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The 2003 Canadian Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held on 15 June 2003 at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve.

2003 Canadian Grand Prix
Race 8 of 16 in the 2003 Formula One World Championship
Circuit Gilles Villeneuve.svg
Race details
Date 15 June 2003
Official name XLI Grand Prix Air Canada
Location Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Course Street circuit
Course length 4.361 km (2.710 mi)
Distance 70 laps, 305.270 km (189.686 mi)
Weather Partly cloudy and mild with temperatures reaching a maximum of 19.3 °C (66.7 °F); wind speeds up to 12.9 kilometres per hour (8.0 mph)[1]
Attendance 112,000[2]
Pole position
Driver Williams-BMW
Time 1:15.529
Fastest lap
Driver Spain Fernando Alonso Renault
Time 1:16.040 on lap 53
Podium
First Ferrari
Second Williams-BMW
Third Williams-BMW

Michael Schumacher took the win, despite nursing an ailing car home towards the ends of the race, with the Williamses of Ralf Schumacher and Juan Pablo Montoya right behind him, and the Renault of Fernando Alonso not far behind them.

This was the fourth time that the Schumacher brothers had finished 1-2, having become the first siblings to do so at the 2001 Canadian Grand Prix.

ClassificationEdit

QualifyingEdit

Pos No Driver Constructor Q1 Time Q2 Time Gap
1 4   Ralf Schumacher Williams-BMW 1:38.210 1:15.529
2 3   Juan Pablo Montoya Williams-BMW 1:37.479 1:15.923 +0.394
3 1   Michael Schumacher Ferrari 1:31.969 1:16.047 +0.518
4 8   Fernando Alonso Renault 1:35.173 1:16.048 +0.519
5 2   Rubens Barrichello Ferrari 1:30.925 1:16.143 +0.614
6 14   Mark Webber Jaguar-Cosworth 1:36.699 1:16.182 +0.653
7 20   Olivier Panis Toyota 1:37.313 1:16.598 +1.069
8 7   Jarno Trulli Renault 1:41.413 1:16.718 +1.189
9 21   Cristiano da Matta Toyota 1:38.244 1:16.826 +1.297
10 10   Heinz-Harald Frentzen Sauber-Petronas 1:35.776 1:16.939 +1.410
11 5   David Coulthard McLaren-Mercedes 1:36.463 1:17.024 +1.495
12 9   Nick Heidfeld Sauber-Petronas 1:32.778 1:17.086 +1.557
13 15   Antônio Pizzonia Jaguar-Cosworth 1:38.255 1:17.337 +1.808
14 16   Jacques Villeneuve BAR-Honda 1:44.702 1:17.347 +1.818
15 19   Jos Verstappen Minardi-Cosworth 1:37.426 1:18.014 +2.485
16 11   Giancarlo Fisichella Jordan-Ford 1:38.617 1:18.036 +2.507
17 17   Jenson Button BAR-Honda 1:38.109 1:18.205 +2.676
18 18   Justin Wilson Minardi-Cosworth 1:38.088 1:18.560 +3.031
19 12   Ralph Firman Jordan-Ford 1:34.759 1:18.692 +3.163
20 6   Kimi Räikkönen McLaren-Mercedes 1:35.373 No Time

RaceEdit

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 1   Michael Schumacher Ferrari 70 1:31:13.591 3 10
2 4   Ralf Schumacher Williams-BMW 70 +0.784 1 8
3 3   Juan Pablo Montoya Williams-BMW 70 +1.355 2 6
4 8   Fernando Alonso Renault 70 +4.481 4 5
5 2   Rubens Barrichello Ferrari 70 +1:04.261 5 4
6 6   Kimi Räikkönen McLaren-Mercedes 70 +1:10.502 20 3
7 14   Mark Webber Jaguar-Cosworth 69 +1 Lap 6 2
8 20   Olivier Panis Toyota 69 +1 Lap 7 1
9 19   Jos Verstappen Minardi-Cosworth 68 +2 Laps 15  
10 15   Antônio Pizzonia Jaguar-Cosworth 66 Brakes 13  
11 21   Cristiano da Matta Toyota 64 Suspension 9  
Ret 18   Justin Wilson Minardi-Cosworth 60 Gearbox 18  
Ret 17   Jenson Button BAR-Honda 51 Gearbox 17  
Ret 5   David Coulthard McLaren-Mercedes 47 Gearbox 11  
Ret 9   Nick Heidfeld Sauber-Petronas 47 Engine 12  
Ret 7   Jarno Trulli Renault 22 Collision damage 8  
Ret 11   Giancarlo Fisichella Jordan-Ford 20 Gearbox 16  
Ret 12   Ralph Firman Jordan-Ford 20 Engine 19  
Ret 16   Jacques Villeneuve BAR-Honda 14 Brakes 14  
Ret 10   Heinz-Harald Frentzen Sauber-Petronas 6 Electronics 10  
Source:[3]

Championship standings after the raceEdit

  • Note: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Weather information for the "2003 Canadian Grand Prix"". The Old Farmers' Almanac. Retrieved 2018-09-06.
  2. ^ F1 Racing. July 2003.
  3. ^ "2003 Canadian Grand Prix". Formula1.com. Formula1.com Limited. Retrieved 11 August 2018.
  4. ^ a b "Canada 2003 - Championship • STATS F1". www.statsf1.com. Retrieved 14 March 2019.


Previous race:
2003 Monaco Grand Prix
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Next race:
2003 European Grand Prix
Previous race:
2002 Canadian Grand Prix
Canadian Grand Prix Next race:
2004 Canadian Grand Prix

Coordinates: 39°47′42″N 86°14′05″W / 39.79500°N 86.23472°W / 39.79500; -86.23472