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2003 Catalan motorcycle Grand Prix

The 2003 Catalan motorcycle Grand Prix was the sixth round of the 2003 MotoGP Championship. It took place on the weekend of 13–15 June 2003 at the Circuit de Catalunya located in Montmeló, Catalonia, Spain.

Spain  2003 Catalan Grand Prix
Race details
Race 6 of 16 races in the
2003 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Circuit Catalunya.png
Date15 June 2003
Official nameGran Premi Marlboro de Catalunya[1]
LocationCircuit de Catalunya
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 4.727 km (2.937 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi Honda
Time 1:43.927
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi Honda
Time 1:45.472 on lap 21
Podium
First Italy Loris Capirossi Ducati
Second Italy Valentino Rossi Honda
Third Spain Sete Gibernau Honda
250 cc
Pole position
Rider France Randy de Puniet Aprilia
Time 1:47.117
Fastest lap
Rider San Marino Manuel Poggiali Aprilia
Time 1:48.483 on lap 6
Podium
First France Randy de Puniet Aprilia
Second Spain Fonsi Nieto Aprilia
Third Australia Anthony West Aprilia
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Pablo Nieto Aprilia
Time 1:51.043
Fastest lap
Rider Australia Casey Stoner Aprilia
Time 1:51.190 on lap 4
Podium
First Spain Dani Pedrosa Honda
Second Switzerland Thomas Lüthi Honda
Third San Marino Alex de Angelis Aprilia

Contents

MotoGP classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 65   Loris Capirossi Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 25 44:21.758 2 25
2 46   Valentino Rossi Repsol Honda Honda 25 +3.075 1 20
3 15   Sete Gibernau Telefónica Movistar Honda Honda 25 +4.344 4 16
4 7   Carlos Checa Fortuna Yamaha Team Yamaha 25 +4.935 8 13
5 56   Shinya Nakano D'Antin Yamaha Team Yamaha 25 +5.003 6 11
6 11   Tohru Ukawa Camel Pramac Pons Honda 25 +20.587 11 10
7 6   Makoto Tamada Pramac Honda Honda 25 +22.982 10 9
8 4   Alex Barros Gauloises Yamaha Team Yamaha 25 +24.989 5 8
9 69   Nicky Hayden Repsol Honda Honda 25 +27.159 18 7
10 12   Troy Bayliss Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 25 +30.376 12 6
11 23   Ryuichi Kiyonari Telefónica Movistar Honda Honda 25 +33.193 20 5
12 41   Noriyuki Haga Alice Aprilia Racing Aprilia 25 +40.443 15 4
13 33   Marco Melandri Fortuna Yamaha Team Yamaha 25 +40.445 14 3
14 3   Max Biaggi Camel Pramac Pons Honda 25 +42.325 9 2
15 21   John Hopkins Suzuki Grand Prix Team Suzuki 25 +48.659 13 1
16 9   Nobuatsu Aoki Proton Team KR Proton KR 25 +1:04.721 21
17 8   Garry McCoy Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki 25 +1:36.914 19
Ret 19   Olivier Jacque Gauloises Yamaha Team Yamaha 12 Accident 3
Ret 45   Colin Edwards Alice Aprilia Racing Aprilia 6 Retirement 7
Ret 48   Akira Yanagawa Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki 0 Accident 16
Ret 88   Andrew Pitt Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki 0 Accident 22
Ret 99   Jeremy McWilliams Proton Team KR Proton KR 0 Accident 17
Sources: [1][2][3]

250 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 7   Randy de Puniet Aprilia 23 41:59.893 1 25
2 10   Fonsi Nieto Aprilia 23 +0.244 6 20
3 14   Anthony West Aprilia 23 +2.641 9 16
4 24   Toni Elías Aprilia 23 +4.329 3 13
5 8   Naoki Matsudo Yamaha 23 +7.896 7 11
6 21   Franco Battaini Aprilia 23 +11.432 4 10
7 5   Sebastián Porto Honda 23 +11.883 5 9
8 50   Sylvain Guintoli Aprilia 23 +15.761 10 8
9 3   Roberto Rolfo Honda 23 +24.270 8 7
10 11   Joan Olivé Aprilia 23 +29.370 14 6
11 6   Alex Debón Honda 23 +32.091 17 5
12 30   Klaus Nöhles Aprilia 23 +34.948 12 4
13 16   Johan Stigefelt Aprilia 23 +44.259 13 3
14 36   Erwan Nigon Aprilia 23 +46.384 15 2
15 15   Christian Gemmel Honda 23 +59.767 19 1
16 52   Lukáš Pešek Yamaha 23 +1:36.297 22
17 98   Katja Poensgen Honda 22 +1 lap 25
18 18   Henk vd Lagemaat Honda 22 +1 lap 24
Ret 96   Jakub Smrž Honda 22 Accident 21
Ret 54   Manuel Poggiali Aprilia 12 Retirement 2
Ret 33   Héctor Faubel Aprilia 10 Retirement 16
Ret 26   Alex Baldolini Aprilia 10 Retirement 23
Ret 9   Hugo Marchand Aprilia 5 Accident 11
Ret 31   Christophe Rastel Honda 5 Retirement 26
Ret 57   Chaz Davies Aprilia 3 Retirement 20
Ret 34   Eric Bataille Honda 1 Retirement 18
DNS 40   Álvaro Molina Aprilia Did not start
Source: [4]

125 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 3   Dani Pedrosa Honda 22 41:16.672 6 25
2 12   Thomas Lüthi Honda 22 +0.137 14 20
3 15   Alex de Angelis Aprilia 22 +0.315 5 16
4 17   Steve Jenkner Aprilia 22 +1.589 8 13
5 7   Stefano Perugini Aprilia 22 +19.874 9 11
6 48   Jorge Lorenzo Derbi 22 +22.560 11 10
7 36   Mika Kallio Honda 22 +22.647 19 9
8 23   Gino Borsoi Aprilia 22 +22.856 18 8
9 79   Gábor Talmácsi Aprilia 22 +22.916 12 7
10 10   Roberto Locatelli KTM 22 +23.415 23 6
11 42   Gioele Pellino Aprilia 22 +31.815 13 5
12 6   Mirko Giansanti Aprilia 22 +34.948 20 4
13 63   Mike Di Meglio Aprilia 22 +40.938 15 3
14 1   Arnaud Vincent KTM 22 +41.163 17 2
15 24   Simone Corsi Honda 22 +41.405 16 1
16 58   Marco Simoncelli Aprilia 22 +41.888 22
17 22   Pablo Nieto Aprilia 22 +51.330 1
18 50   Andrea Ballerini Gilera 22 +51.993 26
19 32   Fabrizio Lai Malaguti 22 +52.289 21
20 25   Imre Tóth Honda 22 +54.364 30
21 11   Max Sabbatani Aprilia 22 +1:08.127 33
22 8   Masao Azuma Honda 22 +1:09.768 24
23 70   Sergio Gadea Aprilia 22 +1:22.794 27
24 31   Julián Simón Malaguti 22 +1:32.672 28
25 82   Jordi Carchano Honda 22 +1:40.507 35
26 78   Péter Lénárt Honda 22 +1:40.604 36
27 21   Leon Camier Honda 22 +1:40.730 32
28 19   Álvaro Bautista Aprilia 17 +5 laps 29
Ret 34   Andrea Dovizioso Honda 15 Accident 2
Ret 80   Héctor Barberá Aprilia 15 Accident 4
Ret 69   David Bonache Honda 14 Retirement 31
Ret 4   Lucio Cecchinello Aprilia 13 Retirement 3
Ret 41   Youichi Ui Aprilia 11 Retirement 7
Ret 26   Emilio Alzamora Derbi 10 Retirement 25
Ret 27   Casey Stoner Aprilia 9 Accident 10
Ret 14   Chris Martin Aprilia 7 Retirement 34
WD 81   Ismael Ortega Aprilia Withdrew
Source: [5]

Championship standings after the race (motoGP)Edit

Below are the standings for the top five riders and constructors after round six has concluded.[6]

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "2003 Catalan MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". 13 June 2017.
  2. ^ "Gran Premi Marlboro de Catalunya – MotoGP – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 15 June 2003. Retrieved 29 April 2018.
  3. ^ "motogp.com · CATALUNYA GRAND PRIX · MotoGP Race Classification 2003". www.motogp.com.
  4. ^ "Gran Premi Marlboro de Catalunya – 250cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 15 June 2003. Retrieved 29 April 2018.
  5. ^ "Gran Premi Marlboro de Catalunya – 125cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 15 June 2003. Retrieved 29 April 2018.
  6. ^ "World Championship standings". Crash. June 15, 2003.


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