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.

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)

RMCGF 2022 - DAY 6 Kartdromo Internacional Do Algarve (KIA) Read more

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)

RMCGF 2022 - DAY 5 Kartdromo Internacional Do Algarve (KIA) Read more

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)

RMCGF 2022 - DAY 4 Kartdromo Internacional Do Algarve (KIA) Read more

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)

RMCGF 2022 - DAY 3 Kartdromo Internacional Do Algarve (KIA) Read more

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.

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.

4th Rotax MAX Challenge International Trophy: A great moment of karting competition in Le Mans

4th Rotax MAX Challenge International Trophy: A great moment of karting competition in Le Mans Read more

At its fourth edition, the Rotax MAX Challenge International Trophy confirmed all the qualities that have built its reputation since its creation in 2019 while advancing its development in the light of experience in the Rotax spirit.

Intense qualifying heats at RMCIT in Le Mans

Intense qualifying heats at RMCIT in Le Mans Read more

In superb weather conditions, the 245 drivers of the Rotax MAX Challenge International Trophy competed in 28 Qualifying Heats to select the finalists and determine the starting order of the decisive Prefinals and Finals to be run on Saturday 30th July in Le Mans.

First title decisions at the Rotax MAX Challenge Euro Trophy in Mariembourg

First title decisions at the Rotax MAX Challenge Euro Trophy in Mariembourg Read more

The Rotax MAX Challenge Euro Trophy started its second half of the season last weekend in Belgian Mariembourg. On the 1,388m long Kart des Fagnes track, 163 drivers from all over the world started into the end phase of this year’s RMCET season. In thrilling races, some new faces ended up on the leading positions of the individual grades again. In the end, there were four early title winners next to day winners. 

Live timing & Results: RMC Euro Trophy Round 3 at Karting Des Fagnes in Mariembourg, Belgium

Live timing & Results: RMC Euro Trophy Round 3 at Karting Des Fagnes in Mariembourg, Belgium Read more

The excitement in the Rotax MAX Challenge Euro Trophy is rising. This weekend, the Austrian engine manufacturer's international championship will herald the second half of the season. More than 160 drivers will gather at Karting Des Fagnes in Mariembourg, Belgium. On the track 160km west of the traditional Circuit of Spa-Francorchamps, the organizers expect exciting racing action as they head into the home straight of the top-class racing series.

RMC Euro Trophy starts the second half of the season in Mariembourg

RMC Euro Trophy starts the second half of the season in Mariembourg Read more

The excitement in the Rotax MAX Challenge Euro Trophy is rising. This upcoming weekend, the Austrian engine manufacturer's international championship will herald the second half of the season. More than 160 drivers will gather at Karting Des Fagnes in Mariembourg, Belgium. On the track 160km west of the traditional Circuit of Spa-Francorchamps, the organizers expect exciting racing action as they head into the home straight of the top class racing series.

RMC Euro Trophy experiences exciting mid-season round in Val d’Argenton

RMC Euro Trophy experiences exciting mid-season round in Val d’Argenton Read more

Last weekend, the Rotax MAX Challenge Euro Trophy held the next round. In French Val d’Argenton, the races ranked three and four of the high-class racing series took place. The championship welcomed its participants from all over the world on a new track on the racing calendar for the season at the halfway mark and provided exciting challenges in the best weather.

First winners at the RMC Euro Trophy in Genk

First winners at the RMC Euro Trophy in Genk Read more

The first decisions have been made in the Rotax MAX Challenge Euro Trophy. More than 200 drivers started in Genk, Belgium last weekend and kicked-off the racing season of the highly-competitive karting championship. In the best weather, the numerous spectators enjoyed lots of racing action and the first winners of the year were celebrated in the seven Rotax categories. Four drivers achieved double victories in Sunday’s Finals.

Exciting RMC Euro Trophy Winter Cup races in Campillos

Exciting RMC Euro Trophy Winter Cup races in Campillos Read more

Last weekend in Campillos, Spain, it was all about karting! The Rotax MAX Challenge Euro Trophy Winter Cup marks the start of the international racing season of the renowned single-brand racing series. 156 drivers competed at the Circuito Karting Campillos and presented top-class racing at the start of the year. 

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.

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.