1997-05-16 to 1997-05-18

Tsukuba Superbike Race

Tsukuba (Permanent circuit, 2.0700 km)
Attendance: 16,000
Entries: ? / Practised: 30 / Qualified: 30

Qualifying 1 - Group B

Scheduled duration: ?
Started: ? / Classified: 15

Scheduled start time: ?
Weather: Overcast / Track: Dry

P.#RiderBikeBest LapGapKM/HOnLaps
18JapanNoriyuki HAGAYamaha0:57.156130.38
245JapanYuichi TAKEDAHonda0:57.5450.389129.50
35JapanKatsuaki FUJIWARASuzuki0:57.9290.773128.64
414JapanHitoyasu IZUTSUDucati0:58.2481.092127.94
521JapanManabu KAMADAHonda0:59.0431.887126.21
631JapanShin'ya NAKATANIKawasaki0:59.1081.952126.07
718JapanTomohiko KANEYASUHonda0:59.2402.084125.79
841JapanTakahiro SOHWAHonda0:59.5112.355125.22
937JapanHideaki TSUTSUIKawasaki1:00.1913.035123.81
1071JapanKatsuhito KOSHIYAMAHonda1:00.5313.375123.11
1124JapanHideo SENMYOHonda1:00.7843.628122.60
1233JapanMasayuki YAMANAKAHonda1:00.8313.675122.50
1363JapanRyuichi OSAKISuzuki1:01.1323.976121.90
1476JapanTamotsu NAKAMURAYamaha1:01.8554.699120.48
1567JapanKeiichi NAKAZAWAKawasaki1:02.1254.969119.95
Sources:

MotorLand2 TV coverage/ MFJ Magazine No. 330 1997⁠-⁠01/02 pg15/ MFJ Magazine No. 341 1998⁠-⁠01/02 pg64⁠-⁠66/ europark.com/ Motoracing⁠-⁠japan.com/ yamaha⁠-⁠motor.co.jp/ Photos from roadrace.jog.buttobi.net