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2017 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals – Day 6 Report

Trouble for Wang in final heat, Americans still in the hunt heading into Prefinals

Nov 10, 2017
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Thursday proved to be a little colder than the previous days, averaging around 14ºC. The sun was still shining, however the wind started picking up. Drivers would compete in the final two heat races Thursday. Stay updated with live timing by downloading the New App: Rotax Grand Finals for either IOS or Android phones. You can access live timing through […]

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2017 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals – Day 5 Report

Wang qualifies P1 as Team USA Cadets continue challenging at front

Nov 09, 2017
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Welcome back to the first day of qualifying and heat racing. Wednesday’s temperatures averaged around 20°C, sunny and a little breezy. In other words, another perfect day for racing. Wednesday gave the drivers one last chance to test out their strategies in their fifth and final unofficial practice session before heading directly into qualifying. Competitors […]

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2017 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals – Day 4 Report

Team USA drivers continue to adjust to karts and track in final full day of practice

Nov 08, 2017
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Welcome to the second and last full day of unofficial non-qualifying practice. The weather was mild, sunny and 22°C average temperature – in other words, perfect for driving conditions. The drivers were given two 15-minute practice sessions. Similar to Monday’s set-up, Tuesday proved to be another opportunity for teams to test their equipment and familiarize […]

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2017 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals – Day 3 Report

Selliken, Crawford, Pierson and Crews lead Team USA for first sessions in Portugal

Nov 07, 2017
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Welcome back to the first day of non-qualifying practice! Each class participated in two, 15-minute non-qualifying practice sessions. One could sense the underlying thrill of drivers and team members, since Monday marked the commencement of the on-track action. Today, competitors mainly focused on breaking-in engines, adjusting and testing their new chassis and engine packages, and […]

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Nov 06, 2017
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It was a heated race, today at the Adria Karting Raceway for the first round of the WSK Final Cup. The rain which fell before the beginning of the Finals turned the situation round and what we saw in the Prefinals was not confirmed in the decisive races. The names of the final winners will […]

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Nov 06, 2017
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The kart raffle took place on Sunday. The kart raffle assigns a kart and engine package to each competitor through a random selection process. The random selection process ensures that no driver will be favored over another in terms of receiving a faster chassis / engine package. Upon accepting their karts and engines, drivers and […]

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Nov 05, 2017
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Welcome back to the 18th edition of the prestigious Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals (RMCGF) to the beautiful Kartódromo Internacional do Algarve. This year marks the 3rd year for the Grand Finals to be hosted at this facility. 360 drivers traveled from 59 countries to convene at the track to begin the week-long journey of battling for […]

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DKM Champions Declared at the Finale in Italy

New winners on the South Garda Circuit

Oct 23, 2017
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Last weekend the finale of the German Kart Championship and its four grade series took place on the South Garda Circuit in Italy. The highest German kart racing series started in Italy for the first time ever and experienced exciting races. The weather was special as well: Heavy rain made for difficult conditions on Sunday. […]

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Oct 20, 2017
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Excellent feedback from the 1st edition of the CRG Rental Kart World Contest, held in Lignano Sabbiadoro (Italy), with over 20 teams registered for the 8 Hours Endurance race, won by Enemy Team, and the Sprint race for the driver’s title, won by Daniel Didolani. Great performance of the CRG Centurion karts, that guaranteed an […]

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Rotax Max Challenge Euro Trophy Created

New 3-day format and Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals tickets to win

Oct 19, 2017
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BRP-Rotax, the manufacturer of Rotax kart engines located in Austria, and Camp Company GmbH, race organizer (RMC Germany) established in Germany, are pleased to announce their collaboration in organizing and promoting an international Rotax race series in Europe. The Rotax MAX Challenge Euro Trophy* which will run with four events planned in 2018. “We are […]

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Oct 18, 2017
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World Champion Paolo De Conto has been crowned Race of Stars Champion for the second year in succession after a challenging day on the Gold Coast. While the day was marred by the freak weather event that struck South East Queensland on Sunday afternoon, it was the Italian who claimed the winner’s surfboard for 2017. […]

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Oct 17, 2017
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After 15 years of promoting and organising the Rotax International events such as the Euro Challenge, Winter Cup and International Open, RGMMC and BRP-Rotax have decided not to proceed with the 2018 International events in collaboration. Both companies would like to thank everyone involved over the last 15 years; together the two companies have made […]

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Oct 12, 2017
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The Race of Stars International Karting event will this weekend kick off the 10 day motorsport festival for the Gold Coast. To be held at the Xtreme Karting Complex in Pimpama, more than 230 drivers from all across Australia, New Zealand and various parts of Europe will be lining up to battle for the victory. […]

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Oct 10, 2017
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A perfect organization, crowded and exciting races have been the ingredients of the success of the 27th edition of the Autumn Trophy in Lonato. National and Rok Cup categories have made it to the track for this event. Lonato del Garda (Brescia, Italy). A perfect organization has marked once again this 27th edition of the […]

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DKM Going More International in 2018

Five races in Germany, Italy and Belgium

Oct 05, 2017
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Frankfurt on the Main. A few weeks before the big season finale of the German Kart Championship in Lonato (Italy), the highest German kart racing series is already setting the course for the year 2018. The new racing calendar comprises five events again, two in other European countries. The 2017 season is a big success […]

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Oct 04, 2017
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Following months of planning, Karting Australia’s National Event Calendar for 2018 has been finalised. Aimed at keeping a very similar schedule to 2017, the calendar has also been arranged to avoid the major motor racing and sporting events around the country where possible. To encourage participation on either side of the Tasman, there are also […]

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Oct 02, 2017
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The 2017 24 Hours Karting mostly kept its promises. The standard of the 33 competing teams and the variable weather contributed to the sporting value of the 32nd edition of this unique event in endurance Karting. At the end of the two times round the clock in the Sarthe, the Rouen GSK 1 team took […]

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Sep 29, 2017
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WSK Promotion officially presented the next racing season introducing the calendar of next year events. The cooperation between the major Italian circuits and the Italian promoter continues. The circuits are hosting 9 events during the whole season, from January to November. As usual, parts of the appointments are taking place in the first months of […]

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Sep 29, 2017
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BRP-Rotax’s first electric powerpack for racing karts – the Rotax THUNDeR – was presented during a press conference at the Red Bull race track in Spielberg, Austria, where media representatives watched Ferdinand Habsburg, Formula 3 pilot, testing the powerpack in a Sodi chassis. “We are proud to bring our first electric-powered product to the market. […]

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Sep 29, 2017
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The collaboration between CRG SpA and Dino Chiesa ends after 25 years of successful projects together. The new homologation round valid for 2018-2020 will see Zanardi Kart adopting a new technical structure directly under CRG, that will manage racing team and sales network. Zanardi chassis manufacturer CRG SpA and current technical and commercial manager of […]

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