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The 2004 Gran Premio Telmex/Tecate was the fourteenth and final round of the 2004 Bridgestone Presents the Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford season, held on November 7, 2004 at the Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez in Mexico City, Mexico. Sébastien Bourdais won the pole and the race and in doing so also secured his first of four Champ Car titles.

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Race details
Race 14 of 14 in the 2004 Champ Car season
Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez.svg
Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez Track Layout
DateNovember 7, 2004
Official nameGran Premio Telmex/Tecate presented by Banamex
LocationAutódromo Hermanos Rodríguez
Mexico City, Mexico
CoursePermanent Road Course
2.786 mi / 4.484 km
Distance63 laps
175.518 mi / 282.492 km
Pole position
DriverSébastien Bourdais (Newman/Haas Racing)
Time1:25.919
Fastest lap
DriverSébastien Bourdais (Newman/Haas Racing)
Time1:28.794 (on lap 25 of 63)
Podium
FirstSébastien Bourdais (Newman/Haas Racing)
SecondBruno Junqueira (Newman/Haas Racing)
ThirdA. J. Allmendinger (RuSPORT)

Qualifying resultsEdit

Pos Nat Name Team Qual 1 Qual 2 Best
1   Sébastien Bourdais Newman/Haas Racing 1:27.822 1:25.919 1:25.919
2   Bruno Junqueira Newman/Haas Racing 1:27.565 1:26.545 1:26.545
3   Justin Wilson Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 1:27.870 1:27.016 1:27.016
4   Jimmy Vasser PKV Racing 1:29.303 1:27.038 1:27.038
5   Oriol Servià Dale Coyne Racing 1:28.460 1:27.114 1:27.114
6   Paul Tracy Forsythe Racing 1:27.971 1:27.172 1:27.172
7   A. J. Allmendinger RuSPORT 1:27.858 1:27.205 1:27.205
8   Patrick Carpentier Forsythe Racing 1:28.583 1:27.338 1:27.338
9   Ryan Hunter-Reay Herdez Competition 1:28.372 1:27.432 1:27.432
10   Michel Jourdain, Jr. RuSPORT 1:28.401 1:27.537 1:27.537
11   Roberto González PKV Racing 1:28.106 1:27.610 1:27.610
12   Michael Valiante Walker Racing 1:30.473 1:27.642 1:27.642
13   Alex Tagliani Rocketsports Racing 1:28.278 1:27.841 1:27.841
14   Rodolfo Lavín Forsythe Racing 1:29.353 1:27.886 1:27.886
15   Mario Domínguez Herdez Competition 1:28.737 1:27.892 1:27.892
16   Tarso Marques Dale Coyne Racing 1:29.024 1:27.976 1:27.976
17   Mario Haberfeld Walker Racing 1:30.708 1:28.200 1:28.200
18   Guy Smith Rocketsports Racing 1:31.423 1:28.804 1:28.804
19   Nelson Philippe Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 1:29.059 1:31.531 1:29.059

RaceEdit

Pos No Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 2   Sébastien Bourdais Newman/Haas Racing 63 1:39:02.662 1 34
2 6   Bruno Junqueira Newman/Haas Racing 63 +4.604 secs 2 28
3 10   A. J. Allmendinger RuSPORT 63 +6.780 secs 7 25
4 34   Justin Wilson Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 63 +7.902 secs 3 23
5 12   Jimmy Vasser PKV Racing 63 +17.081 secs 4 21
6 7   Patrick Carpentier Forsythe Racing 63 +57.788 secs 8 19
7 11   Oriol Servià Dale Coyne Racing 63 +1:21.101 5 17
8 55   Mario Domínguez Herdez Competition 63 +1:22.727 15 16
9 9   Michel Jourdain, Jr. RuSPORT 63 +1:31.899 10 13
10 1   Paul Tracy Forsythe Racing 62 + 1 Lap 6 11
11 8   Alex Tagliani Rocketsports Racing 62 + 1 Lap 13 10
12 21   Roberto González PKV Racing 62 + 1 Lap 11 9
13 3   Rodolfo Lavín Forsythe Racing 62 + 1 Lap 14 8
14 15   Michael Valiante Walker Racing 62 + 1 Lap 12 7
15 5   Mario Haberfeld Walker Racing 62 + 1 Lap 17 6
16 14   Nelson Philippe Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 62 + 1 Lap 19 5
17 17   Guy Smith Rocketsports Racing 62 + 1 Lap 18 4
18 19   Tarso Marques Dale Coyne Racing 60 + 3 Laps 16 3
19 4   Ryan Hunter-Reay Herdez Competition 58 + 5 Laps 9 2

Caution flagsEdit

Laps Cause
3-4 González (21) spin/stall
5 Yellow restart - Junqueira (6)

NotesEdit

Laps Leader
1-63 Sébastien Bourdais
 
Driver Laps led
Sébastien Bourdais 63

Final championship standingsEdit