Category archives for: Touring Series

Cheever Scores A Valencia Victory

Eddie Cheever III opened the NASCAR Whelen Euro Series season with a victory on Saturday at Circuit Ricardo Tormo in Valencia, Spain. (NASCAR Photo)

Eddie Cheever III picked up from where he left in last year’s finals and won the 2015 NASCAR Whelen Euro Series season opener Saturday in Valencia, edging two-time champion Ander Vilarino and pole sitter Nicolò Rocca in a tight finish.

Rocca, Renauer Fastest In Valencia

Niccolo Rocca, left, and Florian Renauer led ELITE 1 and ELITE 2 qualifying in Valencia. (NASCAR Whelen Euro Series/Damien Saulnier photo)

At the end of a nail-biting Superpole, Nicolò Rocca scored the first pole position of the NASCAR Whelen Euro Series season – and the first of his NASCAR career – posting a record lap in 01:40,653 and edging hometown hero Borja Garcia by a .065 seconds.

Timothy Peters Claims Hamlin’s Showdown

Timothy Peters survived a wild late-race restart to win Thursday's Denny Hamlin Short Track Showdown at South Boston Speedway. (NASCAR Photo)

When you are racing for $10,000 and bragging rights anything can happen, and it did Thursday night during the final lap of the eighth annual Denny Hamlin Short Track Showdown.

Modified Driver Barrett Suspended By Team

Tommy Barrett Jr.

NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour driver Tommy Barrett Jr. will be serving a team-imposed suspension for this weekend’s tour event at Stafford (Conn.) Motor Speedway.

Former NASCAR Weekly Champ Into Dies

David Into won the 1984 NASCAR Winston Racing Series, now the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series, national championship driving a dirt late model in Georgia. (NASCAR File Photo)

Once David Into got rolling on the race track, he was nearly unstoppable. The Hardeeville, S.C., driver didn’t start racing a dirt late model until he was 45.

PHOTOS: NASCAR K&N East At Bristol

Kyle Benjamin (27) fights polesitter Jesse Little during Saturday's NASCAR K&N Pro Series East event at Bristol Motor Speedway. (HHP/Alan Marler Photo)

Check out photos from Saturday’s NASCAR K&N Pro Series East event held at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway.

17-Year-Old Conquers Bristol Banks

NASCAR K&N Pro Logo

At 17 years old, making only his seventh K&N Pro Series East start, Kyle Benjamin, driver of the No. 27 Eibach Ford, raced side by side with William Byron, driver of the No. 9 Liberty University Chevrolet, with less than 30 laps remaining. But the pressure didn’t break him

Larson Lauds Abreu’s NASCAR Transition

Kyle Larson, left, discusses the progress of close friend Rico Abreu during a press conference on Saturday at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway. (Aaron Burns photo)

One of the biggest adjustments Rico Abreu had to make when shifting gears from sprint cars to NASCAR was, literally, shifting gears.

Nexteer Creates Road To Daytona Program

Nexteer Automotive has partnered with the NASCAR Whelen Euro Series to create the Nexteer Road to Daytona program. (NASCAR Photo)

Nexteer Automotive, a global tier one automotive supplier committed exclusively to wheel-to-wheel advanced steering and driveline systems, has announced its partnership with the NASCAR Whelen Euro Series to launch the Nexteer Road to Daytona program.

PHOTOS: NASCAR Modifieds At Thompson

Corey LaJoie (15) fights Ryan Preece for position during Sunday's NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour event at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park. (Dick Ayers Photo)

Check out photos from Sunday’s NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour event held at Thompson (Conn.) Speedway Motorsports Park.

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