The battle for the European NASCAR title will have one more contender with a brand new team joining the grid in Valencia for the season opener: 20-year-old Dutch talent Loris Hezemans will enter the NASCAR Whelen Euro Series in the ELITE 1 Division at the wheel of the #50 Ford Mustang fielded by Hendriks Motorsport.
With a move that aligns the series with its American model, the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, Euro NASCAR unveiled today the new NWES Chevrolet Camaro. Its aggressive and dynamic look will hit the European tracks in two months during the NASCAR Whelen Euro Series season opener in Valencia.
For the 8th consecutive time the NASCAR Whelen Euro Series cars will be among the vehicles selected for the world famous Race Of Champions to test the skills of some of the best drivers in the world. The traditional and spectacular off-season event will take place at the King Fahd International Stadium of Riyadh, in Saudi Arabia.
80 Drivers And Special Guests Enthusiastic About The NWES Cars And The Series NWES Recruitment Days A Resounding Success 80 Drivers And Special Guests Enthusiastic About The NWES Cars And The Series Gian Luca Guiglia The first two dates NASCAR Whelen Euro Series Recruitment Days were a resounding success: no less than 80 drivers coming from all over the world and with the most disparate backgrounds took the wheel of a Euro NASCAR car in four days and were all impressed by the fantastic “Pure Racing” feeling of driving the cars that bring NASCAR to Europe. Selected drivers will receive financial help for their 2018 season in the NASCAR Whelen Euro Series. read more ...
With a fastest lap of 1:38.776 around the four kilometers of Circuit Zolder, Alon Day (#54 CAAL Racing Chevrolet SS) opened the NASCAR Whelen Euro Series Finals weekend leading practice in the ELITE 1 Division, while Guillaume Dumarey (#24 PK Carsport Chevrolet SS) dominated in the ELITE 2 Division on his home track.
With a dominating performance in the Semi Finals, Alon Day catapulted himself from third to first in the ELITE 1 Division standings and will enter the Finals weekend with 37 points on runner-up Borja Garcia, who’s followed by on two-time Champion Anthony Kumpen and Frederic Gabillon.
Former Formula 1, DTM and WTCC Driver To Pilot The #1 Alex Caffi Motorsport Ford Mustang
French racer, Thomas Ferrando (#37 Knauf Racing Ford Mustang) showed thousands of race fans just how determined he is to win this season’s ELITE 2 Championship pulling off a stunning win in the seventh round of the regular season race at the legendary Hockenheimring in Baden-Wurtenberg, Germany.
Borja Garcia (#7 Racers Motorsport Ford Mustang) grabbed the checkered flag in the first ever NASCAR Whelen Euro Series at the legendary Hockenheimring leading flag to flag in a tight battle for the lead with reigning Champion Anthony Kumpen (#24 PK Carsport Chevrolet SS). The Racers Motorsport Driver won for the fourth time this year and the fifth in his NASCAR career.