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Matt Stallknecht

Matt Stallknecht
Promoted to editor in 2014, Matt fights off rogue commas from our writing staff after rounding himself into a “young gun” racing expert. For the past two seasons, he’s penned the popular Four Burning Questions column (Weekends) highlighting the upcoming NASCAR race weekend. As an author for our open-wheel section, Matt also contributes to Open-Wheel Wednesdays and a substantial amount of race coverage and analysis. Matt, a native of Central New York also balances his duites with a full-time college course load. He’s a Senior at Le Moyne college this Fall.

2016 Frontstretch Podcast- Episode 25: Edwards’ Walk-Off, Respect for Repaves and a Perilous Points Battle

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In this week’s edition of the Fronstretch Podcast, Matt Stallknecht is joined by recurring guest Aaron Bearden to break down Carl Edwards’ shocking clutch victory in Texas, discuss the merits of repaves and debate which two remaining drivers have the best chance of advancing to NASCAR’s final four title race. So sit back, relax, …

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2016 Frontstretch Podcast- Episode 24: Johnson’s Legacy and a Texas Two-Step

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In this week’s edition of the Fronstretch Podcast, Matt Stallknecht is joined by recurring guest Aaron Bearden to break down the legacy of Jimmie Johnson in the wake of a potential 7th championship, preview this weekend’s key playoff race in Texas, and offer Silly Season predictions for the 2017 offseason. So sit back, …

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2016 Frontstretch Podcast- Episode 23: Minor League Shakeups and Previewing Martinsville

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In this week’s edition of the Fronstretch Podcast, Matt Stallknecht is joined by Aaron Bearden to break down the implications of NASCAR’s new participation rules for 2017, analyze last week’s action from Talladega, and preview this weekend’s slate of action from Martinsville. So sit back, relax, and enjoy a hard-hitting and in-depth take …

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2016 Frontstretch Podcast- Episode 22: Why We Need Talladega

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In this week’s edition of the Fronstretch Podcast, Matt Stallknecht is joined by Tom Bowles for a discussion about NASCAR’s biggest, baddest race track: Talladega Superspeedway. The duo discusses Chase implications heading into this weekend, debates whether or not Talladega should be in the Chase, and explains why Talladega is such an …

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2016 Frontstretch Podcast- Episode 21: Talking Millennials, Sports Biz and the Future of NASCAR with NBC’s Parker Kligerman

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In this special edition of the Fronstretch Podcast, Matt Stallknecht sits down with NASCAR driver and NBC Sports personality Parker Kligerman to discuss Kligerman’s new pit reporting gig at NBC, his thoughts on the rise of millennial interest in NASCAR, his outlook on the future of the sport, and much more. …

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2016 Frontstretch Podcast- Episode 20: One Last Hurrah for the Regular Season

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On this week’s podcast, special guest Tom Bowles joins hosts Matt Stallknecht and Aaron Bearden to recap a wild weekend of NASCAR racing in both Darlington and Canada, as well as look ahead to the final regular season Sprint Cup race of the season at Richmond. So sit back, relax, and …

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2016 Frontstretch Podcast- Episode 19: Throwback Success and Larson’s Redemption

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On this week’s podcast, Matt Stallknecht is joined by weekly guest Aaron Bearden to discuss a number of topics heading into the Southern 500, including an analysis of the business success of the Southern 500 throwback campaign as well as a recap of Kyle Larson’s scintillating win in Michigan. So sit back, relax, …

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2016 Frontstretch Podcast – Episode 17: Rainy Underdogs and A Foggy Chase Picture

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On this week’s podcast, Matt Stallknecht is joined by weekly guest Aaron Bearden to discuss a number of topics before this weekend’s Brickyard 400, including… Breakdown/Recap of the this weekend’s weather-marred events in Pocono The legitimacy of Chris Buescher’s win Buescher’s effect on the Chase picture Night racing at Pocono Analysis …

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