NWES: Kumpen Edges Gabillon for Season-Opening Whelen Euro Series Win

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VALENCIA, Spain – official series release — NASCAR photo — After a spectacular 16-lap, six driver battle for glory, Anthony Kumpen took his third career NASCAR Whelen Euro Series win by edging Frederic Gabillon to the checkered flag in Saturday’s ELITE 1 season-opener at Circuit de la Comunidad Valenciana Ricardo Tormo. “It’s amazing. It was a difficult race, it was …

NXS: Anthony Kumpen Joins Precision Performance Motorsports for Daytona XFINITY Race

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CHINA GROVE, N.C. – official team release — PPM photo — Anthony Kumpen, the 2014 NASCAR Whelen Euro Series champion, will attempt to make his fourth NASCAR XFINITY Series start and third in a row with Precision Performance Motorsports in the PowerShares QQQ 300 at Daytona Int’l Speedway on Feb. 20. Kumpen will be piloting the No. 46 LeasePlan Chevrolet …

NXS: Kyle Busch is Back; Rowdy Dominates in XFINITY Phoenix Return

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AVONDALE, Ariz. — Recap by Race Chaser Online West Correspondent Ryan O’Hara — Jeff Gross/Getty Images North America photo — Even before the race, some drivers admitted they were racing for second, knowing the No. 54 car of Kyle Busch was literally unstoppable unless he had a problem. It was a brutally honest preview of the DAV 200. Busch led …

NXS: Kumpen Joins Precision Performance for XFINITY Races at Phoenix and Homestead

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CHINA GROVE, N.C. – official team release — Getty Images for NASCAR photo — Anthony Kumpen, the 2014 NASCAR Whelen Euro Series champion, will make his first of two NASCAR XFINITY Series starts with Precision Performance Motorsports at Phoenix Int’l Raceway on Saturday driving the No. 55 Nexteer Automotive Chevrolet Camaro. Thirty-six-year-old Kumpen, a native of Hasselt, Belgium, will make …

NWES: Kumpen Adds to His Oval Learning Curve; Moves Forward in Quest to Race at Daytona

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – official series release by Gian Luca Guiglia, NWES — Getty Images for NASCAR photo — By completing his first ever NASCAR race on a one-mile oval last Friday at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East, 2014 NASCAR Whelen Euro Series Champion Anthony Kumpen made another step forward in his oval racing …

KNPSE: Euro Series Champion Anthony Kumpen To Drive For Bill McAnally Racing at New Smyrna

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — official series release — NASCAR Whelen Euro Series / Stephane Azemard photo — On Sunday, February 15, Anthony Kumpen will cash his prize for winning the 2014 NASCAR Whelen Euro Series title by entering the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East season opener at New Smyrna Speedway. The Belgian driver will contest his first career NASCAR race in …

Extended Derby Wrap-Up Features Nemechek, Haley and Jones On Stock Car Steel/SRI Motorsports Show Tonight At 7 ET

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Speed77 Radio/Race Chaser Online release — Matthew Bishop/Five Flags Speedway photo — Snowball Derby weekend is one of the last calls on the 2014 racing season, and tonight, Derby winner John Hunter Nemechek and Snowflake 100 podium finisher Garrett Jones — as well as newly signed HScott Motorsports K&N East driver J.J. Haley — join the Stock …

AUDIO/RECAP: Bragging Rights; Rhodes, Kumpen and MRN’s Rickey Score Wins at Media & Champions Karting Challenge

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MOORESVILLE, N.C. – Audio, photo and recap by Managing Editor Jacob Seelman for Speed77 Radio and Race Chaser Online – Bragging rights were handed down, a driver scored his first-ever victory in the United States and one champion (who wasn’t even born when Danny Sullivan spun and won the 1985 Indianapoils 500) used a similar “spin and win” tactic to …

NWES: Kumpen Nips Vilarino for Whelen Euro Title; Cheever Wins Le Mans Finale

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LE MANS, France — By Gian Luca Guiglia, NASCAR — Stephane Azemard photo — The final race of the NASCAR Whelen Euro Series season crowned Anthony Kumpen (#24 PK Carsport Chevrolet SS) as the 2014 ELITE 1 Division champion by a single point over Ander Vilarino (#2 TFT-Banco Santander Chevrolet SS) and highlighted the strength of Eddie Cheever III (#51 CAAL Racing …