FIA Formula 1 World Championship 2012 Round 01 Australia

The 2012 Australian Grand Prix was Round 1 of the 2012 FIA Formula 1 World Championship. The event was held in Melbourne, Australia on Sunday, 18 March 2012. Lewis Hamilton started on pole position in the McLaren Mercedes and his team-mate Jenson Button was the race winner.

2012 Formula 1 Qantas Australian Grand Prix Race Result
Pos.No.DriverAbbreviationNationalityTeamTyreLapsRace TimeGapIntervalBest LapLapSpeedPoints
13Jenson ButtonBUTGreat BritainMcLaren MercedesPirelli581:34:09.565--1:29.18756195.99125
21Sebastian VettelVETGermanyRed Bull RenaultPirelli581:34:11.704+2.139+2.1391:29.41757195.91718
34Lewis HamiltonHAMGreat BritainMcLaren MercedesPirelli581:34:13.640+4.075+1.9361:29.53857195.85015
42Mark WebberWEBAustraliaRed Bull RenaultPirelli581:34:14.112+4.547+0.4721:29.43857195.83312
55Fernando AlonsoALOSpainFerrariPirelli581:34:31.130+21.565+17.0181:30.27752195.24610
614Kamui KobayashiKOBJapanSauber FerrariPirelli581:34:46.331+36.766+15.2011:30.62055194.7248
79Kimi RäikkönenRAIFinlandLotus RenaultPirelli581:34:47.579+38.014+1.2481:30.75950194.6816
815Sergio PérezPERMexicoSauber FerrariPirelli581:34:49.023+39.458+1.4441:30.84346194.6324
916Daniel RicciardoRICAustraliaToro Rosso FerrariPirelli581:34:49.121+39.556+0.0981:30.59253194.6282
1011Paul di RestaDIRGreat BritainForce India MercedesPirelli581:34:49.302+39.737+0.1811:30.60557194.6221
1117Jean-Eric VergneVERFranceToro Rosso FerrariPirelli581:34:49.413+39.848+0.1111:30.27452194.618
128Nico RosbergROSGermanyMercedesPirelli581:35:07.207+57.642+17.7941:30.93153194.011
1318Pastor MaldonadoMALVenezuelaWilliams RenaultPirelli571:32:57.8591 lap1 lap1:30.25453195.088
1424Timo GlockGLOGermanyMarussia CosworthPirelli571:34:54.824+45.259+1:56.9651:34.25343191.081
1525Charles PicPICFranceMarussia CosworthPirelli531:30:30.5875 laps4 laps1:35.01145186.317
1619Bruno SennaSENBrazilWilliams RenaultPirelli521:27:08.9286 laps1 lap1:30.85549189.851
DNF6Felipe MassaMASBrazilFerrariPirelli461:16:28.7911:31.94046191.374
DNF20Heikki KovalainenKOVFinlandCaterham RenaultPirelli381:03:48.6771:33.69326189.478
DNF21Vitaly PetrovPETRussiaCaterham RenaultPirelli3454:38.9131:33.21427197.958
DNF7Michael SchumacherMSCGermanyMercedesPirelli1015:52.1701:34.0214200.497
DNF10Romain GrosjeanGROFranceLotus RenaultPirelli11:43.730184.042
DNF12Nico HülkenbergHULGermanyForce India MercedesPirelli
DNQ22Pedro de la RosaDLRSpainHRT CosworthPirelli
DNQ23Narain KarthikeyanKARIndiaHRT CosworthPirelli