RMC Grand Finals: how to get the Ticket

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The system created by Rotax for access to the Grand Finals is truly in the name of a global series and must be explained well to those who do not know the Rotax world (F. Marangon)

The first impression when arriving under the tent of the Grand Finals is indeed that of being at the Olympics: the number of countries present, even the smallest and most remote, gives an idea of the penetration the Rotax Max has in the world, the engine at the center of the Rotax series. First of all, the number of tickets assigned per country is limited, i.e. balanced with respect to practitioners in that country. In fact, there are countries where Rotax is practically the standard of national competitions - such as the UK for example - and others where the popularity of the Rotax Max Trophy is on the rise, for example Italy. For this reason, the global context of competition requires that the Ticket can also be earned outside one's country of origin. If we talk about the winners of the Trophy, the rules are clear: if you have won the category championship of the country in which you live, you have the access ticket in your pocket and this is certainly the best way to ensure access to the Grand Finals where Rotax, as is well-known, will provide a complete kart in collaboration with its partners to compete in (even if you competed with other chassis brands in the national championship).

Then there is a range of international competitions (i.e. spread across the various continents) that allow you to earn the ticket: there are some in the USA, Europe, Asia, Africa. They are single-stage competitions or organized over multiple rounds - such as the Euro Trophy or the Asia Trophy - which allow you to take home the ticket for the Finals.

For this reason, for example, in the 2023 edition we have a very strong British driver (winner of the Final in 2023 and with a history also in FIA karting in those years...) like Oliver Hodgson who at 30 years old has 'earned' the ticket racing in the USA. Here in Bahrain, he had the opportunity to compete against his very strong compatriots who had already made a clean sweep of the tickets in his country.

Given the necessary proportions, it is the same scenario that an Italian driver has who, for example, decides to run the single test of the CEE Trophy (Europe) in Jesolo, or attempt the feat of the CEZ Trophy (in which drivers from the Balkan area take part, Italian and Austrian).

Below, the list of races where Tickets will be awarded in 2024:

- RMC INTERNATIONAL TROPHY
- RMC EURO TROPHY
- RMC GRAND FESTIVAL
- RMC SOUTH AMERICA
- RMC ASIA FESTIVAL
- RMC NORDIC CHALLENGE
- RMC US TROPHY FINAL
- RMC US WINTER TROPHY
- RMC CEE
- RMC CEZ
- RMC AFRICAN OPEN
- RMC CANADA FINAL

https://grandfinals.rotax-racing.com/


 

Created by: cggiuliano - 08/12/23

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