Nitrolympx 2023 [Day-2, Qualifications]

Hockenheim-ring Germany 26th August 2023: Qualifications continue at the Rico Anthes Quartermile Raceway at Hockenheim-ring. Competitors had two qualification sessions to improve yesterday’s time and position themself on the top of the list (This brings the total to four qualification rounds for the FIA and three for the sportsman classes). Races started around 10 o’clock, and like yesterday, the first […]

Nitrolympx 2023 [Day-1, Qualifications]

Hockenheim-ring Germany 25th August 2023: After three rounds in northern Europe (Santapod UK and two at Tierp Arena Sweden), all themes travelled to the Rico Anthes Quartermile Track at Hockenheim-ring for another Nitrolympx Weekend. Nitrolympx is the penultimate race before all teams travel back, to Santapod (UK) for the European Finals. Races didn’t start until noon due to a rainy […]

Trophée Dragster 2023 Winner Circle (The French Championship)

Clastres, France 2023: The 2023 Trophée Dragster championship (consisting of three races, the first race in May, one in June, and the last one in July) ended with the final races during the 22nd European Dragster weekend. A year in which the organization celebrates its 20th anniversary and has celebrated this with all participants and family. The championship was full […]

22nd European Dragster Clastres 2023 [Day-2 Finals]

Clastres, France 30th July 2023: The 22nd European dragster (The final race) continued today with the last qualification rounds and the elimination ladder for all the competitors. The weather forecast for today was not good, but the weather still blessed us with a 90% dry day (Only an hour delay due to rain). Races went all out to collect points […]

22nd European Dragster Clastres 2023 [Day-1 Qualification]

Clastres, France 29th July 2023: The 22nd European dragster kicked today with the first qualification rounds for the Super Pro ET, Pro ET, Super Comp, Super Gas, Junior Dragster, and Street run. All teams found their way to the Clastres Raceway for the final races of the French championship. The European weather was not at its best. It rained in […]

Behind Staging Lane – Lisette de Koning

Spijkenisse-The Netherlands July 2023: Motorsport is frequently associated with high levels of testosterone and pit girls. But racing ladies are not rare at all, especially in Drag Racing. They have been several successful female racers, from street categories to Top Fuel Dragster. Also, within the Dutch community, several female racers compete locally or at the European level. Only a hand […]

Automadness Den Bosch 2023

Brabanthallen, S-Hertogenbosch The Netherlands 22/23 July 2023: Automadness a brandnew concept for 402 automotive. It’s a revised concept based on a respected indoor car show (100% Tuning/100% Live) without an action arena. A tuning event in a different location (Den Bosch) with a lot to offer, from tuned/styled cars or cars from the motorsport world to supercars. The icing on […]

Supercar Madness: ZOLDER SUPERPRIX

Circuit Zolder, Belgium 9th July 2023: All teams headed to Belgium for the 3rd V-Max Racing Management (VRM) championship round (4th for the supercar challenge category) during the Supercar Madness weekend at Circuit Zolder. All teams had two free practice sessions, one qualifying session, and two races(One race on Saturday and one on Sunday). A weekend full of exited races […]

Supercars Madness 2023: The Car Show

Circuit Zolder, Belgium 9th July 2023: The Third edition and most awaited supercar event in Belgium is a fact. Circuit Zolder in Heusden-Zolder (Belgium) was home to the Supercar Madness, and around eight thousand car enthusiasts found their way to the track. An exhibition of the best cars from Europe combined with another round of the V-Max Racing Management (VRM) […]

Dragrace Madness Drachten 2023

Drachten Airstrip, The Netherlands 7/8/9 July 2023; After a successful race weekend last year, the Dutch Hot Rod Association (DHRA) & 402 Automotive joined forces again to hold another; Drag Race Madness weekend. Competitors when back to their local track with mixed feelings, as this might be the last race ever to be held at this airstrip. But this didn’t […]