Annual highlight of the RMC to take place in the desert: RMC Grand Finals 2021 will come to Bahrain

Gunskirchen, Austria, March, 9th, 2021 – We are proud to announce the location of the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals 2021: finally, we will go to BAHRAIN! The best 2021 RMC drivers worldwide will compete for the RMCGF title at the exciting Bahrain International Karting Circuit from December 03 – 11, 2021.  

"We are happy to welcome the best Rotax drivers of the world to Bahrain and to this prestigious track, which is well-known across the globe, located right next to the famous F1 race track” stated Peter Ölsinger, GM BRP-Rotax, Member of the Management Board, VP Sales, Marketing RPS-Business & Communications, about the cooperation between BRP-Rotax and the Bahrain International Circuit. He continued: "We have already started the organisation of our annual karting highlight. The event will be executed following a strict Covid-19 measurement plan to ensure the health and well-being of all participants. Furthermore, we are monitoring the Covid-19 situation worldwide very closely to be able to react in time to ensure the execution of the RMCGF 2021.”

Sheikh Salman bin Isa Al Khalifa, Chief Executive of the Bahrain International Circuit, added: "The Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals are one of the biggest karting events on the global stage and we are honored to be hosting this prestigious meeting. It will bring together nearly 400 drivers from close to 60 countries around the world as well as bringing in hundreds of karting fans into the Kingdom to enjoy our challenging track in this exciting and extraordinary surrounding. We are proud that our world-class karting facility is helping to grow young driving talents and this event will further highlight our commitment to enhancing the sport in the region.”

The Bahrain International Karting Circuit is a state-of-the-art, world-class facility that caters to the grassroots level of motorsport right beside the famous Formula 1 circuit in Sakhir. It was designed to the highest international standards and is capable of hosting world championship races under the CIK-FIA. The Circuit made motorsport history in 2012 when it became the first karting track anywhere across the globe to host a world championship-level event at night thanks to the high-specification floodlight system. The challenging track in this colorful kingdom with its unique historical heritage is 1,414 km long and features 14 turns which will give the opportunity to see thrilling action on the track when the best Rotax drivers will fight for the podium in 2021.

Andrea Veitschegger

Public Relations