Since the first season of NASCAR Whelen Euro Series under official NASCAR sanctioning in 2012, 21 different drivers and 16 different teams have scored a pole position in the EuroNASCAR PRO 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 PRO 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 PRO race over the course of the 2020 NASCAR Whelen Euro Series season.

DRIVERS

RANK DRIVER POLES FIRST POLE
1. Alon Day (ISR) 28 2015 Magione American Style, Race 1
2. Ander Vilariño (ESP) 24 2012 Nogaro 200 Sprint Race, Race 1
3. Frédéric Gabillon (FRA) 10 2013 American SpeedFest, Race 1
4. Nicolò Rocca (ITA) 7 2015 Valencia NASCAR Fest, Race 1
5. Borja Garcia (ESP) 6 2014 Michelin 75, Race 2
6. Anthony Kumpen (BEL) 6 2016 Valencia NASCAR Fest, Race 1
7. Javier Villa (ESP) 3 2012 Nogaro 200 Sprint Race, Race 2
8. Eddie Cheever III (ITA) 3 2014 American SpeedFest, Race 1
9. Loris Hezemans (NED) 3 2018 American Fan Fest Semi Finals, Race 1
10. Jacques Villeneuve (CAN) 2 2019 American Car Fest
11. Lasse Sørensen (DEN) 2 2020 American Festival of Rome, Race 1
12. Stienes Longin (BEL) 2 2019 American SpeedFest, Race 1
13. Romain Thievin (FRA) 1 2012 Brands Hatch 200, Race 1
14. Gael Castelli (FRA) 1 2013 Monza SemiFinals, Race 1
15. Bert Longin (BEL) 1 2014 Valencia NASCAR Fest, Race 1
16. Romain Iannetta (FRA) 1 2015 American SpeedFest, Race 2
17. Hugo Bec (FRA) 1 2015 Magione American Style, Race 2
18. Marc Goossens (BEL) 1 2018 Valencia NASCAR Fest, Race 2
19. Gianmarco Ercoli (ITA) 1 2018 American SpeedFest, Race 2
20. Thomas Ferrando (FRA) 1 2019 American Festival NASCAR Finals, Race 1
21. Giorgio Maggi (SUI) 1 2020 NASCAR GP Croatia, Race 1
CAAL Racing (shown here is Alon Day at Zolder 2018) is the current holder for the most Team pole positions in Elite 1.

TEAM

RANK TEAM POLES FIRST POLE
1. CAAL Racing 32 2014 American SpeedFest, Race 1
2. TFT Racing 26 2012 Nogaro 200 Sprint Race, Race 1
3. PK Carsport 16 2014 Valencia NASCAR Fest, Race 1
4. RDV Competition 7 2016 Valencia NASCAR Fest, Race 1
5. Rapido Racing 5 2012 Le Mans Finals, Race 2
6. Hendriks Motorsport 4 2018 American Fan Fest Semi Finals, Race 1
7. Alex Caffi Motorsport 2 2017 Valencia NASCAR Fest, Race 1
8. Racers Motorsport 2 2017 Autospeedway American Style, Race 2
9. Racing Engineering 2 2019 Valencia NASCAR Fest, Race 1
10. Go Fas Racing 2 2019 American Car Fest
11. DF1 Racing 2 2020 American Festival of Rome, Race 1
12. Still Racing 1 2012 Brands Hatch 200, Race 1
13. Ford Autolix Competition 1 2014 Michelin 75, Race 2
14. SPV Racing 1 2016 Autospeedway American Style, Race 1
15. MRT Nocentini 1 2016 American Festival Finals, Race 2
16. Braxx Racing 1 2018 Valencia NASCAR Fest, Race 2

Information courtesy of Racing Reference. Photos used in this page are courtesy of NASCAR Whelen Euro Series / Stephane Azemard.

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