1997 All Japan Superbike Championship

Points system

Riders Championship: 1st: 20; 2nd: 17; 3rd: 15; 4th: 13; 5th: 11; 6th: 10; 7th: 9; 8th: 8; 9th: 7; 10th: 6; 11th: 5; 12th: 4; 13th: 3; 14th: 2; 15th: 1.

At the MFJ Grand Prix, an additional 3 points are awarded for each position.

The number of points-paying positions is dependent on the number of riders who participate in official qualifying. If there are 25 or more participants, points will be awarded to the top 15 finishers; the number of finishers awarded points decreases as follows with the number of participants: 24-22 riders: top 12 finishers, 21-20: top 10, 19-18: top 9, 17-16: top 8, 15-14: top 7, 13-12: top 6, 11-10: top 5, 9-8: top 4, 7-6: top 3, 5: top 2, 4 or fewer: no points awarded.

Riders Championship

P.RiderTotalGapFlag of JapanSUZFlag of JapanSUGFlag of JapanTSUFlag of JapanSUZFlag of JapanFUJFlag of JapanSUGFlag of JapanMINFlag of JapanSUZFlag of JapanSUZFlag of JapanTSUFlag of JapanAIDFlag of JapanSUG
1Flag of JapanNoriyuki HAGA20202017202017201120202017
2Flag of JapanKatsuaki FUJIWARA167-35101115151596917172023
3Flag of JapanYuichi TAKEDA149-53172017172017199913
4Flag of JapanWataru YOSHIKAWA140-6215911101391515101518
5Flag of JapanShin'ichi ITO134-68118131311201713820
6Flag of JapanAkira RYO125-77151313881513111316
7Flag of JapanShin'ya TAKEISHI85-11736111510111514
8Flag of JapanTamaki SERIZAWA79-1238101059101368
9Flag of JapanKeiichi KITAGAWA64-13813101011119
10Flag of JapanKousuke AKIYOSHI57-14587778713
11Flag of JapanTakahiro SOHWA56-146617466710
12Flag of JapanHitoyasu IZUTSU51-15191158612
13Flag of JapanManabu KAMADA51-1516753475554
14Flag of JapanShin'ya NAKATANI47-1554663542458
15Flag of JapanShoichi TSUKAMOTO36-166781011
16Flag of JapanKatsunori HASEGAWA35-16794216157
17Flag of JapanYuji HARAGUCHI27-175143324226
18Flag of JapanAkira YANAGAWA10-19210
19Flag of JapanOsamu NISHIJIMA10-19237
20Flag of JapanNorihiko FUJIWARA9-1939
21Flag of JapanTomohiko KANEYASU9-19354
22Flag of JapanKatsushi FUJIBAYASHI9-193234
23Flag of JapanToshiki KUNIMATSU8-1948
24Flag of JapanYukihiro AOYANAGI8-19435
25Flag of JapanKei NASHIMOTO7-1957
26Flag of JapanRyuji TSURUTA7-1957
27Flag of JapanShuya ARAI6-19651
28Flag of JapanMasayuki YAMANAKA3-1993
29Flag of JapanIsami HIGASHIMURA3-1993
30Flag of JapanTakuma YAMAMOTO3-1993
31Flag of JapanToshiya KOBAYASHI2-2002
32Flag of JapanTakahiro FUKAMI2-2002
33Flag of JapanTohru OHYA2-2002
34Flag of JapanHideo SENMYO2-2002
35Flag of JapanTamotsu MIZUSAWA2-2002
36Flag of JapanYasuhiro ONODERA2-20011
37Flag of JapanKen'ichiro NAKAMURA1-2011
38Flag of JapanYoshiteru KONISHI1-2011
39Flag of JapanKen'ichi YANAGI1-2011
40Flag of JapanKazuki SHIMIZU1-2011