The 70-lap race was won by Ralf Schumacher driving for the Williams team after starting from pole position. DNQ = Did Not Qualify, DNS = Did Not Start, Ret = Retired, DSQ = Disqualified, NC = Not Classified. Only one type of wet weather tyre was allowed to be used in wet weather races. Hamilton believes he still has the desire to achieve in F1, Mexican picked up two reprimands over Portugal weekend, The Finn finished just outside the points in 11th, Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel kicked up a drain at end of FP3, The Russian was officiating at his first grand prix, The track conditions at Portimao provided a challenge for drivers, French driver was forced to leap from his car, Vitaly Petrov is making his debut appearance as a steward in Portugal. Ferrari's defence of the Constructors' title was challenged throughout the year by Williams and McLaren, one of the few seasons where there were three front-running teams but in the end, Ferrari emerged victorious once again and the team clinched their fifth consecutive World Constructors' title since 1999. Notable races include the chaotic Brazilian Grand Prix which was hampered by monsoon conditions, and the British Grand Prix where the track was invaded by the now-defrocked priest Neil Horan, who ran onto the Hangar straight, running towards the 250 km/h train of cars, wearing a green kilt and waving religious banners. Ocon hopes 'brutal' F1 spares George Russell, F1 power oversteer & why we love it by Peter Windsor, Grosjean says Haas will sign two paying drivers for next season. 2002 F1 Championship Standings See all 2002 F1 results for each race, driver and team. Formula 1 on Sky Sports - get the latest F1 news, results, standings, videos and photos, plus watch live races in HD and read about top drivers. It was Schumacher's sixth World Drivers' title overall, breaking Juan Manuel Fangio's 46-year-old record of five World Drivers' titles. The 2003 season saw the introduction of new regulations intended to increase F1's excitement and to help alleviate the financial difficulties of the smaller teams. PTS; 1 HAM Lewis Hamilton. The Formula 1 driver standings of 2003. † All engines were required to have ten cylinders and an engine capacity not exceeding 3000 cc, and all were of V10 configuration.. The points system for both the Constructors' and Drivers' titles was changed from 10–6–4–3–2–1 for the first six finishers at each round to 10–8–6–5–4–3–2–1 for the first eight finishers in an attempt to make the title contests closer. Räikkönen lost the championship to Schumacher by two points, although he won only one race to Schumacher's six. After failing to complete the 2002 season due to financial difficulties, the Arrows team had their application for admission to the 2003 championship rejected by the FIA prior to the season start date. Kimi Räikkönen, driving for McLaren-Mercedes, and Juan Pablo Montoya, driving for BMW Williams, both had a chance of claiming the 2003 championship until late in the season, with Räikkönen still mathematically in contention at the final race, the Japanese Grand Prix. Eight different drivers won a Grand Prix, amongst them three first time winners. 2003 also saw a major leap forward in Formula One safety, with the HANS device being made a mandatory requirement for drivers to wear at all races beginning from the Australian Grand Prix onwards. Coordinates: 46°51′51″N 3°09′49″E / 46.86417°N 3.16361°E / 46.86417; 3.16361, "Provisional pole for Verstappen in French GP qualifying", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=2003_French_Grand_Prix&oldid=958931136, Pages using collapsible list with both background and text-align in titlestyle, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Cloudy, Air: 26 °C (79 °F), Track 35 °C (95 °F). Grand Prix of Australia 2020 ; Grand Prix of Bahrain 2020 ; Vietnamese Grand Prix 2020 PP. Races. The 2003 French Grand Prix (formally the LXXXIX Mobil 1 Grand Prix de France) was a Formula One motor race held on 6 July 2003 at the Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours.It was the tenth race of the 2003 Formula One season.The 70-lap race was won by Ralf Schumacher driving for the Williams team after starting from pole position. Drivers, constructors and team results for the top racing series from around the world at the click of your finger The 2002 FIA Formula One World Championship was the 56th season of FIA Formula One motor racing. PP. This page was last edited on 24 October 2020, at 08:46. The pit lane was also significantly shortened as a result of the upgrades. The 2003 FIA Formula One World Championship was contested over the following sixteen races: Points were awarded to the top eight finishing drivers and constructors as follows: † Driver did not finish the Grand Prix, but was classified as he completed over 90% of the race distance. The 2003 FIA Formula One World Championship was the 57th season of FIA Formula One motor racing. FIA Formula 1 World Championship 2003 standings Championship points standings for the FIA Formula 1 World Championship 2003. In the World Constructors' Championship, Williams reduced the gap to Ferrari from thirteen points to three points. Grand Prix of Australia 2020 ; Grand Prix of Bahrain 2020 ; Vietnamese Grand Prix 2020 GPFans is a multi-platform, multi-language brand dedicated to Formula One coverage. World Championship titles were awarded for both drivers and constructors with Michael Schumacher winning the former and Ferrari awarded the latter.. This was intended to give smaller teams a cheaper alternative to these test days, which were to be banned in 2004. FL. Driver Standings. It began on 9 March 2003 and ended on 12 October after sixteen races. 2003 F1 results distribution of points: 1st = 10, 2nd = 6, 3rd =4, 4th = 3, 5th = 2, 6th = 1 point * = this driver has driven the fastest lap of the race. FL. See all 2003 F1 results for each race, driver and team. Formula One Standings 2020. For a great part of the 2003 season, several drivers from several teams had mathematical chances of winning the world championship. However, this was not without controversy, as many drivers voiced their complaints about the device, including Barrichello, Jacques Villeneuve, Justin Wilson and Nick Heidfeld.. Here you can find the 2002 F1 teams overview , we also have all other F1 results since 1950. 147: 4 RIC Daniel Ricciardo. For video game, see, World Constructors' Championship standings, Anointed test driver for one race in 2003, Learn how and when to remove this template message, International Formula 3000 series in 2002, List of Formula One World Championship points scoring systems, "Inside Line: It's close ... but Ferrari isn't panicking", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=2003_Formula_One_World_Championship&oldid=985155230, Articles needing additional references from January 2008, All articles needing additional references, Wikipedia articles with WORLDCATID identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, The Arrows team folded several days after the, Minardi's Justin Wilson joined Jaguar from the, Ralph Firman suffered injuries as a result of a crash during practice in. No reason was publicly given by the FIA and Arrows subsequently folded after 25 years in Formula One since 1978. Luca Badoer: Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro: Townsend Bell: Jaguar Racing: Olivier Beretta: BMW Williams F1 Team: Matteo Bobbi: Minardi: Ryan Briscoe: Toyota: Gianmaria Bruni: Grand Prix of Australia 2020 ; Grand Prix of Bahrain 2020 ; Vietnamese Grand Prix 2020 View the latest results for Formula 1 2020.