A perfect weekend for Anatoly Khavalkin at Kristianstad, victory in the OKJ final and second place in the overall standings four points off the top.
Gunskirchen, Austria, June 03, 2022 – The 2022 RMC International Trophy which takes place from July 25-30, 2022 at the famous Le Mans Karting International Circuit adds two new categories to the race schedule: the Rotax Project E20 Junior and Senior categories. Both categories will be awarded with tickets to the RMC Grand Finals 2022 in Portugal for the 1st and 2nd placed racers.
Anatoly Khavalkin is ready to get back on track for the OKJ European Championship, picking up where he left off at Portimao.
Gunskirchen/Val d‘Argenton, May 31, 2022 – Last weekend, the Rotax MAX Challenge Euro Trophy held the next round. In French Val d’Argenton, the races ranked three and four of the high-class racing series took place. The championship welcomed its participants from all over the world on a new track on the racing calendar for the season at the halfway mark and provided exciting challenges in the best weather.
The Federation Internationale de l'Automobile is pleased to announce a partnership with the Mondokart organisation which will see the Italian karting supplies e-commerce platform become the title sponsor of the two FIA Karting World Championship events later this year.
The third of the four events in the FIA Karting European Championships - OK and OK-Junior, Sweden will be an important stage in the conquest of the titles from 2nd to 5th June 2022. The lead taken in Kristianstad will ensure a clear advantage as only the three best results (after the Super Heats and Final) are taken into account for the ranking. Sweden is also enjoyed for the quality of its welcome and its organisation.
The Parolin Racing driver returned to the track in Sweden and immediately managed to be a protagonist, especially in view of the European Championship.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
Gunskirchen, Austria, May 12 th , 2022 – BRP-Rotax together with EIKO Motorsport, the Rotax authorized distributor for the territories JAPAN, TAIWAN, CHINA, SINGAPORE, INDONESIA, BRUNEI, VIETNAM, CAMBODIA, LAOS, HONGKONG, MACAU and PHILIPPINES would like to inform that they have decided to hand-over the distributorship for the territory of Philippines by May 01 st, 2022.
The Corona pandemic has already made life difficult for motorsport for the last two years, now there are additional global circumstances that complicate the current situation.
For the second time in a row, Kirill Kutskov joined the top 10 of an FIA Karting European Championship event in OK-Junior.
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.
Gunskirchen, Austria, April 29, 2022 – The annual highlight of the Rotax karting season, the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals will take place this year in Portimão, Portugal from November 19th – 26th, 2022 and the Rotax Team is already in full progress for the preparation of the event.
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.
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.