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2003 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach

The 2003 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach was the third round of the 2003 CART World Series season, held on April 13, 2003 on the streets of Long Beach, California.

United States 2003 Long Beach
Race details
Race 3 of 18 in the 2003 CART season
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Long Beach Track Layout
DateApril 13, 2003
Official nameToyota Grand Prix of Long Beach
LocationLong Beach Grand Prix
Long Beach, California, United States
CourseTemporary street circuit
1.968 mi / 3.167 km
Distance90 laps
177.120 mi / 285.030 km
WeatherMostly Cloudy
Pole position
DriverMichel Jourdain, Jr. (Team Rahal)
Time1:08.177
Fastest lap
DriverMichel Jourdain, Jr. (Team Rahal)
Time1:09.050 (on lap 77 of 90)
Podium
FirstPaul Tracy (Team Player's)
SecondAdrian Fernández (Fernández Racing)
ThirdBruno Junqueira (Newman/Haas Racing)

Contents

Qualifying resultsEdit

Pos Nat Name Team Qual 1 Qual 2 Best
1   Michel Jourdain, Jr. Team Rahal 1:09.530 1:08.177 1:08.177
2   Paul Tracy Team Player's 1:09.079 1:08.729 1:09.079
3   Alex Tagliani Rocketsports Racing 1:09.752 1:08.371 1:08.371
4   Bruno Junqueira Newman/Haas Racing 1:09.120 1:08.537 1:08.537
5   Sébastien Bourdais Newman/Haas Racing 1:09.242 1:08.549 1:08.549
6   Patrick Carpentier Team Player's 1:09.406 1:08.660 1:08.660
7   Adrian Fernández Fernández Racing 1:09.432 1:08.784 1:08.784
8   Oriol Servià Patrick Racing 1:09.546 1:08.821 1:08.821
9   Roberto Moreno Herdez Competition 1:10.086 1:09.028 1:09.028
10   Darren Manning Walker Racing 1:10.707 1:09.135 1:09.135
11   Mario Domínguez Herdez Competition 1:09.993 1:09.222 1:09.222
12   Ryan Hunter-Reay American Spirit Team Johansson 1:10.408 1:09.359 1:09.359
13   Patrick Lemarié PK Racing 1:11.026 1:09.736 1:09.736
14   Jimmy Vasser American Spirit Team Johansson 1:10.083 1:09.765 1:09.765
15   Mario Haberfeld Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 1:10.834 1:10.014 1:10.014
16   Tiago Monteiro Fittipaldi-Dingman Racing 1:10.459 1:10.092 1:10.092
17   Rodolfo Lavín Walker Racing 1:11.082 1:11.082
18   Joël Camathias Dale Coyne Racing 1:12.281 1:11.303 1:11.303
19   Alex Yoong Dale Coyne Racing 1:12.393 1:11.566 1:11.566

Rodolfo Lavín missed the first qualification session after a crashing during practice.

RaceEdit

Pos No Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 3   Paul Tracy Team Player's 90 1:56:01.792 2 21
2 51   Adrian Fernández Fernández Racing 90 +4.5 secs 7 16
3 1   Bruno Junqueira Newman/Haas Racing 90 +13.7 secs 4 14
4 12   Jimmy Vasser American Spirit Team Johansson 90 +21.0 secs 14 12
5 55   Mario Domínguez Herdez Competition 90 +22.2 secs 11 10
6 32   Patrick Carpentier Team Player's 90 +22.7 secs 6 8
7 31   Ryan Hunter-Reay American Spirit Team Johansson 90 +25.7 secs 12 6
8 15   Darren Manning Walker Racing 90 +33.4 secs 10 5
9 34   Mario Haberfeld Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 90 +48.6 secs 15 4
10 33   Alex Tagliani Rocketsports Racing 89 + 1 Lap 3 3
11 7   Tiago Monteiro Fittipaldi-Dingman Racing 88 + 2 Laps 16 2
12 20   Oriol Servià Patrick Racing 87 Out of Fuel 8 1
13 27   Patrick Lemarié PK Racing 87 + 3 Lap 13 0
14 19   Joël Camathias Dale Coyne Racing 84 + 6 Laps 18 0
15 9   Michel Jourdain, Jr. Team Rahal 83 Gearbox 1 2
16 2   Sébastien Bourdais Newman/Haas Racing 70 Engine 5 0
17 4   Roberto Moreno Herdez Competition 36 Collision 9 0
18 5   Rodolfo Lavín Walker Racing 35 Collision 17 0
19 11   Alex Yoong Dale Coyne Racing 32 Accident 19 0

Caution flagsEdit

Laps Cause
28–30 Lemarié (27) stalled on course
33–35 Yoong (11) contact
37–40 Lavín (5) & Moreno (4) contact

Lap leadersEdit

Laps Leader
1–26 Paul Tracy
27–56 Michel Jourdain, Jr.
57–61 Oriol Servià
62 Adrian Fernández
63–65 Sébastien Bourdais
66–83 Michel Jourdain, Jr.
84–90 Paul Tracy
 
Driver Laps led
Michel Jourdain, Jr. 48
Paul Tracy 33
Oriol Servià 5
Sébastien Bourdais 3
Adrian Fernández 1
  • New Race Record Paul Tracy 1:56:01.792
  • Average Speed 91.590 mph

External linksEdit