Russia’s Denis Mavlanov is this year’s Senior Max “World Champion” after dominating the class in this year’s Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals at Sarno.
Britain’s Mark Kimber inherited the Junior Max win at Sarno but that’s no discredit to him as he displayed a steely determination to reel in the leader.
The latest Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals winners are as follows.
The CIK World Council has approved a change of the minimum age for junior international racing as year of 12th birthday (e.g. it could be from 11 years and a day) and for Seniors the year of 14th birthday (e.g. could be 13 years and a day) subject to a medical test pass, a minimum driver weight, and a letter of approval from their ASN.
Oliver Hodgson was unlucky not to win the X30 International Senior title but Hugo Ellis was a worthy winner after coming through from 16th on the grid to take over when Hodgson dropped out.
Oliver York scored a sensational victory at Le Mans coming back from a disqualification in Qualifying to win after a battle with Callum Bradshaw and Oliver Clarke.
The FIA held its latest World Motor Sport Council on September 28th in Paris and accepted the proposal of the CIK-FIA to reduce the minimum age of drivers competing in non-gearbox karting categories by one year.