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


  • 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.
    123Flag of USADoug POLENDunlop tyresDucati2238:54.92144.871:44.982
    21Flag of FranceRaymond ROCHEMichelin tyresDucati2239:22.4627.54143.181:45.7810
    33Flag of BelgiumStéphane MERTENSPirelli tyresDucati2239:25.6730.75142.991:46.1411
    47Flag of Great BritainTerry RYMERDunlop tyresYamaha2239:29.4034.48142.761:46.214
    54Flag of AustraliaRob PHILLISMichelin tyresKawasaki2239:32.2737.35142.591:46.311
    62Flag of ItalyFabrizio PIROVANOMichelin tyresYamaha2239:39.7444.82142.141:47.195
    75Flag of Great BritainCarl FOGARTYMichelin tyresHonda2239:40.1845.26142.121:46.857
    89Flag of ItalyGiancarlo FALAPPAMichelin tyresDucati2239:40.7645.84142.081:47.013
    920Flag of SwitzerlandEdwin WEIBELDunlop tyresDucati2239:40.9546.03142.071:47.1323
    1027Flag of USAFred MERKELPirelli tyresHonda2239:41.8646.94142.021:47.318
    1116Flag of Great BritainBrian MORRISONDunlop tyresYamaha2239:43.6248.70141.911:47.3915
    1210Flag of FinlandJari SUHONENMichelin tyresYamaha2239:46.8651.94141.721:47.596
    1348Flag of SpainDaniel AMATRIAÍNMichelin tyresHonda2239:47.2052.28141.701:47.369
    1424Flag of NetherlandsJeffry DE VRIESDunlop tyresYamaha2239:58.851:03.93141.011:48.0121
    1537Flag of FrancePhilippe MOUCHETMichelin tyresYamaha2240:04.761:09.84140.661:48.2019
    1655Flag of SwedenChrister LINDHOLMMichelin tyresYamaha2240:05.171:10.25140.641:48.2212
    1774Flag of SwitzerlandBruno BAMMERTMetzeler tyresYamaha2240:07.131:12.21140.531:48.3513
    1830Flag of SpainJuan LÓPEZ MELLAMichelin tyresHonda2240:15.741:20.82140.021:48.5830
    1928Flag of FranceFlorian FERRACCIMichelin tyresDucati2240:28.471:33.55139.291:48.9732
    2079Flag of SwitzerlandJean-Pierre IMSTEPFMichelin tyresDucati2240:30.301:35.38139.191:49.1731
    2140Flag of SwitzerlandMarcel KELLENBERGERDunlop tyresYamaha2240:38.981:44.06138.691:49.5133
    2249Flag of SwitzerlandSerge DAVIDMichelin tyresHonda2240:39.601:44.68138.66--.---25
    2369Flag of SpainJosé María SAGARDOGUIPirelli tyresYamaha2139:14.161 lap137.161:49.8129
    2429Flag of Great BritainSteve MANLEYMetzeler tyresYamaha2139:14.721 lap137.121:50.6534
    2563Flag of SwitzerlandJean-Luc ROMANENSDunlop tyresYamaha2139:26.481 lap136.441:50.7336
    RT67Flag of FranceJean-Michel MATTIOLIMichelin tyresYamaha2036:34.02---140.161:48.5022
    RT51Flag of FranceBruno BONHUILMichelin tyresYamaha47:52.46Gearbox130.171:53.0628
    NR66Flag of ItalyPiergiorgio BONTEMPIMichelin tyresKawasakiAccident14
    NR35Flag of GermanyPeter RUBATTOMichelin tyresYamahaAccident17
    NR94Flag of FranceChristophe GUYOTMichelin tyresHondaAccident26
    NS75Flag of SwitzerlandRobert CHESAUXYokohama tyresHondaNot started16
    NS33Flag of PortugalAlex VIEIRADunlop tyresKawasakiNot started18
    NS99Flag of FranceJean Yves MOUNIERMichelin tyresYamahaNot started20
    NS61Flag of FranceThierry CRINEDunlop tyresKawasakiNot started24
    NS68Flag of FranceChristian LAVIEILLEMichelin tyresDucatiNot started27
    NS36Flag of FranceEmmanuel LENTAIGNEMichelin tyresYamahaNot started35
    Fastest lap23Flag of USADoug 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.


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