1997-04-11 to 1997-04-13

MCN British Superbike Championship Rounds 1 & 2

Donington Park (Permanent circuit, 4.0230 km)
Attendance: 17,000
Entries: 45 / Practised: 32 / Qualified: 31

Map of Donington Park circuit.


  • Entry list available.Entry list
  • 11 Apr, Fri
  • No results.Free Practice 1
  • No results.Free Practice 2
  • No results.Free Practice 3
  • 12 Apr, Sat
  • No results.Qualifying 1
  • No results.Qualifying 2
  • Qualifying times available.Overall qualifying
  • 13 Apr, Sun
  • No results.Warm-Up
  • Results are available.Race 1
  • Results are available.Race 2
  • Entry list

    1Flag of Great BritainNiall MACKENZIE35Dunlop tyresYamaha YZF750Team Cadbury's Boost Yamaha
    2Flag of Great BritainChris WALKER25Dunlop tyresYamaha YZF750Team Cadbury's Boost Yamaha
    3Flag of Great BritainTerry RYMER30Dunlop tyresKawasaki ZX-7RRKawasaki Motors (UK) Ltd.
    4Flag of Great BritainMichael RUTTER24Michelin tyresHonda RC45V & M Honda Britain
    5Flag of Great BritainSean EMMETT27Michelin tyresDucati 916Team GSE Racing
    7PFlag of Great BritainRay STRINGER34Michelin tyresKawasaki ZX-7RRSabre Airways
    9Flag of Great BritainDavid JEFFERIES24Honda RC45
    10PFlag of Great BritainDarren DIXON36Michelin tyresKawasaki ZX-7RRSecura Gard
    11Flag of Great BritainSteve HISLOP35Michelin tyresDucati 916Revé Red Bull Ducati Racing Team
    12PFlag of Great BritainAndy HATTON28Michelin tyresDucati 916
    13Flag of Great BritainIain MacPHERSON28Dunlop tyresKawasaki ZX-7RRKawasaki Motors (UK) Ltd.
    14PFlag of Great BritainGraham WARD32Michelin tyresKawasaki ZXR750Lone Star Racing
    15PFlag of Great BritainNicol ROBB37Dunlop tyresYamaha YZF750Team NR/Ace Performance
    17PFlag of Great BritainNigel NOTTINGHAM40Michelin tyresYamaha YZF750Mistral Heating Boilers Ltd.
    18PFlag of Great BritainNeil BAKER41Michelin tyresKawasaki ZXR750
    19PFlag of Great BritainSteve MARKS33Michelin tyresKawasaki ZXR750Clifford James Footwear
    20Flag of Great BritainMatt LLEWELLYN28Michelin tyresSuzuki GSX-R750Crescent Suzuki
    21Flag of Great BritainJim MOODIE31Michelin tyresSuzuki GSX-R750Crescent Suzuki
    23PFlag of Great BritainDanny IMBERG?Suzuki GSX-R750Bladerunners
    24PFlag of Great BritainPaul JONES25Yamaha YZF750Travel City Direct
    25PFlag of Great BritainLee DICKINSON23Michelin tyresKawasaki ZX-7RRSabre Airways
    26PFlag of Great BritainColin HIPWELL36Kawasaki ZXR750Sloanes Tavern Retford
    28PFlag of Great BritainShaun MUIR29Kawasaki ZXR750
    29PFlag of Great BritainJim HODSON42Kawasaki ZX-7RRLen Anderson Race Team
    30PFlag of Great BritainJon WARD38Ducati 916Ward Conversions/Dust Off
    31PFlag of Great BritainDavid HIGGINS27Suzuki GSX-R750
    32PFlag of Great BritainChris SATCHWELL26Michelin tyresSuzuki GSX-R750
    33Flag of Great BritainJohn REYNOLDS33Michelin tyresDucati 916Revé Red Bull Ducati Racing Team
    34PFlag of Great BritainJohn BENNETT32Michelin tyresDucati 888
    35PFlag of Great BritainPeter GRAVES30Dunlop tyresDucati 916
    36PFlag of Great BritainJames BUNTON?Yamaha
    37PFlag of Great BritainRichard DEFAGO35Dunlop tyresKawasaki ZXR750
    38PFlag of Great BritainJamie GREEN?Yamaha YZF750
    39PFlag of Great BritainGraeme RITCHIE39Dunlop tyresDucati 888Frontiers Motorcycles
    40PFlag of Great BritainJohn PUGH?Kawasaki ZXR750SDS/Tulip/LMS
    44PFlag of Great BritainTom KNIGHT37Dunlop tyresDucati 888
    45PFlag of Great BritainDavid MORRIS45Dunlop tyresDucati 916Chrysalis Racing
    46PFlag of Great BritainNeil CRAY?Kawasaki ZXR750
    55PFlag of Great BritainElliot BURGESS23Michelin tyresDucati 916SMART Foundation
    57PFlag of Great BritainAndy WARD31Ducati 916DeWalt/Baxi Racing
    69PFlag of Great BritainSteve MOODY28Dunlop tyresKawasaki ZXR750SMR Superbike/Witney Tyres
    75PFlag of Great BritainDean ASHTON29Dunlop tyresDucati 916Five Seven Racing
    77PFlag of Great BritainBrett SAMPSON28Dunlop tyresKawasaki ZX-7RR
    88PFlag of Great BritainRoger BENNETT35Dunlop tyresKawasaki ZXR750Jordasic

    Struck out text denotes riders on entry list who did not participate.


    Official entry list/ Official season review VHS/ Motor Cycle News 1997⁠-⁠04⁠-⁠16 pg32⁠-⁠34/ MCN Race '97 yearbook/ Results from demon.co.uk/raceweb/ Results from Futuresport International Media/ Results from glitch.demon.co.uk/ Photos by Mike Capps (Kappa Sport)