Champ Car Season 2005 from the Smoking Pen is available for both Grand Prix 3 and Grand Prix 3-2000. Please note that all carsets are HARDWARE MODE only - but I've got good results for software versions of most cars using the Create Software option in GP3Edit. There is one Grand Prix 3 carset for the season, featuring the better finishing car of each team or pairing, and the GP3-2000 set features all of the cars.
With only 19 cars racing in ChampCar in 2005, I added three extra cars, making the one-off entry by Jensen Motorsports at Long Beach into a full season two-car team, with the second driver being Memo Gidley, whilst I've again added an 11th team for IRL refugees Hemelgarn, featuring Paul Dana & Jimmy Kite.
The Grand Prix 3 carset requires GP3Edit to install. The GP3-2000 carset will unzip into your Grand Prix 3 Season 2000 folder and create it's own folders, whilst the GP3-2000 team art requires Marc Aarts' Art Tool to install. To run properly, the Grand Prix 3-2000 set requires gpxpatch 2.21 or higher.
Rather than produce livery updates for each race, (which would have taken more time than I had or still have), I produced a livery for each driver, chosen by their best finish. For example, Bruno Junquiera's's livery is for the race he won at Monterrey, whereas in the GP3-2000 set, Oriel Servia's Newman Haas livery is for the race he won at Montreal. The Grand Prix 3 set features the "winningest" car livery of each driver pairing, so in both sets, it's Bassie's Long Beach livery for Newman Haas.
Champ Car Season 2005 for Grand Prix 3
Champ Car Season 2005 for Grand Prix 3 Season 2000
The graphic below shows the "other" 11 cars for the Long Beach race to the ones shown below for the GP3 season set. All of the cars, drivers, cockpits etc. and performance files included in the GP3 Race Editions are now available in one easy-to-install download.