Reggio Emilia – New challenge for Arianna Casoli in the 2022 NASCAR Whelen EuroSeries season. The 4 times EuroNASCAR Trophies winner joins SpeedHouse to drive the #14 white and blue Ford Mustang in the EuroNASCAR 2 Division. This new chapter in Arianna Casoli’s racing story leads also to a new number, the #14, a special one for her family tradition.
“#LadyNASCAR“, as her fans lovely name her, will give all the best to grab the fourth Lady Trophy title, and it shoud be a record amont all the NWES Trophies, and the second Legend Trophy crown of her career.
Arianna joined the NASCAR Whelen Euro Series back in 2016 and made significant progress since her first race at the wheel of a V8 beast. She won the Lady Trophy in 2016, 2019 and 2021 and also topped the Legend Trophy standings for drivers aged 40 and more in 2020. With her 32 Lady Trophy successes, she also holds the record for the most race wins in any NWES trophy.
Arianna is full of renovated enthusiasm for her 7th EuroNASCAR season: “I’m really happy about the opportunity to be part of the project created by Lucas Lasserre with SpeedHouse. I know Lucas since some years and I always appreciate his determination and his racing mood: always smiling but really strong and professional. Lucas has a strong personality and is a very fast driver who knows how to match competitiveness and the spirit of belonging typical of the pure racing EuroNASCAR world.”
“Lasserre left his mark in the Series and I think he can do great in developing his team with enthusiasm and the needed technical, sporting and human skills. I’m sure that our plan for the season will help me to improve my driving skills and I can’t wait to begin this new chapter of my racing career.” said Arianna, who reached an overall Top5 as best career finish. “I hope we will have fans in the paddock again and there are very good vibes and hope among teams, drivers and all the EuroNASCAR circus. My personal expectations for the coming season are related to improve myself and have fun.”
Arianna will take the wheel of the #14 Ford Mustang in blue colors and “a touch of pink”. Her famous gecko will also highlight the design of the new car fielded by Speedhouse Racing. “I have the desire to constantly learn, grow and be an example for the new generations, especially for female drivers. I will be at the start of my seventh season in EuroNASCAR with the number 14 and new colors, with a touch of pink, along with my inseparable gecko, to make tangible to everyone this new chapter of my career. I can’t wait to hit the track on May 14-15 at Circuit Ricardo Tormo in Valencia.”
2 times EuroNASCAR Champion and third in the 2021 EuroNASCAR PRO standings, Lucas Lasserre is driver and team owner of SpeedHouse and is happy to welcome Arianna in his expanding team: ” As Team Owner, I’m really happy to confirm that Arianna Casoli will join us for the 2022 season and more. Arianna will bring all his NWES racing experience and for sure a great atmosphere with her smile! All is ready at SHR but I will put all my experience and will coach personally Ary to achieve ours common goal. The SpeedHouse values will be totally respected with Arianna: racing, style and good times! Welcome on Blue Ary!” said Lasserre, who reinforced his organization with Marco Raggi as Sporting Manager and Clément De Proyart as Communication Manager.
The 2022 NASCAR Whelen Euro Series will kick off on May 14-15 at the legendary Circuit Ricardo Tormo in Valencia, Spain. Qualifying and all four sprint cars will be broadcasted live on Arianna and EuroNASCAR’s social media channels – YouTube, Facebook, Twitch – and Motorsport.tv.