2012 Singapore Grand Prix F1 Race Results
Track temperature: 29°C
Air temperature: 28°C
Wind speed: 1.0 mps
Wind direction: South-West
Airpressure: 1009.9 mBar
Sebastian Vettel won the 2012 F1 Grand Prix of Singapore. Jenson Button finished 2nd and Alonso 3rd.
The Singapore F1 GP started without any incidents at the start. In the first lap Felipe Massa did got a puncture, but was able to get new tires and had to fall back to last place because of this.
Lewis Hamilton started the 2012 F1 Grand Prix of Singapore from pole position and led the race for 21 laps. On lap 21 the unfortunate McLaren driver had to retire because of a gearbox problem.
HRT driver Karthikayan crashed into the barrier in de corner before the tunnel.until lap 39. Pastor Maldonado who qualified 2nd had to give up because of a hydraulic problem half way the race.
Micheal Schumacher crashed into the Toro Rosso of Jean Eric Vergne in lap 40 when he locked up his tires. Vitaly Petrov had a wheel nut problem in the pit and was backup up to repair that in lap 41.
Sebastian Vettel who followed Hamilton from the start pick-up the lead in lap 21 and won this beautiful night grand prix. Jenson Button pickup 2nd place from Vettel. He wasn't really pushing Vettel until lap 47, when he drove the fastest lap of the race. But Vettel was answering this with a fastest lap in lap 50.
F1 Classification 2012 Singapore GP
|1||1|| Sebastian Vettel||Red Bull||02:00:26.144||59||3||25|
|2||3|| Jenson Button||McLaren||02:00:35.103||59||4||18|
|3||5|| Fernando Alonso||Ferrari||02:00:41.371||59||5||15|
|4||11|| Paul di Resta||Force India||02:00:45.207||59||6||12|
|5||8|| Nico Rosberg||Mercedes||02:01:00.928||59||10||10|
|6||9|| Kimi Räikkönen||Lotus F1||02:01:01.903||59||12||8|
|7||10|| Romain Grosjean||Lotus F1||02:01:02.842||59||8||6|
|8||6|| Felipe Massa||Ferrari||02:01:08.973||59||13||4|
|9||16|| Daniel Ricciardo||Toro Rosso||02:01:11.964||59||15||2|
|10||15|| Sergio Pérez||Sauber||02:01:16.763||59||14||1|
|11||2|| Mark Webber||Red Bull||02:01:33.319||59||7||0|
|12||24|| Timo Glock||Manor||02:01:58.062||59||21||0|
|13||14|| Kamui Kobayashi||Sauber||02:02:03.285||59||18||0|
|14||12|| Nico Hülkenberg||Force India||02:02:05.557||59||11||0|
|15||20|| Heikki Kovalainen||Caterham||02:02:14.111||59||20||0|
|16||25|| Charles Pic||Manor||02:02:39.069||59||22||0|
|17||22|| Pedro de la Rosa||HRT||02:00:29.571||58||24||0|
|18||19|| Bruno Senna||Williams||01:57:28.980||57||17||0|
|19||21|| Vitaly Petrov||Caterham||02:00:59.121||57||19||0|
|DNF||17|| Jean-Eric Vergne||Toro Rosso||Collision||38||16||0|
|DNF||7|| Michael Schumacher||Mercedes||Collision||38||9||0|
|DNF||18|| Pastor Maldonado||Williams||Hydraulics||36||2||0|
|DNF||23|| Narain Karthikeyan||HRT||Collision||30||23||0|
|DNF||4|| Lewis Hamilton||McLaren||Gearbox||22||1||0|
Pedro de la Rosa and Bruno Senna dropped five grid places because of unscheduled gearbox changes. Charles Pic had 20s added to his qualification time for passing under red flags in FP3.
Fastest lap: 1:51.033 min by Nico Hulkenberg (Force India VJM05) in lap 52
Highest speed: 304 km/h by Kamui Kobayashi Sauber F1 Team.
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