2003 Italian motorcycle Grand Prix

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Italy  2003 Italian Grand Prix
Race details
Race 5 of 16 races in the
2003 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Circuit Mugello (test).png
Date 8 June 2003
Location Mugello Circuit
Course Permanent racing facility
5.245 km (3.259 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi
Time 1:51.927
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Loris Capirossi
Time 1:52.623
Podium
First Italy Valentino Rossi
Second Italy Loris Capirossi
Third Italy Max Biaggi
250 cc
Pole position
Rider France Randy de Puniet
Time 1:53.586
Fastest lap
Rider France Randy de Puniet
Time 1:54.994
Podium
First San Marino Manuel Poggiali
Second Spain Fonsi Nieto
Third Italy Franco Battaini
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Australia Casey Stoner
Time 1:58.914
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Gino Borsoi
Time 1:58.969
Podium
First Italy Lucio Cecchinello
Second Spain Dani Pedrosa
Third Spain Pablo Nieto

The 2003 Italian motorcycle Grand Prix was the fifth round of the 2003 MotoGP Championship. It took place on the weekend of 6–8 June 2003 at the Mugello Circuit.

MotoGP classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Grid Points
1 Italy Valentino Rossi Honda 43:28.008 1 25
2 Italy Loris Capirossi Ducati +1.416 2 20
3 Italy Max Biaggi Honda +4.576 4 16
4 Japan Makoto Tamada Honda +13.210 10 13
5 Japan Shinya Nakano Yamaha +13.411 3 11
6 Japan Tohru Ukawa Honda +13.666 5 10
7 Spain Sete Gibernau Honda +14.253 6 9
8 Spain Carlos Checa Yamaha +22.811 7 8
9 United States Colin Edwards Aprilia +33.056 13 7
10 France Olivier Jacque Yamaha +38.882 8 6
11 Italy Marco Melandri Yamaha +38.977 12 5
12 United States Nicky Hayden Honda +48.639 17 4
13 Japan Ryuichi Kiyonari Honda +50.183 22 3
14 Germany Alex Hofmann Kawasaki +54.213 15 2
15 Australia Garry McCoy Kawasaki +1:23.281 20 1
16 Australia Andrew Pitt Kawasaki +1:37.284 21
Ret United Kingdom Jeremy McWilliams Proton Retirement 19
Ret Japan Nobuatsu Aoki Proton Retirement 23
Ret Australia Troy Bayliss Ducati Retirement 11
Ret Japan Noriyuki Haga Aprilia Retirement 16
Ret United States John Hopkins Suzuki Retirement 14
Ret United States Kenny Roberts Jr Suzuki Retirement 18
Ret Brazil Alex Barros Yamaha Retirement 9

250 cc classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Grid Points
1 San Marino Manuel Poggiali Aprilia 38:40.038 2 25
2 Spain Fonsi Nieto Aprilia +22.445 3 20
3 Italy Franco Battaini Aprilia +23.446 4 16
4 Italy Roberto Rolfo Honda +24.432 6 13
5 France Sylvain Guintoli Aprilia +31.679 8 11
6 Spain Toni Elías Aprilia +39.837 5 10
7 Japan Naoki Matsudo Yamaha +44.832 9 9
8 Argentina Sebastián Porto Honda +44.905 7 8
9 Australia Anthony West Aprilia +1:02.385 13 7
10 Spain Joan Olivé Aprilia +1:06.020 12 6
11 France Hugo Marchand Aprilia +1:11.197 16 5
12 Spain Alex Debón Honda +1:11.257 15 4
13 United Kingdom Chaz Davies Aprilia +1:17.964 17 3
14 Czech Republic Jakub Smrž Honda +1:21.573 21 2
15 Spain Héctor Faubel Aprilia +1:25.294 14 1
16 Germany Christian Gemmel Honda +1:26.780 18
17 France Erwan Nigon Aprilia +1:35.206 10
18 Netherlands Henk vd Lagemaat Honda +1 Lap 23
19 Italy Christian Pistoni Aprilia +1 Lap 24
Ret France Randy de Puniet Aprilia Retirement 1
Ret Italy Alex Baldolini Aprilia Retirement 20
Ret Sweden Johann Stigefelt Aprilia Retirement 11

125 cc classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Grid Points
1 Italy Lucio Cecchinello Aprilia 40:01.738 6 25
2 Spain Dani Pedrosa Honda +0.730 10 20
3 Spain Pablo Nieto Aprilia +0.801 4 16
4 Italy Andrea Dovizioso Honda +0.810 7 13
5 San Marino Alex de Angelis Aprilia +1.454 3 11
6 Japan Youichi Ui Aprilia +7.656 8 10
7 Italy Stefano Perugini Aprilia +7.702 2 9
8 Italy Gino Borsoi Aprilia +7.708 9 8
9 Spain Héctor Barberá Aprilia +21.704 12 7
10 Italy Gioele Pellino Aprilia +22.132 13 6
11 Italy Mirko Giansanti Aprilia +22.208 16 5
12 Italy Simone Corsi Honda +34.326 17 4
13 Finland Mika Kallio Honda +34.434 24 3
14 Japan Masao Azuma Honda +34.493 22 2
15 Switzerland Thomas Lüthi Honda +34.879 21 1
16 Hungary Gábor Talmácsi Aprilia +35.035 14
17 Italy Marco Simoncelli Aprilia +45.352 15
18 Australia Casey Stoner Aprilia +46.072 1
19 Italy Andrea Ballerini Gilera +46.428 27
20 Italy Roberto Locatelli KTM +46.436 20
21 France Arnaud Vincent KTM +46.615 11
22 Italy Michele Conti Honda +52.953 26
23 Italy Max Sabbatani Aprilia +53.338 19
24 Italy Mattia Angeloni Honda +1:04.110 28
25 Denmark Robbin Harms Aprilia +1:04.186 31
26 Italy Alessio Aldrovandi Malaguti +1:11.059 29
27 Hungary Imre Tóth Honda +1:16.722 25
28 Spain Álvaro Bautista Aprilia +1:16.830 35
29 Italy Michele Pirro Aprilia +1:22.815 33
30 United Kingdom Leon Camier Honda +1 Lap 37
31 Hungary Peter Lenart Honda +1 Lap 38
Ret Spain Jorge Lorenzo Derbi Retirement 18
Ret Germany Steve Jenkner Aprilia Retirement 5
Ret Italy Fabrizio Lai Malaguti Retirement 32
Ret Spain Julian Simon Malaguti Retirement 34
Ret Spain Emilio Alzamora Derbi Retirement 23
Ret United Kingdom Chris Martin Aprilia Retirement 36
Ret France Mike Di Meglio Aprilia Retirement 30


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