2003 Malaysian motorcycle Grand Prix

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Malaysia  2003 Malaysian Grand Prix
Race details
Race 14 of 16 races in the
2003 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Sepang.svg
Date 12 October 2003
Official name Marlboro Malaysian Motorcycle GP
Location Sepang International Circuit
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 5.548 km (3.447 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi
Time 2:02.480
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Valentino Rossi
Time 2:03.822
Podium
First Italy Valentino Rossi
Second Spain Sete Gibernau
Third Italy Max Biaggi
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Toni Elías
Time 2:07.535
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Toni Elías
Time 2:08.566
Podium
First Spain Toni Elías
Second San Marino Manuel Poggiali
Third Spain Fonsi Nieto
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Spain Jorge Lorenzo
Time 2:14.403
Fastest lap
Rider Australia Casey Stoner
Time 2:14.932
Podium
First Spain Dani Pedrosa
Second Finland Mika Kallio
Third Spain Jorge Lorenzo

The 2003 Malaysian motorcycle Grand Prix was the fourteenth round of the 2003 MotoGP Championship. It took place on the weekend of 10–12 October 2003 at the Sepang International Circuit.

MotoGP classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Grid Points
1 Italy Valentino Rossi Honda 43:41.457 1 25
2 Spain Sete Gibernau Honda +2.042 7 20
3 Italy Max Biaggi Honda +7.644 4 16
4 United States Nicky Hayden Honda +13.733 9 13
5 Spain Carlos Checa Yamaha +13.789 2 11
6 Italy Loris Capirossi Ducati +20.567 6 10
7 Japan Tohru Ukawa Honda +23.449 8 9
8 Japan Shinya Nakano Yamaha +26.740 5 8
9 Australia Troy Bayliss Ducati +32.149 11 7
10 Japan Makoto Tamada Honda +40.556 3 6
11 Italy Marco Melandri Yamaha +43.863 14 5
12 Japan Noriyuki Haga Aprilia +44.613 17 4
13 United States Colin Edwards Aprilia +54.667 13 3
14 United States Kenny Roberts Jr Suzuki +1:02.687 10 2
15 Brazil Alex Barros Yamaha +1:03.006 12 1
16 Australia Andrew Pitt Kawasaki +1:06.128 20
17 United Kingdom Jeremy McWilliams Proton +1:10.916 18
18 Japan Nobuatsu Aoki Proton +1:11.344 19
19 Australia Garry McCoy Kawasaki +1:17.205 16
20 Japan Akira Ryo Suzuki +1:41.315 15
21 Japan Ryuichi Kiyonari Honda +1:49.094 21
Ret Spain José David de Gea Harris WCM Retirement 22
Ret United Kingdom Chris Burns Harris WCM Retirement 24

250 cc classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Grid Points
1 Spain Toni Elías Aprilia 43:15.925 1 25
2 San Marino Manuel Poggiali Aprilia +9.931 2 20
3 Spain Fonsi Nieto Aprilia +9.942 3 16
4 Italy Roberto Rolfo Honda +25.839 10 13
5 France Randy de Puniet Aprilia +34.060 5 11
6 Italy Franco Battaini Aprilia +36.004 6 10
7 Japan Naoki Matsudo Yamaha +49.445 4 9
8 Argentina Sebastián Porto Honda +53.955 7 8
9 Australia Anthony West Aprilia +57.165 9 7
10 Italy Alex Baldolini Aprilia +1:03.700 12 6
11 Germany Dirk Heidolf Aprilia +1:04.419 17 5
12 United Kingdom Chaz Davies Aprilia +1:06.349 20 4
13 France Hugo Marchand Aprilia +1:07.487 14 3
14 Spain Joan Olivé Aprilia +1:08.008 18 2
15 Czech Republic Jaroslav Huleš Yamaha +1:18.180 21 1
16 Germany Christian Gemmel Honda +1:21.642 19
17 Germany Katja Poensgen Honda +2:08.210 24
18 Netherlands Henk vd Lagemaat Honda +2:13.493 26
19 China Shi Zhao Huang Yamaha +1 Lap 25
Ret Spain Alex Debón Honda Retirement 11
Ret Sweden Johann Stigefelt Aprilia Retirement 23
Ret Spain Héctor Faubel Aprilia Retirement 15
Ret Czech Republic Lukáš Pešek Yamaha Retirement 22
Ret France Eric Bataille Honda Retirement 16
Ret France Erwan Nigon Aprilia Retirement 13

125 cc classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Time/Retired Grid Points
1 Spain Dani Pedrosa Honda 43:07.647 2 25
2 Finland Mika Kallio KTM +2.658 3 20
3 Spain Jorge Lorenzo Derbi +2.750 1 16
4 Switzerland Thomas Lüthi Honda +3.006 6 13
5 Japan Masao Azuma Honda +5.032 12 11
6 San Marino Alex de Angelis Aprilia +7.242 16 10
7 Italy Mirko Giansanti Aprilia +9.549 11 9
8 Spain Héctor Barberá Aprilia +10.908 14 8
9 Spain Pablo Nieto Aprilia +11.197 7 7
10 Italy Roberto Locatelli KTM +12.874 19 6
11 Italy Marco Simoncelli Aprilia +14.926 15 5
12 Italy Stefano Bianco Gilera +15.443 10 4
13 Italy Andrea Dovizioso Honda +15.576 8 3
14 Hungary Gábor Talmácsi Aprilia +22.709 17 2
15 Spain Álvaro Bautista Aprilia +24.161 21 1
16 France Arnaud Vincent Aprilia +24.266 18
17 Italy Fabrizio Lai Malaguti +24.860 13
18 Japan Youichi Ui Gilera +27.972 23
19 Italy Andrea Ballerini Honda +47.813 24
20 Italy Gino Borsoi Aprilia +48.612 20
21 Denmark Robbin Harms Aprilia +58.448 27
22 France Mike Di Meglio Honda +58.474 26
23 Spain Emilio Alzamora Derbi +1:25.522 29
24 Hungary Imre Tóth Honda +1:25.560 28
25 Spain Julian Simon Malaguti +1:25.881 30
26 Italy Michele Danese Honda +2:10.497 32
Ret Italy Lucio Cecchinello Aprilia Retirement 22
Ret Australia Casey Stoner Aprilia Retirement 5
Ret Germany Steve Jenkner Aprilia Retirement 4
Ret Italy Max Sabbatani Aprilia Retirement 31
Ret Italy Gioele Pellino Aprilia Retirement 25
Ret Italy Stefano Perugini Aprilia Retirement 9


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