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NEW PARTNERSHIP FOR THE BRAZILIAN ROTAX KARTING BUSINESS

Gunskirchen, Austria, November 19th, 2019 – Bora Karting will take over the distributionship from Mach5 effective immediately to service and develop the Rotax customer base of Brazil, while building up the participation at the Rotax MAX Challenge race series throughout Brazil. 

“Bora Karting on board we are confident to move forward in a very positive direction to support our Brazilian customers as well as to improve the sales and service structure,” stated Peter Oelsinger, General Manager BRP-Rotax / Member of the Management Board, VP Sales, Marketing, RPS-Business & Communications. “We would like to thank Mach5 for their efforts during the past years and for their assistance during the transfer period to the new distributor Bora Karting”, added Peter Oelsinger.

Bora Karting is a new company based in Sao Paulo at the Kartodromo Granja Viana, which is owned by the Giaffone family. Bora Karting will be headed by Rubens Carcasci, who got more than 30 years experience in the Brazilian motorsports scene, especially in race organizing and promoting. The goal of the new company is to expand the Rotax market share in Brazilian karting by focusing on customer service and working with various other karting tracks in different Brazilian states other than Sao Paulo.
 
“We are sure to be able to grow the Rotax market share in Brazil that today is restricted only to Sao Paulo City. I am already in talks with several karting tracks interested in promoting and organizing Rotax races and championships on their 2020 calendar in partnership with us. That way we will soon increase our market share,“ said Rubens Carcasci.
 
For more information about Rotax karting, please visit the webpage www.rotax-kart.com.
 
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 on- and off-road vehicles as well for motorcycles, karts and recreational 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, Manitou and Telwater boats, Evinrude and Rotax marine propulsion systems as well as Rotax engines for karts, motorcycles and recreational aircraft. We complete our lines of products with a dedicated parts, accessories and clothing to fully enhance the riding experience. With annual sales of CA$5.2 billion from over 120 countries, our global workforce is made up of more than 12,500 driven, resourceful people.
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Ski-Doo, Lynx, Sea-Doo, Can-Am, Rotax, Evinrude, Manitou, Alumacraft, Telwater 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 & Communications
Rotax Propulsion Systems
Tel. +43.7246.601.2520
elisabeth.ruschak@brp.com
 
 
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