1997-06-06 to 1997-06-08

World Superbike German Round

Hockenheim (Permanent circuit, 6.7920 km)
Attendance: 45,000
Event permit: IMN 102/4
Timekeepers: Federazione Italiana Cronometristi
Entries: 44 / Practised: 35 / Qualified: 31

Map of Hockenheim circuit.

Free Practice 1

Scheduled duration: 60 mins
Started: 35 / Classified: 35

Scheduled start time: 11:30
Weather: ? / Track: ?

P.#Cl.RiderBikeBest LapGapKM/HOnLapsSpd.
13WFlag of USAJohn KOCINSKIMichelin tyresHonda2:01.957200.4917297.5
22WFlag of New ZealandAaron SLIGHTMichelin tyresHonda2:02.8520.895199.0319300.8
322WFlag of USAScott RUSSELLDunlop tyresYamaha2:03.1601.203198.5322289.5
445WFlag of USAColin EDWARDSDunlop tyresYamaha2:03.5851.628197.8517297.5
56WFlag of New ZealandSimon CRAFARDunlop tyresKawasaki2:03.8711.914197.3917292.6
69WFlag of Great BritainNeil HODGSONMichelin tyresDucati2:04.4332.476196.5023299.1
74WFlag of Great BritainCarl FOGARTYMichelin tyresDucati2:04.9803.023195.6421292.6
87WFlag of ItalyPierfrancesco CHILIMichelin tyresDucati2:05.1473.190195.3818293.4
915WFlag of ItalyPiergiorgio BONTEMPIDunlop tyresKawasaki2:05.1683.211195.3521287.2
108WFlag of JapanAkira YANAGAWADunlop tyresKawasaki2:05.2773.320195.1818294.2
1112WFlag of Great BritainJames WHITHAMMichelin tyresSuzuki2:05.9363.979194.1618299.1
1211WFlag of USAMike HALEMichelin tyresSuzuki2:05.9894.032194.0719285.7
1313WFlag of AustriaAndreas MEKLAUMichelin tyresDucati2:06.1424.185193.8412294.2
1425WFlag of SwedenChrister LINDHOLMMichelin tyresYamaha2:06.1824.225193.7819291.8
1521WFlag of GermanyJochen SCHMIDDunlop tyresKawasaki2:06.2034.246193.7415
1652EFlag of GermanyMichael RUDROFFMetzeler tyresSuzuki2:06.9374.980192.6215288.0
1731WFlag of SloveniaIgor JERMANMichelin tyresKawasaki2:07.8385.881191.2717284.2
1835WFlag of SpainGregorio LAVILLAPirelli tyresDucati2:08.0216.064190.9917284.2
1910WFlag of FranceChristian LAVIEILLEMichelin tyresHonda2:08.3856.428190.4520284.9
2051EFlag of GermanyUdo MARKDunlop tyresSuzuki2:08.4196.462190.4016279.0
2117WFlag of SpainPere RIBAMichelin tyresHonda2:08.8146.857189.8214
2214WFlag of Great BritainJames HAYDONMichelin tyresDucati2:10.4338.476187.4617267.9
2359EFlag of GermanyAnton GRUSCHKAMichelin tyresYamaha2:11.2499.292186.309274.8
2469EFlag of Czech RepublicMichal BURSADunlop tyresKawasaki2:13.31411.357183.4111
2560EFlag of AustriaGerhard ESTERERMichelin tyresKawasaki2:13.39611.439183.3012263.4
2632WFlag of ItalyAndrea MAZZALIPirelli tyresDucati2:13.98312.026182.498262.7
2762EFlag of ItalyVittorio SCATOLAKawasaki2:14.52612.569181.768261.5
2865EFlag of Czech RepublicJiří MRKÝVKADunlop tyresHonda2:15.66413.707180.2316260.8
2958EFlag of GermanyHarry FATHMetzeler tyresDucati2:16.22314.266179.4917257.7
3056EFlag of GermanyLothar KRAUSMichelin tyresKawasaki2:17.15915.202178.279
3163EFlag of ItalyGiorgio CANTALUPOMichelin tyresDucati2:17.54615.589177.7711248.8
3272EFlag of ItalyPaolo MALVINIPirelli tyresDucati2:19.60317.646175.1515263.4
3371EFlag of Czech RepublicOndřej LELEKMichelin tyresHonda2:20.25718.300174.3313251.7
3470EFlag of GermanyMichael TRÄNKLEINDucati2:21.52419.567172.776247.7
3566EFlag of SwitzerlandStefan AMBORDKawasaki2:24.29722.340169.452234.2
Sources:

Official results/ Official entry list/ Official timetable/ Official programme/ 1997⁠-⁠06⁠-⁠08 live TV coverage/ Cycle News 1997⁠-⁠06⁠-⁠18 pg14⁠-⁠16/ bikenet.co.uk/ ducaticorse⁠-⁠advf.com/ superbike.it/ Photos by Mario Böttger/ Youtube videos by Rainer Grodotzki