2007 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach

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United States   2007 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach
Race details
Race 2 of 14 in the 2007 Champ Car season
Long Beach Track Layout
Long Beach Track Layout
Date April 15, 2007
Official name 33rd Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach
Location Long Beach Grand Prix
Long Beach, California, United States
Course Temporary street circuit
1.968 mi / 3.167 km
Distance 78 laps, 153.504 mi / 247.026 km
Weather Sunny, some clouds
Pole position
Driver France Sébastien Bourdais N/H/L Racing
Time 1:07.546
Fastest lap
Driver France Simon Pagenaud Team Australia
Time 1:08.594 (on lap 66 of 78)
Podium
First France Sébastien Bourdais N/H/L Racing
Second Spain Oriol Servia Forsythe Racing
Third Australia Will Power Team Australia

The 2007 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach was the second round of the 2007 Champ Car World Series Season, held on April 15 on the streets of Long Beach, California.

Qualifying results[edit]

Pos Nat Name Team Qual 1 Qual 2 Best
1 France Sébastien Bourdais N/H/L Racing 1:07.970 1:07.546 1:07.546
2 Australia Will Power Team Australia 1:07.920 1:07.695 1:07.695
3 France Simon Pagenaud Team Australia 1:08.200 1:07.883 1:07.883
4 Canada Alex Tagliani RSPORTS 1:08.304 1:08.047 1:08.047
5 United States Graham Rahal N/H/L Racing 1:09.063 1:08.170 1:08.170
6 Netherlands Robert Doornbos Minardi Team USA 1:09.865 1:08.183 1:08.183
7 United Kingdom Justin Wilson RSPORTS 1:09.553 1:08.200 1:08.200
8 Brazil Bruno Junqueira Dale Coyne Racing 1:09.099 1:08.430 1:08.430
9 France Tristan Gommendy PKV Racing 1:08.823 1:08.527 1:08.527
10 Mexico Mario Dominguez Forsythe Racing 1:08.708 1:08.554 1:08.554
11 Canada Paul Tracy Forsythe Racing 1:08.573 - 1:08.573
12 Switzerland Neel Jani PKV Racing 1:09.991 1:08.609 1:08.609
13 New Zealand Matt Halliday Conquest Racing 1:10.155 1:08.864 1:08.864
14 United Kingdom Dan Clarke Minardi Team USA 1:09.773 1:08.890 1:08.890
15 Spain Oriol Servia Forsythe Racing - 1:08.922 1:08.922
16 United Kingdom Ryan Dalziel Pacific Coast Motorsports 1:09.790 1:09.070 1:09.070
17 United States Alex Figge Pacific Coast Motorsports 1:09.585 1:09.151 1:09.151
18 United Kingdom Katherine Legge Dale Coyne Racing 1:09.766 1:10.418 1:09.766

note: Paul Tracy was injured in practice between Q1 and Q2. Oriol Servia replaced him and drove his backup car in Q2 and will drive in the race.

Grid[edit]

Row Inside Outside
1 1 France Sébastien Bourdais 5 Australia Will Power
2 15 France Simon Pagenaud 8 Canada Alex Tagliani
3 2 United States Graham Rahal 14 Netherlands Robert Doornbos
4 9 United Kingdom Justin Wilson 19 Brazil Bruno Junqueira
5 22 France Tristan Gommendy 7 Mexico Mario Dominguez
6 21 Switzerland Neel Jani 42 New Zealand Matt Halliday
7 4 United Kingdom Dan Clarke 3 Spain Oriol Servia
8 28 Scotland Ryan Dalziel 29 United States Alex Figge
9 11 United Kingdom Katherine Legge

Race[edit]

Pos No Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 1 France Sébastien Bourdais N/H/L Racing 78 1:40:43.975 1 32
2 3 Spain Oriol Servia Forsythe Racing 78 +2.6 secs 1 28
3 5 Australia Will Power Team Australia 78 +3.9 secs 1 26
4 9 United Kingdom Justin Wilson RSPORTS 78 +5.4 secs 1 23
5 8 Canada Alex Tagliani RSPORTS 78 +6.2 secs 1 21
6 19 Brazil Bruno Junqueira Dale Coyne Racing 78 +6.4 secs 8 19
7 21 Switzerland Neel Jani PKV Racing 78 +7.7 secs 12 17
8 2 United States Graham Rahal N/H/L Racing 78 +8.3 secs 5 15
9 28 Scotland Ryan Dalziel Pacific Coast Motorsports 78 +9.0 secs 16 13
10 11 United Kingdom Katherine Legge Dale Coyne Racing 78 +9.9 secs 18 11
11 22 France Tristan Gommendy PKV Racing 78 +10.3 secs 9 10
12 4 United Kingdom Dan Clarke Minardi Team USA 77 + 1 Lap 14 9
13 14 Netherlands Robert Doornbos Minardi Team USA 74 + 4 Laps 6 8
14 15 France Simon Pagenaud Team Australia 73 + 5 Laps 3 8
15 42 New Zealand Matt Halliday Conquest Racing 72 Mechanical 13 6
16 29 United States Alex Figge Pacific Coast Motorsports 69 Contact 17 5
17 7 Mexico Mario Dominguez Forsythe Racing 7 Contact 10 4

Caution flags[edit]

Laps Cause
9-11 Dominguez crash
54-57 Pagenaud crash
72-76 Figge crash

Notes[edit]

Laps Leader
1-31 Sébastien Bourdais
32-38 Oriol Servia
39-54 Sébastien Bourdais
55-67 Tristan Gommendy
68-78 Sébastien Bourdais
 
Driver Laps led
Sébastien Bourdais 58
Tristan Gommendy 13
Oriol Servia 7

Attendance[edit]

Attendance at the 2007 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach was approximately 200,000 people over the race weekend with 100,000 of those fans in attendance for the Champ Car main event. This represented a 10% increase over 2006.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2008 Grand Prix of Houston :: Press Release

External links[edit]

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2007 Las Vegas Grand Prix
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2007 Grand Prix of Houston

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