The measures taken by the FIM and Dorna Sports are mainly the deployment of medical intervention vehicles (vehicle type A) and are effective from the beginning of the 2012 season.
The FIM Medical Code and Regulations FIM MotoGP World Championship makes mandatory the vehicle type (Quick Medical Intervention Vehicles). A number of these vehicles must be parked in specific areas of the circuit so that a competent team with the right material to reach an injured pilot in the two minutes after the fall. The presence of these vehicles and medical teams around the track will allow early diagnosis and interventions before the rider is transported to the medical center or hospital with minimal delay.
Dorna Sports is committed to offering two BMW M vehicles for this purpose and will be used to ensure the presence of doctors trained in emergency care and resuscitation on track.
To ensure coordination of medical services in each GP, Dorna Sports has hired a small team of specialists from the USP Institut Universitari Dexeus of Barcelona, who will travel to each race of the season. Your role will be to provide medical assistance to door if necessary and accompany the patient to the medical center or hospital.
A physician of this team will be in one of two vehicles provided by the developer to support and work with local medical personnel. This team of doctors will be present at every Grand Prix and not replace local medical personnel but will play a role of assistance and advice.
The intervention of the rapid medical response vehicles will be decided by the Race Director in case of a red flag situation or when a session or a race is interrupted, according to the CMO, the Medical Director and the Commissioner of the track, depending on the circuit, the nature and location of the incident.
These decisions have been taken by the FIM and Dorna to ensure the best medical devices to the pilots in each circuit.