2003 Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters Season
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2003 Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters Season
Bernd Schneider (left) won his third Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters Drivers' Championship while Christijan Albers (right) finished second in the championship.

The 2003 Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters was the seventeenth season of premier German touring car championship and also third season under the moniker of Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters since the series' resumption in 2000. Unlike 2002 there were ten race weekends with only one race at each event.

Changes for 2003

  • The races were increased in length to a total of one hour per race, as compared to the 40 minutes each race had lasted in 2002.
  • The race at Zolder, Belgium, was replaced by Adria in Italy.
  • The DTM did not return to Sachsenring. Instead, Nürburgring hosted two events.
  • The qualifying for Round 7 at Nürburgring was held at nighttime.

Teams and drivers

The following manufacturers, teams and drivers competed in the 2003 Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters. All teams competed with tyres supplied by Dunlop.

Race calendar and winners

Championship standings

Scoring system

Points are awarded to the top 8 classified finishers.

Position  1st   2nd   3rd   4th   5th   6th   7th   8th 
Points 10 8 6 5 4 3 2 1

Drivers' championship

Pos Driver HOC
Germany
ADR
Italy
NÜR
Germany
LAU
Germany
NOR
Germany
DON
United Kingdom
NÜR
Germany
A1R
Austria
ZAN
Netherlands
HOC
Germany
Points
1 Germany Bernd Schneider 1 5 4 1 3 2 3 2 2 6 68
2 Netherlands Christijan Albers 5 1 1 7 1 5 2 3 1 12 64
3 Switzerland Marcel Fässler 2 4 2 10 2 4 5 1 6 3 57
4 Sweden Mattias Ekström 8 2 7 3 Ret 3 4 5 3 2 46
5 France Jean Alesi 4 7 Ret 5 5 1 6 Ret 5 1 42
6 France Laurent Aïello 3 3 3 8 6 Ret 1 4 9 5 41
7 United Kingdom Peter Dumbreck 6 6 5 2 4 6 10 Ret 10 4 31
8 Germany Timo Scheider 7 15 13 4 16 8 7 Ret Ret 7 12
9 Switzerland Alain Menu 18 8 6 6 10 Ret 9 7 Ret 10 9
10 Germany Manuel Reuter 9 Ret 9 12 13 Ret 15+ 10 4 19+ 5
11 United Kingdom Gary Paffett Ret 15 Ret 9 8 6 12 18+ 4
12 Germany Christian Abt 20+ DSQ 8 9 7 Ret Ret Ret 11 9 3
13 Germany Thomas Jäger 10 Ret 12 14 9 7 Ret 9 13 11 2
14 Netherlands Jeroen Bleekemolen 14 11 11 18+ 14 13 17+ 12 7 15 2
15 Germany Joachim Winkelhock 16 9 10 11 8 10 13 14 15 Ret 1
16 Austria Karl Wendlinger 15 12 16 13 11 15 11 16 8 17 1
17 Germany Peter Terting Ret 13 14 DNS 12 14 18+ 13 14 8 1
18 Germany Martin Tomczyk 12 Ret 18 DNS Ret Ret Ret 8 Ret 13 1
19 Germany Bernd Mayländer 11 10 17 16 Ret 12 14 15 16 20+ 0
20 Germany Stefan Mücke 17 Ret 15 DNS 15 11 12 11 17 14 0
21 Netherlands Patrick Huisman 13 Ret 0
22 Japan Katsutomo Kaneishi 19 14 19 17 17+ Ret 16+ 17 18 16 0
Pos Driver HOC
Germany
ADR
Italy
NÜR
Germany
LAU
Germany
NOR
Germany
DON
United Kingdom
NÜR
Germany
A1R
Austria
ZAN
Netherlands
HOC
Germany
Points
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Points finish
Blue Non-points finish
Purple Retired (Ret)
Red Did not qualify (DNQ)
Black Disqualified (DSQ)
White Did not start (DNS)
Withdrew (WD)
Race cancelled (C)
Blank Did not participate (DNP)
Did not arrive (DNA)
Excluded (EX)

Bold - Pole
Italics - Fastest Lap

  • + -- Driver retired, but was classified as they completed 90% of the winner's race distance.

Teams' championship

Pos. Team No. HOC
Germany
ADR
Italy
NÜR
Germany
LAU
Germany
NOR
Germany
DON
United Kingdom
NÜR
Germany
A1R
Austria
ZAN
Netherlands
HOC
Germany
Points
1 Vodafone / Express-Service AMG-Mercedes 3 1 5 4 1 3 2 3 2 2 6 132
4 5 1 1 7 1 5 2 3 1 12
2 AMG-Mercedes 9 2 4 2 10 2 4 5 1 6 3 99
10 4 7 Ret 5 5 1 6 Ret 5 1
3 PlayStation 2 Red Bull Abt-Audi 5 8 2 7 3 Ret 3 4 5 3 2 47
6 15 12 16 13 11 15 11 16 8 17
4 Hasseröder Abt-Audi 1 3 3 3 8 6 Ret 1 4 9 5 44
2 20+ DSQ 8 9 7 Ret Ret Ret 11 9
5 OPC Team Phoenix 18 7 15 13 4 16 8 7 Ret Ret 7 43
19 6 6 5 2 4 6 10 Ret 10 4
6 OPC Team Holzer 7 9 Ret 9 12 13 Ret 15+ 10 4 19+ 14
8 18 8 6 6 10 Ret 9 7 Ret 10
7 Service 24h AMG-Mercedes 24 13 Ret Ret 15 Ret 9 8 6 12 18+ 4
42 17 Ret 15 DNS 15 11 12 11 17 14
8 OPC Euroteam 16 16 9 10 11 8 10 13 14 15 Ret 3
17 14 11 11 18+ 14 13 17+ 12 7 15
9 Original-Teile AMG-Mercedes 11 10 Ret 12 14 9 7 Ret 9 13 11 2
12 11 10 17 16 Ret 12 14 15 16 20+
10 S Line Audi Junior Team 14 12 Ret 18 DNS Ret Ret Ret 8 Ret 13 2
15 Ret 13 14 DNS 12 14 18+ 13 14 8
11 ARTA AMG-Mercedes 21 19 14 19 17 17+ Ret 16+ 17 18 16 0
Pos. Team No. HOC
Germany
ADR
Italy
NÜR
Germany
LAU
Germany
NOR
Germany
DON
United Kingdom
NÜR
Germany
A1R
Austria
ZAN
Netherlands
HOC
Germany
Points

Manufacturers' championship

Pos. Manufacturer HOC
Germany
ADR
Italy
NÜR
Germany
LAU
Germany
NOR
Germany
DON
United Kingdom
NÜR
Germany
A1R
Austria
ZAN
Netherlands
HOC
Germany
Points
1 Mercedes 27 21 23 16 28 29 22 27 25 19 237
2 Audi 7 14 9 7 5 6 15 10 7 13 93
3 Opel 5 4 7 16 6 4 2 2 7 7 60
Pos. Manufacturer HOC
Germany
ADR
Italy
NÜR
Germany
LAU
Germany
NOR
Germany
DON
United Kingdom
NÜR
Germany
A1R
Austria
ZAN
Netherlands
HOC
Germany
Points

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