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Press Release: Bittersweet symphony in EuroNASCAR Czech Republic GP

Thomas participated in the 7th and 8th round of NWES, the weekend of 29 and 30 June 2019 at Autodrom Most. The Czech Republic GP was a bittersweet experience as we had an engine failure during qualifying, a good Saturday race starting at the very end and managing a P16 finish, and again a bitter Sunday starting P13 when racing incidents at the first corners created minor body damage that led to tire failure and retirement although we had already climbed to P9 and were fighting for P8.

 

 

 

“I had to start the first race from the back of the grid due to an engine failure that happened during qualifying. I managed to finish 16th.

In the second race i started 13th but after a tire failure i had to retire while fighting for 8th place.”

 

 

 

“I want to thank my team Alex Caffi Motorsport for the support and huge amounts of effort they put into making my car competitive.
Next race will be announced soon.”

Nascar Whelen Euro Series: Thomas Krasonis interview

Press Release: Top10 club in EuroNASCAR UK GP

Thomas participated in the 5th and 6th round of NWES, the weekend of 1 and 2 June 2019 at Brands Hatch. The UK GP brought us a Super Pole entry during qualifying, a great Saturday race leading in a P7 finish, and a bitter Sunday race when a racing incident at Druids corner led to a drive through penalty that resulted in P25.

 

 

“Saturday was an incredible day since I managed to enter my first super pole and finish in the TOP-10 for the first time in the 7th position.

On Sunday things didn’t work out the same way , while fighting for 15th place I got a drive through penalty and ended up 25th.”

 

 

 

“I want to thank my amazing team Alex Caffi Motorsports for the work they put in to make my car extremely competitive and my Spotter!

See you all at the next race.”

NASCAR Whelen Euro Series Brands Hatch

2019 NASCAR WHELEN EURO SERIES – ROUND 5&6
NASCAR GP UK – BRANDS HATCH INDY CIRCUIT

30 May – 2 June 2019

 

Car: Ford Mustang (5.7l V8) #1

Team: Alex Caffi Motorsports

Elite 2 Driver: Krasonis Thomas

 

Schedule

Thursday, May 30

18:00 All PADDOCK OPENS for installation of teams in pit-boxes

Friday, May 31

08:00 – 13:00 All CARS TECHNICAL INSPECTIONS (Technical pit-box)
11:30 – 12:00 All MANDATORY BRIEFING Drivers / Crew-chiefs / Spotters (Briefing Room)
14:05 – 14:35 Elite 1 FREE PRACTICE 1 (30 min)
14:40 – 15:10 Elite 2 FREE PRACTICE 1 (30 min)
16:25 – 16:55 Elite 1 FREE PRACTICE 2 (30 min)
17:00 – 17:30 Elite 2 FREE PRACTICE 2 (30 min)

Saturday, June 1

09:50 – 10:00 Elite 1 QUALIFYING (10 min)
10:05 – 10:10 Elite 1 SUPERPOLE (5 min)
10:20 – 10:40 Elite 2 QUALIFYING (20 min)
10:20 – 10:40 Elite 2 SUPERPOLE (5 min)
12:45 – 13:20 All GRID WALK & AUTOGRAPH SESSION
13:28 – 14:08 Elite 1 ELITE 1 RACE 1 (38 LAPS – 74.10 Km) – Green Flag 1 Pace lap
16:58 – 17:28 Elite 2 ELITE 2 RACE 1 (30 LAPS – 58.50 Km) – Green Flag 1 Pace lap

Sunday, June 2

09:20 – 09:50 All PIT WALK & AUTOGRAPH SESSION
10:00 – 10:10 All WARMUP (10 min)
12:45 – 13:20 All GRID WALK & AUTOGRAPH SESSION
13:23 – 14:03 Elite 1 ELITE 1 RACE 1 (38 LAPS – 74.10 Km) – Green Flag 1 Pace lap
16:28 – 17:03 Elite 2 ELITE 2 RACE 2 (30 LAPS – 58.50 Km) – Green Flag 1 Pace lap

 

STREAMING SCHEDULE

SATURDAY JUNE 1

ELITE 1 & ELITE 2 Qualy – 10:40 CEST / 4:40 am EST

ELITE 1 Round 5 – 14:13 CEST / 8:13 am EST

ELITE 2 Round 5 – 17:43 CEST / 11:43 am EST

SUNDAY JUNE 2

ELITE 1 Round 6 – 14:08 CEST / 8:08 am EST

ELITE 2 Round 6 – 17:13 CEST / 11:13 am EST

NASCAR Whelen Euroseries: Like... USA

NASCAR Whelen Euroseries: Mixed emotions for Krasonis

Press Release: Battle scars in EuroNASCAR Italy GP

Thomas participated in the 3rd and 4th round of NWES, the weekend of 11 and 12 May 2019 at Autodromo di Franciacorta in Brescia.

During qualifying session, due to too much traffic he was not able to clock a really fast lap, and he had to start race 1 in P20.

“Having made a good start I was able to make some good passes and from 20th I managed to secure 16th place. But I had to avoid a sudden accident in front of me which unfortunately led to me spinning, the moment I tried to come back to the track. I finished in 26th place.”

For race 2 Thomas started in P18.

“It was not the race weekend we hoped for. A lot of crashes happening and damage to my car did not allow me to complete the second race . Positive thing is that according to laptimers and my team I was really fast and competitive. I started in P18 and after many fights in the last laps of the race I was fighting for a top-10 finish. Damage from collisions that happened in the beginning of the race caused a total failure of my power steering which made my car impossible to drive. It was an honor racing with Alex Caffi as my teammate!!! Also great job from my team Alex Caffi Motorsports that prepared for me a very good car under a lot of pressure, and many thanks to my spotter!”

The third double race (5th and 6th round) of the Nascar Whelen Euro Series Championship will be held on 1 and 2 June at Brands Hatch Indy circuit in UK.

NASCAR Whelen Euro Series Brescia

2019 NASCAR WHELEN EURO SERIES – ROUND 3&4 Brescia

NASCAR GP ITALY – AUTODROMO DI FRANCIACORTA

9-12 May 2019

 

Car: Ford Mustang (5.7l V8) #1

Team: Alex Caffi Motorsports

Elite 2 Driver: Krasonis Thomas

 

Schedule

Thursday, May 9

13:00 – 18:00 All CARS TECHNICAL INSPECTIONS (Technical pit-boxes)
16:15 – 16:45 Elite Club SESSION 1 (30 min)
16:55 – 17:25 Elite Club SESSION 2 (30 min)
17:35 – 18:05 Elite Club SESSION 3 (30 min)
18:15 – 18:30 All Podium Elite Club (Paddock)

Friday, May 10

08:00 – 09:00 All DRIVERS REGISTRATIONS (Race Control Tower – ground floor)
09:00 – 11:00 All PRIVATE PRACTICES (120 Min)
12:00 – 12:30 All MANDATORY BRIEFING Drivers / Crew-chiefs / Spotters (Briefing room)
13:30 – 14:00 Elite 1 FREE PRACTICE 1 (30 min)
14:05 – 14:35 Elite 2 FREE PRACTICE 1 (30 min)
16:55 – 17:25 Elite 1 FREE PRACTICE 2 (30 min)
17:30 – 18:05 Elite 2 FREE PRACTICE 2 (30 min)

Saturday, May 11

09:50 All PRE-GRID OPENS (cars must park in pit-lane in order of Elite 1 combined practices)
10:00 – 10:10 Elite 1 QUALIFYING (10 min)
10:15 – 10:20 Elite 1 SUPERPOLE (5 min)
10:30 – 10:50 Elite 2 QUALIFYING (20 min)
10:55 – 11:00 Elite 2 SUPERPOLE (5 min)
12:45 Elite 1 PRE-GRID OPENS (cars in pit-box – Drivers ready in their cars)
13:00 – 13:20 All GRID WALK & AUTOGRAPH SESSION
13:20 Elite 1 National anthems (USA followed by Italy)
13:30 – 14:10 Elite 1 ELITE 1 SATURDAY RACE (29 LAPS – 73.08 KM) – Green Flag 1 Pace lap
14:15 – 14 :30 Elite 1 Podium Ceremony
16:45 Elite 2 PRE-GRID OPENS (cars in pit-lane – Drivers and crew in line)
16:40 Elite 2 National anthems (USA followed by Italy)
17:00 – 17:30 Elite 2 ELITE 2 SATURDAY RACE (24 LAPS – 60.48 KM) – Green Flag 1 Pace lap
17:35 – 17 :50 Elite 2 Podium Ceremony
17:35 Elite 2 POST RACE INSPECTIONS (Technical Pit-Box and Parc Fermé)

Sunday, May 12

09:00 – 09:10 All WARMUP (10 min)
10:05 – 10:20 Elite 2 AUTOGRAPH SESSION
10h45 Elite 2 PRE-GRID OPENS (cars in pit-lane – Drivers and crew in line)
10:40 Elite 2 National anthems (USA followed by Italy)
11:00 – 11:30 Elite 2 ELITE 2 SUNDAY RACE (24 LAPS – 60.48 KM) – Green Flag 1 Pace lap
11:35 – 11:50 Elite 2 Podium Ceremony
13:40 Elite 1 PRE-GRID OPENS (cars in pit-box – Drivers ready in their cars)
13:55 – 14:15 All GRID WALK & AUTOGRAPH SESSION
14:20 Elite 1 National anthems (USA followed by Italy)
14:30 – 15:10 Elite 1 ELITE 1 SUNDAY RACE (29 LAPS – 73.08 KM) – Green Flag 1 Pace lap
15:15 – 15:30 Elite 1 Podium Ceremony

 

STREAMING SCHEDULE

SATURDAY MAY 11

ELITE 1 & ELITE 2 Qualy – 9:50 CEST / 3:50 am EST

ELITE 1 Round 3 – 13:15 CEST / 7:15 am EST

ELITE 2 Round 3 – 16:45 CEST / 10:45 am EST

SUNDAY MAY 12

ELITE 2 Round 4 – 10:45 CEST / 4:45 am EST

ELITE 1 Round 4 – 14:15 CEST / 8:15 am EST

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