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.

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.

Results: Rotax MAX Challenge International Trophy at Le Mans

Results: Rotax MAX Challenge International Trophy at Le Mans Read more

The third edition of the Rotax MAX Challenge International Trophy was able to return to its original site, the international circuit of Le Mans in France, and its favourite period, the middle of summer. Thanks to 3MK Events' recognised expertise in health protection, the RMCIT can count on the presence of 216 drivers from 28 nations and four continents at Le Mans from 27th to 31st July 2021.

Livestream: Rotax MAX Challenge International Trophy at Le Mans

Livestream: Rotax MAX Challenge International Trophy at Le Mans Read more

The third edition of the Rotax MAX Challenge International Trophy was able to return to its original site, the international circuit of Le Mans in France, and its favourite period, the middle of summer. Thanks to 3MK Events' recognised expertise in health protection, the RMCIT can count on the presence of 216 drivers from 28 nations and four continents at Le Mans from 27th to 31st July 2021.

Live-timing: Rotax MAX Challenge International Trophy at Le Mans

Live-timing: Rotax MAX Challenge International Trophy at Le Mans Read more

The third edition of the Rotax MAX Challenge International Trophy was able to return to its original site, the international circuit of Le Mans in France, and its favourite period, the middle of summer. Thanks to 3MK Events' recognised expertise in health protection, the RMCIT can count on the presence of 216 drivers from 28 nations and four continents at Le Mans from 27th to 31st July 2021.

The Rotax MAX Challenge International Trophy is back in Le Mans

The Rotax MAX Challenge International Trophy is back in Le Mans Read more

The third edition of the Rotax MAX Challenge International Trophy was able to return to its original site, the international circuit of Le Mans in France, and its favourite period, the middle of summer. However, the Covid-19 pandemic is still present and the recent reinforcement of health controls between countries around the world has restricted the number of participants at the last moment.

Franco Colapinto alongside Nyck de Vries in ELMS and 24 Hours of Le Mans

Franco Colapinto alongside Nyck de Vries in ELMS and 24 Hours of Le Mans Read more

Franco Colapinto has added the European Le Mans Series (ELMS) to his 2021 programme in LMP2. The 17-year-old will be the youngest driver at the 24 Hours of Le Mans for G-Drive Racing. The team also added the 2021 Asian Le Mans Series 'Rookie of the Year' to the FIA World Championship race in the 6 Hours of Spa. The news comes after the announcement that Franco will race in the inaugural Formula Regional European Championship by Alpine season with MP Motorsport.
 

Young Australian Barter, winner of Richard Mille Young Talent Academy 2020

Young Australian Barter, winner of Richard Mille Young Talent Academy 2020 Read more

Despite a 2020 sporting season that has been disrupted by the Covid-19 pandemic, the third edition of the Richard Mille Young Talent Academy was able to take place in good conditions in Le Mans.

2019/2020 IAME Series UAE champions and the UAE World finalists for the 2020 International Final Le Mans

2019/2020 IAME Series UAE champions and the UAE World finalists for the 2020 International Final Le Mans Read more

The IAME Series UAE is a premier kart racing championship in the United Arab Emirates. The 2019 / 2020 championship was held over 5 rounds with race events taking place at RAK Track, Dubai Kartdrome and Al Forsan Circuit. Round 6 was cancelled due to COVID-19. The decision was made to ensure the safety of the UAE community, and in line with continued efforts made by the UAE government and respective bodies to prevent the spread of coronavirus.  The top 3 finishers in each championship catergory of the IAME Series UAE win entry to the IAME International Final held at Le Mans in France.

 

FIA World Championships moved from Le Mans to Lonato

FIA World Championships moved from Le Mans to Lonato Read more

Due to the fact that the Automobile Club de l'Ouest (ACO) has postponed two major events on its calendar, it will no longer organise the FIA Karting World Championship - KZ, the FIA Karting International Super Cup – KZ2, the third Competition of the FIA Karting Academy Trophy and the FIA Karting Historic Super Cup initially scheduled to take place in Le Mans (FRA) from 10th to 13th September 2020. The World Championship will now be held in Lonato.

BNL Karting Series 2020 - Kick Off Aftermovie

BNL Karting Series 2020 - Kick Off Aftermovie Read more

Around 150 drivers headed to the "Home Of Champions" in the first weekend of March, representing 16 different nations, to battle against the very best in Rotax racing circles, with six different classes in action.

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.

2019 FIA Karting best-of: 2019 season

2019 FIA Karting best-of: 2019 season Read more

The 2019 season of FIA Karting Championships, Cups and Trophies were organised over ten Competitions involving six categories in six European countries, Germany, Belgium, Finland, France, Italy and Sweden.

Another successful year for Energy Corse

Another successful year for Energy Corse Read more

From victory at the Winter Cup at the beginning of the season to successes in the WSK throughout the year, including a new European Championship, the Energy Corse brand and its official team completed a series of victorious meetings at the international level in 2019. All these trophies won by the drivers in the Energy Corse colours are the result of meticulous work to offer competitive equipment to the drivers, recognised technical knowledge and high quality racing team staff.

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.

Rafael Villagomez recognised by the Richard Mille Young Talent Academy in Le Mans

Rafael Villagomez recognised by the Richard Mille Young Talent Academy in Le Mans Read more

Held in difficult weather conditions, the second Richard Mille Young Talent Academy highlighted Mexico's Rafael Villagomez among the 17 young talents gathered at Le Mans. After rigorous physical, mental and sporting evaluations, Rafael made the difference with his ability to progress, suggesting excellent potential in motorsport. Richard Mille has shown his confidence in him by offering him the chance to participate in the 2020 French F4 Championship.

Anything is possible at the FIA Karting European Championship - Superkart 2019

Anything is possible at the FIA Karting European Championship - Superkart 2019 Read more

Le Mans will host the single Competition of the 2019 FIA ​​Karting European Championship - Superkart, which will adopt a new format for the occasion, on October 26th & 27th at the Bugatti circuit (FRA).

Kean Nakamura-Berta victorious in Mini class

Kean Nakamura-Berta victorious in Mini class Read more

After being crowned Vice Champion last year, Freddie Slater (GBR) was out for a win and nothing else in 2019. Starting from pole position in the Final he gave himself the best possible chance at doing just that, but would have tough competition around him including Brandon Carr (GBR) who would start from second after gaining 20 places in the Pre Final.

Alex O’Grady hangs on to win in new class

Alex O’Grady hangs on to win in new class Read more

This year saw the inception of two new classes at the IAME International Final with Minime (FFSA) / Cadet (MUK) one of them. The youngest of our warriors was made up with a 28 kart field for the final. Like all the finals it treated us with plenty of excitement and a tense last lap which would see Alex O’Grady (IRL) just hold on to take the win for Alfie Slater (GBR).

Ash Sutton wins International Final on Super Shifter debut!

Ash Sutton wins International Final on Super Shifter debut! Read more

When British Touring Car driver, Ash Sutton (GBR), appeared on the the entry list in the Super Shifter class many were excited to see what he could do. A champion in the BTCC, Ash has gone on to some magnificent things since leaving Karting, but this was supposed to be a fun experience having not raced a Kart for several years.

MacDonald wins Pro class in nail biting finish

MacDonald wins Pro class in nail biting finish Read more

The Pro class was a new concept for 2019 and the final alone proved it was a huge success. Featuring a huge number of some of the World’s best all in one grid meant one bad result in the heats didn’t put you completely out of contention. Dean MacDonald (GBR) is someone who can certainly vouch for that, having started his first head facing the wrong way he came back in style to take an impressive win.

Johan Renaux sends French crowd wild!

Johan Renaux sends French crowd wild! Read more

The home crowd in Le Mans were treated to a French winner with Johan Renaux (FRA) holding his nerve to win in the Master category! The race was far from an easy one, after a bad Pre Final Sebastien Bielande (BEL) was on a charge through the field and closed the gap to just 0.3 seconds at the flag in a nail biting finish.

Oliver Bearman recovers to win Junior in last lap drama

Oliver Bearman recovers to win Junior in last lap drama Read more

It was a last lap which showed the two completely emotions some may go through in this sport. Oliver Bearman (GBR) looked almost down and out at one stage as he fought to try and stay in the top ten, but kept his head down and was rewarded for his efforts with a win on the final lap. As for Oliver Gray (GBR), he did everything right in the race and pretty much had it in the bag before a mechanical problem with his engine saw him slow up on the final lap coming out of the first corner and he was visibly devastated as he was left at the side of track whilst Bearman celebrated his IAME International Final win.

Mark Kimber wins thrilling Senior Final

Mark Kimber wins thrilling Senior Final Read more

As ever the Senior class did not fail to disappoint when it came to drama. A fantastic contest would eventually see Mark Kimber (GBR) come out on top, but it was a race that took several twists and turns along the way. After the Pre Final an exciting front row was formed in the shape of Ben Barnicoat (GBR) and Joey van Splunteren (NED) but they would be far from the only two drivers who would play a part in this race.

LIVESTREAM Saturday: IAME International Final 2019 at Le Mans

LIVESTREAM Saturday: IAME International Final 2019 at Le Mans Read more

A great show is expected as the highest level of Karting drivers will be concentrated in this unique event. Minime FFSA/ Cadet MUK, X30 Mini, X30 Junior, X30 Senior, X30 Master, X30 Pro, X30 Super Shifter classes will fill the grids of the 4 days races, for a Karting spectacle never seen before.

LIVESTREAM Friday: IAME International Final 2019 at Le Mans

LIVESTREAM Friday: IAME International Final 2019 at Le Mans Read more

A great show is expected as the highest level of Karting drivers will be concentrated in this unique event. Minime FFSA/ Cadet MUK, X30 Mini, X30 Junior, X30 Senior, X30 Master, X30 Pro, X30 Super Shifter classes will fill the grids of the 4 days races, for a Karting spectacle never seen before.

LIVESTREAM: IAME International Final 2019 at Le Mans

LIVESTREAM: IAME International Final 2019 at Le Mans Read more

A great show is expected as the highest level of Karting drivers will be concentrated in this unique event. Minime FFSA/ Cadet MUK, X30 Mini, X30 Junior, X30 Senior, X30 Master, X30 Pro, X30 Super Shifter classes will fill the grids of the 4 days races, for a Karting spectacle never seen before.

LIVESTREAM: IAME International Final 2019 at Le Mans

LIVESTREAM: IAME International Final 2019 at Le Mans Read more

A great show is expected as the highest level of Karting drivers will be concentrated in this unique event. Minime FFSA/ Cadet MUK, X30 Mini, X30 Junior, X30 Senior, X30 Master, X30 Pro, X30 Super Shifter classes will fill the grids of the 4 days races, for a Karting spectacle never seen before.

LIVETIMING: IAME International Final 2019 at Le Mans

LIVETIMING: IAME International Final 2019 at Le Mans Read more

A great show is expected as the highest level of Karting drivers will be concentrated in this unique event. Minime FFSA/ Cadet MUK, X30 Mini, X30 Junior, X30 Senior, X30 Master, X30 Pro, X30 Super Shifter classes will fill the grids of the 4 days races, for a Karting spectacle never seen before.

Rain disrupts early qualifying sessions at Le Mans

Rain disrupts early qualifying sessions at Le Mans Read more

The first qualifying sessions have now been completed in Le Mans, France, with the Minime (FFSA) / Cadet (UK), X30 Mini, X30 Junior and X30 Master all taking to the track this morning in mixed conditions.