Rotax has confirmed the 2023 Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals in Bahrain will feature an “electrifying” addition – an E-Kart Cup for its E10 kart.
The field will be made of twelve Mini MAX drivers who missed out on qualifying for their Grand Final final race after the Mini MAX pre-finals on Friday.
“They will have a golden opportunity to showcase their skills in a special race with the new Rotax E10 E-Kart” BRP-Rotax said in a statement. “This unique event not only promises thrilling competition but also underscores the importance of sustainable racing in the modern motorsports landscape.”
The E10 E-Kart Cup, is scheduled to run on the Saturday (December 9) during the finals of the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals.
Once the qualified drivers are known, they will gathering to assemble the E10 powertrain on their Mini Chassis, followed by a free practice session.
Once assembly is done, the racers will undergo a security and functional briefing for the electric kart prior to the practice session on Friday evening.
“With its incredible acceleration and the unique Boost function, which allows drivers to access an extra burst of power for strategic overtaking maneuvers, the E10 E-Kart has a different drivability compared to combustion engines.”
During the official prize-giving ceremony of the RMC Grand Finals, the winners will be awarded with a special trophy to be crowned as the champions of the first E10 E-Kart Cup at the RMCGF.