2005 Centrix Financial Grand Prix of Denver

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2005 Denver
Race details
Race 9 of 13 in the 2005 Champ Car season
Circuito Callejero Pepsi Center Ciudad de Denver, Colorado.png
Date August 14, 2005
Official name Centrix Financial Grand Prix of Denver presented by PacifiCare
Location Streets of Denver
Denver, Colorado, United States
Course Temporary Street Course
1.657 mi / 2.667 km
Distance 97 laps
160.729 mi / 258.699 km
Weather Mostly cloudy with temperatures reaching up to 69.1 °F (20.6 °C); wind speeds approaching 21 miles per hour (34 km/h)[1]
Pole position
Driver Paul Tracy (Forsythe Championship Racing)
Time 59.432
Fastest lap
Driver Sébastien Bourdais (Newman/Haas Racing)
Time 1:00.574 (on lap 81 of 97)
Podium
First Sébastien Bourdais (Newman/Haas Racing)
Second Mario Domínguez (Forsythe Championship Racing)
Third A. J. Allmendinger (RuSPORT)

The 2005 Centrix Financial Grand Prix of Denver was the ninth round of the 2005 Bridgestone Presents the Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford season, held on August 14, 2005 on the streets of Denver, Colorado near the Pepsi Center. Paul Tracy sat on the pole and Sébastien Bourdais won the race.

Qualifying results[edit]

Pos Nat Name Team Qual 1 Qual 2 Best
1 Canada Paul Tracy Forsythe Racing 59.759 59.432 59.432
2 France Sébastien Bourdais Newman/Haas Racing 1:00.347 59.541 59.541
3 Mexico Mario Domínguez Forsythe Racing 1:00.213 59.644 59.644
4 United States A. J. Allmendinger RuSPORT 1:00.612 59.938 59.938
5 United Kingdom Justin Wilson RuSPORT 1:00.697 59.962 59.962
6 United States Jimmy Vasser PKV Racing 1:01.389 59.995 59.995
7 Canada Alex Tagliani Team Australia 1:01.257 1:00.156 1:00.156
8 Spain Oriol Servià Newman/Haas Racing 1:01.043 1:00.331 1:00.331
9 Brazil Cristiano da Matta PKV Racing 1:01.214 1:00.493 1:00.493
10 Germany Timo Glock Rocketsports Racing 1:00.957 1:00.529 1:00.529
11 Canada Andrew Ranger Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 1:02.235 1:00.704 1:00.704
12 Brazil Ricardo Sperafico Dale Coyne Racing 1:01.745 1:00.732 1:00.732
13 Mexico Rodolfo Lavín HVM Racing 1:01.029 1:00.766 1:00.766
14 Sweden Björn Wirdheim HVM Racing 1:00.980 1:00.863 1:00.863
15 France Nelson Philippe Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 1:01.434 1:00.915 1:00.915
16 Denmark Ronnie Bremer Dale Coyne Racing 1:01.630 1:01.093 1:01.093
17 United States Ryan Hunter-Reay Rocketsports Racing 1:01.342 1:01.438 1:01.342
18 Australia Marcus Marshall Team Australia 1:02.651 1:02.064 1:02.064

Race[edit]

Pos No Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 1 France Sébastien Bourdais Newman/Haas Racing 97 1:49:45.135 2 33
2 7 Mexico Mario Domínguez Forsythe Racing 97 +15.269 secs 3 27
3 10 United States A. J. Allmendinger RuSPORT 97 +17.207 secs 4 25
4 2 Spain Oriol Servià Newman/Haas Racing 97 +35.775 secs 8 23
5 55 Mexico Rodolfo Lavín HVM Racing 97 +37.629 secs 13 21
6 31 United States Ryan Hunter-Reay Rocketsports Racing 97 +43.237 secs 17 20
7 19 Denmark Ronnie Bremer Dale Coyne Racing 97 +47.487 secs 16 17
8 11 Brazil Ricardo Sperafico Dale Coyne Racing 97 +52.470 secs 12 15
9 34 France Nelson Philippe Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 97 +1:02.902 15 13
10 27 Canada Andrew Ranger Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 96 + 1 Lap 11 11
11 4 Sweden Björn Wirdheim HVM Racing 96 + 1 Lap 14 10
12 5 Australia Marcus Marshall Team Australia 94 + 3 Laps 18 9
13 8 Germany Timo Glock Rocketsports Racing 88 Gearbox 10 8
14 15 Canada Alex Tagliani Team Australia 82 + 15 Laps 7 7
15 12 United States Jimmy Vasser PKV Racing 65 In pits 6 6
16 3 Canada Paul Tracy Forsythe Racing 62 Contact 1 8
17 9 United Kingdom Justin Wilson RuSPORT 0 Contact 5 4
18 21 Brazil Cristiano da Matta PKV Racing 0 Contact 9 3

Caution flags[edit]

Laps Cause
1-5 da Matta (21), Wilson (9), Tagliani (15) & Vasser (12) contact
63-69 Tracy (3) contact

Notes[edit]

Laps Leader
1-39 Paul Tracy
40-42 Sébastien Bourdais
43-62 Paul Tracy
63-97 Sébastien Bourdais
 
Driver Laps led
Paul Tracy 59
Sébastien Bourdais 38

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2005 Centrix Financial Grand Prix of Denver weather information". Old Farmers' Almanac. Retrieved 2013-10-26. 

External links[edit]

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