Sodikart, official chassis supplier in four categories of the 2022 Rotax grand finale
The 22nd edition of the Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals takes place this year in Portugal, on the Kartodrómo Internacional do Algarve in Portimão from November 19 to 26, in the presence of 394 pilots from more than 60 countries. Since 2010, Sodi has been a faithful partner of the Rotax World Final as a chassis supplier. For its 12th year of close collaboration with BRP-Rotax within the framework of the RMCGF, Sodikart is supplying the Senior Max and Junior Max chassis, in addition to the E20 Junior and E20 Senior, i.e. for the first time, 4 categories in Sodi.
The Sodikart factory is accustomed to meeting the challenge of preparing 72 Junior MAX chassis and 72 Senior MAX chassis, based on the famous Sigma RS3 2022. electric karts from Rotax being developed on the basis of the Sigma DD2 chassis from Sodi. In total, Sodikart has produced, assembled and shipped to Portugal more than 180 complete karts to meet the needs of four categories of the RMCGF 2022.
A word from the CEO of Sodikart, Bertrand Pignolet:
“After the success of the Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals 2021 in Bahrain, we are happy to continue our long-standing collaboration with BRP-Rotax on the European continent. Portugal is a well-known meeting of the RMCGF and we have all the necessary benchmarks to succeed in our 12th consecutive performance in the Rotax Grand Final. We are delighted with the growing success of the flagship event of the Rotax Max Challenge season, which will bring together nearly 400 drivers from 61 countries on five continents. This is an excellent opportunity to show a wide range of drivers on the track the quality of our Sodi chassis, which shine all year round at the highest level of international competition. The mastery of logistics and related services which globally characterizes our activity is something that is greatly appreciated by all.”
Year after year, Sodikart demonstrates its organizational capacity to anticipate the production of more than 180 frames requiring several tons of technical steel, including 500 meters of tubes and 250 meters of weld bead. The logistics of the French brand ensures the shipment of karts and spare parts within the time limits.
In Portimão, the Sodikart team is made up of around ten people to ensure the availability of the karts, advise the drivers and their mechanics and provide them with all the necessary parts if necessary. Members of the Sodi Racing Team, Senna van Walstijn and Emilien Denner are also present to represent Sodikart to the competitors.