2003 Qualifying Differentials

By Marcel Borsboom, Netherlands
Atlas F1 Magazine Writer

With twenty two qualifying sessions completed for 2003, the differentials are once again on a roll! Let's see which drivers deserve bragging rights.

Britain Notables

  • Setting the Record Straight: the British Grand Prix saw Cristiano da Matta set his best grid position in Formula One - sixth on the grid.

  • The QD Championship: With only five races to go, it seemed clear that this year's Qualifying Differentials championship will go down to the wire, between Jordan's Giancarlo Fisichella and Jaguar's Mark Webber. However, dark forces once again intravened against the Australian star, and with Jaguar replacing his teammate at this point of the season, it seems Fisichella will cake-walk the season and walk away with the QD crown...

  • The Elevating Changes: With Ferrari's Rubens Barrichello going from 19th to first, and BAR's Jenson Button crashing out on Saturday, the elevator changes are once again quite widespread.

The Elevator

We've decided to also keep track of the position changes between Friday and Saturday. We're not yet sure if it means anything, but we'll keep an eye on the results for the time being...

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Volume 9, Issue 30
July 23rd 2003


Interview with Chris Dyer
by Timothy Collings

Rookie at the Ring
by Thomas O'Keefe

Ann Bradshaw: View from the Paddock
by Ann Bradshaw

2003 British GP Review

2003 British GP Review
by Pablo Elizalde

Tilting at Tilke
by Karl Ludvigsen

The Arnie Magic
by Richard Barnes

Stats Center

Qualifying Differentials
by Marcel Borsboom

by David Wright

Charts Center
by Michele Lostia


Season Strokes
by Bruce Thomson

On the Road
by Garry Martin

Elsewhere in Racing
by David Wright & Mark Alan Jones

The Weekly Grapevine
by Tom Keeble

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