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Event: 51st Annual Mobil1 Twelve Hours of SebringDate: 15.3.2003
Track: Sebring International Raceway (United States), 5.955 kmsOrganiser: unknown

Sebring 12 Hours

Weather:warm, dry
Start time:10:30
Grid:2-2-2, PP left, rolling start
Distance:12 hours
Attendance:unknown
Entered:68
Practiced:56
Qualified:55
Started:55
Finished:29
Classes:PractStartClass
Le Mans Prototype 900/Grand Touring Prototype151515
Le Mans Prototype 675666
Grand Touring Sport999
Grand Touring272525
Race notes:
1 full-course caution for 8 laps, 31 minutes: laps 288-295 (car 34 fire)
Pre-race sessions:
official test session held on 10-11/3 in 3 sessions for a total of 270 minutes
5 non-qualifying practice sessions held for a total of 300 minutes on 12-14/3
1 qualifying session held for a total of 25 minutes on 11/3
20 minute pre-race warm-up held
Winners:
Overall:1Audi R8Biela / Werner / Peter
Le Mans Prototype 675:20Lola EX257 AERde Radigues / Block / Dyson
Grand Touring Sport:3Chevrolet Corvette C5-RFellows / O'Connell / Fréon
Grand Touring:23Porsche 996 GT3-RSMaassen / Luhr
Leaders:
laps 126-150:1Audi R8Werner
laps 1-4:1Audi R8Biela
laps 151-188:38Audi R8Johansson
laps 189-253:38Audi R8Pirro
laps 254-289:38Audi R8Lehto
laps 290-319:38Audi R8Pirro
laps 320-367:1Audi R8Werner
laps 5-63:38Audi R8Pirro
laps 64-125:38Audi R8Lehto
Fastest Laps:
Overall:7Bentley Speed 8Tom Kristensen (DK)1:49.521195.730 km/hlap 228
Le Mans Prototype 675:16Lola EX257 AERJames Weaver (GB)1:50.953193.203 km/hlap 26
Grand Touring Sport:80Ferrari 550 MaranelloDarren Turner (GB)1:59.591179.600 km/hlap 193
Grand Touring:24Porsche 996 GT3-RSTimo Bernhard (D)2:06.289169.741 km/hlap 304
Pole Positions:
Overall:1Audi R8Frank Biela (D)1:48.826196.979 km/h
Le Mans Prototype 675:16Lola EX257 AERJames Weaver (GB)1:49.361196.015 km/h
Grand Touring Sport:4Chevrolet Corvette C5-ROliver Gavin (GB)1:59.024180.102 km/h
Grand Touring:24Porsche 996 GT3-RSTimo Bernhard (D)2:06.023170.100 km/h
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Porsche (17), Ferrari (8), Lola (6), Audi (3), Bentley (2), Panoz (2), Chevrolet (2), Riley & Scott (2), Saleen (2)
Top engines by numbers:Porsche (17), Ferrari (8), Ford (6), Audi (3), Chevrolet (3), AER (3)
Top car types by numbers:Porsche 996 GT3-RS (13), Ferrari 360 Modena (5), Porsche 996 GT3-R (4)
Driver nationalities:USA (61), GB (32), I (11), D (10), F (7), CDN (6), B (6), CH (4), DK (3), A (3), NL (3)
Team nationalities:USA (34), GB (13), D (6)
Most used colours:white (24%), red (15%), silver (14%), blue (12%), yellow (12%), black (10%)
Engine positions:mid-engined (50%), rear-engined (30%), front-engined (20%)
Average engine size:4266 cc (with regard to 18% turbocharged cars an applicable size is 4573 cc)
Oldest known drivers:Joe Policastro (62), Chris Gleason (60), Tom Weickardt (56)
Youngest known drivers:Clint Field (20), Gunnar Jeannette (21), Ben Devlin (21)

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