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2005 International Race of Champions
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Mark Martin (seen in 2007), the IROC XXIX champion

The 29th season of the Crown Royal International Race of Champions began on Friday February 12, 2005 at Daytona International Speedway. The all-star roster included twelve drivers from eight premier racing series. Mark Martin dominated the season, winning two races and finishing well ahead in the points standings, earning him a record-setting fifth IROC title. As with IROC XXVIII, the drivers used their car colors and numbers from their native series (when feasible).

The roster of drivers and final points standings were as follows: [1]

Position Driver Points Car Number Series
1 United States Mark Martin 89 #6 NASCAR Nextel Cup
2 United States Martin Truex, Jr. 68 #8 NASCAR Busch Series
3 United States Matt Kenseth 55 #17 NASCAR Nextel Cup
4 United States Buddy Rice 46 #15 Indy Racing League
5 France Sébastien Bourdais 46 #2 Champ Car World Series
6 United States Kurt Busch 43 #97 NASCAR Nextel Cup
7 United States Bobby Hamilton 34 #4 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series
8 United States Danny Lasoski 34 #20 World of Outlaws
9 Brazil Hélio Castroneves 32 #03 Indy Racing League
10 Italy Max Papis 30 #16 Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car
11 United States Steve Kinser 29 #11 World of Outlaws
12 United States Scott Pruett 22 #01 Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car


Race One (Daytona International Speedway)Edit

Race Two (Texas Motor Speedway)Edit

Race Three (Richmond International Raceway)Edit

Race Four (Atlanta Motor Speedway)Edit