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2003 Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters
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Bernd Schneider (left) won his third Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters Drivers' Championship while Christijan Albers (right) finished second in the championship.

The 2003 Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters season was the fourth Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters season since the series' resumption in 2000. Unlike 2002 there were ten race weekends with only one race at each event.

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Changes for 2003Edit

  • The races were increased in length to a total of one hour per race, as compared to the 40 minutes each race had lasted in 2002.
  • The race at Zolder, Belgium, was replaced by Adria in Italy.
  • The DTM did not return to Sachsenring. Instead, Nürburgring hosted two events.
  • The qualifying for Round 7 at Nürburgring was held at nighttime.

Teams and driversEdit

Race calendar and winnersEdit

Championship standingsEdit

Scoring systemEdit

Points are awarded to the top 8 classified finishers.

Position  1st   2nd   3rd   4th   5th   6th   7th   8th 
Points 10 8 6 5 4 3 2 1

Drivers' championshipEdit

Pos Driver HOC
 
ADR
 
NÜR
 
LAU
 
NOR
 
DON
 
NÜR
 
A1R
 
ZAN
 
HOC
 
Points
1   Bernd Schneider 1 5 4 1 3 2 3 2 2 6 68
2   Christijan Albers 5 1 1 7 1 5 2 3 1 12 64
3   Marcel Fässler 2 4 2 10 2 4 5 1 6 3 57
4   Mattias Ekström 8 2 7 3 Ret 3 4 5 3 2 46
5   Jean Alesi 4 7 Ret 5 5 1 6 Ret 5 1 42
6   Laurent Aïello 3 3 3 8 6 Ret 1 4 9 5 41
7   Peter Dumbreck 6 6 5 2 4 6 10 Ret 10 4 31
8   Timo Scheider 7 15 13 4 16 8 7 Ret Ret 7 12
9   Alain Menu 18 8 6 6 10 Ret 9 7 Ret 10 9
10   Manuel Reuter 9 Ret 9 12 13 Ret 15† 10 4 19† 5
11   Gary Paffett Ret 15 Ret 9 8 6 12 18† 4
12   Christian Abt 20† DSQ 8 9 7 Ret Ret Ret 11 9 3
13   Thomas Jäger 10 Ret 12 14 9 7 Ret 9 13 11 2
14   Jeroen Bleekemolen 14 11 11 18† 14 13 17† 12 7 15 2
15   Joachim Winkelhock 16 9 10 11 8 10 13 14 15 Ret 1
16   Karl Wendlinger 15 12 16 13 11 15 11 16 8 17 1
17   Peter Terting Ret 13 14 DNS 12 14 18† 13 14 8 1
18   Martin Tomczyk 12 Ret 18 DNS Ret Ret Ret 8 Ret 13 1
19   Bernd Mayländer 11 10 17 16 Ret 12 14 15 16 20† 0
20   Stefan Mücke 17 Ret 15 DNS 15 11 12 11 17 14 0
21   Patrick Huisman 13 Ret 0
22   Katsutomo Kaneishi 19 14 19 17 17† Ret 16† 17 18 16 0
Pos Driver HOC
 
ADR
 
NÜR
 
LAU
 
NOR
 
DON
 
NÜR
 
A1R
 
ZAN
 
HOC
 
Points
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)

Bold – Pole
Italics – Fastest Lap

  • † — Driver retired, but was classified as they completed 90% of the winner's race distance.

Teams' championshipEdit

Pos. Team No. HOC
 
ADR
 
NÜR
 
LAU
 
NOR
 
DON
 
NÜR
 
A1R
 
ZAN
 
HOC
 
Points
1 Vodafone / Express-Service AMG-Mercedes 3 1 5 4 1 3 2 3 2 2 6 132
4 5 1 1 7 1 5 2 3 1 12
2 AMG-Mercedes 9 2 4 2 10 2 4 5 1 6 3 99
10 4 7 Ret 5 5 1 6 Ret 5 1
3 PlayStation 2 Red Bull Abt-Audi 5 8 2 7 3 Ret 3 4 5 3 2 47
6 15 12 16 13 11 15 11 16 8 17
4 Hasseröder Abt-Audi 1 3 3 3 8 6 Ret 1 4 9 5 44
2 20† DSQ 8 9 7 Ret Ret Ret 11 9
5 OPC Team Phoenix 18 7 15 13 4 16 8 7 Ret Ret 7 43
19 6 6 5 2 4 6 10 Ret 10 4
6 OPC Team Holzer 7 9 Ret 9 12 13 Ret 15† 10 4 19† 14
8 18 8 6 6 10 Ret 9 7 Ret 10
7 Service 24h AMG-Mercedes 24 13 Ret Ret 15 Ret 9 8 6 12 18† 4
42 17 Ret 15 DNS 15 11 12 11 17 14
8 OPC Euroteam 16 16 9 10 11 8 10 13 14 15 Ret 3
17 14 11 11 18† 14 13 17† 12 7 15
9 Original-Teile AMG-Mercedes 11 10 Ret 12 14 9 7 Ret 9 13 11 2
12 11 10 17 16 Ret 12 14 15 16 20†
10 S Line Audi Junior Team 14 12 Ret 18 DNS Ret Ret Ret 8 Ret 13 2
15 Ret 13 14 DNS 12 14 18† 13 14 8
11 ARTA AMG-Mercedes 21 19 14 19 17 17† Ret 16† 17 18 16 0
Pos. Team No. HOC
 
ADR
 
NÜR
 
LAU
 
NOR
 
DON
 
NÜR
 
A1R
 
ZAN
 
HOC
 
Points

Manufacturers' championshipEdit

Pos. Manufacturer HOC
 
ADR
 
NÜR
 
LAU
 
NOR
 
DON
 
NÜR
 
A1R
 
ZAN
 
HOC
 
Points
1 Mercedes 27 21 23 16 28 29 22 27 25 19 237
2 Audi 7 14 9 7 5 6 15 10 7 13 93
3 Opel 5 4 7 16 6 4 2 2 7 7 60
Pos. Manufacturer HOC
 
ADR
 
NÜR
 
LAU
 
NOR
 
DON
 
NÜR
 
A1R
 
ZAN
 
HOC
 
Points

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