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The 2005 FIA WTCC Race Of Germany was the seventh round of the 2005 World Touring Car Championship season. It was held at the Motorsport Arena Oschersleben. Andy Priaulx took his first win of the season in the first race for BMW, and the second race was won by Alex Zanardi, also for BMW, at a track close to the one where he lost his legs in a crash in 2001.

Germany 2005 Race of Germany
Race details
Motorsport Arena Oschersleben.svg
DateAugust 28, 2005
LocationOschersleben, Germany
CourseMotorsport Arena Oschersleben
3.667 kilometres (2.279 mi)
Race One
Laps 14
Pole position
Driver United Kingdom James Thompson Alfa Romeo Racing Team
Time 1:31.926
Podium
First United Kingdom Andy Priaulx BMW Team UK
Second Sweden Rickard Rydell SEAT Sport
Third Germany Jörg Müller BMW Team Deutschland
Fastest Lap
Driver Germany Jörg Müller BMW Team Deutschland
Time 1:34.063
Race Two
Laps 14
Podium
First Italy Alex Zanardi BMW Team Italy-Spain
Second United Kingdom Andy Priaulx BMW Team UK
Third Germany Jörg Müller BMW Team Deutschland
Fastest Lap
Driver Italy Gabriele Tarquini Alfa Romeo Racing Team
Time 1:33.250

Contents

Race 1Edit

Pos No Driver Team Car Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 1   Andy Priaulx BMW Team UK BMW 320i 14 22:05.714 3 10
2 8   Rickard Rydell SEAT Sport SEAT Toledo Cupra 14 +3.238 5 8
3 42   Jörg Müller BMW Team Deutschland BMW 320i 14 +3.355 11 6
4 43   Dirk Müller BMW Team Deutschland BMW 320i 14 +3.640 8 5
5 10   Peter Terting SEAT Sport SEAT Toledo Cupra 14 +4.808 7 4
6 29   Stéphane Ortelli Team Oreca PlayStation SEAT Toledo Cupra 14 +7.484 6 3
7 9   Jordi Gené SEAT Sport SEAT León 14 +9.779 9 2
8 4   Alex Zanardi BMW Team Italy-Spain BMW 320i 14 +11.367 15 1
9 7   Augusto Farfus Alfa Romeo Racing Team Alfa Romeo 156 14 +11.911 2
10 14   Thomas Klenke Ford Hotfiel Sport Ford Focus 14 +12.265 10
11 23   Alain Menu Chevrolet Chevrolet Lacetti 14 +12.813 13
12 16   Michael Funke Ford Hotfiel Sport Ford Focus 14 +13.709 16
13 2   Gabriele Tarquini Alfa Romeo Racing Team Alfa Romeo 156 14 +15.434 4
14 5   Antonio García BMW Team Italy-Spain BMW 320i 14 +17.343 14
15 27 IT   Adriano de Micheli JAS Motorsport Honda Accord Euro R 14 +18.140 23
16 32 IT   Marc Hennerici Wiechers-Sport BMW 320i 14 +20.625 19
17 22   Nicola Larini Chevrolet Chevrolet Lacetti 14 +22.955 20
18 18 IT   Valle Mäkelä GR Asia SEAT Toledo Cupra 14 +23.354 23
19 3   James Thompson Alfa Romeo Racing Team Alfa Romeo 156 14 +24.434 1
20 30 IT   Stefano D'Aste Proteam Motorsport BMW 320i 14 +25.346 22
21 20 IT   Tom Coronel GR Asia SEAT Toledo Cupra 14 +27.842 21
22 28 IT   Carl Rosenblad Crawford Racing BMW 320i 14 +29.236 24
23 21   Robert Huff Chevrolet Chevrolet Lacetti 14 +29.878 21
24 31 IT   Giuseppe Cirò Proteam Motorsport BMW 320i 14 +42.998 16
25 36 IT   Sascha Plöderl RS-Line IPZ Racing Ford Focus ST170 14 +58.353 27
26 6   Fabrizio Giovanardi Alfa Romeo Racing Team Alfa Romeo 156 11 +3 Laps 12
Ret 25 IT   Éric Hélary Peugeot Sport Denmark Peugeot 407 9 Retirement 26

Race 2Edit

Pos No Driver Team Car Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 4   Alex Zanardi BMW Team Italy-Spain BMW 320i 14 21:59.901 1 10
2 1   Andy Priaulx BMW Team UK BMW 320i 14 +0.232 8 8
3 42   Jörg Müller BMW Team Deutschland BMW 320i 14 +0.524 6 6
4 9   Jordi Gené SEAT Sport SEAT León 14 +1.527 2 5
5 7   Augusto Farfus Alfa Romeo Racing Team Alfa Romeo 156 14 +2.290 9 4
6 43   Dirk Müller BMW Team Deutschland BMW 320i 14 +8.472 5 3
7 8   Rickard Rydell SEAT Sport SEAT Toledo Cupra 14 +10.898 7 2
8 23   Alain Menu Chevrolet Chevrolet Lacetti 14 +11.022 11 1
9 5   Antonio García BMW Team Italy-Spain BMW 320i 14 +11.397 14
10 16   Michael Funke Ford Hotfiel Sport Ford Focus 14 +11.788 12
11 22   Nicola Larini Chevrolet Chevrolet Lacetti 14 +12.978 17
12 21   Robert Huff Chevrolet Chevrolet Lacetti 14 +17.015 23
13 20 IT   Tom Coronel GR Asia SEAT Toledo Cupra 14 +18.034 21
14 2   Gabriele Tarquini Alfa Romeo Racing Team Alfa Romeo 156 14 +18.676 13
15 29   Stéphane Ortelli Team Oreca PlayStation SEAT Toledo Cupra 14 +21.590 3
16 31 IT   Giuseppe Cirò Proteam Motorsport BMW 320i 14 +23.322 27
17 28 IT   Carl Rosenblad Crawford Racing BMW 320i 14 +28.077 22
18 27 IT   Adriano de Micheli JAS Motorsport Honda Accord Euro R 14 +52.495 15
19 30 IT   Stefano D'Aste Proteam Motorsport BMW 320i 14 +53.681 20
20 14   Thomas Klenke Ford Hotfiel Sport Ford Focus 13 +1 Lap 10
21 32 IT   Marc Hennerici Wiechers-Sport BMW 320i 13 +1 Lap 16
22 36 IT   Sascha Plöderl RS-Line IPZ Racing Ford Focus ST170 12 +2 Laps 24
Ret 3   James Thompson Alfa Romeo Racing Team Alfa Romeo 156 3 Retirement 19
Ret 18 IT   Valle Mäkelä GR Asia SEAT Toledo Cupra 2 Accident 18
Ret 6   Fabrizio Giovanardi Alfa Romeo Racing Team Alfa Romeo 156 1 Collision 25
Ret 10   Peter Terting SEAT Sport SEAT Toledo Cupra 1 Damage 4
DNS 25 IT   Éric Hélary Peugeot Sport Denmark Peugeot 407 0 26

Standings after the racesEdit

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