2003 Catalan motorcycle Grand Prix

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Spain  2003 Catalan Grand Prix
Race details
Race 6 of 16 races in the
2003 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
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Date15 June 2003
Official nameGran Premi Marlboro de Catalunya[1]
LocationCircuit de Catalunya
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 4.727 km (2.937 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi Honda
Time 1:43.927
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi Honda
Time 1:45.472 on lap 21
Podium
First Italy Loris Capirossi Ducati
Second Italy Valentino Rossi Honda
Third Spain Sete Gibernau Honda
250 cc
Pole position
Rider France Randy de Puniet Aprilia
Time 1:47.117
Fastest lap
Rider San Marino Manuel Poggiali Aprilia
Time 1:48.483 on lap 6
Podium
First France Randy de Puniet Aprilia
Second Spain Fonsi Nieto Aprilia
Third Australia Anthony West Aprilia
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Pablo Nieto Aprilia
Time 1:51.043
Fastest lap
Rider Australia Casey Stoner Aprilia
Time 1:51.190 on lap 4
Podium
First Spain Dani Pedrosa Honda
Second Switzerland Thomas Lüthi Honda
Third San Marino Alex de Angelis Aprilia

The 2003 Catalan motorcycle Grand Prix was the sixth round of the 2003 MotoGP Championship. It took place on the weekend of 13–15 June 2003 at the Circuit de Catalunya located in Montmeló, Catalonia, Spain.

MotoGP classification[edit]

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 65 Italy Loris Capirossi Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 25 44:21.758 2 25
2 46 Italy Valentino Rossi Repsol Honda Team Honda 25 +3.075 1 20
3 15 Spain Sete Gibernau Telefónica Movistar Honda MotoGP Honda 25 +4.344 4 16
4 7 Spain Carlos Checa Fortuna Yamaha Team Yamaha 25 +4.935 8 13
5 56 Japan Shinya Nakano D'Antin Yamaha Team Yamaha 25 +5.003 6 11
6 11 Japan Tohru Ukawa Camel Pramac Pons Honda 25 +20.587 11 10
7 6 Japan Makoto Tamada Pramac Honda Honda 25 +22.982 10 9
8 4 Brazil Alex Barros Gauloises Yamaha Team Yamaha 25 +24.989 5 8
9 69 United States Nicky Hayden Repsol Honda Team Honda 25 +27.159 18 7
10 12 Australia Troy Bayliss Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 25 +30.376 12 6
11 23 Japan Ryuichi Kiyonari Telefónica Movistar Honda MotoGP Honda 25 +33.193 20 5
12 41 Japan Noriyuki Haga Alice Aprilia Racing Aprilia 25 +40.443 15 4
13 33 Italy Marco Melandri Fortuna Yamaha Team Yamaha 25 +40.445 14 3
14 3 Italy Max Biaggi Camel Pramac Pons Honda 25 +42.325 9 2
15 21 United States John Hopkins Suzuki Grand Prix Team Suzuki 25 +48.659 13 1
16 9 Japan Nobuatsu Aoki Proton Team KR Proton KR 25 +1:04.721 21
17 8 Australia Garry McCoy Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki 25 +1:36.914 19
Ret 19 France Olivier Jacque Gauloises Yamaha Team Yamaha 12 Accident 3
Ret 45 United States Colin Edwards Alice Aprilia Racing Aprilia 6 Retirement 7
Ret 48 Japan Akira Yanagawa Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki 0 Accident 16
Ret 88 Australia Andrew Pitt Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki 0 Accident 22
Ret 99 United Kingdom Jeremy McWilliams Proton Team KR Proton KR 0 Accident 17
Sources: [1][2][3]

250 cc classification[edit]

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 7 France Randy de Puniet Aprilia 23 41:59.893 1 25
2 10 Spain Fonsi Nieto Aprilia 23 +0.244 6 20
3 14 Australia Anthony West Aprilia 23 +2.641 9 16
4 24 Spain Toni Elías Aprilia 23 +4.329 3 13
5 8 Japan Naoki Matsudo Yamaha 23 +7.896 7 11
6 21 Italy Franco Battaini Aprilia 23 +11.432 4 10
7 5 Argentina Sebastián Porto Honda 23 +11.883 5 9
8 50 France Sylvain Guintoli Aprilia 23 +15.761 10 8
9 3 Italy Roberto Rolfo Honda 23 +24.270 8 7
10 11 Spain Joan Olivé Aprilia 23 +29.370 14 6
11 6 Spain Alex Debón Honda 23 +32.091 17 5
12 30 Germany Klaus Nöhles Aprilia 23 +34.948 12 4
13 16 Sweden Johan Stigefelt Aprilia 23 +44.259 13 3
14 36 France Erwan Nigon Aprilia 23 +46.384 15 2
15 15 Germany Christian Gemmel Honda 23 +59.767 19 1
16 52 Czech Republic Lukáš Pešek Yamaha 23 +1:36.297 22
17 98 Germany Katja Poensgen Honda 22 +1 lap 25
18 18 Netherlands Henk vd Lagemaat Honda 22 +1 lap 24
Ret 96 Czech Republic Jakub Smrž Honda 22 Accident 21
Ret 54 San Marino Manuel Poggiali Aprilia 12 Retirement 2
Ret 33 Spain Héctor Faubel Aprilia 10 Retirement 16
Ret 26 Italy Alex Baldolini Aprilia 10 Retirement 23
Ret 9 France Hugo Marchand Aprilia 5 Accident 11
Ret 31 France Christophe Rastel Honda 5 Retirement 26
Ret 57 United Kingdom Chaz Davies Aprilia 3 Retirement 20
Ret 34 France Eric Bataille Honda 1 Retirement 18
DNS 40 Spain Álvaro Molina Aprilia Did not start
Source: [4]

125 cc classification[edit]

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 3 Spain Dani Pedrosa Honda 22 41:16.672 6 25
2 12 Switzerland Thomas Lüthi Honda 22 +0.137 14 20
3 15 San Marino Alex de Angelis Aprilia 22 +0.315 5 16
4 17 Germany Steve Jenkner Aprilia 22 +1.589 8 13
5 7 Italy Stefano Perugini Aprilia 22 +19.874 9 11
6 48 Spain Jorge Lorenzo Derbi 22 +22.560 11 10
7 36 Finland Mika Kallio Honda 22 +22.647 19 9
8 23 Italy Gino Borsoi Aprilia 22 +22.856 18 8
9 79 Hungary Gábor Talmácsi Aprilia 22 +22.916 12 7
10 10 Italy Roberto Locatelli KTM 22 +23.415 23 6
11 42 Italy Gioele Pellino Aprilia 22 +31.815 13 5
12 6 Italy Mirko Giansanti Aprilia 22 +34.948 20 4
13 63 France Mike Di Meglio Aprilia 22 +40.938 15 3
14 1 France Arnaud Vincent KTM 22 +41.163 17 2
15 24 Italy Simone Corsi Honda 22 +41.405 16 1
16 58 Italy Marco Simoncelli Aprilia 22 +41.888 22
17 22 Spain Pablo Nieto Aprilia 22 +51.330 1
18 50 Italy Andrea Ballerini Gilera 22 +51.993 26
19 32 Italy Fabrizio Lai Malaguti 22 +52.289 21
20 25 Hungary Imre Tóth Honda 22 +54.364 30
21 11 Italy Max Sabbatani Aprilia 22 +1:08.127 33
22 8 Japan Masao Azuma Honda 22 +1:09.768 24
23 70 Spain Sergio Gadea Aprilia 22 +1:22.794 27
24 31 Spain Julián Simón Malaguti 22 +1:32.672 28
25 82 Spain Jordi Carchano Honda 22 +1:40.507 35
26 78 Hungary Péter Lénárt Honda 22 +1:40.604 36
27 21 United Kingdom Leon Camier Honda 22 +1:40.730 32
28 19 Spain Álvaro Bautista Aprilia 17 +5 laps 29
Ret 34 Italy Andrea Dovizioso Honda 15 Accident 2
Ret 80 Spain Héctor Barberá Aprilia 15 Accident 4
Ret 69 Spain David Bonache Honda 14 Retirement 31
Ret 4 Italy Lucio Cecchinello Aprilia 13 Retirement 3
Ret 41 Japan Youichi Ui Aprilia 11 Retirement 7
Ret 26 Spain Emilio Alzamora Derbi 10 Retirement 25
Ret 27 Australia Casey Stoner Aprilia 9 Accident 10
Ret 14 United Kingdom Chris Martin Aprilia 7 Retirement 34
WD 81 Spain Ismael Ortega Aprilia Withdrew
Source: [5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "2003 Catalan MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". 13 June 2017.
  2. ^ "Gran Premi Marlboro de Catalunya – MotoGP – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 15 June 2003. Retrieved 29 April 2018.
  3. ^ "motogp.com · CATALUNYA GRAND PRIX · MotoGP Race Classification 2003". www.motogp.com.
  4. ^ "Gran Premi Marlboro de Catalunya – 250cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 15 June 2003. Retrieved 29 April 2018.
  5. ^ "Gran Premi Marlboro de Catalunya – 125cc – Race Classification" (PDF). MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 15 June 2003. Retrieved 29 April 2018.


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