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MotoAmerica AMA Road Racing Rules

The following rules apply to classes in AMA-sanctioned professional road racing competition. MotoAmerica holds exclusive rights to professional motorcycle road racing events in the United States and is the sole U.S. promoter authorized to run FIM North America professional road racing events. Rules are listed by class. For questions about these rules, contact


Sporting Rules

Technical Rules

Approved for Use

Note: Click here for 2015 technical rules and approved equipment lists.

Amateur and Pro-Am Rules

AMA-sanctioned events run according to the rules developed and written by AMA Congress, the elected rule-making body that meets annually. Based on the collective wisdom of promoters, clubs, racers, volunteers and AMA staff. Many disciplines and standards were invented by this process, and subsequently codified in the AMA Competition Rulebooks. Indeed, many of these rules have been in place in spirit and practice since the AMA's founding in 1924.

AMA Competition Rulebooks are for the exclusive use of AMA-chartered clubs and promoters running AMA-sanctioned events.

Rulebooks are segmented into two broad ares: the standard rulebook and supplemental rules. The standard rulebook applies to all AMA-sanctioned competition. The supplemental rulebooks include exceptions and additions to the standard rulebook when the particulars of a specific series or location require it. All supplemental rules are approved by the AMA.

The rulebooks that will be listed here will be for road racing only. For rules from all AMA-sanctioned disciplines, visit

Standard Rulebook

  • Coming soon

Supplemental Rules

  • Coming soon