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McLaren on top in Friday Practice 07 Mar 2003

(L to R): David Coulthard (GBR) McLaren and Kimi Raikkonen (FIN) McLaren on the beach at the Melbourne Stoke House.
Formula One World Championship, Rd1, Australian Grand Prix, Preparations, Albert Park, Melbourne, Australia, 6 March 2003

Kimi Raikkonen and Daivid Coulthard ended an action packed first practice session on top of the Melbourne time sheet. They waited until the last five minutes of the session to put in their best laps. Jarno Trulli finished the session in third place with Rubens Barrichello in fourth. World Champion Michael Schumacher finished the session in sixth place, with local boy Mark Webber pipping him to fifth spot.
Full results follow:

1. K Raikkonen McLaren 1:26.509
2. D Coulthard McLaren +0.479
3. J Trulli Renault +0.777
4. R Barrichello Ferrari +0.950
5. M Webber Jaguar +1.145
6. M Schumacher Ferrari +1.157
7. F Alonso Renault +1.162
8. N Heidfeld Sauber +1.409
9. JP Montoya Williams +1.420
10. R Schumacher Williams +1.473
11.A Pizzonia Jaguar +1.583
12.HH Frentzen Sauber +1.698
13.O Panis Toyota +1.853
14.J Button BAR +1.984
15.C da Matta Toyota +2.189
16.G Fisichella Jordan +2.818
17.R Firman Jordan +3.022
18.J Verstappen Minardi +3.689
19.J Wilson Minardi +4.097
20.J Villeneuve BAR +5.020