1997 Shell Australian Superbike Series

Between March 15 and August 3 1997, 32 riders competed in 12 races on 6 circuits.

Race summary

Key: E = total entries / P = total riders who practised / Q = total qualifiers / S = total starters / C = total classified finishers.

DateCircuitWinnerEPQSCConditionsDistanceAvg. KMH
1997-03-15 Calder Park Damon BUCKMASTER / Kawasaki1717171613Overcast / Dry27.36 km143.54 km/h
1997-03-15 Calder Park Troy BAYLISS / Suzuki1717171414Overcast / Dry27.36 km144.19 km/h
1997-04-13 Phillip Island Troy BAYLISS / Suzuki1616161515Sunny / Dry31.15 km163.08 km/h
1997-04-13 Phillip Island Troy BAYLISS / Suzuki1616161514Sunny / Dry31.15 km163.86 km/h
1997-05-18 Winton Martin CRAGGILL / Kawasaki15151514Sunny / Dry24.00 km124.67 km/h
1997-05-18 Winton Martin CRAGGILL / Kawasaki15151413Sunny / Dry24.00 km125.39 km/h
1997-05-25 Eastern Creek Martin CRAGGILL / Kawasaki13131313Sunny / Dry23.58 km149.17 km/h
1997-05-25 Eastern Creek Martin CRAGGILL / Kawasaki13131312Sunny / Dry23.58 km149.85 km/h
1997-07-13 Mallala Martin CRAGGILL / Kawasaki1313131212Sunny / Dry18.20 km118.55 km/h
1997-07-13 Mallala Martin CRAGGILL / Kawasaki1313131111Sunny / Dry18.20 km117.90 km/h
1997-08-03 Oran Park Damon BUCKMASTER / Kawasaki1515151411Sunny / Dry7.88 km129.44 km/h
1997-08-03 Oran Park Damon BUCKMASTER / Kawasaki1515151414Sunny / Dry15.75 km129.45 km/h

Rider statistics

Key: R = total races started / W = total wins / P = total podiums / PP = total pole positions / RT = total retirements / BF = best finish pos. / AF = average finish pos. / AP = average points scored per race / Fin. % = percentage of races finished / TL = total laps completed / BG = best grid position / AG = average grid position.

RiderPointsRWPPPRTBFAFAPFin. %TLBGAG
Ackermann, Dieter5.00213142.50100.00 %141414
Archibald, Benn47.506577.92100.00 %3546
Baillie, Jason11.50411132.88100.00 %191314
Bayliss, Troy214.001231011317.83100.00 %8913
Brenton, Michael11.00210115.50100.00 %141111
Buckmaster, Damon159.501235111413.2991.67 %8214
Campbell, Malcolm8.00318102.6766.67 %9911
Caridi, Paul28.00811133.50100.00 %631113
Connell, Craig153.0011412413.91100.00 %8615
Cooper, Ross11.00210115.50100.00 %161515
Craggill, Martin228.00126811219.00100.00 %8914
Emmerson, David13.0029106.50100.00 %161212
Giles, Shawn111.0012121369.2591.67 %8713
Hambridge, Ian8.5029104.25100.00 %91313
Love, Jason8.0021884.0050.00 %1799
Martin, Steve148.501222412.38100.00 %8936
Maxwell, Alistair48.0081896.0087.50 %4938
Miller, Ed26.0048106.50100.00 %381010
Mills, Kerry6.00210123.00100.00 %91414
Moss, Greg76.50111786.9590.91 %6567
Ognenis, Chris9.00211124.50100.00 %141212
Orchard, John18.00411124.50100.00 %371212
Stafford, Craig25.00610124.17100.00 %531313
Tozer, Stephen13.0029106.50100.00 %241212
Vanolini, Daniele23.006210103.8366.67 %261010
Webster, Scott10.00413142.50100.00 %361516
Willis, Mark156.0012612413.0091.67 %8823

Manufacturer statistics

Key: C = total competitors representing this manufacturer / R = total races started / W = total wins / P = total podiums / PP = total pole positions / RT = total retirements / BF = best finish pos. / AF = average finish pos. / AP = average points scored per race / Fin. % = percentage of races finished / TL = total laps completed / BG = best grid position / AG = average grid position.

ManufacturerPointsCRWPPPRTBFAFAPFin. %TLBGAG
Ducati4124132688.00 %16417
Honda4121223893.10 %20217
Hunwick-Hallam13181066.67 %9911
Kawasaki1012913221796.00 %36317
Suzuki812318111698.00 %36816
Yamaha281012100.00 %671113