1998 Shell Australian Superbike Championship

Between February 8 and August 2 1998, 30 riders competed in 15 races on 8 circuits.

Race summary

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

DateCircuitWinnerEPQSCConditionsDistanceAvg. KMH
1998-02-08 Symmons Plains Martin CRAGGILL / Kawasaki12121211Sunny / Dry36.17 km159.99 km/h
1998-02-08 Symmons Plains Damon BUCKMASTER / Kawasaki12121212Sunny / Dry36.17 km159.59 km/h
1998-04-19 Phillip Island Craig CONNELL / Ducati21212018Overcast / Dry31.15 km162.92 km/h
1998-04-19 Phillip Island Craig CONNELL / Ducati21212118Overcast / Dry31.15 km162.39 km/h
1998-05-03 Winton Martin CRAGGILL / Kawasaki1717171412Sunny / Dry27.00 km125.58 km/h
1998-05-03 WintonRe-scheduled to Sunday evening due to delays, boycotted by teams and riders due to concerns over unsafe track conditions.
1998-05-24 Mallala Steve MARTIN / Ducati1815151515Cloudy / Drying26.00 km133.95 km/h
1998-05-24 Mallala Steve MARTIN / Ducati1815151414Cloudy / Dry20.80 km134.21 km/h
1998-05-31 Wanneroo Damon BUCKMASTER / Kawasaki1917171716Sunny / Dry36.17 km150.23 km/h
1998-05-31 Wanneroo Martin CRAGGILL / Kawasaki1917171716Sunny / Dry36.17 km149.04 km/h
1998-06-21 Calder Park Steve MARTIN / Ducati1716151412Sunny / Dry34.20 km144.57 km/h
1998-06-21 Calder Park Steve MARTIN / Ducati1716151413Overcast / Dry34.20 km144.79 km/h
1998-07-19 Hidden Valley Craig CONNELL / Ducati1817171716Sunny / Dry34.44 km146.11 km/h
1998-07-19 Hidden Valley Damon BUCKMASTER / Kawasaki1817171716Sunny / Dry34.44 km146.68 km/h
1998-08-02 Oran Park Martin CRAGGILL / Kawasaki1919181816Sunny / Dry26.25 km131.98 km/h
1998-08-02 Oran Park Damon BUCKMASTER / Kawasaki1919181816Cloudy / Dry23.63 km130.54 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
Adams, Stuart17.00411124.25100.00 %541012
Allen, Andy11RT0.00 %41717
Archer, Peter9.00211124.50100.00 %191212
Baillie, Jason11.00611141.83100.00 %571216
Bogaerts, John4.008314150.5062.50 %681517
Buckmaster, Damon244.0014410211317.4392.86 %16012
Connell, Craig255.001531011317.00100.00 %17414
Craggill, Martin267.001541031317.80100.00 %17413
Free, Paul91.00153786.0780.00 %14968
Giles, Shawn177.0015213511.80100.00 %17413
Hablethwaite, Stuart21616100.00 %171717
Hammond, Stephen4.002112122.0050.00 %251212
Kalamatas, James21718100.00 %142020
Martin, Steve248.0015491416.53100.00 %17124
Maxwell, Alistair86.00153695.7380.00 %141910
McCarthy, Kirk82.0091469.1188.89 %9258
Miller, Ed27.007210113.8671.43 %551313
Moss, Greg69.00102676.9080.00 %9967
Nash, Troy3.00214151.50100.00 %141717
Ognenis, Chris37.00918114.1188.89 %781213
Orchard, John30.0013110142.3192.31 %1321115
Peters, Chad1.00215160.50100.00 %281616
Vanolini, Daniele54.0012110114.5091.67 %1281112
Webster, Scott32.0013112132.4692.31 %1301314
Willis, Mark152.0013212611.69100.00 %15414
Wilshaw, Graeme49.0099115.44100.00 %96811
Young, Paul127.001321269.7792.31 %13537

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
Ducati315719111597.62 %47316
Honda5152123994.74 %41618
Kawasaki13158225121886.52 %87519
Suzuki6152152991.53 %62318
Yamaha2132121386.67 %1551214