Thomas Krasonis promoted to Elite 1 Pro for the 2022 EuroNASCAR season with Academy MotorSport

Thomas Krasonis was chosen by Academy Motorsport/Alex Caffi Motorsport team to be promoted to the Elite 1 / EuroNASCAR PRO category for the 2022 NASCAR Whelen Euro Series.

After a successful 2021 season with the Academy Motorsport/Alex Caffi Motorsport outfit, during which he finished the season P13 of the classification, Thomas Krasonis will continue with the Italian squad, doing the next step for 2022.

The team was delighted with his performance from this past season, and after thoughtful consideration, decided to promote him to the Elite 1 / EuroNASCAR PRO category, the top flight of the championship.

This means that Krasonis is going to compete in the higher level, among professional drivers and champions.

Federico Monti, team principal of Academy Motorsport/Alex Caffi Motorsport states: ‘It is with great pleasure that we announce that Thomas will be in our team, driving our car, he is an amazing boy and amazing driver. We really hope 2022 will be a successful season for him and for Academy Motorsport / Alex Caffi Motorsport. He will be competing in ENpro and this for sure will give him many more opportunities for a brilliant future.”

Thomas Krasonis said: ‘I feel really happy that the team trusts me and believes in my abilities. From next year onwards, I will have the opportunity to race at the biggest category, amongst professional racing drivers, which gives me the motivation to push beyond my limits. It’s a big step in my career, one that will help me achieve my goal: to race at the NASCAR series in the US.

‘I want the full support of the people around me, and with them by my side I will achieve the goals I have set.

‘I am very optimistic for the 2022 season and I hope I can justify the trust that the team owners, Federico Monti and Alex Caffi, have shown me.’

Photo Credits: NASCAR Whelen Euro Series / Stephane Azemard