ACU Anti Doping


The ACU believes that competitors have the right to compete in a fair and – so far as possible – safe environment.  We believe in a clean sport and work in partnership with our International Federation, the FIM (FIM Anti-Doping Code) and RACOO Screening Ltd (RACOOto ensure that the integrity of our sport is protected.

The ACU has in place a set of anti-doping rules that all officials, competitors and competitor support personnel must abide by. The FIM work in collaborating to protect National Governing Bodies (NGBs) from doping and ensuring that NGBs such as the ACU are compliant with the World Anti-Doping Agency (Code), the core document that harmonises anti-doping policies, rules and regulations within sport globally.

Strict Liability

All competitors are solely responsible for any banned substance they use, attempt to use, or which is found in their system, regardless of how it got there and whether or not there was an intention to cheat.

Banned substances can be found in any of the following categories:

·         Prescribed medicines

·         Over-the-counter medicines

·         Recreational drugs

·         Performance-enhancing drugs

If you are unsure about any medicines or substances you are taking, please visit

The Consequences

Any competitor caught doping can expect the following:

·         You will be unable to compete in any ACU competitions for a period of two years

Report Doping

Everyone in motorcycling has a right to complete in a safe and fair environment with an emphasis on safety in motor sport. If you wish to discuss any information confidentially, please contact the ACU Compliance Officer on:


T: +44 (0) 1788 566434

Auto-Cycle Union Ltd.
ACU House, Wood Street, Rugby.
CV21 2YX.
Telephone: 01788 566400