Rok Cup Festival – Race Reports

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The ROK Cup Festival closes the 2022 single-brand season by Vortex with a more than positive drivers’ response: a total of 137 at the Franciacorta Karting Track in Castrezzato (Italy), in a two-day competition, featured by the rainy weather, which further raised the bar of the challenge. The finals crowned: Pietro Bagutti (Mini ROK), Tiziano Kuzhnini (Junior ROK), Riccardo Cirelli (Senior ROK), Davide Gherardi (Expert ROK), Sergio Koch (Super ROK) and Marco Vannini (Shifter ROK).

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)

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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)

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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)

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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 3 Kartdromo Internacional Do Algarve (KIA)

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After very changeable conditions during yesterday’s first on track action with a hint of sunshine from time to time, all 394 competitors from the 60 nations represented here this week would head out onto the circuit to be challenged during the first set of Non-Qualifying Practices.

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

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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.

Unpredictable weather makes it an action-packed weekend at the RMC Euro Golden Trophy

Unpredictable weather makes it an action-packed weekend at the RMC Euro Golden Trophy Read more

The Rotax MAX Challenge Euro Golden Trophy took place once again last weekend at Karting Genk in Belgium. 181 competitors from 26 nations dueled at the demanding ‘Home of Champions’ and delivered exciting racing in the alternating weather conditions. In the evening, five class winners were celebrated on the podium. In addition, three drivers were awarded their tickets for the upcoming RMC Grand Finals in Portimao, Portugal, at the last moment.

Rok Cup Winter Trophy - Race Report

Rok Cup Winter Trophy - Race Report Read more

The Winter Trophy, an absolute novelty in the ROK Cup race calendar, opens the 2022 season of the single-brand by Vortex. The drivers' attendance was excellent, coming from all over Europe, for a total of 131 participants. The trophy was held at the South Garda Karting of Lonato, with the activities on the track divided in two days and featured by ideal weather conditions, which framed the crowning of the first champions of the season: Martina Rumlenova (Mini ROK), Beszterda Iwo (Junior ROK), David Locatelli (Senior ROK), Tino Donadei (Expert ROK), Riccardo Ianniello (Super ROK), Mattia Vita (Shifter ROK).