1998-09-04 to 1998-09-06

Suzuka Superbike Race

Suzuka (Permanent circuit, 5.8640 km)
Attendance: 18,000
Entries: 61 / Practised: 54 / Qualified: 44

Overall qualifying

P.#Cl.RiderBikeQ1Q2TimeKM/H
17JapanShin'ya TAKEISHIKawasaki2:09.4882:09.1552:09.155163.45
25JapanShin'ichi ITOHonda2:09.7932:09.3052:09.305163.26
34JapanWataru YOSHIKAWAYamaha2:09.8902:09.4712:09.471163.05
46JapanAkira RYOSuzuki2:10.0412:09.7622:09.762162.69
59JapanKeiichi KITAGAWASuzuki2:10.2342:09.7962:09.796162.64
68JapanTamaki SERIZAWAKawasaki2:10.6682:09.8782:09.878162.54
73JapanYuichi TAKEDAHonda2:10.0442:09.8792:09.879162.54
812JapanHitoyasu IZUTSUKawasaki2:11.0812:10.2962:10.296162.02
951JapanKensuke HAGAYamaha2:10.4102:10.4992:10.410161.88
1098JapanAtsushi WATANABESuzuki2:11.4162:10.7042:10.704161.51
1145JapanToshiyuki HAMAGUCHISuzuki2:11.0732:10.8852:10.885161.29
1236JapanTakahiro SOHWAHonda2:10.9452:11.1592:10.945161.22
1313JapanManabu KAMADAHonda2:11.9912:11.2662:11.266160.82
1417JapanYuji HARAGUCHIHonda2:13.0432:12.8202:12.820158.94
1544JapanYoshinobu TAKAHASHIHonda2:13.9732:13.0482:13.048158.67
1626SNKJapanRyuji TSURUTAKawasaki2:13.5552:13.0842:13.084158.62
17916JapanIchiro ASAIDucati2:14.4262:13.2272:13.227158.45
1841JapanJun'ichi KATOYamaha2:13.8122:13.4092:13.409158.24
1940SNKJapanKazuki SHIMIZUKawasaki2:14.0882:13.4922:13.492158.14
2059JapanToshiyuki ARAKAKIHonda2:14.3732:13.5092:13.509158.12
2130JapanTakuma YAMAMOTOKawasaki2:14.1002:13.5912:13.591158.02
2248SNKJapanShin'ichiro IMAIKawasaki2:13.6242:13.7912:13.624157.98
2329JapanIsami HIGASHIMURAKawasaki2:15.5012:13.6822:13.682157.92
2465JapanMasaaki TSUKAMOTOHonda2:14.1572:13.7882:13.788157.79
2574SNKJapanTakatoshi ONISHIYamaha2:13.8192:13.9452:13.819157.75
2616JapanKatsunori HASEGAWAYamaha2:14.1742:14.4762:14.174157.34
2727JapanShuya ARAIHonda2:14.1962:14.2662:14.196157.31
2834JapanTakahiro FUKAMIYamaha2:15.1832:14.5002:14.500156.95
2938JapanKen'ichiro NAKAMURAHonda2:16.1382:14.5592:14.559156.89
3021JapanTomohiko KANEYASUHonda2:14.9552:14.8102:14.810156.59
3170JapanHiroki KOBAYASHISuzuki2:14.8162:14.816156.59
3255JapanYoshihiko TAKATSUTOHonda2:15.5712:14.8662:14.866156.53
3324JapanYukihiro AOYANAGIYamaha2:15.6622:14.9202:14.920156.47
3431JapanHideo SENMYOHonda2:15.4282:14.9382:14.938156.45
3554JapanHideki ONISHIKawasaki2:15.2262:15.0122:15.012156.36
3668JapanHiroaki KAWASESuzuki2:15.7042:15.5062:15.506155.79
3775SNKJapanMakoto TOKINAGAYamaha2:15.5142:15.514155.78
3825JapanKei NASHIMOTOHonda2:15.9262:15.8402:15.840155.41
3961SNKJapanHideto HOTTAKawasaki2:16.0362:17.5232:16.036155.18
4071JapanMamoru YAMAKAWAKawasaki2:17.9262:16.6002:16.600154.54
4158SNKJapanTakaharu KISHIDAKawasaki2:16.6992:17.9652:16.699154.43
4277JapanKozo MINAMIKAWAYamaha2:17.9182:16.7812:16.781154.34
4363JapanRyuichi OSAKISuzuki2:16.8422:17.8002:16.842154.27
4450SNKJapanMinoru OUCHIDAKawasaki2:18.6102:17.4102:17.410153.63
(45)47SNKJapanYasuhiko GORIKUYamaha2:18.9052:17.7232:17.723153.28
(46)49JapanYoshinori KAMIMURAHonda2:18.3662:18.0662:18.066152.90
(47)69JapanKeiji SHIOMISuzuki2:18.2092:18.209152.74
(48)64JapanHidenori MAESOBAHonda2:19.0842:18.3412:18.341152.60
(49)66JapanKatsuya WATANABEHonda2:20.9622:19.2252:19.225151.63
(50)46JapanAtsushi YOSHIHIROHonda2:20.1822:21.5752:20.182150.59
(51)62SNKJapanMasaru MIZUTANISuzuki2:21.4572:20.5842:20.584150.16
(52)57JapanTakaaki JINHonda2:23.6982:23.698146.91
28JapanMasayuki YAMANAKADucati--.---
56SNKJapanTakashi TODAYamaha--.---

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

Rider notes

#46 Yoshihiro: Entered as bike number 42.

Sources:

Official results/ Official entry list/ Official program/ Official grid sheet/ MFJ Magazine No. 352 1999⁠-⁠01 pg60⁠-⁠62/ asahi⁠-⁠net.or.jp/~hi2m⁠-⁠msn/ bike.ne.jp/ europark.com/ honda.co.jp/motorsports/ moriwaki.co.jp/ motoracing⁠-⁠japan.com