2004 Macau Grand Prix

The 2004 Macau Grand Prix was the 51st running of the annual race and the 22nd time it was headlined by Formula 3. The FIA sanctioned event was held on the Guia circuit in Macau on 21 November 2004. Lewis Hamilton started on pole position and Alexandre Prémat was the race winner. Future Formula 1 champions Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg both made their second appearances at Macau and Hamilton, who had won the 2004 Formula 3 Euro Series, beat Rosberg to win the Qualification Race. Hamilton was only classified 14th in the final, while Rosberg crashed out after just one lap. Meanwhile, future Formula 1 race winner Robert Kubica also raced at Macau for the 2nd time and set fastest lap on his way to finishing 2nd overall in the final.

Race Result
Pos.No.DriverNationalityTeamLapsRace TimeGapIntervalBest LapLapSpeed
19Alexandre PrématFranceASM Formule 31137:13.731--2:13.4339108.496
222Robert KubicaPolandManor Motorsport1137:14.406+0.675+0.6752:13.2159108.463
326Lucas di GrassiBrazilHitech Racing1137:14.909+1.178+0.5032:15.8278108.439
430Fabio CarboneBrazilThree Bond Racing1137:15.153+1.422+0.2442:15.2648108.427
514Franck PereraFrancePrema Powerteam1137:15.553+1.822+0.4002:14.8988108.408
611Adam CarrollGreat BritainMenu F3 Motorsport1137:15.950+2.219+0.3972:14.8928108.388
712Rob AustinGreat BritainMenu F3 Motorsport1137:17.195+3.464+1.2452:14.9168108.328
84Ronnie QuintarelliItalyInging Motorsport1137:17.364+3.633+0.1692:15.0068108.320
923Richard AntinucciUnited StatesTOM'S Team1137:18.032+4.301+0.6682:13.9858108.287
107Nelson Piquet Jr.BrazilPiquet Sports1137:19.098+5.367+1.0662:14.2638108.236
1119Marko AsmerEstoniaCarlin Motorsport1137:19.885+6.154+0.7872:16.6588108.198
1225Danny WattsGreat BritainHitech Racing1137:20.194+6.463+0.3092:14.4988108.183
1324Kazuki NakajimaJapanTOM'S Team1137:20.511+6.780+0.3172:15.4858108.168
1421Lewis HamiltonGreat BritainManor Motorsport1137:20.998+7.267+0.4872:13.8698108.144
151Giedo van der GardeNetherlandsSignature1137:21.421+7.690+0.4232:16.7938108.124
1627Ho-Pin TungChinaHitech Racing1137:21.847+8.116+0.4262:17.8517108.103
1728Christian JonesAustraliaTME Racing1137:22.236+8.505+0.3892:18.1158108.084
1833Marchy LeeHong KongMonarch Lubricants Redbull Meritus1137:22.805+9.074+0.5692:17.4948108.057
1917Kit Meng LeiChinaOmbra Racing1137:25.928+12.197+3.1232:24.5048107.907
208Jamie GreenGreat BritainASM Formule 31137:25.966+12.235+0.0382:14.2457107.905
2131Jo MerszeiChinaSwiss Racing Team1137:27.771+14.040+1.8052:29.1958107.818
225Naoki YokomizoJapanInging Motorsport1032:47.4721 lap1 lap2:15.2608111.981
2315Katsuyuki HiranakaJapanPrema Powerteam1037:23.106+9.375+4:35.6342:16.384798.220
DNF29Michael HoMacauTME Racing825:08.7642:19.1948116.821
DNF20Rodolfo ÁvilaMacauCarlin Motorsport825:07.8582:19.5728116.891
DNF32Daisuke IkedaJapanSwiss Racing Team824:53.7222:15.9008117.997
DNF16Matteo CressoniItalyOmbra Racing25:44.3172:32.9451127.975
DNF18Álvaro ParentePortugalCarlin Motorsport12:30.4752:30.4751146.416
DNF6Nico RosbergGermanyOpel Team Rosberg12:20.4362:20.4361156.882
DNF2Loïc DuvalFranceSignature
DNF3James RossiterGreat BritainSignature
Qualification Race Result
Pos.No.DriverNationalityTeamLapsRace TimeGapIntervalBest LapLapSpeed
121Lewis HamiltonGreat BritainManor Motorsport1033:16.057--2:12.8019110.377
26Nico RosbergGermanyOpel Team Rosberg1033:18.341+2.284+2.2842:13.1468110.251
39Alexandre PrématFranceASM Formule 31033:20.039+3.982+1.6982:13.2708110.157
422Robert KubicaPolandManor Motorsport1033:21.041+4.984+1.0022:13.3177110.102
58Jamie GreenGreat BritainASM Formule 31033:21.511+5.454+0.4702:13.3088110.076
630Fabio CarboneBrazilThree Bond Racing1033:23.608+7.551+2.0972:13.4039109.961
72Loïc DuvalFranceSignature1033:33.346+17.289+9.7382:14.8069109.429
826Lucas di GrassiBrazilHitech Racing1033:34.945+18.888+1.5992:14.6279109.342
93James RossiterGreat BritainSignature1033:35.496+19.439+0.5512:14.8289109.313
1025Danny WattsGreat BritainHitech Racing1033:36.570+20.513+1.0742:14.6759109.254
1111Adam CarrollGreat BritainMenu F3 Motorsport1033:37.742+21.685+1.1722:15.2389109.191
1214Franck PereraFrancePrema Powerteam1033:39.818+23.761+2.0762:15.3509109.079
1315Katsuyuki HiranakaJapanPrema Powerteam1033:40.809+24.752+0.9912:15.23010109.025
1412Rob AustinGreat BritainMenu F3 Motorsport1033:41.392+25.335+0.5832:15.03210108.994
155Naoki YokomizoJapanInging Motorsport1033:42.551+26.494+1.1592:14.57310108.931
164Ronnie QuintarelliItalyInging Motorsport1033:43.745+27.688+1.1942:15.9488108.867
1718Álvaro ParentePortugalCarlin Motorsport1033:44.069+28.012+0.3242:13.9219108.850
1832Daisuke IkedaJapanSwiss Racing Team1033:47.870+31.813+3.8012:16.5097108.646
1919Marko AsmerEstoniaCarlin Motorsport1033:48.047+31.990+0.1772:16.2108108.636
2016Matteo CressoniItalyOmbra Racing1033:48.948+32.891+0.9012:15.5558108.588
211Giedo van der GardeNetherlandsSignature1033:50.715+34.658+1.7672:15.45110108.493
2228Christian JonesAustraliaTME Racing1034:11.831+55.774+21.1162:18.37610107.377
2329Michael HoMacauTME Racing1034:14.946+58.889+3.1152:19.20410107.214
2417Kit Meng LeiChinaOmbra Racing1034:59.737+1:43.680+44.7912:27.4408104.927
2531Jo MerszeiChinaSwiss Racing Team1035:17.441+2:01.384+17.7042:26.48910104.050
DNF23Richard AntinucciUnited StatesTOM'S Team829:07.6662:15.1738100.852
DNF7Nelson Piquet Jr.BrazilPiquet Sports14:22.50083.931
DNF10Eric SalignonFranceASM Formule 3
DNF24Kazuki NakajimaJapanTOM'S Team
DNF20Rodolfo ÁvilaMacauCarlin Motorsport
DNF27Ho-Pin TungChinaHitech Racing
DNF33Marchy LeeHong KongMonarch Lubricants Redbull Meritus
Nelson Piquet Jr finished 10th in the 2004 Macau Grand Prix
2004 British Formula 3 Champion Nelson Piquet Jr finished 10th in the 2004 Macau Grand Prix
Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg battle during the 2004 Macau Grand Prix
Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg (below) on-track during the 2004 Macau Grand Prix

Winner

After 11 Laps

9

Alexandre Prémat

ASM Formule 3

37:13.731

108.496 Km/h

67.32 Km

fastest lap

22

Robert Kubica

Manor Motorsport

2:13.215

Lap 9

165.386 Km/h

Pole Position

21

Lewis Hamilton

Manor Motorsport