1997-08-29 to 1997-08-31

World Superbike Dutch Round

Assen (Permanent circuit, 6.0490 km)
Event permit: IMN 102/9
Timekeepers: Federazione Italiana Cronometristi
Entries: 44 / Practised: 33 / Qualified: 31

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
10WFranceChristian LAVIEILLE31Michelin tyresHonda RC45Honda France
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
16WSwedenChrister LINDHOLM31Michelin tyresYamaha YZF750Yamaha Deutschland
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
33WGreat BritainJohn REYNOLDS34Michelin tyresDucati 916Revé Red Bull Ducati Racing
41WGreat BritainNiall MACKENZIE36Dunlop tyresYamaha YZF750Cadbury's Boost Yamaha
42WGreat BritainChris WALKER25Dunlop tyresYamaha YZF750Yamaha World Superbike Team
44WGreat BritainSean EMMETT27Dunlop tyresDucati 916GSE Racing
46WFinlandErkka KORPIAHO29Michelin tyresKawasaki ZXR750RKM Racing
47WSwitzerlandEskil SUTER30Michelin tyresHonda RC45Thiede Power Racing Team
48WNew ZealandSteven BRIGGS25Ducati 916Lemstra Motoren
49WFinlandJuha BERNER34Michelin tyresKawasaki ZX-7RRCastrol Superbike Team Finland
51EItalyGiorgio CANTALUPO35Michelin tyresDucati 916Moto Club Augusta Praetoria
52EGermanyAnton GRUSCHKA33Metzeler tyresYamaha YZF750Bauer Racing Germany
53EGermanyUdo MARK33Dunlop tyresSuzuki GSX-R750Team Suzuki Deutschland
56EGermanyRainer JÄNISCH32Dunlop tyresSuzuki GSX-R750Team Suzuki Deutschland
57EGermanyMichael RUDROFF36Metzeler tyresSuzuki GSX-R750Team Alpha-Technik Suzuki
58EGermanyUwe POLLHEIDE31Dunlop tyresKawasaki ZX-7RR
59EAustriaErnst GRANDEGGER47Suzuki GSX-R750Grandegger Endurance
60ENetherlandsJoop BOSCH?Kawasaki ZXR750Team Motor Druten
61ENetherlandsGijsbert SPILT26Ducati 916ProCarbon
62ENetherlandsRuud VAN STRALEN30Yamaha YZF750Bulbfust Racing
63ENetherlandsHarry MATON?Ducati 916Maton Asbestanering
64EGermanyHeinz PLATACIS37Metzeler tyresKawasaki ZXR750Performance Bike Racing
65EGermanyErich NOLDEN40Kawasaki ZXR750
66ENetherlandsErik VAN LOON?Honda
67ENetherlandsPeter TIP?Suzuki GSX-R750
68ECzech RepublicJiří MRKÝVKA23Dunlop tyresHonda RC45SBK Team JM
69EGreat BritainSteve MARKS34Michelin tyresKawasaki ZXR750Clifford James Footwear
79ECzech RepublicOndřej LELEK35Honda RC45Racing Team Fiomo

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

Sources:

Official results/ Official entry list/ Official timetable/ Official program/ 1997⁠-⁠08⁠-⁠31 live TV coverage/ Cycle News 1997⁠-⁠09⁠-⁠10 pg36⁠-⁠38/ bikenet.co.uk/ superbike.it