On July 1, 2019, AHRMA’s Board of Trustees met to review rules proposals for the 2020 racing season. A summary of the proposals, including the preliminary Board decisions, is linked below. Members are invited to provide feedback on each of the proposals prior to the October 7 meeting, when final determinations will be made. Voting Trustees are: Carl Anderson, Kevin Burns, Luke Conner, Fred Guidi, Arthur Kowitz, Brian Larrabure, Louis LeBlanc, Debbie Poole, Rob Poole, Ellen Voermans, Beno Rodi and Kelly Shane. Each Trustee’s initials are listed by his/her actions below.

The votes recorded below are votes for/against a Trustee’s motion; if the motion was to reject the proposal, a “For” vote is a vote against the proposal. Underlined wording would be new for the 2020 Handbook, a strike-through indicates wording proposed to be removed.

ReminderThese are the preliminary Board decisions. Members are invited to review the votes on each of the proposals prior to the Fall meeting, and contact Trustees with any comments. Final determinations (votes) will be made at the October 7 meeting at the Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum in Birmingham, AL.

In order to submit questions or comments on the rule proposals, please complete the AHRMA Rules Proposal Feedback Form by clicking the button below.

GENERAL

3.6.j – Restarting Red-flagged Races

Replace paragraph j as follows:  In a race in which the red flag is displayed before the leader has completed less than half the scheduled laps, the race will be restarted with original grids.  The race lap count will be lessened by 1 lap to allow for additional warm up lap.  If the leader has completed more than half the scheduled laps before the red flag is displayed, the race will be deemed complete and scored by last completed lap by the field.  If a rider causes a red flag after the leader has completed more than half of scheduled laps, the offending rider will receive a DQ.  Race Control, Referee and Director will determine if rider, track conditions or other circumstances caused the red flag. (Faynisha Pentecost)
Committee: N/A  
Discussion: CA motioned to accept the proposal, FG seconded
July Board: (12 For the motion)

4.7 – Refunds

a) Refunds will may be issued only to pre-entered riders who have completed a Refund Request form. The form is found near the end of this book and also may be obtained from registration at an event, online at www.ahrma.org or from the AHRMA National office. This form must be filed with the office by mail, fax or email, or with an AHRMA official at the event. Requests for refunds or credits will not be accepted via telephone.

b) A rider contacting the AHRMA office up through the day of the event will be refunded the full amount, less a $5 administrative charge. A rider filing for refund not more than 14 days after the event will be refunded 50-percent of the total entry. After that time, the entry fee will be deposited into the Benevolent Fund. This policy applies to National events, unless noted otherwise on the entry form.. Any refunds issued will be less a $5 per entry, per daily event administrative charge. A rider filing for refund not more than 14 days after the event may be refunded up to 50-percent of the total entry. This policy applies to all National events, unless noted otherwise on the entry form.   (Brian Larrabure)
Committee: N/A  
Discussion: CA motioned to accept the proposal, AK seconded
July Board: (12 For the motion)

(No section number for reference)

Change the name of AHRMA’s official publication to “Vintage Views” (Matt Hilgenberg)
Committee: N/A  
Discussion: KB motioned to reject the proposal, BL seconded
July Board: (8 For/ 4 Against [KS, RP, DP, EV] the motion)

(No section number for reference)

When AHRMA competition events are held in conjunction with a non AHRMA event and it is necessary to combine classes AHRMA classes should only be combined with AHRMA classes. (Michael Collier)
Committee: N/A  
Discussion: RP motioned to reject the proposal, KS seconded
July Board: (12 For the motion)

SECTION 9 – GENERAL ROADRACING RULES

9.3.f – Road Race Bodywork

. . .All machines fitted with a bottom fair, must be fabricated of suitable material to function as a belly pan. All machines fitted with split or two piece fairings must be fitted with an internal oil containment system. All machines fitted with split or two piece fairings must be fitted with an internal oil containment system. . . . (Matt Hilgenberg)
Committee: N/A  
Discussion: RP motioned to accept the proposal, CA seconded
July Board: (12 For the motion)

9.3.h – Sound

Sound testing will take place at AHRMA National events. This will be a pass-by test at a section of the circuit where machines are under full throttle. As dB(a) levels differ from circuit to circuit due to background and distance, only the worst offenders will be notified. Failure to meet track-imposed noise limits may result in disqualification from the day’s event and no refund of entry fees. These results will be posted and published in AHRMA MAG. At tracks where noise limits are in effect, AHRMA will adhere to the track’s policy. A maximum sound limit of 105dB(a) will be imposed for all machines on the track and in the pits, including generators. A standard of how to determine sound will be created.

The AHRMA sound limit is 105 dB(a). The sound level will be measured while the machine is on the track during practice sessions and racing events.  A static test may be used off-track with the sound meter held 45° off the centerline of the silencer and 48” from the tip, and the throttle held at ½ redline.  If the machine is found to be not in compliance with the AHRMA limit of 105 dB(a) or a track-imposed lower limit in either test, the machine will not be allowed to continue until it is brought into compliance. No refunds of entry fees will be issued.  The limit of 105dB(a) will be imposed for all machines on the track and in the pits, including generators.  (Kevin Burns)
Committee: N/A  
Discussion: AK motioned to accept the proposal, RP seconded
July Board: (12 For the motion)

9.6.5 – Publishing Regional awards Criteria, General

National Series awards are based on a rider’s best finishes in one-half of the total number of races in the series, rounded up to the next whole number if necessary (e.g., in a 19-race series, a rider’s 10 best finishes count). A rider must score points in at least two events to be eligible for National series awards. Criteria for regional series awards will be defined and printed in AHRMA MAG prior to first event of the year. Criteria for Regional Series Awards will be defined and published prior to the first event of the year. Yearly schedule changes to events and locations may change the regional series criteria. Year-end scoring ties will be broken by the greatest number of first-place finishes, then second-place finishes, third-place, etc. If still tied, the position will be awarded to the rider with the better results in any head-to-head, on-track meetings. In the event of an absolute tie, the oldest rider wins.  (Elli Klein)
Committee: N/A  
Discussion: KB motioned to accept the proposal, FG seconded
July Board: (12 For the motion)

9.6.5 – Race Count for Nat’l RR Championships

National Series awards are based on a rider’s best finishes in one-half of the total number of 20 races in the series, rounded up to the next whole number if necessary (e.g., in a 19-race series, a rider’s 10 best finishes count) (David Bourbeau, Alex McLean)
Committee: N/A  
Discussion: AK motioned to accept the proposal, BL seconded
July Board: (10 For/ 2 Against [KB, CA] the motion)

9.7.2.C – Engine Overbore

c) Allowable overbore is a class’s maximum displacement plus the following limits, or the specific machine displacement, as in the performance-indexed classes (such as 200 Grand Prix Plus and Classic Sixties 650): Four Stroke Cylinders may be overbored by a maximum of .080”, singles; .060”, twins; .040”, triples; and .020”, fours. Two Stroke cylinders may be overbored by a maximum of .080″. . . . (Christopher Spargo)
Committee: No, 2-1 Anderson, yes
Discussion: RP motioned to accept the proposal, CA seconded
July Board: (11 For/ 1 Against [AK] the motion)

9.7.5.c – Tires and Rims

Tire warmers are prohibited allowed on vintage motorcycles with treaded tires.   (Kenny Cummings)
Committee: No, 2-1 Anderson, yes    
Discussion: RP motioned to reject the proposal, KS seconded
July Board: (10 For/ 2 Abstain [KB, RP] the motion)

9.7.6.g – Sportsman Rim Size

Sportsman: Rim diameter must be at least 18 inches and not exceed WM4 (2.5 inches) WM3 (2.15 inches) front and WM4 (2.5 inches) rear. WM5 (3.0 inches) rear rims are permitted on 750s only.  (Kevin Burns)
Committee: Yes
Discussion: CA motioned to accept the proposal, FG seconded
July Board: (12 For the motion)

9.7.14 – Carburetors

Allow period correct Lectron type carburetors with powerjets on 2 strokes in the formula classes. (Keith Powell)
Committee: No    
Discussion: RP motioned to reject the proposal, CA seconded
July Board: (11 For/ 1 Abstain [BL] the motion)

SECTION 10 – REQUIREMENTS FOR ROADRACING CLASSES

10.2.1, 10.2.2 – 500 Premier/500 GP

Combine 10.2.1 and 10.2.2.  500 Premier and 500 GP (Kenny Cummings)
Committee: No    
Discussion: LL motioned to accept the proposal, BL seconded
July Board:  (8 For/ 4 Abstain [KB, KS, EV, AK] the motion)

10.2.3 – 350 GP

Change Yamaha description:

Yamaha; no updating beyond TD1-C. Original carburetors may be replaced with 26mm Mikuni VM-type round-slide; power jets may not be in operation. TD1C, TD2, TD2B, RD56/TD1 “works special” /YZ607, maximum 30mm carburetors (Colton Roberts)
Committee: Yes   
Discussion: KB motioned to accept the proposal, LL seconded
July Board: (6 For/ 3 Against [KS, RP, DP ]/ 3 Abstain [EV, AK, FG] the motion)

10.2.4 – 250 GP

Change Bultaco description:

Bultaco Metralla (round cylinder type only), race-kitted round or square cylinder allowed. (Scott McCain)
Committee: Yes   
Discussion: FG motioned to accept the proposal, BL seconded
July Board: (11 For/ 1 Abstain [EV] the motion)

10.2.5 – 200 GP+

Allow Honda MR 175 into 200 Grand Prix Plus (John D Fitzer)
Committee: Yes   
Discussion: FG motioned to accept the proposal, AK seconded
July Board: (11 For/ 1 Abstain [EV] the motion)

10.3.2 – Formula 500

Allow Twin shock Yamaha TZ 250 and Harley RR 250 in Formula 500. (William Hemmelsbach)
Committee: Yes   
Discussion: KB motioned to accept the proposal, AK seconded
July Board: (12 For the motion)

10.3.3 – Formula 250

Change language to: Honda CB350K twin, CB350 four, CB400F four with maximum displacement 424cc. (Jarl Wathne)
Committee: No    
Discussion: AK motioned to reject the proposal, CA seconded
July Board: (12 For the motion)

10.3.5 – Formula Vintage

Allow flatslide carburetors, 4 piston calipers, and 5.5″ rear wheels in the Formula Vintage class. (Keith Powell)

Committee: No    
Discussion: CA motioned to reject the proposal, RP seconded
July Board: (12 For the motion)

10.3.5 – Formula Vintage

Change: “Wheels, forks and brakes to follow Vintage Superbike Heavyweight rules.:

TO:  “Forks and front wheels to follow Vintage Superbike Heavyweight rules. Rear wheel up to 5.5 in width allowed.  Up to four piston calipers allowed.” (Scott McCain)
Committee: No    
Discussion: RP motioned to reject the proposal, KB seconded
July Board: (12 For the motion)

10.3.5 – Formula Vintage

Add: “Modern treaded tires and slicks allowed. Rain tires allowed.” Requires change to 10.8.2.c9 (Scott McCain)
Committee: No    
Discussion: BL motioned to accept the proposal, FG seconded (the use of slicks is rejected)
July Board: (12 For the motion)

10.3.6.g – Formula Vintage

Require fork stanchions to be 35mm maximum on Formula-class bikes. (Matt Hilgenberg)
Committee: No    
Discussion: LL motioned to reject the proposal, BL seconded
July Board: (10 For/ 2 Abstain [DP, RP] the motion)

10.4.3 – Classic Sixties (1)

Change the name of Classic Sixties to Classic Fifties (Matt Hilgenberg)
Committee: No    
Discussion: AK motioned to accept the proposal, RP seconded
July Board: (8 For/ 1 Against [BR]/ 2 Abstain [CA, LL]/ 1 Recuse [LC] the motion)

10.4.3 – Classic Sixties (2)

Revert the rules regarding unit-construction Triumph 500s to the 2018 version (Matt Hilgenberg)
Committee: No    
Discussion: KB motioned to reject the proposal, CA seconded
July Board: (8 For/ 3 Against [KS, RP, DP]/1 Abstain [EV] the motion)

10.5.4.f – Modification for Sportsman

Add the following sentence: WM5 (3.0 inches) rear rims are permitted on 750s only. (Kevin Burns)
Committee: Yes (housekeeping)       
Discussion: LL motioned to accept the proposal, BL seconded
July Board: (12 For the motion)

10.6 – Novice Historic Production

Add Historic Production Expert class (Brian Herzfeld)
Committee: No    
Discussion: LL motioned to reject the proposal, RP seconded
July Board: (12 For the motion)

10.6 – Novice Historic Production

After the following sentence: “Engines must be original OEM bore and stroke, regardless of displacement (plus allowable overbore, as described in rule 9.7.2.c).”, add: All engine and transmission components and assemblies must maintain OEM dimensions and limits. Aftermarket parts are allowed only if they are a direct replacement for the originals. Modifications for reliability (e.g. starter removal or ignition replacement) or to resolve non-performance issues (e.g. cam chain tension or oil pressure) are permitted.  (Christopher McEvoy)
Committee: No    
Discussion: AK motioned to accept the proposal, KB seconded
July Board: (12 For the motion)

10.8.2 – Requirements and Modifications For Vintage Superbike

Allow slicks and rains in Formula vintage. See 10.3.5 Formula Vintage(Mark Marrow)
Committee: No    
Discussion: RP motioned to accept the proposal, BL seconded (the use of slicks is rejected)
July Board: (11 For/ 1 Against [  ] the motion)

10.8.2.b.3 – Requirements and Modifications For Vintage Superbike

Change “Flat-slide carburetors are not allowed” to “Flat-slide carburetors are allowed”. (Scott McCain)
Committee: No    
Discussion: RP motioned to reject the proposal, CA seconded
July Board: (12 For the motion)

10.8.2.c.8 – Requirements and Modifications For Vintage Superbike

Change “Only single- or two-piston brake calipers are allowed.” to “Up to 4 piston brake calipers allowed”. (Scott McCain)
Committee: No    
Discussion: AK motioned to reject the proposal, KB seconded
July Board: (12 For the motion)

10.8.2.c.9 – Requirements and Modifications For Vintage Superbike

Change “Only treaded modern racing compound tires are allowed.” to “Treaded modern racing compound and slick tires are allowed.” (Scott McCain)
Committee: No    
Discussion: KB motioned to reject the proposal, RP seconded
July Board: (12 For the motion)

10.9.3 – Approved Motorcycles for Next Gen Superbike 2

Add Honda RC51 SP2 to the list of eligible motorcycles. The SP2 version has a different swingarm and approximately 10 more HP. This will not dramatically affect the competition within the class. (John Turner)
Committee: No Committee vote       
Discussion: KB motioned to accept the proposal, AK seconded
July Board: (12 For the motion)

10.9.6 – Approved Motorcycles for Next Gen Superbike Lightweight

Add Honda rvf400/nc35 1993 – 1996 to list of approved machines for Next Gen Superbike Lightweight. (Brian Herzfeld)
Committee: No Committee vote       
Discussion: BL motioned to reject the proposal, CA seconded
July Board: (11 For/ 1 Abstain [AK] the motion)

10.9.6 – Approved Motorcycles for Next Gen Superbike Lightweight

Allow any year of Kawasaki EX500 in Next Gen SB LW  (Rick Petrolia)
Committee: No Committee vote       
Discussion: RP motioned to reject the proposal, CA seconded
July Board: (11 For/ 1 Abstain [AK] the motion)

10.10 – Sidecar

Change BEARS Exhibition class to Points paying  (Victor ”Dutch” Stivason)
Committee: No
Discussion: KB motioned to reject the proposal, RP seconded
July Board: (10 For/ 2 Abstain [AK, LC] the motion)

10.10.1.b – Sidecar

Change class name, Stock Production Sidecar (SC2), to “Super Vintage Sidecar (SC2) (Dale Lavender)
Committee: Yes   
Discussion: KB motioned to accept the proposal, CA seconded
July Board: (11 For/ 1 Against [AK] the motion)

10.10.1.a and 10.10.3.1. – Sidecar

Add wording:  . . .Two-stroke piston-port or rotary-valve only, 350cc maximum. . . . (Dale Lavender)
Committee: Yes   
Discussion: CA motioned to accept the proposal, AK seconded
July Board: (12 For the motion)

10.10.1.b and 10.10.4.1. – Sidecar

Add wording:  . . . Two-stroke piston-port or rotary-valve only, 500cc maximum. . . . (Dale Lavender)
Committee: Yes   
Discussion: CA motioned to accept the proposal, AK seconde
July Board: (12 For the motion) 

10.10.1.b and 10.10.4.1. – Sidecar

Change wording: . . . Carburetor restrictor plates, Fuel injection, supercharging and turbocharging are prohibited.   (Dan May)
Committee: Yes   
Discussion: CA motioned to accept the proposal, RP seconded
July Board: (12 For the motion)

10.10.4. – SC2 Stock Production Sidecar

Change class name, SC2 Stock Production Sidecar, to Super Vintage Sidecar (SC2) (Dale Lavender)
Committee: Yes   
Discussion: CA motioned to accept the proposal, AK seconded (change all occurrences)
July Board: (12 For the motion)

10.10.4.3 – SC2 Stock Production Sidecar

Allow dual discs in SC2 (Dan May)
Committee: Yes   
Discussion: KB motioned to accept the proposal, AK seconded
July Board: (12 For the motion)

10.10.4.4 – SC2 Wheels and Tires

Make mag wheels optional for SC2 sidecars. (William Becker)
Committee: No    
Discussion: KB motioned to reject the proposal, BR seconde
July Board: (12 For the motion)

10.10.5.1 – SC3 Engines

Change “Four-stroke, 836cc maximum,”.  To: “ Four-Stroke multi cylinder two valve engines 844cc maximum.”  (William Becker)
Committee: No    
Discussion: KB motioned to reject the proposal, CA seconded
July Board: (12 For the motion)

10.10.7.1 – Modern Sidecar US F1

Delete “(to 2020)  (Kevin Burns, William Becker)
Committee: Yes   
Discussion: KB motioned to accept the proposal, CA seconded
July Board: (12 For the motion)

10.10.7.2 – Modern Sidecar US F2

Delete “(to 2020)  (Kevin Burns, William Becker)
Committee: Yes   
Discussion: KB motioned to accept the proposal, CA seconded
July Board: (12 For the motion) 

10.10.7.1 and 2 – Modern Sidecar

Delete rule. (Kevin Burns)
Committee: Recommends name changes:
10.10.7.1, US F1 long wheelbase, 1000cc, per SRA rules,
10.10.7.2 US F2 short wheelbase, 1000cc, per SRA rules
Discussion: KB motioned to accept the proposal, CA seconded
July Board: (12 For the motion)

10.10.7.3 and 4 – Modern Sidecar

Delete rule. (Kevin Burns)
Committee: Recommends name changes:
10.10.7.3, TT1 long wheelbase, 600cc,
10.10.7.4 TT2 short wheelbase, 600ccc
Discussion: KB motioned to accept the proposal, CA seconded
July Board:  (12 For the motion)

Sidecar Safety Issue (No Section Number to Reference)

All machines must have two independently operated braking systems. (Kat Collins)

Fatalities necessitated this rule in Europe, as a result of running one braking system. We are seeing this cavalier approach within our race club over the last few seasons, with teams running one braking system. A failure would result in no brakes with a single system.  Additionally USCRA recently added this in their 2019 rules.
Committee: Yes
Discussion: AK motioned to accept the proposal, FG seconded
July Board: (12 For the motion)

10.12 – Sound of Thunder

Add new Class – SOT 4 (Stephen Gillen)
Committee: No    
Discussion: LL motioned to reject the proposal, CA seconded
July Board: (12 For the motion)

10.18 – Formula Lightning

Delete Class – (Matt Hilgenberg)
Committee: No    
Discussion: LL motioned to reject the proposal, KB seconded
July Board: (8 For/ 3 Abstain [RP, DP, EV]/ I Recuse [AK] the motion) 

SECTION 11 – VINTAGE MOTOCROSS

11.1.1 – Premier Lightweight

Change the end of the list of eligible machines to: “Any motorcycles powered by Villiers (including Starmaker), and early Greeves Engines with early Albion gearbox up to kidney shape gearbox in 1966 (including Cotton, Dot, Greeves, Francis-Barnett, Norman, etc.) *     *Cannot upgrade gearboxes to newer MX4 and MX5 (1967-1968)

a.) Ineligible are all models of Yamaha, Suzuki, Bultaco, Ossa, Montesa, alloy-barrel Maico, Husqvarna and Greeves MX4 and MX5 (1967-1968.)”   (Tyrus Wilson)
Committee: No    
Discussion: RP motioned to reject the proposal, KS seconded
July Board: (12 For the motion)

11.1.2 – Premier 350

Change the name of the Premier 350 class to Classic 350. (Matt Hilgenberg)
Committee: No    
Discussion: KS motioned to reject the proposal, CA seconded
July Board: (10 For/ 2 Against [RP, DP] the motion)

11.2.0.2 – Numbers and Number Plates

Allow four color choices for number plates/numbers: Black numbers on white plates, black on yellow, white on green, white on black.(Matt Hilgenberg)
Committee: No    
Discussion: LL motioned to reject the proposal, KS seconded
July Board: (12 For the motion)

11.6 – Series Points, Awards

Changes to “b” and “g).  Add three new items describing a National Championship event.(Kelly Shane)
Committee: No    
Discussion: KB motioned to reject the proposal, FG seconded
July Board: (10 For/ 1 Abstain [RP]/ I Recuse [KS] the motion)

SECTION 12 – POST VINTAGE MOTOCROSS

12.1.2 – Historic 125

Add 1976-78 Suzuki RM100. (Albert Newmann)
Committee: Yes
Discussion: KB motioned to accept the proposal, FG seconded
July Board: (12 For the motion)

12.3.2 – Ultima 125

Replace “1982 and later Kawasaki 125s are prohibited.”
Add: “1982 – 1984 KX125 are allowed. Eligible KX models shall have OEM front disk brakes, rear drum brakes,
Uni-Trac rocker-linkage type single-shock rear suspension, and liquid cooling, but no “KIPS” exhaust power valve.”  (Jason Colon)
Committee: Yes
Discussion: KB motioned to accept the proposal, CA seconded
July Board: (10 For/ 2 Against [RP, DP] the motion)

12.3.3 – Ultima 250

Replace “1982 and later Kawasaki 250s are prohibited.”
Add: “1982 – 1984 KX250 are allowed. Eligible KX models shall have OEM front disk brakes, rear drum brakes, Uni-Trac rocker-linkage type single-shock rear suspension, and air or liquid cooling, but no “KIPS” exhaust power valve.”  (Jason Colon)
Committee: Yes
Discussion: KB motioned to accept the proposal, CA seconded
July Board: (10 For/ 2 Against [RP, DP] the motion) 

12.3.4 – Ultima 500

Add: “1982 – 1984 KX500 are allowed. Eligible KX models shall have OEM front disk brakes, rear drum brakes, Uni-Trac rocker-linkage type single-shock rear suspension, and air or liquid cooling, but no “KIPS” exhaust power valve.”  (Jason Colon)
Committee: Yes
Discussion: KB motioned to accept the proposal, CA seconded
July Board: (10 For/ 2 Against [RP, DP] the motion)

12.5.d – Carburetors

Add “Keihin flat slide and modern d-shape slide carburetors allowed in Ultima only.” (Greg Barratt)
Committee: Yes
Discussion: KB motioned to accept the proposal, FG seconded
July Board: (12 For the motion)

New Class (No Section Number to Reference)

Allow for a PV100 Class. (see Class description in original proposal.) (Michael Bickley)
Committee: Yes
Discussion: KB motioned to accept the proposal, CA seconded
July Board: (12 For the motion)

SECTION 13 – OBSERVED TRIALS

13.2.6 – Spirit Of The Class

Add as a last sentence: “Only round-slide carburetors may be used (see 11.2.c).” (Matt Hilgenberg)
Committee: Yes
Discussion: EV motioned to accept the proposal, RP seconded
July Board: (12 For the motion)

13.3.a – Class And Ability Levels

The number-four line is extremely simple and, except for Girder Fork and Rigid Novice competitors, is intended only for entry-level riders. If only three lines are used, number-four riders will ride the number-three line. A number 4-line shall always be made available for Beginners at both National and Regional trials events.  (Cheryl Long)
Committee: Yes
Discussion: EV motioned to accept the proposal, RP seconded with the revised wording: A number 4-line shall always be made available for Beginners at both National and Regional trials events.”
July Board: (12 For the motion)

New Class (No Section Number to Reference)

Add Youth Classes with the following language:

“AHRMA Vintage Youth Classes are open to any rider through 14 years old. Skill levels are: Youth A riding the “2” line, Youth B riding the “3” line, and Youth C riding the “4” line. There is no minimum age requirement, just an ability to ride the loop and attempt the sections.

Eligible machines include any air-cooled, twin shock, drum brake motorcycle as manufactured of 100cc or less with maximum wheel sizes of 17” rear and 19” front. Examples include 1974-1975 Yamaha TY80’s, some European Mini Trials bikes, and “homebuilt” specials using period correct components and techniques.” (Curt Comer)
Committee: Yes
Discussion: EV motioned to accept the proposal, AK seconded (Modern Classic only, 125 cc max, no wheel restrictions.)
July Board: (12 For the motion)

SECTION 14 – DIRT TRACK

14.2.2 – Classic 250

Replace “Yamaha twins up through TD1C” with “Yamaha 250cc racing twins up to TD1C and street based replicas using vertically split case engines.” (Carl Anderson)
Committee: Yes
Discussion: LL motioned to accept the proposal, FG seconded
July Board: (12 For the motion)

14.2.2 – Classic 250

Add: “Yamaha DT1, piston port engine, may use GYT kit parts, 30mm carburetor maximum.”  (Gary Braun)
Committee: no
Discussion: RP motioned to reject the proposal, CA seconded
July Board: (12 For/ 1 Abstain [CA] the motion)

14.2.2 – Classic 250

Change date from 1967 to 1968 (Walter Metzler)
Committee: No
Discussion: FG motioned to reject the proposal, EV seconded
July Board: (11 For/ 1 Abstain [CA] the motion)

14.2.3 – Classic 500/750

Change date from 1967 to 1968 (Walter Metzler)
Committee: No
Discussion: FG motioned to reject the proposal, EV seconded
July Board: (11 For/ 1 Abstain [CA] the motion) 

14.2.8.c – Seventies Singles

Change 38 mm maximum diameter fork stanchions to 43 mm maximum. Strike “no external damping adjustments allowed.” (Peter Lawson)
Committee: Yes
Discussion: LL motioned to accept the proposal, BR seconded
July Board:  (11 For/ 1 Absent [ RP ] the motion)

14.2.8.h – Seventies Singles

Strike Period flat slide carburetors. Allow any flat slide carburetors. (Peter Lawson)
Committee: Yes
Discussion: AK motioned to accept the proposal, CA seconded
July Board: (12 For the motion) 

14.2.14 – 250 Framer

Change date from 1999 to 2004 (Walter Metzler)
Committee: Yes
Discussion: CA motioned to accept the proposal, LL seconded
July Board:  (12 For the motion) 

14.5.b – Dirt Track Technical Inspection & Modifications

Do not remove the WM3 rim-width stipulation for vintage dirt track classes. (Matt Hilgenberg)
Committee: Yes
Discussion: CA motioned to accept the proposal, AK seconded
July Board: (12 For the motion) 

SECTION 15 – CROSS COUNTRY

15.1.1c and 15.1.2d

Changing the definition of Cross Country “Open” classes . Allowing machines manufactured as 88cc and larger plus allowable overbore.(Brian Grove)
Committee: No
Discussion: AK motioned to reject the proposal, FG seconded
July Board: (12 For the motion)

(No Section Number to Reference)

Change classification Classic/Historic machines. (Jim Laird)
Committee: No
Discussion: KS motioned to reject the proposal, CA seconded
July Board: (12 For the motion) 

SECTION 16 – NEXT GEN MOTOCROSS

(No Section Number to Reference)

Clean up error in not adding a woman’s class to the Next Gen Series. This is a housecleaning issue as I neglected to catch it when proofing the handbook. (Fred Guidi)
Committee: Yes
Discussion: KB motioned to accept the proposal, AK seconded
July Board: (12 For the motion)

Section 16, et al

Eliminate the Next Gen MX program. (Matt Hilgenberg)
Committee: No
Discussion: FG motioned to reject the proposal, KB seconded
July Board: (8 For/ 4 Against [KS, RP, DP, EV] the motion)

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Add Section 12.6 to specify consistent General Motocross Rules as currently used in Vintage and Post Vintage Motocross.  (Kelly Shane)

12.6 GENERAL MOTOCROSS RULES
The following rules in the Vintage Motocross section also apply to AHRMA Next Gen MX:
11.3 Motocross Rider Grading System (Note: Rule 11.3h, dual-ability level, does not apply in Next Gen classes.)
11.4 Equipment Required of All Motocross Riders
11.5 Scoring at AHRMA Events
11.6 Series Points Awards
11.7 Race Procedures
Committee: Yes
Discussion: DP motioned to accept the proposal, KB seconded
July Board: (12 For the motion)

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