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  • AHRMA Rulebook Section 5
    all entries and credentials for racers crews officials and other non racers b Maintain records and lap charts for all competing motorcycles c Compile and post the grid sheets for endurance races heat races and feature races as well as compile the official race results d Work closely with the announcer and press officials to provide results or race information as quickly as possible e Coordinate assistants for registration and scoring activities f Answer all inquiries from racers or crew regarding registration scoring or related issues g Train new workers for assignment as assistants for registration or scoring h Inform Starter of halfway point in the race one lap to go in the race and the leader s progress 5 5 TECHNICAL INSPECTOR The Technical Inspector shall work directly under the supervision of the Race Director to make sure all competing motorcycles and racers are in compliance with the rules Duties are a Inspect and approve every machine and rider before they are allowed on the track b Conduct inspection of motorcycles including discretionary teardowns at the request of the Race Director Referee c Accept and administer protests received from a rider d Train Technical Inspection Assistants and supervise all assistants e Assemble the fields of motorcycles into the order specified by registration prior to the race f Supervise the entry of motorcycles into the pit lane and direct traffic in the pit lane 5 6 ELIGIBILITY SCRUTINEER Works with the Race Director and Technical Inspector to ensure that motorcycles are eligible for the classes in which they are entered May be asked by the Race Director to participate in decisions over equipment protests Reports directly to the Race Director 5 7 CORNER WORKERS a CORNER CAPTAIN The Corner Captain has the sole authority of the proper operation of the

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  • AHRMA Rulebook Section 4
    cards will be accepted for payment of entry fees for AHRMA events 4 4 BAD CHECKS A 25 fee will be added to the face value of every returned check Failure to redeem a dishonored check within 10 days of notification will result in the rider being dropped from the license rolls Reinstatement will only be possible following the redemption of the check and a new license application accompanied by full fees 4 5 ENTRY FEES a Entry fees vary depending on the event and location b There is no entry fee for riders over age 70 4 6 PRE ENTRIES a All AHRMA dirt track motocross and roadrace national events will be pre entry unless instructed otherwise Trials and cross country will be post entry except for certain events which will be advertised as pre entry b Some events may be pre entry only Conditions of pre entry will be contained in all advertisements and published in Vintage Views c When a pre entry is received the rider will be entered in the event and placed on the grid d All entries received after the pre entry deadline will be returned and refunded e Unless entries are limited post entries will be accepted at dirt track motocross and roadrace nationals Riders may post enter classes based upon available grid space at double the pre entry fee for the first class entered f Registration may determine at any time that an entry list is full and refuse further entries g Participants may be required to purchase additional insurance gate pass pit or paddock passes as determined by the individual track or promoter At National events AMA membership is required in addition to AHRMA membership for any pass other than general admission 4 7 REFUNDS a Refunds will be issued only

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  • AHRMA Rulebook Section 3
    contact and information about whether the rider has any allergies or other condition that medical personnel should be aware of The card is to be placed in an AHRMA supplied break away lanyard worn around the neck For other AHRMA disciplines carrying this information while competing is strongly encouraged h All entries must be signed by the individual rider who plans to compete and no rider may practice or compete without properly registering i There is no limit to the number of classes a rider may compete in on a given day However the referee may remove a rider from the track who appears to be fatigued and no longer riding safely j Children are allowed in the paddock area but must be controlled at all times by a responsible adult Proper compliance is the sole judgment of the race officials Pets may be kept in the paddock area only if they are constrained by leash or locked in a vehicle Pets and children are banned from pit road exception would be if the individual was a properly licensed mechanic who meets the age requirement k All riders must have a fire extinguisher with a minimum recharge rating of 5BC available at all times in their pit area All extinguishers must carry current recharge tags l Each rider shall be responsible for leaving his or her pit area in a clean and acceptable condition at the end of the race meet m Each rider shall be responsible for arranging the removal of his or her motorcycles motor vehicles and trailers at the end of the race meet n All riders in an AHRMA event must attend the riders meeting Roll call may be held and absentees may be penalized 3 4 2 EQUIPMENT REQUIRED OF ALL ROADRACE RIDERS The following must be worn at all times when riding on the active course hot lanes or warmup areas a A riding suit of leather leather and Kevlar or Kevlar with appropriate padding at the discretion of tech inspection It must be one piece or if two piece suit is worn the upper and lower pieces must be securely fastened together b Leather gloves with no holes or other openings except breathing holes c Leather or plastic boots of sufficient height to overlap the bottom of the trouser leg at all times and in no case less than 8 inches except sidecar passengers d Roadracing helmets must be full facial units e Faceshield or goggles must be shatter resistant Faceshield tear offs are prohibited f The use of back protection is mandatory g Sparking knee pucks and toe pucks are prohibited h The use for competition of any of the above items shall be subject to the reasonable judgment of the Tech Committee All of the above gear must be presented and approved by the Technical Inspector i NEW ROADRACE RIDERS A person with no previous roadracing experience first time AHRMA competitors riders designated by a race official or any rider wishing to do so must wear an orange vest supplied by AHRMA until he competes in six events or until he is released by AHRMA officials New novice AHRMA roadracers may not be permitted to ride at certain venues 3 5 RULE INTERPRETATION AND APPLICATION a Principle Rule of Interpretation and Application AHRMA rules are intended to ensure AHRMA events are conducted in a manner which is as fair as possible for all competitors consistent with the interests of safety the sport and prompt and final competition results On occasion circumstances will arise that are either unforeseen or otherwise extraordinary in which strict application of AHRMA rules may not achieve this goal In such unusual circumstances AHRMA officials as a practical matter may make a determination regarding the conduct of the race the eligibility of a competitor or similar matters that is not contemplated by or is inconsistent with AHRMA rules in order to achieve this goal Such determinations are reviewable by the AHRMA Board of Trustees b Finality of Interpretation and Application The interpretation and application of AHRMA rules by AHRMA officials at the track is subject to the Protest and Appeal process However no event will be re run 3 6 ROADRACE PROCEDURES a In pre entry events a minimum deadline will be established before the event normally 14 days Grid positions will be based on points earned by a rider in that class The class champion will be awarded the pole position for the entire season he or she carries the No 1 plate This gridding and number privilege does not carry over into other classes Riders who are post entered will be gridded at the rear of the grid or at the Race Director s discretion If heat races are run heat race results will determine grid positions for the final or main event Where the total number of entrants exceeds safe track density riders will be required to run heat races prior to the main Riders will be gridded for the main event starting with the winner of each heat and then alternating succeeding riders from each heat until the field is complete Riders who fail to qualify for the final may at the Race Director s discretion be allowed to practice with qualifiers at all subsequent practice sessions for that event b A first second and third call will be made prior to each race Motorcycles will gather at the entrance to the track or designated pre grid area at this time c A five minute sign will be displayed at the start finish line Motorcycles will then be allowed to take one hot lap Those competitors who do not wish to take a warm up lap will report to the pit steward for instructions The procedure for placing them on the grid will be outlined at the rider s meeting d At a time designated by the Referee the track will be closed to competitors Those riders who have not begun their hot lap

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  • AHRMA Rulebook Section 2
    part produced or reproduced after a cutoff date that is essentially unchanged from that produced prior to the cutoff e g 1974 Norton Commando is essentially the same as the 72 model Machine one frame its frame number one engine in that frame and that engine s serial number Major component unless otherwise specified includes frame forks hub assemblies crankcases cylinders heads and gearboxes Management system A series of sensors or monitoring devices attached to different points on the engine exhaust system or intake system to signal ECM for dynamic programmed correction or adjustments for optimum engine performance Manufacturer the original equipment manufacturer for the machine not a distributor for the machine not a dealer for the machine not the constructor of a special Meet a competitive activity including but not limited to roadrace motocross observed trials sidecar or dirt track also may refer to road riding or concours d elegance Moto a timed activity in a motocross meet Motorcycle a two wheeled motorized vehicle of street or competition variety single engined not a sidecar OEM original equipment manufacturer OHV and OHC overhead valve and overhead cam engines for example a Triumph Bonneville and Norton Manx respectively Owner a person who owns manages or controls or appears to own manage or control one or more motorcycles that regularly compete in AHRMA sanctioned roadrace events which are not regularly ridden by such person in AHRMA competition Such person shall be required to hold an AHRMA competition license and may be responsible for the action of all his her team members and riders Penalties levied against a rider of a team may also be levied simultaneously against the team owner or the team owner may be penalized alone for violations of rules by his riders or motorcycles A team owner who does

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  • AHRMA Rulebook Section 1
    problems involved in maintaining these rare and valuable machines These rules and class categories are founded upon the technical advice of experts and are intended to provide meaningful fair competition IMPORTANT NOTE Rules and wording that are new for 2007 are underlined Please pay attention to these changes The rules and guidelines contained in this book have evolved from many former vintage racing clubs They represent the latest thinking and evolution of the vintage racing movement The aim is to provide the best and safest competition through uniform rules and consistent application AHRMA also offers a forum for alternative types of modern roadracing that otherwise would not receive the exposure they deserve These include Sound of Singles Battle of Twins and Sound of Thunder When questions arise regarding interpretation of these rules decisions by AHRMA officials and personnel will be based on the intent of the rules in question These rules of competition are intended only as a uniform guide for the conduct of the sport Rules related to safety are designed to make all persons concerned with safety but AHRMA does not warrant safety if the rules are followed Each participant in competition has the responsibility of assessing the

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