1997-06-20 to 1997-06-22

World Superbike Italian Round

Monza (Permanent circuit, 5.7700 km)
Event permit: IMN 102/5
Timekeepers: Federazione Italiana Cronometristi
Entries: 48 / Practised: 40 / Qualified: 31

Race 1

Scheduled duration: 18 laps
Started: 30 / Classified: 25

Scheduled start time: 12:00
Weather: Overcast / Track: Dry

P.#Cl.RiderBikeLapsTimeGapKM/HBest LapOnSpd.Gr.
13WUSAJohn KOCINSKIMichelin tyresHonda1832:41.944190.571:47.49015296.83
22WNew ZealandAaron SLIGHTMichelin tyresHonda1832:41.9490.005190.571:47.47615294.34
34WGreat BritainCarl FOGARTYMichelin tyresDucati1832:41.9520.008190.571:47.58517287.67
46WNew ZealandSimon CRAFARDunlop tyresKawasaki1832:42.3260.382190.541:47.60017288.22
522WUSAScott RUSSELLDunlop tyresYamaha1832:42.5730.629190.511:47.79316294.31
612WGreat BritainJames WHITHAMMichelin tyresSuzuki1832:48.7176.773189.921:48.34614290.69
77WItalyPierfrancesco CHILIMichelin tyresDucati1832:49.0287.084189.891:48.4917287.06
88WJapanAkira YANAGAWADunlop tyresKawasaki1832:49.0797.135189.881:48.1689288.210
915WItalyPiergiorgio BONTEMPIDunlop tyresKawasaki1832:54.32412.380189.381:48.33415281.38
1011WUSAMike HALEMichelin tyresSuzuki1832:56.63114.687189.161:48.91110285.311
1113WAustriaAndreas MEKLAUMichelin tyresDucati1832:58.42816.484188.991:48.69110282.45
1214WGreat BritainJames HAYDONMichelin tyresDucati1833:32.72550.781185.771:50.5982274.012
1321WGermanyJochen SCHMIDDunlop tyresKawasaki1833:38.65556.711185.221:51.0477277.313
1420WFranceJean-Philippe RUGGIAMichelin tyresYamaha1833:39.21257.268185.171:50.68014281.318
1531WSloveniaIgor JERMANMichelin tyresKawasaki1833:39.23357.289185.171:50.71314280.116
1627WFranceJean-Marc DELETANGMichelin tyresYamaha1833:42.4951:00.551184.871:50.86015288.815
1751EGermanyUdo MARKDunlop tyresSuzuki1833:43.2941:01.350184.801:51.00215280.714
1817WSpainPere RIBAMichelin tyresHonda1834:06.7051:24.761182.681:51.6995274.017
1959EGermanyAnton GRUSCHKAMetzeler tyresYamaha1732:42.2541 lap179.961:54.20116268.320
2063EItalyGiorgio CANTALUPOMichelin tyresDucati1732:42.2551 lap179.961:53.79011263.719
2168EItalyRedamo ASSIRELLIYamaha1732:55.2331 lap178.781:53.9109268.823
2272EItalyPaolo MALVINIPirelli tyresDucati1733:06.4731 lap177.761:55.2529268.822
2334WItalyLino PITTALUGAYamaha1733:09.2501 lap177.521:55.19017270.324
2460EAustriaGerhard ESTERERMichelin tyresKawasaki1733:12.6141 lap177.221:55.6576274.021
2574EItalyPaolo BOSETTIDucati1733:38.0161 lap174.991:56.15114273.525
RT69ECroatiaLuigi ALJINOVIĆDucati1631:32.872---175.581:55.8518266.730
RT35WItalyDario MARCHETTIMichelin tyresKawasaki917:52.896---174.251:56.9208270.927
RT61EItalyBruno SCATOLAKawasaki815:54.277---174.141:57.2837259.828
RT52EGreeceEmmanouil PALLISDunlop tyresDucati612:01.401---172.761:57.2684272.529
RT75ECzech RepublicMichal BURSADunlop tyresKawasaki47:56.712---174.291:56.0742269.826
NS45WUSAColin EDWARDSDunlop tyresYamahaInjured
Fastest lap2New ZealandAaron SLIGHTMichelin tyresHonda1:47.476 on lap 15193.27 km/h

Rider notes

#45 Edwards: Injured in free practice 2.

Sources:

Official results/ Official entry list/ 1997⁠-⁠06⁠-⁠22 live TV coverage/ Cycle News 1997⁠-⁠07⁠-⁠02 pg12⁠-⁠14/ bikenet.co.uk/ ducaticorse⁠-⁠advf.com/ monzanet.it/ superbike.it