2004 Bridgestone 400

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United States   2004 Las Vegas
Race details
Race 12 of 14 in the 2004 Champ Car season
Date September 25, 2004
Official name Bridgestone 400 Presented by Corona
Location Las Vegas Motor Speedway
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Course 1.5 Mile Banked Oval
1.500 mi / 2.414 km
Distance 166 laps, 249.000 mi / 400.724 km
Weather Partly cloudy with temperatures hovering around 79.5 °F (26.4 °C) maximum wind speeds of 9.9 miles per hour (15.9 km/h) reported throughout the day[1]

Pole_Driver = Patrick Carpentier

Pole position
Driver Canada {{{Pole_Driver}}} Forsythe Championship Racing
Time 26.190
Fastest lap
Driver Brazil Bruno Junqueira Newman/Haas Racing
Time 26.166 (on lap 72 of 166)
Podium
First France Sébastien Bourdais Newman/Haas Racing
Second Brazil Bruno Junqueira Newman/Haas Racing
Third Canada Patrick Carpentier Forsythe Championship Racing

The 2004 Bridgestone 400 was the twelfth round of the 2004 Bridgestone Presents the Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford season, held on September 25, 2004 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Qualifying results[edit]

Pos Nat Name Team Best Lap Time
1 Canada Patrick Carpentier Forsythe Racing 2 26.190
2 United States Jimmy Vasser PKV Racing 2 26.278
3 France Sébastien Bourdais Newman/Haas Racing 1 26.300
4 Brazil Bruno Junqueira Newman/Haas Racing 2 26.310
5 Mexico Michel Jourdain, Jr. RuSPORT 1 26.324
6 Mexico Rodolfo Lavín Forsythe Racing 2 26.339
7 United States A. J. Allmendinger RuSPORT 2 26.362
8 United States Ryan Hunter-Reay Herdez Competition 1 26.402
9 Mexico Mario Domínguez Herdez Competition 2 26.488
10 Mexico Roberto González PKV Racing 2 26.579
11 Canada Paul Tracy Forsythe Racing 1 26.644
12 Canada Alex Tagliani Rocketsports Racing 2 26.713
13 France Nelson Philippe Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 1 26.814
14 United Kingdom Guy Smith Rocketsports Racing 1 26.855
15 United Kingdom Justin Wilson Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 1 27.080
16 Argentina Gastón Mazzacane Dale Coyne Racing 2 27.082
17 Brazil Mario Haberfeld Walker Racing 2 27.232
18 Spain Oriol Servià Dale Coyne Racing

Race[edit]

Pos No Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 2 France Sébastien Bourdais Newman/Haas Racing 166 1:29:01.061 3 32
2 6 Brazil Bruno Junqueira Newman/Haas Racing 166 +0.066 secs 4 29
3 7 Canada Patrick Carpentier Forsythe Racing 166 +4.091 secs 1 27
4 3 Mexico Rodolfo Lavín Forsythe Racing 166 +6.227 secs 6 23
5 12 United States Jimmy Vasser PKV Racing 166 +6.302 secs 2 21
6 10 United States A. J. Allmendinger RuSPORT 166 +6.938 secs 7 19
7 55 Mexico Mario Domínguez Herdez Competition 166 +6.941 secs 9 17
8 34 United Kingdom Justin Wilson Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 166 +7.310 secs 15 16
9 14 France Nelson Philippe Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 166 +11.979 secs 13 13
10 21 Mexico Roberto González PKV Racing 165 + 1 Lap 10 11
11 9 Mexico Michel Jourdain, Jr. RuSPORT 165 + 1 Lap 5 10
12 11 Spain Oriol Servià Dale Coyne Racing 164 + 2 Laps 18 10
13 4 United States Ryan Hunter-Reay Herdez Competition 164 + 2 Laps 8 8
14 5 Brazil Mario Haberfeld Walker Racing 162 + 4 Laps 17 7
15 19 Argentina Gastón Mazzacane Dale Coyne Racing 160 + 6 Laps 16 6
16 8 Canada Alex Tagliani Rocketsports Racing 163 + 3 Laps 12 5*
17 17 United Kingdom Guy Smith Rocketsports Racing 123 Engine 14 4
18 1 Canada Paul Tracy Forsythe Racing 0 Drive train 11 3

* Alex Tagliani was dropped from 14th to 16th in the final standings and lost his bonus point for leading a lap as a penalty for ignoring a black flag during the race.

Caution flags[edit]

Laps Cause
37-48 Hunter-Reay (4) spin/stall
49 Yellow restart
50 Yellow restart
125-133 Smith (17) stopped on course

Notes[edit]

Laps Leader
1-6 Patrick Carpentier
7-36 Bruno Junqueira
37-57 Alex Tagliani
58-74 Sébastien Bourdais
75-78 Oriol Servià
79-148 Sébastien Bourdais
149 Bruno Junqueira
150-157 Sébastien Bourdais
158-159 Bruno Junqueira
160 Sébastien Bourdais
161 Bruno Junqueira
162 Sébastien Bourdais
163 Bruno Junqueira
164-166 Sébastien Bourdais
 
Driver Laps led
Sébastien Bourdais 100
Bruno Junqueira 35
Alex Tagliani 21
Patrick Carpentier 6
Oriol Servià 4

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2004 Bridgestone 400 weather information". Old Farmers' Almanac. Retrieved 2013-10-13. 

External links[edit]

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