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SULTANS OF SPRINT challenge 2018

The Sultans of Sprint challenge is gathering motorcycle freaks from all over Europe to race their custom sprint bikes powered by air cooled twin cylinder engines. Not focused only on speed, performance and power the Sultans of Sprint challenge will also reward the contenders for their style, creativity and craziness.
The participating bikes are 100% custom built by the best custom workshops and enthusiasts. Two differents classes are sharing now the dragstrip with Sultans of Sprint:

Sultans of Sprint “FREAK CLASS”
: the race bikes are powered by air or oil cooled 4 stroke engines up to 1600cc.  Commonly used racing equipments include nitrous oxyde injection, square dragslick, lowered chassis but also turbo or supercharger ! The limits are mainly the imagination of the bike builders but their imagination has not limit !

Sultans of Sprint “FACTORY CLASS”: the race bikes are powered by a 4 stroke engine air or water cooled. No limit regarding engine capacity but the tuned bike has to respect a power to weight ratio limit which can not be exceeded. The basis models for 2018 are from Yamaha (XSR7 or MT07), BMW Motorrad (R nineT or R1200R), Triumph (Thruxton or Bobber) and Indian Motorcycle (Scout 1200).
The “FACTORY CLASS” is supported by the motorcycle industry which supports the Sultans of Sprint challenge by entering the challenge with bikes customized to race by private workshops or with “in house” custom built racers.

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Ranking

The ranking system is challenging for the contenders and will for sure rewards the performance & race results but also style, craziness and creativity of the teams.

Your participation is expected to vote online for your favorite teams so stay tuned !

 


Race points

> 5 points participation bonus for each event.
> 5 points bonus for the team mascot for each event.
> 10 points for each winning rounds (except for the 3 first places)

> 35 points for the winner.
> 34 points for the second place.
> 33 points for the third place.

Double points for the last race event  !

 

“Party Monster” bonus
The “Party Monster” bonus rewards the riders who are revving the party high !
All the riders who are taking part to the very end of the party will have a “party monster” bonus for 10 points at each round if they succeed to win the special challenge organized by our night life management crew.
Sure the riders & team crew won’t need to be drunk or in a bad shape but the teams are expected to attend & set up the show on the dance floor or at the bar or during special Sultans of Sprint challenges !
>10 points all riders/teams can win!

Special awards

Special awards will reward work, style, craziness and creativity of the participant & teams !


RM Paint “Best Paintjob Award”

> RM Paint is leading manufacturer of OEM & refurbishing paint material. This RM Paint will reward the work of painters on the sprintacers of Sultans of Sprint “Freak Class” & “Factory Class” categories.

Libner Group “Best Bodywork Award”
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Libner Group is building special truck & trailer bodywork. Christian Moretti won last year this award handmade by Hervé Libner as well as a 500€ price money.
This season Libner Group will again reward the work of contenders on their sprintracers: style & craftmanship in both categories!

Avon tyres “Best Burnout Award”
> Avon will reward the most incredible burnouts on the starting grid of the season !!!

Pipeburn “Style & Engineering Award”
> Based on the online votes through Pipeburn & the votes of participants themselves, this “Style & Engineering Award” is rewarding the overall work on the best bikes from this year challenge !

Sultans of Sprint "FREAK CLASS" Technical Rules

The technical rules are simple for the Sultans of Sprint “FREAK CLASS”:
the race bike has to be custom built and powered by an air or oil cooled twin cylinder four stroke engine.

The engine capacity allowed depends on engine type and supercharging system used:
> max 1000cc for bikes using NOS and supercharger or turbocharger.
> max 1100cc for bikes using NOS or supercharger or turbocharger.
> max 1700cc for bikes with naturally aspirated engines.

> exception: Long stroke engines (Harley Davidson, Buell, …) might have bigger engine capacities up to 1300cc even using a supercharging system.

Fuel and shifter are free. Frame can be an original or modified original or custom made.
Swingarm can be extended up to 20% of its original length.
Same with custom made frame the overall wheel base can’t be more than the original frame + extended swing arm of 20%.
Rear tire is maximum 160mm width for square profile tires (4″ rim max) & maximum 190mm width for round profile tires (5,5″ rim max).

The bike has to be equipped with:
-2 oval number plates (standard 28,1×23,7cm / one of each side of the bike). If bike is equipped with a fairing, the race number can be applied on a flat oval area of 28,1×23,7cm on each side.
-brake system on both wheels.
-safety wires on oil drain plugs.
-kill switch mounted on the handlebar.
-fuel petcock.

For safety reasons the rider must be equipped properly with a ECE full face helmet, leather jacket & pants (preferably one piece leather suit), back protector and proper riding boots and gloves.

Sultans of Sprint "FACTORY CLASS" Technical Rules

The technical rules for the Sultans of Sprint “FACTORY CLASS” are based on a different concept allowing motorcycles powered by an air or oil cooled or water cooled twin cylinder four stroke engine.

This class is supported by BMW MotorradIndian MotorcycleYamaha Motor Europe and Triumph Motorcycles.
Therefore the motorcycles which can enter are the following:
BMW R nine T, BMW R 1200 R, Indian Scout Sixty, Indian Scout, Indian Chief, Yamaha MT-O7, Yamaha XSR 700, Triumph Thruxton, Triumph Bonneville, Triumph Bonneville Bobber.

The engine capacity is unlimited as well as the supercharging system or the fuel used. The race bike has to be custom built (private workshop or in-house built) and to fullfill the following specifications:
> Fuel : ethanol, methanol or nitromethanol are not allowed. Race fuel is allowed.
> shifter system: no restriction.
> Frame can be an original or modified original.
> Swingarm can be extended up to 20% of its original length OR front frame modified  to change the stem position and/or angle (maximum 20cm lowered or streched steering stem). Subrame can be modified or custom built.
> Wheelie bars: not allowed.
> The size of the wheels can be changed but the rear rim can not be larger than 5,5’’. Tires type is free but it’s highly recommended to use race slicks. Tires have to be available on the market (experimental race tires not allowed). Square profile tires are not allowed. The following parts are not allowed : magnesium or carbon wheels.
> The engine can be tuned without any restrictions (naturally aspirated / turbocharged / supercharged / nitrous injected). Bottle warming systems not allowed.
> The finished race bike has not exceed a certain power to weight ratio (weight measure with full gastank, oil, all fluids & battery in running conditions).

The rider has to weight 70kg minimum with all gears on (leather suit, gloves, boots, back protector and helmet).
If not an additional weight has to be added to the motorcycle to compensate.

The bike has to be equipped with:
-2 oval number plates (standard 28,1×23,7cm / one of each side of the bike). If bike is equipped with a fairing, the race number can be applied on a flat oval area of 28,1×23,7cm on each side.
-brake system on both wheels.
-safety wires on oil drain plugs.
-kill switch mounted on the handlebar.
-fuel petcock.

For safety reasons the rider must be equipped properly with a ECE full face helmet, leather jacket & pants (preferably one piece leather suit), back protector and proper riding boots and gloves.