This is the step up from Mini Max or for new comers to start racing between 12 and 14 years old. Using the famous Rotax 125 Junior Max engine without restrictors (22 bhp), fitted to a 104cm “senior” chassis and wider Vega XH3 tyres and a minimum weight of 145 kg these karts set impressive lap times.

Faster Karts

The first chance for a young driver to experience a senior kart.

Grand Prizes

African Open Ticket for class winner.

Class Details


Open to all drivers from the year of their 12th birthday until 31st December of the year of their 14th birthday. The Rotax karting formula provides for a very easy and low-cost upgrade/downgrade.

  • Age: 12 – 14 Years

  • Race class: national / international

  • Tyres: Vega XH3

  • Minimum Weight (Kart + Driver): 145 kg

Power Unit

Rotax Junior

  • Maximum Power:17 kW / 23 hp at 8,500 rpm

  • Displacement: 125cc

  • Weight: bare engine: 11.8 kg / 26.0 lbs with complete power pack: 23.0 kg / 50.7 lbs

  • Features: junior cylinder without exhaust valve

  • Engine Pack: intake silencer, carburetor, fuel pump, engine, exhaust system, radiator, battery box incl. cover, cable harness, OFF/ON/START switch, relay

  • Chassis compatibility: wheel base 1040 mm