1998-04-11 to 1998-04-13

World Superbike British Round

Donington Park (Permanent circuit, 4.0230 km)
Attendance: 56,000 (3-day)
Event permit: IMN 102/3
Timekeepers: Federazione Italiana Cronometristi
Entries: 35 / Practised: 31 / Qualified: 31

Race 2

Scheduled duration: 25 laps
Started: 29 / Classified: 23

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

P.#RiderBikeLapsTimeGapKM/HBest LapOnSpd.Gr.
141JapanNoriyuki HAGADunlop tyresYamaha2539:35.544152.421:33.88011250.09
211AustraliaTroy CORSERMichelin tyresDucati2539:37.0681.524152.321:34.0125244.81
32Great BritainCarl FOGARTYMichelin tyresDucati2539:43.7588.214151.891:34.1696251.714
4111New ZealandAaron SLIGHTMichelin tyresHonda2539:50.56915.025151.461:34.2296250.53
57ItalyPierfrancesco CHILIMichelin tyresDucati2539:54.30218.758151.221:34.0614252.36
631Great BritainNiall MACKENZIEDunlop tyresYamaha2539:54.79719.253151.191:34.4068243.27
745USAColin EDWARDSMichelin tyresHonda2539:54.84819.304151.191:34.5753251.75
88Great BritainJames WHITHAMDunlop tyresSuzuki2540:01.50025.956150.771:34.5576250.012
951Great BritainSteve HISLOPDunlop tyresYamaha2540:07.80332.259150.371:34.9023250.010
106AustraliaPeter GODDARDDunlop tyresSuzuki2540:09.00133.457150.301:34.6854255.38
1144USAScott RUSSELLMichelin tyresYamaha2540:17.83642.292149.751:34.5474249.417
1242Great BritainChris WALKERDunlop tyresKawasaki2540:19.97744.433149.621:35.57511244.311
139ItalyPiergiorgio BONTEMPIDunlop tyresKawasaki2540:24.02048.476149.371:35.69210246.019
1438Great BritainJames HAYDONDunlop tyresSuzuki2540:26.97651.432149.191:35.3524249.413
1537Great BritainTerry RYMERDunlop tyresSuzuki2540:37.6041:02.060148.541:36.2109249.421
164JapanAkira YANAGAWADunlop tyresKawasaki2540:48.1161:12.572147.901:34.98610247.12
1739ItalyAlessandro GRAMIGNIMichelin tyresDucati2540:53.9571:18.413147.551:36.4305244.823
1822Great BritainIan SIMPSONMichelin tyresHonda2541:01.9991:26.455147.061:36.8524251.124
1915SloveniaIgor JERMANMichelin tyresKawasaki2541:11.3001:35.756146.511:37.1568246.526
2019ItalyLucio PEDERCINIMichelin tyresDucati2541:19.0041:43.460146.051:37.56811240.522
2113Great BritainJamie ROBINSONDunlop tyresDucati2541:23.7871:48.243145.771:37.79010241.625
2221FranceJean-Marc DELÉTANGMichelin tyresYamaha2541:26.7251:51.181145.601:37.46611240.528
2327FranceFrédéric PROTATMichelin tyresHonda2542:05.1562:29.612143.391:37.9258241.027
RT5Great BritainNeil HODGSONDunlop tyresKawasaki2032:45.774Engine147.351:34.8923250.016
RT35SpainGregorio LAVILLAMichelin tyresDucati1016:16.626---148.291:36.6433248.24
RT25Great BritainSean EMMETTMichelin tyresDucati1016:18.743Accident147.971:36.4236241.015
RT52NorwayOddgeir HAVNENMichelin tyresHonda1017:03.653---141.481:40.94710233.730
RT32AustraliaTroy BAYLISSDunlop tyresDucati23:21.365Accident143.851:37.1662243.720
RT10New ZealandAndrew STROUDDunlop tyresKawasaki00:00.000---29
NS33Great BritainMichael RUTTERMichelin tyresHondaBike damaged18
NS17GermanyMichael SCHULTENDunlop tyresSuzukiBike damaged
Fastest lap41JapanNoriyuki HAGADunlop tyresYamaha1:33.880 on lap 11154.27 km/h

Red-flagged on lap 11 due to oil spill. Re-started over 15 laps - aggregate times

Penalties

#44 Russell, #5 Hodgson: Stop-and-go (false start).

Rider notes

#33 Rutter: Damaged bike in morning warm-up.

#17 Schulten: Destroyed bike in qualifying 1.

#42 Walker: Allowed to re-start despite causing red flag.

Sources:

Official results/ Official entry list/ Official timetable/ Official program/ Official attendance figures/ 1998⁠-⁠04⁠-⁠11 live TV coverage/ 1998⁠-⁠04⁠-⁠12 live TV coverage/ 1998⁠-⁠04⁠-⁠13 live TV coverage/ Cycle News 1998⁠-⁠04⁠-⁠22 pg6⁠-⁠10/ bikenet.co.uk/ troycorser.com/ Photos by Mike Capps (Kappa Sport)