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

Warm-Up

Scheduled duration: 20 mins
Started: 26 / Classified: 26

Scheduled start time: 09:30
Weather: ? / Track: ?

P.#RiderBikeBest LapGapKM/HOnLapsSpd.
111AustraliaTroy CORSERMichelin tyresDucati1:26.954149.46711191.8
22Great BritainCarl FOGARTYMichelin tyresDucati1:27.0870.133149.231010186.5
3111New ZealandAaron SLIGHTMichelin tyresHonda1:27.1380.184149.141313188.1
466AustraliaMat MLADINDunlop tyresSuzuki1:27.1640.210149.10912188.1
57ItalyPierfrancesco CHILIMichelin tyresDucati1:27.1900.236149.05811191.4
6110USADoug CHANDLERDunlop tyresKawasaki1:27.2070.253149.021112188.1
745USAColin EDWARDSMichelin tyresHonda1:27.2230.269149.001313196.3
84JapanAkira YANAGAWADunlop tyresKawasaki1:27.3020.348148.861113190.8
941JapanNoriyuki HAGADunlop tyresYamaha1:27.5290.575148.481212185.5
1020USAAaron YATESDunlop tyresSuzuki1:27.6180.664148.331010182.7
11101USABen BOSTROMDunlop tyresHonda1:27.7260.772148.14911189.1
125Great BritainNeil HODGSONDunlop tyresKawasaki1:27.7360.782148.131011190.8
1392USAJamie HACKINGDunlop tyresYamaha1:27.7950.841148.0389183.3
1435SpainGregorio LAVILLADunlop tyresDucati1:27.8590.905147.92911186.2
1544USAScott RUSSELLMichelin tyresYamaha1:28.2271.273147.3099187.1
1697USARich OLIVERDunlop tyresYamaha1:28.3751.421147.061012181.8
178Great BritainJames WHITHAMDunlop tyresSuzuki1:28.4391.485146.95810187.1
186AustraliaPeter GODDARDDunlop tyresSuzuki1:29.1082.154145.85610185.2
199ItalyPiergiorgio BONTEMPIDunlop tyresKawasaki1:29.2392.285145.631111183.6
2039ItalyAlessandro GRAMIGNIMichelin tyresDucati1:29.2882.334145.55711176.1
2110New ZealandAndrew STROUDDunlop tyresKawasaki1:29.4312.477145.321011186.8
2215SloveniaIgor JERMANMichelin tyresKawasaki1:29.6772.723144.92711185.5
2319ItalyLucio PEDERCINIMichelin tyresDucati1:29.7812.827144.751112180.9
2479USAJames RANDOLPHDunlop tyresHonda1:31.3294.375142.30511180.0
2527FranceFrédéric PROTATMichelin tyresDucati1:31.3814.427142.22410177.6
2686USARicky ORLANDODunlop tyresKawasaki1:34.4077.453137.6667169.0
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)