2005 FIA WTCC Race of Belgium

The 2005 FIA WTCC Race Of Belgium was the sixth round of the 2005 World Touring Car Championship season. It was held at the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps. Dirk Müller won the first race in a BMW 1-2-3 podium sweep, and also extended his points lead, whereas Fabrizio Giovanardi won a wet and crash-strewn second race from pole on the reversed grid for Alfa Romeo.

Belgium 2005 Race of Belgium
Race details
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DateJuly 30, 2005
LocationSpa, Belgium
CourseCircuit de Spa-Francorchamps
7.004 kilometres (4.352 mi)
Race One
Laps 8
Pole position
Driver Brazil Augusto Farfus Alfa Romeo Racing Team
Time 2:33.158
Podium
First Germany Dirk Müller BMW Team Deutschland
Second United Kingdom Andy Priaulx BMW Team UK
Third Germany Jörg Müller BMW Team Deutschland
Fastest Lap
Driver Germany Dirk Müller BMW Team Deutschland
Time 2:33.955
Race Two
Laps 8
Podium
First Italy Fabrizio Giovanardi Alfa Romeo Racing Team
Second Italy Stefano D'Aste Proteam Motorsport
Third Netherlands Tom Coronel GR Asia
Fastest Lap
Driver Brazil Augusto Farfus Alfa Romeo Racing Team
Time 2:42.690

Race 1Edit

Pos No Driver Team Car Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 43   Dirk Müller BMW Team Deutschland BMW 320i 8 22:58.706 4 10
2 1   Andy Priaulx BMW Team UK BMW 320i 8 +0.270 2 8
3 42   Jörg Müller BMW Team Deutschland BMW 320i 8 +5.448 3 6
4 2   Gabriele Tarquini Alfa Romeo Racing Team Alfa Romeo 156 8 +5.712 6 5
5 3   James Thompson Alfa Romeo Racing Team Alfa Romeo 156 8 +5.859 8 4
6 5   Antonio García BMW Team Italy-Spain BMW 320i 8 +10.694 13 3
7 6   Fabrizio Giovanardi Alfa Romeo Racing Team Alfa Romeo 156 8 +11.297 10 2
8 26   Roberto Colciago JAS Motorsport Honda Accord Euro R 8 +11.495 7 1
9 11   Jason Plato SEAT Sport SEAT Toledo Cupra 8 +11.566 11
10 10   Peter Terting SEAT Sport SEAT Toledo Cupra 8 +11.965 12
11 8   Rickard Rydell SEAT Sport SEAT Toledo Cupra 8 +14.273 9
12 9   Jordi Gené SEAT Sport SEAT Toledo Cupra 8 +15.697 5
13 20 IT   Tom Coronel GR Asia SEAT Toledo Cupra 8 +16.329 14
14 23   Alain Menu Chevrolet Chevrolet Lacetti 8 +18.058 17
15 31 IT   Giuseppe Cirò Proteam Motorsport BMW 320i 8 +23.145 23
16 30 IT   Stefano D'Aste Proteam Motorsport BMW 320i 8 +23.655 15
17 22   Nicola Larini Chevrolet Chevrolet Lacetti 8 +24.208 20
18 32 IT   Marc Hennerici Wiechers-Sport BMW 320i 8 +26.567 22
19 18 IT   Valle Mäkelä GR Asia SEAT Toledo Cupra 8 +27.660 18
20 33 IT   Adam Lacko IEP Team BMW 320i 8 +29.982 21
21 14   Thomas Klenke Ford Hotfiel Sport Ford Focus 8 +30.119 25
22 28 IT   Carl Rosenblad Crawford Racing BMW 320i 8 +30.841 16
23 24 IT   Soheil Ayari Peugeot Sport Denmark Peugeot 407 8 +1:06.782 26
Ret 21   Robert Huff Chevrolet Chevrolet Lacetti 4 Retirement 19
Ret 16   Michael Funke Ford Hotfiel Sport Ford Focus 0 Collision 24
DSQ 7   Augusto Farfus Alfa Romeo Racing Team Alfa Romeo 156 8 Disqualified 1
WD 4   Alex Zanardi BMW Team Italy-Spain BMW 320i 0 Withdrew

Race 2Edit

Pos No Driver Team Car Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 6   Fabrizio Giovanardi Alfa Romeo Racing Team Alfa Romeo 156 8 27:49.757 1 10
2 30 IT   Stefano D'Aste Proteam Motorsport BMW 320i 8 +0.003 17 8
3 20 IT   Tom Coronel GR Asia SEAT Toledo Cupra 8 +1.371 14 6
4 7   Augusto Farfus Alfa Romeo Racing Team Alfa Romeo 156 8 +1.923 5 5
5 43   Dirk Müller BMW Team Deutschland BMW 320i 8 +4.050 8 4
6 23   Alain Menu Chevrolet Chevrolet Lacetti 8 +7.619 15 3
7 3   James Thompson Alfa Romeo Racing Team Alfa Romeo 156 8 +9.807 3 2
8 5   Antonio García BMW Team Italy-Spain BMW 320i 8 +10.069 2 1
9 32 IT   Marc Hennerici Wiechers-Sport BMW 320i 8 +10.578 19
10 10   Peter Terting SEAT Sport SEAT Toledo Cupra 8 +14.206 13
11 21   Robert Huff Chevrolet Chevrolet Lacetti 8 +14.609 24
12 28 IT   Carl Rosenblad Crawford Racing BMW 320i 8 +15.208 26
13 33 IT   Adam Lacko IEP Team BMW 320i 8 +15.634 21
14 11   Jason Plato SEAT Sport SEAT Toledo Cupra 8 +17.597 10
15 31 IT   Giuseppe Cirò Proteam Motorsport BMW 320i 8 +18.705 16
16 42   Jörg Müller BMW Team Deutschland BMW 320i 8 +43.977 6
17 2   Gabriele Tarquini Alfa Romeo Racing Team Alfa Romeo 156 7 +1 Lap 4
18 22   Nicola Larini Chevrolet Chevrolet Lacetti 7 +1 Lap 18
Ret 26   Roberto Colciago JAS Motorsport Honda Accord Euro R 4 Accident 9
Ret 9   Jordi Gené SEAT Sport SEAT Toledo Cupra 3 Collision 13
Ret 14   Thomas Klenke Ford Hotfiel Sport Ford Focus 3 Collision 22
Ret 18 IT   Valle Mäkelä GR Asia SEAT Toledo Cupra 1 Retirement 20
Ret 1   Andy Priaulx BMW Team UK BMW 320i 0 Collision 7
Ret 8   Rickard Rydell SEAT Sport SEAT Toledo Cupra 0 Collision 12
Ret 24 IT   Soheil Ayari Peugeot Sport Denmark Peugeot 407 0 Retirement 23
DNS 16   Michael Funke Ford Hotfiel Sport Ford Focus 0 25
WD 4   Alex Zanardi BMW Team Italy-Spain BMW 320i 0 Withdrew

Standings after the racesEdit

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