Club de Karting de Montréal
February is just a few days away and now is the time to get ready for the new racing season. You must renew your club membership, as it is mandatory when applying for your racing licence from Karting Québec to be part of a racing club. The CKSRA karting club changes this year and has…
2018 Race calendar
The 2018 racing calendar for the races held in Québec has been updated. You can access the calendar by clicking here. One this page you also have access to a PDF version ready to print and an Ical version to integrate the calendar to your electronic agenda. If you have downloaded the calendar previously, note…
Chassis partners for the Grand Finals in Brazil
Press release BRP-ROTAX’S LONG-TERM CHASSIS PARTNERS ARE READY FOR BRAZIL Gunskirchen, January 22, 2018 – The 19th edition of the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals (RMCGF) will be supported by BRP-Rotax’s long-term chassis partners at the kart track Circuito Internacional Paladino in Conde, Paraìba, in Brazil from November 24 to December 1nd, 2018. The chassis…
Press release BRP’S 2018 ROTAX MAX CHALLENGE GRAND FINALS WILL BE HOSTED IN BRAZIL Gunskirchen, Austria, December 21, 2017 – BRP’s Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals (RMCGF), which draws the best drivers from countries all over the world, will be held at the International Karting Circuit Paladino of Conde in Paraíba, Brazil from November 26…
Buy a new Rotax engine and race for free
Buy any new engine from the Rotax MAX family and your local club will receive up to $800 to cover your race entry fees! This program is an incentive for Rotax racers to race. How does it work? You buy a new Rotax kart engine from your authorised dealer, then select a kart club which…
Buy your new cylinder at 50%, race, and get your 50% back!
Rotax recently released an introduction campaign for the new Senior and DD2 cylinder at 50% discount. To motivate karters to race, here is a way to get back the amount you have paid for your new Senior or DD2 cylinder. Buy your new cylinder during the introduction campaign, race a minimum of 7 Rotax events…
New Senior & DD2 cylinders – introduction price
The same cylinder manufacturing technology successfully applied to the Rotax 125 Junior MAX engine during the 2017 racing season also proved positive for the engine parity during the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals 2017 in the Rotax 125 MAX and 125 MAX DD2 classes. Since the introduction of the advanced technology for the Rotax Micro…
COUPE DE MONTRÉAL 2018: DATES & NEW TRACK
The 2018 Coupe de Montréal karting Championship will take off on May 6th. One of the new things for next summer is the return into the championship of the Mont St-Hilaire racetrack on the south shore of Montréal. They will host two of the six rounds on the calendar. “The Coupe de Montréal is…
The Coupe de Montréal championship crowns its champions!
The last round of the Coupe de Montréal championship took place on October 1st at the Karting Jim Russell Karting Academy racetrack in Mont-Tremblant. Over 130 drivers raced in this joint event with the Série Karting Tour Québec. Wheater wise, it was a perfect weekend and competitors have been invited for dinner on Saturday night,…
Coupe de Montréal: last round with festivities!
The 2017 Coupe de Montréal and Série Tour Québec Championships will crown their champions on October 1st at the Académie de Karting Jim Russell in Mont-Tremblant. At the first joint event earlier this summer, over one hundred drivers registered. With drivers from Maritimes and Ontario, the organizers expected even more karters this time. For this…
Coupe de Montréal # 5 – Supplementary regulation
The 5th round of the Coupe de Montréal karting championship will take place on September 17th at ICAR Karting in Mirabel. The supplementary regulation for this event is available on our Download page or here. As usual, it will be possible to practice the day before, Saturday September 16th.
Maintenance of the NGK spark plug
BRP-Rotax released a video to help customers for the maintenance of their NGK spark plug used in the Rotax MAX Challenge and tips you have to know.
Supplementary Regulations – Coupe de Montréal # 1
The Supplementary Regulations for the 1st round of the Coupe de Montréal are now online on our “Download” par or here. We remind you that even if this document is similar from one event to another, it is never identical and contains all the specific details for that round. Whether you are a new competitor…
Coupe de Montréal 2017 starts soon!
The 2017 Coupe de Montréal season will begin in St-Roch-de-L’Achigan on SRA Karting racetrack. Again this year, Continental Tires will be the main sponsor of the series and the Champion of the ROK Shifter and ROK Shifter Masters will receive an invitation to race at the ROK International Final in Italy next October. At every…
2017 RMC regulation online!
Difficult to believe with the recent cold temperatures we had but the 2017 racing season is coming soon. The 2017 regulation for the Canadian Rotax MAX Challenge is now online (www.maxchallenge.ca/regulation/). Make sure to read carefully. In the sporting regulation, ages have been adapted to follow the new CIK ages. We have also introduced a…
ENGINES FOR MINI-MAX RACERS AT $1999.99
SPECIAL PROGRAM: ENGINES FOR MINI-MAX RACERS AT $1999.99 As announced recently, a new Mini-MAX class will run for the National events. The class will cover the age of 8 to 13 and will run on a cadet chassis. In collaboration with ROTAX, SRA Karting and participating Rotax dealers have developed an incentive program for Mini-MAX…
Special on new Junior cylinder and ECU
JUNIOR CYLINDER AND ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT (ECU) SALES PROGRAM After the successful introduction of the new Junior cylinder at the last Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals, Rotax put in place a sales program for current users of the junior cylinder (Junior MAX, Micro MAX & Mini MAX) and for the Electronic Control Unit for these…
2017 Canadian RMC : additional information
Preparations are well under way for the 2017 season. Previews were announced last November; below you will find some reminders as well as new information for the upcoming season. 1- Date National events. As was announced by ASN Canada a few weeks ago, the National Calendar is the following: 2- NEW Micro-Mini Class for National…
Date and location of the 2017 Rotax Grand Finals
Gunskirchen, Austria, November 25, 2016 – The Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals (RMCGF) will be hosted at the great venue Kartódromo Internacional do Algarve in Portimao, Portugal from November 4 to 11, 2017. The Portimao circuit is part of Autódromo Internacional do Algarve that is famous as race and test circuit for cars and motorcycles….
Rotax MAX Challenge – 2017 preview
2017 – NEW SEASON PREVIEW The Rotax MAX Challenge program is based on stability. As usual, 2017 will bring some changes but it’s not a revolution. 1. Ages AS CIK-FIA changed the ages for the junior and senior KF classes, Rotax will align the ages accordingly. This is the new age chart: Note: driver must…
Highlights of the Rotax Grand Finals in Italy
BRP-Rotax released a video showing the highlights of the 17th edition of the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals held in Italy, October 16-22, 2016. 360 drivers from 60 different countries participated at this prestigious event. See the video, feel the spirit of the “Olympics of Karting”.
Nepveu on podium; Team Canada champion!
The 17th edition of the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals is now over. 360 drivers from 59 countries competed in the Olympics of karting. The drivers’ group picture and parade on the final day is always very impressive. Team Canada did very well overall leading the Nations Cup before the last day. Few bad lucks…
Rotax Grand Finals: Friday
New this year, there is no Second Chance Race but two pre-finals instead and top 17 move on the final race on Saturday. This new CIK formula is good for drivers who had problems in the qualifying heats but can be fatal for drivers who finished the heats in top 24 and would normally be…
Rotax Grand Finals: Thursday
Pouring rain hit the track before warm-up this morning. This gave to the drivers the possibility to discover the new Mojo W3 rain tires. Drivers had to participate in two heat races today, except the Micro and Mini MAX with only one heat race. Junior MAX The first group of heat 2 (A vs C)…
Rotax Grand Finals: Wednesday
Today was officially the beginning of the event with the qualifying sessions and the first heat race for all. Micro MAX and Mini MAX Anthony Sardellitti (Micro) was the first to qualify. It was disappointing for him with a 24th place. The good news is he did well in his first heat and finish…
Rotax Grand Finals – Tuesday practices
Today, we finally had an answer for the biggest concern in the paddock since our arrival in Italy. Will the Team Canada suits be released from the Italian customs and delivered today? YES ! We got them late this afternoon. After the 2nd day of practice, we have now a better idea of the fast…
New Rotax MAX jetting guide application
Designed to expand service to Rotax kart customers Free of charge for Android and iOS devices Setting up the main jet based on the ambient conditions Gunskirchen, Austria, September 15, 2016 – The ‘ROTAX MAX JETTING GUIDE’ is an application for Android and iOS devices and was designed to assist Rotax MAX evo kart…
New Rotax MAX jetting guide application
Designed to expand service to Rotax kart customers Free of charge for Android and iOS devices Setting up the main jet based on the ambient conditions Gunskirchen, Austria, September 15, 2016 – The ‘ROTAX MAX JETTING GUIDE’ is an application for Android and iOS devices and was designed to assist Rotax MAX evo kart drivers…
SPECIAL OFFER FROM ROTAX – 12 MONTH WARRANTY
Again this year, Rotax is offering the limited time 12 month warranty program on all of the Rotax Max family engines. All Rotax Max engines (Micro Max, Mini Max, Junior Max, Max and Max DD2), that are sold to a final customer between September 1st 2016 and December 31st 2016 will have a 12 month…
Update for Micro & Mini MAX point system for invited driver to the Grand Finals
As announced last May, a Micro MAX and a Mini MAX drivers will be invited to participate at the Rotax MAX Challenge in Sarno, Italy next October. The winner will be determined by the total points scored in the ECKC Championship and the 2016 ASN Canada FIA National Championships. Same as an ECKC weekend, a…
Supplementary Regulation – Coupe de Montréal # 5, Mont-Tremblant
The 5th round of the Coupe de Montréal will take place this Sunday in Mont-Tremblant. The Supplementary Regulation for the event is available on our “DOWNLOAD” page or by clicking on the link below. Because of the presentation of the Canadian National Championships the weekend after on the same circuit, we expect to have a…
Very important information for Rotax classes using Mojo Tires
2016 is the last year of the CIK homologation for tires, including the Mojo W2 which production will end soon. For 2017, a new tire will be available. As you all know, weather is unpredictable and the Canadian distributor cannot afford to have leftover tires which will be replaced next season. We do not presently…
Video previews of the 2016 RMC Grand Finals and track hot laps
The 17th edition of the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals will take place October 16-22nd, 2016 at the International Circuit of Napoli in Sarno, Italy. Rotax put on their website a video preview of the 2016 RMCGF and also a hot lap video on the Sarno track. At the time of the video, the track…
Supplementary regulation for the Coupe de Montréal # 4 – Night race.
The 4th round of the Coupe de Montréal will take place on July 16th at ICAR Karting H.P. racetrack in Mirabel. This race will be a night race with a BBQ on the dinner break. The supplementary regulation for this event is available online on our DOWNLOAD page or you can access the document right…
NEW Transponder MyLaps X2 Kart
New transponder X2 MyLaps Kart are available ! Price : 175.00$ CAD+tx (with 1 year subscription)
Coupe de Montréal # 2 at ICAR H.P.
The 2nd round of the Coupe de Montréal championship will take place this Sunday, May 29th. The Supplementary regulation for this event is available here.
MAX Challenge Canada: more prizes than ever!
ROTAX MAX CHALLENGE CANADA: MORE PRIZES THAN EVER! With the goal of promoting the maximum participation of Rotax drivers in the National racing series, SRA Karting International will award the biggest number of prizes for all Rotax National classes. Invitations to the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals in Italy The National Champion in the…
COUPE DE MONTREAL – Supplementary regulation
The first round of the 2016 Coupe du Montreal championship will take place this Sunday, May 7th on SRA Karting circuit. We will also present the first round of the Sodi World Series on Sunday morning. The supplementary regulation for this event is available HERE
NEW CONCEPT FOR ROTAX 125 MICRO AND MINI MAX DRIVERS
Drivers with national licence are allowed to race outside their home countries Rotax Micro and Mini MAX classes integrated into Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals Next Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals in Italy will see the longest kart line-up ever Gunskirchen, Austria, March 15, 2016 – BRP (TSX: DOO) announces today a new concept…
Major modifications to the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals
BRP-Rotax announces changes for the next Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals. Event format and Micro-MAX and Mini-MAX classes with international participation are the main elements of the new face of the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals. The 17th edition of the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals will take place from October 16th to 22nd in…
ICAR KARTING: A NEW ACADEMY AS EARLY AS SPRING OF 2016!
Thanks to the partnership between the ICAR motorsports complex based in Mirabel and well known world champion racer and driving instructor Ben Cooper and his team, a new karting academy will open its doors as early as this April in Mirabel, Quebec. Entirely committed to high performance driving, the ICAR Karting Academy will offer driving…
2016 National Kart Races Calendar released
ASN Canada FIA published last night the 2016 National Kart Races Calendar.
We will be closed during the Holidays season. We will close on Wednesday December 23rd at noon and be back on Monday, January 4th. Merry Christmas to all and Happy New Year!
Girft certificates – hurry up!
If you are thinking to offer a gift certificate from SRA Karting at Christmas and want to receive it by mail, please contact us quickly! If you want to come and get it our place during business hours, we are open from 9 am to 5 pm, Monday to Friday until December 22nd. On December…
2015 Rotax Grand Finals 2015 – Day 6 – Saturday
Pre-finals : Today was the final day of this 16th edition of the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals in Portimao, Portugal. Unfortunately, no Canadian qualified for the final round in the Junior and Senior MAX classes. Then we followed the results of our American neighbours. Their best results in the Junior class came from Mathias…
Rotax Grand Finals – Day 5 : The guillotine!
Half of the participants at this 16th edition of the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals would be eliminated at the end of the day. Drivers had to race in the last Heat race and, for some, in the Second Chance Race to access the final phase of the event tomorrow. Qualifyings Heat # 3 In…
Rotax Grand Finals 2015 – Thursday
Team Canada drivers raced in two qualifying Heats today. At the end of the three Heats, a standing will be established. Top 28 drivers will qualify directly for the final round, drivers in positions 29 to 62 will race in the Second Change Race and must finish in the top six to move up to…
Rotax Grand Finals – Day 3 – Wednesday
Day 2 was a practice day and ended with a social activity for Team Canada to let drivers, mechanics and relatives meet together. This is why we just post information on our Facebook page yesterday. Today drivers got their last 2 practices in the morning and the qualifying session in the afternoon. Samuel Lupien, Marco…
Day 1 of the Rotax Grand Finals – Monday
After the registration and the Welcome party last night, today was day 1 for drivers with their first drivers briefing, kart raffle and chassis preparation. All Canadian drivers are excited and, of course, they are looking forward for the first practices tomorrow. Weather is simply perfect since we are here and forecast for this week…
Complaints on EVO engine series
Dear customer, By end of 2014, after completing the development and testing program, BRP-Rotax has launched the new Rotax evo engine series to the market. Beside a principal positive feedback of the market we have received various complaints on component failures and instable function of the engine. The main complaints have been related to 1) …
END OF SEASON SPECIAL!
End of season special on all our racing apparel in stock! Quantities are limited so now is the time to take advantage of these great deals. This is just a sample of the great deals available. For more information on all our end of season deals, please contact our parts department at 450-588-5622 ext. 25…
Last round of the Coupe du Québec this Sunday
The last round of the 2015 Coupe du Québec karting championship will take place this Sunday, October 4th on SRA Karting circuit. The track direction for this event will be COUNTER CLOCK WISE. It will be possible to practice on event configuration Saturday morning from 9 am to 1 pm. We will also present the…
Important information about the new wiring harness
After few months of racing with the new EVO engines, complaints about the new wiring harness raised all around the world. Rotax prepared an information document about the possible problems and how to fix them or prevent them. One of the solution is the addition of a gasket to the pick-up sensor as we already…
Coupe du Québec # 1 – Event bulletin
An event bulletin for the 1st round of the Coupe du Québec has been issue for 125 MAX sr and DD2 engines using the new electronic power valve. The bulletin is available on our “DOWNLOAD” page.
1st round of the Coupe du Québec this weekend
Reminder to all, SRA Karting is hosting the 1st round of the 2015 Coupe du Québec championship this weekend. Competitors may register online on our “Download” page. The supplementary regulations for the event is available on the same page. Don’t forget to apply for your racing licence at Karting Québec BEFORE the event. Saturday, competitors’…
Coupe du Québec # 1 – Online registration is open
The online registration for the first round of the Coupe du Québec is now open. Online registration is the best way to register if you want to pay with a credit card or your Paypal account. Also, you will save the late registration fees. To access the online registration form, you may either click on…
Supplementary Regulations for Coupe du Québec # 1
The 2015 will take off in a month with the first round of the Coupe du Québec championship. This first round will take place in St-Roch-de-L’Achigan on SRA Karting racetrack. The Supplementary regulations for this event is available on our “Download” page. Online registration for this event will open in the week of April 20th….
Location of the 2015 Rotax Grand Finals announced!
Source: BRP – Rotax Gunskirchen, Austria, March 10, 2015 – BRP’s Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals (RMCGF), where each country’s best drivers race for the title, will occur at the International Karting Circuit of Portimão in Algarve, Portugal from November 8 to 14, 2015. “The Portimão circuit is a great venue for the RMCGF, as…
SRA Karting Announces Special Pricing for Rotax 125 MAX EVO Engine Upgrade packages
SRA Karting Announces Special Pricing for Rotax 125 MAX EVO Engine Upgrade packages for Existing Rotax Engine Owners In an effort to make the transition to the new Rotax 125 MAX evo engine platform as smooth, panic free and as easy as possible, SRA Karting will offer upgrade packages at extremely discounted prices. The upgrade…
2015 Sodi World Finals in Paris!
Source: Sodi World Series The SODI WORLD SERIES, it is the biggest international championship of Leisure Go-Kart! Thanks to its network composed with 200 tracks over the World, the SWS, it is 25.000 drivers from the 5 continents who are having fun while discovering the real thrill of Go-Kart races! Like every year, at the…
2014 Rotax Grand Finals – Team Canada on the podium!
The final day of the 2014 Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals would crown the 2014 RMC Champions. Team Canada had representatives in the MAX and DD2 classes. To start the day, we didn’t drive to the racetrack, we sailed! It was raining cats and dogs and the warm-ups took place in difficult conditions. Then the…
Rotax Grand Finals – Friday – Heat 3 and Second Chance race
Today was an important day for the drivers as it was the last opportunity to qualify for the final round on Saturday. At the end of today, only 34 drivers out of 72 in each class will continue to race in the event. Only 4 of our Team Canada members were also sure to qualify…
Rotax Grand Finals – Thursday – Heat # 1 & 2
Qualifying heats 1 & 2 where presented today in each class. The results of each heat give points according the drivers’ place finish. After the 3rd heat tomorrow, the standings will determine who will access directly to the final phase on Saturday, who will have to race in the Second Chance race to have a…
2014 – Rotax Grand Finals : Wednesday
Today was the qualifying day. At this level, every little mistake on the set-ups, tire pressure or on the track can put the driver far back in the results as the times are very close. Just to give you an example, in the MAX class today, there was exactly 1 tenth of a second difference…
2014 Rotax Grand Finals – Tuesday
First day on track with 3 practices for each class. The first session was not timed with the aim of terminate to break in the engine and track learning for the drivers. Practices 2 & 3 were timed and but as the practices is also there to test the timing system, we couldn’t get all…
Here we are in Spain for the Rotax Grand Finals!
Here we are in Spain for the 15th edition of the Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals. The Olympics of karting with 250 drivers coming form 60 different countries. All drivers registered yesterday and were invited to the welcome party where the qualifying round of the Mojo Tire Changing contest. Our Canadian representative Ben Cooper Sr…
Team Canada history at the Rotax Grand Finals!
The 2014 Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals will take place in Valencia, Spain, from November 25th to 29th. Thirteen canadian drivers will participate at the event in one of the four classes: MAX Junior, MAX, DD2 and DD2 Masters. <a href=”http://www.canadiankartingnews.com”>Canadian Karting News</a> started today their coverage of the 2014 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals…
Winter business hours
Rental activities are now closed for winter and will re-open next spring. During winter, our business hours are: Administration and mechanic: – Monday to Friday, from 9 am to 5 pm. Parts: – Monday to Friday, from 9 am to 5 pm – Saturday: by appointment only Have a good winter and we wish to…
Team Rainbow Warriors win the 6 hour Enduro race
Fourteen teams registered for the first 6h Enduro race presented at SRA Karting. After 6 hours of racing, four teams crossed the finish line with a total of 306 laps. First team was Team SRA with drivers Philippe Gauvreau, Pier-Luc Ouellette and Jean-François Lafontaine but they were not eligible for the prizes. The winning team…
Rental karts starts at 5 pm on Sunday October 12th, 2014
Because of the 2014 Enduro Invitation which takes place from 11 am to 5 pm, rental activities will start at 5 pm on Sunday October 12th, 2014. We invited you to come and see the race at 11:00 am. This event is a 6 hours endurance race, where technics and tactics will be needed. Thank you for your understanding, For…
Winners of the “TIME TO BEAT” promotion
Here are the winners of free rental kart sessions. The “Time to beat” winners get 3 rental sessions (1st), 2 rental sessions (2nd) and 1 rental session (3rd). It was the last time of this promotion for this season. Thank you for your understanding,
Club race # 4: Rescheduled on September 27th
SRA Karting invites you to the fourth and last club race of the season on Saturday, September 27th. The goal of club races is to initiate drivers to racing or just bring former drivers to compete at a recreational level. These races are not part of any championship and having fun is the ultimate goal…
Sodi World Series: Hamzi Ataya is the 2014 Champion!
The last round of our 2014 Sodi World Series Championship (SWS) tool place last night and the battle was going to be very tight between the two leaders in the standings, Adrien Pariona and Hamzi Ataya. First step was the qualifying session and this set up the table for the night. Pariona took the pole…
CKSRA Club Race # 4 postponed
Due to the heavy rain and cold temperature forecasted for Saturday morning, we this the best is to postpone the Club race # 4. This race will be rescheduled either on Saturday September 27th or October 4th which will be confirmed soon. If you know drivers which planned to come this Saturday, please contact them…
Enduro 2014 : Registration is on!
SRA Karting invites you to the second edition of the Enduro Invitational on Sunday October 12th, 2014, at 11 am. In case of bad weather, the event will be postponed to the Monday. This event is a 6 hours endurance race, where technics and tactics will be needed. You will enjoy our brand new karts, with many competitive aspects….
New business hours
From Monday September 8th, 2014, the rental karts will be opened Thursday to Sunday, from 1 pm to 9 pm. EXCEPTION: We will be open on Monday October 13th for Thanksgiving Day. However, we may closed earlier in case of cold or bad temperature. (Closed in case of rain). Thank you for your understanding,
Fastest time of August
Here are the winners of free rental kart sessions. The “Time to beat” winners get 3 rental sessions (1st), 2 rental sessions (2nd) and 1 rental session (3rd). The promotion is getting back to 0 for September. Good luck!
SWS : Hamzi Ataya still on top
For the second time of the season, Hamzi Ataya won both finals of the night. In the two races, he finished in front of Vivien Chevallier (2) and Renaud Auger-Labonté (3). Hamzi Ataya is only the second canadian driver to reach 7000 points in the Sodi World Series championship. Vivien Chevallier is also on a…
Julien Miron-Sylvain wins the Rotax Max 125cc course
Julien Miron-Sylvain is the winner of the « BEST TIME » for the first half of the season (1 :07.545). He wins a Rotax Max 125cc course at Max Karting driving school. We invite him to contact us to know all the details about the prize. For more information about Max Karting driving school, click here.
Club race # 3: victory for Miron-Sylvain and Dubuisson
The event took place under an uncertain weather but we have been able to manage the schedule to race and avoid the rain. In Rotax MAX, Freddy Dubuisson won again but this time, the “veteran” Vincent Roy finished second. Roy is a former racer who took a break for few years and was back to…
Enduro – The results
Here the results of the 3h Enduro race. The winner is team Rainbow Patrol, followed by team SRA Karting in 2nd place and Spartacus Racing in 3rd place, which also clocked the best lap during the race (1:07.978). Results : #01 : 152 laps : Rainbow Patrol : Steven Szigeti, Zachary Claman-DeMelo et Tyler Ripani #02 :…
Great night for Adrien Pariona
Adrien Pariona won both finals yesterday night of the 6th round of the Sodi World Series. In the two races, he finished in front of Vivien Chevallier. Ghislain Pepin (Final 1) and Julien Miron-Sylvain (Final 2) have completed the podium. Interesting facts : Simon Bouchard has established the reference time of the night (1 :09.372) Adrien Pariona…
Enduro : New deadline for the registration
SRA Karting invites you to a new endurance race on Tuesday August 12th, 2014, at 6 pm. The 2014 Enduro Invitational is a 3 hours endurance race, where technics and tactics will be needed. The event will take place because we officially reached the minimum of 10 teams registrated. We don’t accept more than 25 teams for the event. For…
Jean-François Lafontaine did the best time of the month
That’s done! Here are the winners of free rental kart sessions. The “Time to beat” winners get 3 rental sessions (1st), 2 rental sessions (2nd) and 1 rental session (3rd). The promotion is getting back to 0 for July. Good luck!
SWS : Renaud Auger-Labonte and Ghislain Pepin won one final.
Renaud Auger-Labonte won the first final of the round #5 of the Sodi World Series in front of Hamzi Ataya (2nd) and Gregory Julien (3rd). He finished 2nd in the second final of the night. Ghislain Pepin won the second race in the last lap when he passed Auger-Labonte and he finished 6th in the…
Club race # 2: Win for Roy and Plante
The 2nd club race took place this morning under a perfect weather. In the Rotax MAX class, Marc-Antoine Roy came back to competition after few years away and won over Mathieu Le Reste and Freddy Dubuisson. In the Briggs – Max Karting class, Jean-Charles Plante won a very had battle, finishing just in front of…
SWS : Gregory Julien and Adrien Pariona both won two finals
More than 30 drivers was there for the 4th round of the Sodi World Series at SRA Karting. Two groups has been completed and the races were very tight as usual. Adrien Pariona lead the first group from the start to the end. He did the best time in qualification with 1:08.660. In the second…
Fastest times of June
It’s the first time that our fastest times of the month are less than 1 :08.000. Here are the winners of free rental kart sessions. The “Time to beat” winners get 3 rental sessions (1st), 2 rental sessions (2nd) and 1 rental session (3rd). The promotion is getting back to 0 for June. Good luck!
Hamzi Ataya wins the Rotax Max 125cc course
Hamzi Ataya is the winner of the « BEST TIME » for the first half of the season (1 :07.545). He wins a Rotax Max 125cc course at Max Karting driving school. We invite him to contact us to know all the details about the prize. For more information about Max Karting driving school, click here.
Beginning of the summer schedule
From Monday June 23th, 2014, the rental karts are opened from 1 pm to 10:30 pm everyday. However, we may closed earlier in case of cold or bad temperature. (Closed in case of rain). Thank you for your understanding,
SWS : Domination of Hamzi Ataya
Hamzi Ataya continued on his momentum with a double during the third round of the Sodi World Series. He had done well during the second round with a 2nd and a 3rd place. Ghislain Pepin and Pierre Ayotte completed the podium in both finals. Interesting Facts: The qualification was very close. Less than a…
Results of the Coupe du Québec # 3
The complete results of the 3rd round of the Coupe du Québec karting championships presented today at SRA Karting are available here.
Great second round of the SWS
More than 25 drivers participated Tuesday evening in the second round of the Sodi World Series. Renaud Auger-Labonte won the first final with just 0.038 seconds lead on second place finisher Ghislain Pepin. It’s the second win in four races for Auger-Labonte. In the second race, Ghislain Pepin finished first with a confortable lead. Hamzi…
Reminder: Coupe du Québec # 3: informations
The third round of the Coupe du Québec Karting Championship will take place on Sunday June 15th in St-Roch-de-L’Achigan. The supplementary regulation and other documents, as well as the online registration, are now available on SRA Karting’s website on the « DOWNLOAD » page. Note that online registration is the only way to pay your registration with…
Walter Guiet wins the “Time to beat” promotion
More than 3 seconds were subtracted from the best time of last year. Here are the winners of free rental kart sessions. The “Time to beat” winners get 3 rental sessions (1st), 2 rental sessions (2nd) and 1 rental session (3rd). The promotion is getting back to 0 for June. Good luck!
Club race # 1: Dubuisson wins!
In the first CKSRA club race, the winner was Freddy Dubuisson. Mathieu Le Reste (2nd) and Christopher Heront (3rd) completed the podium. Full results are available on Mylaps. Next club race will be on July 5th.
Beginning of the SWS at SRA Karting
It was the first edition of the Sodi World Series yesterday at SRA Karting. More than 20 drivers participated in the first two races of this series. Renaud Auger-Labonté et Christian Joly both won one final. It was a great event and we hope that we will have a lot of drivers for the next…
New Spring kart rental hours
After a traffic data analysis, SRA Karting has decided to change its business hours. As of May 16th, we will open during these hours. Monday to Wednesday = 6 pm to 9 pm Thursday to Saturday = 1 pm to 10 :30 pm Sunday = 1 pm to 9 pm As of June 24th,…
Get the chance to race in Europe!
For 2014, SRA Karting joins the famous SODI WORLD SERIES (« SWS »). The concept is simple. Race at your local karting track on rental karts and you may win the chance to race at the SODI WORLD FINALS next spring amongst 250 drivers from the five continents. The winner of the 2014 SRA Karting championship will…
CKSRA Club races schedule
The Club de Karting St-Roch-de-L’Achigan (CKSRA) will offer four rounds this summer. The well appreciated format will still be used, races on Saturday morning from 8 am to 1 pm. Further details will be posted soon but you can already put the following dates in your agenda: Race # 1: Saturday, May 31st Race #…
Track will open soon!
With the melting snow, and if the weather permits of course, the track should be available to owners karts Saturday, April 19th and rental activities as of April 26. We will confirm these dates as soon as possible. Picture: Track today, April 9th.
Our new SODI RT 8 fleet is in!
Our new fleet of 30 SODI RT 8 karts just arrived from Europe today. The kart is the latest evolution of the famous SODI rental karts. This fleet is unique in Canada. If the snow can melt, you will have the chance to come and try them soon! Further pictures are available on our Facebook…
End of the rental activities
The 2013 karting season will end soon. Rental activities are actually open following the autumn schedule (Thursday to Sunday). The rental activities will close on Sunday, October 27th at 5 pm. Only 10 days left to come and enjoy karting with your friends. For the kart owners, the track will stay available after October 27th,…
Course Club # 4: victoire pour Dubuisson, Lupien et Forcier
Here the results of our last Club race event for 2013.! Complete results are available on our RESULTS page. Briggs & Stratton MAX Karting 1. Cédrick Lupien 2. Jean-Charles Plante 3. Julien Miron-Sylvain Rotax Max Jr 1. Raphael Forcier 2. Michael Grandmond 3. Jules Pernod …
Rental activities: Fall business hours
Autumn has just arrived and rental activities will now switch to Fall business hours. Note that business hours for the administration, parts and service department are the same. Monday to Wednesday : Closed (exception for groups if reserved in advance) Thursday to Sunday: From 1 pm to 9:30 pm. May close earlier in case of…
Race club #3 : the results
Despite a cloudy sky, the pilots were saved by the rain and had a beautiful third race club. 23 drivers took part in one of the 4 categories: Briggs & Stratton MAX Karting, Shifters, Rotax Junior and Rotax MAX MAX. Throughout the event, drivers had given a solid battle, especially in Briggs & Stratton…
CANCELLATION OF ENDURO INVITATION
The Enduro Invitation has generated a lot of reactions from karting fans. We are aware that potential participants have had high standards regarding the event and we want to honor them. With this in perspective and the lack of registrations from interested, we are forced to set back the event to next year. This type…
Follow the 2013 Canadian Championships live!
The 2013 ASN Canada FIA National Championships are taking place this weekend in Stouffville, Ontario. You can follow the event with the Live-Timing on maxchallenge.ca website or on your smartphone with the Race-Monitor application.
Course de Club # 2: the results
Fantastic morning for racing! 33 drivers registered for this 2nd CKSRA club race in one of the 4 classes: Rotax MAX Junior, Rotax MAX, Shifters and Briggs & Stratton MAX Karting. Spectators were spoiled because every class, even the classes with low entries, gave fantastic racing. Here the podium in all classes (for complete results,…
Club race # 2 this Saturday
The CKSRA club race # 2 will take place this Saturday morning, rain or shine. Same format at usual, the site will open at 6h45, with the mandatory drivers’ meeting at 8h and the event will end before 1 pm.. For further information, consult the Club races page For kart owners, it will be possible…
CKSRA Club race # 1: Win for Dubuisson and Moreau
The first 2013 CKSRA Club race took place this morning under a hot and sticky temperature. Fifteen drivers faces these conditions, including 4 in the Shifter class. In the first final of the day, Allan Moreau easily won the race in the Shifter class over Mathieu Levasseur and Hugo Duguay which had mecanichal problems during…
Club race # 1 this Saturday
The first 2013 CKSRA club race will take place this Saturday. This is the best way to get into real kart racing. Always the same format with the event presented on Saturday morning and with the podium ceremony before 1 pm. A total of 4 club races will be presented this season at the following…
Coupe du Québec # 2: the results
To see the complete results of the 2nd round of the Coupe du Québec championships, visit Mylaps.com.
Coupe du Québec # 1 : Victory for Bédard and Lafontaine
The first round of the Coupe du Québec championship was presented last Sunday in Mont St-Hilaire. Birel driver Olivier Bédard won the Rotax MAX final race and Jean-François Lafontaine won the Briggs & Stratton Sr final over 24 other competitors. We must also underline the second place of Cedric Lupien in the competitive Junior MAX…
Competitors, be ready for the 2013 racing season
The first round of the Coupe du Québec championship will take place on Sunday, May 19th in St-Hilaire. Don’t forget that you have to renew your CKSRA club membership (form available here) and then, apply for your racing licence at Karting Québec. Even if you plan to get your national licence, you must first apply…
Rental activites are now open under the Spring business hours, Thursday to Sunday. Starting on May 16th, rental will be available 7 days a week.
The track will be open this weekend for kart owners for practice. Rental activities will start next Friday, April 27th, if weather permits. Business hours for this weekend will be from 9 am until 5 pm.
2013 CKSRA club race calendar
The 2013 karting season will start soon! This year again, the Club de Karting St-Roch-de-L’Achigan (CKSRA) will offer a race calender of 4 events which will be presented on the same well known format on the Saturday mornings. These races are taking place in a very casual atmosphere. For further details on these race events,…
Good report on the MAX in UK magazine
Karting Magazine is a magazine from United Kingdom which published in the March 2013 issue a good article on the 15th anniversary of the Rotax Max engine. To read the article, click on this link: Groundbrakers to the MAX
KMS North America at FWT Palm Beach
The first race of the 2013 karting season is under KMS North America’s belt and it was a successful start to the season for the new team. In its first weekend under its new structure with team manager Peter Kalman at the head, KMS North America took 6 podiums in total including 2 wins in…
Welcome to KMS North America!
We are proud to present “KMS North America” as the new racing team to replace the SRA Karting team. At the head of the team will be Peter Kalman from Hungary. Peter has a vast amount of experience in karting, not only as a driver where he was a factory with Mach 1 in Formula…
2012 Rotax Grand Finals on TSN 2 this Saturday
Modification of the broadcast schedule for the 2012 RMC Grand Finals held in Portugal. This will finally be on air on TSN 2 on January 6th at 6 pm EST (day 1) and 7 pm EST (day 2). Spread the news with your friends!
Holiday days off
Please note what we will be closed during Holiday from December 21st at noon et we will be back on January 3rd. We wish you a happy Holidays and a great 2013 racing season.
Used Karts Discount for Christmas!
Here is our list of used karts sold at a discount for the end of the 2012 season. View products available by clicking on the following link: used karts list Take advantage of our offer valid for a limited time! Good end of season!
2013 Kart Racing Licences Reminder
Message from our ASN November 13, 2012 2013 Kart Racing Licences Reminder 2012 Competition licences expire on December 31, 2012, regardless of the date upon which they were issued. This is a reminder that series such as the Florida Winter Tour and the Challenge of the Americas (formerly Gatorz), require that competitors hold a valid…
Club race # 4 – the results
Fourteen brave drivers registered for this 4th club race of the season despite the rain and cold weather. A new formula was proposed for this race when the qualifying session was replaced by a quarter final race with a random starting grid. Freddy Dubuisson won the final race followed by Gianfranco Mazzaferro and Michael Mazzaferro….
Last club race this Saturday
The fourth and last club race will take place this Saturday. The facility will open at 6:45 with the drivers’ meeting at 8:00 am. It will not be possible for kart owners to practice on Saturday morning. As usual, rental activities will start at 1:00 pm.
2012 ASN Canada FIA National Karting Championships : videos online
With the help of Canadian Tire, the title sponsor of the event, the 2012 ASN Canada FIA National Karting championships were broadcasted live on the internet. You can now access the archive files on Youtube. They are under the maxchallenge.ca channel. A quick way to access them is to type www.maxchallenge.caand click on the Youtube…
Rotax engines: combine the 2 promos!
There are actually two promotions related to the purchase of a karting engine from the Rotax Max family: 1) Buy a kart engine from the Rotax Max family and get a free set of tires. This promotion is valid from August 1st to September 30th 2012. 2) Buy a kart engine from the Rotax Max…
Club race # 3 this Saturday
The third club race will take place this Saturday, September 15th. As usual, the site will open at 6h45 and everything will be finish by 1 pm. Note that it is not possible, for the non-competitors, to practice during the club races. Please remind all your fellow competitors!
Pan American Challenge: Your last chance for the Grand Final!
This is a reminder to all that online registration will be closing on September 10th, 2012. We use pre-registered drivers to base our tire order for the event. It really does help us organize the event better, if we know a more exact number of drivers that will attend. Registration will still be available after…
National Championship: Photo gallery now online!
We have posted a photo gallery containing 276 pictures from the 2012 ASN Canada National Karting Championship. You will of course see many pictures of the SRA / Birel drivers (these karts look so good on pictures!) but also of many other drivers. Sorry for the Briggs & Stratton drivers, the only time we had…
SRA / Birel Nationals race report: 7 podiums
Team SRA Karting / Birel had a fantastic event at the 2012 ASN Canada National Championship, winning the title in Rotax DD2 and grabbing 7 podiums. The event took place last weekend in Mont-Tremblant, Québec, were 9 new champions were crowned. In the first final on Sunday, SRA / Birel driver Ben Cooper won the…
SRA / Birel Nationals race report: 7 podiums
Team SRA Karting / Birel had a fantastic event at the 2012 ASN Canada National Championship, winning the title in Rotax DD2 and grabbing 7 podiums. The event took place last weekend in Mont-Tremblant, Québec, were 9 new champions were crowned. In the first final on Sunday, SRA / Birel driver Ben Cooper won the…
Team SRA/Birel in good position for the final day!
After two days of competition at the Canadian National Karting Championships, which take place in Mont-Tremblant, QC, team SRA/Birel is in very good position for the final day. Follow the prefinals of tomorrow morning and the finals in the afternoon on the web. The event is broadcasted live on www.maxchallenge.ca You can see all the…
Team SRA/Birel ready for the National Championship!
Team SRA and its drivers are ready to tackle the karting event of the year in Canada. Whether to claim the title of Canadian Champion or to obtain a spot at the Rotax Max Challenge Grand Final, our Birel drivers are ready to give everything they’ve got this weekend at the Mont-Tremblant track. In the…
Club race # 2: Trudel and Costa win!
Our second club race took place last weekend in a very relaxed atmosphere. Two classes were in the program: the Rotax Max class and the F-125 shifter class. Fifteen drivers took part in the Rotax Max class, with a lot of veterans making a comeback on SRA karting’s racetrack. During the final, Freddy Dubuisson was…
Club race # 2 this Saturday morning
Just a reminder that the 2nd club race will take place this Saturday morning. For this reason, it will not be possible to the kart owners to practice on Saturday morning. Rental activities will start as usual at 1 pm. For all informations about the club race, visit our page “Club race”. Note that some…
New SRA Karting application on Facebook
For our Facebook fans, eee our new Facebook application where you can find lots of information about SRA Karting. It is an easy way to obtain general information quickly on your smartphone. To see the application, visit https://www.facebook.com/SRAkarting/app_330270807057634
ECKC final – Ben Cooper champion!
The last round of the Eastern Canadian Championship took place last Sunday in Trois-Rivières, Québec, during the Le Monaco event. As expected, the battle between the two current world champions Ben Cooper (Rotax MAX) and Pier-Luc Ouellette (DD2) kept the spectators on their toes. Cooper (SRA/Birel) scored a perfect day for this last round in…
Coupe du Québec # 5: 4 podiums for Team SRA Karting
The 5th round of the Coupe du Québec championship took place this Saturday as part of the Petit Monaco event in Trois-Rivières. Team SRA Karting was on fire at the beginning of the day but the results in the final races where not as good as expected. Nevertheless, they finished the day with 4 podiums….
Team SRA/Birel at “Le Petit Monaco” this week-end!
There will be great racing this weekend with the 5th race of the Coupe du Québec on Saturday and the final race of the ECKC on Sunday. The event is the renowned “Le Petit Monaco” and it is run in the streets of the town of Trois-Rivières. A large number of drivers from the SRA/Birel…
4th round of the Coupe du Québec this weekend
Team SRA Karting / Birel will race at the 4th round of the Coupe du Québec championship. The event takes place at the Circuit Karting Mont-Tremblant. Saturday is a practice day and the event is on Sunday. Follow the action on Sunday with the live timing which will be broadcasted on our website (page LIVE-TIMING)…
Team SRA/Birel at Mosport
This weekend the Mosport karting facility in Ontario will host the 4th round of the ECKC.Team SRA/Birel will be there with its drivers to try and grab top honors. Christophe Boisclair, Ben Cooper and Zachary Richard Robichon will again participate in the Rotax DD2 class where you we can expect quite a show. In Rotax…
Club race # 1 this Saturday morning
Our first club race will take place this Saturday morning. If you want to accelerate the registration process, you may download the registration form and fill it out in advance. The form is also available on our “Download” page under the Club de Karting St-Roch-de-L’Achigan title. Club races are single events (no championship) so you can…
Team SRA / Birel at Icar for the 3rd rounds of the Quebec Cup and ECKC
This weekend was held the 3rd round of the Quebec Cup (Saturday) and “Eastern Canadian Karting Championship” (Sunday). The team SRA / Birel who was present at Circuit ICAR looked good all weekend. Rotax Micro-Max, William Chayer collected a superb 2nd place Saturday and a 5th place the day after. Tommy Savard, who finished first…
First club race on June 23rd!
If you want to start racing or if you want to race in a very relax atmosphere, the club races are the right place for you. This year, there is 4 club races on the calendar at the following dates: – June 23 – August 18 – September 15 – October 6 The classes for…
Broadcast of the Champkart tv show on RDS this Saturday
The first round of the Coupe du Québec which took place at the SRA Karting race track on May 13th will be presented this Saturday at 9h15 am on the Réseau des Sports network. Champkart will be on air just before the Formula 1 cars last practice session of at the Grand Prix du Canada….
Photo gallery – ECKC # 1
We have prepared a photo gallery of the SRA Karting racing team which participated at the first round of the ECKC in Souffville, Ontario at Goodwood Kartways race track. We also have the pictures of all podiums. ECKC # 1 – photo gallery
ECKC # 1 & 2 –Team SRA race report
The 2012 season of the Eastern Canadian Karting Championships began this weekend at Goodwood Kartways in Stouffville, Ontario. The event presented races 1 & 2 of this 6 race championships. Team SRA Karting was composed of Zacharie Robichon, Ben Cooper and Christophe Boisclair in the Rotax DD2 class and by Olivier Bédard and Jeffrey Kingsley…
ECKC # 1: 3 podiums for Team SRA Karting
The first round of the Eastern Canadian Karting Championships took place this weekend in Stouffville, Ontario at Goodwood Kartways. Today was race #1. Team SRA Karting scored 3 podiums. The first to climb on the podium was Olivier Bédard in Rotax Max Junior with a second place behind the winner Parker Thompson. Later, Ben Cooper…
QUEBEC CUP #1 AT SRA
The first race of the Coupe du Quebec was held last weekend in Saint-Roch-de l’Achigan. The 6 race championship started with a record number of penalties for driving over the cement “escape patches”, which is forbidden during races. In some classes, nearly all of the drivers lost many spots because of their lack of discipline…
Coupe du Québec # 1: important info
We would like to remind you that the take-off of the 2012 Coupe du Québec championships will be this weekend on SRA Karting racetrack in St-Roch-de-L’Achigan. Here some imporant reminders : – Race is on Sunday – Practice will be possible on Friday : 9 am to 1 pm : exclusive. 1 pm to 5 pm in alternation…
SRA line-up 2012
SRA Karting is proud to present the current drivers who will race under the SRA colours for 2012. This year the largest number of SRA/Birel drivers will be in the Rotax DD2 category. It will also be in this class that we will find SRA Karting’s 3 most experienced drivers, who are; Zacharie Richard-Robichon (2011…
CQ # 1 – Online registration open!
It is now possible to register online for the first round of the Coupe du Québec karting championship. The event will take place on Sunday, May 13th. Online registration is possible through Paypal, either by using your Paypal account or a credit card, something which is not possible when you register onsite because the Club…
CQ # 1 – Bulletin regarding the rain tires for the Briggs & Stratton classes
There is a mistake in the Supplementary regulations of the 1st round of the Coupe du Québec event regarding the rain tires for the Briggs & Stratton classes. See the correction in the Bulletin 01. Bulletin-01
2012 Quebec Cup # 1 – Supplementary regulations online
The 2012 Québec Cup championship will take off on Sunday May 13th in St-Roch-de-L’Achigan. The supplementary regulations for this first event are available now on our “download” page. You will also find the entry form (Excel form) and in the next two weeks, you will also have the possibility for register online. Watch our “NEWS”…
New bulletins and messages from ASN Canada-FIA
The new season is just around the corner! ASN Canada-FIA recently posted two new bulletins in regards to the 2012 regulations. The first bulletin is concerning the use of on board camera for karters. The second bulletin includes a new certification for helmet. See these bulletins on the ASN Canada-FIA website. Our ASN also reminds…
Brand new website for maxchallenge.ca!
The www.maxchallenge.ca website has been completely renewed for the 2012 season. More than a smashing new look, it is a complete new website where you can, of course, find all the information about the Canadian Rotax Max Challenge. You will also find Rotax products and other products related to the RMC such as the Mojo…
Florida Winter Tour 3 – Photo gallery
The pictures from the 3rd round of the Florida Winter Tour are online. The pictures are from our colleague Daniel Lamothe. To see the pictures, click here.
Cooper wins the Florida Winter Tour!
The 2012 edition of the Florida Winter Tour is now over and the SRA Karting / Birel driver Ben Cooper won the championship in the Rotax MAX class. The current world champion is now qualified to defend his title next November at the next Grand Finals in Portugal. The weekend did not start as expected…
Florida Winter Tour: final round this weekend
The third and final round of the Florida Winter Tour will take place this weekend in Ocala, FL. Team SRA Karting will be there with drivers Ben Cooper (2011 world champion) and Sandor Jakab (3x Slovakia champion) in Rotax MAX, Zacharie Robichon in DD2, Vince Hercsik (2x Hungary champion) and Cedric Lupien in MAX Junior…
New ultra light Rotax battery in stock!
BRP-Powertrain presented recently a new optional Lithium-iron battery. You can recognized quickly this new battery with this orange top. This battery offers many advantages compared to the standard battery: LESS WEIGHT: almost 2 kg (4,4 lbs) lighter than a standard acid battery. The total weight of this optional battery is 0,65 kg (1,43 lbs). EASIER…
Subscribe to our circular letter
Our new website use a brand new circular letter system to keep you informed. If you want to receive, or want to continue to receive our circular letters, you must subscribe by clicking here. The new system is easier to manage your subscription if you want to remove or change your e-mail address where you…
Florida Winter Tour # 2: Photo album
See the photo album from the 2nd round of the Florida Winter Tour taken last weekend by our colleague Daniel Lamothe. FWT # 2 – Photo album
Florida Winter Tour # 2 : Cooper wins!
The second round of the Florida Winter Tour took place last weekend in Homestead, Florida. This 6 race championship, held in three rounds, will give at the end of this weekend a good idea of who’s involved in the battle for the championships. Saturday In the Rotax Max class, Ben Cooper and Sandor Jakab were…
Florida Winter Tour # 2 presented this weekend
The second round of the Florida Winter Tour takes place this weekend in Homestead, Florida. Follows Team SRA Karting live through the Florida Winter Tour website.
Online survey by Rotax on the future of karting
BRP-Powertrain and its Rotax division are actually conducting an online survey about the future of karting. If you are interested to give your input on this, click on the following link to participate. Rotax online survey You can also reach the survey from the Rotax Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/ROTAXKART?sk=wall The survey will take approximately 10 to…
WCC: FOCUS ON THE RACERS
The Western Canadian Championship (WCC) is back for its 6th year. This year promises to be the best yet. The organization has put a laser beam focus on the racers’ needs. The series has a new coordinator for the 6th running of the series. This year it will be managed by Patrick Moreau, whom many…
Maxspeed Group, Rotax distributor of the year
The US Rotax distributor Maxspeed Group was crowned 2011 Rotax Distributor of the Year. At its first year of operation, Maxspeed Group successfully converted the very difficult American market to Rotax products. Canadian distributor, SRA Karting International, would like to congratulate Maxspeed Group. “Since the arrival of Maxspeed Group as US distributor, the US program…
Pictures from the FWT # 1
Our colleague Daniel Lamothe took few pictures during the first round of the Florida Winter Tour. When it will be possible, we will post them on our website. For the moment, you can see them on our Facebook page. Text by Patrick Moreau Pictures by Daniel Lamothe
SRA Karting smashing new look !
SRA Karting launched today his bran new website, showing at the same time his new logo. “We are very proud to present our new logo and website which is very modern and developed to take advantage of the latest technologies. It takes time for a business to acquire a good level of recognition, especially the…
Team SRA Karting at the Florida Winter Tour
The 2012 edition of the Florida Winter Tour will take off this weekend in Palm Beach. Team SRA Karting will once again participate during the Rotax weekends. Seven drivers will race under the SRA Karting colours. Team SRA will be lead by the current Rotax Max world champion Ben Cooper, who won the title last…
2011 RMCGF: Ouellette champion and Team Canada 2nd
Here our report on the final day of the 2011 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals. Sorry for the delay, we were not able to place it online before our return to Canada. Prefinal races Junior Big deception for Team Canada when our driver with the best place on the grid just lost his chain on…
Rotax Grand Finals: on route for the finals
Today was an important day because at the end, 128 of the 264 participants of this 2011 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals would have to put an end to their dream to become Rotax champion. Only the top 34 drivers in each class will joint the final round of tomorrow. At the beginning of the…
2011 Rotax Grand Finals: Day 5 – heat races
The first two qualifying heats took place today in each classes. As a reminder, drivers will race in three heat races and they score points in each. After the 3rd heat, top 28 in the standings point system will go directly to the final round on Saturday while the last 6 spots available will be…
2011 Rotax Grand Finals: Ouellette on pole!
Today was becoming serious with the presentation of the qualifying sessions in each class. In international events, le qualifying position determines the starting position in each of the three qualifying heats. Before lunch, drivers had a final practice. In the junior class, the qualifying session was quite good for the majority of the Team Canada…
Exchange Campaign coil with extension wire
Unfortunately, BRP-Powertrain noticed that rumours on the market concerning Rotax 265571 “extension wire”- coils have been increasing. To cure this situation BRP-Powertrain has decided that the ignition coils with extension wire will no more be valid within the ROTAX MAX Challenge regulations 2012 (valid as of January 01st, 2012) for all engine classes (125 Micro…
Rotax Grand Finals: Day 3
Drivers had two 15-minute practice sessions today to get used to their chassis and find the right set-ups for tomorrow’s qualifying session. Remember that most of the drivers here are racing on a kart they never drove before and they all have to use the same equipment. Drivers will have a last practice session tomorrow…
2011 Rotax Grand Finals day 2: first session on track
For this second day at the Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals, last technical inspection procedures took place and the first practice session gave to the drivers the chance to discover the circuit. The purpose of this session was to breaking in the engine and let the drivers being familiar with the track and for these…
2011 Rotax Grand Finals: Day 1
The Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals take place this week in Al Ain, in the United Arab Emirates, approximately 130 km from Dubaï. The event officially took off today with the kart raffle in each classes. New this year, instead of drawing a ping-pong ball corresponding to a kart on the starting line, the draw…
2011 Team Canada ready for the Grand Finals
The Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals will take place November 19-26 in Al Ain, U.A.E. Team Canada members are leaving Canada this week to participate at the ultimate event for the 2011 Rotax Max Challenge. Team Canada is composed of twenty-one drivers, the biggest delegation ever participating at the RMCGF. Eleven qualified from Canadian national…
2011 Karting Québec Banquet : Pictures
The 2011 Karting Québec Banquet took place last Saturday in downtown Montréal. The 2011 Coupe du Québec champions were crowned and Karting Québec handed out the Rookie of the Year and Sortmanship awards. For the complete standings of the 2011 Coupe du Québec Championship, see the final standings on Karting Québec website. The winners of…