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2005 Formula One season

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The 2005 Formula One season was the 56th edition of the championship. The champion was Fernando Alonso in the close battle. Renault F1 won the constructor's championship.

Teams and driversEdit

Team Constructor Chassis Engine Tyre No. Race Drivers
  Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro Ferrari F2004M
F2005
Ferrari Type 053 3.0 V10
Ferrari Type 055 3.0 V10
B 1   Michael Schumacher
2   Rubens Barrichello
  Lucky Strike BAR Honda BAR 007 Honda RA805E 3.0 V10 M 3   Jenson Button
4   Takuma Sato
  Anthony Davidson
  Mild Seven Renault F1 Team Renault R25 Renault RS25 3.0 V10 M 5   Fernando Alonso
6   Giancarlo Fisichella
  BMW WilliamsF1 Team Williams FW27 BMW P84-5 3.0 V10 M 7   Mark Webber
8   Nick Heidfeld
  Antônio Pizzonia
  West McLaren Mercedes
  Team McLaren Mercedes
McLaren MP4-20 Mercedes-Benz FO 110R 3.0 V10 M 9   Kimi Räikkönen
10   Juan Pablo Montoya
  Pedro de la Rosa
  Alexander Wurz
  Sauber Petronas Sauber C24 Petronas 05A 3.0 V10
(Ferrari Type 053 3.0 V10)
M 11   Jacques Villeneuve
12   Felipe Massa
  Red Bull Racing Red Bull RB1 Cosworth TJ 2005 3.0 V10 M 14   David Coulthard
15   Christian Klien
  Vitantonio Liuzzi
  Panasonic Toyota Racing Toyota TF105
TF105B
Toyota RVX-05 3.0 V10 M 16   Jarno Trulli
17   Ralf Schumacher
  Ricardo Zonta
  Jordan Grand Prix Jordan EJ15
EJ15B
Toyota RVX-05 3.0 V10 B 18   Tiago Monteiro
19   Narain Karthikeyan
  Minardi F1 Team Minardi PS04B
PS05
Cosworth CRL-3 3.0 V10
Cosworth TJ 2005 3.0 V10
B 20   Patrick Friesacher
  Robert Doornbos
21   Christijan Albers

Driver changesEdit

The most noticeable change to the 2005 season was its driver lineup — only 7 drivers raced for the same team with which they began the 2004 season, another 7 drivers switched to new teams.

Team changesEdit

Red Bull Racing, which took over the Jaguar team, ran with Cosworth engines. Red Bull's lead driver is veteran Scotsman David Coulthard, paired with Christian Klien, the '04 Jaguar driver. Red Bull performed well, scoring 11 points after the first two events. Toyota-powered Jordan Grand Prix was purchased by Midland Group, although the team continued as Jordan until 2006. Sauber switched from Bridgestone to Michelin tyres over the winter, further severing their ties with the Ferrari team.

Shortly after the United States Grand Prix, Peter Sauber sold BMW a majority share in his Sauber team, which announced its intention to run as BMW's factory team in 2006.

Results and standingsEdit

The 2005 Formula One calendar featured a new event in Turkey, just miles from the Europe-Asia dividing line. The newly-built circuit in Istanbul joined the 2004 newcomers Bahrain and China. The 2005 season witnessed two of the hottest grands prix ever: the track temperature at the beginning of the Malaysian event was 51 °C (124 °F), while in Bahrain the mercury soared past 56 °C (133 °F).

Grands PrixEdit

Round Race Circuit Date Winning driver Constructor Report
1   Australian Grand Prix Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit March 6   Giancarlo Fisichella   Renault Report
2   Malaysian Grand Prix Sepang International Circuit March 20   Fernando Alonso   Renault Report
3   Bahrain Grand Prix Bahrain International Circuit April 3   Fernando Alonso   Renault Report
4   San Marino Grand Prix Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari April 24   Fernando Alonso   Renault Report
5   Spanish Grand Prix Circuit de Catalunya May 8   Kimi Räikkönen   McLaren-Mercedes Report
6   Monaco Grand Prix Circuit de Monaco May 22   Kimi Räikkönen   McLaren-Mercedes Report
7   European Grand Prix Nürburgring May 29   Fernando Alonso   Renault Report
8   Canadian Grand Prix Circuit Gilles Villeneuve June 12   Kimi Räikkönen   McLaren-Mercedes Report
9   United States Grand Prix6 Indianapolis Motor Speedway June 19   Michael Schumacher   Ferrari Report
10   French Grand Prix Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours July 3   Fernando Alonso   Renault Report
11   British Grand Prix Silverstone Circuit July 10   Juan Pablo Montoya   McLaren-Mercedes Report
12   German Grand Prix Hockenheimring July 24   Fernando Alonso   Renault Report
13   Hungarian Grand Prix Hungaroring July 31   Kimi Räikkönen   McLaren-Mercedes Report
14   Turkish Grand Prix Istanbul Racing Circuit August 21   Kimi Räikkönen   McLaren-Mercedes Report
15   Italian Grand Prix Autodromo Nazionale Monza September 4   Juan Pablo Montoya   McLaren-Mercedes Report
16   Belgian Grand Prix Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps September 11   Kimi Räikkönen   McLaren-Mercedes Report
17   Brazilian Grand Prix Autódromo José Carlos Pace September 25   Juan Pablo Montoya   McLaren-Mercedes Report
18   Japanese Grand Prix Suzuka Circuit October 9   Kimi Räikkönen   McLaren-Mercedes Report
19   Chinese Grand Prix Shanghai International Circuit October 16   Fernando Alonso   Renault Report

DriversEdit

Pos Driver AUS
 
MAL
 
BHR
 
SMR
 
ESP
 
MON
 
EUR
 
CAN
 
USA
 
FRA
 
GBR
 
GER
 
HUN
 
TUR
 
ITA
 
BEL
 
BRA
 
JPN
 
CHN
 
Points
1   Alonso 3 1 1 1 2 4 1 Ret DNS 1 2 1 11 2 2 2 3 3 1 133
2   Räikkönen 8 9 3 Ret 1 1 11 1 DNS 2 3 Ret 1 1 4 1 2 1 2 112
3   M. Schumacher Ret 7 Ret 2 Ret 7 5 2 1 3 6 5 2 Ret 10 Ret 4 7 Ret 62
4   Montoya 6 4 INJ INJ 7 5 7 DSQ DNS Ret 1 2 Ret 3 1 14 1 Ret Ret 60
5   Fisichella 1 Ret Ret Ret 5 12 6 Ret DNS 6 4 4 9 4 3 Ret 5 2 4 58
6   R. Schumacher 12 5 4 9 4 6 Ret 6 DNS 7 8 6 3 12 6 7 8 8 3 45
7   Trulli 9 2 2 5 3 10 8 Ret DNS 5 9 14 4 6 5 Ret 13 Ret 15 43
8   Barrichello 2 Ret 9 Ret 9 8 3 3 2 9 7 10 10 10 12 5 6 11 12 38
9   Button 11 Ret Ret DSQ EX EX 10 Ret DNS 4 5 3 5 5 8 3 7 5 8 37
10   Webber 5 Ret 6 7 6 3 Ret 5 DNS 12 11 NC 7 Ret 14 4 NC 4 7 36
11   Heidfeld Ret 3 Ret 6 10 2 2 Ret DNS 14 12 11 6 Ret 28
12   Coulthard 4 6 8 11 8 Ret 4 7 DNS 10 13 7 Ret 7 15 Ret Ret 6 9 24
13   Massa 10 10 7 10 11 9 14 4 DNS Ret 10 8 14 Ret 9 10 11 10 6 11
14   Villeneuve 13 Ret 11 4 Ret 11 13 9 DNS 8 14 15 Ret 11 11 6 12 12 10 9
15   Klien 7 8 DNS 8 DNS Ret 15 9 Ret 8 13 9 9 9 5 9
16   Monteiro 16 12 10 13 12 13 15 10 3 13 17 17 13 15 17 8 Ret 13 11 7
17   Wurz 3 6
18   Karthikeyan 15 11 Ret 12 13 Ret 16 Ret 4 15 Ret 16 12 14 20 11 15 15 Ret 5
19   Albers Ret 13 13 Ret Ret 14 17 11 5 Ret 18 13 NC Ret 19 12 14 16 16 4
20   de la Rosa 5 4
21   Friesacher 17 Ret 12 Ret Ret Ret 18 Ret 6 Ret 19 3
22   Pizzonia 7 15 Ret Ret 13 2
23   Sato 14 Ret DSQ EX EX 12 Ret DNS 11 16 12 8 9 16 Ret 10 DSQ Ret 1
24   Liuzzi 8 Ret Ret 9 1
25   Doornbos 18 Ret 13 18 13 Ret 14 14 0
  Davidson Ret 0
  Zonta DNS 0
Pos Driver AUS
 
MAL
 
BHR
 
SMR
 
ESP
 
MON
 
EUR
 
CAN
 
USA
 
FRA
 
GBR
 
GER
 
HUN
 
TUR
 
ITA
 
BEL
 
BRA
 
JPN
 
CHN
 
Points
Pos Driver Constructor(s) Starts Wins Podiums Poles F.Laps Points
1   Fernando Alonso   Renault 18 7 15 6 2 133
2   Kimi Räikkönen   McLaren-Mercedes 18 7 12 5 10 112
3   Michael Schumacher   Ferrari 19 1 5 1 3 62
4   Juan Pablo Montoya   McLaren-Mercedes 16 3 5 2 1 60
5   Giancarlo Fisichella   Renault 18 1 3 1 1 58
6   Ralf Schumacher   Toyota 18 0 2 1 1 45
7   Jarno Trulli   Toyota 18 0 3 1 0 43
8   Rubens Barrichello   Ferrari 19 0 4 0 0 38
9   Jenson Button   BAR-Honda 16 0 2 1 0 37
10   Mark Webber   Williams-BMW 18 0 1 0 0 34
11   Nick Heidfeld   Williams-BMW 13 0 3 1 0 28
12   David Coulthard   Red Bull-Cosworth 18 0 0 0 0 24
13   Felipe Massa   Sauber-Petronas 18 0 0 0 0 11
14   Jacques Villeneuve   Sauber-Petronas 18 0 0 0 0 9
15   Christian Klien   Red Bull-Cosworth 18 0 0 0 0 9
16   Tiago Monteiro   Jordan-Toyota 19 0 1 0 0 7
17   Alexander Wurz   McLaren-Mercedes 1 0 1 0 0 6
18   Narain Karthikeyan   Jordan-Toyota 19 0 0 0 0 5
19   Christijan Albers   Minardi-Cosworth 19 0 0 0 0 4
20   Pedro de la Rosa   McLaren-Mercedes 1 0 0 0 1 4
21   Patrick Friesacher   Minardi-Cosworth 11 0 0 0 0 3
22   Antônio Pizzonia   Williams-BMW 5 0 0 0 0 2
23   Takuma Sato   BAR-Honda 15 0 0 0 0 1
24   Vitantonio Liuzzi   Red Bull-Cosworth 4 0 0 0 0 1
25   Robert Doornbos   Minardi-Cosworth 8 0 0 0 0 0
  Anthony Davidson   BAR-Honda 1 0 0 0 0 0
  Ricardo Zonta   Toyota 0 0 0 0 0 0

ConstructorsEdit

Standing by constructorEdit

Pos Constructor Car
no.
AUS
 
MAL
 
BHR
 
SMR
 
ESP
 
MON
 
EUR
CAN
 
USA
 
FRA
 
GBR
 
GER
 
HUN
 
TUR
 
ITA
 
BEL
 
BRA
 
JPN
 
CHN
Points
1   Renault 5 3 1 1 1 2 4 1 Ret DNS 1 2 1 11 2 2 2 3 3 1 191
6 1 Ret Ret Ret 5 12 6 Ret DNS 6 4 4 9 4 3 Ret 5 2 4
2   McLaren Mercedes 9 8 9 3 Ret 1 1 11 1 DNS 2 3 Ret 1 1 4 1 2 1 2 182
10 6 4 5 3 7 5 7 DSQ DNS Ret 1 2 Ret 3 1 14 1 Ret Ret
3   Ferrari 1 Ret 7 Ret 2 Ret 7 5 2 1 3 6 5 2 Ret 10 Ret 4 7 Ret 100
2 2 Ret 9 Ret 9 8 3 3 2 9 7 10 10 10 12 5 6 11 12
4   Toyota 17 12 5 4 9 4 6 Ret 6 DNS 7 8 6 3 12 6 7 8 8 3 88
16 9 2 2 5 3 10 8 Ret DNS 5 9 14 4 6 5 Ret 13 Ret 15
5   Williams BMW 7 5 Ret 6 7 6 3 Ret 5 DNS 12 11 Ret 7 Ret 14 4 NC 4 7 66
8 Ret 3 Ret 6 10 2 2 Ret DNS 14 12 11 6 Ret 7 15 Ret Ret 13
6   BAR Honda 3 11 Ret Ret DSQ EX EX 10 Ret DNS 4 5 3 5 5 8 3 7 5 8 38
4 14 Ret Ret DSQ EX EX 12 Ret DNS 11 16 12 8 9 16 Ret 10 DSQ Ret
7   RBR Cosworth 14 4 6 8 11 8 Ret 4 7 DNS 10 13 7 Ret 7 15 Ret Ret 6 9 34
15 7 8 DNS 8 Ret Ret 9 8 DNS Ret 15 9 Ret 8 13 9 9 9 5
8   Sauber Petronas 12 10 10 7 10 11 9 14 4 DNS Ret 10 8 14 Ret 9 10 11 10 6 20
11 13 Ret 11 4 Ret 11 13 9 DNS 8 14 15 Ret 11 11 6 12 12 10
9   Jordan Toyota 18 16 12 10 13 12 13 15 10 3 13 17 17 13 15 17 8 Ret 13 11 12
19 15 11 Ret 12 13 Ret 16 Ret 4 15 Ret 16 12 14 20 11 15 15 Ret
10   Minardi Cosworth 21 Ret 13 13 Ret Ret 14 17 11 5 Ret 18 13 NC Ret 19 12 14 16 16 7
20 17 Ret 12 Ret Ret Ret 18 Ret 6 Ret 19 18 Ret 13 18 13 Ret 14 14
Pos Constructor Car
no.
AUS
 
MAL
 
BHR
 
SMR
 
ESP
 
MON
 
EUR
CAN
 
USA
 
FRA
 
GBR
 
GER
 
HUN
 
TUR
 
ITA
 
BEL
 
BRA
 
JPN
 
CHN
Points
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Finished, in points
Blue Finished, no points
Purple Did not finish (Ret)
Not classified (NC)
Red Did not qualify (DNQ)
Black Disqualified (DSQ)
White Did not start (DNS)
Withdrew (WD)
Blank Did not participate
Injured (INJ)
Excluded (EX)
Pos Constructor Chassis Engine Tyre Starts Wins Podiums Poles F.Laps Points
1   Renault R25   Renault M 18 8 18 7 3 191
2   McLaren MP4-20   Mercedes M 18 10 18 7 12 182
3   Ferrari 2004M
F2005
  Ferrari B 19 1 9 1 3 100
4   Toyota TF105
TF105B
  Toyota M 18 0 5 2 1 88
5   Williams FW27   BMW M 18 0 4 1 0 66
6   BAR 007   Honda M 16 0 2 1 0 38
7   Red Bull RB1   Cosworth M 18 0 0 0 0 34
8   Sauber C24   Petronas M 18 0 0 0 0 20
9   Jordan EJ15
EJ15B
  Toyota B 19 0 1 0 0 12
10   Minardi PS04
PS05
  Cosworth B 19 0 0 0 0 7