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PR6 Parade:- For Race-Prepared Machines

Requirements for PR6 parades as stated in the ACU handbook

20.4 PR6 CLASSIC MACHINE AND/OR RIDER PARADES Being Parades usually organised as an integral part of a ACU/MCRCB permitted race meeting where an opportunity is provided for “Past Master” class riders to participate to celebrate past performances 322 ROAD RACING AUTO CYCLE UNION HANDBOOK 2015 and/or riders of Classic machines or Machines of Historical Interest to participate for their own pleasure in controlled circumstances.

  • Non competitive No Classic parade will include any competitive element in any circumstances.
  • Courses Only courses licenced by the ACU/MCRCB for road racing may be used.
  • Permit and Supplementary Regulations Parades require an ACU/MCRCB Permit which will be issued following approval of the Supplementary Regulations and Entry Forms to be issued for the event. Where a Classic Parade is to be organised as part of an ACU/MCRCB Permitted race meeting it will be held under the Permit issued for that event.
  • Machine qualification Classic machines must be equipped with racing number plates and display the allocated riding numbers. Machines must be examined by an ACU Technical Official. Organisers may limit the type of machine allowed or grade the machines into separate parades.
  • Documents Riders are required to provide a commentator’s information sheet with the history of both themselves and their machine. Riders are also required to sign-on on the form provided by the Organising Club on the day of the event.

Insurance Insurance cover is included as follows

  • The Insurance Company (Brokers) will be appointed by the ACU/MCRCB.
  • Personal Accident benefits are included for those taking part in PR6 Parades and is limited to £10,000 Death, and £20,000 Loss of or loss of use of two limbs or the sight of two eyes, or loss of use of one limb and one eye, the loss of or loss of use of a limb or the sight of an eye. There are no weekly benefits in respect of temporary or total disablement.
  • Should any participants be found to be in breach of these Standing Regulations for Parades the Insurance arrangements stated in this article will be null and void.
  • The Insurance is for personal accident only and does not cover machine, clothing, equipment etc.
  • The Secretary of the Parade is responsible for the payment of Personal Accident Insurance premiums, which must be submitted to the Secretary of the meeting on the day of the parade at the latest. The Secretary of the Meeting is then responsible for the payment of the Insurance Premiums to the Brokers.
  • No cover is included in respect of machines, clothing or other personal property etc.
  • Rider qualification 1. Riders under 70 years of age must hold a current ACU Road Race Competition Licence, or a current ACU Road Race Parade Licence or a Class A DVLA motorcycle licence. Participants (including sidecar passengers) who are 70 or over must hold an ACU Parade Licence or a current ACU Road Race Competition Licence. 2. The minimum age for participation in Parades is 14 years. Where a participant is under the age of 18 years a Parental Consent Form must also be completed. 3. All participants must complete an Entry Form Declaration using the standard ACU wording for participation in Road Racing. 4. Riders with a licence from other FMNs must produce valid Start Permission and Medical Repatriation to at least FIM standards. 5. Riders must be members of an ACU affiliated club
  • Briefing 1. The Clerk of the Course of the Organising Club will conduct a briefing which all riders participating in the parade must attend.AUTO CYCLE UNION HANDBOOK 2015 ROAD RACING 323 2. Failure to attend the briefing will result in disqualification unless the Clerk of the Course has previously issued a waiver in writing to any participant. 3. The briefing will include Flag Signals, Speed, Safety, the Timetable and all other general arrangements for the conduct of the Parade.
  • Method of start Riders will be filtered on to the circuit in small groups. Parades for “Past Masters” only may be started either singly or in small groups from the designated Starting grid at the discretion of the Organisers and where so required for the introduction of noteworthy participants to spectators.
  • Noise The maximum noise level is 105 dB/A. Noise levels will be measured in accordance with the procedure specified in the ACU Standing Regulations for Road Racing. Exceptionally, noise levels may be increased on special occasions for the demonstration of particular riders or machines. In all such cases the permission of all appropriate sporting and civil authorities must be obtained beforehand.
  • Speed The speed of the Parade will be determined by the Clerk of the Course who will take into consideration the circuit, conditions and machinery. Classic parades will not generally be speed restricted, but the organiser may use pace cars and/or travelling marshals as described for PR5 parades if required. The Clerk of the Course will immediately disqualify any rider deemed to be riding in an inappropriate manner by means of a Black Flag displayed at the Start and Finish line together with a board bearing the rider’s number.
  • Conduct of Parades Parades must be conducted with Officials, Marshalling and Medical services all in place.
  • Protective Clothing and Helmets As per Road Race Standing Regulations. Riders must present themselves at Technical Control fully clothed for Parading.
  • Number of Riders permitted The maximum number of Paraders in any session will be the same as that authorised on the ACU MCRCB Circuit Licence for Official Practice.
  • Officials The Organisers will appoint a Parade Secretary to be responsible for the proper completion of all entry forms and any other associated documents. The Club will appoint an ACU licensed Clerk of the Course to be responsible to the Stewards of the Meeting and to the Organisers for the general good management and conduct of the Parade.

PR5 Parade:- For Spectator / Road Machines

This page is retained for information for special events only . Due to ever tightening "track-time" constraints at many circuits, BHR is not presently able to offer PR5 Parades during 2019 season at its regular scheduled Race Meetings.

This is the information and requirements for pr 5 parades

20.3 PR5 – SPECTATOR PARADES – SPEED CONTROLLED Where an opportunity is provided for riders of road going motorcycles to participate for their own pleasure on their own machines in controlled circumstances.

  • Machine Qualification. Machines must be road going, no race machines are permitted. Machines must be road worthy – the decision of the technical official/organiser is final in this matter. Organisers may limit the type of machine allowed or grade the machines into separate parades. 2. Rider Qualifications. 1. Riders under 70 years of age must hold a current ACU Road Race Competition Licence, or a current ACU Road Race Parade Licence or a Class A DVLA motorcycle licence. Participants AUTO CYCLE UNION HANDBOOK 2015 ROAD RACING 321 (including sidecar passengers) who are 70 years of age or over must hold a current ACU Parade Licence or a current ACU Road Race Competition Licence.
  • The minimum age for participation in Parades is 14 years. Where a participant is under the age of 18 years a Parental Consent Form must also be completed. 3. All participants must complete an Entry Form Declaration using the standard ACU wording for participation in Road Racing. 4. Riders must be members of an ACU affiliated club.
  • Documents. Road fund licence (tax disc), DVLA motorcycle licence and/or ACU licence and certificate of motor insurance applicable to that rider and machine must be produced at signing-on. 4. Insurance 1. The Insurance Company (Brokers) will be appointed by the ACU/MCRCB. 2. Organisers of PR5 Parades are expected to pay a fee in respect of the Public Liability premium. Please contact the Road Race Department for further details. 3. No Personal Accident insurance is included in respect of PR5 parades.
  • No cover is included in respect of machines, clothing or other personal property etc.
  • Clothing Full leather clothing (one piece or two piece zipped together) in good condition or suitable protective motorcycle clothing, including boots and gloves, designed for road use must be worn. (i.e. no paddock jackets, jeans, trainers etc. will be allowed on the track.)
  • Safety Helmets Safety helmets must be worn and fastened properly at all times and must be legal for road use. ACU Gold standard is recommended.
  • Identification A suitable means of identifying approved machines, riders and passengers must be used (i.e. headlamp stickers and wristbands).
  • Technical Control 1. Participants must ensure their machines and clothing meet the conditions stated in this document. 2. An approved ACU Technical Officer will be appointed. Checks will be carried out but limited to checking documentation and Registration Numbers.
  • Briefing 1. The Clerk of the Course of the Organising Club will conduct a briefing which all riders participating in the parade must attend. 2. Failure to attend the briefing will result in disqualification unless the Clerk of the Course has previously issued a waiver in writing to any participant. 3. The briefing will include Flag Signals, Speed, Safety, the Timetable and all other general arrangements for the conduct of the Parade.
  • Speed the average speed of the participants must not exceed 60mph. The speed of the parade will be dictated by the Clerk of the Course, who will take into consideration the circuit, conditions and machinery, and will be controlled by Pace Cars or Travelling Marshals. No participant is allowed to overtake a pace car or Travelling Marshal.
  • Number of riders permitted Parades containing 60 or less riders will be controlled by two pace cars/travelling marshals, one at the front and one at the rear. Parades containing over 60 riders are permitted, but will be controlled by one extra pace car/travelling marshals for each additional block of up to 60 riders.

Please dont be put off by this long piece of writing but we do have to follow the ACU handbook which is our governing body. The following will give you the complete specification require to ride in our PR5 parades:

THIS IS THE INFORMATION AND REQUIREMENTS FOR PR 5 PARADES

P R5 SPECTATOR PARADES – SPEED CONTROLLED (abridged excerpt from ACU Handbook 2018)

For riders of road going motorcycles to participate for their own pleasure on their own machines in controlled circumstances.

1. Machine Qualification. Machines must be road going, no race machines are permitted.

Machines must be road worthy – the decision of the technical official/organiser is final in this matter. Organisers may limit the type of machine allowed or grade the machines into separate parades.

2. Rider Qualifications.

i) Riders under 70 years of age must hold a current ACU Road Race Competition Licence, or a current ACU Road Race Parade Licence or a Full Class “A” DVLA motorcycle licence. Participants (including sidecar passengers) who are 70 years of age or over must hold a current ACU Parade Licence or a current ACU Road Race Competition Licence.

ii) First time applicants for an ACU Road Race Parade Licence must hold a current Full Class “A” DVLA motorcycle licence or must satisfactorily complete an ACU Road Race Basic Rider Assessment

iii) The minimum age for participation in Parades is 14 years. Where a participant is under the age of 18 years a Parental Consent Form must also be completed.

iv) All participants must complete an Entry Form Declaration using the standard ACU wording for participation in Road Racing.

v). Riders must be members of an ACU affiliated club.

3. Documents. DVLA motorcycle licence and/or ACU licence and certificate of motor insurance applicable to that rider and machine must be produced at signing-on.

4. Insurance

i) The Insurance Company (Brokers) will be appointed by the ACU/MCRCB.

ii) Organisers of PR5 Parades are expected to pay a fee in respect of the Public Liability premium.

iii) No Personal Accident insurance is included in respect of PR5 parades.

iv) No cover is included in respect of machines, clothing or other personal property etc.

5. Clothing

Full leather clothing (one piece or two piece zipped together) in good condition or suitable protective motorcycle clothing, including boots and gloves, designed for road use must be worn. (i.e. no paddock jackets, jeans, trainers etc. will be allowed on the track.)

6. Safety Helmets

Safety helmets must be worn and fastened properly at all times and must be legal for road use. ACU Gold standard is recommended.

7. Identification

A suitable means of identifying approved machines, riders and passengers must be used (i.e. headlamp stickers and wristbands).

8. Technical Control

1. Participants must ensure their machines and clothing meet the conditions stated in this document.

2. An approved ACU Technical Officer will be appointed. Checks will be carried out but limited to checking documentation and Registration Numbers.

9. Briefing

i) The Clerk of the Course of the Organising Club will conduct a briefing which all riders participating in the parade must attend.

ii) Failure to attend the briefing will result in disqualification unless the Clerk of the Course has previously issued a waiver in writing to any participant.

iii) The briefing will include Flag Signals, Speed, Safety, the Timetable and all other general arrangements for the conduct of the Parade.

10. Speed

The average speed of the participants must not exceed 60mph. The speed of the parade will be dictated by the Clerk of the Course, who will take into consideration the circuit, conditions and machinery, and will be controlled by Pace Cars or Travelling Marshals. No participant is allowed to overtake a pace car or Travelling Marshal.

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