2019 Race Dates

129-30th MarchOulton Park
226-28th AprilCadwell Park
318-19th MayDonnington Park National
47-9th JuneSnetterton 300
522-23rd JuneCadwell Park
612-14 JulyBrand Hatch GP
713-15th SeptSnetterton 300
84-6th OctBrands Indy

YPM Coordinator Team

The coordinators who run the club are:

Pete FishwickOverseer
Paul WhitbyRider Representative
Steve HigertyTechnical
Len WhalinTechnical
Den GrantClub Bike Admin
Nickie GrantTreasuror
Kev HigertyWebmaster & Rider Numbers

The coordinators are very knowledgeable in all things YPM. Any of them can probably answer any query you may have but you may be directed to the person responsible for a specific area if required.

Points Tables 2018

YPM National

1Peter Branton340
2Doug Edmondson238
3Scott Grant161
4Ben Miles146
5Denis Halil91
6Andrew Burscough85
7Michael Stanley84
8Reece Guyett76
9Andy Davies73
10Paul Whitby61
11Scott Carson58
12David Abraham54
13Douglas Beacock49
14Dan Wright49
15Matt Barber43
16Paul Welch42
17Neil MacQueen41
18Pete Fishwick40
19Geoff Mook40
20Jeremy Hill37
21Lee Huff31
22Paul Godbold21
23Ben Hunter20
24Kevin Marshall16
25Andrew Tempest12
26Paul Middleton8
27Lorraine Anson8
28Max House6
29Danny Gough4
30Chris Rogers4
31Len Whalin1

YPM Clubman

1Andrew Burscough257
2Douglas Beacock224
3Paul Godbold215
4Kevin Marshall117
5Lee Huff117
6Paul Middleton108
7Max House98
8Denise Button91
9David Paterson67
10Andrew Tempest66
11Gary Button53
12Mark Elleray44
13Neil Hesman41
14Kevin Higerty34
15Len Whalin24
16Sarah English23
17Zak Perrin22
18Martin Pearson15

YPM Rookie

1Geoff Mook296
2Scott Carson245
3Danny Gough202
4Neil Zwartouw59
5Adam Halil45
6John Harrison42
7Lorraine Anson41
8Paul Millington35
9David Bowler33
10Mick Geary11

YPM Lap Records

 TZR250  350       
Brands Hatch IndyAnthony Johnson52.88727/08/2017Mike Smith52.26327/09/2009
Brands Hatch GPMatt Barber1.42.12421/08/2016Mike Smith01:41.616/05/2010
Snetterton Old CircuitPete Fishwick1.20.29704/09/2010Mike Smith01:18.55/9/20010
Snetterton 300Anthony Johnson2.09.11708/10/2017Mike Smith02:10.110/07/2011
Snetterton 200Steve King1.22.62309/09/2012Mike Smith01:22.404/09/2011
Cadwell ParkAnthony Johnson1.42.21701/04/2017Mike Smith01:40.215/08/2010
Donington Park GPDean Stimpson1:48:07128/07/2013Rik Ballerini01:49.210/04/2016
Donington Park NationalNeil MacQueen1.19.38818/06/2017Andy Burscough01:21.816/06/2018
Oulton ParkDean Stimpson1.54.03601/06/2013Mike Smith01:56.127/06/2009
Silverstone NationalPete Fishwick1.07.87719/06/2011Mike Smith01:06.819/06/2011
Silverstone InternationalAnthony Johnson1.17.20230/04/2017Mungo Prentice01:22.530/04/2016
PembreyScott Grant1.04.94610/07/2016Mike Smith01:05.102/05/2010
CroixTyler Bacon59.76515/06/2008Pat Herron01:01.629/05/2006
Lydden HillRonnie Ross45.60016/08/1996Mike Smith45.18713/10/2007

Tech Regs

Download 2019 Tech Regs


Technical regulations 2019





Eligible Yamaha models



Parts that must remain standard and not be modified

regardless of model



Parts allowed to be modified regardless of model



Parts allowed to be removed regardless of model



Model-specific regulations

5.1 RD250/350 LC


5.2 RD350YPVS


5.3 RD350LC/YPVS Hybrid


5.4 TZR250


5.5 TDR250









Technical inspection





*Changes to regulations for 2018 are highlighted

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Section 1: Eligible Yamaha Models

1.1Road-going 250 and 350 parallel twin two-strokes, model type; 1.1.1 LC Model is RD250LC 4L1 & RD350LC 4L0

1.1.2 TZR Model is 2MA and 1KT parallel twin 1.1.3 TDR Model is 3CK and 2YK

1.1.4 YPVS model is RD350LC2, RD350N, RD350N2, RD350F, RD350F2, RD350R

1.2Only models of the same spec as the officially imported model.

1.3Reverse cylinder or V-twin model TZRs are not acceptable.

1.4Models with larger rim sizes or brake diameters than the official models are also illegal.

Section 2: Parts that must remain standard and not be modified regardless of model

2.1Frame and subframe, with the exception of minor modifications permitted in the list in sections 3.12 and 3.13

2.2Swingarm must be from the relevant model and standard, other than the compulsory fitting of a lower run chain guard. (LC exceptions: rules 5.1.3-5.1.4, TZR exception: rule 5.4.1)

2.3Cush drive and sprocket carrier

2.4Primary drive gears

2.5Gearbox must be from the officially imported model of the relevant motorcycle

2.6Ignition control units must be from an officially imported model of the relevant motorcycle. No remapping or FIII kit boxes are permitted. (LC/YPVS exemption: rule 5.1.13)

2.7No system may be fitted that will affect a dyno’s ability to take a correct power reading

2.8No redundant electrical systems are permitted

2.9Powervalve systems, if applicable to model, must be from the relevant motorcycle and must be fitted and fully operational

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Section 3: Parts allowed to be modified regardless of model


3.1Internal petrol tank filters and taps may be modified or removed but otherwise fuel tanks must remain as standard for the model

3.2Fuel tank cap can be modified or replaced, subject to ACU regs


3.3Static ignition timing may be altered

3.4Electrical components may be repositioned, and waterproofing measures taken

3.5Rotor lightening is allowed


3.6Barrels and head can be modified

3.7Crankcases may only be modified to match cylinder porting and the only permitted crank modification is the use of a full-circle crank

3.8Sprocket cover may be modified or removed

3.9Airbox may be modified or removed

3.10Radiators, cooling system and thermostat may be substituted or modified

3.11Rebores to a maximum of 2.75mm (no big bores)

3.12Aftermarket billet clutch and non-OE pressure plate, extra plates and replacement springs are permitted

3.13Exhausts can be modified or replaced with alternatives. Any exhaust must conform to the ACU noise limit of 105db

3.14Powervalve control boxes may be modified with the use of ‘Dip Switches’ or re-soldering of the internal motherboard. The Powervalve control box must be Yamaha OE and applicable to the relevant model


3.15Minor frame and subframe mods are allowed for cosmetic reasons, bodywork fitment and steering damper mods, but not to change geometry, lightening or bracing. The final rear cross brace must remain in standard position on all models, cutting the rear subframe to this point is permissible to facilitate the fitment of non-standard seats

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3.16Ancillary frame brackets can be removed, typically unused mounting lugs, additional lugs may be added to assist the fitment of bodywork

3.17Chassis and wheel bearings may be upgraded to superior specification, but must be to standard diameter

3.18Fork internals, sliders and caps may be modified or replaced with cartridge kits of higher specification. Forks may be shortened

3.19Rear shock may be re-gassed, spring may be replaced to suit riders’ requirements. Alternatively, any commercially available shock absorber may be used. This must be of single unit construction. No remote reservoirs, piggy back reservoirs or remote pre load units will be allowed. The unit must also be a direct fit to the existing mounts without modification to the frame or linkage. LC can use any shock as long as it is a direct fitment

3.20Rear suspension tie-bars may be modified or replaced to modify the ride height

3.21A steering damper is allowed

3.22Handlebars can be modified, replaced and remounted with due consideration paid to clearance of fairings and bodywork

3.23Race bodywork can be fitted, but must not alter original silhouette at front of bike. Seat unit may be replaced with any suitable unit


3.25Double bubble and tinted screens are allowed

3.26Wheel spindles, subject to use of original material and thickness. They must be at least standard length and may be lengthened to allow use of R-hook

3.27Rear brake fluid reservoir. The ‘HRC’ tube modification is allowed

3.28Any mass production fixed ratio master cylinder for front and rear braking system may be used. This does not mean race production Brembo, AP Lockheed or bespoke units.

Section 4: Parts allowed to be removed regardless of model

4.1Equipment for road use like mirrors, horn, indicators, pillion pegs and ancillary brackets originally to support road-going parts

4.2Top chainguard (a bottom run ‘sharks fin’ toe guard must be added as per ACU regulations)


4.4Speedo, cable and speedo drive. The speedo drive can be substituted for a suitable spacer

4.5Charging system, including regulator-rectifier and battery

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4.6Oil tank and pump


4.8Kickstart mechanism

4.9Gearbox sprocket cover


4.11Rear brake fluid reservoir

Section 5: Model-specific regulations

Section 5.1: RD250/350 LC non-power valve 4L0 and 4L1

5.1.1250LC is allowed twin discs and callipers from the 350LC

5.1.2YPVS forks, wheels and brakes can be fitted

5.1.3Swingarm bracing and period aftermarket swingarms are allowed

5.1.4Any class-legal YPVS bodywork/frame/swingarm part can be fitted, (with the exception of full fairings )

5.1.5TZR forks, wheels and brake may be fitted, along with the rear wheel, The ‘Blue Spot’ front calliper may be used ONLY if the bike is fitted with TZR forks. See TZR rules for full definition of this calliper.

5.1.6Any shock can be used as long as it is direct fitment with no frame or linkage modification

5.1.7The ‘Pro-Am’ Fairing and belly pan are permitted

5.1.8Non-standard or modified carburettors are allowed

5.1.9YPVS conrods or crankshaft can be used

5.1.10Any ignition is allowed.

Section 5.2: RD350YPVS LC2, F1/N1, F2/N2, RD350R – 31K, 1UA

5.2.1Any OEM Yamaha twin opposing piston calliper, with an 83mm bolt pitch, that will fit without additional mounting brackets is allowed

5.2.2Allowance of four piston brake callipers with 83mm bolt spacing from the following models, to fit 350YPVS 31K or F2 forks, without any adapter plates.

Callipers must be from the following eligible models only. Master cylinder must remain 5/8‿ i.e. 16mm: FZR400 3TJ, TZR250 3MA, TZR250 3XV, R1-Z 250, Triumph TT600 and 595 series

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5.2.3Ignition systems can be a combination of eligible models or an aftermarket non programmable YPVS replacement

5.2.4Non-standard or modified carburettors are allowed

5.2.5TZR forks, wheels and brake may be fitted, along with the rear wheel, as long as the braking system conforms to TZR regulations. The YPVS rear swing arm must remain. The ‘Blue spot’ calliper may be used ONLY if the bike is fitted with TZR forks. See TZR rules for full definition of this calliper.

Section 5.3: RD350LC/YPVS Hybrid

Rules as RD250/350LC (section 4.2) with the following exception

5.3.1Ignition must be as per YPVS rules and the Powervalve system must be operational

Section 5.4: TZR250 1KT, 2MA

5.4.1Model 2XW-1 swinging arm, shock and linkages are permitted as these were officially fitted to later model 2MAs imported to the UK.

5.4.2Rear wheel can be replaced with a suitable 3.5in Yamaha wheel that will accept the standard spindle, cush drive and sprocket carrier

5.4.3We allow use of any OEM Yamaha MONOBLOC construction front calliper with 100mm bolt pitch that attaches directly to the fork leg without the need for an adaptor plate

5.4.4Carb needles and jets may be replaced. Carb bodies must be standard

5.4.5TZR/TDR wheel change eligibility

Below is a list of wheels that make up eligible options for front wheel variant for all models using the TZR250 forks. This list may change in the future as we find additional wheels that are suitable

Note the conditions are:

The original specification 12mm 1KT/2MA wheel spindle must be used

No adjustments to the forks or caliper can be undertaken to allow fitment

Standard wheel must be able to fit straight back into to setup using standard 2MA/1KT 12mm spacers, spindle and eligible caliper setup

The wheel must be off a Production Yamaha motorcycle

NOTE: All non – standard front wheels will require spindle size adjustment spacers, different wheel spacers and in some cases machining of the disc face. The machining specs listed below

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are only guidelines, wheels may need more or less machining of the disc face depending on origin. The only direct fit wheel is the OE 2.15 stock front


ID Number




2.75 x 17

TZR250 (2XT)


2.75 x 17

R1-Z 250 (3XC)


2.75 x 17

FZR250 (3LN model)


2.75 x 17



2.75 x 17



3.00 x 17

TZR250 (3ma & 3xv) **


3.00 x 17

FZR600 (3HE)

3.00 x 17

SZR660 **

Y-2 F-49

3.00 x 17



3.00 x 17

*The Brembo TZR125RR front wheel is possible to fit with the ‘Blue Spot’ Calliper but the wheel will be off set. The wheel will fit centrally with the standard calliper

**A modification to remove 4mm from the wheel is required

Section 5.5: TDR250 3CK, 2YK

Rules as TZR250 (section 4.4) with the following exceptions

5.5.1Footrest position may be altered by modifying or removing frame lugs, allowing fitment of aftermarket rear sets

5.5.2CDI and PV boxes from eligible TZR models are allowed

Section 6: Fuel

6.1Pump fuel only. Max 99RON, premixed with two-stroke oil if necessary. No octane boosters or other additives allowed

Section 7: Tyres

7.1Tyres: Any moulded treaded tyre. Wets are allowed. No slicks

Section 8: Technical inspection

8.1Random technical inspections may be carried out by YPMRC technical coordinators. Any potential rule infringements will be referred to the BMCRC

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Chief Technical Official for appropriate action under BMCRC/ACU regulations.

Section 9: Updates/queries

9.1Any changes made to the regulations will be decided under the control of the club coordinators and in some cases BMCRC Tech officials

9.2For any information concerning updates to or questions about the regulations, contact: Len Whalin – lenwhalin@hotmail.com or Steve Higerty – info@waveracing.co.uk

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YPM Championships

YPMRC run 3 championships, National, Clubman and Rookie.

The championships do not run in line with the ACU licence level held by the rider. We run a different criteria to make it fair.

National: Everyone entered in the meeting is included in this championship.

YPM Clubman: Only for members that qualify for YPM clubman status. Must be a YPMRC paid up member.

YPM Rookie: YPM rookies only. No more than 4 racedays entered previously in any class. Must be a YPMRC paid up member.

So if your a rookie you are entered in the rookie and national championships. A clubman is entered in clubman and national championships. A rookie can not be entered in clubman. A national is only entered in the national championship.

YPMRC Rider Classification Regulations

1. YPM Clubman to YPM National Upgrade Rule as follows: (this is for YPM class purposes only – ACU regs applicable for your actual ACU licence upgrade)

• Minimum 10 signatures obtained on separate race days (max 2 signatures per weekend)

• Minimum 3 x separate circuits

• Finish time to be within 105% of the race winners time

• Must finish on the same lap as the race winner

• Results to be used – Season just completed plus two previous seasons ( so for 2019 season results from 2016,2017 and 2018 to set clubman / national status )

2. A Rookie will upgrade to a Clubman (except as per point 4 below) once they have completed their Rookie season and have done four or more race race days. This can be two full meetings, including a Club Bike weekend, or odd race days across a number of meetings.

3. If a rider wins the Clubman Championship but does not attain the criteria in point 1 above, they will still automatically be upgraded to YPM National Status, meaning a rider cannot defend a Clubman title.

4. A Rookie who achieves the criteria in point 1 above will automatically be upgraded to National without contesting the Clubman championship.

Supplementary Rules / Guidelines

a. Agreed that the Rules and guidelines for the administration of the YPMRC championship rules are brought in house via the current coordinator team.

b. There is a “no relegation” system in place. That is a rider who upgrades to clubman or national will not drop back to novice or clubman irrespective of results. ( exceptional cases will be considered by the coordinators ).

c. Returning Riders – A rider who has won the Overall YPM championship will always be classed a national rider irrespective of the year the title was won. A rider who was a front runner with a national licence within the last five years will return as a national rider. Riders returning after not racing in any class for over five years will return as a Clubman by default ( exceptional cases will be considered by the coordinators ).

d. The coordinators reserve the right to change a rider classification depending on race results and to keep the sub championships fair.

Rider Race Numbers

The current registered race numbers are listed below. To register a number you need to be a paid up member of YPMRC.
No.NameChampionship Class
0Paul TolandNational
1Doug EdmonsonNational
2Lee HuffClubman
3Alan CooperNational
4Denis HalilNational
5Max HouseClubman
6Matt BarberNational
7Pete FishwickNational
8Dave MackenzieRookie
9Dan WrightNational
11Andy BownNational
12Retired in memory of Danny WhalinN/a
13Reserved Doug EdmondsonNational
14John HarrisonRookie
15Billy PerkinsRookie
16Martin WhyteNational
17Dan MilesRookie
18Mungo PrenticeNational
19Peter BrantonNational
21Ben HunterNational
22Rik BalleriniNational
23Zak PerrinClubman
24Scott CarsonNational
26Damien LeeRookie
27Richard HaywardClubman
29Ian LathamNational
31Rob FarmerClubman
32Lorraine AnsonClubman
33Kieran LewisClubman
34Paul EvansClubman
35Retired in memory of Roy ParburyN/a
38Michael WakeNational
40Douglas BeacockClubman
42Martin PearsonClubman
45Peter MooreNational
46Kev MarshallClubman
54John HoldNational
57Geoff MookClubman
59Neil HesmanClubman
60Danny GoughClubman
61Paul WelchNational
62Steve HumphriesRookie
65Alan WoodClubman
67Mark BaileyClubman
68Rob RichardsonRookie
69Mark EllerayClubman
70Andrew BurscoughNational
72Connor BehanNational
74Paul WhitbyNational
75Steve HigertyNational
76Kev HigertyClubman
77Neil GrantClubman
78Gary ButtonClubman
81Scott GrantNational
83Paul GodboldClubman
85Liam BurscoughClubman
86Jamie KelmanNational
87Denise ButtonClubman
88Ian O'FlahertyRookie
89Andy TempestClubman
91Andy WheelerNational
92Derek CrippsNational
94Retired in tribute to Craig JenningsN/a
98Sarah EnglishClubman
99Paul FirthNational
100Club Bike - TZRN/a
101Andy DaviesNational
Last update: 08.02.2019