1997-09-19 to 1997-09-21

World Superbike Spanish Round

Albacete (Permanent circuit, 3.5393 km)
Event permit: IMN 102/10
Timekeepers: Federazione Italiana Cronometristi
Entries: 29 / Practised: 26 / Qualified: 25

Overall qualifying

P.#Cl.RiderBikeQ1Q2TimeKM/H
13WUSAJohn KOCINSKIMichelin tyresHonda1:31.9781:31.3501:31.350139.48
24WGreat BritainCarl FOGARTYMichelin tyresDucati1:32.5101:31.4781:31.478139.28
36WNew ZealandSimon CRAFARDunlop tyresKawasaki1:32.4881:31.5261:31.526139.21
42WNew ZealandAaron SLIGHTMichelin tyresHonda1:32.4741:31.7641:31.764138.85
58WJapanAkira YANAGAWADunlop tyresKawasaki1:32.5401:31.8081:31.808138.78
69WGreat BritainNeil HODGSONMichelin tyresDucati1:32.5241:31.9541:31.954138.56
715WItalyPiergiorgio BONTEMPIDunlop tyresKawasaki1:32.0521:33.1211:32.052138.42
87WItalyPierfrancesco CHILIMichelin tyresDucati1:32.7961:32.0811:32.081138.37
935WSpainGregorio LAVILLADunlop tyresDucati1:33.2081:32.3881:32.388137.91
1022WUSAScott RUSSELLDunlop tyresYamaha1:32.5221:32.9451:32.522137.71
1111WUSAMike HALEMichelin tyresSuzuki1:34.0241:32.9811:32.981137.03
1212WGreat BritainJames WHITHAMMichelin tyresSuzuki1:33.8441:32.9981:32.998137.01
1342WGreat BritainChris WALKERDunlop tyresYamaha1:34.1681:33.0831:33.083136.88
1417WSpainPere RIBAMichelin tyresHonda1:34.2281:33.2801:33.280136.59
1521WGermanyJochen SCHMIDDunlop tyresKawasaki1:33.6461:33.4151:33.415136.40
1653EGermanyUdo MARKDunlop tyresSuzuki1:33.9241:33.9421:33.924135.66
1714WGreat BritainJames HAYDONMichelin tyresDucati1:35.3301:34.2741:34.274135.15
1831WSloveniaIgor JERMANMichelin tyresKawasaki1:35.3681:34.6801:34.680134.57
1946WFinlandErkka KORPIAHOMichelin tyresKawasaki1:36.1781:34.7981:34.798134.41
2057ECzech RepublicJiří MRKÝVKADunlop tyresHonda1:38.2261:36.1061:36.106132.58
2151EItalyGiorgio CANTALUPOMichelin tyresDucati1:38.3921:36.7171:36.717131.74
2263EBrazilGilson SCUDELERPirelli tyresDucati1:37.8881:36.8571:36.857131.55
2352EGermanyAnton GRUSCHKAMetzeler tyresYamaha1:38.5481:37.1081:37.108131.21
2456ECzech RepublicOndřej LELEKHonda1:39.3761:39.5921:39.376128.21
2571ESlovakiaVladimír KARBANMichelin tyresSuzuki1:40.0281:39.5831:39.583127.95
(26)55ESpainVicenç SANTOLAYASuzuki1:44.8421:42.7691:42.769123.98

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 program/ 1997⁠-⁠09⁠-⁠21 live TV coverage/ bikenet.co.uk/ superbike.it