1997 FIM Superbike World Championship

Points system

Riders Championship: 1st: 25; 2nd: 20; 3rd: 16; 4th: 13; 5th: 11; 6th: 10; 7th: 9; 8th: 8; 9th: 7; 10th: 6; 11th: 5; 12th: 4; 13th: 3; 14th: 2; 15th: 1.
Manufacturers Championship: Points awarded to the highest placed finisher for each manufacturer, according to the same system as the Riders Championship.

Riders Championship

P.RiderTotalGapAustraliaPHIAustraliaPHIItalyMISItalyMISGreat BritainDONGreat BritainDONGermanyHOCGermanyHOCItalyMONItalyMONUSALAGUSALAGGreat BritainBRAGreat BritainBRAAustriaA1RAustriaA1RNetherlandsASSNetherlandsASSSpainALBSpainALBJapanSUGJapanSUGIndonesiaSENIndonesiaSEN
1John KOCINSKI4160259202561120225202525162011162516252581625
2Carl FOGARTY358-582013161620251325161320202525202551625
3Aaron SLIGHT343-7325132025162520119610816201313201611132013
4Akira YANAGAWA247-1691311820861111132025891313251320
5Simon CRAFAR234-18216161191613101391391071016201620
6Scott RUSSELL226-190910101091613118101320119131081141011
7Pierfrancesco CHILI209-207252011992510251316201196
8James WHITHAM140-2765862161016897610956710
9Neil HODGSON137-279913137108713108111189
10Piergiorgio BONTEMPI118-29868555710798471161010
11Mike HALE87-329417672755958768
12Colin EDWARDS79-337201081110911
13Noriyuki HAGA72-34420251116
14Pere RIBA69-34772771543154253355
15Igor JERMAN50-3666511121314134467
16Chris WALKER47-36966476765
17Jochen SCHMID46-3703736363474
18Andreas MEKLAU40-37683266528
19Miguel DUHAMEL32-3841616
20Troy BAYLISS22-3941111
21Michael RUTTER21-395516
22John REYNOLDS21-395759
23Sean EMMETT21-3952478
24Katsuaki FUJIWARA20-396911
25James HAYDON19-39745442
26Gregorio LAVILLA18-3983339
27Tamaki SERIZAWA17-399710
28Martin CRAGGILL17-399107
29Niall MACKENZIE17-39998
30Christian LAVIEILLE16-400664
31Makoto SUZUKI15-401546
32Keiichi KITAGAWA13-40313
33Tom KIPP12-40448
34Christer LINDHOLM12-404444
35Doug CHANDLER11-40511
36Yuichi TAKEDA11-40529
37Shin'ya TAKEISHI10-40610
38Akira RYO9-40718
39Steve CREVIER9-40754
40Damon BUCKMASTER8-4088
41Erkka KORPIAHO7-4092131
42Simon YUDHA KUSUMA6-41033
43Aaron YATES5-4115
44Benn ARCHIBALD5-4115
45Phil GILES5-41132
46Norihiko FUJIWARA3-4133
47Christian HÄUSLE3-4133
48Pascal PICOTTE3-4133
49Jean-Marc DELÉTANG3-4133
50Johann WOLFSTEINER2-4142
51Jean-Philippe RUGGIA2-4142
52Ossi NIEDERKIRCHER1-4151
53David EMMERSON1-4151