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Race details
Race 12 of 16 in the 2003 Formula One season
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Date August 3, 2003
Official name Großer Mobil 1 Preis von Deutschland
Location Hockenheimring, Hockenheim, Germany
Course Permanent racing facility
4.574 km (2.842 mi)</td></tr>
Distance 67 laps, 306.458 km (190.414 mi)</td></tr>
Weather Fine
Pole position
Driver 22px-Flag of Colombia Juan Pablo Montoya Williams-BMW
Time 1:15.167
Fastest lap
Driver 22px-Flag of Colombia Juan Pablo Montoya Williams-BMW
Time 1:14.917
Podium
First 22px-Flag of Colombia Juan Pablo Montoya Williams-BMW
Second 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom David Coulthard McLaren-Mercedes
Third 22px-Flag of Italy Jarno Trulli Renault

The 2003 German Grand Prix (formally the Großer Mobil 1 Preis von Deutschland) was a Formula One motor race held on August 3, 2003 at the Hockenheimring, Hockenheim, Germany. It was the twelfth race of the 2003 Formula One season. The race, contested over 67 laps, was won by Juan Pablo Montoya driving for the Williams team after starting from pole position. David Coulthard finished second in a McLaren, with Jarno Trulli third in a Renault.

Montoya's victory promoted him to second place in the Drivers' Championship, after McLaren driver Kimi Räikkönen retired from a collision on the first lap of the race. Montoya also reduced the gap from Championship leader Michael Schumacher to six points. Williams reduced the gap to Ferrari in the Constructors Championship to two points.

Classification Edit

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 3 22px-Flag of Colombia Juan Pablo Montoya Williams-BMW 67 1:28:48.769 1 10
2 5 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom David Coulthard McLaren-Mercedes 67 +1:05.459 secs 10 8
3 7 22px-Flag of Italy Jarno Trulli Renault 67 +1:09.060 secs 4 6
4 8 22px-Flag of Spain Fernando Alonso Renault 67 +1:09.344 secs 8 5
5 20 22px-Flag of France Olivier Panis Toyota 66 +1 Lap 7 4
6 21 25px-Brazilflag Cristiano da Matta Toyota 66 +1 Lap 9 3
7 1 Flag of Germany Michael Schumacher Ferrari 66 +1 Lap 6 2
8 17 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Jenson Button BAR-Honda 66 +1 Lap 17 1
9 16 25px-Canadaflag Jacques Villeneuve BAR-Honda 65 +2 Laps 13  
10 9 Flag of Germany Nick Heidfeld Sauber-Petronas 65 +2 Laps 15  
11 14 25px-AustraliaFLAG Mark Webber Jaguar-Cosworth 64 Accident 11  
12 18 22px-Flag of Denmark Nicolas Kiesa Minardi-Cosworth 62 +5 Laps 20  
13 11 22px-Flag of Italy Giancarlo Fisichella Jordan-Ford 60 Engine 12  
Ret 19 22px-Flag of the Netherlands Jos Verstappen Minardi-Cosworth 23 Hydraulics 19  
Ret 15 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Justin Wilson Jaguar-Cosworth 6 Gearbox 16  
Ret 4 Flag of Germany Ralf Schumacher Williams-BMW 1 Collision damage 2  
Ret 10 Flag of Germany Heinz-Harald Frentzen Sauber-Petronas 1 Collision damage 14  
Ret 2 25px-Brazilflag Rubens Barrichello Ferrari 0 Collision 3  
Ret 6 22px-Flag of Finland Kimi Räikkönen McLaren-Mercedes 0 Collision 5  
Ret 12 22px-Flag of Ireland Ralph Firman Jordan-Ford 0 Collision 18  

Notes Edit

  • A number of cars were eliminated in a first corner pile up due to a collision with Kimi Räikkönen, Ralf Schumacher and Rubens Barrichello.
  • First Hat Trick (win, pole, and fastest lap): Juan Pablo Montoya

Standings after the race Edit

  • Bold text indicates who still has a theoretical chance of becoming World Champion.
Drivers' Championship standings
Pos Driver Points
1 Flag of Germany Michael Schumacher 71
2 22px-Flag of Colombia Juan Pablo Montoya 65
3 22px-Flag of Finland Kimi Räikkönen 62
4 Flag of Germany Ralf Schumacher 53
5 25px-Brazilflag Rubens Barrichello 49
Constructors' Championship standings
Pos Constructor Points
1 22px-Flag of Italy Ferrari 120
2 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Williams-BMW 118
3 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom McLaren-Mercedes 103
4 22px-Flag of France Renault 66
5 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom BAR-Honda 15
  • Note: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings.


Previous race:
2003 British Grand Prix
FIA Formula One World Championship
2003 season
Next race:
2003 Hungarian Grand Prix
Previous race:
2002 German Grand Prix
German Grand Prix Next race:
2004 German Grand Prix
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