1998-07-03 to 1998-07-05

World Superbike South African Round

Kyalami (Permanent circuit, 4.2630 km)
Attendance: 62,000 (3-day)
Event permit: IMN 102/8
Timekeepers: Federazione Italiana Cronometristi
Entries: ? / Practised: 21 / Qualified: 21

Race 1

Scheduled duration: 25 laps
Started: 20 / Classified: 17

Scheduled start time: 12:00
Weather: Sunny / Track: Dry

P.#RiderBikeLapsTimeGapKM/HBest LapOnSpd.Gr.
17ItalyPierfrancesco CHILIMichelin tyresDucati2543:45.405146.141:43.9705141.51
22Great BritainCarl FOGARTYMichelin tyresDucati2543:46.7061.301146.071:44.3208140.14
335SpainGregorio LAVILLADunlop tyresDucati2543:53.6998.294145.681:44.24825143.07
48Great BritainJames WHITHAMDunlop tyresSuzuki2543:54.1268.721145.651:44.29525143.610
56AustraliaPeter GODDARDDunlop tyresSuzuki2543:54.5459.140145.631:44.69823137.68
64JapanAkira YANAGAWADunlop tyresKawasaki2543:56.07810.673145.551:44.5508140.43
741JapanNoriyuki HAGADunlop tyresYamaha2543:56.09310.688145.541:44.47313142.59
8111New ZealandAaron SLIGHTMichelin tyresHonda2544:02.20716.802145.211:44.6409142.75
945USAColin EDWARDSMichelin tyresHonda2544:02.48717.082145.191:44.8529137.66
1044USAScott RUSSELLMichelin tyresYamaha2544:23.12837.723144.071:44.9826141.512
1139ItalyAlessandro GRAMIGNIMichelin tyresDucati2544:51.4721:06.067142.551:46.2248140.414
129ItalyPiergiorgio BONTEMPIDunlop tyresKawasaki2544:58.1461:12.741142.201:46.5138142.513
1315SloveniaIgor JERMANMichelin tyresKawasaki2545:10.1271:24.722141.571:47.36411138.816
1410New ZealandAndrew STROUDDunlop tyresKawasaki2444:04.5531 lap139.281:47.3486135.017
1527FranceFrédéric PROTATMichelin tyresDucati2444:07.8691 lap139.101:49.0482138.619
1673South AfricaClinton PIENAARMichelin tyresDucati2444:20.0631 lap138.461:49.42914139.520
1776South AfricaIssy ZIMMERMANDucati2344:45.1632 laps131.451:55.12611133.321
RT5Great BritainNeil HODGSONDunlop tyresKawasaki2340:35.813Mechanical144.911:45.0168138.311
RT75South AfricaNoel HAARHOFFMichelin tyresDucati1628:55.151Accident141.511:47.1299143.618
RT19ItalyLucio PEDERCINIMichelin tyresDucati59:07.996---140.031:47.1884136.515
NS11AustraliaTroy CORSERMichelin tyresDucatiFuel pump2
Fastest lap7ItalyPierfrancesco CHILIMichelin tyresDucati1:43.970 on lap 5147.61 km/h

Rider notes

#11 Corser: Retired on warm-up lap.

Sources:

Official results/ Official attendance figures/ 1998⁠-⁠07⁠-⁠04 live TV coverage/ 1998⁠-⁠07⁠-⁠05 live TV coverage/ Cycle News 1998⁠-⁠07⁠-⁠15 pg18⁠-⁠21/ msport.co.za/racereports/reports23.html/ troycorser.com/ Photos by Danie van Jaarsveld (motorpics.co.za)