2016
TECHNICAL REGULATIONS
(UPDATED: 13/01/2016)
2.1
Moto3™ Class Technical Rules
2.1.1
Engine
2.1.1.1
2.1.1.2
2.1.1.3
4-stroke reciprocating piston engines only.
Engine capacity: maximum 250 cc
Single cilindres only
2.1.1.4
Maximum bore size: 81 mm. No oval pistons (refer to Art. 2.6.3.1 of the FIM
Grand Prix Regulations).
2.1.1.5
Engines must be normally aspirated. No turbo-charging, no super-charging.
2.1.1.6
Crankshaft speed limited to maximum: 13.500 rpm**
2.1.1.7
Maximum of 1 ignition driver.
2.1.1.8
Pneumatic and/or hydraulic valve systems are not permitted.
2.1.1.9
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 (refer
to ANNEX 1 for some examples of permitted systems).
2.1.1.10
Variable valve timing and/or variable valve opening systems are not permitted.
**All motorcycles will have to be equipped with a control system to verify the highest RPM
reached during the event, as established in art. 1.6 of these rules.
The only system authorized for this control is:
- RPM Logger AIM (Annex 2 – manufacturer's full address)
The only motorcycles exempt from installing this device are those equipped with:
- ECU Moto3 Dell'Orto Dope, models "RACE", "START" or “FACTORY”
(annex 2 - manufacturer's full address)
- Data adquisition Evo4 AIM (specific firmware M3_CEV_ 2012)
(annex 2 - manufacturer's full address)
2.1.2
2.1.2.1
2.1.2.2
Inlet & Fuel System
Maximum relative fuel pressure is 5.0 Bar.
Variable-length inlet systems are not permitted.
2.1.2.3
Only one throttle control valve is permitted to control the power demand by
the rider, which must be controlled exclusively by mechanical means (eg.
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.
2.1.2.4 Idle speed (including engine braking) adjustment by means of an air bypass
system, controlled by the ECU is allowed.
2.1.2.5 Fuel injectors must be located upstream of the engine intake valves.
2.1.2.6 A maximum of 2 fuel injectors per throttle body, and 2 independent fuel
injector drivers, controlled by the ECU, is permitted.
2.1.2.7 Other than engine sump breather gases, only air or air/fuel mixture is
permitted in the inlet tract and combustion chamber.
2.1.2.8 Only fuel of the current year from the appointed fuel supplier is permitted.
This fuel will be available at all official events, and will conform to the FIM
Grand Prix specification.
Use of this fuel without any addition or alteration is mandatory during all event
(free practices, qualifying practices, warm-up and races).
2.1.2.9 In the Moto3TM class, the fuel on the motorcycle must not be below the
prevailing ambient temperature, as measured by the Technical Director.
Other than a simple removable fuel tank cover, the use of any device on the
motorcycle to artificially decrease the fuel temperature below ambient
temperature is forbidden.
2.1.2.10 Any quality of oil may be used.
2.1.3
Exhaust System
2.1.3.1
2.1.3.2
2.1.3.3
2.1.3.4
Variable length exhaust systems are not permitted.
No moving parts (e.g. valves, baffles...) are allowed in the exhaust systems.
Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) systems are not permitted.
The noise limit will be a maximum of 115 dB/A, measured in a static test at
5.500rpm.
2.1.4
Transmission
2.1.4.1
2.1.4.2
2.1.4.3
2.1.4.4
A maximum of 6 gearbox speeds is permitted.
Twin clutch transmission systems (DSG) are not permitted.
Continuously Variable Transmission systems (CVT) are not permitted.
Automatic transmission systems are not permitted. Manual transmissions with
gearshifts assisted by quick-shifter systems are permitted.
Gearbox systems must be of the conventional type. That is; constant-mesh
with engagement dogs as an integral part of the gear, actuated by shift forks
and shift cam or drum, with only one set of gears engaging at one time. Socalled “seamless shift” transmissions (also known as Automated Manual
Transmission, Instantaneous Gearchange System, etc.) are not permitted.
2.1.4.5
2.1.4.6
Electro-mechanical or electro-hydraulic clutch actuating systems are not
permitted.
2.1.5
Ignition, Electronics & Data-Logging
2.1.5.1
2.1.5.2
2.1.5.3
2.1.5.4
The Electronic Control Unit (ECU) is free.
The traction control systems are allowed.
The Data-Logging system is free.
A battery is compulsory; proper engine management function is ensured only
when the battery voltage is in the 8÷18 V range.
2.1.6
Chassis
2.1.6.1
Chassis must be a prototype, the design and construction of which is free
within the constraints of the FIM Grand Prix Technical Regulations.
2.1.6.2 Minimum total weight of Motorcycle + Rider: 149 kg.
2.1.6.3 Ballast may be added to achieve the minimum weights.
2.1.6.4 Weight may be checked at the initial technical control, but the main control of
weight will be made at the end of practice sessions or at the end of the race.
The weight of the motorcycle will be that measured in the form that the
motorcycle participated, with fuel tank on and including normal levels of oil
and water, and all additional equipment attached to the motorcycle, for
example timekeeping transponders, camera equipment, electronic
datalogging equipment, etc.
2.1.6.5 For this class the weight checked will be the total of the rider with full
protective clothing plus the weight of the motorcycle. Random weight controls
may be carried out during practice in a designated weighing area.
2.1.6.6 Brake discs must be made from an iron-based alloy.
2.1.6.7 Electric/electronic controlled suspension, ride height and steering damper
systems are not allowed. Adjustments to the suspension and steering damper
systems may only be made by manual human inputs and
mechanical/hydraulic adjusters.
2.1.6.8 The lower fairing has to be constructed to hold, in case of an engine
breakdown, at least half of the total oil and engine coolant capacity used in
the engine (minimum 2.5 liters). This measurement should be taken with the
fairing fitted to the motorcycle, whilst both wheels are on the ground and the
motorcycle is upright at 90° to the horizontal.
2.1.6.9 The lower fairing should incorporate a maximum of two holes of 25mm. These
holes must remain closed in dry conditions and must be only opened in wet
race conditions.
2.1.6.10 Wings may be fitted provided they are an integral part of the fairing or
seat and do not exceed the width of the fairing or seat or the height of
the handlebars. All edges of any wings fitted must have a minimum
radius of 2.5 mm. Moving aerodynamic devices are prohibited.
2.1.7
Wheels & Tyres
2.1.7.1
The only materials allowed for the wheels rims are Magnesium and
Aluminium alloys.
The only permitted wheel rim sizes are:
Front 2.50” x 17”
2.1.7.2
Rear 3.50” x 17”
Only tyres from the official tyre supplier may be used in a Moto3TM FIM CEV
and each team must sign a contract.
2.1.7.4 The tyre specifications available at each event will be determined by the tyre
supplier. Only homologated tyres in each event are permitted.
2.1.7.5 The maximum number of rear tyres allowed to use during the qualifying
practice are THREE (3). Only the rear slick tyres need to be marked with a
tyre sticker. The wet tyres will not need to be marked with a tyre sticker and
will not be considered in the total number of tyres available for use.
2.1.7.6 A máximum of ONE (1) rear slick tyre per race may be used. Only the
race rear slick tyres shall be marked with a code differentiable
qualifying tyres. The wet tyres will not need to be marked with a tyre
sticker and will not be considered in the total number of tyres available
for use.
2.1.7.7 During the preliminary technical inspection the teams will be delivered the
adhesive stickers used for marking the tyres. Each team will be responsible of
marking their tyres.
2.1.7.8 The Technical Stewards may perform random controls during the qualifying
practices.
2.1.7.9 If the riders are shown a red flag during the practice, or the race/s, the
Permanent Race Direction is allowed to authorize the use of a supplementary
tyre. All checked tyres must be easily identifiable with a colour marking or a
numerical system.
2.1.7.10 In case of a technical problem, the FIM CEV Technical Director will take a
decision about the problem.
2.1.7.3
2.1.8
Materials & Construction
2.1.8.1
Construction materials must comply with:
1) The use of titanium in the construction of the frame, the front forks, the
handle-bars, the swinging arm spindles, and the wheel 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) Pistons, cylinder heads and cylinder blocks may not be composite
structures which use carbon or aramid fibre reinforcing materials.
4) Brake calipers must be made from aluminium materials with a modulus of
elasticity no greater than 80 Gpa.
5) No parts of the motorcycle or engine may be made from metallic materials
which have a specific modulus of elasticity greater than 50 Gpa / (g/cm3).
6) The use of MMC (Metal Matrix Composite) and FRM (Fibre Reinforced
Metal) materials is forbidden.
7) In the Moto3 class, the following materials restrictions apply:
a) Engine crankcases, cylinder blocks and cylinder heads must be made
from cast aluminium alloys.
b) Pistons must be made from an aluminium alloy.
c) Piston pins must be made from ferrous materials.
d) Connecting rods, valves and valve springs must be made from either
ferrous or titanium-based alloys.
2.1.9
General
2.1.9.1
2.1.9.2
Number of machines: the team can scrutineer only one motorcycle per rider.
If during the official practice sessions a motorcycle suffers any damages that
are difficult to repair in the circuit, the FIM CEV Technical Director could allow
a second motorcycle to go under the technical inspection. The process of
authorizing a new machine is not possible during a practice session. Once
the starting procedure is initiated, it isn’t possible to verify a second
motorcycle, neither in case of detention by red flag. In case of events
with two races, once the first race is finished, the FIM CEV Technical
Director may allow the request for verification of a second motorcycle.
Once the official practice sessions have started, only the motorcycle that has
gone under the technical inspection will be allowed to be inside the box.
2.1.9.3
2.1.10
Numbers and backgrounds
2.1.10.1 The front plate must be located in the middle of the fairing’s front or on the
side facing the official time keeping staff.
2.1.10.2 Rear or side numbers are optional. If they are fitted, must govern the same
rules as the front.
2.1.10.3 The dimensions for the number plates must be: 140mm x 25mm minimum.
Numbers from 1 to 9 can be wider. Only numbers between 1 and 99 will be
admitted.
2.1.10.4 Backgrounds must be of one single colour over an area large enough to
provide a minimum clear area of 25 mm around the numbers.
2.1.10.5 In case of a dispute concerning the legibility of numbers, the decision of the
FIM Technical Director will be final.
2.1.10.6 The numbers and backgrounds will be as follows:
ondo Número
Background Number
Moto3TM
2.1.11
Black
White
Safety points
2.1.11.1 Motorcycles must be equipped with a brake lever protection, intended to
protect the handlebar brake lever from being accidentally activated in case of
collision with another motorcycle.
2.1.11.2 Rear Safety Light:
All motorcycles must have a functioning red light mounted at the rear of the
machine, to be used in rain or low visibility conditions.
The rear safety light must comply with the following:
a) The lighting direction must be parallel to the center line of the motorcycle
(running direction) and it must be clearly visible from the rear, at least 15
degrees to both the left and right sides of the center line of the motorcycle.
b) It must be safely mounted on the very end of seat/rear bodywork and
approximately on the center line of the motorcycle. In case of dispute over
the mounting position or visibility of the Rear Safety Light, the decision of
the FIM CEV Technical Director will be final.
c) The power output/luminosity must be equivalent to approximately 10-15W
(incandescent) or 0,6-5W (led).
d) Able to be switched on and off by the rider when seated on the
machine
e) Safety light power supply may be separated from the motorcycle
main wiring and battery.
2.1.11.3
3 Timing Transpond
T
ders
a) All machines must have
h
a c
correctly-p
positioned timekee
eping
sponder, of
o the co
orrect typ
pe for th
he class entered. The
trans
trans
sponder mu
ust be sup
pplied or ap
pproved by
y the official Timeke
eeper
and fixed
f
to the motorcy
ycle in the position a
advised by
y Timekee
eping
and approved
a
by
b the Tech
hnical Dire
ector.
b) Corre
ect attach
hment of the trans
sponder bracket c
consists o
of a
minim
mum of tie
e-wraps, but
b prefera
ably by sc
crew or riivet. Velcrro or
adhes
sive alone
e will not be
b accepte
ed, and an
ny transpo
onder retaining
clip must
m
also be
b secured
d by a tie-w
wrap.
c) Trans
sponders must
m
be fu
ully functio
onal on the
e motorcyc
cle as requ
uired
by th
he Organiiser, inclu
uding wirin
ng, power supply, and inpu
uts /
outpu
uts for data
a or signalls purpose
es.
ANNEX 1
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chain
n
A) Simple
drive
ANNEX 2
- RPM Logg
ger AIM
Miguel
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SANCHEZ
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vrepsol.com
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B) Chain drive +
upper gear
C) C
Chain drive +
lo
ower gear
- ECU Moto3 Dell’Orto Racing
Ofi +39 (031) 7692219
Cell. +393383028650
Barbara SALA - Dell'Orto
barbara.sala@dellorto.it
www.dellorto-pe.com
- Evo4 AIM
Data Box.
Eduard OLLÉ
Tel +34 93 688 2513
eduard@databox.es
2016
TECHNICAL REGULATIONS
Moto3TM PRODUCTION
(UPDATED: 13/01/2016)
2.2
Moto3™ Production Technical Rules
Manufacturer engine motorcyle: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
Model: NSF 250 R (Tipo: MR03)
EVERYTHING THAT IS NOT AUTHORISED AND PRESCRIBED IN THIS RULE IS
STRICTLY FORBIDDEN
2.2.1
Engine
2.2.1.1
The engine and all its component parts must be the original mounted by the
manufacturer in the motorcycle Honda NSF 250 R (Type: MR03), with the
following exceptions.
The cylinder head, and all the other gaskets, may be changed.
The oil filter may be changed.
The spark plug may be changed.
Coolant hoses and fittings may be changed to suit individual radiator designs.
Additional oil coolers are not permitted.
In the case of dispute over modifications, the decision of the FIM CEV
Technical Director will be final.
2.2.1.2
2.2.1.3
2.2.1.4
2.2.1.5
2.2.1.6
2.2.1.7
2.2.2
2.2.2.1
Inlet & Fuel System
The throttle body must remain as originally produced by the manufacturer for
the homologated engine.
2.2.2.2 Modifications to the fuel pressure regulator are not allowed.
2.2.2.3 The insulators that attach the throttle body to the head cannot be modified or
changed.
2.2.2.4 The airbox may be modified or replaced.
2.2.2.5 The air filter element may be modified or replaced.
2.2.2.6 The air box drains must be sealed (safety wired).
2.2.2.7 All motorcycles must have a closed breather system. All the oil breather lines
must be connected and discharge in the airbox.
2.2.2.8 Other than engine sump breather gases, only air or air/fuel mixture is
permitted in the inlet tract and combustion chamber.
2.2.2.9 The injector must remain standard unit as on the homologated engine.
2.2.2.10 Bell mouths can’t be modified or replaced as originally produced by the
manufacturer for the homologated machine.
2.2.2.11 Throttle valve must remain as originally produced by the manufacturer for the
homologated machine.
2.2.2.12 Only fuel of the current year from the appointed fuel supplier is permitted. This
fuel will be available at all official events, and will conform to the FIM Grand
Prix specification.Use of this fuel without any addition or alteration is
mandatory during all event (free practices, qualifying practices, warm-up and
races).
2.2.2.13 In the Moto3TM Production class, the fuel on the motorcycle must not be below
the prevailing ambient temperature, as measured by the Technical Director.
Other than a simple removable fuel tank cover, the use of any device on the
motorcycle to artificially decrease the fuel temperature below ambient
temperature is forbidden.
2.2.2.14 A catch-tank may be fitted in the engine breather between the cam cover and
airbox. The catch tank is solely for the purpose of collecting engine fluids, no
other functions (such as pressure modification) are permitted and breather
connections may only be directly between the cam cover, catch tank and
airbox. The catch tank and connections must be visible for inspection at all
times (that is, not permanently built into the chassis or other parts).
2.2.2.15 Any quality of oil may be used.
2.2.3
Exhaust system
2.2.3.1
2.2.3.2
2.2.3.3
2.2.3.4
Variable length exhaust systems are not permitted.
No moving parts (e.g. valves, baffles...) are allowed in the exhaust systems.
Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) systems are not permitted.
The noise limit will be a maximum of 115 dB/A, measured in a static test at
5.500rpm.
2.2.4
Transmission
2.2.4.1
Clutch type (wet) and the way of operation (by cable) must remain as
homologated.
2.2.4.2 Friction and drive discs may be changed.
2.2.4.3 Clutch springs may not be changed.
2.2.4.4 The clutch basket (outer) may not be changed.
2.2.4.5 The original clutch assembly may not be changed or modified for back torque
limiting capabilities (slipper type).
2.2.4.6 The use of electro-mechanical or electro-hydraulic actuating systems are not
allowed.
2.2.4.7 An external quick-shift system on the gear selector (including wire and
potentiometer) may be added, provided this doesn’t involve cutting or
modification of the original wiring.
2.2.4.8 Countershaft sprocket, rear wheel sprocket, chain pitch and size can be
changed.
2.2.4.9 The gearbox must remain as originally produced by the manufacturer for the
homologated engine.
2.2.4.10 Other modifications to gearbox or selector mechanism are not allowed.
2.2.5
Ignition, Electronics & Data-Logging
2.2.5.1
The Electronic Control Unit (ECU) must remain as originally produced by the
manufacturer for the homologated engine. It isn’t allowed to add injection
modules that modify the inputs/outputs of the ECU.
The software used to modify the ECU must be the originally produced by the
manufacturer for the homologated motorcycle-engine.
The parameters that the software itself provides for adjustment, cannot be
extended and/or exceded under any circumstances.
The FIM CEV Technical Director could, at its discretion, download and analize
the files and maps of that ECU.
The main wiring harness must remain as originally produced by the
manufacturer for the homologated engine. It’s only allowed for data download
proposal (Datalogger).
The standard sensors of the ECU, cannot be changed, modified or eliminated.
The standard cockpit can be changed or modified only if the standard main
wiring harness is not modified or cutted.
The data acquisition systems are free, but the maximun number of inputs by
external sensors allowed are:
2.2.5.2
2.2.5.3
2.2.5.4
2.2.5.5
2.2.5.6
2.2.5.7
2.2.5.8
1)
2)
3)
4)
5)
6)
7)
8)
9)
10)
11)
Position and speed by GPS
Engine temperature
Lambda signal
TPS signal
Engine RPM
Rear Wheel speed
Front Wheel speed
Front brake pressure
Rear brake pressure
Front fork position
Rear damper position
2.2.5.9
The FIM CEV Technical Director could ask, at any moment of the event, for
the datalogger files, for its analize or download.
2.2.6
Chassis
2.2.6.1
Chassis must be a prototype, the design and construction of which is free
within the constraints of the FIM Grand Prix Technical Regulations.
Minimum total weight of Motorcycle + Rider: 149 kg.
Ballast may be added to achieve the minimum weights.
Weight may be checked at the initial technical control, but the main control of
weight will be made at the end of practice sessions or at the end of the race.
The weight of the motorcycle will be that measured in the form that the
motorcycle participated, with fuel tank on and including normal levels of oil and
2.2.6.2
2.2.6.3
2.2.6.4
water, and all additional equipment attached to the motorcycle, for example
timekeeping transponders, camera equipment, electronic datalogging
equipment etc.
2.2.6.5 For this class the weight checked will be the total of the rider with full
protective clothing plus the weight of the motorcycle. Random weight controls
may be carried out during practice in a designated weighing area.
2.2.6.6 Brake discs must be made from an iron-based alloy.
2.2.6.7 Electric/electronic controlled suspension, ride height and steering damper
systems are not allowed. Adjustments to the suspension and steering damper
systems may only be made by manual human inputs and mechanical/hydraulic
adjusters.
2.2.6.8 The lower fairing has to be constructed to hold, in case of an engine
breakdown, at least half of the total oil and engine coolant capacity used in the
engine (minimum 2.5 liters). This measurement should be taken with the
fairing fitted to the motorcycle, whilst both wheels are on the ground and the
motorcycle is upright at 90° to the horizontal
2.2.6.9 The lower fairing should incorporate a maximum of two holes of 25mm. These
holes must remain closed in dry conditions and must be only opened in wet
race conditions.
2.2.6.10 Wings may be fitted provided they are an integral part of the fairing or seat and
do not exceed the width of the fairing or seat or the height of the handlebars.
All edges of any wings fitted must have a minimum radius of 2.5 mm. Moving
aerodynamic devices are prohibited.
2.2.7
Wheels & Tyres
2.2.7.1
2.2.7.2
The only materials allowed for the wheels rims is Aluminium alloys.
The only permitted wheel rim sizes are:
Front 2.50” x 17”
Rear 3.50” x 17”
2.2.7.3
2.2.7.4
2.2.7.5
2.2.7.6
Only tyres from the official tyre supplier may be used in a Moto3TM Production
FIM CEV and each team must sign a contract.
The tyre specifications available at each event will be determined by the tyre
supplier. Only homologated tyres in each event are permitted.
The maximum number of rear tyres allowed to use during the qualifying
practice are THREE (3). Only the rear slick tyres need to be marked with a tyre
sticker. The wet tyres will not need to be marked with a tyre sticker and will not
be considered in the total number of tyres available for use.
A máximum of ONE (1) rear slick tyre per race may be used. Only the race
rear slick tyres shall be marked with a code differentiable qualifying tyres. The
wet tyres will not need to be marked with a tyre sticker and will not be
considered in the total number of tyres available for use.
2.2.7.7
During the preliminary technical inspection the teams will be delivered the
adhesive stickers used for marking the tyres. Each team will be responsible of
marking their tyres.
2.2.7.8 The Technical Stewards may perform random controls during the qualifying
practices.
2.2.7.9 If the riders are shown a red flag during the practice, or the race/s, the
Permanent Race Direction is allowed to authorize the use of a supplementary
tyre. All checked tyres must be easily identifiable with a colour marking or a
numerical system.
2.2.7.10 In case of a technical problem, the FIM CEV Technical Director will take a
decision about the problem.
2.2.8
Materials & Construction
2.2.8.1
Construction materials must comply with:
1) The use of titanium in the construction of the frame, the front forks, the
handle-bars, the swinging arm spindles, and the wheel 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) Pistons, cylinder heads and cylinder blocks may not be composite
structures which use carbon or aramid fibre reinforcing materials.
4) Brake calipers must be made from aluminium materials with a modulus of
elasticity no greater than 80 Gpa.
5) No parts of the motorcycle or engine may be made from metallic materials
which have a specific modulus of elasticity greater than 50 Gpa / (g/cm3).
6) The use of MMC (Metal Matrix Composite) and FRM (Fibre Reinforced
Metal) materials is forbidden.
7) In the Moto3 class, the following materials restrictions apply:
a) Engine crankcases, cylinder blocks and cylinder heads must be made
from cast aluminium alloys.
b) Pistons must be made from an aluminium alloy.
c) Piston pins must be made from ferrous materials.
d) Connecting rods, valves and valve springs must be made from either
ferrous or titanium-based alloys.
2.2.9
General
2.2.9.1
2.2.9.2
Number of machines: the teams can scrutineer only one motorcycle per rider.
If during the official practice sessions a motorcycle suffers any damages that
are difficult to repair in the circuit, the FIM CEV Technical Director could allow
a second motorcycle to go under the technical inspection. The process of
authorizing a new machine is not possible during a practice session. Once the
starting procedure is initiated, it isn’t possible to verify a second motorcycle,
neither in case of detention by red flag. In case of events with two races, once
the first race is finished, the FIM CEV Technical Director may allow the request
for verification of a second motorcycle.
Once the official practice sessions have started, only the motorcycle that has
gone under the technical inspection will be allowed to be inside the box.
2.2.9.3
2.2.10
Numbers and backgrounds
2.2.10.1 The front plate must be located in the middle of the fairing’s front or on the side
facing the official time keeping staff.
2.2.10.2 Rear or side numbers are optional. If they are fitted, must govern the same
rules as the front.
2.2.10.3 The dimensions for the number plates must be: 140mm x 25mm minimum.
Numbers from 1 to 9 can be wider. Only numbers between 1 and 99 will be
admitted.
2.2.10.4 Backgrounds must be of one single colour over an area large enough to
provide a minimum clear area of 25 mm around the numbers.
2.2.10.5 In case of a dispute concerning the legibility of numbers, the decision of the
FIM Technical Director will be final.
2.2.10.6 The numbers and backgrounds will be as follows:
Fondo Número
Background Number
Moto3TM Production
2.2.11
White
Black
Safety points
2.2.11.1 Motorcycles must be equipped with brake lever protection, intended to protect
the handlebar brake lever from being accidentally activated in case of collision
with another motorcycle.
2.2.11.2 Rear Safety Light:
All motorcycles must have a functioning red light mounted at the rear of the
machine, to be used in rain or low visibility conditions.
The rear safety light must comply with the following:
a) The lighting direction must be parallel to the center line of the motorcycle
(running direction) and it must be clearly visible from the rear, at least 15
degrees to both the left and right sides of the center line of the motorcycle.
b) It must be safely mounted on the very end of seat/rear bodywork and
approximately on the center line of the motorcycle. In case of dispute over
the mounting position or visibility of the Rear Safety Light, the decision of
the FIM CEV Technical Director will be final.
c) The power output/luminosity must be equivalent to approximately 10-15W
(incandescent) or 0,6-5W (led).
d) Able to be switched on and off by the rider when seated on the
machine
e) Safety light power supply may be separated from the motorcycle
main wiring and battery.
2.2.11.3 Timing Transponders
a) All machines must have a correctly-positioned timekeeping transponder, of
the correct type for the class entered. The transponder must be supplied
or approved by the official Timekeeper and fixed to the motorcycle in the
position advised by Timekeeping and approved by the Technical Director.
b) Correct attachment of the transponder bracket consists of a minimum of
tie-wraps, but preferably by screw or rivet. Velcro or adhesive alone will
not be accepted, and any transponder retaining clip must also be secured
by a tie-wrap.
c) Transponders must be fully functional on the motorcycle as required by the
Organiser, including wiring, power supply, and inputs / outputs for data or
signals purposes.
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