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Last Updated:  Sunday, 9 March, 2003, 06:06 GMT
Coulthard storms to Australian win
Formula One cars wait just moments from the start of the Australian Grand Prix
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The cars line up ready for the start with Ferrari team-mates Michael Schumacher and Rubens Barrichello heading the field
Reigning five-time world champion Michael Schumacher of Germany leads Ferrari team-mate Rubens Barrichello at the start
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Michael Schumacher gets a good start as the cars narrow towards the first corner with Barrichello close on his tail
Ferrari driver Rubens Barrichello drives his crash-damaged car back towards the pits
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Barrichello's race is over by lap five as he smashes into a wall badly damaging the front suspension of his Ferrari
The safety car controls the race after Rubens Barrichello's crash
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The safety car controls the race after Barrichello's crash as the wet track in Melbourne begins to dry out
Juan Pablo Montoya leads the pack in his Williams-BMW
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Tactical mistakes by Ferrari allow Williams driver Juan Pablo Montoya to surge to the front
Juan Pablo Montoya recovers from a spin in time to hold on to second place
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Montoya spins with just 10 laps remaining, handing victory to McLaren's David Coulthard
Ferrari's Michael Schumacher looks for a way past McLaren's Kimi Raikkonen
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Michael Schumacher damages his car as he runs wide trying to take the lead from Kimi Raikkonen
McLaren's David Coulthard takes the chequered flag to win the Australian Grand Prix
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Despite starting 11th on the grid, McLaren's David Coulthard races clear to finish 8.6 seconds ahead of Montoya
Race winner David Coulthard celebrates on the podium with second placed Juan Pablo Montoya and third placed McLaren-Mercedes team-mate Kimi Raikkonen
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Coulthard celebrates on the podium with second placed Montoya and team-mate Raikkonen, who saw off Schumacher to finish third
McLaren's David Coulthard holds the Australian Grand Prix shield aloft
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Coulthard is delighted as McLaren's strategy of changing to dry weather tyres after only two laps pays off in style



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