1 World Drivers’ Championship – All drivers
The two Ferrari drivers ran away from the rest of the field, while Jenson Button took the best ever result for a BAR driver.
2 World Drivers’ Championship – Battle for the title
But Button could do nothing to stop the Ferrari drivers.
3 World Drivers’ Championship – Points systems 1981-present
The 2003 championship illustrates the changes brought about by the 2003 points system perfectly. With 13 wins, Schumacher gained just six point under the ’03 system compared to the previous one, while Rubens Barrichello had an ‘extra’ 28 and Button, 29.
4 World Constructors’ Championships – All constructors
Ferrari’s win was a given, but Williams and McLaren struggled and lost their grip on second and third to BAR and Renault. Toyota’s dismal nine points in their third season highlighted their need for urgent change.
5 World Constructors’ Championships – Battle for the title
Ferrari were simply untouchable, while Renault’s late-season problems and the replacement of Jarno Trulli with Jacques Villeneuve saw them lose second place to BAR.
6 Drivers’ Average Start Positions
7 Drivers’ Top 3 Qualifying Positions
8 Drivers’ Average Position Changes and Participations
9 Drivers’ Points per Round and per Finish
10 Drivers’ DNFs (totals)
11 Drivers’ DNFs (by driver)