2006 Macau Grand Prix

The 2006 Macau Grand Prix was the 53rd running of the annual race and the 24th time it was headlined by Formula 3. The FIA sanctioned event was held on the Guia circuit in Macau on 19 November 2006. Kamui Kobayashi started on pole position and Mike Conway was the race winner. Future 4-time Formula 1 champion Sebastian Vettel made his second appearance at Macau but was only classified 23rd, one lap behind winner Conway.

Race Result
Pos.No.DriverNationalityTeamLapsRace TimeGapIntervalBest LapLapSpeed
126Mike ConwayGreat BritainRäikkönen Robertson Racing1539:35.404--2:13.40310139.125
24Richard AntinucciUnited StatesASM Formule 31539:36.893+1.489+1.4892:12.5389139.038
37Adrian SutilGermanyTOM'S Team1539:37.459+2.055+0.5662:13.0559139.005
411Sébastien BuemiSwitzerlandCarlin Motorsport1539:42.813+7.409+5.3542:13.00810138.693
516Romain GrosjeanFranceSignature-Plus1539:44.156+8.752+1.3432:13.08811138.615
63James JakesGreat BritainManor Motorsport1539:59.367+23.963+15.2112:13.7868137.736
78Kazuya OshimaJapanTOM'S Team1540:05.352+29.948+5.9852:14.5828137.393
815Yelmer BuurmanNetherlandsFortec Motorsports1540:11.382+35.978+6.0302:14.2638137.050
912Maro EngelGermanyCarlin Motorsport1540:11.898+36.494+0.5162:14.5238137.020
1014Fabio CarboneBrazilThree Bond Racing1540:12.308+36.904+0.4102:13.8788136.997
1127Stephen JelleyGreat BritainRäikkönen Robertson Racing1540:20.085+44.681+7.7772:13.43410136.557
1233James WinslowGreat BritainZap Speed1540:20.532+45.128+0.4472:16.2858136.531
1318Marko AsmerEstoniaHitech Racing1540:20.870+45.466+0.3382:13.1028136.512
1429Mauro MassironiItalyOmbra Racing1540:25.425+50.021+4.5552:16.1068136.256
1510Oliver JarvisGreat BritainCarlin Motorsport1540:25.546+50.142+0.1212:13.8738136.249
1624Jonathan KennardGreat BritainAlan Docking Racing1540:29.804+54.400+4.2582:15.2728136.010
1719Roldán RodríguezSpainHitech Racing1540:31.951+56.547+2.1472:15.35413135.890
1832Daisuke IkedaJapanEMS Racing1540:33.861+58.457+1.9102:16.0328135.784
196Kamui KobayashiJapanASM Formule 31540:37.545+1:02.141+3.6842:12.78214135.579
2028Michael HoMacauOmbra Racing1541:22.227+1:46.823+44.6822:20.9338133.138
2117Charlie KimballUnited StatesSignature-Plus1541:38.960+2:03.556+16.7332:14.79314132.247
2225Cheong Lou MengChinaAlan Docking Racing1541:41.686+2:06.282+2.7262:21.97312132.102
239Sebastian VettelGermanyCarlin Motorsport1437:46.8751 lap1 lap2:13.4058136.067
2422Roberto StreitBrazilPrema Powerteam1437:47.6031 lap+0.7282:12.52712136.023
2530Jo MerszeiChinaSwiss Racing Team1440:40.199+1:04.795+2:52.5962:28.2149126.402
2631Kit Meng LeiChinaSwiss Racing Team1440:41.603+1:06.199+1.4042:27.90510126.330
271Kohei HirateJapanManor Motorsport1335:11.6142 laps1 lap2:13.8588135.638
DNF21Koudai TsukakoshiJapanPrema Powerteam1232:57.4312:13.49911133.700
DNF2Kazuki NakajimaJapanManor Motorsport1028:32.6912:14.75410128.639
DNF5Paul di RestaGreat BritainASM - Galaxy Formule 3
DNF23Rodolfo ÁvilaMacauPerformance Racing
DNF20Máximo CortésSpainHitech Racing
Qualification Race Result
Pos.No.DriverNationalityTeamLapsRace TimeGapIntervalBest LapLapSpeed
16Kamui KobayashiJapanASM Formule 31022:45.199--2:14.4827161.383
218Marko AsmerEstoniaHitech Racing1022:48.532+3.333+3.3332:14.7764160.990
31Kohei HirateJapanManor Motorsport1022:49.134+3.935+0.6022:14.5065160.919
45Paul di RestaGreat BritainASM - Galaxy Formule 31022:51.914+6.715+2.7802:14.3378160.593
521Koudai TsukakoshiJapanPrema Powerteam1022:54.913+9.714+2.9992:15.0397160.242
67Adrian SutilGermanyTOM'S Team1022:55.527+10.328+0.6142:15.1577160.171
726Mike ConwayGreat BritainRäikkönen Robertson Racing1022:56.091+10.892+0.5642:13.4574160.105
82Kazuki NakajimaJapanManor Motorsport1022:57.885+12.686+1.7942:14.4426159.897
94Richard AntinucciUnited StatesASM Formule 31023:00.716+15.517+2.8312:13.9147159.569
1017Charlie KimballUnited StatesSignature-Plus1023:01.149+15.950+0.4332:14.6498159.519
1110Oliver JarvisGreat BritainCarlin Motorsport1023:02.955+17.756+1.8062:14.9008159.311
1211Sébastien BuemiSwitzerlandCarlin Motorsport1023:04.694+19.495+1.7392:14.6527159.110
1327Stephen JelleyGreat BritainRäikkönen Robertson Racing1023:05.380+20.181+0.6862:14.9088159.032
1432Daisuke IkedaJapanEMS Racing1023:06.725+21.526+1.3452:15.6118158.877
1516Romain GrosjeanFranceSignature-Plus1023:07.675+22.476+0.9502:14.2996158.769
168Kazuya OshimaJapanTOM'S Team1023:21.123+35.924+13.4482:16.4285157.245
1729Mauro MassironiItalyOmbra Racing1023:27.696+42.497+6.5732:16.7785156.511
1820Máximo CortésSpainHitech Racing1023:28.001+42.802+0.3052:16.6975156.477
1933James WinslowGreat BritainZap Speed1023:30.373+45.174+2.3722:16.4178156.213
203James JakesGreat BritainManor Motorsport1023:30.685+45.486+0.3122:16.7996156.179
2119Roldán RodríguezSpainHitech Racing1023:31.509+46.310+0.8242:16.4768156.088
2214Fabio CarboneBrazilThree Bond Racing1023:54.207+1:09.008+22.6982:17.4547153.617
2328Michael HoMacauOmbra Racing1024:05.085+1:19.886+10.8782:20.9226152.461
2423Rodolfo ÁvilaMacauPerformance Racing1024:15.948+1:30.749+10.8632:18.0518151.324
2525Cheong Lou MengChinaAlan Docking Racing1024:35.355+1:50.156+19.4072:22.8294149.333
2631Kit Meng LeiChinaSwiss Racing Team1025:01.331+2:16.132+25.9762:26.6905146.749
2730Jo MerszeiChinaSwiss Racing Team923:30.313+45.1141 lap2:29.2067140.598
DNF15Yelmer BuurmanNetherlandsFortec Motorsports818:38.4082:16.0837157.595
DNF24Jonathan KennardGreat BritainAlan Docking Racing818:36.7962:16.2445157.822
DNF9Sebastian VettelGermanyCarlin Motorsport818:24.4812:14.3298159.582
DNF12Maro EngelGermanyCarlin Motorsport13:07.441117.540
DNF22Roberto StreitBrazilPrema Powerteam12:56.296124.971
Sebastian Vettel contested the 2006 Macau Grand Prix with Carlin Motorsport
Sebastian Vettel contested the Macau Grand Prix for the second time in 2006 with Carlin Motorsport
Kamui Kobayashi won the Qualification Race for the 2006 Macau Grand Prix
Kamui Kobayashi won the Qualification Race
Mike Conway was the winner of the 2006 Macau Grand Prix
Mike Conway was the winner of the 2006 Macau Grand Prix. Images courtesy of the Macau Grand Prix Organizing Committee

Winner

After 15 Laps

26

Mike Conway

Räikkönen Robertson Racing

39:35.404

139.125 Km/h

91.8 Km

fastest lap

22

Roberto Streit

Prema Powerteam

2:12.527

Lap 12

166.245 Km/h

Pole Position

6

Kamui Kobayashi

ASM Formule 3