1998-05-08 to 1998-05-10

World Superbike Italian Round

Monza (Permanent circuit, 5.7700 km)
Attendance: 52,000 (3-day)
Event permit: IMN 102/4
Timekeepers: Federazione Italiana Cronometristi
Entries: 32 / Practised: 32 / Qualified: 32

Map of Monza 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 LAVILLA24Dunlop 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
46Flag of ItalyBruno SCATOLA37Kawasaki ZXR750Team Bruno Scatola
47Flag of ItalyGiovanni VALTULINI35Yamaha YZF750Motopiù Racing Team
48Flag of AustriaAndreas MEKLAU30Michelin tyresDucati 916Remus Racing Austria
49Flag of ItalyPaolo BLORA28Metzeler tyresDucati 916Techna Racing
50Flag of Czech RepublicJiří MRKÝVKA24Michelin tyresHonda RC45SBK Team JM
52Flag of ItalyPaolo MALVINI?Pirelli tyresDucati 916De Cecco Racing
53Flag of SlovakiaVladimír KARBAN30Michelin tyresSuzuki GSX-R750Karban Racing Team
54Flag of ItalyGiorgio CANTALUPO36Michelin tyresDucati 916Team Garella
55Flag of Czech RepublicMichal BURSA34Dunlop tyresKawasaki ZX-7RRRepsol Team
56Flag of MexicoJesús RODRÍGUEZ29Michelin tyresDucati 916Celular Express
57Flag of FinlandErkka KORPIAHO30Michelin tyresKawasaki ZX-7RRRKM Racing
58Flag of ItalyFausto POJER?Ducati 916Team Carat
59Flag of ItalyIvo ARNOLDI33Michelin tyresDucati 916Team Carat
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 timetable/ Official attendance figures/ 1998⁠-⁠05⁠-⁠09 live TV coverage/ 1998⁠-⁠05⁠-⁠10 live TV coverage/ Cycle News 1998⁠-⁠05⁠-⁠20 pg14⁠-⁠17/ MOTOR SPORT aktuell 1998⁠-⁠05⁠-⁠12 pg44⁠-⁠48/ Motosprint 1998⁠-⁠20 pg39⁠-⁠49/ bikenet.co.uk/ monzanet.it/ troycorser.com/ Photos by Mario Böttger photos