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2003 Malaysian Grand Prix
21 - 23 March 2003

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Track Length No. of Laps Lap Record Driver
5.543 KM 56 1.38.049 Juan Pablo Montoya - Williams (2002)
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Malaysian Formula 1 Grand Prix Results - Summary
click on the year for detailed results from Practice, Qualifying and the Race


Pole Position

Fastest Race Lap

Race Winner

2008F. Massa
Ferrari - 1:35.748
N. Heidfeld
BMW Sauber - 1:35.366
K. Raikkonen
2007F. Massa
Ferrari - 1:35.043
L. Hamilton
McLaren - 1:36.701
G. Fisichella
2006G. Fisichella
Renault - 1:33.840
F. Alonso
Renault - 1:34.803
G. Fisichella
2005F. Alonso
Renault - 1:32.582 & 1:35.090
K. Raikkonen
McLaren - 1:35.483
F. Alonso
2004M. Schumacher
Ferrari - 1:33.074
JP. Montoya
Williams - 1:34.223 
M. Schumacher
2003F. Alonso
Renault - 1:37.044
M. Schumacher
Ferrari - 1:36.412 
K. Raikkonen
2002M. Schumacher
Ferrari - 1:35.266
JP. Montoya
Williams - 1:38.049 
R. Schumacher
2001M. Schumacher
Ferrari - 1:35.220
M. Hakkinen
McLaren - 1:40.962
M. Schumacher
2000M. Schumacher
Ferrari - 1:37.397
M. Hakkinen
McLaren - 1:38.543
M. Schumacher
1999M. Schumacher
Ferrari - 1:39.688
M. Schumacher
Ferrari - 1:40.740
E. Irvine

The 2002 race:

Top 6 Highlights 
1. Ralf Schumacher - Williams Ralf Schumacher wins the race ahead f Juan Pablo Montoya and Michael Schumacher. Juan Pablo and Michael touched on the first lap with Michael losing his wing and Juan Pablo losing a few places and then facing a drive through penalty. Both however managed to finish on the podium thanks to a double retirement from McLaren and a slowing Jenson Button.
Most teams opted for a 2 stop strategy however Ralf Schumacher, Jenson Button and the 2 McLarens were on single stops.
Rubens Barrichello retired with a blown engine, a rare scene from a Ferrari.
Williams, Sauber, Toyota and Jordan managed to finish both cars.
McLaren and Minardi  failed to finish either car. 
13 cars were classified as finishers.
2. Juan Pablo Montoya - Williams
3. Michael Schumacher - Ferrari
4. Jenson Button - Renault
5. Nick Heidfeld - Sauber
6. Felipe Massa - Sauber

The 2001 race:

Top 6 Highlights 
1. Michael Schumacher - Ferrari Ferrari, McLaren, Jordan, Prost and Minardi managed to finish both cars.
Sauber and BAR failed to finish either car. 
Only 14 cars managed to cross the finish line.
The race was affected by heavy rain fall early in the race forcing several cars to go off. The safety car was brought out but once it went back in, the Ferrari's recovered and won comprehensively with Michael Schumacher leading Rubens Barrichello.
2. Rubens Barrichello - Ferrari
3. David Coulthard - McLaren
4. Heinz Harald Frentzen - Jordan
5. Ralf Schumacher - Williams
6. Mika Hakkinen - McLaren

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