1998-07-10 to 1998-07-12

World Superbike United States Round

Laguna Seca (Permanent circuit, 3.6100 km)
Attendance: 64,000 (3-day)
Event permit: IMN 102/9
Timekeepers: Federazione Italiana Cronometristi
Entries: ? / Practised: 27 / Qualified: 26

Free Practice 2

Scheduled duration: 30 mins
Started: 26 / Classified: 26

Scheduled start time: 15:15
Weather: Sunny / Track: Dry

P.#RiderBikeBest LapGapKM/HOnLapsSpd.
111AustraliaTroy CORSERMichelin tyresDucati1:26.113150.921616191.8
266AustraliaMat MLADINDunlop tyresSuzuki1:26.4590.346150.311515192.5
345USAColin EDWARDSMichelin tyresHonda1:27.2561.143148.941919193.5
441JapanNoriyuki HAGADunlop tyresYamaha1:27.3011.188148.861314192.8
57ItalyPierfrancesco CHILIMichelin tyresDucati1:27.3761.263148.741213193.8
65Great BritainNeil HODGSONDunlop tyresKawasaki1:27.4451.332148.621515193.5
78Great BritainJames WHITHAMDunlop tyresSuzuki1:27.4471.334148.621717190.4
8110USADoug CHANDLERDunlop tyresKawasaki1:27.4781.365148.561013190.1
9111New ZealandAaron SLIGHTMichelin tyresHonda1:27.4831.370148.551213193.2
102Great BritainCarl FOGARTYMichelin tyresDucati1:27.5751.462148.401417184.6
1192USAJamie HACKINGDunlop tyresYamaha1:27.8571.744147.92712188.8
12101USABen BOSTROMDunlop tyresHonda1:27.8891.776147.8769189.8
134JapanAkira YANAGAWADunlop tyresKawasaki1:27.9401.827147.781417196.7
1444USAScott RUSSELLMichelin tyresYamaha1:27.9611.848147.751113188.8
1520USAAaron YATESDunlop tyresSuzuki1:28.3342.221147.12310185.5
166AustraliaPeter GODDARDDunlop tyresSuzuki1:28.4672.354146.90917191.4
1797USARich OLIVERDunlop tyresYamaha1:28.7232.610146.481214186.2
1839ItalyAlessandro GRAMIGNIMichelin tyresDucati1:29.3543.241145.441616179.1
1935SpainGregorio LAVILLADunlop tyresDucati1:29.7043.591144.8879187.5
2015SloveniaIgor JERMANMichelin tyresKawasaki1:29.7383.625144.821214188.1
219ItalyPiergiorgio BONTEMPIDunlop tyresKawasaki1:29.9003.787144.56515183.3
2210New ZealandAndrew STROUDDunlop tyresKawasaki1:29.9263.813144.521315186.2
2319ItalyLucio PEDERCINIMichelin tyresDucati1:30.0803.967144.2799181.8
2479USAJames RANDOLPHDunlop tyresHonda1:30.6654.552143.34814178.8
2527FranceFrédéric PROTATMichelin tyresDucati1:31.2635.150142.4047177.9
2686USARicky ORLANDODunlop tyresKawasaki1:35.7089.595135.7933164.6
Sources:

Official results/ Official attendance figures/ 1998⁠-⁠07⁠-⁠12 live TV coverage/ Associated Press 1998⁠-⁠07⁠-⁠18 press release/ Cycle News 1998⁠-⁠07⁠-⁠22 pg3, 6⁠-⁠11/ Slovenska Tiskovna Agencija 1998⁠-⁠07⁠-⁠13 press release/ Article 'Destruction Alley' by Dean Adams (superbikeplanet.com)/ amasuperbike.com/ motorcycle⁠-⁠usa.com/ odn.ne.jp/jaja/ rickyorlando.com/about⁠-⁠ricky⁠-⁠orlando/meet⁠-⁠ricky⁠-⁠orlando/ troycorser.com/ Usenet posts in rec.motorcycles.racing/ Photos by Bob Snyder Drag Photos Photos by Chuck Forquer (Facebook)