2003 Pacific motorcycle Grand Prix

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Japan  2003 Pacific Grand Prix
Race details
Race 13 of 16 races in the
2003 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Twin Ring Motegi map.svg
Date 5 October 2003
Location Twin Ring Motegi
Course Permanent racing facility
4.801 km (2.983 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Italy Max Biaggi
Time 1:47.696
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi
Time 1:48.885
Podium
First Italy Max Biaggi
Second Italy Valentino Rossi
Third United States Nicky Hayden
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Toni Elías
Time 1:52.849
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Toni Elías
Time 1:53.612
Podium
First Spain Toni Elías
Second Italy Roberto Rolfo
Third San Marino Manuel Poggiali
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Dani Pedrosa
Time 1:57.736
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Jorge Lorenzo
Time 1:58.545
Podium
First Spain Héctor Barberá
Second Australia Casey Stoner
Third Italy Andrea Dovizioso

The 2003 Pacific motorcycle Grand Prix was the thirteenth round of the 2003 MotoGP Championship. It took place on the weekend of 3 - 5 October 2003 at the Twin Ring Motegi circuit.

MotoGP classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Grid Points
1 Italy Max Biaggi Honda 43:57.590 1 25
2 Italy Valentino Rossi Honda +3.754 3 20
3 United States Nicky Hayden Honda +5.641 5 16
4 Spain Sete Gibernau Honda +19.456 4 13
5 Italy Marco Melandri Yamaha +19.909 9 11
6 Brazil Alex Barros Yamaha +20.938 8 10
7 Japan Tohru Ukawa Honda +22.307 11 9
8 Italy Loris Capirossi Ducati +27.887 6 8
9 Japan Shinya Nakano Yamaha +41.731 12 7
10 Japan Akira Ryo Suzuki +50.106 14 6
11 Japan Ryuichi Kiyonari Honda +53.214 20 5
12 Japan Noriyuki Haga Aprilia +53.589 25 4
13 France Olivier Jacque Yamaha +1:05.620 15 3
14 Japan Nobuatsu Aoki Proton KR +1:07.535 18 2
15 United States Kenny Roberts, Jr. Suzuki +1:09.055 19 1
16 Australia Andrew Pitt Kawasaki +1:11.533 22
17 United States Colin Edwards Aprilia +1:27.583 13
18 Japan Tamaki Serizawa Moriwaki +1:33.001 23
19 Spain José David de Gea Harris WCM +1 Lap 24
Ret Australia Garry McCoy Kawasaki Retirement 21
Ret United Kingdom Jeremy McWilliams Proton KR Retirement 17
Ret Spain Carlos Checa Yamaha Retirement 7
Ret United States John Hopkins Suzuki Retirement 16
Ret United Kingdom Chris Burns Harris WCM Retirement 26
Ret Australia Troy Bayliss Ducati Retirement 10
Ret Japan Makoto Tamada Honda Retirement 2

250 cc classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Grid Points
1 Spain Toni Elías Aprilia 43:57.125 1 25
2 Italy Roberto Rolfo Honda +1.483 11 20
3 San Marino Manuel Poggiali Aprilia +2.159 7 16
4 Japan Yuki Takahashi Honda +6.018 10 13
5 Japan Hiroshi Aoyama Honda +6.163 6 11
6 France Randy de Puniet Aprilia +20.407 3 10
7 Japan Naoki Matsudo Yamaha +25.938 8 9
8 Spain Fonsi Nieto Aprilia +28.417 15 8
9 Spain Alex Debón Honda +39.804 13 7
10 Japan Choyun Kameya Honda +39.919 14 6
11 United Kingdom Chaz Davies Aprilia +49.703 12 5
12 Germany Christian Gemmel Honda +55.921 18 4
13 Italy Alex Baldolini Aprilia +1:01.015 22 3
14 Germany Dirk Heidolf Aprilia +1:03.387 24 2
15 Japan Masaki Tokudome Yamaha +1:03.530 20 1
16 France Hugo Marchand Aprilia +1:04.299 19
17 France Erwan Nigon Aprilia +1:04.621 16
18 Czech Republic Jakub Smrž Honda +1:21.680 26
19 Spain Joan Olivé Aprilia +1:44.192 28
20 Netherlands Henk vd Lagemaat Honda +1 Lap 30
Ret Argentina Sebastián Porto Honda Retirement 4
Ret Japan Tomoyoshi Koyama Yamaha Retirement 9
Ret Czech Republic Jaroslav Huleš Yamaha Retirement 29
Ret France Sylvain Guintoli Aprilia Retirement 5
Ret Australia Anthony West Aprilia Retirement 23
Ret France Eric Bataille Honda Retirement 21
Ret Spain Héctor Faubel Aprilia Retirement 17
Ret Sweden Johann Stigefelt Aprilia Retirement 27
Ret Italy Franco Battaini Aprilia Retirement 2
Ret Czech Republic Lukáš Pešek Yamaha Retirement 25

125 cc classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Grid Points
1 Spain Héctor Barberá Aprilia 41:54.483 4 25
2 Australia Casey Stoner Aprilia +0.164 10 20
3 Italy Andrea Dovizioso Honda +0.304 5 16
4 Italy Stefano Perugini Aprilia +2.731 2 13
5 Germany Steve Jenkner Aprilia +2.970 16 11
6 Spain Dani Pedrosa Honda +3.215 1 10
7 Finland Mika Kallio KTM +3.264 13 9
8 Spain Pablo Nieto Aprilia +9.200 6 8
9 San Marino Alex de Angelis Aprilia +13.016 8 7
10 Switzerland Thomas Lüthi Honda +13.195 15 6
11 Italy Mirko Giansanti Aprilia +13.353 19 5
12 Spain Álvaro Bautista Aprilia +19.848 18 4
13 Japan Masao Azuma Honda +20.107 21 3
14 Hungary Gábor Talmácsi Aprilia +20.616 12 2
15 Italy Simone Corsi Honda +23.402 17 1
16 Italy Stefano Bianco Gilera +24.840 9
17 Japan Youichi Ui Gilera +30.548 24
18 Italy Fabrizio Lai Malaguti +47.008 23
19 France Arnaud Vincent Aprilia +52.431 22
20 Italy Andrea Ballerini Honda +52.675 30
21 Japan Shuhei Aoyama Honda +57.467 29
22 Denmark Robbin Harms Aprilia +1:11.694 33
23 Japan Hiroaki Kuzuhara Honda +1:11.770 36
24 Spain Julian Simon Malaguti +1:13.195 25
25 Japan Sadahito Suma Honda +1:16.576 31
26 Hungary Imre Tóth Honda +1:28.964 32
Ret Italy Roberto Locatelli KTM Retirement 20
Ret Spain Jorge Lorenzo Derbi Retirement 3
Ret Italy Gino Borsoi Aprilia Retirement 11
Ret Italy Marco Simoncelli Aprilia Retirement 14
Ret Japan Yuki Hatano Honda Retirement 37
Ret France Mike Di Meglio Honda Retirement 26
Ret Italy Michele Danese Honda Retirement 38
Ret Italy Lucio Cecchinello Aprilia Retirement 7
Ret Italy Max Sabbatani Aprilia Retirement 35
Ret Japan Toshihisa Kuzuhara Honda Retirement 27
Ret Italy Gioele Pellino Aprilia Retirement 34
Ret Spain Emilio Alzamora Derbi Retirement 28


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