Anthony Kumpen    24

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Owner PK Carsport
Crew Chief Frank Steukers
Birthdate 11/3/1978
Hometown Hasselt, Belgium
Twitter @anthonykumpen

Anthony Kumpen

No. 24 Heinz Performance Chevrolet

Career Highlights

  • 2016 NWES Champion for the second time in three years
  • 2016 Makes Daytona NASCAR Xfinity Series debut
  • 2015 Makes NASCAR XFINITY Series Debut at Iowa Speedway
  • 2015 Enters two K&N Pro Series East races at New Smyrna and New Hampshire
  • 2014 Wins NWES title in his first NASCAR season with an average finishing position of 3.8 over 12 races


NASCAR Whelen Euro Series Statistics

ELITE 1 Division

Year Rank Races Wins Poles Top5s Top10s
2014 1 12 1 0 10 12
2015 4 12 1 0 8 10
2016 1 12 5 2 10 12
2017 2 12 3 2 8 10

WINS (10): Hockenheim (7/30/2017); Venray (7/15/2017); Brands Hatch (6/10/2017); Circuit Zolder (10/8/2016); Adria Raceway (9/17/2016); Brands Hatch (6/11/2016); Venray (5/16/2016); Valencia (4/23/2016); Venray (5/24/2015); Le mans (10/11/2014);

POLES (4): Venray (7/15/2017); Brands Hatch (6/10/2017); Brands Hatch (6/11/2016); Valencia (4/23/2016);

Year-by-year Whelen Euro Series Recap

2017: Returns to chase the third NWES title in four years. A contact in Round 1 forces him out of the race and at the back of the field in Round 2, finishes 4th with a great comeback in Round 2... scores the pole at Brands Hatch and wins the ELITE 1 Round 3 leading flag to flag mastering a GWC finish... Scores one pole and one win at Venray to move to second in points, 26 lenghts behind Garcia... Wins round 8 at Hockenheim to become the winningest active driver in NWES and reduce gap from Garcia to 8 points before the playoffs... collects only 1 top-10 finish at Franciacorta to enter the Finals third by 41 points... 2016... Debuts at the Daytona International Speedway in NASCAR Xfinity Series thanks to the Nexteer Road to Daytona program... Wins season opener in Valencia after notching first career NASCAR pole position... Wins fourth career race at Venray, the second on the Dutch track... scores second career pole and third win of the season at Brands Hatch... scores two top-5 finishes at Tours Speedway... takes one win and one second place in the Adria Semi Finals, regaining the points lead... Wins first race of the Finals and finishes 7th in the second race to win his second NWES title in three years by 11 points... 2015: Takes part in the K&N Pro Series East season opener at New Smyrna Speedway... Scores first NWES season win and first career oval win at Venray... Finishes 21st in his 1-mile oval debut at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East... Finishes 28ht in his NASCAR Xfinity Series debut... Ends up 4th in points in the ELITE 1 Division standings 2014: Makes his debut in NASCAR Whelen Euro Series racing in ELITE 1 Division... Enters the Playoffs as championship leader... Wins the NASCAR Whelen Euro Series Championship in his debut season with 10 top-5 and 12 top-10.