2003 Valencian Community motorcycle Grand Prix

The 2003 Valencian Community motorcycle Grand Prix was the last round of the 2003 MotoGP Championship. It took place on the weekend of 31 October - 2 November 2003 at the Circuit de Valencia.

Spain  2003 Valencian Community Grand Prix
Race details
Race 16 of 16 races in the
2003 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Valencia (Ricardo Tormo) track map.svg
Date2 November 2003
Official nameGran Premio Marlboro de la Comunitat Valenciana[1]
LocationCircuit Ricardo Tormo
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 4.005 km (2.489 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi Honda
Time 1:32.478
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi Honda
Time 1:33.317 on lap 24
Podium
First Italy Valentino Rossi Honda
Second Spain Sete Gibernau Honda
Third Italy Loris Capirossi Ducati
250 cc
Pole position
Rider France Randy de Puniet Aprilia
Time 1:36.499
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Toni Elías Aprilia
Time 1:36.840 on lap 14
Podium
First France Randy de Puniet Aprilia
Second Spain Toni Elías Aprilia
Third San Marino Manuel Poggiali Aprilia
125 cc
Pole position
Rider San Marino Alex de Angelis Aprilia
Time 1:40.440
Fastest lap
Rider Germany Steve Jenkner Aprilia
Time 1:40.253 on lap 17
Podium
First Australia Casey Stoner Aprilia
Second Germany Steve Jenkner Aprilia
Third Spain Héctor Barberá Aprilia

MotoGP classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 46   Valentino Rossi Repsol Honda Honda 30 47:13.078 1 25
2 15   Sete Gibernau Telefónica Movistar Honda Honda 30 +0.681 2 20
3 65   Loris Capirossi Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 30 +11.227 3 16
4 3   Max Biaggi Camel Pramac Pons Honda 30 +16.293 6 13
5 7   Carlos Checa Fortuna Yamaha Team Yamaha 30 +20.868 5 11
6 4   Alex Barros Gauloises Yamaha Team Yamaha 30 +30.851 8 10
7 12   Troy Bayliss Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 30 +37.770 10 9
8 45   Colin Edwards Alice Aprilia Racing Aprilia 30 +38.922 7 8
9 17   Norifumi Abe Fortuna Yamaha Team Yamaha 30 +40.229 11 7
10 6   Makoto Tamada Pramac Honda Honda 30 +46.500 13 6
11 10   Kenny Roberts Jr. Suzuki Grand Prix Team Suzuki 30 +1:01.496 18 5
12 99   Jeremy McWilliams Proton Team KR Proton KR 30 +1:04.510 15 4
13 21   John Hopkins Suzuki Grand Prix Team Suzuki 30 +1:05.191 17 3
14 23   Ryuichi Kiyonari Telefónica Movistar Honda Honda 30 +1:06.012 20 2
15 41   Noriyuki Haga Alice Aprilia Racing Aprilia 30 +1:06.154 22 1
16 69   Nicky Hayden Repsol Honda Honda 30 +1:11.432 4
17 9   Nobuatsu Aoki Proton Team KR Proton KR 30 +1:26.736 19
18 88   Andrew Pitt Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki 30 +1:27.016 16
19 8   Garry McCoy Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki 30 +1:27.450 14
20 52   José David de Gea WCM Harris WCM 29 +1 lap 23
Ret 19   Olivier Jacque Gauloises Yamaha Team Yamaha 28 Retirement 21
Ret 11   Tohru Ukawa Camel Pramac Pons Honda 4 Accident 9
Ret 56   Shinya Nakano D'Antin Yamaha Team Yamaha 4 Accident 12
WD 35   Chris Burns WCM Harris WCM Withdrew
Sources: [2][3][4]

250 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 7   Randy de Puniet Aprilia 27 44:01.924 1 25
2 24   Toni Elías Aprilia 27 +0.072 2 20
3 54   Manuel Poggiali Aprilia 27 +12.810 4 16
4 50   Sylvain Guintoli Aprilia 27 +22.496 3 13
5 10   Fonsi Nieto Aprilia 27 +30.731 7 11
6 5   Sebastián Porto Honda 27 +32.381 9 10
7 3   Roberto Rolfo Honda 27 +35.547 10 9
8 21   Franco Battaini Aprilia 27 +36.987 6 8
9 34   Eric Bataille Honda 27 +38.672 12 7
10 6   Alex Debón Honda 27 +41.748 5 6
11 8   Naoki Matsudo Yamaha 27 +55.156 8 5
12 28   Dirk Heidolf Aprilia 27 +1:03.117 18 4
13 57   Chaz Davies Aprilia 27 +1:08.018 15 3
14 96   Jakub Smrž Honda 27 +1:18.041 16 2
15 73   Radomil Rous Aprilia 27 +1:24.071 19 1
16 40   Álvaro Molina Aprilia 27 +1:29.994 26
17 16   Johan Stigefelt Aprilia 27 +1:32.471 21
18 18   Henk vd Lagemaat Honda 26 +1 lap 27
19 52   Lukáš Pešek Yamaha 26 +1 lap 25
20 83   Patrick Lakerveld Aprilia 25 +2 laps 28
Ret 36   Erwan Nigon Aprilia 15 Retirement 17
Ret 14   Anthony West Aprilia 14 Retirement 13
Ret 26   Alex Baldolini Aprilia 13 Retirement 24
Ret 9   Hugo Marchand Aprilia 11 Retirement 23
Ret 15   Christian Gemmel Honda 8 Retirement 20
Ret 13   Jaroslav Huleš Honda 2 Accident 14
Ret 33   Héctor Faubel Aprilia 1 Retirement 11
Ret 11   Joan Olivé Aprilia 1 Retirement 22
DNQ 84   Yves Polzer Honda Did not qualify
DNQ 42   Grégory Leblanc Honda Did not qualify
Source: [5]

125 cc classificationEdit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 27   Casey Stoner Aprilia 24 40:27.662 8 25
2 17   Steve Jenkner Aprilia 24 +0.268 13 20
3 80   Héctor Barberá Aprilia 24 +1.101 4 16
4 58   Marco Simoncelli Aprilia 24 +3.205 3 13
5 6   Mirko Giansanti Aprilia 24 +8.760 11 11
6 19   Álvaro Bautista Aprilia 24 +8.888 7 10
7 22   Pablo Nieto Aprilia 24 +12.265 2 9
8 34   Andrea Dovizioso Honda 24 +16.738 5 8
9 4   Lucio Cecchinello Aprilia 24 +21.089 15 7
10 23   Gino Borsoi Aprilia 24 +30.673 9 6
11 48   Jorge Lorenzo Derbi 24 +32.847 17 5
12 79   Gábor Talmácsi Aprilia 24 +32.954 21 4
13 7   Stefano Perugini Aprilia 24 +33.349 6 3
14 88   Robbin Harms Aprilia 24 +34.889 14 2
15 8   Masao Azuma Honda 24 +34.958 31 1
16 11   Max Sabbatani Aprilia 24 +40.633 24
17 10   Roberto Locatelli KTM 24 +45.678 18
18 32   Fabrizio Lai Malaguti 24 +50.241 19
19 31   Julián Simón Malaguti 24 +50.313 22
20 70   Sergio Gadea Aprilia 24 +58.305 29
21 33   Stefano Bianco Gilera 24 +58.315 23
22 25   Imre Tóth Aprilia 24 +1:23.309 26
23 81   Ismael Ortega Aprilia 24 +1:33.631 35
24 26   Emilio Alzamora Derbi 24 +1:39.042 28
Ret 90   Dario Giuseppetti Honda 20 Accident 30
Ret 28   Michele Danese Honda 17 Retirement 37
Ret 1   Arnaud Vincent Aprilia 14 Retirement 12
Ret 42   Gioele Pellino Aprilia 9 Retirement 36
Ret 63   Mike Di Meglio Honda 7 Retirement 25
Ret 24   Simone Corsi Honda 3 Accident 33
Ret 50   Andrea Ballerini Honda 3 Accident 32
Ret 15   Alex de Angelis Aprilia 1 Accident 1
Ret 36   Mika Kallio KTM 1 Accident 10
Ret 41   Youichi Ui Gilera 1 Retirement 16
DNS 12   Thomas Lüthi Honda 0 Did not start 20
DNS 43   Manuel Hernández Aprilia 0 Did not start 27
DNS 69   David Bonache Honda 0 Did not start 34
Source: [6]

Championship standings after the race (motoGP)Edit

Below are the standings for the top five riders and constructors after round sixteen has concluded.[7][8]

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2003 Valencia MotoGP". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 17 May 2018.
  2. ^ "2003 Valencia MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 6 August 2018.
  3. ^ "GP Marlboro Comunitat Valenciana – MotoGP – Race Classification" (PDF). Motogp.com. Dorna Sports. 2 November 2003. Retrieved 23 May 2018.
  4. ^ "VALENCIA GRAND PRIX · MotoGP Race Classification 2003". Motogp.com. Retrieved 6 August 2018.
  5. ^ "GP Marlboro Comunitat Valenciana – 250cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 2 November 2003. Retrieved 23 May 2018.
  6. ^ "GP Marlboro Comunitat Valenciana – 125cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 2 November 2003. Retrieved 23 May 2018.
  7. ^ "2003 world championship standings". Crash. November 2, 2003.
  8. ^ "Standings" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2003. Retrieved 2019-08-22.


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