Birel ART takes an active role in the success of the Rotax World Grand Final

Birel ART takes an active role in the success of the Rotax World Grand Final Read more

After the cancellation of the 2020 event, the Birel ART factory has resumed its strong partnership with Rotax on the occasion of the "Grand Finals" organised at the magical setting of the Bahrain circuit. For the supply of chassis for the Rotax DD2 and Micro Max categories, the Italian brand was once again chosen for its top-of-the-range products, its rigour, its flawless logistics and its quality of service. 108 drivers produced exciting races thanks to perfect sporting equality.

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.

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.

Rotax Max Challenge Grand Festival 2021 Back on Track

Rotax Max Challenge Grand Festival 2021 Back on Track Read more

As announced in late 2019, BRP-Rotax is collaborating with Chrono Karting BV in organizing and promoting the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Festival. Due to the Covid-19 restrictions, the 2020 event, unfortunately, had to be cancelled, but for 2021 both companies are excited to host the RMC Grand Festival this summer in Eindhoven from August 20th to 22nd.

ROTAX MAX Challenge Winter Cup is officially cancelled

ROTAX MAX Challenge Winter Cup is officially cancelled Read more

It is with great sadness that the forthcoming ROTAX MAX Challenge Winter Cup, due to take place at Circuito Karting Campillos between March 12th and 14th, is now officially cancelled.

Rik Koen switches from touring cars to Spanish F4 with MP Motorsport

Rik Koen switches from touring cars to Spanish F4 with MP Motorsport Read more

Rik Koen, the Dutch youngster who made a name for himself in the Dutch Ford Fiesta Cup, will switch to single-seaters for the coming season after signing with MP Motorsport to compete in the Spanish Formula 4 Championship.

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.

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.

Great Racing in Adria, cancelation Genk, and we have the new 2020 RMC Euro Champions

Great Racing in Adria, cancelation Genk, and we have the new 2020 RMC Euro Champions Read more

The Rotax MAX Challenge Euro Trophy has heralded the final spurt of the 2020 racing season. The ultimate event of the championship took place on the Adria Karting Raceway, near Venice. After stops in Belgium and Germany, the race in Italy opened the decisive stage of the three-round series as the fourth and last round in Genk was cancelled.

SUNDAY LIVESTREAM: Rotax Max Euro Trophy is back to racing this weekend!

SUNDAY LIVESTREAM: Rotax Max Euro Trophy is back to racing this weekend! Read more

Over 130 drivers from nearly 20 nations will bring back the #RotaxRoar at Karting Genk: Home of Champions, as we head to timed qualifying this afternoon at 1630 CEST after 167 days of waiting!  August 7th will see the welcome return of the Rotax MAX Challenge Euro Trophy, which has been laying dormant for a long time after the conclusion of the Rotax Max Challenge Winter Cup at Circuito Karting Campillos.

LIVESTREAM: Rotax Max Euro Trophy is back to racing this weekend!

LIVESTREAM: Rotax Max Euro Trophy is back to racing this weekend! Read more

Over 130 drivers from nearly 20 nations will bring back the #RotaxRoar at Karting Genk: Home of Champions, as we head to timed qualifying this afternoon at 1630 CEST after 167 days of waiting!  August 7th will see the welcome return of the Rotax MAX Challenge Euro Trophy, which has been laying dormant for a long time after the conclusion of the Rotax Max Challenge Winter Cup at Circuito Karting Campillos.

LIVETIMING: Rotax Max Euro Trophy is back to racing this weekend!

LIVETIMING: Rotax Max Euro Trophy is back to racing this weekend! Read more

Over 130 drivers from nearly 20 nations will bring back the #RotaxRoar at Karting Genk: Home of Champions, as we head to timed qualifying this afternoon at 1630 CEST after 167 days of waiting!  August 7th will see the welcome return of the Rotax MAX Challenge Euro Trophy, which has been laying dormant for a long time after the conclusion of the Rotax Max Challenge Winter Cup at Circuito Karting Campillos.

ROTAX MAX Euro Trophy returns to action

ROTAX MAX Euro Trophy returns to action Read more

August 7th will see the welcome return of the Rotax MAX Challenge Euro Trophy, which has been laying dormant for 166 days after the conclusion of the Rotax Max Challenge Winter Cup at Circuito Karting Campillos.

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.

Sunday Livestream of the Rotax Max Challenge Trophy Winter Cup at Circuito Karting Campillos

Sunday Livestream of the Rotax Max Challenge Trophy Winter Cup at Circuito Karting Campillos Read more

Circuito Karting Campillos is located just a few kilometers from the Costa del Sol and close to cities like Malaga, Seville, Jerez etc. With a total length of 1580 meters, Campillos is the biggest and longest of all the circuits located in southern Spain. With its long straight and some spectacular up- and downhill sections, it is a challenging track with a very professional infrastructure. The kart track is internationally certified by the CIK-FIA and has a leisure and enjoyment area of about 120,000 square meters.

Livestream of the Rotax Max Challenge Trophy Winter Cup at Circuito Karting Campillos

Livestream of the Rotax Max Challenge Trophy Winter Cup at Circuito Karting Campillos Read more

Circuito Karting Campillos is located just a few kilometers from the Costa del Sol and close to cities like Malaga, Seville, Jerez etc. With a total length of 1580 meters, Campillos is the biggest and longest of all the circuits located in southern Spain. With its long straight and some spectacular up- and downhill sections, it is a challenging track with a very professional infrastructure. The kart track is internationally certified by the CIK-FIA and has a leisure and enjoyment area of about 120,000 square meters.

Results of the Rotax Max Challenge Trophy Winter Cup at Circuito Karting Campillos

Results of the Rotax Max Challenge Trophy Winter Cup at Circuito Karting Campillos Read more

Circuito Karting Campillos is located just a few kilometers from the Costa del Sol and close to cities like Malaga, Seville, Jerez etc. With a total length of 1580 meters, Campillos is the biggest and longest of all the circuits located in southern Spain. With its long straight and some spectacular up- and downhill sections, it is a challenging track with a very professional infrastructure. The kart track is internationally certified by the CIK-FIA and has a leisure and enjoyment area of about 120,000 square meters.

We are live! The registration is open for Micro Max and Mini Max Grand Festival 2020

We are live! The registration is open for Micro Max and Mini Max Grand Festival 2020 Read more

The new website is online, the registration is open for the Micro Max (Age of 7 to 11 Years / 8th birthday in 2020) and Mini Max (Age of 9 to 13 Years / 10th birthday in 2020) Grand Festival 2020. The Parolin Rocky class (Age of 7 to 10 Years) has been added to this amazing event.

Live timing of the Rotax Max Challenge Trophy Winter Cup at Circuito Karting Campillos

Live timing of the Rotax Max Challenge Trophy Winter Cup at Circuito Karting Campillos Read more

Circuito Karting Campillos is located just a few kilometers from the Costa del Sol and close to cities like Malaga, Seville, Jerez etc. With a total length of 1580 meters, Campillos is the biggest and longest of all the circuits located in southern Spain. With its long straight and some spectacular up- and downhill sections, it is a challenging track with a very professional infrastructure. The kart track is internationally certified by the CIK-FIA and has a leisure and enjoyment area of about 120,000 square meters.

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.

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.

RMCGF Day 6: Circuito Internazionale Di Napoli

RMCGF Day 6: Circuito Internazionale Di Napoli Read more

Welcome back to the sixth day of the RMC Grand Finals in Sarno, Italy. The pre-finals started today and we enjoyed vast numbers of battles and exciting races. The participants for the finals tomorrow are set and we can’t wait to see the drivers parade and enjoy the finals tomorrow. Good luck to all drivers! But let’s have a look at today's happenings: