2003 Spanish motorcycle Grand Prix

The 2003 Spanish motorcycle Grand Prix was the third round of the 2003 MotoGP Championship. It took place on the weekend of 9–11 May 2003 at the Circuito de Jerez.

Spain  2003 Spanish Grand Prix
Race details
Race 3 of 16 races in the
2003 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Jerez.svg
Date11 May 2003
Official nameGran Premio Marlboro de España[1]
LocationCircuito de Jerez
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 4.423 km (2.748 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Italy Loris Capirossi Ducati
Time 1:41.983
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi Honda
Time 1:42.788 on lap 5
Podium
First Italy Valentino Rossi Honda
Second Italy Max Biaggi Honda
Third Australia Troy Bayliss Ducati
250 cc
Pole position
Rider France Randy de Puniet Aprilia
Time 1:44.723
Fastest lap
Rider San Marino Manuel Poggiali Aprilia
Time 1:45.350 on lap 2
Podium
First Spain Toni Elías Aprilia
Second Italy Roberto Rolfo Honda
Third France Randy de Puniet Aprilia
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Pablo Nieto Aprilia
Time 1:47.711
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Stefano Perugini Aprilia
Time 1:47.766 on lap 6
Podium
First Italy Lucio Cecchinello Aprilia
Second Germany Steve Jenkner Aprilia
Third San Marino Alex de Angelis Aprilia

MotoGP classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 46   Valentino Rossi Repsol Honda Honda 27 46:50.345 5 25
2 3   Max Biaggi Camel Pramac Pons Honda 27 +6.333 3 20
3 12   Troy Bayliss Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 27 +12.077 2 16
4 11   Tohru Ukawa Camel Pramac Pons Honda 27 +16.186 4 13
5 4   Alex Barros Gauloises Yamaha Team Yamaha 27 +18.630 15 11
6 6   Makoto Tamada Pramac Honda Honda 27 +24.153 12 10
7 21   John Hopkins Suzuki Grand Prix Team Suzuki 27 +30.959 7 9
8 56   Shinya Nakano D'Antin Yamaha Team Yamaha 27 +31.218 13 8
9 9   Nobuatsu Aoki Proton Team KR Proton KR 27 +36.002 8 7
10 19   Olivier Jacque Gauloises Yamaha Team Yamaha 27 +37.566 9 6
11 41   Noriyuki Haga Alice Aprilia Racing Aprilia 27 +43.753 18 5
12 99   Jeremy McWilliams Proton Team KR Proton KR 27 +43.894 14 4
13 10   Kenny Roberts Jr. Suzuki Grand Prix Team Suzuki 27 +48.891 17 3
14 45   Colin Edwards Alice Aprilia Racing Aprilia 27 +52.128 11 2
15 88   Andrew Pitt Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki 27 +1:08.179 20 1
16 66   Alex Hofmann Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki 27 +1:08.372 21
17 33   Marco Melandri Fortuna Yamaha Team Yamaha 27 +1:31.010 16
18 8   Garry McCoy Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki 26 +1 lap 22
Ret 65   Loris Capirossi Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 12 Accident 1
Ret 69   Nicky Hayden Repsol Honda Honda 8 Accident 19
Ret 15   Sete Gibernau Telefónica Movistar Honda Honda 6 Accident 6
Ret 7   Carlos Checa Fortuna Yamaha Team Yamaha 3 Retirement 10
Sources: [1][2][3]

250 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 24   Toni Elías Aprilia 26 46:10.793 6 25
2 3   Roberto Rolfo Honda 26 +0.521 4 20
3 7   Randy de Puniet Aprilia 26 +0.539 1 16
4 54   Manuel Poggiali Aprilia 26 +0.607 2 13
5 14   Anthony West Aprilia 26 +12.048 7 11
6 5   Sebastián Porto Honda 26 +14.204 8 10
7 10   Fonsi Nieto Aprilia 26 +22.463 5 9
8 8   Naoki Matsudo Yamaha 26 +37.840 10 8
9 6   Alex Debón Honda 26 +42.820 16 7
10 11   Joan Olivé Aprilia 26 +48.821 19 6
11 21   Franco Battaini Aprilia 26 +52.185 3 5
12 26   Alex Baldolini Aprilia 26 +54.704 23 4
13 34   Eric Bataille Honda 26 +56.089 11 3
14 15   Christian Gemmel Honda 26 +57.708 15 2
15 28   Dirk Heidolf Aprilia 26 +1:03.433 20 1
16 13   Jaroslav Huleš Yamaha 26 +1:08.944 21
17 96   Jakub Smrž Honda 26 +1:18.200 22
18 57   Chaz Davies Aprilia 26 +1:18.401 18
19 40   Álvaro Molina Aprilia 26 +1:25.198 24
20 18   Henk vd Lagemaat Honda 25 +1 lap 25
21 39   Luis Castro Yamaha 25 +1 lap 26
Ret 16   Johan Stigefelt Aprilia 22 Accident 12
Ret 50   Sylvain Guintoli Aprilia 14 Accident 9
Ret 9   Hugo Marchand Aprilia 14 Retirement 13
Ret 33   Héctor Faubel Aprilia 5 Accident 17
Ret 36   Erwan Nigon Aprilia 2 Retirement 14
DNS 42   Grégory Leblanc Honda 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 23 41:52.177 2 25
2 17   Steve Jenkner Aprilia 23 +0.088 5 20
3 15   Alex de Angelis Aprilia 23 +0.378 3 16
4 3   Dani Pedrosa Honda 23 +1.385 4 13
5 7   Stefano Perugini Aprilia 23 +1.507 12 11
6 27   Casey Stoner Aprilia 23 +11.402 11 10
7 80   Héctor Barberá Aprilia 23 +11.496 7 9
8 41   Youichi Ui Aprilia 23 +15.577 6 8
9 34   Andrea Dovizioso Honda 23 +18.604 8 7
10 6   Mirko Giansanti Aprilia 23 +18.897 9 6
11 8   Masao Azuma Honda 23 +23.532 17 5
12 12   Thomas Lüthi Honda 23 +23.600 20 4
13 23   Gino Borsoi Aprilia 23 +23.810 15 3
14 58   Marco Simoncelli Aprilia 23 +24.208 10 2
15 48   Jorge Lorenzo Derbi 23 +25.139 22 1
16 36   Mika Kallio Honda 23 +25.230 14
17 19   Álvaro Bautista Aprilia 23 +27.742 16
18 26   Emilio Alzamora Derbi 23 +28.511 23
19 79   Gábor Talmácsi Aprilia 23 +29.036 13
20 42   Gioele Pellino Aprilia 23 +59.993 25
21 24   Simone Corsi Honda 23 +1:02.499 21
22 1   Arnaud Vincent KTM 23 +1:02.545 19
23 32   Fabrizio Lai Malaguti 23 +1:02.841 26
24 11   Max Sabbatani Aprilia 23 +1:03.046 18
25 70   Sergio Gadea Aprilia 23 +1:11.364 33
26 25   Imre Tóth Honda 23 +1:11.453 28
27 81   Ismael Ortega Aprilia 23 +1:11.693 31
28 63   Mike Di Meglio Aprilia 23 +1:20.298 32
29 71   Rubén Catalán Aprilia 23 +1:34.875 34
30 21   Leon Camier Honda 23 +1:34.935 36
Ret 10   Roberto Locatelli KTM 12 Retirement 30
Ret 22   Pablo Nieto Aprilia 9 Retirement 1
Ret 33   Stefano Bianco Gilera 3 Accident 24
Ret 14   Chris Martin Aprilia 1 Accident 27
Ret 69   David Bonache TSR 1 Retirement 35
Ret 31   Julián Simón Malaguti 1 Accident 29
Ret 78   Péter Lénárt Honda 0 Retirement 37
Source: [5]

Championship standings after the race (motoGP)Edit

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

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "2003 Spanish MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 30 July 2018.
  2. ^ "Gran Premio Marlboro de España – MotoGP – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 11 May 2003. Retrieved 27 November 2016.
  3. ^ "SPANISH GRAND PRIX · MotoGP Race Classification 2003". Motogp.com. Retrieved 30 July 2018.
  4. ^ "Gran Premio Marlboro de España – 250cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 11 May 2003. Retrieved 27 November 2016.
  5. ^ "Gran Premio Marlboro de España – 125cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 11 May 2003. Retrieved 27 November 2016.
  6. ^ "MotoGP championship standings". Crash. May 11, 2003.
  7. ^ "Standings" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2003. Retrieved 2019-08-22.


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