1998-05-22 to 1998-05-24

World Superbike Spanish Round

Albacete (Permanent circuit, 3.5393 km)
Event permit: IMN 102/5
Timekeepers: Federazione Italiana Cronometristi
Entries: ? / Practised: 22 / Qualified: 21

Race 1

Scheduled duration: 26 laps
Started: 21 / Classified: 20

Scheduled start time: 12:00
Weather: Raining / Track: Wet

P.#RiderBikeLapsTimeGapKM/HBest LapOnSpd.Gr.
17ItalyPierfrancesco CHILIMichelin tyresDucati2034:32.554122.951:41.28411222.29
211AustraliaTroy CORSERMichelin tyresDucati2034:33.8701.316122.881:41.90720226.810
335SpainGregorio LAVILLADunlop tyresDucati2034:36.3633.809122.731:41.77516218.64
4111New ZealandAaron SLIGHTMichelin tyresHonda2034:43.20410.650122.331:42.12717214.26
545USAColin EDWARDSMichelin tyresHonda2034:44.53211.978122.251:42.72514224.05
644USAScott RUSSELLMichelin tyresYamaha2034:44.66612.112122.241:42.40320216.82
75Great BritainNeil HODGSONDunlop tyresKawasaki2034:45.44812.894122.191:42.70019212.13
839ItalyAlessandro GRAMIGNIMichelin tyresDucati2035:08.75636.202120.841:43.92618202.213
92Great BritainCarl FOGARTYMichelin tyresDucati2035:19.33946.785120.241:44.19215213.08
1041JapanNoriyuki HAGADunlop tyresYamaha2035:23.72351.169119.991:43.75015216.01
118Great BritainJames WHITHAMDunlop tyresSuzuki2035:25.44352.889119.891:43.65015211.311
129ItalyPiergiorgio BONTEMPIDunlop tyresKawasaki2035:26.10453.550119.861:43.80917210.912
134JapanAkira YANAGAWADunlop tyresKawasaki2035:26.21253.658119.851:43.98517215.57
146AustraliaPeter GODDARDDunlop tyresSuzuki2035:27.51354.959119.781:43.97217211.314
1557FinlandErkka KORPIAHOMichelin tyresKawasaki2035:38.5391:05.985119.161:44.31513219.515
1621FranceJean-Marc DELÉTANGMichelin tyresYamaha2035:55.3431:22.789118.231:45.73611206.116
1750Czech RepublicJiří MRKÝVKAMichelin tyresHonda1934:33.6851 lap116.741:46.71215210.920
1810New ZealandAndrew STROUDDunlop tyresKawasaki1935:06.6691 lap114.921:46.52017213.819
1927FranceFrédéric PROTATMichelin tyresDucati1935:06.9221 lap114.901:45.32919203.318
2053SlovakiaVladimír KARBANMichelin tyresSuzuki1835:18.5252 laps108.261:55.16712189.121
RT15SloveniaIgor JERMANMichelin tyresKawasaki23:50.131Accident110.731:51.0032198.117
Fastest lap7ItalyPierfrancesco CHILIMichelin tyresDucati1:41.284 on lap 11125.80 km/h

Shortened from 26 to 20 laps due to rain delays.

Sources:

Official results/ Official timetable/ Official attendance figures/ 1998⁠-⁠05⁠-⁠23 live TV coverage/ 1998⁠-⁠05⁠-⁠24 live TV coverage/ Cycle News 1998⁠-⁠06⁠-⁠03 pg16⁠-⁠19/ El Mundo Deportivo 1998⁠-⁠05⁠-⁠24 pg46, 52/ El Mundo Deportivo 1998⁠-⁠05⁠-⁠25 pg53/ troycorser.com