2004 Centrix Financial Grand Prix of Denver

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United States 2004 Denver
Race details
Race 9 of 14 in the 2004 Champ Car season
Circuito Callejero Pepsi Center Ciudad de Denver, Colorado.png
DateAugust 15, 2004
Official nameCentrix Financial Grand Prix of Denver
LocationStreets of Denver
Denver, Colorado, United States
CourseTemporary Street Course
1.657 mi / 2.667 km
Distance90 laps
149.130 mi / 240.030 km
WeatherScattered clouds with temperatures reaching up to 84 °F (29 °C); wind speeds approaching 15.9 miles per hour (25.6 km/h)[1]
Pole position
DriverSébastien Bourdais (Newman/Haas Racing)
Time59.942
Fastest lap
DriverSébastien Bourdais (Newman/Haas Racing)
Time1:01.256 (on lap 89 of 90)
Podium
FirstSébastien Bourdais (Newman/Haas Racing)
SecondPaul Tracy (Forsythe Championship Racing)
ThirdBruno Junqueira (Newman/Haas Racing)

The 2004 Centrix Financial Grand Prix of Denver was the ninth round of the 2004 Bridgestone Presents the Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford season, held on August 15, 2004 on the streets of Denver, Colorado near the Pepsi Center. Sébastien Bourdais swept the pole and the race win.

Qualifying results[edit]

Pos Nat Name Team Qual 1 Qual 2 Best
1 France Sébastien Bourdais Newman/Haas Racing 1:00.413 59.942 59.942
2 Brazil Bruno Junqueira Newman/Haas Racing 1:01.203 1:00.525 1:00.525
3 Canada Paul Tracy Forsythe Racing 1:00.885 1:00.588 1:00.588
4 Canada Patrick Carpentier Forsythe Racing 1:01.416 1:00.595 1:00.595
5 Mexico Mario Domínguez Herdez Competition 1:00.721 1:00.721
6 Spain Oriol Servià Dale Coyne Racing 1:02.046 1:00.813 1:00.813
7 United States A. J. Allmendinger RuSPORT 1:00.907 1:00.907
8 United States Ryan Hunter-Reay Herdez Competition 1:01.545 1:01.072 1:01.072
9 Brazil Mario Haberfeld Walker Racing 1:01.198 1:01.285 1:01.198
10 United Kingdom Justin Wilson Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 1:01.782 1:01.265 1:01.265
11 Canada Alex Tagliani Rocketsports Racing 1:01.757 1:01.266 1:01.266
12 United States Jimmy Vasser PKV Racing 1:01.334 1:02.090 1:01.334
13 Mexico Michel Jourdain, Jr. RuSPORT 1:01.447 1:01.345 1:01.345
14 France Nelson Philippe Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 1:02.354 1:01.522 1:01.522
15 Mexico Rodolfo Lavín Forsythe Racing 1:02.130 1:01.794 1:01.794
16 United Kingdom Guy Smith Rocketsports Racing 1:02.113 1:02.137 1:02.113
17 Argentina Gastón Mazzacane Dale Coyne Racing 1:02.412 1:02.412
18 Mexico Roberto González PKV Racing 1:02.604 1:02.507 1:02.507

Race[edit]

Pos No Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 2 France Sébastien Bourdais Newman/Haas Racing 90 1:40:25.232 1 35
2 1 Canada Paul Tracy Forsythe Racing 90 +7.446 secs 3 28
3 6 Brazil Bruno Junqueira Newman/Haas Racing 90 +8.171 secs 2 26
4 55 Mexico Mario Domínguez Herdez Competition 90 +8.561 secs 5 23
5 10 United States A. J. Allmendinger RuSPORT 90 +15.641 secs 7 21
6 11 Spain Oriol Servià Dale Coyne Racing 90 +19.256 secs 6 19
7 34 United Kingdom Justin Wilson Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 90 +20.786 secs 10 17
8 5 Brazil Mario Haberfeld Walker Racing 90 +24.141 secs 9 15
9 7 Canada Patrick Carpentier Forsythe Racing 90 +25.371 secs 4 13
10 8 Canada Alex Tagliani Rocketsports Racing 89 + 1 Lap 11 11
11 3 Mexico Rodolfo Lavín Forsythe Racing 88 + 2 Laps 15 10
12 21 Mexico Roberto González PKV Racing 88 + 2 Laps 18 10
13 14 France Nelson Philippe Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 87 + 3 Laps 14 8
14 9 Mexico Michel Jourdain, Jr. RuSPORT 86 + 4 Laps 13 7
15 19 Argentina Gastón Mazzacane Dale Coyne Racing 86 + 4 Laps 17 6
16 4 United States Ryan Hunter-Reay Herdez Competition 72 Contact 8 5
17 12 United States Jimmy Vasser PKV Racing 63 Engine 12 4
18 17 United Kingdom Guy Smith Rocketsports Racing 56 Electrical 16 3

Caution flags[edit]

Laps Cause
1-4 Lavín (3), Bourdais (2), Tagliani (8) & Philippe (14) contact
74-78 Hunter-Reay (4) spin/stall

Notes[edit]

Laps Leader
1-39 Bruno Junqueira
40-79 Paul Tracy
80-90 Sébastien Bourdais
 
Driver Laps led
Paul Tracy 40
Bruno Junqueira 39
Sébastien Bourdais 11

Championship standings after the race[edit]