2000 Superbike World Championship

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2000 Superbike World Championship
Previous: 1999 Next: 2001
Support series:
Supersport World Championship
Superstock European Championship

The 2000 Superbike World Championship was the thirteenth FIM Superbike World Championship season. The season started on 2 April at Kyalami and finished on 15 October at Brands Hatch after 13 rounds.

Colin Edwards won the riders' championship on a Honda RC51 (also known as VTR1000) in its first production year with 8 victories and Ducati won the manufacturers' championship.

Race calendar and results[edit]

Round Circuit Date Superpole Fastest lap Winning rider Winning team
1 R1 South Africa Kyalami 2 April Australia Troy Corser United States Colin Edwards United States Colin Edwards Castrol Honda
R2 United Kingdom Carl Fogarty Japan Noriyuki Haga Yamaha WSBK
2 R1 Australia Phillip Island 23 April Australia Troy Corser United Kingdom Carl Fogarty Australia Anthony Gobert MVR Bimota Exp.
R2 Australia Troy Corser Australia Troy Corser Aprilia Racing
3 R1 Japan Sugo 30 April United States Colin Edwards Japan Akira Ryo Japan Hitoyasu Izutsu Kawasaki Racing
R2 Japan Hitoyasu Izutsu Japan Hitoyasu Izutsu Kawasaki Racing
4 R1 United Kingdom Donington Park 14 May United States Colin Edwards Italy Pierfrancesco Chili United States Colin Edwards Castrol Honda
R2 United States Colin Edwards United Kingdom Neil Hodgson INS GSE Racing
5 R1 Italy Monza 21 May United States Colin Edwards Italy Pierfrancesco Chili Italy Pierfrancesco Chili Alstare Suzuki
R2 Italy Pierfrancesco Chili United States Colin Edwards Castrol Honda
6 R1 Germany Hockenheimring 4 June United States Colin Edwards Italy Pierfrancesco Chili Australia Troy Bayliss Ducati Infostrada
R2 Japan Noriyuki Haga Japan Noriyuki Haga Yamaha WSBK
7 R1 San Marino Misano 18 June Australia Troy Corser Australia Troy Corser Australia Troy Corser Aprilia Racing
R2 Australia Troy Corser Australia Troy Corser Aprilia Racing
8 R1 Spain Valencia 25 June Australia Troy Corser Australia Troy Corser Australia Troy Corser Aprilia Racing
R2 Japan Noriyuki Haga Japan Noriyuki Haga Yamaha WSBK
9 R1 United States Laguna Seca 9 July Australia Troy Bayliss Japan Noriyuki Haga Japan Noriyuki Haga Yamaha WSBK
R2 United States Ben Bostrom Australia Troy Corser Aprilia Racing
10 R1 European Union Brands Hatch 6 August United Kingdom Neil Hodgson United Kingdom Neil Hodgson Australia Troy Bayliss Ducati Infostrada
R2 United Kingdom Neil Hodgson United Kingdom Neil Hodgson INS GSE Racing
11 R1 Netherlands Assen 3 September United States Colin Edwards United States Colin Edwards United States Colin Edwards Castrol Honda
R2 Spain Juan Borja Japan Noriyuki Haga Yamaha WSBK
12 R1 Germany Oschersleben 10 September United States Colin Edwards United States Colin Edwards United States Colin Edwards Castrol Honda
R2 Australia Troy Bayliss United States Colin Edwards Castrol Honda
13 R1 United Kingdom Brands Hatch 15 October United Kingdom Neil Hodgson United States Colin Edwards United Kingdom John Reynolds Reve Red Bull
R2 United States Colin Edwards United States Colin Edwards Castrol Honda

Championship standings[edit]

Riders' standings[edit]

2000 final riders' standings
Pos. Rider Bike RSA
South Africa
AUS
Australia
JPN
Japan
GBR
United Kingdom
ITA
Italy
GER
Germany
SMR
San Marino
ESP
Spain
USA
United States
GBR
United Kingdom
NED
Netherlands
GER
Germany
GBR
United Kingdom
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 Edwards Honda 1 1 5 5 5 3 1 Ret 2 1 4 2 Ret 10 5 4 2 4 10 6 1 5 1 1 8 1 400
2 Japan Haga Yamaha 2 DSQ 10 2 2 4 4 4 Ret 5 3 1 7 Ret 3 1 1 2 5 4 3 1 9 5 335
3 Australia Corser Aprilia 4 3 Ret 1 9 5 8 Ret 8 6 7 6 1 1 1 5 3 1 6 Ret 4 7 7 Ret 7 3 310
4 Italy Chili Suzuki 5 2 Ret 3 3 Ret 2 3 1 2 Ret 3 Ret Ret Ret 9 5 6 8 3 Ret Ret 6 6 10 2 258
5 Japan Yanagawa Kawasaki DNS DNS 9 6 Ret 6 7 5 3 3 2 Ret 5 6 10 12 6 5 9 5 6 2 4 3 6 7 247
6 Australia Bayliss Ducati Ret Ret 4 4 1 4 2 2 4 3 Ret 7 1 2 Ret Ret 3 2 2 Ret 243
7 United States Bostrom Ducati 9 7 15 14 Ret 13 15 8 7 10 10 11 6 3 2 2 4 3 15 17 16 Ret 10 7 24 10 174
8 New Zealand Slight Honda 9 7 5 7 5 5 Ret 9 7 7 8 9 7 Ret 5 4 5 Ret 13 8 153
9 Japan Fujiwara Suzuki 8 8 13 7 Ret Ret Ret 13 11 9 18 10 3 4 8 10 7 8 17 10 10 8 14 8 11 9 151
10 Spain Lavilla Kawasaki 6 5 7 4 10 10 11 Ret 6 Ret 12 8 Ret Ret 2 4 9 5 133
11 Spain Borja Ducati 10 6 Ret Ret 14 11 Ret Ret Ret Ret 13 12 4 5 Ret 8 9 Ret 11 Ret 2 3 Ret DNS 5 14 123
12 United Kingdom Hodgson Ducati 3 1 2 1 4 Ret 99
13 Austria Meklau Ducati 11 12 Ret 17 11 12 14 9 Ret 8 6 8 11 13 11 Ret 12 Ret 13 9 Ret 9 16 12 23 16 91
14 United Kingdom Walker Suzuki 5 2 3 7 3 6 82
15 Italy Antonello Aprilia 18 9 17 11 9 11 9 7 10 7 9 Ret 14 Ret Ret Ret 8 Ret 17 Ret 72
16 Austria Ulm Ducati 16 Ret 6 11 12 14 13 Ret 10 Ret 8 9 Ret Ret Ret DNS Ret 14 DNS DNS 12 10 13 10 22 15 67
17 United Kingdom Reynolds Ducati 10 Ret Ret Ret 4 Ret 1 4 57
18 Japan Aoki Ducati 7 4 Ret 10 Ret Ret Ret 10 Ret DNS 9 11 Ret 11 11 Ret DNS DNS 56
19 Japan Izutsu Kawasaki 1 1 50
20 Italy Guareschi Yamaha 15 Ret 3 Ret Ret Ret NC 14 12 Ret 23 13 Ret 16 12 13 Ret DNS 19 12 15 Ret Ret Ret 12 12 46
21 Italy Bussei Kawasaki 12 10 8 Ret 15 Ret 19 Ret 14 Ret 21 Ret Ret 12 Ret Ret 10 11 18 Ret 8 Ret Ret 18 Ret Ret 44
22 Australia Goddard Kawasaki 8 8 6 6 16 10 17 Ret 42
23 Italy Gramigni Yamaha 17 14 16 15 16 Ret 16 19 12 15 19 14 16 11 14 6 11 11 Ret 11 42
24 Japan Yoshikawa Yamaha 8 2 12 9 39
25 Australia Gobert Bimota Ret 11 1 9 Ret Ret 22 Ret Ret Ret 37
Yamaha Ret Ret
26 United Kingdom Fogarty Ducati 3 Ret 2 Ret 36
27 Italy Pedercini Ducati 4 13 Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret 13 14 Ret 16 13 15 Ret 18 11 13 Ret Ret Ret Ret 33
28 United Kingdom Haydon Ducati 6 6 12 Ret DNS DNS Ret Ret 24
29 Japan Ryō Suzuki 4 9 20
30 New Zealand Crafar Honda 14 13 Ret 8 20
Kawasaki 11 14
31 Japan Kitagawa Suzuki 6 8 18
32 Italy Sanchini Ducati 19 15 12 12 Ret 18 21 18 13 Ret 19 Ret Ret Ret 13 15 14 Ret 24 Ret Ret Ret 21 17 16 18 18
33 South Africa Isaacs Ducati 13 19 14 Ret 18 17 23 20 20 14 20 16 15 18 17 17 Ret 12 25 15 21 14 18 14 18 Ret 17
34 Germany Barth Yamaha 18 16 15 12 15 15 17 Ret 15 21 20 13 DNS DNS 15 13 15 17 16
35 Italy Romboni Ducati 7 11 Ret DNS 14
36 Germany Oelschläger Yamaha 22 Ret 18 13 Ret 17 Ret Ret Ret 20 Ret Ret 9 12 Ret 19 Ret 19 14
37 Japan Serizawa Kawasaki Ret 7 9
38 Japan Tamada Honda 7 Ret 9
39 United Kingdom Plater Kawasaki 14 Ret 14 13 7
40 Australia Maxwell Kawasaki 11 Ret 5
41 United Kingdom Crawford Suzuki Ret 12 4
42 United Kingdom Hislop Yamaha 12 Ret DNS DNS 4
43 Slovenia Jerman Kawasaki 15 16 23 Ret 13 Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret 4
44 United States Pegram Ducati 17 13 3
45 Japan Takeda Honda 13 16 3
46 Italy Borciani Ducati 20 16 16 16 19 19 20 19 21 Ret 17 18 DNS DNS Ret Ret 22 14 Ret Ret 19 15 21 Ret 3
47 Italy Blora Ducati Ret DNS 19 15 22 20 Ret 17 14 19 Ret DNS 3
48 France Protat Ducati 17 Ret 14 Ret 16 18 21 Ret 2
49 France Muteau Honda 18 15 25 22 Ret Ret 1
50 Japan Kamada Honda 16 15 1
51 Italy Antonelli Kawasaki Ret 17 Ret 15 Ret Ret 24 Ret Ret 16 Ret Ret Ret 20 20 Ret 1
Pos. Rider Bike RSA
South Africa
AUS
Australia
JPN
Japan
GBR
United Kingdom
ITA
Italy
GER
Germany
SMR
San Marino
ESP
Spain
USA
United States
GBR
United Kingdom
NED
Netherlands
GER
Germany
GBR
United Kingdom
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

Manufacturers' standings[edit]

Pos. Manufacturer RSA
South Africa
AUS
Australia
JPN
Japan
GBR
United Kingdom
ITA
Italy
GER
Germany
SMR
San Marino
ESP
Spain
USA
United States
GBR
United Kingdom
NED
Netherlands
GER
Germany
GBR
United Kingdom
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 3 4 2 10 11 11 3 1 4 4 1 4 2 2 2 2 4 3 1 1 2 3 3 2 1 4 439
2 Japan Honda 1 1 5 5 5 3 1 7 2 1 4 2 18 9 5 4 2 4 7 6 1 4 1 1 8 1 415
3 Japan Yamaha 2 14 3 2 2 2 4 4 12 5 3 1 7 15 3 1 1 2 5 4 3 1 9 5 12 11 368
4 Japan Suzuki 5 2 13 3 3 8 2 2 1 2 18 3 3 4 8 9 5 6 3 3 10 8 6 6 3 2 342
5 Japan Kawasaki 6 5 7 4 1 1 7 5 3 3 2 14 5 6 6 6 6 5 9 5 6 2 2 3 6 5 334
6 Italy Aprilia 4 3 Ret 1 9 5 8 11 8 6 7 6 1 1 1 5 3 1 6 Ret 4 7 7 Ret 7 3 315
7 Italy Bimota Ret 11 1 9 Ret Ret 22 Ret Ret Ret 37
Pos. Manufacturer RSA
South Africa
AUS
Australia
JPN
Japan
GBR
United Kingdom
ITA
Italy
GER
Germany
SMR
San Marino
ESP
Spain
USA
United States
GBR
United Kingdom
NED
Netherlands
GER
Germany
GBR
United Kingdom
Pts

Entry list[edit]

2000 entry list
Team Constructor Motorcycle No. Rider Rounds
Ducati Infostrada Ducati Ducati 996 1 United Kingdom Carl Fogarty 1–2
19 Spain Juan Borja 6–13
21 Australia Troy Bayliss 3, 5–13
22 Italy Luca Cadalora 4
155 United States Ben Bostrom 1–5
Castrol Honda Honda Honda VTR1000 2 United States Colin Edwards All
5 New Zealand Simon Crafar 1–2
36 Japan Manabu Kamada 3
111 New Zealand Aaron Slight 4–13
Aprilia Racing Aprilia Aprilia RSV 1000 3 Australia Troy Corser All
30 Italy Alessandro Antonello 1, 4–8, 10–13
Kawasaki Racing Kawasaki Kawasaki ZX-7RR 4 Japan Akira Yanagawa All
5 New Zealand Simon Crafar 6
6 Spain Gregorio Lavilla 1–5, 10–13
14 Australia Peter Goddard 7–9
14 Australia Peter Goddard 12
62 Japan Tamaki Serizawa 3
64 Japan Hitoyasu Izutsu 3
Suzuki Alstare Suzuki Suzuki GSX-R750 7 Italy Pierfrancesco Chili All
9 Japan Katsuaki Fujiwara All
Yamaha WSBK Yamaha Yamaha YZF-R7 10 Italy Vittoriano Guareschi All
41 Japan Noriyuki Haga 1–12
57 Japan Wataru Yoshikawa 3, 12
Pedercini Ducati Ducati RS 996 11 Italy Lucio Pedercini 2–13
20 Italy Marco Borciani 1–7, 9–13
31 Italy Marco Gerbaudo 8
46 Italy Mauro Sanchini All
R & D Bieffe Ducati Ducati RS 996 12 Japan Haruchika Aoki 1–5, 7–10
82 Italy Doriano Romboni 11–12
Gerin WSBK Ducati Ducati 996 RS2000 13 Austria Andy Meklau All
33 Austria Robert Ulm All
Kawasaki Bertocchi Kawasaki Kawasaki ZX-7RR 15 Italy Igor Antonelli 1–8
32 Italy Massimo De Silvestro 1, 4–8, 10–13
35 Italy Giovanni Bussei All
76 Slovenia Igor Jerman 9–13
Alpha Technik Yamaha Yamaha Yamaha R7 18 Germany Markus Barth 4–8, 10–13
28 Germany Jürgen Oelschläger 4–8, 10–13
Ducati NCR Ducati Ducati RS 996 19 Spain Juan Borja 1–5
38 South Africa Lance Isaacs All
155 United States Ben Bostrom 6–13
JM SBK Ducati Ducati 996R 23 Czech Republic Jiří Mrkývka 1–3, 5–8, 10–13
Karban Racing Suzuki Suzuki GSX-R750 24 Slovakia Vladimír Karban 1–2, 4–6
FP Racing Ducati Ducati 27 France Frédéric Protat 5, 7–8, 10
68 France Thierry Mulot 7–8
Valli Racing 391 Yamaha Yamaha R7 39 Italy Alessandro Gramigni 1, 4–8, 10–13
Kawasaki UK Kawasaki Kawasaki ZX-7RR 40 United Kingdom Steve Plater 6, 13
National Tyres Clar. Suzuki Suzuki GSX-R750 42 United Kingdom John Crawford 4
49 United Kingdom Chris Walker 4, 10, 13
Virgin Mobile Yamaha Yamaha Yamaha 43 United Kingdom Steve Hislop 4, 10
501 Australia Anthony Gobert 13
Philippe Coulon Honda Honda VTR1000 44 Switzerland Claude-Alain Jaggi 2–6, 8, 10
83 France Gerald Muteau 11–13
Reve Red Bull Ducati Ducati RS 996 45 United Kingdom James Haydon 4, 6, 10, 13
47 United Kingdom John Reynolds 4, 6, 10, 13
INS - GSE Racing Ducati Ducati 48 United Kingdom Neil Hodgson 4, 10, 13
SRT Shell Kawasaki Kawasaki Kawasaki ZX-7RR 50 Australia Alistair Maxwell 2
Stevens Motorcycles Suzuki Suzuki GSX-R750 51 Australia David Simpson 2
Sean McKay Racing Kawasaki Kawasaki ZX-7RR 53 Australia Sean McKay 2
Steven R. Monza Imp. Kawasaki Kawasaki ZX-7RR 54 Australia Greg Smith 2
Ferrari Dental Cl. Ducati Ducati 55 Australia Mark Ferrari 2
Webster Honda Honda VTR1000 56 Australia Scott Webster 2
Suzuki Suzuki Suzuki GSX-R750 58 Japan Akira Ryō 3
59 Japan Keiichi Kitagawa 3
Cabin Honda Honda Honda VTR1000 60 Japan Shinichi Ito 3
Kotake RSC Honda Honda RC45 61 Japan Makoto Tamada 3
Sakurai Honda Honda Honda VTR1000 63 Japan Yuichi Takeda 3
Pacific Ducati Ducati 996 RS2000 65 Italy Giuliano Sartoni 7–8, 12
91 Italy Daniele Morigi 10–12
113 Italy Paolo Blora 4–9
Kawasaki France Kawasaki Kawasaki ZX-7RR 67 France Ludovic Holon 7
White Endurance Honda Honda VTR1000 69 South Africa Jonnie Ekerold 1–7
78 France Bertrand Stey 10–13
80 Spain Oriol Fernández 8
Ghelfi Art Racing Honda Honda VTR1000 70 Spain Javier Rodríguez 8, 11–13
Procurde RPM Expert Ducati Ducati 996 SPS 71 Spain Guim Roda 8
Pirelli Moto 2000 Yamaha Yamaha 72 Italy Redamo Assirelli 7
Comp. Acc. Ducati Ducati Ducati 73 United States Larry Pegram 9
Pro Honda Oils Chem. Honda Honda 74 United States Brian Parriott 9
Duyzers Suzuki Suzuki 77 Netherlands Maarten Duyzers 11
Image Trading S100 Suzuki Suzuki 79 Netherlands Robert van der Molen 11
Hans v Wijk Motoren Suzuki Suzuki 81 Netherlands Andre Coers 11
Yamaha Denmark Yamaha Yamaha 84 Denmark Rene Prang 12
Yamaha Norway Yamaha Yamaha 85 Norway Oddgeir Havnen 12
MVR Bimota Exp. Bimota Bimota SB8R 501 Australia Anthony Gobert 1–3, 5–6
Key
Regular rider
Wildcard rider
Replacement rider