The Series
First electric Kart series world wide

The DEKM (German Electric Kart Championship) is the world’s first electrically powered kart championship for the next generation in racing! Within the DKM (German Kart Championship), the first league in German karting, the electric version of the predicate racing series for the next generation is heading for the future. Under the flag of the DMSB (German Motor Sport Federation), the most innovative championship for young motorsport talents will be held on the most modern racetracks in 2020.

The Rotax High Performance Racing eKart “Project E20” is equipped with a Sodi Sigma DD2 chassis specially developed for e-Karts, Vega tyres and is driven from zero to 100 km/h in 3.5 seconds and up to 135 km/h by the Rotax ePowerpack. With the central fielding of all karts, regulated test days and tyres, equal opportunities and cost efficiency are the focus of this championship.

Porsche Motorsport will be supporting the 2020 German Electric Kart Championship champion in the following year with a series of training programmes. Additionally the champion will receive a test day in a Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 Clubsport.

Details of the DEKM

License terms:at least national DMSB karting license grade A (NKA) or equivale foreign karting license including foreign starting permit
Chassis:Special Sodi Sigma DD2 for E-Kart Racing
Electric motor type:Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor (PMSM) by ROTAX
Power:24kW output (boost function available)
Drive time:approx. 12 laps
Top Speed:135 km/h
Total weight:approx. 140 kg