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.

Overall qualifying

P.#Cl.RiderBikeQ1Q2TimeKM/H
16WFlag of New ZealandSimon CRAFARDunlop tyresKawasaki2:02.5962:00.8122:00.812202.39
28WFlag of JapanAkira YANAGAWADunlop tyresKawasaki2:03.7002:01.1242:01.124201.87
33WFlag of USAJohn KOCINSKIMichelin tyresHonda2:01.2722:01.7562:01.272201.62
42WFlag of New ZealandAaron SLIGHTMichelin tyresHonda2:01.4422:01.3602:01.360201.48
54WFlag of Great BritainCarl FOGARTYMichelin tyresDucati2:03.0802:01.5602:01.560201.15
645WFlag of USAColin EDWARDSDunlop tyresYamaha2:02.8202:01.8322:01.832200.70
77WFlag of ItalyPierfrancesco CHILIMichelin tyresDucati2:03.0702:01.8762:01.876200.62
89WFlag of Great BritainNeil HODGSONMichelin tyresDucati2:03.8062:01.9722:01.972200.47
922WFlag of USAScott RUSSELLDunlop tyresYamaha2:02.8842:02.0762:02.076200.29
1013WFlag of AustriaAndreas MEKLAUMichelin tyresDucati2:04.2942:02.1122:02.112200.24
1112WFlag of Great BritainJames WHITHAMMichelin tyresSuzuki2:03.5842:02.1862:02.186200.11
1221WFlag of GermanyJochen SCHMIDDunlop tyresKawasaki2:03.7902:02.4882:02.488199.62
1311WFlag of USAMike HALEMichelin tyresSuzuki2:04.3922:02.9782:02.978198.83
1415WFlag of ItalyPiergiorgio BONTEMPIDunlop tyresKawasaki2:03.3542:03.7562:03.354198.22
1525WFlag of SwedenChrister LINDHOLMMichelin tyresYamaha2:04.3082:03.8242:03.824197.47
1631WFlag of SloveniaIgor JERMANMichelin tyresKawasaki2:06.7902:04.7962:04.796195.93
1735WFlag of SpainGregorio LAVILLAPirelli tyresDucati2:06.0002:04.9882:04.988195.63
1851EFlag of GermanyUdo MARKDunlop tyresSuzuki2:05.6362:05.4442:05.444194.92
1917WFlag of SpainPere RIBAMichelin tyresHonda2:08.1362:07.0842:07.084192.40
2014WFlag of Great BritainJames HAYDONMichelin tyresDucati2:10.7402:07.1322:07.132192.33
2110WFlag of FranceChristian LAVIEILLEMichelin tyresHonda2:07.9962:07.4862:07.486191.80
2259EFlag of GermanyAnton GRUSCHKAMichelin tyresYamaha2:07.6482:07.4942:07.494191.78
2332WFlag of ItalyAndrea MAZZALIPirelli tyresDucati2:09.2522:08.1362:08.136190.82
2452EFlag of GermanyMichael RUDROFFMetzeler tyresSuzuki2:09.1122:09.112189.38
2569EFlag of Czech RepublicMichal BURSADunlop tyresKawasaki2:09.9162:09.1402:09.140189.34
2660EFlag of AustriaGerhard ESTERERMichelin tyresKawasaki2:10.1082:10.1142:10.108187.93
2763EFlag of ItalyGiorgio CANTALUPOMichelin tyresDucati2:11.1822:11.182186.39
2858EFlag of GermanyHarry FATHMetzeler tyresDucati2:11.1862:13.9182:11.186186.39
2962EFlag of ItalyVittorio SCATOLAKawasaki2:24.4962:11.6882:11.688185.68
3056EFlag of GermanyLothar KRAUSMichelin tyresKawasaki2:14.0402:11.8022:11.802185.51
3171EFlag of Czech RepublicOndřej LELEKMichelin tyresHonda2:12.8982:12.7722:12.772184.16
(32)70EFlag of GermanyMichael TRÄNKLEINDucati2:15.8482:13.0942:13.094183.71
(33)66EFlag of SwitzerlandStefan AMBORDKawasaki2:16.6842:13.1162:13.116183.68
(34)65EFlag of Czech RepublicJiří MRKÝVKADunlop tyresHonda2:13.2062:44.5022:13.206183.56
(35)72EFlag of ItalyPaolo MALVINIPirelli tyresDucati2:16.9002:17.6562:16.900178.61

Positions in parentheses denote riders who either did not receive a grid space, failed to meet qualifying requirements or withdrew after qualifying.

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