Image credits: © McLaren.

As part of the team's 2003 strategy, Team McLaren Mercedes will start the new campaign wîth the MP4-17D, a significantly developed version of the 2002 car, before introducing the MP4-18 during the European season.

McLaren Mercedes Celebrate a Winning Start To 2003

MELBOÚRNE, Australia - 9 March. Team McLaren Mercedes driver David Coulthard secured his 13th career victory at the inaugural event of the 2003 FIA Formula One World Championship, the Australian Grand Prix. Teammate Kimi Raikkonen finished the eventful race, which was affected by changeable track conditions in the early stages and a number of safety car deployments, in third position.

The victory sees David lead the Drivers' World Championship wîth 10 points, Kimi lies in third wîth six points. Team McLaren Mercedes heads the Constructors' table wîth 16 points. The team is testing in Jerez this week wîth third driver Alexander Wurz in preparation for the Malaysian Grand Prix on the 23rd March.

Source - McLaren

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2003 Formula One Season
PosTeamConstructorChassisDriversPoints
Scuderia Ferrari MarlboroFerrariF2003-GA Brazil Rubens Gonçalves 'Rubinho' Barrichello
Germany Michael Schumacher 
158
BMW WilliamsF1 TeamWilliams
FW25 
Spain Marc Gené
Colombia Juan Pablo Montoya
Germany Ralf Schumacher 
144
West McLaren MercedesMcLaren
MP4-17D 
United Kingdom David Marshall Coulthard
Finland Kimi-Matias Raikkonen 
142
Mild Seven Benetton PlaylifeRenault
R23 
Spain Fernando Alonso
Italy Jarno Trulli 
88
Lucky Strike British American Racing HondaBAR
005 
United Kingdom Jenson Alexander Lyons Button
Japan Takuma Sato
Canada Jacques Villeneuve 
26
Sauber PetronasSauber
C22 
Germany Heinz-Harald Frentzen
Germany Nick Lars Heidfeld 
19
Jaguar RacingJaguar
R4 
Brazil Antonio Reginaldo Pizzonia Jr.
Australia Mark Alan Webber
United Kingdom Justin Wilson 
18
Panasonic Toyota RacingToyota
TF103 
Brazil Cristiano Monteiro da Matta
France Olivier Panis 
16
Jordan FordJordan
EJ13 
Hungary Zsolt Baumgartner
Ireland Ralph David Firman Jr.
Italy Giancarlo Fisichella 
13
 Minardi CosworthMinardi
PS03 
Denmark Nicolas Kiesa
Netherlands Johannes Franciscus 'Jos' Verstappen
United Kingdom Justin Wilson 

2003 Season Review
RaceCircuitDateWinning DriverConstructor
 Australian Grand Prix  Melbourne Grand Prix CircuitMar 2003  David Marshall CoulthardMcLaren 
 Malaysian Grand Prix  SepangMar 2003  Kimi-Matias RaikkonenMcLaren 
 Brazilian Grand Prix  Autódromo José Carlos Pace, InterlagosApr 2003  Giancarlo FisichellaJordan 
 San Marino Grand Prix  Autodromo Enzo e Dino FerrariApr 2003  Michael SchumacherFerrari 
 Spanish Grand Prix  Circuit de CatalunyaMay 2003  Michael SchumacherFerrari 
 Austrian Grand Prix  SpielbergMay 2003  Michael SchumacherFerrari 
 Monaco Grand Prix  MonacoJun 2003  Juan Pablo MontoyaWilliams 
 Canadian Grand Prix  Circuit Gilles VilleneuveJun 2003  Michael SchumacherFerrari 
 European Grand Prix  NürburgringJun 2003  Michael SchumacherWilliams 
 French Grand Prix  Magny-CoursJul 2003  Michael SchumacherWilliams 
 British Grand Prix  SilverstoneJul 2003  Rubens Gonçalves 'Rubinho' BarrichelloFerrari 
 German Grand Prix  HockenheimringAug 2003  Juan Pablo MontoyaWilliams 
 Hungarian Grand Prix  HungaroringAug 2003  Fernando AlonsoRenault 
 Italian Grand Prix  MonzaSep 2003  Michael SchumacherFerrari 
 United States Grand Prix  IndianapolisSep 2003  Michael SchumacherFerrari 
 Japanese Grand Prix  SuzukaOct 2003  Rubens Gonçalves 'Rubinho' BarrichelloFerrari 

Formula One World Drivers' Champions
1950 G. Farina
1951 J. Fangio
1952 A. Ascari
1953 A. Ascari
1954 J. Fangio
1955 J. Fangio
1956 J. Fangio
1957 J. Fangio
1958 M. Hawthorn
1959 S. Brabham
1960 S. Brabham
1961 P. Hill, Jr
1962 N. Hill
1963 J. Clark, Jr.
1964 J. Surtees
1965 J. Clark, Jr.
1966 S. Brabham
1967 D. Hulme
1968 N. Hill
1969 S. Stewart
1970 K. Rindt
1971 S. Stewart
1972 E. Fittipaldi
1973 S. Stewart
1974 E. Fittipaldi
1975 A. Lauda
1976 J. Hunt
1977 A. Lauda
1978 M. Andretti
1979 J. Scheckter
1980 A. Jones
1981 N. Piquet
1982 K. Rosberg
1983 N. Piquet
1984 A. Lauda
1985 A. Prost
1986 A. Prost
1987 N. Piquet
1988 A. Senna
1989 A. Prost
1990 A. Senna
1991 A. Senna
1992 N. Mansell
1993 A. Prost
1994 M. Schumacher
1995 M. Schumacher
1996 D. Hill
1997 J. Villeneuve
1998 M. Hakkinen
1999 M. Hakkinen
2000 M. Schumacher
2001 M. Schumacher
2002 M. Schumacher
2003 M. Schumacher
2004 M. Schumacher
2005 F. Alonso
2006 F. Alonso
2007 K. Raikkonen
2008 L. Hamilton
2009 J. Button
2010 S. Vettel
2011 S. Vettel
2012 S. Vettel
2013 S. Vettel
2014 L. Hamilton
2015 L. Hamilton
2016 N. Rosberg

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