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Germany  2003 European Grand Prix
Race details
Race 9 of 16 in the 2003 Formula One season
The Nürburgring
The Nürburgring
Date June 29, 2003 (2003-06-29)
Official name Allianz Grand Prix of Europe
Location Nürburgring, Nürburg, Germany
Course Permanent racing facility
5.148 km (3.2 mi)
Distance 60 laps, 308.88 km (192 mi)
Pole position
Driver Finland Kimi Räikkönen McLaren-Mercedes
Time 1:31.523
Fastest lap
Driver Finland Kimi Räikkönen McLaren-Mercedes
Time 1:32.621
Podium
First Germany Ralf Schumacher Williams-BMW
Second Colombia Juan Pablo Montoya Williams-BMW
Third Brazil Rubens Barrichello Ferrari

The 2003 European Grand Prix was a Formula One race held on June 29, 2003 at the Nürburgring.

Contents

Classification

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 4 Germany Ralf Schumacher Williams-BMW 60 1:34:43.622 3 10
2 3 Colombia Juan Pablo Montoya Williams-BMW 60 +16.821 4 8
3 2 Brazil Rubens Barrichello Ferrari 60 +39.673 5 6
4 8 Spain Fernando Alonso Renault 60 +1:05.731 8 5
5 1 Germany Michael Schumacher Ferrari 60 +1:06.162 2 4
6 14 Australia Mark Webber Jaguar-Cosworth 59 +1 Lap 11 3
7 17 United Kingdom Jenson Button BAR-Honda 59 +1 Lap 12 2
8 9 Germany Nick Heidfeld Sauber-Petronas 59 +1 Lap 20 1
9 10 Germany Heinz-Harald Frentzen Sauber-Petronas 59 +1 Lap 15  
10 15 Brazil Antônio Pizzonia Jaguar-Cosworth 59 +1 Lap 16  
11 12 Republic of Ireland Ralph Firman Jordan-Ford 58 +2 Laps 14  
12 11 Italy Giancarlo Fisichella Jordan-Ford 58 +2 Laps 13  
13 18 United Kingdom Justin Wilson Minardi-Cosworth 58 +2 Laps 19  
14 19 Netherlands Jos Verstappen Minardi-Cosworth 57 +3 Laps 18  
15 5 United Kingdom David Coulthard McLaren-Mercedes 56 +4 Laps 9  
Ret 21 Brazil Cristiano da Matta Toyota 53 Engine 10  
Ret 16 Canada Jacques Villeneuve BAR-Honda 51 Gearbox 17  
Ret 7 Italy Jarno Trulli Renault 37 Fuel pressure 6  
Ret 20 France Olivier Panis Toyota 37 Spin 7  
Ret 6 Finland Kimi Räikkönen McLaren-Mercedes 25 Engine 1

Notes

  • Kimi Räikkönen was heading to his second win until his Mercedes engine blew up in lap 25, which later cost him the driver's championship, won by Michael Schumacher by only 2 points.
  • This was also Räikkönen's only mechanical failure of the year.
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Standings after Grand Prix

Constructors

Previous race:
2003 Canadian Grand Prix
FIA Formula One World Championship
2003 season
Next race:
2003 French Grand Prix
Previous race:
2002 European Grand Prix
European Grand Prix Next race:
2004 European Grand Prix

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