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.

Jordan Taylor Fastest in Opening CTMP WeatherTech Practice

Sunday’s defeat at Watkins Glen has not cost Wayne Taylor Racing any of their speed.  Jordan Taylor was fastest in opening practice at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park with a lap of 69.443 seconds (127.577 mph). Taylor’s lap was a mere seven-thousandths of a second faster than Tequila Patron ESM’s Ryan …

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Trent Hindman Fastest in First CTSC Practice at CTMP

On Friday morning, Bodymotion Racing’s Trent Hindman was fastest overall in opening practice at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park for the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge.  Hindman’s lap of 85.462 seconds (103.582 mph) was two-tenths of a second faster than Jack Roush Jr. in KohR Motorsports’ No. 59 Ford Mustang GT4. …

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Kyle Busch Fastest in Sole Kentucky XFINITY Series Practice

After all three scheduled XFINITY Series practice sessions were washed out Thursday due to rain, NASCAR scheduled an 85-minute session for 8:30 a.m. Friday to give XFINITY teams track time.  It did not take long for Kyle Busch to flex his muscle. Busch was fastest overall with a lap of 29.607 …

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Entry List: Canadian Tire Motorsports Park 120

Recently, IMSA released the entry list for Saturday’s Canadian Tire Motorsports Park 120, round No. 5 of the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge.  33 cars are entered between the Grand Sport and Street Tuner classes. In Grand Sport, there are 14 cars entered.  The most notable change is that the No. …

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Entry List: Mobil 1 Sportscar Grand Prix

Recently, IMSA has released the entry list for Sunday’s Mobil 1 Sportscar Grand Prix at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park.  There are 36 teams entered between the four classes in the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. In the headlining Prototype class, there are a couple of changes.  Tequila Patron ESM’s Ed Brown has …

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Beyond the Cockpit: Scott Pruett Reflects on His Career & Winemaking

For race fans, Scott Pruett needs no introduction. He has competed at the upper reaches of motorsports for over 30 years. He’s one of only two drivers to win the Rolex 24 at Daytona overall five times. He’s a three-time Trans-Am champion, two-time IMSA GTO champion, and a five-time Rolex …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: NASCAR On NBC Returns With New Ideas

Welcome back, everyone.  This past weekend, NBC Sports began their portion of the NASCAR schedule with coverage from Daytona.  A number of new aspects to their telecasts were introduced that received mixed reviews from both fans and media alike. Coke Zero 400 We’ll start with the new Bat Cam that …

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Action Express Snaps WTR Streak, Wins Sahlen’s Six Hours at the Glen

On Sunday afternoon, the Sahlen’s Six Hours at the Glen broke Wayne Taylor Racing’s stranglehold on Victory Lane.  Action Express Racing’s Joao Barbosa took the lead away from JDC/Miller MotorSports’ Stephen Simpson in lapped traffic with 10 minutes remaining.  The South African racer continued to haunt Barbosa in the closing laps, …

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KohR Motorsports Wins Watkins Glen CTSC With Last-Lap Pass

Saturday’s Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge Continental Tire 120 at the Glen was very unusual by anyone’s standards.  Due to three full course yellows and a red flag due to lightning, only 43 laps (146.2 miles) were complete. KohR Motorsports’ Dean Martin had contact in the Esses on the final lap with …

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