2003 Italian Grand Prix

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Race details
Race 14 of 16 in the 2003 Formula One season
Monza track map.svg
Date September 14, 2003
Official name LXXIV Gran Premio Vodafone d'Italia
Location Autodromo Nazionale Monza, Monza, Italy
Course Permanent racing facility
5.793 km (3.600 mi)
Distance 53 laps, 306.719 km (190.586 mi)
Pole position
Driver Germany Michael Schumacher Ferrari
Time 1:20.963
Fastest lap
Driver Germany Michael Schumacher Ferrari
Time 1:21.832 on lap 14
Podium
First Germany Michael Schumacher Ferrari
Second Colombia Juan Pablo Montoya Williams-BMW
Third Brazil Rubens Barrichello Ferrari

The 2003 Italian Grand Prix (formally the LXXIV Gran Premio Vodafone d'Italia) was a Formula One motor race held on September 14, 2003 at the Autodromo Nazionale Monza, Monza, Italy. It was the fourteenth race of the 2003 Formula One season. The race, contested over 53 laps, was won by Michael Schumacher driving for Ferrari after starting from pole position. Juan Pablo Montoya finished second in a Williams car, with Rubens Barrichello third in the other Ferrari.

Classification[edit]

Qualifying[edit]

Pos No Driver Constructor Time Diff.
1 1 Germany Michael Schumacher Ferrari 1:20.963
2 3 Colombia Juan Pablo Montoya Williams-BMW 1:21.014 +0.051
3 2 Brazil Rubens Barrichello Ferrari 1:21.242 +0.279
4 6 Finland Kimi Räikkönen McLaren-Mercedes 1:21.466 +0.503
5 4 Spain Marc Gené Williams-BMW 1:21.834 +0.871
6 7 Italy Jarno Trulli Renault 1:21.944 +0.981
7 17 United Kingdom Jenson Button BAR-Honda 1:22.301 +1.338
8 5 United Kingdom David Coulthard McLaren-Mercedes 1:22.471 +1.508
9 20 France Olivier Panis Toyota 1:22.488 +1.525
10 16 Canada Jacques Villeneuve BAR-Honda 1:22.717 +1.754
11 14 Australia Mark Webber Jaguar-Cosworth 1:22.754 +1.791
12 21 Brazil Cristiano da Matta Toyota 1:22.914 +1.951
13 11 Italy Giancarlo Fisichella Jordan-Ford 1:22.992 +2.029
14 10 Germany Heinz-Harald Frentzen Sauber-Petronas 1:23.216 +2.253
15 15 United Kingdom Justin Wilson Jaguar-Cosworth 1:23.484 +2.521
16 9 Germany Nick Heidfeld Sauber-Petronas 1:23.803 +2.840
17 19 Netherlands Jos Verstappen Minardi-Cosworth 1:25.078 +4.115
18 12 Hungary Zsolt Baumgartner Jordan-Ford 1:25.881 +4.918
19 18 Denmark Nicolas Kiesa Minardi-Cosworth 1:26.778 +5.815
20 8 Spain Fernando Alonso Renault 1:40.405 +19.442

Race[edit]

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 1 Germany Michael Schumacher Ferrari 53 1:14:19.838 1 10
2 3 Colombia Juan Pablo Montoya Williams-BMW 53 +5.294 2 8
3 2 Brazil Rubens Barrichello Ferrari 53 +11.835 3 6
4 6 Finland Kimi Räikkönen McLaren-Mercedes 53 +12.834 4 5
5 4 Spain Marc Gené Williams-BMW 53 +27.891 5 4
6 16 Canada Jacques Villeneuve BAR-Honda 52 +1 Lap 10 3
7 14 Australia Mark Webber Jaguar-Cosworth 52 +1 Lap 11 2
8 8 Spain Fernando Alonso Renault 52 +1 Lap 20 1
9 9 Germany Nick Heidfeld Sauber-Petronas 52 +1 Lap 16  
10 11 Italy Giancarlo Fisichella Jordan-Ford 52 +1 Lap 13  
11 12 Hungary Zsolt Baumgartner Jordan-Ford 51 +2 Laps 18  
12 18 Denmark Nicolas Kiesa Minardi-Cosworth 51 +2 Laps 19  
13 10 Germany Heinz-Harald Frentzen Sauber-Petronas 50 Transmission 14  
Ret 5 United Kingdom David Coulthard McLaren-Mercedes 45 Fuel pressure 8  
Ret 20 France Olivier Panis Toyota 35 Brakes 9  
Ret 19 Netherlands Jos Verstappen Minardi-Cosworth 27 Oil leak 17  
Ret 17 United Kingdom Jenson Button BAR-Honda 24 Gearbox 7  
Ret 21 Brazil Cristiano da Matta Toyota 3 Tyre 12  
Ret 15 United Kingdom Justin Wilson Jaguar-Cosworth 2 Gearbox 15  
Ret 7 Italy Jarno Trulli Renault 0 Hydraulics 6  

Notes[edit]

Standings after the race[edit]

  • Bold text indicates who still has a theoretical chance of becoming World Champion.
  • Note: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings.


Previous race:
2003 Hungarian Grand Prix
FIA Formula One World Championship
2003 season
Next race:
2003 United States Grand Prix
Previous race:
2002 Italian Grand Prix
Italian Grand Prix Next race:
2004 Italian Grand Prix

Coordinates: 45°36′56″N 9°16′52″E / 45.61556°N 9.28111°E / 45.61556; 9.28111