The march towards the 2016 NASCAR Whelen Euro Series season progressed on Friday with the unveiling of the brand new Ford Mustang at a development session at Fontenay Le Comte, France, where the new “game changing” 2016 package was put to the test, providing exciting results.
Bold, aggressive and fascinating, the Ford Mustang features strong visual ties with its production counterpart, which made its European in 2015 and represents the perfect match for the Chevrolet SS the NASCAR Whelen Euro Series presented at the Circuit Zolder Finals in October.
The “Next Level” 2016 package, including improved aerodynamics, brakes, suspensions, Dexwet air filter and safety, designed to increase performances and the car’s already unmatched cost effectiveness, provided highly positive results, with an average gain of 0.7 seconds per kilometer on the previous configuration.
“Everybody is very excited with the new 2016 cars! They really look amazing and I’m proud of the job done by our organization and our friends at NASCAR USA. This new package also deliver great gains in performances and driveability, giving the Euro-NASCAR the best Performance / Cost effectiveness / Pure Driving Enjoyment ratio !” said Jerome Galpin, NASCAR Whelen Euro Series President / CEO.
The next public NASCAR Whelen Euro Series test session will take place once again at Fontenay Le Comte on January 15, 2016 and drivers willing to take the wheel of the new Chevrolet SS and Ford Mustang will be able to book their session by filling the PDF booking form (http://nas.cr/1NdLDhu) and sending it to firstname.lastname@example.org.