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The 2003 Molson Indy Vancouver was the eleventh round of the 2003 CART World Series season, held on July 27, 2003 on the streets of Concord Pacific Place in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Canada 2003 Vancouver
Race details
Race 10 of 18 in the 2003 CART season
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DateJuly 27, 2003
Official name2003 Molson Indy Vancouver
LocationConcord Pacific Place
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
CourseTemporary Street Circuit
1.781 mi / 2.866 km
Distance100 laps
178.100 mi / 286.600 km
WeatherClear skies with temperatures reaching a high of 25.6 °C (78.1 °F); dropping down to 19.4 °C (66.9 °F) by the end of the event[1]
Pole position
DriverPaul Tracy (Team Player's)
Time1:00.926
Fastest lap
DriverSébastien Bourdais (Newman/Haas Racing)
Time1:02.011 (on lap 98 of 100)
Podium
FirstPaul Tracy (Team Player's)
SecondBruno Junqueira (Newman/Haas Racing)
ThirdSébastien Bourdais (Newman/Haas Racing)

Contents

Qualifying resultsEdit

Pos Nat Name Team Qual 1 Qual 2 Best
1   Paul Tracy Team Player's 1:01.862 1:00.926 1:00.926
2   Bruno Junqueira Newman/Haas Racing 1:01.845 1:01.070 1:01.070
3   Roberto Moreno Herdez Competition 1:02.216 1:01.172 1:01.172
4   Michel Jourdain, Jr. Team Rahal 1:02.350 1:01.582 1:01.582
5   Sébastien Bourdais Newman/Haas Racing 1:01.921 1:01.617 1:01.617
6   Patrick Carpentier Team Player's 1:02.348 1:01.691 1:01.691
7   Alex Tagliani Rocketsports Racing 1:02.032 1:01.816 1:01.816
8   Darren Manning Walker Racing 1:02.222 1:02.032 1:02.032
9   Oriol Servià Patrick Racing 1:02.103 1:02.063 1:02.063
10   Mario Haberfeld Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 1:02.838 1:02.344 1:02.344
11   Tiago Monteiro Fittipaldi-Dingman Racing 1:05.754 1:02.351 1:02.351
12   Mario Domínguez Herdez Competition 1:03.033 1:02.373 1:02.373
13   Jimmy Vasser American Spirit Team Johansson 1:03.461 1:02.458 1:02.458
14   Adrian Fernández Fernández Racing 1:02.469 1:02.902 1:02.469
15   Max Papis PK Racing 1:02.999 1:02.800 1:02.800
16   Ryan Hunter-Reay American Spirit Team Johansson 1:03.317 1:03.347 1:03.317
17   Gualter Salles Dale Coyne Racing 1:03.928 1:03.388 1:03.388
18   Rodolfo Lavín Walker Racing 1:03.437 1:03.705 1:03.437
19   Geoff Boss Dale Coyne Racing 1:04.316 1:04.259 1:04.259

RaceEdit

Pos No Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 3   Paul Tracy Team Player's 100 1:57:54.322 1 22
2 1   Bruno Junqueira Newman/Haas Racing 100 +17.8 secs 2 17
3 2   Sébastien Bourdais Newman/Haas Racing 100 +25.7 secs 5 14
4 9   Michel Jourdain, Jr. Team Rahal 100 +45.4 secs 4 12
5 15   Darren Manning Walker Racing 98 + 2 Laps 8 10
6 31   Ryan Hunter-Reay American Spirit Team Johansson 98 + 2 Laps 16 8
7 34   Mario Haberfeld Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 98 + 2 Laps 10 6
8 5   Rodolfo Lavín Walker Racing 98 + 2 Laps 17 5
9 27   Max Papis PK Racing 98 + 2 Laps 15 4
10 55   Mario Domínguez Herdez Competition 96 + 4 Laps 12 3
11 12   Jimmy Vasser American Spirit Team Johansson 90 Mechanical 13 2
12 51   Adrian Fernández Fernández Racing 72 Mechanical 14 1
13 32   Patrick Carpentier Team Player's 60 Contact 6 0
14 33   Alex Tagliani Rocketsports Racing 30 Contact 7 0
15 7   Tiago Monteiro Fittipaldi-Dingman Racing 27 Contact 11 0
16 20   Oriol Servià Patrick Racing 4 Contact 9 0
17 4   Roberto Moreno Herdez Competition 3 Contact 3 0
18 19   Gualter Salles Dale Coyne Racing 0 DNS Contact - 0
19 11   Geoff Boss Dale Coyne Racing 0 DNS Contact - 0

Caution flagsEdit

Laps Cause
1-2 Yellow start - Salles (19) contact during in warmup
4-6 Bourdais (2) & Moreno (4) contact; Monteiro (7) & Domínguez (55) contact
31-36 Monteiro (7) & Tagliani (33) contact

NotesEdit

Laps Leader
1-2 Paul Tracy
3-23 Bruno Junqueira
24-60 Paul Tracy
61-62 Sébastien Bourdais
63-100 Paul Tracy
 
Driver Laps led
Paul Tracy 77
Bruno Junqueira 21
Sébastien Bourdais 2
  • New Race Record Paul Tracy 1:57:54.322
  • Average Speed 90.632 mph

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2003 Molson Indy Vancouver weather information". Old Farmers' Almanac. Retrieved 2013-07-14.

External linksEdit