The 2005 Telcel Motorola 200 was a Busch Series event that occured at Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez on March 6, 2005. It was the first ever NASCAR points race outside of the United States. Martin Truex Jr. won his first race of the year. Kevin Harvick finished second and bulit on his points lead.

2005 Telcel Motorola 200
Truex taking the checkered flag
General info
Series Busch Series
Location Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez
Date March 6, 2005
Pole Sitter Jorge Goeters
Pole Speed 103.366 mph
Race Data
Winner Martin Truex Jr.
Margin of Victory 6.256 seconds
Average Speed 67.591 mph
Cautions 8 for 22 laps
Points Leader Kevin Harvick (+61)

Qualifying notes Edit

Mexican driver Jorge Goeters, making his Busch Series debut, qualified on the pole at 103.366 mph. NEXTEL Cup driver and road course ace Robby Gordon started on the outside pole in his self-owned car. Points leader Kevin Harvick qualified sixth.

The following drivers failed to qualify: Paul Wolfe (#6), Jimmy Morales (#67), Todd Souza (#97), Kim Crosby (#24), Mark Montgomery (#16), Alfredo Tame, Jr. (#92), Stan Silva, Jr. (#65)

Additional race data Edit

  • Leaders: 6
  • Time of race: 2:58:49
  • Cautions: 8 for 22 laps
  • Margin of Victory: 6.256 sec

Results Edit

Finish Start No. Name Sponsor Make Laps Laps Lead Status
1 38Martin Truex, Jr.Bass Pro ShopsChevrolet8045running
2 621Kevin HarvickPelon Pelo RicoChevrolet802running
3 960Carl Edwards (R)Charter CommunicationsFord800running
4 2632Shane HmielWin FuelChevrolet800running
5 41Boris SaidYellow TransportationDodge800running
6 3164Rusty WallaceBell HelicopterDodge800running
7 132Clint BowyerAC DelcoChevrolet800running
8 3522Kenny WallaceStacker 2Ford800running
9 2025marinesredAshton LewisU.S. MarinesFord801running
10 405Adrian FernandezLowe'sChevrolet800running
11 2928jrrJohnny SauterYellow TransportationFord800running
12 2133Ron HornadayYard-ManChevrolet800running
13 1535Jason KellerMcDonald'sFord800running
14 1941Reed Sorenson (R)Discount TireDodge800running
15 3420Denny Hamlin (R)Rockwell AutomationChevrolet800running
16 2747Jon Wood (R)Clorox/WiskFord800running
17 304Ryan Hemphill (R)GEICO/Pet BrandsDodge800running
18 1090Elliott SadlerCITI FinancialFord800running
19 2836Stanton BarrettDCT MotorsportsChevro;et804running
20 2552Jimmy MoralesTelmex/AMD/Sun MicrosystemsFord800running
21 1712Tim FedewaGoulds PumpsDodge800running
22 3614David StremmeNavy "Accelerate Your Life"Dodge800running
23 2258Brent ShermanHickory Farms/SertaDodge800running
24 1238Tyler Walker (R)Great ClipsDodge800running
25 3844Justin LabonteU.S. Coast GuardChevrolet800running
26 167Chris CookNEMCO MotorsportsChevrolet800running
27 3772Ruben Garcia NovoaRoshfrans OilChevrolet800running
28 2459Stacy ComptonKingsford/Bush's BeansFord800running
29 4373Eric JonesRed Cactus SalsaChevrolet800running
30 4123Shawna RobinsonVassaretteChevrolet800running
31 3343Jose Luis RamirezDel Valle NectarsDodge800running
32 3234Randy LaJoieDollar GeneralChevrolet800running
33 1442Jamie McMurrayTexaco HavolineDodge800running
34 711Paul MenardMenardsChevrolet770running
35 3949advilMara ReyesAdvil/Telmex/Sun Micro/AMDFord750running
36 840Carlos ConterasRoshfrans OilDodge730handling
37 1810Michel Jourdain (R)TelcelFord690running
38 166Jorge GoetersScotiabank Inverlat/Canel'sFord6524engine
39 1127David GreenKleenexFord630running
40 283Robby GordonRed BullChevrolet560engine
41 587Ron FellowsNEMCO MotorsportsChevrolet540crash
42 2318J.J. YeleyVigor/The Home DepotChevrolet200engine
43 420Rafael MartinezDavis MotorsportsChevrolet00engine
  • (R) - Denoting rookies

Points Edit

  1. Kevin Harvick +61
  2. Carl Edwards -61
  3. Clint Bowyer -82
  4. Martin Truex, Jr. -92
  5. Reed Sorenson -101
  6. Ashton Lewis -118
  7. Shane Hmiel -139
  8. Kenny Wallace -197
  9. Justin Labonte -212
  10. Jason Keller -221

External links Edit

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