Over 60 drivers expected at the EuroNASCAR Esports Event

20 April 2020

The NASCAR Whelen Euro Series will take on the virtual racing world with a brand new series, the EuroNASCAR Esports Series. Starting on April 21st with an exciting Prologue Race at the famous Daytona International Speedway Road Course, the virtual championship will then feature seven points-scoring events and for the first time in sim-racing, impact the 2020 real-life NWES Teams Championship.

All NWES teams and more than 60 drivers already confirmed their entry for the first ENES season, ready to battle every Tuesday night live from 20:00 CET in a compact and exciting format. 

A calendar featuring a mix of European and American tracks

After the non-championship Prologue event at Daytona, the weekly EuroNASCAR Esports Series will head towards virtual Brands Hatch, UK on April 28 for a night of Pure Racing on the iconic Indy Circuit, home of the popular American SpeedFest in real life. The following Tuesday, the ENES will make a virtual trip to the other side of the Atlantic to race at Watkins Glen allowing European racers to compete at the legendary track in the federal state of New York. 

On May 12, the series will return to Europe to celebrate a very special debut: Circuit Park Zandvoort will welcome the NWES drivers for the first time for a night of door-to-door racing on the 4.307 km road course on the North Sea shore. The road course layout of the legendary Indianapolis Motor Speedway will close the regular season on May 19. 

For the first event of the double-points paying playoffs, the ENES will return to Brands Hatch to race on the Grand Prix layout for another unique debut. The second Semi Final will then take place at the unique Charlotte Roval in North Carolina while the season will close at one of the crown jewels of the real-life NWES calendar: Circuit Zolder in Belgium.

ENES Season 1 Calendar

Apr 21 Daytona Road Course (non-championship event)

Apr 28 Brands Hatch Indy Circuit

May 5  Watkins Glen International

May 12 Circuit Park Zandvoort

May 19 Indianapolis Motor Speedway Road Course

May 26 Brands Hatch Grand Prix Circuit

Jun 2  Charlotte Roval

Jun 9  Circuit Zolder