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

Superpole Warm-Up

Scheduled duration: 30 mins
Started: 22 / Classified: 22

Scheduled start time: 15:15
Weather: ? / Track: ?

P.#RiderBikeBest LapGapKM/HOnLapsSpd.
1111New ZealandAaron SLIGHTMichelin tyresHonda1:34.690169.181414279.7
22Great BritainCarl FOGARTYMichelin tyresDucati1:34.7690.079169.041114279.0
37ItalyPierfrancesco CHILIMichelin tyresDucati1:34.9020.212168.811313282.7
411AustraliaTroy CORSERMichelin tyresDucati1:35.1850.495168.30715285.7
56AustraliaPeter GODDARDDunlop tyresSuzuki1:35.6020.912167.571212278.3
645USAColin EDWARDSMichelin tyresHonda1:35.8861.196167.071113286.4
741JapanNoriyuki HAGADunlop tyresYamaha1:36.0601.370166.77713276.2
870AustraliaCraig CONNELLMichelin tyresDucati1:36.1091.419166.691313273.4
99ItalyPiergiorgio BONTEMPIDunlop tyresKawasaki1:36.5841.894165.871014274.1
105Great BritainNeil HODGSONDunlop tyresKawasaki1:36.7432.053165.5999279.7
1163AustraliaSteve MARTINMichelin tyresDucati1:36.8222.132165.46612265.3
128Great BritainJames WHITHAMDunlop tyresSuzuki1:36.8752.185165.37612274.1
1344USAScott RUSSELLMichelin tyresYamaha1:36.9392.249165.261011272.0
144JapanAkira YANAGAWADunlop tyresKawasaki1:36.9572.267165.231010276.2
1569AustraliaMark WILLISDunlop tyresSuzuki1:37.4272.737164.4344264.7
1615SloveniaIgor JERMANMichelin tyresKawasaki1:37.9413.251163.57515278.3
1719ItalyLucio PEDERCINIMichelin tyresDucati1:37.9943.304163.481515269.3
1839ItalyAlessandro GRAMIGNIMichelin tyresDucati1:38.3553.665162.881213275.5
1962AustraliaShawn GILESDunlop tyresHonda1:38.5493.859162.5648267.3
2010New ZealandAndrew STROUDDunlop tyresKawasaki1:38.9534.263161.90916
2127FranceFrédéric PROTATMichelin tyresHonda1:40.5025.812159.401415269.3
2221FranceJean-Marc DELETANGMichelin tyresYamaha1:41.2356.545158.251414270.6
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)