Performance Enhancing Drug Test – The use of alcohol is strictly prohibited and punished in MotoGP since 2004. If the MotoGP riders were drinking alcohol, it would be like if they took performance enhancing drugs. But it is also prohibited for security and social impact.
According to the Spanish newspaper Marca, the FIM approves 2017 medical code. It is a new procedure and it is already implemented in various racing competitions. So, it will arrive soon also in MotoGP. The FIM commissioners will make a draw among the drivers and they will choose at least three for the Performance Enhancing Drug test.
Athletes cannot exceed 0.10 g per liter of blood during the Performance Enhancing Drug Test
Athletes cannot exceed 0.10 g per liter of blood during the Performance-Enhancing Drug Test. If a value greater than this limit will wait 15 minutes before carrying out the Performance Enhancing Drugs Test again to be found. The FIM controls may take place 12 hours before the race until half an hour later, with the exception of those present on the podium.
He could lose the points gained
If a driver had a positive test, he will participate in the event in which he performed the test. Then, he could lose the points gained. So, he will also be sanctioned provisionally pending a subsequent penalty. The International Disciplinary Court will decide whether to impose a sanction that can range from 9 to 18 months of suspension, depending on the aggravating and mitigating circumstances.
The traditional shower of champagne is safe
If a driver decides not to run the tests will be automatically sanctioned with the exclusion from the event waiting for new sanctions. Exceptions to this will on the podium, they can indulge in the traditional shower of champagne.