Breaking news: BRP Rotax announces cancelation of RMC Grand Finals 2020 following the latest Covid-19 pandemic developments

Breaking news: BRP Rotax announces cancelation of RMC Grand Finals 2020 following the latest Covid-19 pandemic developments Read more

The Portuguese Government just announced a hard lockdown for the whole country starting on January 15th, 2021, for the next two weeks minimum, following the rising Covid-19 cases. BRP-Rotax carefully reviewed all facts about the impact of this new situation.

Rotax strengthens its distribution network: new partner appointed for the Republic of Ireland

Rotax strengthens its distribution network: new partner appointed for the Republic of Ireland Read more

BRP-Rotax is excited to announce that the company Murray Motorsport has been appointed as the authorized distributor for the Republic of Ireland for Rotax karting products as of January 01, 2021. Up to now the territory of Ireland has been served by the UK distributor JAG, who has established a sales- and service network serving Irish customers over the past years and managed that Rotax MAX categories have been part of the national championship organized by the ASN Motorsport Ireland.

New date and venue confirmed for British Kart Championships finale

New date and venue confirmed for British Kart Championships finale Read more

The 2020 Motorsport UK British Kart Championships (BKC) season will be concluded in December, as the final round of Honda and Rotax classes will be played out at Whilton Mill in Northamptonshire on 19/20 December.

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.

Highlights of the German Electric Kart Championship (DEKM) Final at Oschersleben

Highlights of the German Electric Kart Championship (DEKM) Final at Oschersleben Read more

Watch the highlights of the German Electric Kart Championship (DEKM) Final at Motorsport Arena Oschersleben. In the fight for the title, the weather caused a lot of tension again, in the end Diego Stifter and Axel La Flamme won the final races – Luka Wlömer wins the championship title in the third attempt.

TaG 125 and TaG 125 Restricted parity weight adjustment

TaG 125 and TaG 125 Restricted parity weight adjustment Read more

During the past 12 months, there has been significant discussion from the karting industry and some competitors regarding the parity between engines in the TaG 125 and TaG 125 Restricted Classes. The data obtained from the recently introduced electronic Scrutineering Records, when matched with the official results from official timing system have provided Karting Australia with the ability to better assess the parity within these Classes.

Rotax supported by long-term chassis partners and a newcomer at the RMC Grand Finals in Portugal

Rotax supported by long-term chassis partners and a newcomer at the RMC Grand Finals in Portugal Read more

BRP-Rotax is pleased to announce the Chassis Partners for the 2020s Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals. The 21st edition of this prestigious yearly karting event has changed date and location due to the worldwide Covid-19 pandemic and will take place as already announced in Portimão in Portugal, from January 23rd to 30th, 2021.

British Kart Championships: Post-race report: Warden Law

British Kart Championships: Post-race report: Warden Law Read more

18th – 20th September, the British Kart Championships travelled north to Warden Law for the fourth event of the 2020 series. With full grids across most of the Rotax and Honda classes, the weekend hosted impressive competition, and many gained vital championship points.

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.

Rotax Stars & Stripes Trophy Series Rescheduled

Rotax Stars & Stripes Trophy Series Rescheduled Read more

After a difficult start to the 2020 year, America and the sport of karting has begun to retake some normality with racing officially beginning to take shape. J3 Competition is pleased to announce its rescheduled northeast Rotax regional Stars & Stripes Trophy program.  The three-race format which is highlighted with a single practice day and one day of racing allows for nearly anyone to compete along with only one set of new slick tires required for racing.  The series will resume at the original northeast venues with a revised rotation and date format which follows:

2020 US Rotax Grand Nationals Rescheduled

2020 US Rotax Grand Nationals Rescheduled Read more

The 2020 US Rotax Grand Nationals have successfully been rescheduled to take place at Charlotte Motor Speedway on September 18-20.  The new date was slotted in with several key factors including facility availability as well as working to create minimal conflicts across the country with other clubs, regional and national programs.

BRP-Rotax has decided to postpone the 2020 Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals till January 2021! New location: Portimão in Portugal

BRP-Rotax has decided to postpone the 2020 Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals till January 2021! New location: Portimão in Portugal Read more

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic and current travel restrictions, BRP-Rotax has decided to postpone the 2020 Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals till January 2021, and to change the location to the city of Portimão in Portugal. The 2020 RMC Grand Finals will take place in Portimão, Portugal, from January 23 to January 30, 2021.

Rotax Racing CKT Round #1

Rotax Racing CKT Round #1 Read more

The Colorado Karting Tour finally kicked-off its season in the COVID-19 effected year at the beautiful Grand Junction Motor Speedway facility.  The GJMS facility has played host to several high profile events in its day as the facility offers a picturesque and challenging circuit which did not disappoint at the opening CKT event.

US Rotax Grand Nationals scheduled for July 2-5 in Concord, North Carolina has been postponed.

US Rotax Grand Nationals scheduled for July 2-5 in Concord, North Carolina has been postponed. Read more

With the event set to take place offering international RMCGF tickets alongside a host of exciting awards the inability to have the event take place with true international flair and resources has resulted in the unfortunate decision to postpone the event.

DEKM starts with five races in 2020 - race kalender from July to October

DEKM starts with five races in 2020 - race kalender from July to October Read more

The Corona pandemic also causes shifts in the racing calendar in the German Electric Kart Championship (DEKM). After first relaxations in the past days and openings of the kart tracks, the DEKM now presents a new racing calendar for the 2020 season. Still five races are planned between July and October

Canadian karter Patrick Woods-Toth is the first Champion of the Rotax Sim Racing Challenge

Canadian karter Patrick Woods-Toth is the first Champion of the Rotax Sim Racing Challenge Read more

Patrick Woods-Toth has secured the champion’s title at the first-ever running of the Rotax SIM RACING Challenge. Taking P2 in the opening Pre-Final, Patrick matched the pace of fastest qualifier and race winner Johnny Guindi - with nothing between them.

First Rotax SIM RACING Challenge

First Rotax SIM RACING Challenge Read more

BRP-Rotax is very pleased to announce the launch of a special event for the worldwide Rotax family, as well as everyone else interested to participate: the first-ever Rotax SIM RACING Challenge, a virtual reality race on the platform of iRacing.com.

DEKM Update: Ampfing race weekend cancelled, new race weekend within the ADAC Kart Masters

DEKM Update: Ampfing race weekend cancelled, new race weekend within the ADAC Kart Masters Read more

In the past weeks, we have been monitoring the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation very closely and have been taking all measures to ensure we are ready if possible to start the championship as planned.

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.

Statement: British Kart Championships

Statement: British Kart Championships Read more

Motorsport UK, the British Kart Championships and all associated stakeholders have collectively agreed to postpone the start of the 2020 season until 1 May at the earliest.

Karting Australia; ROTAX Pro Tour opener postponed

Karting Australia; ROTAX Pro Tour opener postponed Read more

Karting Australia, International Karting Distributors and the Go-Kart Club of Victoria advises that the opening round of the 2020 Rotax Pro Tour, scheduled for this weekend (March 21/22), has been postponed.

BNL Karting: Racing results of the BNL Kick-OFF

BNL Karting: Racing results of the BNL Kick-OFF Read more

The 1st real test after the short winter period took place at the Karting Genk circuit: Home of Champions.  Who already qualifies for Le Mans now? In each class they give away a participation ticket (worth the registration fee). That is the rule rather than the exception for the BNL Karting Series.

BNL Karting starts traditionally the Rotax season with the BNL Kick-OFF.

BNL Karting starts traditionally the Rotax season with the BNL Kick-OFF. Read more

The 1st real test after the short winter period takes place at the Karting Genk circuit: Home of Champions. New participants, new teams, new equipment. Who already qualifies for Le Mans now? In each class they give away a participation ticket (worth the registration fee). The European top will be present. That is the rule rather than the exception for the BNL Karting Series.

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.

The IKA KART2000 in transition

The IKA KART2000 in transition Read more

On the last weekend of January, Offenbach am Main in Germany was once again the centre of the karting world. The classic IKA Kartmesse trade fair hosted the world's largest kart exhibition for the 28th time, although in this new decade, the exhibition presented itself on a slightly smaller scale than in previous years. For the first time, the fair only opened six instead of seven halls.

Birel ART Racing Team 2020: the drivers to keep winning!

Birel ART Racing Team 2020: the drivers to keep winning! Read more

After its world crown in 2019 to celebrate the brand's 60 years of existence, the Birel ART Racing Team is getting ready for more success in 2020. International high-level competition remains the scene of the most spectacular sporting and technical confrontations between the main chassis manufacturers, and Birel ART intends to showcase its skill by aiming for the top places in the four categories in which it is involved.

New Partnership Rotax and Chrono Karting for Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Festival 2020

New Partnership Rotax and Chrono Karting for Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Festival 2020 Read more

BRP-Rotax, the manufacturer of Rotax kart engines located in Austria, and Chrono Karting BV, a race organizer established in the Netherlands, are pleased to announce their collaboration in organizing and promoting the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Festival 2020.

New partnership for the Brazilian Rotax Karting business

New partnership for the Brazilian Rotax Karting business Read more

Bora Karting will take over the distributorship from Mach5 effective immediately to service and develop the Rotax customer base of Brazil, while building up the participation at the Rotax MAX Challenge race series throughout Brazil.