2012 USA Grand Prix: F1 Race Results, Winner & Report

Lewis Hamilton wins the first US F1 GP in Austin

Event: US F1 Grand Prix
Track: Circuit of The Americas

Weather: Dry
Track temperature: 32°C
Air temperature: 24°C
Wind speed: 4.2 mps
Wind direction: South
Humidity: 26%
Air Pressure: 1004.5 mBar

Lewis Hamilton won his 21st race at the 2012 US Formula 1 Grand Prix. He had a to pass Mark Webber and Sebastian Vettel to win. 2nd was Sebastian Vettel and Fernando Alonso title contender finished 3rd. The race was very entertaining and showed an action packed race from start to finish.

F1 classification 2012 USA GP

PNoDriverTeamTimeLapsGridPts
14United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton
United Kingdom McLaren01:35:55.26956
2
25
21Germany Sebastian Vettel
Austria Red Bull01:35:55.94456
1
18
35Spain Fernando Alonso
Italy Ferrari01:36:34.49856
7
15
46Brazil Felipe Massa
Italy Ferrari01:36:41.28256
11
12
53United Kingdom Jenson Button
United Kingdom McLaren01:36:51.70156
12
10
69Finland Kimi Räikkönen
United Kingdom Lotus F101:36:59.69456
4
8
710France Romain Grosjean
United Kingdom Lotus F101:37:05.58256
8
6
812Germany Nico Hülkenberg
India Force India01:37:09.06156
6
4
918Venezuela Pastor Maldonado
United Kingdom Williams01:37:09.79456
9
2
1019Brazil Bruno Senna
United Kingdom Williams01:37:10.40256
10
1
1115Mexico Sergio Pérez
Switzerland Sauber01:37:19.61056
15
0
1216Australia Daniel Ricciardo
Italy Toro Rosso01:37:20.14056
18
0
138Germany Nico Rosberg
Germany Mercedes01:37:20.77956
17
0
1414Japan Kamui Kobayashi
Switzerland Sauber01:36:07.72955
16
0
1511United Kingdom Paul di Resta
India Force India01:36:17.42955
13
0
167Germany Michael Schumacher
Germany Mercedes01:36:18.61755
5
0
1721Russian Federation Vitaly Petrov
United Kingdom Caterham01:37:22.42555
21
0
1820Finland Heikki Kovalainen
United Kingdom Caterham01:37:22.42555
22
0
1924Germany Timo Glock
United Kingdom Manor01:37:23.44355
19
0
2025France Charles Pic
United Kingdom Manor01:36:11.62654
20
0
2122Spain Pedro de la Rosa
Spain HRT01:37:07.56454
23
0
2223India Narain Karthikeyan
Spain HRT01:37:19.44354
24
0
DNF2Australia Mark Webber
Austria Red Bullalternator16
3
0
DNF17France Jean-Eric Vergne
Italy Toro Rossosteering14
14
0

Fastest lap: Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull RB8 Renault, 1:39.347 min on lap 56
Highest speed: 320 km/h by Jean-Eric Vergne in his Toro Rosso STR7 Ferrari

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