1997-05-02 to 1997-05-04

World Superbike British Round

Donington Park (Permanent circuit, 4.0230 km)
Attendance: 20,000
Event permit: IMN 102/3
Timekeepers: Federazione Italiana Cronometristi
Entries: 32 / Practised: 29 / Qualified: 29

Map of Donington Park circuit.

Entry list

2WFlag of New ZealandAaron SLIGHT31Michelin tyresHonda RC45Castrol Honda
3WFlag of USAJohn KOCINSKI29Michelin tyresHonda RC45Castrol Honda
4WFlag of Great BritainCarl FOGARTY31Michelin tyresDucati 916Ducati Corse ADVF
6WFlag of New ZealandSimon CRAFAR28Dunlop tyresKawasaki ZX-7RRKawasaki Racing
7WFlag of ItalyPierfrancesco CHILI32Michelin tyresDucati 916Gattolone Racing
8WFlag of JapanAkira YANAGAWA25Dunlop tyresKawasaki ZX-7RRKawasaki Racing
9WFlag of Great BritainNeil HODGSON23Michelin tyresDucati 916Ducati Corse ADVF
11WFlag of USAMike HALE24Michelin tyresSuzuki GSX-R750Suzuki World Superbike
12WFlag of Great BritainJames WHITHAM30Michelin tyresSuzuki GSX-R750Suzuki World Superbike
13WFlag of AustriaAndreas MEKLAU29Michelin tyresDucati 916HPB Promotion
14WFlag of Great BritainJames HAYDON23Michelin tyresDucati 916Gio.Ca.Moto
15WFlag of ItalyPiergiorgio BONTEMPI29Dunlop tyresKawasaki ZX-7RRKawasaki Italy Bertocchi
16WFlag of SwedenChrister LINDHOLM30Michelin tyresYamaha YZF750Yamaha Deutschland
17WFlag of SpainPere RIBA28Michelin tyresHonda RC45White Endurance Team
22WFlag of USAScott RUSSELL32Dunlop tyresYamaha YZF750Yamaha World Superbike Team
25WFlag of Great BritainEugene McMANUS25Kawasaki ZXR750Padgett's
31WFlag of SloveniaIgor JERMAN21Michelin tyresKawasaki ZX-7RRTeam MD Depala Vas
33WFlag of Great BritainJohn REYNOLDS33Michelin tyresDucati 916Revé Red Bull Ducati Racing
34WFlag of Great BritainSteve HISLOP35Michelin tyresDucati 916Revé Red Bull Ducati Racing
35WFlag of SpainGregorio LAVILLA23Pirelli tyresDucati 916Pirelli De Cecco Racing
41WFlag of Great BritainNiall MACKENZIE35Dunlop tyresYamaha YZF750Cadbury's Boost Yamaha
43WFlag of FranceChristian LAVIEILLE31Michelin tyresHonda RC45Honda France
44WFlag of Great BritainSean EMMETT27Dunlop tyresDucati 916GSE Racing
45WFlag of USAColin EDWARDS23Dunlop tyresYamaha YZF750Yamaha World Superbike Team
51EFlag of SlovakiaTibor STRAKA29Pirelli tyresKawasaki ZX-7RRMototrade Racing Team
52EFlag of ItalyGiorgio CANTALUPO35Michelin tyresDucati 916Moto Club Augusta Praetoria
53EFlag of ItalyPaolo MALVINI?Pirelli tyresDucati 916Pirelli De Cecco Racing
54EFlag of GermanyAnton GRUSCHKA33Michelin tyresYamaha YZF750Bauer Racing Germany
56EFlag of Czech RepublicJiří MRKÝVKA23Dunlop tyresHonda RC45SBK Team JM
71EFlag of GermanyUdo MARK33Dunlop tyresSuzuki GSX-R750Team Suzuki Deutschland
77EFlag of Great BritainBrett SAMPSON28Dunlop tyresKawasaki ZX-7RRGT Motorcycles/Morris Lubricants
88EFlag of Great BritainRoger BENNETT35Dunlop tyresKawasaki ZXR750Jordasic Racing

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


Official results/ Official entry list/ Official timetable/ 1997⁠-⁠05⁠-⁠03 live TV coverage/ 1997⁠-⁠05⁠-⁠04 live TV coverage/ Cycle News 1997⁠-⁠05⁠-⁠14 pg16⁠-⁠18/ bikenet.co.uk/ ducaticorse⁠-⁠advf.com/ superbike.it/ Photos by Mike Capps (Kappa Sport)