1998-08-28 to 1998-08-30

World Superbike Austrian Round

A1-Ring (Permanent circuit, 4.3190 km)
Attendance: 38,000 (3-day)
Event permit: IMN 102/11
Timekeepers: Federazione Italiana Cronometristi
Entries: ? / Practised: 33 / Qualified: 31

Overall qualifying

P.#RiderBikeQ1Q2SPTimeKM/H
1111New ZealandAaron SLIGHTMichelin tyresHonda1:30.6551:30.4761:30.3401:30.340172.11
24JapanAkira YANAGAWADunlop tyresKawasaki1:31.0541:30.8821:30.7321:30.732171.37
38Great BritainJames WHITHAMDunlop tyresSuzuki1:31.5081:31.3631:30.8471:30.847171.15
411AustraliaTroy CORSERMichelin tyresDucati1:30.9521:30.8031:30.9391:30.939170.98
57ItalyPierfrancesco CHILIMichelin tyresDucati1:31.5161:31.1561:31.2171:31.217170.46
62Great BritainCarl FOGARTYMichelin tyresDucati1:31.4451:30.7621:31.2841:31.284170.33
75Great BritainNeil HODGSONDunlop tyresKawasaki1:31.7841:31.5621:31.5601:31.560169.82
86AustraliaPeter GODDARDDunlop tyresSuzuki1:32.0991:32.1891:31.5681:31.568169.80
945USAColin EDWARDSMichelin tyresHonda1:31.6821:30.6731:31.7541:31.754169.46
1048AustriaAndreas MEKLAUMichelin tyresDucati1:31.3321:32.7811:31.8181:31.818169.34
1144USAScott RUSSELLMichelin tyresYamaha1:31.5491:31.7771:31.8561:31.856169.27
1241JapanNoriyuki HAGADunlop tyresYamaha1:32.3341:31.6131:32.0581:32.058168.90
1335SpainGregorio LAVILLADunlop tyresDucati1:31.7631:31.6571:32.1531:32.153168.72
1439ItalyAlessandro GRAMIGNIMichelin tyresDucati1:33.1851:33.5231:33.5991:33.599166.12
1557FinlandErkka KORPIAHOMichelin tyresKawasaki1:34.4621:33.8131:35.0531:35.053163.58
1619ItalyLucio PEDERCINIMichelin tyresDucati1:34.1201:33.3821:35.2631:35.263163.22
1712ItalyMario INNAMORATIDunlop tyresKawasaki1:34.5711:33.8831:33.883165.61
1815SloveniaIgor JERMANMichelin tyresKawasaki1:34.0801:33.9131:33.913165.56
1910New ZealandAndrew STROUDDunlop tyresKawasaki1:34.7541:34.2741:34.274164.93
2055AustriaManfred KAINZDunlop tyresKawasaki1:36.6631:36.3741:36.374161.33
2154AustriaJohann WOLFSTEINERMichelin tyresKawasaki1:36.9111:36.6101:36.610160.94
2258AustriaGernot SZAKOLCZAIKawasaki1:37.8241:36.6451:36.645160.88
2327FranceFrédéric PROTATMichelin tyresDucati1:37.8541:36.7561:36.756160.70
2452AustriaGerhard ESTERERMichelin tyresKawasaki1:36.8711:37.3331:36.871160.51
2559AustriaChristian ZAISERMichelin tyresHonda1:37.9771:37.1391:37.139160.06
(26)67AustriaSebastian VITZTHUMMichelin tyresDucati1:37.4401:38.7391:37.440159.57
2750Czech RepublicJiří MRKÝVKAMichelin tyresHonda1:37.6191:37.6241:37.619159.28
2871AustriaOssi NIEDERKIRCHERMetzeler tyresSuzuki1:37.9131:40.6351:37.913158.80
2968AustriaAli GUETTOUCHEMichelin tyresKawasaki1:38.4091:39.3241:38.409158.00
3053SlovakiaVladimír KARBANMichelin tyresSuzuki1:39.8071:38.6871:38.687157.55
3175AustriaFranz MUNDSPERGERDunlop tyresKawasaki1:38.7641:38.764157.43
(32)76AustriaErnst SCHULLERKawasaki1:41.1921:41.2611:41.192153.65
(33)73AustriaAnton RECHBERGERMichelin tyresSuzuki1:41.3271:41.6631:41.327153.45

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 attendance figures/ 1998⁠-⁠08⁠-⁠29 live TV coverage/ 1998⁠-⁠08⁠-⁠30 live TV coverage/ Cycle News 1998⁠-⁠09⁠-⁠09 pg12⁠-⁠15/ Platzhirsch Ausgabe 2018⁠-⁠05/ Salzburger Nachrichten 2018⁠-⁠06⁠-⁠02/ Slovenska Tiskovna Agencija 1998⁠-⁠08⁠-⁠30 press release/ troycorser.com/ youtube.com YART07 ⁠-⁠ WSBK Crash Mandy Kainz Christian Zaiser