2012 Formula 1 Results
The 2012 Formula 1 season is now underway with 2 races taking place so far on the 2012 Formula 1 schedule. As always with the beginning of a 2012 Formula 1 season there are new rules and different requirements for the cars. So lets get you caught up on the 2012 Formula 1 results which have happened so far this year.
2012 Australian GP Race Results – 2012 Formula 1
The curtain raiser for this years 2012 Formula One season came from the Albert Park track in Adelaide for the Australian GP. It emerged after qualifying that this could be a positive race weekend for McLaren who had both of their drivers sitting on the front of the grid. Lewis Hamilton took pole position and was 0.152 seconds faster than his team mate Jenson Button who sat behind him on the grid. Last years Formula 1 champion Sebatian Vettelwas 6th on the grid with fellow Red Bull team mate Mark Webber 1 place ahead in 5th.
The race itself however would be won by a member of the McLaren team and that would fall to Jenson Button who won the 2012 Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix with a race time of 1:34:09.565. The podium places would see Sebastian Vettel finish second just over 2 seconds behind Button with Hamilton in third.
2012 Formula 1 – 2012 Malaysian GP Race Results
The latest 2012 Formula 1 result came from the Malaysian Grand Prix from Sepang and the qualification yet again saw McLaren dominant in qualification. With yet again Lewis Hamilton in Pole position ahead of team mate Jenson Button but the conditions from qualifying to race day would mean that strategy would win the race.
A huge deluge of rain caused many teams to alter their strategy and allowed an uncompetitive Ferrari to take the victory with Fernando Alonso onto of the podium. There was a huge surprise in 2nd place with Mexican driver Sergio Perez finishing second ahead of Lewis Hamilton who finished 3rd. For Sergio Perez & the Sauber Racing team it was an emotional day as they claimed their first podium position.
So after 2 races Fernando Alonso sits atop of the 2012 Formula 1 standings with 35 points which is 5 points ahead of Hamilton who is on 30 points.