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The year of maturity

James Geidel is the President of RGMMC, the company that promotes the FIA Karting Championships and the Iame Euro Series.

Three years ago in Offenbach, during the IKA Kart 2000 Kartmesse, James Geidel presented himself as the new promoter of the CIK FIA championships with his RGMMC. A presentation where it was immediately made clear that the “new course” would constitute the point of a complete break from the past. A more “multimedia-friendly” FIA Karting championship, but above all younger and … social, to appeal to the young. Realizing that bringing large crowds to kart tracks was utopia, Geidel decided to reverse the process by bringing karting to the crowds.

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Vroom Internationa N. 223 FEBRUARY 2020 THE REMARKABLES Max Verstappen and Paolo De Conto on Crg-Tm both rise to first place in the ranking of the strongest drivers of the decade 2010-2019 FOCUS NEW CLASS 60 CIK FIA - OTHER EUROMINI ON THEIR WAY 28th IKA KART2000 - OFFENBACH TRENDSETTER JAMES GEIDEL - THE YEAR OF MATURITY ZOOM: HOW FEDERATIONS ADDRESS GRASSROOTS KARTING THE ROTAX MAX CHALLENGE SERIES GUIDE TO 2020 PART 2 LEGEND - LANDIA KART RACING: WSK CHAMPIONS CUP FLORIDA WINTER TOUR DUBAI O-PLATE RED LINE - GBR ALSO DISCOVERS E-KARTS TECHSPEAK - NEW MINI ON-TRACK TEST

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COLUMNS
In January all international karting is back on track
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After Portugal, in 2017, Brazil, in 2018 and Italy
ENDURANCE – 24H KARTING OF ITALY
For Cik-Fia’s new Mini class, KG also proposes two bodywork kits: the MK14 are the re-edition with international homologation of the previous model, the MK20, and represent an aerodynamic evolution.
GABRIELE MINÌ
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FOCUS
Again this year, the German Kart Fair shows how and where our world is going, amid market news and economic crisis, giving an idea of what karting’s immediate future shall be
Our presentation of the novelties continues, especially as regards chassis, which concern the new 60 Mini category launched by Cik-Fia with a single international regulation.
Let’s look at the main technical innovations seen in Adria for the new class 60 unified by Cik-Fia.
RACING
Adria, as usual, kicks off the international events calendar with the Champions Cup marked WSK.
At Isle Casino, the winter series promoted by Rok Cup USA starts the season of the stars and stripes with the first of the three scheduled rounds.
BEST LAP TIME DURING O-PL ATE 2020 WAS: NR 577 ALESSANDRO STURA - IAME X30 SHIFTER - 55.808 BEST L AP TIME EVER WAS IN 2013: MARCO ARDIGO - TONYK ART VORTEX – 53.7
ZOOM
In addition to the international activities of the elite, there are also low-profile kart races, often called Club, which allow you to have fun without getting into debt, but which have not always been properly managed by the ASNs, the national autosports federations. Let take a look at the situation in various countries.
Let’s discover the 2020 edition of the major Rotax MAX Challenge championships around the world. On this issue: RMCET, BNL, RMCIT, RMC-Mizunami and Stars and Stripes Trophy.
In 2020, the Rotax MAX Challenge Euro Trophy heads
The first edition of the Rotax MAX Challenge International
Established back in 2008, the BNL Karting Series has
The Rotax MAX Challenge at Mizunami is the biggest
After its first full kick-off year of Rotax Racing
PALMARES CIK-FIA 2010-2019
Max Verstappen and Paolo De Conto both on the first step of the podium
Race Report: last lap of the KZ World Championship in Le Mans (2015)
LEGEND
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