index 2003

updated August 18, 2009

GP Japan 2003

Suzuka - October 12

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Result of GP Japan 2003
after 53 Laps - 307.573 km

  1. Rubens Barrichello Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro Bridgestone 1:25:11.743 216.611 km/h
  2. Kimi Räikkönen West McLaren Mercedes Michelin +11.085
  3. David Coulthard West McLaren Mercedes Michelin +11.614
  4. Jenson Button Lucky Strike BAR Honda Bridgestone +33.106
  5. Jarno Trulli Mild Seven RenaultF1 Michelin +34.269
  6. Takuma Sato Lucky Strike BAR Honda Bridgestone +51.692
  7. Cristiano da Matta Panasonic Toyota Racing Michelin +56.794
  8. Michael Schumacher Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro Bridgestone +59.487
  9. Nick Heidfeld Sauber Petronas Bridgestone +60.159
10. Olivier Panis Panasonic Toyota Racing Michelin +61.844
11. Mark Webber Jaguar Racing Cosworth Michelin +71.005
12. Ralf Schumacher WilliamsF1 BMW Michelin + 1 lap
13. Justin Wilson Jaguar Racing Cosworth Michelin + 1 lap
14. Ralph Firman Jordan Ford Bridgestone + 2 laps
15. Jos Verstappen European Minardi Cosworth Bridgestone + 2 laps
16. Nicolas Kiesa European Minardi Cosworth Bridgestone + 3 laps
Not classified:
 Giancarlo Fisichella Jordan Ford Bridgestone lap 34 spin
 Fernando Alonso Mild Seven RenaultF1 Michelin lap 9 engine
 Heinz-Harald Frentzen Sauber Petronas Bridgestone lap 8 spin
 Juan Pablo Montoya WilliamsF1 BMW Michelin lap 3 hydraulics
Fastest Race Lap: Ralf Schumacher - WilliamsFW24 1:33.408 on lap 43 223.805 km/h
* Jos Verstappen started from Pit Lane
overcast, dry. Air 21°C, track 22-23°C

source: © 2003 Formula One Administration Ltd, 6 Princes Gate, London, SW7 1QJ, England.

 

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Qualifying 2 GP Japan 2003
saturday

  1. Rubens Barrichello Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro Bridgestone 1:31.713 227.941 km/h
  2. Juan Pablo Montoya WilliamsF1 BMW Michelin 1:32.412 +0.699
  3. Cristiano da Matta Panasonic Toyota Racing Michelin 1:32.419 +0.706
  4. Olivier Panis Panasonic Toyota Racing Michelin 1:32.862 +1.149

  5. Fernando Alonso

Mild Seven RenaultF1 Michelin 1:33.044 +1.331
  6. Mark Webber Jaguar Racing Cosworth

Michelin

1:33.106 +1.393
  7. David Coulthard West McLaren Mercedes Michelin 1:33.137 +1.424
  8. Kimi Räikkönen West McLaren Mercedes Michelin 1:33.272 +1.559
  9. Jenson Button Lucky Strike BAR Honda Bridgestone 1:33.272 +1.559
10. Justin Wilson Jaguar Racing Cosworth Michelin 1:33.558 +1.845
11. Nick Heidfeld Sauber Petronas Bridgestone 1:33.632 +1.919
12. Heinz-Harald Frentzen Sauber Petronas Bridgestone 1:33.896 +2.183
13. Takuma Sato Lucky Strike BAR Honda Bridgestone 1:33.924 +2.211
14. Michael Schumacher Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro Bridgestone 1:34.302 +2.589
15. Ralph Firman Jordan Ford Bridgestone 1:34.771 +3.058
16. Giancarlo Fisichella Jordan Ford Bridgestone 1:34.912 +3.199
17. Jos Verstappen European Minardi Cosworth Bridgestone 1:34.975 +3.262
18. Nicolas Kiesa European Minardi Cosworth Bridgestone 1:37.226 +5.513
19. Ralf Schumacher WilliamsF1 BMW Michelin --
20. Jarno Trulli Mild Seven RenaultF1 Michelin --

Overcast  - Light rain. Air temperature 21°C Track temperature 23-24°C

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Qualifying 1 GP Japan 2003
friday

  1. Jarno Trulli Mild Seven RenaultF1 Michelin 1:30.281 231.557 km/h
  2. Ralf Schumacher WilliamsF1 BMW Michelin 1:30.343 +0.062
  3. Michael Schumacher Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro Bridgestone 1:30.464 +0.183
  4. David Coulthard West McLaren Mercedes Michelin 1:30.482 +0.201
  5. Kimi Räikkönen West McLaren Mercedes Michelin 1:30.558 +0.277
  6. Fernando Alonso Mild Seven RenaultF1 Michelin 1:30.624 +0.343
  7. Rubens Barrichello Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro Bridgestone 1:30.758 +0.477
  8. Juan Pablo Montoya WilliamsF1 BMW Michelin 1:31.201 +0.920
  9. Mark Webber Jaguar Racing Cosworth Michelin 1:31.305 +1.024
10. Nick Heidfeld Sauber Petronas Bridgestone 1:31.783 +1.502
11. Takuma Sato Lucky Strike BAR Honda Bridgestone 1:31.832 +1.551
12. Heinz-Harald Frentzen Sauber Petronas  Bridgestone 1:31.892 +1.611
13. Olivier Panis Panasonic Toyota Racing Michelin 1:31.908 +1.627
14. Cristiano da Matta Panasonic Toyota Racing Michelin 1:32.256 +1.975
15. Justin Wilson Jaguar Racing Cosworth Michelin 1:32.291 +2.010
16. Jenson Button Lucky Strike BAR Honda Bridgestone 1:32.374 +2.093
17. Ralph Firman Jordan Ford Bridgestone 1:33.057 +2.776
18. Giancarlo Fisichella Jordan Ford Bridgestone 1:33.313 +3.032
19. Jos Verstappen European Minardi Cosworth Bridgestone 1:34.836 +4.555
20. Nicolas Kiesa European Minardi Cosworth Bridgestone 1:36.181 +5.900
Overcast , dry. Temp: 24°C Air, 26-27°C Track

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Suzuka International Racing Course

Date Qualify : October 11 2003
Final : October 12 2003
Circuit Suzuka International Racing Course
Race Distance 5.803Km x 53Laps, 307.573km
Numbers of times this GP held 16 Times
First year this GP held 1987
Lap Time Record Qualify : 1'31"317 (Michael Schumacher / Ferrari 2002)
Final : 1'36"125 (Michael Schumacher / Ferrari 2002)
Latest Winners:
2002 : Michael Schumacher / Ferrari : 1 26'59"698
2001 : Michael Schumacher / Ferrari : 1 27'33"298
2000 : Michael Schumacher / Ferrari : 1 29'53"435
1999 : Mika Häkkinen / McLaren Mercedes : 1 31'18"785
1998 : Mika Häkkinen / McLaren Mercedes : 1 27'22"535
1997 : Michael Schumacher / Ferrari : 1 29'48"446
1996 : Damon Hill / Williams Renault : 1 32'33"791
1995 : Michael Schumacher / Mildseven Benetton Renault : 1 36'52"930
1994 : Damon Hill / Williams Renault : 1 55'53"532