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2006 Tecate Grand Prix of Monterrey

The 2006 Tecate Grand Prix of Monterrey was the third round of the 2006 Bridgestone Presents the Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford season, held on May 29, 2006 on the Fundidora Park street circuit in Monterrey, Mexico. Sébastien Bourdais took the pole and the race victory, his third consecutive to open the season. The race was the sixth and final Champ Car race to take place at Fundidora Park.

Mexico 2006 Monterrey
Race details
Race 3 of 14 in the 2006 Champ Car season
Fundidora Park Raceway.svg
Fundidora Park track layout
DateMay 29, 2006
Official nameTecate Grand Prix of Monterrey presented by Roshfrans
LocationFundidora Park
Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico
CourseTemporary street circuit
2.104 mi / 3.386 km
Distance76 laps
159.904 mi / 257.336 km
WeatherHot and Sunny
Pole position
DriverSébastien Bourdais (Newman/Haas Racing)
Time1:13.253
Fastest lap
DriverSébastien Bourdais (Newman/Haas Racing)
Time1:14.529 (on lap 65 of 76)
Podium
FirstSébastien Bourdais (Newman/Haas Racing)
SecondJustin Wilson (RuSPORT)
ThirdA. J. Allmendinger (RuSPORT)

Contents

Qualifying resultsEdit

Pos Nat Name Team Qual 1 Qual 2 Best
1   Sébastien Bourdais Newman/Haas Racing 1:14.658 1:13.253 1:13.253
2   Justin Wilson RuSPORT 1:14.305 1:13.532 1:13.532
3   A. J. Allmendinger RuSPORT 1:14.860 1:13.796 1:13.796
4   Bruno Junqueira Newman/Haas Racing 1:15.162 1:13.911 1:13.911
5   Paul Tracy Forsythe Racing 1:15.144 1:14.009 1:14.009
6   Alex Tagliani Team Australia 1:15.571 1:14.534 1:14.534
7   Oriol Servià PKV Racing 1:15.731 1:14.553 1:14.553
8   Mario Domínguez Forsythe Racing 1:16.424 1:14.692 1:14.692
9   Will Power Team Australia 1:17.180 1:14.884 1:14.884
10   Charles Zwolsman Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 1:15.842 1:15.162 1:15.162
11   Jan Heylen Dale Coyne Racing 1:18.003 1:15.220 1:15.220
12   Cristiano da Matta Dale Coyne Racing 1:16.359 1:15.253 1:15.253
13   Andrew Ranger Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 1:15.438 1:15.410 1:15.410
14   Dan Clarke CTE Racing-HVM 1:18.520 1:15.484 1:15.484
15   Nelson Philippe CTE Racing-HVM 1:16.871 1:15.540 1:15.540
16   Nicky Pastorelli Rocketsports Racing 1:16.954 1:16.285 1:16.285
17   Katherine Legge PKV Racing 1:18.159 1:16.351 1:16.351

RaceEdit

Pos No Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 1   Sébastien Bourdais Newman/Haas Racing 76 1:39:50.252 1 34
2 9   Justin Wilson RuSPORT 76 +3.066 secs 2 29
3 10   A. J. Allmendinger RuSPORT 76 +14.132 secs 3 25
4 3   Paul Tracy Forsythe Racing 76 +47.222 secs 5 23
5 15   Alex Tagliani Team Australia 76 +57.778 secs 6 21
6 7   Mario Domínguez Forsythe Racing 76 +58.782 secs 8 19
7 27   Andrew Ranger Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 76 +59.302 secs 13 18
8 6   Oriol Servià PKV Racing 76 +1:13.956 7 15
9 19   Cristiano da Matta Dale Coyne Racing 76 +1:14.958 12 13
10 2   Bruno Junqueira Newman/Haas Racing 75 + 1 Lap 4 11
11 5   Will Power Team Australia 75 + 1 Lap 9 10
12 34   Charles Zwolsman Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 75 + 1 Lap 10 9
13 14   Dan Clarke CTE Racing-HVM 75 + 1 Lap 14 9
14 20   Katherine Legge PKV Racing 75 + 1 Lap 17 7
15 8   Nicky Pastorelli Rocketsports Racing 74 + 2 Laps 16 6
16 11   Jan Heylen Dale Coyne Racing 71 + 5 Laps 11 5
17 4   Nelson Philippe CTE Racing-HVM 0 Contact 15 4

Caution flagsEdit

Laps Cause
24-26 Debris

NotesEdit

Laps Leader
1-25 Sébastien Bourdais
26 Dan Clarke
27-54 Justin Wilson
55-76 Sébastien Bourdais
 
Driver Laps led
Sébastien Bourdais 47
Justin Wilson 28
Dan Clarke 1

Championship standings after the raceEdit