11 of 12 Through To Rotax Finals

Eleven of the 12 Team Australia entrants have made it through the heat racing and pre-finals to take a start in the Finals of the 2019 Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Final in Brazil tonight.

Best placed Aussie is Jaiden Pope in Junior MAX. Despite winning his pre-final, Pope will start P2, losing pole on countback (fastest lap in pre-final) to Robert De Haan.

Can the Aussies climb this podium tonight?

Team Australia Grid Positions:

Micro MAX
Jake Rutkowski – 35th

Mini MAX
Costa Toparis – 9th

Junior MAX
Jaiden Pope – 2nd
William Seal – 8th

Senior MAX
Ben Jurczak – 9th
Josh Hart – 11th


Ryan Wood – 5th
Ryan Kennedy – 6th
Damian Ward – 20th

DD2 Masters
Trevor Whitby – 21st
Terry Hanly – 23rd
Ashley Seward – DNQ (40th)

Additionally, Lachlan Robinson (racing under the UAE banner) has just missed the cut for the Junior MAX final, ranked 38th of the 72 entrants.

Follow The Finals!

  • The Live Stream will be HERE – warmup kicks off at 10pm AEDT, first Final (Micro MAX) is at at 2:25am AEDT
  • Results are going HERE
  • Updates direct from the track are on the Pro Tour Facebook page HERE plus lots of photos HERE