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Learning weekend in changing weather conditions in Sweden

T he changing weather conditions at the third round of the Champions of the Future Euro Series in Kristianstad enabled the Birel ART Racing team to gather a large amount of data in OK and OK-Junior. Drivers and technicians had to adapt constantly to ensure their competitiveness, which was certainly good training for the third round of the FIA European Karting Championship which will take place in Sweden in a fortnight.

RMC Euro Trophy looks forward to race premiere in France

Gunskirchen, Austria/Val d'Argenton May 25, 2022 – The Rotax MAX Challenge Euro Trophy on the last weekend in May is looking forward to a series highlight. The International championship of the Austrian engine manufacturer BRP-Rotax welcomes a new track on the calendar from May 27th to 29th. For the first time, an event will take place on the demanding circuit in Val d'Argenton, France – bringing a new challenge for all the drivers and teams participating.

Sodikart victorious in Sweden in all conditions

The third round of the Champions of the Future Euro Series was not a smooth ride for the drivers and teams, who had to deal with particularly changeable weather conditions for three days. The Kristianstad circuit was sometimes dry, sometimes slightly damp and sometimes very wet. But each time, Nathan Tye and the Sodi Racing Team were able to adapt perfectly, to triumph in the OK-Junior Final. Mathematically, the young Briton has already secured the title in this prestigious series with one race to go!

Relentless domination by Denner and Sodi at the European KZ Championship in Genk

With this victory, achieved thanks to great technical and sporting skill, Émilien Denner and the Sodi Racing Team could not have started their FIA Karting European campaign in the KZ category any better. The French driver, who took pole position in Timed Practice, scored significant points by leading the standings after the heats and the Super Heat, and then by winning the Final with a lead of more than three seconds. His fastest lap in the race demonstrates the competitiveness of the French brand's equipment.

Two podiums including a victory for Birel ART chassis in Genk

With each new CIK-FIA homologation, the Birel ART brand uses all the expertise of its factory and the immense experience of its Racing Team to develop extremely high quality chassis, capable of winning in all categories, whatever the type of tyres. This was again the case in Genk, at the first round of the European KZ and KZ2 Championships. This time, the honours went to the Birel ART-TM Racing karts in the colours of the Charles Leclerc by Lennox Racing team. Tom Leuillet dominated the KZ2 Final, while Matteo Vigano crossed the finish line in 3rd place in KZ. Pedro Hiltbrand kept all his chances in the Championship by entering the top five.

Tye and Sodikart lead the European Championship after their victory in Zuera

Nathan Tye has just dominated the second round of the FIA Karting European Championship in OK-Junior! Already making a brilliant start to the 2022 season with four podiums to his credit, the British driver from the Sodi Racing Team showed himself to be impressive on the Spanish circuit of Zuera by winning against the biggest international teams. Leader of the Champions of the Future Euro Series, Tye also took the lead of the European Championship with his Sodi-TM Racing kart.

First winners at the RMC Euro Trophy in Genk

Gunskirchen/Genk, April 26th 2022 – The first decisions have been made in the Rotax MAX Challenge Euro Trophy. More than 200 drivers started in Genk, Belgium last weekend and kicked-off the racing season of the highly-competitive karting championship. In the best weather, the numerous spectators en-joyed lots of racing action and the first winners of the year were celebrated in the seven Rotax catego-ries. Four drivers achieved double victories in Sunday’s Finals.

We’re giving the RMC International Trophy 2022 a boost – with the Rotax Project E20

Gunskirchen, Austria, April 22, 2022 – The Rotax MAX Challenge International Trophy is on track for the highly-anticipated return to the famous Le Mans Karting International circuit from July 26th to 30th, 2022. Around 300 drivers from all over the world will compete for victory in the Rotax categories and this year will also see the premiere of the Rotax Project E20 Senior class, where the winner will be awarded their invitation ticket for the annual Rotax Racing highlight, the RMC Grand Finals 2022.

Action packed start at Genk for the BNL!

With a very healthy 193 entries at Karting Genk for the first round of the 2022 BNL Karting Series season, the Easter sunshine over the course of the weekend saw plenty of racing action at the world-renowned Limburg circuit, with drivers looking to cement their place in the championship standings.