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
  • Race 1

    Scheduled duration: 15 laps
    Started: 28 / Classified: 24

    Scheduled start time: 12:30
    Weather: Sunny / Track: Dry

    P.#Cl.RiderBikeLapsTimeGapKM/HBest LapOnGr.
    11Flag of Great BritainNiall MACKENZIEYamaha1524:05.290150.31--.---1
    233Flag of Great BritainJohn REYNOLDSDucati1524:09.8744.584149.841:35.3822
    311Flag of Great BritainSteve HISLOPDucati1524:15.51610.226149.25--.---6
    42Flag of Great BritainChris WALKERYamaha1524:17.15811.868149.09--.---4
    521Flag of Great BritainJim MOODIESuzuki1524:19.95514.665148.80--.---3
    63Flag of Great BritainTerry RYMERKawasaki1524:25.61820.328148.23--.---8
    75Flag of Great BritainSean EMMETTDucati1524:25.65820.368148.22--.---7
    813Flag of Great BritainIain MacPHERSONKawasaki1524:30.96325.673147.69--.---10
    94Flag of Great BritainMichael RUTTERHonda1524:38.18432.894146.97--.---9
    107PFlag of Great BritainRay STRINGERKawasaki1524:59.83754.547144.84--.---12
    1112PFlag of Great BritainAndy HATTONDucati1525:00.02254.732144.831:38.58713
    1275PFlag of Great BritainDean ASHTONDucati1525:00.39655.106144.79--.---11
    1357PFlag of Great BritainAndy WARDDucati1525:07.3581:02.068144.12--.---15
    1488PFlag of Great BritainRoger BENNETTKawasaki1525:13.7881:08.498143.51--.---14
    1510PFlag of Great BritainDarren DIXONKawasaki1525:17.0671:11.777143.20--.---16
    1677PFlag of Great BritainBrett SAMPSONKawasaki1525:17.1011:11.811143.20--.---17
    1714PFlag of Great BritainGraham WARDKawasaki1525:21.6791:16.389142.76--.---18
    1819PFlag of Great BritainSteve MARKSKawasaki1525:27.1591:21.869142.25--.---21
    1917PFlag of Great BritainNigel NOTTINGHAMYamaha1525:46.4921:41.202140.47--.---19
    2026PFlag of Great BritainColin HIPWELLKawasaki14--.---1 lap--.---25
    2139PFlag of Great BritainGraeme RITCHIEDucati14--.---1 lap--.---22
    2230PFlag of Great BritainJon WARDDucati14--.---1 lap--.---30
    2324PFlag of Great BritainPaul JONESYamaha14--.---1 lap--.---24
    2415PFlag of Great BritainNicol ROBBYamaha14--.---1 lap--.---29
    RT20Flag of Great BritainMatt LLEWELLYNSuzuki--.---Accident5
    RT25PFlag of Great BritainLee DICKINSONKawasaki--.------20
    RT18PFlag of Great BritainNeil BAKERKawasaki--.------23
    RT69PFlag of Great BritainSteve MOODYKawasaki--.------26
    NS44PFlag of Great BritainTom KNIGHTDucatiNot started27
    NS31PFlag of Great BritainDavid HIGGINSSuzukiNot started28
    NS40PFlag of Great BritainJohn PUGHKawasakiNot started31
    Fastest lap33Flag of Great BritainJohn REYNOLDSDucati1:35.382151.84 km/h

    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)