1996-08-23 to 1996-08-25

World Superbike Japanese Round

Sugo (Permanent circuit, 3.7375 km)
Attendance: 21,500
Event permit: IMN 102/10
Timekeepers: SEIKO Timing
Entries: 35 / Practised: 35 / Qualified: 35

Sessions

  • Entry list available.Entry list
  • 23 Aug, Fri
  • No results.Free Practice 1
  • Results are available.Qualifying 1
  • 24 Aug, Sat
  • No results.Free Practice 2
  • 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 1

    Scheduled duration: 25 laps
    Started: 32 / Classified: 24

    Scheduled start time: 12:05
    Weather: Cloudy / Track: Dry

    P.#RiderBikeLapsTimeGapKM/HBest LapOnGr.
    153JapanYuichi TAKEDAMichelin tyresHonda2538:30.054145.611:31.70573
    257JapanNoriyuki HAGADunlop tyresYamaha2538:30.1400.086145.611:31.43249
    35JapanWataru YOSHIKAWADunlop tyresYamaha2538:32.3532.299145.471:31.58932
    42AustraliaTroy CORSERMichelin tyresDucati2538:34.4364.382145.341:31.49621
    511USAJohn KOCINSKIMichelin tyresDucati2538:36.3066.252145.221:31.91945
    63New ZealandAaron SLIGHTMichelin tyresHonda2538:41.75611.702144.881:31.777512
    751JapanNorihiko FUJIWARADunlop tyresYamaha2538:43.25313.199144.791:32.08944
    81Great BritainCarl FOGARTYMichelin tyresHonda2538:49.59519.541144.391:32.546813
    959JapanAkira RYODunlop tyresKawasaki2538:50.26920.215144.351:31.899514
    1058JapanShin'ya TAKEISHIDunlop tyresKawasaki2538:52.27122.217144.231:32.276816
    1150JapanTakuma AOKIMichelin tyresHonda2538:52.39722.343144.221:31.651611
    1217JapanKeiichi KITAGAWADunlop tyresSuzuki2538:53.74923.695144.141:32.20726
    139Great BritainNeil HODGSONMichelin tyresDucati2539:03.84833.794143.511:32.708518
    1410Great BritainJohn REYNOLDSMichelin tyresSuzuki2539:04.00033.946143.501:32.3371217
    1565JapanTamaki SERIZAWADunlop tyresSuzuki2539:09.04238.988143.201:32.928422
    1652JapanKatsuaki FUJIWARADunlop tyresSuzuki2539:11.35741.303143.061:32.925423
    1736AustraliaKirk McCARTHYMichelin tyresSuzuki2539:18.79548.741142.601:33.297526
    1854JapanMakoto SUZUKIMichelin tyresDucati2539:19.02548.971142.591:33.3121020
    1966JapanTakahiro SOHWAHonda2539:26.37456.320142.151:33.114427
    2067USAMike HALEMichelin tyresDucati2539:27.00056.946142.111:33.714828
    2163JapanKatsunori HASEGAWADunlop tyresYamaha2539:33.3821:03.328141.731:33.875625
    228ItalyPiergiorgio BONTEMPIDunlop tyresKawasaki2539:44.1661:14.112141.091:33.585324
    2362JapanHideo SENMYODunlop tyresHonda2540:05.6251:35.571139.831:35.1631131
    2418SloveniaIgor JERMANDunlop tyresKawasaki2438:57.1301 lap138.171:35.999732
    RT60JapanAkira YANAGAWADunlop tyresKawasaki2335:33.917---145.021:31.91767
    RT41BelgiumMichael PAQUAYPirelli tyresDucati22--.---Accident1:35.058430
    RT61JapanShoichi TSUKAMOTODunlop tyresKawasaki19--.------1:32.744321
    RT38GreeceIoannis BOUSTASMichelin tyresDucati16--.---Engine1:35.9701433
    RT6New ZealandSimon CRAFARDunlop tyresKawasaki15--.------1:32.44638
    RT55JapanYukio NUKUMIDunlop tyresDucati14--.------1:32.922715
    RT16ItalyPaolo CASOLIMichelin tyresDucati11:43.181---130.401:43.181129
    RT7ItalyPierfrancesco CHILIMichelin tyresDucati11:55.701Retired116.291:55.701110
    NS56JapanHitoyasu IZUTSUDunlop tyresDucatiNot started19
    NS45USAColin EDWARDSDunlop tyresYamahaInjured
    NS46AustraliaRob PHILLISDunlop tyresKawasakiInjured
    Fastest lap57JapanNoriyuki HAGADunlop tyresYamaha1:31.432 on lap 4147.16 km/h

    Rider notes

    #7 Chili: Retired due to knee injury sustained in qualifying.

    #45 Edwards: Broke collarbone in qualifying 2.

    #46 Phillis: Broke right hand in qualifying 2.

    Sources:

    Official results/ Official entry list/ 1996⁠-⁠08⁠-⁠25 live TV coverage/ Cycle News 1996⁠-⁠09⁠-⁠04 pg20⁠-⁠22/ www.ask.or.jp/~klever