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

Warm-Up

Scheduled duration: 20 mins
Started: 32 / Classified: 32

Scheduled start time: 09:30
Weather: Sunny / Track: Dry

P.#RiderBikeBest LapGapKM/HOnLapsSpd.
1111New ZealandAaron SLIGHTMichelin tyresHonda1:35.285168.13912289.5
211AustraliaTroy CORSERMichelin tyresDucati1:35.4560.171167.8339293.4
36AustraliaPeter GODDARDDunlop tyresSuzuki1:35.4850.200167.78810290.3
42Great BritainCarl FOGARTYMichelin tyresDucati1:35.4920.207167.7638290.3
54JapanAkira YANAGAWADunlop tyresKawasaki1:35.5000.215167.75911291.8
645USAColin EDWARDSMichelin tyresHonda1:35.8700.585167.101013297.5
741JapanNoriyuki HAGADunlop tyresYamaha1:36.1460.861166.62610291.1
863AustraliaSteve MARTINMichelin tyresDucati1:36.4771.192166.051112273.4
969AustraliaMark WILLISDunlop tyresSuzuki1:36.4831.198166.0467290.3
1044USAScott RUSSELLMichelin tyresYamaha1:36.5881.303165.8677288.7
1170AustraliaCraig CONNELLMichelin tyresDucati1:36.7701.485165.55911291.8
128Great BritainJames WHITHAMDunlop tyresSuzuki1:37.0351.750165.1077285.7
137ItalyPierfrancesco CHILIMichelin tyresDucati1:37.0591.774165.0588295.0
145Great BritainNeil HODGSONDunlop tyresKawasaki1:37.1411.856164.9189289.5
159ItalyPiergiorgio BONTEMPIDunlop tyresKawasaki1:37.5042.219164.3078281.9
1662AustraliaShawn GILESDunlop tyresHonda1:38.1882.903163.16710281.2
1765AustraliaMalcolm CAMPBELLMichelin tyresDucati1:38.3553.070162.8889276.9
1819ItalyLucio PEDERCINIMichelin tyresDucati1:38.4233.138162.771010281.9
1939ItalyAlessandro GRAMIGNIMichelin tyresDucati1:38.6383.353162.4188285.7
2015SloveniaIgor JERMANMichelin tyresKawasaki1:38.7743.489162.191010284.9
2135SpainGregorio LAVILLAMichelin tyresDucati1:39.0493.764161.7444281.9
2260New ZealandTony REESDunlop tyresSuzuki1:39.8804.595160.3947279.0
2364AustraliaAlistair MAXWELLDunlop tyresKawasaki1:40.3255.040159.6839268.6
2410New ZealandAndrew STROUDDunlop tyresKawasaki1:40.5075.222159.3939279.7
2521FranceJean-Marc DELETANGMichelin tyresYamaha1:40.7815.496158.961111276.9
2666AustraliaDaniele VANOLINIMichelin tyresDucati1:41.3266.041158.1049275.5
2727FranceFrédéric PROTATMichelin tyresHonda1:42.3687.083156.49810274.8
2874AustraliaEd MILLERMichelin tyresKawasaki1:42.3757.090156.48910268.6
2961New ZealandDean FULTONMichelin tyresKawasaki1:43.3698.084154.9844265.3
3073AustraliaChris OGNENISMichelin tyresSuzuki1:43.8558.570154.2534259.6
3168AustraliaJohn PHELANKawasaki1:43.9168.631154.1667264.7
3267AustraliaScott WEBSTERDunlop tyresYamaha1:49.15913.874146.7624258.3
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)