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  1. Introduction
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  4. Jurisdiction s
    1. 1.1 Definitions
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    3. 1.3 Repeal of Current Gcrs
    4. 1.4 by Laws
  5. Administration s
    1. 2.1 The Controlling Bodies
    2. 2.2 Sports Development Levy
    3. 2.3 Sports Development Account
    4. 2.4 Officials
  6. Licensing s
    1. 3.1 Licensing Requirements
    2. 3.2 Licensing General
    3. 3.3 Licensing Seniors
    4. 3.4 Licensing Juniors
    5. 3.5 Licensing Entrants
    6. 3.6 Licensing Speedway Mechanics
    7. 3.7 Licence Issuing And Renewals
    8. 3.8 Junior Coaching Program
  7. Competitions s
    1. 4.1 Venues
    2. 4.2 The Promotion And Conduct of Competitions
    3. 4.3 MA Events
    4. 4.4 Protocols
  8. Alternative Forms of Competition s
    1. 5.1 Alternative Activities
    2. 5.2 Venues Alternative Activities
    3. 5.3 Permits : Alternative Activities
    4. 5.4 Supplementary Regulations Alternative Activities
    5. 5.5 Licensing of Competitors Alternative Activities
    6. 5.6 Technical Specifications Alternative Activities
  9. Recreational Motorcycle Activity s
    1. 6.1 Purpose
    2. 6.2 Recreational Activities
    3. 6.3 Controlling Bodies Recreational Activities
    4. 6.4 Officials Recreational Activities
    5. 6.5 Venues Recreational Activities
    6. 6.6 The Promotion And Conduct of Recreational Activity
    7. 6.7 Permits Recreational Activities
    8. 6.8 Entries
    9. 6.9 Licensing of Participants
  10. Offences Protests And Appeals s
    1. 7.1 Offences
    2. 7.2 Protests
    3. 7.3 Appellate Bodies
    4. 7.4 Appeals
  11. Judicial Committee Guidelines s
    1. 8.1 MA Hearing Guidelines
  12. National Personal Accident Insurance s
    1. 12.1 Summary of Policy Coverage
    2. 12.2 Capital Benefits
    3. 12.3 Weekly Benefits
    4. 12.4 Definitions
  13. Road Racing s
    1. SECTION 13 A: AUSTRALIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS
    2. SECTION 13 B: COMPETITION CLASSES
    3. SECTION 13C: COMPETITION RULES
    4. SECTION 13 D: TECHNICAL REGULATIONS
    5. SECTION 13 E: TECHNICAL REGULATIONS: SOLO CLASSES
    6. SECTION 13 F: TECHNICAL REGULATIONS: SIDECARS
    7. SECTION 13 G: TECHNICAL REGULATIONS: JUNIOR CLASSES
    8. SECTION 13 H: MINIMOTO
  14. Historic Road Racing s
    1. SECTION 14 A: AUSTRALIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS
    2. SECTION 14 B: COMPETITION CLASSES
    3. SECTION 14 C: COMPETITION RULES
    4. SECTION 14 D: TECHNICAL REGULATIONS: GENERAL
    5. SECTION 14E: TECHNICAL REGULATIONS: PERIOD
  15. Motocross And Supercross s
    1. SECTION 15 A: AUSTRALIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS
    2. SECTION 15 B: COMPETITION CLASSES
    3. SECTION 15 C: COMPETITION RULES
    4. SECTION 15 D: TECHNICAL REGULATIONS
  16. Classic Motocross And Dirt Track s
    1. SECTION 16 A: AUSTRALIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS
    2. Section 16 B Competition Classes
    3. SECTION 16 C: COMPETITION RULES
    4. SECTION 16 D TECHNICAL REGULATIONS
  17. Enduro And Reliability Trials s
    1. SECTION 17A: AUSTRALIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS
    2. SECTION 17B: COMPETITION CLASSES
    3. SECTION 17C: COMPETITION RULES
    4. SECTION 17D: TECHNICAL REGULATIONS
    5. SECTION 17E: AUSTRALIAN FOUR-DAY ENDURO CHAMPIONSHIPS
  18. ATV s
    1. SECTION 18A: AUSTRALIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS
    2. SECTION 18B: COMPETITION CLASSES
    3. SECTION 18C: COMPETITION RULES
    4. SECTION 18D: TECHNICAL REGULATIONS
  19. Speedway s
    1. SECTION 19A: AUSTRALIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS
    2. SECTION 19B: AUSTRALIAN SPEEDWAY CHAMPIONSHIP
    3. SECTION 19C: AUSTRALIAN TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS
    4. SECTION 19D: COMPETITION RULES
    5. SECTION 19E: TECHNICAL REGULATIONS
  20. Dirt Track s
    1. SECTION 20A: AUSTRALIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS
    2. SECTION 20B: COMPETITION CLASSES
    3. SECTION 20C: COMPETITION RULES
    4. SECTION 20D: TECHNICAL REGULATIONS
  21. Track s
    1. SECTION 21A: AUSTRALIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS
    2. SECTION 21B: COMPETITION CLASSES
    3. SECTION 21C: COMPETITION RULES
    4. SECTION 21D: TECHNICAL REGULATIONS
  22. Supermoto s
    1. SECTION 22A: AUSTRALIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS
    2. SECTION 22B: COMPETITION CLASSES
    3. Section 22c Competition Rules
    4. SECTION 22D: TECHNICAL REGULATIONS
  23. Trial s
    1. SECTION 23A: AUSTRALIAN CHAMPIONSHIP
    2. SECTION 23B: COMPETITION CLASSES
    3. SECTION 23C: COMPETITION RULES
    4. SECTION 23D: TECHNICAL REGULATIONS
    5. SECTION 23E: CLASS TECHNICAL REGULATIONS
  24. Minikhana s
    1. SECTION 24A: MINIKHANA CLASSES
    2. SECTION 24B: COMPETITION RULES
    3. SECTION 24C: TECHNICAL REGULATIONS
    4. SECTION 24D: MINIKHANA COURSES
  25. Policies s
    1. 25.1 Member Protection Policy
    2. 25.2 Anti-doping Policy
    3. 25.3 Anti Match-fixing Policy
    4. 25.4 Privacy Regulation
    5. 25.5 Occupational Health and Safety Policy
    6. 25.6 Environmental Sustainability Policy
    7. 25.7 National Team Selection Policy

Rules

SECTION 13 E: TECHNICAL REGULATIONS: SOLO CLASSES


13.18 SUPERBIKE

13.18.1 Machine Eligibility

13.18.1.1 Subject to the required and permitted alterations set out below, Superbike machines must:

  1. Be fitted with the Australian Design Rule (ADR) compliance plates for the particular machine,
  2. Be eligible for registration in all States and Territories in which they compete,
  3. Be of a make and model lawfully sold in Australia,
  4. Be as constructed by the manufacturer,
  5. Be fitted with a 4-stroke engine with a capacity not less than 800cc nor greater than 1000cc, or two cylinder/4-stroke engine not greater than 1200cc capacity, For two and three cylinder engines, have an engine capacity of no more than 1300cc. For four cylinder engines have an engine capacity of no more than 1000cc
  6. Be homologated in accordance with GCR 13.9.1 provided that, before any machine of a particular make and model may compete in any event.
    1. The range of vehicle identification numbers for each model must be provided to MA,
    2. At least 20 production machines of that make and model must have been imported into Australia by the manufacturer or the Australian distributor representing that manufacturer. Machines must be approved by MA.
  7. Two cylinder 4-stroke engines greater than 1000cc and less than 1200cc must be fitted with air inlet restrictors as per GCR 13.18.7.1 f) only after a speed and performance evaluation is done by MA over three race meetings.

13.18.2 Tyres

13.18.2.1 The choice of tyre type and number of tyres to be used must be Tyres may be homologated by MA and/or stipulated in the supplementary regulations.

13.18.3 Weight

13.18.3.1 To be permitted to compete, a machine, without rider, empty of fuel, but with all other fluids at optimum levels, must weigh no less than 165kg.

  1. 168kg for all four cylinder machines
  2. 172kg for all two and three cylinder machines

A 1% tolerance at post race control will be allowed.

13.18.4 Compulsory Modifications

13.18.4.1 The following must be removed:

  1. Headlamp,
  2. Tail lamp,
  3. Reflectors,
  4. Horns,
  5. Traffic indicators,
  6. Mirrors,
  7. Centre and side stands,
  8. Registration plate / bracket and label holder.
13.18.4.2 Any sharp edges left by the removal of the above components must be protected by a rolled edge or beading of minimum 3mm diameter.
13.18.4.3 Engine and gearbox breathing hoses and tubes, and the radiator overflow bottle vent, must exhaust into the airbox to the rear of the intakes. The lower airbox breather tube must be blocked.

13.18.5 Permitted Modifications

13.18.5.1 The following may be removed:

  1. Passenger handholds and footrest assemblies,
  2. Instruments and associated cables,
  3. OEM top rear chain guard and registration plate brackets,
  4. Air injection pollution control system,
  5. Carburettor anti-icing device,
  6. Rear fender,
  7. Air filter element,
  8. Starter motor and starter motor drive system,
  9. Alternator,
  10. Steering damper.

13.18.6 Modification of OEM Parts

13.18.6.1 The following OEM parts may be modified:

  1. Engine cam wheels may be slotted or replaced to alter valve timing,
  2. Water pump impeller,
  3. Gearbox drive dogs may be undercut,
  4. Cylinder head valve seats may be recut,
  5. Cylinder head ports by removal of material only,
  6. Cylinder head and cylinder block mating surfaces may be machined,
  7. Alternator cover,
  8. OEM piston valve pocket machining,
  9. OEM ECU may be re-flashed
  10. Carburettor slides

13.18.7 Permitted Additions

13.18.7.1 The following may be added:

  1. Steering damper,
  2. Ride height adjuster. The link arm rod may be changed or modified but the suspension linkage must remain standard,
  3. Data acquisition, computers, recording equipment (Note: Telemetry devices are prohibited),
  4. When items under the preceding GCR are added, a Scrutineering downloading access plug connector is mandatory,
  5. MA approved and official series timing devices,
  6. Fuel injection control devices MA approved fuel metering devices,
  7. Frame protective sliders,
  8. Inlet air restrictors for two cylinder machines greater than 1000cc and less than 1200cc be fitted only when instructed by MA, between the throttle bodies and the cylinder heads and be in increments less in area by 8%, or less in diameter by 2mm than the smallest diameter or area of the throttle body. These air restrictor plate diameters and or area shall be determined and approved by MA and shall be no less than 2mm in thickness and no greater than 4mm in thickness,
  9. Manually operated electronic gear shifters

13.18.8 Use of Non-OEM Parts

13.18.8.1 The following may be replaced with parts not manufactured by the manufacturer of the machine:

  1. Brake pads, linings, andbrake hoses, and brake discs. Front and rear brake discs may be replaced with aftermarket brake discs that must fir the original caliper and wheel mounting. The outside diameter, material, and the ventilation system must remain the same as OEM for the model.
  2. Fairings, screens, rear bodywork and rear seat so as to provide for the mounting of a rear number plate, rider’s seat, mudguards, air intake lids in bodywork, airbox intake tubes, tank covers and side covers, but replacements must be the same in shape and appearance as the original.
  3. Mounting brackets for fairings and screens but the replacements must be mounted on the frame at the original mounting points.
  4. Fuel tank filler cap assembly providing there is no modification required to fuel tank.
  5. Handlebars, handlebar mounted levers, master cylinders and controls.
  6. Footrests and foot controls, but the replacements must be mounted on the frame at the original mounting points.
  7. Fasteners for fitting external components where the motorcycle manufacturer has no specified torque setting or it is less than 10Nm,
  8. Air filter element.
  9. Air funnels (velocity stacks),
  10. Instruments.
  11. Wiring loom, plug in fuel injection control units and the manufacturer nominated race kit ECU and/or MA approved ECU, OEM ECU may be reprogrammed.
  12. Spark plugs and high tension leads.
  13. Battery and alternator, but the replacement must be capable of starting the machine pre and post-race.
  14. Exhaust system.
  15. Clutch plates and springs.
  16. External gearing, chain and chain pitch.
  17. Radiator expansion tank.
  18. Valve retainers and valve springs.
  19. Camshafts and cam wheels
  20. Head gaskets.
  21. Front suspension, springs, damping parts and fork top caps may be replaced or modified, but the external appearance of the forks must not be modified or changed. Lower compression housing may be changed but must not extend any further than 10mm from the fork than the original OEM component,
  22. Rear suspension damping units and springs,
  23. A supplementary radiator, provided there are no changes to the bodywork, main radiator or frame.

13.19 SUPERSPORT

13.19.1 Machine Eligibility

13.19.1.1 Subject to the required and permitted alterations set out below, Supersport machines must:

  1. Be fitted with Australian Design Rule (ADR) compliance plates for the particular machine,
  2. Be eligible for registration in all States and Territories in which they compete,
  3. Be of a make and model lawfully sold in Australia,
  4. Be as constructed by the manufacturer,
  5. Have an engine capacity of:
    1. No more than 600cc for four cylinder engines,
    2. No more than 675cc for three cylinder engines, and
    3. No more than 750cc for two cylinder engines.
13.19.1.2 At least 20 production machines of that make and model must have been imported into Australia, by the manufacturer or the Australian distributor representing the manufacturer. Machines must be approved by MA.

13.19.2 Tyres

13.19.2.1 By the 1st January in the year of competition the tyre manufacturers/distributors must provide a list of tyres that will be available and if any additional tyres are to be introduced during the course of the year the tyre distributor must notify MA prior to the tyres becoming available
13.22.2.1 Tyres must may be homologated by MA and/or listed in the supplementary regulations. and must:

  1. Be commercially available in Australia,
  2. Be manufactured for road use in all weather conditions,
  3. Be not less than the machine manufacturer’s recommended speed and load rating,
  4. Be worn no more than to the minimum tread depth indicators,
  5. Not be manufactured for only competition use,
  6. Not have an augmented or modified tread pattern,
  7. Comply with the service description (load and speed rating) as permanently moulded on the OEM tyre side wall,
  8. Comply with the relevant requirements of the nominated standard. e.g. ETRTO, JATMA, TRA & DOT.
13.19.2.2 Only when a race or practice has been declared “wet”, the use of a special tyre, commonly known as a wet tyre, is allowed. Homologation is not required for wet tyres.

13.19.3 Weight

13.19.3.1 To be permitted to compete, a machine, without rider, empty of fuel, but with all other fluids at optimum levels, must weigh no less than

  1. 158kg 162kg for four cylinder 600cc,
  2. 162kg 165kg for three cylinder 675cc, and
  3. 166kg 165kg for two cylinder 750cc.

A 1% tolerance at post race control will be allowed.

13.19.4 Compulsory Modifications

13.19.4.1 The following must be removed:

  1. Headlamp,
  2. Tail lamp,
  3. Reflectors,
  4. Horns,
  5. Traffic indicators,
  6. Mirrors,
  7. Centre and side stands,
  8. Registration plate / bracket and label holder.
13.19.4.2 Any sharp edges left by the removal of these components must be protected by a rolled edge or beading of minimum 3mm diameter.
13.19.4.3 Engine and gearbox breathing hoses and tubes, and the radiator overflow bottle vent must exhaust into the airbox to the rear of the intakes. The lower airbox breather tube must be blocked.

13.19.5 Permitted Modifications

13.19.5.1 The following may be removed:

  1. Passenger handholds and footrest assemblies,
  2. Instruments and associated cables,
  3. OEM top rear chain guard and registration plate brackets,
  4. Air injection pollution control system,
  5. Carburettor anti-icing device,
  6. Rear fender,
  7. Steering damper.

13.19.6 Modification of OEM Parts

13.19.6.1 The following OEM parts may be modified:

  1. Gearbox drive dogs may be undercut,
  2. Cylinder head valve seats may be recut,
  3. Cylinder head and cylinder block mating surfaces may be machined,
  4. Carburettor slides,
  5. Engine cam wheels may be slotted or replaced to alter valve timing.

13.19.7 Permitted Additions

13.19.7.1 The following may be added:

  1. Steering damper,
  2. Ride height adjuster,
  3. MA approved and official series timing devices,
  4. MA approved fuel metering devices,
  5. Frame protective sliders,
  6. Manually operated Electronic gear shifter.

13.19.8 Use of Non-OEM Parts

13.19.8.1 The following may be replaced with parts not manufactured by the manufacturer of the machine.

  1. Brake pads, linings, and brake hoses, and brake discs. Front and rear brake discs may be replaced with aftermarket brake discs that must fit the original caliper and wheel mounting. The outside diameter, material, and the ventilation system must remain the same as OEM for the model.
  2. Fairing, screen, rear seat so as to provide for the mounting of a rear number plate, rear bodywork, Rider’s seat, mudguards, tank covers, airbox intake tubes, air intake lids in bodywork and side covers, but replacements must be the same in shape and appearance as the original.
  3. Mounting brackets for fairings and screens but the replacements must be mounted on the frame at the original mounting points,
  4. Handlebars, handlebar mounted levers, master cylinders and controls.
  5. Footrests and foot controls, but the replacements must be mounted on the frame at the original mounting points.
  6. External gearing, chain and chain pitch.
  7. Exhaust system.
  8. Wiring Loom, plug-in fuel injection control units and the manufacturer nominated race kit ECU and/or MA approved ECU. OEM ECU may be reprogrammed.
  9. Spark plugs and high tension leads.
  10. Rear suspension damping units and springs.
  11. Clutch plates and springs.
  12. Radiator expansion tank.
  13. Battery, but the replacement must be capable of starting the machine pre and post-race.
  14. Fasteners. for fitting external components where the motorcycle manufacturer has no specified torque setting or it is less than 10Nm,
  15. Head gasket.
  16. Front suspension, springs, damping parts and fork top caps may be replaced or modified, but the external appearance of the forks must not be modified or changed. Lower compression housing may be changed but must not extend any further than 10mm from the fork than the original OEM component,
  17. Air filters and air funnels (velocity stacks). Note: From January 1 2016 velocity stacks must be standard.
  18. Fuel tank filler cap assembly providing there is no modification required to fuel tank.

13.20 SUPERSTOCK 600

Note: class may be removed in 2015.

13.20.1 Machine Eligibility

13.20.1.1 Subject to the required and permitted alterations set out below, Superstock 600 machines must:

  1. Be fitted with ADR compliance plates for the particular machine,
  2. Be eligible for registration in all States and Territories in which they compete,
  3. Be of a make and model lawfully sold in Australia,
  4. Be as constructed by the manufacturer,
  5. For 2 cylinder engines, have an engine capacity of no more than 750cc,
  6. For 3 cylinder engines, have an engine capacity of no more than 675cc,
  7. For 4 cylinder engines, have an engine capacity of no more than 600cc,
  8. At least 20 production machines of that make and model must have been imported into Australia by the manufacturer or the Australian distributor representing the manufacturer.

13.20.2 Tyres

13.20.2.1 Tyres must be homologated by MA and must:

  1. Be commercially available in Australia,
  2. Be manufactured for road use in all weather conditions,
  3. Be not less than the machine manufacturer’s recommended speed and load rating,
  4. Be worn no more than to the minimum tread depth indicators,
  5. Not be manufactured for only competition use,
  6. Not have an augmented or modified tread pattern,
  7. Comply with the service description (load and speed rating) as permanently moulded on the OEM tyre side wall,
  8. Comply with the relevant requirements of the nominated standard. e.g. ETRTO, JATMA, TRA & DOT.
13.20.2.2 When, a race or practice has been declared ‘wet’, the use of a special tyre commonly known as a wet tyre is allowed. Homologation of wet tyres is not required.

13.20.3 Weight

13.20.3.1 To be permitted to compete, a machine, without rider, empty of fuel, but with all other fluids at optimum levels, must weigh no less than:

  1. 162kg for four cylinder,
  2. 162kg for three cylinder,
  3. 170kg for two cylinder.
13.20.3.2 A 1% tolerance at post race control will be allowed.

13.20.4 Compulsory Modifications

13.20.4.1 The following must be removed:

  1. Head lamp,
  2. Tail lamp,
  3. Reflectors,
  4. Horn,
  5. Traffic indicators,
  6. Mirrors,
  7. Centre and side stands,
  8. Registration plate / bracket and label holder,
  9. Passenger footrests.

13.20.5 Permitted Modifications

13.20.5.1 The following may be replaced or modified:

  1. Fairings and stream lining including screen, rear body work and seat section, mudguards, tank covers, air box intake tubes and side covers, providing the replacements are of the same shape and appearance as the original,
  2. Mounting bracket for fairing, screen and instruments, but replacements must be mounted in the original position on the frame,
  3. Spark plug type, leads and cap,
  4. External gearing and chain, but not chain pitch,
  5. Brake pads, linings and brake hoses,
  6. The muffler and tail connector pipe at the bolt-on or slip-on flange joints only, the original header pipes must remain as supplied by the manufacturer,
  7. Front suspension, springs, damping parts and fork top caps may be replaced or modified, but the external appearance of the forks must not be modified or changed. Lower compression housing may be changed but must not extend any further than 10mm from the fork than the original OEM component,
  8. Handlebars and handlebar mounted levers may be replaced. Replacement handlebars must be mounted on original mounting points footrests and foot controls, but the replacements must be mounted at the original mounting points,
  9. Air filter element,
  10. Engine and gearbox breather tubes and the radiator bottle overflow must exhaust into the airbox to the rear of the intakes. The lower airbox breather tubes must be blocked,
  11. Rear Suspension unit (Shock Absorber) Main Spring and internal components may be changed or modified but external appearance must remain standard.
  12. OEM top rear chain guard.

13.20.6 Permitted Additions

13.20.6.1 The following may be added:

  1. Steering damper,
  2. Ride height adjuster, providing there is no modification or alteration to frame or rear suspension unit.

13.21 SUPERSTOCK 1000

13.21.1 Machine Eligibility

13.21.1.1 Subject to the required and permitted alterations set out below, Superstock 1000 machines must:

  1. Be fitted with Australian Design Rule (ADR) compliance plates for the particular machine,
  2. Be eligible for registration in all States and Territories in which they compete,
  3. Be of a make and model lawfully sold in Australia,
  4. Be as constructed by the manufacturer,
  5. For two and three cylinder engines, have an engine capacity of no more than 1200cc,
  6. For four cylinder engines, have an engine capacity of no more than 1000cc,
  7. At least 20 production machines of that make and model must have been imported into Australia by the manufacturer or the Australian distributor representing the manufacturer, with a maximum retail price of $35,000 (price to be regulated by MA as new models are released and as prices increase and decrease)

13.21.2 Tyres

13.21.2.1 Tyres

  1. Brand, type and quantity will be specified in supplementary regulations,
  2. Only when practice or a race has been declared wet is the use of a special tyre, commonly known as a wet tyre, is allowed. Homologation is not required for wet tyres.

13.21.3 Weight

13.21.3.1 To be permitted to compete, a Superstock 1000 machine, without rider, empty of fuel, but with all other fluids at optimum levels, must weigh no less than:

  1. 165kg for all four cylinder machines
  2. 170kg for all two and three cylinder machines
13.21.3.2 A 1% tolerance at post race control will be allowed

13.21.4 Compulsory Modifications

13.21.4.1 The following must be removed:

  1. Head lamp,
  2. Tail lamp,
  3. Reflectors,
  4. Horn,
  5. Traffic indicators,
  6. Mirrors,
  7. Centre and side stands,
  8. Registration plate / bracket and label holder.
13.21.4.2 Any sharp edges left by the removal of components mentioned in GCR 13.21.4 must be protected by a rolled edge or beading of a minimum 3mm diameter
13.21.4.3 Engine and gearbox breathing hoses and tubes, and the radiator overflow bottle vent must exhaust into the air box to the rear of the intakes. The lower breather tube must be blocked off.

13.21.5 Permitted Modifications

13.21.5.1 The following may be removed:

  1. Passenger handholds and footrest assemblies,
  2. OEM top rear chain guard,
  3. Pollution air injection control systems,
  4. Rear fender,
  5. Steering damper.

13.21.6 Permitted Additions

13.21.6.1 The following may be added:

  1. Steering damper,
  2. Rider height adjuster, providing there is no modification or alteration to the frame or rear suspension control unit,
  3. MA approved lap timing devices,
  4. Frame protective sliders,
  5. Engine cut lanyard attached to the rider that will cut either the ignition or fuel supply to the engine.

13.21.7 Use of Non-OEM Parts

13.21.7.1 The following may be replaced with parts not manufactured by the manufacturer of the machine:

  1. Brake pads, brake hoses and master cylinder,
  2. Fairings and stream lining including screen, rear body work and seat section, mudguards, tank covers, air box intake tubes and side covers, providing the replacements are of the same shape and appearance as the original,
  3. Mounting brackets for fairings and screens providing replacements are mounted on the frame at the original mounting points,
  4. Spark plug brand and type, leads and cap,
  5. External gearing and chain, but not chain pitch,
  6. Exhaust system and mounting brackets,
  7. Rear suspension damping units and springs,
  8. Front suspension, springs, damping parts and fork top caps may be replaced or modified, but the external appearance of the forks must not be modified or changed. Lower compression housing may be changed but must not extend any further than 10mm from the fork than the original OEM component,
  9. Clutch springs,
  10. Air filters,
  11. Fasteners for fitting external components where the manufacturer has no specific torque setting, or, it is less than 10nm,
  12. Handlebars and handle bar mounted levers may be replaced. Replacements handlebars must be mounted on original mounting points,
  13. Footrests and foot controls, but the replacements must be mounted at the original mounting points.
  14. Wiring loom, plug-in fuel injection control units and the manufacturer nominated race kit or MA approved ECU
13.21.7.2 The following may be added or replaced with parts not manufactured by the manufacturer of the machine:

  1. Manually operated electronic gear shifters.

13.22 250/300/500 PRODUCTION

13.22.1 Machine Eligibility

13.22.1.1 Capacity class will be specified in the supplementary regulations.
13.22.1.2 Subject to the required and permitted alterations set out below, 250/300/500 Production machines

  1. Be fitted with Australian Design Rule (ADR) compliance plates for the particular machine,
  2. Be eligible for registration in all States and Territories in which they compete,
  3. Be of a make and model lawfully sold in Australia,
  4. Be as constructed by the manufacturer,
  5. Be a current model and at least 200 production machines of that make and model must have been imported into Australia by the manufacturer or the Australian distributor representing the manufacturer, or as stipulated in the event specific supplementary regulations. Machines must be approved by MA.
  6. Be manufactured with a 250/300/500cc 4-stroke engine. Classes and capacities will be stipulated in the supplementary regulations.

13.22.2 Tyres

13.22.2.2 Tyres must may be homologated by MA and/or listed in the supplementary regulations. and must:

  1. Be commercially available in Australia,
  2. Be manufactured for road use in all weather conditions,
  3. Be not less than the machine manufacturer’s recommended speed and load rating,
  4. Be worn no more than to the minimum tread depth indicators,
  5. Not be manufactured for only competition use,
  6. Not have an augmented or modified tread pattern,
  7. Comply with the service description (load and speed rating) as permanently moulded on the OEM tyre side wall,
  8. Comply with the relevant requirements of the nominated standard. e.g. ETRTO, JATMA, TRA & DOT.

13.22.3 Compulsory Modifications

13.22.3.1 The following must be removed:

  1. Head lamp,
  2. Tail lamp,
  3. Reflectors,
  4. Horn,
  5. Traffic indicators,
  6. Mirrors,
  7. Centre and side stands,
  8. Registration plate / bracket and label holder,
  9. Passenger footrests,

13.22.4 Permitted Modifications

13.22.4.1 The following may be replaced or modified:

  1. Fairings and stream lining including screen, rear body work and seat section, mudguards, tank covers. Providing the replacements are of the same shape and appearance as the original.
  2. Mounting bracket for fairing, screen and instruments, but replacements must be mounted in the original position on the frame.
  3. Spark plug type.
  4. External gearing and chain, but not chain pitch.
  5. Brake pads, linings, and brake hoses, and brake discs. Front and rear brake discs may be replaced with aftermarket brake discs that must fit the original caliper and wheel mounting. The outside diameter, material, and the ventilation system must remain the same as OEM for the model.
  6. The muffler and tail connector pipe at the bolt-on or slip-on flange joints only, the original header pipes must remain as supplied by the manufacturer, Exhaust system and mounting brackets. Titanium headers may only be used or replaced if titanium fitted as OEM.
  7. Front and rear suspension springs and internal damping parts may be modified or replaced, but the external appearance of the forks and rear shock must not be change.
  8. Handlebars and handlebar mounted levers, but replacement handlebars must be mounted in the original position on the fork assembly or top clamp.
  9. Footrests and foot controls, but the replacements must be mounted at the original mounting points.
  10. Air filter element.
  11. Engine and gearbox breather tubes and the radiator bottle overflow must exhaust into the air box to the rear of the intakes. The lower air box breather tubes must be blocked.
  12. Instruments may be replaced with non-OEM parts providing the replacement instrument functions are equal to or less than OEM instrument functions.
13.22.4.2 The following may be removed:

  1. OEM top rear chain guard,

13.22.5 Permitted Additions

13.22.5.1 The following may be added:

  1. Steering damper.
  2. MA approved fuel metering devices that plug into the original electrical connectors with no modification to the wiring harness. Standard OEM ECU must be retained and operative.
  3. Screw in replaceable fuel metering jets but carburettor body castings and slides must remain as manufactured by the manufacturer.
  4. Frame protective sliders.

13.23 PRODUCTION

13.23.1 Machine Eligibility

13.23.1.1 Subject to the required and permitted alterations set out below, solo Production machines must:

  1. Be fitted with Australian Design Rule (ADR) compliance plates for the particular machine,
  2. Be eligible for registration in all States and Territories in which they compete,
  3. Be of a make and model lawfully sold in Australia,
  4. Be as constructed by, or modified with the approval of, the manufacturer so as to conform to Australian Design Rules for normal road use.

13.23.2 Tyres

13.23.2.1 Tyres must:

  1. Be commercially available in Australia,
  2. Be manufactured for road use in all weather conditions,
  3. Be not less than the machine manufacturer’s recommended speed and load rating,
  4. Be worn no more than to the minimum tread depth indicators,
  5. Not be manufactured for only competition use,
  6. Not have an augmented or modified tread pattern,
  7. Comply with the service description (load and speed rating) permanently molded on the OEM tyre side wall,
  8. Comply with the relevant requirements of the nominated standard. e.g. ETRTO, JATMA, TRA & DOT.

13.23.3 Compulsory Modifications

13.23.3.1 The following must be removed:

  1. Headlamp,
  2. Tail lamp,
  3. Reflectors,
  4. Horn,
  5. Traffic indicators,
  6. Mirrors,
  7. Centre and side stands,
  8. Registration plate / bracket and label holder.
13.23.3.2 Any sharp edges left by the removal of the above components must be protected by a rolled edge or beading of minimum 3mm diameter.

13.23.4 Permitted Modifications

13.23.4.1 The following may be replaced or modified:

  1. Fairing,
  2. Screen,
  3. Rear bodywork,
  4. Seat,
  5. Mudguards,
  6. Tank covers and
  7. Side covers, replacements must be the same in shape and appearance as, and no lighter in weight than, the original.
  8. Mounting bracket(s) for fairing, screen and instruments, but replacements must be mounted in the original position on the frame,
  9. Handlebars, but replacements must be mounted in the original position on the fork assembly,
  10. Instruments and handlebar switches, provided disconnections are made at the standard connectors and the main wiring loom is not cut,
  11. Passenger footrests,
  12. A steering damper may be fitted,
  13. Fuel metering jets, but not carburettor slides or needles. Replacements must be within a numerical tolerance of plus or minus 10% of the original,
  14. Spark plug type, leads and caps,
  15. External gearing, but not chain pitch,
  16. Brake pads.
13.23.4.2 The following may be removed:

  1. OEM top chain guard.

13.24 MOTO3

13.24.1 General

  1. Only (1) machine per rider is allowed it must be recorded with the Chassis and VIN number on the official entry form and that will be the only machine accepted by the race officials for practice, qualifying and racing. The engine or frame (not both) may be changed in the case of irreparable damage to the principal engine or frame. The rider must receive approval from the Clerk of Course or Chief Scrutineer to change the engine or chassis and must then start from the rear of the grid for the next race.

Subject to the required and permitted alterations set out below. Moto3 machines must:

13.24.2 Engine

  1. Four-stroke reciprocating piston engines only.
  2. Engine capacity maximum 250cc.
  3. Single cylinder only.
  4. Maximum bore size: 81 mm. No oval pistons.
  5. Engines must be normally aspirated. No turbo-charging, no super-charging.
  6. Maximum of one (1) ignition driver.
  7. Pneumatic and/or hydraulic valve systems are not permitted.
  8. Valve timing system drive must be by one chain. An intermediate drive gear which rotates on only one axle or rotation centre is allowed in the system.
  9. Variable valve timing and/or variable valve opening systems are not permitted.

13.24.3 Inlet and Fuel System

  1. Variable-length inlet systems are not permitted.
  2. Only one throttle control valve is permitted to control the power demand by the rider, which must be controlled exclusively by mechanical means (e.g. cable) operated by the rider only. No other powered moving devices (except injectors and the idle control air bypass) are permitted in the inlet tract before the engine intake valve. No interruption of the mechanical connection between the rider’s input and the throttle is allowed. Idle speed (including engine braking) adjustment by means of an air bypass system, controlled by the ECU is allowed.
  3. Fuel injectors must be located upstream of the engine intake valves.
  4. Maximum of two (2) fuel injectors and two (2) independent fuel injectors drivers.
  5. Other than engine sump breather gases, only air or air/fuel mixture is permitted in the inlet tract and combustion chamber.
  6. Any quality of oil may be used.

13.24.4 Exhaust System

  1. Variable length exhaust systems are not permitted.
  2. No moving parts (e.g. valves, baffles) are allowed in the exhaust systems.
  3. Machines must comply with sound emissions set out in GCR 13.14.

13.24.5 Transmission

  1. A maximum of six (6) gearbox speeds is permitted.
  2. Gearbox systems must be of the conventional type. “Seamless Shift” type transmissions (also known as Automated Manual Transmission, Instantaneous Gear Change System) are not permitted.
  3. Electro-mechanical or electro-hydraulic clutch actuating systems are not permitted.

13.24.6 Ignition, Electronics and Data-Logging

  1. The Electronic Control Unit (ECU) is free.
  2. Traction control systems are not allowed.
  3. The Data-Logging system is free.

13.24.7 Chassis

  1. Chassis may be a prototype, the design and construction of which is free within the constraints of GCR 13.24.9 Materials & Construction.
  2. Minimum total weight of Motorcycle without rider, empty of fuel, but with all other fluids at optimum levels, must weigh no less than 84 kg.
  3. Brake discs must be made from an iron-based alloy.
  4. Suspension systems must be of a conventional passive, mechanical type. Active and semi-active suspension systems and/or electronic control of any aspect of the suspension and ride height are not permitted. Springing must be by means of coil springs made of iron-based alloys.
  5. Machines must be fitted with an integral lower fairing with a minimum capacity of 2.5 litres to retain spilled engine fluids.
  6. The lower fairing must incorporate an opening of Ø 25 mm diameter in the front lower area. This hole must remain closed in dry conditions and may only be opened in wet race conditions.

13.24.8 Wheels and Tyres

  1. The only materials allowed for the wheels rims are magnesium and aluminium alloys.
  2. The only permitted wheel rim sizes are: Front 2.50″ x 17″ Rear 3.50″ x 17″.
  3. Tyres as per event specific supplementary regulations.

13.24.9 Materials and Construction

  1. The use of titanium in the construction of the frame, the front forks, the handlebars, the swing arm spindles is forbidden. For wheel spindles, the use of light alloys is also forbidden.
  2. The basic structure of the crankshaft and camshafts must be made from ferrous materials, steel or cast iron. Inserts of a different material are allowed in the crankshaft for the sole purpose of balancing.
  3. Engine crankcases, cylinder blocks and cylinder heads must be made from cast aluminium alloys.
  4. Pistons must be made from an aluminium alloy. Piston pins must be made from ferrous materials.
  5. Connecting rods, valves and valve springs must be made from either ferrous or Titanium-based alloys.
  6. “X-Alloy” means the element X (e.g. Fe, for Iron based alloy) must be the most abundant element in the alloy, on a % w/w basis.

13.25 125CC GP CLASS

13.25.1 Machine Eligibility

13.25.1.1 Machines must be up to 125cc single cylinder with a maximum of six speeds in the gearbox.

13.26 250 GP MONO

13.26.1 Machine Eligibility

13.26.1.1 Subject to the required and permitted alterations set out below, solo 250 GP Mono machines must:

  1. Be as homologated by MA.
  2. Be fitted with a single cylinder four stroke engine with integral gearbox with a capacity no less than 200cc and no greater than 250cc
  3. Be fitted with a complete upper and lower fairing or stream lining
  4. Chassis must be as manufactured by the manufacturer and homologated by MA with no modifications.
  5. Engine must be homologated with MA and must be as manufactured by the manufacturer apart from the listed modifications set out below.
  6. Carry all relevant chassis and engine numbers
  7. Fairings and or stream lining must be predominately painted in the Engine Manufacturers Corporate colours i.e. Honda = Red, Kawasaki = Green, Suzuki = Yellow, Yamaha = Blue, KTM = Orange.
  8. One (1) machine per rider only must be recorded with the chassis and or VIN number on the official entry form and that will be the only machine accepted by the race officials for practice, qualifying and racing.

13.26.2 Tyres

13.26.2.1 Tyres:

  1. The choice of tyre is optional but any restrictions on the number of tyres that may be used must be included in the supplementary regulations.
  2. Must be commercially available in Australia
  3. Be worn no more than the minimum tread depth indicators
  4. Not have an augmented or modified tread pattern

13.26.3 Use of Non-OEM Parts

13.26.3.1 The following may be replaced with parts not manufactured by the manufacturer of the machine:

  1. Fuel metering jets, but carburettors and throttle bodies must remain as supplied by the engine manufacturer for that model.
  2. Piston, pin, clips and piston rings
  3. Wiring harness
  4. Spark plug type and range
  5. Internal suspension parts only
  6. External suspension springs
  7. Brake pads, linings and brake hoses
  8. Rear drive chain and sprockets
  9. Camshafts and cam wheels
  10. Valve springs, collets and retainers
  11. Footrests and foot controls, but replacements must be mounted on the frame at the original mounting points
  12. Clutch plates and springs
  13. Cylinder head gaskets
  14. Exhaust and muffler system
  15. Handle bars and handle bar mounted levers
  16. Carburettor or throttle body intake air funnels

13.26.4 Replacement of OEM Parts

13.26.4.1 The following OEM parts may be replaced with parts of the same manufacturer from another OEM model:

  1. Gearbox shafts, gears and selector mechanism

13.26.5 Modification of OEM Parts

13.26.5.1 The following OEM Parts may be modified:

  1. Cylinder head may be ported by removal of material only
  2. Piston valve pockets may be machined
  3. Compression ratio’s may be altered by machining of the cylinder and cylinder head surfaces
  4. Crankshaft balancing by normal OEM methods of drilling holes and not by excessive lightening, crankshaft flywheel diameter and width dimensions must remain standard
13.26.5.2 The following may be added:

  1. OEM engine oil cooler of the same or other homologated engine manufacturer provided that connecting oil lines are of an accepted high pressure type with either screw on or swaged fittings
  2. Steering damper providing there is no modification to the main frame

SECTION 13 E: TECHNICAL REGULATIONS: SOLO CLASSES


13.18 SUPERBIKE

13.18.1 Machine Eligibility

13.18.1.1 Subject to the required and permitted alterations set out below, Superbike machines must:

  1. Be fitted with the Australian Design Rule (ADR) compliance plates for the particular machine,
  2. Be eligible for registration in all States and Territories in which they compete,
  3. Be of a make and model lawfully sold in Australia,
  4. Be as constructed by the manufacturer,
  5. Be fitted with a 4-stroke engine with a capacity not less than 800cc nor greater than 1000cc, or two cylinder/4-stroke engine not greater than 1200cc capacity, For two and three cylinder engines, have an engine capacity of no more than 1300cc. For four cylinder engines have an engine capacity of no more than 1000cc
  6. Be homologated in accordance with GCR 13.9.1 provided that, before any machine of a particular make and model may compete in any event.
    1. The range of vehicle identification numbers for each model must be provided to MA,
    2. At least 20 production machines of that make and model must have been imported into Australia by the manufacturer or the Australian distributor representing that manufacturer. Machines must be approved by MA.
  7. Two cylinder 4-stroke engines greater than 1000cc and less than 1200cc must be fitted with air inlet restrictors as per GCR 13.18.7.1 f) only after a speed and performance evaluation is done by MA over three race meetings.

13.18.2 Tyres

13.18.2.1 The choice of tyre type and number of tyres to be used must be Tyres may be homologated by MA and/or stipulated in the supplementary regulations.

13.18.3 Weight

13.18.3.1 To be permitted to compete, a machine, without rider, empty of fuel, but with all other fluids at optimum levels, must weigh no less than 165kg.

  1. 168kg for all four cylinder machines
  2. 172kg for all two and three cylinder machines

A 1% tolerance at post race control will be allowed.

13.18.4 Compulsory Modifications

13.18.4.1 The following must be removed:

  1. Headlamp,
  2. Tail lamp,
  3. Reflectors,
  4. Horns,
  5. Traffic indicators,
  6. Mirrors,
  7. Centre and side stands,
  8. Registration plate / bracket and label holder.
13.18.4.2 Any sharp edges left by the removal of the above components must be protected by a rolled edge or beading of minimum 3mm diameter.
13.18.4.3 Engine and gearbox breathing hoses and tubes, and the radiator overflow bottle vent, must exhaust into the airbox to the rear of the intakes. The lower airbox breather tube must be blocked.

13.18.5 Permitted Modifications

13.18.5.1 The following may be removed:

  1. Passenger handholds and footrest assemblies,
  2. Instruments and associated cables,
  3. OEM top rear chain guard and registration plate brackets,
  4. Air injection pollution control system,
  5. Carburettor anti-icing device,
  6. Rear fender,
  7. Air filter element,
  8. Starter motor and starter motor drive system,
  9. Alternator,
  10. Steering damper.

13.18.6 Modification of OEM Parts

13.18.6.1 The following OEM parts may be modified:

  1. Engine cam wheels may be slotted or replaced to alter valve timing,
  2. Water pump impeller,
  3. Gearbox drive dogs may be undercut,
  4. Cylinder head valve seats may be recut,
  5. Cylinder head ports by removal of material only,
  6. Cylinder head and cylinder block mating surfaces may be machined,
  7. Alternator cover,
  8. OEM piston valve pocket machining,
  9. OEM ECU may be re-flashed
  10. Carburettor slides

13.18.7 Permitted Additions

13.18.7.1 The following may be added:

  1. Steering damper,
  2. Ride height adjuster. The link arm rod may be changed or modified but the suspension linkage must remain standard,
  3. Data acquisition, computers, recording equipment (Note: Telemetry devices are prohibited),
  4. When items under the preceding GCR are added, a Scrutineering downloading access plug connector is mandatory,
  5. MA approved and official series timing devices,
  6. Fuel injection control devices MA approved fuel metering devices,
  7. Frame protective sliders,
  8. Inlet air restrictors for two cylinder machines greater than 1000cc and less than 1200cc be fitted only when instructed by MA, between the throttle bodies and the cylinder heads and be in increments less in area by 8%, or less in diameter by 2mm than the smallest diameter or area of the throttle body. These air restrictor plate diameters and or area shall be determined and approved by MA and shall be no less than 2mm in thickness and no greater than 4mm in thickness,
  9. Manually operated electronic gear shifters

13.18.8 Use of Non-OEM Parts

13.18.8.1 The following may be replaced with parts not manufactured by the manufacturer of the machine:

  1. Brake pads, linings, andbrake hoses, and brake discs. Front and rear brake discs may be replaced with aftermarket brake discs that must fir the original caliper and wheel mounting. The outside diameter, material, and the ventilation system must remain the same as OEM for the model.
  2. Fairings, screens, rear bodywork and rear seat so as to provide for the mounting of a rear number plate, rider’s seat, mudguards, air intake lids in bodywork, airbox intake tubes, tank covers and side covers, but replacements must be the same in shape and appearance as the original.
  3. Mounting brackets for fairings and screens but the replacements must be mounted on the frame at the original mounting points.
  4. Fuel tank filler cap assembly providing there is no modification required to fuel tank.
  5. Handlebars, handlebar mounted levers, master cylinders and controls.
  6. Footrests and foot controls, but the replacements must be mounted on the frame at the original mounting points.
  7. Fasteners for fitting external components where the motorcycle manufacturer has no specified torque setting or it is less than 10Nm,
  8. Air filter element.
  9. Air funnels (velocity stacks),
  10. Instruments.
  11. Wiring loom, plug in fuel injection control units and the manufacturer nominated race kit ECU and/or MA approved ECU, OEM ECU may be reprogrammed.
  12. Spark plugs and high tension leads.
  13. Battery and alternator, but the replacement must be capable of starting the machine pre and post-race.
  14. Exhaust system.
  15. Clutch plates and springs.
  16. External gearing, chain and chain pitch.
  17. Radiator expansion tank.
  18. Valve retainers and valve springs.
  19. Camshafts and cam wheels
  20. Head gaskets.
  21. Front suspension, springs, damping parts and fork top caps may be replaced or modified, but the external appearance of the forks must not be modified or changed. Lower compression housing may be changed but must not extend any further than 10mm from the fork than the original OEM component,
  22. Rear suspension damping units and springs,
  23. A supplementary radiator, provided there are no changes to the bodywork, main radiator or frame.

13.19 SUPERSPORT

13.19.1 Machine Eligibility

13.19.1.1 Subject to the required and permitted alterations set out below, Supersport machines must:

  1. Be fitted with Australian Design Rule (ADR) compliance plates for the particular machine,
  2. Be eligible for registration in all States and Territories in which they compete,
  3. Be of a make and model lawfully sold in Australia,
  4. Be as constructed by the manufacturer,
  5. Have an engine capacity of:
    1. No more than 600cc for four cylinder engines,
    2. No more than 675cc for three cylinder engines, and
    3. No more than 750cc for two cylinder engines.
13.19.1.2 At least 20 production machines of that make and model must have been imported into Australia, by the manufacturer or the Australian distributor representing the manufacturer. Machines must be approved by MA.

13.19.2 Tyres

13.19.2.1 By the 1st January in the year of competition the tyre manufacturers/distributors must provide a list of tyres that will be available and if any additional tyres are to be introduced during the course of the year the tyre distributor must notify MA prior to the tyres becoming available
13.22.2.1 Tyres must may be homologated by MA and/or listed in the supplementary regulations. and must:

  1. Be commercially available in Australia,
  2. Be manufactured for road use in all weather conditions,
  3. Be not less than the machine manufacturer’s recommended speed and load rating,
  4. Be worn no more than to the minimum tread depth indicators,
  5. Not be manufactured for only competition use,
  6. Not have an augmented or modified tread pattern,
  7. Comply with the service description (load and speed rating) as permanently moulded on the OEM tyre side wall,
  8. Comply with the relevant requirements of the nominated standard. e.g. ETRTO, JATMA, TRA & DOT.
13.19.2.2 Only when a race or practice has been declared “wet”, the use of a special tyre, commonly known as a wet tyre, is allowed. Homologation is not required for wet tyres.

13.19.3 Weight

13.19.3.1 To be permitted to compete, a machine, without rider, empty of fuel, but with all other fluids at optimum levels, must weigh no less than

  1. 158kg 162kg for four cylinder 600cc,
  2. 162kg 165kg for three cylinder 675cc, and
  3. 166kg 165kg for two cylinder 750cc.

A 1% tolerance at post race control will be allowed.

13.19.4 Compulsory Modifications

13.19.4.1 The following must be removed:

  1. Headlamp,
  2. Tail lamp,
  3. Reflectors,
  4. Horns,
  5. Traffic indicators,
  6. Mirrors,
  7. Centre and side stands,
  8. Registration plate / bracket and label holder.
13.19.4.2 Any sharp edges left by the removal of these components must be protected by a rolled edge or beading of minimum 3mm diameter.
13.19.4.3 Engine and gearbox breathing hoses and tubes, and the radiator overflow bottle vent must exhaust into the airbox to the rear of the intakes. The lower airbox breather tube must be blocked.

13.19.5 Permitted Modifications

13.19.5.1 The following may be removed:

  1. Passenger handholds and footrest assemblies,
  2. Instruments and associated cables,
  3. OEM top rear chain guard and registration plate brackets,
  4. Air injection pollution control system,
  5. Carburettor anti-icing device,
  6. Rear fender,
  7. Steering damper.

13.19.6 Modification of OEM Parts

13.19.6.1 The following OEM parts may be modified:

  1. Gearbox drive dogs may be undercut,
  2. Cylinder head valve seats may be recut,
  3. Cylinder head and cylinder block mating surfaces may be machined,
  4. Carburettor slides,
  5. Engine cam wheels may be slotted or replaced to alter valve timing.

13.19.7 Permitted Additions

13.19.7.1 The following may be added:

  1. Steering damper,
  2. Ride height adjuster,
  3. MA approved and official series timing devices,
  4. MA approved fuel metering devices,
  5. Frame protective sliders,
  6. Manually operated Electronic gear shifter.

13.19.8 Use of Non-OEM Parts

13.19.8.1 The following may be replaced with parts not manufactured by the manufacturer of the machine.

  1. Brake pads, linings, and brake hoses, and brake discs. Front and rear brake discs may be replaced with aftermarket brake discs that must fit the original caliper and wheel mounting. The outside diameter, material, and the ventilation system must remain the same as OEM for the model.
  2. Fairing, screen, rear seat so as to provide for the mounting of a rear number plate, rear bodywork, Rider’s seat, mudguards, tank covers, airbox intake tubes, air intake lids in bodywork and side covers, but replacements must be the same in shape and appearance as the original.
  3. Mounting brackets for fairings and screens but the replacements must be mounted on the frame at the original mounting points,
  4. Handlebars, handlebar mounted levers, master cylinders and controls.
  5. Footrests and foot controls, but the replacements must be mounted on the frame at the original mounting points.
  6. External gearing, chain and chain pitch.
  7. Exhaust system.
  8. Wiring Loom, plug-in fuel injection control units and the manufacturer nominated race kit ECU and/or MA approved ECU. OEM ECU may be reprogrammed.
  9. Spark plugs and high tension leads.
  10. Rear suspension damping units and springs.
  11. Clutch plates and springs.
  12. Radiator expansion tank.
  13. Battery, but the replacement must be capable of starting the machine pre and post-race.
  14. Fasteners. for fitting external components where the motorcycle manufacturer has no specified torque setting or it is less than 10Nm,
  15. Head gasket.
  16. Front suspension, springs, damping parts and fork top caps may be replaced or modified, but the external appearance of the forks must not be modified or changed. Lower compression housing may be changed but must not extend any further than 10mm from the fork than the original OEM component,
  17. Air filters and air funnels (velocity stacks). Note: From January 1 2016 velocity stacks must be standard.
  18. Fuel tank filler cap assembly providing there is no modification required to fuel tank.

13.20 SUPERSTOCK 600

Note: class may be removed in 2015.

13.20.1 Machine Eligibility

13.20.1.1 Subject to the required and permitted alterations set out below, Superstock 600 machines must:

  1. Be fitted with ADR compliance plates for the particular machine,
  2. Be eligible for registration in all States and Territories in which they compete,
  3. Be of a make and model lawfully sold in Australia,
  4. Be as constructed by the manufacturer,
  5. For 2 cylinder engines, have an engine capacity of no more than 750cc,
  6. For 3 cylinder engines, have an engine capacity of no more than 675cc,
  7. For 4 cylinder engines, have an engine capacity of no more than 600cc,
  8. At least 20 production machines of that make and model must have been imported into Australia by the manufacturer or the Australian distributor representing the manufacturer.

13.20.2 Tyres

13.20.2.1 Tyres must be homologated by MA and must:

  1. Be commercially available in Australia,
  2. Be manufactured for road use in all weather conditions,
  3. Be not less than the machine manufacturer’s recommended speed and load rating,
  4. Be worn no more than to the minimum tread depth indicators,
  5. Not be manufactured for only competition use,
  6. Not have an augmented or modified tread pattern,
  7. Comply with the service description (load and speed rating) as permanently moulded on the OEM tyre side wall,
  8. Comply with the relevant requirements of the nominated standard. e.g. ETRTO, JATMA, TRA & DOT.
13.20.2.2 When, a race or practice has been declared ‘wet’, the use of a special tyre commonly known as a wet tyre is allowed. Homologation of wet tyres is not required.

13.20.3 Weight

13.20.3.1 To be permitted to compete, a machine, without rider, empty of fuel, but with all other fluids at optimum levels, must weigh no less than:

  1. 162kg for four cylinder,
  2. 162kg for three cylinder,
  3. 170kg for two cylinder.
13.20.3.2 A 1% tolerance at post race control will be allowed.

13.20.4 Compulsory Modifications

13.20.4.1 The following must be removed:

  1. Head lamp,
  2. Tail lamp,
  3. Reflectors,
  4. Horn,
  5. Traffic indicators,
  6. Mirrors,
  7. Centre and side stands,
  8. Registration plate / bracket and label holder,
  9. Passenger footrests.

13.20.5 Permitted Modifications

13.20.5.1 The following may be replaced or modified:

  1. Fairings and stream lining including screen, rear body work and seat section, mudguards, tank covers, air box intake tubes and side covers, providing the replacements are of the same shape and appearance as the original,
  2. Mounting bracket for fairing, screen and instruments, but replacements must be mounted in the original position on the frame,
  3. Spark plug type, leads and cap,
  4. External gearing and chain, but not chain pitch,
  5. Brake pads, linings and brake hoses,
  6. The muffler and tail connector pipe at the bolt-on or slip-on flange joints only, the original header pipes must remain as supplied by the manufacturer,
  7. Front suspension, springs, damping parts and fork top caps may be replaced or modified, but the external appearance of the forks must not be modified or changed. Lower compression housing may be changed but must not extend any further than 10mm from the fork than the original OEM component,
  8. Handlebars and handlebar mounted levers may be replaced. Replacement handlebars must be mounted on original mounting points footrests and foot controls, but the replacements must be mounted at the original mounting points,
  9. Air filter element,
  10. Engine and gearbox breather tubes and the radiator bottle overflow must exhaust into the airbox to the rear of the intakes. The lower airbox breather tubes must be blocked,
  11. Rear Suspension unit (Shock Absorber) Main Spring and internal components may be changed or modified but external appearance must remain standard.
  12. OEM top rear chain guard.

13.20.6 Permitted Additions

13.20.6.1 The following may be added:

  1. Steering damper,
  2. Ride height adjuster, providing there is no modification or alteration to frame or rear suspension unit.

13.21 SUPERSTOCK 1000

13.21.1 Machine Eligibility

13.21.1.1 Subject to the required and permitted alterations set out below, Superstock 1000 machines must:

  1. Be fitted with Australian Design Rule (ADR) compliance plates for the particular machine,
  2. Be eligible for registration in all States and Territories in which they compete,
  3. Be of a make and model lawfully sold in Australia,
  4. Be as constructed by the manufacturer,
  5. For two and three cylinder engines, have an engine capacity of no more than 1200cc,
  6. For four cylinder engines, have an engine capacity of no more than 1000cc,
  7. At least 20 production machines of that make and model must have been imported into Australia by the manufacturer or the Australian distributor representing the manufacturer, with a maximum retail price of $35,000 (price to be regulated by MA as new models are released and as prices increase and decrease)

13.21.2 Tyres

13.21.2.1 Tyres

  1. Brand, type and quantity will be specified in supplementary regulations,
  2. Only when practice or a race has been declared wet is the use of a special tyre, commonly known as a wet tyre, is allowed. Homologation is not required for wet tyres.

13.21.3 Weight

13.21.3.1 To be permitted to compete, a Superstock 1000 machine, without rider, empty of fuel, but with all other fluids at optimum levels, must weigh no less than:

  1. 165kg for all four cylinder machines
  2. 170kg for all two and three cylinder machines
13.21.3.2 A 1% tolerance at post race control will be allowed

13.21.4 Compulsory Modifications

13.21.4.1 The following must be removed:

  1. Head lamp,
  2. Tail lamp,
  3. Reflectors,
  4. Horn,
  5. Traffic indicators,
  6. Mirrors,
  7. Centre and side stands,
  8. Registration plate / bracket and label holder.
13.21.4.2 Any sharp edges left by the removal of components mentioned in GCR 13.21.4 must be protected by a rolled edge or beading of a minimum 3mm diameter
13.21.4.3 Engine and gearbox breathing hoses and tubes, and the radiator overflow bottle vent must exhaust into the air box to the rear of the intakes. The lower breather tube must be blocked off.

13.21.5 Permitted Modifications

13.21.5.1 The following may be removed:

  1. Passenger handholds and footrest assemblies,
  2. OEM top rear chain guard,
  3. Pollution air injection control systems,
  4. Rear fender,
  5. Steering damper.

13.21.6 Permitted Additions

13.21.6.1 The following may be added:

  1. Steering damper,
  2. Rider height adjuster, providing there is no modification or alteration to the frame or rear suspension control unit,
  3. MA approved lap timing devices,
  4. Frame protective sliders,
  5. Engine cut lanyard attached to the rider that will cut either the ignition or fuel supply to the engine.

13.21.7 Use of Non-OEM Parts

13.21.7.1 The following may be replaced with parts not manufactured by the manufacturer of the machine:

  1. Brake pads, brake hoses and master cylinder,
  2. Fairings and stream lining including screen, rear body work and seat section, mudguards, tank covers, air box intake tubes and side covers, providing the replacements are of the same shape and appearance as the original,
  3. Mounting brackets for fairings and screens providing replacements are mounted on the frame at the original mounting points,
  4. Spark plug brand and type, leads and cap,
  5. External gearing and chain, but not chain pitch,
  6. Exhaust system and mounting brackets,
  7. Rear suspension damping units and springs,
  8. Front suspension, springs, damping parts and fork top caps may be replaced or modified, but the external appearance of the forks must not be modified or changed. Lower compression housing may be changed but must not extend any further than 10mm from the fork than the original OEM component,
  9. Clutch springs,
  10. Air filters,
  11. Fasteners for fitting external components where the manufacturer has no specific torque setting, or, it is less than 10nm,
  12. Handlebars and handle bar mounted levers may be replaced. Replacements handlebars must be mounted on original mounting points,
  13. Footrests and foot controls, but the replacements must be mounted at the original mounting points.
  14. Wiring loom, plug-in fuel injection control units and the manufacturer nominated race kit or MA approved ECU
13.21.7.2 The following may be added or replaced with parts not manufactured by the manufacturer of the machine:

  1. Manually operated electronic gear shifters.

13.22 250/300/500 PRODUCTION

13.22.1 Machine Eligibility

13.22.1.1 Capacity class will be specified in the supplementary regulations.
13.22.1.2 Subject to the required and permitted alterations set out below, 250/300/500 Production machines

  1. Be fitted with Australian Design Rule (ADR) compliance plates for the particular machine,
  2. Be eligible for registration in all States and Territories in which they compete,
  3. Be of a make and model lawfully sold in Australia,
  4. Be as constructed by the manufacturer,
  5. Be a current model and at least 200 production machines of that make and model must have been imported into Australia by the manufacturer or the Australian distributor representing the manufacturer, or as stipulated in the event specific supplementary regulations. Machines must be approved by MA.
  6. Be manufactured with a 250/300/500cc 4-stroke engine. Classes and capacities will be stipulated in the supplementary regulations.

13.22.2 Tyres

13.22.2.2 Tyres must may be homologated by MA and/or listed in the supplementary regulations. and must:

  1. Be commercially available in Australia,
  2. Be manufactured for road use in all weather conditions,
  3. Be not less than the machine manufacturer’s recommended speed and load rating,
  4. Be worn no more than to the minimum tread depth indicators,
  5. Not be manufactured for only competition use,
  6. Not have an augmented or modified tread pattern,
  7. Comply with the service description (load and speed rating) as permanently moulded on the OEM tyre side wall,
  8. Comply with the relevant requirements of the nominated standard. e.g. ETRTO, JATMA, TRA & DOT.

13.22.3 Compulsory Modifications

13.22.3.1 The following must be removed:

  1. Head lamp,
  2. Tail lamp,
  3. Reflectors,
  4. Horn,
  5. Traffic indicators,
  6. Mirrors,
  7. Centre and side stands,
  8. Registration plate / bracket and label holder,
  9. Passenger footrests,

13.22.4 Permitted Modifications

13.22.4.1 The following may be replaced or modified:

  1. Fairings and stream lining including screen, rear body work and seat section, mudguards, tank covers. Providing the replacements are of the same shape and appearance as the original.
  2. Mounting bracket for fairing, screen and instruments, but replacements must be mounted in the original position on the frame.
  3. Spark plug type.
  4. External gearing and chain, but not chain pitch.
  5. Brake pads, linings, and brake hoses, and brake discs. Front and rear brake discs may be replaced with aftermarket brake discs that must fit the original caliper and wheel mounting. The outside diameter, material, and the ventilation system must remain the same as OEM for the model.
  6. The muffler and tail connector pipe at the bolt-on or slip-on flange joints only, the original header pipes must remain as supplied by the manufacturer, Exhaust system and mounting brackets. Titanium headers may only be used or replaced if titanium fitted as OEM.
  7. Front and rear suspension springs and internal damping parts may be modified or replaced, but the external appearance of the forks and rear shock must not be change.
  8. Handlebars and handlebar mounted levers, but replacement handlebars must be mounted in the original position on the fork assembly or top clamp.
  9. Footrests and foot controls, but the replacements must be mounted at the original mounting points.
  10. Air filter element.
  11. Engine and gearbox breather tubes and the radiator bottle overflow must exhaust into the air box to the rear of the intakes. The lower air box breather tubes must be blocked.
  12. Instruments may be replaced with non-OEM parts providing the replacement instrument functions are equal to or less than OEM instrument functions.
13.22.4.2 The following may be removed:

  1. OEM top rear chain guard,

13.22.5 Permitted Additions

13.22.5.1 The following may be added:

  1. Steering damper.
  2. MA approved fuel metering devices that plug into the original electrical connectors with no modification to the wiring harness. Standard OEM ECU must be retained and operative.
  3. Screw in replaceable fuel metering jets but carburettor body castings and slides must remain as manufactured by the manufacturer.
  4. Frame protective sliders.

13.23 PRODUCTION

13.23.1 Machine Eligibility

13.23.1.1 Subject to the required and permitted alterations set out below, solo Production machines must:

  1. Be fitted with Australian Design Rule (ADR) compliance plates for the particular machine,
  2. Be eligible for registration in all States and Territories in which they compete,
  3. Be of a make and model lawfully sold in Australia,
  4. Be as constructed by, or modified with the approval of, the manufacturer so as to conform to Australian Design Rules for normal road use.

13.23.2 Tyres

13.23.2.1 Tyres must:

  1. Be commercially available in Australia,
  2. Be manufactured for road use in all weather conditions,
  3. Be not less than the machine manufacturer’s recommended speed and load rating,
  4. Be worn no more than to the minimum tread depth indicators,
  5. Not be manufactured for only competition use,
  6. Not have an augmented or modified tread pattern,
  7. Comply with the service description (load and speed rating) permanently molded on the OEM tyre side wall,
  8. Comply with the relevant requirements of the nominated standard. e.g. ETRTO, JATMA, TRA & DOT.

13.23.3 Compulsory Modifications

13.23.3.1 The following must be removed:

  1. Headlamp,
  2. Tail lamp,
  3. Reflectors,
  4. Horn,
  5. Traffic indicators,
  6. Mirrors,
  7. Centre and side stands,
  8. Registration plate / bracket and label holder.
13.23.3.2 Any sharp edges left by the removal of the above components must be protected by a rolled edge or beading of minimum 3mm diameter.

13.23.4 Permitted Modifications

13.23.4.1 The following may be replaced or modified:

  1. Fairing,
  2. Screen,
  3. Rear bodywork,
  4. Seat,
  5. Mudguards,
  6. Tank covers and
  7. Side covers, replacements must be the same in shape and appearance as, and no lighter in weight than, the original.
  8. Mounting bracket(s) for fairing, screen and instruments, but replacements must be mounted in the original position on the frame,
  9. Handlebars, but replacements must be mounted in the original position on the fork assembly,
  10. Instruments and handlebar switches, provided disconnections are made at the standard connectors and the main wiring loom is not cut,
  11. Passenger footrests,
  12. A steering damper may be fitted,
  13. Fuel metering jets, but not carburettor slides or needles. Replacements must be within a numerical tolerance of plus or minus 10% of the original,
  14. Spark plug type, leads and caps,
  15. External gearing, but not chain pitch,
  16. Brake pads.
13.23.4.2 The following may be removed:

  1. OEM top chain guard.

13.24 MOTO3

13.24.1 General

  1. Only (1) machine per rider is allowed it must be recorded with the Chassis and VIN number on the official entry form and that will be the only machine accepted by the race officials for practice, qualifying and racing. The engine or frame (not both) may be changed in the case of irreparable damage to the principal engine or frame. The rider must receive approval from the Clerk of Course or Chief Scrutineer to change the engine or chassis and must then start from the rear of the grid for the next race.

Subject to the required and permitted alterations set out below. Moto3 machines must:

13.24.2 Engine

  1. Four-stroke reciprocating piston engines only.
  2. Engine capacity maximum 250cc.
  3. Single cylinder only.
  4. Maximum bore size: 81 mm. No oval pistons.
  5. Engines must be normally aspirated. No turbo-charging, no super-charging.
  6. Maximum of one (1) ignition driver.
  7. Pneumatic and/or hydraulic valve systems are not permitted.
  8. Valve timing system drive must be by one chain. An intermediate drive gear which rotates on only one axle or rotation centre is allowed in the system.
  9. Variable valve timing and/or variable valve opening systems are not permitted.

13.24.3 Inlet and Fuel System

  1. Variable-length inlet systems are not permitted.
  2. Only one throttle control valve is permitted to control the power demand by the rider, which must be controlled exclusively by mechanical means (e.g. cable) operated by the rider only. No other powered moving devices (except injectors and the idle control air bypass) are permitted in the inlet tract before the engine intake valve. No interruption of the mechanical connection between the rider’s input and the throttle is allowed. Idle speed (including engine braking) adjustment by means of an air bypass system, controlled by the ECU is allowed.
  3. Fuel injectors must be located upstream of the engine intake valves.
  4. Maximum of two (2) fuel injectors and two (2) independent fuel injectors drivers.
  5. Other than engine sump breather gases, only air or air/fuel mixture is permitted in the inlet tract and combustion chamber.
  6. Any quality of oil may be used.

13.24.4 Exhaust System

  1. Variable length exhaust systems are not permitted.
  2. No moving parts (e.g. valves, baffles) are allowed in the exhaust systems.
  3. Machines must comply with sound emissions set out in GCR 13.14.

13.24.5 Transmission

  1. A maximum of six (6) gearbox speeds is permitted.
  2. Gearbox systems must be of the conventional type. “Seamless Shift” type transmissions (also known as Automated Manual Transmission, Instantaneous Gear Change System) are not permitted.
  3. Electro-mechanical or electro-hydraulic clutch actuating systems are not permitted.

13.24.6 Ignition, Electronics and Data-Logging

  1. The Electronic Control Unit (ECU) is free.
  2. Traction control systems are not allowed.
  3. The Data-Logging system is free.

13.24.7 Chassis

  1. Chassis may be a prototype, the design and construction of which is free within the constraints of GCR 13.24.9 Materials & Construction.
  2. Minimum total weight of Motorcycle without rider, empty of fuel, but with all other fluids at optimum levels, must weigh no less than 84 kg.
  3. Brake discs must be made from an iron-based alloy.
  4. Suspension systems must be of a conventional passive, mechanical type. Active and semi-active suspension systems and/or electronic control of any aspect of the suspension and ride height are not permitted. Springing must be by means of coil springs made of iron-based alloys.
  5. Machines must be fitted with an integral lower fairing with a minimum capacity of 2.5 litres to retain spilled engine fluids.
  6. The lower fairing must incorporate an opening of Ø 25 mm diameter in the front lower area. This hole must remain closed in dry conditions and may only be opened in wet race conditions.

13.24.8 Wheels and Tyres

  1. The only materials allowed for the wheels rims are magnesium and aluminium alloys.
  2. The only permitted wheel rim sizes are: Front 2.50″ x 17″ Rear 3.50″ x 17″.
  3. Tyres as per event specific supplementary regulations.

13.24.9 Materials and Construction

  1. The use of titanium in the construction of the frame, the front forks, the handlebars, the swing arm spindles is forbidden. For wheel spindles, the use of light alloys is also forbidden.
  2. The basic structure of the crankshaft and camshafts must be made from ferrous materials, steel or cast iron. Inserts of a different material are allowed in the crankshaft for the sole purpose of balancing.
  3. Engine crankcases, cylinder blocks and cylinder heads must be made from cast aluminium alloys.
  4. Pistons must be made from an aluminium alloy. Piston pins must be made from ferrous materials.
  5. Connecting rods, valves and valve springs must be made from either ferrous or Titanium-based alloys.
  6. “X-Alloy” means the element X (e.g. Fe, for Iron based alloy) must be the most abundant element in the alloy, on a % w/w basis.

13.25 125CC GP CLASS

13.25.1 Machine Eligibility

13.25.1.1 Machines must be up to 125cc single cylinder with a maximum of six speeds in the gearbox.

13.26 250 GP MONO

13.26.1 Machine Eligibility

13.26.1.1 Subject to the required and permitted alterations set out below, solo 250 GP Mono machines must:

  1. Be as homologated by MA.
  2. Be fitted with a single cylinder four stroke engine with integral gearbox with a capacity no less than 200cc and no greater than 250cc
  3. Be fitted with a complete upper and lower fairing or stream lining
  4. Chassis must be as manufactured by the manufacturer and homologated by MA with no modifications.
  5. Engine must be homologated with MA and must be as manufactured by the manufacturer apart from the listed modifications set out below.
  6. Carry all relevant chassis and engine numbers
  7. Fairings and or stream lining must be predominately painted in the Engine Manufacturers Corporate colours i.e. Honda = Red, Kawasaki = Green, Suzuki = Yellow, Yamaha = Blue, KTM = Orange.
  8. One (1) machine per rider only must be recorded with the chassis and or VIN number on the official entry form and that will be the only machine accepted by the race officials for practice, qualifying and racing.

13.26.2 Tyres

13.26.2.1 Tyres:

  1. The choice of tyre is optional but any restrictions on the number of tyres that may be used must be included in the supplementary regulations.
  2. Must be commercially available in Australia
  3. Be worn no more than the minimum tread depth indicators
  4. Not have an augmented or modified tread pattern

13.26.3 Use of Non-OEM Parts

13.26.3.1 The following may be replaced with parts not manufactured by the manufacturer of the machine:

  1. Fuel metering jets, but carburettors and throttle bodies must remain as supplied by the engine manufacturer for that model.
  2. Piston, pin, clips and piston rings
  3. Wiring harness
  4. Spark plug type and range
  5. Internal suspension parts only
  6. External suspension springs
  7. Brake pads, linings and brake hoses
  8. Rear drive chain and sprockets
  9. Camshafts and cam wheels
  10. Valve springs, collets and retainers
  11. Footrests and foot controls, but replacements must be mounted on the frame at the original mounting points
  12. Clutch plates and springs
  13. Cylinder head gaskets
  14. Exhaust and muffler system
  15. Handle bars and handle bar mounted levers
  16. Carburettor or throttle body intake air funnels

13.26.4 Replacement of OEM Parts

13.26.4.1 The following OEM parts may be replaced with parts of the same manufacturer from another OEM model:

  1. Gearbox shafts, gears and selector mechanism

13.26.5 Modification of OEM Parts

13.26.5.1 The following OEM Parts may be modified:

  1. Cylinder head may be ported by removal of material only
  2. Piston valve pockets may be machined
  3. Compression ratio’s may be altered by machining of the cylinder and cylinder head surfaces
  4. Crankshaft balancing by normal OEM methods of drilling holes and not by excessive lightening, crankshaft flywheel diameter and width dimensions must remain standard
13.26.5.2 The following may be added:

  1. OEM engine oil cooler of the same or other homologated engine manufacturer provided that connecting oil lines are of an accepted high pressure type with either screw on or swaged fittings
  2. Steering damper providing there is no modification to the main frame