1992 FIM Pan Pacific Superbike Championship

Technical regulations

1992 FIM International Superbike Regulations
Summary

Motorcycles for Superbike correspond to motorcycles of current production, available to the public, which have been manufactured and sold for everyday road use. Motorcycles must be approved and homologated by the FIM for competition in FIM Superbike events. Manufacturers are required to produce a minimum number of a specific motorcycle in order for it to be homologated; a factory that produces more than 100,000 units per year must produce 1,000 for homologation, a factory producing at least 50,000 units per year must produce 500, and all other factories must produce 200. Only modifications specified within the approved homologation documents for each model are permitted. Number plate colours are white background with black numbers (RAL colour table values: 9005 black and 9010 white).

Engine capacities

400-750cc, four-stroke, 3 or 4-cylinder, minimum dry weight 165kg;
550-1000cc, four-stroke, 2-cylinder, minimum dry weight 140kg.

Homologated machines

Bimota Tesi 1D; Bimota YB4; Bimota YB4EI; Ducati 851; Ducati 888; Honda VFR750F; Honda RC30 (VFR750R); Kawasaki GPX750; Kawasaki ZXR750 (H1); Kawasaki ZXR750 (H2); Kawasaki ZXR750 (J1); Kawasaki ZXR750 (J2); Suzuki GSX-R750 (J); Suzuki GSX-R750 (K); Suzuki GSX-R750 (L); Suzuki GSX-R750 (M); Suzuki GSX-R750 (N); Yamaha FZ750; Yamaha FZR750; Yamaha OW01 (FZR750R).

Championship rules

Points system

Riders Championship: 1st: 20; 2nd: 17; 3rd: 15; 4th: 13; 5th: 11; 6th: 10; 7th: 9; 8th: 8; 9th: 7; 10th: 6; 11th: 5; 12th: 4; 13th: 3; 14th: 2; 15th: 1.