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2006 Time Warner Cable Road Runner 225

The 2006 Time Warner Cable Road Runner 225 was the fourth round of the 2006 Bridgestone Presents the Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford season, held on June 4, 2006 on the Milwaukee Mile oval in West Allis, Wisconsin. Sébastien Bourdais took the pole and the win, his fourth consecutive victory to open the year. It was the final CART/Champ Car event to take place on an oval.

United States 2006 Milwaukee
Race details
Race 4 of 14 in the 2006 Champ Car season
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Milwaukee Mile Track Layout
DateJune 4, 2006
Official nameTime Warner Cable Road Runner 225
LocationMilwaukee Mile
West Allis, Wisconsin, United States
Course1-Mile Oval
1.000 mi / 1.609 km
Distance197 laps
197 mi / 317.04 km
WeatherPartly cloudy with temperatures reaching a high of 75.2 °F (24.0 °C); wind speeds reaching up to 9.9 miles per hour (15.9 km/h)[1]
Pole position
DriverSébastien Bourdais (Newman/Haas Racing)
Time21.182
Fastest lap
DriverSébastien Bourdais (Newman/Haas Racing)
Time22.285 (on lap 168 of 197)
Podium
FirstSébastien Bourdais (Newman/Haas Racing)
SecondJustin Wilson (RuSPORT)
ThirdNelson Philippe (CTE Racing-HVM)

Qualifying resultsEdit

Pos Nat Name Team Best Lap Qual Time
1   Sébastien Bourdais Newman/Haas Racing 1 21.182
2   Bruno Junqueira Newman/Haas Racing 1 21.275
3   A. J. Allmendinger RuSPORT 2 21.398
4   Justin Wilson RuSPORT 1 21.420
5   Will Power Team Australia 2 21.438
6   Mario Domínguez Forsythe Racing 2 21.463
7   Oriol Servià PKV Racing 1 21.479
8   Katherine Legge PKV Racing 2 21.578
9   Nelson Philippe CTE Racing-HVM 2 21.594
10   Paul Tracy Forsythe Racing 2 21.647
11   Dan Clarke CTE Racing-HVM 2 21.980
12   Andrew Ranger Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 2 22.194
13   Charles Zwolsman Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 2 22.237
14   Jan Heylen Dale Coyne Racing 2 22.417
15   Nicky Pastorelli Rocketsports Racing 2 23.522
16   Alex Tagliani Team Australia - No time
17   Cristiano da Matta Dale Coyne Racing - No time

RaceEdit

Pos No Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 1   Sébastien Bourdais Newman/Haas Racing 197 1:45:03.946 1 34
2 9   Justin Wilson RuSPORT 197 +3.613 secs 4 28
3 4   Nelson Philippe CTE Racing-HVM 197 +5.641 secs 9 26
4 10   A. J. Allmendinger RuSPORT 197 +18.504 secs 3 24
5 6   Oriol Servià PKV Racing 196 + 1 Lap 7 21
6 20   Katherine Legge PKV Racing 195 + 2 Laps 8 20
7 27   Andrew Ranger Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 194 + 3 Laps 12 17
8 14   Dan Clarke CTE Racing-HVM 191 + 6 Laps 11 15
9 34   Charles Zwolsman Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 191 + 6 Laps 13 13
10 8   Nicky Pastorelli Rocketsports Racing 183 + 14 Laps 15 11
11 5   Will Power Team Australia 155 CV joint 5 10
12 11   Jan Heylen Dale Coyne Racing 67 Electrical 14 9
13 19   Cristiano da Matta Dale Coyne Racing 31 Oil leak 17 8
14 7   Mario Domínguez Forsythe Racing 4 Suspension 6 0*
15 2   Bruno Junqueira Newman/Haas Racing 1 Contact 2 6
16 3   Paul Tracy Forsythe Racing 1 Contact 10 5
- 15   Alex Tagliani Team Australia 0 Withdrawn 16 0

* Mario Domínguez was stripped of his points for this race for avoidable contact during the first lap of the race. He was also put on probation for the next three events.
† The car of Alex Tagliani was withdrawn from the event after heavy contact with the wall damaged his car beyond repair during the first practice period.

Caution flagsEdit

Laps Cause
1 Yellow start
2-13 Domínguez (7), Tracy (3) & Junqueira (2) crash
25-29 Clarke (14) spin, stall
55-70 Philippe (4) debris; Heylen (11) stall
152-165 Debris

NotesEdit

Laps Leader
1-20 Sébastien Bourdais
21-27 A. J. Allmendinger
28-39 Katherine Legge
40-100 Justin Wilson
101-197 Sébastien Bourdais
 
Driver Laps led
Sébastien Bourdais 117
Justin Wilson 61
Katherine Legge 12
A. J. Allmendinger 7

Championship standings after the raceEdit