Grobnik, Croatia – Max Lanza grabbed another Challenger Trophy podium in the last round of the 2022 NASCAR Whelen Euro Series season, hosted by the spectacular Grobnik Circuit, Croatia.
The official European NASCAR series will feature six grand prix weekends for a total of 24 total championship races. The series will also hold two All-Star non-points events this season. The 2023 season will unofficially kick off March 4-5 in Finland, in the breath-taking scenery of frozen lakes, where for the first time in history NASCAR cars will race on ice in the new NASCAR Arctic Ice Race.
Kalle Rovanperä snatched an extraordinary Croatia Rally victory on Sunday afternoon as a downpour turned the event on its head in the final kilometres.
Kalle Rovanperä demolished his opponents in Friday’s treacherous opening day of the Croatia Rally to build a convincing lead of more than a minute.
Kalle Rovanperä starts on the back foot this weekend as he defends an early-season FIA World Rally Championship lead in Croatia at the event that marked his low point of 2021. The Toyota Gazoo Racing driver holds a 14-point advantage ahead of the Zagreb-based Croatia Rally (21 – 24 April), round three of the year and the first pure asphalt fixture of the new hybrid-powered era.
Eight weeks on from the season-opening winter rounds, the 2021 FIA World Rally Championship resumes with another brand-new event as the Croatia Rally makes its debut on the global stage.
The World Rally Championship (WRC) has announced its full 2021 calendar, featuring 12 rallies including a first ever WRC events for Rally Croatia and Ypres, a long-awaited return to Kenya for the Safari Rally and no date for Britain for the first time since 1996.
Spire Motorsports announced that Corey LaJoie will drive the team’s No. 7 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE in the NASCAR Cup Series (NCS) full time in 2021 and beyond.