FIM: Changes to regulations for 2014
The complete regulations will be available on the FIM website shortly.
The Superbike Commission, composed of Messrs Javier Alonso (WSBK Executive Director), Ignacio Verneda (FIM Executive Director, Sport) and Takanao Tsubouchi (MSMA Representative), met at the Dorna Headquarters in Madrid on 10 December 2013 in the presence of MM Daniel Carrera and Gregorio Lavilla (WSBK-Dorna), Corrado Cecchinelli (Consultant in Technology), Charles Hennekam and Paul Duparc (FIM).
A long discussion took place between the members to review the homologation procedure for 2015, especially to review the minimum number of machines to be produced by a manufacturer for the purposes of homologation and to fix the maximum retail price for a model to be homologated. For the next season, the time-schedule of an entire SBK event will be as follows:
10.00 – 10.45 / 45’ / SUPERSPORT FREE PRACTICE 1
11.00 - 11.30 / 30’ / SUPERSTOCK 1000 FREE PRACTICE 1
11.45 – 12.30 / 45’ / SUPERBIKE / FREE PRACTICE 1 QUALIFYING (SUPERPOLE)
13.45 – 14.30 / 45’ / SUPERSPORT FREE PRACTICE 2
14.45 – 15.15 / 30’ / SUPERSTOCK 1000 FREE PRACTICE 2
15.30 – 16.15 / 45’ / SUPERBIKE FREE PRACTICE 2 / QUALIFYING (SUPERPOLE)
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