JUNIOR MOTORCYCLE AND QUAD
OFF ROAD RACING REGULATIONS
regulations are to be read in conjunction with the SSRâ€™s applicable to Off-Road
Motorcycle and Quad Racing and are written only to the extent that they vary
from those SSRâ€™s
354 AIM OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN OFF ROAD MOTORCYCLE AND
QUAD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS
a) To declare the following champions:
Where there are overall championships,the winners will be
the riders who accumulate the greatest number of overall points in each
combined class during the season. Number of starters will be determined by all
starters in the overall championship, where applicable.
African Junior National Open Motorcycle champion
African Junior National 125cc Motorcycle champion
African Junior National 85cc Junior overall Motorcycle champion
of the 65cc class and 85cc junior class).
African Junior National 85cc Senior Motorcycle champion.
African Junior National Junior Quad overall champion
of the junior open class and the junior modified class).
African Junior National Senior Quad champion
b) To declare the following class awards:
national 85cc junior overall motorcycles: 85cc 2-stroke class and 65cc 2-stroke
quad overall: junior open quad class and junior modified quad class.
c) Points Scoring
Points Allocation â€“ All Events
1st - 25 2nd â€“ 22 3rd â€“ 20 4th â€“ 18 5th â€“ 16
6th â€“ 15 7th â€“ 14 8th â€“ 13 9th â€“ 12 10th â€“ 11
11th â€“ 10 12th â€“ 9 13th â€“ 8 14th â€“ 7 15th - 6
16th â€“ 5 17th â€“ 4 18th â€“ 3 19th â€“ 2 20th - 1
In addition each rider will receive 5 points for
starting and 5 points for finishing the race
The Championship will consist of 7 events and the 6 best events to count towards the championship.
Should both the 65cc and the Junior 85cc classes
achieve the minimum requirement of 10 entries per class during 2012, both
classes will qualify for separate championship status in 2013.
Should both the
Junior open and the Junior Modified Quad classes achieve the minimum
requirement of 10 entries per class during 2012, both classes will qualify for separate
championship status in 2013.
355 CLASSIFICATION & TIME BAR
A time bar of 45
minutes after the winner has finished, will be imposed for all riders still on
the track, which may be extended at the discretion of the Clerk of the Course
in exceptional circumstances.
Once the first rider in the Bike or Quad
category completes the required 2 hour
junior race and 3 hour senior race period he will receive the chequered flag and all other
competitors will be flagged off, per race
qualify as a finisher all of the following conditions must have been met:
a) Must compete for the full period of the race and complete at least 50%
down) of the leaders laps.
b) Must be mobile with his motorcycle or quad and cross the finish line.
c) Hand in his route sticker within 45 minutes after
the race to the organisers at the
designated area. In the case were a rider has
broken down on the track, competitors teams,
should advise race control as soon as they are aware of these riders
facilitate the start/ delay of the next event.
d) Lapped competitors must be classified behind all
competitors completing the same number
of laps as the leader.
Trophies will be awarded to competitors placing from 1st to 5th in
each class, on a pro rata basis â€“ 10 riders, 5 trophies;
less than 10 riders, 3 trophies; less than 5 riders, 2 trophies; less than 3
riders 1 trophy.
65cc junior motorcycle class ,85cc junior motorcycle
class ,85cc senior motorcycle class
125cc two stroke motorcycle class , Open motorcycle class.
Junior modified quads class ,Junior open quads class ,Quad Ladies
, Senior quads class.
In addition, trophies will be presented to
First Club member of the Organising Club
Manufactures award to be calculated on
senior motorcycle and quad races, as per SSR 324.
357 ELIGIBILITY OF COMPETITORS
No competitor will be permitted to start an event
unless he/she has satisfied the officials concerned that all the following are
Entrants and Riders must hold a current junior national competition licence
valid for the
national Junior off road competitors must be at least 7 years of age, and be no
17 years of age as at 01 January 2012 Also
refer to SSR 325 (e).
of SSR â€“ refer SSR325.
may not compete in more than one Junior Championship class.
competitor may compete in both senior and junior off road championship events.
No cross riding is permitted at any level. A junior competitor may only compete
in junior events and a senior competitor in senior events. Competitors aged
16/17 as at 01 January 2012 and who will be competing in the National Junior Off
Road Championships may, at Regionals & Silver Class in senior events
participate with their Junior national license.
following age limits at 1st January, 2011 will apply to the various classes:
Class Maximum Minimum
Senior Ladies quads 17 14
Junior Ladies quads 15 10
358. Numbers will be allocated as follows:
250cc J1 to J100 White Red
125cc J101 to J200
White Dark Green
Senior motorcycles J201 to J300 White Navy Blue
85cc J301 To J400 White Orange
65cc J301 To J400 White Black
Senior Quad J401 to J500 White Red
Modified quads J501 to J600 White Dark Green
Open quads J601 to J700 White Black
Ladies number in classes Black Pink
Please note that the prefix â€˜â€™Jâ€™â€™ must be the same
size as the numerical number and in one line.
Competitors with incorrect numbering/colouring will not be permitted to start
359 CLASSES AND SPECIFICATIONS FOR OFF ROAD
MOTORCYCLES & QUAD
Motorcycle Championship - The
maximum permissible capacity is 200cc 2 stroke / 250cc 4-stroke. (minimum wheel
size 18â€ rear 21â€ front). Chassis, suspension and engine modifications
b. 125cc two
stroke Motorcycle Championship - The maximum permissible capacity is 125cc 2-stroke.
(maximum wheel size 18â€ rear 21â€ front). Chassis, suspension and engine
Motorcycle Championship - The maximum permissible capacity is 105cc 2-stroke or
150cc 4-stroke. Chassis suspension and engine modifications unrestricted.
(Minimum wheel size 14â€ rear 17â€ front, Maximum 16â€ rear and 19â€ front).
d) Junior Motorcycle Championship -Chassis, suspension
and engine modifications unrestricted.
i. Junior Motorcycle 85cc class - The maximum
permissible capacity is 86cc 2-stroke or 125cc 4-stroke air cooled. (Minimum
wheel size 14â€ rear 17â€ front, Maximum 16â€ rear and 19â€ front).
ii. Junior Motorcycle 65cc class -The
maximum permissible capacity is 66cc 2-stroke or 81cc 4-stroke. (Minimum and
maximum wheel size 12â€ rear 14â€ front).
Quad Championship - The maximum permissible capacity is 250cc 2 stroke or 450cc
f) Junior Quad Championship:
i. Junior modified Quad Class - The maximum
permissible capacity is 240cc Air cooled 2 stroke, 200cc water cooled 2 stroke,
or 400cc 4 stroke. 400cc quads Engine and chassis configuration to stay as per
manufacturer specifications, including bore and stroke . No further
restrictions. No 450cc quad that is down graded to 400cc may be used.
ii. Junior Open Quad Class - The maximum permissible
capacity is 200cc Air cooled 2 strokes or 350cc air-cooled 4 strokes Engine and
chassis changes are unrestricted. Engine and chassis configuration to stay as
per manufacturer specifications.
ladies to enter ladies class (non championship) and championship class as per
their age and restricted to the capacity limits
manufacturer built hybrids (engine and frame not as per manufacturer
configuration) may only enter the Junior modified Quad class or Senior open
Class , provided they meet the age criteria in SSR
i) Read in conjunction with SSR329
A self scrutineering form will be issued to each rider
at documentation. This form must be completed, signed and returned to the
Officials prior to the start of the event. Random scrutineering will be
conducted before, during or after the event to test the accuracy of the
information on the scrutineering form.
There must be separate routes for quads and
motorcycles. Common section of loops at the Start/Finish may not exceed a total
The route may be covered more than three times.
The route must be a pre-notified number of laps
designed to give approximately two hours racing for juniors and three hours
racing for Seniors.
The course should be between 20 and 35 km long,
the ideal being with juniors on a 20-25 km route and the seniors on a 25-35km route. The route should be in a closed environment, on farmlands, utilising
breaks, little used farm roads, contour roads and tracks.
With reference to SSR338 the route should be planned
in such a way that the average speed, under ideal conditions is suitable for the terrain .
Route markers must be a maximum distance of 250 metres
There should be a minimum of two (2) route check
controls per loop excluding the stop/start point.
During the senior race, the organizers if they so
decide, may introduce a de control of up to 15 minutes and swap loops after the
decontrol with the intend to keep Motorcycles and quads apart. This should be
in the event SR and riders affected should be made aware of this during
documentation. Organizers will give a fixed time for â€œtravelling through the
pits based on the speed of a riding that would be idling threw the pits. The
time through the pits is calculated by measuring the pit length and calculating
the time required to travel through the pits at a speed of 20km/h less time spent
in the pits will be added to his/her race time. The passing through time will
be monitored by the time keepers The onus rest solely on the competitor to
ensure that he does not spend less time in the pits. There will be an automatic
1 minute penalty, per infringement, for riders that leave the pit early, as
well as the difference in their time added onto the total race time. This will
not included any penalties imposed by the pit marshal.
will be communicated to all riders at riders briefing and be posted on the
a) No mass start is to be used. The start must be a
maximum 2 per row for motorcycles and quads will start one at time. Dust gaps
of minimum 15 seconds per row will be applied. In the event of severe dust, the
Clerk of the Course may, at his/her discretion set off competitors singly or in
pairs with appropriate dust gaps. Competitors will be afforded time
compensation for the time started behind the leader.
b) Junior race will be junior motorcycles and junior open, junior modified
quads and junior ladies. Senior race will be (Senior , 125ccc
two stroke, Open motorcycles and Open
quads and senior ladies. All starts will be with engines running.
c) Start of race will be done with red/green light
d) Starting positions for the first race will be based
â€œupon the overall results of a time trial that will be run on the â€œFriday
afternoon before the first Junior National Race. DNF riders will follow in
number order and then riders that did not start the time trail. Regional and
club riders will follow there after
e) From the second race onwards your starting position
will be based on your overall position attained in the previous Junior National
race, followed by riders that DNF or did not race the previous race on their
MSA championship points. Newcomers will start at the back in number order. Then
Regional and Club riders
f) Organizers have to ensure that they are issued with
the overall results from the previous race by the time keepers.
362 COMPENSATION FOR MEDICAL ASSISTANCE
Any competitor who renders assistance to an injured
rider will be awarded, as compensation, his fastest lap time for the lap in
which he/she rendered such assistance.
363 ENTRY FEES
The Commission prescribes only the maximum entry fees
permissible at any event. Organisers are encouraged to offer reduced entry fees
at any event and at any time. Entry fees are to include all mandatory costs to
competitors, levies, prize-giving attendance etc.
National Championship Classes: Maximum R800-00
including commission levies and time keeping fees. Should there be a second
rider (brother/sister) in a family he/she will only pay R600-00
including commission levies and time keeping fees
If a regional event is co hosted with a national event
a rider entering both National and Regional the Max Entry Fee will not be more
than R1000.00 (R800.00second rider)
Any parent not acting in the best interest of their
child racing at any event, will cause their child to be excluded from the
results and/or refused to continue with the race after such incident and may be
banned from competing in future events.
If any penalties or exclusions are applied, all
possible steps must be taken to inform the competitor(s), prior to the posting
of provisional results.
The COC/CMO will have the right to stop a competitor
from further competing at any event for safety or medical reasons. Time
compensation, if held up unnecessarily, will be afforded to the effected rider
by the COC, at his discretion.
penalty for speeding in the pit lane (exceeding walking pace) is one minute.
353 FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PENALTIES TO BE APPLIED.