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The Max Column: March 2004

By: George Robinson Egypt may seem an unusual choice for a World Finals venue, but a brand new circuit and a potentially warm climate in January proved to be the necessary ingredients for a very successful race meeting, even if the British drivers did manage to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory. Mike Hayden’s full report appears elsewhere in this ... Read More »

The Max Column: November 2013

By: George Robinson Despite it being the end of the season there has been a lot happening in the world of Rotax Max and karting in general. We have seen a renewed interest in the DD2 class here in the UK. There has been steady growth in the class in Europe with significant grids at both the BNL series and the Euro Max Challenge. For us the BNL is ... Read More »

The Max Column: October 2013

By: George Robinson   There have been many enquiries recently regarding the MSA proposed changes to the entry age for senior drivers in karting. While the International classes may change as prescribed by the MSA, there is no pressure for the commercial classes such as Rotax and TKM to follow suit. Indeed it is their decision when and if there should ... Read More »

The Max Column: September 2013

By: George Robinson   Pooled engines have frequently been suggested by competitors and also by organisers and their governing bodies. Spain and Portugal have made a success of the idea as have BRP Rotax with their highly regarded World Finals. The World Finals is a variation on the theme in as much as the complete kart and engine package is offered ... Read More »

The Max Column: August 2013

By: George Robinson   The fourth or fifth year of recession is now a reality. Even those economies in growth are having to pay more for less when importing vital goods. The karting industry has held up remarkably well under the circumstances but it is not free of charge! Recently JAG conducted a survey of the pricing structure of their service ... Read More »

The Max Column: July 2013

By: George Robinson   The future of British motorsport lies in the hands, or is delegated to, the Motor Sports Association or the MSA as we all know it.   As a general rule the average competitor only hears from their governing body when it is time to renew a licence or to be called to account following some misdemeanour during ... Read More »

The Max Column: June 2013

By: George Robinson   ] Exciting things are happening in the world of Rotax Max at the moment. Since there has been significant growth in the interest for the DD2 class abroad, the service centres are receiving orders for engines greater than ever before in the UK. The DD2 has a great appeal for those experienced drivers who are looking for ... Read More »