1997-08-01 to 1997-08-03

World Superbike European Round

Brands Hatch (Permanent circuit, 4.1850 km)
Attendance: 67,000
Event permit: IMN 102/7
Timekeepers: Federazione Italiana Cronometristi
Entries: 40 / Practised: 30 / Qualified: 29

Map of Brands Hatch circuit.

Wet Warm-Up

Scheduled duration: 15 mins
Started: 21 / Classified: 20

Scheduled start time: 16:00
Weather: Raining / Track: Wet

P.#Cl.RiderBikeBest LapGapKM/HOnLapsSpd.
140WGreat BritainMichael RUTTERMichelin tyresHonda1:41.432148.5367215.4
28WJapanAkira YANAGAWADunlop tyresKawasaki1:42.3990.967147.1388224.0
33WUSAJohn KOCINSKIMichelin tyresHonda1:42.8451.413146.4955224.0
44WGreat BritainCarl FOGARTYMichelin tyresDucati1:43.0221.590146.2466218.9
512WGreat BritainJames WHITHAMMichelin tyresSuzuki1:43.2801.848145.8877225.1
642WGreat BritainChris WALKERDunlop tyresYamaha1:43.8242.392145.1188212.1
72WNew ZealandAaron SLIGHTMichelin tyresHonda1:44.7113.279143.8866220.3
89WGreat BritainNeil HODGSONMichelin tyresDucati1:45.9744.542142.1756207.8
96WNew ZealandSimon CRAFARDunlop tyresKawasaki1:46.4785.046141.4966209.8
1011WUSAMike HALEMichelin tyresSuzuki1:48.7447.312138.5546212.1
1117WSpainPere RIBAMichelin tyresHonda1:49.4888.056137.6022191.9
1215WItalyPiergiorgio BONTEMPIDunlop tyresKawasaki1:49.6368.204137.4256208.2
1371EGreat BritainRay STRINGERMichelin tyresKawasaki1:51.48110.049135.1423196.1
1422WUSAScott RUSSELLDunlop tyresYamaha1:51.53210.100135.0855208.2
1567EGreat BritainNigel NOTTINGHAMMichelin tyresYamaha1:52.16910.737134.3222194.4
1657EGreat BritainRichard DEFAGODunlop tyresKawasaki1:53.38511.953132.8745190.6
1731WSloveniaIgor JERMANMichelin tyresKawasaki1:57.60016.168128.1156201.9
1861ECzech RepublicJiří MRKÝVKADunlop tyresHonda2:00.97319.541124.5422185.1
1969EGreat BritainSteve MARKSMichelin tyresKawasaki2:06.53925.107119.0611181.6
2054EGermanyAnton GRUSCHKAMetzeler tyresYamaha2:07.50926.077118.1622
-35WGreat BritainPhil GILESDunlop tyresKawasaki--.---0187.3
Sources:

Official results/ Official entry list/ Official timetable/ Official program/ 1997⁠-⁠08⁠-⁠02 live TV coverage/ 1997⁠-⁠08⁠-⁠03 live TV coverage/ AMCN Vol 47 No 4 pg96⁠-⁠98/ Cycle News 1997⁠-⁠08⁠-⁠13 pg16⁠-⁠19/ Cycle News 1997⁠-⁠08⁠-⁠27 pg2/ SuperBike 1997⁠-⁠10 pg8, 100⁠-⁠110/ bikenet.co.uk/ superbike.it