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

Entry list

#RiderAgeBikeTeam
2Great BritainCarl FOGARTY32Michelin tyresDucati 916Ducati Performance
4JapanAkira YANAGAWA26Dunlop tyresKawasaki ZX-7RRKawasaki Racing Team
5Great BritainNeil HODGSON24Dunlop tyresKawasaki ZX-7RRKawasaki Racing Team
6AustraliaPeter GODDARD33Dunlop tyresSuzuki GSX-R750Suzuki World Superbike
7ItalyPierfrancesco CHILI33Michelin tyresDucati 916Ducati ADVF
8Great BritainJames WHITHAM31Dunlop tyresSuzuki GSX-R750Suzuki World Superbike
9ItalyPiergiorgio BONTEMPI30Dunlop tyresKawasaki ZX-7RRKawasaki Bertocchi
10New ZealandAndrew STROUD30Dunlop tyresKawasaki ZX-7RRAndrew Stroud Racing
11AustraliaTroy CORSER26Michelin tyresDucati 916Ducati ADVF
15SloveniaIgor JERMAN22Michelin tyresKawasaki ZX-7RRTeam Bertocchi
19ItalyLucio PEDERCINI25Michelin tyresDucati 916Team Pedercini
21FranceJean-Marc DELETANG32Michelin tyresYamaha YZF750Yamaha Motor France
27FranceFrédéric PROTAT31Michelin tyresHonda RC45FP Racing
35SpainGregorio LAVILLA24Michelin tyresDucati 916De Cecco Racing
39ItalyAlessandro GRAMIGNI29Michelin tyresDucati 916Gattolone Racing Team
41JapanNoriyuki HAGA23Dunlop tyresYamaha YZF750Yamaha World Superbike Team
44USAScott RUSSELL33Michelin tyresYamaha YZF750Yamaha World Superbike Team
45USAColin EDWARDS24Michelin tyresHonda RC45Castrol Honda
50Czech RepublicJiří MRKÝVKA24Michelin tyresHonda RC45SBK Team JM
60New ZealandTony REES30Dunlop tyresSuzuki GSX-R750
61New ZealandDean FULTON?Michelin tyresKawasaki ZX-7RRMobil Kawasaki
62AustraliaShawn GILES27Dunlop tyresHonda RC45Mobil Honda
63AustraliaSteve MARTIN29Michelin tyresDucati 916Ducati Dealer Team
64AustraliaAlistair MAXWELL33Dunlop tyresKawasaki ZX-7RRMaxwell Motorcycles
65AustraliaMalcolm CAMPBELL44Michelin tyresDucati 916State One Construction
66AustraliaDaniele VANOLINI32Michelin tyresDucati 916Due Fratelli Ducati Team
67AustraliaScott WEBSTER36Dunlop tyresYamaha YZF750
68AustraliaJohn PHELAN?Kawasaki ZX-7RRShock Treatment
69AustraliaMark WILLIS21Dunlop tyresSuzuki GSX-R750Ansett Air Freight Suzuki
70AustraliaCraig CONNELL29Michelin tyresDucati 916Ducati Dealer Team
71AustraliaJohn ORCHARD38Bridgestone tyresHonda VTR1000F
72AustraliaCraig STAFFORD32Yamaha YZF750Stafford Motorcycles
73AustraliaChris OGNENIS?Michelin tyresSuzuki GSX-R750Mick Hone Motorcycles
74AustraliaEd MILLER?Michelin tyresKawasaki ZX-7RRDulux Australia
75AustraliaTroy NASH?Bridgestone tyresKawasaki ZX-7RRSRT Motorcycle Crash Repair
111New ZealandAaron SLIGHT32Michelin tyresHonda RC45Castrol Honda

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

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)