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Formula One pulls in the crowds in Spielberg 19 May 2003

Mark Webber (AUS) Jaguar Cosworth R4 
Formula One World Championship, Rd6, Austrian Grand Prix, Race Day, A1-Ring, Austria, 18 May 2003

What may have been the last Austrian Grand Prix for some time attracted a healthy crowd this weekend, as spectators flocked to the A1-Ring to watch the Formula One teams and drivers do battle at the Spielberg circuit .

On Friday 35,000 spectators enjoyed the sunshine in the Styrian mountains, while another 55,000 attended to watch practice and the final qualifying session on Saturday.

On race day the official attendance figure at the Austrian circuit was 80,000, making a total crowd figure for the three-day event of 170,000.