PARIS – The NASCAR Whelen Euro Series calendar for next year has been revealed, with the schedule running from mid-April until early October.
The season begins at Circuit Ricardo Tormo in Valencia, Spain, on April 17-18 and features 28 races for the EuroNASCAR PRO and EuroNASCAR 2 divisions.
“We are very proud of this 2021 calendar which visits some of the best circuits in Europe and offers a great diversity of layouts for our teams and drivers to showcase their skills!” declared NASCAR Whelen Euro Series President and CEO Jerome Galpin. “With all our track partners, we hope to come back to a normal sanitary situation and to be able to organize great American festivals to welcome thousands of fans sharing our passion for pure racing and American culture. We are strongly determined to continue to offer one of the best racing shows in Europe on and around the track.”
The NASCAR Whelen Euro Series showcases two different championships. EuroNASCAR PRO is dedicated to professional and high profile drivers, while the EuroNASCAR 2 is restricted to young and amateur drivers. Both EuroNASCAR PRO and EuroNASCAR 2 drivers share the same car, but score points in their own championship. Each division will run two races at each of the seven events for a total of 28 races over the season.
The season will begin on April 17-18 with the traditional opening rounds in Valencia, Spain. The Valencia NASCAR Fest at the Circuit Ricardo Tormo will be followed on May 15-16 by a visit to the 4-km long Autodromo di Vallelunga, which will host the American Festival of Rome. One month later on June 19-20, the NASCAR Whelen Euro Series will return to the Czech Republic to tackle Autodrom Most during the second edition of the Autodrom Most NASCAR Show.
The season will reach its midway point on July 3-4 with a unique celebration at the historic Brands Hatch (England) Indy Circuit with the popular American SpeedFest. The iconic 1.9-km Indy Circuit will host the British NASCAR GP for the eighth time. Germany’s legendary Hockenheimring will then host the penultimate round of the regular season on July 17-18.
The NASCAR Whelen Euro Series will then return to action on Sept. 18-19 by visiting the Croatian Riviera and Automotodrom Grobnik, located in Rijeka, for the second time after a successful first visit this year.
A classic of the NASCAR Whelen Euro Series calendar, the EuroNASCAR Finals at Circuit Zolder in Belgium will award double points and determine the European NASCAR champion on Oct. 9-10. The Belgian track will host the EuroNASCAR Finals for the sixth time.