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2005–06 A1 Grand Prix of Nations, United Arab Emirates

The 2005-06 A1 Grand Prix of Nations, United Arab Emirates was held on the weekend of December 11, 2005 at the Dubai Autodrome.

2005-06 A1GP of United Arab Emirates
Race Details
Race 6 of 11 in the 2005-06 A1 Grand Prix season
DateDecember 11, 2005
LocationDubai Autodrome
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
WeatherFine, 27 °C
Qualifying
PoleFlag of Switzerland.svg Switzerland (Neel Jani)
Time3'31.918 (1'45.926, 1'45.992)
Sprint Race
1stFlag of Switzerland.svg Switzerland (Neel Jani)
2ndFlag of Italy.svg Italy (Enrico Toccacelo)
3rdFlag of the Czech Republic.svg Czech Republic (Tomáš Enge)
Main Race
1stFlag of France.svg France (Nicolas Lapierre)
2ndFlag of the United Kingdom.svg Great Britain (Robbie Kerr)
3rdFlag of South Africa.svg South Africa (Stephen Simpson)
Fast Lap
FLFlag of Ireland.svg Ireland (Ralph Firman)
Time1'46.497, (Lap 3 of Main Race)
Official Classifications
Prac1 ·Prac2 ·Prac3 ·Qual ·SRace ·MRace

ReportEdit

PracticeEdit

QualifyingEdit

Session One of Qualifying was red-flagged after Salvador Durán of Mexico suffered a bad accident.

Sprint raceEdit

Main raceEdit

ResultsEdit

QualificationEdit

Qualification took place on Saturday, December 10, 2005.

Pos Team Driver Q1 Time Q2 Time Q3 Time Q4 Time Aggregate Gap
1   Switzerland Neel Jani -- 1'46.383 1'45.992 1'45.926 3'31.918 --
2   France Nicolas Lapierre -- -- 1'46.285 1'46.266 3'32.551 0.633
3   Ireland Ralph Firman -- 1'47.047 1'46.459 1'46.167 3'32.626 0.708
4   Brazil Nelson Piquet Jr -- 1'46.514 1'46.113 1'46.721 3'32.627 0.709
5   Great Britain Robbie Kerr -- 1'46.964 1'46.201 1'46.433 3'32.634 0.716
6   Germany Adrian Sutil -- 1'47.112 1'46.489 1'46.616 3'33.105 1.187
7   Czech Republic Tomáš Enge -- 1'47.530 1'46.539 1'46.768 3'33.307 1.389
8   Malaysia Alex Yoong -- 1'47.942 1'46.934 1'46.386 3'33.320 1.402
9   Canada Sean McIntosh -- 1'47.503 1'46.856 1'46.985 3'33.841 1.923
10   Portugal Alvaro Parente -- 1'48.063 1'47.284 1'46.834 3'34.118 2.200
11   Italy Enrico Toccacelo -- 1'47.658 1'47.201 1'46.940 3'34.141 2.223
12   Indonesia Ananda Mikola -- 1'48.492 1'47.214 1'47.019 3'34.233 2.315
13   South Africa Stephen Simpson -- 1'48.046 1'47.309 1'46.943 3'34.252 2.334
14   Japan Hayanari Shimoda -- 1'48.114 1'46.772 1'47.730 3'34.502 2.584
15   USA Philip Giebler 1'47.828 1'48.017 1'47.312 1'47.380 3'34.692 2.774
16   China Tengyi Jiang -- 1'50.341 1'47.547 1'47.378 3'34.925 3.007
17   New Zealand Matt Halliday -- 1'47.774 1'47.569 1'47.407 3'34.976 3.058
18   India Armaan Ebrahim 1'49.740 1'48.324 1'47.383 1'47.624 3'35.007 3.089
19   Netherlands Jos Verstappen -- 1'48.148 1'47.515 1'47.559 3'35.074 3.156
20   Pakistan Adam Khan -- 1'48.029 1'47.154 1'48.379 3'35.183 3.265
21   Austria Mathias Lauda -- 1'50.245 1'48.169 1'47.812 3'35.981 4.063
22   Australia Christian Jones 1'48.824 1'48.637 1'49.336 1'47.639 3'36.276 4.358
23   Lebanon Basil Shaaban 1'59.641 1'49.696 1'48.373 -- 3'38.069 6.151
24   Mexico Salvador Durán -- 1'48.002 -- -- 1'48.002 --

Sprint Race ResultsEdit

The Sprint Race took place on Sunday, December 11, 2005.

Pos Team Driver Laps Time Points
1   Switzerland Neel Jani 15 26:56.613 10
2   Italy Enrico Toccacelo 15 +8.247 9
3   Czech Republic Tomáš Enge 15 +9.024 8
4   Ireland Ralph Firman 15 +9.961 7
5   Canada Sean McIntosh 15 +11.192 6
6   Indonesia Ananda Mikola 15 +13.396 5
7   France Nicolas Lapierre 15 +13.926 4
8   Portugal Alvaro Parente 15 +14.884 3
9   Great Britain Robbie Kerr 15 +15.437 2
10   Malaysia Alex Yoong 15 +16.621 1
11   Netherlands Jos Verstappen 15 +17.610
12   South Africa Stephen Simpson 15 +18.306
13   USA Philip Giebler 15 +22.042
14   Japan Hayanari Shimoda 15 +23.367
15   New Zealand Matt Halliday 15 +28.865
16   Pakistan Adam Khan 15 +29.397
17   Austria Mathias Lauda 15 +30.688
18   Mexico Salvador Durán 15 +31.669
19   China Tengyi Jiang 15 +35.119
20   India Armaan Ebrahim 15 +44.885
21   Australia Will Davison 14 +1 Lap
22   Germany Adrian Sutil 2 +13 Laps
23   Brazil Nelson Piquet Jr 1 +14 Laps
24   Lebanon Basil Shaaban DNS +15 Laps

Main Race ResultsEdit

The Main Race took place on Sunday, December 11, 2005.

Pos Team Driver Laps Time Points
1   France Nicolas Lapierre 30 56:17.068 10
2   Great Britain Robbie Kerr 30 +3.714 9
3   South Africa Stephen Simpson 30 +6.690 8
4   Portugal Alvaro Parente 30 +7.999 7
5   China Tengyi Jiang 30 +30.788 6
6   Canada Sean McIntosh 30 +31.343 5
7   Austria Mathias Lauda 30 +34.442 4
8   Mexico Salvador Durán 30 +35.502 3
9   Netherlands Jos Verstappen 30 +36.145 2
10   Australia Will Davison 30 +36.346 1
11   Italy Enrico Toccacelo 30 +36.932
12   Germany Adrian Sutil 30 +37.848
13   New Zealand Matt Halliday 30 +49.124
14   India Armaan Ebrahim 30 +49.448
15   Japan Hayanari Shimoda 29 +1 Lap
16   Lebanon Basil Shaaban 29 +1 Lap
17   Switzerland Neel Jani 27 +3 Laps
18   Czech Republic Tomáš Enge 27 +3 Laps
19   Pakistan Adam Khan 26 +4 Laps
20   USA Philip Giebler 26 +4 Laps
21   Ireland Ralph Firman 7 +23 Laps
22   Indonesia Ananda Mikola 5 +25 Laps
23   Brazil Nelson Piquet Jr 4 +26 Laps
24   Malaysia Alex Yoong 2 +28 Laps

Total PointsEdit

Team Points SR MR FL
  France 14 4 10 --
  Canada 11 6 5 --
  Great Britain 11 2 9 --
  Portugal 10 3 7 --
  Switzerland 10 10 -- --
  Italy 9 9 -- --
  Czech Republic 8 8 -- --
  Ireland 8 7 -- 1
  South Africa 8 -- 8 --
  China 6 -- 6 --
  Indonesia 5 5 -- --
  Austria 4 -- 4 --
  Mexico 3 -- 3 --
  Netherlands 2 -- 2 --
  Australia 1 -- 1 --
  Malaysia 1 1 -- --

ReferencesEdit