Rotax Grand Finals Return To Portugal

  25 November 2016

The 2017 Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals will be contested in Portugal in November next year. It will be the 18th running of this famous event and will mark a return to the Kartódromo Internacional do Algarve which has previously hosted the event in 2012 and 2015 (Portugal also hosted the 2006 edition, but at a different track).

A huge 14-driver Australian team will contest the event. Seats will be determined in next year's Rotax Pro Tour, which commences in Melbourne on January 26 to 28.

  • more about Pro Tour HERE


BRP-Rotax press release

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. The circuit with a length of 1,600 meters is one of the most modern karting circuits in Europe and is located in the southern part of Portugal.

The track layout boasts a very smooth surface and meets all requirements in terms of overall infrastructure.

The Rotax MAX Challenge (RMC) is a professional kart racing series established, owned and organized by BRP and its Rotax kart engine distributors. Approved by and in compliance with CIK / FIA, the RMC is a "one-make-engine" formula: only Rotax kart engines that are checked and sealed (for equal performance) will be used. The success in the competition is mainly up to the skills of the driver.

  • For more information about the Rotax MAX Challenge, please visit HERE.



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