dealership in Jacksonville, N.C.  Stevenson was 69 years old. In addition to running a group of car dealerships, Stevenson owned Stevenson Motorsports, a successful race team that fielded entries …

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Porsche Claims LMP1, GTE-Pro Poles at 6 Hours of Fuji

On Saturday, Porsche LMP Team’s Earl Bamber and Brendon Hartley turned in an average lap time of 95.160 seconds (107.451 mph) to put the No. 2 Porsche 919 Hybrid on the overall pole for Sunday’s 6 Hours of Fuji.  Despite the wet conditions, the times were extremely close.  The No. …

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Brad Keselowski, Kasey Kahne Quickest in Alabama 500 Practices

On Friday, Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series teams took to Talladega Superspeedway’s 2.66-mile tri-oval for two 55 minute practice sessions.  The two sessions were quite different. Practice No. 1 The first practice session saw drivers gather together in packs and draft each other.  In one of those packs, Team Penske’s …

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