2003 Italian motorcycle Grand Prix

The 2003 Italian motorcycle Grand Prix was the fifth round of the 2003 MotoGP Championship. It took place on the weekend of 6–8 June 2003 at the Mugello Circuit.

Italy  2003 Italian Grand Prix
Race details
Race 5 of 16 races in the
2003 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Mugello Racing Circuit track map.svg
Date8 June 2003
Official nameGran Premio Cinzano d'Italia[1]
LocationMugello Circuit
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 5.245 km (3.259 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi Honda
Time 1:51.927
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Loris Capirossi Ducati
Time 1:52.623 on lap 20
Podium
First Italy Valentino Rossi Honda
Second Italy Loris Capirossi Ducati
Third Italy Max Biaggi Honda
250 cc
Pole position
Rider France Randy de Puniet Aprilia
Time 1:53.586
Fastest lap
Rider France Randy de Puniet Aprilia
Time 1:54.994 on lap 8
Podium
First San Marino Manuel Poggiali Aprilia
Second Spain Fonsi Nieto Aprilia
Third Italy Franco Battaini Aprilia
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Australia Casey Stoner Aprilia
Time 1:58.914
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Gino Borsoi Aprilia
Time 1:58.969 on lap 5
Podium
First Italy Lucio Cecchinello Aprilia
Second Spain Dani Pedrosa Honda
Third Spain Pablo Nieto Aprilia

MotoGP classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 46   Valentino Rossi Repsol Honda Honda 23 43:28.008 1 25
2 65   Loris Capirossi Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 23 +1.416 2 20
3 3   Max Biaggi Camel Pramac Pons Honda 23 +4.576 4 16
4 6   Makoto Tamada Pramac Honda Honda 23 +13.210 10 13
5 56   Shinya Nakano D'Antin Yamaha Team Yamaha 23 +13.411 3 11
6 11   Tohru Ukawa Camel Pramac Pons Honda 23 +13.666 5 10
7 15   Sete Gibernau Telefónica Movistar Honda Honda 23 +14.253 6 9
8 7   Carlos Checa Fortuna Yamaha Team Yamaha 23 +22.811 7 8
9 45   Colin Edwards Alice Aprilia Racing Aprilia 23 +33.056 13 7
10 19   Olivier Jacque Gauloises Yamaha Team Yamaha 23 +38.882 8 6
11 33   Marco Melandri Fortuna Yamaha Team Yamaha 23 +38.977 12 5
12 69   Nicky Hayden Repsol Honda Honda 23 +48.639 17 4
13 23   Ryuichi Kiyonari Telefónica Movistar Honda Honda 23 +50.183 22 3
14 66   Alex Hofmann Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki 23 +54.213 15 2
15 8   Garry McCoy Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki 23 +1:23.281 20 1
16 88   Andrew Pitt Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki 23 +1:37.284 21
Ret 99   Jeremy McWilliams Proton Team KR Proton KR 18 Retirement 19
Ret 9   Nobuatsu Aoki Proton Team KR Proton KR 14 Retirement 23
Ret 12   Troy Bayliss Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 10 Accident 11
Ret 41   Noriyuki Haga Alice Aprilia Racing Aprilia 7 Accident 16
Ret 4   Alex Barros Gauloises Yamaha Team Yamaha 2 Accident 9
Ret 21   John Hopkins Suzuki Grand Prix Team Suzuki 2 Accident 14
Ret 10   Kenny Roberts Jr. Suzuki Grand Prix Team Suzuki 2 Accident 18
Sources: [1][2][3]

250 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 54   Manuel Poggiali Aprilia 20 38:40.038 2 25
2 10   Fonsi Nieto Aprilia 20 +22.445 3 20
3 21   Franco Battaini Aprilia 20 +23.446 4 16
4 3   Roberto Rolfo Honda 20 +24.432 6 13
5 50   Sylvain Guintoli Aprilia 20 +31.679 8 11
6 24   Toni Elías Aprilia 20 +39.837 5 10
7 8   Naoki Matsudo Yamaha 20 +44.832 9 9
8 5   Sebastián Porto Honda 20 +44.905 7 8
9 14   Anthony West Aprilia 20 +1:02.385 13 7
10 11   Joan Olivé Aprilia 20 +1:06.020 12 6
11 9   Hugo Marchand Aprilia 20 +1:11.197 16 5
12 6   Alex Debón Honda 20 +1:11.257 15 4
13 57   Chaz Davies Aprilia 20 +1:17.964 17 3
14 96   Jakub Smrž Honda 20 +1:21.573 21 2
15 33   Héctor Faubel Aprilia 20 +1:25.294 14 1
16 15   Christian Gemmel Honda 20 +1:26.780 18
17 36   Erwan Nigon Aprilia 20 +1:35.206 10
18 18   Henk vd Lagemaat Honda 19 +1 lap 22
19 29   Christian Pistoni Aprilia 19 +1 lap 23
Ret 7   Randy de Puniet Aprilia 16 Accident 1
Ret 26   Alex Baldolini Aprilia 10 Accident 20
Ret 16   Johan Stigefelt Aprilia 0 Retirement 11
DNS 34   Eric Bataille Honda 0 Did not start 19
DNS 13   Jaroslav Huleš Yamaha Did not start
DNQ 98   Katja Poensgen Honda Did not qualify
Source: [4]

125 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 4   Lucio Cecchinello Aprilia 20 40:01.738 6 25
2 3   Dani Pedrosa Honda 20 +0.730 10 20
3 22   Pablo Nieto Aprilia 20 +0.801 4 16
4 34   Andrea Dovizioso Honda 20 +0.810 7 13
5 15   Alex de Angelis Aprilia 20 +1.454 3 11
6 41   Youichi Ui Aprilia 20 +7.656 8 10
7 7   Stefano Perugini Aprilia 20 +7.702 2 9
8 23   Gino Borsoi Aprilia 20 +7.708 9 8
9 80   Héctor Barberá Aprilia 20 +21.704 12 7
10 42   Gioele Pellino Aprilia 20 +22.132 13 6
11 6   Mirko Giansanti Aprilia 20 +22.208 16 5
12 24   Simone Corsi Honda 20 +34.326 17 4
13 36   Mika Kallio Honda 20 +34.434 24 3
14 8   Masao Azuma Honda 20 +34.493 22 2
15 12   Thomas Lüthi Honda 20 +34.879 21 1
16 79   Gábor Talmácsi Aprilia 20 +35.035 14
17 58   Marco Simoncelli Aprilia 20 +45.352 15
18 27   Casey Stoner Aprilia 20 +46.072 1
19 50   Andrea Ballerini Gilera 20 +46.428 27
20 10   Roberto Locatelli KTM 20 +46.436 20
21 1   Arnaud Vincent KTM 20 +46.615 11
22 87   Michele Conti Honda 20 +52.953 26
23 11   Max Sabbatani Aprilia 20 +53.338 19
24 60   Mattia Angeloni Honda 20 +1:04.110 28
25 88   Robbin Harms Aprilia 20 +1:04.186 31
26 62   Alessio Aldrovandi Malaguti 20 +1:11.059 29
27 25   Imre Tóth Honda 20 +1:16.722 25
28 19   Álvaro Bautista Aprilia 20 +1:16.830 35
29 61   Michele Pirro Aprilia 20 +1:22.815 33
30 21   Leon Camier Honda 19 +1 lap 37
31 78   Péter Lénárt Honda 19 +1 lap 38
Ret 17   Steve Jenkner Aprilia 19 Accident 5
Ret 48   Jorge Lorenzo Derbi 19 Retirement 18
Ret 32   Fabrizio Lai Malaguti 11 Retirement 32
Ret 31   Julián Simón Malaguti 10 Retirement 34
Ret 26   Emilio Alzamora Derbi 9 Retirement 23
Ret 14   Chris Martin Aprilia 7 Retirement 36
Ret 63   Mike Di Meglio Aprilia 0 Retirement 30
Source: [5]

Championship standings after the race (motoGP)Edit

Below are the standings for the top five riders and constructors after round five has concluded.[6][7]

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "2003 Italian MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 2 August 2018.
  2. ^ "Gran Premio Cinzano d'Italia – MotoGP – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 8 June 2003. Retrieved 29 April 2018.
  3. ^ "ITALIAN GRAND PRIX · MotoGP Race Classification 2003". Motogp.com. Retrieved 2 August 2018.
  4. ^ "Gran Premio Cinzano d'Italia – 250cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 8 June 2003. Retrieved 29 April 2018.
  5. ^ "Gran Premio Cinzano d'Italia – 125cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 8 June 2003. Retrieved 29 April 2018.
  6. ^ "World Championship standings". Crash. June 8, 2003.
  7. ^ "Standings" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2003. Retrieved 2019-08-22.


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