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Coming Up:
  Feb. 25 • National Ice Race, Lac La Biche, AB - Rocky Motorcycle Club



FIM RIDE GREEN GOES CARTOON!    
FIM Press Release - February 22, 2018

Join us and travel through time with Greg Hancock, FIM Environmental Ambassador, and his son Karl, the stars of this story, who guide us through events since 1992 when a group of visionary people at the FIM formed the first Environmental Working Group. Watch the video and discover the key milestones and most thrilling moments of the programme such as the first Environmental Code, the partnership with UN Environment, and the Women + Sustainability conference held in Jerez in 2015.

This video was produced under the direction of the FIM Sustainability Commission Director Kattia Juárez by a Salvadoran production company specialising in animated videos, made up of experienced and talented "millennials" who transformed this story into an entertaining visual work.

Click Here to view the video!

Kattia Juárez Dubón, FIM Sustainability Commission Director: "We wanted to tell the tale but in a different way. We know that the core business of the FIM is sport, at the same time FIM is convinced that sustainability is a fundamental pillar for the future of our sport. Storytelling is one of my favourite techniques for sustainability communication, and telling this kind of story represents a new challenge for me every time. In sustainability, as Elmer Wheeler, one of the best salesmen ever, once said, we must "sell the sizzle not the steak", and to "sell" sustainability in our sports world, we need to engage our audience. I am very happy to have worked with Modjo Studios, who did a great job, and would like to thank our FIM Ambassadors for always helping us to sell the "sizzle".

MOTOCROSS OF NATIONS 2018    
Press Release - February 21, 2018

For the third year, Kourtney Lloyd of Prince George, BC will lead Team Canada as Manager for the Motocross of Nations which takes place in Buchanan, Michigan on October 7th.

"I am so excited, (said Kourtney) to be appointed as the Manager for Team Canada MXoN for a 3rd year. I have learned so much in the last 2 years and I hope to make 2018 the best year yet. With the race being in the US this year, I am thrilled to be able to have the Canadian fans there to cheer us on. Thank you to the CMA for this amazing opportunity. I will not let you down! Thank you to the Canadian Motocross community for putting your trust in me."



MOTOCROSS DES NATIONS 2018

Pour la 3ème année consécutive, Kourtney Lloyd de Prince George, Colombie Britannique, accompagnera l'Equipe Canada en tant que coordinatrice pour le Motocross des Nations, qui se déroulera à Buchanan, Michigan, le 7 octobre.

"Je suis très heureuse (mentionne Kourtney) d'avoir été nommé coordinatrice pour Equipe Canada Motocross des Nations pour la 3ème année. J'ai tellement appris durant les deux premières années et j'espère que 2018 sera la meilleure de toutes. Etant donné que l'épreuve se déroule aux Etats-Unis cette année, je suis très heureuse d'avoir l'appui de nos fans canadiens qui viendront nous encourager. Merci à la CMA pour cette merveilleuse opportunité. Je ne vous laisserai pas tomber! Merci à la communauté canadienne de Motocross de me faire confiance."

MANITOBA MBGP    
February 21, 2018

"We've had a fantastic winter in Manitoba with MBGP. Focusing on rider development has brought in a wealth of younger talent to the sport and many of these kids and families are now inquiring about proceeding to the summer mini roadracing programs in Saskatchewan and Alberta.
I am personally so proud of all our members and the achievements they have made this winter, and look forward to continued mentoring."
        Mike Rempel

    

ACTION AT ROCKY PROVINCIAL ICE RACE    
February 14, 2018

Action at Rocky Provincial Ice Race at Sylvan Lake, Alberta on February 11th, 2018.


Open Expert


ATV Non-Studded


Riley Stormoen


Tyson Reed


Brian Roberts


Travis Reed and Riley Stormoen

Photos courtesy of Beth Reed

GRAHAM READ    
February 14, 2018

CMA Honourary Vice President, Graham Read, is congratulated by FIM President Vito Ippolito and FIM CEO Steve Aeschlimann on his 10 years of volunteer service as a member of the Bureau of the International Sustainability Commission.

Photo © Rebecca Bowring

2018 CONFERENCE OF FIM COMMISSIONS    
FIM News Flash - February 13, 2018

On the occasion of the 2018 Conference of the FIM Commissions, the thirteen FIM Commissions representing almost 300 members of the FIM Family met in Geneva this weekend.


FIM Family Picture / Photo © Rebecca Bowring


This event provides an opportunity for the Commissions to meet and interact with their counterparts and with the FIM Board of Directors and the FIM Administration. Cross-cutting aspects of the FIM's core activities are addressed in the Plenary which also showcases the Commissions' activities.

This year's event marked the start of the final year of the term of office of the current Commission Directors and members and provided an opportunity not only to recognise those volunteers who have served the FIM for many years but also to express appreciation of the achievements of all the volunteers from different parts of the world who make up the FIM's Sporting and Beyond Sport Commissions and without whom the FIM could not deliver on its mission and mandate.

At the Plenary Session of the Conference on Saturday morning, the Director of each Commission shared the highlights and key achievements of his or her Commission over the past three years. These ranged from the outstanding success of sporting events such as the FIM Ice Speedway Gladiators World Championship (CCP) and the International Six Days' Enduro (CEN), to the pioneering Racing Homologation Programme set up by the Technical Commission (CTI) or the new FIM touring events such as Adventure Touring and the World Touring Challenge (CTL).

The FIM CEO presented the 2018 FIM Objectives, which highlighted the need for all Commissions to "execute well and develop smartly" in the FIM's various core business areas as defined in the Strategic Plan. In terms of Sport, the crosscutting objectives for 2018 focus on the six main sporting processes, namely regulating, educating, organising, sanctioning, rewarding and reporting/recording.

For the FIM Programmes, the main focuses for 2018 are the FIM Academy, new communication platforms (public affairs and internal communication) and developing other projects that will benefit the FIM Family as a whole. An update on the latest developments of the FIM Academy was presented with a focus on new online content soon to be made available.

The procedure for renewing the Commissions for the 2019-2022 term was outlined and the application and appointment processes and timing explained.

The various FIM Commissions then met on Saturday afternoon and Sunday. For most of the Sporting Commissions, the main focus was the upcoming season while for the Beyond-Sport Commissions, the main challenge for this year will be to work on the 2018 projects and priorities as presented.

Long and loyal service awards were presented to the following members:

10 years' service
Ms Nabiha Nouar (CFM) - FRMM - Morocco; Mr Ramón Carreira (CAP) - FMV - Venezuela; Mr Bill Cumbow (CCR) - AMA - United States of America; Mr Christopher Hodder (CAP) - ACU - Great Britain; Mr Ingo Partsch (CMS) - AMF - Austria; Mr Josep Punti (CTR) - FMA - Andorra; Mr Graham Read (CID) - CMA - Canada; Mr Andrew Summers (CTI) - ACU - Great Britain; Mr Jean-François Wulveryck (CRT) - FFM - France.

15 years' service
Ms Hong Guo Gong (CMS) - CAMF - People's Republic of China; Mr Yves Pradeau (CID) - FFM - France; Mr Andres Somolinos (CCR) - RFME - Spain; Dr Karl-Friedrich Ziegahn (CID) - DMSB - Germany.

20 years' service
Mr Geraldo Dias Coelho Filho (CTR) - CBM - Brasil; Mr Peter Gregory (CID) - ACU - Great Britain; Mr Jean-Guillaume Meiller (CEN) - FFM - France; Mr Johan-Peter Ribbink (CMS) - KNMV - Netherlands; Mr FrantiĊĦek Schulmann (CJI) - ACU - Great Britain.

25 years' service
Mr Christian Bouin (CCP) - FFM - France

30 years' service
Mr Jean-Marc Desnues (CCR) - FFM - France

35 years' service
Mr Fabio Fazi (CTI) - FMI - Italy; Mr Guy Melon (CMI) - FMB - Belgium; Mr Giancarlo Pasini (CJI) - FMI - Italy.

45 years' service
Mr Oriol Puig Bulto (CTI) - RFME - Spain.

A cocktail and get-together party was held at the House of Motorcycling on the evening of Saturday 10 February to thank the current Commission Directors and Members arriving at the end of this four-year cycle for their hard work and dedicated service to motorcycling and to the FIM.

Following this annual gathering, FIM Chief Executive Officer Steve Aeschlimann expressed his satisfaction: "The Conference of the FIM Commissions is a key opportunity to meet with all the members of the FIM Commissions. The FIM depends on the Commissions and their expertise to deliver its events and its programmes and it is important that we meet their members and Directors as the year's activities gear up. This event is also about thanking and rewarding the volunteers for their dedication and service to the FIM, especially as we reach the end of a very challenging and fruitful four year period."

FIM BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETS FOR FIRST TIME IN 2018    
FIM News Flash - February 9, 2018

The FIM Board of Directors met in Mies, Switzerland on Thursday 8 February ahead of the Conference of FIM Commissions to be held at the weekend in Geneva.


From left to right: Steve AESCHLIMANN (FIM CEO), Jorgen BITSCH (FIM Board Member), Jos DRIESSEN (FIM Board Member), Jacques BOLLE (FIM Board Member), Marilynn BASTEDO (FIM North America President), Jorge VIEGAS (FIM Board Member), Pedro VENTURO (FIM Latin America President), Vito IPPOLITO (FIM President), Marco COMANA (FIM Africa President), Wolfgang SRB (FIM Europe President), Glen WILLIAMS (FIM Oceania President), Andrzej WITKOWSKI (FIM Vice-President), Stephan CARAPIET (FIM Asia President)


The Governance Committee, which met the previous day, 7 February, highlighted the importance of monitoring and applying best practices in the field of sports governance.

In its report to the Board, the Risk Management Board Committee, which also met the day before the meeting, focused on sporting risks linked notably to the challenge of modernising the sport while remaining faithful to its key values, which include the highest standards for health, safety and the environment.

2018 Priorities

The Objectives for 2018 were presented and underlined the need to "execute well and develop smartly" in the FIM's various core business areas.

The crosscutting objectives in terms of Sport for 2018 focus on the work of the Commissions, safety, sporting rules, processes and education.

In the context of an overall drive to deliver better and safer sport, efforts to harmonise the sporting rules across all the FIM disciplines and throughout the FIM Family (CONUs, FMNs) will continue in parallel with new developments in the delivery of education (the FIM Academy) to ensure high standards at all levels.

The Technical Commission will be further developing the racing homologation programme.

In terms of FIM Programmes, the main focuses are the FIM Academy, new communication platforms (public affairs and internal communication) and developing other projects that will benefit the FIM Family as a whole.

In line with the FIM Strategic Plan and their 2018 objectives, the FIM Public Affairs Commission will be focusing on road safety and advocacy on behalf of motorcyclists, while the Touring Commission will be liaising with and creating new opportunities for the street riding community and conducting research on the impact of motorcycle tourism.

The Sustainability Commission and the Women in Motorcycling Commission will continue to contribute to the FIM's social responsibility objectives in line with their specific terms of reference.

Decisions

The Board approved the updated Terms of Reference of the FIM Commissions ahead of the appointments of Commission Directors and Members for the upcoming four-year term beginning in 2019.

It was confirmed that the 2018 FIM Awards ceremony, to be held in Andorra la Vella, will take place on Sunday 2 December 2018 following the FIM General Assembly. It will build on the positive experience of 2017 in order to leverage as much as possible the presence of the Champions and the prestigious nature of the event.

Mrs Andreja Prel from Slovenia was appointed new member of the FIM Motocross Commission (CMS).

The next meeting of the FIM Board of Directors will be on 24 May 2018.

CMA AWARDS CEREMONY    
January 19, 2018

New CMA Director Florence Berard accepts ISDE Gold Medal from Vice President Holly Ralph on behalf of Lucien Caggiano.

Vice President Ralph presents National Championship plaque and Ontario Championship certificate to Dave Cordy, 2017 winner of the Trials Intermediate Class.

Honourary President John Pineo accepts the Award of Merit plaque from the Vice President.

ANNUAL AWARDS ANNOUNCED AT CMA ANNUAL MEETING    
January 17, 2018

On the occasion of the 71st Annual General Meeting, held January 14th in Hamilton, ON, the yearly awards were announced by Vice President Holly Ralph.

AWARD OF MERIT - JOHN PINEO
This honour was announced at the 2015 AGM but the actual presentation took place today as John missed the 2016 meeting due to injuries received in a serious accident in Portugal in September of that year.

GOLD MEDAL - ISDE
Lucien Caggiano intended to be present but due to illness couldn't make it.
Florence Berard accepted on his behalf.

NATIONAL / PROVINCIAL TRIALS CHAMPIONS 2017
Rob Smithurst and Dave Cordy were acknowledged for their successes.

BERT IRWIN MEMORIAL ISDE AWARD
Tyler Medaglia of Brookfield, NS, making his debut at the ISDE, won a Gold Medal, had the fastest overall time and was the highest placed finisher on the Canadian Team.

His very impressive performance included a 3rd place in his club class on Day 4, a 5th in his club class on Day 5, and he won his class on the 6th and final day.


WHITE MEMORIAL TROPHY
At just 12 years of age, Torin Collins of Calgary, AB has captured the honours for best performance in winning a CMA championship.

Placing first in the Mini Roadracing Spec Supersport class at all 5 rounds in the series, he also is the FIM North America Spec Supersport Champion.



PRIX DE MERITE ANNONCES A LA REUNION ANNUELLE CMA

A l'occasion de la 71ème réunion générale annuelle , tenue à Hamilton le 14 janvier, les prix annuels étaient présentés par la Vice-Présidente, Holly Ralph.

AWARD OF MERIT - JOHN PINEO
Cet honneur avait été annoncé lors de la réunion en 2015, mais l'actuelle présentation s'est déroulée aujourd'hui car John n'était pas présent à la réunion en 2016 dû aux blessures reçues lors d'un sérieux accident au Portugal en septembre de cette année.

GOLD MEDAL - MEDAILLE D'OR - ISDE
Lucien Caggiano devait être présent mais était absent à cause de maladie.
Florence Bérard l'a donc acceptée en son nom.

CHAMPIONS TRIALS PROVINCIAUX/ NATIONAUX 2017
Rob Smithurst et Dave Cordy ont été reconnus pour leurs succès.

PRIX BERT IRWIN MEMORIAL ISDE
Tyler Medaglia de Brookfield, Nouvelle Ecosse, faisant ses débuts au ISDE, a gagné la médaille d'or, avait le temps le plus rapide overall, et s'était placé à la plus haute position de l'équipe canadienne.

Sa très impressionnante performance incluait une 3ème place dans sa classe club lors de la 4ème journée, une 5ème place dans sa classe club la 5ème journée, et a gagné sa classe la 6ème et dernière journée.


TROPHEE WHITE MEMORIAL
Agé de 12 ans seulement, Torin Collins de Calgary, Alberta a capturé les honneurs pour la meilleure performance en gagnant le championnat CMA.

Il s'est classé premier dans toutes les 5 rondes des séries dans la classe Mini Roadracing Spec Supersport. Il est aussi le champion Nord America Spec Supersport FIM.

CMA WILL NOT SEND A TEAM TO THE 2018 INTERNATIONAL SIX DAYS ENDURO (ISDE)    
January 17, 2018

After lengthy consideration, it has been decided not to participate in this year's FIM Enduro World Championship for National Teams, which is scheduled to take place in Chile next November.

Although always a project requiring serious commitments of time from team management and the CMA administration, in recent years it has demanded year round attention. The cost to participate has escalated dramatically as well and large amounts of money are required to be sent overseas months in advance.

Also, the increased necessity for arrangements to be made far in advance with respect to bike shipping, accommodation, paddock equipment and planning, team support personnel etc. does not provide a comfort level for the risk to the association when riders or their support crew drop out between the time they are selected and the event.

Fundraising has become a more difficult challenge as the costs increase and a new approach must be taken to this aspect of participation.

For the reasons mentioned and others, we have decided to devote our energies to a more manageable effort when the ISDE is held in Portugal in 2019.

"We know it is the dream of many Canadian cross country/enduro riders to experience the Six Days", says Marilynn Bastedo, CEO. "This is just a pause allowing us to build a stronger management structure, which will in turn be more effective in helping the riders achieve their goals".


LA CMA N'ENVERRA PAS UNE EQUIPE AU 6 JOURS ENDURO INTERNATIONAL (ISDE) EN 2018.

Après de longues considérations, il a été décidé de ne pas participer au Championnat Mondial Enduro pour Equipes (FIM) de cette année, qui se déroulera au Chili en novembre prochain.

Ce projet a toujours été très demandant au point de vue temps de la part du coordinateur et administration de la CMA et durant les dernières années cela demandait notre attention tout au long de l'année. Le coût pour la participation a augmenté dramatiquement de même que de larges montants d'argent qui doivent être envoyés outre-mer des mois à l'avance.

Aussi, la nécessité de faire les arrangements longtemps à l'avance concernant le transport de motos, logement, équipement de paddock et planification, support du personnel d'équipe, etc.. n'offrent pas un niveau de confort pour le risque à l'association lorsque les coureurs ou leur équipe de soutien se retirent entre le temps où ils sont sélectionnés et la date de l'épreuve.

La levée de fonds est devenue un défi de plus en plus difficile vu l'augmentation des coûts et on doit prendre une nouvelle approche envers cet aspect de participation.

Pour ces raisons et autres, nous avons décidé de dévouer nos énergies pour le ISDE qui se déroulera au Portugal en 2019.

"Nous savons que c'est le rêve de plusieurs coureurs canadiens de Cross Country /Enduro de faire l'expérience du 6 Jours " dit Marilynn Bastedo, directrice générale. "Ceci n'est seulement qu'une pause nous permettant de construire une plus forte structure de conduite, qui en retour sera plus effective en aidant les coureurs à atteindre leurs buts.

CHANGES TO THE RULES EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2018    
Updated - January 26, 2018

TRIALS
    New Q-138(f)    Tether type kill switches are recommended.
Mandatory beginning in 2019.

CROSS COUNTRY / HARE SCRAMBLES
    Change Q-71(a)
Q-271(a)
  
"starts must be dead engine starts" now reads
The type of start will be determined by the Referee.

    Change Q-266(c)    Now reads
A technical inspection must be carried out which includes a helmet check. Where possible a sound test will be carried out. The decision to do a sound test, and the number of machines and method of selecting them is at Referee's discretion.

ICE RACING
    Delete R-4(e)(iv)    "and curved toward the front of the machine".

SPORT CODE AND ALL DISCIPLINES
APPROVED HELMETS
    Change      ECE is modified to read 22-05 "P" Only.



CHANGEMENTS AUX REGLEMENTS EFFECTIFS LE 1ER JANVIER 2018

TRIALS
    Nouveau Q-138(f)    Les interrupteurs d'allumage de sécurité à cordelette détachable sont recommandés.
Obligatoire dès le début 2019.

CROSS COUNTRY / HARE SCRAMBLES
    Changement Q-71(a)
Q-271(a)
  
«les départs doivent être avec moteurs morts» doit maintenant lire
Le genre de départ sera déterminé par l'arbitre.

    Changement Q-266(c)    on lit maintenant
Une inspection technique doit être effectuée , ce qui comprend une inspection du casque. S'il y a possibilité, un test de son sera effectué. La décision de procéder au test de son, le nombre de machines ainsi que la méthode de les sélectionner est à la discrétion de l'arbitre.

COURSE SUR GLACE
    Omettre R-4(e)(iv)    «et courbé vers le devant de la machine» .

CODE SPORTIF ET TOUTES LES DISCIPLINES
CASQUES APPROUVÉS
    Changement      ECE est modifié pour lire 22-05 «p» seulement.

CMA DIRECTORS AND OFFICERS ELECTED FOR 2018    
January 15, 2018

The Annual Meeting of members of the Canadian Motorcycle Association was held in Hamilton on Sunday, January 14th.

Elected to the Board of Directors with a mandate ending 2019 were:
   •   Florence Berard, Ormstown, Quebec
   •   Joseph Godsall, White Rock, British Columbia
   •   Derek Thomas, Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan

Continuing in the second year of their mandate ending 2018 are:
   •   Scott Hewgill, Calgary, Alberta
   •   Holly Ralph, Ancaster, Ontario

At a Board of Directors Meeting held immediately after the AGM the following elections took place:
   •   President, Joseph Godsall
   •   Vice President, Holly Ralph
   •   Member Executive Committee, Derek Thomas



DIRECTEURS ET OFFICIELS DE LA CMA ELUS POUR 2018

La réunion annuelle des membres de l'Association Motocycliste Canadienne s'est tenue à Hamilton dimanche le 14 janvier.

Elu au Conseil des directeurs avec un mandat se terminant en 2019:
   •   Florence Berard, Ormstown, Québec
   •   Joseph Godsall, White Rock, Colombie Brittanique
   •   Derek Thomas, Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan

Dans la deuxième année de leur mandat se terminant en 2018:
   •   Scott Hewgill, Calgary, Alberta
   •   Holly Ralph, Ancaster, Ontario

Lors de la réunion des directeurs qui s'est tenue immédiatement après la réunion générale annuelle, les nominations suivantes ont eu lieu.
Elus:
   •   Président, Joseph Godsall
   •   Vice Président, Holly Ralph
   •   Membre du Comité Exécutif, Derek Thomas

FIM-PUBLICAFFAIRS.COM IS "GO"!    
FIM Press Release - January 11, 2018

The FIM launches a new platform for professionals interested in public policy and road safety for motorcyclists.

In 1988 the FIM established a panel to address these issues, led by the late Neville Goss MBE, Deputy President of FIM. In the same year FIM became a recognised non-governmental organisation at the Inland Transport Committee of the United Nations office in Geneva. Two years later, the FIM commenced work in Brussels with the institutions of the European Union, advocating for motorcycling and defending the interests of riders.

Today, the FIM is pleased to launch a dedicated site to provide professional bodies with a platform for the publication of targeted content: news and analysis of current issues facing the motorcycling world; portraits of people active in the public affairs world; a calendar of events where FIM is engaging with partners, conferences FIM is attending and FIM's own public affairs initiatives; and a library of the best reports and studies on motorcycling safety. The library also includes rider training manuals for basic and advanced rider training.



This site will not only enable professionals to discover, appreciate and recognise the FIM's major contribution on these questions that are vital for the future of the practice of motorcycling, but will also be a rich source of information and data for all our Affiliated National Federations in the area of Public Affairs, who will be able to use this material for their own advocacy at national and regional level.

Steve Aeschlimann, FIM Chief Executive officer said: "We want this platform to be open. It is a forum for exchange of views. At the recent FIM policy debate in Brussels I asked those attending to make contributions for this launch today and I thank all the contributors. Another reason for this work is to help experts by providing an open, "one stop shop" with quality content to assist those working in motorcycling safety and public policy."

For more information visit WWW.FIM-PUBLICAFFAIRS.COM now!

COMMENT REGARDING PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN JETWERX INTERNATIONAL AND THE CANADIAN MOTORCYCLE ASSOCIATION    
January 8, 2018

In February 2017 a Press Release jointly issued by Walton Raceway, Jetwerx International and the Canadian Motorcycle Association announced a partnership which would include the sanctioning of Jetwerx activities by CMA and FIM North America.

Jetwerx and the CMA had a mostly common vision for a sport/business model to apply to motocross in Canada and began working on the details.

It is deeply regretted that due to circumstances beyond the control of either party, this project will not move forward in 2018.

The CMA continues to believe in the traditional concept of a contractual relationship between sanctioning body and series promoter, which works well in other jurisdictions, and hopes for its eventual implementation here in Canada.


COMMENTAIRE CONCERNANT L'ASSOCIATION ENTRE JETWERX INTERNATIONAL ET L'ASSOCIATION MOTOCYCLISTE CANADIENNE

En février 2017, un comité de Presse émis conjointement avec Walton Raceway, Jetwerx International et l'Association Motocycliste Canadienne annonçait un partenariat qui annonçait que les activités de Jetwerx seraient sanctionnées par la CMA et FIM North America.

Jetwerx et la CMA ont une vision pratiquement commune pour le sport/ aspect affaire envers le motocross au Canada et ont commencé à finaliser les détails.

C'est avec beaucoup de regret que, dû à des circonstances hors de contrôle de la part des deux partis, que nous annonçons que ce projet ne se réalisera pas en 2018.

La CMA continue de croire dans le concept traditionnel d'une relation contractuelle entre le corps sanctionnant et le promoteur des séries, qui fonctionne bien dans d'autres juridictions, et espère en une éventuelle implantation ici, au Canada.

FIM BECOMES A MAJOR PLAYER IN MOTORCYCLE HELMET TEST DEVELOPMENT    
FIM Press Release - December 15, 2017

FIM Racing Homologation Programme for helmets

The FIM Technical Commission was invited to attend a meeting in Brussels on December 5 and 6 at the headquarters European Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST) Association, host of the longest-running European framework supporting trans-national cooperation among researchers, engineers and scholars across Europe. Erica Manfredi, Technical Commission Coordinator in charge of the FIM Racing Homologation Programme, attended the last meeting of the Transport and Urban Development (TUD) 1407 COST Action "Scientific and technical innovations for safer Powered Two Wheelers (PTW)".

This COST Action, also called Safe2Wheelers, is chaired by Marco Pierini (Università degli Studi Firenze, Department of Industrial Engineering of Florence) and aims at bringing together PTW safety experts to acquire, unify and coordinate PTW safety research, and ensure broad dissemination towards PTW users, industry and public authorities.

The last meeting, organised in Brussels by Prof. Remy Willinger (Université de Strasbourg, Laboratoire des sciences de l'ingénieur, de l'informatique et de l'imagerie) consisted in a workshop on Advanced Motorcycle Helmets Test Methods.

A total of 12 presentations were given by international experts in order to progress towards harmonisation of impact conditions and head forms using adequate instrumentation and brain injury criteria. Participants in the meeting also included some road and offroad helmet manufacturers, such as Shark, Schuberth, Leatt and Koroyd. Efforts were pooled in order to find a common scientific consensus on the features of future motorcycling helmet standards.

The FIM Technical Commission is proud to have been invited to present the freshly published FIM Helmet Standard, conceived within the framework of the FIM Racing Homologation Programme (FRHP). The test procedure, and more specifically the new oblique test, was illustrated in detail, in the presence of the Laboratorio de Impacto from University of Zaragoza, which worked closely with the FIM for the creation of the Standard.

Erica Manfredi, Technical Commission Coordinator

BRUCE BROWN, AMA MOTORCYCLE HALL OF FAME MEMBER, PASSES    
AMA Press Release, December 11, 2017

Movie maker produced classic 'On Any Sunday'

PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- Legendary filmmaker Bruce Brown, who produced the classic motorcycling movie "On Any Sunday," died Sunday, Dec. 10. He was 80.

"Bruce Brown's influence on motorcycling in the 1970s was profound," said American Motorcyclist Association President and CEO Rob Dingman. "'On Any Sunday' highlighted the unique talents needed for different forms of racing and showcased the fun that people find in motorcycling."

Mr. Brown's early acclaim resulted from his groundbreaking surfing movie, "Endless Summer," which was released in 1966. "On Any Sunday," released in 1971, helped spur the explosive growth of motorcycling in the 1970s.

"I think many people changed their minds about motorcyclists after watching the movie," Mr. Brown once said.

"On Any Sunday" earned Mr. Brown an Academy Award nomination for Best Documentary in 1971.

Mr. Brown was born in San Francisco on Dec. 1, 1937. He grew up in Southern California, attending school in Long Beach before moving to Dana Point.

In the late 1960s, motorcycling was sweeping across the country and Southern California was the Mecca of the sport. While visiting Japan, Mr. Brown and his wife rented a Honda scooter and enjoyed the freedom of riding. When he returned home to California, he bought a used Triumph Cub.

Many of the surfers whom Brown hung out with were getting into riding as well. Several of them took up desert racing. Brown got more involved in the sport and began attending races around Southern California.

Even with financial backing from legendary actor and motorcyclist Steve McQueen, Mr. Brown did not have a large budget for "On Any Sunday." So he improvised by using 24-volt batteries in the 12-volt film cameras, producing a makeshift high-speed camera. He also used a helmet-mounted camera on some of the riders, one of the earliest times something like that was attempted.

Mr. Brown was inducted into the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame in 1999. His complete bio can be found at www.motorcyclemuseum.org.

CMA RIDER TRAINING TEAM END OF SEASON PARTY    
December 01, 2017


2017 FIM GENERAL ASSEMBLY MEETS IN ANDORRA LA VELLA    
FIM News Flash - November 29, 2017

The 2017 FIM General Assembly took place today, Saturday 25 November in Europe's highest capital, Andorra la Vella.


From left to right: Wan Zaharuddin WAN AHMAD (FIM Asia President), Pedro VENTURO (FIM Latin America President), Marilynn BASTEDO (FIM North America President), Jorge VIEGAS (FIM Board Member), Jorgen BITSCH (FIM Board Member), Nasser Khalifa AL ATYA (FIM Deputy President), Vito IPPOLITO (FIM President), Steve AESCHLIMANN (FIM CEO), Andrzej WITKOWSKI (FIM Vice-President), Jos DRIESSEN (FIM Board Member), Jacques BOLLE (FIM Board Member), Wolfgang SRB (FIM Europe President), Marco COMANA (FIM Africa President), Glen WILLIAMS (FIM Oceania President)
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Morning

The morning's session began with a warm welcome from the Mayor of Andorra, Mrs Conxita MARSOL Cònsol speaking on behalf of the City Authorities, and Mr Gilbert SABOYA, Andorran Minister for the Economy, Competitiveness and Innovation.

In his opening address to the FIM General Assembly, FIM President Vito Ippolito highlighted the need to continue to make the FIM a modern organisation. In particular, he stressed the importance of stepping up cooperation and education across the FIM in order to ensure the delivery of its Strategic Plan and taking a global view in order to develop motorcycling in all parts of the world.

The FIM General Assembly approved the 2016 Financial Statements, discharged the Board of Directors and approved the reports of the Directors of the FIM Administration and the 2018 FIM Budget.

Mr Jorgen Bitsch, Chair of the Strategic Plan Board Committee, presented the results of the follow-up survey of the FMNs and CONUs conducted two years since the last one in 2015. The survey concerned the FMNs' activities, sporting and non-sporting, their perceptions and expectations of the FIM, their appreciation of the FIM's services and the opportunities and threats for the FIM in the future. The results were very positive overall. Areas requiring particular focus were seminars for officials and consultation with FMNs hosting FIM championship events.

The FIM CEO Mr Steve Aeschlimann and his management team made up of the Sports Director Mr Fabio Muner, the Deputy CEO and Legal Director Richard Perret and the Communication Manager Ms Isabelle Larivière updated the Assembly on the work of the FIM Administration.

The CEO highlighted the competitive environment in which the FIM operates as a sports governing body, for example, as regards fans, sponsors and promoters . He also highlighted the main activities of the FIM's "beyond sport commissions" (road safety and public affairs, touring, sustainability and women in motorcycling".

The Sports Director gave an overview of the health of the FIM Championships and the relative strength of the various disciplines in different parts of the world. He highlighted the efforts that the FIM Sports Department is making in terms of dialogue with stakeholders in order to help the various disciplines and Championships that are in fairly good or excellent health to stay successful and to help the few facing serious problems to find a new impetus.

The Deputy CEO reported on the activities of the Medical, Legal and Commercial Departments. He explained the impact on the FIM of increasing judicialisation in many areas of sport and life in general and the efforts made by the FIM to evaluate and minimize judicial risk in all its activities. He stressed the importance of education in the fight against doping and the need for athletes and their entourages to understand the basics rather than the legal niceties of the anti-doping rules. He also highlighted the FIM's efforts to identify new and creative sources of financing.

The Communication Manager updated the Assembly on the most recent initiatives to improve communication to the FIM family as its number one priority audience. She further announced that a dedicated site for Public Affairs would be launched in a matter of days to serve the entire FIM family as a source of news and documentation on issues of importance to motorcycling.

Afternoon

Following the approval of the budget for 2018, the Assembly heard the reports of the FIM's Continental Unions.

Several amendments to the FIM Statutes and By-laws and the FIM Sporting Code were accepted by the FIM General Assembly. In-depth work on the FIM Statutes, By-Laws and Sporting Code will continue in 2018.

The General Assembly approved the FIM Riders' Insurance project for implementation in 2019. FIM President Vito Ippolito noted that in his view, this was the one of the most important projects launched by the FIM in recent years.

The title of Honorary Vice-President was awarded to Mr Robert Rasor (AMA). The FIM Motorcycling Merit Award Nicolas Rodil del Valle Silver Medal was awarded posthumously to Mr Ray Wilson, FIM Africa President. Mr Jean-Pierre Mougin (FFM) received the FIM Motorcycling Merit Award, Gold Medal.

The FIM Motorcycling Merit Gold Plaque was awarded, for the first time in several years, to the MobilityLand Corporation Japan, in the person of its Chairman Mr Susumu Yamashita for their outstanding work at the two circuits, Twin-Ring Motegi and Suzuka.

The representatives of FIM National Federations celebrating their 10th, 20th, 30th and 90th anniversaries were called on stage to receive a commemorative plaque.

10th Anniversary
MFMA (FYROM)

20th Anniversary
DMSB (Germany)
FMSSL (Sri Lanka)

30th Anniversary
QMMF (Qatar)

90th Anniversary
FRM (Romania)

The General Assembly will be followed on 26 November by the FIM Awards ceremony. The FIM wishes to thank the Andorran Federation for hosting these end-of-year events and for the warm welcome extended to the FIM family.

FIM BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETS IN ANDORRA-LA-VELLA    
FIM News Flash - November 29, 2017

The FIM Board of Directors met for its fourth meeting of the year in Andorra-la-Vella on Thursday 23 November 2017 ahead of the FIM General Assembly on Saturday and the new-style FIM Awards ceremony on Sunday.


From left to right: Steve AESCHLIMANN (FIM CEO), Jos DRIESSEN (FIM Board Member), Andrzej WITKOWSKI (FIM Vice-President), Wan Zaharuddin WAN AHMAD (FIM Asia President), Nasser Khalifa AL ATYA (FIM Deputy President), Pedro VENTURO (FIM Latin America President), Vito IPPOLITO (FIM President), Glen WILLIAMS (FIM Oceania President), Wolfgang SRB (FIM Europe President), Marco COMANA (FIM Africa President), Jorgen BITSCH (FIM Board Member), Jacques BOLLE (FIM Board Member), Jorge VIEGAS (FIM Board Member), Marilynn BASTEDO (FIM North America President)
Photo Credit - Good-Shoot.

FIM President and Governance Committee Chair Mr Vito Ippolito updated the Board on the consultation process concerning concept of Regions (amendment to Article 12.6.1 of the FIM Statutes to come into effect in 2019 if approved by the FIM GA) and various measures to improve the operational effectiveness of the FIM. Feedback had been received from the FMNs and CONUs and a Workshop was scheduled on 24 November with the FMN and CONU representatives present in Andorra.

Strategic Plan Board Committee Chair Mr Jorgen Bitsch presented the results of the follow-up survey of FMNs regarding satisfaction with FIM services, the FMNs' priorities and the role and development of the FIM. Education and communication emerged as areas of particular focus for the future.

Following reports from the Presidents of the six FIM Continental Unions (FIM Africa, FIM Asia, FIM Europe, FIM Latin America, FIM North America, FIM Oceania), the FIM CEO Mr Steve Aeschlimann introduced the Management's reports on the three strategic pillars of the FIM's management: Sports, Programmes (beyond sport) and making the FIM a more modern organisation.

Following the report of the FIM Sports Director, Mr Fabio Muner, the Board discussed the situation of various FIM sports disciplines (SuperMoto, Enduro,Trial & X-Trial, Speedway, Ice speedway and FreeStyle MX). The Board approved the creation of an FIM Speedway of Nations event from 2018 subject to ratification by the upcoming GA.

The CEO updated the Board on the FIM Programmes (Sustainability, Women in Motorcycling, Road Safety and Public Affairs and Touring and Leisure).

The FIM Sustainability Commission is celebrating its 25th Anniversary this year and a book "25 Years Riding Green" has been published to mark this important milestone.

The Women in Motorcycling Commission received a large number of applications for the third edition of the FIM Women in Motorcycling Award.

A major Road Safety Campaign "We the Riders" will be rolled out in 2018.

The Touring and Leisure Commission will be pursuing its expansion of the FIM Touring events programme in 2018. A number of amendments to the FIM Code for Touristic Gatherings, overhauled in 2017, were approved by the Board.

The FIM's new Programmes Director Mr Damiano Zamana, was introduced to the Board members. Mr Zamana served for many in the Italian army (NATO, EU and Italian Armed Forces General Staff) and has been Director of the FIM Touring and Leisure Commission since 2012.

The 2017 Year-end financial Forecast was presented to the Board.

The FIM Deputy CEO Mr Richard Perret updated the Board on the Corporate Services, Medical, Legal and Commercial matters.

New partnerships have been signed for the FIM's flagship events, sporting (ISDE) and non-sporting (FIM Awards).

The Board approved several changes to the FIM Medical Code.

A number of changes to the FIM Statutes & By-Laws relating to governance were approved for presentation to the upcoming FIM General Assembly following the Workshop to be held tomorrow, Friday.

ANDORRA HOSTS FIRST EVER FIM AWARDS    
November 29, 2017

The annual season closing prize giving ceremony welcomed a new era as the first edition of the new FIM Awards was realised in the stunning ballroom of the Andorra Park Hotel in Andorra la Vella. Almost five hundred guests including 35 of the 2017 FIM World Champions gathered for a very special evening that was hosted by British broadcaster Gavin Emmett.

Watch the FIM Awards video highlights!


Mr Vito Ippolito, FIM President and the 2017 FIM World Champions

Gavin Emmett was joined on stage by a number of high profile celebrities from the mountainous principality and others as he wove a tale of recognition and reward for the many champions and award winners that was interspersed with some more light hearted and humorous moments. These included an impromptu guitar solo by 2017 FIM AMA Supercross World Champion Ryan Dungey.

Following a new format the Next Generation category got proceedings underway proper after President of the FIM, Mr Vito Ippolito had officially opened the ceremony. Thirteen-year-old Eddie Wade who won the FIM 85cc Junior Motocross World Championship perfectly defined this catergory. In the aptly named Lumps, Bumps and Jumps category it was Andorra resident Toni Bou who was the stand out recipient as he collected an FIM X-Trial World Championship medal for an eleventh consecutive time.

The Long Haul category was all about endurance and saw Chile's Pablo Quintanilla pick up the FIM Cross-Country Rallies World Champion for a second year in a row. Russia was well represented in the Ice to Asphalt category with Dmitry Koltakov being declared the 2017 FIM Ice Speedway Gladiators World Champion. The Stepping Stones category included those champions who have made important strides in their sporting success, and this was illustrated by Josep Garcia who received his medal for becoming 2017 FIM Enduro2 World Champion.

Finally it was the Elite category, which brought the highly applauded ceremony to a close. The female side of the sport featured strongly in this category with 2017 FIM Women's TrialGP World Champion Emma Bristow and 2017 FIM Women's Motocross World Champion, Kiara Fontanesi picking up their medals together with 2017 FIM MXGP Motocross World Champion, Antonio Cairoli, 2017 FIM Speedway Grand Prix World Champion, Jason Doyle, 2017 FIM Superbike World Champion, Jonathan Rea and 2017 FIM MotoGP World Champion, Marc Marquez.

Alongside the champions, other successes were also recognised during the ceremony. Marc Marquez was very happy to present this Environment Award to the German Motorcycling Club, The MSC Grevenbroich. Whilst the FIM Road Safety Award went to The Norwegian Motorcycle Union for its 'Full Kontroll' initiative leaving The Motoclub do Porto to rightly pick up the FIM Fair Play Award for its kind actions. Finally the 2017 FIM Women in Motorcycling Award went to Motorcycling Western Australia's Women's Committee.

President of the FIM, Mr Vito Ippolito closed by saying. "I want to say thank you to everybody who is here tonight, to all our great FIM World Champions, our other award winners and to Andorra for hosting this beautiful ceremony that has marked the first edition of the FIM Awards. We are very proud and we would like to invite you to come back here with us next year."

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2018 COMPETITION MEMBERSHIP    
November 8, 2017

For our 2018 Competition Membership Application, please Click Here.

This Application must be filled out completely, fully signed and mailed to our office with full payment.
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Faxed Competition Applications can not be accepted.

To receive an application form by regular mail, please email us at results.cma@bellnet.ca.

CMA DAY OF REMEMBRANCE, PORT DOVER, ONT, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13/17    
October 18, 2017


How Our Remembrance Tree Has Grown!

FIM PIONEERS OBLIQUE TESTING FOR HELMETS    
FIM Press Release - October 13, 2017

The FIM Technical and Circuit Racing Commissions are very proud to announce the launch of the new FIM Racing Homologation Programme (FRHP) for helmets.

Up to now, the FIM has referred solely to existing international standards for the approval of helmets for use in its competitions. The FIM Racing Homologation Programme for helmets now features the latest state of art of testing methods and sets more innovative and demanding requirements to be met, in addition to compliance with international standards. This homologation will be a mandatory prerequisite to be entitled to access FIM competitions, starting with Circuit Racing in 2019.

The helmet response to medium severity oblique impacts, among others, will be assessed in FIM approved laboratories such as the Impact Laboratory of the University of Zaragoza. The oblique test constitutes the most novel and modern aspect of the testing method and reflects a very common scenario occurring in accidents, although never addressed in international standards so far.



Vito Ippolito, FIM President: "The homologation will allow the FIM to ensure a more complete and high-end protection for its riders and in particular to better track and control helmets used in FIM competitions. The FIM is also hopeful that the new testing protocol will serve as an inspiration for disciplines other than Circuit Racing, and cascade to international standards for road use."

Cristiano Silei, Dainese Group CEO: "In Dainese Group we constantly endeavor to increase the safety of our AGV helmets. The introduction by the FIM of a standard which entails oblique impacts represents a giant leap in this direction."

Alban Rojas, SHARK Helmets Research & innovation manager: "SHARK Helmets has promoted motorcycle racing as a focus of brand development ever since its creation. Our brand's ethos is always to push the technical boundaries and innovate to ensure the highest level of protection for all riders. We are very proud to work close with the FIM Racing Homologation Programme for helmets."

Xavier Cadens, MatGroup R+D+I Manager: "A step forward on helmet safety at a global level".

Robert Reisinger, 6D Helmets Director of Engineering: "6D Helmets is excited to see advancements in a formal test standard that incorporates rotational testing and lower energy mitigation that the FIM has developed. We look forward to future advancements in helmet testing definitions and the positive results that it will bring for consumers and racers alike."

THE FIM UNVEILS THE FIM AWARDS!    
FIM News Flash - September 25, 2017

The Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM) is proud to announce the new identity of its end-of-the-year flagship event.

The FIM Awards are about to become one the most renown Prize-giving ceremony in the world of sport.

Sport, suspense and glamour will be the watchwords of this breath-taking evening show! A glittering cast of no fewer than 40 world champions will gather onstage alongside high-profile guests to celebrate the end of this motorcycling season with a Grand Finale.

On Sunday 26 November, Europe's highest capital Andorra-la-Vella will play host to the great motorcycling family in a spirit of festivity and harmony.

The FIM's annual prize-giving ceremony is officially becoming the FIM Awards. To grow its audience reach, this premium event now has a new, modern and elegant logo perfectly reflecting the Federation's values: passion, excellence, engagement and courage!

This identity-affirming get-together will mark the crowning moment for the year's motorcycling heroes while showcasing the range and depth of the FIM's activities.

An evening of surprises and sensations awaits you...


LA FIM DEVOILE LES FIM AWARDS!

La Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM) est fière d'annoncer la nouvelle identité de son événement-phare de fin d'année.

Les FIM Awards entendent devenir l'une des cérémonies de remise de prix les plus attendues dans le monde du sport.

Sport, suspense, glamour seront au rendez-vous de cette soirée spectaculaire ! Pas moins de 40 champions du monde seront réunis sur une même scène aux côtés d'invités prestigieux, pour célébrer en apothéose la fin de cette saison moto.

Dimanche 26 novembre, Andorre-la-Vieille, la plus haute capitale nationale d'Europe, rassemblera cette grande famille de la Moto dans un esprit de fête et d'harmonie.

La soirée annuelle de remise de prix de la FIM devient ainsi officiellement les FIM Awards. Une nouvelle identité pour accroître le rayonnement de cet événement incontournable, qui se dote d'un nouveau logo moderne et élégant, reflétant parfaitement les valeurs de la Fédération : passion, excellence, engagement et courage.

Ce rassemblement fédérateur marque la consécration des héros de l'année tout en mettant en lumière la richesse des activités de la FIM.

Une soirée qui promet d'être forte en surprises et en émotions...

48th BLUENOSE RALLY    
August 28, 2017

The Apple Valley Riders have changed the date of the 48th Bluenose Rally to July 6, 7, & 8, 2018.

ANOTHER MEMBERSHIP BENEFIT ADDED    
April 15, 2016


We are pleased to announce that an agreement has been reached with Viamar Scilla Transport to offer preferential motorcycle shipping rates to CMA members.

Contact Bruno Fortugno (Email bruno@viamar.ca or Phone 416-747-9774) for further details and a quote.

PCDI CANADA MOTORCYCLE REPAIR ONLINE TRAINING PROGRAM    
February 5, 2016



The CMA is pleased to be able to offer its members 30% off the regular tuition for PCDI Canada's Motorcycle Mechanics program. PCDI, a division of Ashworth College, is an accredited distance educator based in Hamilton, Ontario. Enroll in the Motorcycle Mechanics program at any time and work at your own pace. Delivered via online lessons and textbooks, the program will teach you how to troubleshoot, repair and maintain motorcycles. If you are looking for an extremely affordable way to learn how to work on your own motorcycle or get an entry level job at a dealer, PCDI's Motorcycle Mechanics program is a great place to start.

Regular Tuition is $998.00

CMA tuition is only $723.00. Further reductions are available if you pay in full or establish a monthly auto pay plan.

Tuition can be paid monthly at $34.00 with a $10.00 Down Payment using PCDI's convenient monthly payment plan.

For more information on the Motorcycle Mechanics program or to enroll...
Call 1-877-491-3760 or click here: https://www.pcdi.ca/career-programs/motorcycle-mechanics/

RULES EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2017    
January 9, 2017

SPORT CODE
E-1 (b) Change: No protest at racing events will be upheld against a statement of fact which has been personally observed by the Referee or officials reporting to the Referee (e.g. false start/course cutting/dangerous riding/inappropriate entry to or use of the course).
E-1 (c) Change: No protest at events not overseen by a CMA Referee will be upheld against a statement of fact which has been personally observed by the Senior Official (e.g. course cutting/dangerous riding/ inappropriate entry to or use of the course).
Reports of such infractions made by third parties to the Senior Official will in some cases require an on the spot hearing to verify accuracy. Such hearings are at the discretion of the Senior Official and details must be included in the event report sent to the CMA.
E-11 Delete:  
F-6 (a) Change: The White Memorial Trophy is the premier competition award of the CMA, presented to a Canadian rider having an exceptional performance in winning a national championship in the premier class of the discipline. The Trophy is reserved for performances at the highest level and will not necessarily be awarded each year.
    The Board of Directors will decide on a recipient, taking into consideration the moral character of the individual and their support for the CMA.
    A list of candidates will be drawn up by CMA administration for consideration at the final Board meeting each year.
O-5 Add: Such briefings shall include instruction as to the exact location of the flagging position. The location shall be determined during the track walk carried out by the Referee and must assure that the riders are able to clearly see the flagger, without putting that official in any danger.
    This should be checked several times during the programme in case changes are needed.
 
MOTOCROSS
Q-401 Licensing
  Add: Novice and Intermediate class riders must be a minimum of 14 to participate on a 250cc 4-stroke/2-stroke machine.
    Novice and Intermediate class riders must be a minimum of 16 to participate on 450cc machine or above.
 
ROAD RACING
Q-83 (f) Change: All glass lenses must be removed or taped over.
Q-83 (l) Change: The only liquid coolants other than lubricating oil shall be water or water mixed with Ethyl alcohol.
 
MINI ROAD RACING
Q-201(j) Change: Minimum 64cc single cylinder liquid cooled 2 stroke




CHANGEMENTS AUX RÈGLEMENTS EFFECTIFS LE 1er JANVIER 2017


CODE SPORTIF
E-1 (b) Changement: Aucune protestation lors des épreuves de compétition ne sera maintenue contre une déclaration de fait qui a été personnellement observée par l'arbitre ou officiels se rapportant à l'arbitre (e.g. faux départ/ 'shortcut' sur la piste/ conduite dangereuse/entrée ou usage de la piste de façon inappropriée).
E-1 (c) Changement: Aucune protestation qui n'a pas été observée par l'arbitre de la CMA lors des épreuves, ne sera maintenue contre une déclaration de fait, qui a été personnellement observée par l'arbitre officiel ( e.g. 'shortcut' sur la piste/ conduite dangereuse/entrée ou usage de la piste de façon inappropriée). Rapports de telles infractions faites par un troisième parti à l'arbitre officiel, seront, dans quelque cas, requis et vérifiés sur les lieux pour en assurer l'authenticité. Ces auditions sont à la discrétion de l'arbitre officiel et les détails doivent être inclus dans le rapport de l'épreuve envoyé à la CMA.
E-11 Omettre:  
F-6 (a) Changement: Le trophée White Memorial est le premier prix de compétition de la CMA, présenté au coureur canadien ayant une performance exceptionnelle au championnat national dans la première classe de sa discipline. Le trophée est réservé pour les performances au plus haut niveau et n'est pas nécessairement accordé à chaque année.
    Le Conseil des directeurs décidera du récipiendaire, prenant en considération le caractère moral de l'individu et leur support pour la CMA.
    Une liste de candidats sera apportée au Conseil d'administration de la CMA qu'il prendra en considération lors de la dernière réunion annuelle chaque année
O-5 Ajouter: Ces changements devraient inclure instruction indiquant le lieu exact de la position du marqueur de drapeau. Cette position devrait être déterminée par l'arbitre lors de sa marche sur le trajet et il devrait s'assurer que les coureurs soient capable de voir clairement le marqueur de drapeau, sans le mettre en danger.
    Ceci devrait être vérifié plusieurs fois durant le programme au cas où il serait nécessaire de faire des changements.
 
MOTOCROSS
Q-401
  Ajouter: Les coureurs de la classe Novice et Intermédiaire doivent être âgés d' un minimum de 14 ans pour participer sur machine 250cc 4 temps/ 2 temps.
    Les coureurs de la classe Novice et Intermédiaire doivent être âgés d' un minimum de 16 ans pour participer sur machine 450cc ou plus.
 
COMPETITION ROUTIERE
Q-83 (f) Changement: Toutes les lentilles en verre doivent être enlevées ou recouvertes d'adhérent.
Q-83 (l) Changement: Le seul liquide refroidissant autre que l'huile lubrifiante devrait être de l'eau ou de l'eau mélangée avec alcool Ethyl.
 
MINI COMPETITION ROUTIERE
Q-201(j) Changement: Minimum 64cc simple cylindre refroidissant liquide 2 temps.

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