ASBK Technical Rules for Aprilia RSV4 1100


Aprilia in ASBK

We revealed yesterday the intention of Matt Walters to race an 1100 cc Aprilia RSV4 within the 2023 2023 mi-bike Australian Superbike Championship.

We additionally talked about that Motorcycling Australia could be issuing particular guidelines regarding the eligibility of the machine in Australian Superbike, because of its bigger capability than typically permitted.

The primary version of these guidelines have been promulgated at this time as Appendix E of the 2023 Sporting Rules, we embody them beneath.

We consider this transfer has additionally prompted others to think about making functions to Motorcycling Australia with regard to different bigger capability fashions that up till now haven’t been allowed to race. This ‘might’ open up opportunies for folks to race the 1103 cc Ducati Panigale V4, which is half the value of the 1000 cc V4 R that’s presently raced by rivals in ASBK.

Attention-grabbing occasions…


Appendix E
Aprilia RSV 1100 Technical Rules

1. Machine Eligibility

a) The onus of proving {that a} competitor, and the competitor’s machine and protecting clothes/tools, are eligible to compete, is on the particular person looking for to show it.

b) Topic to the required and permitted alterations set out beneath, Superbike machines should:

i) Be fitted with both an Australian Design Rule (ADR) compliance plate, a Safe Car Identification (SVI) sticker and / or are listed on the Register of Permitted Automobiles (RAV) for the actual Machine.

ii) Be eligible for registration in all States and Territories by which they compete,

iii) Be of a make and mannequin lawfully bought in Australia,

iv) Be as constructed by the producer,

v) The place machines could not adjust to the above, be permitted by MA.

c) The vary of auto identification numbers for every mannequin should be offered to MA.

d) A minimum of 20 manufacturing machines of that make and mannequin should have been imported into Australia by the producer or the Australian distributor representing that producer. Machines should be permitted by MA.

2. Tyres

As per ASBK Tyre Homologate Record

3. Weight

To be permitted to compete, a machine, with out rider, empty of gas, however with all different fluids at optimum ranges, should weigh at least:

• 172kg

A 1% tolerance at post-race management shall be allowed.

4. Obligatory Modifications

The next should be eliminated:

a) Headlamp,

b) Tail lamp,

c) Reflectors,

d) Horns,

e) Visitors indicators,

f) Mirrors,

g) Centre and facet stands,

h) Registration plate / bracket and label holder

Any sharp edges left by the removing of the above parts should be protected by a rolled edge or beading of minimal 3mm diameter.

Aprilia RSV4

5. Permitted Modifications

The next could also be eliminated:

a) Passenger handholds and footrest assemblies,

b) Devices and related cables

c) OEM high rear chain guard and registration plate brackets,

d) Air injection air pollution management system,

e) Rear fender,

f) Air filter aspect,

g) Steering damper

The Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) may be disconnected and the ABS management unit could also be eliminated. The ABS wheel rotors and sensors could also be eliminated.

6. Modification of OEM Elements

The next OEM elements could also be modified: a) Engine should stay OEM except for: b) Gearbox drive canines could also be undercut, c) Cylinder head valve seats could also be re-cut,

Aprilia RSV4

7. Permitted Additions

The next could also be added:

a) Steering damper,

b) Trip top adjuster,

c) Body protecting sliders,

d) Digital gear shifters.

e) Knowledge acquisition is permitted underneath the next circumstances

i) Solely the prevailing OEM sensors for the make and mannequin are permitted with the one exception being, the addition of entrance and rear suspension place sensors, engine oil strain sensor, engine oil temperature sensor, air gas ratio and brake strain sensors for knowledge logging functions solely.

ii) Except authorised and permitted by MA, the place and placement of all OEM sensors and parts should stay as OEM.

iii) Fitment of every other further sensors is prohibited

iv) Telemetry units are prohibited

v) Knowledge out there from lap timers as per 4.23.1.6

f) Commercially out there brake lever safety

g) Entrance brake cooling ducting may be fitted offering the next standards is met:

i) The aim of the Entrance Brake Ducting is for the cooling of the entrance brake disc and caliper solely

ii) No aerodynamical benefit may be gained by the design or fitment of the Entrance Brake Ducting

iii) Entrance Brake Cooling Ducting used should be commercially out there

iv) Entrance Brake Cooling Ducting used should be securely mounted to the motorbike

v) The ultimate resolution on Entrance Brake Cooling Ducting mounting, design, and/or aerodynamical benefit is on the discretion of the ASBK Administration Workforce and ASBK Chief Technical Officer

Aprilia RSV4

8. Use of Non-OEM Elements

The next could also be changed with elements not manufactured by the producer of the machine:

a) Brake pads, linings brake hoses, and brake discs. Entrance and rear brake discs could also be changed with aftermarket brake discs that should match the unique OEM caliper and wheel mounting. The outermost diameter and materials should stay the identical as OEM for the mannequin.

b) Fairings, screens, rear bodywork and rear seat in order to supply for the mounting of a rear quantity plate, rider’s seat, mudguards, air consumption lids in bodywork, airbox consumption tubes, tank covers and facet covers, however replacements should bear a resemblance to the form and look of the unique.

c) Mounting brackets for fairings and screens however the replacements should be mounted on the body on the authentic mounting factors.

d) Gas tank filler cap meeting offering there isn’t any modification required to gas tank.

e) Handlebars, handlebar mounted levers, grasp cylinders and controls, together with throttle meeting and cables.

f) Footrests and foot controls, however the replacements should be mounted on the body on the authentic mounting factors

g) Fasteners

h) Air filter aspect

i) Devices

j) The OEM ECU should be retained and operative and is presently the one ECU permitted by ASBK. The ECU can’t be flashed.

• Except licensed and permitted by MA, solely the prevailing OEM sensors for the make and mannequin are permitted

• Except licensed and permitted by MA, the place and placement of all sensors and parts should stay as OEM

• Fitment of every other further sensors is prohibited.

ok) Spark plugs and excessive rigidity leads

l) Battery, however the alternative should be able to beginning the machine pre and post-race

m) Exhaust system

n) Clutch plates and comes

o) Exterior gearing, chain and chain pitch

p) Radiator enlargement tank

q) Entrance suspension, springs, damping elements and fork high caps could also be changed or modified, however the exterior look of the forks should not be modified or modified

r) Rear suspension damping models (Shock Absorber) and comes