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The 21st "Sprite" Suzuka 8 Hours Endurance
1998 FIM World Endurance Championship Round 3

Race - Special Stage


Final Race (July 26)

POS QL NO CLS 1ST RIDER 2ND RIDER MACHINE LAPS TIME/DELAY TEAM
1 1 33 SB Shin'ichi ITOH Tohru UKAWA Honda RVF/RC45 212 8:01'54.740 LUCKY STRIKE Honda
2 10 11 SB Sete GIBERNAU (SPA) Alex BARROS (BRA) Honda RVF/RC45 212 43.236 Castrol Honda & IWAKI
3 6 4 SB Colin EDWARDS II (USA) Tadayuki OKADA Honda RVF/RC45 212 2'09.009 Castrol Honda
4 7 3 SB Shin'ya TAKEISHI Tamaki SERIZAWA Kawasaki ZX-7RR 211 1 Lap Kawasaki Racing Team
5 11 7 SB Martin CRAGGILL (AUS) Damon BUCKMASTER (AUS) Kawasaki ZX-7RR 210 2 Laps Kawasaki Racing Team
6 2 1 SB Noriyuki HAGA Simon CRAFAR (NZE) Yamaha YZF750 210 2 Laps Marlboro Yamaha Racing Team
7 3 2 SB Neil HODGSON (GBR) Hitoyasu IZUTSU Kawasaki ZX-7RR 209 3 Laps Kawasaki Racing Team
8 9 5 SB Scott RUSSELL (USA) Norihiko FUJIWARA Yamaha YZF750 209 3 Laps BP Yamaha Racing Team
9 15 78 SB Haruchika AOKI Manabu KAMADA Honda RVF/RC45 209 3 Laps ULTRA-MAN RT Sakurai Honda
10 12 95 SB Makoto TAMADA Shin'ichi NAKATOMI Honda RVF/RC45 207 5 Laps ULTRA-MAN RT Sakurai Honda
11 5 6 SB Keiihi KITAGAWA Akira RYO Suzuki GSX-R750 206 6 Laps Team SUZUKI
12 34 15 SB Osamu NISHIJIMA Takuma YAMAMOTO Kawasaki ZX-7RR 204 8 Laps Team Hanshin RS & Hakunan DS
13 20 18 SB Tomohiko KANEYASU Yoshiyuki SUGAI Honda RVF/RC45 202 10 Laps PIAA MALTA Team KANEYASU
14 33 39 SB Mitsuo SAITO Takahiro FUKAMI Yamaha YZF750SP 202 10 Laps Clever Wolf Racing Team
15 17 10 X-F Jurgen vd GOORBERGH (NED) Jun MAEDA Honda CBR900RR 200 12 Laps F.C.C. TSR
16 19 25 X-F Shin'ichiro IMAI Kazuki SHIMIZU Kawasaki ZX-9R 199 13 Laps BEET IGOL OIL
17 26 66 X-F Takatoshi OHNISHI Jun'ichi KATO Yamaha YZF-R1 199 13 Laps OVER-de"Light
18 35 23 SB Tatsuya YAMAGUCHI Hiroshi MARUYAMA Honda VTR1000F 199 13 Laps Castrol TEAM HARC-PRO.
19 43 61 SB Masaki TOKUNAGA Toshiki KUNIMATSU Honda RVF/RC45 199 13 Laps RC KITANO & LAIA RT
20 44 49 SB Yoshinori KAMIMURA Isao CHIBA Honda VTR1000F 198 14 Laps P's SUPPLY Killing Shot
21 29 30 X-F Tadashi OHSHIMA Hiroshi FURUTA Honda CBR900RR 198 14 Laps Team Yoshiharu & MOTUL
22 50 34 SB Masaaki TSUKAMOTO Takaomi RYU Honda RVF/RC45 198 14 Laps Honda KUMAMOTO Racing
23 28 73 SB Takayuki SUZUKI Ken'ichiro NAKAMURA Honda RVF/RC45 198 14 Laps Honda BLUE HELMETS MSC
24 48 14 X-F Makoto TOKINAGA Yasuhiko GORIKU Yamaha YZF-R1 197 15 Laps YESS Racing Team
25 38 57 SB Yasushi MATSUO Makihiko MISAWA Honda RVF/RC45 195 17 Laps TEAM MONZAKI
26 30 70 SB Kiyokazu SATO Katsutoshi ABIKO Honda RVF/RC45 193 19 Laps NISSEKI & Nyarome ATS
27 45 38 NK1 Shigeru YAMASHITA Keishiro KANKI Kawasaki ZRX1100 192 20 Laps Team 38
28 21 77 X-F Yoshiteru KONISHI Ken'ichiro IWAHASHI Honda CBR900RR 189 23 Laps Spec-A YAMAMOTO Racing
29 53 80 SB Shinji WADA Akira OIKAWA Kawasaki ZXR750 188 24 Laps TEAM SMP & SUNOKO
30 24 64 X-F Yukio NUKUMI Makoto SUZUKI Yamaha YZF-R1 187 25 Laps Eijyu Pro Racing
31 49 76 X-F Syouji YANAGIMOTO Hiroaki WADA Yamaha YZF-R1 185 27 Laps IWAKI & PETER PAN with HW
32 56 59 X-F Kunihiro OHBIKI T.NAKAGAWA Yamaha YZF1000R 184 28 Laps Gotenyama Nirin & Photo Space RS
33 37 72 SB Hideo SENMYO Shin WATANABE Honda RVF/RC45 182 30 Laps Honda BLUE HELMETS MSC
34 59 40 X-F Shinsuke MIZOBUCHI H.SHINODA Honda CBR900RR 181 31 Laps Honda KOUYOUKAI Dream Racing
35 25 120 SB Yuichiro TAGA Naomichi NAKAI Honda RVF/RC45 181 31 Laps TEAM ASA
36 39 44 SB Yoshinobu TAKAHASHI Yoshihiko TAKATSUTO Honda RVF/RC45 177 35 Laps CYCLE WORLD D.D.BOYS
37 16 19 SB Shuya ARAI Kei NASHIMOTO Honda VTR1000F 177 35 Laps NTT MORIWAKI Racing
38 54 43 SB Koji ADACHI Yasuhiro USAMI Honda VTR1000F 173 39 Laps TEAM EYE LINE & ASA
39 52 41 SB Tamotsu NAKAMURA Takumi SHIMIZU Yamaha YZF750 173 39 Laps TEAM EBATA
40 41 16 X-F Masaki TOKUNO Minoru NAKAGAWA Honda VTR1000F 170 42 Laps MOTO BUM Rheos Racing
41 22 17 SB Yuji HARAGUCHI Yoshinori KOROGI Honda RVF/RC45 159 53 Laps Sofukai Suzuka Racing Team
DID NOT FINISH :
13 9 SB Nobuatsu AOKI Katsuaki FUJIWARA Suzuki GSX-R750 177 35 Laps Team SUZUKI
DID NOT CLASSIFY :
55 74 SB Hidenori MAESOBA Yoshitaka HIRAI Honda RVF/RC45 151 61 Laps Honda Musashinokai Sayama Racing
58 63 SB Ryuichi OHSAKI Kozo MINAMIKAWA Suzuki GSX-R750T 142 70 Laps MIKUNI TELLY & KALLY
31 35 SB Naoshi NAKAGAWA Kaichi NAGURA Honda RVF/RC45 137 75 Laps Honda Hamamatsu Escargot & Hamayukai
8 8 SB Wataru YOSHIKAWA Kensuke HAGA Yamaha YZF750 132 80 Laps Marlboro YAMAHA Racing Team
40 45 SB Hiroaki KAWASE Shogo TAKEMI Suzuki GSX-R750 131 81 Laps JAJA Marutaka & Etching Factory
47 48 X-F Ryuji TSURUTA Minoru OHUCHIDA Kawasaki ZX-9R 128 84 Laps Yellow corn & P's Supply
36 67 SB Takao ABE Masaru MIZUTANI Suzuki GSX-R750 83 129 Laps Team RIDING SPORT & SURF
23 65 SB Katsunori HASEGAWA Toshiyuki ARAKAKI Yamaha YZF750SP 82 130 Laps Iwata Tombo RT Jubiro
46 81 SB Tohru AIKAWA Masayuki YAMANAKA Honda RVF/RC45 82 130 Laps ai SHADOW Racing
32 24 SB Toshiya KOBAYASHI Takanori UKAI Honda RVF/RC45 81 131 Laps RG NIWA & ELAN
51 56 SB Makoto SHOJI Tetsu IMANISHI (USA) Honda RVF/RC45 70 142 Laps La Force Team 30's
4 100 SB Yuichi TAKEDA Daijiro KATO Honda RVF/RC45 64 148 Laps LUCKY STRIKE with HSC
60 51 SB Atsushi HONDA Yosuke SUMI Yamaha YZF750 SP 64 148 Laps T MOTO KIDS
27 37 SB Yoshiaki MIURA Hideaki TSUTSUI Kawasaki ZX-7RR 51 161 Laps RS-ITOH & AZUMA
14 12 SB Toshiyuki HAMAGUCHI Naoto OGURA Suzuki GSX-R750V 33 179 Laps YOSHIMURA Suzuki GP1 PLUS
42 20 SB Hiroki KOBAYASHI Keiji SHIOMI Suzuki TL1000R 9 203 Laps CYCLE SOUNDS GAR FIELD
57 68 SB Atsushi YOSHIHIRO Hideki ONISHI Kawasaki ZX-7RR 3 209 Laps ENDOH RINGYO RT & SPACE ART
18 54 SB Mamoru YAMAKAWA Isami HIGASHIMURA Kawasaki ZXR750R 0 212 Laps CHALENGE OF YAMAKAWA
61 53 SB Katsuya WATANABE Masayasu MAKITA Honda RVF/RC45 192 KASETSU SANGYO RT BIG BOX
62 52 SB Makoto USUI Jun TAGAWA Yamaha YZF750 190 RT OUT RUN & SKILL
64 79 NK1 Tadashi ASAHINA Akihiro YAMADA Kawasaki Z1 139 EGTECH TEAM WANGAN
63 55 X-F Sadanori HIKITA Shou NOGUCHI Harley-Davidson DW2 112 TEAM M.C. SUNDANCE
Weather : Fine
Condition : Dry
Attend : 70,000

No. of Final Race Starters : 64
No. of Final Race Finishers : 41
Fastest Lap : No.4  Tadayuki OKADA - Honda RVF/RC45 - 2'11.485 (3/212) 160.55 km/h
Special stage : No.33  Shin'ichi ITOH - Honda RVF/RC45 - 2'10.115
Qualify : No.33  Shin'ichi ITOH - Honda RVF/RC45 - 2'12.317
Circuit Length : 5.86403 km

No.53 and 52, 55, 79
      shall not be subject to race placing or awarding of prize money in accordance with SR Art.31-4.

Penalty :
     No.68
           A 20 sec. Stop & Go penalty due to non-compliance (CCR Regulation21.7.1.3.2:Compulsory sighting lap).
     No.64
           A 40 sec. Stop & Go penalty due to non-compliance (CCR Regulation 21.7.1.3.6:Compulsory warm-up lap).
     No.64(2), 54, 72, 120, 70, 55(3), 80, 37(3), 45, 6, 56, 67, 1, 17, 74(2), 19(2), 43, 35 and 73
           One lap reduction from Race result with the lap in question null and void (SR 38-3:Driving off the track).
     No.19
           A penalty of 250 SF shall be imposed(CCR Regulation21.4.3:Compulsory Neglect of Yellow flag).
     No.45
           A 20 sec. Stop & Go penalty due to non-compliance (CCR Regulation 21.7.3:Compulsory a speed limit in the pit lane).

Race - Special Stage


Special Stage (July 25)

POS NO CLS 1ST RIDER 2ND RIDER MACHINE BESTTIME TEAM
1 33 SB Shin'ichi ITOH Tohru UKAWA Honda RVF/RC45 2'10.115 LUCKY STRIKE Honda
2 1 SB Noriyuki HAGA Simon CRAFAR (NZE) Yamaha YZF750 2'10.399 Marlboro Yamaha Racing Team
3 2 SB Neil HODGSON (GBR) Hitoyasu IZUTSU Kawasaki ZX-7RR 2'10.479 Kawasaki Racing Team
4 100 SB Yuichi TAKEDA Daijiro KATO Honda RVF/RC45 2'10.496 LUCKY STRIKE with HSC
5 6 SB Keiihi KITAGAWA Akira RYO Suzuki GSX-R750 2'10.748 Team Suzuki
6 4 SB Colin EDWARDS II (USA) Tadayuki OKADA Honda RVF/RC45 2'10.933 Castrol Honda
7 3 SB Shin'ya TAKEISHI Tamaki SERIZAWA Kawasaki ZX-7RR 2'11.045 Kawasaki Racing Team
8 8 SB Wataru YOSHIKAWA Kensuke HAGA Yamaha YZF750 2'11.393 Marlboro YAMAHA Racing Team
9 5 SB Scott RUSSELL (USA) Norihiko FUJIWARA Yamaha YZF750 2'11.504 BP Yamaha Racing Team
10 11 SB Sete GIBERNAU (SPA) Alex BARROS (BRA) Honda RVF/RC45 2'11.791 Castrol Honda & IWAKI

Race - Special Stage


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