Jenson Button won a stunning Brazilian Grand Prix in which the championship outcome was in doubt until the end, when Sebastian Vettel finally clinched the title.
2012 F1 race reports articles archive
2012 F1 race reports
Hamilton snatches victory from Vettel in the USA
2012 United States Grand Prix reviewPosted on
Lewis Hamilton won the United States Grand Prix for the second time in his career after passing Sebastian Vettel to take victory.
Raikkonen wins as Vettel races from pits to podium
2012 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix reviewPosted on
Kimi Raikkonen returned to the top of an F1 podium for this first time in over three years after winning the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
Vettel wins in India but Alonso limits the damage
2012 Indian Grand Prix reviewPosted on
Sebastian Vettel edged away from Fernando Alonso in the drivers’ championship after scoring his fourth consecutive win of 2012.
Vettel takes championship lead with hat-trick of wins
2012 Korean Grand Prix reviewPosted on
Sebastian Vettel took over the lead of the drivers’ championship with an emphatic win in the Korean Grand Prix.
Vettel’s Suzuka masterclass as Alonso hits trouble
2012 Japanese Grand Prix reviewPosted on
Sebastian Vettel claimed his third Japanese Grand Prix win in four years in dominant style after title rival Fernando Alonso crashed out.
Vettel wins in Singapore as Hamilton drops out
2012 Singapore Grand Prix reviewPosted on
Sebastian Vettel won the Singapore Grand Prix for a second year running after a gruelling race which ran to the two-hour time limit.
Hamilton wins as Perez charges to second
2012 Italian Grand Prix reviewPosted on
Lewis Hamilton scored a dominant win in the Italian Grand Prix for McLaren but he finished less than five seconds ahead of a charging Sergio Perez.
Button storms to Spa win after first-lap shunt
2012 Belgian Grand Prix reviewPosted on
Jenson Button romped to his second win of the year in the Belgian Grand Prix after a first-lap collision wiped out several of the top contenders.
Hamilton resists Raikkonen for Hungary win
2012 Hungarian Grand Prix reviewPosted on
Lewis Hamilton was chased hard by both Lotus drivers but hung on to win the Hungarian Grand Prix.
Alonso resists Vettel and Button to win in Germany
2012 German Grand Prix reviewPosted on
Fernando Alonso scored his third victory of 2012 in the German Grand Prix despite pressure from Sebastian Vettel and Jenson Button.
Webber beats Alonso to British Grand Prix win
2012 British Grand Prix reviewPosted on
Mark Webber snatched victory off Fernando Alonso in the final laps of the British Grand Prix.
Alonso clinches superb win from 11th at home after Vettel’s Red Bull breaks down
2012 European Grand Prix reviewPosted on
Fernando Alonso won the European Grand Prix after an excellent drive from 11th on the grid, while Michael Schumacher returned to the podium.
Hamilton wins in Canada as Alonso’s gamble fails
2012 Canadian Grand Prix reviewPosted on
Lewis Hamilton claimed his first win of 2012 in a riveting Canadian Grand Prix after passing Fernando Alonso in the final laps.
Webber gives Red Bull third straight Monaco win
2012 Monaco Grand Prix reviewPosted on
Mark Webber won a tense Monaco Grand Prix, crossing the finishing line with three cars within 1.3 seconds of him.
Maldonado ends Williams’ eight-year wait for a win
2012 Spanish Grand Prix reviewPosted on
Pastor Maldonado made history by scoring his first F1 victory in the Spanish Grand Prix – ending Williams’ eight-year win drought.
Vettel leads home Raikkonen to take first win of 2012
2012 Bahrain Grand Prix reviewPosted on
Sebastian Vettel claimed his first victory of 2012 in the Bahrain Grand Prix.
Rosberg races to emphatic first win in China
2012 Chinese Grand Prix reviewPosted on
Nico Rosberg scored an emphatic maiden win in the Chinese Grand Prix at Shanghai.
Alonso holds off Perez for superb win in Malaysia
2012 Malaysian Grand Prix reportPosted on
Fernando Alonso scored a memorable win ahead of Sergio Perez in tricky conditions in the Malaysian Grand Prix.
Jenson Button starts his season with an emphatic win in Melbourne
2012 Australian Grand Prix reportPosted on
Jenson Button produced a dominant performance to win the first race of 2012 ahead of Sebastian Vettel.