1993 Superbike World Championship

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1993 Superbike World Championship
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The 1993 Superbike World Championship was the sixth FIM Superbike World Championship season. The season started on 9 April at Brands Hatch; the fourteenth and last round, which was due to be held on the weekend of 7 November in Mexico City, was cancelled on Saturday as a result of track safety issues.[1]

Scott Russell won the riders' championship with 5 victories and Ducati won the manufacturers' championship.

Race calendar and results[edit]

Round Country Circuit Date Pole position Fastest lap Winning rider Winning team Report
1 R1 Republic of Ireland Ireland[N 1] Brands Hatch 9 April United States Scott Russell Italy Giancarlo Falappa Italy Giancarlo Falappa Team Raymond Roche Ducati Report
R2 Italy Giancarlo Falappa Italy Giancarlo Falappa Team Raymond Roche Ducati
2 R1 Germany Germany Hockenheim 9 May United States Scott Russell Italy Giancarlo Falappa Italy Giancarlo Falappa Team Raymond Roche Ducati Report
R2 New Zealand Aaron Slight United States Scott Russell Team Kawasaki Muzzy
3 R1 Spain Spain Albacete 29 May New Zealand Aaron Slight New Zealand Aaron Slight United Kingdom Carl Fogarty Team Raymond Roche Ducati Report
R2 United Kingdom Carl Fogarty United Kingdom Carl Fogarty Team Raymond Roche Ducati
4 R1 San Marino San Marino[N 2] Misano 27 June Italy Giancarlo Falappa Italy Giancarlo Falappa Italy Giancarlo Falappa Team Raymond Roche Ducati Report
R2 Italy Giancarlo Falappa Italy Giancarlo Falappa Team Raymond Roche Ducati
5 R1 Austria Austria Österreichring 11 July United States Scott Russell Austria Andreas Meklau Austria Andreas Meklau Team Ducati Schnyder Report
R2 Italy Giancarlo Falappa Italy Giancarlo Falappa Team Raymond Roche Ducati
6 R1 Czech Republic Czech Republic Brno 18 July United Kingdom Carl Fogarty United Kingdom Carl Fogarty United Kingdom Carl Fogarty Team Raymond Roche Ducati Report
R2 United Kingdom Carl Fogarty United States Scott Russell Team Kawasaki Muzzy
7 R1 Sweden Sweden Anderstorp 8 August United Kingdom Carl Fogarty United Kingdom Carl Fogarty United Kingdom Carl Fogarty Team Raymond Roche Ducati Report
R2 United Kingdom Carl Fogarty United Kingdom Carl Fogarty Team Raymond Roche Ducati
8 R1 Malaysia Malaysia Johor 22 August United Kingdom Carl Fogarty United Kingdom Carl Fogarty United Kingdom Carl Fogarty Team Raymond Roche Ducati Report
R2 United States Scott Russell United Kingdom Carl Fogarty Team Raymond Roche Ducati
9 R1 Japan Japan Sugo 28 August United Kingdom Carl Fogarty Japan Keiichi Kitagawa United Kingdom Carl Fogarty Team Raymond Roche Ducati Report
R2 United Kingdom Carl Fogarty United States Scott Russell Team Kawasaki Muzzy
10 R1 Netherlands Netherlands Assen 12 September United Kingdom Carl Fogarty United States Scott Russell United Kingdom Carl Fogarty Team Raymond Roche Ducati Report
R2 United Kingdom Carl Fogarty United Kingdom Carl Fogarty Team Raymond Roche Ducati
11 R1 Italy Italy Monza 26 September United States Scott Russell Italy Giancarlo Falappa New Zealand Aaron Slight Team Kawasaki Muzzy Report
R2 Italy Fabrizio Pirovano Italy Giancarlo Falappa Team Raymond Roche Ducati
12 R1 United Kingdom United Kingdom Donington 3 October United Kingdom Carl Fogarty United Kingdom Carl Fogarty United States Scott Russell Team Kawasaki Muzzy Report
R2 United States Scott Russell United States Scott Russell Team Kawasaki Muzzy
13 R1 Portugal Portugal Estoril 17 October New Zealand Aaron Slight New Zealand Simon Crafar Italy Fabrizio Pirovano Team Yamaha BYRD Report
R2 United Kingdom Carl Fogarty United Kingdom Carl Fogarty Team Raymond Roche Ducati
Footnotes
  1. ^ Round held in the United Kingdom.
  2. ^ Round held in Italy.

Championship standings[edit]

In each race, points were awarded as follows:

Position  1st   2nd   3rd   4th   5th   6th   7th   8th   9th   10th   11th   12th   13th   14th   15th 
Points 20 17 15 13 11 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1

Riders' standings[edit]

1993 final riders' standings[2]
Pos. Rider Bike IRL
Republic of Ireland
GER
Germany
ESP
Spain
SMR
San Marino
AUT
Austria
CZE
Czech Republic
SWE
Sweden
MAL
Malaysia
JPN
Japan
NED
Netherlands
ITA
Italy
GBR
United Kingdom
POR
Portugal
Pts
R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2
1 United States Russell Kawasaki 2 2 6 1 Ret 2 4 2 3 7 2 1 4 2 2 2 8 1 2 2 2 5 1 1 Ret 2 378.5
2 United Kingdom Fogarty Ducati Ret DNS 3 7 1 1 5 3 4 4 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 Ret 1 1 4 4 2 Ret Ret 1 349.5
3 New Zealand Slight Kawasaki 5 6 4 4 2 3 6 6 2 Ret 3 Ret 8 5 4 6 6 4 3 6 1 2 3 2 3 5 316
4 Italy Pirovano Yamaha 17 3 2 5 4 7 3 11 Ret 18 4 4 3 4 3 3 7 5 Ret 4 3 3 4 6 1 3 290
5 Italy Falappa Ducati 1 1 1 3 Ret Ret 1 1 6 1 5 Ret 2 3 Ret Ret 5 Ret Ret 7 Ret 1 Ret 5 4 4 255
6 Italy Bontempi Kawasaki Ret Ret 30 9 3 6 Ret 7 5 15 7 6 7 8 6 4 9 Ret 6 10 Ret 8 5 8 2 10 184.5
7 Belgium Mertens Ducati 6 4 Ret 6 Ret 4 Ret 10 9 Ret 10 3 6 6 5 5 4 Ret 4 3 Ret 7 DNQ DNQ 172
8 United Kingdom Rymer Yamaha Ret 5 8 Ret 7 9 9 9 Ret Ret 9 Ret Ret Ret Ret 8 10 7 7 9 DNQ DNQ Ret Ret 5 6 116
9 Sweden Lindholm Yamaha Ret Ret 9 13 13 18 19 DNS 12 16 Ret 7 9 Ret 8 10 14 12 9 8 6 9 9 10 Ret 12 102
10 Italy Lucchiari Ducati 13 12 16 Ret 12 10 2 4 Ret 5 6 Ret Ret Ret 7 9 Ret Ret 10 Ret Ret 6 Ret Ret 94.5
11 United States Merkel Yamaha 7 7 Ret 12 9 12 91.5
Ducati 10 Ret 11 2 Ret 5 12 Ret 9 Ret Ret Ret 11 Ret 11 9
12 Spain Garriga Ducati 11 8 Ret 2 6 5 7 5 71
13 United Kingdom Morrison Kawasaki 3 Ret 21 20 Ret 10 Ret 16 8 12 6 9 8 8 66
14 Netherlands de Vries Yamaha Ret Ret 11 Ret 16 15 11 12 7 9 14 8 13 9 Ret 12 Ret Ret 12 11 Ret Ret Ret Ret 12 Ret 64.5
15 Austria Meklau Ducati 1 3 7 7 7 7 63.5
16 United Kingdom Whitham Yamaha Ret Ret 11 11 5 Ret 5 5 Ret Ret Ret 3 58
17 Italy Furlan Kawasaki 17 Ret 14 Ret Ret Ret 10 20 17 16 10 7 10 Ret 16 11 13 13 9 14 Ret 19 Ret 19 49
18 France Morillas Kawasaki 4 11 5 8 Ret 13 13 Ret Ret Ret 43
19 Switzerland Hofmann Kawasaki 7 Ret 11 10 8 12 8 Ret 40
20 Japan Kitagawa Kawasaki 2 2 34
21 New Zealand Crafar Ducati Ret 10 8 8 6 Ret 32
22 United States Nobles Honda 10 Ret 19 21 Ret 24 15 18 17 8 21 13 16 Ret Ret 23 5 10 22 18 31
23 France Delétang Yamaha 14 15 13 10 Ret 12 11 Ret 12 13 Ret 16 DNQ DNQ 19 16 13 13 31
24 Japan Tsukamoto Kawasaki 3 3 30
25 Italy Monti Ducati Ret 13 Ret 24 23
Yamaha 8 8 16 Ret 12 Ret Ret DNS DNS DNS
26 Germany Gschwender Kawasaki Ret 10 25 Ret 8 6 15 14 15 Ret 23
27 France Sarron Yamaha 13 16 Ret 16 Ret Ret 11 Ret Ret Ret 9 11 20
28 France Moineau Suzuki 14 Ret 18 22 Ret 22 17 19 22 12 17 11 Ret 11 19 Ret 14 13 19
29 Italy Presciutti Ducati 18 Ret 24 26 15 17 12 17 Ret Ret 13 9 21 Ret Ret 16 13 Ret 21 Ret 19 Ret Ret 22 17 16 18
30 Switzerland Weibel Ducati 12 11 8 Ret 17
31 Spain Amatriain Ducati Ret 15 Ret 15 5 Ret Ret 13 16
32 Japan Arakaki Ducati 11 6 15
33 Switzerland Ernst Kawasaki 14 13 Ret 24 10 11 21 Ret 14.5
34 United Kingdom Mackenzie Ducati Ret 4 13
35 France Vieira Yamaha Ret 15 7 DNS 16 15 Ret Ret 11
36 Italy Destefanis Yamaha 12 9 20 23 19 19 11
37 France Bonoris Kawasaki 15 22 18 14 10 14 11
38 France Lavieille Ducati 18 Ret 14 Ret DNQ DNQ 11 13 16 15 11
39 Australia Phillis Kawasaki Ret 7 9
40 United Kingdom Jefferies Yamaha 9 14 DNQ DNQ 9
41 Japan Miyazaki Kawasaki Ret 8 8
42 Republic of Ireland Farmer Kawasaki 8 Ret Ret DNS 8
43 Japan Suzuki Ducati 15 9 8
44 United Kingdom McElnea Yamaha Ret Ret 10 14 8
45 Switzerland R. Kellenberger Yamaha 10 14 23 19 8
46 Hungary Harmati Yamaha 31 19 13 16 19 Ret Ret DNS DNS 12 16 21 7
47 United Kingdom McWilliams Ducati 10 Ret 6
48 Japan Imai Kawasaki 20 10 6
49 Australia Archibald Yamaha 11 15 6
50 Germany Schick Ducati 15 18 16 11 DNS DNS 6
51 United Kingdom Llewellyn Kawasaki Ret 16 18 21 DNQ DNQ Ret 11 5
52 Germany Liedl Kawasaki 15 12 5
53 Germany Mark Yamaha 19 Ret 14 17 16 14 20 14 Ret DNS 18 17 5
54 United Kingdom Hislop Ducati 12 DNS 4
55 Italy Mastrelli Yamaha 24 26 18 20 22 Ret 24 20 12 17 4
56 Japan Takahashi Yamaha 12 Ret 4
57 France Mounier Yamaha 15 13 19 22 17 18 Ret Ret Ret Ret 4
58 France Rogier Ducati 15 11 18 Ret 3.5
59 United Kingdom Rutter Kawasaki Ret Ret 13 17 3
60 Japan Nakata Yamaha 18 13 3
61 Australia Watson Kawasaki 13 18 3
62 Australia Jordan Kawasaki 15 14 3
63 France Graziano Suzuki 14 17 2
64 United Kingdom Stringer Kawasaki Ret Ret 14 Ret 2
65 Netherlands Pajic Kawasaki 17 14 2
66 Japan Mogi Kawasaki 17 14 2
67 Malaysia Haslam Kawasaki 14 17 2
68 Norway Valderhaug Yamaha 19 14 2
69 France Mouchet Ducati Ret Ret 14 Ret Ret DNS Ret Ret 2
70 Portugal Pereira Suzuki 15 18 1
71 Switzerland Blanc Kawasaki Ret 15 1
72 Japan Senmyo Honda 27 15 1
73 France Rebuttini Ducati 18 Ret 20 17 Ret 15 DNQ DNQ DNQ DNQ DNQ DNQ 1
74 Switzerland M. Kellenberger Kawasaki 19 15 20 18 1
75 Switzerland Metzger Yamaha 15 Ret DNS DNS 1
Ducati Ret DNS
Pos. Rider Bike IRL
Republic of Ireland
GER
Germany
ESP
Spain
SMR
San Marino
AUT
Austria
CZE
Czech Republic
SWE
Sweden
MAL
Malaysia
JPN
Japan
NED
Netherlands
ITA
Italy
GBR
United Kingdom
POR
Portugal
Pts
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Points finish
Blue Non-points finish
Non-classified finish (NC)
Purple Retired (Ret)
Red Did not qualify (DNQ)
Did not pre-qualify (DNPQ)
Black Disqualified (DSQ)
White Did not start (DNS)
Withdrew (WD)
Race cancelled (C)
Blank Did not participate (DNP)
Excluded (EX)

Bold – Pole position
Italics – Fastest lap

The second race in Zeltweg was stopped early due to rain; half points were awarded.[3]

Manufacturers' standings[edit]

1993 final manufacturers' standings[2]
Pos. Manufacturer IRL
Republic of Ireland
GER
Germany
ESP
Spain
SMR
San Marino
AUT
Austria
CZE
Czech Republic
SWE
Sweden
MAL
Malaysia
JPN
Japan
NED
Netherlands
ITA
Italy
GBR
United Kingdom
POR
Portugal
Pts
R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2
1 Italy Ducati 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 6 1 1 4 1 2 4 4 1 470
2 Japan Kawasaki 2 2 4 1 2 2 4 2 2 6 2 1 4 2 2 2 2 1 2 2 1 2 1 1 2 2 436
3 Japan Yamaha 7 3 2 5 4 7 3 8 7 9 4 4 3 4 3 3 7 5 5 4 3 3 4 3 1 3 330.5
4 Japan Honda 10 Ret 19 21 Ret 24 15 18 17 8 21 13 16 18 22 15 Ret 23 5 10 22 18 32
5 Japan Suzuki 14 Ret 18 22 Ret 22 17 19 22 12 DNQ DNQ 17 11 Ret 11 19 Ret 14 13 DNQ DNQ 14 17 21
Pos. Manufacturer IRL
Republic of Ireland
GER
Germany
ESP
Spain
SMR
San Marino
AUT
Austria
CZE
Czech Republic
SWE
Sweden
MAL
Malaysia
JPN
Japan
NED
Netherlands
ITA
Italy
GBR
United Kingdom
POR
Portugal
Pts

The second race in Zeltweg was stopped early due to rain; half points were awarded.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Flashback Friday: 1993 Mexico City World Superbike". cyclenews.com. Cycle News. 25 October 2013. Retrieved 31 March 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "1993 Championship Standings". wsb-archives.co.uk. Retrieved 31 March 2015. 
  3. ^ a b "Sporting Digest: Motorcycling". independent.co.uk. The Independent. 12 July 1993. Retrieved 31 March 2015. 

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