1991-06-28 to 1991-06-30

World Superbike Austrian Round

Österreichring (Permanent circuit, 5.8530 km)
Attendance: 25,000
Event permit: IMN 02/6
Timekeepers: Zeitnehmung Steiermark
Entries: ? / Practised: 56 / Qualified: 36

Race 1

Scheduled duration: 18 laps
Started: 35 / Classified: 28

Scheduled start time: 12:00
Weather: Cloudy / Track: Dry

P.#RiderBikeLapsTimeGapKM/HBest LapOnGr.
13BelgiumStéphane MERTENSPirelli tyresDucati1834:07.905185.201:52.0382
223USADoug POLENDunlop tyresDucati1834:08.1750.270185.181:51.8811
31FranceRaymond ROCHEMichelin tyresDucati1834:08.8450.940185.121:52.0845
44AustraliaRob PHILLISMichelin tyresKawasaki1834:09.1031.198185.091:52.5358
525ItalyDavide TARDOZZIPirelli tyresDucati1834:23.79715.892183.781:53.4123
67Great BritainTerry RYMERDunlop tyresYamaha1834:24.00016.095183.761:52.75211
717GermanyUdo MARKDunlop tyresYamaha1834:42.79834.893182.101:53.76510
827USAFred MERKELPirelli tyresHonda1834:42.97035.065182.081:53.7726
910FinlandJari SUHONENMichelin tyresYamaha1834:48.21240.307181.631:54.79116
1099FranceJean-Yves MOUNIERMichelin tyresYamaha1834:48.47040.565181.601:54.83815
1124NetherlandsJeffry DE VRIESDunlop tyresYamaha1834:48.73140.826181.581:55.1317
1248SpainDaniel AMATRIAÍNMichelin tyresHonda1834:48.92841.023181.561:54.87420
1383ItalyFabrizio FURLANPirelli tyresHonda1834:49.40341.498181.521:54.84317
1474SwitzerlandBruno BAMMERTMetzeler tyresYamaha1834:55.26547.360181.021:54.84314
1535GermanyPeter RUBATTOMichelin tyresYamaha1834:58.47250.567180.741:54.97712
1658SpainLuis Carlos MAURELMichelin tyresYamaha1835:02.03754.132180.431:54.70713
1730SpainJuan LÓPEZ MELLAMichelin tyresHonda1835:09.6131:01.708179.781:53.78024
1844AustriaStefan KLABACHERMichelin tyresHonda1835:10.7901:02.885179.681:55.73823
1936GermanyAnton HEILERDunlop tyresYamaha1835:11.0881:03.183179.661:53.61622
2032BelgiumRené DELABYMichelin tyresHonda1835:11.2851:03.380179.641:54.46327
2141Great BritainSteve MANLEYMetzeler tyresYamaha1835:32.4361:24.531177.861:53.75830
2251FranceBruno BONHUILMichelin tyresYamaha1835:35.0511:27.146177.641:55.29926
2334ItalyMassimo MEREGALLIMichelin tyresYamaha1835:35.9641:28.059177.571:57.59034
2449AustriaAndreas MEKLAUHonda1835:36.1651:28.260177.551:56.63831
2538ItalyAldeo PRESCIUTTIDunlop tyresKawasaki1835:39.6221:31.717177.261:57.52929
2645AustriaJosef DOPPLERHonda1835:39.7981:31.893177.251:56.78832
2762SwitzerlandUrs ZWICKERDunlop tyresYamaha1835:49.3611:41.456176.461:57.21835
2833HungaryÁrpád HARMATIMichelin tyresHonda1835:50.3861:42.481176.381:57.53828
RT2ItalyFabrizio PIROVANOMichelin tyresYamaha1430:26.181Tyre161.531:52.8299
RT60GermanyWolfgang HAMBACHDunlop tyresKawasaki1326:12.264Engine174.221:54.66433
RT71South AfricaRussell Lee WOODMichelin tyresBimota1223:37.718Oil leak178.351:53.39825
RT81AustriaKarl TRUCHSESSDunlop tyresKawasaki1121:22.804Accident180.681:54.69119
RT9ItalyGiancarlo FALAPPAMichelin tyresDucati35:48.673Accident181.292:01.0704
RT42AustriaChristian ZWEDORNMichelin tyresHonda36:27.803---163.002:01.09821
RT37SwitzerlandAndreas HOFMANNMichelin tyresKawasaki24:20.462Engine161.802:09.67736
NS76GermanySven SEIDELDunlop tyresSuzukiEngine18
NS8ItalyBaldassarre MONTIPirelli tyresHondaInjured
NS31SwitzerlandHuby MEIERHondaInjured
Fastest lap23USADoug POLENDunlop tyresDucati1:51.881188.33 km/h

Rider notes

#31 Meier: Suffered concussion in qualifying 2.

#8 Monti: Suffered head injuries and broken wrist in qualifying 1.

#76 Seidel: Engine failure in warm-up, then brakes jammed on spare bike before race 1.

Sources:

Official results/ 1991⁠-⁠xx⁠-⁠xx Screensport TV coverage/ Cycle News 1991⁠-⁠06⁠-⁠26 pg4/ Cycle News 1991⁠-⁠07⁠-⁠10 pg2/ Cycle News 1991⁠-⁠07⁠-⁠17 pg30⁠-⁠31/ El Mundo Deportivo 1991⁠-⁠06⁠-⁠29 pg45/ El Mundo Deportivo 1991⁠-⁠07⁠-⁠02 pg44/ France Moto Magazine 1991⁠-⁠08 pg13/ Le Soir 1991⁠-⁠06⁠-⁠28 pg23/ Le Soir 1991⁠-⁠07⁠-⁠01 pg26/ Moto Revue n2996 pg17/ Moto Revue n2999 pg36⁠-⁠37/ MOTOR SPORT aktuell 1991⁠-⁠06⁠-⁠19 pg46/ MOTOR SPORT aktuell 1991⁠-⁠06⁠-⁠26 pg17/ MOTOR SPORT aktuell 1991⁠-⁠07⁠-⁠03 pg14⁠-⁠15/ Photos by Pierluigi Capotondi