1997-08-29 to 1997-08-31

World Superbike Dutch Round

Assen (Permanent circuit, 6.0490 km)
Event permit: IMN 102/9
Timekeepers: Federazione Italiana Cronometristi
Entries: 44 / Practised: 33 / Qualified: 31

Overall qualifying

P.#Cl.RiderBikeQ1Q2TimeKM/H
13WUSAJohn KOCINSKIMichelin tyresHonda2:05.5512:04.0612:04.061175.53
24WGreat BritainCarl FOGARTYMichelin tyresDucati2:06.1752:04.4092:04.409175.04
36WNew ZealandSimon CRAFARDunlop tyresKawasaki2:06.0472:04.7522:04.752174.56
48WJapanAkira YANAGAWADunlop tyresKawasaki2:08.2422:05.3162:05.316173.77
522WUSAScott RUSSELLDunlop tyresYamaha2:07.3842:05.4422:05.442173.60
62WNew ZealandAaron SLIGHTMichelin tyresHonda2:05.5772:05.8582:05.577173.41
77WItalyPierfrancesco CHILIMichelin tyresDucati2:06.3932:05.6512:05.651173.31
812WGreat BritainJames WHITHAMMichelin tyresSuzuki2:07.1752:05.9832:05.983172.85
99WGreat BritainNeil HODGSONMichelin tyresDucati2:06.5432:06.0542:06.054172.75
1015WItalyPiergiorgio BONTEMPIDunlop tyresKawasaki2:08.9732:06.2412:06.241172.50
1142WGreat BritainChris WALKERDunlop tyresYamaha2:07.0752:06.3562:06.356172.34
1211WUSAMike HALEMichelin tyresSuzuki2:06.8012:06.5332:06.533172.10
1321WGermanyJochen SCHMIDDunlop tyresKawasaki2:08.9862:07.0772:07.077171.36
1453EGermanyUdo MARKDunlop tyresSuzuki2:10.9382:08.2252:08.225169.83
1514WGreat BritainJames HAYDONMichelin tyresDucati2:10.0012:08.5062:08.506169.46
1631WSloveniaIgor JERMANMichelin tyresKawasaki2:09.3572:09.0042:09.004168.80
1747WSwitzerlandEskil SUTERMichelin tyresHonda2:09.7762:09.1772:09.177168.58
1846WFinlandErkka KORPIAHOMichelin tyresKawasaki2:11.0252:09.5462:09.546168.10
1917WSpainPere RIBAMichelin tyresHonda2:11.9122:09.5742:09.574168.06
2057EGermanyMichael RUDROFFMetzeler tyresSuzuki2:10.8242:09.6362:09.636167.98
2156EGermanyRainer JÄNISCHDunlop tyresSuzuki2:10.1792:09.9902:09.990167.52
2252EGermanyAnton GRUSCHKAMetzeler tyresYamaha2:12.8452:11.7342:11.734165.31
2349WFinlandJuha BERNERMichelin tyresKawasaki2:12.9862:12.4652:12.465164.39
2468ECzech RepublicJiří MRKÝVKADunlop tyresHonda2:16.5392:13.4822:13.482163.14
2551EItalyGiorgio CANTALUPOMichelin tyresDucati2:15.7262:14.1492:14.149162.33
2660ENetherlandsJoop BOSCHKawasaki2:16.2582:14.8262:14.826161.51
(27)58EGermanyUwe POLLHEIDEDunlop tyresKawasaki2:14.8512:14.851161.48
2879ECzech RepublicOndřej LELEKHonda2:19.0172:15.1352:15.135161.15
2969EGreat BritainSteve MARKSMichelin tyresKawasaki2:15.4303:05.3732:15.430160.79
3061ENetherlandsGijsbert SPILTDucati2:15.4812:16.9192:15.481160.73
3164EGermanyHeinz PLATACISMetzeler tyresKawasaki2:16.3752:15.8362:15.836160.31
(32)62ENetherlandsRuud VAN STRALENYamaha2:23.6792:20.2422:20.242155.28
(33)63ENetherlandsHarry MATONDucati2:20.9312:22.7952:20.931154.52
48WNew ZealandSteven BRIGGSDucati--.---

Positions in parentheses denote riders who either did not receive a grid space, failed to meet qualifying requirements or withdrew after qualifying.

Rider notes

#48 Briggs: Practised only.

Sources:

Official results/ Official entry list/ Official timetable/ Official program/ 1997⁠-⁠08⁠-⁠31 live TV coverage/ Cycle News 1997⁠-⁠09⁠-⁠10 pg36⁠-⁠38/ bikenet.co.uk/ superbike.it