1998-03-20 to 1998-03-22

World Superbike Australian Round

Phillip Island (Permanent circuit, 4.4500 km)
Attendance: 51,000 (3-day)
Event permit: IMN 102/2
Timekeepers: Federazione Italiana Cronometristi
Entries: 36 / Practised: 36 / Qualified: 33

Map of Phillip Island circuit.

Entry list

2Flag of Great BritainCarl FOGARTY32Michelin tyresDucati 916Ducati Performance
4Flag of JapanAkira YANAGAWA26Dunlop tyresKawasaki ZX-7RRKawasaki Racing Team
5Flag of Great BritainNeil HODGSON24Dunlop tyresKawasaki ZX-7RRKawasaki Racing Team
6Flag of AustraliaPeter GODDARD33Dunlop tyresSuzuki GSX-R750Suzuki World Superbike
7Flag of ItalyPierfrancesco CHILI33Michelin tyresDucati 916Ducati ADVF
8Flag of Great BritainJames WHITHAM31Dunlop tyresSuzuki GSX-R750Suzuki World Superbike
9Flag of ItalyPiergiorgio BONTEMPI30Dunlop tyresKawasaki ZX-7RRKawasaki Bertocchi
10Flag of New ZealandAndrew STROUD30Dunlop tyresKawasaki ZX-7RRAndrew Stroud Racing
11Flag of AustraliaTroy CORSER26Michelin tyresDucati 916Ducati ADVF
15Flag of SloveniaIgor JERMAN22Michelin tyresKawasaki ZX-7RRTeam Bertocchi
19Flag of ItalyLucio PEDERCINI25Michelin tyresDucati 916Team Pedercini
21Flag of FranceJean-Marc DELÉTANG32Michelin tyresYamaha YZF750Yamaha Motor France
27Flag of FranceFrédéric PROTAT31Michelin tyresHonda RC45FP Racing
35Flag of SpainGregorio LAVILLA24Michelin tyresDucati 916De Cecco Racing
39Flag of ItalyAlessandro GRAMIGNI29Michelin tyresDucati 916Gattolone Racing Team
41Flag of JapanNoriyuki HAGA23Dunlop tyresYamaha YZF750Yamaha World Superbike Team
44Flag of USAScott RUSSELL33Michelin tyresYamaha YZF750Yamaha World Superbike Team
45Flag of USAColin EDWARDS24Michelin tyresHonda RC45Castrol Honda
50Flag of Czech RepublicJiří MRKÝVKA24Michelin tyresHonda RC45SBK Team JM
60Flag of New ZealandTony REES30Dunlop tyresSuzuki GSX-R750
61Flag of New ZealandDean FULTON?Michelin tyresKawasaki ZX-7RRMobil Kawasaki
62Flag of AustraliaShawn GILES27Dunlop tyresHonda RC45Mobil Honda
63Flag of AustraliaSteve MARTIN29Michelin tyresDucati 916Ducati Dealer Team
64Flag of AustraliaAlistair MAXWELL33Dunlop tyresKawasaki ZX-7RRMaxwell Motorcycles
65Flag of AustraliaMalcolm CAMPBELL44Michelin tyresDucati 916State One Construction
66Flag of AustraliaDaniele VANOLINI32Michelin tyresDucati 916Due Fratelli Ducati Team
67Flag of AustraliaScott WEBSTER36Dunlop tyresYamaha YZF750
68Flag of AustraliaJohn PHELAN33Kawasaki ZX-7RRShock Treatment
69Flag of AustraliaMark WILLIS21Dunlop tyresSuzuki GSX-R750Ansett Air Freight Suzuki
70Flag of AustraliaCraig CONNELL29Michelin tyresDucati 916Ducati Dealer Team
71Flag of AustraliaJohn ORCHARD38Bridgestone tyresHonda VTR1000F
72Flag of AustraliaCraig STAFFORD32Yamaha YZF750Stafford Motorcycles
73Flag of AustraliaChris OGNENIS?Michelin tyresSuzuki GSX-R750Mick Hone Motorcycles
74Flag of AustraliaEd MILLER?Michelin tyresKawasaki ZX-7RRDulux Australia
75Flag of AustraliaTroy NASH?Bridgestone tyresKawasaki ZX-7RRSRT Motorcycle Crash Repair
111Flag of New ZealandAaron SLIGHT32Michelin tyresHonda RC45Castrol Honda

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


Official results/ Official entry list/ Official attendance figures/ 1998⁠-⁠03⁠-⁠21 live TV coverage/ 1998⁠-⁠03⁠-⁠22 live TV coverage/ Cycle News 1998⁠-⁠04⁠-⁠01 pg3⁠-⁠8/ Illawarra Mercury 1998⁠-⁠03⁠-⁠19 pg46/ Illawarra Mercury 1998⁠-⁠03⁠-⁠20 pg61/ Illawarra Mercury 1998⁠-⁠03⁠-⁠21 pg75/ Illawarra Mercury 1998⁠-⁠03⁠-⁠23 pg46/ Illawarra Mercury 1998⁠-⁠03⁠-⁠27 pg57/ MOTOR SPORT aktuell 1998⁠-⁠03⁠-⁠24 pg30⁠-⁠33/ Motosprint 1998⁠-⁠12 pg32⁠-⁠35/ Slovenska Tiskovna Agencija 1998⁠-⁠03⁠-⁠22 press release/ Sun Herald 1998⁠-⁠03⁠-⁠22 pg96/ bikenet.co.uk/ troycorser.com/ Photos by Cal Harris (Facebook)