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

Sessions

  • 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
  • Entry list

    #Cl.RiderAgeBikeTeam
    1Great BritainNiall MACKENZIE35Dunlop tyresYamaha YZF750Team Cadbury's Boost Yamaha
    2Great BritainChris WALKER25Dunlop tyresYamaha YZF750Team Cadbury's Boost Yamaha
    3Great BritainTerry RYMER30Dunlop tyresKawasaki ZX-7RRKawasaki Motors (UK) Ltd.
    4Great BritainMichael RUTTER24Michelin tyresHonda RC45V & M Honda Britain
    5Great BritainSean EMMETT27Michelin tyresDucati 916Team GSE Racing
    7PGreat BritainRay STRINGER34Michelin tyresKawasaki ZX-7RRSabre Airways
    9Great BritainDavid JEFFERIES24Honda RC45
    10PGreat BritainDarren DIXON36Michelin tyresKawasaki ZX-7RRSecura Gard
    11Great BritainSteve HISLOP35Michelin tyresDucati 916Revé Red Bull Ducati Racing Team
    12PGreat BritainAndy HATTON28Michelin tyresDucati 916
    13Great BritainIain MacPHERSON28Dunlop tyresKawasaki ZX-7RRKawasaki Motors (UK) Ltd.
    14PGreat BritainGraham WARD32Michelin tyresKawasaki ZXR750Lone Star Racing
    15PGreat BritainNicol ROBB?Dunlop tyresYamaha YZF750Team NR/Ace Performance
    17PGreat BritainNigel NOTTINGHAM40Michelin tyresYamaha YZF750Mistral Heating Boilers Ltd.
    18PGreat BritainNeil BAKER?Michelin tyresKawasaki ZXR750
    19PGreat BritainSteve MARKS33Michelin tyresKawasaki ZXR750Clifford James Footwear
    20Great BritainMatt LLEWELLYN28Michelin tyresSuzuki GSX-R750Crescent Suzuki
    21Great BritainJim MOODIE31Michelin tyresSuzuki GSX-R750Crescent Suzuki
    23PGreat BritainDanny IMBERG?Suzuki GSX-R750Bladerunners
    24PGreat BritainPaul JONES25Yamaha YZF750Travel City Direct
    25PGreat BritainLee DICKINSON23Michelin tyresKawasaki ZX-7RRSabre Airways
    26PGreat BritainColin HIPWELL36Kawasaki ZXR750Sloanes Tavern Retford
    28PGreat BritainShaun MUIR29Kawasaki ZXR750
    29PGreat BritainJim HODSON42Kawasaki ZX-7RRLen Anderson Race Team
    30PGreat BritainJon WARD38Ducati 916Ward Conversions/Dust Off
    31PGreat BritainDavid HIGGINS27Suzuki GSX-R750
    32PGreat BritainChris SATCHWELL26Michelin tyresSuzuki GSX-R750
    33Great BritainJohn REYNOLDS33Michelin tyresDucati 916Revé Red Bull Ducati Racing Team
    34PGreat BritainJohn BENNETT?Ducati
    35PGreat BritainPeter GRAVES30Dunlop tyresDucati 916
    36PGreat BritainJames BUNTON?Yamaha
    37PGreat BritainRichard DEFAGO35Dunlop tyresKawasaki ZXR750
    38PGreat BritainJamie GREEN?Yamaha YZF750
    39PGreat BritainGraeme RITCHIE39Dunlop tyresDucati 888Frontiers Motorcycles
    40PGreat BritainJohn PUGH?Kawasaki ZXR750SDS/Tulip/LMS
    44PGreat BritainTom KNIGHT37Dunlop tyresDucati 888
    45PGreat BritainDavid MORRIS45Dunlop tyresDucati 916Chrysalis Racing
    46PGreat BritainNeil CRAY?Kawasaki ZXR750
    55PGreat BritainElliot BURGESS23Michelin tyresDucati 916SMART Foundation
    57PGreat BritainAndy WARD31Ducati 916DeWalt/Baxi Racing
    69PGreat BritainSteve MOODY28Dunlop tyresKawasaki ZXR750SMR Superbike/Witney Tyres
    75PGreat BritainDean ASHTON29Dunlop tyresDucati 916Five Seven Racing
    77PGreat BritainBrett SAMPSON28Dunlop tyresKawasaki ZX-7RR
    88PGreat BritainRoger BENNETT35Dunlop tyresKawasaki ZXR750Jordasic

    Struck out text denotes riders on entry list who did not participate.

    Sources:

    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)