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EuroNASCAR: Challenging weekend at Brands Hatch

EuroNASCAR: Challenging weekend at Brands Hatch

Freddy Nordstrom enhanced his NASCAR Whelen Euro Series (NWES) campaign at Brands Hatch last weekend, to score another points haul. Despite two eventful races, Freddy was able to carry out damage limitation to his championship status. On home soil, the weekend began with a successful test session, which saw Freddy secure the sixth fastest time. Freddy had looked set for a third fastest time, until a red flag with nine minutes to go reshuffled the order. Heading into qualifying on…

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Freddy Nordstrom started the season at Circuit Ricardo Tormo in Valencia

Freddy Nordstrom started the season at Circuit Ricardo Tormo in Valencia

Freddy Nordstrom’s NASCAR Whelen Euro Series began in style last weekend (8th-9th April), at Circuit Ricardo Tormo in Valencia. With an impressive points haul to his name, Freddy was able to cement his standing in the 2017 championship table. The weekend began with an official test session on Friday. However, with limited time on track due to an unexpected red flag, Freddy was pleased to finish with the fifth fastest time, despite running on used tyres. On Saturday morning, the…

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Freddy Nordstrom announces return to NASCAR Whelen Euro Series

Freddy Nordstrom announces return to NASCAR Whelen Euro Series

Freddy Nordstrom is delighted to announce his return to the NASCAR Whelen Euro Series for the 2017 motor racing season. Now in his sixth consecutive season in the competitive series, London-based Freddy has returned to CAAL Racing for the second year in succession. During an official test day at the Autodromo di Franciacorta in Italy on Friday 3rd March, Freddy was united with his 2017 race car. Autodromo di Franciacorta is a new circuit to the NWES, and will be…

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2017 NASCAR Whelen Euro Series Schedule

2017 NASCAR Whelen Euro Series Schedule

The 2017 NASCAR Whelen Euro Series Schedule (Euro NASCAR) presents a few changes comparing to the 2016 schedule. There will be no oval racing at Tours Speedway (France). Instead, one more road course circuit has been added – the classic Hockenheimring in Germany.  Also, Autodromo Di Franciacorta (Italy) road course circuit has been added instead of  Adria International Raceway (Italy). (JS) April 8 Saturday ELITE 1 – Round 1 ELITE 2 – Round 1 Valencia – Ricardo Tormo Road course circuit Length: 4.005 km (2.517…

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EuroNASCAR: Season finale at Circuit Zolder

EuroNASCAR: Season finale at Circuit Zolder

The NASCAR Whelen Euro Series (NWES) season finale has arrived. This coming weekend, Freddy Nordstrom will race for the final time in 2016, this time around the spectacular Zolder circuit in Belgium. Steeped in history, Zolder is a challenging circuit. With long, sweeping corners, blind crests and tight chicanes, it is a true test of a driver’s skill, and certainly one that Freddy Nordstrom is looking forward to, and with a hotel right on sight, it is great for spectators…

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EuroNASCAR: Dramatic penultimate round at Adria International Raceway

EuroNASCAR: Dramatic penultimate round at Adria International Raceway

A dramatic penultimate round to the 2016 NASCAR Whelen Euro Series (NWES) befell Freddy Nordstrom at the Adria International Raceway last weekend (17th-18th September). Despite double points on offer, Freddy’s mantle was taken from him when bad luck intervened. Free practice quickly became non-existent due to torrential rain. After fitting a new windscreen and a set of wet tyres, the rain gave way, and Freddy managed to bank a few laps, before heading into the all important qualifying session the next…

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EuroNASCAR: Challenging weekend at Tours Speedway for Freddy Nordstrom

EuroNASCAR: Challenging weekend at Tours Speedway for Freddy Nordstrom

The NASCAR Whelen Euro Series (NWES) took centre stage at the Tours Speedway in France last weekend (25th-26th June). A little apprehensive for the event following previous rounds on the Tours oval, Freddy dismissed his worries and leapt into action. After starting race one in third place, a lightning start saw Freddy immediately leap into 2nd place, as the field rounded turn one for the first time. In true NWES style, excitement mounted as Freddy launched an attack on the…

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Euro NASCAR: Exciting weekend on home soil for Freddy Nordstrom

Euro NASCAR: Exciting weekend on home soil for Freddy Nordstrom

Freddy Nordstrom collected an array of strong results during the third round of the NASCAR Whelen Euro Series (NWES) last weekend (11th-12th June) at Brands Hatch. On home soil, he steered his way to a succession of top 10 finishes A strong performance during the pre-race weekend test sessions saw Freddy claim a fifth place finish on both occasions. A sound start gave him the confidence he needed as he headed into qualifying, with very little chance at securing the…

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Challenging weekend for Freddy at Raceway Venray

Challenging weekend for Freddy at Raceway Venray

A challenging weekend befell Freddy Nordstrom at Raceway Venray recently, as the NASCAR Whelen Euro Series (NWES) set up camp for the second round of the season. Despite encountering problems all weekend, he salvaged what he could to build on his championship status. A strong start to the weekend meant Freddy banked a top six finish in the first free practice session. However, as free practice two progressed, steering issues began to arise, cutting the outing short, but still securing…

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Points haul for Freddy at Circuit Ricardo Tormo

Points haul for Freddy at Circuit Ricardo Tormo

Freddy Nordstrom enjoyed a successful start to his NASCAR Whelen Euro Series (NWES) campaign during the season opener at Circuit Ricardo Tormo, Valencia last weekend (23rd-24th April). A change of team for 2016 saw Freddy make the switch to CAAL Racing and he was undoubtedly impressed. A total of three cars fall under the team banner this season, with three drivers in the Elite 1 category and three in Elite 2. Despite a new car and livery this year, Freddy…

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