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 2019.

The High Performance Racing eKart 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 130 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.

A prize money fund in amount of 38,500 euros can be won in the 2019 DEKM season. Porsche Motorsport will also be supporting the 2019 German Electric Kart Championship champion in the following year with a series of training programmes.

Details of the DEKM

License terms:at least international karting license grade C
Chassis:Special Sodi Sigma DD2 for E-Kart Racing
Electric motor type:Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor (PMSM) by ROTAX
Gear ratios:3 gear ratios available (depends on the track)
Batteries capacity:2.5 kWh
Max. torque:45 Nm
Max. rpm:7.800 rpm
Power:20 kW / boost 24kW
Top Speed:130 km/h
Total weightapprox. 150 kg