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Gunskirchen, Austria, January 30, 2023 – BRP-Rotax is glad to announce that the 2023 Rotax MAX Challenge International Trophy (RMCIT) will take place from July 25 th to 29 th , 2023 in LeMans, France.

The RMCIT is beside the RMC Grand Finals the biggest racing event of the Rotax karting season and is organized by 3MK Events in cooperation with LeMans Karting International/ACO Automobile Club de l’Ouest. Almost 300 enthusiastic Rotax racers were taking part in the past events to challenge with the international competitors from nearly 45 countries all over the world.

The RMC International Trophy is a 5-day event where the competitors from all over the world can win one of the sought-after tickets to the RMC Grand Finals, the annual highlight of the Rotax karting season. In the past years, the Micro MAX and Mini MAX categories were awarded with a special price, but these categories see a premier in 2023: Micro MAX and Mini MAX racers will also be awarded with a ticket to the Grand Finals, which are taking place in Bahrain from December 02-09, 2023!

LeMans is legendary, epic and all over the world one of the most known cities associated with Motorsport. Truly legends were born at the glorious Alain Prost circuit back in the 1970s-1990s at several World Karting Championships. Ayrton Senna (1978), Michael Schumacher (1985), Jarno Trulli (1991), as well as lots of other world class racers became famous on the 1172 m of the Alain Prost Circuit. It was a decision of the ACO to revive the glorious past back in 2013 with the 1384 m long LeMans Karting International track with a modern infrastructure and a fast, spectacular, and technical challenging circuit.

“The RMC International Trophy is one of the biggest events in our Rotax racing season welcoming drivers from all over the world. It is the perfect opportunity for our racers to challenge in an international field of drivers”, said Peter Oelsinger, General Manager BRP-Rotax / Member of the Management Board, Vice President Sales, Marketing RPS-Business & Communications. “In 2023 it is also the first time that our youngest talents of the Micro and Mini MAX categories will also be
awarded with a ticket to the RMC Grand Finals.”

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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 1,700 people and produces engines for the global market.

About BRP
We are a global leader in the world of powersports products, 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 and pontoons, Can-Am on and off-road vehicles, Alumacraft and Quintrex boats, Manitou pontoons 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 portfolio to fully enhance the riding experience. With annual sales of CA$7.6 billion from over 120 countries, our global workforce includes close to 20,000 driven, resourceful people.

Ski-Doo, Lynx, Sea-Doo, Can-Am, Rotax, Alumacraft, Manitou, Quintrex, Stacer, Savage, and the BRP logo are trademarks of Bombardier Recreational Products Inc. or its affiliates. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

For information:
Nathalie Palmetshofer
Strategic Marketing & Communications
Rotax Propulsion Systems
Tel. +43.7246.601.3208

Press Release by: Rotax Kart - 30/01/23

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