2005 Season

20042006 ►

Teams & Drivers

Team No. Driver
iSport 1 Scott Speed
2 Can Artam
Piquet 3 Nelson Piquet Jr.
4 Alexandre Negrao
BCN 5 Ernesto Viso
6 Hiroki Yoshimoto
Super Nova 7 Giorgio Pantano
8 Adam Carroll
ART 9 Nico Rosberg
10 Alexandre Premat
David Price Racing 11 Olivier Pla
12 Ryan Sharp
Giorgio Mondini
DAMS 14 José Maria Lopez
15 Fairuz Fauzy
Coloni 16 Mathias Lauda
17 Gianmaria Bruni
Toni Vilander
Ferdinando Monfardini
Racing Engineering 18 Neel Jani
19 Borja Garcia
Campos 20 Juan Cruz Alvarez
21 Sergio Hernandez
Arden 22 Heikki Kovalainen
23 Nicolas Lapierre
Durango 24 Clivio Piccione
25 Ferdinando Monfardini
Gianmaria Bruni

2005 Driver Helmets

Driver changes

After round 7 in Germany, David Price Racing replaced Sharp with Mondini.
After round 9 in Turkey, Coloni replaced Bruni with Vilander.
After round 10 in Italy, Durango replaced Monfardini with Bruni.
After round 11 in Belgium, Coloni replaced Vilander with Monfardini.

Calendar

The 2005 season included 12 rounds, all of which supporting the F1 Grands Prix held at the same venue on the same weekend apart from the final standalone event in Bahrain. All weekends had two races apart from Monaco’s single race.

Pre-season tests

Test Country Circuit Date Fastest driver Team
1 France Paul Ricard February 23rd No timing No timing
February 24th No timing No timing 
February 25th Ernesto Viso BCN
2 March 8th Nelson Piquet Jr. Piquet
March 9th Ernesto Viso BCN
March 10th Scott Speed iSport
3 April 4th Nelson Piquet Jr. Piquet
April 5th Giorgio Pantano Super Nova
April 6th Scott Speed iSport
4 Spain Catalunya April 13th Heikki Kovalainen Arden
April 14th Ernesto Viso BCN

Races

Round Country Circuit Date Winner/Polesitter Team
1 San Marino Imola April 22nd Nicolas Lapierre Arden
April 23rd Heikki Kovalainen Arden
April 24th Adam Carroll Super Nova
2 Spain Catalunya May 6th Scott Speed iSport
May 7th Gianmaria Bruni Coloni
May 8th José Maria Lopez DAMS
3 Monaco Monte Carlo May 20th Heikki Kovalainen Arden
May 21st Adam Carroll Super Nova
4 Europe Nurburgring May 27th Giorgio Pantano Super Nova
May 28th Heikki Kovalainen Arden
May 29th Clivio Piccione Durango
5 France Magny-Cours July 1st Alexandre Premat ART
July 2nd Heikki Kovalainen Arden
July 3rd Nico Rosberg ART
6 United Kingdom Silverstone July 8th Nico Rosberg ART
July 9th Nico Rosberg ART
July 10th Olivier Pla David Price Racing
7 Germany Hockenheimring July 22nd Nico Rosberg ART
July 23rd Nico Rosberg ART
July 24th Olivier Pla David Price Racing
8 Hungary Hungaroring July 29th Neel Jani Racing Engineering
July 30th Neel Jani Racing Engineering
July 31st Alexandre Premat ART
9 Turkey Istanbul August 19th Nico Rosberg ART
August 20th Alexandre Premat ART
August 21st Heikki Kovalainen Arden
10 Italy Monza September 2nd Heikki Kovalainen Arden
September 3rd Heikki Kovalainen Arden
September 4th Neel Jani Racing Engineering
11 Belgium Spa-Francorchamps September 9th Gianmaria Bruni Coloni
September 10th Nelson Piquet Jr. Piquet
September 11th Adam Carroll Super Nova
12 Bahrain Sakhir September 28th Nico Rosberg ART
September 29th Nico Rosberg ART
September 30th Nico Rosberg ART

Mid-season tests

Test Country Circuit Date Fastest driver Team
1 France Paul Ricard June 14th Nico Rosberg ART
June 15th Nico Rosberg ART

Post-season tests

Test Country Circuit Date Fastest driver Team
1 France Paul Ricard October 11th José Maria Lopez ART
October 12st Nelson Piquet Jr. Piquet
2 Spain Jerez November 9th Borja Garcia BCN
November 10th Lewis Hamilton ART
3 France Paul Ricard December 1st Nelson Piquet Jr. Piquet
December 2nd Lewis Hamilton ART

Points

Position Feature Race points Sprint Race points
1 10 6
2 8 5
3 6 4
4 5 3
5 4 2
6 3 1
7 2 0
8 1 0
9+ 0 0
Pole position 2
Fastest lap 2 2

Tyres

Bridgestone supplied only one dry compound to the teams to be used throughout the race weekend.

SMR ESP MON EUR FRA GBR GER HUN TUR ITA BEL BHR
Dry Medium Tyre 2005 ? Super Soft Tyre 2005 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?  ?
Wet Wet Tyre 2005 Wet Tyre 2005 Wet Tyre 2005 Wet Tyre 2005 Wet Tyre 2005 Wet Tyre 2005 Wet Tyre 2005 Wet Tyre 2005 Wet Tyre 2005 Wet Tyre 2005 Wet Tyre 2005 Wet Tyre 2005

Key:
HardHard          Medium Tyre 2005Medium    Soft Tyre 2005Soft            Super Soft Tyre 2005Super SoftWet Tyre 2015Wet

Standings

Drivers’ Standings

Pos Driver Country Points
1 Nico Rosberg Germany 120
2 Heikki Kovalainen Finland 105
3 Scott Speed United States 67.5
4 Alexandre Premat France 67
5 Adam Carroll United Kingdom 53
6 Giorgio Pantano Italy 49
7 Neel Jani Switzerland 48
8 Nelson Piquet Jr. Brazil 46
9 José Maria Lopez Argentina 36
10 Gianmaria Bruni Italy 35
11 Nicolas Lapierre France 21
12 Ernesto Viso Venezuela 21
13 Olivier Pla France 20
14 Borja Garcia Spain 17.5
15 Clivio Piccione Monaco 14
16 Hiroki Yoshimoto Japan 14
17 Ferdinando Monfardini Italy 5
18 Juan Cruz Alvarez Argentina 4.5
19 Alexandre Negrao Brazil 4
20 Sergio Hernandez Spain 3
21 Mathias Lauda Austria 3
22 Can Artam Turkey 2
23 Ryan Sharp United Kingdom 2
24 Fairuz Fauzy Malaysia 0
25 Toni Vilander Finland 0
26 Giorgio Mondini Switzerland 0

Teams’ Standings

Pos Team Country Points
1 ART France 187
2 Arden United Kingdom 126
3 Super Nova United Kingdom 102
4 iSport United Kingdom 69.5
5 Racing Engineering Spain 65.5
6 Piquet United Kingdom 50
7 DAMS France 36
8 Coloni Italy 36
9 BCN Spain 35
10 David Price Racing United Kingdom 22
11 Durango Italy 21
12 Campos Spain 7.5

 

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