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Event: Date: 27.7.2003
Track: Infineon Raceway (United States), 4.072 kmsOrganiser: unknown

2 h 45 min Sonoma

Weather:warm, dry
Start time:12:01
Grid:2-2-2, PP left, rolling start
Distance:2 hours 45 minutes
Attendance:unknown
Entered:39
Practiced:36
Qualified:36
Started:35
Finished:29
Classes:PractStart
Le Mans Prototype 900/Grand Touring Prototype77
Le Mans Prototype 67554
Grand Touring Sport66
Grand Touring1818
Race notes:
4 full-course cautions for 14 laps, 37 minutes: laps 35-39, 52-54, 75-79 and 83-84
Pre-race sessions:
official test session held on 25/7 in 1 session for a total of 105 minutes
2 practice sessions held for a total of 150 minutes on 26/7
1 qualifying session held for a total of 20 minutes on 26/7
30 minute pre-race warm-up held
Winners:
Overall:16Lola EX257 AERLeitzinger / Weaver
Le Mans Prototype 900/Grand Touring Prototype:1Audi R8Biela / Werner
Grand Touring Sport:3Chevrolet Corvette C5-RFellows / O'Connell
Grand Touring:23Porsche 996 GT3-RSMaassen / Luhr
Leaders:
laps 1-37:16MG Lola EX257Butch Leitzinger
laps 38-53:1Audi R8Marco Werner
laps 54-76:16MG Lola EX257James Weaver
laps 77-86:1Audi R8Marco Werner
laps 87-102:16MG Lola EX257James Weaver
Fastest Laps:
Overall:16Lola EX257 AERJames Weaver (GB)1:24.229108.134 km/hlap 97
Le Mans Prototype 900/Grand Touring Prototype:38Audi R8Johnny Herbert (GB)1:25.234106.859 km/hlap 93
Grand Touring Sport:88Ferrari 550 MaranelloTomáš Enge (CZ)1:32.21698.768 km/hlap 84
Grand Touring:24Porsche 996 GT3-RSTimo Bernhard (D)1:36.74194.148 km/hlap 83
Pole Positions:
Overall:16Lola EX257 AERButch Leitzinger (USA)1:23.085176.421 km/h
Le Mans Prototype 900/Grand Touring Prototype:1Audi R8Frank Biela (D)1:23.885174.738 km/h
Grand Touring Sport:4Chevrolet Corvette C5-ROliver Gavin (GB)1:30.609161.771 km/h
Grand Touring:24Porsche 996 GT3-RSJörg Bergmeister (D)1:36.177152.405 km/h
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Porsche (13), Ferrari (7), Lola (4), Panoz (3), Audi (2), Chevrolet (2)
Top engines by numbers:Porsche (13), Ferrari (7), Elan (3), AER (2), Audi (2), MG (2), Chevrolet (2)
Top car types by numbers:Porsche 996 GT3-RS (11), Ferrari 360 Modena (4), Ferrari 550 Maranello (3)
Driver nationalities:USA (38), D (8), GB (6), I (4), F (2), AUS (2), B (2), CDN (2)
Team nationalities:USA (29), GB (4)
Engine positions:mid-engined (37%), rear-engined (37%), front-engined (26%)
Average engine size:4274 cc (with regard to 11% turbocharged cars an applicable size is 4462 cc)
Oldest known drivers:Joe Policastro (62), Chris Gleason (60), Leo Hindery (56)
Youngest known drivers:Clint Field (20), Gunnar Jeannette (21), Timo Bernhard (22)

Official Race Programme:

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