WME Pre 85s Championship Rules 2020

THE CHAMPIONSHIP WILL BE RUN  OVER  8 ROUNDS WITH ALL ROUNDS TO COUNT FOR CHAMPIONSHIP POINTS. ALL RIDERS MUST BE REGISTERED TO THE W.M.E. PRE 85’s
AT EACH EVENT THERE WILL BE 3 CHAMPIONSHIP LEGS PER GROUP, WITH A MINIMUM RACE DISTANCE OF 6 LAPS OR 12 MINUTES PLUS ONE LAP. YOU MUST COMPLETE 2/3 OF RACE DISTANCE AND PASS THE CHEQUERED FLAG WITHOUT CUTTING THE COURSE TO SCORE POINTS, SWAPPING BIKES IN MID RACE IS NOT ALLOWED. RIDERS MUST WALK THE TRACK AND COMPLETE AT LEAST 2 PRACTICE LAPS.
CHAMPIONSHIP SCORING SYSTEM
POINTS WILL BE 1st= 45,  2nd= 42,  3rd= 40,  4th= 38,  5th= 36,  6th= 35, DOWN TO 1 POINT FOR 40th PLACE. IN THE EVENT OF A TIE ON POINTS, THE HIGHEST PLACED RIDER IN THE LAST RACE WILL BE DECLARED THE WINNER. IF THERE IS A TIE IN THE FINAL CHAMPIONSHIP POSITIONS, THE RIDER WITH THE MOST WINS OR SECONDS OR THIRDS WILL COUNT.
CHAMPIONSHIP CLASSES ARE / 125cc / 250cc / 500cc / 4 STROKES. CLASSES WILL DEPEND ON NUMBERS OF REGISTERED RIDERS ENTERED  CLASSES MAY BE RUN TOGETHER DEPENDING ON NUMBERS ENTERED, BUT ALL CLASSES WILL BE SCORED SEPARATELY.
RIDING NUMBERS WILL BE THE RACE# NUMBER ALLOCATED TO YOU UPON REGISTRATION OF THE W.M.E. PRE85’S
ENTRIES
SEE EVENT ORGANISERS ENTRY FORMS FOR ENTRY FEES AND REGULATIONS.  PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO THE INCREASE IN THE NUMBER OF RIDERS, YOUR CHAMPIONSHIP CLASS MAY BE FULL IF YOU DON’T ENTER IN TIME! ENTRY FEES ARE AT THE DISCRETION OF THE ORGANISING CLUB.
AWARDS TROPHIES TO BE AWARDED DOWN TO 10th PLACE IN ALL  CLASSES, AT THE END OF THE SEASON FINAL CHAMPIONSHIP STANDINGS .
BIKE ELIGIBILITY
ALL MACHINES MUST BE IN RACEWORTHY CONDITION, ADEQUATE FOR THE EVENTS, HAVING REGARD TO THE VENUES AND THE SPEEDS WHICH WILL BE ATTAINED. ALL MACHINES WILL BE SELF CHECKED AND RIDDEN AT THE RIDER’S OWN RISK. ALL RIDING GEAR MUST BE OF ADEQUATE QUALITY, AND AGAIN USED AT THE RIDER’S OWN RISK.
TWINSHOCKS
ANY BIKE MANUFACTURED WITH TWO REAR SHOCK ABSORBERS AND WITH REAR DRUM BRAKE AND AIR-COOLED INCLUDING UP TO 1984 HUSQVARNAS, PRE 82 MONOSHOCK YAMAHAS AND WATER COOLED ORIGINALS THAT WERE MANUFACTURED PRE 1982. FORKS MUST NOT BE OF GREATER DIAMETER THAN 43MM.

SPECIALS ARE ALLOWED PROVIDED THEY ARE WITHIN THE SPIRIT OF THE W.M.E. Pre 85 RACING.
EVOLUTION BIKES WILL BE FOR MODELS MANUFACTURED BETWEEN 1980 & 1985, & PROOF OF AGE OF MANUFACTURE MAY BE REQUESTED IN THE EVENT OF A DISPUTE. MACHINES MUST HAVE ORIGINAL FRAME, ENGINE AND BRAKING SYSTEM OR PERIOD PARTS.
ANY DISPUTE OVER ELIGIBILITY WILL BE DECIDED BY A VOTE TAKEN FROM 3 INDEPENDANT JUDGES APPOINTED
NOISE DUE TO ENVIRONMENTAL CONCERNS A NOISE METER MAY BE IN OPERATION. PLEASE MAKE SURE YOUR MACHINE IS PROPERLY SILENCED.
RIDING IN THE PITS OR THE PUBLIC ENCLOSURE IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED. THE PENALTY FOR THIS WILL BE INSTANT DISMISSAL. REMEMBER THE PADDOCK IS A PUBLIC PLACE AND IF YOU CAUSE INJURY TO ANY PERSON YOU MAY BE PROSECUTED BY THE POLICE. DO NOT RIDE IN THE PADDOCK.
PROTESTS TO BE MADE TO A W.M.E. OFFICIAL WITHIN 30 MINUTES OF THE RACE, ACCOMPANIED BY A £20 FEE, RETURNABLE IF THE PROTEST IS UPHELD. PROTESTS WILL BE DECIDED BY THE W.M.E. COMMITTEE MEMBERS.
WARNING MOTOR SPORT IS DANGEROUS AND PERSONS ATTENDING THE MEETINGS DO SO ENTIRELY AT THEIR OWN RISK. IT IS A CONDITION OF ADMISSION TO EVENTS THAT ALL PERSONS HAVING ANY CONNECTION WITH THE PROMOTION AND / OR ORGANISATION AND / OR CONDUCT OF THE MEETINGS, INCLUDING THE LANDOWNERS AND THE DRIVERS OF THE VEHICLES, ARE ABSOLVED FROM ALL LIABILITY ARISING OUT OF ACCIDENTS HOWSOEVER CAUSED RESULTING IN DAMAGE AND / OR PERSONAL INJURY TO SPECTATORS, TICKET HOLDERS, RIDERS OR OFFICIALS.