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2007 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach

The 2007 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach was the second round of the 2007 Champ Car World Series Season, held on April 15 on the streets of Long Beach, California.

United States 2007 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach
Race details
Race 2 of 14 in the 2007 Champ Car season
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Long Beach Track Layout
DateApril 15, 2007
Official name33rd Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach
LocationLong Beach Grand Prix
Long Beach, California, United States
CourseTemporary street circuit
1.968 mi / 3.167 km
Distance78 laps
153.504 mi / 247.026 km
WeatherSunny, some clouds
Pole position
DriverSébastien Bourdais (N/H/L Racing)
Time1:07.546
Fastest lap
DriverSimon Pagenaud (Team Australia)
Time1:08.594 (on lap 66 of 78)
Podium
FirstSébastien Bourdais (N/H/L Racing)
SecondOriol Servia (Forsythe Racing)
ThirdWill Power (Team Australia)

Qualifying resultsEdit

Pos Nat Name Team Qual 1 Qual 2 Best
1   Sébastien Bourdais N/H/L Racing 1:07.970 1:07.546 1:07.546
2   Will Power Team Australia 1:07.920 1:07.695 1:07.695
3   Simon Pagenaud Team Australia 1:08.200 1:07.883 1:07.883
4   Alex Tagliani RSPORTS 1:08.304 1:08.047 1:08.047
5   Graham Rahal N/H/L Racing 1:09.063 1:08.170 1:08.170
6   Robert Doornbos Minardi Team USA 1:09.865 1:08.183 1:08.183
7   Justin Wilson RSPORTS 1:09.553 1:08.200 1:08.200
8   Bruno Junqueira Dale Coyne Racing 1:09.099 1:08.430 1:08.430
9   Tristan Gommendy PKV Racing 1:08.823 1:08.527 1:08.527
10   Mario Dominguez Forsythe Racing 1:08.708 1:08.554 1:08.554
11   Paul Tracy Forsythe Racing 1:08.573 1:08.573
12   Neel Jani PKV Racing 1:09.991 1:08.609 1:08.609
13   Matt Halliday Conquest Racing 1:10.155 1:08.864 1:08.864
14   Dan Clarke Minardi Team USA 1:09.773 1:08.890 1:08.890
15   Oriol Servia Forsythe Racing 1:08.922 1:08.922
16   Ryan Dalziel Pacific Coast Motorsports 1:09.790 1:09.070 1:09.070
17   Alex Figge Pacific Coast Motorsports 1:09.585 1:09.151 1:09.151
18   Katherine Legge Dale Coyne Racing 1:09.766 1:10.418 1:09.766

note: Paul Tracy was injured in practice between Q1 and Q2. Oriol Servia replaced him and drove his backup car in Q2 and will drive in the race.

GridEdit

RaceEdit

Pos No Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 1   Sébastien Bourdais N/H/L Racing 78 1:40:43.975 1 32
2 3   Oriol Servia Forsythe Racing 78 +2.6 secs 14 28
3 5   Will Power Team Australia 78 +3.9 secs 2 26
4 9   Justin Wilson RSPORTS 78 +5.4 secs 7 23
5 8   Alex Tagliani RSPORTS 78 +6.2 secs 4 21
6 19   Bruno Junqueira Dale Coyne Racing 78 +6.4 secs 8 19
7 21   Neel Jani PKV Racing 78 +7.7 secs 12 17
8 2   Graham Rahal N/H/L Racing 78 +8.3 secs 5 15
9 28   Ryan Dalziel Pacific Coast Motorsports 78 +9.0 secs 16 13
10 11   Katherine Legge Dale Coyne Racing 78 +9.9 secs 18 11
11 22   Tristan Gommendy PKV Racing 78 +10.3 secs 9 10
12 4   Dan Clarke Minardi Team USA 77 + 1 Lap 14 9
13 14   Robert Doornbos Minardi Team USA 74 + 4 Laps 6 8
14 15   Simon Pagenaud Team Australia 73 + 5 Laps 3 8
15 42   Matt Halliday Conquest Racing 72 Mechanical 13 6
16 29   Alex Figge Pacific Coast Motorsports 69 Contact 17 5
17 7   Mario Dominguez Forsythe Racing 7 Contact 10 4

Caution flagsEdit

Laps Cause
9-11 Dominguez crash
54–57 Pagenaud crash
72–76 Figge crash

NotesEdit

Laps Leader
1–31 Sébastien Bourdais
32–38 Oriol Servia
39–54 Sébastien Bourdais
55–67 Tristan Gommendy
68–78 Sébastien Bourdais
 
Driver Laps led
Sébastien Bourdais 58
Tristan Gommendy 13
Oriol Servia 7

Championship standings after the raceEdit