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2023 Drivers Recruitment Day postponed to February 3

The December 16 NASCAR Whelen Euro Series Drivers Recruitment Program test day has been postponed due to a cold weather wave in France and has been rescheduled for February 3rd, 2023. The new date for the Drivers Recruitment Day will allow drivers from all over the world to properly enjoy the Pure Racing experience and have a chance to enter the 2023 NWES season.

The Drivers Recruitment Program presents all kinds of drivers the best opportunity to join the championship and get support to kickstart their NASCAR careers. The program will once again offer financial support to the best prospects taking part in the Recruitment test days.


Many of the current top competitors in the ​​NASCAR Whelen Euro Series came from the Drivers Recruitment Program, including two-time EuroNASCAR Champion and current NASCAR Cup Series driver Loris Hezemans and EuroNASCAR PRO superstar Vittorio Ghirelli, as well as EuroNASCAR 2 champion Liam Hezemans.

One of the highlights of the NWES ecosystem, the Drivers Recruitment Program has proven to be the best way to enter the world of EuroNASCAR. Experienced NWES PRO drivers support participants to discover the Pure Racing character of the car, while off track each DRP driver will meet NWES President and CEO Jerome Galpin and the series’ organization team to discuss their racing projects and potential needs to join the series.

The 2023 DRP offers drivers three different opportunities to approach the EuroNASCAR world:

  • Discovery package: Includes 2 x on track sessions
  • Advanced package: Includes 6 x on track sessions
  • Pro package: Includes 1 dedicated car for a full day of testing

Following the tests, NWES and its partners will offer to the best prospects scholarships to race the 2023 NASCAR Whelen Euro Series season. The scholarships will go from 5,000 € to 25,000 €.

The Drivers Recruitment Program is open to all drivers:

  • Top drivers wanting to make history and write their names in the NASCAR Hall Of Fame
  • Young talents willing to build themselves a NASCAR career
  • Female drivers eager to battle for the title and the Lady Trophy
  • Drivers wanting to compete at a high level and have great fun at affordable cost
  • Special development program for Karting drivers without car-racing experience

More dedicated scholarships ranging between 2,000 € and 4,000 € will be also available for beginners willing to enter the regularity-based Club Challenge and take their first steps into motorsports.

Drivers from all over the world can apply for the program and register via email at [email protected]. A participation fee will be asked to each driver joining the Recruitment Program depending on the package of choice.


Bart Dehaese Enpro Race 2 Action Zolder 2022
Credits: NASCAR Whelen Euro Series / Bart Dehaese