1998-08-28 to 1998-08-30

World Superbike Austrian Round

A1-Ring (Permanent circuit, 4.3180 km)
Attendance: 38,000 (3-day)
Event permit: IMN 102/11
Timekeepers: Federazione Italiana Cronometristi
Entries: 36 / Practised: 33 / Qualified: 31

Map of A1-Ring circuit.

Overall qualifying

P.#RiderBikeQ1Q2SPTimeKM/H
1111Flag of New ZealandAaron SLIGHTMichelin tyresHonda1:30.6551:30.4761:30.3401:30.340172.07
24Flag of JapanAkira YANAGAWADunlop tyresKawasaki1:31.0541:30.8821:30.7321:30.732171.33
38Flag of Great BritainJames WHITHAMDunlop tyresSuzuki1:31.5081:31.3631:30.8471:30.847171.11
411Flag of AustraliaTroy CORSERMichelin tyresDucati1:30.9521:30.8031:30.9391:30.939170.94
57Flag of ItalyPierfrancesco CHILIMichelin tyresDucati1:31.5161:31.1561:31.2171:31.217170.42
62Flag of Great BritainCarl FOGARTYMichelin tyresDucati1:31.4451:30.7621:31.2841:31.284170.29
75Flag of Great BritainNeil HODGSONDunlop tyresKawasaki1:31.7841:31.5621:31.5601:31.560169.78
86Flag of AustraliaPeter GODDARDDunlop tyresSuzuki1:32.0991:32.1891:31.5681:31.568169.76
945Flag of USAColin EDWARDSMichelin tyresHonda1:31.6821:30.6731:31.7541:31.754169.42
1048Flag of AustriaAndreas MEKLAUMichelin tyresDucati1:31.3321:32.7811:31.8181:31.818169.30
1144Flag of USAScott RUSSELLMichelin tyresYamaha1:31.5491:31.7771:31.8561:31.856169.23
1241Flag of JapanNoriyuki HAGADunlop tyresYamaha1:32.3341:31.6131:32.0581:32.058168.86
1335Flag of SpainGregorio LAVILLADunlop tyresDucati1:31.7631:31.6571:32.1531:32.153168.68
1439Flag of ItalyAlessandro GRAMIGNIMichelin tyresDucati1:33.1851:33.5231:33.5991:33.599166.08
1557Flag of FinlandErkka KORPIAHOMichelin tyresKawasaki1:34.4621:33.8131:35.0531:35.053163.54
1619Flag of ItalyLucio PEDERCINIMichelin tyresDucati1:34.1201:33.3821:35.2631:35.263163.18
1712Flag of ItalyMario INNAMORATIDunlop tyresKawasaki1:34.5711:33.8831:33.883165.58
1815Flag of SloveniaIgor JERMANMichelin tyresKawasaki1:34.0801:33.9131:33.913165.52
1910Flag of New ZealandAndrew STROUDDunlop tyresKawasaki1:34.7541:34.2741:34.274164.89
2055Flag of AustriaManfred KAINZDunlop tyresKawasaki1:36.6631:36.3741:36.374161.30
2154Flag of AustriaJohann WOLFSTEINERMichelin tyresKawasaki1:36.9111:36.6101:36.610160.90
2258Flag of AustriaGernot SZAKOLCZAIKawasaki1:37.8241:36.6451:36.645160.84
2327Flag of FranceFrédéric PROTATMichelin tyresDucati1:37.8541:36.7561:36.756160.66
2452Flag of AustriaGerhard ESTERERMichelin tyresKawasaki1:36.8711:37.3331:36.871160.47
2559Flag of AustriaChristian ZAISERMichelin tyresHonda1:37.9771:37.1391:37.139160.03
(26)67Flag of AustriaSebastian VITZTHUMMichelin tyresDucati1:37.4401:38.7391:37.440159.53
2750Flag of Czech RepublicJiří MRKÝVKAMichelin tyresHonda1:37.6191:37.6241:37.619159.24
2871Flag of AustriaOssi NIEDERKIRCHERMetzeler tyresSuzuki1:37.9131:40.6351:37.913158.76
2968Flag of AustriaAli GUETTOUCHEMichelin tyresKawasaki1:38.4091:39.3241:38.409157.96
3053Flag of SlovakiaVladimír KARBANMichelin tyresSuzuki1:39.8071:38.6871:38.687157.52
3175Flag of AustriaFranz MUNDSPERGERDunlop tyresKawasaki1:38.7641:38.764157.39
(32)76Flag of AustriaErnst SCHULLERKawasaki1:41.1921:41.2611:41.192153.62
(33)73Flag of AustriaAnton RECHBERGERMichelin tyresSuzuki1:41.3271:41.6631:41.327153.41

Positions in parentheses denote riders who either did not receive a grid space, failed to meet qualifying requirements or withdrew after qualifying.

Sources:

Official results/ Official attendance figures/ 1998⁠-⁠08⁠-⁠29 live TV coverage/ 1998⁠-⁠08⁠-⁠30 live TV coverage/ Cycle News 1998⁠-⁠09⁠-⁠09 pg12⁠-⁠15/ Platzhirsch Ausgabe 2018⁠-⁠05/ Salzburger Nachrichten 2018⁠-⁠06⁠-⁠02/ Slovenska Tiskovna Agencija 1998⁠-⁠08⁠-⁠30 press release/ troycorser.com/ youtube.com YART07 ⁠-⁠ WSBK Crash Mandy Kainz Christian Zaiser