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Event: American Le Mans at Mid-OhioDate: 22.5.2005
Track: Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course (United States), 3.634 kmsOrganiser: unknown

American Le Mans Series Mid-Ohio

Weather:warm, cloudy, rain at end
Start time:12:02
Grid:2-2-2, PP right, rolling start
Distance:2 hours 45 minutes
Attendance:60000
Entered:25
Practiced:24
Qualified:23
Started:23
Finished:17
Classes:PractStart
Le Mans Prototype 155
Le Mans Prototype 253
Le Mans Grand Touring 166
Le Mans Grand Touring 299
Race notes:
3 full-course cautions, 15 laps, 34 minutes: laps 18-23 (debris on track), laps 35-38 (debris on track), laps 53-57 (car 35 off course)
Pre-race sessions:
official test session held for a total of 90 minutes on 20/5
2 non-qualifying practice sessions held for a total of 120 minutes on 21/5
1 qualifying session held for a total of 20 minutes on 21/5
25 minute pre-race warm-up held
Winners:
Overall:16Lola EX257 AERLeitzinger / Weaver
Le Mans Prototype 2:8Courage C65 MazdaBach / Cosmo
Le Mans Grand Touring 1:3Chevrolet Corvette C6-RO'Connell / Fellows
Le Mans Grand Touring 2:23Porsche 996 GT3-RSRBernhard / Dumas
Leaders:
laps 1-18:16MG Lola EX257Butch Leitzinger
laps 19-20:15Zytek 04SHayanari Shimoda
laps 21-28:37Lola B05/40 AERJon Field
laps 29-36:2Audi R8Emanuele Pirro
laps 37-37:16MG Lola EX257Butch Leitzinger
laps 38-49:15Zytek 04SHayanari Shimoda
laps 50-54:20MG Lola EX257Chris Dyson
laps 55-117:16MG Lola EX257James Weaver
Fastest Laps:
Overall:15Zytek 04SHayanari Shimoda (J)1:12.592180.213 km/hlap 45
Le Mans Prototype 2:37Lola B05/40 AERJon Field (USA)1:15.957172.229 km/hlap 5
Le Mans Grand Touring 1:4Chevrolet Corvette C6-ROliver Gavin (GB)1:18.810165.994 km/hlap 6
Le Mans Grand Touring 2:23Porsche 996 GT3-RSRTimo Bernhard (D)1:23.131157.367 km/hlap 42
Pole Positions:
Overall:15Zytek 04SHayanari Shimoda (J)1:11.333183.394 km/h
Le Mans Prototype 2:37Lola B05/40 AERJon Field (USA)1:14.699175.130 km/h
Le Mans Grand Touring 1:4Chevrolet Corvette C6-ROliver Gavin (GB)1:18.033167.647 km/h
Le Mans Grand Touring 2:23Porsche 996 GT3-RSRTimo Bernhard (D)1:22.663158.258 km/h
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Porsche (7), Lola (3), Chevrolet (3), Audi (2), Panoz (2), Courage (2)
Top engines by numbers:Porsche (7), AER (4), Chevrolet (3), Audi (2), Ford (2)
Top car types by numbers:Porsche 996 GT3-RSR (7), Lola EX257 (2), Audi R8 (2), Chevrolet Corvette C6.R (2), Panoz Esperante (2), Courage C65 (2)
Driver nationalities:USA (21), GB (9), D (5), I (4), CDN (3)
Team nationalities:USA (21)
Engine positions:mid-engined (43%), rear-engined (30%), front-engined (27%)
Average engine size:4344 cc (with regard to 27% turbocharged cars an applicable size is 4813 cc)
Oldest known drivers:Tom Weickardt (58), Seth Neiman (51), James Weaver (50)
Youngest known drivers:Mike Rockenfeller (22), Clint Field (22), Michele Rugolo (23)

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