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The 2003 Molson Indy Montreal was the fourteenth round of the 2003 CART World Series season, held on August 24, 2003 at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Michel Jourdain, Jr won his 2nd and final Champ Car victory.

Canada 2003 Montreal
Race details
Race 14 of 18 in the 2003 CART season
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Circuit Gilles Villeneuve Track Layout
DateAugust 24, 2003
Official name2003 Molson Indy Montreal
LocationCircuit Gilles Villeneuve
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
CoursePermanent Road Course
2.709 mi / 4.360 km
Distance75 laps
203.175 mi / 327.000 km
WeatherPartly Cloudy
Pole position
DriverAlex Tagliani (Rocketsports Racing)
Time1:19.665
Fastest lap
DriverBruno Junqueira (Newman/Haas Racing)
Time1:20.634 (on lap 69 of 75)
Podium
FirstMichel Jourdain, Jr. (Team Rahal)
SecondOriol Servià (Patrick Racing)
ThirdPatrick Carpentier (Team Player's)

This marks the Final Champ Car race for Max Papis

Contents

Qualifying resultsEdit

Pos Nat Name Team Qual 1 Qual 2 Best
1   Alex Tagliani Rocketsports Racing 1:21.542 1:19.665 1:19.665
2   Oriol Servià Patrick Racing 1:21.112 1:19.757 1:19.757
3   Bruno Junqueira Newman/Haas Racing 1:21.476 1:19.671 1:19.671
4   Michel Jourdain, Jr. Team Rahal 1:22.095 1:19.751 1:19.751
5   Patrick Carpentier Team Player's - 1:19.810 1:19.810
6   Sébastien Bourdais Newman/Haas Racing 1:21.495 1:19.818 1:19.818
7   Jimmy Vasser American Spirit Team Johansson 1:22.171 1:19.882 1:19.882
8   Paul Tracy Team Player's 1:21.405 1:20.015 1:20.015
9   Darren Manning Walker Racing 1:21.833 1:20.308 1:20.308
10   Mario Domínguez Herdez Competition 1:22.125 1:20.360 1:20.360
11   Tiago Monteiro Fittipaldi-Dingman Racing 1:22.069 1:20.360 1:20.360
12   Mario Haberfeld Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 1:22.589 1:20.639 1:20.639
13   Roberto Moreno Herdez Competition 1:22.918 1:20.826 1:20.826
14   Ryan Hunter-Reay American Spirit Team Johansson 1:21.846 1:20.963 1:20.963
15   Max Papis PK Racing 1:23.093 1:21.116 1:21.116
16   Adrian Fernández Fernández Racing 1:22.354 1:21.237 1:21.237
17   Gualter Salles Dale Coyne Racing 1:23.074 1:21.497 1:21.497
18   Rodolfo Lavín Walker Racing 1:23.337 1:21.718 1:21.718
19   Geoff Boss Dale Coyne Racing 1:23.865 1:22.177 1:22.177

RaceEdit

Pos No Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 9   Michel Jourdain, Jr. Team Rahal 75 1:54:23.210 4 20
2 20   Oriol Servià Patrick Racing 75 +1.277 secs 2 17
3 32   Patrick Carpentier Team Player's 75 +2.099 secs 5 14
4 33   Alex Tagliani Rocketsports Racing 75 +7.219 secs 1 14
5 55   Mario Domínguez Herdez Competition 75 +10.010 secs 10 10
6 3   Paul Tracy Team Player's 75 +14.911 secs 8 8
7 4   Roberto Moreno Herdez Competition 75 +16.833 secs 13 6
8 51   Adrian Fernández Fernández Racing 75 +37.195 secs 16 5
9 27   Max Papis PK Racing 75 +37.543 secs 15 4
10 15   Darren Manning Walker Racing 75 +38.417 secs 9 3
11 34   Mario Haberfeld Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 75 +38.827 secs 12 2
12 19   Gualter Salles Dale Coyne Racing 75 +50.546 secs 17 1
13 1   Bruno Junqueira Newman/Haas Racing 74 + 1 Lap 3 0
14 11   Geoff Boss Dale Coyne Racing 74 + 1 Lap 19 0
15 5   Rodolfo Lavín Walker Racing 74 + 1 Lap 18 0
16 12   Jimmy Vasser American Spirit Team Johansson 72 Mechanical 7 0
17 31   Ryan Hunter-Reay American Spirit Team Johansson 60 Mechanical 14 0
18 7   Tiago Monteiro Fittipaldi-Dingman Racing 49 Contact 11 0
19 2   Sébastien Bourdais Newman/Haas Racing 28 Mechanical 6 0

Caution flagsEdit

Laps Cause
7-9 Hunter-Reay (31) spin/stall
45-47 Junqueira (1) spin/stall
50-51 Monteiro (7) & Hunter-Reay (31) contact

NotesEdit

Laps Leader
1-18 Alex Tagliani
19-20 Oriol Servià
21-37 Alex Tagliani
38-40 Michel Jourdain, Jr.
41-57 Alex Tagliani
58-59 Michel Jourdain, Jr.
60-65 Roberto Moreno
66-75 Michel Jourdain, Jr.
 
Driver Laps led
Alex Tagliani 52
Michel Jourdain, Jr. 15
Roberto Moreno 6
Oriol Servià 2

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