2003 British motorcycle Grand Prix

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United Kingdom  2003 British Grand Prix
Race details
Race 8 of 16 races in the
2003 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Donington as of 2006.svg
Date July 13 2003
Location Donington Park
Course Permanent racing facility
4.023 km (2.5 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Italy Max Biaggi
Time 1:30.740
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi
Time 1:31.023
Podium
First Italy Max Biaggi
Second Spain Sete Gibernau
Third Italy Valentino Rossi
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Fonsi Nieto
Time 1:33.859
Fastest lap
Rider San Marino Manuel Poggiali
Time 1:34.558
Podium
First Spain Fonsi Nieto
Second San Marino Manuel Poggiali
Third Australia Anthony West
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Stefano Perugini
Time 1:37.984
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Lucio Cecchinello
Time 1:38.463
Podium
First Spain Héctor Barberá
Second Italy Andrea Dovizioso
Third Italy Stefano Perugini

The 2003 British motorcycle Grand Prix was the eighth round of the 2003 MotoGP Championship. It took place on the weekend of 11 - 13 July, 2003 at the Donington Park circuit.

MotoGP classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Grid Points
1 Italy Max Biaggi Honda 46:06.688 1 25
2 Spain Sete Gibernau Honda +7.138 2 20
3 Italy Valentino Rossi Honda +8.794 4 16
4 Italy Loris Capirossi Ducati +13.041 7 13
5 Australia Troy Bayliss Ducati +16.269 6 11
6 Spain Carlos Checa Yamaha +27.085 5 10
7 Japan Noriyuki Haga Aprilia +27.662 14 9
8 United States Nicky Hayden Honda +32.012 13 8
9 Japan Shinya Nakano Yamaha +34.799 11 7
10 United States Colin Edwards Aprilia +35.001 9 6
11 United States John Hopkins Suzuki +48.165 15 5
12 Japan Yukio Kagayama Suzuki +1:00.423 17 4
13 Japan Makoto Tamada Honda +1:06.160 16 3
14 Japan Ryuichi Kiyonari Honda +1:14.866 20 2
15 Japan Nobuatsu Aoki Proton +1:30.291 22 1
16 Australia Garry McCoy Kawasaki +1 Lap 18
17 Australia Andrew Pitt Kawasaki +1 Lap 21
Ret France Olivier Jacque Yamaha Retirement 8
Ret United Kingdom Jeremy McWilliams Proton Retirement 19
Ret Spain David de Gea Sabre V4 Retirement 24
Ret Italy Marco Melandri Yamaha Retirement 3
Ret Japan Tohru Ukawa Honda Retirement 10
Ret United Kingdom Chris Burns Roc Yamaha Retirement 23

250 cc classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Grid Points
1 Spain Fonsi Nieto Aprilia 42:58.011 1 25
2 San Marino Manuel Poggiali Aprilia +0.269 2 20
3 Australia Anthony West Aprilia +2.558 10 16
4 Spain Toni Elías Aprilia +2.933 3 13
5 Italy Roberto Rolfo Honda +2.934 7 11
6 Argentina Sebastián Porto Honda +25.030 8 10
7 Italy Franco Battaini Aprilia +27.663 6 9
8 France Randy de Puniet Aprilia +31.591 5 8
9 Japan Naoki Matsudo Yamaha +50.348 4 7
10 Spain Alex Debón Honda +53.337 12 6
11 United Kingdom Jay Vincent Aprilia +58.098 11 5
12 Spain Héctor Faubel Aprilia +1:00.050 16 4
13 United Kingdom Chaz Davies Aprilia +1:00.250 17 3
14 Czech Republic Jakub Smrž Honda +1:10.355 21 2
15 Germany Dirk Heidolf Aprilia +1:11.666 23 1
16 France Hugo Marchand Aprilia +1:15.036 19
17 Italy Alex Baldolini Aprilia +1:23.682 20
18 Netherlands Henk vd Lagemaat Honda +1 Lap 24
19 Germany Katja Poensgen Honda +1 Lap 27
Ret Spain Joan Olivé Aprilia Retirement 18
Ret France Erwan Nigon Aprilia Retirement 15
Ret United Kingdom Lee Dickinson Yamaha Retirement 26
Ret Sweden Johann Stigefelt Aprilia Retirement 14
Ret United Kingdom Philip Desborough Yamaha Retirement 25
Ret France Eric Bataille Honda Retirement 13
Ret Germany Christian Gemmel Honda Retirement 22
Ret France Sylvain Guintoli Aprilia Retirement 9

125 cc classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Grid Points
1 Spain Héctor Barberá Aprilia 41:25.907 6 25
2 Italy Andrea Dovizioso Honda +0.605 3 20
3 Italy Stefano Perugini Aprilia +2.597 1 16
4 San Marino Alex de Angelis Aprilia +9.170 10 13
5 Australia Casey Stoner Aprilia +11.692 9 11
6 Spain Pablo Nieto Aprilia +15.898 11 10
7 Finland Mika Kallio Honda +21.004 5 9
8 France Arnaud Vincent KTM +21.756 17 8
9 Hungary Gábor Talmácsi Aprilia +22.212 15 7
10 Italy Lucio Cecchinello Aprilia +23.642 8 6
11 Italy Mirko Giansanti Aprilia +23.812 20 5
12 Italy Gioele Pellino Aprilia +34.153 16 4
13 Japan Masao Azuma Honda +35.552 22 3
14 Spain Álvaro Bautista Aprilia +35.873 18 2
15 France Mike Di Meglio Aprilia +36.203 26 1
16 Italy Marco Simoncelli Aprilia +44.343 24
17 Hungary Imre Tóth Honda +51.520 25
18 Spain Julian Simon Malaguti +1:06.379 30
19 Italy Gino Borsoi Aprilia +1:06.972 12
20 Hungary Peter Lenart Honda +1:11.783 33
21 Spain Ismael Ortega Aprilia +1:12.473 32
22 Switzerland Thomas Lüthi Honda +1:26.143 13
23 United Kingdom Paul Veazey Honda +1 Lap 34
24 United Kingdom Midge Smart Honda +1 Lap 36
25 United Kingdom Lee Longden Honda +1 Lap 37
26 United Kingdom Chester Lusk Honda +2 Laps 38
Ret United Kingdom Kris Weston Honda Retirement 35
Ret Spain Emilio Alzamora Derbi Retirement 28
Ret Spain Dani Pedrosa Honda Retirement 2
Ret Italy Roberto Locatelli KTM Retirement 27
Ret United Kingdom Leon Camier Honda Retirement 31
Ret Italy Stefano Bianco Gilera Retirement 29
Ret Japan Youichi Ui Aprilia Retirement 14
Ret Italy Simone Corsi Honda Retirement 4
Ret Spain Jorge Lorenzo Derbi Retirement 19
Ret Italy Max Sabbatani Aprilia Retirement 21
Ret Italy Fabrizio Lai Malaguti Retirement 23
Ret Germany Steve Jenkner Aprilia Retirement 7


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