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The 2005 Japanese Grand Prix (officially the 2005 Fuji Television Japanese Grand Prix) was the eighteenth and the penultimate round of the 2005 Formula One season held between October 7 and October 9, 2005.

The race was won by Kimi Räikkönen from McLaren, who overtook Renault's Giancarlo Fisichella on the final lap of the race. Fisichella's team-mate, Fernando Alonso, finished in third.


BackgroundEdit

Entry listEdit

The full entry list for the 2005 Japanese Grand Prix is outlined below:

No. Driver Entrant Constructor Chassis Engine Model Tyre
1 Germany Michael Schumacher Italy Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro Ferrari F2005 Ferrari 055 B
2 Brazil Rubens Barrichello Italy Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro Ferrari F2005 Ferrari 055 B
3 United Kingdom Jenson Button United Kingdom Lucky Strike BAR Honda BAR 007 Honda RA005E M
4 Japan Takuma Sato United Kingdom Lucky Strike BAR Honda BAR 007 Honda RA005E M
5 Spain Fernando Alonso France Mild Seven Renault F1 Team Renault R25 Renault RS25 M
6 Italy Giancarlo Fisichella France Mild Seven Renault F1 Team Renault R25 Renault RS25 M
7 Australia Mark Webber United Kingdom BMW Williams F1 Team Williams FW27 BMW P84/5 M
8 Brazil Antônio Pizzonia United Kingdom BMW Williams F1 Team Williams FW27 BMW P84/5 M
9 Finland Kimi Räikkönen United Kingdom West McLaren Mercedes McLaren MP4-20 Mercedes FO110R M
10 Colombia Juan Pablo Montoya United Kingdom West McLaren Mercedes McLaren MP4-20 Mercedes FO110R M
11 Canada Jacques Villeneuve Switzerland Sauber Petronas Sauber C24 Petronas 05A M
12 Brazil Felipe Massa Switzerland Sauber Petronas Sauber C24 Petronas 05A M
14 United Kingdom David Coulthard Austria Red Bull Racing Red Bull RB1 Cosworth TJ2005 M
15 Austria Christian Klien Austria Red Bull Racing Red Bull RB1 Cosworth TJ2005 M
16 Italy Jarno Trulli Japan Panasonic Toyota Racing Toyota TF105B Toyota RVX-05 M
17 Germany Ralf Schumacher Japan Panasonic Toyota Racing Toyota TF105B Toyota RVX-05 M
18 Portugal Tiago Monteiro Ireland Jordan Grand Prix Jordan EJ15B Toyota RVX-05 B
19 India Narain Karthikeyan Ireland Jordan Grand Prix Jordan EJ15B Toyota RVX-05 B
20 Netherlands Robert Doornbos Italy Minardi F1 Team Minardi PS05 Cosworth TJ2005 B
21 Netherlands Christijan Albers Italy Minardi F1 Team Minardi PS05 Cosworth TJ2005 B

Practice OverviewEdit

QualifyingEdit

Q1Edit

Q2Edit

Q3Edit

Qualifying ResultsEdit

Grid

Pos Pos
Driver Driver
______________
Row 1 1 ______________
Ralf Schumacher 2
______________ Jenson Button
Row 2 3 ______________
Giancarlo Fisichella 4
______________ Christian Klien
Row 3 5 ______________
Takuma Sato 6
______________ David Coulthard
Row 4 7 ______________
Mark Webber 8
______________ Jacques Villeneuve
Row 5 9 ______________
Rubens Barrichello 10
______________ Felipe Massa
Row 6 11 ______________
Narain Karthikeyan 12
______________ Antônio Pizzonia
Row 7 13 ______________
Christijan Albers 14
______________ Michael Schumacher
Row 8 15 ______________
Robert Doornbos 16
______________ Fernando Alonso
Row 9 17 ______________
Kimi Räikkönen 18
______________ Juan Pablo Montoya
Row 10 19 ______________
Jarno Trulli 20
______________ Tiago Monteiro

RaceEdit

ResultsEdit

RaceEdit

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 9 Finland Kimi Räikkönen McLaren-Mercedes 53 1:29:02.212 17 10
2 6 Italy Giancarlo Fisichella Renault 53 +1.633 3 8
3 5 Spain Fernando Alonso Renault 53 +17.456 16 6
4 7 Australia Mark Webber Williams-BMW 53 +22.274 7 5
5 3 United Kingdom Jenson Button BAR-Honda 53 +29.507 2 4
6 14 United Kingdom David Coulthard Red Bull-Cosworth 53 +31.601 6 3
7 1 Germany Michael Schumacher Ferrari 53 +33.879 14 2
8 17 Germany Ralf Schumacher Toyota 53 +49.548 1 1
9 15 Austria Christian Klien Red Bull-Cosworth 53 +51.925 4
10 12 Brazil Felipe Massa Sauber-Petronas 53 +57.509 10
11 2 Brazil Rubens Barrichello Ferrari 53 +1:00.633 9
12 11 Canada Jacques Villeneuve Sauber-Petronas 53 +1:23.221 8
13 18 Portugal Tiago Monteiro Jordan-Toyota 52 +1 Lap PL
14 20 Netherlands Robert Doornbos Minardi-Cosworth 51 +2 Laps 15
15 19 India Narain Karthikeyan Jordan-Toyota 51 +2 Laps 11
16 21 Netherlands Christijan Albers Minardi-Cosworth 49 +4 Laps 13
17 8 Brazil Antônio Pizzonia Williams-BMW 9 Accident 12
Ret 16 Italy Jarno Trulli Toyota 9 Collision + Electrical 19
Ret 10 Colombia Juan Pablo Montoya McLaren-Mercedes 0 Hydraulics + Accident 18
DSQ* 4 Japan Takuma Sato BAR-Honda 52 Disqualified 5

NotesEdit

  • * — Takuma Sato was disqualified from the race results after an earlier collision with Jarno Trulli.


MilestonesEdit

Standings after raceEdit

V T E 2005 Formula One Season
Teams Ferrari • BAR • Renault • Williams • McLaren • Sauber • Red Bull • Toyota • Jordan • Minardi
Engines BMW • Cosworth • Ferrari • Honda • Mercedes • Petronas • Renault • Toyota
Drivers M. Schumacher • 2 Barrichello • 3 Button • 4 Sato • 4 Davidson • 5 Alonso • 6 Fisichella • 7 Webber • 8 Heidfeld • 8 Pizzonia • 9 Räikkönen • 10 Montoya • 10 De la Rosa • 10 Wurz • 11 Villeneuve • 12 Massa • 14 Coulthard • 15 Klien • 15 Liuzzi • 16 Trulli • 17 R. Schumacher • 17 Zonta • 18 Monteiro • 19 Karthikeyan • 20 Friesacher • 20 Doornbos • 21 Albers
Other Drivers Badoer • Bernoldi • Gené • Kiesa • Kovalainen • Montagny • Panis • Rosberg • Speed • Yamamoto
Cars Renault R25 • McLaren MP4-20 • Ferrari F2004M • Ferrari F2005 • Toyota TF105 • Williams FW27 • BAR 007 • Red Bull RB1 • Sauber C24 • Jordan EJ15 • Minardi PS04B • Minardi PS05
Tyres Bridgestone • Michelin
Races Australia • Malaysia • Bahrain • San Marino • Spain • Monaco • Europe • Canada • United States • France • Britain • Germany • Hungary • Turkey • Italy • Belgium • Brazil • Japan • China
See also 2004 Formula One Season • 2006 Formula One Season • Category
Japan Japanese Grand Prix
Circuits Fuji (1976–1977, 2007–2008), Suzuka (1987–2006, 2009–present)
SuzukaCircuit2005
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