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Hockenheim Joins The 2017 NWES Calendar!

Hockenheimring will host the first dedicated NASCAR Event in Germany!
Official Release
October 26, 2016 - 2:10am

The NASCAR Whelen Euro Series will race in Germany in early July 2017 with a spectacular American-themed event at the world-famous Hockenheimring. EuroNASCAR and the German track signed an agreement on a multi-year base to bring to German fans a unique “Made In The USA” weekend.

“We are very proud of this agreement and can’t wait to see our Euro NASCAR cars race at Hockenheimring! With Mr. Seiler, CEO of Hockenheimring, and Mr Bensemann, president of BMC Hockenheim, we have the same vision: to offer German fans a great American show and a complete fan experience, on and around the track,” said Jerome Galpin, NASCAR Whelen Euro Series President /CEO. “Knowing the passion and enthusiasm German fans have, the NASCAR Hockenheim event will have everything to develop into one of the biggest racing event of the year.”

The event will be the perfect occasion for European fans and Americans living in Europe to celebrate in perfect American style Independence Day and the birth of the United States.

"After having almost every class of motorsport in Hockenheim during the last 85 years we can now say we are proud that NASCAR Europe will fill one of the last empty spots," said Georg Seiler, the CEO of Hockenheimring.

Located in the south-west of Germany between Frankfurt and Stuttgart, the Hockenheimring was originally built in 1932 using public roads. Through its legendary history, the track hosted all major motorsports events from Formula 1 to MotoGP and ranks among the most prestigious racing venues in Europe. It features state-of-the-art facilities and one of the most spectacular views for fans in motorsports thanks to its famous “Motodrom” section.

The NASCAR Whelen Euro Series will race on the the 15-turn, 3.692 km layout, ensuring close competition on track and a great show for the fans.

The full 2017 NASCAR Whelen Euro Series schedule will be unveiled in the upcoming weeks before NWES Champions and Trophy winners head to Charlotte for the Dec 10 NASCAR Night Of Champions Touring Series Awards at the NASCAR Hall Of Fame.