Today, MXSports released the new 2020 AMA Pro racing rules for professional motocross competitions. There are some optimizations and changes to the rules for the 2020 season. § 1.3.a. – 2020 Class 450 required age of 18 years; The 2020 AMA Pro Racing rules for professional motocross competitions are now open to the public HERE. For simplicity, the changes are highlighted in red. I haven`t read the new rulebook in its entirety yet, but among the highlights I`ve read so far, I largely agree with the changes. Now we can cross our fingers collectively and hope that we can actually race in 2020. To: 2020 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Participants and Crew Members CB2020.01.SX, CBD Product Related Sponsorships – Updated (9.17.2019). Please direct any questions to Jeff Canfield, Race Director at JCanfield@mxsports.com. Since 2015, all international participants who wish to participate in WADA`s amateur motocross program must submit an application for approval of their eligibility. For AMA Amateur Motocross Competition, all non-U.S. citizens or riders who participate in foreign motocross competitions outside the U.S. must obtain authorization before participating in an event by contacting the AMA Motocross Racing Department.
Please follow the link to apply for WADA`s International Eligibility Approval: International Eligibility Application. Appendix B – Anti-Doping Sanctions reduced to a maximum of one year of ineligibility for violations of certain substances and a maximum of two years of ineligibility for violations of unspecified substances or prohibited methods; Below, MXSports highlights some of the major changes in their final bulletin released today, which we have published below. You can view the MX Sports competition report below and click on the link if you wish to read the rules in full. Rules of the Monster Energy AMA Supercross Championship 2022. There is a new minimum age for 18-year-olds [pushed by the previous 16-year rule] for the 450MX class and they have also introduced a new rule that riders in the 450MX class must have a high school diploma or equivalent [GED] to compete. There are also new maximum anti-doping penalties that better align sanctions with crime, a new policy on driver`s helmet camera video, and a revised policy on the code of conduct for drivers. You can read the full rule changes here. Appendix C – Inclusion of a previously published helmet camera directive; and Annex D – Codification of the Code of Conduct Directive, including the revised CBD Product Guidelines.