1997-04-11 to 1997-04-13

MCN British Superbike Championship Rounds 1 & 2

Donington Park (Permanent circuit, 4.0230 km)
Attendance: 17,000
Entries: 45 / Practised: 32 / Qualified: 31

Map of Donington Park circuit.


  • Entry list available.Entry list
  • 11 Apr, Fri
  • No results.Free Practice 1
  • No results.Free Practice 2
  • No results.Free Practice 3
  • 12 Apr, Sat
  • No results.Qualifying 1
  • No results.Qualifying 2
  • Qualifying times available.Overall qualifying
  • 13 Apr, Sun
  • No results.Warm-Up
  • Results are available.Race 1
  • Results are available.Race 2
  • Overall qualifying

    11Flag of Great BritainNiall MACKENZIEYamaha1:35.125152.25
    233Flag of Great BritainJohn REYNOLDSDucati1:35.212152.11
    321Flag of Great BritainJim MOODIESuzuki1:35.586151.52
    42Flag of Great BritainChris WALKERYamaha1:35.796151.18
    520Flag of Great BritainMatt LLEWELLYNSuzuki1:35.819151.15
    611Flag of Great BritainSteve HISLOPDucati1:36.045150.79
    75Flag of Great BritainSean EMMETTDucati1:36.113150.69
    83Flag of Great BritainTerry RYMERKawasaki1:36.177150.58
    94Flag of Great BritainMichael RUTTERHonda1:36.566149.98
    1013Flag of Great BritainIain MacPHERSONKawasaki1:36.568149.98
    1175PFlag of Great BritainDean ASHTONDucati1:38.226147.44
    127PFlag of Great BritainRay STRINGERKawasaki1:38.360147.24
    1312PFlag of Great BritainAndy HATTONDucati1:39.273145.89
    1488PFlag of Great BritainRoger BENNETTKawasaki1:40.019144.80
    1557PFlag of Great BritainAndy WARDDucati1:40.158144.60
    1610PFlag of Great BritainDarren DIXONKawasaki1:40.223144.51
    1777PFlag of Great BritainBrett SAMPSONKawasaki1:40.262144.45
    1814PFlag of Great BritainGraham WARDKawasaki1:40.362144.31
    1917PFlag of Great BritainNigel NOTTINGHAMYamaha1:41.013143.38
    2025PFlag of Great BritainLee DICKINSONKawasaki1:41.297142.97
    2119PFlag of Great BritainSteve MARKSKawasaki1:41.298142.97
    2239PFlag of Great BritainGraeme RITCHIEDucati1:41.477142.72
    2318PFlag of Great BritainNeil BAKERKawasaki1:41.809142.25
    2424PFlag of Great BritainPaul JONESYamaha1:42.544141.23
    2526PFlag of Great BritainColin HIPWELLKawasaki1:42.810140.87
    2669PFlag of Great BritainSteve MOODYKawasaki1:42.913140.73
    2744PFlag of Great BritainTom KNIGHTDucati1:43.026140.57
    2831PFlag of Great BritainDavid HIGGINSSuzuki1:43.688139.68
    2915PFlag of Great BritainNicol ROBBYamaha1:44.050139.19
    3030PFlag of Great BritainJon WARDDucati1:44.678138.36
    3140PFlag of Great BritainJohn PUGHKawasaki1:44.834138.15
    55PFlag of Great BritainElliot BURGESSDucati--.---

    Positions in parentheses denote riders who either did not receive a grid space, failed to meet qualifying requirements or withdrew after qualifying.

    Rider notes

    #55 Burgess: Practised only.


    Official entry list/ Official season review VHS/ Motor Cycle News 1997⁠-⁠04⁠-⁠16 pg32⁠-⁠34/ MCN Race '97 yearbook/ Results from demon.co.uk/raceweb/ Results from Futuresport International Media/ Results from glitch.demon.co.uk/ Photos by Mike Capps (Kappa Sport)