22nd October 2022
Karting Australia licence holders have the opportunity to represent Australia at next month’s Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals in Portugal.
The opportunity has arisen following an agreement between Karting Australia, BRP Rotax and FIA Karting to enable invitations to the event to be issued in accordance with the International Sporting Code.
There are up to nine positions across various classes available for suitably licenced and experienced Karting Australia Drivers in the event to be contested at the Portimão circuit on November 19-26.
“Australia has enjoyed a strong presence at the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals that stems back more than two decades and we’re delighted to be able to provide the opportunity for Karting Australia Licence holders to compete in accordance with the International Sporting Code,” said Karting Australia Chief Executive Officer Kelvin O’Reilly.
“The successful applicants will be selected by a panel consisting of representatives of Karting Australia, Motorsport Australia and Rotax based on their experience and results in Karting Australia competition. We look forward to the best Australian Drivers putting their applications forward for consideration.”
Stefan Gruber, Manager of Rotax Karting and OEM Business, is pleased to see that Australian Drivers will have the opportunity to compete at the Grand Finals.
“The Australian karting community is an important part of the Rotax family and we’re pleased to welcome a team of Australian Drivers to this year’s Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals in Portugal,” said Gruber.
Drivers wishing to apply to compete at the event are required to complete an application form which is available by clicking here (https://kartingaustralia.wufoo.com/forms/rotax-max-challenge-grand-final/)
Applications close at 5pm Monday October 24 with the successful applicants advised in the days shortly after.