Whelen Motorsports

One of the Biggest Jackpots in Europe

NWES • May 27, 2015

Races in the US and prize money for more than 310 000.00 € awaiting NWES drivers and teams

Daytona Beach, Florida - May 22nd, 2015 - With NASCAR races in the United States, money prizes for a grand total of over 310 000.00 €, chances to enter special NASCAR programs and much more on the line, NASCAR Whelen Euro Series confirms and relaunch itself as one of the championships with the richest jackpot in Europe for both drivers and teams.

At each event, prize money will be given to the first five drivers in the two Divisions classifications, plus the top-3 drivers in each of the four trophies classifications. Furthermore, at the end of the season seven drivers will win a NASCAR race in the United States thanks to Nexteer Automotive partner of the "Nexteer Road to Daytona" program. The 2015 NASCAR Whelen Euro Series Champion will once again be given the chance to compete in a K&N Pro Series race in the US - or a conspicuous budget to take part in a full K&N Pro Series season - and will be in inducted in the Whelen Hall of Champions, inside the Nascar Hall of Fame in Charlotte, NC, USA. The ELITE 2 Division Champion will be awarded a race in the NASCAR Whelen All American Series, as will the 4 Trophy winners, the best Rookie and Lady of the ELITE 2 Division.

The female driver winning the Lady Cup in the ELITE 2 Division will also be granted the chance to be evaluated for the NASCAR Race For Diversity Program, therefore racing a full season in the US.

The drivers posting the highest number of Superpoles during the season in the two divisions, the ELITE 1 Division Champion and the Teams Championship winner’s manager will all bring home a prestigious Race And Win Chronograph. Confirmed are also the Michelin Tire Draw - awarding Michelin tires to a randomly draw driver per weekend - and the Best Move Award by Stand21 for the driver climbing the most positions on track during the weekend.

Unique prizes will also go to the teams: At each event, the 20 highest placed eligible squads will be part of a special funding program and the first three in the Teams Championship classification at the end of the season will be granted a money prize proportional to the points they accumulated during the year. Silverline Tools is once again partner of the NASCAR Whelen Euro Series to offer the teams a voucher program for tools and equipment.

To add to the already rich jackpot, the top-10 drivers in each division, the top-3 drivers in each Trophy classification, the top-10 team managers according to the Teams Championship classification and the winner of the Most Popular Driver Award will all be invited to the NASCAR Hall Of Fame in Charlotte, North Carolina to take part in the NASCAR Night Of Champions Touring Series Awards in December 2015.

Thanks to its amazing partners, the NASCAR Whelen Euro Series reaffirms itself once again as one of the most attractive Championships in Europe.


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