2003 Italian Grand Prix
|Race 14 of 16 in the 2003 Formula One season|
|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)|
|Time||1:21.832 on lap 14|
|Second||Juan Pablo Montoya||Williams-BMW|
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.
- This race contained nine drivers who drove for the Minardi team at one point in their respective careers: Gené, Trulli, Alonso, Fisichella, Baumgartner, Webber, Wilson, Kiesa, and Verstappen.
- This race contained nine drivers who had driven, or eventually drove, for the Williams team at one point in their respective careers: Montoya, Barrichello, Gené, Villeneuve, Webber, Heidfeld, Frentzen, Coulthard, and Button.
- Gené replaced the injured Ralf Schumacher for this race, scoring his highest ever Formula One finish and his last points.
- The race was completed with the fastest ever average race speed of 247.585 km/h.
- This was the shortest ever race not to be red flagged.
Standings after the race
- 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.
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