2005 Tecate/Telmex Grand Prix of Monterrey

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2005 Monterrey
Race details
Race 2 of 13 in the 2005 Champ Car season
Fundidora Park Raceway.svg
Fundidora Park track layout
Date May 22, 2005
Official name Tecate Telmex Monterrey Grand Prix Presented by Roshfrans
Location Fundidora Park
Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico
Course Temporary street circuit
2.104 mi / 3.386 km
Distance 76 laps
159.904 mi / 257.336 km
Weather Hot and Hazy
Pole position
Driver Sébastien Bourdais (Newman/Haas Racing)
Time 1:13.627
Fastest lap
Driver Timo Glock (Rocketsports Racing)
Time 1:15.307 (on lap 31 of 76)
Podium
First Bruno Junqueira (Newman/Haas Racing)
Second Andrew Ranger (Mi-Jack Conquest Racing)
Third Alex Tagliani (Team Australia)

The 2005 Tecate/Telmex Monterrey Grand Prix was the second round of the 2005 Bridgestone Presents the Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford season, held on May 22, 2005 on the streets of Fundidora Park in Monterrey, Mexico. Sébastien Bourdais was the polesitter and the race winner was Bruno Junqueira. As of the end of the 2010 IndyCar Series season, this race remains Junqueria's eighth and last victory in an American open wheel racing event. Junqueria was seriously injured in a crash at the 2005 Indianapolis 500 the following weekend and missed the rest of the Champ Car season.

Qualifying results[edit]

Pos Nat Name Team Qual 1 Qual 2 Best
1 France Sébastien Bourdais Newman/Haas Racing 1:14.967 1:13.627 1:13.627
2 United Kingdom Justin Wilson RuSPORT 1:15.836 1:14.204 1:14.204
3 Canada Paul Tracy Forsythe Racing 1:22.302 1:14.321 1:14.321
4 Canada Alex Tagliani Team Australia 1:16.217 1:14.342 1:14.342
5 Brazil Bruno Junqueira Newman/Haas Racing 1:15.248 1:14.649 1:14.649
6 Mexico Mario Domínguez Forsythe Racing 1:16.306 1:14.817 1:14.817
7 Spain Oriol Servià Dale Coyne Racing 1:17.481 1:14.922 1:14.922
8 United States Jimmy Vasser PKV Racing 1:16.519 1:15.032 1:15.032
9 Brazil Cristiano da Matta PKV Racing 1:16.537 1:15.118 1:15.118
10 Denmark Ronnie Bremer HVM Racing 1:16.853 1:15.258 1:15.258
11 United States A. J. Allmendinger RuSPORT 1:16.345 1:15.261 1:15.261
12 Germany Timo Glock Rocketsports Racing 1:16.454 1:15.288 1:15.288
13 France Nelson Philippe Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 1:18.067 1:15.487 1:15.487
14 Canada Andrew Ranger Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 1:16.332 1:15.610 1:15.610
15 Sweden Björn Wirdheim HVM Racing 1:17.671 1:15.692 1:15.692
16 Brazil Ricardo Sperafico Dale Coyne Racing 1:17.794 1:16.140 1:16.140
17 United States Ryan Hunter-Reay Rocketsports Racing 1:17.864 1:16.252 1:16.252
18 Mexico Jorge Goeters PKV Racing 1:19.225 1:16.412 1:16.412
19 Australia Marcus Marshall Team Australia 1:18.421 1:17.842 1:17.842

Race[edit]

Pos No Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 2 Brazil Bruno Junqueira Newman/Haas Racing 76 2:03:38.021 5 32
2 27 Canada Andrew Ranger Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 76 +1.376 secs 14 28
3 15 Canada Alex Tagliani Team Australia 76 +2.847 secs 4 25
4 9 United Kingdom Justin Wilson RuSPORT 76 +8.234 secs 2 23
5 1 France Sébastien Bourdais Newman/Haas Racing 76 +9.162 secs 1 24
6 21 Brazil Cristiano da Matta PKV Racing 76 +9.818 secs 9 19
7 31 United States Ryan Hunter-Reay Rocketsports Racing 76 +11.558 secs 17 17
8 4 Sweden Björn Wirdheim HVM Racing 76 +19.074 secs 15 16
9 19 Spain Oriol Servià Dale Coyne Racing 76 +20.967 secs 7 13
10 10 United States A. J. Allmendinger RuSPORT 75 + 1 Lap 11 11
11 8 Germany Timo Glock Rocketsports Racing 69 Contact 12 11
12 34 France Nelson Philippe Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 68 Contact 13 10
13 7 Mexico Mario Domínguez Forsythe Racing 56 Contact 6 8
14 12 United States Jimmy Vasser PKV Racing 54 Contact 8 7
15 3 Canada Paul Tracy Forsythe Racing 49 Contact 3 7
16 5 Australia Marcus Marshall Team Australia 39 Contact 19 5
17 11 Brazil Ricardo Sperafico Dale Coyne Racing 28 Lost wheel 16 4
18 52 Mexico Jorge Goeters PKV Racing 23 Gearbox 18 3
19 55 Denmark Ronnie Bremer HVM Racing 13 Drive shaft 10 2

Caution flags[edit]

Laps Cause
9-12 Glock (8) spin/stall
16-18 Bremer (55) stopped on course
21-23 Sperafico (11) spin/stall
33-36 Sperafico (11) contact
38-40 Vasser (12) spin/stall
45-48 Glock (8) & Vasser (12) contact
57-60 Domínguez (7) & Vasser (12) contact
64-66 Allmendinger (10) spin/stall
69-72 Glock (8) & Philippe (34) contact

Notes[edit]

Laps Leader
1-17 Sébastien Bourdais
18-28 Nelson Philippe
29-36 Björn Wirdheim
37-45 Paul Tracy
46-57 Nelson Philippe
58-67 Björn Wirdheim
68-76 Bruno Junqueira
 
Driver Laps led
Nelson Philippe 23
Björn Wirdheim 18
Sébastien Bourdais 17
Bruno Junqueira 9
Paul Tracy 9

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