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.  

Registration for third season of DEKM starts - Champion receives test day in a Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 Clubsport

Registration for third season of DEKM starts - Champion receives test day in a Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 Clubsport Read more

In 2020, the German Electric Kart Championship (DEKM) is already starting into its third season and offering numerous highlights again. All five racing events are going to take place in Germany this time. The DEKM is going to start in Wackersdorf twice. Due to a new E-kart by technical partner BRP-Rotax, the participants can look forward to more power and longer race durations.

Register now online for the DKM - Five races spread over Germany and Genk

Register now online for the DKM - Five races spread over Germany and Genk Read more

The kick-off to the German Kart Championship 2020 season is going to happen on January 6th at 12 o’clock with the start of the online registration. Interested drivers can register for the four grade series DKM (OK), DJKM (OK-Junior), DSKM (KZ2) and DSKC (KZ2) on the website www.kart-dm.de. The racing calendar consists of five races spread over Germany and Belgium.

New Partnership Rotax and Chrono Karting for Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Festival 2020

New Partnership Rotax and Chrono Karting for Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Festival 2020 Read more

BRP-Rotax, the manufacturer of Rotax kart engines located in Austria, and Chrono Karting BV, a race organizer established in the Netherlands, are pleased to announce their collaboration in organizing and promoting the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Festival 2020.

Rotax DD2 Chassis with CIK-FIA Homologated rear bumper for FIA Karting Calender 2020 Events

Rotax DD2 Chassis with CIK-FIA Homologated rear bumper for FIA Karting Calender 2020 Events Read more

BRP-Rotax would like to inform all customers that a CIK-FIA approved rear bumper will now be mandatory for any Rotax MAX Challenge (RMC) events/series listed on the FIA Karting Sporting Calendars 2020, in order meet the latest CIK-FIA chassis requirements of the use of CIK-FIA homologated equipment.

Rotax offers the ideal option for young Cadet-age drivers to begin their racing experience

Rotax offers the ideal option for young Cadet-age drivers to begin their racing experience Read more

BRP-Rotax is proud to announce that for the upcoming season in 2020, it will introduce several upgrades to both the Micro MAX and Mini MAX engine configuration, which will achieve four main objectives: · Ease of use & installation · Less sensitive operation · More cost-effective · Limit manipulation of components. These improvements further align the parity of the Rotax engine packages and ensure a more level playing field for our youngest RMC competitors.

Rotax Max Challenge International Trophy an exceptional success from the first edition

Rotax Max Challenge International Trophy an exceptional success from the first edition Read more

By partnering with 3MK Events and the Automobile Club de l'Ouest (ACO), BRP-Rotax has had an unquestionable success with the launch of its new world-class event at the Le Mans circuit. Almost 300 drivers, 44 countries, five continents, impeccable organisation, a magnificent circuit, thrilling races, a magical atmosphere, prizes and much more, led to delighted participants returning with a smile and with a greater desire than ever to continue their kart racing programme in the Rotax categories.

BRP-Rotax honoured its kart distributors of the year 2018

BRP-Rotax honoured its kart distributors of the year 2018 Read more

BRP-Rotax is proud to announce the top three members of its 2018 Distributor of the Year Award. The annual award program recognizes its distributor's efforts to demonstrate sales achievements linked with operational excellence that lead to strengthen BRP-Rotax’s marketing efforts in respective areas around the world.

Rotax expands their MOJO Tire network to include western Canada

Rotax expands their MOJO Tire network to include western Canada Read more

Gunskirchen, Austria – BRP-Rotax announces the decision to introduce a new partner in Western Canada responsible for the distribution of their MOJO racing kart tire product range in 2019.

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BRP-Rotax makes history: The Rotax THUNDeR sets a new milestone

BRP-Rotax makes history: The Rotax THUNDeR sets a new milestone Read more

From June 30th to July 1st, BRP-Rotax brought the future into the pre-sent and started off at full throttle at the very first race of the DEKM (Deutsche Elektro-Kart-Meisterschaft). The eagerly awaited race was held on one of Germany’s most modern motorsport arenas, Oschersleben.

Exiting half-time of the Rotax Max Challenge Euro Trophy

Exiting half-time of the Rotax Max Challenge Euro Trophy Read more

Seven weeks after its magnificent premiere, the Rotax MAX Challenge Euro Trophy entered its second round from June 8th to 10th, which marked half of the season.

Superb debut for new Rotax Max Challenge Euro Trophy

Superb debut for new Rotax Max Challenge Euro Trophy Read more

From April 20 – 22, the premiere of the newly-introduced Rotax MAX Challenge Euro Trophy welcomed almost 120 participants from around the world to the first edition of the 2018 series at the 1,360 metre circuit of Karting Genk – ‘Home of Champions’ in Belgium.