PORTIMAO/PORTUGAL - November 04-11, 2017
After 2006, 2012 and 2015, the 18th edition of the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals is hosted on Portuguese ground again.
Portimão, the biggest town in the western Algarve at the Atlantic beach with its prestigious race track Kartódromo Internacional do Algarve will be the hotspot of the racing season's highlight, the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals in 2017.
The week-long event welcomes 360 highly motivated drivers from more than 50 nations competing for the top of the podium from November 04 to 11, 2017.
At the Grand Finals 2017, winners will be awarded in the following classes:
- 125 Micro MAX (8-11* years of age)
- 125 Mini MAX (10-13* years of age)
- 125 Junior MAX (12-15 years of age)
- 125 MAX (14 years of age and older)
- 125 MAX DD2 (15 years of age and older)
- 125 MAX DD2 Masters (32 years of age and older)
To participate in any RMC event the driver must be within the indicated age limit during the year of the event.
*The age limits for MICRO and MINI classes may be changed according to regulations of the national ASN.
General information about the Grand Finals:
The Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals has become the most prestigious championship in the world of karting.
Every year competitors from almost 60 countries, from five continents can qualify for the annual GRAND FINALS.
Pilots can qualify for the RMC Grand Finals via the national RMC of their home country and the international RMC. The season's winners of each class of all national RMCs and of the international RMC will be invited by BRP-Rotax.
Race equipment like chassis, engines, tyres, fuel, tools, kart trolleys will be provided to all participating drivers in order to guarantee equal opportunities and fair races!
The basic intention of the RMC GRAND FINALS is to apply the team spirit as well as true sportsmanship.