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SCB Clothing Regulations 2015 for All Riders

2nd February 2015

RIDER CLOTHING REGULATIONS as incorporated into the 2015 SCB SPEEDWAY REGULATIONS

12.5
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.

12.6
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.

12.6.2
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.

12.6.3
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.

12.6.4
Clothing in material other than leather must bear a
permanently attached sticker or sewn in label stating “in
conformity” to FIM (or SCB) Regulations.

12.7
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.

12.8
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

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