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2005 Monterey Sports Car Championships

The 2005 Monterey Sports Car Championships was the final race for the 2005 American Le Mans Series season held at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. It took place on October 16, 2005.

This race saw the competition debut of the new Porsche RS Spyder, the first Porsche prototype in approximately seven years.

Official resultsEdit

Class winners in bold. Cars failing to complete 70% of winner's distance marked as Not Classified (NC).

Pos Class No Team Drivers Chassis Tyre Laps
Engine
1 LMP1 15   Zytek Engineering   Tom Chilton
  Hayanari Shimoda
Zytek 04S M 164
Zytek ZG348 3.4L V8
2 LMP1 2   ADT Champion Racing   Frank Biela
  Emanuele Pirro
Audi R8 M 164
Audi 3.6L Turbo V8
3 LMP1 20   Dyson Racing   Chris Dyson
  Andy Wallace
MG-Lola EX257 M 163
MG (AER) XP20 2.0L Turbo I4
4 LMP1 1   ADT Champion Racing   Marco Werner
  JJ Lehto
Audi R8 M 163
Audi 3.6L Turbo V8
5 LMP2 6   Penske Racing   Lucas Luhr
  Sascha Maassen
Porsche RS Spyder M 163
Porsche MR6 3.4L V8
6 LMP1 16   Dyson Racing   Butch Leitzinger
  James Weaver
MG-Lola EX257 M 162
MG (AER) XP20 2.0L Turbo I4
7 GT1 4   Corvette Racing   Oliver Gavin
  Olivier Beretta
Chevrolet Corvette C6.R M 158
Chevrolet 7.0L V8
8 GT1 3   Corvette Racing   Ron Fellows
  Johnny O'Connell
Chevrolet Corvette C6.R M 157
Chevrolet 7.0L V8
9 GT1 58   Aston Martin Racing   Pedro Lamy
  Peter Kox
Aston Martin DBR9 M 156
Aston Martin 6.0L V12
10 GT1 57   Aston Martin Racing   David Brabham
  Darren Turner
Aston Martin DBR9 M 155
Aston Martin 6.0L V12
11 LMP2 10   Miracle Motorsports   Jeff Bucknum
  Chris McMurry
  James Gue
Courage C65 K 155
AER P07 2.0L Turbo I4
12 LMP2 8   B-K Motorsports   Guy Cosmo
  Jamie Bach
Courage C65 G 154
Mazda R20B 2.0L 3-Rotor
13 LMP1 12   Autocon Motorsports   Bryan Willman
  Michael Lewis
Riley & Scott Mk III C D 152
Elan 6L8 6.0L V8
14 GT2 31   Petersen Motorsports
  White Lightning Racing
  Patrick Long
  Jörg Bergmeister
Porsche 911 GT3-RSR M 151
Porsche 3.6L Flat-6
15 GT2 50   Panoz Motor Sports   Bill Auberlen
  Robin Liddell
Panoz Esperante GT-LM P 151
Ford (Elan) 5.0L V8
16 GT2 43   BAM!   Mike Rockenfeller
  Wolf Henzler
Porsche 911 GT3-RSR Y 151
Porsche 3.6L Flat-6
17 GT2 45   Flying Lizard Motorsports   Johannes van Overbeek
  Jon Fogarty
Porsche 911 GT3-RSR M 151
Porsche 3.6L Flat-6
18 GT2 23   Alex Job Racing   Timo Bernhard
  Romain Dumas
Porsche 911 GT3-RSR M 150
Porsche 3.6L Flat-6
19 GT1 63   ACEMCO Motorsports   Terry Borcheller
  Johnny Mowlem
Saleen S7-R M 148
Ford 7.0L V8
20 GT2 79   J3 Racing   Justin Jackson
  Tim Sugden
Porsche 911 GT3-RSR P 148
Porsche 3.6L Flat-6
21 GT2 51   Panoz Motor Sports   Bryan Sellers
  Marino Franchitti
Panoz Esperante GT-LM P 147
Ford (Elan) 5.0L V8
22 GT2 44   Flying Lizard Motorsports   Lonnie Pechnik
  Seth Neiman
Porsche 911 GT3-RSR M 147
Porsche 3.6L Flat-6
23 LMP2 19   Van der Steur Racing   Gunnar van der Steur
  Ben Devlin
Lola B2K/40 D 139
Nissan (AER) 3.0L V6
24 GT1 71   Carsport America   Michele Rugolo
  Tom Weickardt
Dodge Viper GTS-R P 137
Dodge 8.0L V10
25 GT2 78   J3 Racing   Marco Petrini
  Maurizio Fabris
Porsche 911 GT3-RS P 129
Porsche 3.6L Flat-6
26 LMP2 37   Intersport Racing   Jon Field
  Clint Field
  Liz Halliday
Lola B05/40 G 125
AER P07 2.0L Turbo I4
27
DNF
GT1 35   Maserati Corse
  Risi Competizione
  Andrea Bertolini
  Fabrizio de Simone
Maserati MC12 P 94
Maserati 6.0L V12
28
DNF
GT2 24   Alex Job Racing   Darren Law
  Ian Baas
Porsche 911 GT3-RSR M 33
Porsche 3.6L Flat-6

StatisticsEdit

  • Pole Position - #15 Zytek Engineering - 1:14.185
  • Fastest Lap - #15 Zytek Engineering - 1:16.480
  • Distance - 367.032 miles (590.681 km)
  • Average Speed - 91.775 mph (147.698 km/h)

External linksEdit

  • "Official Results" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2006-11-10. (51.8 KiB)


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