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16 - 18 Mar 2012

2012 FORMULA 1 QANTAS AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX

Pos No Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Pts
1 3 Jenson Button McLaren-Mercedes 58 1:34:09.565 2 25
2 1 Sebastian Vettel Red Bull Racing-Renault 58 +2.1 secs 6 18
3 4 Lewis Hamilton McLaren-Mercedes 58 +4.0 secs 1 15
4 2 Mark Webber Red Bull Racing-Renault 58 +4.5 secs 5 12
5 5 Fernando Alonso Ferrari 58 +21.5 secs 12 10
6 14 Kamui Kobayashi Sauber-Ferrari 58 +36.7 secs 13 8
7 9 Kimi Räikkönen Lotus-Renault 58 +38.0 secs 17 6
8 15 Sergio Perez Sauber-Ferrari 58 +39.4 secs 22 4
9 16 Daniel Ricciardo STR-Ferrari 58 +39.5 secs 10 2
10 11 Paul di Resta Force India-Mercedes 58 +39.7 secs 15 1
11 17 Jean-Eric Vergne STR-Ferrari 58 +39.8 secs 11
12 8 Nico Rosberg Mercedes 58 +57.6 secs 7
13 18 Pastor Maldonado Williams-Renault 57 Accident 8
14 24 Timo Glock Marussia-Cosworth 57 +1 Lap 20
15 25 Charles Pic Marussia-Cosworth 53 Oil pressure 21
16 19 Bruno Senna Williams-Renault 52 Accident damage 14
Ret 6 Felipe Massa Ferrari 46 Accident damage 16
Ret 20 Heikki Kovalainen Caterham-Renault 38 Suspension 18
Ret 21 Vitaly Petrov Caterham-Renault 34 Steering 19
Ret 7 Michael Schumacher Mercedes 10 Gearbox 4
Ret 10 Romain Grosjean Lotus-Renault 1 Accident 3
Ret 12 Nico Hulkenberg Force India-Mercedes 0 Accident damage 9
DNQ 22 Pedro de la Rosa HRT-Cosworth
DNQ 23 Narain Karthikeyan HRT-Cosworth

Note - Perez qualified 17th but dropped five grid places as penalty for a gearbox change. De la Rosa and Karthikeyan did not qualify after failing to meet the Q1 107% time.

2012 FORMULA 1 QANTAS AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX
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