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Legendary Lauda - Hunt Duo Teams Up In NWES

Mathias Lauda And Freddie Hunt Will Share The #66 Df1 Racing Chevrolet SS
Team Release
April 20, 2016 - 7:22am

Forty years after their parents’ legendary duel for the 1976 Formula 1 World Championship, Mathias Lauda and Freddie Hunt will rewrite motorsports history books by not only being teammates, but by sharing the same car in the NASCAR Whelen Euro Series. Lauda will drive the #66 DF1 Racing Chevrolet SS in the Elite 1 Division and Freddie Hunt will take the wheel in the Elite 2 Division, adding further excitement to a season that promises to be breath-taking.

NWES Entry List: A World Class Competition

28 Cars, 45 Drivers From 17 Countries Ready To Rock In Spain!
Official Release
April 19, 2016 - 4:14pm

The NASCAR Whelen Euro Series released today the provisional entry list for the Valencia NASCAR Fest and it promises to make the Spanish event unforgettable, thanks to a unique mix of star drivers, young talents climbing the ranks and ambitious debutants.

Whelen Euro Series: What's New In 2016

All You Need To Know About The Upcoming Season
Official Release
April 19, 2016 - 10:54am

Valencia here we come! The first green flag of the 2016 NASCAR Whelen Euro Series season will finally wave on April 23 at the Circuit De La Comunitat Valenciana Ricardo Tormo in Valencia, Spain with the third edition of the hugely popular Valencia NASCAR Fest. The event drew over 25.000 fans to the 4,005-kilometer 14-turn in 2015 and is expected to be even bigger and better. 

VALENCIA NASCAR FEST LINKS 

Whelen Mod Tour News & Notes: Stafford

Solomito Hitting His Stride
By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR
April 19, 2016 - 10:00am

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour provides a difficult challenge to any newcomer hoping for immediate success. Veterans rule the roost, and have for a long time.

Timmy Solomito has experienced growing pains in his first few seasons like most drivers new to the tour. The tracks are unfamiliar. The competition is as stout as it is deep.

PIT BOX: New Day Begins In Valencia

Whelen Modifieds Primed For Stafford's Spring Sizzler
By Jason Christley, NASCAR
April 18, 2016 - 11:50am

WHAT TO WATCH FOR

Myers Makes It Count At Caraway

Veteran Maintains Points Lead After Second Win Of Season
Tim Southers, NASCAR
April 16, 2016 - 11:09pm

SOPHIA, N.C. - After the start he's had to the 2016 NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour season Burt Myers probably wishes the annual spring break wasn't around the corner.

Myers, who recorded only two wins in his previous 54 starts at Caraway Speedway, was able to hold off his brother Jason on a green-white-checkered finish to score his second straight win at the track.

Finchum Flies To Victory At Hometown Track

Earns First K&N Pro East Victory at Bristol
Brooke Franceschini, NASCAR
April 16, 2016 - 5:44pm

Bristol, Tenn. - Chad Finchum defended his home turf.

The Knoxville, Tennessee native rocketed away from defending race-winner Kyle Benjamin on the final restart with 10 laps left in Saturday's Pitt Lite 125 at Bristol Motor Speedway to capture the checkered flag – his first NASCAR K&N Pro Series East victory in  13 career starts.

Whelen So. Modified Stat Advance: Caraway

Analyzing The Dogwood 150 At Caraway Speedway
Tim Southers, NASCAR
April 13, 2016 - 1:55pm

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The spring portion of the 2016 NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour schedule will conclude Saturday at Caraway Speedway with the Dogwood 150. This will be the second of four scheduled visits to the track for the tour this year. Below is a statistical look at the performance of selected drivers at Caraway:

K&N Pro East Stat Advance: Bristol

Analyzing The PittLite125 At Bristol Motor Speedway
By Brooke Franceschini, NASCAR
April 13, 2016 - 8:36am

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The NASCAR K&N Pro Series East heads to Tennessee’s Bristol Motor Speedway this weekend for the PittLite 125. Below is a look at the performance of the series and selected drivers at the track, as well as some other statistical trends.

PittLite 125 Race Setup:
• Spencer Davis heads into Bristol with a three point lead over his Ranier Racing with MDM teammate Kyle Benjamin (125-122).

Whelen So. Mod News & Notes: Caraway

Brunnhoelzl Enters Dogwood 150 Red Hot After Back-To-Back Wins
Tim Southers, NASCAR
April 12, 2016 - 2:37pm

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – George Brunnhoelzl III hopes to pick up one more win before the NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour’s annual Spring Break. The friendly confines of Caraway Speedway may provide the perfect recipe.

Brunnhoelzl, who already owns the Caraway record for most tour wins with 12, heads to the .455-mile track for the Dogwood 150 on a two-race win streak. The four-time tour champion has used wins at Concord and South Boston Speedways to move within one point of leader Burt Myers (133-132), who won the season opener at Caraway in March.

K&N Pro Series East News & Notes: Bristol

Gilliland Chasing History At Bristol Motor Speedway
By Brooke Franceschini, NASCAR
April 12, 2016 - 8:12am

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Third-generation driver Todd Gilliland has the chance to make NASCAR K&N Pro Series history Saturday at Tennessee’s Bristol Motor Speedway.

Gdovic Says Yes to EuroNASCAR Opportunity in Spain

Will Drive The #46 Windstax PK Carsport Chevrolet SS
Official Release
April 11, 2016 - 3:55pm

Fresh off the heels of announcing his return to the NASCAR XFINITY Series, reigning Lamborghini Gallardo World Champion Brandon Gdovic announces plans to compete in the NASCAR Whelen Euro Series’ Valencia NASCAR Fest in the No. 46 PK Carsport Chevrolet SS April 23-24 at Circuit de la Comunitat Valenciana Ricardo Tormo in Valencia, Spain.

Dream Comes True For Solomito

First Career Whelen Modified Win Comes At Icebreaker
By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR
April 10, 2016 - 5:46pm

THOMPSON, Conn. -- Timmy Solomito's dreams came true Sunday afternoon.

The 24-year-old from Islip, New York, ran away with the 42nd Annual Icebreaker at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park to secure his first career NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour victory. Solomito powered past former champion and current NASCAR XFINITY Series driver Ryan Preece to lead the final 34 laps of the Icebreaker 150 en route to the checkered flag.

"I never thought this day would come," Solomito said. "You lie in bed thinking about things like this. This is a dream come true."

Brunnhoelzl Scores Second Straight Win

Four-time Champion Stays Hot With Another Win At South Boston
Tim Southers, NASCAR
April 9, 2016 - 5:04pm

SOUTH BOSTON, Va. – It didn’t take a late-race pass like last week to get the win, but George Brunnhoelzl III had to work hard to score his second straight NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour triumph.

Brunnhoelzl passed Andy Seuss on Lap 125 to regain the lead and held off Burt Myers to win the South Boston 150 at South Boston Speedway on Saturday.

The victory was the 27th of his storied career and he now joins Seuss as the only driver to score multiple wins at the historic .4-mile track located in South Boston, Virginia.

Whelen Euro Series Announces Full Grid For 2016

The 28 Season Entries Assigned To 12 Different Teams
Official Release
April 8, 2016 - 7:12am

It was a busy winter for the NASCAR Whelen Euro Series organization due to huge interest surrounding the official European NASCAR Series, one of the most thrilling, competitive and cost-effective in the Old Continent. Paired with the excitement for the new spectacular 2016 car, this makes the series one of the most attractive in Europe.

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