AMA Racing issues 2011 amateur competition rulebook

The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) invites racers to download the official 2011 AMA Racing Amateur Competition Rulebook, available now at > Racing > Rulebooks.

The 2011 rulebook covers amateur, Pro/Am, standard and youth competition in motocross, off-road racing, track racing and all-terrain vehicle racing. It details rider and motorcycle eligibility, equipment standards, meet rules, points, class advancement and more. It goes into effect on Jan. 1, 2011.

Written and updated by the elected representatives in the AMA Congress, which meets annually, the 167-page rulebook is provided for the exclusive use of AMA members and AMA-chartered clubs and promoters.

“The AMA Racing Amateur Competition Rulebook reflects decades of racing experience,” said AMA Director of Racing Joe Bromley. “When properly applied, the rulebook ensures the fair and orderly competition that is the hallmark of an AMA-sanctioned meet.”

The AMA Racing Amateur Competition Rulebook is complemented by a host of supplemental rules that cover National Championship Series and Grand Championship Events. Supplemental rules packages for 2011 will be available soon at

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