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2004 Champ Car Grand Prix of Portland

The 2004 Champ Car Grand Prix of Portland was the fourth round of the 2004 Bridgestone Presents the Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford season, held on June 20, 2004 at Portland International Raceway in Portland, Oregon. Sébastien Bourdais took the pole and race win.

United States 2004 Portland
Race details
Race 4 of 14 in the 2004 Champ Car season
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Portland International Raceway Track Layout
DateJune 20, 2004
Official name2004 Champ Car Grand Prix of Portland
LocationPortland International Raceway
Portland, Oregon, United States
CoursePermanent Road Course
1.969 mi / 3.169 km
Distance94 laps
185.086 mi / 297.886 km
WeatherSunny with temperatures reaching up to 90 °F (32 °C); wind speeds approaching 15 miles per hour (24 km/h)[1]
Pole position
DriverSébastien Bourdais (Newman/Haas Racing)
Time59.229
Fastest lap
DriverBruno Junqueira (Newman/Haas Racing)
Time1:00.573 (on lap 92 of 94)
Podium
FirstSébastien Bourdais (Newman/Haas Racing)
SecondBruno Junqueira (Newman/Haas Racing)
ThirdPaul Tracy (Forsythe Championship Racing)

Contents

Qualifying resultsEdit

Pos Nat Name Team Qual 1 Qual 2 Best
1   Sébastien Bourdais Newman/Haas Racing 59.718 59.229 59.229
2   Bruno Junqueira Newman/Haas Racing 59.266 1:00.067 59.266
3   Paul Tracy Forsythe Racing 59.791 59.314 59.314
4   Justin Wilson Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 1:00.344 59.414 59.414
5   A. J. Allmendinger RuSPORT 59.803 59.654 59.654
6   Mario Domínguez Herdez Competition 1:00.097 59.757 59.757
7   Alex Tagliani Rocketsports Racing 59.900 1:00.342 59.900
8   Michel Jourdain, Jr. RuSPORT 1:00.205 59.900 59.900
9   Jimmy Vasser PKV Racing 1:00.439 59.922 59.922
10   Ryan Hunter-Reay Herdez Competition 1:00.088 59.926 59.926
11   Roberto González PKV Racing 1:00.081 59.987 59.987
12   Rodolfo Lavín Forsythe Racing 1:00.530 1:00.099 1:00.099
13   Patrick Carpentier Forsythe Racing 1:00.182 1:00.182
14   Oriol Servià Dale Coyne Racing 1:04.785 1:00.206 1:00.206
15   Mario Haberfeld Walker Racing 1:00.971 1:00.678 1:00.678
16   Gastón Mazzacane Dale Coyne Racing 1:00.833 1:01.410 1:00.833
17   Alex Sperafico Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 1:01.333 1:01.442 1:01.333
18   Nelson Philippe Rocketsports Racing 1:01.531 1:02.060 1:01.531

RaceEdit

Pos No Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 2   Sébastien Bourdais Newman/Haas Racing 94 1:45:50.461 1 33
2 6   Bruno Junqueira Newman/Haas Racing 94 +1.247 secs 2 29
3 1   Paul Tracy Forsythe Racing 94 +40.066 secs 3 26
4 7   Patrick Carpentier Forsythe Racing 94 +52.356 secs 13 24
5 34   Justin Wilson Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 94 +58.429 secs 4 21
6 10   A. J. Allmendinger RuSPORT 94 +59.337 secs 5 19
7 8   Alex Tagliani Rocketsports Racing 93 + 1 Lap 7 17
8 12   Jimmy Vasser PKV Racing 93 + 1 Lap 9 15
9 5   Mario Haberfeld Walker Racing 93 + 1 Lap 15 13
10 21   Roberto González PKV Racing 93 + 1 Lap 11 11
11 11   Oriol Servià Dale Coyne Racing 92 + 2 Laps 14 10
12 4   Ryan Hunter-Reay Herdez Competition 92 + 2 Laps 10 9
13 19   Gastón Mazzacane Dale Coyne Racing 92 + 2 Laps 16 8
14 9   Michel Jourdain, Jr. RuSPORT 92 + 2 Laps 8 7
15 17   Nelson Philippe Rocketsports Racing 91 + 3 Laps 18 6
16 14   Alex Sperafico Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 90 + 4 Laps 17 5
17 55   Mario Domínguez Herdez Competition 2 Contact 6 4
18 3   Rodolfo Lavín Forsythe Racing 2 Contact 12 3

Caution flagsEdit

Laps Cause
1-3 Jourdain (9) spin/stall
4-8 Domínguez (55) & Lavín (3) contact

NotesEdit

Laps Leader
1-29 Sébastien Bourdais
30-32 Paul Tracy
33-56 Sébastien Bourdais
57-62 Paul Tracy
63-94 Sébastien Bourdais
 
Driver Laps led
Sébastien Bourdais 85
Paul Tracy 9

Championship standings after the raceEdit