1990 Superbike World Championship

1990 Superbike World Championship
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The 1990 Superbike World Championship was the third FIM Superbike World Championship season. The season started on 18 March at Jerez and finished on 18 November at Manfeild Autocourse after 13 rounds.

Frenchman Raymond Roche won the riders' championship and Honda won the manufacturers' championship.

Race calendar and resultsEdit

Round Circuit Date Pole position Fastest lap Winning rider
1 R1   Jerez 18 March   Raymond Roche   Stéphane Mertens   Raymond Roche
R2   Raymond Roche   Raymond Roche
2 R1   Donington 16 April   Giancarlo Falappa   Rob Phillis   Fred Merkel
R2   Raymond Roche   Giancarlo Falappa
3 R1   Hungaroring 30 April   Malcolm Campbell   Raymond Roche   Fred Merkel
R2   Fred Merkel   Raymond Roche
4 R1   Hockenheim 6 May   Raymond Roche   Fred Merkel   Fred Merkel
R2   Raymond Roche   Stéphane Mertens
5 R1   Mosport 3 June   Giancarlo Falappa   Raymond Roche   Raymond Roche
R2   Jamie James   Raymond Roche
6 R1   Brainerd 10 June   Doug Chandler   Doug Chandler   Stéphane Mertens
R2   Fabrizio Pirovano   Doug Chandler
7 R1   Österreichring 1 July   Stéphane Mertens   Rob McElnea   Fabrizio Pirovano
R2   Stéphane Mertens   Stéphane Mertens
8 R1   Sugo 26 August   Raymond Roche   Raymond Roche   Raymond Roche
R2   Peter Goddard   Doug Chandler
9 R1   Le Mans 9 September   Baldassarre Monti   Raymond Roche   Raymond Roche
R2   Jamie James   Raymond Roche
10 R1   Monza 7 October   Baldassarre Monti   Rob Phillis   Fabrizio Pirovano
R2   Rob Phillis   Fabrizio Pirovano
11 R1   Shah Alam 4 November   Rob Phillis   Fabrizio Pirovano   Fabrizio Pirovano
R2   Raymond Roche   Fabrizio Pirovano
12 R1   Phillip Island 11 November   Peter Goddard   Fabrizio Pirovano   Peter Goddard
R2   Malcolm Campbell   Rob Phillis
13 R1   Manfeild 18 November   Rob Phillis   Brian Morrison   Terry Rymer
R2   Raymond Roche   Rob Phillis

Entry listEdit

1990 entry list
Team Constructor No. Rider Rounds
Team Rumi RCM Honda 1   Fred Merkel 1
8   Baldassarre Monti 1
Total Bel-Ray Mertens Racing Honda 2   Stéphane Mertens 1
Squadra Corse Ducati Lucchinelli Ducati 3   Raymond Roche 1
6   Giancarlo Falappa 1
Pirovano Racing Team Yamaha 4   Fabrizio Pirovano 1
59   Adriano Narducci 1
Team Yamaha Sweden Yamaha 5   Anders Andersson 1
Team Loctite Yamaha Yamaha 7   Terry Rymer 1
19   Rob McElnea 1
Arwidson Yamaha Team Yamaha 9   Jari Suhonen 1
Team Shin-Etsu Kawasaki Kawasaki 11   Rob Phillis 1
Bike 2000 Racing Team Ducati 17   Davide Tardozzi 1
45   Mauro Mastrelli 1
Durex Suzuki Suzuki 22   Roger Burnett 1
Suzuki Deutschland Racing Suzuki 23   Ernst Gschwender 1
Eckert Motorradtechnik Honda 25   Andreas Hofmann 1
Team Green Kawasaki Deutschland Kawasaki 26   Michael Galinski 1
30   Edwin Weibel 1
Hein Gericke Racing Yamaha 27   Peter Rubatto 1
Mitsui Yamaha Racing Team Yamaha 28   Udo Mark 1
RH-JF Team Wellbrock & Co Honda 32   Wolfgang Möckel 1
Toni Gutierrez Arbizu Honda 34   Juan Lopez Mella 1
Impala Honda Honda 35   Javier Arenas 1
Honda Britain Honda 39   Carl Fogarty 1
41   James Whitham 1
Tilston's Honda Honda 40   Brian Morrison 1
Bimota 43   Marino Fabbri 1
Ianniccheri Racing Yamaha 44   Aldeo Presciutti 1
58   Marco Papa 1
Team RB Kawasaki Italia Kawasaki 46   Mauro Ricci 1
Team Wanty Honda 47   René Delaby 1
Racing Team Henk de Vries Yamaha 49   Jeffry de Vries 1
Moto Accion Yamaha 52   Antonio Garcia 1
Yamaha 53   Stefano Caracchi 1
Gabi Competición Honda 55   Daniel Amatriaín 1
Team Kawasaki Mobil 1 Kawasaki 56   Manuel João 1
Team Pepsi Portugal Honda 57   Pedro Baptista 1
Yamaha 60   Fernando Gonzalez 1

Championship standingsEdit

Riders' standingsEdit

Pos. Rider Bike ESP
 
GBR
 
HUN
 
GER
 
CAN
 
USA
 
AUT
 
JPN
 
FRA
 
ITA
 
MAS
 
AUS
 
NZL
 
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   Roche Ducati 1 1 2 2 2 1 Ret 2 1 1 2 4 8 2 1 6 1 1 3 6 4 3 5 8 2 Ret 382
2   Pirovano Yamaha 6 8 5 5 3 8 8 5 3 5 8 6 1 3 4 4 Ret 2 1 1 1 1 2 5 Ret 4 325
3   Mertens Honda 3 4 3 8 6 3 Ret 1 6 3 1 2 2 1 11 8 3 3 2 Ret 3 4 Ret 9 6 Ret 300
4   Phillis Kawasaki 4 5 4 7 10 Ret Ret DNS 16 8 6 Ret 3 Ret 6 5 5 6 4 4 2 2 Ret 1 5 1 238
5   McElnea Yamaha 8 6 Ret Ret 5 4 2 6 11 6 5 5 6 6 12 Ret 6 5 5 3 5 5 12 Ret 3 Ret 218
6   Merkel Honda 2 3 1 3 1 6 1 3 5 10 7 10 7 4 Ret 5 197
7   Rymer Yamaha 7 7 Ret DNS 8 5 Ret 7 4 7 4 3 Ret DNS Ret Ret 7 7 9 Ret 1 2 158
8   Monti Honda Ret 11 10 11 9 11 Ret 14 7 9 11 11 9 5 2 3 4 4 Ret 2 149
9   Andersson Yamaha 9 12 Ret 9 7 Ret 7 12 10 11 Ret 12 4 9 Ret Ret 11 Ret 9 11 12 12 Ret 15 7 6 120
10   Suhonen Yamaha 17 Ret Ret Ret 16 14 4 10 9 13 12 8 Ret 11 26 11 10 14 6 7 9 8 10 Ret Ret 5 112
11   Falappa Ducati 5 2 7 1 Ret 7 3 4 Ret DNS DNS DNS 94
12   James Ducati 2 2 Ret Ret 7 7 2 Ret 7 8 86
13   Goddard Yamaha 5 2 6 6 1 2 85
14   Campbell Honda 4 2 Ret 9 Ret 15 8 9 4 3 DNS DNS 81
15   Chandler Kawasaki 3 1 3 1 70
16   Morrison Honda 13 Ret 14 15 15 16 Ret DNS 16 10 Ret 15 8 9 13 11 10 8 51
17   Mark Yamaha Ret 15 9 10 6 11 Ret 10 15 13 39
18   Gschwender Suzuki 10 9 15 12 13 Ret DNQ DNQ 5 14 Ret 17 34
19   Slight Kawasaki 8 7 Ret 3 32
20   Dowson Kawasaki 18 14 3 4 30
21   Fogarty Honda 14 Ret 6 6 Ret 8 30
22   Weibel Kawasaki 15 Ret 16 13 Ret 10 25 13 Ret 20 12 9 10 Ret 30
23   Hofmann Honda 16 13 5 8 14 11 29
24   Amatriain Honda 18 10 Ret 16 11 12 9 16 10 19 28
25   de Vries Yamaha Ret 14 17 14 14 13 12 15 13 17 15 10 24
26   Tardozzi Ducati 11 Ret 8 Ret Ret 9 Ret Ret Ret Ret 13 Ret Ret Ret DNS DNS Ret DNS 23
27   Bongers Yamaha 10 10 6 Ret 22
28   Mercier Yamaha 8 4 21
29   Mattioli Honda 11 12 8 12 18 Ret 21
30   Doohan Honda 7 6 19
31   Vieira Honda Ret 7 Ret 13 11 14 19
32   Mounier Yamaha 14 8 DNS 7 DNS DNS 19
33   Stroud Yamaha 8 7 17
34   Caracchi Ducati Ret DNS Ret DNS Ret 17 12 Ret 9 10 Ret 16 17
35   Mackenzie Yamaha 13 4 16
36   Russell Kawasaki 10 7 15
37   Rees Yamaha 9 9 14
38   Beattie Honda DSQ Ret 4 Ret 13
39   Mella Honda 12 Ret 19 Ret 12 Ret 11 Ret Ret 16 Ret 23 13
40   Josiah Kawasaki 11 10 11
41   Martin Suzuki 11 10 11
42   Stringer Yamaha 11 17 19 22 10 17 11
43   Saito Yamaha 13 9 10
44   Knight Kawasaki 11 11 10
45   Lavieille Yamaha 7 Ret 9
46   Lewis Kawasaki 12 11 9
47   Kipp Yamaha 14 14 14 13 Ret Ret 9
48   Polen Suzuki 8 DNS 8
49   Osaka Yamaha 9 Ret 7
50   Stevens Yamaha Ret 9 7
51   Sadowski Yamaha 9 Ret 7
52   Picotte Yamaha 13 12 7
53   H. Meier Honda 13 20 21 12 7
54   Delaby Honda 23 Ret 22 20 18 Ret 16 19 15 16 Ret 14 15 13 Ret 23 20 22 Ret 20 7
55   Kato Yamaha 10 Ret 6
56   Guest Yamaha 14 12 6
57   Crafar Yamaha 13 13 6
58   Duhamel Suzuki 12 15 5
59   Billet Honda 14 13 5
60   Bosshard Honda 14 13 5
61   King Ducati 16 12 4
62   Biliotti Kawasaki 12 19 4
63   Miwa Honda 17 12 4
64   Whitham Honda 20 Ret 12 Ret 4
65   Fissenden Honda 21 22 13 15 4
66   Rudroff Bimota 15 Ret Ret 24 13 26 4
67   O'Connor Honda 16 13 3
68   Ricci Kawasaki Ret Ret 23 Ret 21 21 DNS DNS 13 Ret 3
69   Curtis Suzuki 15 14 3
70   Roberts Yamaha Ret 14 2
71   Tai Honda 14 17 2
72   Hanamura Yamaha 20 14 2
73   Kobayashi Honda 14 19 2
74   Möckel Honda 26 20 Ret DNS 14 21 20 27 19 23 17 22 2
75   Bonhuil Honda 24 Ret 22 24 17 Ret 17 17 15 15 18 Ret Ret 19 Ret Ret 2
76   Short Suzuki 15 17 1
77   Choeisak Yamaha 28 28 Ret 15 1
78   Nattavude Kawasaki 15 16 1
79   Monsch Honda Ret 15 1
80   Coq Yamaha 15 16 1
81   Zwedorn Honda 25 Ret Ret 15 25 25 1
82   Galinski Kawasaki 19 Ret DNS DNS 17 15 18 Ret 1
  Singer Kawasaki 16 17 0
  Presciutti Yamaha Ret DNS Ret Ret 29 18 DNQ DNQ 21 21 16 Ret Ret Ret 0
  Garcia Yamaha 22 18 16 22 0
  Scolyer Kawasaki 18 16 0
  Kieffer Honda 20 20 19 16 0
  Arenas Honda Ret 16 24 19 23 Ret 24 25 0
  Aoki Yamaha 19 16 0
  Jordan Suzuki 16 Ret 0
  Ashmead Kawasaki 16 DNS 0
  Mastrelli Ducati 21 19 20 23 DNQ DNQ 19 17 DNQ DNQ 0
  Buckmaster Honda Ret 26 0
Kawasaki 17 19
  Kattenberg Yamaha 17 19 0
  Karm Suzuki 21 17 0
  Papa Yamaha 24 17 0
  Schäfli Honda 17 24 0
  Robinson Honda 17 Ret 0
  Deletang Suzuki 17 Ret 0
  Grey Suzuki 17 Ret 0
  Rubatto Yamaha Ret Ret 23 20 Ret 18 Ret 18 Ret 21 Ret Ret 0
  Chambers Honda 18 18 0
  Shirai Honda 18 18 0
  Lentaigne Kawasaki 18 20 0
  Douglas Yamaha 18 Ret 0
  Clarke Kawasaki Ret 18 0
  Jacob Yamaha 18 Ret 0
  Mouzin Kawasaki Ret 18 0
  Balbi Ducati Ret 18 0
  Haslam Yamaha Ret 18 0
  Bubb Honda Ret 18 0
  Macdonald Suzuki 19 19 0
  Arnold Honda 19 20 0
  McMurter Honda 21 19 DNS DNS 0
  Dauer Honda 19 21 0
  Schmidt Yamaha 19 Ret 0
  Williams Yamaha 20 21 0
  Yamamoto Honda 21 20 0
  Vanolini Honda 20 21 0
  Wilmes Honda 20 23 0
  Röhrer Honda 20 24 0
  Yoder Jr. Suzuki 20 DNS 0
  Schmuttermeier Jr. Suzuki 21 21 0
  Kobayashi Honda 22 21 0
  Tolonen Yamaha 26 23 21 Ret 0
  Baptista Honda 27 21 DNQ DNQ 0
  Burnett Suzuki Ret Ret Ret Ret 21 DNS 0
  Granath Honda 27 Ret Ret DNS 22 Ret 22 25 0
  Fahr Honda 24 22 25 23 DNQ DNQ 0
  Kaneko Yamaha 23 22 0
  Fischer Honda 25 24 22 Ret 0
  Narducci Yamaha DNQ DNQ DNQ DNQ DNQ DNQ 22 25 0
  Phillips Yamaha Ret 22 0
  Vance Suzuki 22 Ret 0
  Rechberger Yamaha 23 28 Ret 27 0
  Sato Honda 24 24 0
  Gross Yamaha Ret 24 0
  Rasmussen Suzuki Ret DNS Ret 25 0
  Fabbri Bimota 25 Ret 0
  Parzer Yamaha 26 26 DNQ DNQ 0
  Mairhofer Kawasaki 27 Ret DNQ DNQ Ret 26 0
  Chao Kawasaki 27 27 0
  João Kawasaki DNQ DNQ 28 27 0
  Shoyama Honda 29 DNS 0
  Vallée Honda Ret DNS Ret Ret 0
  Heiler Yamaha Ret DNS Ret DNS 0
  Blair Suzuki Ret Ret 0
Ducati DNS DNS
  Adamo Ducati Ret Ret 0
  Renfrow Honda Ret Ret 0
  Strang Yamaha Ret Ret 0
  Scatola Bimota Ret Ret 0
  Kuan Yamaha Ret Ret 0
  Looi Honda Ret Ret 0
  Sohwa Kawasaki Ret Ret 0
  Watts Kawasaki Ret Ret 0
  Tate Ducati Ret Ret 0
  Leslie Ducati Ret Ret 0
  Bontempi Ducati DNS Ret DNS DNS 0
  Holden Honda Ret DNS 0
  Lundvall Kawasaki Ret DNS DNQ DNQ 0
  Guenette Jr. Yamaha Ret DNS 0
  Cornwell Suzuki Ret DNS 0
  Hubin Ducati Ret DNS 0
  Craggill Suzuki Ret DNS 0
  Pavletich Ducati Ret DNS 0
  Brau Ducati DNS DNS 0
  Hamdi Yamaha DNS DNS 0
  Tarrant Honda DNS DNS 0
  Hodson Ducati DNS DNS 0
  McEwen Kawasaki DNS DNS 0
  Busch Kawasaki DNQ DNQ DNQ DNQ 0
  Gonzalez Yamaha DNQ DNQ 0
  Fath Honda DNQ DNQ 0
  Karthin Yamaha DNQ DNQ 0
  Jung Honda DNQ DNQ 0
  Gratzl Honda DNQ DNQ 0
  Schuck Yamaha DNQ DNQ 0
  Dieterle Honda DNQ DNQ 0
  Schiller Suzuki DNQ DNQ 0
  Walsh Suzuki DNQ DNQ 0
  Schmuttermeier Sr. Suzuki DNQ DNQ 0
  Green Honda DNQ DNQ 0
  U. Meier Honda DNQ DNQ 0
  Williams Kawasaki DNQ DNQ 0
  Pfefferkorn Kawasaki DNQ DNQ 0
  Zeller Suzuki DNQ DNQ 0
  Freilinger Yamaha DNQ DNQ 0
  Krenn Suzuki DNQ DNQ 0
  Triebnig Suzuki DNQ DNQ 0
  Péan Honda DNQ DNQ 0
  Grillet Yamaha DNQ DNQ 0
  Smolik Suzuki DNQ DNQ 0
Pos. Rider Bike ESP
 
GBR
 
HUN
 
GER
 
CAN
 
USA
 
AUT
 
JPN
 
FRA
 
ITA
 
MAS
 
AUS
 
NZL
 
Pts

Manufacturers' standingsEdit

Pos Manufacturer Pts
1   Honda 399
2   Ducati 393
3   Yamaha 378
4   Kawasaki 300
5   Suzuki 49
6   Bimota 4

NotesEdit

  • The points allocation system was: 1st=20, 2nd=17, 3rd=15, 4th=13, 5th=11, 6th=10, 7th=9, 8th=8, 9th=7, 10th=6, 11th=5, 12th=4, 13th=3, 14th=2, 15th=1