1998-06-05 to 1998-06-07

World Superbike German Round

Nürburgring (Permanent circuit, 4.5560 km)
Attendance: 41,000 (3-day)
Event permit: IMN 102/6
Timekeepers: Federazione Italiana Cronometristi
Entries: 34 / Practised: 31 / Qualified: 31

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 tyresDucati 916FP Racing
35SpainGregorio LAVILLA24Dunlop 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
46ItalyBruno SCATOLA38Kawasaki ZXR750Team Bruno Scatola
48AustriaAndreas MEKLAU31Michelin tyresDucati 916Remus Racing Austria
50Czech RepublicJiří MRKÝVKA24Michelin tyresHonda RC45SBK Team JM
53SlovakiaVladimír KARBAN30Michelin tyresSuzuki GSX-R750Karban Racing Team
57FinlandErkka KORPIAHO30Michelin tyresKawasaki ZX-7RRRKM Racing
71GermanyJochen SCHMID34Dunlop tyresKawasaki ZX-7RRTeam Green Kawasaki Deutschland
72GermanyUdo MARK34Dunlop tyresSuzuki GSX-R750Team Suzuki Deutschland
73South AfricaJonnie EKEROLD23Michelin tyresKawasaki ZX-7RRTeam Green Kawasaki Deutschland
74GermanyRobert HÜBER?Dunlop tyresKawasaki ZX-7RRHeinrichmeyer Racing Team
75GermanyNormann MANZ28Dunlop tyresSuzuki GSX-R750Motorradhaus Prinz Hüttlingen
76GermanyLothar KRAUS31Michelin tyresKawasaki ZXR750KFZ Technik LK
77SpainRubén XAUS20Metzeler tyresSuzuki GSX-R750Team Alpha Technik Suzuki
78GermanyUwe POLLHEIDE32Dunlop tyresKawasaki ZX-7RRAutomobil Hoffstedde Ochtrup
79GermanyDetlef GUDERIAN?Michelin tyresKawasaki ZX-7RRTeam Moto Pabst Düsseldorf
91GermanyFrank HEIDGER30Pirelli tyresKawasaki ZX-7RRTeam Bolliger Switzerland
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 timetable/ Official program/ Official attendance figures/ 1998⁠-⁠06⁠-⁠06 live TV coverage/ 1998⁠-⁠06⁠-⁠07 live TV coverage/ Cycle News 1998⁠-⁠06⁠-⁠17 pg8⁠-⁠11/ troycorser.com/ Photos by Mario Böttger