Just four months before the Monaco E-Kart Championship (MEKC) was due to tour France, Monaco and Italy, the inaugural 100% electric event has now been put back to 2023.
According to a press release on Wednesday, the organisers have made the decision due to “uncertainties brought about by the international economic situation”.
Notably, there have been issues with the sourcing of technological materials, due in large parts to the unprecedented Covid-19 crisis. These issues have been further exacerbated by the armed conflict in Ukraine, and some “reassuring” governmental decisions.
Organisers say that, despite the postponement, they “remain active, now more than ever, in order to offer, from 2023, spectacular events. The programme of each event will be reinforced by numerous novelties, on a technical and events level. That will allow us to experience incredible moments together around our shared passion – karting.”
Although fans will now have to wait for the 1st edition of the MEKC, they can be assured that, when the event does arrive in the Principality, it will do so in style.
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