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2004 Tecate/Telmex Grand Prix of Monterrey

The 2004 Tecate/Telmex Grand Prix of Monterrey was the second round of the 2004 Bridgestone Presents the Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford season, held on May 23, 2004 on the streets of Fundidora Park in Monterrey, Mexico. Sébastien Bourdais swept pole position and the race win, his first pole and win of the season.

Mexico 2004 Monterrey
Race details
Race 2 of 14 in the 2004 Champ Car season
Fundidora Park Raceway.svg
Fundidora Park track layout
DateMay 23, 2004
Official nameTecate Telmex Monterrey Grand Prix
LocationFundidora Park
Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico
CourseTemporary street circuit
2.104 mi / 3.386 km
Distance72 laps
151.488 mi / 243.792 km
WeatherWarm and Hazy
Pole position
DriverSébastien Bourdais (Newman/Haas Racing)
Time1:13.915
Fastest lap
DriverSébastien Bourdais (Newman/Haas Racing)
Time1:15.021 (on lap 57 of 72)
Podium
FirstSébastien Bourdais (Newman/Haas Racing)
SecondBruno Junqueira (Newman/Haas Racing)
ThirdMario Domínguez (Herdez Competition)

Contents

Qualifying resultsEdit

Pos Nat Name Team Qual 1 Qual 2 Best
1   Sébastien Bourdais Newman/Haas Racing 1:15.978 1:13.915 1:13.915
2   Mario Domínguez Herdez Competition 1:16.422 1:14.343 1:14.343
3   Justin Wilson Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 1:16.087 1:14.354 1:14.354
4   Bruno Junqueira Newman/Haas Racing 1:15.834 1:14.405 1:14.405
5   Patrick Carpentier Forsythe Racing 1:16.617 1:14.625 1:14.625
6   Paul Tracy Forsythe Racing 1:16.417 1:14.723 1:14.723
7   Jimmy Vasser PKV Racing 1:16.620 1:15.183 1:15.183
8   Ryan Hunter-Reay Herdez Competition 1:17.637 1:15.265 1:15.265
9   Oriol Servià Dale Coyne Racing 1:17.890 1:15.395 1:15.395
10   Tarso Marques Dale Coyne Racing 1:18.100 1:15.582 1:15.582
11   A. J. Allmendinger RuSPORT 1:17.644 1:15.673 1:15.673
12   Roberto González PKV Racing 1:18.154 1:15.791 1:15.791
13   Michel Jourdain, Jr. RuSPORT 1:17.873 1:15.805 1:15.805
14   Rodolfo Lavín Forsythe Racing 1:18.553 1:16.096 1:16.096
15   Alex Tagliani Rocketsports Racing 1:16.712 1:16.103 1:16.103
16   Mario Haberfeld Walker Racing 1:16.491 1:16.691 1:16.491
17   Nelson Philippe Rocketsports Racing 1:18.373 1:17.191 1:17.191
18   Alex Sperafico Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 1:20.139 1:17.736 1:17.736

RaceEdit

Pos No Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 2   Sébastien Bourdais Newman/Haas Racing 72 1:45:01.498 1 35
2 6   Bruno Junqueira Newman/Haas Racing 72 +3.852 secs 4 28
3 55   Mario Domínguez Herdez Competition 72 +5.209 secs 2 26
4 7   Patrick Carpentier Forsythe Racing 72 +6.119 secs 5 24
5 8   Alex Tagliani Rocketsports Racing 72 +9.900 secs 15 23
6 34   Justin Wilson Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 72 +11.368 secs 3 20
7 1   Paul Tracy Forsythe Racing 72 +17.047 secs 6 17
8 4   Ryan Hunter-Reay Herdez Competition 72 +22.251 secs 8 15
9 21   Roberto González PKV Racing 72 +26.764 secs 12 13
10 17   Nelson Philippe Rocketsports Racing 72 +27.925 secs 17 11
11 9   Michel Jourdain, Jr. RuSPORT 72 +29.197 secs 13 10
12 12   Jimmy Vasser PKV Racing 71 Contact 7 9
13 3   Rodolfo Lavín Forsythe Racing 70 + 2 Laps 14 8
14 11   Oriol Servià Dale Coyne Racing 70 + 2 Laps 9 7
15 5   Mario Haberfeld Walker Racing 62 Contact 16 6
16 14   Alex Sperafico Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 46 Pit Incident 18 5
17 10   A. J. Allmendinger RuSPORT 24 Fire 11 4
18 19   Tarso Marques Dale Coyne Racing 11 Suspension 10 3

Caution flagsEdit

Laps Cause
2-3 Domínguez (55) spin/stall
6-7 Philippe (17) spin/stall
12-15 Marques (19) spin/stall
21-23 Philippe (17) & González (21) spin; Philippe (17) stall
41-44 Servià (11) contact
63-64 Haberfeld (5) & Lavín (3) contact; Lavín (3) stalled

NotesEdit

Laps Leader
1-25 Sébastien Bourdais
26 Bruno Junqueira
27-30 Alex Tagliani
31-46 Patrick Carpentier
47 Mario Domínguez
48-51 Bruno Junqueira
52 Sébastien Bourdais
53-54 Alex Tagliani
55 Justin Wilson
56-72 Sébastien Bourdais
 
Driver Laps led
Sébastien Bourdais 43
Patrick Carpentier 16
Alex Tagliani 6
Bruno Junqueira 5
Justin Wilson 1
Mario Domínguez 1
  • New Track Record Sébastien Bourdais 1:13.915 (Qualification Session #2)
  • New Race Lap Record Sébastien Bourdais 1:15.021
  • New Race Record Sébastien Bourdais 1:45:01.498
  • Average Speed 86.544 mph

Championship standings after the raceEdit