Hofer and Haase win rain-affected thriller at the Lausitzring ahead of Indy Dontje and Maxi Götz
Hofer and Haase win rain-affected thriller at the Lausitzring ahead of Indy Dontje and Maxi Götz

Hofer and Haase win rain-affected...

Hofer and Haase win rain-affected thriller at the Lausitzring ahead of Indy Dontje and Maxi Götz

Hofer and Haase win rain-affected thriller at the Lausitzring ahead of Indy Dontje and Maxi Götz

Klettwitz: Saturday's ADAC GT Masters race at the Lausitzring was suspenseful right up to the last few metres. The Audi pairing of Max Hofer (21, AUT) and Christopher Haase (33, GER, both...
TaG 125 and TaG 125 Restricted parity weight adjustment
TaG 125 and TaG 125 Restricted parity weight adjustment

TaG 125 and TaG 125 Restricted parity...

TaG 125 and TaG 125 Restricted parity weight adjustment

TaG 125 and TaG 125 Restricted parity weight adjustment

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...
Rental Kart: 3 Questions to Euan Jeffery, CRG's sales manager
Rental Kart: 3 Questions to Euan Jeffery, CRG's sales manager

Rental Kart: 3 Questions to Euan...

Rental Kart: 3 Questions to Euan Jeffery, CRG's sales manager

Rental Kart: 3 Questions to Euan Jeffery, CRG's sales manager

The Rental Kart division within CRG plays a very important role and is becoming increasingly central to the company’s commercial policies. For many years the Rental sector has been a booming...
Vortex twice on the podium in Sarno
Vortex twice on the podium in Sarno

Vortex twice on the podium in Sarno

Vortex twice on the podium in Sarno

Vortex twice on the podium in Sarno

The engines of the OTK Kart Group pushed Freddie Slater into second place in the final of the OKJ class while in OK, Joseph Turney achieved third position.
Otk Chassis Dealers Network Germany
Otk Chassis Dealers Network Germany

Otk Chassis Dealers Network Germany

Otk Chassis Dealers Network Germany

Otk Chassis Dealers Network Germany

The sales network of OTK chassis for Germany is welcoming a new dealer: AK-Racing.
12 Engines That Wrote Vortex History
12 Engines That Wrote Vortex History

12 Engines That Wrote Vortex History

12 Engines That Wrote Vortex History

12 Engines That Wrote Vortex History

The vortex-engines.com website is now enriched by an important page: the Milestone section, recalling our first 25-year-history through the most winning engines.
CIK-FIA 2020 Homologations extended to 2021
CIK-FIA 2020 Homologations extended to 2021

CIK-FIA 2020 Homologations extended to...

CIK-FIA 2020 Homologations extended to 2021

CIK-FIA 2020 Homologations extended to 2021

The CIK-FIA homologation process for chassis, brakes and bodywork, which represents about 110 products and about 50 manufacturers from 10 countries, is due to start on 1st August 2020. However, due to...
Vortex 25th Anniversary
Vortex 25th Anniversary

Vortex 25th Anniversary

Vortex 25th Anniversary

Vortex 25th Anniversary

From the World Championships conquered one year after its début, to the Rok Cup universe: the OTK Group engines division left an indelible mark in karting during its first 25 years, conquering over...
Coronavirus emergency: CRG activates some safety measures CRG factory closes from march 16th to 20th
Coronavirus emergency: CRG activates some safety measures CRG factory closes from march 16th to 20th

Coronavirus emergency: CRG activates...

Coronavirus emergency: CRG activates some safety measures CRG factory closes from march 16th to 20th

Coronavirus emergency: CRG activates some safety measures CRG factory closes from march 16th to 20th

Italy is currently among the countries most affected by Coronavirus and the consequences that this global emergency is generating on karting are both sporting and productive. Italy represents an...
Corona crisis: Birel ART factory stop temporarly from 16th till 20th march 2020
Corona crisis: Birel ART factory stop temporarly from 16th till 20th march 2020

Corona crisis: Birel ART factory stop...

Corona crisis: Birel ART factory stop temporarly from 16th till 20th march 2020

Corona crisis: Birel ART factory stop temporarly from 16th till 20th march 2020

Run is in their DNA. Their sense of civility and of responsibility towards all their employees and families leads us to take important measures.
Homologation withdrawn for three helmets
Homologation withdrawn for three helmets

Homologation withdrawn for three helmets

Homologation withdrawn for three helmets

Homologation withdrawn for three helmets

The FIA Motorsport Safety Department and Motorsport Australia have advised the cancellation of three different helmets previously approved under the 8859-2015 Standard due to safety reasons.
Vortex; First, second and third place in Adria
Vortex; First, second and third place in Adria

Vortex; First, second and third place in...

Vortex; First, second and third place in Adria

Vortex; First, second and third place in Adria

The karting season starts with a victory for Vortex during the first round of the WSK Super Master Series run at the Adria Karting Raceway. Pedro Hiltbrand wins in OK, while Ugo Ugochukwu is second in...
LeCont gains ground at all levels
LeCont gains ground at all levels

LeCont gains ground at all levels

LeCont gains ground at all levels

LeCont gains ground at all levels

A quick overview of the international karting landscape confirms the progress of LeCont tyres around the world. Over time, the quality of LeCont products has become more and more important in racing,...
OTK New Mini 2020 – Tony Kart, Kosmic, Exprit, Redspeed CIK FIA HOMOLOGATED
OTK New Mini 2020 – Tony Kart, Kosmic, Exprit, Redspeed CIK FIA HOMOLOGATED

OTK New Mini 2020 – Tony Kart, Kosmic,...

OTK New Mini 2020 – Tony Kart, Kosmic, Exprit, Redspeed CIK FIA HOMOLOGATED

OTK New Mini 2020 – Tony Kart, Kosmic, Exprit, Redspeed CIK FIA HOMOLOGATED

For the first homologation of the Mini CIK-FIA international class, OTK Kart Group (Tony Kart, Kosmic, Exprit, Redspeed) is introducing the new 2020 Mini Rookie chassis, renewed in materials, frame...
New look for the 2020 Bomber minikart chassis: new Haase graphics and new KG bodywork
New look for the 2020 Bomber minikart chassis: new Haase graphics and new KG bodywork

New look for the 2020 Bomber minikart...

New look for the 2020 Bomber minikart chassis: new Haase graphics and new KG bodywork

New look for the 2020 Bomber minikart chassis: new Haase graphics and new KG bodywork

New look for the 2020 Bomber minikart chassis: new Haase graphics and new KG bodywork for a very appealing look, in addition to the technical features specifically developed for this small jewel.
Vortex: a successful 2019
Vortex: a successful 2019

Vortex: a successful 2019

Vortex: a successful 2019

Vortex: a successful 2019

The season just ended has really been rich in prestigious victories for Vortex, World Champion in OKJ and always playing a leading role throughout the year and in all categories. A year studded with...
New TB Kart mini Monster
New TB Kart mini Monster

New TB Kart mini Monster

New TB Kart mini Monster

New TB Kart mini Monster

TB Kart is proud to announce and introduce to the karting world our new model Monster chassis built for next talents generation. TB Kart Monster is built based and approved by new CIK-FIA homologation...
Arnaud Kozlinski leaves the CRG Racing Team
Arnaud Kozlinski leaves the CRG Racing Team

Arnaud Kozlinski leaves the CRG Racing...

Arnaud Kozlinski leaves the CRG Racing Team

Arnaud Kozlinski leaves the CRG Racing Team

Since January 2020 Arnaud Kozlinski will not be part of the CRG technical staff anymore. The professional relationship between the Italian factory and the former French driver ends in friendly and...
OTK: Choose The Original
OTK: Choose The Original

OTK: Choose The Original

OTK: Choose The Original

OTK: Choose The Original

Design, development and in-house manufacturing, these are the key elements of the OTK products. 100% Made in OTK, Italy
CRG homologated two types of chassis for the international mini category: Hero model and brand new...
CRG homologated two types of chassis for the international mini category: Hero model and brand new...

CRG homologated two types of chassis for...

CRG homologated two types of chassis for the international mini category: Hero model and brand new...

CRG homologated two types of chassis for the international mini category: Hero model and brand new...

One of the greatest news of the 2020 racing season will the debut of the new international Mini category, dedicated to drivers from 9 to 12 years old. This market branch gained more and more...

BRP-Rotax reveals new E-kart project E20

BRP-Rotax reveals new E-kart project E20 Read more

BRP-Rotax proudly presents its newest development in the e-kart field – the project E20. Having introduced its first electric race kart powertrain called Rotax THUNDeR with its joint venture partner S.M.R.E. / IET in 2017, BRP-Rotax has been developing this new electric powertrain fully in-house. The project E20 was launched at the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals in Sarno, Italy, where the international RMC karting community was gathered.

Rotax offers the ideal option for young Cadet-age drivers to begin their racing experience

Rotax offers the ideal option for young Cadet-age drivers to begin their racing experience Read more

BRP-Rotax is proud to announce that for the upcoming season in 2020, it will introduce several upgrades to both the Micro MAX and Mini MAX engine configuration, which will achieve four main objectives: · Ease of use & installation · Less sensitive operation · More cost-effective · Limit manipulation of components. These improvements further align the parity of the Rotax engine packages and ensure a more level playing field for our youngest RMC competitors.

Everything’s ready for the Rental Kart World Contest

Everything’s ready for the Rental Kart World Contest Read more

The Endurance Karting event organized by CRG is taking place on the Franciacorta circuit (Italy) on Saturday 12th of October

LeCont tyres played their role in World Championship title for Lorenzo Travisanutto

LeCont tyres played their role in World Championship title for Lorenzo Travisanutto Read more

Thanks to a new regulation adopted for the 2019 World Championships, the drivers were able to use an extra set of slick tyres for the Final, guaranteeing perfect sporting equality for all. Lorenzo Travisanutto won his duel with Juho Valtanen, the leader at the start of the race. At the end, the Finn was unable to counter the final rush of the two Britons Taylor Barnard and Harry Thompson, who accompanied the Italian champion on the podium. The excitement of the many spectators gathered around the circuit testified to the intensity of this Final. For LeCont, it was a new technological challenge that has been successfully met. 

A World Championship perfectly mastered by LeCont

A World Championship perfectly mastered by LeCont Read more

Organised this year in Finland, the FIA ​​Karting World Championship in OK was a great sporting and popular success. In front of full stands, Lorenzo Travisanutto won a second consecutive world crown after an exciting Final. At a meeting with extremely changeable weather conditions, LeCont tyres played their role perfectly, ensuring performance, consistency and sporting fairness, both in the dry and the wet.

Vortex OKJ World Champion

Vortex OKJ World Champion Read more

Wonderful weekend at the Powerpark Circuit in Alahärmä, Finland, where our DJT engine pushes Thomas Ten Brinke towards the victory of the FIA Karting World Championship – Junior. The success is completed by the podiums conquered by Siksnelis, also in OKJ, and Thompson, third in OK with the DST engine.

Vortex on the OKJ European Podium

Vortex on the OKJ European Podium Read more

Double third step of the podium for Vortex in OKJ in Le Mans: in final with Ugo Ugochukwu and in the championship rating with Thomas Ten Brinke. 

Major positive result for LeCont at the European OK Championship

Major positive result for LeCont at the European OK Championship Read more

Selected by tender to supply tyres to the drivers in the OK category of the 2019 FIA ​​Karting European Championship, the manufacturer LeCont perfectly fulfilled the mission that the CIK-FIA entrusted them with. Throughout the four Grand Prix Kart races in France (twice), in Belgium and Sweden, sporting fairness has prevailed. The very high standard of competition gave rise to magnificent battles and suspense that held until the end, on the very demanding international circuit of Le Mans.

Vortex KZ2 Champion of the WSK Euro Series

Vortex KZ2 Champion of the WSK Euro Series Read more

Excellent performance for the whole Vortex range at the South Garda Karting in Lonato, conquering the victory and the KZ2 title thanks to Marco Ardigò, and the podiums in the OK and OKJ Finals.

Optimum performance for LeCont tyres in Sweden

Optimum performance for LeCont tyres in Sweden Read more

The issue of tyre wear was frequently at the heart of the drivers' and teams' concerns during the Swedish Kart Grand Prix at Kristianstad. As the European Championship for OK enters its decisive phase, LeCont tyres continue to contribute to the success of FIA Karting meetings, thanks to recognised manufacturing quality.

Triple podium for Vortex at the OK and OKJ European Championship

Triple podium for Vortex at the OK and OKJ European Championship Read more

Despite the surprises reserved by bad weather on the Genk track, the Vortex engines support the drivers very well in the fight for the victory and conquer three podiums.

LeCont tyres contribute to the success of the European Championship at Genk

LeCont tyres contribute to  the success of the European Championship at Genk Read more

After France and the Angerville circuit, the drivers registered for the FIA ​​Karting European Championship - OK travelled to Genk, Belgium, for the second of four meetings in the 2019 season. A new date, a new place, different conditions and different rankings, but one consistency: the quality and consistency of LeCont tyres.

Second place at the KZ European Championship for Vortex

Second place at the KZ European Championship for Vortex Read more

After a weekend playing the leading role in the difficult conditions on the track in Wackersdorf, Vortex is on the podium of the KZ FIA Karting European Championship with Matteo Viganò.

LeCont Tyres - Sporting and technical success for LeCont at Angerville

LeCont Tyres - Sporting and technical success for LeCont at Angerville Read more

For this 2019 season, the tyre manufacturer LeCont won the latest tender launched by the FIA ​​Karting to equip the OK category in the biggest international competitions. The European Championship started at the Angerville circuit with the French Kart Grand Prix, where the tyres of the Italian brand, in their "Prime" version, gave complete satisfaction to the 66 drivers present.
 

The FIA Karting European Championship for Vortex starts with a podium

The FIA Karting European Championship for Vortex starts with a podium Read more

In Angerville, the drivers powered by our engines obtain excellent results. The DJT engine, especially, conquers two steps of the podium in OK- Junior

BRP-Rotax honoured its kart distributors of the year 2018

BRP-Rotax honoured its kart distributors of the year 2018 Read more

BRP-Rotax is proud to announce the top three members of its 2018 Distributor of the Year Award. The annual award program recognizes its distributor's efforts to demonstrate sales achievements linked with operational excellence that lead to strengthen BRP-Rotax’s marketing efforts in respective areas around the world.

Spain, Germany and France share the podium of the 24 hours in Adria

Spain, Germany and France share the podium of the 24 hours in Adria Read more

The Spanish team CH-T Gold of Piñeiro, Alcaraz, Garcia and Risitano won a spectacular edition of the 24 Hours Karting of Italy with 40 teams coming from all over the world. In the Silver category, the Italian team Bolza Corse won the race.

Vortex triple win in KZ2, OK and OKJ in Sarno on the WSK Euro Series

Vortex triple win in KZ2, OK and OKJ in Sarno on the WSK Euro Series Read more

A great first round of the WSK continental series for the Engine Division of the OTK Kart Group, monopolizing the whole podium of the "Junior" category with the DJT engine.

Vortex ends the WSK Super Master Series with a flourish

Vortex ends the WSK Super Master Series with a flourish Read more

On the Sarno circuit, the drivers powered by our engine are absolute protagonists. Ardigò is second in KZ2, while the first 4 places in Final for OKJ are powered by Vortex.

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.

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