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NWES Recruitment Days A Resounding Success

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.

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NASCAR, Whelen Announce Multi-Year Extensions

Official Release

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – NASCAR and Whelen Engineering, Inc. announced today multi-year extensions to continue its entitlement sponsorship of the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour and the NASCAR Whelen Euro Series through 2024. Additionally, Whelen will also extend its designation as the “Official Warning Lights of NASCAR.”

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NWES Ready To Celebrate At The NASCAR Hall Of Fame

Official Release

It’s time to celebrate in the world of NASCAR and a vast delegation of NASCAR Whelen Euro Series is flying to Charlotte, North Carolina to officially close the 2017 season with a trip in the heart of the sport culminating with the Home Tracks Champions Awards ceremony at the NASCAR Hall of Fame on Friday, December 8. 

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Diverse Paths Lead Six Drivers To Top Honor

Official Release

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – It was the fourth time Doug Coby took the stage to accept a NASCAR championship ring. As the elder statesman on the stage, the Milford, Connecticut, driver took a moment to reflect.

“It seems like just yesterday I was standing right here giving a speech for my first championship and now here I am for number four,” said 37-year-old from Milford, Connecticut. “But a lot has changed in the five years since my first championship, and in fact it has been a great five years for all of the series champions.”

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Kumpen Edges Haley For Karting Honors

By Jason Christley, NASCAR

MOORESVILLE, N.C. – Anthony Kumpen flew more than 4,000 miles to be part of the NASCAR Champions activities in North Carolina this week. And after 15 laps around the 11-turn, 0.7-mile GoPro Motorplex Thursday, Kumpen walked away with bragging rights by the slimmest of margins.

How narrow? Try .053 seconds.

Kumpen, the two-time NASCAR Whelen Euro Series champion, edged NASCAR K&N Pro East champion Justin Haley by a mere few feet at the finish line to claim the checkered flag of the eighth Champions Karting Challenge.

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QUALIFYING: Day And Gardel Take The Pole

Gian Luca Guiglia, NWES

Alon Day (#54 CAAL Racing Chevrolet SS) and Gabriele Gardel (#24 PK Carsport Chevrolet SS) both took a dominant pole position at Adria International Raceway for the first ELITE 1 race of the American Speed Weekend Semi Finals. 

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PIT BOX: Champion In Waiting

By Jason Christley, NASCAR

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Post-Event Penalty & Warning Report: Tours

Official Release

NASCAR Whelen Euro Series

Infraction Date Team/Member Level Infraction Penalty
6/26/2016 Frederic Gabillon, Driver P1 - Minor Section 18.3
Failure to follow a NWES directive
5 points penalty on Elite 1 Race 2 points allocation
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Racing Across The Globe

By Jason Christley, NASCAR

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Post-Event Penalty & Warning Report: Venray

Official Release

NASCAR Whelen Euro Series

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