2020 IAME Series Asia Calendar

The 2020 IAME series calendar has been released.

IAME Asia Cup 2020:
11-12 January – Malaysia

IAME Asia Series 2020:
Round 1: 22-23 Feb – Sentul Indonesia
Round 2: 25-26 Apr – Bira Thailand
Round 3: 9-10 May – Bira Thailand
Round 4: 20-21 Jun – TBC Malaysia
Round 5: 18-19 Jul – TBC Malaysia
Round 6: 22-23 Aug – Langkawi Malaysia

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2018 Rotax Grand Finals to be Held in Brazil

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The annual event will be held at the International Karting Circuit Paladino of Conde in Paraíba, from November 26 to
December 01, 2018.

Official track website: http://www.circuitopaladino.com.br/

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Rotax Invitational Malaysia Race Report, Pictures

The Malaysian Rotax Invitational Race 2015 took place at the Sepang International Karting Circuit on the 24th-25th of January. The 2015 edition of the Invitational event marked the 6th running of the event. The event’s first edition was held in November but later events moved to a January date and it has since grown to a prestigious one-off event and serves as a great start to the kart racing season in the South-East Asian region. Read the rest of this entry »

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Rotax Announces Evo engine series

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BRP presented their new series of engines to replace the current Rotax Max Series of engines. The series is an evolution of the current engines, with updates designed to increase user friendliness and ease the tuning aspect, as well as boosting the reliability and service intervals of certain components.
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Grand Finals Qualifying Day

Today was the final few practice sessions for all drivers (except for the MicroMax drivers who only started their program today with their kart raffle), and once the practice was over a single qualifying session for each category took place.

With weather services predicting rain for all remaining days of the Grand Finals (at between 70% and 90% probability), the order might change quite significantly.

Rokas Baciuska
Lithuanian driver Rokas Baciuska (156) grabbed pole in the Junior category by a fairly comfortable margin of 0.155 ahead of Russian Denis Mavlanov. None of the drivers from the Rotax Asia Challenge had much success, with David Sitanala 31st in his group and Veravich Wongsanganan in 32nd, and RMC Asia champion Kane Shepherd 30th in his group. Malaysian driver Luqman Hakim registered 26th in his group and is looking to move up the field in all his heats to give him a chance of making the final stages.

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Grand Finals Day 1 Quick Report & Pictures

The opening day of track action was on Tuesday 25th of November, with each category getting 3 practice session each (15+10+10 minutes). The previous day was dedicated to kart raffles, tool & equipment allocation and drivers and mechanics preparing their karts for the challenge ahead.

A stark contrast in testing methodology was apparent with some drivers that had made the trip to the circuit in the past month or two focusing on making quick setup changes after short stints on track, and most of the field mainly focused on learning the track and staying on track for the majority of the sessions.
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