2020 NWES SEASON
Team FJ announces revised EuroNASCAR Esports Series Calendar
Remaining races of Season 1 will have a bi-weekly cadence
(May 7, 2020) – Following the evolution of the measures adopted worldwide to face the COVID-19 pandemic and the progressive loosening of the lockdown situation in Europe, Team FJ announced today a revised schedule for season 1 of the EuroNASCAR Esports Series. Beginning with Round 3 at Circuit Zandvoort, the virtual events on iRacing will have a bi-weekly cadence.
The Zandvoort event will take place on Tuesday, May 19, followed by the last round of the regular season at virtual Indianapolis Motor Speedway on June 2. The playoffs will begin with the June 16 event at the Brands Hatch Grand Prix Circuit, while on June 30 it will be the Charlotte Roval to host the penultimate race of the ENES. The series will conclude with the Final at virtual Circuit Zolder on July 14th.
The races will continue to take place on Tuesday evenings at 20:00 CEST and will all be streamed live on the EuroNASCAR Youtube channel, Facebook page and Twitch profile as well as on Motorsport.tv.Revised ENES schedule
May 19 | Round 3 – Circuit Park Zandvoort
Jun 2 | Round 4 – Indianapolis Motor Speedway Road Course
Jun 16 | Semi Final 1 – Brands Hatch Grand Prix Circuit
Jun 30 | Semi Final 2 – Charlotte Roval
Jul 14 | Final – Circuit Zolder
Photo credits: NASCAR Whelen Euro Series and Guillaume Hesnault
NASCAR Whelen Euro Series
The NASCAR Whelen Euro Series was founded in 2008 and established the NASCAR official European Series in January 2012 thanks to a long-term partnership signed with NASCAR (National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing), Team FJ, a Motorsports company located in Blois, France, and Whelen Engineering as title sponsor of the Series.The season is made up of 26 races, equally split among EuroNASCAR PRO and EuroNASCAR 2 championships, on the best European tracks. Euro NASCAR introduced a stunning innovation on July 7-8, 2012 by organizing the first ever NASCAR race on an oval track in Europe on a half-mile speedway built in the downtown of Tours (France). With four races in two days, these 400 HP V8 monsters provide pure racing action and thrilling bumper-to-bumper battles as well as a lot of family fun around the track! In the pure NASCAR tradition, race fans can get closer to the action than ever and feel the unique in Europe paddock atmosphere thanks to drivers, teams and cars always available for the spectators.The series attracts drivers from all over the world, all willing to fight on track for the win and take the first step towards becoming a NASCAR star in the U.S.