2003 German motorcycle Grand Prix

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Germany  2003 German Grand Prix
Race details
Race 9 of 16 races in the
2003 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Sachsenring (Schaltung).svg
Date 27 July 2003
Location Sachsenring
Course Permanent racing facility
3.671 km (2.281 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Italy Max Biaggi
Time 1:23.734
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Max Biaggi
Time 1:24.630
Podium
First Spain Sete Gibernau
Second Italy Valentino Rossi
Third Australia Troy Bayliss
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Argentina Sebastián Porto
Time 1:25.728
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Fonsi Nieto
Time 1:26.469
Podium
First Italy Roberto Rolfo
Second Spain Fonsi Nieto
Third France Randy de Puniet
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Italy Stefano Perugini
Time 1:27.717
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Pablo Nieto
Time 1:28.490
Podium
First Italy Stefano Perugini
Second Australia Casey Stoner
Third San Marino Alex de Angelis

The 2003 German motorcycle Grand Prix was the ninth round of the 2003 MotoGP Championship. It took place on the weekend of 25 - 27 July, 2003 at the Sachsenring.

MotoGP classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Grid Points
1 Spain Sete Gibernau Honda 42:41.180 5 25
2 Italy Valentino Rossi Honda +0.060 4 20
3 Australia Troy Bayliss Ducati +13.207 6 16
4 Italy Loris Capirossi Ducati +16.521 3 13
5 United States Nicky Hayden Honda +16.563 15 11
6 Japan Tohru Ukawa Honda +18.743 8 10
7 Japan Shinya Nakano Yamaha +18.885 10 9
8 Spain Carlos Checa Yamaha +26.165 7 8
9 France Olivier Jacque Yamaha +28.281 18 7
10 Japan Norifumi Abe Yamaha +29.159 16 6
11 Japan Nobuatsu Aoki Proton +29.316 9 5
12 United Kingdom Jeremy McWilliams Proton +30.427 2 4
13 Japan Makoto Tamada Honda +49.580 19 3
14 United States Colin Edwards Aprilia +53.444 13 2
15 United States Kenny Roberts Jr Suzuki +57.512 14 1
16 Australia Garry McCoy Kawasaki +59.580 20
17 Germany Alex Hofmann Kawasaki +1:05.240 21
18 Japan Ryuichi Kiyonari Honda +1:05.348 23
19 Australia Andrew Pitt Kawasaki +1 Lap 24
20 Spain David de Gea Sabre V4 +1 Lap 25
Ret Japan Noriyuki Haga Aprilia Retirement 17
Ret United States John Hopkins Suzuki Retirement 22
Ret Italy Marco Melandri Yamaha Retirement 12
Ret Italy Max Biaggi Honda Retirement 1
Ret Brazil Alex Barros Yamaha Retirement 11

250 cc classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Grid Points
1 Italy Roberto Rolfo Honda 42:06.199 2 25
2 Spain Fonsi Nieto Aprilia +0.150 4 20
3 France Randy de Puniet Aprilia +0.287 5 16
4 Argentina Sebastián Porto Honda +5.305 1 13
5 Italy Franco Battaini Aprilia +13.097 3 11
6 Australia Anthony West Aprilia +18.289 10 10
7 Spain Toni Elías Aprilia +20.881 9 9
8 San Marino Manuel Poggiali Aprilia +20.927 6 8
9 Spain Alex Debón Honda +45.171 13 7
10 Italy Alex Baldolini Aprilia +48.701 12 6
11 Germany Dirk Heidolf Aprilia +57.078 18 5
12 United Kingdom Chaz Davies Aprilia +57.268 17 4
13 Czech Republic Jakub Smrž Honda +57.459 19 3
14 France Erwan Nigon Aprilia +1:17.467 14 2
15 Germany Max Neukirchner Honda +1:29.139 22 1
16 Czech Republic Lukáš Pešek Yamaha +1:29.338 23
17 Spain Joan Olivé Aprilia +1 Lap 11
18 Germany Katja Poensgen Honda +1 Lap 29
19 Finland Vesa Kallio Yamaha +1 Lap 27
Ret Sweden Tomas Palander Honda Retirement 25
Ret Netherlands Henk vd Lagemaat Honda Retirement 26
Ret Germany Norman Rank Honda Retirement 28
Ret France Eric Bataille Honda Retirement 21
Ret France Sylvain Guintoli Aprilia Retirement 8
Ret Sweden Johann Stigefelt Aprilia Retirement 20
Ret France Hugo Marchand Aprilia Retirement 16
Ret Germany Christian Gemmel Honda Retirement 24
Ret Spain Héctor Faubel Aprilia Retirement 15
Ret Japan Naoki Matsudo Yamaha Retirement 7

125 cc classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Grid Points
1 Italy Stefano Perugini Aprilia 40:11.124 1 25
2 Australia Casey Stoner Aprilia +0.212 5 20
3 San Marino Alex de Angelis Aprilia +0.375 2 16
4 Spain Dani Pedrosa Honda +0.774 7 13
5 Spain Pablo Nieto Aprilia +5.877 13 11
6 Hungary Gábor Talmácsi Aprilia +11.791 17 10
7 Italy Andrea Dovizioso Honda +12.070 6 9
8 Italy Lucio Cecchinello Aprilia +12.212 4 8
9 Italy Simone Corsi Honda +12.645 10 7
10 Finland Mika Kallio Honda +16.369 12 6
11 Italy Mirko Giansanti Aprilia +16.370 11 5
12 Italy Marco Simoncelli Aprilia +16.825 20 4
13 Italy Gioele Pellino Aprilia +21.622 16 3
14 Spain Héctor Barberá Aprilia +27.161 3 2
15 Italy Fabrizio Lai Malaguti +41.028 18 1
16 Denmark Robbin Harms Aprilia +45.131 21
17 Italy Gino Borsoi Aprilia +45.377 8
18 Italy Roberto Locatelli KTM +54.576 22
19 Germany Dario Giuseppetti Honda +55.177 30
20 Spain Julian Simon Malaguti +1:11.657 26
21 Spain Jorge Lorenzo Derbi +1:22.753 19
22 Hungary Peter Lenart Honda +1:36.455 38
23 United Kingdom Leon Camier Honda +1 Lap 37
Ret Spain Álvaro Bautista Aprilia Retirement 23
Ret Switzerland Thomas Lüthi Honda Retirement 15
Ret Japan Youichi Ui Aprilia Retirement 14
Ret Germany Patrick Unger Honda Retirement 36
Ret Germany Steve Jenkner Aprilia Retirement 9
Ret Japan Masao Azuma Honda Retirement 33
Ret Germany Jarno Muller Honda Retirement 35
Ret Germany Jascha Buch Honda Retirement 31
Ret Italy Stefano Bianco Gilera Retirement 34
Ret France Arnaud Vincent KTM Retirement 24
Ret Spain Emilio Alzamora Derbi Retirement 29
Ret Germany Manuel Mickan Honda Retirement 28
Ret Hungary Imre Tóth Honda Retirement 27
Ret France Mike Di Meglio Aprilia Retirement 32


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