Novice riders not meeting the above criteria may apply for advancement to Expert status by submitting a written request to WERA Headquarters, which may or may not be allowed pending review of the rider’s performance and finishes by WERA Headquarters.
Riders may decline advancement via writing or email to WERA Headquarters if they feel they are not ready to compete on the Expert level, and may or may not be allowed to retain Novice status pending review of the rider’s performance and finishes by WERA Headquarters. A rider may apply to move down in status from Expert to Novice if: a) he has not competed for more than one year; or b) he is being beaten consistently by Novice riders.
EVERY COMPETITOR ASSUMES BY HIS/HER PARTICIPATION THE RESPONSIBILITY AND OBLIGATION TO ASSESS THE SAFETY ASPECTS OF FACILITIES AND INDIVIDUAL CONDITIONS AND MUST ASSUME ALL RISKS OF COMPETITION, INCLUDING INJURY OR DEATH.
A rider wishing to appeal any decision made by the Race Director may use the procedures outlined in Chapter 5. The ASSISTANT RACE DIRECTOR/SAFETY DIRECTOR reports to the Race Director.
If a Race Director is unable to perform his duties during an event for any reason, the Assistant Race Director will assume the duties and responsibilities of the Race Director. The CHIEF TECHNICAL INSPECTOR reports to the Race Director and is responsible for ensuring that all machines are prepared properly as outlined in Chapter 8 and that each rider’s protective equipment and clothing is in good order. The WERA TECHNICAL CONSULTING PANEL will be utilized by the Chief Technical Inspector or WERA National Technical Director.
Any discussion of or suggestions regarding WERA rules should be submitted in writing to WERA.
Suggestions will be reviewed for consideration by the WERA officials and technical advisors for possible inclusion in the next Rulebook.2.
While WERA welcomes participation by contingency program and race team sponsors, WERA management is independent and makes decisions based on fairness for all and the well-being of our sport.
WERA takes pride in its role as America’s premier National organization devoted exclusively to the advancement, operation and sanctioning of motorcycle roadracing.
The final National Challenge Series Championship event will be held at the Grand National Finals. Within each area a series of sprint races are held.
Participation in WERA Sportsman Classes may also be available on WERA National Challenge Series weekends (see the WERA yearly schedule for more information). The Sportsman/Vintage Regional Class Champion will be the racer with the highest point accumulation in their class at the end of the season in each region.
Foreward Chapter 1 - Classification of Riders, Regions, Points, & Awards Chapter 2 - Race Officials Chapter 3 - Race Procedures and Contingency Requirements Chapter 4 - Start Procedures and Flags Chapter 5 - Protest and Appeals Procedures, Penalties Chapter 6 - Number Requirements Chapter 7 - Rider Requirements Chapter 8 - Technical Inspection and General Machine Requirements Chapter 9 - Competition Categories, Specific Machine Requirements, Superstock and Production Rules Chapter 10 - Endurance Series Rules and Endurance Machine Requirements Chapter 11 - Vintage Rules Chapter 12 - Press Regualtions Chapter 13 - Safety Wiring Hints and Examples FOREWARD Welcome to a select group of racers participating in the fastest form of competition on two wheels: WERA Motorcycle Roadracing.
Get ready for one of the greatest experiences of your life-safely using all the power and handling your machine was designed with, without worrying about speeding tickets, traffic hazards, pedestrians, erratic or drunk drivers or any of the other nagging realities of today’s street world.
Trophies for National Challenge Series and Sportsman/Vintage Sprint Championship events will be awarded for first, second and third in each Novice and Expert class. Trophies will only be available for one month following the event.12.