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.

Race 2

Scheduled duration: 25 laps
Started: 28 / Classified: 21

Scheduled start time: 15:30
Weather: Cloudy / Track: Dry

P.#RiderBikeLapsTimeGapKM/HBest LapOnSpd.Gr.
1111Flag of New ZealandAaron SLIGHTMichelin tyresHonda2538:03.213170.211:30.7057270.61
22Flag of Great BritainCarl FOGARTYMichelin tyresDucati2538:03.3940.181170.191:30.5488269.36
37Flag of ItalyPierfrancesco CHILIMichelin tyresDucati2538:05.1851.972170.061:30.6759270.05
44Flag of JapanAkira YANAGAWADunlop tyresKawasaki2538:09.2276.014169.761:30.7858272.72
511Flag of AustraliaTroy CORSERMichelin tyresDucati2538:09.4946.281169.741:30.2766272.74
68Flag of Great BritainJames WHITHAMDunlop tyresSuzuki2538:22.64919.436168.771:31.3655260.83
735Flag of SpainGregorio LAVILLADunlop tyresDucati2538:23.09419.881168.741:31.27610266.013
86Flag of AustraliaPeter GODDARDDunlop tyresSuzuki2538:23.14719.934168.731:31.4188268.68
945Flag of USAColin EDWARDSMichelin tyresHonda2538:26.87823.665168.461:31.1666275.59
105Flag of Great BritainNeil HODGSONDunlop tyresKawasaki2538:27.45124.238168.421:31.6907269.37
1144Flag of USAScott RUSSELLMichelin tyresYamaha2538:41.78438.571167.381:31.5285265.311
1241Flag of JapanNoriyuki HAGADunlop tyresYamaha2538:49.63046.417166.821:31.9763261.512
1348Flag of AustriaAndreas MEKLAUMichelin tyresDucati2538:59.30356.090166.131:32.3397260.810
1439Flag of ItalyAlessandro GRAMIGNIMichelin tyresDucati2539:01.59658.383165.961:32.5598263.414
1515Flag of SloveniaIgor JERMANMichelin tyresKawasaki2539:21.4791:18.266164.571:33.3618262.718
1657Flag of FinlandErkka KORPIAHOMichelin tyresKawasaki2438:24.6441 lap161.881:35.00210254.715
1754Flag of AustriaJohann WOLFSTEINERMichelin tyresKawasaki2438:52.7361 lap159.931:35.7562251.721
1852Flag of AustriaGerhard ESTERERMichelin tyresKawasaki2439:09.5691 lap158.781:36.32611254.124
1958Flag of AustriaGernot SZAKOLCZAIKawasaki2439:14.2691 lap158.471:36.1785244.822
2071Flag of AustriaOssi NIEDERKIRCHERMetzeler tyresSuzuki2439:39.9921 lap156.751:37.66821251.727
2168Flag of AustriaAli GUETTOUCHEMichelin tyresKawasaki2338:13.5502 laps155.891:37.94117258.928
RT12Flag of ItalyMario INNAMORATIDunlop tyresKawasaki2336:59.561Mechanical161.081:33.8093252.317
RT27Flag of FranceFrédéric PROTATMichelin tyresDucati1016:43.263Mechanical154.941:36.0905250.523
RT55Flag of AustriaManfred KAINZDunlop tyresKawasaki711:29.943Mechanical157.711:36.9346254.120
RT59Flag of AustriaChristian ZAISERMichelin tyresHonda711:30.304Mechanical157.631:36.7655242.125
RT19Flag of ItalyLucio PEDERCINIMichelin tyresDucati58:24.121Mechanical154.181:35.0864251.116
RT50Flag of Czech RepublicJiří MRKÝVKAMichelin tyresHonda46:41.882Mechanical154.721:37.3314253.526
RT53Flag of SlovakiaVladimír KARBANMichelin tyresSuzuki35:20.680Mechanical145.421:39.7072251.129
NS10Flag of New ZealandAndrew STROUDDunlop tyresKawasakiNot started19
NS75Flag of AustriaFranz MUNDSPERGERDunlop tyresKawasakiNot started30
NS67Flag of AustriaSebastian VITZTHUMMichelin tyresDucatiInjured
Fastest lap11Flag of AustraliaTroy CORSERMichelin tyresDucati1:30.276 on lap 6172.19 km/h

Rider notes

#19 Pedercini: Started from pit lane.

#67 Vitzthum: Suffered basal skull fracture & ruptured lung in qualifying 2.

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