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updated October 7, 2012

GP Japan 2012

Suzuka October 7

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  Result of GP Japan 2012
after 53 laps 307.471km

  1. Sebastian Vettel Red Bull Racing Pirelli 1:28:56.242 207.429kph
  2. Felipe Massa Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro Pirelli +20.639
  3. Kamui Kobayashi Sauber F1 Team Pirelli +24.538
  4Jenson Button Vodafone McLaren Mercedes Pirelli +25.098
  5. Lewis Hamilton Vodafone McLaren Mercedes Pirelli +46.490 
  6. Kimi Räikkönen Lotus F1 Team Pirelli +50.424
  7. Nico Hülkenberg Sahara Force India F1 Team Pirelli +51.159
  8. Pastor Maldonado Williams F1 Team Pirelli +52.364
  9. Mark Webber Red Bull Racing Pirelli +54.675
10. Daniel Ricciardo Scuderia Toro Rosso Pirelli +66.919
11. Michael Schumacher Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team Pirelli +67.769
12. Paul di Resta Sahara Force India F1 Team Pirelli +83.460
13. Jean-Eric Vergne Scuderia Toro Rosso Pirelli +88.645
14. Bruno Senna Williams F1 Team Pirelli +88.709
15. Heikki Kovalainen Caterham F1 Team Pirelli +1 lap
16. Timo Glock Marussia F1 Team Pirelli +1 lap
17. Vitaly Petrov Caterham F1 Team Pirelli +1 lap
18. Pedro de la Rosa HRT F1 Team Pirelli +1 lap
19. Romain Grosjean Lotus F1 Team Pirelli +2 laps DNF
Not classified:
 Charles Pic Marussia F1 Team Pirelli lap 38 engine
 Narain Karthikeyan HRT F1 Team Pirelli lap 33 car bottom
 Sergio Pérez Sauber F1 Team Pirelli lap 19 spin
 Fernando Alonso Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro Pirelli lap 1 accident
 Nico Rosberg Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team Pirelli lap 1 accident
 Fastest Race Lap  Sebastian Vettel - Red Bull 1:35.774 on lap 52 218.276kph
* Vitaly Petrov (Caterham F1) got a Drive-through Penalty for ignoring Blue Flags
* Bruno Senna (Williams F1) got a Drive-through Penalty for causing a collision with Nico Rosberg in turn 1
* Romain Grosjean (Lotus F1) got a 10 sec Stop and Go Penalty for causing a collision with Mark Webber in turn 2
sunny and dry, temperatures, 23°C air, 32°C track

source: © 2012 www.fia.com

 

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  Qualifying GP Japan 2012

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  1. Sebastian Vettel Red Bull Racing Pirelli 1:32.608 100.629 1:31.501 1:30.839
  2. Mark Webber Red Bull Racing Pirelli 1:32.951 101.001 1:31.950 1:31.090
  3. Jenson Button Vodafone McLaren Mercedes Pirelli 1:33.077 101.138 1:31.772 1:31.290
  4. Kamui Kobayashi Sauber F1 Team Pirelli 1:32.042 100.014 1:31.886 1:31.700
  5. Romain Grosjean Lotus F1 Team Pirelli 1:32.029 100.000 1:31.988 1:31.898
  6. Sergio Pérez Sauber F1 Team Pirelli 1:32.147 100.128 1:32.169 1:32.022
  7. Fernando Alonso Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro Pirelli 1:32.459 100.467 1:31.833 1:32.114
  8. Kimi Räikkönen Lotus F1 Team Pirelli 1:32.221 100.208 1:31.826 1:32.208
  9. Lewis Hamilton Vodafone McLaren Mercedes Pirelli 1:33.061 101.121 1:32.121 1:32.327
10. Nico Hülkenberg Sahara Force India F1 Team Pirelli 1:32.828 100.868 1:32.272 DNF
11. Felipe Massa Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro Pirelli 1:32.946 100.996 1:32.293 -
12. Paul di Resta Sahara Force India F1 Team Pirelli 1:32.898 100.944 1:32.327 -
13. Michael Schumacher Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team Pirelli 1:33.349 101.434 1:32.469 -
14. Pastor Maldonado Williams F1 team Pirelli 1:32.834 100.874 1:32.512 -
15. Nico Rosberg Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team Pirelli 1:33.015 101.071 1:32.625 -
16. Daniel Ricciardo Scuderia Toro Rosso Pirelli 1:33.059 101.119 1:32.954 -
17. Jean-Eric Vergne Scuderia Toro Rosso Pirelli 1:33.370 101.457 1:33.368 -
18. Bruno Senna Williams F1 Team Pirelli 1:33.405 101.495 - -
19. Heikki Kovalainen Caterham F1 Team Pirelli 1:34.657 102.855 - -
20. Timo Glock Marussia F1 team Pirelli 1:35.213 103.459 - -
21. Pedro de la Rosa HRT F1 Team Pirelli 1:35.385 103.646 - -
22. Charles Pic Marussia F1 team Pirelli 1:35.429 103.694 - -
23. Vitaly Petrov Caterham F1 Team Pirelli 1:35.432 103.697 - -
24. Narain Karthikeyan HRT F1 Team Pirelli 1:36.734 105.112 - -
* Sebastian Vettel (Red Bull Racing) gets a reprimand for impeding on Fernando Alonso in Qualifying
* Jean-Eric Vergne (Toro Rosso) gets a 3 places grid penalty for impeding on Bruno Senna in Qualifying
* Nico Hülkenberg (Sahara Force India) gets a 5 places grid penalty for a gearbox replacement in Qualifying
* Charles Pic (Marussia F1) gets a reprimand for impeding on Lewis Hamilton in P3, Marussia F1 Team gets a € 5000 fine.
* Jenson Button (Mclaren) gets a 5 places grid penalty for a gearbox replacement in P3

* Giedo van der Garde (Caterham F1) gets a € 400 fine for Pit Lane Speeding (61.9 km/h) in P1
* Kimi Räikkönen (Lotus F1) gets a € 2200 fine for Pit Lane Speeding (71 km/h) in P1
dry, 25-26°C air, 33-35°C track
source: © 2012 www.fia.com

 

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Suzuka International Racing Course

Race Distance 5.807Km x 53Laps, 307.471km
Numbers of times this GP held 23 Times
First year this GP held 1987
Lap Time Records
Qualify : 1'31"317 (Michael Schumacher / Ferrari 2002)
Final : 1'31"540 (Kimi Räikkönen / McLaren 2005)
Latest Winners:
2011 : Jenson Button / McLaren : 1h30'53"427
2010 : Sebastian Vettel / Red Bull : 1h30'27"323
2009 : Sebastian Vettel / Red Bull : 1h28'20"443
2006 : Fernando Alonso / Renault : 1h23'53"413
2005 : Kimi Räikkönen / McLaren Mercedes : 1h29'02"212
2004 : Michael Schumacher / Ferrari : 1h24'26"985
2003 : Rubens Barrichello / Ferrari : 1h25'11"743
2002 : Michael Schumacher / Ferrari : 1h26'59"698
2001 : Michael Schumacher / Ferrari : 1h27'33"298
2000 : Michael Schumacher / Ferrari : 1h29'53"435
1999 : Mika Häkkinen / McLaren Mercedes : 1h31'18"785
1998 : Mika Häkkinen / McLaren Mercedes : 1h27'22"535
1997 : Michael Schumacher / Ferrari : 1h29'48"446
1996 : Damon Hill / Williams Renault : 1h32'33"791
1995 : Michael Schumacher / Benetton : 1h36'52"930
1994 : Damon Hill / Williams Renault : 1h55'53"532