Thomas Ferrando receiving the championship leader banner at the end of 2017 American Fan Fest at Hockenheim

Since the first season of NASCAR Whelen Euro Series under official NASCAR sanctioning in 2012, 32 different drivers and 21 different teams have scored a pole position in NASCAR Whelen Euro Series’ EuroNASCAR 2 class. Uniquely in NWES, there are two different ways to earn pole position. For Race 1, pole position is achieved by the driver who set the fastest lap time in qualifying. For Race 2, pole position is achieved by the driver who set the fastest lap in Race 1. Listed below are the drivers and the teams that have won a pole position in the EuroNASCAR 2 class of the NASCAR Whelen Euro Series.

The list shown below are correct as of the end of the 2020 EuroNASCAR Finals at Circuit Ricardo Tormo. Drivers shown in “bold” are drivers that have competed in at least 1 EuroNASCAR 2 race over the course of the 2020 NASCAR Whelen Euro Series season.

DRIVERS

RANK DRIVER POLES FIRST POLE
1. Thomas Ferrando (FRA) 10 2014 Nürburgring 200, Race 1
2. Stienes Longin 8 2016 Valencia NASCAR Fest, Race 2
3. Guillaume Dumarey (BEL) 7 2017 American SpeedFest, Race 1
4. Anthony Gandon (FRA) 6 2013 Dijon 200, Race 1
5. Ulysse Delsaux (FRA) 6 2017 American Fan Fest, Race 1
6. Giorgio Maggi (SUI) 6 2019 OMV MaxxMotion NASCAR Show, Race 1
7. Josh Burdon (AUS) 5 2013 Nogaro 200, Race 1
8. Simon Escallier (FRA) 4 2012 Nogaro 200, Race 1
9. Florian Venturi (FRA) 4 2018 Oval World Challenge, Race 2
10. Vittorio Ghirelli (ITA) 4 2020 NASCAR GP Croatia, Race 1
11. Tobias Dauenhauer (DEU) 4 2020 American Festival of Rome, Race 1
12. Maxime Dumarey (BEL) 3 2014 Whelen 75, Race 1
13. Philipp Lietz (AUT) 3 2015 Valencia NASCAR Fest, Race 2
14. Gianmarco Ercoli (ITA) 3 2015 Whelen 75, Race 2
15. Salvador Tineo Arroyo (ESP) 3 2016 Valencia NASCAR Fest, Race 1
16. Olivier Porta (FRA) 2 2012 Le Mans Finals, Race 1
17. Neal Van Vaerenbergh (BEL) 2 2014 Valencia NASCAR Fest, Race 1
18. Denis Dupont (BEL) 2 2014 Whelen 75, Race 2
19. Florian Renauer (AUT) 2 2015 Valencia NASCAR Fest, Race 1
20. Wilfried Boucenna (FRA) 2 2018 Valencia NASCAR Fest, Race 1
21. Guillaume Deflandre (BEL) 2 2018 American SpeedFest, Race 1
22. Felipe Rabello (BRA) 2 2017 Autospeedway American Style, Race 2
23. <Myatt Snider (USA) 2 2019 Valencia NASCAR Fest, Race 1
24. Martin Doubek (CZE) 2 2020 NASCAR GP Belgium, Race 1
25. Philippe Marie (FRA) 1 2012 Brands Hatch 200, Race 1
26. Adriano Medeiros (BRA) 1 2012 Brands Hatch 200, Race 2
27. Loic Deman (BEL) 1 2012 Spa 200, Race 1
28. Marc Duez (BEL) 1 2012 Spa 200, Race 2
29. Joaquin Gabarron (SUI) 1 2013 Tours Evenement 100, Race 2
30. Marsilio Canuti (ITA) 1 2014 American SpeedFest, Race 1
31. Guillaume Rousseau (FRA) 1 2014 Le Mans Finals, Race 1
32. Gabriele Gardel (SUI) 1 2016 American Speed Weekend Semi Finals, Race 1
33. Denny Zardo (ITA) 1 2017 American NASCAR Weekend, Race 2
34. Andre Castro (USA) 1 2019 American SpeedFest, Race 1
35. Lasse Sørensen (DEN) 1 2019 American Festival NASCAR Finals, Race 2
The #24 PK Carsport car being prepared at the 2018 Valencia NASCAR Fest

TEAM

RANK TEAM POLES FIRST POLE
1. PK Carsport 23 2014 Valencia NASCAR Fest, Race 1
2. Hendriks Motorsport 16 2019 OMV MaxxMotion NASCAR Show, Race 1
3. Scorpus Racing 9 2012 Valencia SemiFinals, Race 1
4. TFT Racing 9 2012 Spa 200, Race 2
5. Knauf Racing 9 2015 American SpeedFest, Race 2
6. RDV Competition 6 2017 American Fan Fest, Race 1
7. CAAL Racing 5 2015 Whelen 75, Race 1
8. Go Fas Racing 4 2018 Oval World Challenge, Race 2
9. OverDrive 3 2014 American SpeedFest, Race 2
10. GDL Racing 3 2015 Valencia NASCAR Fest, Race 2
11. MRT Nocentini 3 2015 Whelen 75, Race 2
12. Rapido Racing 2 2012 Spa 200, Race 1
13. RCP – Marc VDS Racing Team 1 2014 Whelen 75, Race 2
14. Renauer Motorsport 2 2015 Valencia NASCAR Fest, Race 1
15. Racing Engineering 2 2019 Valencia NASCAR Fest, Race 1
16. DF1 Racing 2 2014 American SpeedFest, Race 1
17. Orhes Competition 1 2012 Brands Hatch 200, Race 1
18. Autosport 42 1 2012 Brands Hatch 200, Race 2
19. Bull Racing Team 1 2014 Le Mans Finals, Race 1
20. Alex Caffi Motorsport 1 2017 American NASCAR Weekend, Race 2
21. Memphis Racing 1 2018 American SpeedFest, Race 1

Information courtesy of Racing Reference and Driver Database. Photos are courtesy of Stephane Azemard and NASCAR Whelen Euro Series.

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