AMA Congress: Electric motorcycles, safety personnel discussed

New Format Unveiled

Incorporating electric motorcycles into the 2020 AMA Racing Rulebook and safety personnel at AMA-sanctioned competition events were among the topics discussed at the 51st AMA Congress, held Dec. 7-8.

The AMA Technical Commission adopted a cross-disciplinary definitions of electric motorcycles and electric bicycles and identified classes in which electric motorcycles are allowed to compete in.

The 2018 AMA Congress marked the debut of the commission format for competition matters.

Resolutions passed by AMA Commissions are enacted upon receiving approval from the AMA Board of Directors.