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The 2006 Gran Premio Telmex was the fourteenth and final round of the 2006 Bridgestone Presents the Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford season, held on November 12, 2006 on the Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez in Mexico City, Mexico. The pole was won by the Justin Wilson, while the race was won by season champion Sébastien Bourdais, his seventh victory of the year.

Mexico 2006 Mexico City
Race details
Race 14 of 14 in the 2006 Champ Car season
Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez.svg
Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez Track Layout
DateNovember 12, 2006
Official nameGran Premio Telmex presented by Banamex
LocationAutódromo Hermanos Rodríguez
Mexico City, Mexico
CoursePermanent Road Course
2.774 mi / 4.464 km
Distance66 laps
183.084 mi / 294.624 km
WeatherSunny
Pole position
DriverJustin Wilson (RuSPORT)
Time1:24.801
Fastest lap
DriverSébastien Bourdais (Newman/Haas Racing)
Time1:27.644 (on lap 6 of 66)
Podium
FirstSébastien Bourdais (Newman/Haas Racing)
SecondJustin Wilson (RuSPORT)
ThirdWill Power (Team Australia)

Contents

Qualifying resultsEdit

Pos Nat Name Team Qual 1 Qual 2 Best
1   Justin Wilson RuSPORT 1:25.560 1:24.801 1:24.801
2   Sébastien Bourdais Newman/Haas Racing 1:25.449 1:24.986 1:24.986
3   Bruno Junqueira Newman/Haas Racing 1:26.118 1:25.491 1:25.491
4   Will Power Team Australia 1:25.624 1:25.736 1:25.624
5   Ryan Briscoe RuSPORT 1:26.494 1:25.643 1:25.643
6   Dan Clarke CTE Racing - HVM 1:27.516 1:25.942 1:25.942
7   Oriol Servià PKV Racing 1:26.527 1:26.068 1:26.068
8   Alex Tagliani Team Australia 1:27.436 1:26.087 1:26.087
9   David Martínez Forsythe Racing 1:26.819 1:26.146 1:26.146
10   Nelson Philippe CTE Racing - HVM 1:26.708 1:26.278 1:26.278
11   Mario Domínguez Rocketsports Racing 1:27.151 1:26.450 1:26.450
12   Charles Zwolsman Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 1:27.268 1:26.480 1:26.480
13   Katherine Legge PKV Racing 1:27.720 1:26.607 1:26.607
14   Buddy Rice Forsythe Racing 1:27.336 1:26.736 1:26.736
15   Antônio Pizzonia Rocketsports Racing 1:27.566 1:26.948 1:26.948
16   Andrew Ranger Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 1:27.089 1:27.089 1:27.089
17   Jan Heylen Dale Coyne Racing 1:27.214 1:28.091 1:27.214
18   Andreas Wirth Dale Coyne Racing 1:29.148 1:27.842 1:27.842

RaceEdit

Pos No Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 1   Sébastien Bourdais Newman/Haas Racing 66 1:51:31.146 2 34
2 9   Justin Wilson RuSPORT 66 +3.528 secs 1 29
3 5   Will Power Team Australia 66 +46.536 secs 4 26
4 2   Bruno Junqueira Newman/Haas Racing 66 +1:04.023 3 23
5 15   Alex Tagliani Team Australia 66 +1:18.033 8 22
6 6   Oriol Servià PKV Racing 66 +1:28.745 7 19
7 4   Nelson Philippe CTE Racing - HVM 66 +1:29.997 10 17
8 27   Andrew Ranger Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 65 + 1 Lap 16 16
9 3   David Martínez Forsythe Racing 65 + 1 Lap 9 13
10 7   Buddy Rice Forsythe Racing 65 + 1 Lap 14 11
11 34   Charles Zwolsman Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 65 + 1 Lap 12 10
12 18   Antônio Pizzonia Rocketsports Racing 65 + 1 Lap 15 9
13 11   Jan Heylen Dale Coyne Racing 65 + 1 Lap 17 8
14 10   Ryan Briscoe RuSPORT 64 + 2 Laps 5 7
15 19   Andreas Wirth Dale Coyne Racing 64 + 2 Laps 18 6
16 20   Katherine Legge PKV Racing 63 + 3 Laps 13 5
17 8   Mario Domínguez Rocketsports Racing 59 Retired 11 4
18 14   Dan Clarke CTE Racing - HVM 7 Differential 6 3

Caution flagsEdit

Laps Cause
1-5 Domínguez (8) & Legge (20) crash

NotesEdit

Laps Leader
1-5 Justin Wilson
6-22 Sébastien Bourdais
23 Justin Wilson
24 Will Power
25 Alex Tagliani
26-32 Justin Wilson
33-34 Sébastien Bourdais
35-53 Justin Wilson
54-57 Sébastien Bourdais
58-65 Justin Wilson
66 Sébastien Bourdais
 
Driver Laps led
Justin Wilson 40
Sébastien Bourdais 24
Will Power 1
Alex Tagliani 1

Final championship standingsEdit