2003 Catalan motorcycle Grand Prix

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Spain  2003 Catalan Grand Prix
Race details
Race 6 of 16 races in the
2003 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
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Date 15 June 2003
Location Circuit de Catalunya
Course Permanent racing facility
4.655 km (2.875 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi
Time 1:43.927
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi
Time 1:45.472
Podium
First Italy Loris Capirossi
Second Italy Valentino Rossi
Third Spain Sete Gibernau
250 cc
Pole position
Rider France Randy de Puniet
Time 1:47.117
Fastest lap
Rider San Marino Manuel Poggiali
Time 1:48.483
Podium
First France Randy de Puniet
Second Spain Fonsi Nieto
Third Australia Anthony West
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Pablo Nieto
Time 1:51.043
Fastest lap
Rider Australia Casey Stoner
Time 1:51.190
Podium
First Spain Dani Pedrosa
Second Switzerland Thomas Lüthi
Third San Marino Alex de Angelis

The 2003 Catalan motorcycle Grand Prix was the sixth round of the 2003 MotoGP Championship. It took place on the weekend of 13 - 15 June, 2003 at the Circuit de Catalunya located in Montmeló, Catalonia, Spain.

MotoGP classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Grid Points
1 Italy Loris Capirossi Ducati 44:21.758 2 25
2 Italy Valentino Rossi Honda +3.075 1 20
3 Spain Sete Gibernau Honda +4.344 4 16
4 Spain Carlos Checa Yamaha +4.935 8 13
5 Japan Shinya Nakano Yamaha +5.003 6 11
6 Japan Tohru Ukawa Honda +20.587 11 10
7 Japan Makoto Tamada Honda +22.982 10 9
8 Brazil Alex Barros Yamaha +24.989 5 8
9 United States Nicky Hayden Honda +27.159 18 7
10 Australia Troy Bayliss Ducati +30.376 12 6
11 Japan Ryuichi Kiyonari Honda +33.193 20 5
12 Japan Noriyuki Haga Aprilia +40.443 15 4
13 Italy Marco Melandri Yamaha +40.445 14 3
14 Italy Max Biaggi Honda +42.325 9 2
15 United States John Hopkins Suzuki +48.659 13 1
16 Japan Nobuatsu Aoki Proton +1:04.721 21
17 Australia Garry McCoy Kawasaki +1:36.914 19
Ret France Olivier Jacque Yamaha Retirement 3
Ret United States Colin Edwards Aprilia Retirement 7
Ret Japan Akira Yanagawa Kawasaki Retirement 16
Ret Australia Andrew Pitt Kawasaki Retirement 22
Ret United Kingdom Jeremy McWilliams Proton Retirement 17

250 cc classificaion[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Grid Points
1 France Randy de Puniet Aprilia 41:59.893 1 25
2 Spain Fonsi Nieto Aprilia +0.244 6 20
3 Australia Anthony West Aprilia +2.641 9 16
4 Spain Toni Elías Aprilia +4.329 3 13
5 Japan Naoki Matsudo Yamaha +7.896 7 11
6 Italy Franco Battaini Aprilia +11.432 4 10
7 Argentina Sebastián Porto Honda +11.883 5 9
8 France Sylvain Guintoli Aprilia +15.761 10 8
9 Italy Roberto Rolfo Honda +24.270 8 7
10 Spain Joan Olivé Aprilia +29.370 14 6
11 Spain Alex Debón Honda +32.091 17 5
12 Germany Klaus Nohles Aprilia +34.948 12 4
13 Sweden Johann Stigefelt Aprilia +44.259 13 3
14 France Erwan Nigon Aprilia +46.384 15 2
15 Germany Christian Gemmel Honda +59.767 19 1
16 Czech Republic Lukáš Pešek Yamaha +1:36.297 22
17 Germany Katja Poensgen Honda +1 Lap 26
18 Netherlands Henk vd Lagemaat Honda +1 Lap 24
Ret Czech Republic Jakub Smrž Honda Retirement 21
Ret San Marino Manuel Poggiali Aprilia Retirement 2
Ret Italy Alex Baldolini Aprilia Retirement 23
Ret Spain Héctor Faubel Aprilia Retirement 16
Ret France Cristophe Rastel Honda Retirement 27
Ret France Hugo Marchand Aprilia Retirement 11
Ret United Kingdom Chaz Davies Aprilia Retirement 20
Ret France Eric Bataille Honda Retirement 18

125 cc classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Grid Points
1 Spain Dani Pedrosa Honda 41:16.672 6 25
2 Switzerland Thomas Lüthi Honda +0.137 14 20
3 San Marino Alex de Angelis Aprilia +0.315 5 16
4 Germany Steve Jenkner Aprilia +1.589 8 13
5 Italy Stefano Perugini Aprilia +19.874 9 11
6 Spain Jorge Lorenzo Derbi +22.560 11 10
7 Finland Mika Kallio Honda +22.647 19 9
8 Italy Gino Borsoi Aprilia +22.856 18 8
9 Hungary Gábor Talmácsi Aprilia +22.916 12 7
10 Italy Roberto Locatelli KTM +23.415 23 6
11 Italy Gioele Pellino Aprilia +31.815 13 5
12 Italy Mirko Giansanti Aprilia +34.948 20 4
13 France Mike Di Meglio Aprilia +40.938 15 3
14 France Arnaud Vincent KTM +41.163 17 2
15 Italy Simone Corsi Honda +41.405 16 1
16 Italy Marco Simoncelli Aprilia +41.888 22
17 Spain Pablo Nieto Aprilia +51.330 1
18 Italy Andrea Ballerini Gilera +51.993 26
19 Italy Fabrizio Lai Malaguti +52.289 21
20 Hungary Imre Tóth Honda +54.364 30
21 Italy Max Sabbatani Aprilia +1:08.127 33
22 Japan Masao Azuma Honda +1:09.768 24
23 Spain Sergio Gadea Aprilia +1:22.794 27
24 Spain Julian Simon Malaguti +1:22.672 28
25 Spain Jordi Carchano Honda +1:40.507 35
26 Hungary Peter Lenart Honda +1:40.604 36
27 United Kingdom Leon Camier Honda +1:40.730 32
28 Spain Álvaro Bautista Aprilia +5 Laps 29
Ret Spain Héctor Barberá Aprilia Retirement 4
Ret Italy Andrea Dovizioso Honda Retirement 2
Ret Spain David Bonache Aprilia Retirement 31
Ret Italy Lucio Cecchinello Aprilia Retirement 3
Ret Japan Youichi Ui Aprilia Retirement 7
Ret Spain Emilio Alzamora Derbi Retirement 25
Ret Australia Casey Stoner Aprilia Retirement 10
Ret United Kingdom Chris Martin Aprilia Retirement 34


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