2012 Australia Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Melbourne circuit. Full information

2012 Australia Grand Prix poster

2012 Australia Grand Prix poster

2012 Australia Grand Prix

2012 Australia Grand Prix is 859th Formula 1 Grand Prix. Passed at the Melbourne circuit. Lewis Hamilton won the pole position, Jenson Button won this race. This was his 13th victory. Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 58 laps (308 km).

Previous Grand Prix: 2011 Brazil Grand Prix
Next Grand Prix: 2012 Malaysia Grand Prix

Interesting facts and statistics about the 2012 Australia Grand Prix

176th victory for the McLaren team
13th victory for the Jenson Button
44th podium for the Jenson Button
37th podium for the Sebastian Vettel
43rd podium for the Lewis Hamilton

Jenson Button - Winner of the 2012 Australia Grand Prix

Jenson Button - Winner of the 2012 Australia Grand Prix

2012 Australia Grand Prix

2012 Australia Grand Prix

McLaren MP4-27 - 2012 Australia Grand Prix winner

McLaren MP4-27 - 2012 Australia Grand Prix winner

2012 Australia Grand Prix results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 Jenson Button 25.00  1h 34m 09.565s  ( 195.991 km/h ) 58 Vodafone McLaren Mercedes
2 Sebastian Vettel 18.00  1h 34m 11.704s  ( +02.139s ) 58 Red Bull Racing
3 Lewis Hamilton 15.00  1h 34m 13.640s  ( +04.075s ) 58 Vodafone McLaren Mercedes
4 Mark Webber 12.00  1h 34m 14.112s  ( +04.547s ) 58 Red Bull Racing
5 Fernando Alonso 10.00  1h 34m 31.130s  ( +21.565s ) 58 Scuderia Ferrari
6 Kamui Kobayashi 8.00  1h 34m 46.331s  ( +36.766s ) 58 Sauber F1 Team
7 Kimi Raikkonen 6.00  1h 34m 47.579s  ( +38.014s ) 58 Lotus F1 Team
8 Sergio Perez 4.00  1h 34m 49.023s  ( +39.458s ) 58 Sauber F1 Team
9 Daniel Ricciardo 2.00  1h 34m 49.121s  ( +39.556s ) 58 Scuderia Toro Rosso
10 Paul Di Resta 1.00  1h 34m 49.302s  ( +39.737s ) 58 Sahara Force India F1 Team
11 Jean-Éric Vergne 0  1h 34m 49.413s  ( +39.848s ) 58 Scuderia Toro Rosso
12 Nico Rosberg 0  1h 35m 07.207s  ( +57.642s ) 58 Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team
13 Pastor Maldonado 0  Accident 57 Williams F1 Team
14 Timo Glock 0   57 Marussia F1 Team
15 Charles Pic 0  Oil pressure 53 Marussia F1 Team
16 Bruno Senna 0  Overheating 52 Williams F1 Team
ab Felipe Massa 0  Collision 46 Scuderia Ferrari
ab Heikki Kovalainen 0  Suspension 38 Caterham F1 Team
ab Vitaly Petrov 0  Steering 34 Caterham F1 Team
ab Michael Schumacher 0  Gearbox 10 Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team
ab Romain Grosjean 0  Collision 1 Lotus F1 Team
ab Nico Hulkenberg 0  Collision 0 Sahara Force India F1 Team
nq Pedro De La Rosa 0     HRT F1 Team
nq Narain Karthikeyan 0     HRT F1 Team

List of all cars for the 2012 Australia Grand Prix on the Melbourne circuit

Red Bull RB8

Renault RS27-2012 V8 2.4

Lotus E20

Renault RS27-2012 V8 2.4

Williams FW34

Renault RS27-2012 V8 2.4

Marussia MR01

Cosworth CA2012 V8 2.4

Mercedes F1 W03

Mercedes FO 108Z V8 2.4

Toro Rosso STR7

Ferrari 056 V8 2.4

HRT F112

Cosworth CA2012 V8 2.4

Ferrari F2012

Ferrari 056 V8 2.4

Sauber C31

Ferrari 056 V8 2.4

McLaren MP4-27

Mercedes FO 108Z V8 2.4

Force India VJM05

Mercedes FO 108Z V8 2.4

Caterham CT01

Renault RS27-2012 V8 2.4