2012 Japan Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Suzuka circuit. Full information

2012 Japan Grand Prix poster

2012 Japan Grand Prix poster

2012 Japan Grand Prix

2012 Japan Grand Prix is 873rd Formula 1 Grand Prix. Passed at the Suzuka circuit. Sebastian Vettel won the pole position and this race. This was his 24th victory. Felipe Massa and Kamui Kobayashi also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 53 laps (307 km).

Previous Grand Prix: 2012 Singapore Grand Prix
Next Grand Prix: 2012 South Korea Grand Prix

Interesting facts and statistics about the 2012 Japan Grand Prix

32nd victory for the Red Bull team
24th victory for the Sebastian Vettel
42nd podium for the Sebastian Vettel
34th podium for the Felipe Massa
1st podium for the Kamui Kobayashi

Sebastian Vettel - Winner of the 2012 Japan Grand Prix

Sebastian Vettel - Winner of the 2012 Japan Grand Prix

2012 Japan Grand Prix

2012 Japan Grand Prix

Red Bull RB8 - 2012 Japan Grand Prix winner

Red Bull RB8 - 2012 Japan Grand Prix winner

2012 Japan Grand Prix results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 Sebastian Vettel 25.00  1h 28m 56.242s  ( 207.430 km/h ) 53 Red Bull Racing
2 Felipe Massa 18.00  1h 29m 16.881s  ( +20.639s ) 53 Scuderia Ferrari
3 Kamui Kobayashi 15.00  1h 29m 20.780s  ( +24.538s ) 53 Sauber F1 Team
4 Jenson Button 12.00  1h 29m 21.340s  ( +25.098s ) 53 Vodafone McLaren Mercedes
5 Lewis Hamilton 10.00  1h 29m 42.732s  ( +46.490s ) 53 Vodafone McLaren Mercedes
6 Kimi Raikkonen 8.00  1h 29m 46.666s  ( +50.424s ) 53 Lotus F1 Team
7 Nico Hulkenberg 6.00  1h 29m 47.401s  ( +51.159s ) 53 Sahara Force India F1 Team
8 Pastor Maldonado 4.00  1h 29m 48.606s  ( +52.364s ) 53 Williams F1 Team
9 Mark Webber 2.00  1h 29m 50.917s  ( +54.675s ) 53 Red Bull Racing
10 Daniel Ricciardo 1.00  1h 30m 03.161s  ( +1m 06.919s ) 53 Scuderia Toro Rosso
11 Michael Schumacher 0  1h 30m 04.011s  ( +1m 07.769s ) 53 Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team
12 Paul Di Resta 0  1h 30m 19.702s  ( +1m 23.460s ) 53 Sahara Force India F1 Team
13 Jean-Éric Vergne 0  1h 30m 24.887s  ( +1m 28.645s ) 53 Scuderia Toro Rosso
14 Bruno Senna 0  1h 30m 24.951s  ( +1m 28.709s ) 53 Williams F1 Team
15 Heikki Kovalainen 0   52 Caterham F1 Team
16 Timo Glock 0   52 Marussia F1 Team
17 Vitaly Petrov 0   52 Caterham F1 Team
18 Pedro De La Rosa 0   52 HRT F1 Team
19 Romain Grosjean 0  Withdrew 51 Lotus F1 Team
ab Charles Pic 0  Engine 37 Marussia F1 Team
ab Narain Karthikeyan 0  Handling 32 HRT F1 Team
ab Sergio Perez 0  Spin 18 Sauber F1 Team
ab Fernando Alonso 0  Puncture 0 Scuderia Ferrari
ab Nico Rosberg 0  Collision 0 Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team

List of all cars for the 2012 Japan Grand Prix on the Suzuka 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