1998 FIM Superbike World Championship

Between March 22 and October 4 1998, 126 riders competed in 24 races on 12 circuits.

Race summary

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

DateCircuitWinnerEPQSCConditionsDistanceAvg. KMH
1998-03-22 Phillip Island Carl FOGARTY / Ducati3636333226Sunny / Dry97.90 km164.81 km/h
1998-03-22 Phillip Island Noriyuki HAGA / Yamaha3636333324Cloudy / Dry97.90 km165.01 km/h
1998-04-13 Donington Park Noriyuki HAGA / Yamaha3531312923Cloudy / Dry100.58 km152.06 km/h
1998-04-13 Donington Park Noriyuki HAGA / Yamaha3531312923Cloudy / Dry100.58 km152.42 km/h
1998-05-10 Monza Colin EDWARDS / Honda3232323020Sunny / Dry103.86 km192.27 km/h
1998-05-10 Monza Colin EDWARDS / Honda3232322821Sunny / Dry103.86 km191.79 km/h
1998-05-24 Albacete Pierfrancesco CHILI / Ducati22212120Raining / Wet70.79 km122.95 km/h
1998-05-24 Albacete Carl FOGARTY / Ducati22212116Cloudy / Dry70.79 km136.31 km/h
1998-06-07 Nürburgring Aaron SLIGHT / Honda3431312722Raining / Wet95.68 km141.63 km/h
1998-06-07 Nürburgring Pierfrancesco CHILI / Ducati3431313023Raining / Wet95.68 km140.64 km/h
1998-06-21 Misano Aaron SLIGHT / Honda32323222Sunny / Dry101.50 km152.61 km/h
1998-06-21 Misano Aaron SLIGHT / Honda32323019Sunny / Dry101.50 km152.89 km/h
1998-07-05 Kyalami Pierfrancesco CHILI / Ducati21212017Sunny / Dry106.58 km146.14 km/h
1998-07-05 Kyalami Pierfrancesco CHILI / Ducati21212016Sunny / Dry106.58 km146.15 km/h
1998-07-12 Laguna Seca Troy CORSER / Ducati27262623Sunny / Dry43.32 km147.76 km/h
1998-07-12 Laguna Seca Noriyuki HAGA / Yamaha27262013Sunny / Dry101.08 km147.46 km/h
1998-08-02 Brands Hatch Colin EDWARDS / Honda3429292721Overcast / Dry104.63 km173.06 km/h
1998-08-02 Brands Hatch Troy CORSER / Ducati3429292721Cloudy / Dry104.63 km173.79 km/h
1998-08-30 A1-Ring Aaron SLIGHT / Honda33313026Overcast / Dry107.98 km170.20 km/h
1998-08-30 A1-Ring Aaron SLIGHT / Honda33312821Cloudy / Dry107.98 km170.25 km/h
1998-09-06 Assen Pierfrancesco CHILI / Ducati2726212017Cloudy / Dry96.78 km173.48 km/h
1998-09-06 Assen Carl FOGARTY / Ducati2726211914Cloudy / Dry96.78 km173.33 km/h
1998-10-04 Sugo Keiichi KITAGAWA / Suzuki27272521Overcast / Dry93.44 km147.29 km/h
1998-10-04 Sugo Noriyuki HAGA / Yamaha27272420Cloudy / Dry93.44 km147.47 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
Accornero, Massimo11RT0.00 %32323
Bayliss, Troy4.04213141.0050.00 %551718
Blora, Paolo3.0413160.75100.00 %851919
Bontempi, Piergiorgio58.01536113.8780.00 %271913
Bostrom, Ben22.5213411.25100.00 %4089
Bursa, Michal11RT0.00 %102626
Campbell, Malcolm2.02114141.0050.00 %361818
Cantalupo, Giorgio42181850.00 %452222
Chandler, Doug8.011338.00100.00 %1266
Chiapello, Enzo21202050.00 %413131
Chili, Pierfrancesco293.524510251412.2379.17 %45915
Connell, Craig2.02114141.0050.00 %321111
Corser, Troy328.52121461315.64100.00 %45912
Dall'Aglio, Marco21171750.00 %262424
Deletang, Jean-Marc5.011411180.4563.64 %2031622
Edwards, Colin279.5243611611.6595.83 %51426
Ekerold, Jonnie11717100.00 %201717
Emmett, Sean5.04311111.2525.00 %67510
Esterer, Gerhard21819100.00 %482424
Fogarty, Carl351.52431411414.6595.83 %51336
Fulton, Dean22022100.00 %422929
Giles, Shawn3.0213151.50100.00 %441919
Goddard, Peter155.0243496.4687.50 %490210
Gramigni, Alessandro56.02248132.5581.82 %4271116
Guderian, Detlef12020100.00 %192424
Guettouche, Ali22123100.00 %462828
Haarhoff, Noel11RT0.00 %161818
Hacking, Jamie12.02796.00100.00 %401314
Haga, Kensuke8.021884.0050.00 %271313
Haga, Noriyuki258.02457141610.7583.33 %50518
Havnen, Oddgeir21232350.00 %343030
Haydon, James7.04112141.7575.00 %80810
Heidger, Frank21921100.00 %372323
Hislop, Steve26.048106.50100.00 %1001011
Hodgson, Neil124.5246495.1975.00 %48538
Hüber, Robert22RT0.00 %142222
Innamorati, Mario8.06111161.3383.33 %1291418
Ito, Shin'ichi8.021884.0050.00 %301010
Jerman, Igor47.022210152.1490.91 %4431318
Kainz, Manfred22RT0.00 %92020
Kamada, Manabu21718100.00 %502122
Karban, Vladimír124202166.67 %2032128
Kitagawa, Keiichi36.02111318.00100.00 %5066
Korpiaho, Erkka9.08112151.1387.50 %1431516
Kraus, Lothar22022100.00 %372929
Lavilla Vidal, Gregorio83.5242123103.4850.00 %356311
Llewellyn, Matt2.02114141.0050.00 %341919
Mackenzie, Niall26.041676.5075.00 %7677
Malvini, Paolo32202033.33 %292728
Manz, Normann21171750.00 %253030
Mark, Udo13.04110123.2575.00 %811315
Marks, Steve21202050.00 %312424
Martin, Steve6.0110106.00100.00 %221212
Maxwell, Alistair21722100.00 %392323
Meklau, Andreas31.0829113.8875.00 %1581012
Miller, Ed21222250.00 %382828
Mladin, Mat22RT0.00 %1922
Mrkývka, Jiří1.016715190.0656.25 %2662025
Mundsperger, Franz12626100.00 %233030
Niederkircher, Ossi22022100.00 %472727
Ognenis, Chris22324100.00 %423232
Oliver, Rich11717100.00 %121717
Orlando, Ricky3.0213181.50100.00 %392023
Pedercini, Lucio26.016312151.6381.25 %3071516
Phelan, John22RT0.00 %93131
Pienaar, Clinton21161650.00 %362020
Platacis, Heinz2.0214151.00100.00 %301818
Pojer, Fausto11RT0.00 %32727
Pollheide, Uwe21920100.00 %382727
Protat, Frédéric5.019513180.2673.68 %3351722
Randolph, James12121100.00 %122525
Rees, Tony21920100.00 %422424
Reynolds, John2.02114141.0050.00 %3766
Robinson, Jamie22021100.00 %492525
Rodriguez Piñeda, Jésus22RT0.00 %23232
Russell, Scott130.52415395.4479.17 %448211
Rymer, Terry1.04115160.2575.00 %871819
Ryo, Akira36.0222318.00100.00 %5011
Sampson, Brett21181850.00 %402626
Scatola, Bruno43191925.00 %382829
Serizawa, Tamaki21161650.00 %351919
Simpson, Ian21718100.00 %502424
Slight, Aaron347.023510211415.0995.65 %50514
Spilt, Gijsbert21171750.00 %162020
Stavroulakis, Stavros21920100.00 %442929
Stroud, Andrew13.021512160.6276.19 %3901721
Szakolczai, Gernot21921100.00 %482222
Takeda, Yuichi3.0214151.50100.00 %501717
Takeishi, Shin'ya7.0211133.50100.00 %501111
Valtulini, Giovanni44RT0.00 %212829
Vanolini, Daniele21819100.00 %422626
Vincent, Max21819100.00 %482323
Walker, Chris9.0211124.50100.00 %501111
Watanabe, Atsushi11RT0.00 %71717
Webster, Scott21252550.00 %363333
Whitham, James173.02414377.2183.33 %45839
Willis, Mark17.02688.50100.00 %441313
Wolfsteiner, Johann21718100.00 %482121
Xaus Moreno, Rubén1.0215160.50100.00 %402020
Yanagawa, Akira210.021212610.0095.24 %44124
Yates, Aaron2.02112121.0050.00 %25910
Yoshikawa, Wataru16.02788.00100.00 %5077
Zaiser, Christian22RT0.00 %92525
Zimmerman, Issy21617100.00 %462121

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
Ducati487.52624104084911020.3174.74 %3581112
Honda417.513248172141917.4083.72 %1717113
Kawasaki251.0362433421410.4680.00 %3220216
Suzuki252.01824142011110.5078.72 %1793114
Yamaha307.013245812211012.7973.81 %1581114