2003 FIA Sportscar Championship season

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2003 FIA Sportscar Championship season
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The 2003 FIA Sportscar Championship season was the seventh season of FIA Sportscar Championship motor racing. It featured the third and final series to carry the FIA Sportscar Championship name. The series was open to prototype style sportscars competing in two classes, SR1 and SR2, based on power and weight. Titles were awarded for drivers, constructors and teams in both classes. The series began on April 13, 2003 and ended September 21, 2003 after 7 races.

Schedule[edit]

Rnd Race Circuit Date
1 Portugal Estoril 2 Hours 30 Minutes Autódromo do Estoril April 13
2 Germany Lausitz 2 Hours 30 Minutes EuroSpeedway Lausitz May 10
3 Italy Gran Premio Lotteria (500 km) Autodromo Nazionale Monza June 29
4 Germany Oschersleben 2 Hours 30 Minutes Motopark Oschersleben July 20
5 United Kingdom Donington 2 Hours 30 Minutes Donington Park August 10
6 Belgium 1000 km Spa Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps August 31
7 France Nogaro 2 Hours 30 Minutes Circuit Paul Armagnac September 21

Season results[edit]

Rnd Circuit SR1 Winning Team SR2 Winning Team Results
SR1 Winning Drivers SR2 Winning Drivers
1 Estoril France #16 Pescarolo Sport Italy #52 Lucchini Engineering Results
France Jean-Christophe Boullion
France Stéphane Sarrazin
Italy Mirko Savoldi
Italy Piergiuseppe Peroni
2 Lausitz Netherlands #1 Racing for Holland Italy #52 Lucchini Engineering Results
Netherlands Jan Lammers
Netherlands John Bosch
Italy Mirko Savoldi
Italy Piergiuseppe Peroni
3 Monza Netherlands #1 Racing for Holland United Kingdom #61 Team Jota Results
Netherlands Jan Lammers
Netherlands John Bosch
United Kingdom John Stack
United Kingdom Sam Hignett
4 Oschersleben United Kingdom #5 RN Motorsport Italy #52 Lucchini Engineering Results
United Kingdom Andy Wallace
Japan Hayanari Shimoda
Italy Mirko Savoldi
Italy Piergiuseppe Peroni
5 Donington Netherlands #1 Racing for Holland Italy #52 Lucchini Engineering Results
Netherlands Jan Lammers
Netherlands John Bosch
Italy Mirko Savoldi
Italy Piergiuseppe Peroni
6 Spa Japan #25 Audi Sport Japan Italy #52 Lucchini Engineering Results
Denmark Tom Kristensen
Japan Seiji Ara
Italy Mirko Savoldi
Italy Piergiuseppe Peroni
Italy Filippo Francioni
7 Nogaro France #16 Pescarolo Sport United Kingdom #52 Team Sovereign Results
France Franck Lagorce
France Soheil Ayari
United Kingdom Ian Flux
United Kingdom Mike Millard

Drivers Championship[edit]

SR1 Standings[edit]

Victory in the SR1 class was awarded to Jan Lammers and John Bosch who shared the wheel of a Dome S101 Judd entered by the Racing for Holland team.

SR2 Standings[edit]

The SR2 Drivers Championship was won by Piergiorgio Peroni and Mirco Salvodi who drove for Lucchini Engineering.

Constructor Championship[edit]

SR1 Standings[edit]

Victory in the SR1 class was awarded to Japanese constructor Dome.

SR2 Standings[edit]

The SR2 Constructors Championship was won by Lucchini.

Teams Championship[edit]

Points are awarded to the top 8 finishers in the order of 10-8-6-5-4-3-2-1 except at the Spa 1000 km, where points are granted for the leaders at halfway as well as the leaders at the end of the race. Only the highest placing car within a team earned points towards the championship.

SR1 Standings[edit]

Pos Team Car Engine Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Rd 6 Rd 7 Total [1]
1 Netherlands Racing for Holland Dome S101 Judd GV4 4.0L V10 6 10 10 8 10 10 8 62
2 France Pescarolo Sport Courage C60 Peugeot A32 3.2L Turbo V6 10 14 10 34
3 United Kingdom RN Motorsports DBA4 03S Zytek ZG348 3.4L V8 8 10 8 26
4 Japan Audi Team Goh for Belgium Audi R8 Audi 3.6L Turbo V8 20 20
5 United Kingdom Taurus Sports Racing Lola B2K/10 Judd GV4 4.0L V10 6 10 16
6 Italy Automotive Durango Durango LMP1 Judd GV4 4.0L V10 5 5 10
7 United Kingdom Klass Zwart Ascari KZR-1 Judd GV4 4.0L V10 8 8
Italy Promec Engineering Promec PJ119 Peugeot A32 3.2L Turbo V6 8 8
9 Monaco GLV Racing Ferrari 333 SP Judd GV4 4.0L V10 6 6
10 Italy R&M R&M SR01 Judd GV4 4.0L V10 5 5
11 Italy Gianfranco Trombetti Promec PJ119 Peugeot A32 3.2L Turbo V6 4 4
United Kingdom Earl Goddard Reynard 01Q Judd GV4 4.0L V10 4 4

SR2 Standings[edit]

Pos Team Car Engine Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Rd 6 Rd 7 Total [1]
1 Italy Lucchini Engineering Lucchini SR2002 Nissan (AER) VQL 3.0L V6 10 10 10 10 20 60
2 France Pir Competition Pilbeam MP84 Nissan (AER) VQL 3.0L V6 6 8 4 6 8 32
3 Italy GP Racing Lucchini SR2001 Alfa Romeo 3.0L V6 8 8 8 24
4 United Kingdom Team Jota Pilbeam MP84 Nissan (AER) VQL 3.0L V6 5 5 10 3 23
5 Switzerland Palmyr Lucchini SR2000 Alfa Romeo 3.0L V6 5 16 21
6 United Kingdom Team Sovereign Rapier 6 Nissan (AER) VQL 3.0L V6 6 10 16
7 Italy SCI Lucchini SR2000 Alfa Romeo 3.0L V6 6 8 14

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b FIA Championship Classifications – 2003 Retrieved from web.archive.org on 1 November 2009

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