ECUs And Software Could Be A Challenge For MotoGP In 2016

2016 MotoGP ECU

It took a significant portion of the 2015 MotoGP season before the Repsol Honda team felt like it was performing consistently. However, a change to bike specifications could pose another challenge for them and the rest of the field for 2016. MotoGP bikes are scheduled to be equipped with Magnetti Marelli engine control units and […]

MotoGP Changes Penalty Point System

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MotoGP riders will have to accumulate more penalty points before actions are taken against them, according to a rule change race officials announced recently. The changes come in the aftermath of a collision between Marc Marquez and Valentino Rossi at the Malaysia Motorcycle Grand Prix race in October. Rossi finished third in the race. But […]

AMA Raises 450cc Motocross Racing Age

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The following rule change was created through AMA Congress and approved by the AMA Board of Directors. This rule will go into effect Jan. 1, 2017. Changes for the 2017 season are reflected in red, bold type. Items that are struck through will no longer be valid. Chapter 1.1; Chapter A; Paragraph 6: The minimum […]

AMA Announces Rule Updates For MotoAmerica 2015

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The AMA and MotoAmerica, the new home of the AMA Superbike Series, have announced updates to the rulebook for MotoAmerica, an AMA national championship series and an FIM North America championship. The changes include adding weight to motorcycles in the Superstock 1000 class and a change to the spare-motorcycle requirement in the Supersport class. To […]

AMA Publishes Technical Rules For 2015 Professional Road Racing Classes

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The American Motorcyclist Association has published the technical rules governing MotoAmerica’s professional road racing classes for the 2015 season. Rules announced today cover the technical specifications for Superbike, Superstock 1000, Supersport and Superstock 600 classes. The rules may be downloaded from www.americanmotorcyclist.com/racing/roadracing/roadracingrules.aspx. Any questions should be directed to technicaldirector@motoamerica.com. Technical rules governing the KTM RC390 […]

World Superbike Introduces New Rules For 2014 Season

World Superbike Introduces New Rules For 2014 Season

The World Superbike series will undoubtedly have a new look when action kicks off in 2014. Following the news that BMW would leave the motorsports class after the close of this year’s competition, the International Motorcycling Federation announced several rule changes that will go into effect at the launch of the next season. Among the […]

EnduroCross Changes Qualifying Format For Upcoming Season

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EnduroCross has been one of the most exciting motorsports series in the U.S. since its introduction in 2004, but the league will be undergoing some changes for the upcoming season. Previously, the series featured a hot lap competition, where riders would hit the track one by one before the start of the race to determine […]

Bridgestone Makes Changes To Improve MotoGP Tires

Bridgestone Makes Changes To Improve MotoGP Tires

There will be several changes to the upcoming season of MotoGP that affect how teams strategize and competitors race. While the motorsports series should be just as action-packed as ever, alterations to tire allocations and requirements for factory and CRT bikes may impact the events. Most of the changes were imposed to make MotoGP safer […]

Major Changes Could Be Coming To World Superbike

Major Changes Could Be Coming To World Superbike

World Superbike will start its 2013 motorsports season in the coming months, but rumors are swirling that this could be the last year for the series fans know and love.

MotoGP Adds Penalty Point System

MotoGP Adds Penalty Point System

In an effort to curb rule-breaking in MotoGP, the motorsports series is adding a penalty points system that will punish riders who act out during events.