Alex Caffi Motorsports

Alex Caffi Motorsports, the team founded and managed by former Formula 1 driver Alex Caffi will continue on its growing path in the NASCAR Whelen Euro Series in 2019. The monegasque team will field three cars in the upcoming European NASCAR season and announced the first names of its international lineup.

The drivers

Kenko Miura

# 2 – Elite 1

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Kenko Miura and Alex Caffi
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Reigning Challenger Trophy winner Kenko Miura will return in the ELITE 1 Division and will be joined at the wheel of the #2 Toyota Camry by finnish rookie Jesse Vartiainen in the ELITE 2 Division, while Pierluigi Veronesi will enter his second NWES season on the #27 Mustang in ELITE 2.

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Rubén Garcia Jr.

# 1 – Elite 1

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A two-time NASCAR Peak Mexico Series Champion, NASCAR Drive For Diversity driver and former NASCAR Next member Ruben Garcia Jr. will compete in the NASCAR Whelen Euro Series in the ELITE 1 Division behind the wheel of the #1 Alex Caffi Motorsport Toyota Camry in what will be his European debut. Garcia, who also is competing full-time in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East, already boasts two NKNPSE wins and seven NPMS wins despite being just 23 years old.

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Jesse Vartiainen

# 2 – Elite 2

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Finnish driver Jesse Vartiainen made an impressive debut at the Hockenheimring Semi Finals last year by finishing 11th and 6th in the ELITE 2 Division. The Kupio native will enter his first full-time season to build on that solid result and doesn’t feel much pressure on his shoulder.

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Pierluigi Veronesi

# 27 – Elite 2

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For Pierluigi Veronesi 2019 will mark the second season in the ELITE 2 Division on the #27 Mustang. The Italian driver scored 6 top-10 in 2018, finishing 12th in points and fourth in the Rookie Cup. The goal for him is to put the experience he gained to good use and climb spots in the overall classification.

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