|1988 Superbike World Championship|
The 1988 Superbike World Championship was the inaugural FIM Superbike World Championship season. The season started on 3 April at Donington Park and finished on 3 October at Manfeild Autocourse after 9 rounds.
Race calendar and results
The second Le Mans race was not held due to schedule issues.
In each race, points were awarded as follows:
For the first ever Superbike World Championship round at Donington Park, and for the only time in the championship's history, the race results were combined to determine an overall winner; double points were awarded on that occasion, as well as in the only race held in Le Mans.
Bold – Pole position
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