NWES: Rocca Shines At Tours; Wins Second Race Of The Season From The Pole

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TOURS, France – official series release by Gian Luca Guiglia, NWES — Stephane Azemard/NWES photo — Nicolò Rocca won from the pole on Saturday at Tours Speedway to secure his second NASCAR Whelen Euro Series ELITE 1 victory of the 2015 season. The Italian successfully defended the lead on restart four times from the assaults of Ander Vilarino and Frederic Gabillon to …

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: Gabillon Masters Nurburgring for First Win of Season

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NURBURG, Germany – official release — Frederic Gabillon found his way to victory lane for the first time this season by taking the lead on lap three of Sunday’s ELITE 1 race at the Nurburgring and driving away from his rivals to score his fifth career NASCAR Whelen Euro Series win. He is the sixth different driver to win a …

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: Lauda Thrilled About First NWES Season; Sits 3rd In Points And Looks Forward To Germany

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SALZBURG, Austria – official release — Stephane Azemard/NASCAR photo — Former GP2, DTM and GT1 driver Mathias Lauda, the son of three-time Formula 1 World Champion Niki Lauda, is currently in his first season in the NASCAR Whelen Euro Series, where he drives the No. 66 DF1 Racing by B66 Chevrolet SS in the ELITE 1 division. Lauda scored two top-10s …

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: Zimmer Wins Euro Opener In Thriller

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April 12, 2014 — official release — Stephane Azemard photo — VALENCIA, Spain — After winning the Jerome Sarran Trophy last year, Yann Zimmer (#3 TFT – Moser Vernet Ford Mustang) began his 2014 campaign with an outstanding win in the ELITE 1 Saturday Race at the Circuit Ricardo Tormo in Valencia. The Swiss driver made a brilliant move in the final …