1998-07-31 to 1998-08-02

World Superbike European Round

Brands Hatch (Permanent circuit, 4.1850 km)
Attendance: 104,000 (3-day)
Event permit: IMN 102/10
Timekeepers: Federazione Italiana Cronometristi
Entries: 34 / Practised: 29 / Qualified: 29

Map of Brands Hatch circuit.

Race 2

Scheduled duration: 25 laps
Started: 27 / Classified: 21

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

P.#RiderBikeLapsTimeGapKM/HBest LapOnSpd.Gr.
111Flag of AustraliaTroy CORSERMichelin tyresDucati2536:07.237173.791:26.1973244.41
22Flag of Great BritainCarl FOGARTYMichelin tyresDucati2536:10.4773.240173.531:26.27217241.89
38Flag of Great BritainJames WHITHAMDunlop tyresSuzuki2536:11.4644.227173.451:26.16421245.411
445Flag of USAColin EDWARDSMichelin tyresHonda2536:12.6035.366173.361:26.24118247.63
5111Flag of New ZealandAaron SLIGHTMichelin tyresHonda2536:12.7885.551173.351:26.29217238.24
67Flag of ItalyPierfrancesco CHILIMichelin tyresDucati2536:26.42919.192172.271:26.73221239.72
741Flag of JapanNoriyuki HAGADunlop tyresYamaha2536:27.11319.876172.211:26.4898236.714
844Flag of USAScott RUSSELLMichelin tyresYamaha2536:27.26720.030172.201:26.78513244.415
95Flag of Great BritainNeil HODGSONDunlop tyresKawasaki2536:27.54520.308172.181:26.7737234.210
1031Flag of Great BritainNiall MACKENZIEDunlop tyresYamaha2536:27.70420.467172.171:26.53924249.27
1151Flag of Great BritainSteve HISLOPDunlop tyresYamaha2536:36.55229.315171.471:26.94610237.212
1238Flag of Great BritainJames HAYDONDunlop tyresSuzuki2536:37.36530.128171.411:27.08420241.88
136Flag of AustraliaPeter GODDARDDunlop tyresSuzuki2536:37.58230.345171.391:27.18217238.713
1449Flag of Great BritainJohn REYNOLDSMichelin tyresDucati2536:48.10340.866170.581:27.3179236.26
1532Flag of AustraliaTroy BAYLISSDunlop tyresDucati2536:59.61652.379169.691:28.03514239.717
1637Flag of Great BritainTerry RYMERDunlop tyresSuzuki2536:59.63752.400169.691:27.74123237.718
1710Flag of New ZealandAndrew STROUDDunlop tyresKawasaki2537:34.9741:27.737167.031:29.36621235.722
1867Flag of Great BritainMax VINCENTDunlop tyresKawasaki2436:16.7501 lap166.111:29.81111230.423
1927Flag of FranceFrédéric PROTATMichelin tyresDucati2436:17.2161 lap166.081:30.01412231.327
2050Flag of Czech RepublicJiří MRKÝVKAMichelin tyresHonda2437:06.9771 lap162.371:31.2914229.025
2153Flag of SlovakiaVladimír KARBANMichelin tyresSuzuki2336:30.3132 laps158.201:33.52217215.428
RT56Flag of Great BritainSean EMMETTMichelin tyresDucati1623:32.348---170.681:27.45014237.25
RT66Flag of Great BritainBrett SAMPSONDunlop tyresKawasaki1624:32.059---163.751:30.90813218.326
RT35Flag of SpainGregorio LAVILLADunlop tyresDucati913:25.120Accident168.411:28.0817231.816
RT64Flag of Great BritainMatt LLEWELLYNDunlop tyresDucati913:25.336Accident168.371:28.0928234.219
RT68Flag of Great BritainSteve MARKSMichelin tyresKawasaki710:49.168---162.461:31.1252222.624
RT39Flag of ItalyAlessandro GRAMIGNIMichelin tyresDucati46:03.687---165.701:28.5923226.221
NS15Flag of SloveniaIgor JERMANMichelin tyresKawasakiInjured20
NS55Flag of JapanHitoyasu IZUTSUDunlop tyresKawasakiInjured
Fastest lap8Flag of Great BritainJames WHITHAMDunlop tyresSuzuki1:26.164 on lap 21174.85 km/h

Rider notes

#55 Izutsu: Injured leg in free practice 2.

#15 Jerman: Injured in qualifying 2.

Sources:

Official results/ Official entry list/ Official attendance figures/ 1998⁠-⁠08⁠-⁠01 live TV coverage/ 1998⁠-⁠08⁠-⁠02 live TV coverage/ AMCN Vol 48 No 3 pg84⁠-⁠86/ Cycle News 1998⁠-⁠08⁠-⁠12 pg20⁠-⁠22/ troycorser.com