FIM Superbike & Supersport World Championships and FIM Superstock 1000cc Cup

Superbike Commission – 2014 final meeting

The Superbike Commission, composed of Messrs Javier Alonso (WSBK Executive Director), Ignacio
Verneda (FIM CEO) and Takanao Tsubouchi (MSMA Representative), met at the Dorna Headquarters in
Madrid on 16 December 2014 in the presence of MM Daniel Carrera and Gregorio Lavilla (WSBK-Dorna),
Scott Smart and Paul Duparc (FIM).

During the 2014 final meeting, the SBK Commission has agreed as follows:

1. The Sporting, Disciplinary and Medical Regulations will be harmonised as much as possible with
the 2015 Grand Prix Regulations.

2. After the approval of the main pillars of the SBK Technical Regulations 2015 last June 12th , two
main points of discussion have been clarified:

 The Superbike Commission agreed to amend the details of the Superbike Balancing rules to
improve the clarity of the application of the balancing method. Changes for the 2014 season
included the balancing level being carried from one season to the next and this had resulted in
other small details needing updates.

 For safety reasons, The Superbike Commission agreed to consider, individually, any
manufacturers request to use their 2014 season electronics packages during the first two
championship rounds ‘as is’, in case of any issues arising from the changes in the electronics
concept in the 2015 regulations. Should this arise then the Manufacturer must make available to
all ‘customer’ teams on the same brand of machinery the same 2014 electronics so as not to
disadvantage them.

3. The Superbike Commission approved assembly of a working group comprising of any interested
machine manufacturers to develop a class structure for an entry level category. The category
would be based on the burgeoning Supersport 300 class machinery and would aim to include
varied capacities and engine configurations, with the aim to provide a low cost platform to
develop new talent. The class would be raced in many domestic championships with the goal
being to bring the ‘stars of the future’ to the premier events running alongside the World
Championship series.