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Rule Change Information Bulletin #1625





Affected Discipline:
Road Race
 
Rule Pertains to: 
Re-Running Events
 
Current Rule in the 2017 Manual of Motorcycle Sport:
10.12.13 Stopping and Re-Running Events

10.12.13.6 Where the Steward or Clerk of Course has stopped a race due to danger, the following will apply:

b) If more than two laps, but less than 75% of the race distance, have been completed:

  1. The stopped race and any re-run will be deemed to be parts of the one race,
  2. The winner will be the competitor having the highest number of laps at the finish,
  3. Where two or more competitors complete the same number of laps, the winning order will be determined by the time taken by each to complete those laps,

New Rule after Change:
10.12.13 Stopping and Re-Running Events

10.12.13.6 Where the Steward or Clerk of Course has stopped a race due to danger, the following will apply:

b) If more than two laps, but less than two-thirds of the race distance, have been completed:
….
vii.   The final race classification will be established according to the position and the number of laps of each rider at the time he crossed the finish line at the end of the last part of the race. 
 

Rationale:
The use of �combined time� in race re-starts is outdated. MA will align regulations with FIM to ensure consistency and clarity.
Rule change effective from:
Immediate
To view as a PDF document, click here
 
Feedback contact: 
rules@ma.org.au  | (03) 9684 0512





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