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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 15: Brickyard Blues, Junior’s Health and the Return of a Legend

Could Jeff Gordon's triumph at the Brickyard launch him toward the 2014 title?

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… An update on Dale Earnhardt, Jr.’s health, and an assessment of when he may return to racing Breaking down the impact of Junior’s absence on the Chase …

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2016 Frontstretch Podcast – Episode 14: Quaker State 400

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On this week’s podcast, Aaron Bearden joins Matt Stallknecht on the show once again to break down the latest test of the “low low downforce” package, Brad Keselowski’s thrilling win in Kentucky, and much more, including… Debate on the effectiveness of the “low low downforce” package Breaking down Brad Keselowski’s victory …

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2016 Frontstretch Podcast – Episode 13: 2016 Toyota/Save-Mart 350

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On this week’s podcast, frequent guest Aaron Bearden joins Matt Stallknecht on the show to recap Tony Stewart’s electric win at Sonoma and much more, including… Analyzing the impact of Stewart’s win on the sport Discussing Stewart’s comeback and his potential for a Chase run Denny Hamlin’s strong run at Sonoma, …

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2016 Frontstretch Podcast – Episode 12: 2016 FireKeepers Casino 400/Firestone 600

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Welcome to the Fronstretch Podcast! Racing expert Matt Stallknecht and his rotating panel of guests have you covered from now until the end of the season with all of the main storylines from the motorsports week that was. On this week’s podcast, Aaron Bearden joins Stallknecht on the show to recap the Sprint Cup race …

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2016 Frontstretch Podcast – Special Edition: An Interview with NASCAR Driver Ryan Ellis

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Welcome to the Fronstretch Podcast! Racing expert Matt Stallknecht and his rotating panel of guests have you covered from now until the end of the season with all of the main storylines from the motorsports week that was. On this week’s podcast, Stallknecht sits down one on one with NASCAR driver Ryan Ellis to get the …

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Four Burning Questions – Chicagoland: The Pressure To Perform For Joe Gibbs Racing

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Who’s ready to step up in Round One of the Chase? We’ve been talking about it all season long, and now, it’s finally here. The 2015 Chase is upon us, and from here on out, every race has a stake in the championship. All of the Chase-eligible drivers and teams …

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Four Burning Questions at Richmond: Can Kyle Busch Score the Top Seed?

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1. Who’s in? Who’s out? It’s the final race of the NASCAR Sprint Cup regular season this Saturday night, and four Chase spots are still up for grabs. As of right now, Ryan Newman, Jeff Gordon, Paul Menard and Clint Bowyer are occupying the final four spots in the postseason, and …

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