The FIM Racing Homologation Programme was established in order to grant special recognition to products related to safety and as a requirement for FIM competitions.
The main aim of this programme is to meet the need for an advanced evaluation of the safety performance of different kind of products.
The homologation is obtained when specific high performance and quality standards set for each product are met.
A device shall be deemed to have been homologated once it has successfully been submitted to a specific testing protocol. Once the device is homologated the manufacturer is signing a contract to declare that he will not modify the item without notifying the FIM.
There are two levels inside the FRHP:
Level 1: is for a safety device for which the FIM has created a specific standard. During the homologation process some tests are required and need to be performed under FIM control at a designated laboratory. All items delivered under this programme have to be labelled with FIM sticker. Current products that are in this category and this level:
Level 2: is for items for which the FIM has created a specific standard. For the homologation process some tests are required and can be performed by the manufacturer. The manufacturers will fill a Self-Certification Form to declare that the item is in accordance with respective FIM standard. Some of these items delivered under this programme can be labelled with FIM sticker (if any).