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NASCAR 101: International Racers in 2017

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NASCAR is looking for some international flavor, and its diversity program is attempting to sway the sport in a direction similar to the Verizon IndyCar Series. International stock car drivers are rare, and ones with the funding to bring them to America to race in one of NASCAR’s top three series is a feat that’s …

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Beyond the Cockpit: Anthony Kumpen on NASCAR in Europe, Nephew Max Verstappen

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  Daytona International Speedway is quite the warm welcome for a new racing season. For Anthony Kumpen, 2017 is a year of hope and a year of progression in his NASCAR XFINITY Series career. After finishing a career-best 22nd in the season-opener at Daytona in February, the Belgian driver will steer his focus towards his fourth full-time …

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Anthony Kumpen Working on Returning to the Xfinity Series in 2016

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Living in Belgium, Anthony Kumpen never thought about pursuing a career racing stock cars. Well, that changed rather quickly after he witnessed a NASCAR Whelen Euro Series event while participating in a GT race in Europe. The next year, he entered the world of stock car racing, adjusting at a rapid pace and winning the 2014 …

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