2005 Macau Grand Prix

The 2005 Macau Grand Prix was the 52nd running of the annual race and the 23rd time it was headlined by Formula 3. The FIA sanctioned event was held on the Guia circuit in Macau on 20 November 2005. Loïc Duval started on pole position and Lucas Di Grassi was the race winner. Future Formula 1 winner Robert Kubica made his third and final appearance at Macau and finished 2nd overall, for the second year in-a-row. Meanwhile, future Formula 1 champion Sebastian Vettel made his first appearance at Macau and impressively finished 3rd overall.

Race Result
Pos.No.DriverNationalityTeamLapsRace TimeGapIntervalBest LapLapSpeed
18Lucas di GrassiBrazilManor Motorsport1540:49.730--2:12.8508134.904
25Robert KubicaPolandCarlin Motorsport1540:50.389+0.659+0.6592:12.6207134.868
32Sebastian VettelGermanyASM Formule 31540:53.654+3.924+3.2652:12.9306134.688
43João Paulo de OliveiraBrazilSignal Media TOM'S1540:56.733+7.003+3.0792:12.8555134.520
54Kazuki NakajimaJapanSignal Media TOM'S1540:58.349+8.619+1.6162:12.9038134.431
61Loïc DuvalFranceASM Formule 31540:58.435+8.705+0.0862:11.9299134.426
77Christian BakkerudDenmarkCarlin Motorsport1541:00.915+11.185+2.4802:13.3059134.291
819Paolo MontinItalyOmbra Racing1541:02.220+12.490+1.3052:13.6127134.220
914Romain GrosjeanFranceSignature-Plus1541:02.737+13.007+0.5172:12.9908134.192
1011Franck PereraFrancePrema Powerteam1541:03.020+13.290+0.2832:13.3229134.176
1115Guillaume MoreauFranceSignature-Plus1541:03.620+13.890+0.6002:13.2148134.144
1216Fabio CarboneBrazilSignature1541:06.175+16.445+2.5552:13.4269134.005
1330Karl ReindlerAustraliaAlan Docking Racing1541:07.064+17.334+0.8892:14.5649133.956
149Mike ConwayGreat BritainManor Motorsport1541:07.538+17.808+0.4742:12.5527133.931
1523Michael HoMacauTeam Midland Euroseries1541:15.850+26.120+8.3122:17.5307133.481
1618Rodolfo ÁvilaMacauHBR Motorsport1541:18.345+28.615+2.4952:17.7668133.347
1726Daisuke IkedaJapanZap Speed1441:14.225+24.4951 lap2:17.1476124.664
1833Kit Meng LeiChinaSwiss Racing Team1441:47.532+57.802+33.3072:25.9056123.008
1929Jo MerszeiChina1441:47.996+58.266+0.4642:28.8737122.985
2021Steven KaneGreat BritainPromatecme F31336:27.2432 laps1 lap2:13.6188130.948
DNF32Cheong Lou MengChinaEdenbridge Racing1025:27.9812:22.4503144.190
DNF24Danny WattsGreat BritainTeam Midland Euroseries920:26.8172:13.4138161.628
DNF6Charlie KimballUnited StatesCarlin Motorsport920:24.9432:13.2158161.875
DNF12Dan ClarkeGreat BritainPrema Powerteam920:23.4612:12.8745162.071
DNF22Stephen JelleyGreat BritainMenu F3 Motorsport819:03.2042:16.9296154.177
DNF10Naoki YokomizoJapanThree Bond Racing49:22.1432:14.6144156.771
DNF17Filip SalaquardaCzech RepublicHBR Motorsport37:35.7782:23.2502145.017
DNF28Bruno SennaBrazilDouble R Racing12:35.6702:35.6701141.530
DNF20Kohei HirateJapanTeam Rosberg12:32.5222:32.5221144.451
DSQ27Taku BambaJapanNow Motorsports
Qualification Race Result
Pos.No.DriverNationalityTeamLapsRace TimeGapIntervalBest LapLapSpeed
11Loïc DuvalFranceASM Formule 31022:19.317--2:12.5445164.501
25Robert KubicaPolandCarlin Motorsport1022:20.894+1.577+1.5772:12.0038164.308
38Lucas di GrassiBrazilManor Motorsport1022:26.708+7.391+5.8142:13.0899163.598
49Mike ConwayGreat BritainManor Motorsport1022:27.497+8.180+0.7892:12.5678163.503
519Paolo MontinItalyOmbra Racing1022:33.685+14.368+6.1882:13.4439162.755
63João Paulo de OliveiraBrazilSignal Media TOM'S1022:34.358+15.041+0.6732:13.4537162.674
74Kazuki NakajimaJapanSignal Media TOM'S1022:40.863+21.546+6.5052:13.8787161.897
82Sebastian VettelGermanyASM Formule 31022:41.478+22.161+0.6152:13.3169161.824
96Charlie KimballUnited StatesCarlin Motorsport1022:47.021+27.704+5.5432:14.5916161.167
1024Danny WattsGreat BritainTeam Midland Euroseries1022:48.092+28.775+1.0712:14.6945161.041
117Christian BakkerudDenmarkCarlin Motorsport1022:48.348+29.031+0.2562:14.5584161.011
1215Guillaume MoreauFranceSignature-Plus1022:49.187+29.870+0.8392:14.8894160.913
1312Dan ClarkeGreat BritainPrema Powerteam1022:49.456+30.139+0.2692:14.4245160.881
1410Naoki YokomizoJapanThree Bond Racing1022:50.179+30.862+0.7232:14.8924160.796
1511Franck PereraFrancePrema Powerteam1022:50.653+31.336+0.4742:14.5114160.740
1614Romain GrosjeanFranceSignature-Plus1022:51.364+32.047+0.7112:14.7695160.657
1730Karl ReindlerAustraliaAlan Docking Racing1022:51.970+32.653+0.6062:14.5057160.586
1821Steven KaneGreat BritainPromatecme F31022:52.678+33.361+0.7082:14.4066160.503
1916Fabio CarboneBrazilSignature1023:03.513+44.196+10.8352:14.3845159.246
2026Daisuke IkedaJapanZap Speed1023:04.376+45.059+0.8632:14.79410159.147
2122Stephen JelleyGreat BritainMenu F3 Motorsport1023:06.303+46.986+1.9272:15.5336158.926
2220Kohei HirateJapanTeam Rosberg1023:14.172+54.855+7.8692:14.3468158.029
2317Filip SalaquardaCzech RepublicHBR Motorsport1023:21.987+1:02.670+7.8152:17.0116157.148
2418Rodolfo ÁvilaMacauHBR Motorsport1023:29.431+1:10.114+7.4442:17.4336156.318
2523Michael HoMacauTeam Midland Euroseries1023:34.745+1:15.428+5.3142:18.8455155.731
2629Jo MerszeiChina922:46.190+26.8731 lap2:27.2687145.139
2733Kit Meng LeiChinaSwiss Racing Team922:47.939+28.622+1.7492:27.0747144.953
DNF32Cheong Lou MengChinaEdenbridge Racing420:45.8832:28.908370.735
DNF28Bruno SennaBrazilDouble R Racing12:42.4672:42.4671135.609
Robert Kubica finished 2nd with Carlin Motorsport in the 2005 Macau Grand Prix
Robert Kubica finished 2nd with Carlin Motorsport
Sebastian Vettel finished 3rd with ASM in the 2005 Macau Grand Prix
Sebastian Vettel finished 3rd with ASM Formule 3. Images courtesy of the Macau Grand Prix Organizing Committee

Winner

After 15 Laps

8

Lucas Di Grassi

Manor Motorsport

40:49.730

134.904 Km/h

91.8 Km

fastest lap

1

Loic Duval

ASM Formule 3

2:11.929

Lap 9

166.998 Km/h

Pole Position

1

Loic Duval

ASM Formule 3