2003 German motorcycle Grand Prix

The 2003 German motorcycle Grand Prix was the ninth round of the 2003 MotoGP Championship. It took place on the weekend of 25–27 July 2003 at the Sachsenring.

Germany  2003 German Grand Prix
Race details
Race 9 of 16 races in the
2003 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Sachsenring (Rennkurs).svg
Date27 July 2003
Official nameCinzano Motorrad Grand Prix Deutschland[1][2]
LocationSachsenring
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 3.671 km (2.281 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Italy Max Biaggi Honda
Time 1:23.734
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Max Biaggi Honda
Time 1:24.630 on lap 8
Podium
First Spain Sete Gibernau Honda
Second Italy Valentino Rossi Honda
Third Australia Troy Bayliss Ducati
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Argentina Sebastián Porto Honda
Time 1:25.728
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Fonsi Nieto Aprilia
Time 1:26.469 on lap 16
Podium
First Italy Roberto Rolfo Honda
Second Spain Fonsi Nieto Aprilia
Third France Randy de Puniet Aprilia
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Stefano Perugini Aprilia
Time 1:27.717
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Pablo Nieto Aprilia
Time 1:28.490 on lap 7
Podium
First Italy Stefano Perugini Aprilia
Second Australia Casey Stoner Aprilia
Third San Marino Alex de Angelis Aprilia

MotoGP classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 15   Sete Gibernau Telefónica Movistar Honda Honda 30 42:41.180 5 25
2 46   Valentino Rossi Repsol Honda Honda 30 +0.060 4 20
3 12   Troy Bayliss Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 30 +13.207 6 16
4 65   Loris Capirossi Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 30 +16.521 3 13
5 69   Nicky Hayden Repsol Honda Honda 30 +16.563 15 11
6 11   Tohru Ukawa Camel Pramac Pons Honda 30 +18.743 8 10
7 56   Shinya Nakano D'Antin Yamaha Team Yamaha 30 +18.885 10 9
8 7   Carlos Checa Fortuna Yamaha Team Yamaha 30 +26.165 7 8
9 19   Olivier Jacque Gauloises Yamaha Team Yamaha 30 +28.281 18 7
10 17   Norifumi Abe Yamaha Racing Team Yamaha 30 +29.159 16 6
11 9   Nobuatsu Aoki Proton Team KR Proton KR 30 +29.316 9 5
12 99   Jeremy McWilliams Proton Team KR Proton KR 30 +30.427 2 4
13 6   Makoto Tamada Pramac Honda Honda 30 +49.580 19 3
14 45   Colin Edwards Alice Aprilia Racing Aprilia 30 +53.444 13 2
15 10   Kenny Roberts Jr. Suzuki Grand Prix Team Suzuki 30 +57.512 14 1
16 8   Garry McCoy Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki 30 +59.580 20
17 66   Alex Hofmann Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki 30 +1:05.240 21
18 23   Ryuichi Kiyonari Telefónica Movistar Honda Honda 30 +1:05.348 23
19 88   Andrew Pitt Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki 29 +1 lap 24
20 52   David de Gea WCM Sabre V4 29 +1 lap 25
Ret 33   Marco Melandri Fortuna Yamaha Team Yamaha 23 Accident 12
Ret 21   John Hopkins Suzuki Grand Prix Team Suzuki 23 Retirement 22
Ret 4   Alex Barros Gauloises Yamaha Team Yamaha 15 Accident 11
Ret 3   Max Biaggi Camel Pramac Pons Honda 13 Accident 1
Ret 41   Noriyuki Haga Alice Aprilia Racing Aprilia 7 Accident 17
WD 35   Chris Burns WCM ROC Yamaha Withdrew
Sources: [3][4][5]

250 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 3   Roberto Rolfo Honda 29 42:06.199 2 25
2 10   Fonsi Nieto Aprilia 29 +0.150 4 20
3 7   Randy de Puniet Aprilia 29 +0.287 5 16
4 5   Sebastián Porto Honda 29 +5.305 1 13
5 21   Franco Battaini Aprilia 29 +13.097 3 11
6 14   Anthony West Aprilia 29 +18.289 10 10
7 24   Toni Elías Aprilia 29 +20.881 9 9
8 54   Manuel Poggiali Aprilia 29 +20.927 6 8
9 6   Alex Debón Honda 29 +45.171 13 7
10 26   Alex Baldolini Aprilia 29 +48.701 12 6
11 28   Dirk Heidolf Aprilia 29 +57.078 18 5
12 57   Chaz Davies Aprilia 29 +57.268 17 4
13 96   Jakub Smrž Honda 29 +57.459 19 3
14 36   Erwan Nigon Aprilia 29 +1:17.467 14 2
15 62   Max Neukirchner Honda 29 +1:29.139 22 1
16 52   Lukáš Pešek Yamaha 29 +1:29.338 23
17 11   Joan Olivé Aprilia 28 +1 lap 11
18 98   Katja Poensgen Honda 28 +1 lap 29
19 66   Vesa Kallio Yamaha 28 +1 lap 27
Ret 63   Tomas Palander Honda 28 Accident 25
Ret 18   Henk vd Lagemaat Honda 27 Accident 26
Ret 65   Norman Rank Honda 25 Retirement 28
Ret 34   Eric Bataille Honda 24 Accident 21
Ret 50   Sylvain Guintoli Aprilia 21 Accident 8
Ret 16   Johan Stigefelt Aprilia 9 Accident 20
Ret 9   Hugo Marchand Aprilia 3 Retirement 16
Ret 15   Christian Gemmel Honda 0 Accident 24
Ret 33   Héctor Faubel Aprilia 0 Accident 15
Ret 8   Naoki Matsudo Yamaha 0 Accident 7
DNQ 64   Nico Kehrer Honda Did not qualify
Source: [6]

125 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 7   Stefano Perugini Aprilia 27 40:11.124 1 25
2 27   Casey Stoner Aprilia 27 +0.212 5 20
3 15   Alex de Angelis Aprilia 27 +0.375 2 16
4 3   Dani Pedrosa Honda 27 +0.774 7 13
5 22   Pablo Nieto Aprilia 27 +5.877 13 11
6 79   Gábor Talmácsi Aprilia 27 +11.791 17 10
7 34   Andrea Dovizioso Honda 27 +12.070 6 9
8 4   Lucio Cecchinello Aprilia 27 +12.212 4 8
9 24   Simone Corsi Honda 27 +12.645 10 7
10 36   Mika Kallio Honda 27 +16.369 12 6
11 6   Mirko Giansanti Aprilia 27 +16.370 11 5
12 58   Marco Simoncelli Aprilia 27 +16.825 20 4
13 42   Gioele Pellino Aprilia 27 +21.622 16 3
14 80   Héctor Barberá Aprilia 27 +27.161 3 2
15 32   Fabrizio Lai Malaguti 27 +41.028 18 1
16 88   Robbin Harms Aprilia 27 +45.131 21
17 23   Gino Borsoi Aprilia 27 +45.377 8
18 10   Roberto Locatelli KTM 27 +54.576 22
19 90   Dario Giuseppetti Honda 27 +55.177 29
20 31   Julián Simón Malaguti 27 +1:11.657 25
21 48   Jorge Lorenzo Derbi 27 +1:22.753 19
22 78   Péter Lénárt Honda 27 +1:36.455 37
23 21   Leon Camier Honda 26 +1 lap 36
Ret 19   Álvaro Bautista Aprilia 25 Accident 23
Ret 12   Thomas Lüthi Honda 25 Accident 15
Ret 41   Youichi Ui Aprilia 23 Accident 14
Ret 54   Patrick Unger Honda 18 Retirement 35
Ret 17   Steve Jenkner Aprilia 17 Accident 9
Ret 8   Masao Azuma Honda 14 Accident 32
Ret 52   Jarno Müller Honda 14 Retirement 34
Ret 91   Jascha Büch Honda 12 Accident 30
Ret 33   Stefano Bianco Gilera 11 Retirement 33
Ret 1   Arnaud Vincent KTM 9 Accident 24
Ret 53   Manuel Mickan Honda 7 Accident 27
Ret 26   Emilio Alzamora Derbi 7 Retirement 28
Ret 63   Mike Di Meglio Aprilia 2 Accident 31
Ret 25   Imre Tóth Honda 2 Retirement 26
DNS 11   Max Sabbatani Aprilia Did not start
Source: [7]

Championship standings after the race (motoGP)Edit

Below are the standings for the top five riders and constructors after round nine has concluded.[8][9]

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2003 British MotoGP". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 16 May 2018.
  2. ^ Mitchell, Malcolm. "Sachsenring - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". Progcovers.com. Retrieved 16 May 2018.
  3. ^ "2003 German MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 5 August 2018.
  4. ^ "Cinzano Motorrad GP Deutschland – MotoGP – Race Classification" (PDF). Motogp.com. Dorna Sports. 27 July 2003. Retrieved 2 May 2018.
  5. ^ "GERMAN GRAND PRIX · MotoGP Race Classification 2003". Motogp.com. Retrieved 5 August 2018.
  6. ^ "Cinzano Motorrad GP Deutschland – 250cc – Race Classification" (PDF). Motogp.com. Dorna Sports. 27 July 2003. Retrieved 2 May 2018.
  7. ^ "Cinzano Motorrad GP Deutschland – 125cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 27 July 2003. Retrieved 2 May 2018.
  8. ^ "World Championship standings". Crash. July 27, 2003.
  9. ^ "Standings" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2003. Retrieved 2019-08-22.


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