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2003 Centrix Financial Grand Prix of Denver

The 2003 Centrix Financial Grand Prix of Denver was the fifteenth round of the 2003 CART World Series season, held on August 31, 2003 on the streets of Denver, Colorado.

United States 2003 Denver
Race details
Race 15 of 18 in the 2003 CART season
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DateAugust 31, 2003
Official name2003 Centrix Financial Grand Prix of Denver
LocationStreets of Denver
Denver, Colorado, United States
CourseTemporary Street Course
1.647 mi / 2.651 km
Distance106 laps
174.582 mi / 281.006 km
WeatherMostly cloudy with temperatures reaching up to 70 °F (21 °C); wind speeds approaching 9.9 miles per hour (15.9 km/h)[1]
Pole position
DriverBruno Junqueira (Newman/Haas Racing)
Time1:01.438
Fastest lap
DriverMario Haberfeld (Mi-Jack Conquest Racing)
Time1:02.082 (on lap 100 of 106)
Podium
FirstBruno Junqueira (Newman/Haas Racing)
SecondSébastien Bourdais (Newman/Haas Racing)
ThirdOriol Servià (Patrick Racing)

Qualifying resultsEdit

Pos Nat Name Team Qual 1 Qual 2 Best
1   Bruno Junqueira Newman/Haas Racing 1:01.438 - 1:01.438
2   Oriol Servià Patrick Racing 1:02.303 1:01.477 1:01.477
3   Sébastien Bourdais Newman/Haas Racing 1:02.262 1:01.547 1:01.547
4   Adrian Fernández Fernández Racing 1:01.583 1:03.821 1:01.583
5   Tiago Monteiro Fittipaldi-Dingman Racing 1:02.281 1:01.628 1:01.628
6   Patrick Carpentier Team Player's 1:02.165 1:01.804 1:01.804
7   Darren Manning Walker Racing 1:01.869 1:02.005 1:01.869
8   Mario Haberfeld Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 1:02.100 1:02.050 1:02.050
9   Paul Tracy Team Player's 1:02.056 1:03.001 1:02.056
10   Michel Jourdain, Jr. Team Rahal 1:02.381 1:02.141 1:02.141
11   Alex Tagliani Rocketsports Racing 1:03.463 1:02.287 1:02.287
12   Ryan Hunter-Reay American Spirit Team Johansson 1:03.053 1:02.447 1:02.447
13   Jimmy Vasser American Spirit Team Johansson 1:02.944 1:03.290 1:02.944
14   Mario Domínguez Herdez Competition 1:03.732 1:02.993 1:02.993
15   Rodolfo Lavín Walker Racing 1:03.166 1:03.913 1:03.166
16   Roberto Moreno Herdez Competition 1:03.275 1:03.296 1:03.275
17   Mika Salo PK Racing 1:03.875 1:04.645 1:03.875
18   Gualter Salles Dale Coyne Racing 1:03.891 1:09.964 1:03.891
19   Geoff Boss Dale Coyne Racing 1:04.193 1:06.592 1:04.193

RaceEdit

Pos No Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 1   Bruno Junqueira Newman/Haas Racing 106 2:03:10.259 1 22
2 2   Sébastien Bourdais Newman/Haas Racing 106 +0.335 secs 3 16
3 20   Oriol Servià Patrick Racing 106 +12.495 secs 2 15
4 3   Paul Tracy Team Player's 106 +13.318 secs 9 12
5 51   Adrian Fernández Fernández Racing 106 +17.715 secs 4 10
6 9   Michel Jourdain, Jr. Team Rahal 106 +18.781 secs 10 8
7 55   Mario Domínguez Herdez Competition 106 +19.263 secs 14 6
8 15   Darren Manning Walker Racing 106 +25.590 secs 7 5
9 33   Alex Tagliani Rocketsports Racing 106 +26.916 secs 11 4
10 34   Mario Haberfeld Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 106 +50.699 secs 8 3
11 12   Jimmy Vasser American Spirit Team Johansson 106 +55.233 secs 13 2
12 11   Geoff Boss Dale Coyne Racing 101 + 5 Laps 19 1
13 7   Tiago Monteiro Fittipaldi-Dingman Racing 86 Contact 5 0
14 27   Mika Salo PK Racing 84 Contact 17 0
15 31   Ryan Hunter-Reay American Spirit Team Johansson 80 Fire 12 0
16 4   Roberto Moreno Herdez Competition 77 Contact 16 0
17 32   Patrick Carpentier Team Player's 61 Contact 6 0
18 19   Gualter Salles Dale Coyne Racing 33 Mechanical 18 0
19 5   Rodolfo Lavín Walker Racing 2 Contact 15 0

Caution flagsEdit

Laps Cause
1 Yellow start
3-5 Domínguez (55), Lavín (5) & Moreno (4) contact
61-64 Carpentier (32) contact
78-83 Moreno (4) contact; Hunter-Reay (31) pit fire; Salo (27) contact

NotesEdit

Laps Leader
1-32 Bruno Junqueira
33-62 Oriol Servià
63-106 Bruno Junqueira
 
Driver Laps led
Bruno Junqueira 76
Oriol Servià 30

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2003 Centrix Financial Grand Prix of Denver weather information". Old Farmers' Almanac. Retrieved 2013-10-26.

External linksEdit