Dec 17, 2010
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FIM Superbike & Supersport World Championships
FIM Superstock Cup
Changes to the Regulations
The Superbike Commission, composed of Mr Paolo Flammini (IMS Chief Executive Officer), Ignacio Verneda (FIM Executive Director, Sport), Giulio Bardi (Team representative), during a telephone conference held on December 14 with the participation of Mr Paolo Ciabatti (IMS Director), Charles Hennekam (FIM CTI Coordinator) and Paul Duparc (FIM CCR Coordinator) unanimously decided to introduce the following modifications to the Road Racing Superbike & Supersport World Championship and FIM Superstock Cup. Changes in bold.
AGE OF COMPETITORS
Superstock riders: riders born between 1st January 1985 and 14th April 1995.
Each Event host Federation (FMNR) may nominate 4 wild card entries for the Superbike and Supersport and 2 wild card entries for the Superstock classes, in their own event only. Once the wild cards have been nominated by the FMNR, IMS can nominates "one event" riders. ("¦)
17.00 19.30 150' SUPERSPORT TECHNICAL /SPORTING CHECKS
17.00 ALL RIDERS BRIEFING
08.30 10.30 120' SUPERBIKE & SST TECHNICAL /SPORTING CHECKS
09.45 10.30 45' SUPERSPORT FREE PRACTICE
10.45 - 11.15 30' SUPERSTOCK FREE PRACTICE
11.30 12.30 60' SUPERBIKE FREE PRACTICE
13.45 14.30 45' SUPERSPORT QUALIFYING PRACTICE
14.45 15.15 30' SUPERSTOCK QUALIFYING PRACTICE
15.30 16.30 60' SUPERBIKE QUALIFYING PRACTICE
09.00 - 09.30 30' SUPERSTOCK FREE PRACTICE
09.45 10.30 45' SUPERSPORT FREE PRACTICE
10.45 11.30 45' SUPERBIKE QUALIFYING PRACTICE
13.45 14.30 45' SUPERBIKE FREE PRACTICE
15.00 15.14 14' SUPERBIKE SUPERPOLE (1)
15.21 15.33 12' SUPERBIKE SUPERPOLE (2)
15.40 15.50 10' SUPERBIKE SUPERPOLE (3)
16.05 16.50 45' SUPERSPORT QUALIFYING PRACTICE
17.05 - 17.35 30' SUPERSTOCK QUALIFYING PRACTICE
09.00 09.10 10' SUPERSTOCK WARM UP
09.20 09.35 15' SUPERBIKE WARM UP
09.45 10.00 15' SUPERSPORT WARM UP
10.30 SUPERSTOCK RACE
12.00 SUPERBIKE RACE 1
13.30 SUPERSPORT RACE
15.30 SUPERBIKE RACE 2
Teams may present for Technical Control a maximum of two (2) motorcycles per rider for Superbike, and one (1) motorcycle per rider for Supersport and Superstock, which will be specially identified by the Technical Stewards.
SUPERPOLE FOR SUPERBIKE
- The first 16 riders of the qualifying practice results will take part in Superpole 1.
- The first 12 riders of the Superpole 1 results will take part in Superpole 2.
- The first 8 riders of the Superpole 2 results will take part in Superpole 3.
Tyre warmers may be used on the grid.
No batteries or other electrical supplies are permitted on the grid. Riders may use a generator to power tyre warmers and air blowers on the grid.
RE-STARTING A RACE THAT HAS BEEN INTERRUPTED
(AFTER RED FLAG)
The final race classification (of the restarted race) will be established according to the position and the consolidated number of laps of each rider at the time he crossed the finish line at the end of the last part of the race.
OTHER SPORTING MODIFICATIONS AND TECHNICAL REGULATIONS WILL BE AVAILABLE WITHIN THE NEXT DAYS ON THE FIM WEBSITE.
About the FIM (www.fim-live.com
The FIM (FÃ©dÃ©ration Internationale de Motocyclisme) founded in 1904, is the governing body for motorcycle sport and the global advocate for motorcycling. The FIM is an independent association formed by 101 National Federations throughout the world. It is recognised as the sole competent authority in motorcycle sport by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). Among its 49 FIM World Championships the main events are MotoGP, Superbike, Endurance, Motocross, Supercross, Trial, Enduro, Cross-Country Rallies and Speedway. The FIM also deals with non-sporting matters such as leisure motorcycling, mobility, transport, road safety, public policy and the environment. The FIM was the first International Sporting Federation to enforce an Environmental Code in 1994.