1
Sebastian Vettel
Red Bull
281 pts
2
Fernando Alonso
Ferrari
278 pts
3
Kimi Räikkönen
Lotus F1
207 pts
1
Red Bull
460 pts
Sebastian Vettel is the 2012 Formula 1 World Champion. Vettel won 5 out of 20 races and scored a total of 281 points. With 3 points behind Fernando Alonso finished the season in second place and Lewis Hamilton as third. Red Bull won the 2012 Formula 1 constructor championship, with a total of 460 points.
The season started with the 2012 Australian Grand Prix on March 18th. The last race of the season was the 2012 Brazilian Grand Prix on November 25th.
Number of races
20 races
First race
Australian Grand Prix (March 18th)
Last race
Brazilian Grand Prix (November 25th)
Most wins
Sebastian Vettel (5)
Most pole positions
Lewis Hamilton (7)
Most podiums
Fernando Alonso (13)
Most top 5 finishes
Fernando Alonso (16)
Most points finishes
Kimi Räikkönen (19)
Most fastest laps
Sebastian Vettel (6)
Most DNF's
Narain Karthikeyan (7)
Romain Grosjean (7)
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2012 standings

Pos Driver Car Wins Podiums Pts Gap
1
Sebastian Vettel
Red Bull 5 10 281
2
Fernando Alonso
Ferrari 3 13 278 -3
3
Kimi Räikkönen
Lotus F1 1 7 207 -74
4
Lewis Hamilton
McLaren 4 7 190 -91
5
Jenson Button
McLaren 3 6 188 -93
6
Mark Webber
Red Bull 2 4 179 -102
7
Felipe Massa
Ferrari 2 122 -159
8
Romain Grosjean
Lotus F1 3 96 -185
9
Nico Rosberg
Mercedes 1 2 93 -188
10
Sergio Pérez
Sauber 3 66 -215
11
Nico Hülkenberg
Force India 63 -218
12
Kamui Kobayashi
Sauber 1 60 -221
13
Michael Schumacher
Mercedes 1 49 -232
14
Paul di Resta
Force India 46 -235
15
Pastor Maldonado
Williams 1 1 45 -236
16
Bruno Senna
Williams 31 -250
17
Jean-Éric Vergne
Toro Rosso 16 -265
18
Daniel Ricciardo
Toro Rosso 10 -271
19
Vitaly Petrov
Caterham 0 -281
20
Timo Glock
Marussia 0 -281
21
Charles Pic
Marussia 0 -281
22
Heikki Kovalainen
Caterham 0 -281
23
Jérôme d'Ambrosio
Lotus F1 0 -281
24
Narain Karthikeyan
HRT 0 -281
25
Pedro de la Rosa
HRT 0 -281
Pos Team Wins Podiums Pts Gap
1 Red Bull 7 14 460
2 Ferrari 3 15 400 -60
3 McLaren 7 13 378 -82
4 Lotus F1 1 10 303 -157
5 Mercedes 1 3 142 -318
6 Sauber 4 126 -334
7 Force India 109 -351
8 Williams 1 1 76 -384
9 Toro Rosso 26 -434
10 Caterham 0 -460
11 Marussia 0 -460
12 HRT 0 -460

2012 schedule

Date Race Winner 2nd 3rd Pole position
Mar 18th
Australian Grand Prix
#3 Jenson Button
Sebastian Vettel
Lewis Hamilton
Lewis Hamilton
Mar 25th
Malaysian Grand Prix
#5 Fernando Alonso
Sergio Pérez
Lewis Hamilton
Lewis Hamilton
Apr 15th
Chinese Grand Prix
#8 Nico Rosberg
Jenson Button
Lewis Hamilton
Nico Rosberg
Apr 22nd
Bahrain Grand Prix
#1 Sebastian Vettel
Kimi Räikkönen
Romain Grosjean
Sebastian Vettel
May 13th
Spanish Grand Prix
#18 Pastor Maldonado
Fernando Alonso
Kimi Räikkönen
Pastor Maldonado
May 27th
Monaco Grand Prix
#2 Mark Webber
Nico Rosberg
Fernando Alonso
Mark Webber
Jun 10th
Canadian Grand Prix
#4 Lewis Hamilton
Romain Grosjean
Sergio Pérez
Sebastian Vettel
Jun 24th
European Grand Prix
#5 Fernando Alonso
Kimi Räikkönen
Michael Schumacher
Sebastian Vettel
Jul 8th
British Grand Prix
#2 Mark Webber
Fernando Alonso
Sebastian Vettel
Fernando Alonso
Jul 22nd
German Grand Prix
#5 Fernando Alonso
Jenson Button
Kimi Räikkönen
Fernando Alonso
Jul 29th
Hungarian Grand Prix
#4 Lewis Hamilton
Kimi Räikkönen
Romain Grosjean
Lewis Hamilton
Sep 2nd
Belgian Grand Prix
#3 Jenson Button
Sebastian Vettel
Kimi Räikkönen
Jenson Button
Sep 9th
Italian Grand Prix
#4 Lewis Hamilton
Sergio Pérez
Fernando Alonso
Lewis Hamilton
Sep 23rd
Singapore Grand Prix
#1 Sebastian Vettel
Jenson Button
Fernando Alonso
Lewis Hamilton
Oct 7th
Japanese Grand Prix
#1 Sebastian Vettel
Felipe Massa
Kamui Kobayashi
Sebastian Vettel
Oct 14th
Korean Grand Prix
#1 Sebastian Vettel
Mark Webber
Fernando Alonso
Mark Webber
Oct 28th
Indian Grand Prix
#1 Sebastian Vettel
Fernando Alonso
Mark Webber
Sebastian Vettel
Nov 4th
Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
#9 Kimi Räikkönen
Fernando Alonso
Sebastian Vettel
Lewis Hamilton
Nov 18th
United States Grand Prix
#4 Lewis Hamilton
Sebastian Vettel
Fernando Alonso
Sebastian Vettel
Nov 25th
Brazilian Grand Prix
#3 Jenson Button
Fernando Alonso
Felipe Massa
Lewis Hamilton