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Tech Tuesday: Rotax Max EVO – 10 Things You Need To Know

1. Why has the EVO been introduced?  The MAX range of ROTAX engines has remained largely unchanged for the past fifteen years. This is the first time in the history of karting that a single engine model or type has continued to be successful and grow on the market to become the World leader. After this period of time the technology ... Read More »

Tech Tuesday: Rotax Max Jetting and carb setup

If you have an EVO, you need to read our Rotax Max EVO article. There are several different brands of software available like the Jet-Tech Max program that can really help save a lot of time when you go to the track. However the software needs to be calibrated to your engine and carb. That is when you need to ... Read More »

Rotax Driving tips

The art of driving a Max powered kart is always made to look easy by those who are really good at it. Much like any sport, the people at the top appear to apply the minimum of effort to achieve what looks to be impossible. There is usually one common thread that helps to unravel the secret. They all, whatever ... Read More »

Rotax Carburettor Explained

I thought it would be a good idea to talk about how float bowl carbs like the Dellorto actually work. I know there are more than a few people out there who know that the carb mixes the fuel and air to be burned by the engine but not much beyond that. The Dellorto Rotax carburettor works on the basic principle ... Read More »

Know your Tyres

  Inconsistency between batches of tyres causes much consternation and muttering with the most recent victim being Michael Simpson at the Larkhall Super One. “We were going alright until we put the race tyres on,” said Andy Cox as he and Michael consoled themselves with a Scottish breakfast. He isn’t the only one it’s happened to and it’s by no ... Read More »

Ken’s Komments – The Final Chapter

Ken’s Komments this month, and for the final time, come from the 2014 Rotax World Finals in Valencia, Spain  No sooner had Race Director Nigel Edwards arrived in Spain, he was on a plane back to London. He had been summoned to 10 Downing Street to a ‘Celebration of British Motorsport’ reception hosted by Prime Minister David Cameron. There were ... Read More »

Sean Babington talks

Racing in the two-gear DD2 class, Sean at last had everything go right for him at the Lucas Guerrero circuit near Valencia in Spain. Every driver at the event qualified by finishing in the top few places of a national or international Rotax series. At this event, drivers use karts and engines drawn in a raffle which in theory should ... Read More »