2003 Grand Prix Americas (Champ Car Race)
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2003 Grand Prix Americas Champ Car Race
United States 2003 Miami
Race details
Race 16 of 18 in the 2003 CART season
Date September 28, 2003
Official name 2003 Grand Prix Americas Presented by Sportsbook.com
Location Bayfront Park
Miami, Florida, United States
Course Temporary Street Course
1.150 mi / 1.851 km
Distance 135 laps
155.250 mi / 249.885 km
Weather Mostly cloudy with temperatures reaching up to 90 °F (32 °C); wind speeds approaching 11.1 miles per hour (17.9 km/h)[1]
Pole position
Driver Adrian Fernández (Fernández Racing)
Time 44.253
Fastest lap
Driver Adrian Fernández (Fernández Racing)
Time 45.010 (on lap 89 of 135)
Podium
First Mario Domínguez (Herdez Competition)
Second Roberto Moreno (Herdez Competition)
Third Mika Salo (PK Racing)

The 2003 Grand Prix Americas was the sixteenth round of the 2003 CART World Series season, held on September 28, 2003 on the streets of downtown Miami, Florida.

Qualifying results

Pos Nat Name Team Qual 1 Qual 2 Best
1 Mexico Adrian Fernández Fernández Racing 46.306 44.253 44.253
2 Brazil Bruno Junqueira Newman/Haas Racing 45.024 45.639 45.024
3 Spain Oriol Servià Patrick Racing 46.319 44.289 44.289
4 France Sébastien Bourdais Newman/Haas Racing 45.770 44.609 44.609
5 Canada Paul Tracy Team Player's 47.401 44.768 44.768
6 Mexico Michel Jourdain, Jr. Team Rahal 46.033 44.939 44.939
7 Brazil Roberto Moreno Herdez Competition 46.773 45.140 45.140
8 Mexico Mario Domínguez Herdez Competition 46.379 45.157 45.157
9 Portugal Tiago Monteiro Fittipaldi-Dingman Racing 47.845 45.318 45.318
10 Canada Alex Tagliani Rocketsports Racing 46.328 45.372 45.372
11 United States Jimmy Vasser American Spirit Team Johansson 46.530 45.380 45.380
12 United Kingdom Darren Manning Walker Racing 47.119 45.430 45.430
13 Brazil Mario Haberfeld Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 51.950 45.441 45.441
14 United States Ryan Hunter-Reay American Spirit Team Johansson 46.470 45.652 45.652
15 Finland Mika Salo PK Racing 45.686 45.731 45.686
16 Mexico Rodolfo Lavín Walker Racing 48.398 46.319 46.319
17 United States Geoff Boss Dale Coyne Racing 48.765 46.446 46.446
18 Canada Patrick Carpentier Team Player's 46.765 49.267 46.765
19 Brazil Alex Sperafico Dale Coyne Racing 48.871 - 48.871

Race

Pos No Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 55 Mexico Mario Domínguez Herdez Competition 135 2:03:19.401 8 20
2 4 Brazil Roberto Moreno Herdez Competition 135 +5.241 secs 7 16
3 27 Finland Mika Salo PK Racing 135 +7.988 secs 15 14
4 12 United States Jimmy Vasser American Spirit Team Johansson 135 +9.208 secs 11 12
5 34 Brazil Mario Haberfeld Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 135 +9.483 secs 13 10
6 32 Canada Patrick Carpentier Team Player's 135 +10.257 secs 18 8
7 9 Mexico Michel Jourdain, Jr. Team Rahal 135 +19.174 secs 6 6
8 51 Mexico Adrian Fernández Fernández Racing 134 + 1 Lap 1 7
9 1 Brazil Bruno Junqueira Newman/Haas Racing 131 + 4 Laps 2 5
10 11 United States Geoff Boss Dale Coyne Racing 129 + 6 Laps 17 3
11 15 United Kingdom Darren Manning Walker Racing 123 Mechanical 12 2
12 31 United States Ryan Hunter-Reay American Spirit Team Johansson 114 Contact 14 1
13 33 Canada Alex Tagliani Rocketsports Racing 101 Contact 10 0
14 19 Brazil Alex Sperafico Dale Coyne Racing 98 Contact 19 0
15 7 Portugal Tiago Monteiro Fittipaldi-Dingman Racing 91 Contact 9 0
16 3 Canada Paul Tracy Team Player's 69 Contact 5 0
17 2 France Sébastien Bourdais Newman/Haas Racing 69 Contact 4 0
18 5 Mexico Rodolfo Lavín Walker Racing 56 Contact 16 0
19 20 Spain Oriol Servià Patrick Racing 43 Contact 3 0

Caution flags

Laps Cause
39-43 Boss (11) stopped on course
44-52 Servià (20) contact
68-72 Tracy (3) & Bourdais (2) contact
93-99 Junqueira (1), Fernández (51) & Monteiro (7) contact
100-105 Sperafico (19) contact
118-121 Hunter-Reay (31) contact

Notes

References

  1. ^ "Weather of the 2003 Grand Prix Americas Champ Car race". The Old Farmers' Almanac. Retrieved . 

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