Gunskirchen, July 01, 2022 – The Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Festival is back on track! From August 27-28, 2022 the international Micro and Mini MAX drivers meet in Landsard, The Netherlands at this remarkable event specially initiated for our youngest Rotax racers.

Once a year Chrono Karting BV is organizing and promoting the RMC Grand Festival in collaboration with BRP-Rotax and with their vast experience and perfect combination of racing and leisure, Chrono Karting, creates a special memory for the young drivers from all over the world.


“The RMC Grand Festival is a highlight for the top-motivated kids and the perfect opportunity for the Micro and Mini MAX racers to battle with same aged competitors at a top-level race event in a perfect environment. Our aim is to offer our young racers a playground to gain more experiences at international aligned race events but also to support the community which grows every year”, stated Peter Oelsinger, General Manager BRP-Rotax / Member of the Management Board, VP Sales, Marketing, RPS-Business & Communications. “We are very glad to have Chrono Karting on our side for the organisation and promotion of the event and. The Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Festival 2022 will be an exciting event for all of us.”


Rotax 125 Micro and Mini MAX drivers from all over the world are allowed to participate in this event due to the changed rules by the FIA World Motor Sport Council who announced that drivers, who hold a national license can participate in national competitions outside their home countries (with permission from their local ASN).


As the Rotax Grand Festival is a national competition with international participation for these two categories only, the age limits are as follows:

Rotax 125 Micro MAX – age of 7 to 11 years

(driver must have his/her 8th birthday during the year of the event and must have his/her 12th birthday after the year of the event)

Rotax 125 Mini MAX – age of 9 to 13 years

(driver must have his/her 10th birthday during the year of the event and must have his/her 14th birthday after the year of the event)


“With the RMC Grand Festival, we are offering a perfect opportunity for the rookies and youngest racers to push their racing experience and to race in a competitive field with other drivers from all over the world. It touches my heart when I see how enthusiastic these young talents are and how much fun they have at the event together with their families and competitors”, said Gaby van de Burgt of Chrono Karting. “It’s not only about racing. We are all part of the big international Rotax family.”


Registration for the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Festival 2022 is already open. Follow the link to the website: and book your seat! 


BRP-Rotax has established a new program for the Hobby- and Club-Kart drivers who want to challenge themselves with other racers in a relaxed environment and experience the Rotax Life. These multi-brand events offer you an affordable racing experience, organized like a professional race at Rotax standards.

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Last weekend, the Rotax MAX Challenge Euro Trophy held the next round. In French Val d’Argenton, the races ranked three and four of the high-class racing series took place. The championship welcomed its participants from all over the world on a new track on the racing calendar for the season at the halfway mark and provided exciting challenges in the best weather.

Kart magazin experiences electrifying races in Genk

Kart magazin editor Luca Köster had an exciting experience from April 22nd to 24th in Genk, Belgium. As part of the Rotax MAX Challenge Euro Trophy, the 24-year-old had the chance to sit behind the wheel of an electric kart for the first time. The active kart driver accepted the invitation of BRP-Rotax and competed in the Project E20 in the Senior category. He reports on his impressions of the racetrack, his opinion on the potential drive concept of the future and the pleasing end of his weekend in a personal background story.


The annual highlight of the Rotax karting season, the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals will take place this year in Portimão, Portugal from November 19th – 26th, 2022 and the Rotax Team is al-ready in full progress for the preparation of the event.
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