Chinese Grand Prix 2012: Race Result and Reactions


The Chinese Grand Prix podium: (Left to Right) Jenson Button (2nd), Nico Rosberg (Winner), Norbert Haug (Mercedes AMG Petronas), Lewis Hamilton (3rd) - Photo Credit: Pirelli
The Chinese Grand Prix podium: (Left to Right) Jenson Button (2nd), Nico Rosberg (Winner), Norbert Haug (Mercedes AMG Petronas), Lewis Hamilton (3rd) - Photo Credit: Pirelli

2012 Formula 1 UBS Chinese Grand Prix: Provisional Race Result

Pos No Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Points
1 8 Germany Nico Rosberg Germany Mercedes 56 1:36:26.929 25 Report
2 3 United Kingdom Jenson Button United Kingdom McLaren 56 +20.6 secs 18 Report
3 4 United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton United Kingdom McLaren 56 +26.0 secs 15 Report
4 2 Australia Mark Webber Austria Red Bull 56 +27.9 secs 12 Report
5 1 Germany Sebastian Vettel Austria Red Bull 56 +30.4 secs 10 Report
6 10 France Romain Grosjean United Kingdom Lotus 56 +31.4 secs 8 Report
7 19 Brazil Bruno Senna United Kingdom Williams 56 +34.5 secs 6 Report
8 18 Venezuela Pastor Maldonado United Kingdom Williams 56 +35.6 secs 4 Report
9 5 Spain Fernando Alonso Italy Ferrari 56 +37.2 secs 2 Report
10 14 Japan Kamui Kobayashi Switzerland Sauber 56 +38.7 secs 1 Report
11 15 Mexico Sergio Perez Switzerland Sauber 56 +41.0 secs Report
12 11 United Kingdom Paul di Resta India Force India 56 +42.2 secs Report
13 6 Brazil Felipe Massa Italy Ferrari 56 +42.7 secs Report
14 9 Kimi Räikkönen United Kingdom Lotus 56 +50.5 secs Report
15 12 Germany Nico Hulkenberg India Force India 56 +51.2 secs Report
16 17 France Jean-Eric Vergne Italy Toro Rosso 56 +51.7 secs Report
17 16 Australia Daniel Ricciardo Italy Toro Rosso 56 +63.1 secs Report
18 21 Russian Federation Vitaly Petrov Malaysia Caterham 55 +1 Lap Report
19 24 Germany Timo Glock Russian Federation Marussia 55 +1 Lap Report
20 25 France Charles Pic Russian Federation Marussia 55 +1 Lap Report
21 22 Spain Pedro de la Rosa Spain HRT 55 +1 Lap Report
22 23 India Narain Karthikeyan Spain HRT 54 +2 Laps Report
23 20 Finland Heikki Kovalainen Malaysia Caterham 53 +3 Laps Report
Ret 7 Germany Michael Schumacher Germany Mercedes 12 Wheel Report

 

Drivers’ Championship Standings (after China, Race 3 of 20)

Pos Driver Team Points
1 United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton United Kingdom McLaren 45
2 United Kingdom Jenson Button United Kingdom McLaren 43
3 Spain Fernando Alonso Italy Ferrari 37
4 Australia Mark Webber Austria Red Bull 36
5 Germany Sebastian Vettel Austria Red Bull 28
6 Germany Nico Rosberg Germany Mercedes 25
7 Mexico Sergio Perez Switzerland Sauber 22
8 Kimi Räikkönen United Kingdom Lotus 16
9 Brazil Bruno Senna United Kingdom Williams 14
10 Japan Kamui Kobayashi Switzerland Sauber 9
11 France Romain Grosjean United Kingdom Lotus 8
12 United Kingdom Paul di Resta India Force India 7
13 France Jean-Eric Vergne Italy Toro Rosso 4
14 Venezuela Pastor Maldonado United Kingdom Williams 4
15 Australia Daniel Ricciardo Italy Toro Rosso 2
16 Germany Nico Hulkenberg India Force India 2
17 Germany Michael Schumacher Germany Mercedes 1
18 Brazil Felipe Massa Italy Ferrari 0
19 Germany Timo Glock Russian Federation Marussia 0
20 France Charles Pic Russian Federation Marussia 0
21 Russian Federation Vitaly Petrov Malaysia Caterham 0
22 Finland Heikki Kovalainen Malaysia Caterham 0
23 Spain Pedro de la Rosa Spain HRT 0
24 India Narain Karthikeyan Spain HRT 0

 

 Constructors’ Championship Standings (after China, Race 3 of 20)

Pos Team Points
1 United Kingdom McLaren 88
2 Austria Red Bull 64
3 Italy Ferrari 37
4 Switzerland Sauber 31
5 Germany Mercedes 26
6 United Kingdom Lotus 24
7 United Kingdom Williams 18
8 India Force India 9
9 Italy Toro Rosso 6
10 Russian Federation Marussia 0
11 Malaysia Caterham 0
12 Spain HRT 0