1998-10-02 to 1998-10-04

World Superbike Japanese Round

Sugo (Permanent circuit, 3.7375 km)
Attendance: 38,000 (3-day)
Event permit: IMN 102/13
Timekeepers: Federazione Italiana Cronometristi
Entries: ? / Practised: 27 / Qualified: 27

Free Practice 2

Scheduled duration: 30 mins
Started: 26 / Classified: 26

Scheduled start time: 15:15
Weather: ? / Track: ?

P.#RiderBikeBest LapGapKM/HOnLapsSpd.
111AustraliaTroy CORSERMichelin tyresDucati1:30.568148.5615228.9
241JapanNoriyuki HAGADunlop tyresYamaha1:30.7340.166148.2915231.4
32Great BritainCarl FOGARTYMichelin tyresDucati1:30.6840.116148.3713231.4
485JapanKeiichi KITAGAWADunlop tyresSuzuki1:30.8290.261148.1413237.0
54JapanAkira YANAGAWADunlop tyresKawasaki1:30.7570.189148.2515237.0
684JapanShin'ichi ITOMichelin tyresHonda1:30.9540.386147.9314229.4
787JapanShin'ya TAKEISHIMichelin tyresKawasaki1:30.9540.386147.9314231.9
8111New ZealandAaron SLIGHTMichelin tyresHonda1:31.3860.818147.2312234.4
944USAScott RUSSELLMichelin tyresYamaha1:31.6851.117146.7514229.9
106AustraliaPeter GODDARDDunlop tyresSuzuki1:31.7661.198146.6214224.6
117ItalyPierfrancesco CHILIMichelin tyresDucati1:31.5731.005146.939224.6
1289JapanWataru YOSHIKAWADunlop tyresYamaha1:31.6061.038146.8816228.9
1391JapanAkira RYODunlop tyresSuzuki1:31.6951.127146.7412227.4
1497JapanAtsushi WATANABEDunlop tyresSuzuki1:31.8641.296146.4715227.9
1545USAColin EDWARDSMichelin tyresHonda1:32.0431.475146.1813234.9
168Great BritainJames WHITHAMDunlop tyresSuzuki1:32.2061.638145.9214234.9
175Great BritainNeil HODGSONDunlop tyresKawasaki1:32.5381.970145.4016234.4
1894JapanToshiyuki HAMAGUCHIDunlop tyresSuzuki1:32.4901.922145.4814229.9
1996JapanManabu KAMADADunlop tyresHonda1:32.6892.121145.1613223.2
2090JapanKensuke HAGADunlop tyresYamaha1:33.4252.857144.0212225.0
2193JapanTamaki SERIZAWAMichelin tyresKawasaki1:33.1442.576144.4511220.0
2215SloveniaIgor JERMANMichelin tyresKawasaki1:33.7253.157143.5610227.9
2312ItalyMario INNAMORATIDunlop tyresKawasaki1:33.9573.389143.2011227.9
2435SpainGregorio LAVILLADunlop tyresDucati1:34.0933.525143.0013227.0
2510New ZealandAndrew STROUDDunlop tyresKawasaki1:35.7055.137140.5913228.9
2650Czech RepublicJiří MRKÝVKAMichelin tyresHonda1:36.7306.162139.1014217.3
Sources:

Official results/ Official attendance figures/ 1998⁠-⁠10⁠-⁠04 live TV coverage/ 1998⁠-⁠xx⁠-⁠xx MotorLand2 TV highlights/ Cycle News 1998⁠-⁠10⁠-⁠14 pg20⁠-⁠24/ Aaron Slight newsletter 1998⁠-⁠10⁠-⁠14/ Troy Corser interview 1998⁠-⁠10⁠-⁠23/ troycorser.com