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2005 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach

The 2005 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach was the first round of the 2005 Bridgestone Presents the Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford season, held on April 10, 2005 on the streets of Long Beach, California. Paul Tracy was the polesitter and the race winner was Sébastien Bourdais.

United States 2005 Long Beach
Race details
Race 1 of 13 in the 2005 Champ Car season
Long Beach Street Circuit.svg
Long Beach Track Layout
DateApril 10, 2005
Official nameToyota Grand Prix of Long Beach
LocationLong Beach, California, United States
CourseTemporary street circuit
1.968 mi / 3.167 km
Distance81 laps
159.408 mi / 256.527 km
WeatherSunny
Pole position
DriverPaul Tracy (Forsythe Championship Racing)
Time1:07.485
Fastest lap
DriverSébastien Bourdais (Newman/Haas Racing)
Time1:09.171 (on lap 69 of 81)
Podium
FirstSébastien Bourdais (Newman/Haas Racing)
SecondPaul Tracy (Forsythe Championship Racing)
ThirdBruno Junqueira (Newman/Haas Racing)

Contents

Qualifying resultsEdit

Pos Nat Name Team Qual 1 Qual 2 Best
1   Paul Tracy Forsythe Racing 1:08.494 1:07.485 1:07.485
2   Bruno Junqueira Newman/Haas Racing 1:08.342 1:07.644 1:07.644
3   Mario Domínguez Forsythe Racing 1:09.058 1:07.803 1:07.803
4   Sébastien Bourdais Newman/Haas Racing 1:08.736 1:07.821 1:07.821
5   Justin Wilson RuSPORT 1:08.884 1:07.919 1:07.919
6   Timo Glock Rocketsports Racing 1:09.713 1:08.274 1:08.274
7   Alex Tagliani Team Australia 1:09.056 1:08.466 1:08.466
8   Cristiano da Matta PKV Racing 1:09.626 1:08.493 1:08.493
9   Ronnie Bremer HVM Racing 1:09.514 1:08.613 1:08.613
10   A. J. Allmendinger RuSPORT 1:09.425 1:08.638 1:08.638
11   Jimmy Vasser PKV Racing 1:09.793 1:08.770 1:08.770
12   Ryan Hunter-Reay Rocketsports Racing 1:09.852 1:08.792 1:08.792
13   Björn Wirdheim HVM Racing 1:09.619 1:08.834 1:08.834
14   Oriol Servià Dale Coyne Racing 1:10.067 1:08.928 1:08.928
15   Nelson Philippe Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 1:10.193 1:09.334 1:09.334
16   Andrew Ranger Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 1:09.416 1:09.416 1:09.416
17   Marcus Marshall Team Australia 1:11.137 1:09.784 1:09.784
18   Ricardo Sperafico Dale Coyne Racing 1:10.844 1:09.879 1:09.879
19   Fabrizio del Monte Jensen Motorsports 1:13.501 1:11.723 1:11.723

RaceEdit

Pos No Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 1   Sébastien Bourdais Newman/Haas Racing 81 1:46:29.768 4 34
2 3   Paul Tracy Forsythe Racing 81 +4.138 secs 1 29
3 2   Bruno Junqueira Newman/Haas Racing 81 +5.447 secs 2 27
4 9   Justin Wilson RuSPORT 81 +6.271 secs 5 24
5 7   Mario Domínguez Forsythe Racing 81 +7.917 secs 3 22
6 8   Timo Glock Rocketsports Racing 81 +8.501 secs 6 19
7 55   Ronnie Bremer HVM Racing 81 +8.999 secs 9 18
8 10   A. J. Allmendinger RuSPORT 81 +10.945 secs 10 15
9 12   Jimmy Vasser PKV Racing 81 +14.806 secs 11 14
10 21   Cristiano da Matta PKV Racing 81 +16.074 secs 8 11
11 19   Oriol Servià Dale Coyne Racing 81 +18.719 secs 14 10
12 4   Björn Wirdheim HVM Racing 81 +19.651 secs 13 9
13 31   Ryan Hunter-Reay Rocketsports Racing 81 +20.035 secs 12 8
14 5   Marcus Marshall Team Australia 80 + 1 Lap 17 7
15 15   Alex Tagliani Team Australia 79 + 2 Laps 7 6
16 41   Fabrizio del Monte Jensen Motorsports 74 + 7 Laps 19 5
17 27   Andrew Ranger Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 70 Contact 16 4
18 34   Nelson Philippe Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 61 + 20 Laps 15 3
19 11   Ricardo Sperafico Dale Coyne Racing 41 Gearbox 18 2

Caution flagsEdit

Laps Cause
8–10 Philippe (34) contact
32–34 del Monte (41) spin/stall
45–46 Sperafico (11) stopped on course
72–75 Ranger (27) contact

Lap leadersEdit

Laps Leader
1–2 Paul Tracy
3–10 Bruno Junqueira
11–28 Paul Tracy
29 Mario Domínguez
30–31 Sébastien Bourdais
32–34 Jimmy Vasser
35–37 Paul Tracy
38–60 Sébastien Bourdais
61 Justin Wilson
62–63 Ronnie Bremer
64–69 Jimmy Vasser
70–81 Sébastien Bourdais
 
Driver Laps led
Sébastien Bourdais 37
Paul Tracy 23
Jimmy Vasser 9
Bruno Junqueira 8
Ronnie Bremer 2
Mario Domínguez 1
Justin Wilson 1
  • Average Speed 89.811 mph

External linksEdit