2005 West Edmonton Mall Grand Prix of Edmonton

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2005 West Edmonton Mall Grand Prix of Edmonton
Race details
Race 7 of 13 in the 2005 Champ Car season
Edmonton Grand Prix racing track.svg
Date July 17, 2005
Official name West Edmonton Mall Grand Prix of Edmonton
Location Finning International Speedway
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Course Temporary Airport Course
1.973 mi / 3.175 km
Distance 88 laps
173.624 mi / 279.400 km
Weather Partly Cloudy (23.4°C / 74.1°F)
Pole position
Driver A. J. Allmendinger (United States RuSPORT)
Time 58.628
Fastest lap
Driver A. J. Allmendinger (United States RuSPORT)
Time 59.900 (on lap 51 of 88)
Podium
First Sébastien Bourdais (United States Newman/Haas Racing)
Second Oriol Servià (United States Newman/Haas Racing)
Third Paul Tracy (United States Forsythe Championship Racing)

The 2005 West Edmonton Mall Grand Prix of Edmonton was the seventh round of the 2005 Bridgestone Presents: the Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford season, held on July 17, 2005 at Finning International Speedway, a temporary course laid out at Edmonton City Centre Airport in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. A. J. Allmendinger won the pole, the first of his career, and Sébastien Bourdais was the race winner.

Qualifying results[edit]

Pos Nat Name Team Qual 1 Qual 2 Best
1 United States A. J. Allmendinger RuSPORT 58.628 1:01.070 58.628
2 United Kingdom Justin Wilson RuSPORT 58.954 58.954
3 Canada Paul Tracy Forsythe Racing 59.497 1:01.529 59.497
4 Spain Oriol Servià Newman/Haas Racing 59.592 1:08.689 59.592
5 Brazil Cristiano da Matta PKV Racing 59.769 9:08.142 59.769
6 Canada Alex Tagliani Team Australia 59.782 59.782
7 United States Jimmy Vasser PKV Racing 59.873 59.873
8 Mexico Mario Domínguez Forsythe Racing 59.990 1:04.774 59.990
9 Germany Timo Glock (R) Rocketsports Racing 1:00.121 8:09.776 1:00.121
10 France Sébastien Bourdais Newman/Haas Racing 1:00.462 1:02.799 1:00.462
11 Sweden Björn Wirdheim (R) HVM Racing 1:00.569 9:11.405 1:00.569
12 France Nelson Philippe Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 1:00.777 1:04.065 1:00.777
13 Brazil Ricardo Sperafico (R) Dale Coyne Racing 1:00.884 1:03.512 1:00.884
14 United States Ryan Hunter-Reay Rocketsports Racing 1:00.916 1:03.593 1:00.916
15 Canada Andrew Ranger (R) Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 1:01.271 1:03.698 1:01.271
16 Denmark Ronnie Bremer (R) Dale Coyne Racing 1:01.349 1:02.184 1:01.349
17 Brazil Alex Sperafico HVM Racing 1:01.984 1:06.247 1:01.984
18 Australia Marcus Marshall (R) Team Australia 1:03.811 1:03.823 1:03.811

Race[edit]

Pos No Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 1 France Sébastien Bourdais Newman/Haas Racing 88 1:38:55.730 10 32
2 2 Spain Oriol Servià Newman/Haas Racing 88 +0.596 secs 4 28
3 3 Canada Paul Tracy Forsythe Racing 88 +1.335 secs 3 26
4 9 United Kingdom Justin Wilson RuSPORT 88 +1.615 secs 2 24
5 7 Mexico Mario Domínguez Forsythe Racing 88 +12.042 secs 8 21
6 19 Denmark Ronnie Bremer (R) Dale Coyne Racing 88 +12.397 secs 16 20
7 15 Canada Alex Tagliani Team Australia 87 + 1 Lap 6 17
8 5 Australia Marcus Marshall (R) Team Australia 87 + 1 Lap 18 15
9 34 France Nelson Philippe Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 87 + 1 Lap 12 13
10 11 Brazil Ricardo Sperafico (R) Dale Coyne Racing 87 + 1 Lap 13 11
11 12 United States Jimmy Vasser PKV Racing 86 + 2 Laps 7 10
12 55 Brazil Alex Sperafico HVM Racing 86 + 2 Laps 17 9
13 8 Germany Timo Glock (R) Rocketsports Racing 83 Contact 9 8
14 10 United States A. J. Allmendinger RuSPORT 80 Contact 1 11
15 4 Sweden Björn Wirdheim (R) HVM Racing 74 Contact 11 6
16 31 United States Ryan Hunter-Reay Rocketsports Racing 51 Out of fuel 14 5
17 21 Brazil Cristiano da Matta PKV Racing 7 Suspension 5 4
18 27 Canada Andrew Ranger (R) Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 3 Suspension 15 3

Caution flags[edit]

Laps Cause
26-29 Vasser (12) off course
30 Tracy (3) improper restart procedure
76-79 Wirdheim (4) contact

Notes[edit]

Laps Leader
1-18 A. J. Allmendinger
19-48 Paul Tracy
49-52 Justin Wilson
53-57 A. J. Allmendinger
58-59 Oriol Servià
60-62 Sébastien Bourdais
63-79 A. J. Allmendinger
80-88 Sébastien Bourdais
 
Driver Laps led
A. J. Allmendinger 40
Paul Tracy 30
Sébastien Bourdais 12
Justin Wilson 4
Oriol Servià 2

External links[edit]

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Coordinates: 53°34′32″N 113°31′22.5″W / 53.57556°N 113.522917°W / 53.57556; -113.522917