BRP-Rotax announces results of the successful Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals 2022 in Portugal

BRP-Rotax announces results of the successful Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals 2022 in Portugal Read more

Portimao, BRP-Rotax is proud to announce that the 22nd edition of the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals (RMCGF) successfully took place in Portimao, Portugal at the Kartodromo International Algarve (KIA) from November 19 to 26, 2022. With a record number of 394 Rotax racers from more than 60 nations, who earned their ticket during the 2022 season, the event also saw the biggest kart line-up ever in the history of the RMC Grand Finals.

We crowned the Champions of the RMC Grand Finals 2022!

We crowned the Champions of the RMC Grand Finals 2022! Read more

We can‘t believe that the week is actually over now, as today we crowned the champions of the 2022 Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals and there was simply incredible racing action out on track.

RMCGF 2022 - DAY 6 Kartdromo Internacional Do Algarve (KIA)

RMCGF 2022 - DAY 6 Kartdromo Internacional Do Algarve (KIA) Read more

What a lovely sunny day in the mountains of Portimao at the Kartodromo Internacional Algarve. The sun was shining the whole day and gave us beautiful weather for the traditional Drivers picture before the pre-finals of the RMCGF 2022 started.

RMCGF 2022 - DAY 5 Kartdromo Internacional Do Algarve (KIA)

RMCGF 2022 - DAY 5 Kartdromo Internacional Do Algarve (KIA) Read more

Today the Kartodromo Internacional Algarve welcomed us in the morning shrouded in fog what prompted a fifteen-minute delay to the start of our on-track action. But this did not lower the spirit of our racers.

RMCGF 2022 - DAY 4 Kartdromo Internacional Do Algarve (KIA)

RMCGF 2022 - DAY 4 Kartdromo Internacional Do Algarve (KIA) Read more

Yesterday saw the first real part of the full-throttle action that is experienced by the whole paddock, as all 394 drivers would brave the changeable weather conditions that saw the final part of Non-Qualifying Practice and the first five of eight classes go out for Qualifying.

RMCGF 2022 - Day 2 Kartdromo Internacional Do Algarve (KIA)

RMCGF 2022 - Day 2 Kartdromo Internacional Do Algarve (KIA) Read more

We look back at yesterday, when the 2022 RMC Grand Finals were truly opened via the Welcome Briefing in the morning. 394 drivers received their brand new karts through the customary raffle on the main start-finish straight underneath the beautifully sunlit Portuguese skyline. Along with that, drivers would also head to the nearby Autodromo Internacional do Algarve for the mandatory briefings that afternoon, with the paddock tent being a busy hive of activity all day long as the brand-new karts would be prepared fully, with every nut and bolt tightened and fastened.

IWF 2022 – Titles for Evan Giltaire and Gabriel Stilp after great battles

IWF 2022 – 36 heats, 21 winners!

IWF 2022 – 36 heats, 21 winners! Read more

The qualifying heats are in full swing on the Le Mans international circuit! From Thursday to Friday evening, 36 races have already taken place in the X30 Senior and X30 Junior categories. At this stage, the Warriors are extremely numerous to have distinguished themselves, but all know that there is still a long way to go, with another 28 heats scheduled during the day on Saturday, 22 October.

First title decisions at the Rotax MAX Challenge Euro Trophy in Mariembourg

First title decisions at the Rotax MAX Challenge Euro Trophy in Mariembourg Read more

The Rotax MAX Challenge Euro Trophy started its second half of the season last weekend in Belgian Mariembourg. On the 1,388m long Kart des Fagnes track, 163 drivers from all over the world started into the end phase of this year’s RMCET season. In thrilling races, some new faces ended up on the leading positions of the individual grades again. In the end, there were four early title winners next to day winners. 

RMC Euro Trophy experiences exciting mid-season round in Val d’Argenton

RMC Euro Trophy experiences exciting mid-season round in Val d’Argenton Read more

Last weekend, the Rotax MAX Challenge Euro Trophy held the next round. In French Val d’Argenton, the races ranked three and four of the high-class racing series took place. The championship welcomed its participants from all over the world on a new track on the racing calendar for the season at the halfway mark and provided exciting challenges in the best weather.

First winners at the RMC Euro Trophy in Genk

First winners at the RMC Euro Trophy in Genk Read more

The first decisions have been made in the Rotax MAX Challenge Euro Trophy. More than 200 drivers started in Genk, Belgium last weekend and kicked-off the racing season of the highly-competitive karting championship. In the best weather, the numerous spectators enjoyed lots of racing action and the first winners of the year were celebrated in the seven Rotax categories. Four drivers achieved double victories in Sunday’s Finals.

Exciting RMC Euro Trophy Winter Cup races in Campillos

Exciting RMC Euro Trophy Winter Cup races in Campillos Read more

Last weekend in Campillos, Spain, it was all about karting! The Rotax MAX Challenge Euro Trophy Winter Cup marks the start of the international racing season of the renowned single-brand racing series. 156 drivers competed at the Circuito Karting Campillos and presented top-class racing at the start of the year. 

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.

I-Games proves its point as the best way to end the season!

I-Games proves its point as the best way to end the season! Read more

For the second year running, the I-Games targeted to set itself as the best way to close the international IAME X30 season, and so it did! The scenery was set at the Kartódromo Internacional do Algarve which is not only known for the great layout and infrastructure of the track, but also a great touristic location by the beach with great weather, even at this time of the year! The attendance stayed at equally high levels as the rest of the year in all three categories, proving the stability and strength of the RGMMC-organized IAME series!

IAME Warriors Final 2021, all the winners!

IAME Warriors Final 2021, all the winners! Read more

Edition 2021 of the IAME Warriors Final successfully ended at the Adria Karting Raceway on Saturday, October 23 after four days of intense competition and a participation of 300 of the best drivers of the national IAME series from 29 countries. These drivers have been competing among the fields of the strongest teams in categories X30 Mini, X30 Junior, X30 Senior, X30 Master and Z-I.    

What an exciting spectacle in the first heats of the IAME Warriors Final!

What an exciting spectacle in the first heats of the IAME Warriors Final! Read more

The great spectacle of the world IAME event at the Adria Karting Raceway is now underway, as the initial qualifying heats have kept drivers busy on Thursday, October 21st after the exciting qualifying practice sessions held yesterday. The goal is to narrow down the 300 drivers that gathered in Adria from 29 different countries for this spectacular event and define the list of the “elected” ones that will fight for the IWF21 titles of categories X30 Mini, X30 Junior, X30 Senior, X30 Master and the shifter Z-I on Saturday. The selection process will involve 44 qualifying heats: 26 on Thursday and 18 on Friday.     

The spectacle of the IAME Warriors Final has begun in Adria

The spectacle of the IAME Warriors Final has begun in Adria Read more

The world event by IAME kicked off in fine style in Adria on Wednesday, October 20th, with qualifying practice that named the first protagonists of this great international event. Several battles decided by thousandths of a second gave the first taste of what is ahead before the grand finale on Saturday: great challenges and competition among 300 best drivers selected from the national series of 29 countries. Five categories will be on track: namely, X30 Mini, X30 Junior, X30 Senior, X30 Master and for the first time this year also the shifter Z-I.    

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.

Thien wins the weather gamble while Fluxa, Le and Bradshaw seal the titles!

Thien wins the weather gamble while Fluxa, Le and Bradshaw seal the titles! Read more

The last race of the 2021 Euro Series saw the return of the Home of Champions to the series calendar. While technically a summer weekend, it was one where the weather affected every race in that Northern part of Europe!

Sunday live stream: IAME Euro Series Round 4 at the “Home of Champions” circuit of Genk

Sunday live stream: IAME Euro Series Round 4 at the “Home of Champions” circuit of Genk Read more

The circuit of Genk, the “Home of Champions”, will host the final round of the IAME Euro Series 2021. After the first three races, the IAME Euro Series now have nine different winners in nine race finals with Sacha Van't Pad Bosch, Roman Kamyab and Luna Fluxa in X30 Mini, Theofile Nael, Kanato Le and Tomas Stolcermanis in X30 Junior and Aaron Walker, Callum Bradshaw and Pedro Hiltbrand in X30 Senior! This is how competitive, close, and unpredictable the IAME Euro Series can be!

Saturday live stream: IAME Euro Series Round 4 at the “Home of Champions” circuit of Genk

Saturday live stream: IAME Euro Series Round 4 at the “Home of Champions” circuit of Genk Read more

The circuit of Genk, the “Home of Champions”, will host the final round of the IAME Euro Series 2021. After the first three races, the IAME Euro Series now have nine different winners in nine race finals with Sacha Van't Pad Bosch, Roman Kamyab and Luna Fluxa in X30 Mini, Theofile Nael, Kanato Le and Tomas Stolcermanis in X30 Junior and Aaron Walker, Callum Bradshaw and Pedro Hiltbrand in X30 Senior! This is how competitive, close, and unpredictable the IAME Euro Series can be!

Results: IAME Euro Series Round 4 at the “Home of Champions” circuit of Genk

Results: IAME Euro Series Round 4 at the “Home of Champions” circuit of Genk Read more

The circuit of Genk, the “Home of Champions”, will host the final round of the IAME Euro Series 2021. After the first three races, the IAME Euro Series now have nine different winners in nine race finals with Sacha Van't Pad Bosch, Roman Kamyab and Luna Fluxa in X30 Mini, Theofile Nael, Kanato Le and Tomas Stolcermanis in X30 Junior and Aaron Walker, Callum Bradshaw and Pedro Hiltbrand in X30 Senior! This is how competitive, close, and unpredictable the IAME Euro Series can be!

Live-timing and results: IAME Euro Series Round 4 at the “Home of Champions” circuit of Genk

Live-timing and results: IAME Euro Series Round 4 at the “Home of Champions” circuit of Genk Read more

The circuit of Genk, the “Home of Champions”, will host the final round of the IAME Euro Series 2021. After the first three races, the IAME Euro Series now have nine different winners in nine race finals with Sacha Van't Pad Bosch, Roman Kamyab and Luna Fluxa in X30 Mini, Theofile Nael, Kanato Le and Tomas Stolcermanis in X30 Junior and Aaron Walker, Callum Bradshaw and Pedro Hiltbrand in X30 Senior! This is how competitive, close, and unpredictable the IAME Euro Series can be!

Unpredictable results, completely new winners and numerous new faces on the podium!

Unpredictable results, completely new winners and numerous new faces on the podium! Read more

The IAME Euro Series reconvened at the 7 Laghi Kart track in Castelletto di Branduzzo for the third round of the season, with another race of packed grids and full of action in all the categories! Despite taking place right in the middle of the summer in Italy, and under heat reaching up to 35C, thunderstorms were a frequent threat throughout the weekend, thankfully limited to a few minutes of appearance!