2005 Infiniti Pro Series season

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The 2005 Menards IRL Infiniti Pro Series Season was the series' fourth. It consisted of 14 races and the champion was Wade Cunningham. It was the first IPS season to include road course races. All teams used Dallara chassis and Infiniti engines.

Race Summaries[edit]

Homestead-Miami 100[edit]

The Homestead-Miami 100 was held March 6 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Travis Gregg won the pole.

Top 5 Results

  1. Travis Gregg
  2. Jaime Camara
  3. Jon Herb
  4. Wade Cunningham
  5. Jay Drake

Phoenix 100[edit]

The Phoenix 100 was held March 19 at Phoenix International Raceway. Travis Gregg won the pole.

Top 5 Results

  1. Jon Herb
  2. Chris Festa
  3. Wade Cunningham
  4. Arie Luyendyk, Jr.
  5. Nick Bussell

Grand Prix of St. Petersburg[edit]

The Grand Prix of St. Petersburg was held April 3 on the Streets of St. Petersburg. This was the series' first race not held on an oval. Marco Andretti won the pole.

Top 5 Results

  1. Marco Andretti
  2. Wade Cunningham
  3. Nick Bussell
  4. Alfred Unser
  5. Arie Luyendyk, Jr.

Futaba Freedom 100[edit]

The Futaba Freedom 100 was held May 27 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Jaime Camara won the pole.

Top 5 Results

  1. Jaime Camara
  2. Wade Cunningham
  3. Jay Drake
  4. Alfred Unser
  5. Marty Roth

Firestone 100[edit]

The Firestone 100 was held June 11 at Texas Motor Speedway. Travis Gregg won the pole.

Top 5 Results

  1. Travis Gregg
  2. Wade Cunningham
  3. Chris Festa
  4. Jay Drake
  5. Nick Bussell

Liberty Challenge[edit]

The inaugural Liberty Challenge was held June 18 on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course as a support race to the United States Grand Prix. It was the first IPS event that was not run in conjunction with an IRL race. Marco Andretti won the pole.

Top 5 Results

  1. Marco Andretti
  2. Wade Cunningham
  3. Chris Festa
  4. Nick Bussell
  5. Jaime Camara

Cleanevent 100[edit]

The Cleanevent 100 was held July 16 at Nashville Superspeedway. Jaime Camara won the pole.

Top 5 Results

  1. Jaime Camara
  2. Jeff Simmons
  3. Jay Drake
  4. Wade Cunningham
  5. Nick Bussell

Milwaukee 100[edit]

The Milwaukee 100 was held July 24 at the Milwaukee Mile. Jaime Camara won the pole.

Top 5 Results

  1. Jeff Simmons
  2. Wade Cunningham
  3. Nick Bussell
  4. Jon Herb
  5. Jaime Camara

Bluegrass 100[edit]

The Bluegrass 100 was held August 13 at Kentucky Speedway. Travis Gregg won the pole.

Top 5 Results

  1. Travis Gregg
  2. Wade Cunningham
  3. Marco Andretti
  4. Jay Drake
  5. Jeff Simmons

Pikes Peak 100[edit]

The Pikes Peak 100 was held August 21 at Pikes Peak International Raceway. Travis Gregg won the pole.

Top 5 Results

  1. Jeff Simmons
  2. Nick Bussell
  3. Travis Gregg
  4. Tom Wood
  5. Wade Cunningham

Sonoma 100[edit]

The Sonoma 100 was held August 28 at Infineon Raceway. Marco Andretti won the pole.

Top 5 Results

  1. Marco Andretti
  2. Wade Cunningham
  3. Jeff Simmons
  4. Nick Bussell
  5. Chris Festa

Chicagoland 100[edit]

The Chicagoland 100 was held September 11 at Chicagoland Speedway. Sarah McCune won the pole.

Top 5 Results

  1. Jeff Simmons
  2. Marty Roth
  3. Nick Bussell
  4. Jon Herb
  5. Travis Gregg

Corning 100[edit]

The Corning 100 was held September 25 at Watkins Glen International. Wade Cunningham won the pole.

Top 5 Results

  1. Jeff Simmons
  2. Marco Andretti
  3. Wade Cunningham
  4. Chris Festa
  5. Nick Bussell

California 100[edit]

The California 100 was held October 16 at the California Speedway. Travis Gregg won the pole.

Top 5 Results

  1. Wade Cunningham
  2. Jeff Simmons
  3. Travis Gregg
  4. Chris Festa
  5. Nick Bussell

Final standings[edit]

Champion Wade Cunningham at St. Petersburg
Chris Festa, Arie Luyendyk, Jr., and Marty Roth
Pos. Driver Points
1 New Zealand Wade Cunningham 504
2 United States Jeff Simmons 474
3 United States Travis Gregg 462
4 United States Nick Bussell 430
5 Brazil Jaime Camara 403
6 United States Chris Festa 387
7 United States Jon Herb 364
8 Canada Marty Roth 355
9 United States Jay Drake 341
10 United States Marco Andretti 250
11 Netherlands Arie Luyendyk, Jr. 228
12 United States Alfred Unser 106
13 United States Mishael Abbott 83
14 United States Bobby Wilson 82
15 United States Scott Mayer 80
16 Canada Tom Wood 68
17 United States P. J. Chesson 61
18 United States P. J. Abbott 43
19 United States Taylor Fletcher 41
20 United States Larry Connor 40
21 United Kingdom Scott Mansell 36
22 United States Phil Giebler 28
23 United States Sarah McCune 23
24 United States Jerry Coons, Jr. 22
25 Mexico Germán Quiroga 20
26 United States Ed Carpenter 19
27 United States Rocco DeSimone 17
28 India Imran Husain 16
29 United States Geoff Dodge 16
30 United States G. J. Mennen 15
31 United States Rocky Moran, Jr. 13
32 United States Cole Carter 12