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October 30, 2017 - 12:46pm


THE PROGRAM

With 28 cars and over 60 top level drivers to represent 21 different countries, racing on some of the best European tracks, the official European NASCAR Series is already one of the most successful touring car championships in motorsports, but is far from having reached its maximum potential.

To further build on the series popularity among fans and competitors and strong of its unparalleled mix of on-track action, international exposure and affordable costs, NWES is launching for 2018 a sequence of innovations and initiatives, starting with an unprecedented Drivers Recruitment Program aimed at offering racers from all over the world the best opportunity to race NASCAR in Europe.


THE RECRUITMENT TEST DAYS

The first two recruitment test sessions will take place at the NWES Test Track in Fontenay Le Comte, France and at the Autodromo di Franciacorta, located near Milan in Italy, with the following schedule:

November 29-30 - Fontenay Le Comte, France

December 4-5 - Autodromo Franciacorta, Italy

More dates and countries will be announced in the upcoming weeks.

To apply send your racing resume to info@euronascar.com

SEND YOUR RACING RESUME TO INFO@EURONASCAR.COM

WHO SHOULD APPLY

The Program is open to every kind of driver:

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

The NASCAR Whelen Euro Series and its partners will offer to selected prospects an invitation to participate in a free test during one of the recruitment test days that will be held in Europe between November and March. Following these tests, the selected drivers will receive special help on the budget to support them in joining the series in 2018.
 


WHY APPLY

FOR THE COMPETITION: The best drivers in Europe battle for the NASCAR European crown, the NWES Champion's ring and to put their name in the NASCAR Hall Of Fame alongside the legends of NASCAR. Special trophies to reward every kind of driver: Junior, Challenger, Legend, Rookie, Ladies.

FOR YOUR CAREER: NWES is the ideal stepping stone to build a professional career for every driver aspiring to race in NASCAR or other US Series. Many NWES drivers already crossed the ocean thanks to NWES to race in the US at the highest levels : NASCAR Monster Energy Cup, NASCAR Xfinity Series, …

FOR THE FUN: With its 400 HP thunderous V8, absolutely no electronic aids and a driving feeling that fascinated some of the brightest stars in motorsports, the Euro NASCAR car has quickly become the ultimate challenge and a must drive for any kind of driver. Tens of thousands of fans flock to the best European tracks to enjoy the unique atmosphere of the NWES events.


THE EURO NASCAR CAR

Engine: V8 5,7 Liters NWES, 400 bhp, Torque 55 m/kg

Transmission: Rear wheels drive, 4 speed gearbox, dog-rings

Brakes: Calipers - 4 pot monobloc, Discs- 330 mm vented

Top Speed: 250 km/h

Weight: 1210 kg – 2650 lbs

Length: 5080 mm - Width: 1950 mm

Wheelbase: 2740 mm

Tires: MICHELIN (dry and wet)

Safety: FIA certified tubular chassis, FIA certified equipments

Parity: Same car for every driver, same parts on every car, major components sealed, fiberglass composite body


THE RECRUITMENT TEST DAYS

The first two recruitment test sessions will take place at the NWES Test Track in Fontenay Le Comte, France and at the Autodromo di Franciacorta, located near Milan in Italy, with the following schedule:

November 29-30 - Fontenay Le Comte, France

December 4-5 - Autodromo Franciacorta, Italy

More dates and countries will be announced in the upcoming weeks.

To apply send your racing resume to info@euronascar.com

SEND YOUR RACING RESUME TO INFO@EURONASCAR.COM