1998-07-10 to 1998-07-12

World Superbike United States Round

Laguna Seca (Permanent circuit, 3.6100 km)
Attendance: 64,000 (3-day)
Event permit: IMN 102/9
Timekeepers: Federazione Italiana Cronometristi
Entries: ? / Practised: 27 / Qualified: 26

Qualifying 2

Scheduled duration: 60 mins
Started: 27 / Classified: 27

Scheduled start time: 11:30
Weather: ? / Track: ?

P.#RiderBikeBest LapGapKM/HOnLapsSpd.
1110USADoug CHANDLERDunlop tyresKawasaki1:26.367150.473131190.1
245USAColin EDWARDSMichelin tyresHonda1:26.4810.114150.283131195.6
341JapanNoriyuki HAGADunlop tyresYamaha1:26.6630.296149.962626188.4
4111New ZealandAaron SLIGHTMichelin tyresHonda1:26.7390.372149.831725194.9
511AustraliaTroy CORSERMichelin tyresDucati1:26.7800.413149.762931194.2
666AustraliaMat MLADINDunlop tyresSuzuki1:27.1360.769149.151622187.5
74JapanAkira YANAGAWADunlop tyresKawasaki1:27.1740.807149.083032190.8
87ItalyPierfrancesco CHILIMichelin tyresDucati1:27.3380.971148.802027190.4
95Great BritainNeil HODGSONDunlop tyresKawasaki1:27.3470.980148.792627188.4
1020USAAaron YATESDunlop tyresSuzuki1:27.3580.991148.771529184.6
11101USABen BOSTROMDunlop tyresHonda1:27.4341.067148.643030190.4
1292USAJamie HACKINGDunlop tyresYamaha1:27.6031.236148.352727189.1
138Great BritainJames WHITHAMDunlop tyresSuzuki1:27.6141.247148.333030190.1
142Great BritainCarl FOGARTYMichelin tyresDucati1:27.6641.297148.252728188.4
1544USAScott RUSSELLMichelin tyresYamaha1:27.8921.525147.862626191.8
1697USARich OLIVERDunlop tyresYamaha1:28.0891.722147.532529184.9
1735SpainGregorio LAVILLADunlop tyresDucati1:28.1811.814147.381322195.6
186AustraliaPeter GODDARDDunlop tyresSuzuki1:28.4142.047146.992427186.5
1939ItalyAlessandro GRAMIGNIMichelin tyresDucati1:28.5902.223146.702428184.6
2019ItalyLucio PEDERCINIMichelin tyresDucati1:28.8632.496146.253131190.1
219ItalyPiergiorgio BONTEMPIDunlop tyresKawasaki1:28.9562.589146.092828184.9
2210New ZealandAndrew STROUDDunlop tyresKawasaki1:29.1862.819145.722627186.8
2315SloveniaIgor JERMANMichelin tyresKawasaki1:29.7843.417144.75931184.6
2479USAJames RANDOLPHDunlop tyresHonda1:30.9904.623142.831724181.2
2527FranceFrédéric PROTATMichelin tyresDucati1:31.2354.868142.452225173.3
2686USARicky ORLANDODunlop tyresKawasaki1:33.4217.054139.111011169.5
2788VenezuelaRicardo SUÑEDucati1:40.35113.984129.511414159.2
Sources:

Official results/ Official attendance figures/ 1998⁠-⁠07⁠-⁠12 live TV coverage/ Associated Press 1998⁠-⁠07⁠-⁠18 press release/ Cycle News 1998⁠-⁠07⁠-⁠22 pg3, 6⁠-⁠11/ Slovenska Tiskovna Agencija 1998⁠-⁠07⁠-⁠13 press release/ Article 'Destruction Alley' by Dean Adams (superbikeplanet.com)/ amasuperbike.com/ motorcycle⁠-⁠usa.com/ odn.ne.jp/jaja/ rickyorlando.com/about⁠-⁠ricky⁠-⁠orlando/meet⁠-⁠ricky⁠-⁠orlando/ troycorser.com/ Usenet posts in rec.motorcycles.racing/ Photos by Bob Snyder Drag Photos Photos by Chuck Forquer (Facebook)