Senior Max is the logical next step from Junior Max. The fastest chain driven class in the country. The class is an open class and drivers can compete from the year they turn 14 until they are too old to kart.  The top Senior Max driver is invited to compete at the RTX African Open.

Fastest Chain Driven Class

Highly skilled drivers who know how to extract the most.

Grand Prizes

African Open Ticket for class winner.

Class Details


Open to all drivers from the year of their 14th birthday.  By changing to the Senior cylinder which accommodates the power valve and the compound of tyre you have made the jump up to Senior Max.

  • Age: 14+ Years

  • Race class: national / international

  • Tyres: Vega XH3

  • Minimum Weight (Kart + Driver): 160 kg

Power Unit

Rotax Max

  • Maximum Power: 22 kW / 30 hp at 11,500 rpm

  • Displacement: 125cc

  • Weight: bare engine: 12.0 kg / 26.5 lbs with complete power pack: 23.1 kg / 51.0 lbs

  • Features: cylinder with electronically controlled 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