1996-10-25 to 1996-10-27

World Superbike Australian Round

Phillip Island (Permanent circuit, 4.4500 km)
Attendance: 35,000
Event permit: IMN 102/13
Timekeepers: Computime
Entries: ? / Practised: 38 / Qualified: 33

Race 1

Scheduled duration: 22 laps
Started: 31 / Classified: 23

Scheduled start time: 12:05
Weather: Cloudy / Track: Dry

P.#RiderBikeLapsTimeGapKM/HBest LapOnGr.
14AustraliaAnthony GOBERTDunlop tyresKawasaki2235:19.919166.251:35.49534
245USAColin EDWARDSDunlop tyresYamaha2235:20.2030.284166.231:35.63121
32AustraliaTroy CORSERMichelin tyresDucati2235:32.08212.163165.301:35.83382
41Great BritainCarl FOGARTYMichelin tyresHonda2235:34.10914.190165.151:36.14669
551AustraliaPeter GODDARDDunlop tyresSuzuki2235:34.15514.236165.141:36.2611110
65JapanWataru YOSHIKAWADunlop tyresYamaha2235:34.23314.314165.141:36.281127
711USAJohn KOCINSKIMichelin tyresDucati2235:34.32614.407165.131:36.04676
87ItalyPierfrancesco CHILIMichelin tyresDucati2235:45.95126.032164.231:36.09728
967USAMike HALEMichelin tyresDucati2235:48.66528.746164.031:36.434513
1036AustraliaKirk McCARTHYMichelin tyresSuzuki2235:59.43939.520163.211:36.981414
1110Great BritainJohn REYNOLDSMichelin tyresSuzuki2235:59.48039.561163.211:36.3911815
128ItalyPiergiorgio BONTEMPIDunlop tyresKawasaki2235:59.85439.935163.181:37.4121712
1364AustraliaDamon BUCKMASTERDunlop tyresSuzuki2236:00.16840.249163.151:37.395318
1499AustraliaSteve MARTINDunlop tyresSuzuki2236:00.19440.275163.151:37.332717
1562AustraliaDean THOMASDunlop tyresHonda2236:27.9421:08.023161.081:37.771320
1618SloveniaIgor JERMANDunlop tyresKawasaki2236:43.4441:23.525159.951:39.015726
1712AustraliaRob PHILLISDunlop tyresKawasaki2236:52.0971:32.178159.321:39.029322
1869AustraliaCraig CONNELLMichelin tyresDucati2236:52.1081:32.189159.321:38.2572221
1966AustraliaBenn ARCHIBALDMichelin tyresDucati2236:59.7151:39.796158.781:39.905324
2057AustraliaAlistair MAXWELLDunlop tyresKawasaki2136:29.5981 lap153.641:41.892932
2180AustraliaSimon MIDDLETONKawasaki2136:37.8891 lap153.071:43.0242029
2289AustraliaJohn ORCHARDKawasaki2035:54.5462 laps148.711:44.730833
2384AustraliaCraig STAFFORDDunlop tyresYamaha2036:25.2982 laps146.621:45.872330
RT39Great BritainSean EMMETTMichelin tyresDucati1734:32.539---131.401:37.782325
RT6New ZealandSimon CRAFARDunlop tyresKawasaki1321:04.576---164.691:36.43235
RT63AustraliaDavid EMMERSONDunlop tyresKawasaki1321:27.929---161.701:37.529523
RT38AustraliaShawn GILESDunlop tyresHonda1321:43.377---159.781:38.459516
RT3New ZealandAaron SLIGHTMichelin tyresHonda1219:17.574Accident166.071:35.442123
RT9Great BritainNeil HODGSONMichelin tyresDucati1118:03.639---162.621:37.076511
RT53AustraliaGraeme WILSHAWSuzuki58:40.881---153.781:40.341328
RT74AustraliaJohn PHELANKawasaki59:08.052---146.151:41.503227
NS61AustraliaRip CROCKERDunlop tyresHondaNot started19
NS59AustraliaMichael BRENTONYamahaNot started31
Fastest lap3New ZealandAaron SLIGHTMichelin tyresHonda1:35.442 on lap 12167.85 km/h

Rider notes

#74 Phelan: Started from pit lane.

Sources:

Official results/ 1996⁠-⁠10⁠-⁠27 live TV coverage/ Cycle News 1996⁠-⁠11⁠-⁠06 pg6⁠-⁠9/ Usenet posts in aus.motorcycles/ Photos by Cal Harris (Facebook)/ Photos from David Emmerson (Facebook)