1998-04-10 to 1998-04-12

Motegi Superbike Race

Motegi (Permanent circuit, 4.8010 km)
Attendance: 12,000
Entries: 44 / Practised: 42 / Qualified: 38

Entry list

#Cl.RiderAgeBikeTeam
3JapanYuichi TAKEDA20Michelin tyresHonda RC45Team LUCKY STRIKE Honda
4JapanWataru YOSHIKAWA28Dunlop tyresYamaha YZF750Marlboro YAMAHA
5JapanShin'ichi ITO31Michelin tyresHonda RC45Team LUCKY STRIKE Honda
6JapanAkira RYO30Dunlop tyresSuzuki GSX-R750Team SUZUKI
7JapanShin'ya TAKEISHI30Michelin tyresKawasaki ZX-7RRKawasaki Racing Team
8JapanTamaki SERIZAWA25Michelin tyresKawasaki ZX-7RRKawasaki Racing Team
9JapanKeiichi KITAGAWA31Dunlop tyresSuzuki GSX-R750Team SUZUKI
12JapanHitoyasu IZUTSU27Dunlop tyresKawasaki ZX-7RRKawasaki Racing Team
13JapanManabu KAMADA27Dunlop tyresHonda RC45Team SAKURAI Honda
16JapanKatsunori HASEGAWA29Yamaha YZF750TEAM ITA & RC-SUGO
17JapanYuji HARAGUCHI?Honda RC45Sofukai • Suzuka Racing Team
21JapanTomohiko KANEYASU36Honda RC45Defi T.KANEYASU
24JapanYukihiro AOYANAGI?Yamaha YZF750SWIFT • R • MOTUL
25JapanKei NASHIMOTO27Dunlop tyresHonda VTR1000FMORIWAKI Racing
26SNKJapanRyuji TSURUTA32Dunlop tyresKawasaki ZX-9RTeam YELLOWCORN
28JapanMasayuki YAMANAKA?Michelin tyresDucati 916Racing Team HONEYBEE
30JapanTakuma YAMAMOTO?Kawasaki ZX-7RRTEAM GREEN
36JapanTakahiro SOHWA32Michelin tyresHonda RC45Team Iwaki
38JapanKen'ichiro NAKAMURA29Honda RC45Honda Blue Helmets MSC
41JapanJun'ichi KATO?Yamaha YZF750Team YDS
44JapanYoshinobu TAKAHASHI30Bridgestone tyresHonda RC45D.D. BOYS Racing
45JapanToshiyuki HAMAGUCHI27Dunlop tyresSuzuki GSX-R750Yoshimura SUZUKI GP1 Plus
46JapanAtsushi YOSHIHIRO?Honda RC45CLUBNEXT & Seven Stars & MKC
47JapanKeiichi NAKAZAWA?Kawasaki ZX-7RREndo Wagyo RT & Space Art
48JapanTakayuki SUZUKI?Honda RC45BLUE HELMETS PG Racing
49JapanYoshinori KAMIMURA?Honda VTR1000FP's Supply + Nakai Wagyo
50JapanHiroshi SAEKI?Kawasaki ZX-7RRWOODSTOCK Racing Team
51JapanKensuke HAGA24Dunlop tyresYamaha YZF750Marlboro YAMAHA
52JapanMakoto USUI?Michelin tyresYamaha YZF750Racing Team OutRun
53JapanNaoji YAMAZAKI?Kawasaki ZX-7RRKAZE East & MST RT
54JapanYoshihiko NAKAMURA?Yamaha YZF750MVPROJECT+T's
55JapanYoshihiko TAKATSUTO?Bridgestone tyresHonda RC45D.D. BOYS Racing
56JapanHitoshi TANIGUCHI?Yamaha YZF750Companion Friends & Moto Katayanagi
57JapanMorimichi GOMI?Kawasaki ZX-7RRRS-ITOH
58JapanHideaki TSUTSUI31Honda VTR1000FMRD T-CRAFT
59JapanToshiyuki ARAKAKI33Honda RC45Team VITALSPIRIT
60JapanToshitake MATSUSHITA?Kawasaki ZX-7RRRP Tire House & YRT☆WAKO'S
61JapanYasunari KAWAMURA?Honda RC45HONDA Kumamoto Racing
63JapanRyuichi OSAKI?Suzuki GSX-R750Mikuni・TELLY&KALLY
65JapanMasaaki TSUKAMOTO?Honda RC45HONDA Kumamoto Racing
71JapanHiroki TAKANO?Yamaha YZF750AUTO BOY RC & Ibaraki University Car Club
72JapanNaoshi NAKAGAWA?Honda RC45Honda HAMAYUKAI Hamamatsu Escargot
98JapanAtsushi WATANABE21Dunlop tyresSuzuki TL1000RTeam SUZUKI
916JapanIchiro ASAI24Dunlop tyresDucati 916Team FOUNDATION

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

Sources:

Official results/ Official entry list/ Official program/ Official grid sheet/ MotorLand2 TV coverage/ MFJ Magazine No. 352 1999⁠-⁠01 pg60⁠-⁠62/ bike.ne.jp/ europark.com/ honda.co.jp/motorsports/ moriwaki.co.jp/ motoracing⁠-⁠japan.com/ Photos by roadrace.jog.buttobi.net