2003 Formula Renault UK season

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2003 Formula Renault UK season
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The 2003 Formula Renault UK season was the 15th British Formula Renault Championship. The season began at Snetterton on 19 April and ended on 21 September at Oulton Park, after seventeen rounds held in England, with 5 events only staging one race and the rest staging two.

Main Series[edit]

Teams and drivers[edit]

Team No Driver Rounds
Fortec Motorsport 1 United Kingdom Robert Scott All
26 United Kingdom Mike Conway All
38 Republic of Ireland Ronayne O'Mahoney 1–2, 5–11
43 Republic of Ireland James Murphy 1–8
United Kingdom Fulvio Mussi 9
Italy Luca Filippi 10
46 United Kingdom James Rossiter All
83 United Kingdom Tom Tremayne 3
Team DFR 2 United Kingdom Barry Sime 1
United Kingdom Aaron Stroud 6, 10
United Kingdom Jonathan Adam 7, 9, 11
10 Sweden Stefan Söderberg All
Manor Motorsport 3 United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton 1–10
4 Brazil Sérgio Jimenez 1–10
Brazil Allam Khodair 11
5 United Kingdom Matthew Wilson All
66 New Zealand Fabian Coulthard 1–8
United Kingdom Ryan Lewis 9, 11
Canada Andrew Ranger 10
Team JVA 6 United Kingdom Charles Hollings All
7 United Kingdom Phil Glew 1–4
United Kingdom Paul di Resta 8–11
8 France Vasilije Calasan 1–9
18 Peru Juan Manuel Polar 1–4, 8–11
Jensen Motorsport 9 Hong Kong Paul Lau 1
United Kingdom Wayne Clarke 2–5
United Kingdom Jensen Lunn 6
United Kingdom Jamie Morrow 7, 10
United Kingdom Neil Doran 8–9
United Kingdom Shane Kelly 11
19 United Kingdom Fulvio Mussi 2–8, 10
Eurotek Motorsport 10 United Kingdom Tim Sisley 1–9
11 United Kingdom Paul di Resta 1–7
24 United Kingdom Mark McLaughlin 8
Russia Vitaly Petrov 10
Paston Racing 12 Canada Brandon Thomas 2–11
20 United Kingdom Ben Reeves 2–11
Motaworld Racing 14 Italy Matteo Meneghello 2–10
15 United Kingdom Susie Stoddart All
16 United Kingdom Michael Spencer All
17 United Kingdom Alex Lloyd All
Mark Burdett Motorsport 21 Turkey Jason Tahinci All
22 Sweden Alexander Storckenfeldt All
Hill Speed Racing 23 China Cheng Congfu 6–11
Scorpio Motorsport 25 United Kingdom David Epton All
88 United Kingdom James Gornall 5
Falcon Motorsport 27 United Kingdom Nik Goodfellow 1–2
United Kingdom John Byrne 4, 6–11
Welch Motorsport 34 United Kingdom Daniel Welch 2–5, 7–11
Status Motorsport 55 Republic of Ireland Phillip Kershaw 1–10

Race calendar and results[edit]

Round Circuit Date Pole Position Fastest Lap Winning driver Winning team
1 R1 Snetterton Circuit, Norfolk 19 April United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton United Kingdom Mike Conway United Kingdom Mike Conway Fortec Motorsport
R2 20 April United Kingdom Mike Conway United Kingdom Alex Lloyd Motaworld Racing
2 R3 Brands Hatch (Indy), Kent 5 May United Kingdom Tom Sisley United Kingdom Mike Conway United Kingdom Tom Sisley Eurotek Motorsport
3 R4 Thruxton Circuit, Hampshire 26 May United Kingdom James Rossiter United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton United Kingdom James Rossiter Fortec Motorsport
4 R5 Silverstone Circuit (International), Northamptonshire 8 June United Kingdom Tom Sisley United Kingdom Tom Sisley United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton Manor Motorsport
5 R6 Rockingham Motor Speedway, Northamptonshire 22 June United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton Manor Motorsport
6 R7 Croft Circuit, North Yorkshire 12 July United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton United Kingdom Michael Spencer United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton Manor Motorsport
R8 13 July United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton Manor Motorsport
7 R9 Donington Park (GP), Leicestershire 26 July United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton United Kingdom Michael Spencer United Kingdom Tom Sisley Eurotek Motorsport
R10 27 July United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton Manor Motorsport
8 R11 Snetterton Circuit, Norfolk 9 August United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton Manor Motorsport
9 R12 Brands Hatch (Indy), Kent 24 August United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton Manor Motorsport
R13 25 August United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton Manor Motorsport
10 R14 Donington Park (National), Leicestershire 9 September United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton Manor Motorsport
R15 10 September United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton Manor Motorsport
11 R16 Oulton Park (Island), Cheshire 20 September United Kingdom Paul di Resta United Kingdom Mike Conway United Kingdom Paul di Resta Eurotek Motorsport
R17 21 September United Kingdom Paul di Resta United Kingdom Alex Lloyd Motaworld Racing

Drivers' Championship[edit]

  • Points were awarded on a 32-28-25-22-20-18-16-14-12-11-10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 basis, with 1 point for fastest lap. A driver's 15 best results counted towards the championship.
Pos Driver SNE BRH THR SIL ROC CRO DON SNE BRH DON OUL Total Drop Pts
1 United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton 2 3 Ret 2 1 1 1 1 Ret 1 1 1 1 1 1 419 419
2 United Kingdom Alex Lloyd 4 1 2 5 4 3 3 4 2 4 Ret 2 3 7 5 5 1 387 16 371
3 United Kingdom James Rossiter 3 4 5 1 3 2 Ret 2 3 3 2 3 4 2 24 DNS 8 347 347
4 United Kingdom Mike Conway 1 2 3 4 11 8 7 7 11 5 23 5 5 6 23 2 3 312 312
5 United Kingdom Tom Sisley 5 7 1 7 2 4 6 5 1 2 4 17 2 288 288
6 Sweden Stefan Söderberg 6 6 8 3 12 6 12 10 5 12 5 10 8 5 3 11 4 273 18 255
7 United Kingdom Paul di Resta 8 22 6 13 13 Ret 10 9 6 9 6 8 6 19 6 1 2 233 233
8 United Kingdom Michael Spencer 9 10 Ret 6 7 5 2 3 7 11 12 7 Ret 3 Ret Ret 10 221 221
9 United Kingdom Susie Stoddart 10 9 12 11 Ret 7 13 11 9 10 3 4 7 Ret 4 10 5 215 215
10 Sweden Alexander Storckenfeldt 18 15 7 Ret 6 11 8 12 15 14 14 9 17 4 2 3 Ret 187 187
11 Brazil Sérgio Jimenez 13 12 Ret 12 8 Ret 4 6 4 8 7 6 Ret DNS DNS 150 150
12 United Kingdom Robert Scott 11 13 10 8 5 17 9 Ret Ret 13 Ret Ret Ret 9 7 Ret 6 133 133
13 United Kingdom Charles Hollings 16 Ret 11 14 14 9 18 15 10 15 Ret 14 15 16 13 4 12 124 124
14 Italy Matteo Meneghello 14 9 Ret 24 11 14 8 7 9 11 9 10 11 121 121
15 New Zealand Fabian Coulthard 7 8 9 Ret 9 10 14 13 Ret 6 25 98 98
16 Republic of Ireland James Murphy Ret 5 Ret 15 10 12 5 8 Ret 16 10 96 96
17 United Kingdom David Epton 14 17 13 18 Ret 16 Ret 21 13 Ret 20 18 10 11 12 Ret 7 85 85
18 United Kingdom Matthew Wilson 19 16 Ret 16 17 13 16 17 12 21 13 12 11 Ret 22 Ret 13 77 77
19 United Kingdom John Byrne 23 24 22 17 24 18 13 16 8 9 7 Ret 62 62
20 United Kingdom Phil Glew 12 11 4 10 Ret 52 52
21 Turkey Jason Tahinci 20 14 Ret Ret 22 19 15 16 18 18 16 Ret 22 Ret 17 15 14 49 49
22 United Kingdom Daniel Welch Ret 17 Ret Ret NC 17 11 15 23 Ret 16 6 Ret 47 47
23 Peru Juan Manuel Polar 15 Ret Ret 23 19 Ret 24 12 Ret 14 16 11 39 39
24 Republic of Ireland Phillip Kershaw Ret 19 Ret 20 Ret Ret 17 Ret 16 Ret 17 16 13 15 Ret 35 35
25 Canada Brandon Thomas 18 22 21 23 19 18 14 19 Ret 22 21 Ret 18 8 Ret 34 34
26 United Kingdom Ben Reeves Ret Ret 16 15 23 19 Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret 17 19 9 Ret 31 31
27 Republic of Ireland Ronayne O'Mahony 22 23 DNS 20 20 23 20 23 15 20 20 13 Ret 14 Ret 26 26
28 Russia Vitaly Petrov 12 8 23 23
29 Brazil Allam Khodair 13 9 20 20
30 China Cheng Congfu Ret Ret 21 21 18 21 15 17 15 19 19
31 Canada Andrew Ranger 14 10 18 18
32 United Kingdom Mark McLaughlin 8 14 14
33 United Kingdom Jonathan Adam 21 22 19 19 12 Ret 13 13
34 United Kingdom Wayne Clarke 16 24 15 22 11 11
35 France Vasilije Calasan 21 21 17 21 20 18 22 20 Ret 20 22 DNS DNS 10 10
36 United Kingdom Fulvio Mussi DNS 19 18 21 21 Ret 19 Ret 24 DNS DNS 22 20 8 8
37 United Kingdom James Gornall 14 7 7
38 United Kingdom Ryan Lewis Ret 14 Ret Ret 7 7
39 United Kingdom Nik Goodfellow 23 20 15 7 7
40 United Kingdom Barry Sime 17 18 7 7
41 United Kingdom Aaron Stroud 25 Ret 18 Ret 3 3
42 United Kingdom Neil Doran 19 23 Ret 2 2
43 United Kingdom Shane Kelly 20 21 1 1
 – United Kingdom Jamie Morrow Ret Ret DNS DNS 0 0
 – Hong Kong Paul Lau Ret DNS 0 0
 – United Kingdom Jensen Lunn Ret DNS 0 0
 – Italy Luca Filippi Ret DNS 0 0
 – United Kingdom Tom Tremayne DNS 0 0
Pos Driver SNE BRH THR SIL ROC CRO DON SNE BRH DON OUL Total Drop Pts
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Finished, in points
Blue Finished, no points
Not classified (NC)
Purple Did not finish (Ret)
Red Did not qualify (DNQ)
Did not pre-qualify (DNPQ)
Black Disqualified (DSQ)
White Did not start (DNS)
Withdrew (WD)
Race cancelled (C)
Blank Did not participate
Excluded (EX)

Bold – Pole
Italics – Fastest Lap

Winter Series[edit]

Teams and drivers[edit]

Team No Driver Rounds
Manor Motorsport 1 Venezuela Rodolfo González All
2 United Kingdom Jonathan Kennard All
3 United Kingdom John Byrne All
5 United Kingdom Pippa Mann All
Fortec Motorsport 4 United Kingdom Mike Conway All
16 Netherlands Danny Bleek 1
United Kingdom James Gornall 2
19 Netherlands Yelmer Buurman All
27 United Kingdom Stuart Hall All
Team Nasamax 6 United Kingdom Dean Stirling All
Falcon Motorsport 7 United Kingdom Paul Rees All
29 United Kingdom Alex Buncombe All
Comtec Racing Ltd 8 United Kingdom Westley Barber All
Team JLR 9 United Kingdom James Jakes All
10 United Kingdom Tom Kimber-Smith All
Team JVA 11 United Kingdom Matt Harris All
12 United Kingdom Michael Spencer All
14 United Kingdom Sean Edwards All
Team Firstair 15 Republic of Ireland James Murphy All
24 Canada Sean McIntosh All
Team DFR 17 Republic of Ireland Patrick Hogan All
20 Sweden Stefan Söderberg All
Eurotek Motorsport 18 United Kingdom Jay Howard All
43 Russia Vitaly Petrov 1
Brazil Ruben Carrapatoso 2
44 Italy Luca Filippi 1
United Kingdom Marc McLoughlin 2
Motaworld Racing 21 United Kingdom Joey Foster All
25 United Kingdom Susie Stoddart All
26 United Kingdom Tim Bridgman All
28 United Kingdom Oliver Jarvis All
Mark Burdett Motorsport 22 United Kingdom Oliver Turvey All
30 Peru Juan Manuel Polar All
2Win 23 Belgium Stephanie Boden 1
Welch Motorsport 33 United Kingdom Matt Nicoll-Jones All
Hillspeed Racing 39 United Kingdom Josh Weber All
Status Motorsport 55 Mexico Mauricio Godanez All
Virtulli Racing 88 United Kingdom Michael Virtulli All

Race calendar and results[edit]

Round Circuit Date Pole Position Fastest Lap Winning driver Winning team
1 H1 Donington Park (GP), Leicestershire 25 October United Kingdom Mike Conway United Kingdom Mike Conway United Kingdom Mike Conway Fortec Motorsport
H2 United Kingdom Joey Foster United Kingdom John Byrne United Kingdom Jay Howard Eurotek Motorsport
LC 26 October United Kingdom James Jakes United Kingdom Joey Foster United Kingdom Joey Foster Motaworld Racing
F  ? Russia Vitaly Petrov Russia Vitaly Petrov Eurotek Motorsport
2 H1 Croft Circuit, North Yorkshire 1 November United Kingdom Joey Foster Brazil Ruben Carrapatoso United Kingdom Westley Barber Comtec Racing Ltd
H2 Netherlands Yelmer Buurman Netherlands Yelmer Buurman Netherlands Yelmer Buurman Fortec Motorsport
LC  ? United Kingdom John Byrne United Kingdom John Byrne Manor Motorsport
F United Kingdom Westley Barber United Kingdom Westley Barber United Kingdom Westley Barber Comtec Racing Ltd

Drivers' Championship[edit]

Pos Driver DON CRO Pts
H1 H2 LC F H1 H2 LC F
1 United Kingdom Jay Howard 1 2 5 5 57
2 United Kingdom Westley Barber 6 11 1 1 52
3 Netherlands Yelmer Buurman 5 8 1 3 49
4 Russia Vitaly Petrov 2 1 44
5 United Kingdom Alex Buncombe 3 5 2 6 44
6 United Kingdom Joey Foster Ret 1 14 3 2 34
7 Sweden Stefan Söderberg 2 3 13 2 Ret 32
8 United Kingdom Mike Conway 1 DNS 2 Ret 29
9 Republic of Ireland James Murphy 4 4 6 12 29
10 United Kingdom Tim Bridgman 3 6 4 Ret 29
11 Canada Sean McIntosh 4 7 7 7 28
12 United Kingdom Michael Spencer 8 13 4 4 27
13 United Kingdom John Byrne 6 10 11 1 8 15
14 United Kingdom Oliver Jarvis 5 9 6 Ret 15
15 United Kingdom Tom Kimber-Smith 7 12 3 13 14
16 United Kingdom Marc McLoughlin 8 9 7
17 United Kingdom Susie Stoddart Ret 2 16 5 Ret 6
18 United Kingdom Oliver Turvey 9 18 7 17 6
19 Venezuela Rodolfo González 9 17 9 10 6
20 United Kingdom Dean Stirling 7 Ret 16 13 DNS 4
21 Brazil Ruben Carrapatoso 9 Ret 4
22 United Kingdom Pippa Mann 8 27 15 14 DNS 3
23 United Kingdom Sean Edwards Ret 4 23 8 18 3
24 Republic of Ireland Patrick Hogan 10 Ret 13 3 Ret 1
25 United Kingdom Michael Virtulli 10 26 16 12 DNS 1
26 United Kingdom Josh Weber Ret 5 19 10 Ret 1
27 United Kingdom Matt Nicoll-Jones Ret Ret DNS 10 Ret 1
United Kingdom James Jakes 11 3 24 11 4 14 0
United Kingdom Stuart Hall Ret 6 15 Ret 6 11 0
United Kingdom Matt Harris 12 9 25 12 7 16 0
United Kingdom Jonathan Kennard Ret 11 21 12 9 DNS 0
Peru Juan Manuel Polar Ret Ret DNS 14 5 Ret 0
United Kingdom Paul Rees Ret 12 DNS 14 10 DNS 0
United Kingdom James Gornall 15 8 15 0
Mexico Mauricio Godanez Ret 10 20 17 11 DNS 0
Belgium Stephanie Boden Ret 8 22 0
Italy Luca Filippi Ret 7 Ret 0
Netherlands Danny Bleek Ret 13 DNS 0
Pos Driver H1 H2 LC F H1 H2 LC F Pts
DON CRO
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Finished, in points
Blue Finished, no points
Not classified (NC)
Purple Did not finish (Ret)
Red Did not qualify (DNQ)
Did not pre-qualify (DNPQ)
Black Disqualified (DSQ)
White Did not start (DNS)
Withdrew (WD)
Race cancelled (C)
Blank Did not participate
Excluded (EX)

Bold – Pole
Italics – Fastest Lap

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