2017 Provisional Rule Changes
The 2017 AMA/FIM North America Superbike rulebook governing the MotoAmerica series will go into effect upon the official release of the 2017 FIM Superbike World Championship Rulebook.
For 2017, the MotoAmerica Superbike class will feature the rule changes outlined as follows:
Numbers And Number Plates
No specific background or number colors will be required.
The addition of fly-by-wire systems will not be allowed. Throttles must remain as homologated. No modifications to the variable intake track adjustment device if equipped.
Ignition And Electronic Control System
2014 “American Superbike Kit” not legal for 2017.
One-bike rule with complete spare motorcycle.
Front Suspension (Using World Superbike-Capped Components)
Fork can be replaced.
Swingarm can be replaced.
For 2017, the MotoAmerica Superstock 1000 class will feature the rule changes outlined as follows:
Frame Body And Rear Sub Frame
Frames will follow Superbike rules.
The upper and lower fork clamps (triple clamp, fork bridges and stem) may be modified or replaced.
Swingarm must remain as originally produced by the manufacturer for the homologated motorcycle with the following changes: Gussets and bracing may be added. A provision for shock absorber and spring clearances is allowed.
The range of axle adjustment may be modified by machining existing components. Any modifications to the swingarm assembly must be pre-approved by MotoAmerica.
Rear Suspension Unit
The rear suspension linkage may be modified or replaced. Removable top shock mounts may be replaced. If replaced, they must retain their homologated geometry.
Superbike fuel tanks will be allowed.
While the Superbike and Superstock 1000 classes have undergone rule changes for the 2017 season, the Supersport and Superstock 600 rules will remain as is.
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