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.

BRP boosts its kart portfolio with new entry-level ROTAX E-powertrain

BRP boosts its kart portfolio with new entry-level ROTAX E-powertrain Read more

BRP Inc. is proud to announce the launch of a new e-powertrain, the Rotax E10, bolstering its electric offering for karting. The new product was presented today at the Rotax MAX Challenge (RMC) Grand Finals in Portimao, Portugal, where the international RMC karting community was gathered. With the all-new E10 48V high performance racing electric powerpack, BRP-Rotax opens a new world by offering consumers all the advantages of electrification with the same performance, ease of use and low cost of ownership that have become hallmarks of the Rotax brand.

RMCGF 2022 - DAY 1 Kartdromo Internacional Do Algarve (KIA)

RMCGF 2022 - DAY 1 Kartdromo Internacional Do Algarve (KIA) Read more

Bem vindo and welcome to the 22 nd edition of the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals (RMCGF) being hosted at the Kartodromo Internacional do Algarve in Portimão. Once again, the bond that stretches across the global Rotax family is continued with this highlight of the racing season, where we will witness 394 drivers from across the world compete over the next week at a fantastic venue for the prestigious honour of becoming RMCGF champion.

Historical milestone achieved: 125.000 Rotax Max Engines

Historical milestone achieved: 125.000 Rotax Max Engines Read more

Another milestone in the long-lasting history of Rotax Karting took place this week: the 125.000th edition of a Rotax 125 MAX engine left the assembly line at BRP-Rotax in Gunskirchen, Austria. Introduced in 1997, the Rotax 125 MAX engine can proudly be named a success story.

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.

Rain chaos in Wackersdorf determines new Champions of the RMC Euro Trophy

Rain chaos in Wackersdorf determines new Champions of the RMC Euro Trophy Read more

Gunskirchen/Wackersdorf, The season results in the Rotax MAX Challenge Euro Trophy have been decided. In Wackersdorf, Bavaria, challenging conditions over the last weekend made for a particularly exciting final phase. Eventful races on mostly wet asphalt resulted in four new winners of the day. With Ethan Jeff-Hall (Junior MAX), Sean Butcher (Senior MAX), Mark Kimber (DD2) and Denis Thum (DD2 Masters), the new champions of the international Rotax racing series were also crowned at Prokart Raceland.

Sunday livestream: Rotax MAX Challenge Euro Trophy Finals at Prokart Raceland in Wackersdorf

Sunday livestream: Rotax MAX Challenge Euro Trophy Finals at Prokart Raceland in Wackersdorf Read more

Things will get serious at the Rotax MAX Challenge Euro Trophy. In Wackersdorf, Bavaria, the international championship is looking forward to its last two races of the 2022 season. The state-of-the-art Prokart Raceland with its 1,197-meter track length ensures optimal conditions and already promises a lot of excitement in the duel for the last points in the championship classifications. A total of nine tickets for participation in the RMC Grand Finals in Portugal are still available.

Saturday livestream: Rotax MAX Challenge Euro Trophy Finals at Prokart Raceland in Wackersdorf

Saturday livestream: Rotax MAX Challenge Euro Trophy Finals at Prokart Raceland in Wackersdorf Read more

Things will get serious at the Rotax MAX Challenge Euro Trophy. In Wackersdorf, Bavaria, the international championship is looking forward to its last two races of the 2022 season. The state-of-the-art Prokart Raceland with its 1,197-meter track length ensures optimal conditions and already promises a lot of excitement in the duel for the last points in the championship classifications. A total of nine tickets for participation in the RMC Grand Finals in Portugal are still available.

Live timing & Results: Rotax MAX Challenge Euro Trophy Finals at Prokart Raceland in Wackersdorf

Live timing & Results: Rotax MAX Challenge Euro Trophy Finals at Prokart Raceland in Wackersdorf Read more

Things will get serious at the Rotax MAX Challenge Euro Trophy. In Wackersdorf, Bavaria, the international championship is looking forward to its last two races of the 2022 season. The state-of-the-art Prokart Raceland with its 1,197-meter track length ensures optimal conditions and already promises a lot of excitement in the duel for the last points in the championship classifications. A total of nine tickets for participation in the RMC Grand Finals in Portugal are still available.

RMC Euro Trophy heralds season finale in Wackersdorf

RMC Euro Trophy heralds season finale in Wackersdorf Read more

This weekend, things will get serious at the Rotax MAX Challenge Euro Trophy. In Wackersdorf, Bavaria, the international championship is looking forward to its last two races of the 2022 season.  The state-of-the-art Prokart Raceland with its 1,197-meter track length ensures optimal conditions and already promises a lot of excitement in the duel for the last points in the championship classifications. A total of nine tickets for participation in the RMC Grand Finals in Portugal are still available.

Race the Rotax Project E20 in Denmark

Race the Rotax Project E20 in Denmark Read more

BRP-Rotax is glad to announce the date for the second Danish Rotax E-Kart Championship which will take place at the Rødby Karting Ring from September 02 to 04, 2022. The Championship will run in both categories, Project E20 Junior and Senior, which will be awarded with a ticket to the RMC Grand Finals in Portugal in November.

Save the date for the RMC International Trophy 2022

Save the date for the RMC International Trophy 2022 Read more

The RMC International Trophy is one of the biggest international events of the Rotax racing season and we are glad to announce that the date for the 2022 RMC International Trophy is fixed. As in the previous years, BRP-Rotax is partnering with 3MK Events and LeMans Karting International/ACO Automobile Club de l’Ouest, who are organizing the exceptional event in LeMans for the international Rotax drivers.

We celebrate the Champions of the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals 2021

We celebrate the Champions of the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals 2021 Read more

The 21st edition of the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals took place at the Bahrain International Karting Circuit in Sakhir in the Kingdom of Bahrain from December 11th to 18th, 2021. After a long wait since the last RMCGF in Sarno, Italy, BRP-Rotax had several premieres, which excited not only the drivers but also all the participants and followers of the Live Stream.

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 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.

The Desert Gear: chassis partners for the RMC Grand Finals 2021 in Bahrain

The Desert Gear: chassis partners for the RMC Grand Finals 2021 in Bahrain Read more

BRP-Rotax is pleased to announce the Chassis Partners for the 2021s Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals. The worldwide Rotax family will meet for the annual highlight of the karting season at the Bahrain International Karting Circuit from 11th to 18th of December, 2021. 

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.