2nd February 2015
RIDER CLOTHING REGULATIONS as incorporated into the 2015 SCB SPEEDWAY REGULATIONS
Riders must wear appropriate clothing; a one-piece suit or a combination of racing trousers, shirt or jacket and footwear; all made of materials designed to protect Riders with leather being of a minimum 1.0mm thickness or non-leather materials with equivalent protective properties to leather.
Extra body protection must be worn; either incorporated within the clothing or worn separately over appropriate undergarments. 12.6.1 If incorporated within the clothing it must include the use of padding made of leather, or enclosed plastic foam of at least 8mm thickness covering the following areas: shoulders, elbows, both sides (chest and back) of the torso, hip joints and knees.
If not incorporated within the clothing, “body armour” may comprise ribbed panels of moulded plastic with a minimum thickness of 2mm. covering the following areas: shoulders, elbows, both sides (chest and back) of the torso, hip joints and knees.
Undergarments, if used, may be either of the “Nomex” type, silk or cotton but not Synthetic materials which may melt and could cause damage to a Rider’s skin in an accident.
Clothing in material other than leather must bear a permanently attached sticker or sewn in label stating “in conformity” to FIM (or SCB) Regulations.
Footwear, in a good state of repair, made of leather or an approved substitute and be of a minimum height of 200mm to provide together with the suit, complete protection.
Gloves made of leather, or non-leather material with a minimum (equivalent) thickness of 1.00mm must be worn.
These regulations can also be downloaded here.
Issued: 4th December 2014