1997 FIM Superbike European Championship

Between April 20 and September 21 1997, 106 riders competed in 16 races on 8 circuits.

Race summary

Key: E = total entries / P = total riders who practised / Q = total qualifiers / S = total starters / C = total classified finishers.

DateCircuitWinnerEPQSCConditionsDistanceAvg. KMH
1997-04-20 Misano Pierfrancesco CHILI / Ducati3730272617Raining / Wet101.50 km124.96 km/h
1997-04-20 Misano John KOCINSKI / Honda3730272317Raining / Wet101.50 km127.57 km/h
1997-05-04 Donington Park Aaron SLIGHT / Honda3229292623Cloudy / Dry100.58 km151.36 km/h
1997-05-04 Donington Park Carl FOGARTY / Ducati3229292621Cloudy / Dry100.58 km151.56 km/h
1997-06-08 Hockenheim Aaron SLIGHT / Honda3535312824Cloudy / Dry95.09 km197.41 km/h
1997-06-08 Hockenheim Carl FOGARTY / Ducati3535313023Cloudy / Dry95.09 km197.03 km/h
1997-06-22 Monza John KOCINSKI / Honda4840313025Overcast / Dry103.86 km190.57 km/h
1997-06-22 Monza Pierfrancesco CHILI / Ducati4840312721Raining / Wet103.86 km169.43 km/h
1997-08-03 Brands Hatch Pierfrancesco CHILI / Ducati4030292920Overcast / Dry104.63 km172.50 km/h
1997-08-03 Brands Hatch Carl FOGARTY / Ducati4030292822Variable / Wet104.63 km158.80 km/h
1997-08-17 A1-Ring Carl FOGARTY / Ducati3635323025Cloudy / Dry107.98 km169.61 km/h
1997-08-17 A1-Ring Akira YANAGAWA / Kawasaki3635323123Overcast / Dry107.98 km169.14 km/h
1997-08-31 Assen John KOCINSKI / Honda4433312925Cloudy / Dry96.78 km172.94 km/h
1997-08-31 Assen Carl FOGARTY / Ducati4433313023Cloudy / Dry96.78 km173.23 km/h
1997-09-21 Albacete John KOCINSKI / Honda2926252520Sunny / Dry92.02 km136.75 km/h
1997-09-21 Albacete John KOCINSKI / Honda2926252523Cloudy / Dry92.02 km136.78 km/h

Rider statistics

Key: R = total races started / W = total wins / P = total podiums / PP = total pole positions / RT = total retirements / BF = best finish pos. / AF = average finish pos. / AP = average points scored per race / Fin. % = percentage of races finished / TL = total laps completed / BG = best grid position / AG = average grid position.

RiderPointsRWPPPRTBFAFAPFin. %TLBGAG
Aljinović, Luigi23.03116177.6766.67 %582426
Assirelli, Redamo53.06212188.8366.67 %981519
Baláž Mad'ara, Miloš22RT0.00 %132525
Berner, Juha21919100.00 %312323
Bichler, Hannes11RT0.00 %63232
Bontempi, Piergiorgio1635981.25 %31278
Bosch, Joop11.02121215.5050.00 %282626
Bosetti, Paolo9.0125259.00100.00 %172525
Bursa, Michal48.041171812.0075.00 %492525
Cantalupo, Giorgio228.0162111814.2587.50 %3091722
Chili, Pierfrancesco1636241475.00 %29514
Crafar, Simon163132581.25 %30113
Defago, Richard20.02202010.00100.00 %472727
Deletang, Jean-Marc21415100.00 %361515
Edwards, Colin656100.00 %12767
Emmett, Sean42121350.00 %781214
Esterer, Gerhard87.07151912.43100.00 %1292022
Fath, Harry9.02123234.5050.00 %242828
Fogarty, Carl1651041275.00 %30323
Giles, Phil21415100.00 %492222
Gruschka, Anton215.0164141813.4475.00 %2891921
Guettouche, Ali19.0220229.50100.00 %462929
Hale, Mike16471075.00 %3111112
Häusle, Christian21161650.00 %242323
Haydon, James149111335.71 %1751216
Hislop, Steve22RT0.00 %141515
Hodgson, Neil14124685.71 %26216
Jänisch, Rainer36.02161718.00100.00 %322121
Jerman, Igor162131687.50 %3051417
Karban, Vladimír18.0220229.00100.00 %492525
Kocinski, John16512214100.00 %34814
Korpiaho, Erkka41517100.00 %831818
Kraus, Lothar22RT0.00 %63030
Lavieille, Christian61101483.33 %1221819
Lavilla Vidal, Gregorio7371257.14 %109912
Lelek, Ondřej73.0819229.13100.00 %1522427
Lindholm, Christer41121275.00 %541314
Mackenzie, Niall317866.67 %5548
Malvini, Paolo43.041202210.7575.00 %742225
Marchetti, Dario22RT0.00 %142727
Mark, Udo250.01091325.00100.00 %1981415
Marks, Steve42.03161914.00100.00 %632324
Mazzali, Andrea22RT0.00 %132323
Meklau, Andreas8181287.50 %152511
Mrkývka, Jiří149.0121141912.4291.67 %2592025
Niederkircher, Ossi22222100.00 %463030
Nottingham, Nigel31.02171815.50100.00 %482626
Pallis, Emmanouil10.02120205.0050.00 %222929
Pittaluga, Lino21232350.00 %192424
Platacis, Heinz21.02212210.50100.00 %303030
Rechberger, Anton18.0223239.00100.00 %463131
Reynolds, John2910100.00 %501212
Riba Cabana, Pere16191493.75 %3411317
Ritchie, Graeme11RT0.00 %2828
Rudroff, Michael36.02171818.00100.00 %322020
Ruggia, Jean-Philippe21141450.00 %201818
Russell, Scott162122587.50 %32917
Rutter, Michael2137100.00 %501616
Sampson, Brett20.04314145.0025.00 %282122
Scatola, Bruno33.031141511.0066.67 %532727
Scatola, Vittorio20.03121226.6766.67 %272226
Schmid, Jochen10912100.00 %1981213
Scudeler, Gilson22.02171911.00100.00 %502222
Slight, Aaron162911393.75 %34424
Spilt, Gijsbert8.02124244.0050.00 %192929
Stringer, Ray50.02121425.00100.00 %491818
Suter, Eskil22RT0.00 %71717
Voukakis, Nikolaos11RT0.00 %02626
Walker, Chris8910100.00 %1841112
Whitham, James16233881.25 %301810
Wolfsteiner, Johann21191950.00 %372626
Yanagawa, Akira1413121585.71 %27114

Manufacturer statistics

Key: C = total competitors representing this manufacturer / R = total races started / W = total wins / P = total podiums / PP = total pole positions / RT = total retirements / BF = best finish pos. / AF = average finish pos. / AP = average points scored per race / Fin. % = percentage of races finished / TL = total laps completed / BG = best grid position / AG = average grid position.

ManufacturerPointsCRWPPPRTBFAFAPFin. %TLBGAG
Ducati211681633911167.23 %2011113
Honda9167222711191.14 %1624114
Kawasaki25161622411380.65 %2211115
Suzuki7162731286.00 %969814
Yamaha1216211221282.61 %1305114