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The 2005 Molson Indy Montreal was the tenth round of the 2005 Bridgestone Presents the Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford season, held on August 28, 2005 at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Sébastien Bourdais was the polesitter and Oriol Servià won the race. It was Servià's first victory in major American open wheel competition and remains his only win.

Canada 2005 Montreal
Race details
Race 10 of 13 in the 2005 Champ Car season
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Circuit Gilles Villeneuve Track Layout
DateAugust 28, 2005
Official nameMolson Indy Montreal
LocationCircuit Gilles Villeneuve
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
CoursePermanent Road Course
2.709 mi / 4.360 km
Distance79 laps
214.011 mi / 344.440 km
WeatherPartly cloudy with temperatures reaching up to 29 °C (84 °F); negligible amounts of wind reported throughout the day[1]
Pole position
DriverSébastien Bourdais (Newman/Haas Racing)
Time1:20.396
Fastest lap
DriverSébastien Bourdais (Newman/Haas Racing)
Time1:21.667 (on lap 40 of 79)
Podium
FirstOriol Servià (Newman/Haas Racing)
SecondTimo Glock (Rocketsports Racing)
ThirdJustin Wilson (RuSPORT)

Contents

Qualifying resultsEdit

Pos Nat Name Team Qual 1 Qual 2 Best
1   Sébastien Bourdais Newman/Haas Racing 1:21.924 1:20.396 1:20.396
2   Oriol Servià Newman/Haas Racing 1:22.010 1:20.698 1:20.698
3   Justin Wilson RuSPORT 1:22.851 1:20.932 1:20.932
4   A. J. Allmendinger RuSPORT 1:26.100 1:20.954 1:20.954
5   Paul Tracy Forsythe Racing 1:22.400 1:21.009 1:21.009
6   Alex Tagliani Team Australia 1:23.681 1:21.160 1:21.160
7   Mario Domínguez Forsythe Racing 1:22.407 1:21.600 1:21.600
8   Cristiano da Matta PKV Racing 1:22.492 1:21.623 1:21.623
9   Jimmy Vasser PKV Racing 1:22.559 1:21.794 1:21.794
10   Nelson Philippe Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 1:23.268 1:21.893 1:21.893
11   Timo Glock Rocketsports Racing 1:23.434 1:22.066 1:22.066
12   Rodolfo Lavín HVM Racing 1:25.049 1:22.262 1:22.262
13   Ryan Hunter-Reay Rocketsports Racing 1:22.285 1:22.285
14   Andrew Ranger Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 1:25.680 1:22.315 1:22.315
15   Björn Wirdheim HVM Racing 1:23.720 1:22.651 1:22.651
16   Ricardo Sperafico Dale Coyne Racing 1:22.917 1:22.917
17   Ronnie Bremer Dale Coyne Racing 1:24.515 1:23.214 1:23.214
18   Marcus Marshall Team Australia 1:24.723 1:23.266 1:23.266

RaceEdit

Pos No Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 2   Oriol Servià Newman/Haas Racing 79 1:59:10.516 2 32
2 8   Timo Glock Rocketsports Racing 79 +1.000 secs 11 29
3 9   Justin Wilson RuSPORT 79 +1.416 secs 3 25
4 1   Sébastien Bourdais Newman/Haas Racing 79 +1.637 secs 1 27
5 15   Alex Tagliani Team Australia 79 +3.221 secs 6 21
6 21   Cristiano da Matta PKV Racing 79 +4.452 secs 8 19
7 12   Jimmy Vasser PKV Racing 79 +5.311 secs 9 17
8 3   Paul Tracy Forsythe Racing 79 +6.672 secs 5 15
9 10   A. J. Allmendinger RuSPORT 79 +7.213 secs 4 13
10 7   Mario Domínguez Forsythe Racing 79 +7.678 secs 7 11
11 27   Andrew Ranger Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 79 +12.614 secs 14 10
12 31   Ryan Hunter-Reay Rocketsports Racing 79 +14.154 secs 13 9
13 4   Björn Wirdheim HVM Racing 79 +16.104 secs 15 8
14 55   Rodolfo Lavín HVM Racing 79 +16.975 secs 12 7
15 34   Nelson Philippe Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 79 +45.359 secs 10 6
16 5   Marcus Marshall Team Australia 78 + 1 Lap 18 5
17 19   Ronnie Bremer Dale Coyne Racing 78 + 1 Lap 17 4
18 11   Ricardo Sperafico Dale Coyne Racing 55 Contact 16 3

Caution flagsEdit

Laps Cause
58-63 Sperafico (11) contact
66-67 Debris

NotesEdit

Laps Leader
1-59 Sébastien Bourdais
60-78 Timo Glock
79 Oriol Servià
 
Driver Laps led
Sébastien Bourdais 59
Timo Glock 19
Oriol Servià 1
  • New Race Record Oriol Servià 1:59:10.516
  • Average Speed 107.746 mph

Championship standings after the raceEdit