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50th Euro-NASCAR car produced by Team FJ !

Official Release

Eight years after the first car left Team FJ headquarters in Blois, France to launch the first NASCAR Series outside North America, the NASCAR Whelen Euro Series reached an historic milestone on February 15th, 2017 when the 50th car produced by the French manufacturer was delivered to MishuMotors, a new German team based in Wiesbaden joining the NWES grid in 2017.

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NWES Prologue A Resounding Success

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The 2017 NASCAR Whelen Euro Series held its first ever official Prologue on Friday at the Autodromo di Franciacorta in Italy. Eight teams and over 20 drivers came to Franciacorta to discover the track that will host the NWES Semi Finals on September 16-17 and prepare for the April 8-9 season opener in Valencia, Spain. 

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Kumpen Battles For The Top-10 In Second Daytona NXS Outing

Gian Luca Guiglia, NWES

Anthony Kumpen was impressive in his second career race at the Daytona International Speedway, battling for a top-10 finish in the closing laps of the NASCAR Xfinity Series season opener at the wheel of the #46 LeasePlan Chevrolet Camaro fielded by Precision Performance Motorsports. 

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Stienes Longin Solid In US Debut

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Reigning NASCAR Whelen Euro Series ELITE 2 Division Champion Stienes Longin was solid in his US debut in the Pro Late Model Division at the New Smyrna Speedway. The Belgian came home 14th in the Tower Sealants Pro Late Model 100, enjoying a unique experience and improving his oval racing skills.

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Alon Day Back With One Goal: The NWES Title

Gian Luca Guiglia, NWES

NASCAR Next driver and two-time Junior Trophy winner Alon Day will return the NASCAR Whelen Euro Series with one sole goal in mind: to win the European NASCAR Championship. The Israeli will also aim at expanding his program in the United States, adding as many races as possible to his NASCAR campaign. 

“I am really happy to be back and race again in the NASCAR Whelen Euro Series and to do it with CAAL Racing, the team I had so much success with. You don't want to change a winning team,” said Day, who finished third in points in 2016.

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Arianna Casoli Overjoyed After Successful Pro Late Model Test

Gian Luca Guiglia, NWES

February 15th was a special day for NASCAR Whelen Euro Series Lady Cup winner Arianna Casoli. The Italian successfully completed a full test day at New Smyrna Speedway at the wheel of a Pro Late Model under the supervision of former NCWTS Champion and Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Rookie Of The Year Mike Skinner as a prize for her success in Europe and she was all smiles when she climbed out of the car for the last time.

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Marconi Abreu Back With Podium Ambitions

Gian Luca Guiglia, NWES

After finishing second in the Challenger Trophy and in the Rookie Cup for his debut season, Marconi Abreu will return to the NASCAR Whelen Euro Series with RDV Compétition to drive the #47 Chevrolet SS in both the NWES Divisions.

In his second full-time season in the European NASCAR Series, the Brazilian will aim at taking another step towards the front of the grid with RDV Competition to climb on the podium. 

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Stienes Longin To Make US NASCAR Debut In The Daytona Speedweeks!

Gian Luca Guiglia, NWES

The number of NASCAR Whelen Euro Series drivers crossing the Atlantic to compete in  NASCAR in the US keeps growing as the official NASCAR Series in Europe continues to provide the best opportunities to its drivers to develop their career. The latest drivers to collect prizes for their 2016 success are Stienes Longin and Arianna Casoli. 

ELITE 2 Division Champion Stienes Longin will make his American debut on February 24th at New Smyrna Speedway in the PPG/Tower Sealants Pro Late Model 100, one of the most important races held at the track during the Daytona Speedweeks.

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NWES Announces Pre-season Prologue At Franciacorta

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Fans, media and drivers will have a new chance to experience the unique atmosphere of the NASCAR Whelen Euro Series paddock! On March 3 the Autodromo di Franciacorta, the new Italian home of the NWES Semi Finals, will host the 2017 season Prologue together with a presentation of the Season and the September 16-17 NWES event. 

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NWES Moves Hockenheim Race To Last Week Of July

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NASCAR Whelen Euro Series and Hockenheimring announced today that the 2017 NWES race at the legendary German track will take place on July 29-30, moving from its initial slot at the beginning of July to take the date usually reserved to the Formula 1 Grand Prix.

This new announced race is now called “American Fan Fest” and of course has the NWES races as the main attraction.

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