1991-09-27 to 1991-09-29

World Superbike French Round

Magny-Cours (Permanent circuit, 4.2710 km)
Attendance: 3,000
Event permit: IMN 02/12
Timekeepers: Chronometrage Officiel FFM - AFC
Entries: ? / Practised: 45 / Qualified: 36

Sessions

  • Entry list available.Entry list
  • 27 Sep, Fri
  • No results.Free Practice 1
  • No results.Free Practice 2
  • 28 Sep, Sat
  • Results are available.Qualifying 1
  • Results are available.Qualifying 2
  • Qualifying times available.Overall qualifying
  • 29 Sep, Sun
  • No results.Warm-Up
  • Results are available.Race 1
  • Results are available.Race 2
  • Race 2

    Scheduled duration: 22 laps
    Started: 30 / Classified: 25

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

    P.#RiderBikeLapsTimeGapKM/HBest LapOnGr.
    123USADoug POLENDunlop tyresDucati2238:54.92144.871:44.982
    21FranceRaymond ROCHEMichelin tyresDucati2239:22.4627.54143.181:45.7810
    33BelgiumStéphane MERTENSPirelli tyresDucati2239:25.6730.75142.991:46.1411
    47Great BritainTerry RYMERDunlop tyresYamaha2239:29.4034.48142.761:46.214
    54AustraliaRob PHILLISMichelin tyresKawasaki2239:32.2737.35142.591:46.311
    62ItalyFabrizio PIROVANOMichelin tyresYamaha2239:39.7444.82142.141:47.195
    75Great BritainCarl FOGARTYMichelin tyresHonda2239:40.1845.26142.121:46.857
    89ItalyGiancarlo FALAPPAMichelin tyresDucati2239:40.7645.84142.081:47.013
    920SwitzerlandEdwin WEIBELDunlop tyresDucati2239:40.9546.03142.071:47.1323
    1027USAFred MERKELPirelli tyresHonda2239:41.8646.94142.021:47.318
    1116Great BritainBrian MORRISONDunlop tyresYamaha2239:43.6248.70141.911:47.3915
    1210FinlandJari SUHONENMichelin tyresYamaha2239:46.8651.94141.721:47.596
    1348SpainDaniel AMATRIAÍNMichelin tyresHonda2239:47.2052.28141.701:47.369
    1424NetherlandsJeffry DE VRIESDunlop tyresYamaha2239:58.851:03.93141.011:48.0121
    1537FrancePhilippe MOUCHETMichelin tyresYamaha2240:04.761:09.84140.661:48.2019
    1655SwedenChrister LINDHOLMMichelin tyresYamaha2240:05.171:10.25140.641:48.2212
    1774SwitzerlandBruno BAMMERTMetzeler tyresYamaha2240:07.131:12.21140.531:48.3513
    1830SpainJuan LÓPEZ MELLAMichelin tyresHonda2240:15.741:20.82140.021:48.5830
    1928FranceFlorian FERRACCIMichelin tyresDucati2240:28.471:33.55139.291:48.9732
    2079SwitzerlandJean-Pierre IMSTEPFMichelin tyresDucati2240:30.301:35.38139.191:49.1731
    2140SwitzerlandMarcel KELLENBERGERDunlop tyresYamaha2240:38.981:44.06138.691:49.5133
    2249SwitzerlandSerge DAVIDHonda2240:39.601:44.68138.66--.---25
    2369SpainJosé María SAGARDOGUIPirelli tyresYamaha2139:14.161 lap137.161:49.8129
    2429Great BritainSteve MANLEYMetzeler tyresYamaha2139:14.721 lap137.121:50.6534
    2563SwitzerlandJean-Luc ROMANENSDunlop tyresYamaha2139:26.481 lap136.441:50.7336
    RT67FranceJean-Michel MATTIOLIMichelin tyresYamaha2036:34.02---140.161:48.5022
    RT51FranceBruno BONHUILMichelin tyresYamaha47:52.46Gearbox130.171:53.0628
    NR66ItalyPiergiorgio BONTEMPIMichelin tyresKawasakiAccident14
    NR35GermanyPeter RUBATTOMichelin tyresYamahaAccident17
    NR94FranceChristophe GUYOTMichelin tyresHondaAccident26
    NS75SwitzerlandRobert CHESAUXYokohama tyresHondaNot started16
    NS33PortugalAlex VIEIRADunlop tyresKawasakiNot started18
    NS99FranceJean-Yves MOUNIERMichelin tyresYamahaNot started20
    NS61FranceThierry CRINEDunlop tyresKawasakiNot started24
    NS68FranceChristian LAVIEILLEMichelin tyresDucatiNot started27
    NS36FranceEmmanuel LENTAIGNEMichelin tyresYamahaNot started35
    Fastest lap23USADoug POLENDunlop tyresDucati1:44.98146.46 km/h

    Red-flagged on lap 2 due to oil spill and multiple accidents. Re-started over full distance.

    Rider notes

    #49 David: Incorrectly credited with a fastest lap of 1:41.96 on official results.

    #33 Vieira, #36 Lentaigne, #68 Lavieille, #99 Mounier: Withdrew to focus on French Open Superbike race on Sunday.

    #67 Mattioli: Listed as Kawasaki rider on official results.

    #37 Mouchet: Did not take initial start, but took part in re-start.

    #35 Rubatto, #66 Bontempi, #94 Guyot: Involved in accident in initial start.

    Sources:

    Official results/ Official poster/ 1991⁠-⁠xx⁠-⁠xx Screensport TV coverage/ 1991⁠-⁠xx⁠-⁠xx unknown TV report following Christophe Guyot/ Cycle News 1991⁠-⁠10⁠-⁠16 pg2/ Cycle News 1991⁠-⁠10⁠-⁠16 pg26⁠-⁠27/ La Gruyère 1991⁠-⁠10⁠-⁠01 pg15/ La Nouvelliste 1991⁠-⁠10⁠-⁠05 pg32/ La Lettre de France Moto 1991⁠-⁠09⁠-⁠30/ Le Soir 1991⁠-⁠09⁠-⁠27 pg25/ Le Soir 1991⁠-⁠09⁠-⁠30 pg28/ Moto Revue n3007 pg60⁠-⁠65/ Moto Revue n3008 pg26⁠-⁠33/ Moto Revue n3010 pg13/ MOTOR SPORT aktuell 1991⁠-⁠10⁠-⁠02 pg25⁠-⁠26/ Usenet post rec.motorcycles.racing 1991⁠-⁠10⁠-⁠21