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Registration opened for the South American Championship to take place in Brazil

Published: Thursday, March 5th, 2015

The South American Rotax Championship, opened this Tuesday March 3rd, the registration for the event that will take place from July 1st to 5th at the Santa Catarina International The wait is over. The organisation of the International Rotax Max Challenge (IRMC) South American, the South American Rotax Championship, opened this Wednesday March 4rd, the registration for the event that will take place from July 1st to 5th at the Santa Catarina International Go-Kart Track. The track is located at the paradisiacal beach of Canasvieiras in Florianopolis. The main competition of the Southern Hemisphere will be hosted by Brazil for the first time and will award 5 tickets to the Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals, the Olympics of Karting. 

The expectation is that hundreds of drivers from all the countries in South America and beyond will come to this premier event of Karting. Wilton Santos Jr, responsible for Mach 5 Karting, the organiser of the event and the distributor of Rotax products in Brasil and Paraguay, states that even before registration opened there was big demand for information. "Ever since we announce that the South American Championship was going to take place at the Canasvieiras Beach, we received many inquiries about the event. Last year, the South American Championship attracted 168 drivers to Buenos Aires, we are expecting to at least match that number."

The registration for the event is US$1880 and includes, 2 sets of tires, fuel for the whole event including practice, track fees, pit spot and basic medical insurance for the driver. However, the organisation is providing an early bird discount. Registration will cost US$1400 until April 20th, US$ 1580 until May 5th, US$1680 until May 20th and US$1780 until June 2nd. 

All of the registrations will be taken by the official Rotax Event Management System, EVANET, the same utilised at the Grand Finals. The system can be accessed via the hotsite where one can also find more details about the competition. All Rotax Classes are available, Micro-Max, Mini-Max, Jr-Max, Sr-Max, DD2, DD2 Masters and Max Masters. There will be a ticket to the Grand Finals for the South American Champion of Jr-Max, Sr-Max, DD2, DD2-Masters and Max Masters. The winners of the Micro-Max and Mini-Max classes will have their registration waived at the 2016 IRMC South American. "The Grand Finals ticket are very coveted by drivers all over the world. It is an extremely competitive race and the only way to get in is to win the honour at the track. One cannot pay his way in like other world championships." Explains Wilton Santos Jr. 


If you think that the only attraction at the IRMC South American will be the great races, think again. The South American competition will have some innovations that provide more entertainment for the drivers, family and friends that will come to the races. Various Gourmet Food Trucks will offer many gastronomic choices to the attendees. The children will be able to play at the Kids Area while the adults will be able to have fun at the International Poker Tournament taking place in parallel to the main racing event. More innovations are being developed and will be announced soon.

Internation Rotax Max Challenge South American
Location: Canasvieiras Beach, Florianopolis, Santa Catarina, Brasil
Dates: July 1st to 5th