1997-03-21 to 1997-03-23

World Superbike Australian Round

Phillip Island (Permanent circuit, 4.4500 km)
Event permit: IMN 102/1
Timekeepers: Federazione Italiana Cronometristi
Entries: 41 / Practised: 38 / Qualified: 35

Qualifying 2

Scheduled duration: 60 mins
Started: 37 / Classified: 37

Scheduled start time: 15:30
Weather: Cloudy / Track: Dry

P.#Cl.RiderBikeBest LapGapKM/HOnLapsSpd.
12WNew ZealandAaron SLIGHTMichelin tyresHonda1:34.683169.202021269.1
26WNew ZealandSimon CRAFARDunlop tyresKawasaki1:35.1840.501168.312223262.4
345WUSAColin EDWARDSDunlop tyresYamaha1:35.2040.521168.272829264.2
44WGreat BritainCarl FOGARTYMichelin tyresDucati1:35.2220.539168.242728267.9
58WJapanAkira YANAGAWADunlop tyresKawasaki1:35.2810.598168.132222265.4
69WGreat BritainNeil HODGSONMichelin tyresDucati1:35.4550.772167.832425263.6
73WUSAJohn KOCINSKIMichelin tyresHonda1:35.8371.154167.161818269.1
851WAustraliaPeter GODDARDDunlop tyresSuzuki1:35.8871.204167.07923263.6
922WUSAScott RUSSELLDunlop tyresYamaha1:36.0681.385166.762222263.6
1015WItalyPiergiorgio BONTEMPIDunlop tyresKawasaki1:36.0731.390166.752222258.2
117WItalyPierfrancesco CHILIMichelin tyresDucati1:36.1121.429166.68915267.9
1252WAustraliaTroy BAYLISSDunlop tyresSuzuki1:36.2291.546166.482021257.7
1339AustraliaCraig CONNELLMichelin tyresDucati1:36.4661.783166.072223271.0
1499AustraliaSteve MARTINDunlop tyresSuzuki1:36.5411.858165.94716258.8
1544WAustraliaDamon BUCKMASTERDunlop tyresKawasaki1:36.6641.981165.731316266.0
1632WAustraliaMartin CRAGGILLDunlop tyresKawasaki1:36.9622.279165.22925258.2
1749AustraliaShawn GILESDunlop tyresHonda1:36.9942.311165.161627256.0
1811WUSAMike HALEMichelin tyresSuzuki1:37.1132.430164.962325266.0
1912WGreat BritainJames WHITHAMMichelin tyresSuzuki1:37.6152.932164.111829263.0
2038AustraliaGreg MOSSDunlop tyresHonda1:38.6183.935162.441223247.7
2135AustraliaJason LOVEMichelin tyresDucati1:38.9054.222161.971216255.4
2217WSpainPere RIBAMichelin tyresHonda1:39.1044.421161.652225258.2
2313WAustriaAndreas MEKLAUMichelin tyresDucati1:39.1134.430161.631823263.6
2414WGreat BritainJames HAYDONMichelin tyresDucati1:39.2514.568161.411313258.8
2542WAustraliaDavid EMMERSONSuzuki1:39.7155.032160.66815252.6
2631WSloveniaIgor JERMANMichelin tyresKawasaki1:39.8295.146160.47520257.7
2762AustraliaGraeme WILSHAWSuzuki1:40.3635.680159.62919247.7
2869WAustraliaBenn ARCHIBALDMichelin tyresKawasaki1:40.5175.834159.381515252.6
2941AustraliaAlistair MAXWELLKawasaki1:40.8546.171158.841617244.5
3048AustraliaCraig STAFFORDDunlop tyresYamaha1:41.4626.779157.891719245.1
3134AustraliaSimon MIDDLETONKawasaki1:41.4706.787157.882121238.0
3279WAustraliaDaniele VANOLINIMichelin tyresDucati1:41.5546.871157.752122260.6
3366AustraliaStephen TOZERKawasaki1:42.2817.598156.631619245.1
3489WAustraliaJohn ORCHARDKawasaki1:43.4158.732154.911516241.5
3596WAustraliaPaul CARIDISuzuki1:44.3289.645153.552528248.8
3676WAustraliaScott WEBSTERHonda1:44.4279.744153.411221239.0
3791WAustraliaSteven DOYLEHonda1:47.40412.721149.161116228.5
Sources:

Official results/ Official entry list/ 1997⁠-⁠03⁠-⁠23 live TV coverage/ Cycle News 1996⁠-⁠11⁠-⁠06 pg6⁠-⁠9/ bikenet.co.uk/ ducaticorse⁠-⁠advf.com/ manmor.com.au/racing_sbk/ superbike.it/ Photos by Cal Harris (Facebook)/ Photos by Phil Aynsley (philaphoto.com)