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2003 British Formula 3 International Series

2003 British Formula 3 International Series
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The 2003 British Formula Three season was the 53rd British Formula Three Championship season. It commenced on 6 April, and ended on 28 September after twenty-four races.

Drivers and teamsEdit

The following teams and drivers were competitors in the 2003 British Formula Three Championship. The Scholarship class is for older Formula Three cars. Teams in the Invitation class are not series regulars, and do not compete for championship points.

Team Chassis Engine No Driver Rounds
Championship Class
  Alan Docking Racing Dallara F303 Mugen-Honda 1   Will Davison 1-9
  Adam Carroll 10
  João Paulo de Oliveira 11
  Robbie Kerr 12
2   Scott Speed 1-8, 12
  Joel Nelson 9-10
  Reinhard Kofler 11
  Carlin Motorsport Dallara F303 Mugen-Honda 3   Richard Antinucci 1-8
  Michael Keohane 9, 11-12
  Álvaro Parente 10
4   Jamie Green All
21   Alan van der Merwe All
22   Ronnie Bremer All
  Fortec Motorsport Dallara F303 Renault Sodemo 5   Will Power 6-12
6   Robert Dahlgren All
  Promatecme UK Dallara F303 Mugen-Honda 7   Michael Keohane 1-5
  Richard Antinucci 9-12
8   Ernani Judice 1-5
  Fairuz Fauzy 7-12
  Manor Motorsport Dallara F303 Mugen-Honda 9   Clivio Piccione All
10   Stefano Fabi 1-9
23   Tor Graves All
35   Lewis Hamilton 12
  Menu F3 Motorsport Dallara F303 Opel Spiess 11   Rob Austin 1-7
  Robert Doornbos 10, 12
12   Adam Carroll 5-9
  Will Davison 10-12
  Lola Cars Lola-Dome F106-03 Opel Spiess 15   Adam Carroll 1-2
  Hitech Racing Dallara F303 Renault Sodemo 16   Andrew Thompson All
17   Danny Watts All
24   Fabio Carbone 1
  Eric Salignon 2-12
  Team SYR Dallara F303 Opel Spiess 18   Rizal Ramli All
19   Fairuz Fauzy 1-6
  Jesper Carlsen 7
  Tuka Rocha 8
  Masato Shimoyama 9-12
26   Farriz Fauzy 1-6
  Katherine Legge 7-8
  Diamond Racing Ralt F303 Mugen-Honda 25   Will Power 1-5
  P1 Motorsport Dallara F303 Opel Spiess 27   Billy Asaro 3-12
  Piquet Sports Dallara F303 Mugen-Honda 33   Nelson Ângelo Piquet All
Scholarship Class
  P1 Motorsport Dallara F301 Mugen-Honda 51   Ernesto Viso All
  Meritus Racing Dallara F301 Mugen-Honda 56   Ivor McCullough 1-5
  Promatecme UK Dallara F301 Mugen-Honda 57   Christian England 1-5
  Can Artam 7-9
  T-Sport Dallara F301 Mugen-Honda 58   Steven Kane All
59   Karun Chandhok All
  Essential Motorsport Dallara F301 Toyota 61   Alex Pozzobon 1-3
  Azteca Motorsport Dallara F301 Opel Spiess 62   Sergio Hernández 1-2, 5
  Performance Racing Europe Dallara F301 Opel Spiess 63   Justin Sherwood 1-3, 5-6, 9-12
64   Jesse Mason 1, 3, 5
Invitation Entries
  Lucidi Motors Dallara F302 Opel Spiess 43   Gregory Franchi 10
  Prema Powerteam Dallara F303 Opel Spiess 44   Ryan Briscoe 10
45   Katsuyuki Hiranaka 10
46   Robert Kubica 10
  JB Motorsports Dallara F302 Opel Spiess 47   João Paulo de Oliveira 10

ResultsEdit

Round Circuit Date Pole Position Fastest Lap Winning driver Winning team Scholarship Class Winner
1   Donington Park 6 April   Jamie Green   Alan van der Merwe   Jamie Green Carlin Motorsport   Karun Chandhok
2   Jamie Green   Jamie Green   Jamie Green Carlin Motorsport   Steven Kane
3   Snetterton 20 April   Alan van der Merwe   Richard Antinucci   Alan van der Merwe Carlin Motorsport   Ernesto Viso
4   Alan van der Merwe   Richard Antinucci   Alan van der Merwe Carlin Motorsport   Steven Kane
5   Croft 4 May   Will Davison   Will Davison   Will Davison Alan Docking Racing   Karun Chandhok
6   Alan van der Merwe   Alan van der Merwe   Alan van der Merwe Carlin Motorsport   Christian England
7   Knockhill 11 May   Clivio Piccione   Clivio Piccione   Clivio Piccione Manor Motorsport   Steven Kane
8   Nelson Ângelo Piquet   Nelson Ângelo Piquet   Nelson Ângelo Piquet Piquet Sports   Steven Kane
9   Silverstone 25 May   Nelson Ângelo Piquet   Nelson Ângelo Piquet   Nelson Ângelo Piquet Piquet Sports   Karun Chandhok
10 26 May   Nelson Ângelo Piquet   Alan van der Merwe   Alan van der Merwe Carlin Motorsport   Karun Chandhok
11   Castle Combe 22 June   Danny Watts   Adam Carroll   Alan van der Merwe Carlin Motorsport   Ernesto Viso
12   Danny Watts   Danny Watts   Danny Watts Hitech Racing   Ernesto Viso
13   Oulton Park 13 July   Nelson Ângelo Piquet   Danny Watts   Alan van der Merwe Carlin Motorsport   Karun Chandhok
14   Nelson Ângelo Piquet   Alan van der Merwe   Alan van der Merwe Carlin Motorsport   Karun Chandhok
15   Rockingham 3 August   Nelson Ângelo Piquet   Nelson Ângelo Piquet   Nelson Ângelo Piquet Piquet Sports   Karun Chandhok
16   Jamie Green   Nelson Ângelo Piquet   Jamie Green Carlin Motorsport   Ernesto Viso
17   Thruxton 17 August   Danny Watts   Robert Dahlgren   Robert Dahlgren Fortec Motorsport   Steven Kane
18   Eric Salignon   Eric Salignon   Jamie Green Carlin Motorsport   Ernesto Viso
19*   Spa-Francorchamps 30 August   Alan van der Merwe   Jamie Green   Alan van der Merwe Carlin Motorsport   Ernesto Viso
20 31 August   Robert Doornbos   Jamie Green   Alan van der Merwe Carlin Motorsport   Ernesto Viso
21   Donington Park 6 September   Alan van der Merwe   Nelson Ângelo Piquet   Nelson Ângelo Piquet Piquet Sports   Steven Kane
22 7 September   Rob Austin   Jamie Green   Rob Austin Menu Motorsport   Ernesto Viso
23   Brands Hatch 28 September   Nelson Ângelo Piquet   Robert Doornbos   Nelson Ângelo Piquet Piquet Sports   Ernesto Viso
24   Nelson Ângelo Piquet   Nelson Ângelo Piquet   Nelson Ângelo Piquet Piquet Sports   Karun Chandhok
  • * Round 19 stopped after 5 of 11 laps, half points awarded.

StandingsEdit

Pos Driver DON
 
SNE
 
CRO
 
KNO
 
SIL
 
CAS
 
OUL
 
ROC
 
THR
 
SPA
 
DON
 
BRH
 
Pts
1   Alan van der Merwe 2 2 1 1 3 1 6 4 7 1 1 4 1 1 4 3 2 Ret 1 1 Ret 2 11 4 308
2   Jamie Green 1 1 5 2 Ret 2 Ret 2 11 4 7 10 4 3 7 1 3 1 2 3 7 4 Ret 3 237
3   Nelson Ângelo Piquet EX 3 2 5 8 12 2 1 1 6 9 8 Ret 4 1 2 Ret 12 3 7 1 6 1 1 231
4   Richard Antinucci 5 11 NC 4 5 3 3 11 5 2 Ret 9 7 5 Ret 9 Ret 6 9 Ret 2 8 8 9 125.5
5   Danny Watts 13 8 4 7 6 DNS 17 10 3 5 Ret 1 2 7 19 DNS 6 13 12 6 15 3 3 12 125
6   Ronnie Bremer 6 5 3 Ret 4 6 4 8 10 10 4 5 8 15 3 Ret 7 4 5 Ret DNS 5 9 10 121
7   Rob Austin 4 4 16 3 2 5 Ret Ret 6 3 20 7 10 11 3 1 110
8   Will Davison 12 12 22 Ret 1 Ret 5 5 4 7 Ret 16 5 8 9 Ret Ret 7 14 11 4 7 2 7 103
9   Robert Dahlgren 11 7 6 Ret 12 7 18 6 19 16 3 2 6 Ret Ret 6 1 Ret 18 9 6 17 6 6 102
10   Adam Carroll Ret 6 12 Ret 2 12 2 3 3 2 10 Ret Ret 3 10 Ret 90
11   Clivio Piccione 8 14 7 9 14 Ret 1 14 9 9 6 6 Ret 6 2 4 12 19 27 12 9 Ret 12 19 84
12   Eric Salignon 14 11 22 17 16 16 16 13 8 14 16 14 11 Ret 5 11 8 2 Ret 13 5 8 43
13   Michael Keohane 3 17 Ret 8 Ret 4 11 3 Ret Ret 10 Ret Ret 22 10 21 42
14   Will Power 17 23 Ret 19 5 12 12 9 5 15 Ret 2 4 17 Ret 11 23 17 40
15   Billy Asaro 18 8 9 21 18 22 13 Ret 9 19 8 8 18 Ret 19 22 Ret Ret 4 5 34
16   Fairuz Fauzy 7 13 8 Ret 10 Ret 10 15 15 18 16 17 11 10 20 5 4 18 11 15 11 Ret 17 13 30.5
17   Robert Doornbos 15 5 Ret 2 26
18   Andrew Thompson 16 16 11 Ret 11 11 Ret 13 20 20 11 22 Ret 16 21 DNS 13 5 23 23 10 10 7 11 19
19   Stefano Fabi 20 20 15 Ret 7 10 8 Ret 13 27 15 13 Ret Ret 6 Ret Ret 9 19
20   Ernani Judice 9 9 Ret 6 9 Ret 12 Ret Ret 8 15
21   Rizal Ramli 21 24 Ret DNS Ret 18 20 20 21 21 17 Ret 17 18 18 14 14 16 25 24 5 18 21 16 9
22   Álvaro Parente 7 8 7
23   Scott Speed 26 27 9 Ret 13 16 14 18 14 11 10 18 13 17 DNS DNS 16 Ret 3
24   Tuka Rocha 15 11 2
25   Fabio Carbone 15 10 1
26   João Paulo de Oliveira 17 10 17 12 0
27   Reinhard Kofler 12 16 0
28   Joel Nelson Ret 17 Ret 13 0
29   Robbie Kerr 14 14 0
30   Tor Graves Ret 22 Ret 14 Ret Ret 21 19 Ret Ret Ret 19 15 Ret 17 Ret Ret 15 Ret 19 Ret 19 20 Ret 0
31   Masato Shimoyama 17 21 DNS 25 16 20 22 20 0
32   Katherine Legge 19 Ret 16 Ret 0
33   Farriz Fauzy 24 Ret 20 18 Ret 19 Ret 22 27 25 19 Ret 0
  Jesper Carlsen Ret Ret 0
  Lewis Hamilton Ret Ret 0
guest drivers ineligible for championship points
  Ryan Briscoe 6 4 0
  Robert Kubica 13 Ret 0
  Gregory Franchi 22 14 0
  Katsuyuki Hiranaka 16 20 0
Scholarship Class
1   Ernesto Viso Ret Ret 10 12 16 14 13 9 22 26 12 11 Ret 13 13 7 9 8 20 16 13 9 13 Ret 323
2   Steven Kane 18 15 18 10 17 Ret 7 7 12 15 14 15 20 Ret 14 13 8 10 26 21 8 21 15 Ret 316.5
3   Karun Chandhok 10 18 13 15 15 Ret 15 Ret 8 14 Ret 20 14 12 12 10 11 14 21 18 Ret 14 18 15 314.5
4   Justin Sherwood 19 21 17 17 20 15 25 19 18 21 15 20 24 26 14 15 19 18 176
5   Christian England 14 26 Ret 16 19 9 19 12 17 Ret 94
6   Ivor McCullough 25 19 Ret 13 21 13 Ret 17 23 17 79
7   Can Artam 18 DNS Ret 12 16 Ret 35
8   Sergio Hernández 22 Ret 19 Ret 24 23 30
9   Alex Pozzobon 23 DNS 21 Ret DNS 20 20
10   Jesse Mason Ret 25 Ret Ret 26 24 17
Pos Driver DON
 
SNE
 
CRO
 
KNO
 
SIL
 
CAS
 
OUL
 
ROC
 
THR
 
SPA
 
DON
 
BRH
 
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)

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