2005 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach

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United States   2005 Long Beach
Race details
Race 1 of 13 in the 2005 Champ Car season
Long Beach Track Layout
Long Beach Track Layout
Date April 10, 2005
Official name Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach
Location Long Beach, California, United States
Course Temporary street circuit
1.968 mi / 3.167 km
Distance 81 laps, 159.408 mi / 256.527 km
Weather Sunny
Pole position
Driver Canada Paul Tracy Forsythe Championship Racing
Time 1:07.485
Fastest lap
Driver France Sébastien Bourdais Newman/Haas Racing
Time 1:09.171 (on lap 69 of 81)
Podium
First France Sébastien Bourdais Newman/Haas Racing
Second Canada Paul Tracy Forsythe Championship Racing
Third Brazil Bruno Junqueira Newman/Haas Racing

The 2005 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach was the first round of the 2005 Bridgestone Presents the Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford season, held on April 10, 2005 on the streets of Long Beach, California. Paul Tracy was the polesitter and the race winner was Sébastien Bourdais.

Qualifying results[edit]

Pos Nat Name Team Qual 1 Qual 2 Best
1 Canada Paul Tracy Forsythe Racing 1:08.494 1:07.485 1:07.485
2 Brazil Bruno Junqueira Newman/Haas Racing 1:08.342 1:07.644 1:07.644
3 Mexico Mario Domínguez Forsythe Racing 1:09.058 1:07.803 1:07.803
4 France Sébastien Bourdais Newman/Haas Racing 1:08.736 1:07.821 1:07.821
5 United Kingdom Justin Wilson RuSPORT 1:08.884 1:07.919 1:07.919
6 Germany Timo Glock Rocketsports Racing 1:09.713 1:08.274 1:08.274
7 Canada Alex Tagliani Team Australia 1:09.056 1:08.466 1:08.466
8 Brazil Cristiano da Matta PKV Racing 1:09.626 1:08.493 1:08.493
9 Denmark Ronnie Bremer HVM Racing 1:09.514 1:08.613 1:08.613
10 United States A. J. Allmendinger RuSPORT 1:09.425 1:08.638 1:08.638
11 United States Jimmy Vasser PKV Racing 1:09.793 1:08.770 1:08.770
12 United States Ryan Hunter-Reay Rocketsports Racing 1:09.852 1:08.792 1:08.792
13 Sweden Björn Wirdheim HVM Racing 1:09.619 1:08.834 1:08.834
14 Spain Oriol Servià Dale Coyne Racing 1:10.067 1:08.928 1:08.928
15 France Nelson Philippe Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 1:10.193 1:09.334 1:09.334
16 Canada Andrew Ranger Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 1:09.416 1:09.416 1:09.416
17 Australia Marcus Marshall Team Australia 1:11.137 1:09.784 1:09.784
18 Brazil Ricardo Sperafico Dale Coyne Racing 1:10.844 1:09.879 1:09.879
19 Italy Fabrizio del Monte Jensen Motorsports 1:13.501 1:11.723 1:11.723

Race[edit]

Pos No Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 1 France Sébastien Bourdais Newman/Haas Racing 81 1:46:29.768 4 34
2 3 Canada Paul Tracy Forsythe Racing 81 +4.138 secs 1 29
3 2 Brazil Bruno Junqueira Newman/Haas Racing 81 +5.447 secs 2 27
4 9 United Kingdom Justin Wilson RuSPORT 81 +6.271 secs 5 24
5 7 Mexico Mario Domínguez Forsythe Racing 81 +7.917 secs 3 22
6 8 Germany Timo Glock Rocketsports Racing 81 +8.501 secs 6 19
7 55 Denmark Ronnie Bremer HVM Racing 81 +8.999 secs 9 18
8 10 United States A. J. Allmendinger RuSPORT 81 +10.945 secs 10 15
9 12 United States Jimmy Vasser PKV Racing 81 +14.806 secs 11 14
10 21 Brazil Cristiano da Matta PKV Racing 81 +16.074 secs 8 11
11 19 Spain Oriol Servià Dale Coyne Racing 81 +18.719 secs 14 10
12 4 Sweden Björn Wirdheim HVM Racing 81 +19.651 secs 13 9
13 31 United States Ryan Hunter-Reay Rocketsports Racing 81 +20.035 secs 12 8
14 5 Australia Marcus Marshall Team Australia 80 + 1 Lap 17 7
15 15 Canada Alex Tagliani Team Australia 79 + 2 Laps 7 6
16 41 Italy Fabrizio del Monte Jensen Motorsports 74 + 7 Laps 19 5
17 27 Canada Andrew Ranger Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 70 Contact 16 4
18 34 France Nelson Philippe Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 61 + 20 Laps 15 3
19 11 Brazil Ricardo Sperafico Dale Coyne Racing 41 Gearbox 18 2

Caution flags[edit]

Laps Cause
8-10 Philippe (34) contact
32-34 del Monte (41) spin/stall
45-46 Sperafico (11) stopped on course
72-75 Ranger (27) contact

Notes[edit]

Laps Leader
1-2 Paul Tracy
3-10 Bruno Junqueira
11-28 Paul Tracy
29 Mario Domínguez
30-31 Sébastien Bourdais
32-34 Jimmy Vasser
35-37 Paul Tracy
38-60 Sébastien Bourdais
61 Justin Wilson
62-63 Ronnie Bremer
64-69 Jimmy Vasser
70-81 Sébastien Bourdais
 
Driver Laps led
Sébastien Bourdais 37
Paul Tracy 23
Jimmy Vasser 9
Bruno Junqueira 8
Ronnie Bremer 2
Mario Domínguez 1
Justin Wilson 1
  • Average Speed 89.811 mph

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