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 2

    Scheduled duration: 15 laps
    Started: 27 / Classified: 17

    Scheduled start time: 15:45
    Weather: Overcast / Track: Dry

    P.#Cl.RiderBikeLapsTimeGapKM/HBest LapOnGr.
    11Flag of Great BritainNiall MACKENZIEYamaha1524:12.727149.541:35.78261
    22Flag of Great BritainChris WALKERYamaha1524:16.4713.744149.16--.---4
    35Flag of Great BritainSean EMMETTDucati1524:20.2837.556148.77--.---7
    43Flag of Great BritainTerry RYMERKawasaki1524:23.12110.394148.48--.---8
    521Flag of Great BritainJim MOODIESuzuki1524:33.86321.136147.40--.---3
    64Flag of Great BritainMichael RUTTERHonda1524:36.41423.687147.14--.---9
    720Flag of Great BritainMatt LLEWELLYNSuzuki1524:42.89030.163146.50--.---5
    875PFlag of Great BritainDean ASHTONDucati1524:52.09439.367145.601:38.15811
    97PFlag of Great BritainRay STRINGERKawasaki1524:54.61141.884145.35--.---12
    1057PFlag of Great BritainAndy WARDDucati1524:58.01745.290145.02--.---15
    1177PFlag of Great BritainBrett SAMPSONKawasaki1525:07.03154.304144.15--.---17
    1214PFlag of Great BritainGraham WARDKawasaki1525:22.4221:09.695142.69--.---18
    1326PFlag of Great BritainColin HIPWELLKawasaki1525:40.8211:28.094140.99--.---25
    1417PFlag of Great BritainNigel NOTTINGHAMYamaha1525:48.8141:36.087140.26--.---19
    1530PFlag of Great BritainJon WARDDucati14--.---1 lap--.---30
    1624PFlag of Great BritainPaul JONESYamaha14--.---1 lap--.---24
    1715PFlag of Great BritainNicol ROBBYamaha14--.---1 lap--.---29
    RT13Flag of Great BritainIain MacPHERSONKawasaki14--.---Battery--.---10
    RT19PFlag of Great BritainSteve MARKSKawasaki13--.--------.---21
    RT69PFlag of Great BritainSteve MOODYKawasaki11--.--------.---26
    RT88PFlag of Great BritainRoger BENNETTKawasaki10--.--------.---14
    RT10PFlag of Great BritainDarren DIXONKawasaki6--.--------.---16
    RT12PFlag of Great BritainAndy HATTONDucati5--.--------.---13
    RT39PFlag of Great BritainGraeme RITCHIEDucati5--.--------.---22
    RT25PFlag of Great BritainLee DICKINSONKawasaki3--.--------.---20
    RT11Flag of Great BritainSteve HISLOPDucati2--.---Mechanical--.---6
    RT33Flag of Great BritainJohn REYNOLDSDucati0--.---Accident2
    NS18PFlag of Great BritainNeil BAKERKawasakiNot started23
    NS44PFlag of Great BritainTom KNIGHTDucatiNot started27
    NS31PFlag of Great BritainDavid HIGGINSSuzukiNot started28
    NS40PFlag of Great BritainJohn PUGHKawasakiNot started31
    Fastest lap1Flag of Great BritainNiall MACKENZIEYamaha1:35.782 on lap 6151.21 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)