NEW DISTRIBUTORSHIP FOR BRUNEI ROTAX

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Gunskirchen, Austria, February 10th, 2023 – BRP-Rotax announces that they decided together with EIKO Motorsport, to hand-over the distributorship for the territory of Brunei to Amprex Racing Services Sdn Bhd (ARS), effective by February 10th, 2023.

The transfer of the business and the network to the new partner has been agreed and BRP-Rotax is pleased to inform that Amprex Racing Services Sdn Bhd is the Rotax authorized distributor for Malaysia and Brunei and all RMC racing activities, orders and aftersales will be conducted by ARS from this point.

Amprex Racing Services Sdn Bhd is headed by Mr. Genji Hashimoto, the owner and operator of Morac Go Kart Track 1 Utama. Mr. Hashimoto is fully dedicated to further develop the Malaysian and Bruneian karting market together with Rotax and has already planned RMC race weekends around South East Asia.

“We are glad to expand the territory for Genji Hashimoto, who took a lot of efforts and creativity in promotion of our products in the last year and we are certain that we are able to make another step forward in this region as he is very passionate about the kart sport and wants to create new playgrounds for our young racing talents,” said Peter Oelsinger, General Manager BRP-Rotax / Member of the Management Board, Vice President Sales, Marketing RPS-Business & Communications. 

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 Amprex Racing Services Sdn Bhd:
Amprex Racing Services Sdn Bhd, is a subsidiary of Amprex Motorsports, a company formed by Genji Hashimoto in 1996. Highly decorated motorsport personality in the Asian motoring community, he has competed professionally in motorbikes and cars from the young age of 16. He has gotten applauded for the motoring events he has organized such as Dream Cars Motor Show Singapore and Malaysia, D1 Grand Prix Malaysia Series, Japan GT Championship and Super GT. He has also been on the advisory committee for international F1 tracks such as Sepang International F1 Circuit, Pocheon Korea Track and The Marina Bay Street Circuit (otherwise known as the Singapore Street Circuit), from the designing to building stages. He also has brought in new innovations to the motoring world with his engineering background. Now as the organization has started focusing on building go kart tracks and conducting racing, they want to focus on RMC Malaysia to give the new generation a new and professional karting race environment. 
www.amprexrs.com

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.
www.rotax.com            
www.rotax-kart.com

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.
www.brp.com 
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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: 
Genji Hashimoto
Amprex Racing Services Sdn Bhd.
Phone: +60.12.221.4870
hashimoto@amprex-international.com

Nathalie Palmetshofer
Strategic Marketing & Communications
Rotax Propulsion Systems
Phone: +43.7246.601.3208
nathalie.palmetshofer@brp.com
 

Press Release by: Rotax Kart - 10/02/23

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