Prince Carl Philip test drives the Rotax Project E20 eKart in Sweden

Prince Carl Philip test drives  the Rotax Project E20 eKart in Sweden Read more

The Rotax Project E20 eKart was demonstrated last weekend at the request of the organisation of Prince Carl Philip's Racing Trophy & combined Rotax MAX Challenge Sweden at GTR Motorpark in Eskilstuna, Sweden.

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.

Leaders confirmed during the RMCIT Heats

Leaders confirmed during the RMCIT Heats Read more

After the 30 Qualifying Heats of the Rotax MAX Challenge International Trophy, most of the polemen confirmed the competitiveness revealed during the Qualifying Practice in race conditions.

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.

A brilliant start to the DEKM season in Wackersdorf

A brilliant start to the DEKM season in Wackersdorf Read more

After a break of almost eight months, the German Electric Kart Championship (DEKM) was back from its winter break last weekend at the Prokart Raceland Wackersdorf. 15 pilots from all over the world ensured a successful start and once again underlined the high level of performance of the innovative electric kart racing series.

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.

The Desert Gear: chassis partners for the RMC Grand Finals 2021 in Bahrain

The Desert Gear: chassis partners for the RMC Grand Finals 2021 in Bahrain Read more

BRP-Rotax is pleased to announce the Chassis Partners for the 2021s Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals. The worldwide Rotax family will meet for the annual highlight of the karting season at the Bahrain International Karting Circuit from 11th to 18th of December, 2021. 

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.

New race calendar for DEKM and reduced entry fee

New race calendar for DEKM and reduced entry fee Read more

Four weeks before the start of the fourth German Electric Kart Championship (DEKM) season, the event’s promoter IKmedia and technical partner BRP-Rotax decided to adjust the race calendar for the 2021 season. It now includes four events as part of the DKM and the Rotax MAX Challenge Germany.

Rotax Max Challenge Grand Festival 2021 Back on Track

Rotax Max Challenge Grand Festival 2021 Back on Track Read more

As announced in late 2019, BRP-Rotax is collaborating with Chrono Karting BV in organizing and promoting the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Festival. Due to the Covid-19 restrictions, the 2020 event, unfortunately, had to be cancelled, but for 2021 both companies are excited to host the RMC Grand Festival this summer in Eindhoven from August 20th to 22nd.

Rotax strengthens its distribution network: new partner appointed for the Republic of Ireland

Rotax strengthens its distribution network: new partner appointed for the Republic of Ireland Read more

BRP-Rotax is excited to announce that the company Murray Motorsport has been appointed as the authorized distributor for the Republic of Ireland for Rotax karting products as of January 01, 2021. Up to now the territory of Ireland has been served by the UK distributor JAG, who has established a sales- and service network serving Irish customers over the past years and managed that Rotax MAX categories have been part of the national championship organized by the ASN Motorsport Ireland.

Incredible Finals to close the second RMCIT

Incredible Finals to close the second RMCIT Read more

The last day of the 2020 Rotax MAX Challenge International Trophy was rich in spectacle and twists on the Kartódromo Internacional do Algarve. Fought at 100% intensity on a dry track and in mixed conditions, the Finals showed the extraordinary competitiveness of the Rotax categories with top level participants coming from all over the world, despite a not particularly favourable health situation, before rewarding the big winners.

DEKM faces season finale in Oschersleben

DEKM faces season finale in Oschersleben Read more

After 2018, the German Electric Kart Championship (DEKM) returns to Oschersleben and will host the final races on the track in the Magdeburg Börde. Due to the Corona pandemic, the 2020 season is particularly short. Less than two months after the start of the season at the end of August in Kerpen, the drivers will now head to Oschersleben for the final. In the meantime, the world’s first electric kart championship completed two race weekends in Wackersdorf.

Rotax supported by long-term chassis partners and a newcomer at the RMC Grand Finals in Portugal

Rotax supported by long-term chassis partners and a newcomer at the RMC Grand Finals in Portugal Read more

BRP-Rotax is pleased to announce the Chassis Partners for the 2020s Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals. The 21st edition of this prestigious yearly karting event has changed date and location due to the worldwide Covid-19 pandemic and will take place as already announced in Portimão in Portugal, from January 23rd to 30th, 2021.

Freak weather at the DKM in Wackersdorf

Freak weather at the DKM in Wackersdorf Read more

The German Kart Championship travelled to the Prokart Raceland in Wackersdorf for its third event of the season. For the first time this year, the weather was a deciding factor. Rain caused shifts among the different championships. Kris Haanen already won the German Junior Kart Championship. In the other classes, everything is still possible before the finale.

DEKM travels to Wackersdorf again

DEKM travels to Wackersdorf again Read more

The upcoming weekend, the German Electric Kart Championship (DEKM) starts into the second half of the season, additionally to a new edition at Prokart Raceland, Wackersdorf. With four winners in four races so far, the race weekend promises a lot of excitement. The overall classification is currently led by Joel Mesch.

Thrilling race action and new winners in the DEKM

Thrilling race action and new winners in the DEKM Read more

Only a week after the season kick-off, the German Electric Kart Championship (DEKM) travelled on to Wackersdorf. Within the framework of the Rotax Max Challenge Euro Trophy, the participants experienced exciting race decisions. Axel La Flamme and Diego Stifter ended up as the winners.

Sebastian Kraft and Joel Mesch win at the DEKM Kick-Off

Sebastian Kraft and Joel Mesch win at the DEKM Kick-Off Read more

After a long period of waiting, the kick-off to the third season of the German Electric Kart Championship (DEKM) took place on the Erftlandring in Kerpen. 13 drivers made up a balanced field of participants. Sebastian Kraft and Joel Mensch ended up as winners.

DEKM starts into its third season in Kerpen

DEKM starts into its third season in Kerpen Read more

The worldwide Corona pandemic also caused a late start into the season of the German Electric Kart Championship (DEKM). Next weekend, things will get going though: On the traditional Erftlandring in Kerpen, the unique electric kart racing series is going to start into its third season. A newly developed high performance racing E-kart, longer racing distances and an attractive field of participants promise lots of excitement.

BRP-Rotax and Chrono Karting BV have decided to cancel the Micro and Mini MAX Grand Festival 2020

BRP-Rotax and Chrono Karting BV have decided to cancel the Micro and Mini MAX Grand Festival 2020 Read more

After carefully reviewing the actual situation, BRP-Rotax and Chrono Karting BV have decided to cancel the Micro and Mini MAX Grand Festival 2020 because of the worldwide COVID-19 situation and the restrictions in several countries.

DEKM updates race calendar – first race weekend postponed until 28 – 30 august in Mülsen

DEKM updates race calendar – first race weekend postponed until 28 – 30 august in Mülsen Read more

The newly developed “Project E20” electric kart from BRP-Rotax is probably the most important “asset” in this year’s DEKM season. “More power, a longer battery life and a reduced weight boost the performance of the German Electric Kart Championship to a whole new level,” says Oliver Schielein, Managing Director of IKmedia, the promoter of the series. During the first test drives, the new e-kart received an extremely enthusiastic reception from drivers. “We now want to ensure that we do not endanger the success of our most important asset by starting off with the handbrake engaged,” says Schielein.

“Rotax project e20” Electric racing for the next generation – be part of the future!

“Rotax project e20” Electric racing for the next generation – be part of the future! Read more

Rotax team is testing the new project E20 electric kart and the results are very impressive - 25 laps on a single charge! One hour charge time and the e-kart is ready to go again!

The 2020 RMCIT is postponed in Portimão, from 8th to 13th December

The 2020 RMCIT is postponed in Portimão, from 8th to 13th December Read more

Further to the worldwide travel restrictions due to the COVID-19 virus, BRP-Rotax and 3MK Events have carefully taken the decision to postpone the 2nd edition of the Rotax MAX Challenge International Trophy, which would have taken place from Tuesday 28th July to Saturday 01st August 2020 at Le Mans Karting International track, in France.

“Preparations to ensure optimum safety” – DEKM Promoter Oliver Schielein on the new race calendar

“Preparations to ensure optimum safety” – DEKM Promoter Oliver Schielein on the new race calendar Read more

Mr Schielein, the German Electric Kart Championship (DEKM) recently published its new race calendar for 2020. Did you find it challenging to organise?

BRP-Rotax has decided to postpone the 2020 Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals till January 2021! New location: Portimão in Portugal

BRP-Rotax has decided to postpone the 2020 Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals till January 2021! New location: Portimão in Portugal Read more

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic and current travel restrictions, BRP-Rotax has decided to postpone the 2020 Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals till January 2021, and to change the location to the city of Portimão in Portugal. The 2020 RMC Grand Finals will take place in Portimão, Portugal, from January 23 to January 30, 2021.

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.

JAG Engineering wins BRP-Rotax Kart Distributor of the Year Award

JAG Engineering wins BRP-Rotax Kart Distributor of the Year Award Read more

BRP-Rotax yearly recognizes the efforts of its karting distributors to demonstrate sales achievements linked with operational excellence that lead to strengthen BRP-Rotax’s sales and marketing efforts in respective areas around the world. In times like this when our world changes in increasing pace it is even more important to acknowledge the outstanding work of its partners. BRP-Rotax therefore proudly announced the top three members of the BRP-Rotax 2019 Karting Distributor of the Year Award:

1st place: JAG Engineering, UK

2nd place: SODIKART S.A., France

3rd place: International Karting Distributors (IKD), Australia

The Rotax MAX Challenge International Trophy prepares for the next exciting event at Le Mans

The Rotax MAX Challenge International Trophy prepares for the next exciting event at Le Mans Read more

Building on the undeniable success of the first edition, BRP-Rotax and 3MK Events continue their collaboration, in partnership with the ACO, to organise the 2020 Rotax MAX Challenge International Trophy from Tuesday, July 28 to Saturday, August 1 at the Le Mans International Karting circuit in France. This impressive event offers a unique karting experience as well as attractive side events throughout the weekend.

“great progress in the technical field” – DEKM Promoter Oliver Schielein talks about the upcoming 3rd season

“great progress in the technical field” – DEKM Promoter Oliver Schielein talks about the upcoming 3rd season Read more

The trade visitors showed great interest in the German Electric Kart Championship [DEKM]. Registrations for the new season are in full swing at www.dekm.de and we hope that our great progress – in particular in the technical field – will convince many young drivers to join our series.

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.