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2019 Rotax Grand Finals chassis partners: long-term chassis partners and a new ally

6 March 2019

Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals

Source: BRP-Rotax

Gunskirchen, Austria, March 5th, 2019 – For the 20th anniversary of Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals BRP-Rotax cooperates with well-known associates and a newcomer in one of the world’s biggest karting event. The proven partners BirelART, IPKarting and Sodikart are complemented by J3’s Compkart chassis brand.

Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals

“Ensuring the best support during the event and an incomparable race experience is our main objective. With our long-term partners and Compkart as a new partner we will ensure those perfect conditions,” says Peter Oelsinger, General Manager BRP-Rotax and Vice President Sales, Marketing RPS-Business & Communications. “We are pleased to have the Compkart brand now as part of the team.”

The chassis partners will support following classes at the RMC Grand Finals 2019:

  • 125 Micro MAX: Praga
  • 125 Mini MAX: Compkart
  • 125 Junior MAX: Praga
  • 125 MAX: Sodikart
  • 125 MAX DD2: BirelART
  • 125 MAX DD2 Masters: Sodikart
  • Rotax THUNDeR: Sodikart
     

The last race of the DEKM (German Electric Kart Championship) 2019 with the Rotax THUNDeR will be held at the RMC Grand Finals 2019. The Rotax THUNDeR was developed in cooperation between RIC TECH GmbH and S.M.R.E.’s subsidiary IET S.p.A and features a specially designed chassis from Sodikart. The DEKM is going into its second season and is open for international drivers this year.

“We are proud that the Rotax THUNDeR class is now an integral part of Grand Finals,” states Mr. Oelsinger. “It reflects the new major interest in electric karting, which is a step into the future and a totally new kind of racing.”

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About BRP-Rotax

BRP-Rotax GmbH & Co KG, a subsidiary of BRP Inc., located in Gunskirchen, Austria is a leader in the development and production of innovative 4- and 2-stroke high performance Rotax engines for BRP products such as Ski-Doo and Lynx snowmobiles, Sea-Doo watercraft, Can-Am all-terrain, side-by-side vehicles and Can-Am Spyder lineup as well for motorcycles, karts, ultra-light and light aircraft. In the last 50 years, the company has developed more than 350 engine models for recreational vehicles and produced over 9 million engines.

www.rotax.com

About BRP

We are a global leader in the world of powersports vehicles, propulsion systems and boats built on over 75 years of ingenuity and intensive consumer focus. Our portfolio of industry-leading and distinctive products includes Ski-Doo and Lynx snowmobiles, Sea-Doo watercraft, Can-Am on- and off-road vehicles, Alumacraft and Manitou boats, Evinrude and Rotax marine propulsion systems as well as Rotax engines for karts, motorcycles and recreational aircraft. We support our lines of product with a dedicated parts, accessories and clothing business to fully enhance your riding experience. With annual sales of CA$4.5 billion from over 100 countries, our global workforce is made up of around 10,350 driven, resourceful people.

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Ski-Doo, Lynx, Sea-Doo, Evinrude, Rotax, Can-Am, Alumacraft and Manitou, and the BRP logo are trademarks of Bombardier Recreational Products Inc. or its affiliates. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

For information:
Elisabeth Ruschak
Strategic Marketing, Rotax Propulsion Systems
Tel. +43.7246.601.2520
elisabeth.ruschak@brp.com
 


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