DF1 NASCAR Racing Team in Magione for double points

The summer break of the NASCAR Whelen Euro Series is finally over. At the Autodromo dell´ Umbria in the italian city of Magione the fight for points continues in the 5th round for the DF1 Racing Team in the elite classes 1 and 2. As this race marks the penultimate station of the 2015 race calendar drivers and teams will be rewarded with double points.
For DF1 Racing the french pilot Christophe Bouchut (Elite 1) and the slowakian Christian Malcharek (Elite 2) will give full throttle in Magione. The second Chevrolet-Racing Car will not race in Italy but will be back on the circuit for the season finale in Zolder, Belgium.
“In Tours I provided my spot in the car to Matthias Lauda, but now i am glad to be back in my beast and ride Magione. On this track I especially like that the ability of the driver is most important to secure top positions. I will definitely try to give my best and hope to make two good races and achieve good places in both of them,« says a motivated Christophe Bouchut regarding the racing weekend.
Also the second driver Christian Malcharek is looking forward to the weekend: ” I am really motivated, prepared and ready for the Semifinals. The last test at Slovakiaring ran really well and furthermore improved my confidence about my NASCAR. Even though i do not know the track in Magione i am looking forward to it with positive feelings as my team did book the track for tests on Thursday.”
Autodromo dell`Umbria
The city of Magione is located 20 cilometres away from Perugia not far from the well know lake Lago di Trasimeno. Magione is a drivers cours, which means that the ability of the drivers is the main criteria for the race. Regarding the NASCAR-Fans, the best view is guaranteed on the roof above the Pit Lane, as 90 percent of the 2605 metres long course are visible there.
Chilli Island in cooperation with DF1 Racing
The young austrian Start UP Chilli Islands did agree on a cooperation with DF1 Racing for the 2015/2016 season. The Inventor and CEO Alexandra Kraft will present “Chilli Island” to the NASCAR-Fans und Drivers for the first time in Italy.The innovative Mix consisting of a bathing island, an electronic boat and Beach Toy will be an Eye-Catcher in Magione for sure.
NASCAR Whelen Euro Series in Magione
Thursday, 10. September
15:00 – 18:00: Private Practice (3 hrs.)
Friday, 11th September
14:00 – 14:30: ELITE 1 Practice (30 min)
14:35 – 15:05: ELITE 2 Practice (30 min)
17:00 – 17:30: ELITE 1 Final Practice (30 min)
17:35 – 18:05: ELITE 2 Final Practice (30 min)
Saturday, 12th September
10:00 – 10:08: ELITE 1 Qualifying
10:12 – 10:17: ELITE 1 Superpole (Top 12 of ELITE 1 Qualifying)
10:22 – 10:30: ELITE 2 Qualifying
10:34 – 10:39: ELITE 2 Superpole (Top 12 of ELITE 2 Qualifying)
13:00 Green Flag ELITE 1, Race 1 (25 laps – 62.67km) – 1 Pace Lap
17:30 Green Flag ELITE 2, Race 1 (25 laps – 62.67km) – 1 Pace Lap
Sunday, 13th September
10:30 Green Flag ELITE 2, Race 2 (25 laps – 62.67km) – 1 Pace Lap
14:30 Green Flag ELITE 1, Race 2 (25 laps – 62.67km) – 1 Pace Lap
NASCAR Whelen Euro Series (Race Calendar, Results, Overall Standings)
Chilli Island