2004 U.S. Bank Champ Car Grand Prix of Cleveland

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United States   2004 Cleveland
Race details
Race 5 of 14 in the 2004 Champ Car season
Burke Lakefront Airport Track Layout
Burke Lakefront Airport Track Layout
Date July 3, 2004
Official name U.S. Bank Presents The Champ Car Grand Prix of Cleveland
Location Burke Lakefront Airport
Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Course Temporary Airport Course
2.106 mi / 3.389 km
Distance 97 laps, 204.282 mi / 328.733 km
Weather Clear with temperatures reaching up to 80.6 °F (27.0 °C); wind speeds approaching 11.9 miles per hour (19.2 km/h)[1]
Pole position
Driver Canada Paul Tracy Forsythe Championship Racing
Time 57.546
Fastest lap
Driver Brazil Bruno Junqueira Newman/Haas Racing
Time 58.960 (on lap 95 of 97)
Podium
First France Sébastien Bourdais Newman/Haas Racing
Second Brazil Bruno Junqueira Newman/Haas Racing
Third Canada Alex Tagliani Rocketsports Racing

The 2004 Champ Car Grand Prix of Cleveland was the fifth round of the 2004 Bridgestone Presents the Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford season, held on July 3, 2004 at Burke Lakefront Airport in Cleveland, Ohio.

Qualifying results[edit]

Pos Nat Name Team Qual 1 Qual 2 Best
1 Canada Paul Tracy Forsythe Racing 58.361 57.546 57.546
2 United Kingdom Justin Wilson Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 58.842 57.954 57.954
3 France Sébastien Bourdais Newman/Haas Racing 58.731 58.034 58.034
4 United States A. J. Allmendinger RuSPORT 58.745 58.142 58.142
5 Canada Alex Tagliani Rocketsports Racing 58.948 58.156 58.156
6 Brazil Bruno Junqueira Newman/Haas Racing 58.500 58.226 58.226
7 Canada Patrick Carpentier Forsythe Racing 58.991 58.353 58.353
8 Mexico Michel Jourdain, Jr. RuSPORT 59.448 58.442 58.442
9 United States Ryan Hunter-Reay Herdez Competition 58.529 58.909 58.529
10 United States Jimmy Vasser PKV Racing 58.782 58.539 58.539
11 Mexico Mario Domínguez Herdez Competition 59.258 58.771 58.771
12 Brazil Mario Haberfeld Walker Racing 59.348 58.779 58.779
13 Spain Oriol Servià Dale Coyne Racing 1:00.081 59.140 59.140
14 Mexico Roberto González PKV Racing 1:00.419 59.263 59.263
15 Mexico Rodolfo Lavín Forsythe Racing 59.384 59.360 59.360
16 France Nelson Philippe Rocketsports Racing 1:00.282 59.585 59.585
17 Brazil Alex Sperafico Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 1:00.428 1:00.186 1:00.186
18 Argentina Gastón Mazzacane Dale Coyne Racing 1:00.465 1:00.217 1:00.217

Race[edit]

Pos No Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 2 France Sébastien Bourdais Newman/Haas Racing 97 1:48:16.056 3 32
2 6 Brazil Bruno Junqueira Newman/Haas Racing 97 +15.130 secs 6 28
3 8 Canada Alex Tagliani Rocketsports Racing 97 +27.584 secs 5 25
4 11 Spain Oriol Servià Dale Coyne Racing 97 +38.196 secs 13 25
5 12 United States Jimmy Vasser PKV Racing 97 +41.901 secs 10 21
6 10 United States A. J. Allmendinger RuSPORT 97 +42.358 secs 4 19
7 21 Mexico Roberto González PKV Racing 97 +58.663 secs 14 17
8 55 Mexico Mario Domínguez Herdez Competition 96 + 1 Lap 11 15
9 3 Mexico Rodolfo Lavín Forsythe Racing 96 + 1 Lap 15 13
10 17 France Nelson Philippe Rocketsports Racing 95 + 2 Laps 16 11
11 4 United States Ryan Hunter-Reay Herdez Competition 95 + 2 Laps 9 10
12 19 Argentina Gastón Mazzacane Dale Coyne Racing 94 + 3 Laps 18 9
13 14 Brazil Alex Sperafico Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 93 + 4 Laps 17 8
14 5 Brazil Mario Haberfeld Walker Racing 80 Gearbox 12 7
15 9 Mexico Michel Jourdain, Jr. RuSPORT 61 Contact 8 7
16 7 Canada Patrick Carpentier Forsythe Racing 20 Engine 7 5
17 1 Canada Paul Tracy Forsythe Racing 2 Contact 1 6
18 34 United Kingdom Justin Wilson Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 0 Contact 2 3

Caution flags[edit]

Laps Cause
1-4 Wilson (34) & others contact
40-43 Debris
44-47 Hunter-Reay (4) spin/stall

Notes[edit]

Laps Leader
1-25 Sébastien Bourdais
26-27 Oriol Servià
28 Michel Jourdain, Jr.
29-53 Sébastien Bourdais
54-59 Michel Jourdain, Jr.
60-97 Sébastien Bourdais
 
Driver Laps led
Sébastien Bourdais 88
Michel Jourdain, Jr. 7
Oriol Servià 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2004 U.S. Bank Champ Car Grand Prix of Cleveland weather information". Old Farmers' Almanac. Retrieved 2013-10-13. 

External links[edit]

Previous race:
2004 Champ Car Grand Prix of Portland
Champ Car World Series
2004 season
Next race:
2004 Molson Indy Toronto

Previous race:
2003 U.S. Bank Cleveland Grand Prix
2004 U.S. Bank Champ Car Grand Prix of Cleveland Next race:
2005 Grand Prix of Cleveland

Coordinates: 41°31′2.3″N 81°40′58.5″W / 41.517306°N 81.682917°W / 41.517306; -81.682917