2003 Rio de Janeiro motorcycle Grand Prix

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Flag of Brazil.svg   2003 Rio de Janeiro Grand Prix
Race details
Race 12 of 16 races in the
2003 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Jacarepagua.svg
Date20 September 2003
Official name Cinzano Rio Grand Prix [1]
Location Autódromo Internacional Nelson Piquet
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 4.933 km (3.065 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Flag of Italy.svg Valentino Rossi Honda
Time 1:49.038
Fastest lap
Rider Flag of Italy.svg Valentino Rossi Honda
Time 1:50.453 on lap 10
Podium
First Flag of Italy.svg Valentino Rossi Honda
Second Flag of Spain.svg Sete Gibernau Honda
Third Flag of Japan.svg Makoto Tamada Honda
250 cc
Pole position
Rider Flag of Spain.svg Toni Elías Aprilia
Time 1:53.457
Fastest lap
Rider Flag of San Marino.svg Manuel Poggiali Aprilia
Time 1:54.215 on lap 7
Podium
First Flag of San Marino.svg Manuel Poggiali Aprilia
Second Flag of Italy.svg Roberto Rolfo Honda
Third Flag of France.svg Randy de Puniet Aprilia
125 cc
Pole position
Rider Flag of Spain.svg Dani Pedrosa Honda
Time 1:58.052
Fastest lap
Rider Flag of Spain.svg Dani Pedrosa Honda
Time 1:58.121 on lap 3
Podium
First Flag of Spain.svg Jorge Lorenzo Derbi
Second Flag of Australia (converted).svg Casey Stoner Aprilia
Third Flag of San Marino.svg Alex de Angelis Aprilia

The 2003 Rio de Janeiro motorcycle Grand Prix was the twelfth round of the 2003 MotoGP Championship. It took place on the weekend of 1820 September 2003 at Autódromo Internacional Nelson Piquet.

2003 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season

The 2003 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season was the 55th F.I.M. Road racing World Championship season. The season consisted of 16 races, beginning with the Japanese motorcycle Grand Prix on 6 April 2003 and ending with the Valencian Community motorcycle Grand Prix on 2 November.

Autódromo Internacional Nelson Piquet motorsport venue in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

The Autódromo Internacional Nelson Piquet, also known as Jacarepaguá after the neighbourhood in which it was located, was a motorsport circuit in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Opened in 1977, it hosted the Formula One Brazilian Grand Prix on ten occasions, and was also used for CART, motorcycle racing and stock car racing. In 2012, it was demolished to make way for facilities to be used in the 2016 Summer Olympics.

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The 125cc race marked the first Grand Prix motorcycle racing victory for a young Jorge Lorenzo.

Jorge Lorenzo Spanish motorcycle racer

Jorge Lorenzo Guerrero is a professional Spanish Grand Prix motorcycle road racer. He is the 2006 and 2007 250cc World Champion, and the 2010, 2012 and 2015 MotoGP World Champion. He currently competes in the MotoGP class, riding for Honda. He rode for Yamaha from 2008 to 2016 and Ducati from 2017 to 2018. On 6 June 2018 it was announced Lorenzo would be joining the Repsol Honda team for the 2019 and 2020 MotoGP seasons. Apart from his three titles in the premier class, Lorenzo has also finished as runner-up on three occasions. In 2012, Lorenzo became the first Spanish rider to win multiple premier class titles, and with 67 career wins, he is sixth on the all-time wins list.

MotoGP classification

Pos.No.RiderTeamManufacturerLapsTime/RetiredGridPoints
146 Flag of Italy.svg Valentino Rossi Repsol Honda Honda 2444:36.633125
215 Flag of Spain.svg Sete Gibernau Telefónica Movistar Honda Honda 24+3.109320
36 Flag of Japan.svg Makoto Tamada Pramac Honda Honda 24+7.298916
43 Flag of Italy.svg Max Biaggi Camel Pramac Pons Honda 24+9.235413
569 Flag of the United States.svg Nicky Hayden Repsol Honda Honda 24+11.165711
665 Flag of Italy.svg Loris Capirossi Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 24+14.826210
711 Flag of Japan.svg Tohru Ukawa Camel Pramac Pons Honda 24+17.36189
856 Flag of Japan.svg Shinya Nakano D'Antin Yamaha Team Yamaha 24+21.23968
97 Flag of Spain.svg Carlos Checa Fortuna Yamaha Team Yamaha 24+21.522107
1012 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Troy Bayliss Ducati Marlboro Team Ducati 24+22.97156
1133 Flag of Italy.svg Marco Melandri Fortuna Yamaha Team Yamaha 24+32.910165
124 Flag of Brazil.svg Alex Barros Gauloises Yamaha Team Yamaha 24+40.136114
1345 Flag of the United States.svg Colin Edwards Alice Aprilia Racing Aprilia 24+54.099123
1441 Flag of Japan.svg Noriyuki Haga Alice Aprilia Racing Aprilia 24+57.234192
1523 Flag of Japan.svg Ryuichi Kiyonari Telefónica Movistar Honda Honda 24+57.678151
1699 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Jeremy McWilliams Proton Team KR Proton KR 24+1:06.06920
1710 Flag of the United States.svg Kenny Roberts Jr. Suzuki Grand Prix Team Suzuki 24+1:09.44418
1888 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Andrew Pitt Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki 24+1:22.46321
1952 Flag of Spain.svg David de Gea WCM Harris WCM 23+1 lap22
Ret8 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Garry McCoy Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki 14Retirement13
Ret9 Flag of Japan.svg Nobuatsu Aoki Proton Team KR Proton KR 11Retirement17
Ret35 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Chris BurnsWCM Harris WCM 8Retirement23
Ret19 Flag of France.svg Olivier Jacque Gauloises Yamaha Team Yamaha 7Retirement14
DNS21 Flag of the United States.svg John Hopkins Suzuki Grand Prix Team Suzuki Did not start
Sources: [2] [3] [4]

250 cc classification

Pos.No.RiderManufacturerLapsTime/RetiredGridPoints
154 Flag of San Marino.svg Manuel Poggiali Aprilia 2242:09.055225
23 Flag of Italy.svg Roberto Rolfo Honda 22+12.901320
37 Flag of France.svg Randy de Puniet Aprilia 22+12.965416
450 Flag of France.svg Sylvain Guintoli Aprilia 22+25.317713
58 Flag of Japan.svg Naoki Matsudo Yamaha 22+47.468911
633 Flag of Spain.svg Héctor Faubel Aprilia 22+55.6941010
711 Flag of Spain.svg Joan Olivé Aprilia 22+58.264149
814 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Anthony West Aprilia 22+58.339168
957 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Chaz Davies Aprilia 22+1:00.193157
1034 Flag of France.svg Eric Bataille Honda 22+1:02.606196
116 Flag of Spain.svg Alex Debón Honda 22+1:03.500135
1236 Flag of France.svg Erwan Nigon Aprilia 22+1:09.904114
1316 Flag of Sweden.svg Johan Stigefelt Aprilia 22+1:14.199173
1428 Flag of Germany.svg Dirk Heidolf Aprilia 22+1:14.370202
1513 Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Jaroslav Huleš Honda 22+1:16.913221
1615 Flag of Germany.svg Christian Gemmel Honda 22+1:17.03723
1752 Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Lukáš Pešek Yamaha 22+1:19.83821
1824 Flag of Spain.svg Toni Elías Aprilia 22+1:27.1981
1918 Flag of the Netherlands.svg Henk vd Lagemaat Honda 21+1 lap24
Ret26 Flag of Italy.svg Alex Baldolini Aprilia 11Retirement18
Ret9 Flag of France.svg Hugo Marchand Aprilia 4Retirement12
Ret10 Flag of Spain.svg Fonsi Nieto Aprilia 3Retirement5
Ret5 Flag of Argentina.svg Sebastián Porto Honda 2Accident6
Ret21 Flag of Italy.svg Franco Battaini Aprilia 2Accident8
DNS98 Flag of Germany.svg Katja Poensgen Honda Did not start
Source: [5]

125 cc classification

Pos.No.RiderManufacturerLapsTime/RetiredGridPoints
148 Flag of Spain.svg Jorge Lorenzo Derbi 2141:51.624525
227 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Casey Stoner Aprilia 21+0.232920
315 Flag of San Marino.svg Alex de Angelis Aprilia 21+0.372216
43 Flag of Spain.svg Dani Pedrosa Honda 21+0.589113
522 Flag of Spain.svg Pablo Nieto Aprilia 21+0.7711411
634 Flag of Italy.svg Andrea Dovizioso Honda 21+0.899310
77 Flag of Italy.svg Stefano Perugini Aprilia 21+1.24069
879 Flag of Hungary.svg Gábor Talmácsi Aprilia 21+3.83548
980 Flag of Spain.svg Héctor Barberá Aprilia 21+4.11777
1017 Flag of Germany.svg Steve Jenkner Aprilia 21+15.26886
1158 Flag of Italy.svg Marco Simoncelli Aprilia 21+19.087165
1223 Flag of Italy.svg Gino Borsoi Aprilia 21+19.445104
131 Flag of France.svg Arnaud Vincent Aprilia 21+19.584113
146 Flag of Italy.svg Mirko Giansanti Aprilia 21+19.673152
1512 Flag of Switzerland.svg Thomas Lüthi Honda 21+20.466121
1619 Flag of Spain.svg Álvaro Bautista Aprilia 21+27.90220
1710 Flag of Italy.svg Roberto Locatelli KTM 21+27.99221
184 Flag of Italy.svg Lucio Cecchinello Aprilia 21+32.72713
1936 Flag of Finland.svg Mika Kallio KTM 21+36.13823
2033 Flag of Italy.svg Stefano Bianco Gilera 21+40.54426
2141 Flag of Japan.svg Youichi Ui Gilera 21+41.61022
2224 Flag of Italy.svg Simone Corsi Honda 21+49.98019
2388 Flag of Denmark.svg Robbin Harms Aprilia 21+50.13630
2432 Flag of Italy.svg Fabrizio Lai Malaguti 21+50.17918
2531 Flag of Spain.svg Julián Simón Malaguti 21+55.62424
2642 Flag of Italy.svg Gioele Pellino Aprilia 21+1:00.74731
2728 Flag of Italy.svg Michele Danese Honda 21+1:52.18432
Ret50 Flag of Italy.svg Andrea Ballerini Honda 16Accident28
Ret63 Flag of France.svg Mike Di Meglio Honda 15Retirement29
Ret8 Flag of Japan.svg Masao Azuma Honda 10Retirement17
Ret26 Flag of Spain.svg Emilio Alzamora Derbi 6Retirement25
Ret11 Flag of Italy.svg Max Sabbatani Aprilia 3Retirement33
Ret25 Flag of Hungary.svg Imre Tóth Honda 1Retirement27
Source: [6]

Championship standings after the race (motoGP)

Below are the standings for the top five riders and constructors after round twelve has concluded. [7] [8]

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References

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  2. "2003 Brazilian MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 6 August 2018.
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