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Last Updated: Sunday, 20 April, 2003, 13:33 GMT 14:33 UK
San Marino GP as it happened
All the action as Michael Schumacher wins his first race of the season at Imola (All times BST).

FINAL POSITIONS
M Schumacher (Ferrari)
K Raikkonen (McLaren)
R Barrichello (Ferrari)
R Schumacher (Williams)
D Coulthard (McLaren)
F Alonso (Renault)

Lap 62: Michael Schumacher sends the Ferrari fans wild as he cruises home to take the chequered flag.

Championship leader Kimi Raikkonen holds off Rubens Barrichello's Ferrari to take second for McLaren.

Ralf Schumacher comes in fourth in the Williams ahead of David Coulthard's McLaren and Renault's Fernando Alonso finishes sixth, just ahead of Juan Pablo Montoya's Williams.

Lap 61: Rubens Barrichello hounds Kimi Raikkonen to move within a second but it will not be enough.

Lap 60: Giancarlo Fisichella's Jordan starts spewing out smoke and the oil flags come out.

Lap 59: Rubens Barrichello slices the gap between him and Kimi Raikkonen to 1.8 seconds to set up an exciting finale.

Lap 58: Rubens Barrichello looks unlikely to close the four-second gap between him and Kimi Raikkonen, but David Coulthard is threatening Ralf Schumacher in fourth.

Lap 57: Mark Webber is forced to retire in the Jaguar.

Lap 56: David Coulthard targets the fourth place of Ralf Schumacher.

Lap 55: Michael Schumacher has a comfortable advantage of 17 seconds but Kimi Raikkonen is less than five ahead of Rubens Barrichello.

Lap 54: Rubens Barrichello sets his sights on Kimi Raikkonen's second place.

Lap 53: Ralph Firman retires in the Jordan.

Lap 52: Rubens Barrichello makes up for his bad pitstop by taking advantage of a lock-up from Ralf Schumacher to snatch third place.

Lap 51: The final round of pitstops has left Michael Schumacher with a 20 second advantage over Kimi Raikkonen. His first victory of the season beckons.

Lap 50: Rubens Barrichello suffers a slow final stop to allow Ralf Schumacher back into third place.

Lap 49: Juan Pablo Montoya makes his final pitstop but sixth place looks to be his best hope.

Lap 48: Leader Michael Schumacher comes in for his final pitstop and emerges ahead of team-mate Rubens Barrichello to keep his place.

Schumacher lets Barrichello through as he is yet to pit.

Lap 47: Ralf Schumacher makes a quick pitstop to get back out ahead of David Coulthard.

Lap 46: Michael Schumacher goes three seconds faster than Kimi Raikkonen to boost his victory chances.

Lap 45: Ralf Schumacher's duel with Rubens Barrichello for second place looks set to be decided by the efficiency of their pitstops.

Lap 44: David Coulthard makes his final scheduled stop and keeps fifth place.

Lap 43: Michael Schumacher runs wide as he tries to increase his lead with Kimi Raikkonen in the pits.

Lap 42: Kimi Raikkonen pits as McLaren look to make their two-stop strategy pay off.

Lap 41: The fight for podium places is on as Rubens Barrichello and David Coulthard close on Ralf Schumacher in third with traffic looming ahead.

Lap 40: Heinz-Harald Frentzen makes a pitstop from eighth place to put Jenson Button into the points.

Minardi's miserable weekend is complete as Jos Verstappen retires.

Lap 39: Renault's Fernando Alonso pits to surrender his place to Juan Pablo Montoya in the Williams.

Lap 38: Kimi Raikkonen closes to within a second of leader Michael Schumacher as he fights his way past backmarkers.

Lap 37: The final round of pitstops looks set to be crucial with the top five cars all in the hunt for podium places.

Lap 36: Giancarlo Fisichella locks up as he tries to take 14th place from Cristiano da Matta but keeps his car on the track.

Lap 35: Leader Michael Schumacher makes his second pitstop and emerges ahead of Kimi Raikkonen to keep his place. Schumacher looks to be on a three-stop strategy.

Lap 34: Rubens Barrichello makes a tidy stop in his Ferrari and rejoins the race in fourth place.

Lap 33: Juan Pablo Montoya sees his chances fade as he is forced to pit again to load up on fuel after an earlier problem with the Williams fuel rig.

Lap 32: Ralf Schumacher pits from second place. The timing of the Williams stops suggest they may have to come in later for a third stop.

Lap 31: Michael Schumacher is briefly held up by Cristiano da Matta as he begins to carve through backmarkers.

Lap 30: Juan Pablo Montoya makes his pitstop and exits in 11.6 seconds despite a problem with the fuel rig.

Lap 29: The Williams team get ready in the pits as Juan Pablo Montoya complains of problems with his tyres.

Lap 28: Rubens Barrichello starts to exert pressure on second-placed Ralf Schumacher.

Lap 27: Michael Schumacher has extended his lead over brother Ralf to almost 10 seconds.

Lap 26: Minardi's Justin Wilson is stuck in the pits as the team's refuelling rig is not working.

Lap 25: Ralph Firman comes into the pits for Jordan.

Lap 24: Juan Pablo Montoya is dropping back from the leading four.

Lap 23: Ferrari's Michael Schumacher holds a 6.2 second lead over his brother Ralf in the Williams.

Kimi Raikkonen's strategy has allowed him to steal a place in the first round of pitstops.

Lap 22: Leader Kimi Raikkonen pits at the end of the lap and streaks out just ahead of Juan Pablo Montoya to take fourth place.

Lap 21: David Coulthard comes into the pits from second place, returning to the track in sixth.

Lap 20: Jacques Villeneuve retires in the BAR. Jaguar's Mark Webber is hit by a drive-through penalty.

Lap 19: Kimi Raikkonen is the new race leader ahead of team-mate David Coulthard, but neither have pitted.

Lap 18: Leader Michael Schumacher brings his Ferrari in for a stop and is cleanly out in 8.2 seconds to rejoin in front of Ralf Schumacher and Rubens Barrichello.

Lap 17: Michael Schumacher sets a stunning new fastest lap as his team-mate Rubens Barrichello and Juan Pablo Montoya of Williams make their stops.

Lap 16: Leader Ralf Schumacher comes into the pits, allowing brother Michael to move into the lead. Ralf initially struggles to get away.

Lap 15: Jaguar's Mark Webber and Renault's Jarno Trulli also make their stops.

Lap 14: Renault's Fernando Alonso pits from sixth place, promoting David Coulthard, and looks to have switched to a two-stop strategy.

Lap 13: Michael Schumacher appears to be waiting for the first round of pitstops as he is content to sit behind leader Ralf.

Lap 12: There is no let-up at the front as fourth-placed Juan Pablo Montoya goes fastest in fourth position.

Lap 11: Championship leader Kimi Raikkonen is coming under pressure from Renault's Fernando Alonso for fifth place.

Olivier Panis pits in his Toyota, promoting David Coulthard to seventh.

Lap 10: Sixth-placed Fernando Alonso sets a new fastest lap in the Renault.

There is no let-up at the front as the two Schumachers and Rubens Barrichello battle for position.

Lap 9: Leader Ralf Schumacher seems to be suffering a touch of understeer and his brother Michael sets the new fastest lap of the race.

Lap 8: Juan Pablo Montoya wins to within striking distance of third-placed Rubens Barrichello with two consecutive fastest laps.

Lap 7: Ralf Schumacher puts himself back under pressure by running wide but corrects the error to stay in front.

Lap 6: Juan Pablo Montoya's Williams is struggling to stay in touch with the leading three.

Michael Schumacher keeps the pressure on at the front by repeatedly looking for passing opportunities.

Lap 5: Leader Ralf Schumacher's position again comes under threat crossing the line but he fends of his brother Michael in a repeat of the previous lap.

Lap 4: Michael Schumacher pulls alongside Ralf's Williams on the pit straight but the leader's speed is good and he closes the door.

Lap 3: Michael Schumacher considers a pass on brother Ralf at Tamburello as Rubens Barrichello starts to close on the leading pair.

Lap 2: Michael Schumacher keeps the pressure on Ralf at the front as the field settles down.

Lap 1: Ralf Schumacher gets a flying start to beat brother Michael to the first corner and snatch the lead in his Williams.

Jaguar's Mark Webber drops to 11th after a terrible start and his team-mate Antonio Pizzonia fails to get off the grid.

McLaren's Kimi Raikkonen goes up to fifth and David Coulthard gains four places to go eighth.

1259 The drivers pull away from the grid for the formation lap. Race conditions are good, with the sun showing through the clouds.

Ferrari's Michael Schumacher starts on pole despite the death of his mother during the night.

Michael and brother Ralf, who lines up second on the grid, flew to Germany after qualifying on Saturday to be at their mother's bedside and missed the pre-race parade.

Rubens Barrichello starts third in the other Ferrari and Ralf Schumacher's Williams team-mate Juan Pablo Montoya is fourth.

Championship leader Kimi Raikkonen has it all to do after qualifying down in eighth, and his McLaren team-mate David Coulthard will have to battle his way up from 12th.




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