2006 Rolex Sports Car Series season

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2006 Rolex Sports Car Series season
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The 2006 Rolex Sports Car Series season was the seventh season of the Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Special Reserve. The 15-race championship was competed with Daytona Prototype (DP) and Grand Touring (GT) class cars. It began January 28, 2006 and ended September 2, 2006. Infineon Raceway was added, breaking the record for most races. Mont Tremblant was dropped for Miller Motorsports Park, leaving Hermanos Rodríguez as the only race outside the US. Long Beach Street Circuit was added.

Schedule[edit]

Rnd Race Circuit Date
1 United States Rolex 24 at Daytona Daytona International Speedway January 28
January 29
2 Mexico Mexico City 400 km Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez March 4
3 United States Linder-Komatsu Grand Prix of Miami Homestead-Miami Speedway March 25
4 United States Crown Royal Grand American Challenge 1 Long Beach street circuit April 8
5 United States VIRginia 400 km Virginia International Raceway April 23
6 United States U.S Sportscar Invitational Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca May 7
7 United States The GAINSCO Grand Prix Phoenix International Raceway May 13
8 United States Rolex GT Series Challenge 2 Lime Rock Park May 29
9 United States Sahlen's Six Hours of The Glen Watkins Glen International June 3
10 United States EMCO Gears Classic Mid-Ohio June 24
11 United States Brumos Porsche 250 Daytona International Speedway June 29
12 United States Porsche 250 Barber Motorsports Park July 30
13 United States Crown Royal 200 at The Glen 1 Watkins Glen International August 11
14 United States Sonoma 400 km Infineon Raceway August 26
15 United States Discount Tire Sunchaser (9 Hours) Miller Motorsports Park September 2
  • 1: Only the DP class participated in this event, no GT class.
  • 2: Only the GT class participated in this event, no DP class.

Season results[edit]

Rnd Circuit DP Winning Team GT Winning Team Results
DP Winning Drivers GT Winning Drivers
1 Daytona United States #02 Chip Ganassi Racing United States #36 TPC Racing Results
United States Casey Mears
United Kingdom Dan Wheldon
New Zealand Scott Dixon
United States Randy Pobst
United States Ian Baas
United States Spencer Pumpelly
United States Michael Levitas
2 Mexico City United States #01 Chip Ganassi Racing United States #64 The Racer's Group Results
United States Scott Pruett
Mexico Luis Diaz
United States Kelly Collins
United States Paul Edwards
3 Homestead United States #23 Alex Job Racing United States #64 The Racer's Group Results
Germany Mike Rockenfeller
United States Patrick Long
United States Kelly Collins
United States Paul Edwards
4 Long Beach United States #01 Chip Ganassi Racing Did Not Participate Results
United States Scott Pruett
Mexico Luis Diaz
5 Virginia United States #23 Alex Job Racing United States #65 The Racer's Group Results
Germany Mike Rockenfeller
United States Patrick Long
United States Andy Lally
United States R.J. Valentine
United States Marc Bunting
6 Laguna Seca United States #10 SunTrust Racing United States #72 Tafel Racing Results
Italy Max Angelelli
Denmark Jan Magnussen
United States Wayne Taylor
Germany Wolf Henzler
United Kingdom Robin Liddell
7 Phoenix United States #01 Chip Ganassi Racing United States #64 The Racer's Group Results
United States Scott Pruett
Mexico Luis Diaz
United States Kelly Collins
United States Paul Edwards
8 Lime Rock Did Not Participate United States #65 The Racer's Group Results
United States Andy Lally
United States R.J. Valentine
United States Marc Bunting
9 Watkins Glen United States #76 Krohn Racing United States #72 Tafel Racing Results
United States Boris Said
Germany Jörg Bergmeister
Germany Wolf Henzler
United Kingdom Robin Liddell
10 Mid-Ohio Mexico #12 Fernández Racing United States #72 Tafel Racing Results
Mexico Adrian Fernández
Brazil Mario Haberfeld
Germany Wolf Henzler
United Kingdom Robin Liddell
11 Daytona United States #76 Krohn Racing United States #65 The Racer's Group Results
Germany Jörg Bergmeister
United States Colin Braun
United States Andy Lally
United States R.J. Valentine
United States Marc Bunting
12 Barber United States #76 Krohn Racing United States #65 The Racer's Group Results
Germany Jörg Bergmeister
United States Colin Braun
United States Andy Lally
United States R.J. Valentine
United States Marc Bunting
13 Watkins Glen United States #01 Chip Ganassi Racing Did Not Participate Results
United States Scott Pruett
Mexico Luis Diaz
14 Infineon United States #01 Chip Ganassi Racing United States #72 Tafel Racing Results
United States Scott Pruett
Mexico Luis Diaz
Germany Wolf Henzler
United Kingdom Robin Liddell
15 Miller United States #60 Michael Shank Racing United States #65 The Racer's Group Results
South Africa Mark Patterson
Brazil Oswaldo Negri
United States Scott Pruett
United States Andy Lally
United States Marc Bunting
United States Spencer Pumpelly
United States Paul Edwards

Championship standings[edit]

Source:[1]

Daytona Prototypes[edit]

Drivers (Top 20)[edit]

Pos Driver Points
1 Germany Jörg Bergmeister 462
2 United States Scott Pruett 446
Mexico Luis Díaz
3 Italy Max Angelelli 431
4 United States Colin Braun 382
5 United States Mike Rockenfeller 380
6 South Africa Mark Patterson 379
7 United States Michael McDowell 377
8 Brazil Oswaldo Negri 364
9 United States Rob Finlay 362
Canada Michael Valiante
10 United States Patrick Long 359
11 United States Alex Gurney 355
12 United States Butch Leitzinger 341
United Kingdom Andy Wallace
13 Brazil Mario Haberfeld 332
14 United States Darren Law 332
United States David Donohue
15 Mexico Adrián Fernández 326
16 United Kingdom Ryan Dalziel 324
United States Alex Figge
17 United States Mike Borkowski 318
18 Brazil Christian Fittipaldi 313
19 United States Jon Fogarty 308
20 United States Harrison Brix 287

Grand Touring[edit]

Drivers (Top 10)[edit]

Pos Driver Points
1 United States Andy Lally 509
United States Marc Bunting
2 Germany Wolf Henzler 498
United Kingdom Robin Liddell
3 United States Paul Edwards 451
United States Kelly Collins
4 United States Eric Lux 365
5 United States Leh Keen 363
United States David Murry
6 United States Andrew Davis 351
7 United Kingdom Robert Nearn 335
United States Steve Johnson
8 United States Jim Tafel 332
9 United States Peter MacLeod 296
United States Gene Sigal
10 United Kingdom Ian James 295

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