2003 Grand Prix Americas (ALMS)

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The 2003 Grand Prix Americas was the eighth race of the 2003 American Le Mans Series season. It took place on a temporary street circuit in Miami, Florida on September 27, 2003.

The race was scheduled for 2 hours and 45 minutes, but was ended several minutes early due to heavy rains causing multiple accidents.

Official results[edit]

Class winners in bold. Cars failing to complete 75% of winner's distance marked as Not Classified (NC).

Pos Class No Team Drivers Chassis Tyre Laps
Engine
1 LMP900 38 United States ADT Champion Racing United Kingdom Johnny Herbert
Finland JJ Lehto
Audi R8 M 157
Audi 3.6L Turbo V8
2 LMP900 1 Germany Infineon Team Joest Germany Marco Werner
Germany Frank Biela
Audi R8 M 157
Audi 3.6L Turbo V8
3 LMP900 10 United States JML Team Panoz Monaco Olivier Beretta
Belgium David Saelens
Panoz LMP01 Evo M 155
Élan 6L8 6.0L V8
4 GTS 80 United Kingdom Prodrive Australia David Brabham
United Kingdom Darren Turner
Ferrari 550-GTS Maranello M 154
Ferrari 5.9L V12
5 GTS 88 United Kingdom Prodrive Czech Republic Tomáš Enge
Netherlands Peter Kox
Ferrari 550-GTS Maranello M 154
Ferrari 5.9L V12
6 LMP675 20 United States Dyson Racing United States Chris Dyson
United Kingdom Andy Wallace
MG-Lola EX257 G 152
MG (AER) XP20 2.0L Turbo I4
7 GT 23 United States Alex Job Racing Germany Lucas Luhr
Germany Sascha Maassen
Porsche 911 GT3-RS M 151
Porsche 3.6L Flat-6
8 LMP675 16 United States Dyson Racing United States Butch Leitzinger
United Kingdom James Weaver
MG-Lola EX257 G 150
MG (AER) XP20 2.0L Turbo I4
9 GT 35 United States Risi Competizione United States Anthony Lazzaro
Germany Ralf Kelleners
Ferrari 360 Modena GTC M 150
Ferrari 3.6L V8
10 GT 60 United Kingdom P.K. Sport United Kingdom Robin Liddell
Italy Alex Caffi
Porsche 911 GT3-RS P 149
Porsche 3.6L Flat-6
11 LMP900 30 United States Intersport Racing United States Clint Field
United States Mike Durand
Riley & Scott Mk III C D 149
Élan 6L8 6.0L V8
12 LMP900 12 United States American Spirit Racing United States Michael Lewis
United States Tomy Drissi
Riley & Scott Mk III C D 148
Lincoln (Élan) 5.0L V8
13 GT 31 United States Petersen Motorsports
United States White Lightning Racing
United States Craig Stanton
United Kingdom Johnny Mowlem
Porsche 911 GT3-RS M 148
Porsche 3.6L Flat-6
14 GT 28 United States JMB Racing USA France Stéphane Grégoire
Chile Eliseo Salazar
Ferrari 360 Modena GTC P 146
Ferrari 3.6L V8
15 GTS 0 Italy Team Olive Garden Italy Emanuele Naspetti
Italy Mimmo Schiattarella
Ferrari 550 Maranello P 145
Ferrari 6.0L V12
16
DNF
GT 24 United States Alex Job Racing Germany Jörg Bergmeister
Germany Timo Bernhard
Porsche 911 GT3-RS M 143
Porsche 3.6L Flat-6
17 GT 33 United States ZIP Racing United States Andy Lally
United States Spencer Pumpelly
United States Romeo Kapudija
Porsche 911 GT3-RS D 143
Porsche 3.6L Flat-6
18 GT 63 United States ACEMCO Motorsports United States Terry Borcheller
United States Shane Lewis
Ferrari 360 Modena GTC Y 143
Ferrari 3.6L V8
19 LMP675 18 United States Essex Racing United States Scott Bradley
United States Jason Workman
Lola B2K/40 P 142
Nissan (AER) VQL 3.0L V6
20 LMP675 37 United States Intersport Racing United States Jon Field
United States Duncan Dayton
MG-Lola EX257 G 142
MG (AER) XP20 2.0L Turbo I4
21 GT 66 United States The Racer's Group United States Kevin Buckler
United States Cort Wagner
Porsche 911 GT3-RS M 142
Porsche 3.6L Flat-6
22 GT 42 United States Orbit Racing United States Joe Policastro
United States Joe Policastro Jr.
Porsche 911 GT3-RS M 138
Porsche 3.6L Flat-6
23 GT 67 United States The Racer's Group United States Jeff Zwart
Germany Pierre Ehret
Porsche 911 GT3-RS M 136
Porsche 3.6L Flat-6
24
DNF
LMP900 11 United States JML Team Panoz Canada Scott Maxwell
United States Gunnar Jeanette
Panoz LMP01 Evo M 135
Élan 6L8 6.0L V8
25
DNF
GT 29 United States JMB Racing USA United States Stephen Earle
United States Mark Neuhaus
Ferrari 360 Modena GTC P 133
Ferrari 3.6L V8
26 GT 68 United States The Racer's Group United States Marc Bunting
United States Chris Gleason
Porsche 911 GT3-RS M 125
Porsche 3.6L Flat-6
27 GTS 3 United States Corvette Racing Canada Ron Fellows
United States Johnny O'Connell
Chevrolet Corvette C5-R G 122
Chevrolet 7.0L V8
28
NC
GT 79 United States J3 Racing United States David Murry
United States Justin Jackson
Porsche 911 GT3-RS M 113
Porsche 3.6L Flat-6
29
DNF
GT 61 United Kingdom P.K. Sport United Kingdom David Warnock
United States Ron Atapattu
Porsche 911 GT3-R P 107
Porsche 3.6L Flat-6
30
DNF
GT 03 United States Hyper Sport United States Rick Skelton
United States Brad Nyberg
Panoz Esperante GT-LM P 68
Élan 5.0L V8
31
DNF
GTS 2 Germany Konrad Motorsport Austria Franz Konrad
United Kingdom Richard Nearn
Saleen S7-R D 62
Ford 7.0L V8
32
DNF
GT 40 United States Alegra Motorsports United States Bill Auberlen
Sweden Niclas Jönsson
BMW M3 Y 58
BMW 3.2L I6
33
DNF
GT 43 United States Orbit Racing Germany Marc Lieb
United States Peter Baron
Porsche 911 GT3-RS M 41
Porsche 3.6L Flat-6
34
DNF
LMP675 56 United States Team Bucknum Racing United States Jeff Bucknum
United States Bryan Willman
United States Chris McMurry
Pilbeam MP91 D 40
Willman (JPX) 3.4L V6
35
DNF
GTS 71 United States Carsport America United States Tom Weickardt
France Jean-Philippe Belloc
Dodge Viper GTS-R P 16
Dodge 8.0L V10
36
DNF
GT 41 United States Alegra Motorsports United States Ross Bluestein
Puerto Rico Carlos DeQuesada
BMW M3 Y 15
BMW 3.2L I6
DNS GTS 4 United States Corvette Racing United States Kelly Collins
United Kingdom Oliver Gavin
Chevrolet Corvette C5-R G -
Chevrolet 7.0L V8

Statistics[edit]

  • Pole Position - #38 ADT Champion Racing - 0:47.848
  • Fastest Lap - #38 ADT Champion Racing - 0:49.260
  • Distance - 290.567 km
  • Average Speed - 107.544 km/h

External links[edit]


American Le Mans Series
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2003 Monterey Sports Car Championships
2003 season Next race:
2003 Petit Le Mans