1998-07-31 to 1998-08-02

World Superbike European Round

Brands Hatch (Permanent circuit, 4.1850 km)
Attendance: 104,000 (3-day)
Event permit: IMN 102/10
Timekeepers: Federazione Italiana Cronometristi
Entries: 34 / Practised: 29 / Qualified: 29

Map of Brands Hatch circuit.

Qualifying 2

Scheduled duration: 60 mins
Started: 29 / Classified: 29

Scheduled start time: 11:30
Weather: Cloudy / Track: Dry

P.#RiderBikeBest LapGapKM/HOnLapsSpd.
145Flag of USAColin EDWARDSMichelin tyresHonda1:25.775175.652526249.8
211Flag of AustraliaTroy CORSERMichelin tyresDucati1:25.7910.016175.611225246.5
35Flag of Great BritainNeil HODGSONDunlop tyresKawasaki1:25.7960.021175.602930237.2
42Flag of Great BritainCarl FOGARTYMichelin tyresDucati1:25.9110.136175.372527235.7
57Flag of ItalyPierfrancesco CHILIMichelin tyresDucati1:25.9530.178175.282525252.6
6111Flag of New ZealandAaron SLIGHTMichelin tyresHonda1:26.2420.467174.692526244.4
751Flag of Great BritainSteve HISLOPDunlop tyresYamaha1:26.2590.484174.661921237.7
838Flag of Great BritainJames HAYDONDunlop tyresSuzuki1:26.4030.628174.372126235.7
949Flag of Great BritainJohn REYNOLDSMichelin tyresDucati1:26.6140.839173.942121241.8
1031Flag of Great BritainNiall MACKENZIEDunlop tyresYamaha1:26.7090.934173.752828244.9
1141Flag of JapanNoriyuki HAGADunlop tyresYamaha1:26.7220.947173.733132244.4
1244Flag of USAScott RUSSELLMichelin tyresYamaha1:26.8041.029173.562727244.9
138Flag of Great BritainJames WHITHAMDunlop tyresSuzuki1:26.8421.067173.492727239.2
146Flag of AustraliaPeter GODDARDDunlop tyresSuzuki1:27.0591.284173.062425244.9
1556Flag of Great BritainSean EMMETTMichelin tyresDucati1:27.0851.310173.001622236.7
1655Flag of JapanHitoyasu IZUTSUDunlop tyresKawasaki1:27.1691.394172.843030239.7
1735Flag of SpainGregorio LAVILLADunlop tyresDucati1:27.3961.621172.392424228.5
1832Flag of AustraliaTroy BAYLISSDunlop tyresDucati1:27.6391.864171.911228234.7
1964Flag of Great BritainMatt LLEWELLYNDunlop tyresDucati1:28.1322.357170.951919232.8
2037Flag of Great BritainTerry RYMERDunlop tyresSuzuki1:28.9913.216169.301014237.2
2115Flag of SloveniaIgor JERMANMichelin tyresKawasaki1:29.0093.234169.261321235.2
2210Flag of New ZealandAndrew STROUDDunlop tyresKawasaki1:29.2753.500168.762025230.9
2339Flag of ItalyAlessandro GRAMIGNIMichelin tyresDucati1:29.3703.595168.582626222.2
2467Flag of Great BritainMax VINCENTDunlop tyresKawasaki1:29.4263.651168.472729234.7
2568Flag of Great BritainSteve MARKSMichelin tyresKawasaki1:30.1774.402167.072626220.0
2650Flag of Czech RepublicJiří MRKÝVKAMichelin tyresHonda1:31.2025.427165.192222229.0
2766Flag of Great BritainBrett SAMPSONDunlop tyresKawasaki1:31.3865.611164.861625223.1
2827Flag of FranceFrédéric PROTATMichelin tyresDucati1:31.6295.854164.421617225.8
2953Flag of SlovakiaVladimír KARBANMichelin tyresSuzuki1:33.3237.548161.441721220.5

Red-flagged due to accident involving Izutsu.

Sources:

Official results/ Official entry list/ Official attendance figures/ 1998⁠-⁠08⁠-⁠01 live TV coverage/ 1998⁠-⁠08⁠-⁠02 live TV coverage/ AMCN Vol 48 No 3 pg84⁠-⁠86/ Cycle News 1998⁠-⁠08⁠-⁠12 pg20⁠-⁠22/ troycorser.com