There are four classes in which motorcycles may be entered in the MOTOGP competition, the dirt bike, the sportbike, the touring, and the supercar. Each class has its own set of technical requirements to fulfill before the start of the race. Dirt bikes are classified as stock motorcycles and are limited to producing fewer horsepower than bikes in the other classes. Sport bikes are those manufactured with additional features such as performance enhancement and lowering the center of gravity.
The FIM motocross championship is one of the most famous bike racing series in the world. It has a history going back over thirty years and it is regarded as a major international competition with close ties to the motorcycle industry. It was started in Italy in the early nineteen seventies and since then has been running in various countries, including the United States. In Italy, the division of the series was divided into a pro division and a novice division. Today, it is still divided into two separate classes, the top category is for competitive racing, the others being for class participation.
The dirt bike category has been developed for motocross competitions, but the purpose of the motor bikes has also been changed somewhat. First of all, the design has been simplified so that the bikes do not have a tall body style. Some of the bikes are even made with simpler engines and larger tires. The primary aim for the manufacturers is to reduce weight and to produce engines that are much more compact and lighter, but the lower speed limit of the machines has kept them from becoming truly competitive in the long run. The development of the sportbike is aimed at improving the agility of the bikes and to provide them with better handling.
The sportbike has a more aggressive nature to its design and some of the manufacturers are working on developing more powerful engines so that they can produce high horsepower, but the lower speed limit restricts the use of some of these exotic designs. There are some cases where the teams prefer to use super bikes as stand-ins during the MOTOGP events. Super bikes are almost always customized by the customer, and most of the modifications are aimed at improving the way the motorcycle looks. Some of these modifications might include a more aggressive body kit or a more powerful engine. Motocross is a highly competitive and dynamic sport, and the top bikes usually turn out to be very sleek and light-weight. These factors have made superbikes popular among motorcycle racers all over the world.
In general, the rules of MOTOGP apply to both endurance and street courses. The track is generally a paved oval and there are generally three kinds of classifications: Super presto, Super Touring, and Super Class. The Super Presto class usually consists of just ten motorcycles, and these are the bikes that qualify for the championship races. The Super Touring class is open to any team with two or more members who have proven to be professional road racers, and who have finished in the top three of every race they have entered. Lastly, there is the Super Class, which is reserved for the best performing factory bikes which don’t make it to the Super Presto class. The top four bikes of this class often takes part in the finale of the World Touring Car Championship races.
Each of the three classifications has its own set of rules and regulations. For instance, it is absolutely forbidden to ride non-super bikes in the Super Class races. On the other hand, riders can put their bikes on a super light frame if they fit them to the criteria. With such a rich history, there can’t be a better time than now to take part in the MOTOGP series by getting your own bike and participating in a few free practice sessions in the UK.