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2021 FIA Karting Best-Of: Alban Martinet – CIK-FIA Executive Secretary

"I intend to be strongly involved in the CIK-FIA's new project to develop the basis of our sport."

Birel ART Racing presents the 2022 Drivers’ LINE-UP

There are 18 standard-bearers, from 11 different countries, who make up the formation of the Italian team and are ready to compete in the international classes, from OKJ to KZ, as well as OK and KZ2. Among these is the "women’s quota" of the Richard Mille Young Talent Academy programme.

The new Rok logo: between innovation and tradition

The brand by Vortex Engines renovates its look, staying true to its 20-year history but also embracing modernity at the same time, with a dynamic and original style combined with the iconic red and blue colours.

Birel ART takes an active role in the success of the Rotax World Grand Final

After the cancellation of the 2020 event, the Birel ART factory has resumed its strong partnership with Rotax on the occasion of the "Grand Finals" organised at the magical setting of the Bahrain circuit. For the supply of chassis for the Rotax DD2 and Micro Max categories, the Italian brand was once again chosen for its top-of-the-range products, its rigour, its flawless logistics and its quality of service. 108 drivers produced exciting races thanks to perfect sporting equality.

We celebrate the Champions of the Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals 2021

Sakhir, Bahrain – December 19, 2021 – The 21st edition of the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals took place at the Bahrain International Karting Circuit in Sakhir in the Kingdom of Bahrain from December 11th to 18th, 2021. After a long wait since the last RMCGF in Sarno, Italy, BRP-Rotax had several premieres, which excited not only the drivers but also all the participants and followers of the Live Stream.

RMCGF 2021 – Day 6, Bahrain International Karting Circuit (BIKC)

Sakhir, Bahrain, December 17, 2021 –The 2021 Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals moved into the Pre-Final stages of the event here in Bahrain, as further excitement lay in store for all the drivers around the challenging and fast-flowing 1.414-km circuit.

Mohammed Ben Sulayem elected FIA President

Mohammed Ben Sulayem has been elected President of the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) following the FIA Annual General Assembly gathered in Paris today.

RMCGF 2021 – Day 5, Bahrain International Karting Circuit (BIKC)

Sakhir, Bahrain, December 16, 2021 – On this 5th Day of the RMC Grand Finals in Bahrain we saw a lot of exciting action on the track and very motivated racers throughout the whole event area. Yesterday’s racing was very crucial to see where drivers would place for today’s Pre-Finals, as the combination from the intense 27-degree heat at its highest, the general atmosphere and the sheer racing action and thrilling fights would heighten both, the emotions of everyone at the circuit and those watching on from the official Live Stream.

Latest decision of the FIA World Motor Sport council concerning karting

At its meeting on 15th December 2021 in Paris (FRA), the FIA World Motor Sport Council took the following decisions based on the proposals of the International Karting Commission.

RMCGF 2021 – DAY 3, Bahrain International Karting Circuit (BIKC)

Sakhir, Bahrain, December 14, 2021 – After a very windy day yesterday, today the track greeted us with bright sunshine with no real breeze apparent. We take a short look back to yesterday, where Non-Qualifying practice started, and the first action took place under the floodlights and the night sky.

RMCGF 2021 – day 4, Bahrain International Karting Circuit (BIKC)

Sakhir, Bahrain, December 15, 2021 – Following on from two days of Non-Qualifying Practice at the circuit, it was time to get the racing action underway amidst the sandy surroundings, with an increase in the air temperature at the track providing a perfect backdrop to the excitement of Qualifying Practice and the first set of Qualifying Heats for all competitors.

RMCGF 2021 – Day 2 Bahrain International Karting Circuit (BIKC)

Sakhir, Bahrain, December 13, 2021 – Let’s take a look back to the Welcome Get-Together which took place yesterday evening at the spacious Formula 1 paddock and let’s review this second day on which our motivated racers had their first time on track with their brand new karts for the non-qualifying practices.

RMCGF 2021 – DAY 1 Bahrain International Karting Circuit (BIKC)

Marhaba and Welcome to the 21st edition of the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals (RMCGF) being hosted at the Bahrain International Karting Circuit (BIKC) in Sakhir.

Birel ART introduces the New 2022 Chassis

After carrying out the usual development work during the 2021 season with an extraordinary level of commitment, the Italian manufacturer officially launches the models for the year 2022 and reveals the innovations applied to all the go-karts in its vast range to meet the needs of every class: from the MINI to the shifter class, including the non-shifter and DD2 classes.

Mark Kastelic completes 2021 season

With the last weekend in Adria, Mark Kastelic put the finishing touches to the 2021 season.

Anatoly Khavalkin close to a perfect weekend in the WSK Final Cup

Anatoly Khavalkin rounded off his season with a top-level weekend at Adria during the Final Cup.

Anatoly Khavalkin closes WSK season at Adria Raceway

The Russian driver is on track in Adria for the 2021 Final Cup.

I-Games proves its point as the best way to end the season!

For the second year running, the I-Games targeted to set itself as the best way to close the international IAME X30 season, and so it did!

Winter Cup – A wet victory in Lonato

The 26th edition of the Winter Cup was not held in February as usual, but in November on the South Garda Karting circuit in Lonato.

Kastelic in the top ten of the Winter Cup

Mark Kastelic gets a top ten in the OK Senior category of the 26th Winter Cup.