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The 2004 Molson Indy Vancouver was the seventh round of the 2004 Bridgestone Presents the Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford season, held on July 25, 2004 on the streets of Concord Pacific Place in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Paul Tracy swept the pole and the race win. It was the last Champ Car event to take place in Vancouver.

Canada 2004 Vancouver
Race details
Race 7 of 14 in the 2004 Champ Car season
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DateJuly 25, 2004
Official nameMolson Indy Vancouver
LocationConcord Pacific Place
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
CourseTemporary Street Course
1.781 mi / 2.866 km
Distance85 laps
151.385 mi / 243.610 km
WeatherMostly cloudy skies with temperatures reaching up to 28.6 °C (83.5 °F); which dropped down to 21.2 °C (70.2 °F) by the end of the event[1]
Pole position
DriverPaul Tracy (Forsythe Championship Racing)
Time1:00.870
Fastest lap
DriverPaul Tracy (Forsythe Championship Racing)
Time1:01.755 (on lap 71 of 85)
Podium
FirstPaul Tracy (Forsythe Championship Racing)
SecondMichel Jourdain, Jr. (RuSPORT)
ThirdA. J. Allmendinger (RuSPORT)

Contents

Qualifying resultsEdit

Pos Nat Name Team Qual 1 Qual 2 Best
1   Paul Tracy Forsythe Racing 1:00.870 1:02.889 1:00.870
2   Rodolfo Lavín Forsythe Racing 1:02.813 1:00.908 1:00.908
3   Sébastien Bourdais Newman/Haas Racing 1:00.974 1:01.355 1:00.974
4   Mario Domínguez Herdez Competition 1:02.051 1:01.168 1:01.168
5   Memo Gidley Rocketsports Racing 1:02.071 1:01.365 1:01.365
6   Patrick Carpentier Forsythe Racing 1:01.398 1:01.579 1:01.398
7   Justin Wilson Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 1:02.153 1:01.434 1:01.434
8   Bruno Junqueira Newman/Haas Racing 1:01.459 1:05.175 1:01.459
9   Alex Tagliani Rocketsports Racing 1:01.539 1:03.073 1:01.539
10   Ryan Hunter-Reay Herdez Competition 1:01.742 1:01.566 1:01.566
11   A. J. Allmendinger RuSPORT 1:02.135 1:01.588 1:01.588
12   Michel Jourdain, Jr. RuSPORT 1:02.463 1:01.777 1:01.777
13   Oriol Servià Dale Coyne Racing 1:01.904 1:01.944 1:01.904
14   Mario Haberfeld Walker Racing 1:02.712 1:01.911 1:01.911
15   Jimmy Vasser PKV Racing 1:02.076 1:01.936 1:01.936
16   Roberto González PKV Racing 1:02.634 1:02.163 1:02.163
17   Alex Sperafico Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 1:03.657 1:03.347 1:03.347
18   Gastón Mazzacane Dale Coyne Racing 1:04.520 1:03.757 1:03.757

RaceEdit

Pos No Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 1   Paul Tracy Forsythe Racing 85 1:34:42.849 1 34
2 9   Michel Jourdain, Jr. RuSPORT 85 +5.557 secs 12 29
3 10   A. J. Allmendinger RuSPORT 85 +6.139 secs 11 25
4 6   Bruno Junqueira Newman/Haas Racing 85 +6.544 secs 8 23
5 2   Sébastien Bourdais Newman/Haas Racing 85 +14.231 secs 3 22
6 55   Mario Domínguez Herdez Competition 85 +15.834 secs 4 20
7 8   Alex Tagliani Rocketsports Racing 85 +32.168 secs 9 17
8 4   Ryan Hunter-Reay Herdez Competition 85 +32.619 secs 10 15
9 5   Mario Haberfeld Walker Racing 85 +43.671 secs 14 13
10 12   Jimmy Vasser PKV Racing 84 + 1 Lap 15 11
11 17   Memo Gidley Rocketsports Racing 84 + 1 Lap 5 10
12 11   Oriol Servià Dale Coyne Racing 84 + 1 Lap 13 9
13 21   Roberto González PKV Racing 83 + 2 Laps 16 8
14 34   Justin Wilson Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 80 + 5 Laps 7 7
15 3   Rodolfo Lavín Forsythe Racing 66 Engine 2 7
16 7   Patrick Carpentier Forsythe Racing 21 Contact 6 5
17 14   Alex Sperafico Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 17 Contact 17 4
19   Gastón Mazzacane Dale Coyne Racing 0 DNS 18 0*

* Gastón Mazzacane crashed on the pace lap and did not take the green flag.

Caution flagsEdit

Laps Cause
1 Yellow flag start (Mazzacane (19) contact before green flag)
22-25 Carpentier (7) & Sperafico (14) contact

NotesEdit

Laps Leader
1-32 Paul Tracy
33 Sébastien Bourdais
34 Mario Domínguez
35-36 Michel Jourdain, Jr.
37-85 Paul Tracy
 
Driver Laps led
Paul Tracy 81
Michel Jourdain, Jr. 2
Sébastien Bourdais 1
Mario Domínguez 1
  • New Race Record Paul Tracy 1:34:42.849
  • Average Speed 95.900 mph

Championship standings after the raceEdit