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.

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.

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.

South African top karters ready to race as lockdown eases

South African top karters ready to race as lockdown eases Read more

The South African Rotax Max Karting Challenge is raring to race once again following its second lockdown laps in two seasons. Club racing already re-starts this coming weekend before the various regional series picks up again through August and then a revised national calendar will resume in September.

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.

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.

Livetiming: BNL Round 1 at the "Home of Champions"

Livetiming: BNL Round 1 at the "Home of Champions" Read more

BNL Karting Series is starting again!  Season number 14 is ready to go ahead at the Karting Genk circuit: Home of Champions! It will be a promising season. The champion in Mini Max - Junior Max - Senior Max - DD2 Max ánd DD2 Master will be awarded with a Grand Finals ticket!

BNL returns in style at the Kick-off!

BNL returns in style at the Kick-off! Read more

After 167 days since the last day of the 2020 season, the BNL Karting Series would return to action in its 14th season for the 2021 Kick-Off, which was hosted by Karting Genk: Home of Champions, the 1,360-metre circuit based in Belgium’s Limburg region, just over an hour away from Brussels.

Livestream: BNL Grand Kick-Off at the "Home of Champions"

Livestream: BNL Grand Kick-Off at the "Home of Champions" Read more

BNL Karting Series is starting again! After a short winter period and after a turbulent 2020 in which a lot was asked of us all, we can go out again. The 1st real test after the short winter period takes place at the Karting Genk circuit: Home of Champions. 

Livetiming: BNL Grand Kick-Off at the "Home of Champions"

Livetiming: BNL Grand Kick-Off at the "Home of Champions" Read more

BNL Karting Series is starting again! After a short winter period and after a turbulent 2020 in which a lot was asked of us all, we can go out again. The 1st real test after the short winter period takes place at the Karting Genk circuit: Home of Champions. 

Green light for the BNL Karting Series Kick-Off

Green light for the BNL Karting Series Kick-Off Read more

BNL Karting Series announce that the BNL Karting Series Kick-Off can now officially proceed as planned this coming weekend. Only Junior Max, Senior Max, DD2 and DD2 Masters fit the current criteria, so Micro and Mini Max are not unfortunately allowed to compete in this instance.

EMR Rotax and Karting South Africa - note on joining WOMZA

EMR Rotax and Karting South Africa - note on joining WOMZA Read more

There is an incredible amount of excitement and naturally some uncertainty since our announcement to join WOMZA. We feel that some perspective at this point will assist karters, teams, clubs etc to get a clearer picture of what is happening and why.

Sunday Livestream: Rotax MAX Challenge International Trophy 2020 at Portimão

Sunday Livestream: Rotax MAX Challenge International Trophy 2020 at Portimão Read more

Rotax MAX Challenge International Trophy 2020 kicks off in Portimão. The international circuit Kartódromo Internacional do Algarve with a length of 1.6 km, is one of the best karting locations in the world and is located in the southern part of Portugal.

Livestream: Rotax MAX Challenge International Trophy 2020 at Portimão

Livestream: Rotax MAX Challenge International Trophy 2020 at Portimão Read more

Rotax MAX Challenge International Trophy 2020 kicks off in Portimão. The international circuit Kartódromo Internacional do Algarve with a length of 1.6 km, is one of the best karting locations in the world and is located in the southern part of Portugal.

Results: Rotax MAX Challenge International Trophy 2020 at Portimão

Results: Rotax MAX Challenge International Trophy 2020 at Portimão Read more

Rotax MAX Challenge International Trophy 2020 kicks off in Portimão. The international circuit Kartódromo Internacional do Algarve with a length of 1.6 km, is one of the best karting locations in the world and is located in the southern part of Portugal.

Livetiming: Rotax MAX Challenge International Trophy 2020 at Portimão

Livetiming: Rotax MAX Challenge International Trophy 2020 at Portimão Read more

Rotax MAX Challenge International Trophy 2020 kicks off in Portimão. The international circuit Kartódromo Internacional do Algarve with a length of 1.6 km, is one of the best karting locations in the world and is located in the southern part of Portugal.

Rotax South Africa - Reaction to webinar of Kart Working Group presentation by MSA on 17 November 2020

Rotax South Africa - Reaction to webinar of Kart Working Group presentation by MSA on 17 November 2020 Read more

Rotax South Africa is also not supportive of the strategy presented last night as it does not consider the wishes of the karters in general and more specifically the Rotax owners that represent over 70% of all karting starts this season. The proposals are also Gauteng-centric, where we prefer to factor in the voices of all the regions around the country.

Rotax Max Challenge Euro Trophy: Mid-season race celebrates new winners

Rotax Max Challenge Euro Trophy: Mid-season race celebrates new winners Read more

Four weeks after the kick-off of the Rotax MAX Challenge Euro Trophy in Belgium, the European Rotax racers headed for Germany where the second round of the season was held from September 4th to 6th, 2020. Venue was the Prokart Raceland in Wackersdorf which equally hosted the halfway event of the elite RMC racing format. Although the Micro and Mini MAX categories were not part of program this time, over 100 drivers from more than 20 nations entered the second meeting of the year, providing the opening round winners and overall leaders a competitive mid-season event.

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.

RMC Euro Trophy Winter Cup: full house and full of action

RMC Euro Trophy Winter Cup: full house and full of action Read more

Best prepared, the modern karting complex of Campillos near Malaga was a perfect venue for the season kick-off – a challenging 1,588 metres long track with professional facilities for all involved. And even the weather was perfect. A sunny but windy weekend with temperatures of about 18° C guaranteed best race conditions for the drivers who were heading for victory in the categories of Micro MAX, Junior MAX, Senior MAX, MAX DD2 and MAX DD2 Masters.

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.

Rotax Max Challenge International Trophy 2020

Rotax Max Challenge International Trophy 2020 Read more

After the great success of the first edition of the Rotax MAX Challenge International Trophy in Le Mans last year, BRP-Rotax is proud to announce that it has – partnering again with 3MK Events and Le Mans Karting International / ACO Automobile Club de l'Ouest – fixed the date for 2020.

RMCGF Day 7: Circuito Internazionale Di Napoli

RMCGF Day 7: Circuito Internazionale Di Napoli Read more

What a great and exciting day here at the 20th edition of the RMC Grand Finals 2019. After the traditional drivers parade of all the participating nations in the morning, we saw 360 of the best kart-drivers of the world competing for the title. Thrilling and amazing action on the track impressed as one of the closest competitions in the history of the Grand Finals. The deserving winners were crowned this afternoon during the prize-giving ceremony before the celebration of the 20th anniversary of the Grand Finals at the Drivers Party.