1997-03-21 to 1997-03-23

World Superbike Australian Round

Phillip Island (Permanent circuit, 4.4500 km)
Event permit: IMN 102/1
Timekeepers: Federazione Italiana Cronometristi
Entries: 41 / Practised: 38 / Qualified: 35

Race 2

Scheduled duration: 22 laps
Started: 31 / Classified: 21

Scheduled start time: 15:30
Weather: Sunny / Track: Dry

P.#Cl.RiderBikeLapsTimeGapKM/HBest LapOnSpd.Gr.
12WNew ZealandAaron SLIGHTMichelin tyresHonda2235:33.916165.161:36.2087276.91
245WUSAColin EDWARDSDunlop tyresYamaha2235:33.9490.033165.161:36.0787271.14
36WNew ZealandSimon CRAFARDunlop tyresKawasaki2235:34.6730.757165.101:36.2984274.93
44WGreat BritainCarl FOGARTYMichelin tyresDucati2235:42.1458.229164.531:36.2646273.05
552WAustraliaTroy BAYLISSDunlop tyresSuzuki2235:51.92318.007163.781:36.5726269.212
622WUSAScott RUSSELLDunlop tyresYamaha2235:56.57022.654163.431:36.8373267.98
73WUSAJohn KOCINSKIMichelin tyresHonda2235:58.13324.217163.311:36.4915274.97
844WAustraliaDamon BUCKMASTERDunlop tyresKawasaki2236:01.40927.493163.061:37.47415267.915
932WAustraliaMartin CRAGGILLDunlop tyresKawasaki2236:17.13243.216161.881:38.01021260.016
1049AustraliaShawn GILESDunlop tyresHonda2236:17.18543.269161.881:37.84814258.917
1139AustraliaCraig CONNELLMichelin tyresDucati2236:17.22643.310161.881:37.9044272.314
1215WItalyPiergiorgio BONTEMPIDunlop tyresKawasaki2236:23.76349.847161.391:38.3286258.910
1312WGreat BritainJames WHITHAMMichelin tyresSuzuki2236:39.4831:05.567160.241:38.14314261.219
1414WGreat BritainJames HAYDONMichelin tyresDucati2236:47.1591:13.243159.681:39.12611265.424
1513WAustriaAndreas MEKLAUMichelin tyresDucati2236:51.6691:17.753159.351:39.46121264.823
1635AustraliaJason LOVEMichelin tyresDucati2236:55.8751:21.959159.051:39.37312258.921
1717WSpainPere RIBAMichelin tyresHonda2237:03.1521:29.236158.531:40.00711261.222
1842WAustraliaDavid EMMERSONSuzuki2135:35.8901 lap157.511:40.3816253.725
1948AustraliaCraig STAFFORDDunlop tyresYamaha2136:28.7121 lap153.711:42.43121248.330
2066AustraliaStephen TOZERKawasaki2136:29.2721 lap153.671:42.89921248.333
2189WAustraliaJohn ORCHARDKawasaki2136:32.2311 lap153.461:43.1006252.134
RT31WSloveniaIgor JERMANMichelin tyresKawasaki1932:13.262Electrics157.441:40.30010257.126
RT11WUSAMike HALEMichelin tyresSuzuki1525:08.788Tyre159.271:37.9252273.018
RT8WJapanAkira YANAGAWADunlop tyresKawasaki1422:39.595Accident164.961:36.2636271.72
RT62AustraliaGraeme WILSHAWSuzuki1423:46.780---157.191:40.7444249.428
RT99AustraliaSteve MARTINDunlop tyresSuzuki1321:18.908---162.841:37.4166261.813
RT38AustraliaGreg MOSSDunlop tyresHonda813:37.856---156.701:40.3664257.120
RT69WAustraliaBenn ARCHIBALDMichelin tyresKawasaki58:38.318---154.541:41.3773256.629
RT9WGreat BritainNeil HODGSONMichelin tyresDucati46:36.555Tyre161.591:37.0023265.46
RT34AustraliaSimon MIDDLETONKawasaki47:17.548---146.451:47.3753233.231
RT41AustraliaAlistair MAXWELLKawasaki11:50.488---144.991:50.488127
NS51WAustraliaPeter GODDARDDunlop tyresSuzukiInjured9
NS7WItalyPierfrancesco CHILIMichelin tyresDucatiInjured11
NS79WAustraliaDaniele VANOLINIMichelin tyresDucatiNot started32
NS74WAustraliaJohn PHELANKawasakiNot started
Fastest lap45USAColin EDWARDSDunlop tyresYamaha1:36.078 on lap 7166.74 km/h

Rider notes

#7 Chili: Re-injured dislocated shoulder in race 1.

#51 Goddard: Broke collarbone in race 1.

Sources:

Official results/ Official entry list/ 1997⁠-⁠03⁠-⁠23 live TV coverage/ Cycle News 1996⁠-⁠11⁠-⁠06 pg6⁠-⁠9/ bikenet.co.uk/ ducaticorse⁠-⁠advf.com/ manmor.com.au/racing_sbk/ superbike.it/ Photos by Cal Harris (Facebook)/ Photos by Phil Aynsley (philaphoto.com)