2012 Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix – Race Recap


Red Bull’s reigning world champion Sebastian Vettel resisted a stiff challenge from Lotus’s Kimi Raikkonen to win the 2012 Bahrain GP. Spread over 57 warm and tyre corroding laps of the Bahrain International Circuit at Sakhir, the race took every ounce of Vettel’s grit and consistency to defend from the dogged pursuit of the resurgent Lotus drivers. Romain Grosjean drove brilliantly through the field from seventh to finish third on the podium, overtaken on the way only by team-mate Raikkonen, who finished 3.3 seconds adrift of the winner.

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2012 Australian Grand Prix – Button Storms to Victory

2012 Australian Grand Prix

2012 Formula One Season officially kicks off with the Australian Grand Prix


Jenson Button delivered a peerless drive from start to finish taking victory in the 2012 Australian Grand Prix. Over 58 laps of the Albert Park circuit in Melbourne, the Briton started second on the grid alongside his pole-sitting team-mate Lewis Hamilton. After launching off the start line better than Hamilton as the lights went out, he held the inside line into the first corner and then led the race all the way to the checkered flag leading home Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel and Hamilton in an exciting and eventful season opener.

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