The 2014 Mid America MX Series will consist of ten
(10) total rounds.
Each rider will get Three (3) MOTO
throw-outs. (if you have to miss a race, that will
be two of your throw-outs, You next lowest
MOTO score will be your next throw-out, or if
you race all ten rounds your lowest three (3)
MOTO scores will be your throw-outs and will not
count toward your total year end points)
Each rider MUST ride
seven (7) races to be considered for the year
end points championship.
Cancelled events will
be rescheduled at the soonest possible opportunity.
In a circumstance that an event cannot be
rescheduled the required race numbers may be
reduced. The event may be rescheduled to another
venue if necessary.
The MAMS series will
be an AMA series and all riders must be a current
member of the AMA to participate in any MAMS event.
(You MUST bring your AMA card with you when you
sign up for practice or race)(one day AMA
memberships will be available at registration at
(Family, Youth, and One Day) are available on the
MAMS website (http://midamericamxseries.com/)
or at the office of each event.
first moto gate pick will be determined by random
computer pick order. This includes pre registration
for each event. If you pre registrar for an event,
you still need to report to the office before you
are officially registered for the event. If a
rider is late for signup (after the race order has
been completed) the computer will automatically
place him as the last gate pick. If a rider changes
classes after the race order has been completed
he/she will have last gate pick and may have back to
Event give-a-ways will
be given out on a first come first serve basis. This
means the first to report to the sign-up office at
each event. Pre registering does Not guarantee you
give-a-ways. Give-a-ways may not be available at
In the event of
cancellation after an event is started, rain-checks
may be given for part or all of the fees that have
been paid. Rain-checks are only good for the venue
they are issued from. You must contact Teresa at
within 24 hours of leaving the event.
If a rider pre
registers for an event and then cannot attend the
event. MAMS must be notified immediately or before
the Tuesday after the event to be eligible for
Each rider must
present the appropriate credentials before they will
be allowed to enter the track at any time. This may
include but is not limited to proof of paid gate
fee, practice fee, entry fee.
Anyone accompanying a
rider to the staging/starting area must present the
appropriate event credentials.
Any person within the
event grounds may be requested, at any time, to
present event credentials.
Each Riders RPV will
determine their rider’s ability level. (A/B/C Class)
practice with their own ability level. This includes
the practice days before each event and the morning
of race day.
Entering the track
anywhere other than the staging area is grounds for
disqualification for the entire weekend event.
Cutting the track at
any time is not permitted. Cutting the track during
practice is not permitted in any way. Riders may not
cut the track at the start of practice or loop back
to re ride any sections. If a rider cuts the track
at the start of his/her practice he/she will be
black flagged and forfeit his practice section.
(This is for the safety of the riders! There may
still be riders on the last section of the track
from the previous practice)
It is the duty and
responsibility of the rider to determine the class
in which he or she belongs.
The beginner class is
an entry level class, not an ability level class.
Beginner classes will NOT pay points in the MAMS
PeeWee classes are
Stock/Limited classes. All other classes are
PeeWee riders may
receive assistance at the MAMS official’s
descretion. No one under the age of 18 will be
allowed on the track to assist a PeeWee rider.
Parents may NOT use a vehicle to follow riders
around the track at any time!
A rider may ride
a different bike in the second moto than they rode
in the first moto with prior approval of MAMS
officials. It is the riders responsibility to make
sure any such changes (rider number) are reported to
the starter, office, and score keepers. The
number on the rider and bike must match.
It is the rider’s
responsibility to make sure they have proper
identifying marks on their bike and person. Numbers
will be available for purchase at the office of each
event if needed. (see AMA rule book, SECTION 1.2
– C – 14 Number Plates)
If transponders are
used, it is the riders responsibility to make sure
their transponder is properly mounted, working, and
on the proper bike throughout the entire event.
A rider must complete
at least one lap of at least one moto under their
own power before being scored for that moto. This is
per class. If you are riding for points in more than
one class you must complete at least one lap of at
least one moto in each class to receive MAMS series
points in each class.
Riders only starting
one moto but receiving a DNF in that moto will
receive 1 (ONE) point for that class for that race
in MAMS series points.
The 30 minute protest
period is per moto.
Check your results after each moto.
MAMS officials are not
responsible for locating riders before their moto.
If a moto must be
stopped because of a rider or riders obstructing the
progress and safety of the moto that rider or riders
may not be allowed to restart the moto unless
cleared by the medic and allowed by the race
If a rider is riding
for sponsor contingences, it is the rider’s
responsibility to make sure he/she are properly
recorded at each event. Make sure your bike brand is
right on the results, wear the proper gear, have the
right parts on your bike, etc. Each rider will be
checked according with the sponsorship requirements.
Any verbal harassment
or physical abuse of MAMS or track officials,
medics, or event staff may be grounds for permanent
disqualification from the MAMS series.
No alcoholic beverages
or illegal substances will be allowed on the track,
staging, or start area. Riders or pit crew should
not use any of the above mentioned substances before
or during an event as long as they remain in
competition. Any rider or pit crew that is impaired
will not be allowed to compete or be in the staging
or start area or be allowed on the track to assist
A rider is responsible
for the actions of their Pit Crew and associated
spectators. Infractions by riders Pit crew or
associated spectators will be grounds for penalties
against that rider.
competing in an age class that pays money may have a
shop/sponsor paid in lieu of jeopardizing amateur
status. Payment will be made by MAMS directly to the
sponsor in the name of the amateur rider.
Ties in series points
will be broken by APPENDIX 6.3 in the AMA rule book.
Each event overall
finish will be determined by each riders overall
finish for each event.
Series points will be
awarded for both of each rider’s moto finishes for
each event using the following points table per
See Points table