A Grand Final perfectly mastered by Sodikart

A Grand Final perfectly mastered by Sodikart Read more

The common values shared by Sodikart and Rotax for more than 30 years were once again confirmed at the 21st edition of the Grand Final organised in the Kingdom of Bahrain. This world event brought together 378 drivers representing 62 nations and was able to rely on a strong partnership with the world's leading kart manufacturer, which successfully supplied its Sodi Sigma chassis to the drivers in the Junior Max, Senior Max and E20 categories.

We celebrate the Champions of the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals 2021

We celebrate the Champions of the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals 2021 Read more

The 21st edition of the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals took place at the Bahrain International Karting Circuit in Sakhir in the Kingdom of Bahrain from December 11th to 18th, 2021. After a long wait since the last RMCGF in Sarno, Italy, BRP-Rotax had several premieres, which excited not only the drivers but also all the participants and followers of the Live Stream.

RMCGF 2021 - Day 7 / The Finals - Bahrain International Karting Circuit (BIKC)

RMCGF 2021 - Day 7 / The Finals - Bahrain International Karting Circuit (BIKC) Read more

The welcoming morning breeze in Sakhir not only provided a cooling sensation to the already hot temperatures around the 1.414-km circuit but also brought along the air of heightened anticipation for what was to transpire today, amidst the sands of the Persian Gulf.

RMCGF 2021 - Day 6 - Bahrain International Karting Circuit (BIKC)

RMCGF 2021 - Day 6 - Bahrain International Karting Circuit (BIKC) Read more

The 2021 Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals moved into the Pre-Final stages of the event here in Bahrain, as further excitement lay in store for all the drivers around the challenging and fast-flowing 1.414-km circuit. Not only was the surrounding temperature courtesy of the sunshine beating down from up above just as intense as it has been all week, but the action out on track would again welcome the aura of nighttime and floodlight-covered racing. 

RMCGF 2021 - Day 5 - Bahrain International Karting Circuit (BIKC)

RMCGF 2021 - Day 5 - Bahrain International Karting Circuit (BIKC) Read more

On this 5th Day of the RMC Grand Finals in Bahrain we saw a lot of exciting action on the track and very motivated racers throughout the whole event area. Yesterday’s racing was very crucial to see where drivers would place for today’s Pre-Finals, as the combination from the intense 27-degree heat at its highest, the general atmosphere and the sheer racing action and thrilling fights would heighten both, the emotions of everyone at the circuit and those watching on from the official Live Stream. 

RMCGF 2021 - Day 4 - Bahrain International Karting Circuit (BIKC)

RMCGF 2021 - Day 4 - Bahrain International Karting Circuit (BIKC) Read more

Following on from two days of Non-Qualifying Practice at the circuit, it was time to get the racing action underway amidst the sandy surroundings, with an increase in the air temperature at the track providing a perfect backdrop to the excitement of Qualifying Practice and the first set of Qualifying Heats for all competitors.

RMCGF 2021 - Day 3 - Bahrain International Karting Circuit (BIKC)

RMCGF 2021 - Day 3 - Bahrain International Karting Circuit (BIKC) Read more

After a very windy day yesterday, today the track greeted us with bright sunshine with no real breeze apparent. We take a short look back to yesterday, where Non-Qualifying practice started, and the first action took place under the floodlights and the night sky.

RMCGF 2021 - Day 2 - Bahrain International Karting Circuit (BIKC)

RMCGF 2021 - Day 2 - Bahrain International Karting Circuit (BIKC) Read more

Let’s take a look back to the Welcome GetTogether which took place yesterday evening at the spacious Formula 1 paddock and let’s review this second day on which the motivated racers had their first time on track with their brand new karts for the non-qualifying practices. The beginning of these NQ-practices have been scheduled very late so that the racers had the opportunity to drive in the floodlight for the first time in this week.

Sunday live streaming coverage: RMC Euro Golden Trophy in Genk

Sunday live streaming coverage: RMC Euro Golden Trophy in Genk Read more

The Rotax MAX Challenge Euro Golden Trophy will be held at the Home of Champions and is looking forward to a very exciting weekend. Drivers from all over Europe have submitted their entries to the single event and are fighting for the last tickets for the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals in Bahrain in mid-December.

Saturday live stream: RMC Euro Golden Trophy in Genk

Saturday live stream: RMC Euro Golden Trophy in Genk Read more

The Rotax MAX Challenge Euro Golden Trophy will be held at the Home of Champions and is looking forward to a very exciting weekend. Drivers from all over Europe have submitted their entries to the single event and are fighting for the last tickets for the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals in Bahrain in mid-December.

Live timing of the RMC Euro Golden Trophy in Genk

Live timing of the RMC Euro Golden Trophy in Genk Read more

The Rotax MAX Challenge Euro Golden Trophy will be held at the Home of Champions and is looking forward to a very exciting weekend. Drivers from all over Europe have submitted their entries to the single event and are fighting for the last tickets for the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals in Bahrain in mid-December.

Full house at RMC Euro Golden Trophy premiere in Genk

Full house at RMC Euro Golden Trophy premiere in Genk Read more

From November 5th to 7th it will be busy in Genk, Belgium. The Rotax MAX Challenge Euro Golden Trophy will be held at the Home of Champions and is looking forward to a very exciting weekend. Drivers from all over Europe have submitted their entries to the single event and are fighting for the last tickets for the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals in Bahrain in mid-December.

Oscar Pellemele is the new DEKM Champion

Oscar Pellemele is the new DEKM Champion Read more

For the second time this season, the German Electric Kart Championship travelled to Motorsport Arena Mülsen – this time for the season finale (SEP 10-12). On Sunday evening, Oscar Pellemele had every reason to rejoice – the Frenchman won his first final on Sunday and gained the Championship title at the same time.

Rotax MAX Challenge Euro Trophy crowns 2021 Champions

Rotax MAX Challenge Euro Trophy crowns 2021 Champions Read more

The Prokart Raceland in Wackersdorf (Germany) was the venue for the big season finale of the 2021 Rotax MAX Challenge Euro Trophy from September 3rd to 5th, 2021. After stops at Genk (BEL), Adria (ITA) and Mülsen (GER), the European RMC elite fought for the last championship points of the year in the region of Bavaria. More than 100 drivers in the categories of Junior MAX, Senior, MAX, Rotax DD2, DD2 Masters as well as the Rotax Project E20 Tour, which was part of the supporting program, attended the event. Racing conditions could not have been better as the weather made for a sunny and hot weekend.

Rotax further expands its distribution network: Bahrain International Circuit appointed partner for the Kingdom of Bahrain

Rotax further expands its distribution network: Bahrain International Circuit appointed partner for the Kingdom of Bahrain Read more

BRP-Rotax is excited to announce that the Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) has been nominated as authorized distributor for the Kingdom of Bahrain with immediate effect. BIC has already been a long-time promoter of Rotax Karting products and the Rotax MAX Challenge as a successful Rotax Service Center under the governance of Al Ain Raceway, the authorized Rotax distributor for the region so far.

Rotax MAX Challenge International Finals in Le Mans

Rotax MAX Challenge International Finals in Le Mans Read more

The Rotax MAX Challenge International Trophy ended with spectacular Finals on the Le Mans circuit. The twelve races on the programme of this last day were full of intensity for the greatest enjoyment of all the participants.

First decisions in the Rotax MAX Challenge Euro Trophy

First decisions in the Rotax MAX Challenge Euro Trophy Read more

From July 16th to 18th, 2021, the Rotax MAX Challenge Euro Trophy made its debut in the Arena E at Mülsen (GER). For the first time, the European RMC elite visited the 1,315 metre-long circuit in Eastern Germany, where the third and penultimate round of the season heralded the crucial phase of the series. The weather was mixed; after sunshine on Friday, the heats took place in rainy weather before the final day was dry again.

International starting field at DEKM-Kick-Off in Wackersdorf

International starting field at DEKM-Kick-Off in Wackersdorf Read more

At the Prokart Raceland in Wackersdorf, the German Electric Kart Championship (DEKM) starts its fourth season next weekend (04.06.-06.06.). 14 drivers from twelve nations will ensure a top-class field. In total, the worldwide unique Electro Kart racing series competes in four events distributed in Germany and Belgium.

Date adjusted for the 2021 edition of the Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals in Bahrain

Date adjusted for the 2021 edition of the Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals in Bahrain Read more

Gunskirchen, Austria, BRP-Rotax announced that the actual still impacting COVID-19 situation, which provoked a later start of the racing season, demands an organizational op-timization of the RMCGF event. This leads to a shift of the announced RMCGF date by one week to December 11th – 18th, 2021.

2021 Rotax Max Challenge Euro Trophy kicks off: Weather mix makes for thrilling races at Genk

2021 Rotax Max Challenge Euro Trophy kicks off: Weather mix makes for thrilling races at Genk Read more

For its 2021 season opener, the Rotax MAX Challenge Euro Trophy welcomed a full house from April 9th to 11th at Karting Genk, Belgium. A remarkable field of participants, representing drivers from more than 20 different nations, turned the first of four championship rounds into a truly international battle, which offered three days of exciting action on the 1,360-metre long circuit in Flanders – even if there were some restrictions due to the pandemic situation.

Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals 2021 will be in… Bahrain

Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals 2021 will be in… Bahrain Read more

We are proud to announce the location of the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals 2021: finally, we will go to BAHRAIN! The best 2021 RMC drivers worldwide will compete for the RMCGF title at the exciting Bahrain International Karting Circuit from December 03rd – 11th, 2021.   

Canadian karter Patrick Woods-Toth is the first Champion of the Rotax Sim Racing Challenge

Canadian karter Patrick Woods-Toth is the first Champion of the Rotax Sim Racing Challenge Read more

Patrick Woods-Toth has secured the champion’s title at the first-ever running of the Rotax SIM RACING Challenge. Taking P2 in the opening Pre-Final, Patrick matched the pace of fastest qualifier and race winner Johnny Guindi - with nothing between them.

The first Rotax SIM RACING Challenge is online with the livetiming

The first Rotax SIM RACING Challenge is online with the livetiming Read more

During this COVID-19 situation, where we all have to stay safe at home, we are pleased to announce a special race for our worldwide Rotax family, as well as everyone else interested to participate, to compete against each other online in the Rotax SIM RACING Challenge.

First Rotax SIM RACING Challenge

First Rotax SIM RACING Challenge Read more

BRP-Rotax is very pleased to announce the launch of a special event for the worldwide Rotax family, as well as everyone else interested to participate: the first-ever Rotax SIM RACING Challenge, a virtual reality race on the platform of iRacing.com.

DEKM Update: Ampfing race weekend cancelled, new race weekend within the ADAC Kart Masters

DEKM Update: Ampfing race weekend cancelled, new race weekend within the ADAC Kart Masters Read more

In the past weeks, we have been monitoring the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation very closely and have been taking all measures to ensure we are ready if possible to start the championship as planned.

ROTAX Karting: sign up for the DEKM championship

ROTAX Karting: sign up for the DEKM championship Read more

Now it´s even easier to sign up for the DEKM championship - just contact your local distributor and they will be happy to assist!

70 days until the start of the German Kart Championship

70 days until the start of the German Kart Championship Read more

After a long winter break, riders, teams and organizers are looking forward to the start of the German Kart Championship 2020. It starts on the Schweppermannring in Ampfing. The first race of the year will take place in Bavaria from May 8th to 10th. Afterwards, it continues to Wackersdorf, Kerpen, Mülsen and Genk in Belgium.

We are live! The registration is open for Micro Max and Mini Max Grand Festival 2020

We are live! The registration is open for Micro Max and Mini Max Grand Festival 2020 Read more

The new website is online, the registration is open for the Micro Max (Age of 7 to 11 Years / 8th birthday in 2020) and Mini Max (Age of 9 to 13 Years / 10th birthday in 2020) Grand Festival 2020. The Parolin Rocky class (Age of 7 to 10 Years) has been added to this amazing event.

RMC Grand Finals goes to the desert: RMCGF 2020 takes place in Bahrain

RMC Grand Finals goes to the desert: RMCGF 2020 takes place in Bahrain Read more

We are proud to announce the location of the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals 2020: it is BAHRAIN! The best RMC drivers worldwide will take to the desert from November 07th -14th, 2020 for the annual highlight of the karting season.