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 …

NWES: Eventful Finish At Le Mans; Kumpen Gets Win, Single Point Title Gap Headed to Finale

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LE MANS, France — By Gian Luca Guiglia, NASCAR — Stephane Azemard photo — At the end of an eventful ELITE 1 Saturday Race — in which the fortunes of the five title contenders rapidly swung in different directions — Anthony Kumpen (#24 PK Carsport Chevrolet SS) was declared the winner at Le Mans after crossing the line in second position behind …

NWES: Cheever Takes Thrilling Victory at Home in Magione

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MAGIONE, Italy – Eddie Cheever III had only one possible strategy entering the NASCAR Whelen Euro Series playoffs on his home track at the Autodromo dell’Umbria di Magione on Sunday: push to the limit and win to close the gap in the championship. The Italian delivered, winning a nerve-wracking duel with points leader Ander Vilarino. “This is fantastic. I wanted …

NWES: Eddie Cheever III Going On The Attack As Championship Playoffs Begin

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MAGIONE, Italy — official release — photo — Sitting in sixth place in the standings, 43 points down from championship leader Anthony Kumpen, Eddie Cheever III (#51 CAAL Racing Chevrolet SS)  is determined to go on the attack in his home race at the Autodromo dell’Umbria di Magione, which will host the NASCAR Whelen Euro Series Semi Finals this weekend. …

NWES: Cheever III To Run Whelen Euro Series in 2014

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ORLANDO, Fla. (February 8, 2014) – Photo courtesy Eddie Cheever III – Eddie Cheever’s racing days began as a young boy in Italy and led him to Victory Lane of the Indianapolis 500. Now his son, Eddie Cheever III, is ready to pursue his dreams. The 20-year-old aspires to drive in the Daytona 500. And for the second-generation driver who was born and …