1998-05-08 to 1998-05-10

World Superbike Italian Round

Monza (Permanent circuit, 5.7700 km)
Attendance: 52,000 (3-day)
Event permit: IMN 102/4
Timekeepers: Federazione Italiana Cronometristi
Entries: 32 / Practised: 32 / Qualified: 32

Overall qualifying

P.#RiderBikeQ1Q2SPTimeKM/H
1111New ZealandAaron SLIGHTMichelin tyresHonda1:47.1631:47.6141:46.6511:46.651194.77
211AustraliaTroy CORSERMichelin tyresDucati1:48.2311:47.8861:47.2521:47.252193.67
345USAColin EDWARDSMichelin tyresHonda1:48.0491:47.2031:47.4941:47.494193.24
42Great BritainCarl FOGARTYMichelin tyresDucati1:48.1901:47.5511:47.7271:47.727192.82
57ItalyPierfrancesco CHILIMichelin tyresDucati1:49.1181:47.8961:47.8621:47.862192.58
64JapanAkira YANAGAWADunlop tyresKawasaki1:48.4711:47.9011:47.9871:47.987192.36
75Great BritainNeil HODGSONDunlop tyresKawasaki1:48.2081:48.0291:48.1341:48.134192.09
88Great BritainJames WHITHAMDunlop tyresSuzuki1:49.1051:48.7321:48.3171:48.317191.77
935SpainGregorio LAVILLADunlop tyresDucati1:48.6681:49.4471:48.5831:48.583191.30
109ItalyPiergiorgio BONTEMPIDunlop tyresKawasaki1:49.5681:48.6241:48.7371:48.737191.03
1144USAScott RUSSELLMichelin tyresYamaha1:49.4801:48.3691:48.8971:48.897190.75
1248AustriaAndreas MEKLAUMichelin tyresDucati1:49.6771:50.0231:49.2501:49.250190.13
1315SloveniaIgor JERMANMichelin tyresKawasaki1:50.1091:49.8541:49.7411:49.741189.28
1439ItalyAlessandro GRAMIGNIMichelin tyresDucati1:51.2511:50.2091:50.9041:50.904187.30
1541JapanNoriyuki HAGADunlop tyresYamaha1:49.0691:49.2611:52.6601:52.660184.38
166AustraliaPeter GODDARDDunlop tyresSuzuki1:49.3681:48.8061:48.806190.91
1719ItalyLucio PEDERCINIMichelin tyresDucati1:50.6431:50.2301:50.230188.44
1827FranceFrédéric PROTATMichelin tyresHonda1:51.2361:51.1671:51.167186.85
1957FinlandErkka KORPIAHOMichelin tyresKawasaki1:52.5271:51.1681:51.168186.85
2049ItalyPaolo BLORAMetzeler tyresDucati1:52.7001:52.7031:52.700184.31
2121FranceJean-Marc DELETANGMichelin tyresYamaha1:53.0871:52.9491:52.949183.91
2254ItalyGiorgio CANTALUPOMichelin tyresDucati1:53.2961:52.9621:52.962183.88
2350Czech RepublicJiří MRKÝVKAMichelin tyresHonda1:54.7631:53.5901:53.590182.87
2410New ZealandAndrew STROUDDunlop tyresKawasaki1:53.8951:53.6261:53.626182.81
2559ItalyIvo ARNOLDIDucati1:54.7301:54.2621:54.262181.79
2655Czech RepublicMichal BURSADunlop tyresKawasaki1:55.0931:54.5311:54.531181.37
2758ItalyFausto POJERDucati1:54.8731:55.3711:54.873180.83
2846ItalyBruno SCATOLAKawasaki2:01.1041:55.1551:55.155180.38
2952ItalyPaolo MALVINIPirelli tyresDucati1:55.2621:56.1641:55.262180.22
3053SlovakiaVladimír KARBANMichelin tyresSuzuki1:57.5081:55.6061:55.606179.68
3147ItalyGiovanni VALTULINIYamaha1:56.3051:56.1941:56.194178.77
3256MexicoJésus RODRÍGUEZMichelin tyresDucati1:58.3101:57.0001:57.000177.54

Positions in parentheses denote riders who either did not receive a grid space, failed to meet qualifying requirements or withdrew after qualifying.

Sources:

Official results/ Official entry list/ Official timetable/ Official attendance figures/ 1998⁠-⁠05⁠-⁠09 live TV coverage/ 1998⁠-⁠05⁠-⁠10 live TV coverage/ Cycle News 1998⁠-⁠05⁠-⁠20 pg14⁠-⁠17/ bikenet.co.uk/ monzanet.it/ troycorser.com/ Photos by Mario Böttger photos