Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals 2019 Confirms Chassis Partners

CompKart joins Birel ART, Praga, Sodikart in Italy this October

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 Birel ART, IPKarting and Sodikart are complemented by J3 Competition’s CompKart chassis brand.

“Ensuring the best support during the event and an incomparable race experience is our main objective. With our long-term partners and Compkart as a new partner we will ensure those perfect conditions,” says Peter Oelsinger, General Manager BRP-Rotax and Vice President Sales, Marketing RPS-Business & Communications. “We are pleased to have the CompKart brand now as part of the team.”

The chassis partners will support following classes at the RMC Grand Finals 2019:

Micro Max: Praga
Mini Max: CompKart
Junior Max: Praga
Senior Max: Sodikart
DD2: Birel ART
DD2 Masters: Sodikart
Rotax Thunder: Sodikart

The last race of the DEKM (German Electric Kart Championship) 2019 with the Rotax THUNDeR will be held at the RMC Grand Finals 2019. The Rotax THUNDeR was developed in cooperation between RIC TECH GmbH and S.M.R.E.’s subsidiary IET S.p.A and features a specially designed chassis from Sodikart. The DEKM is going into its second season and is open for international drivers this year.

“We are proud that the Rotax THUNDeR class is now an integral part of Grand Finals,” states Mr. Oelsinger. “It reflects the new major interest in electric karting, which is a step into the future and a totally new kind of racing.”

The 2019 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals is set for October 19-26 at Circuito Internazionale Napoli in Sarno, Italy. For more information please visit

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