The NASCAR Whelen Euro Series made the decision to move the season opener race due to the coronavirus threat – The Finals will now be held in Spain
To provide the exact wording we will publish the official press release published by the NASCAR Whelen Euro Series.
Statement from the NASCAR Whelen Euro Series on the Valencia NASCAR GP Spain
After conversations with Circuit Ricardo Tormo and the local government, the NASCAR Whelen Euro Series season opener in Valencia, Spain has been rescheduled due to the ongoing concerns regarding the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus). The NASCAR GP Spain at Valencia, previously scheduled for April 25-26, will now take place on October 31st – November 1st.
All other events are scheduled to proceed as planned. The 2020 NASCAR Whelen Euro Series season will begin with the June 6-7 NASCAR GP UK at Brands Hatch.
By serving as the final event of the season, the NASCAR GP Spain will become a playoff event and award double points. The American Festival of Rome at Vallelunga, Italy will be the closing round of the regular season and award standard points.
The NASCAR Whelen Euro Series will continue to monitor the global situation and provide timely updates if necessary.
Revised 2020 NASCAR Whelen Euro Series calendar
|REGULAR SEASON (1 joker race = 6 out of 7 best results)|
|June 6||UK||Brands Hatch||Round 1|
|June 7||UK||Brands Hatch||Round 2|
|June 20||Czech Republic||Most||Round 3|
|June 21||Czech Republic||Most||Round 4|
|July 11||Netherlands||Venray (oval)||EuroNASCAR 2 Round 5 (70 laps)|
|July 12||Netherlands||Venray (oval)||EuroNASCAR PRO Round 5 (100 laps)|
|September 12||Italy||Vallelunga||Round 6|
|September 13||Italy||Vallelunga||Round 7|
|Playoffs (double points)|
|October 3||Belgium||Zolder||Round 8|
|October 4||Belgium||Zolder||Round 9|
|October 17||Germany||Hockenheim||Round 10|
|October 18||Germany||Hockenheim||Round 11|
|October 31||Spain||Valencia||Round 12|
|November 1||Spain||Valencia||Round 13|