Supplemental Rules

revised 4.1.14

These Rules, promulgated by MX Sports Pro Racing (“MXS”), supplement the 2014 AMA Racing Amateur Rulebook (“AMA Rulebook”), the full contents of which are incorporated herein by reference. The complete AMA Racing Amateur Rulebook is available online at www.americanmotorcyclist.com.

  1. WMX Eligibility Criteria & Licensing
    • Riders must be at least 14 years of age in order to compete.
    • Riders will be required to be current members of the AMA.
    • Advance eligibility approval is required in order to participate in the WMX Championship. Upon approval of eligibility, a WMX License will be issued. The WMX License will signify eligibility to participate in the WMX class only, and does not provide gate admission or entry access.
    1. To be eligible for a WMX License a rider must meet one of the following requirements:
      • Previously held a WMX Pro Motocross license.
      • Earned Top 10 overall in the Women’s Class at the AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship in 2012 or 2013.
      • Earned Top 5 overall in the Girls (12-16) Class at the AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship in 2012 or 2013.
      • Competed in the FIM Women’s World Cup in 2012 or 2013.
      • Earned a Top 5 overall in the GNCC or WORCS Women’s Class in 2012 or 2013.
      • Have a current AMA classification of either “A” or “B” level.
      • Discretionary Approval: MXS may issue a license to any rider who does not meet one of the above criteria if it determines, in its sole discretion, the rider has adequate competition experience. If applying under this criteria, additional information must be submitted for approval.
    2. WMX-licensed riders are eligible to compete in the AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship program, in accordance with that program’s supplemental rules.
  2. Engine Displacement: 122-250cc.
  3. Numbers and Number Plates: Blue plates (PMS code PROCESS), white numbers.
  4. Qualifying
    • National motos will consist of 40-42 riders maximum per event, depending upon number of available gate positions per track. In the event there are more than the maximum number of riders registered for an event, Qualifiers will be conducted.
    • After Round 1, the current Top 10 riders in points will be automatically seeded into the main motos, and will receive the Top 10 gate selections for Moto 1. Gate selection for the remaining positions will be determined based upon the qualifying process. Gate selection for Moto 2 will be based on Moto 1 results.
    • Starting Blocks are permitted. Mechanics are responsible for removing the blocks from the starting line immediately after the start of the moto.
  5. Race Program
    • Race format will consist of two (2) motos of 15 minutes plus one (1) lap each (with the exception of RCSX). The official race length will be determined once the white flag is displayed to the leader, followed by the checkered flag.
    • Scoring will be based on a combined moto format to determine the overall winner for the event, in accordance with the AMA Racing Amateur Rulebook.
    • Purse will be $2000 per event, paid per moto as follows:
Place Per Moto
1 $300
2 $200
3 $140
4 $90
5 $70
6 $60
7 $50
8 $40
9 $30
10 $20
  $1,000

 

  1. Championship Points
    • Class Championship will be determined based on series points accumulated from the rider 6 best overall finishes out of 8 events. A rider must enter a minimum of 6 events in order to be eligible for series ranking. Riders will earn championship points for each race according to their respective official finishing position. Points will be awarded to 20th place per moto.
    • In the event of a tie for the championship, the winner will be determined based on the number of race wins during the series. If the tie remains, the number of place finishes of 2nd, 3rd, etc., will be tallied until the tie is broken. If the tie continues to remain, the final moto finish at the last event will determine the champion.
    • In all other cases of ties for championship positions, the final overall race finish at the last event will determine the final position in championship standings.
Championship points will be awarded per moto based on the following points scale:
Finish Position Points Finish Position Points
1 25 11 10
2 22 12 9
3 20 13 8
4 18 14 7
5 16 15 6
6 15 16 5
7 14 17 4
8 13 18 3
9 12 19 2
10 11 20 1

 

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revised 4.1.14