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The 2004 Lexmark Indy 300 was the thirteenth and penultimate round of the 2004 Bridgestone Presents the Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford season, held on October 24, 2004 on the Surfers Paradise Street Circuit, Queensland, Australia. Paul Tracy won the pole and Bruno Junqueira won the race.

Australia 2004 Surfers Paradise
Race details
Race 13 of 14 in the 2004 Champ Car season
Surfers Paradise Street Circuit.svg
Track map of the Surfers Paradise street circuit at Surfers Paradise, Australia.
DateOctober 24, 2004
Official nameLexmark Indy 300
LocationSurfers Paradise Street Circuit
Queensland, Australia
CourseTemporary Street Circuit
2.795 mi / 4.498 km
Distance57 laps
159.315 mi / 256.386 km
WeatherWarm with temperatures reaching up to 27.7 °C (81.9 °F)[1]
Pole position
DriverPaul Tracy (Forsythe Championship Racing)
Time1:33.556
Fastest lap
DriverBruno Junqueira (Newman/Haas Racing)
Time1:34.017 (on lap 49 of 57)
Podium
FirstBruno Junqueira (Newman/Haas Racing)
SecondSébastien Bourdais (Newman/Haas Racing)
ThirdMario Domínguez (Herdez Competition)

Qualifying resultsEdit

Pos Nat Name Team Chassis Qual 1 Qual 2 Best
1   Paul Tracy Forsythe Racing Lola B2/00 Ford-Cosworth 1:34.557 1:33.556 1:33.556
2   Sébastien Bourdais Newman/Haas Racing Lola B2/00 Ford-Cosworth 1:34.439 1:33.765 1:33.765
3   Bruno Junqueira Newman/Haas Racing Lola B2/00 Ford-Cosworth 1:38.487 1:33.737 1:33.737
4   A. J. Allmendinger RuSPORT Lola B2/00 Ford-Cosworth 1:35.254 1:33.867 1:33.867
5   Mario Domínguez Herdez Competition Lola B2/00 Ford-Cosworth 1:34.601 1:34.076 1:34.076
6   Ryan Hunter-Reay Herdez Competition Lola B2/00 Ford-Cosworth 1:35.224 1:34.585 1:34.585
7   Justin Wilson Mi-Jack Conquest Racing Lola B2/00 Ford-Cosworth 1:35.947 1:34.611 1:34.611
8   Jimmy Vasser PKV Racing Lola B2/00 Ford-Cosworth 1:34.913 1:35.549 1:34.913
9   Michel Jourdain, Jr. RuSPORT Lola B2/00 Ford-Cosworth 1:35.233 1:35.115 1:35.115
10   Alex Tagliani Rocketsports Racing Lola B2/00 Ford-Cosworth 1:35.258 1:35.452 1:35.258
11   Patrick Carpentier Forsythe Racing Lola B2/00 Ford-Cosworth 1:40.778 1:35.261 1:35.261
12   Rodolfo Lavín Forsythe Racing Lola B2/00 Ford-Cosworth 1:37.385 1:35.267 1:35.267
13   Mario Haberfeld Walker Racing Reynard 02i Ford-Cosworth 1:36.188 1:35.374 1:35.374
14   Nelson Philippe Mi-Jack Conquest Racing Lola B2/00 Ford-Cosworth 1:38.306 1:35.797 1:35.797
15   Roberto González PKV Racing Lola B2/00 Ford-Cosworth 1:37.649 1:35.967 1:35.967
16   Jarek Janiš Dale Coyne Racing Lola B2/00 Ford-Cosworth 1:38.534 1:36.642 1:36.642
17   David Besnard Walker Racing Reynard 02i Ford-Cosworth 1:37.497 1:36.854 1:36.854
18   Guy Smith Rocketsports Racing Lola B2/00 Ford-Cosworth 1:38.897 1:36.943 1:36.943
19   Oriol Servià Dale Coyne Racing Lola B2/00 Ford-Cosworth 1:34.715 —*

* Oriol Servià's time from Qualification Session #1 was forfeited after he switched to his backup car for the race.

RaceEdit

Pos No Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 6   Bruno Junqueira Newman/Haas Racing 57 1:46:45.941 3 33
2 2   Sébastien Bourdais Newman/Haas Racing 57 +1.199 secs 2 28
3 55   Mario Domínguez Herdez Competition 57 +1.363 secs 5 25
4 1   Paul Tracy Forsythe Racing 57 +1.916 secs 1 25
5 4   Ryan Hunter-Reay Herdez Competition 57 +2.080 secs 6 21
6 10   A. J. Allmendinger RuSPORT 57 +2.741 secs 4 20
7 15   David Besnard Walker Racing 57 +16.110 secs 17 18
8 34   Justin Wilson Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 57 +16.775 secs 7 15
9 17   Guy Smith Rocketsports Racing 57 +17.426 secs 18 13
10 14   Nelson Philippe Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 57 +18.205 secs 14 11
11 21   Roberto González PKV Racing 57 +19.368 secs 15 10
12 12   Jimmy Vasser PKV Racing 57 +21.504 secs 8 9
13 11   Oriol Servià Dale Coyne Racing 57 +24.373 secs 19 8
14 5   Mario Haberfeld Walker Racing 56 + 1 Lap 13 7
15 3   Rodolfo Lavín Forsythe Racing 54 + 3 Laps 12 6
16 7   Patrick Carpentier Forsythe Racing 52 Contact 11 6
17 9   Michel Jourdain, Jr. RuSPORT 31 Contact 9 4
18 19   Jarek Janiš Dale Coyne Racing 28 Gearbox 16 3
19 8   Alex Tagliani Rocketsports Racing 19 Contact 10 2

Caution flagsEdit

Laps Cause
0-1 Yellow start
15-16 Debris on course
16-18 Lavín (3) spun
31-34 Haberfeld (5) spun; Jourdain (9) contact
53-57 Carpentier (7) contact

NotesEdit

Laps Leader
1-31 Paul Tracy
32-37 A. J. Allmendinger
38-39 Patrick Carpentier
40-57 Bruno Junqueira
 
Driver Laps led
Paul Tracy 31
Bruno Junqueira 18
A. J. Allmendinger 6
Patrick Carpentier 2

Championship standings after the raceEdit