2004 Bridgestone Grand Prix of Monterey

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United States   2004 Laguna Seca
Race details
Race 11 of 14 in the 2004 Champ Car season
Laguna Seca Track Layout
Laguna Seca Track Layout
Date September 12, 2004
Official name Bridgestone Grand Prix of Monterey
Location Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca
Monterey, California, United States
Course Permanent Road Course
2.238 mi / 3.602 km
Distance 79 laps, 176.802 mi / 284.558 km
Weather Cool and Clear
Pole position
Driver France Sébastien Bourdais Newman/Haas Racing
Time 1:09.358
Fastest lap
Driver Mexico Mario Domínguez Herdez Competition
Time 1:11.727 (on lap 78 of 79)
Podium
First Canada Patrick Carpentier Forsythe Championship Racing
Second Brazil Bruno Junqueira Newman/Haas Racing
Third Spain Oriol Servià Dale Coyne Racing

The 2004 Bridgestone Grand Prix of Monterey was the eleventh round of the 2004 Champ Car season, held on September 12, 2004 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in Monterey, California.

Qualifying results[edit]

Pos Nat Name Team Qual 1 Qual 2 Best
1 France Sébastien Bourdais Newman/Haas Racing 1:10.130 1:09.358 1:09.358
2 Canada Patrick Carpentier Forsythe Racing 1:09.918 1:09.605 1:09.605
3 Canada Paul Tracy Forsythe Racing 1:10.214 1:09.515 1:09.515
4 United States A. J. Allmendinger RuSPORT 1:10.463 1:09.567 1:09.567
5 Mexico Michel Jourdain, Jr. RuSPORT 1:10.776 1:09.714 1:09.714
6 Canada Alex Tagliani Rocketsports Racing 1:10.383 1:09.790 1:09.790
7 United States Ryan Hunter-Reay Herdez Competition 1:10.890 1:09.823 1:09.823
8 Brazil Bruno Junqueira Newman/Haas Racing 1:10.392 1:09.936 1:09.936
9 United States Jimmy Vasser PKV Racing 1:10.759 1:09.967 1:09.967
10 Mexico Mario Domínguez Herdez Competition 1:10.397 1:10.088 1:10.088
11 Mexico Rodolfo Lavín Forsythe Racing 1:10.809 1:10.606 1:10.606
12 Spain Oriol Servià Dale Coyne Racing 1:11.696 1:10.650 1:10.650
13 Brazil Mario Haberfeld Walker Racing 1:11.812 1:10.771 1:10.771
14 United Kingdom Guy Smith Rocketsports Racing 1:11.948 1:10.949 1:10.949
15 United Kingdom Justin Wilson Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 1:11.929 1:10.998 1:10.998
16 France Nelson Philippe Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 1:12.220 1:11.410 1:11.410
17 Argentina Gastón Mazzacane Dale Coyne Racing 1:12.121 1:11.740 1:11.740
18 Mexico Roberto González PKV Racing 1:11.885 1:11.885

Race[edit]

Pos No Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 7 Canada Patrick Carpentier Forsythe Racing 79 1:45:51.116 2 33
2 6 Brazil Bruno Junqueira Newman/Haas Racing 79 +5.395 secs 8 27
3 11 Spain Oriol Servià Dale Coyne Racing 79 +20.459 secs 12 26
4 9 Mexico Michel Jourdain, Jr. RuSPORT 79 +29.112 secs 5 24
5 4 United States Ryan Hunter-Reay Herdez Competition 79 +29.715 secs 7 21
6 8 Canada Alex Tagliani Rocketsports Racing 79 +30.431 secs 6 20
7 5 Brazil Mario Haberfeld Walker Racing 79 +32.311 secs 13 17
8 2 France Sébastien Bourdais Newman/Haas Racing 79 +34.467 secs 1 17
9 17 United Kingdom Guy Smith Rocketsports Racing 79 +45.934 secs 14 13
10 1 Canada Paul Tracy Forsythe Racing 79 +49.222 secs 3 12
11 55 Mexico Mario Domínguez Herdez Competition 78 + 1 Lap 10 11
12 3 Mexico Rodolfo Lavín Forsythe Racing 77 + 2 Laps 11 9
13 19 Argentina Gastón Mazzacane Dale Coyne Racing 75 + 4 Laps 17 8
14 21 Mexico Roberto González PKV Racing 52 Out of fuel 18 7
15 10 United States A. J. Allmendinger RuSPORT 43 Contact 4 6
16 14 France Nelson Philippe Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 11 Contact 16 5
17 12 United States Jimmy Vasser PKV Racing 10 Gearbox 9 4
18 34 United Kingdom Justin Wilson Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 1 Contact 15 3

Caution flags[edit]

Laps Cause
8-10 Domínguez (55) contact
12-16 Mazzacane (19) spin/stall; Philippe (14) contact
55-57 González (21) stopped on course

Notes[edit]

Laps Leader
1 Sébastien Bourdais
2-28 Paul Tracy
29 Patrick Carpentier
30-36 Alex Tagliani
37-40 Michel Jourdain, Jr.
41-79 Patrick Carpentier
 
Driver Laps led
Patrick Carpentier 40
Paul Tracy 27
Alex Tagliani 7
Michel Jourdain, Jr. 4
Sébastien Bourdais 1

External links[edit]

Previous race:
2004 Molson Indy Montreal
Champ Car World Series
2004 season
Next race:
2004 Bridgestone 400

Previous race:
2003 Grand Prix of Monterey
2004 Bridgestone Grand Prix of Monterey Next race:
Final Race
Event replaced with 2005 San Jose Grand Prix

Coordinates: 36°35′3.4″N 121°45′11.8″W / 36.584278°N 121.753278°W / 36.584278; -121.753278