2022 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals – Monday Report

Opening laps in Portugal for Team USA drivers at ‘Olympics of Karting’

Nov 21, 2022
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The 394 drivers that make up the 2022 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals took to the Kartodromo Internacional do Algarve in Portimão on Monday for the opening laps of the event. Today was about getting accustomed to learning the spec karts and Rotax engines they received on Sunday, and the 1.531km circuit. The 11 drivers […]

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Nov 21, 2022
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We look back at yesterday, when the 2022 RMC Grand Finals were truly opened via the Welcome Briefing in the morning. 394 drivers received their brand new karts through the customary raffle on the main start-finish straight underneath the beautifully sunlit Portuguese skyline. Along with that, drivers would also head to the nearby Autodromo Internacional […]

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Nov 20, 2022
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Bem vindo and welcome to the 22nd edition of the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals (RMCGF) being hosted at the Kartodromo Internacional do Algarve in Portimão. Once again, the bond that stretches across the global Rotax family is continued with this highlight of the racing season, where we will witness 394 drivers from across the […]

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Nov 14, 2022
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One of the most prestigious events for the sport of karting is the Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals. It began in 2000 with a gather of Rotax racers to Puerto Rico and has grown to be one of the toughest karting titles to win around the world, named as the ‘Olympics of Karting’. A total […]

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Nov 01, 2022
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Preparations are well underway for the 2023 Rotax US Trophy Final which will again take place at New Castle Motorsports Park. The US Trophy Final event provides the official RMC Grand Final Ticket allocations and is set to take place on September 14-17, 2023. The event was last held at the track in 2022, which […]

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Oct 14, 2022
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The inaugural Race Rotax US Trophy Final was contested on the October 7-9 weekend at the New Castle Motorsports Park. A gathering of ‘Rotaxians’ from across the United States, Canada, and other Central and South American countries at the New Castle, Indiana facility provided the final Rotax event of the 2022 season, welcoming 78 drivers […]

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EKN Trackside: 2022 Race Rotax US Trophy Final – Sunday Final

Hodgson, Ramalho, O’Clair, Korn and Sammut take victory at inaugural event

Oct 09, 2022
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After working through two full days of practice and a packed Saturday that included qualifying, two heats, and a Prefinal, the drivers at the inaugural Rotax US Trophy Final headed into Sunday with only a short warm-up to prepare for the main events. Tickets to the Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals in Portugal were on […]

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EKN Trackside: 2022 Race Rotax US Trophy Final – Saturday Report

Grids set for main events at New Castle Motorsports Park with 12 Rotax Grand Finals on the line

Oct 08, 2022
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The inaugural Race Rotax US Trophy Final kicked off the first day of racing at the New Castle Motorsports Park in New Castle, Indiana on Saturday. A full day of action took place around the 1-mile ‘Reverse National’ course, including qualifying, two rounds of heat racing and a Prefinal to set the grid for Sunday’s […]

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Oct 07, 2022
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The EKN Trackside Live program visits multiple events throughout the karting season. Leading up to major events on the calendar, EKN is happy to provide a show as part of the EKN Radio Network. The EKN OutLap is a preview podcast show, geared at providing you the top stories, breaking news, and championship battles going […]

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EKN Trackside: Rotax US Trophy Final – Preview

Grand Finals tickets up for grabs at New Castle Motorsports Park

Oct 07, 2022
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The inaugural Rotax Max Challenge US Trophy Final will take to the track at New Castle Motorsports Park in New Castle, Indiana this weekend at an event that will see 12 tickets handed out for the Rotax Grand Finals at the Algarve International Circuit in Portugal in late November. Official practice will run all day […]

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Track Layout Confirmed for Rotax US Trophy Final

‘National Reverse’ layout at New Castle Motorsports Park selected for October 7-9 weekend

Sep 13, 2022
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The Race Rotax US Trophy Final is scheduled for the October 7-9 weekend at the New Castle Motorsports Park in New Castle, Indiana. A total of 12 tickets to the Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals – scheduled for November in Portimao, Portugal – will be awarded on the weekend for drivers to earn a spot […]

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Rotax US Trophy Final Set for October 7-9

12 Rotax Grand Finals tickets on the line at New Castle Motorsports Park

Aug 22, 2022
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For nearly two decades, one of the most coveted titles to earn in the United States was the Rotax Grand Nationals crown. What that signaled was one driver in the different age categories was the best ‘Rotaxian’ in the country, and earned their way to represent the Red, White and Blue at the Rotax Grand […]

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Jul 25, 2022
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eKartingNews has launched a new program for social media and the EKN Radio Network – Face2Face. The show is broadcasted live over Facebook and YouTube, with the audio version making its way to the only 24 hour / 7 days a week radio station. Episode 56 of Face2Face welcomed Justin Stefani of Race Rotax. The […]

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Jul 21, 2022
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We will soon be opening the Project E20 registration for RMCGF in Portimao , Portugal this November . As demand for the tickets in big , we give you the opportunity to secure the ticket first. Everyone that wants to secure a ticket before we go with the Project E20 registration to public, please send […]

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Jun 02, 2022
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The 2022 Rotax Trophy West series concluded over Memorial Day weekend at Grand Junction Motorspeedway located in the high-desert of Colorado.  The fan favorite race facility hosted close and competitive racing as the weekend winners played out the racing action in mixed weather conditions with the weekend also crowning the Trophy West series champions.   The […]

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May 23, 2022
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eKartingNews.com is the hub of the karting world, providing you with all the latest news, insider information and race reports from events around the globe. ‘This Week In Karting’ helps to tie everything together in one weekly podcast, bringing our listeners up to speed on the most recent news in the sport. ‘This Week In […]

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May 19, 2022
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Registration for the Rotax US Trophy Series East with single round or full series entry available with discount is now open. The new ONE-STEP process allows competitors to easily select their category and fill out all the information once they complete the purchase within the ‘shopping cart’. NOTICE – On-site registration is an additional $100 […]

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May 04, 2022
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The annual highlight of the Rotax karting season, the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals will take place this year in Portimão, Portugal from November 19-26, 2022 and the Rotax Team is already in full progress for the preparation of the event. As already announced at the prize giving ceremony at the RMCGF 2021 in Bahrain, […]

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Apr 15, 2022
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The 2022 Rotax season kicked off in Glendale, Arizona this past weekend as Round 1 and 2 of the US Trophy West series played out on the challenging Phoenix Kart Racing Association circuit.  The doubleheader event provided close action in all categories, featuring two different directions of the track with Saturday in the counterclockwise format […]

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Mar 21, 2022
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With favorable momentum, Rotax continues to expand across the United States with the addition and reintegration of several new members to its resale network. The structured growth is exciting as the continuation of onboarding new dealers and service centers to the platform shows the positive and forward-facing vision of the industry as it views performance, […]

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