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 2021.

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.

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Details of the DEKM

License terms:at least national DMSB karting license grade A (NKA) or equivale foreign karting license including foreign starting permit
Championship:Central fielding / transport of the e-karts to all races / work space for driver mechanic in team awning
Chassis:Special Sodi Sigma DD2 for E-Kart Racing / wheel base 1040 mm / 2 front and one rear brake with adjustable brake bias
Electric motor type:Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor (PMSM) by ROTAX incl. reverse function
Torque:max. 190 Nm without boost (fixed ratio)
Batteries:Lithium-ion batteries incl. BMS (Battery Management System) and IMD (Isolation Monitoring Device)
Cooling system:optimised combined air and liquid cooling system
System voltage nominal:350 V
Charging:AC / CEE 16
Power:24kW output (boost function available)
Drive time:approx. 12 laps
Top Speed:135 km/h
Total weight:approx. 140 kg
Certification:DEKRA