2003 Centrix Financial Grand Prix of Denver

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United States   2003 Denver
Race details
Race 15 of 18 in the 2003 CART season
Date August 31, 2003
Official name 2003 Centrix Financial Grand Prix of Denver
Location Streets of Denver
Denver, Colorado, United States
Course Temporary Street Course
1.647 mi / 2.651 km
Distance 106 laps, 174.582 mi / 281.006 km
Weather Mostly cloudy with temperatures reaching up to 70 °F (21 °C); wind speeds approaching 9.9 miles per hour (15.9 km/h)[1]
Pole position
Driver Brazil Bruno Junqueira Newman/Haas Racing
Time 1:01.438
Fastest lap
Driver Brazil Mario Haberfeld Mi-Jack Conquest Racing
Time 1:02.082 (on lap 100 of 106)
Podium
First Brazil Bruno Junqueira Newman/Haas Racing
Second France Sébastien Bourdais Newman/Haas Racing
Third Spain Oriol Servià Patrick Racing

The 2003 Centrix Financial Grand Prix of Denver was the fifteenth round of the 2003 CART World Series season, held on August 31, 2003 on the streets of Denver, Colorado.

Qualifying results[edit]

Pos Nat Name Team Qual 1 Qual 2 Best
1 Brazil Bruno Junqueira Newman/Haas Racing 1:01.438 - 1:01.438
2 Spain Oriol Servià Patrick Racing 1:02.303 1:01.477 1:01.477
3 France Sébastien Bourdais Newman/Haas Racing 1:02.262 1:01.547 1:01.547
4 Mexico Adrian Fernández Fernández Racing 1:01.583 1:03.821 1:01.583
5 Portugal Tiago Monteiro Fittipaldi-Dingman Racing 1:02.281 1:01.628 1:01.628
6 Canada Patrick Carpentier Team Player's 1:02.165 1:01.804 1:01.804
7 United Kingdom Darren Manning Walker Racing 1:01.869 1:02.005 1:01.869
8 Brazil Mario Haberfeld Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 1:02.100 1:02.050 1:02.050
9 Canada Paul Tracy Team Player's 1:02.056 1:03.001 1:02.056
10 Mexico Michel Jourdain, Jr. Team Rahal 1:02.381 1:02.141 1:02.141
11 Canada Alex Tagliani Rocketsports Racing 1:03.463 1:02.287 1:02.287
12 United States Ryan Hunter-Reay American Spirit Team Johansson 1:03.053 1:02.447 1:02.447
13 United States Jimmy Vasser American Spirit Team Johansson 1:02.944 1:03.290 1:02.944
14 Mexico Mario Domínguez Herdez Competition 1:03.732 1:02.993 1:02.993
15 Mexico Rodolfo Lavín Walker Racing 1:03.166 1:03.913 1:03.166
16 Brazil Roberto Moreno Herdez Competition 1:03.275 1:03.296 1:03.275
17 Finland Mika Salo PK Racing 1:03.875 1:04.645 1:03.875
18 Brazil Gualter Salles Dale Coyne Racing 1:03.891 1:09.964 1:03.891
19 United States Geoff Boss Dale Coyne Racing 1:04.193 1:06.592 1:04.193

Race[edit]

Pos No Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 1 Brazil Bruno Junqueira Newman/Haas Racing 106 2:03:10.259 1 21
2 2 France Sébastien Bourdais Newman/Haas Racing 106 +0.335 secs 3 16
3 20 Spain Oriol Servià Patrick Racing 106 +12.495 secs 2 15
4 3 Canada Paul Tracy Team Player's 106 +13.318 secs 9 12
5 51 Mexico Adrian Fernández Fernández Racing 106 +17.715 secs 4 10
6 9 Mexico Michel Jourdain, Jr. Team Rahal 106 +18.781 secs 10 8
7 55 Mexico Mario Domínguez Herdez Competition 106 +19.263 secs 14 6
8 15 United Kingdom Darren Manning Walker Racing 106 +25.590 secs 7 5
9 33 Canada Alex Tagliani Rocketsports Racing 106 +26.916 secs 11 4
10 34 Brazil Mario Haberfeld Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 106 +50.699 secs 8 3
11 12 United States Jimmy Vasser American Spirit Team Johansson 106 +55.233 secs 13 2
12 11 United States Geoff Boss Dale Coyne Racing 101 + 5 Laps 19 1
13 7 Portugal Tiago Monteiro Fittipaldi-Dingman Racing 86 Contact 5 0
14 27 Finland Mika Salo PK Racing 84 Contact 17 0
15 31 United States Ryan Hunter-Reay American Spirit Team Johansson 80 Fire 12 0
16 4 Brazil Roberto Moreno Herdez Competition 77 Contact 16 0
17 32 Canada Patrick Carpentier Team Player's 61 Contact 6 0
18 19 Brazil Gualter Salles Dale Coyne Racing 33 Mechanical 18 0
19 5 Mexico Rodolfo Lavín Walker Racing 2 Contact 15 0

Caution flags[edit]

Laps Cause
1 Yellow start
3-5 Domínguez (55), Lavín (5) & Moreno (4) contact
61-64 Carpentier (32) contact
78-83 Moreno (4) contact; Hunter-Reay (31) pit fire; Salo (27) contact

Notes[edit]

Laps Leader
1-32 Bruno Junqueira
33-62 Oriol Servià
63-106 Bruno Junqueira
 
Driver Laps led
Bruno Junqueira 76
Oriol Servià 30

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2003 Centrix Financial Grand Prix of Denver weather information". Old Farmers' Almanac. Retrieved 2013-10-26. 

External links[edit]


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2002 Shell Grand Prix of Denver
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