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2003 Le Mans 24 Hours

2003 Le Mans 24 Hours is 71st Le Mans 24 Hours race. Passed at the Le Mans circuit. Rinaldo Capello, Tom Kristensen, Guy Smith won the pole position and this race. Johnny Herbert, David Brabham, Mark Blundell and Emanuele Pirro, Stefan Johansson also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 377 laps (5,145 km).

Previous race: 2002 Le Mans 24 Hours
Next race: 2004 Le Mans 24 Hours
Race Start: 15th June 2003

Interesting facts and statistics about the 2003 Le Mans 24 Hours

2nd victory for the Team Bentley team
1st victory for the Rinaldo Capello
5th victory for the Tom Kristensen
1st victory for the Guy Smith
4th podium for the Rinaldo Capello
5th podium for the Tom Kristensen
1st podium for the Guy Smith
3rd podium for the Johnny Herbert
1st podium for the David Brabham
2nd podium for the Mark Blundell
2nd podium for the Emanuele Pirro
2nd podium for the Stefan Johansson

2003 Le Mans 24 Hours

2003 Le Mans 24 Hours

Bentley Speed 8 - 2003 Le Mans 24 Hours winner

Bentley Speed 8 #7 - 2003 Le Mans 24 Hours winner (Class: GTP)

Audi R8 - 2003 Le Mans 24 Hours winner

Audi R8 #6 - 2003 Le Mans 24 Hours winner (Class: LMP900)

Ferrari 550 Maranello - 2003 Le Mans 24 Hours winner

Ferrari 550 Maranello #88 - 2003 Le Mans 24 Hours winner (Class: GTS)

Porsche 996 GT3-RS - 2003 Le Mans 24 Hours winner

Porsche 996 GT3-RS #93 - 2003 Le Mans 24 Hours winner (Class: GT)

Reynard 2KQ - 2003 Le Mans 24 Hours winner

Reynard 2KQ #29 - 2003 Le Mans 24 Hours winner (Class: LMP675)

2003 Le Mans 24 Hours results

Position Name Car Result Lap Team Class Class position
1 Rinaldo Capello, Tom Kristensen, Guy Smith Bentley Speed 8, #7 5145.399 kms 377 Team Bentley GTP 1
2 Johnny Herbert, David Brabham, Mark Blundell Bentley Speed 8, #8 5112.753 kms 375 Team Bentley GTP 2
3 Emanuele Pirro, Stefan Johansson Audi R8, #6 5077.637 kms 372 Champion Racing Dave Maraj LMP900 1
4 Jan Magnussen, Marco Werner, Seiji Ara Audi R8, #5 5050.319 kms 370 Audi Japan Team Goh LMP900 2
5 Olivier Beretta, Max Papis, Gunnar Jeannette Panoz LMP 01, #11 4905.994 kms 360 JML Team Panoz LMP900 3
6 Jan Lammers, Andy Wallace, John Bosch Dome S101, #15 4905.130 kms 360 Racing For Holland LMP900 4
7 Jean-Marc Gounon, Stéphane Grégoire, Jonathan Cochet Courage C60 JX, #13 4904.801 kms 360 Courage Competition LMP900 5
8 Jean-Christophe Boullion, Stéphane Sarrazin, Franck Lagorce Courage C60, #17 4853.808 kms 356 Pescarolo Sport LMP900 6
9 Eric Helary, Soheil Ayari, Nicolas Minassian Courage C60, #18 4799.903 kms 352 Pescarolo Sport LMP900 7
10 Peter Kox, Tomas Enge, Jamie Davies Ferrari 550 Maranello, #88 4585.143 kms 336 Veloqx Prodrive Racing GTS 1
11 Oliver Gavin, Andy Pilgrim, Kelly Collins Chevrolet Corvette C5-R, #50 4442.495 kms 326 Corvette Racing-Gary Pratt GTS 2
12 Ron Fellows, Johnny O'Connell, Franck Freon Chevrolet Corvette C5-R, #53 4442.380 kms 326 Corvette Racing-Gary Pratt GTS 3
13 Masahiko Kondou, Ryou Fukuda, Ukyou Katayama Dome S101, #9 4392.183 kms 322 Kondo Racing LMP900 8
14 Sascha Maassen, Emmanuel Collard, Lucas Luhr Porsche 996 GT3-RS, #93 4353.553 kms 320 Alex Job Racing GT 1
15 Christophe Pillon, Didier Andre, Jean-Luc Maury-Laribiére Reynard 2KQ, #29 4345.614 kms 319 Noël del Bello LMP675 1
16 Christophe Bouchut, Patrice Goueslard, Steve Zacchia Chrysler Viper GTS-R, #86 4317.986 kms 317 Larbre Compétition GTS 4
17 Marc Lieb, Leo Hindery, Peter Baron Porsche 996 GT3-RS, #87 4284.739 kms 314 Orbit GT 2
18 Michel Neugarten, Nigel Smith, Ian Khan Porsche 996 GT3-RS, #75 4152.908 kms 305 Thierry Perrier GT 3
19 Atsushi Yogou, Kazuyuki Nishizawa, Akira Iida Porsche 996 GT3-RS, #77 4145.264 kms 304 Team Taisan Advan GT 4
20 Timo Bernhard, Jörg Bergmeister, Kevin Buckler Porsche 996 GT3-RS, #81 4136.353 kms 304 K. Buckler-The Racers Group GT 5
21 Luc Alphand, Jerome Policand, Frédéric Dor Ferrari 550 Maranello, #72 4066.018 kms 298 Luc Alphand Aventures GTS 5
22 Hayanari Shimoda, Casper Elgaard, John Nielsen DBA 4-03S, #26 3927.181 kms 288 RN Motorsports Ltd.- John Nielsen LMP675 2
23 Robin Liddell, David Warnock, Piers Masarati Porsche 996 GT3-R, #78 3881.779 kms 285 PK Sport LTD GT 6
24 Jean-Bernard Bouvet, Michele Rugolo, Sylvain Boulay Durango LMP1, #19 3778.793 kms 277 Automotive Durango LMP900 9
25 David Terrien, Fabio Babini, Fabrizio de Simone Ferrari 360 Modena, #70 3723.603 kms 273 JMB Racing GT 7
26 Ralf Kelleners, Anthony Lazzaro, Terry Borcheller Ferrari 360 Modena GT, #94 3661.391 kms 269 Risi Competizione-Giuseppe Risi GT 8
27 Vanina Ickx, Patrick Bourdais, Roland Bervillé Porsche 996 GT3-RS, #84 3601.102 kms 264 T2M Motorsport GT 9
DNF Tristan Gommendy, Beppe Gabbiani, Filipe Ortiz Dome S101, #16 Accident damage 316 Racing For Holland LMP900 10
DNF Thomas Erdos, Pedro Chaves, Mike Newton Saleen S7-R, #64 3991.642 kms 292 Graham Nash Motorsport GTS 6
DNC Olivier Porta, Gavin Pickering, Yojiro Terada WR LM 2001, #24 3116.260 kms 235 Rachel Welter LMP675 3
DNF Scott Maxwell, David Saelens, Benjamin Leuenberger Panoz LMP 01, #12 Accident 233 JML Team Panoz LMP900 11
DNC Norman Simon, Tom Coronel, Hans Hugenholtz Spyker C8 Double 12R, #85 3118.716 kms 229 Team Orange Spyker GT 10
DNF Dominique Dupuy, Luis Marques, Olivier Thévenin Chrysler Viper GTS-R, #68 Engine 229 Scorp Motorsport Comunications GTS 7
DNF Michel Ferte, Ange Barde, Gaël Lesoudier Ferrari 550 Maranello, #99 Fire 227 XL Racing GT 11
DNF Marc Goossens, Christophe Tinseau, Jim Matthews Riley & Scott Mk III C, #4 Engine 214 Riley & Scott Racing LMP900 12
DNF Darren Turner, Anthony Davidson, Kelvin Burt Ferrari 550 Maranello, #80 Wheel baring failure => accident 176 Veloqx Prodrive Racing GTS 8
DNF Stéphane Daoudi, Jean-René de Fournoux, Bastien Brière WR LMP-02, #25 Engine 176 Gerard Welter LMP675 4
DNF Romain Dumas, Robbie Stirling, Werner Lupberger Reynard 01Q, #14 Fire 138 Team Nasamax LMP900 13
DNF Shane Lewis, Johnny Mowlem, Butch Leitzinger Ferrari 360 Modena GT, #95 Engine 138 Risi Competizione-Giuseppe Risi GT 12
DNF Tony Burgess, David Shep, Andrew Bagnall Porsche 996 GT3-RS, #83 Gearbox 134 Seikel Motorsport GT 13
DNF Jon Field, Duncan Dayton, Rick Sutherland Lola EX257, #27 Engine 107 Intersport Racing Field LMP675 5
DNF Michael Caine, Mike Jordan, Tim Sugden TVR Tuscan T400R, #92 Gearbox 93 Dewalt-Racesports Salesbury GT 14
DNF Walter Brun, Toni Seiler Saleen S7-R, #66 Gearbox 91 Konrad Motorsport GTS 9
DNF Patrice Roussel, Lucas Lasserre, Edouard Sezionale Norma M2000 -02, #21 Engine 82 Edouard Sezionale LMP900 14
DNF Philippe Alliot, Carl Rosenblad, David Hallyday Courage C65, #31 Engine 41 Courage Competition LMP675 6
DNF Frank Biela, Perry Mccarthy, Mika Salo Audi R8, #10 Out of fuel 28 Audi Sport UK LMP900 15
DNF Jeff Bucknum, Bryan Willman, Chris McMurry Pilbeam MP91, #23 Engine 27 Team Bucknum Racing LMP675 7
DNF Richard Stanton, Rob Barff, Richard Hay TVR Tuscan T400R, #91 Accident damage 11 Dewalt-Racesports Salesbury GT 15
DNF Mike Hezemans, David Hart, Anthony Kumpen Pagani Zonda GR, #61 Gearbox 10 Carsport America GTS 10
DNS Jamie Campbell-Walter, Nathan Kinch, Vincent Vosse Lister Storm LMP, #20 Accident in practice 0 Lister Racing LMP900 16

Qualifying Results for the 2003 Le Mans 24 Hours on the Le Mans circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
1 Rinaldo Capello, Tom Kristensen, Guy Smith Bentley Speed 8, #7 3:32.843 Team Bentley
2 Johnny Herbert, David Brabham, Mark Blundell Bentley Speed 8, #8 3:35.098 Team Bentley
3 Frank Biela, Perry Mccarthy, Mika Salo Audi R8, #10 3:35.745 Audi Sport UK
4 Jan Lammers, Andy Wallace, John Bosch Dome S101, #15 3:36.156 Racing For Holland
5 Jan Magnussen, Marco Werner, Seiji Ara Audi R8, #5 3:36.418 Audi Japan Team Goh
6 Emanuele Pirro, Stefan Johansson Audi R8, #6 3:36.857 Champion Racing Dave Maraj
7 Marc Goossens, Christophe Tinseau, Jim Matthews Riley & Scott Mk III C, #4 3:37.476 Riley & Scott Racing
8 Tristan Gommendy, Beppe Gabbiani, Filipe Ortiz Dome S101, #16 3:38.058 Racing For Holland
9 Jean-Marc Gounon, Stéphane Grégoire, Jonathan Cochet Courage C60 JX, #13 3:40.400 Courage Competition
10 Olivier Beretta, Max Papis, Gunnar Jeannette Panoz LMP 01, #11 3:40.766 JML Team Panoz
11 Jean-Christophe Boullion, Stéphane Sarrazin, Franck Lagorce Courage C60, #17 3:40.839 Pescarolo Sport
12 Masahiko Kondou, Ryou Fukuda, Ukyou Katayama Dome S101, #9 3:41.608 Kondo Racing
13 Eric Helary, Soheil Ayari, Nicolas Minassian Courage C60, #18 3:43.151 Pescarolo Sport
14 Scott Maxwell, David Saelens, Benjamin Leuenberger Panoz LMP 01, #12 3:43.924 JML Team Panoz
15 Hayanari Shimoda, Casper Elgaard, John Nielsen DBA 4-03S, #26 3:44.333 RN Motorsports Ltd.- John Nielsen
16 Jon Field, Duncan Dayton, Rick Sutherland Lola EX257, #27 3:46.404 Intersport Racing Field
17 Philippe Alliot, Carl Rosenblad, David Hallyday Courage C65, #31 3:51.550 Courage Competition
18 Jean-Bernard Bouvet, Michele Rugolo, Sylvain Boulay Durango LMP1, #19 3:52.194 Automotive Durango
19 Peter Kox, Tomas Enge, Jamie Davies Ferrari 550 Maranello, #88 3:53.278 Veloqx Prodrive Racing
20 Romain Dumas, Robbie Stirling, Werner Lupberger Reynard 01Q, #14 3:54.320 Team Nasamax
21 Darren Turner, Anthony Davidson, Kelvin Burt Ferrari 550 Maranello, #80 3:54.725 Veloqx Prodrive Racing
22 Christophe Pillon, Didier Andre, Jean-Luc Maury-Laribiére Reynard 2KQ, #29 3:55.234 Noël del Bello
23 Oliver Gavin, Andy Pilgrim, Kelly Collins Chevrolet Corvette C5-R, #50 3:55.613 Corvette Racing-Gary Pratt
24 Luc Alphand, Jerome Policand, Frédéric Dor Ferrari 550 Maranello, #72 3:56.216 Luc Alphand Aventures
25 Ron Fellows, Johnny O'Connell, Franck Freon Chevrolet Corvette C5-R, #53 3:58.941 Corvette Racing-Gary Pratt
26 Olivier Porta, Gavin Pickering, Yojiro Terada WR LM 2001, #24 3:59.477 Rachel Welter
27 Thomas Erdos, Pedro Chaves, Mike Newton Saleen S7-R, #64 4:01.163 Graham Nash Motorsport
28 Walter Brun, Toni Seiler Saleen S7-R, #66 4:01.331 Konrad Motorsport
29 Christophe Bouchut, Patrice Goueslard, Steve Zacchia Chrysler Viper GTS-R, #86 4:01.927 Larbre Compétition
30 Jeff Bucknum, Bryan Willman, Chris McMurry Pilbeam MP91, #23 4:02.753 Team Bucknum Racing
31 Mike Hezemans, David Hart, Anthony Kumpen Pagani Zonda GR, #61 4:04.437 Carsport America
32 Dominique Dupuy, Luis Marques, Olivier Thévenin Chrysler Viper GTS-R, #68 4:04.822 Scorp Motorsport Comunications
33 Sascha Maassen, Emmanuel Collard, Lucas Luhr Porsche 996 GT3-RS, #93 4:06.984 Alex Job Racing
34 Timo Bernhard, Jörg Bergmeister, Kevin Buckler Porsche 996 GT3-RS, #81 4:07.028 K. Buckler-The Racers Group
35 Marc Lieb, Leo Hindery, Peter Baron Porsche 996 GT3-RS, #87 4:10.292 Orbit
36 Robin Liddell, David Warnock, Piers Masarati Porsche 996 GT3-R, #78 4:11.623 PK Sport LTD
37 Ralf Kelleners, Anthony Lazzaro, Terry Borcheller Ferrari 360 Modena GT, #94 4:11.865 Risi Competizione-Giuseppe Risi
38 Atsushi Yogou, Kazuyuki Nishizawa, Akira Iida Porsche 996 GT3-RS, #77 4:13.104 Team Taisan Advan
39 Shane Lewis, Johnny Mowlem, Butch Leitzinger Ferrari 360 Modena GT, #95 4:15.342 Risi Competizione-Giuseppe Risi
40 Tony Burgess, David Shep, Andrew Bagnall Porsche 996 GT3-RS, #83 4:16.792 Seikel Motorsport
41 Michael Caine, Mike Jordan, Tim Sugden TVR Tuscan T400R, #92 4:16.872 Dewalt-Racesports Salesbury
42 David Terrien, Fabio Babini, Fabrizio de Simone Ferrari 360 Modena, #70 4:17.138 JMB Racing
43 Michel Neugarten, Nigel Smith, Ian Khan Porsche 996 GT3-RS, #75 4:18.579 Thierry Perrier
44 Norman Simon, Tom Coronel, Hans Hugenholtz Spyker C8 Double 12R, #85 4:18.887 Team Orange Spyker
45 Michel Ferte, Ange Barde, Gaël Lesoudier Ferrari 550 Maranello, #99 4:20.245 XL Racing
46 Richard Stanton, Rob Barff, Richard Hay TVR Tuscan T400R, #91 4:20.288 Dewalt-Racesports Salesbury
47 Vanina Ickx, Patrick Bourdais, Roland Bervillé Porsche 996 GT3-RS, #84 4:26.499 T2M Motorsport
48 Patrice Roussel, Lucas Lasserre, Edouard Sezionale Norma M2000 -02, #21 4:08.081 Edouard Sezionale
49 Stéphane Daoudi, Jean-René de Fournoux, Bastien Brière WR LMP-02, #25 4:14.785 Gerard Welter
0 Jamie Campbell-Walter, Nathan Kinch, Vincent Vosse Lister Storm LMP, #20 Lister Racing

List of all cars for the 2003 Le Mans 24 Hours on the Le Mans circuit

Pilbeam MP91

Willman

WR LM 2001

Peugeot

DBA 4-03S

Zytek

Courage C60

Peugeot

Audi R8

Audi

Reynard 2KQ

Lehmann

Dome S101

Mugen