Evolution of the Sodikart Racing Team in 2021

Evolution of the Sodikart Racing Team in 2021 Read more

From January 2021, Sodi Racing Team will take on a new dimension, in order to pursue its development objectives in the international KZ / KZ2 / OK-J / Mini CIK categories.

Another world podium Bas Lammers and Sodi Racing Team in KZ

Another world podium Bas Lammers and Sodi Racing Team in KZ Read more

The shortened 2020 season did not stop Sodikart continuing its path at the forefront of international competition. For this 2020 edition of the World Championship at Lonato, the Sodi Racing Team was able to maintain its position at the front of the KZ category, as shown by the new podium for Bas Lammers. At the same time, the satellite team CPB Sport lined up 12 drivers in KZ2 with exceptional performances.

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.

Sodi and Bas Lammers on the WSK podium at Lonato

Sodi and Bas Lammers on the WSK podium at Lonato Read more

Less than three weeks before the World KZ Championship that will take place on the same South Garda Karting circuit, the Sodi Racing Team showed an excellent level of performance in Lonato. During the last round of the WSK Euro Series, Bas Lammers confirmed his status as a top-level driver - and specialist in the discipline - by being at the forefront. After a long final battle, the Dutch driver took 2nd place on the podium.

Sodi Racing Team - Pole position and podium at Sarno: Sodi on the attack again

Sodi Racing Team - Pole position and podium at Sarno: Sodi on the attack again Read more

The CPB Sport team had the upper hand for the resumption of competition at the beginning of July in Italy. After an interesting 6th place at Adria, Adrien Renaudin showed his true potential at Sarno by taking pole position in KZ2 in the WSK Euro Series before finishing 2nd in the Final. The performances of the other drivers in Paul Bizalion's team confirmed Sodikart's top position in international competition.

Bertrand Pignolet: "We have tried to reposition as many competitions as possible in the second part of the season"

Bertrand Pignolet: "We have tried to reposition as many competitions as possible in the second part of the season" Read more

Frenchman Bertrand Pignolet is at the head of one of the world's leading kart manufacturers. The Sodikart company, founded by Gildas Mérian, divides its activity between rental karting and manufacturing competition chassis. Sodi karts have shone at the highest international level in KZ and KZ2 while increasing their presence in all other categories. Sodikart is also involved in the organisation of races through its 3MK Events department. This interview with Bertrand Pignolet was conducted in April 2020 while COVID-19 was paralysing a large part of the planet.

JAG Engineering wins BRP-Rotax Kart Distributor of the Year Award

JAG Engineering wins BRP-Rotax Kart Distributor of the Year Award Read more

BRP-Rotax yearly recognizes the efforts of its karting distributors to demonstrate sales achievements linked with operational excellence that lead to strengthen BRP-Rotax’s sales and marketing efforts in respective areas around the world. In times like this when our world changes in increasing pace it is even more important to acknowledge the outstanding work of its partners. BRP-Rotax therefore proudly announced the top three members of the BRP-Rotax 2019 Karting Distributor of the Year Award:

1st place: JAG Engineering, UK

2nd place: SODIKART S.A., France

3rd place: International Karting Distributors (IKD), Australia

Line-up Sodi Kart Racing Team for 2020 season

Line-up Sodi Kart Racing Team for 2020 season Read more

After a highly successful 2019 season – whose highlights included Emilien Denner’s victory at the FIA Karting International Super Cup, Bas Lammers winning the WSK Super Master Series championship, Anthony Abbasse’s victory in the Winter Cup and victory in Le Mans 24-hour race, Sodikart has opted to bolster its international ambitions and raise its profile on the world karting competition stage. 

A new chapter for Anthony Abbasse

A new chapter for Anthony Abbasse Read more

In 2020, you will no longer see Anthony on the major international circuits. Anthony has decided to take a different path with a change of career. Sodikart has had a very close relationship with Anthony for many years, and of course, supports Anthony in this new adventure.

Sodikart - Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals - Sarno (ITA) - 10th consecutive success

Sodikart - Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals - Sarno (ITA) - 10th consecutive success Read more

As a key element of the Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals' success as the supplier of the Senior Max and DD2 Masters chassis, Sodikart refines its active participation in this global event every year. During the 20th edition, which took place in Sarno, Italy, from 19th to 26th October 2019, the French brand once again achieved a flawless result that satisfied every user of the chassis "made in France".

Sodi: loyal partner to Rotax

Sodi: loyal partner to Rotax Read more

The 20th edition of the Rotax Max Grand Finals Challenge takes place in Italy, at the Circuito Internazionale Napoli, Sarno from 19th to 26th October 2019, with 360 drivers from more than 50 countries. Since 2010, Sodi has been a faithful partner of the Rotax World Final as a chassis supplier. This year, Sodikart is once again supplying the Max and DD2 Masters chassis - a total of 152 karts - and is entering its 10th consecutive year as official supplier to the Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals.

CPB Sport and Sodi winners at Sarno & European Vice-Champion in KZ2

CPB Sport and Sodi winners at Sarno & European Vice-Champion in KZ2 Read more

At Sarno, the CPB Sport Sodi-TM karts have amassed an outstanding trophy collection in the final round of the European KZ2 Championship. Emilien Denner took the victory and the opportunity to finish as 2019 European Vice-Champion. On Italian soil, Jean Nomblot completed the French team's triumph by mounting the podium, highlighting the very high performance of the Sodi chassis.

Extraordinary triple podium for Sodi in the European Championship at Sarno

Extraordinary triple podium for Sodi in the European Championship at Sarno Read more

The second and final event of the European KZ2 Championship, raced under the overwhelming heat near Naples (ITA), will be remembered in karting as a major event for Sodikart. While the official Sodi drivers were fighting for the KZ title, three young drivers were making a splash by monopolising the KZ2 Final podium with a rare triple win at this level.

Great victory Bas Lammers at Sarno and double in the WSK Super Master Series

Great victory Bas Lammers at Sarno and double in the WSK Super Master Series Read more

The excellent performances that have marked the start of Sodikart's 2019 season in international competition were brilliantly confirmed at the fourth and final WSK Super Master Series round at the Sarno circuit. With a formidable Final victory, Bas Lammers also won the Championship while Adrien Renaudin completed the celebration with 2nd place in a memorable double for the Sodi Racing Team.

The Andrea Margutti Trophy ready for its 30th Edition on April 4-7th in Lonato

The Andrea Margutti Trophy ready for its 30th Edition on April 4-7th in Lonato Read more

Only a few days are left to enter the 30th Andrea Margutti Trophy, race to take place in Lonato from April 4th to 7th 2019 for categories KZ2, OK, OK-Junior, 60 Mini, IAME X30 Senior and KFA. A good presence is building for the 30th edition of the Andrea Margutti Trophy, the International race organized by Parma Motorsport that is part of the FIA Karting calendar and that will take place next 4-7 April at the South Garda Karting circuit.

RMC Grand Finals 2019: Long-term chassis parnters Supplemented by a new ally

RMC Grand Finals 2019: Long-term chassis parnters  Supplemented by a new ally Read more

For the 20th anniversary of Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals BRP-Rotax cooperates with well-known associates and a newcomer in one of the world’s biggest karting event. The proven partners BirelART, IPKarting and Sodikart are complemented by J3’s Compkart chassis brand.

Sodi continues to win at Lonato

Sodi continues to win at Lonato Read more

A week after Anthony Abbasse's victory in the Winter Cup, Sodikart can legitimately be proud of a winning double with the two other Sodi Racing Team drivers, the young Adrien Renaudin and the experienced Bas Lammers, during the WSK Super Master Series.

Big win for Sodi at the Winter Cup

Big win for Sodi at the Winter Cup Read more

Sodikart could not have dreamed of a better start for the new season than a victory for the Sodi Racing Team in KZ2 at the Winter Cup. Anthony Abbasse managed to achieve an exceptional result ahead of an international field of nearly 100 drivers, including the top KZ specialists on the formidable Italian circuit of Lonato.

New Sodi strategy for international racing for 2019

New Sodi strategy for international racing for 2019 Read more

After its successes of last season in KZ2 in the European Championship and the WSK Final Cup, as well as the victory in the 24-Hour Karting at Le Mans as part of the FIA ​​Karting Endurance Championship, Sodikart has decided to increase its international ambitions along three axes to highlight its presence in competition in the short and medium term.

Organization, logistics and performance perfectly controlled by Sodikart in Brazil

Organization, logistics and performance perfectly controlled by Sodikart in Brazil Read more

For the ninth year in a row, Sodikart successfully completed its mission to supply Senior Max and DD2 Master equipment at the 2018 Rotax World Finals. The task was not easy for the world's leading kart manufacturer, who sent over 150 complete karts across the Atlantic. The Sodi chassis, a long-time Rotax partner, was unanimously appreciated by the competitors, who were also convinced by the high-quality service offered by Sodikart's staff.

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Sodi domination in Italy at the WSK Final Cup

Sodi domination in Italy at the WSK Final Cup Read more

The last series of the season, the WSK Final Cup was organised over three meetings in Italy. Sodikart dominated the three meetings with two different drivers in KZ2. Bas Lammers first won at Lonato with the Sodi Racing Team, then Adrien Renaudin took over at Castelletto and Adria with the CPB Sport team. The young French driver won the WSK Final Cup with a lead of almost 100 points, which reflects the performance of the Sodi chassis at the end of the year.

SODI KidRacer budding racing driver

SODI KidRacer budding racing driver Read more

The new kart for kids designed by Sodikart - the SODI KidRacer - lets children pretend to be a racing driver or drive like mum or dad, before they can even ride a bike! Behind the wheel of a real 100% electric, non-polluting kart, budding drivers from 3 to 6 years old can now race their friends too or learn basic driving skills, just like a grown-up!

Sodikart, European KZ2 Champion with Renaudin and CPB Sport

Sodikart, European KZ2 Champion with Renaudin and CPB Sport Read more

The Frenchman Adrien Renaudin has just experienced a historic success on a Sodi chassis from the CPB Sport team. In recent years, Sodi has shone at the highest level of international competition with the drivers of the factory team in the KZ category, but this is the first time that the European Championship in KZ2 has rewarded the French brand.

The Alpha Karting dynamic extends internationally

The Alpha Karting dynamic extends internationally Read more

The collaboration with Sodikart, the new Alpha Karting technical partner, has enabled the oldest French brand in business to achieve a successful restructuring on the national market. Building on this success, Alpha is now taking the next step by investing internationally. The recent recruitment of the famous driver Bas Lammers is a major asset for this development abroad.

Anthony Abbasse races to second place at the Lonato Winter Cup

Anthony Abbasse races to second place at the Lonato Winter Cup Read more

The strong growth of the Sodi chassis in international competition was particularly well illustrated during the 2018 Winter Cup. With its 17 KZ2s, Sodikart was the second best represented brand at Lonato in the advanced category, strong proof of the interest aroused by the performance of the French factory. Anthony Abbasse's 2nd place and Adrien Renaudin's top five confirmed the excellent level of the Sodi even though the major classic proved very difficult this year.

19th edition of the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals in Brasil will be supported by BRP-Rotax’s long-term chassis partners

19th edition of the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals in Brasil will be supported by BRP-Rotax’s long-term chassis partners Read more

 The 19th edition of the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals (RMCGF) will be supported by BRP-Rotax’s long-term chassis partners at the kart track Circuito Internacional Paladino in Conde, Paraìba, in Brazil from November 24 to December 1nd, 2018. The chassis partners will support in the same classes like last year. BirelART will officially support the Rotax 125 Mini MAX and Rotax 125 MAX DD2 categories, IPKarting will provide its Praga chassis for the Rotax 125 Micro MAX and Rotax 125 Junior MAX classes and Sodikart – the official supplier of the Rotax 125 MAX and Rotax 125 MAX DD2 Masters categories – was selected for the 9th consecutive year as chassis partner.