FIA Formula 1 World Championship 2012 Round 15 Japan

The 2012 Japanese Grand Prix was Round 15 of the 2012 FIA Formula 1 World Championship. The event was held at Suzuka, Japan on Sunday, 7 October 2012. Sebastian Vettel started on pole position in the Red Bull Renault and was the race winner.

2012 Formula 1 Japanese Grand Prix Race Result
Pos.No.DriverAbbreviationNationalityTeamTyreLapsRace TimeGapIntervalBest LapPoints
11Sebastian VettelVETGermanyRed Bull RenaultPirelli531:28:56.242--1:35.77425
26Felipe MassaMASBrazilFerrariPirelli531:29:16.874+20.632+20.63218
314Kamui KobayashiKOBJapanSauber FerrariPirelli531:29:20.780+24.538+3.90615
43Jenson ButtonBUTGreat BritainMcLaren MercedesPirelli531:29:21.340+25.098+0.56012
54Lewis HamiltonHAMGreat BritainMcLaren MercedesPirelli531:29:42.732+46.490+21.39210
69Kimi RäikkönenRAIFinlandLotus RenaultPirelli531:29:46.666+50.424+3.9348
712Nico HülkenbergHULGermanyForce India MercedesPirelli531:29:47.401+51.159+0.7356
818Pastor MaldonadoMALVenezuelaWilliams RenaultPirelli531:29:48.606+52.364+1.2054
92Mark WebberWEBAustraliaRed Bull RenaultPirelli531:29:50.917+54.675+2.3112
1016Daniel RicciardoRICAustraliaToro Rosso FerrariPirelli531:30:03.161+1:06.919+12.2441
117Michael SchumacherMSCGermanyMercedesPirelli531:30:04.011+1:07.769+0.850
1211Paul di RestaDIRGreat BritainForce India MercedesPirelli531:30:19.702+1:23.460+15.691
1317Jean-Eric VergneVERFranceToro Rosso FerrariPirelli531:30:24.887+1:28.645+5.185
1419Bruno SennaSENBrazilWilliams RenaultPirelli531:30:24.951+1:28.709+0.064
1520Heikki KovalainenKOVFinlandCaterham RenaultPirelli521 lap1 lap
1624Timo GlockGLOGermanyMarussia CosworthPirelli521 lap
1721Vitaly PetrovPETRussiaCaterham RenaultPirelli521 lap
1822Pedro de la RosaDLRSpainHRT CosworthPirelli521 lap
1910Romain GrosjeanGROFranceLotus RenaultPirelli512 laps1 lap
DNF25Charles PicPICFranceMarussia CosworthPirelli36
DNF23Narain KarthikeyanKARIndiaHRT CosworthPirelli32
DNF15Sergio PérezPERMexicoSauber FerrariPirelli19
DNF5Fernando AlonsoALOSpainFerrariPirelli
DNF8Nico RosbergROSGermanyMercedesPirelli