Ghibli Raceway and BRP Rotax celebrate the 10th Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals, Sharm El Sheikh, on December 9th to 12th. For one whole week, Sharm El Sheikh has been the point of interest for everybody involved in the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals (RMCGF). 2009 marks the 10th anniversary of the Rotax MAX […]
GRAND FINALS 2009: December 12, 2009 It’s a beautiful sunny day here in Sharm El Sheikh for the 10th annual Rotax MAX Grand Finals. This is the last day of racing and everything is up for grabs now. Who will be DD2 champion? Who will win the Nations Championship? To answer all those questions, the […]
GRAND FINALS 2009: December 11, 2009 The penultimate day of racing at the Rotax MAX Grand Finals is a very stressful day for many competitors. After Thursday’s heat races, there’s only one more race left to automatically qualify for the Pre-Final tomorrow. For those that don’t qualify through their race finishing positions, there is the […]
GRAND FINALS 2009: December 10, 2009 Like the other mornings at Ghibli Raceway in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, the competitors were greeted by warm sunshine and a light breeze. For those that come here from colder climates where it’s winter right now, the weather alone makes the trip worth it. However, we’re here to race, […]
GRAND FINALS 2009: December 8, 2009 Today’s the day when the rubber hit the road, literally, at the Ghibli Raceway in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt for the 2009 Rotax MAX Grand Finals. After months of preparation, this morning 216 drivers from 59 countries finally got on the track for two officially untimed practice sessions each. […]
Welcome from the 2009 Rotax MAX Grand Finals at Ghibli Raceway in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt. Today is the last day before on-track competition, but the facility is a buzz of activity nonetheless.
The racing world has seen it’s share of headlines over the past year. In Formula One, a team is virtually shut down, only to rise from the ashes and claim the driver’s and constructor’s world championships. At Le Mans, a classic manufacturer’s battle excites fans the world over from day, to night, then back into […]
Over 1,000 rooms are booked and over 1,500 karting enthusiasts from all over the world are now arriving in Sharm El Sheikh in celebration of the 2009 Rotax World Finals.
GRAND FINALS 2009: December 9, 2009 Every year there are new additions to the Grand Finals. This year, one of the new bits is a video track monitoring system used by race control to observe the competitors for errant driving. The seven-camera system has several neat features. These include the ability to capture a […]