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The 2003 Grand Prix of Monterey was the seventh round of the 2003 CART World Series season, held on June 15, 2003 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in Monterey, California.

United States 2003 Laguna Seca
Race details
Race 7 of 18 in the 2003 CART season
Laguna Seca.svg
Laguna Seca Track Layout
DateJune 15, 2003
Official nameGrand Prix of Monterey
LocationMazda Raceway Laguna Seca, Monterey, California, United States
CoursePermanent Road Course
2.238 mi / 3.602 km
Distance87 laps
194.706 mi / 313.374 km
WeatherClear and Cool
Pole position
DriverPatrick Carpentier (Team Player's)
Time1:09.575
Fastest lap
DriverPatrick Carpentier (Team Player's)
Time1:11.898 (on lap 81 of 87)
Podium
FirstPatrick Carpentier (Team Player's)
SecondBruno Junqueira (Newman/Haas Racing)
ThirdPaul Tracy (Team Player's)

Contents

Qualifying resultsEdit

Pos Nat Name Team Qual 1 Qual 2 Best
1   Patrick Carpentier Team Player's 1:10.314 1:09.575 1:09.575
2   Bruno Junqueira Newman/Haas Racing 1:10.040 1:09.794 1:09.794
3   Paul Tracy Team Player's 1:10.341 1:09.671 1:09.671
4   Sébastien Bourdais Newman/Haas Racing 1:10.701 1:10.099 1:10.099
5   Adrian Fernández Fernández Racing 1:10.846 1:10.228 1:10.228
6   Mario Haberfeld Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 1:10.753 1:10.244 1:10.244
7   Darren Manning Walker Racing 1:11.786 1:10.531 1:10.531
8   Jimmy Vasser American Spirit Team Johansson 1:11.222 1:10.538 1:10.538
9   Roberto Moreno Herdez Competition 1:11.298 1:10.573 1:10.573
10   Oriol Servià Patrick Racing 1:11.227 1:10.597 1:10.597
11   Mario Domínguez Herdez Competition 1:11.210 1:10.800 1:10.800
12   Bryan Herta PK Racing 1:11.297 1:10.943 1:10.943
13   Michel Jourdain, Jr. Team Rahal 1:10.970 -** 1:10.970
14   Alex Tagliani Rocketsports Racing 1:11.593 1:11.025 1:11.025
15   Tiago Monteiro Fittipaldi-Dingman Racing -* 1:11.354 1:11.354
16   Rodolfo Lavín Walker Racing 1:12.302 1:11.430 1:11.430
17   Ryan Hunter-Reay American Spirit Team Johansson 1:12.614 1:11.450 1:11.450
18   Joël Camathias Dale Coyne Racing 1:12.453 1:11.455 1:11.455
19   Geoff Boss Dale Coyne Racing 1:13.975 1:12.802 1:12.802

*Tiago Montiero did not set a time in the first qualification session after damaging his car prior to the session. He used his backup car in the second qualification session.
**Michel Jourdain set the fastest time in the second qualification session (1:09.530) but his time was disallowed after his car was found to be underweight during tech inspection.

RaceEdit

Pos No Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 32   Patrick Carpentier Team Player's 87 1:48:11.023 1 22
2 1   Bruno Junqueira Newman/Haas Racing 87 +0.8 secs 2 17
3 3   Paul Tracy Team Player's 87 +28.6 secs 3 14
4 9   Michel Jourdain, Jr. Team Rahal 87 +40.8 secs 13 12
5 34   Mario Haberfeld Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 87 +42.1 secs 6 10
6 20   Oriol Servià Patrick Racing 87 +1:00.2 10 8
7 51   Adrian Fernández Fernández Racing 87 +1:01.4 5 6
8 12   Jimmy Vasser American Spirit Team Johansson 87 +1:01.8 8 5
9 7   Tiago Monteiro Fittipaldi-Dingman Racing 86 + 1 Lap 15 4
10 55   Mario Domínguez Herdez Competition 86 + 1 Lap 11 3
11 27   Bryan Herta PK Racing 86 + 1 Lap 12 2
12 31   Ryan Hunter-Reay American Spirit Team Johansson 86 + 1 Lap 17 1
13 19   Joël Camathias Dale Coyne Racing 85 + 2 Laps 18 0
14 33   Alex Tagliani Rocketsports Racing 85 + 2 Laps 14 0
15 4   Roberto Moreno Herdez Competition 85 + 2 Laps 9 0
16 11   Geoff Boss Dale Coyne Racing 83 Mechanical 19 0
17 2   Sébastien Bourdais Newman/Haas Racing 77 Mechanical 4 0
18 15   Darren Manning Walker Racing 12 Mechanical 7 0
19 5   Rodolfo Lavín Walker Racing 10 Mechanical 16 0

Caution flagsEdit

Laps Cause
1 Yellow start

NotesEdit

Laps Leader
1-87 Patrick Carpentier
 
Driver Laps led
Patrick Carpentier 87

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