1997-06-06 to 1997-06-08

World Superbike German Round

Hockenheim (Permanent circuit, 6.7920 km)
Attendance: 45,000
Event permit: IMN 102/4
Timekeepers: Federazione Italiana Cronometristi
Entries: 44 / Practised: 35 / Qualified: 31

Map of Hockenheim circuit.

Free Practice 2

Scheduled duration: 60 mins
Started: 35 / Classified: 35

Scheduled start time: 11:30
Weather: ? / Track: ?

P.#Cl.RiderBikeBest LapGapKM/HOnLapsSpd.
12WFlag of New ZealandAaron SLIGHTMichelin tyresHonda2:01.602201.0818297.5
26WFlag of New ZealandSimon CRAFARDunlop tyresKawasaki2:02.2310.629200.0419291.8
33WFlag of USAJohn KOCINSKIMichelin tyresHonda2:02.3420.740199.8614295.0
422WFlag of USAScott RUSSELLDunlop tyresYamaha2:02.3840.782199.7920287.2
54WFlag of Great BritainCarl FOGARTYMichelin tyresDucati2:02.6141.012199.4215291.1
69WFlag of Great BritainNeil HODGSONMichelin tyresDucati2:02.9651.363198.8520293.4
745WFlag of USAColin EDWARDSDunlop tyresYamaha2:03.0941.492198.6421295.8
811WFlag of USAMike HALEMichelin tyresSuzuki2:03.3921.790198.1620291.8
97WFlag of ItalyPierfrancesco CHILIMichelin tyresDucati2:03.5181.916197.9619292.6
1012WFlag of Great BritainJames WHITHAMMichelin tyresSuzuki2:03.5811.979197.8617302.5
1115WFlag of ItalyPiergiorgio BONTEMPIDunlop tyresKawasaki2:03.8872.285197.3719287.2
128WFlag of JapanAkira YANAGAWADunlop tyresKawasaki2:03.8882.286197.3717293.4
1325WFlag of SwedenChrister LINDHOLMMichelin tyresYamaha2:04.8203.218195.8920285.7
1413WFlag of AustriaAndreas MEKLAUMichelin tyresDucati2:05.0983.496195.4612288.0
1521WFlag of GermanyJochen SCHMIDDunlop tyresKawasaki2:05.2373.635195.2417287.2
1635WFlag of SpainGregorio LAVILLAPirelli tyresDucati2:05.4913.889194.8411285.7
1752EFlag of GermanyMichael RUDROFFMetzeler tyresSuzuki2:05.8634.261194.2719290.3
1831WFlag of SloveniaIgor JERMANMichelin tyresKawasaki2:06.7805.178192.8620283.4
1917WFlag of SpainPere RIBAMichelin tyresHonda2:07.3995.797191.9315276.2
2051EFlag of GermanyUdo MARKDunlop tyresSuzuki2:07.8956.293191.1818281.9
2132WFlag of ItalyAndrea MAZZALIPirelli tyresDucati2:08.2106.608190.7114280.5
2210WFlag of FranceChristian LAVIEILLEMichelin tyresHonda2:08.2506.648190.6519281.9
2359EFlag of GermanyAnton GRUSCHKAMichelin tyresYamaha2:09.3697.767189.0016278.3
2414WFlag of Great BritainJames HAYDONMichelin tyresDucati2:09.5317.929188.7711274.1
2569EFlag of Czech RepublicMichal BURSADunlop tyresKawasaki2:10.7329.130187.0314272.7
2665EFlag of Czech RepublicJiří MRKÝVKADunlop tyresHonda2:11.92610.324185.345262.7
2763EFlag of ItalyGiorgio CANTALUPOMichelin tyresDucati2:12.17010.568185.0015258.9
2860EFlag of AustriaGerhard ESTERERMichelin tyresKawasaki2:13.28811.686183.456263.4
2956EFlag of GermanyLothar KRAUSMichelin tyresKawasaki2:13.85912.257182.6613266.0
3072EFlag of ItalyPaolo MALVINIPirelli tyresDucati2:14.18412.582182.2212270.0
3162EFlag of ItalyVittorio SCATOLAKawasaki2:14.42012.818181.909257.7
3266EFlag of SwitzerlandStefan AMBORDKawasaki2:15.11413.512180.9720271.3
3371EFlag of Czech RepublicOndřej LELEKMichelin tyresHonda2:15.85414.252179.988264.7
3470EFlag of GermanyMichael TRÄNKLEINDucati2:16.56014.958179.0517264.0
3558EFlag of GermanyHarry FATHMetzeler tyresDucati2:17.42715.825177.921247.1
Sources:

Official results/ Official entry list/ Official timetable/ Official programme/ 1997⁠-⁠06⁠-⁠08 live TV coverage/ Cycle News 1997⁠-⁠06⁠-⁠18 pg14⁠-⁠16/ bikenet.co.uk/ ducaticorse⁠-⁠advf.com/ superbike.it/ Photos by Mario Böttger/ Youtube videos by Rainer Grodotzki