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Mar 2, 2012

Return Of Bad Old DMG Days Of 2009? Less Than Two Weeks Before The Start Of The 2012 Season Opener At Daytona, AMA Pro Racing Officials Reinforce Draconian Penalties Over Sticker And Patch Placement

AMA Pro Road Racing Technical Bulletin #2012-04 To: All AMA Pro Road Racing Competitors Date: March 2, 2012 Effective Date: Immediately Subject: Motorcycle Sticker and Rider Suit Patch Requirements The following amendments [new wording in bold] will supersede page 48, section 3.28 of the 2012 AMA Pro Road Racing rulebook as well as Competitor Bulletin 2102-08; Motorcycle and Rider Suit Patch Requirements: 3.28 Display of AMA Pro Racing and Partner Logos a. All riders are required to have approved color logos in place whenever they are competing in any part of an AMA Pro Racing sanctioned event. See Appendix E. b. The area on the front number plate indicated in the graphic is reserved for the current, appropriate AMA Pro Racing Class logo. c. The area on the main fairing indicated in the graphic is reserved for the current, approved AMA Pro Racing logo and partner logos. d. The area on the leathers is reserved for the current AMA Pro Racing logo and partner logos as indicated. e. To be eligible for rider's point's funds, all sticker, patch and logo placement requirements must be met. This will be outlined on a yearly basis under Competitor Information at www.amaproracing.com. Riders will be given one warning to comply with this regulation. Failure to affix required partner logos by the next event could result in one or more of the following penalties: Fine, gridding to the back field, loss of championship points, suspension. f. How to obtain the logo and/or logo artwork file. i. At Events: All number plate stickers and adhesive apparel patches will be available at Tech Inspection at each event. ii. Online: Visit the Competitor Information Section at www.amaproracing.com. g. Disclaimer for use of AMA Pro Racing registered Trademarks: i. AMA Pro Racing and the other logos and trademarks shown herein are licensed trademarks of AMA Pro Racing. Participants are to use the approved logos on number plates and apparel only when participating in AMA Pro Racing events. Any further use of the marks outside of this capacity is not permitted without prior written consent from AMA Pro Racing. Any further use of the marks (i.e., the AMA Pro Racing mark, and other AMA Pro Racing trademarks and logos) outside of this capacity is not permitted without a license from, or the express, written permission of AMA Pro Racing. 3.28 Display of AMA Pro Racing Exclusive Technical Partner and Class Specific Sponsor Logos a. Exclusive Technical (Spec) Partner, Mandatory Program i. All riders are required to have approved exclusive technical partner color logos in place whenever they are competing in any part of an AMA Pro Racing sanctioned event. See Appendix E. ii. The area on the front number plate indicated in the graphic is reserved for the current, appropriate AMA Pro Racing Class logo. iii. The area on the main fairing indicated in the graphic is reserved for the current, approved AMA Pro Racing logo and partner logos. iv. The area on the leathers is reserved for the current AMA Pro Racing logo and partner logos as indicated. v. To be eligible for Road Racing event general purse, any exclusive technical partner supported purse, associated rider's awards or year-end point's funds, all sticker, patch and logo placement requirements must be met. These programs will be outlined on a yearly basis under Competitor Information at www.amaproracing.com. Applicable to these mandatory programs, riders will be given one warning to comply with this regulation. Failure to affix required exclusive partner logos by the next event could result in one or more of the following penalties: Ineligibility for event general purse, additional fine, gridding to the back of the field, loss of championship points, suspension. b. Class Specific or other Rider Awards and Year End Points Fund Partners i. To be eligible for these rider awards and year-end point's funds, AMA Pro Racing requires that riders meet all sticker, patch and logo placement requirements applicable to the specific program. These programs will be outlined on a yearly basis under Competitor Information at www.amaproracing.com. ii. It is the individual rider's responsibility to pre-register and fully comply with all award program requirements. Periodic confirmation of program requirements may be conducted by AMA Pro Racing. If at any time a rider does not meet the specific requirements, they will be disqualified from the associated award program. c. How to obtain the logo and/or logo artwork file. i. At Events: All number plate stickers and adhesive apparel patches will be available at Tech Inspection at each event. ii. Online: Visit the Competitor Information Page at www.amaproracing.com. d. Disclaimer for use of AMA Pro Racing registered Trademarks: i. AMA Pro Racing and the other logos and trademarks shown herein are licensed trademarks of AMA Pro Racing. Participants are to use the approved logos on number plates and apparel only when participating in AMA Pro Racing events. Any further use of the marks (i.e., the AMA Pro Racing mark, and other AMA Pro Racing trademarks and logos) outside of this capacity is not permitted without a license from, or the express, written permission of AMA Pro Racing.