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

Scheduled duration: 50 mins
Started: 16 / Classified: 16

Scheduled start time: 16:00
Weather: Sunny / Track: Dry

P.#RiderBikeBest LapGapKM/HOnLapsSpd.
111AustraliaTroy CORSERMichelin tyresDucati1:34.971168.6811279.0
2111New ZealandAaron SLIGHTMichelin tyresHonda1:35.0970.126168.4611276.2
37ItalyPierfrancesco CHILIMichelin tyresDucati1:35.1750.204168.3211279.7
42Great BritainCarl FOGARTYMichelin tyresDucati1:35.1860.215168.3011274.1
54JapanAkira YANAGAWADunlop tyresKawasaki1:35.2500.279168.1911276.2
645USAColin EDWARDSMichelin tyresHonda1:35.2780.307168.1411279.0
76AustraliaPeter GODDARDDunlop tyresSuzuki1:35.3780.407167.9611276.9
841JapanNoriyuki HAGADunlop tyresYamaha1:35.3800.409167.9611272.0
99ItalyPiergiorgio BONTEMPIDunlop tyresKawasaki1:35.5490.578167.6611272.7
1044USAScott RUSSELLMichelin tyresYamaha1:35.8890.918167.0711272.0
1170AustraliaCraig CONNELLMichelin tyresDucati1:35.9570.986166.9511272.7
1263AustraliaSteve MARTINMichelin tyresDucati1:35.9761.005166.9211262.7
1369AustraliaMark WILLISDunlop tyresSuzuki1:35.9961.025166.8811257.1
145Great BritainNeil HODGSONDunlop tyresKawasaki1:36.0011.030166.8711276.9
158Great BritainJames WHITHAMDunlop tyresSuzuki1:36.2341.263166.4711269.3
1619ItalyLucio PEDERCINIMichelin tyresDucati1:37.7982.827163.8111264.0
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)