Stock Car Steel/SRI Motorsports Show Wraps 2015 With “Night of Champions,” Tonight at 7 ET on PMN Radio

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Race Chaser Online/Performance Motorsports Network release — Jared C. Tilton/NASCAR via Getty Images photo — On a blockbuster, year-end edition of the Stock Car Steel/SRI Motorsports Show, all eight NASCAR Touring Series champions will join the two-hour program and reflect on the 2015 season that was, beginning tonight at 7 p.m. ET on the Performance Motorsports Network. …

NWES: Ander Vilarino Regains Championship Status After Stunning Whelen Euro Series Season

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – official series release — Stephane Azemard/NWES photo — After a heartbreaking loss by a single point in 2014, Ander Vilarino came straight back to the top of the NASCAR Whelen Euro Series in 2015 to become a three-time series champion. With three wins, nine top fives and 12 top 10s at the end of a long season, …

AUDIO/FEATURE: From Italy to the States; Another Cheever Breaking Into the Racing World

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WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. — Story by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda — Performance Motorsports Network audio — NASCAR Whelen Euro Series/Kevin Epstein photo — The Cheever racing name is prevalent in the open wheel ranks, but has been far less noticable in full-fendered action — until recently. Eddie Cheever Jr. made a career out of Formula One and …

NWES: Ander Vilarino Wires Field for Fourth Career Valencia Victory, Assumes Whelen Euro Points Lead

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VALENCIA, Spain – official series release by Gian Luca Guiglia, NWES — NASCAR Whelen Euro Series/Stephane Azemard photo — Nothing could stop Ander Vilarino from winning Sunday’s NASCAR Whelen Euro Series ELITE 1 Race 2 at Valencia. The Spaniard started from the pole and led flag to flag to score his first win of the season, the 18th of his NASCAR career …

NWES QUALIFYING: Vilarino Strikes First; Points Leader Scores Second Pole of 2014

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LE MANS, France — By Gian Luca Guiglia, NASCAR — Stephane Azemard photo — Ander Vilarino (#2 TFT-Banco Santander Chevrolet SS) started the Le Mans Finals weekend on the right foot by scoring his second pole position of the 2014 season on a damp Circuit Bugatti granting himself a physical and psychological advantage on the other title contenders. Reigning champion Vilarino, who …

NWES PRACTICE: Vilarino Tops The Charts; Reigning Champion Fastest in ELITE 1

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LE MANS, France — official release — Stephane Azemard photo — After two NASCAR Whelen Euro Series 30-minute free practice sessions at Circuit Bugatti for the Le Mans Finals, Ander Vilarino (#2 TFT-Banco Santander Chevrolet SS), who started from the pole in 2012 and 2013, topped the charts both times in the ELITE 1 Division with a lap in 1’45”776 in the first …

NWES: Five Whelen Euro Title Contenders Discuss Their Thoughts Headed to Le Mans

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LE MANS, France — official release — Stephane Azemard photo — One event. Two races. Five contenders. 38 points separating them. Those are the numbers headed into the final event of the 2014 season for the NASCAR Whelen Euro Series this weekend as they embark on the Le Mans Finals at France’s Circuit Bugatti. With 192 points available if a driver …

NWES: Vilarino Back On Top; Reclaims Points Lead With Magione Opener Win

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MAGIONE, Italy — official release — Stephane Azemard photo — Ander Vilarino (#2 TFT-Banco Santander Chevrolet SS) triumphantly exited his Chevrolet SS at the end of a thrilling Saturday Race at the Autodromo dell’Umbria di Magione. The Spaniard got the better of polesitter Eddie Cheever III (#51 CAAL Racing Chevrolet SS) at the start of the first round of the 2014 playoffs …

NWES QUALIFYING: Vilarino Bolts to First Pole of Season at the Nurburgring

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NURBURG, Germany – official release — On the twisty Nurburgring GP-Strecke, Ander Vilarino set the fastest lap early in the 15-minute qualifying session and took the NASCAR Whelen Euro Series ELITE 1 Saturday race pole position. This is the first pole of the season for the two-time NASCAR Whelen Euro Series champion. “My team did an outstanding job today and I …

NWES: Back on Top; Vilarino Scores Wire-to-Wire Win in Race 2 at Valencia

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April 13, 2014 — official release — Stephane Azemard photo — Ander Vilarino (#2 TFT – Banco Santander Chevrolet SS) took his revenge after a difficult Saturday Race by winning the second ELITE 1 race of the Valencia NASCAR Fest ahead of fellow countryman Borja Garcia (#1 Ford Autolix Competition Ford Mustang) and Bert Longin (#11 PK Carsport Chevrolet SS). The victory …

NWES: Growing Numbers, Strong Grid Highlight 2014 European Opener

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April 8, 2014 — series release — photo courtesy MotorSport Vision Limited — BLOIS, France – The NASCAR Whelen Euro Series is about to start its 6th season, and 3rd under the NASCAR banner, in 2014 with a field stronger and larger than ever before. A formidable mix of former Euro-NASCAR drivers and prestigious new entries will launch 30 cars into turn one …

NWES: Vilariño Goes For The Hat-Trick In Europe

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February 14, 2014 — official release — NASCAR Whelen Euro Series / Stephane Azemard photo — BLOIS, France – Reigning NASCAR Whelen Euro Series champion Ander Vilariño will go for three titles in a row in 2014. The TFT racing stalwart has already set a second goal as well: to win in the United States. As a prize for his 2013 championship season, …