1997-03-14 to 1997-03-16

Suzuka Superbike 100 miles

Suzuka (Permanent circuit, 5.8640 km)
Attendance: 15,000
Entries: 58 / Practised: 55 / Qualified: 43

Qualifying 1 - Group A

Scheduled duration: ?
Started: 27 / Classified: 26

Scheduled start time: ?
Weather: Raining / Track: Wet

P.#RiderBikeBest LapGapKM/HOnLaps
141JapanTakahiro SOHWAHonda2:26.771143.8399
22JapanAkira RYOKawasaki2:27.3610.590143.261010
311JapanTamaki SERIZAWASuzuki2:30.3233.552140.4399
445JapanYuichi TAKEDAHonda2:30.7033.932140.0859
527JapanShuya ARAIHonda2:30.9044.133139.89910
65JapanKatsuaki FUJIWARASuzuki2:31.0304.259139.7839
720JapanWataru YOSHIKAWAYamaha2:31.1334.362139.6899
874JapanKei NASHIMOTOHonda2:32.8316.060138.1358
968JapanHiroaki KAWASESuzuki2:36.5109.739134.88910
1037JapanHideaki TSUTSUIKawasaki2:37.22210.451134.2789
1166JapanKen'ichiro NAKAMURAHonda2:38.46011.689133.2279
1248JapanTakayuki SUZUKIHonda2:38.55011.779133.1589
1358JapanMakoto TOKINAGAYamaha2:38.58311.812133.121010
1424JapanHideo SENMYOHonda2:38.87212.101132.88710
1530JapanYukihiro AOYANAGIYamaha2:39.31812.547132.5099
1650JapanIzumi MATSUBARAKawasaki2:40.47713.706131.55910
1760JapanMamoru YAMAKAWAKawasaki2:40.87414.103131.2277
1889JapanTomonao AOKIKawasaki2:40.91114.140131.1999
1935JapanKazuhiro IMURAKawasaki2:42.50015.729129.9199
2062JapanYoshifumi TAKAMIYAKawasaki2:42.68515.914129.7668
2164JapanYasunari KAWAMURAHonda2:43.35816.587129.2369
2271JapanYu MATSUSHIMAYamaha2:43.42016.649129.1866
2346JapanAtsushi YOSHIHIROHonda2:43.99617.225128.7389
2452JapanKosei KIKUGAWAKawasaki2:44.27417.503128.5144
2554JapanYoshihiko TAKATSUTOHonda2:47.92121.150125.7222
2642JapanHideaki NARUMIHonda2:50.48623.715123.8246
-33JapanMasayuki YAMANAKAHonda--.---1
Sources:

MotorLand2 TV coverage/ MFJ Magazine No. 330 1997⁠-⁠01/02 pg15/ MFJ Magazine No. 341 1998⁠-⁠01/02 pg64⁠-⁠66/ europark.com/ mmjp.or.jp/bike3/ Motoracing⁠-⁠japan.com/ procione.com/suzukaland/ Photos from roadrace.jog.buttobi.net