1998-03-20 to 1998-03-22

World Superbike Australian Round

Phillip Island (Permanent circuit, 4.4500 km)
Attendance: 51,000 (3-day)
Event permit: IMN 102/2
Timekeepers: Federazione Italiana Cronometristi
Entries: 36 / Practised: 36 / Qualified: 33

Free Practice 1

Scheduled duration: 60 mins
Started: 36 / Classified: 36

Scheduled start time: 11:30
Weather: ? / Track: ?

P.#RiderBikeBest LapGapKM/HOnLapsSpd.
1111New ZealandAaron SLIGHTMichelin tyresHonda1:34.805168.982525294.0
22Great BritainCarl FOGARTYMichelin tyresDucati1:35.3390.534168.031821288.5
37ItalyPierfrancesco CHILIMichelin tyresDucati1:35.5330.728167.691525293.2
46AustraliaPeter GODDARDDunlop tyresSuzuki1:35.5820.777167.601922290.1
545USAColin EDWARDSMichelin tyresHonda1:35.7030.898167.391923294.9
641JapanNoriyuki HAGADunlop tyresYamaha1:35.8681.063167.101323287.0
744USAScott RUSSELLMichelin tyresYamaha1:35.8781.073167.091723288.5
811AustraliaTroy CORSERMichelin tyresDucati1:35.8811.076167.081016289.3
94JapanAkira YANAGAWADunlop tyresKawasaki1:36.2541.449166.431324293.2
1069AustraliaMark WILLISDunlop tyresSuzuki1:36.3111.506166.342023284.7
115Great BritainNeil HODGSONDunlop tyresKawasaki1:36.6081.803165.822627288.5
1270AustraliaCraig CONNELLMichelin tyresDucati1:36.7151.910165.641819287.8
1363AustraliaSteve MARTINMichelin tyresDucati1:37.2442.439164.741718278.8
1439ItalyAlessandro GRAMIGNIMichelin tyresDucati1:37.4202.615164.441721282.5
1515SloveniaIgor JERMANMichelin tyresKawasaki1:37.7632.958163.872122278.8
1619ItalyLucio PEDERCINIMichelin tyresDucati1:37.8323.027163.751122277.4
178Great BritainJames WHITHAMDunlop tyresSuzuki1:37.8803.075163.672324284.7
189ItalyPiergiorgio BONTEMPIDunlop tyresKawasaki1:37.9363.131163.581019281.0
1962AustraliaShawn GILESDunlop tyresHonda1:37.9853.180163.491321278.8
2065AustraliaMalcolm CAMPBELLMichelin tyresDucati1:39.3314.526161.281719273.1
2160New ZealandTony REESDunlop tyresSuzuki1:39.6714.866160.731416278.1
2264AustraliaAlistair MAXWELLDunlop tyresKawasaki1:39.9785.173160.242222260.0
2327FranceFrédéric PROTATMichelin tyresHonda1:40.5525.747159.321316280.3
2435SpainGregorio LAVILLAMichelin tyresDucati1:40.6175.812159.22614279.5
2510New ZealandAndrew STROUDDunlop tyresKawasaki1:40.8686.063158.821518275.2
2666AustraliaDaniele VANOLINIMichelin tyresDucati1:41.3946.589158.001620270.4
2721FranceJean-Marc DELETANGMichelin tyresYamaha1:41.8757.070157.251212272.5
2850Czech RepublicJiří MRKÝVKAMichelin tyresHonda1:42.0077.202157.051624266.4
2974AustraliaEd MILLERMichelin tyresKawasaki1:42.1887.383156.771017268.4
3068AustraliaJohn PHELANKawasaki1:42.4497.644156.37917265.1
3161New ZealandDean FULTONMichelin tyresKawasaki1:42.6067.801156.131520269.1
3273AustraliaChris OGNENISMichelin tyresSuzuki1:42.8228.017155.801322265.1
3375AustraliaTroy NASHBridgestone tyresKawasaki1:43.3948.589154.94615264.4
3472AustraliaCraig STAFFORDYamaha1:44.1989.393153.751515251.4
3567AustraliaScott WEBSTERDunlop tyresYamaha1:45.89711.092151.281214254.4
3671AustraliaJohn ORCHARDBridgestone tyresHonda1:48.16613.361148.1148246.3
Sources:

Official results/ Official entry list/ Official attendance figures/ 1998⁠-⁠03⁠-⁠21 live TV coverage/ 1998⁠-⁠03⁠-⁠22 live TV coverage/ Cycle News 1998⁠-⁠04⁠-⁠01 pg3⁠-⁠8/ Illawarra Mercury 1998⁠-⁠03⁠-⁠19 pg46/ Illawarra Mercury 1998⁠-⁠03⁠-⁠20 pg61/ Illawarra Mercury 1998⁠-⁠03⁠-⁠21 pg75/ Illawarra Mercury 1998⁠-⁠03⁠-⁠23 pg46/ Illawarra Mercury 1998⁠-⁠03⁠-⁠27 pg57/ Motosprint 1998⁠-⁠12 pg32⁠-⁠35/ Slovenska Tiskovna Agencija 1998⁠-⁠03⁠-⁠22 press release/ Sun Herald 1998⁠-⁠03⁠-⁠22 pg96/ bikenet.co.uk/ troycorser.com/ Photos by Cal Harris (Facebook)