Gunskirchen, Austria, May 12 th , 2022 – BRP-Rotax together with EIKO Motorsport, the Rotax authorized distributor for the territories JAPAN, TAIWAN, CHINA, SINGAPORE, INDONESIA, BRUNEI, VIETNAM, CAMBODIA, LAOS, HONGKONG, MACAU and PHILIPPINES would like to inform that they have decided to hand-over the distributorship for the territory of Philippines by May 01 st, 2022.
The subsequent transfer of the business and the network to the new partner has been agreed and BRP-Rotax is pleased to inform that Sunstate Machinery Corporation will be the new partner for Philippines. The continued growth in the region is a result of all Rotax Karting partners in the Asian market that are committed to working together to further develop the region and this new add-on to Rotax network will support this development. Sunstate Machinery Corporation is responsible for the Philippines territory from May 1st, 2022 onwards. All RMC racing activities, orders and aftersales will be conducted from Sunstate Machinery Corporation from this point. Sunstate Machinery Corporation is headed by its Chairman Mr. Rainer Te, who is fully dedicated to further develop the Philippines karting market together with BRP-Rotax. Sunstate, in cooperation with the Philippine International Karting Association (PIKA), has planned RMC race weekends from May to November 2022.
This series will be part of the Philippine National Karting championship as well as the Asian Karting Open Championship rounds for 2022. “Having the best interest of our customers in mind we are constantly improving our network,” said Peter Oelsinger, General Manager BRP-Rotax / Member of the Management Board, Vice President Sales, Marketing RPS-Business & Communications. “With our new partner Sunstate Machinery Corporation we are certain to provide the best service for our customers in the Philippines and to further strengthen the Rotax network in the Asian market. We wish Mr. Rainer Te and his company every success for the new responsibilities,” he continues. "Sunstate Machinery is fully committed to re-introducing the Rotax Kart brand in the Philippines and making it an integral part of the Asian Karting landscape” said Rainer Te of Sunstate Machinery Corporation. All parties involved aim to make the transition as smooth as possible and to ensure customer support and continued supply of engines and spare parts also in this period.
About Sunstate Machinery Corporation: Sunstate Machinery Corporation, is a subsidiary of the Kilton Group of companies which owns the 3 international grade kart tracks and 2 international car tracks in the Philippines. The Kilton Group has been in the kart business since 1986 and has been the leading distributor of kart chassis, engines, tires, helmets, suits and other kart accessories. The Group is also responsible for organisig the Philippine National Karting Series, Philippine Drag Racing Series and Philippine Touring Car series.
About BRP-Rotax: BRP-Rotax GmbH & Co KG, the Austrian subsidiary of BRP Inc., is a leader in the development and production of propulsion systems for the leisure and powersports sector. Founded back in 1920, BRP-Rotax has been committed to future-proof mobility and technological progress for more than 100 years. The innovative Rotax four- and two-stroke high-performance engines are used for BRP products such as Ski-Doo and Lynx snowmobiles, Sea-Doo Personal Watercraft, Can-Am on- and off-road vehicles as well as for karts and recreational aircraft. With sustainable products such as the first zero-emission Lynx HySnow snowmobile or the high-performance E20 e-kart series, BRP-Rotax is also a pioneer in the field of alternative powertrain models. The Upper Austrian company, headquartered in Gunskirchen, currently employs more than 1,500 people and produces engines for the global market. www.rotax.com www.rotax-kart.com
We are a global leader in the world of powersports vehicles, propulsion systems and boats built on 80 years of ingenuity and intensive consumer focus. Our portfolio of industry-leading and distinctive products includes Ski-Doo and Lynx snowmobiles, Sea-Doo watercraft, Can-Am on and off-road vehicles, Alumacraft, Manitou, Quintrex boats and Rotax marine propulsion systems as well as Rotax engines for karts and recreational aircraft. We complete our lines of products with a dedicated parts, accessories and apparel business to fully enhance the riding experience. With annual sales of CA$7.6 billion from over 120 countries, our global workforce is made up of close to 20,000 driven, resourceful people.