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.RiderTotalGapJapanSUZJapanSUGJapanTSUJapanSUZJapanFUJJapanSUGJapanMINJapanSUZJapanSUZJapanTSUJapanAIDJapanSUG
1Noriyuki HAGA20202017202017201120202017
2Katsuaki FUJIWARA167-35101115151596917172023
3Yuichi TAKEDA149-53172017172017199913
4Wataru YOSHIKAWA140-6215911101391515101518
5Shin'ichi ITO134-68118131311201713820
6Akira RYO125-77151313881513111316
7Shin'ya TAKEISHI85-11736111510111514
8Tamaki SERIZAWA79-1238101059101368
9Keiichi KITAGAWA64-13813101011119
10Kousuke AKIYOSHI57-14587778713
11Takahiro SOHWA56-146617466710
12Hitoyasu IZUTSU51-15191158612
13Manabu KAMADA51-1516753475554
14Shin'ya NAKATANI47-1554663542458
15Shoichi TSUKAMOTO36-166781011
16Katsunori HASEGAWA35-16794216157
17Yuji HARAGUCHI27-175143324226
18Akira YANAGAWA10-19210
19Osamu NISHIJIMA10-19237
20Norihiko FUJIWARA9-1939
21Tomohiko KANEYASU9-19354
22Katsushi FUJIBAYASHI9-193234
23Toshiki KUNIMATSU8-1948
24Yukihiro AOYANAGI8-19435
25Kei NASHIMOTO7-1957
26Ryuji TSURUTA7-1957
27Shuya ARAI6-19651
28Masayuki YAMANAKA3-1993
29Isami HIGASHIMURA3-1993
30Takuma YAMAMOTO3-1993
31Toshiya KOBAYASHI2-2002
32Takahiro FUKAMI2-2002
33Tohru OHYA2-2002
34Hideo SENMYO2-2002
35Tamotsu MIZUSAWA2-2002
36Yasuhiro ONODERA2-20011
37Ken'ichiro NAKAMURA1-2011
38Yoshiteru KONISHI1-2011
39Ken'ichi YANAGI1-2011
40Kazuki SHIMIZU1-2011