1997-08-15 to 1997-08-17

World Superbike Austrian Round

A1-Ring (Permanent circuit, 4.3190 km)
Event permit: IMN 102/8
Timekeepers: Federazione Italiana Cronometristi
Entries: 36 / Practised: 35 / Qualified: 32

Entry list

#Cl.RiderAgeBikeTeam
2WNew ZealandAaron SLIGHT31Michelin tyresHonda RC45Castrol Honda
3WUSAJohn KOCINSKI29Michelin tyresHonda RC45Castrol Honda
4WGreat BritainCarl FOGARTY32Michelin tyresDucati 916Ducati Corse ADVF
6WNew ZealandSimon CRAFAR28Dunlop tyresKawasaki ZX-7RRKawasaki Racing
7WItalyPierfrancesco CHILI33Michelin tyresDucati 916Gattolone Racing
8WJapanAkira YANAGAWA26Dunlop tyresKawasaki ZX-7RRKawasaki Racing
9WGreat BritainNeil HODGSON23Michelin tyresDucati 916Ducati Corse ADVF
11WUSAMike HALE24Michelin tyresSuzuki GSX-R750Suzuki World Superbike
12WGreat BritainJames WHITHAM30Michelin tyresSuzuki GSX-R750Suzuki World Superbike
13WAustriaAndreas MEKLAU30Michelin tyresDucati 916BLM Ducati Austria
14WGreat BritainJames HAYDON23Michelin tyresDucati 916Gio.Ca.Moto
15WItalyPiergiorgio BONTEMPI29Dunlop tyresKawasaki ZX-7RRKawasaki Italy Bertocchi
17WSpainPere RIBA28Michelin tyresHonda RC45White Endurance Team
21WGermanyJochen SCHMID34Dunlop tyresKawasaki ZX-7RRTeam Green Kawasaki Deutschland
22WUSAScott RUSSELL32Dunlop tyresYamaha YZF750Yamaha World Superbike Team
31WSloveniaIgor JERMAN22Michelin tyresKawasaki ZX-7RRAMD Depala Vas
35WSpainGregorio LAVILLA23Pirelli tyresDucati 916Pirelli De Cecco Racing
36WAustriaChristian HÄUSLE37Pirelli tyresDucati 916BLM Ducati Austria
37WAustriaOssi NIEDERKIRCHER36Metzeler tyresSuzuki GSX-R7502-Rad Corner Seefeld
38WAustriaHermann SCHMID34Michelin tyresDucati 916MRC-Scout
39WAustriaJohann WOLFSTEINER28Michelin tyresKawasaki ZXR750RSC-Regau
42WGreat BritainChris WALKER25Dunlop tyresYamaha YZF750Yamaha World Superbike Team
43WAustriaHannes BICHLER35Metzeler tyresDucati 916BLM Leitner
52EItalyGiorgio CANTALUPO35Michelin tyresDucati 916Moto Club Augusta Praetoria
53EItalyPaolo MALVINI?Pirelli tyresDucati 916Pirelli De Cecco Racing
54EGermanyAnton GRUSCHKA33Metzeler tyresYamaha YZF750Bauer Racing Germany
55EAustriaGerhard ESTERER39Michelin tyresKawasaki ZXR750MSC-Rottenegg
56EAustriaHermann EICHHORN?Yamaha
57EAustriaAli GUETTOUCHE37Michelin tyresKawasaki ZXR750Motorrad Center
58ECzech RepublicOndřej LELEK35Honda RC45Racing Team Fiomo
60EAustriaKarl OBEXER33Honda RC45Motorsport Club World
61ECzech RepublicJiří MRKÝVKA23Dunlop tyresHonda RC45SBK Team JM
62EAustriaAnton RECHBERGER39Michelin tyresYamaha OW01MSC-Rottenegg
63EAustriaErnst GRANDEGGER47Suzuki GSX-R750Cyclerep
64EGermanyUdo MARK33Dunlop tyresSuzuki GSX-R750Team Suzuki Deutschland
72EItalyRedamo ASSIRELLI26Yamaha YZF750Team Pirelli

Struck out text denotes riders on entry list who did not participate.

Sources:

Official results/ Official entry list/ 1997⁠-⁠08⁠-⁠17 live TV coverage/ Cycle News 1997⁠-⁠08⁠-⁠27 pg18⁠-⁠21/ bikenet.co.uk/ superbike.it