1991-08-23 to 1991-08-25

World Superbike Japanese Round

Sugo (Permanent circuit, 3.7375 km)
Attendance: 40,000
Event permit: IMN 02/9
Timekeepers: SEIKO Timing
Entries: ? / Practised: 37 / Qualified: 36

Map of Sugo circuit.


  • Entry list available.Entry list
  • 23 Aug, Fri
  • No results.Free Practice 1
  • No results.Free Practice 2
  • 24 Aug, Sat
  • Results are available.Qualifying 1
  • Results are available.Qualifying 2
  • Qualifying times available.Overall qualifying
  • 25 Aug, Sun
  • No results.Warm-Up
  • Results are available.Race 1
  • Results are available.Race 2
  • Race 2

    Scheduled duration: 25 laps
    Started: 31 / Classified: 25

    Scheduled start time: 16:00
    Weather: Sunny / Track: Dry

    P.#RiderBikeLapsTimeGapKM/HBest LapOnGr.
    123Flag of USADoug POLENDunlop tyresDucati2539:39.825141.341:34.06551
    21Flag of FranceRaymond ROCHEMichelin tyresDucati2539:45.8496.024140.991:34.493610
    345Flag of AustraliaKevin MAGEEDunlop tyresYamaha2539:46.3886.563140.961:34.10189
    428Flag of New ZealandAaron SLIGHTMichelin tyresKawasaki2539:46.3936.568140.961:34.485168
    529Flag of USAScott RUSSELLDunlop tyresKawasaki2539:54.07914.254140.501:34.976711
    633Flag of Great BritainNiall MACKENZIEDunlop tyresYamaha2539:54.12514.300140.501:34.418137
    72Flag of ItalyFabrizio PIROVANOMichelin tyresYamaha2539:54.45014.625140.481:34.7431318
    85Flag of Great BritainCarl FOGARTYMichelin tyresHonda2539:54.92215.097140.451:34.9331315
    927Flag of USAFred MERKELPirelli tyresHonda2539:58.71718.892140.231:34.848225
    1025Flag of ItalyDavide TARDOZZIPirelli tyresDucati2540:01.89422.069140.051:34.7112512
    119Flag of ItalyGiancarlo FALAPPAMichelin tyresDucati2540:02.75722.932140.001:34.9842014
    1241Flag of JapanRyuji TSURUTADunlop tyresKawasaki2540:08.46128.636139.661:35.1121513
    1344Flag of JapanKiyokazu TADADunlop tyresKawasaki2540:14.80434.979139.301:35.372820
    147Flag of Great BritainTerry RYMERDunlop tyresYamaha2540:27.76047.935138.551:35.909919
    1536Flag of JapanMasanao AOKIDunlop tyresSuzuki2540:27.90748.082138.551:35.7322416
    1638Flag of JapanTetsuya SHIRAIHonda2540:40.6721:00.847137.821:36.381323
    1710Flag of FinlandJari SUHONENMichelin tyresYamaha2540:44.6501:04.825137.601:36.6632024
    1830Flag of SpainJuan LÓPEZ MELLAMichelin tyresHonda2540:45.8721:06.047137.531:36.4541929
    1954Flag of JapanTadaaki HANAMURABridgestone tyresYamaha2540:55.0131:15.188137.021:36.6281427
    2099Flag of FranceJean Yves MOUNIERMichelin tyresYamaha2540:55.4601:15.635136.991:36.5191631
    2114Flag of AustraliaMalcolm CAMPBELLHonda2540:55.5081:15.683136.991:36.2602326
    2239Flag of USATom KIPPYamaha2540:58.2701:18.445136.831:37.299730
    2349Flag of JapanHiroshi KOBAYASHIBridgestone tyresYamaha2541:09.4001:29.575136.221:37.2751232
    2424Flag of NetherlandsJeffry DE VRIESDunlop tyresYamaha2439:41.8701 lap135.571:37.640433
    2588Flag of JapanTohru SUZUKIYokohama tyresKawasaki2440:25.7071 lap133.121:39.032836
    RT46Flag of JapanHiromasa SAKAMOTOYamaha23--.------1:38.8601534
    RT15Flag of AustraliaPeter GODDARDDunlop tyresYamaha11--.---Accident1:34.43156
    RT17Flag of GermanyUdo MARKDunlop tyresYamaha11--.---Suspension1:38.263328
    RT3Flag of BelgiumStéphane MERTENSPirelli tyresDucati10--.---Engine1:35.93223
    RT42Flag of JapanKeiichi KITAGAWADunlop tyresKawasaki9--.------1:35.40354
    RT4Flag of AustraliaRob PHILLISMichelin tyresKawasaki5--.---Accident1:34.70452
    NS34Flag of JapanKenji OSAKADunlop tyresYamahaNot started17
    NS53Flag of JapanShingo KATOYamahaNot started21
    NS43Flag of JapanShin'ichiro OHURABridgestone tyresYamahaNot started22
    NS48Flag of SpainDaniel AMATRIAÍNMichelin tyresHondaInjured25
    NS50Flag of AustraliaRoy LESLIEYokohama tyresDucatiNot started35
    Fastest lap23Flag of USADoug POLENDunlop tyresDucati1:34.065 on lap 5143.04 km/h

    Rider notes

    #48 Amatriaín Vila: Dislocated shoulder in qualifying 2.


    Official results/ 1991⁠-⁠xx⁠-⁠xx Screensport TV coverage/ BIKE 1991⁠-⁠07 pg51⁠-⁠53/ Cycle News pg20⁠-⁠21 1991⁠-⁠09⁠-⁠11/ El Mundo Deportivo 1991⁠-⁠08⁠-⁠25 pg45/ El Mundo Deportivo 1991⁠-⁠08⁠-⁠26 pg49/ Le Soir 1991⁠-⁠08⁠-⁠24 pg27/ Le Soir 1991⁠-⁠08⁠-⁠26 pg23/ Moto Revue n3004 pg15/ Riding Sport 1991 Suzuka 8 Hours Special pg93/ Riding Sport 1991⁠-⁠05 pg109/ Riding Sport n.104 pg68/ Riding Sport n.104 pg110⁠-⁠113/ Riding Sport n.105 pg26/ Riding Sport n.106 pg22⁠-⁠23/ Riding Sport n.106 pg154⁠-⁠159/ Sugo 40th anniversary website/ Yamaha Motor News 1991⁠-⁠06