Motorcycles participating in the Grand Prix race are specialized vehicles, not mass production for the purpose of competition to bring glory to the car manufacturer.
Currently, there are many world motor racing competitions organized for different types of cars to determine the reputation and success of the participating automakers.
Superbike Racing is for mass-produced commercial motorcycles, with structural changes to suit the track. Motorcycles participating in this race must have 4-stroke engines from 800cc to 1200cc for 2-engine engines, and 750cc to 1000cc for 4-cylinder engines.
The cars involved are almost similar to the commercial models and upgraded some parts, in general they do not look different from the street cars, and the engine is allowed to be refined. special tuning.
The Supersport Motor Racing is also a racing formula for commercially tuned, engine-manufactured commercial vehicles. To be allowed to participate in this race, the car must be equipped with 4-stroke engine with a capacity of 400 to 600cc with 4-cylinder engine and from 600 to 750cc capacity for 2-cylinder engines.
Supersport’s regulations are somewhat stricter than the Superbike race, including the engine of the participating car must be the same size as the standard engine, can adjust engine power but also very strictly controlled.
Famous Supersport competitions include AMA Supersport Championship, British Supersport Championship and Supersport World Championship.
This is a race to test the durability of the car and the physical strength of the racer. Each team has many different riders and can be replaced during a very long race. The race format is to complete the number of laps in the fastest time, or to complete as many laps as possible in a given time. The durability and reliability of a motorcycle is one of the most important elements of this race.
The world of Motocross (or MX) is similar to other motorbike races, but the biggest difference is the harsh off-road conditions. The closed loop is built to challenge all riders including a mixture of dirt, sand, mud and grass… even simulating rough terrain.