Non-Gearbox (Light & Heavy)
The Rotax Max is the NGB (Non Gearbox) class of Superkarting. Perfect for the budget conscious and perfect for those who do not have a lot of mechanical knowledge. It’s also perfect for those who prefer to arrive and race, spend more time enjoying the day with your mates, as these Superkarts just keep going.
You can use any Rotax Max engine. These Superkarts have around 28HP and at Sydney Motorsport Park you’ll reach speeds of around 150kph and at Wakefield Park around 140kph. Sydney Motorsport Park lap times are as low as 1:49. Wakefield Park lap times are from 1:06.
Rotax Max has 2 divisions, Light and Heavy. Light has a minimum combined weight of 165kg and Heavy has a minimum combined weight of 185kg.
Second hand karts range from $2,500 to $4,500, whereas new setups can cost around $8500.00. Running costs are also quite cheap. Tyres on these machines can last 4+ race meetings and that is because on the long tracks you drive, not slide, so much less wear.
The best bang for your buck going around! The class has a great calibre of competitors and people are always willing to help others stay on the track.