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

Warm-Up

Scheduled duration: 20 mins
Started: 30 / Classified: 29

Scheduled start time: 09:30
Weather: Raining / Track: Wet

P.#Cl.RiderBikeBest LapGapKM/HOnLapsSpd.
145WUSAColin EDWARDSDunlop tyresYamaha1:50.939144.40810258.2
23WUSAJohn KOCINSKIMichelin tyresHonda1:51.0000.061144.3299267.2
32WNew ZealandAaron SLIGHTMichelin tyresHonda1:52.1091.170142.9099262.4
422WUSAScott RUSSELLDunlop tyresYamaha1:52.3151.376142.6399257.7
59WGreat BritainNeil HODGSONMichelin tyresDucati1:52.9922.053141.7899261.2
68WJapanAkira YANAGAWADunlop tyresKawasaki1:53.2282.289141.4848257.7
751WAustraliaPeter GODDARDDunlop tyresSuzuki1:53.5532.614141.0889257.1
84WGreat BritainCarl FOGARTYMichelin tyresDucati1:54.2363.297140.2477262.4
912WGreat BritainJames WHITHAMMichelin tyresSuzuki1:55.9264.987138.1977253.1
1032WAustraliaMartin CRAGGILLDunlop tyresKawasaki1:56.7725.833137.1957252.6
1144WAustraliaDamon BUCKMASTERDunlop tyresKawasaki1:57.6826.743136.1355257.1
1249AustraliaShawn GILESDunlop tyresHonda1:57.9166.977135.86910251.5
1352WAustraliaTroy BAYLISSDunlop tyresSuzuki1:57.9276.988135.8599254.3
1417WSpainPere RIBAMichelin tyresHonda1:58.5247.585135.1699245.6
1511WUSAMike HALEMichelin tyresSuzuki1:58.6217.682135.0599257.1
1615WItalyPiergiorgio BONTEMPIDunlop tyresKawasaki2:00.3769.437133.0867251.5
1731WSloveniaIgor JERMANMichelin tyresKawasaki2:01.09710.158132.2979252.6
1813WAustriaAndreas MEKLAUMichelin tyresDucati2:01.19010.251132.1988255.4
1914WGreat BritainJames HAYDONMichelin tyresDucati2:02.16311.224131.1457253.1
2035AustraliaJason LOVEMichelin tyresDucati2:02.25811.319131.0399246.1
2138AustraliaGreg MOSSDunlop tyresHonda2:03.83012.891129.3799250.4
2239AustraliaCraig CONNELLMichelin tyresDucati2:03.88812.949129.3177256.0
236WNew ZealandSimon CRAFARDunlop tyresKawasaki2:05.06414.125128.0922254.8
2448AustraliaCraig STAFFORDDunlop tyresYamaha2:06.46215.523126.6833229.9
2542WAustraliaDavid EMMERSONSuzuki2:07.24616.307125.9033248.2
2666AustraliaStephen TOZERKawasaki2:07.76816.829125.3855233.1
2799AustraliaSteve MARTINDunlop tyresSuzuki2:09.29218.353123.9133251.5
2879WAustraliaDaniele VANOLINIMichelin tyresDucati2:10.42419.485122.8344238.0
2969WAustraliaBenn ARCHIBALDMichelin tyresKawasaki2:11.18420.245122.1226242.5
-41AustraliaAlistair MAXWELLKawasaki--.---0
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)