Friday's running of Fracasso NASCAR GP Croatia saw Gordon Barnes claim his third consecutive Club Challenge victory while Gianmarco Ercoli and Tobias Dauenhauer topped the field in a wet opening day at Rijeka.
Alon Day puts his name in the history books as he ties the all-time NASCAR Whelen Euro Series wins record set by Ander Vilarino with his victory from pole position in the Sunday EuroNASCAR PRO Race at Rijeka.
NASCAR GP Croatia proved to be the weekend of domination for Vittorio Ghirelli as he once again led from start to finish in the Sunday EuroNASCAR 2 race at Rijeka to further extend his lead in the standings and cemented Hendriks Motorsport’s domination in NASCAR Whelen Euro Series’ junior class this year.
In the first ever EuroNASCAR PRO race held at Rijeka's Automotodrom Grobnik, PK Carsport’s Stienes Longin held off the pressure from pole sitter Giorgio Maggi to claim his first win of the season and became the fifth different race winner in the 2020 season.
Vittorio Ghirelli continues to be the driver to beat in the EuroNASCAR 2 class at Rijeka as he fends off the challenge from teammate Tobias Dauenhauer and led from start to finish in the Saturday EuroNASCAR 2 race to further extend his lead in the championship.
The No. 18 Hendriks Motorsport team pulled the sweep in yesterday’s Qualifying as Giorgio Maggi and Vittorio Ghirelli claims their first pole position of 2020, although the EuroNASCAR 2 Qualifying session were cut short due to two heavy crashes involving CAAL Racing drivers Max Lanza and Arianna Casoli.
Italians Gianmarco Ercoli and Vittorio Ghirelli set the early pace in yesterday’s Free Practice sessions for NASCAR GP Croatia as Giorgio Maggi and Vladimiros Tziortzis showed impressive speed in the field’s first day of outing at Rijeka’s Automotodrom Grobnik.
Wilfried Boucenna and Simon Pilate officially announced their plans to compete in the EuroNASCAR PRO class for Marko Stipp Motorsport and FEED Vict Racing respectively in this weekend’s NASCAR GP Croatia at Rijeka after both drivers were listed in the initial Entry List earlier this week.
Due to several team members being tested positive for COVID-19, Shadow Racing Cars with 42 Racing has been forced to withdraw from NASCAR GP Croatia. With help from Shadow’s team principal Marco Raggi and Jerome Galpin, Francesco Garisto will be temporarily switching teams to Marko Stipp Motorsport for this weekend’s race at Rijeka.
NASCAR GP Croatia’s Entry List has revealed that Jacques Villeneuve and Patrick Lemarie would skip the round at Rijeka due to prior commitments, while veteran driver Wilfried Boucenna is scheduled to make his first start in the series since 2018.