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

Race 1

Scheduled duration: 25 laps
Started: 27 / Classified: 21

Scheduled start time: 12:00
Weather: Overcast / Track: Dry

P.#RiderBikeLapsTimeGapKM/HBest LapOnSpd.Gr.
145USAColin EDWARDSMichelin tyresHonda2536:16.391173.061:26.48423250.93
2111New ZealandAaron SLIGHTMichelin tyresHonda2536:16.4940.103173.051:26.24523238.24
344USAScott RUSSELLMichelin tyresYamaha2536:27.15210.761172.211:26.67020246.015
42Great BritainCarl FOGARTYMichelin tyresDucati2536:28.71312.322172.091:26.79819234.79
58Great BritainJames WHITHAMDunlop tyresSuzuki2536:33.63617.245171.701:26.77019249.211
631Great BritainNiall MACKENZIEDunlop tyresYamaha2536:36.96820.577171.441:26.72416247.17
711AustraliaTroy CORSERMichelin tyresDucati2536:39.91723.526171.211:27.1636238.71
851Great BritainSteve HISLOPDunlop tyresYamaha2536:41.58725.196171.081:26.9266237.712
97ItalyPierfrancesco CHILIMichelin tyresDucati2536:46.09529.704170.731:27.2457240.22
106AustraliaPeter GODDARDDunlop tyresSuzuki2536:47.55731.166170.621:27.5476240.713
1156Great BritainSean EMMETTMichelin tyresDucati2536:47.75031.359170.601:27.47116238.25
1241JapanNoriyuki HAGADunlop tyresYamaha2536:57.44741.056169.861:27.7354241.214
1332AustraliaTroy BAYLISSDunlop tyresDucati2537:15.75459.363168.471:28.4567234.717
1464Great BritainMatt LLEWELLYNDunlop tyresDucati2537:22.9761:06.585167.921:28.5018231.319
1539ItalyAlessandro GRAMIGNIMichelin tyresDucati2537:38.8301:22.439166.751:29.2904221.821
1610New ZealandAndrew STROUDDunlop tyresKawasaki2436:26.7001 lap165.361:29.5619232.322
1727FranceFrédéric PROTATMichelin tyresDucati2436:35.2631 lap164.711:30.40118227.127
1866Great BritainBrett SAMPSONDunlop tyresKawasaki2436:37.0111 lap164.581:29.6152227.126
1967Great BritainMax VINCENTDunlop tyresKawasaki2436:40.9581 lap164.281:30.6395228.023
2068Great BritainSteve MARKSMichelin tyresKawasaki2437:06.7231 lap162.381:30.83113222.624
2153SlovakiaVladimír KARBANMichelin tyresSuzuki2336:55.7812 laps156.391:34.52715211.028
RT5Great BritainNeil HODGSONDunlop tyresKawasaki1826:18.164Accident171.841:26.81315235.710
RT50Czech RepublicJiří MRKÝVKAMichelin tyresHonda1319:59.674---163.261:31.0189226.725
RT37Great BritainTerry RYMERDunlop tyresSuzuki1217:59.434---167.491:28.7435233.218
RT49Great BritainJohn REYNOLDSMichelin tyresDucati1218:00.534---167.321:28.20412234.76
RT38Great BritainJames HAYDONDunlop tyresSuzuki57:33.544---166.091:29.2833221.88
RT35SpainGregorio LAVILLADunlop tyresDucati34:48.507---156.661:29.5732213.416
NS15SloveniaIgor JERMANMichelin tyresKawasakiInjured20
NS55JapanHitoyasu IZUTSUDunlop tyresKawasakiInjured
Fastest lap111New ZealandAaron SLIGHTMichelin tyresHonda1:26.245 on lap 23174.69 km/h

Rider notes

#55 Izutsu: Injured leg in qualifying 2.

#15 Jerman: Injured in qualifying 2.

#49 Reynolds: Started from pit lane.

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