2003 European Touring Car Championship

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2003 European Touring Car Championship
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The 2003 FIA European Touring Car Championship was the second European Touring Car Championship season.

The season began at Barcelona on 6 April, and finished at Monza after twenty races over ten meetings.

Nicola Larini -Alfa Romeo 156 GTA in Donington Park

Teams and drivers[edit]

Team Car No. Drivers Class Rounds
Germany BMW Team Italy-Spain BMW 320i 1 Italy Fabrizio Giovanardi All
2 Spain Antonio García All
33 Italy Alessandro Zanardi * 10
Italy GTA Racing Team Nordauto Alfa Romeo 156 GTA 3 Italy Nicola Larini All
4 Italy Gabriele Tarquini All
5 Italy Roberto Colciago All
6 Germany Sebastian Stahl 8
56 United Kingdom James Thompson 9–10
66 Italy Giancarlo Fisichella 10
Spain SEAT Sport SEAT Toledo Cupra 9 Spain Jordi Gené All
10 Germany Frank Diefenbacher All
30 France Yvan Muller 9–10
Belgium BMW Team Great Britain BMW 320i 11 United Kingdom Andy Priaulx All
Italy PRO Motorsport Honda Civic Type-R 12 Macau André Couto I All
14 Spain Jordi Palomeras I 1
Portugal Miguel Ramos I 2, 4
Italy Salvatore Tavano I 5–6
19 Sweden Tomas Engström I 7–10
Italy Clever Cats Team Alfa Romeo 156 GTA 15 Italy Fabio Francia I All
16 Italy Paolo Ruberti I All
Sweden Flash Engineering Volvo S60 18 Sweden Jan Nilsson I 1
Netherlands Carly Motors BMW 320i 20 Netherlands Tom Coronel I 1-3, 5-10
21 Netherlands Duncan Huisman I All
22 Netherlands Donold Molenaar I 4
Italy Scuderia Bigazzi Alfa Romeo 156 GTA 24 Italy Alessandro Balzan I All
25 France Éric Cayrolle I 1-6
26 Sweden Mattias Andersson I 7
Germany Reinhard Huber I 8
Italy Adriano de Micheli * 10
Sweden Podium Racing SEAT Toledo Cupra 27 Sweden Johan Stureson 7
28 Sweden Niklas Karlsson 7
Germany Team Schnitzer BMW 320i 42 Germany Jörg Müller All
43 Germany Dirk Müller All
Italy ART Engineering Volvo S60 60 Sweden Rickard Rydell I 1-9
61 Italy Sandro Sardelli I All
Icon Class
I Independents' Championship
* Guest drivers ineligible for points

Results and standings[edit]

Races[edit]

Race Race Name Date Pole Position Fastest lap Winning driver Winning team Winning independent
1 Spain Circuit de Catalunya 6 April Italy Gabriele Tarquini Spain Antonio Garcia Italy Gabriele Tarquini Italy GTA Racing Team Nordauto Netherlands Tom Coronel
2 Germany Dirk Müller Germany Dirk Müller Germany Team Schnitzer Netherlands Tom Coronel
3 France Magny-Cours 27 April Italy Nicola Larini Germany Jörg Müller Germany Jörg Müller Germany Team Schnitzer Netherlands Duncan Huisman
4 Germany Jörg Müller Germany Jörg Müller Germany Team Schnitzer Netherlands Duncan Huisman
5 Italy Pergusa 11 May Italy Roberto Colciago Italy Gabriele Tarquini Italy Roberto Colciago Italy GTA Racing Team Nordauto Italy Fabio Francia
6 Italy Roberto Colciago Italy Gabriele Tarquini Italy GTA Racing Team Nordauto Italy Alessandro Balzan
7 Czech Republic Brno 25 May Spain Antonio Garcia Germany Dirk Müller Germany Dirk Müller Germany Team Schnitzer Netherlands Duncan Huisman
8 Germany Dirk Müller United Kingdom Andy Priaulx Belgium BMW Team Great Britain Sweden Rickard Rydell
9 United Kingdom Donington Park 29 June Italy Nicola Larini Italy Gabriele Tarquini Italy Gabriele Tarquini Italy GTA Racing Team Nordauto Sweden Rickard Rydell
10 Germany Jörg Müller Germany Jörg Müller Germany Team Schnitzer Netherlands Duncan Huisman
11 Belgium Spa-Francorchamps 26 July United Kingdom Andy Priaulx United Kingdom Andy Priaulx Italy Gabriele Tarquini Italy GTA Racing Team Nordauto Netherlands Duncan Huisman
12 Germany Dirk Müller United Kingdom Andy Priaulx Belgium BMW Team Great Britain Netherlands Duncan Huisman
13 Sweden Anderstorp 7 September Italy Nicola Larini Italy Roberto Colciago Italy Roberto Colciago Italy GTA Racing Team Nordauto Netherlands Duncan Huisman
14 Italy Nicola Larini Italy Nicola Larini Italy GTA Racing Team Nordauto Sweden Rickard Rydell
15 Germany Oschersleben 21 September Germany Jörg Müller Italy Gabriele Tarquini Germany Jörg Müller Germany Team Schnitzer Netherlands Tom Coronel
16 Italy Gabriele Tarquini United Kingdom Andy Priaulx Belgium BMW Team Great Britain Netherlands Duncan Huisman
17 Portugal Estoril 5 October Italy Nicola Larini Germany Dirk Müller Italy Gabriele Tarquini Italy GTA Racing Team Nordauto Netherlands Duncan Huisman
18 Italy Nicola Larini Italy Gabriele Tarquini Italy GTA Racing Team Nordauto Netherlands Duncan Huisman
19 Italy Monza 19 October Germany Jörg Müller United Kingdom Andy Priaulx United Kingdom James Thompson Italy GTA Racing Team Nordauto Netherlands Tom Coronel
20 Germany Jörg Müller Germany Jörg Müller Germany Team Schnitzer Netherlands Tom Coronel

Standings[edit]

Drivers' Championship[edit]

Points system
 1st   2nd   3rd   4th   5th   6th   7th   8th 
10 8 6 5 4 3 2 1
Pos Driver BAR
Spain
MAG
France
PER
Italy
BRN
Czech Republic
DON
United Kingdom
SPA
Belgium
AND
Sweden
OSC
Germany
EST
Portugal
MON
Italy
Pts
1 Italy Gabriele Tarquini 1 4 4 Ret 3 1 6 4 1 17 1 14 Ret DNS 2 5 1 1 4 3 107
2 Germany Jörg Müller 4 2 1 1 6 Ret DSQ 16† 4 1 3 4 4 4 1 4 4 5 11 1 106
3 United Kingdom Andy Priaulx 6 3 3 Ret 4 4 4 1 15 5 6 1 8 2 3 1 7 4 2 6 100
4 Italy Nicola Larini 7 6 2 2 7 5 13 5 2 4 4 2 6 1 17† 8 2 2 10† 4 92
5 Germany Dirk Müller 5 1 11 Ret 2 Ret 1 3 3 16 2 3 3 Ret 9 Ret 13 7 Ret DNS 66
6 Italy Roberto Colciago 9 11 5 5 1 2 8 6 6 11 8 5 1 Ret 5 6 3 3 DSQ 12† 66
7 Netherlands Duncan Huisman 19† DNS 6 3 13 9 5 Ret 8 2 7 6 5 7 11 7 5 6 5 Ret 47
8 Spain Antonio Garcia 3 7 14 8 9 7 2 7 Ret DNS 17† 12 2 5 4 2 19† DNS Ret DNS 46
9 Italy Fabrizio Giovanardi 2 5 Ret 7 10 10 3 2 11 18† 5 16† 10 6 8 Ret 10 12 6 5 43
10 Netherlands Tom Coronel 8 8 7 4 11 8 Ret 10 12 8 11 10 7 12 11 Ret 3 2 27
11 Sweden Rickard Rydell 18† 10 Ret Ret 14 Ret Ret 9 5 3 11 Ret 7 3 12 13 Ret DNS 18
12 United Kingdom James Thompson 8 8 1 Ret 12
13 Italy Paolo Ruberti Ret 13 8 Ret 12 6 12 11 7 8 9 7 9 Ret Ret DNS 6 16 NC Ret 12
14 Italy Alessandro Balzan 10 12 Ret Ret 8 3 7 Ret 16† 15 14 10 13 8 15 10 9 11 Ret 11 10
15 Germany Frank Diefenbacher 12 Ret 12 10 Ret 11† 10 10 13 9 Ret 13 15 12 6 3 15 13 Ret Ret 9
16 Italy Fabio Francia 11 9 10 9 5 Ret 11 13 Ret DNS 10 9 18 11 14 9 16 10 Ret 9 4
17 Spain Jordi Gené 13 16† 9 6 Ret 12† 9 8 10 12 13 11 21 13 10 14 14 14 NC 10 4
18 Macau Andre Couto Ret DNS 15 Ret Ret Ret 15 15 12 6 18† 15 12 14 16 15† 20 Ret Ret DNS 3
19 Italy Salvatore Tavano 9 7 16 Ret 2
20 Sweden Tomas Engström 14 9 13 11 12 9 8 Ret 1
21 Italy Sandro Sardelli 17 15 13 Ret 15† DNS Ret DNS Ret 13 15 Ret 20 Ret 18† DNS 18† 15 9 Ret 0
22 France Éric Cayrolle 14 14 NC Ret Ret DNS 14 12 14 14 Ret DNS 0
23 Netherlands Donold Molenaar Ret 14 0
24 Sweden Mattias Andersson 17 15 0
25 Spain Jordi Palomeras Ventós 15 Ret 0
26 Sweden Jan Nilsson 16 Ret 0
27 Sweden Johan Stureson 16 16† 0
28 Sweden Niklas Karlsson 19 17† 0
29 France Yvan Muller 17† DNS Ret Ret 0
30 Germany Reinhard Huber 19† DNS 0
- Portugal Miguel Ramos DNS DNS Ret DNS 0
- Germany Sebastian Stahl Ret DNS 0
- Italy Giancarlo Fisichella DNS DNS 0
Guest drivers ineligible for points.
Italy Adriano de Micheli 7 8 0
Italy Alessandro Zanardi Ret 7 0
Pos Driver VAL
Spain
MAG
France
PER
Italy
BRN
Czech Republic
DON
United Kingdom
SPA
Belgium
AND
Sweden
OSC
Germany
EST
Portugal
MON
Italy
Pts
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Points finish
Blue Non-points finish
Non-classified finish (NC)
Purple Retired (Ret)
Red Did not qualify (DNQ)
Did not pre-qualify (DNPQ)
Black Disqualified (DSQ)
White Did not start (DNS)
Withdrew (WD)
Race cancelled (C)
Blank Did not participate (DNP)
Excluded (EX)

Bold - Pole
Italics - Fastest Lap

† — Drivers did not finish the race, but were classified as they completed over 90% of the race distance.

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