General News

  Gunskirchen, March 23rd, 2021 (Official BRP-Rotax Press Release) As announced in late 2019, BRP-Rotax is collaborating with Chrono Karting BV in organizing and promoting the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Festival. Due to the Covid-19 restrictions, the 2020 event unfortunately had to be cancelled, but for 2021 both companies are excited to host the RMC […]

Gunskirchen, Austria, March, 9th, 2021 (Official BRP-Rotax release) We are proud to announce the location of the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals 2021: finally, we will go to BAHRAIN! The best 2021 RMC drivers worldwide will compete for the RMCGF title at the exciting Bahrain International Karting Circuit from December 03rd – 11th, 2021.   „We […]

There has been an amendment for the Mini Max class for the 2021 season, as mandated by section C.2.8.3 on the Motorsport UK regulations , which states the following: C2.8.3 Weight. Minimum of 132kg including driver at all times. Minimum driver weight as per U17.29.6 is 37.5kg. Reason for amendment: Small increase in minimum weights inline […]

After a lengthy wait for racing to get back underway, Motorsport UK officially announced today (February 23rd, 2021) that motorsport which is both organised and permitted  in England will be able to restart as of March 29th, 2021. This decision follows on from the announcement from Prime Minister Boris Johnson that outdoor sports that are […]

Official Motorsport UK press release (21st February 2021) Motorsport UK is delighted to announce to its community the news that its considerable efforts alongside the UK government to defeat the threat of the Vnuk insurance issue have been successful. In a press release issued earlier today, the Department for Transport confirmed that it is taking […]

The Rotax MAX Challenge Winter Cup, which was due to take place at Circuito Karting Campillos between the rescheduled dates of March 12th to 14th, has now been officially cancelled, in light of multiple factors. The event in February of last year saw 200 drivers from almost 30 different nations head to the 1,588-metre circuit, […]

Official BRP-Rotax Press Release – Gunskirchen, Austria, December 15th, 2020  BRP-Rotax is excited to announce that the company Murray Motorsport has been appointed as the authorised distributor for the Republic of Ireland for Rotax karting products as of January 01, 2021. Up to now the territory of Ireland has been served by the UK distributor […]

Official BRP-Rotax press release – Gunskirchen, Austria – January 13th, 2021 The Portuguese Government just announced a hard lockdown for the whole country starting on January 15th, 2021, for the next two weeks minimum, following the rising Covid-19 cases. BRP-Rotax carefully reviewed all facts about the impact of this new situation. It is with a heavy heart […]

For 2021, Micro MAX drivers will be able to take part in the forthcoming SODI UKC Academy, which is a partnership between the Ultimate Karting Championship, official Sodikart UK distributors Sodi Vitesse and the Sodikart brand. With a seven-race weekend calendar, starting in the second weekend of March at Warden Law, this provides a fantastic […]

The 2021 season calendar for Rotax, as part of the Motorsport UK British Kart Championships, has now been announced by both Motorsport UK, the official organisers, and official Rotax UK distributors, JAG Engineering. This takes into account surveys carried out by all drivers, and also has considerations factored in, based on the current restrictions regarding […]