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The 2012 Chinese Grand Prix (formally the 2012 Formula 1 UBS Chinese Grand Prix) was a Formula One motor race held on 15 April 2012, at the Shanghai International Circuit in Shanghai, China. It was the ninth running of the Chinese Grand Prix as a round of the Formula One World Championship. The race, which was contested over 56 laps, was the third round of the 2012 Formula One Season. It was won by Mercedes Grand Prix driver, Nico Rosberg from Pole Position. It was his first ever pole, and first ever victory in Formula One. Rosberg finished more than 20 seconds ahead of Jenson Button (McLaren) in 2nd, closely followed by Lewis Hamilton (McLaren) in third.

Background

Entry list

The full entry list for the 2012 Chinese Grand Prix is shown below:

No. Driver Entrant Constructor Chassis Engine Model Tyre
1 Germany Sebastian Vettel Austria Red Bull Racing Red Bull RB8 Renault RS27-2012 P
2 Australia Mark Webber Austria Red Bull Racing Red Bull RB8 Renault RS27-2012 P
3 United Kingdom Jenson Button United Kingdom Vodafone McLaren Mercedes McLaren MP4-27 Mercedes FO 108Z P
4 United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton United Kingdom Vodafone McLaren Mercedes McLaren MP4-27 Mercedes FO 108Z P
5 Spain Fernando Alonso Italy Scuderia Ferrari Ferrari F2012 Ferrari 056 P
6 Brazil Felipe Massa Italy Scuderia Ferrari Ferrari F2012 Ferrari 056 P
7 Germany Michael Schumacher Germany Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team Mercedes W03 Mercedes FO 108Z P
8 Germany Nico Rosberg Germany Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team Mercedes W03 Mercedes FO 108Z P
9 Finland Kimi Räikkönen United Kingdom Lotus F1 Team Lotus E20 Renault RS27-2012 P
10 France Romain Grosjean United Kingdom Lotus F1 Team Lotus E20 Renault RS27-2012 P
11 United Kingdom Paul di Resta India Sahara Force India F1 Team Force India VJM05 Mercedes FO 108Z P
12 Germany Nico Hülkenberg India Sahara Force India F1 Team Force India VJM05 Mercedes FO 108Z P
14 Japan Kamui Kobayashi Switzerland Sauber F1 Team Sauber C31 Ferrari 056 P
15 Mexico Sergio Pérez Switzerland Sauber F1 Team Sauber C31 Ferrari 056 P
16 Australia Daniel Ricciardo Italy Scuderia Toro Rosso Toro Rosso STR7 Ferrari 056 P
17 France Jean-Éric Vergne Italy Scuderia Toro Rosso Toro Rosso STR7 Ferrari 056 P
18 Venezuela Pastor Maldonado United Kingdom Williams F1 Williams FW34 Renault RS27-2012 P
19 Brazil Bruno Senna United Kingdom Williams F1 Williams FW34 Renault RS27-2012 P
20 Finland Heikki Kovalainen Malaysia Caterham F1 Team Caterham CT01 Renault RS27-2012 P
21 Russia Vitaly Petrov Malaysia Caterham F1 Team Caterham CT01 Renault RS27-2012 P
22 Spain Pedro de la Rosa Spain HRT F1 Team HRT F112 Cosworth CA2012 P
23 India Narain Karthikeyan Spain HRT F1 Team HRT F112 Cosworth CA2012 P
24 Germany Timo Glock Russia Marussia F1 Team Marussia MR01 Cosworth CA2012 P
25 France Charles Pic Russia Marussia F1 Team Marussia MR01 Cosworth CA2012 P
Free Practice 1 only
11 France Jules Bianchi India Sahara Force India F1 Team Force India VJM05 Mercedes FO 108Z P
19 Finland Valtteri Bottas United Kingdom Williams F1 Williams FW34 Renault RS27-2012 P
21 Netherlands Giedo van der Garde Malaysia Caterham F1 Team Caterham CT01 Renault RS27-2012 P

Free Practice

FP1

FP2

FP3

Free Practice Results

Qualifying

Qualifying for the third race of the season began at 2pm local time under cloudy and overcast conditions with an ambient temperature of 21 °C (70 °F) and a track temperature of 26 °C (79 °F) (significantly cooler than the previous Malaysia qualifying session). Prior to the start of Q1 Ferrari spoke with Sky Sports commentator Ted Kravitz and said "they need a miracle to get into Q3 today" highlighting just how far the prancing horse team think they are from the front runners.

Q1

The first session begun with Force India driver Paul di Resta posting the first timed lap of the session. Other drivers followed soon after all on the harder medium 'prime' tyre. The difference between the medium and the soft compounds was predicted around 0.8 seconds per lap. Leaving their run late, eight minutes into the session both the Red Bull and Mercedes cars were yet to post timed laps. Sebastian Vettel's engineer was heard saying that the lap time he did of 1:36.9 would be good enough to make Q2, subsequently it was the 15th best time of the session. With Felipe Massa in P16 after his run on the prime tyre, he was among the first to switch to the grippier soft compound 'option' tyre. His teammate Fernando Alonso followed suit soon after. Suprisingly Jenson Button undertook a lap on the soft tyres during Q1 even though looking like comfortably progressing to Q2. At the end of the session, Vergne for the second consecutive race failed to make Q2 and was 18th ahead of the usual eliminated cars. In fact all the eliminated cars in Q1 were in identical positions from the Malaysian Q1 qualifying session. Heikki Kovalainen led teammate Vitaly Petrov and Timo Glock led the Marussia's while at the rear were Pedro de la Rosa and Indian Narain Karthikeyan.

Q2

For the second session, the two Sauber's and Kimi Räikkönen were frist to set timed laps. Romain Grosjean was late to post a lap as he made a mistake on his first attempt and pitted for a new set of option tyres. Vettel, in 6th midway through the session, was told on the radio that his current time would probably not make it into Q3. With less then 2 minutes remaining only the Mercedes (P1 and P2), Lewis Hamilton(P3) and Räikkönen(P4) remained in the pits, while everyone else scrambled to get into the top 10 for Q3. Vettel was in 7th as the chequered flag fell however, many cars were still on flying 'hot laps'. Sergio Pérez jumped into Q3 as did Grosjean from P17 (only needing one timed lap). In a huge shock, Vettel who was on pole for the last three consecutive Chinese grand prix's failed to make Q3. On his final lap he only improved his time by 0.003 of a second. It was the first time since Brazil 2009 (where he qualifyed 16th) Vettel failed to make the top 10 (and hence the final Q3 session). This brought his streak of 41 consecutive qualifying sessions to make the top 10 to an end. It was also in the same race last year that Mark Webber failed to make Q3 hence the first time in 18 races where a Red Bull has failed to make the top 10. Following Vettel in 11th was Massa in 12th (the same as Malaysia) and the two Willaims cars (Pastor Maldonado and Bruno Senna) who were within 0.006 seconds of each other. In P15 and 16 were the two Force India cars led by di Resta while Australian Daniel Ricciardo was last in the session in a clearly uncompetive Toro Rosso.

Q3

For the final session, the track was cooling down and German Nico Rosberg was told to think about that in his warm up lap. He was the first to set a timed lap early on with six minutes remaining in the session. Interstingly the top speed of his car down the long back straight was only 314kph as he hit the 7th gear rev-limiter meaning that Mercedes cars didn't have the highest top speed but rather made up time through a better acceleration through the f-duct system as he was one of the quickest past the start/finish line speed trap. Rosberg posted a 1:35.121 which was by far the fastest time of the weekend so far. Teammate Michael Shumacher was half a second slower than Rosberg as was Hamilton, further highlighting how good Rosberg's lap was. Shumacher on his radio was told Rosberg's lap time and in reply said "not bad". After seeing Webber more than a second off his fastest lap time, Rosberg got out of his car with just under two minutes still left in the sesson. After confidently leaving his Mercedes, Rosberg watched everyone else fall short of his time and claimed his first pole position of his 111 race career. Following him was Hamilton half a second off (who lined up 7th on the grid after a gearbox change inccured a 5 place grid penalty) and teammate Schumacher in 3rd. Kamui Kobayashi qualifyed 4th fastest in his best ever qualifying result of his Formula 1 career to date. His previous best qualifying result was 7th in his home race at Japan 2011. Räikkönen, like in Malaysia, posted the 5th quickest time while Button was more than a second from Rosberg's time in P6. Webber in the Red Bull was 7th while Sergio Pérez in the second Sauber was an impressive 8th with - like his teammate - his best ever qualifying result in his Formula 1 career to date. His previous best was a P9 in Belgium 2011. Alonso like Räikkönen was in the same position as the Malaysia qualifying session and lined up on the grid in 9th while Grojean in the second Lotus didn't complete a timed lap and hence was 10th. In another milestone, it was the first time that both Sauber's had qualifyed in the top 10 since the 2009 when team were known as BMW Sauber.

Qualifying Results

Pos. No. Driver Constructor Part 1 Part 2 Part 3
1 8 Germany Nico Rosberg Mercedes 1:36.875 1:35.725 1:35.121 1
2 4 United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton McLaren-Mercedes 1:36.763 1:35.902 1:35.626 7
3 7 Germany Michael Schumacher Mercedes 1:36.797 1:35.794 1:35.691 2
4 14 Japan Kamui Kobayashi Sauber-Ferrari 1:36.863 1:35.853 1:35.784 3
5 9 Finland Kimi Räikkönen Lotus-Renault 1:36.850 1:35.921 1:35.898 4
6 3 United Kingdom Jenson Button McLaren-Mercedes 1:36.746 1:35.942 1:36.191 5
7 2 Australia Mark Webber Red Bull-Renault 1:36.682 1:35.700 1:36.290 6
8 15 Mexico Sergio Pérez Sauber-Ferrari 1:36.198 1:35.831 1:36.524 8
9 5 Spain Fernando Alonso Ferrari 1:36.292 1:35.982 1:36.622 9
10 10 France Romain Grosjean Lotus-Renault 1:36.343 1:35.903 no time 10
11 1 Germany Sebastian Vettel Red Bull-Renault 1:36.911 1:36.031 11
12 6 Brazil Felipe Massa Ferrari 1:36.556 1:36.255 12
13 18 Venezuela Pastor Maldonado Williams-Renault 1:36.528 1:36.283 13
14 19 Brazil Bruno Senna Williams-Renault 1:36.674 1:36.289 14
15 11 United Kingdom Paul di Resta Force India-Mercedes 1:36.639 1:36.317 15
16 12 Germany Nico Hülkenberg Force India-Mercedes 1:36.921 1:36.745 16
17 16 Australia Daniel Ricciardo Toro Rosso-Ferrari 1:36.933 1:36.956 17
18 17 France Jean-Éric Vergne Toro Rosso-Ferrari 1:37.714 24
19 20 Finland Heikki Kovalainen Caterham-Renault 1:38.463 18
20 21 Russia Vitaly Petrov Caterham-Renault 1:38.677 19
21 24 Germany Timo Glock Marussia-Cosworth 1:39.282 20
22 25 France Charles Pic Marussia-Cosworth 1:39.717 21
23 22 Spain Pedro de la Rosa HRT-Cosworth 1:40.411 22
24 23 India Narain Karthikeyan HRT-Cosworth 1:41.000 23
107% time: 1:42.931
Source:[1]
  • Lewis Hamilton was given a five-place grid penalty for a gearbox change prior to the weekend.
  • Jean Eric Vergne started from pit lane after his team carried out various changes to his car, contravening parc ferme regulations.
Notes

Grid

Pos Pos
Driver Driver
______________
1 ______________
Nico Rosberg 2
______________ Michael Schumacher
3 ______________
Kamui Kobayashi 4
______________ Kimi Räikkönen
5 ______________
Jenson Button 6
______________ Mark Webber
7 ______________
Lewis Hamilton 8
______________ Sergio Pérez
9 ______________
Fernando Alonso 10
______________ Romain Grosjean
11 ______________
Sebastian Vettel 12
______________ Felipe Massa
13 ______________
Pastor Maldonado 14
______________ Bruno Senna
15 ______________
Paul di Resta 16
______________ Nico Hülkenberg
17 ______________
Daniel Ricciardo 18
______________ Jean-Éric Vergne
19 ______________
Heikki Kovalainen 20
______________ Vitaly Petrov
21 ______________
Timo Glock 22
______________ Charles Pic
23 ______________
Pedro de la Rosa 24
Narain Karthikeyan

Race

Report

In contrast to the Malaysian Grand Prix, the race began under mild cloudy conditions with an ambient temperature of 22 °C (72 °F) and a track temperature of 24 °C (75 °F). Massa, Senna and the two Toro Rosso's started on the medium tyre while everybody else had the soft yellow banded tyre fitted for the start. The Rosberg-led Mercedes cars led as they lined up on the grid into turn 1 with relative ease, while behind them Kobayshi starting in P3 was down to 6th by the 4th corner. Button started well and took sixth ahead of Räikkönen in an almost incident free first lap. Only minor contact was made at the first turn as Bruno Senna ran into the back of Massa's Ferrari slightly damaging his front wing in the process. Mark Webber and Fernando Alonso yet again raced side-by-side and passed each other three times throughout the first lap - Webber making a poor start was scrapping for P9 behind Alonso by lap 5. By the time the DRS was enabled (lap 3) the two leading Mercedes were more than one second ahead of their rivals and therefore out of range from DRS attack from cars behind. By lap 6 Vettel was struggling with straight line speed in 14th position and was 19th fastest through the speed trap, complaining to his engineer via radio. On lap 7, Webber made an strategical early pit stop to change to medium tyres, and immediately set a fastest lap time. This prompted a flurry of pit stops by the other drivers. Hamilton and Räikkönen pitted and came out side-by-side however Hamilton had his nose in front allowing him to rejoin ahead of Räikkönen. Mark Webber slotted in between in Hamilton and Räikkönen leaving Räikkönen the loser during the pit stop phase. Michael Schumacher was forced to retire after a miscommunication resulted in him leaving the pit lane before his right front wheel was properly fitted. The wheel-gun man knew he made an error and immediately tried to call Shumacher back but it was too late. He was subsequently the only retirement of the race leaving Mercedes to ponder what could have been at least a podium finish. On lap 14 polesitter and leader Rosberg pitted for mediums tyres leaving an unpitted Perez in the lead. Following the pit stops, Nico Rosberg once again emerged as the leader, followed by Jenson Button, Lewis Hamilton, Mark Webber and Kimi Räikkönen. Lap 21 saw everyone in their adjusted postions after everyone had completed one pitstop. On lap 22, Webber stopped for fresh medium tyres, and set a new fastest lap on emerging. Button and Hamilton followed suit soon after. Räikkönen pitted from P2 on lap 29 dropping him down to 13th. At this stage of the race Jenson Button had great pace and was quickly catching the cars ahead who had only stopped once (Perez, Vettel, Grosjean and, of course, the leader Rosberg). On Lap 30 Rob Smedley was heard telling Felipe Massa "Fernando on a different strategy" essentially telling him to let his teammate through for 10th place at the time. Soon after Alonso moved ahead of di Resta justifying Ferrari's radio call to Massa. At this stage it was clear that Rosberg, Vettel and Räikkönen were on two-stop strategies while Button, Hamilton and Webber were on track for three stops. Perez was third on lap 35 but under huge pressure from Lewis Hamilton and was locking up his front tyres heavily while defending into the hairpin, turn 14. Rosberg, having continued running on his hard tyres for 21 laps, finally decided to pit on lap 34 for his second and final stop - meaning he would need 22 laps from this set of medium tyres. This allowed Button to take the lead, followed by Rosberg and Hamilton, who was closely pressed by Alonso for third. At this stage of the race a 'train' of cars started to form (seen clearly down the back straight). From Massa in 5th, who had only stopped once, the next three cars all had their DRS open meaning they were all within one second of each other and it appeared Massa was fast enough not to be overtaken but slow enough to keep everyone bunched up behind him. Replays were shown of Mark Webber prior to the long DRS back straight going wide and hitting a bump to accend both his front tyres off the ground by half a metre, luckily he handed the car without damaging the suspension of front wing allowing him to only lose a second of lap time. The train continued to grow by lap 38 as Grosjean in 10th joined Massa, Räikkönen, Kobayshi and Vettel in the battle for 5th. Jenson Button asked his engineer "what time is Rosberg doing?" to which his engineer replied "Rosberg is seven tenths slowed than us". However, this was before Rosberg pitted for new tyres and now Rosberg was six tenths a lap up on Button. Lap 38 saw Hamilton pit from P3 closely followed in by Alonso dropping them to 10th and 11th respectively. Button's final pit stop while 7 seconds ahead, on lap 39, was delayed due to an error on the left rear wheel and allowed Rosberg back into the lead. Following Button's pitstop Rosberg now led Massa by 19.1 seconds in clear command and within sight of victory as highlighted by his engineer saying "most important thing is your looking after the tyres". Finally Massa pitted from second place but he now realsed a Räikkönen-led train of cars. On lap 43 eleven cars could be seen from one end to the other of the long back DRS straight. Alonso went wide on turn 7 onto the discared tyre marbles while trying to overtake Maldonado and nearly collected the Sauber of Sergio Perez on the way back onto track. Grosjean who was apart of the train went wide in turn 7 (like Alonso) and lost grip on tyre marbles while trying to overtake Vettel, consequently losing some positions. By lap 49 Räikkönen's tyres appeared to hit the 'cliff' and lose effective tyre performance. In the space of 2 laps Räikkönen went from 2nd to 12th. The 'train' which was started by Massa and continued by Räikkönen led to 2nd to 14th positions being separated by just 15 seconds (rare to see so late in a race without a safety car). With 5 laps remaining, Rosberg had a 20+ second lead while Vettel, in 2nd, finally succumb to the 3-stopped Button. Vettel who had gone with a two-stop strategy was now struggling like Räikkönen a few laps earlier. Hamilton and Webber were right on his rear wing now and it was only a matter of time before he dropped back. On lap 54 Hamilton took 3rd position from Vettel at the hairpin and a lap later Mark Webber did the same for 4th. On crossing the chequered flag Nico Rosberg won his first ever Formula 1 grand prix from 111 races. He was the 103rd different winner of a Formula 1 grand prix since 1950 and the 12th different Mercedes powered winner in Fourmula 1. Button finished 20 seconds adrift in 2nd after a pitstop error robbed what little chance he may had at taking victory (although unlikely given Rosberg's pace and the difficulty seen when overtaking on this track). Locking out an all Mercedes powered podium was Hamilton followed by Red Bull's Mark Webber in 4th. Both Hamilton and Webber have now finished 3rd and 4th respectively for all of the three grand prix's this season. Red Bull teammate, Sebastian Vettel finished 5th on worn tyres and Romain Grojean finished 6th in his best ever result in a Formula 1 race. The Williams cars showed good race pace and earned solid points with Senna in 7th and Maldonado in 8th. Ferrari continued their struggle in dry condtions and with Alonso finishing 9th and teammate Massa in 13th. Kamui Kobayashi took the final point in 10th ahead of teammate Perez in a disappointing grand prix for the Sauber team after having such a great qualifying performance. Of note was 2007 world champion Kimi Räikkönen who finished a disappointing 14th after his tyres were too worn. Also, of note was the fact that 17 drivers completed the race on the lead lap with Daniel Ricciardo in 17th just over 1 minute behind the leader in a highly uncompetive Toro Rosso (teammate Vergne was 16th).

Official Results

Pos. Car Driver Constructor Time Grid Pts
1 8 Germany Nico Rosberg Mercedes 1:36:26.929 1 25
2 3 United Kingdom Jenson Button McLaren-Mercedes +20.6 5 18
3 4 United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton McLaren-Mercedes +26.0 7 15
4 2 Australia Mark Webber Red Bull Racing +27.9 6 12
5 1 Germany Sebastian Vettel Red Bull Racing +30.4 11 10
6 10 France Romain Grosjean Lotus-Renault +31.4 10 8
7 19 Brazil Bruno Senna Williams-Renault +34.5 14 6
8 18 Venezuela Pastor Maldonado Williams-Renault +35.6 13 4
9 5 Spain Fernando Alonso Scuderia Ferrari +37.2 9 2
10 14 Japan Kamui Kobayashi Sauber-Ferrari +38.7 3 1
11 15 Mexico Sergio Pérez Sauber-Ferrari +41.0 8
12 11 United Kingdom Paul di Resta Force India-Mercedes +42.2 15
13 6 Brazil Felipe Massa Scuderia Ferrari +42.7 12
14 9 Finland Kimi Räikkönen Lotus-Renault +50.5 4
15 12 Germany Nico Hülkenberg Force India-Mercedes +51.2 16
16 17 France Jean-Éric Vergne Scuderia Toro Rosso-Ferrari +51.7 24[2]
17 16 Australia Daniel Ricciardo Scuderia Toro Rosso-Ferrari +63.1 17
18 21 Russia Vitaly Petrov Caterham-Renault +1 Lap 19
19 24 Germany Timo Glock Marussia-Cosworth +1 Lap 20
20 25 France Charles Pic Marussia-Cosworth +1 Lap 21
21 22 Spain Pedro de la Rosa HRT-Cosworth +1 Lap 22
22 23 India Narain Karthikeyan HRT-Cosworth +2 Laps 23
23 20 Finland Heikki Kovalainen Caterham-Renault +3 Laps 18
Ret 7 Germany Michael Schumacher Mercedes Grand Prix Wheel Failure 12

Notes

  1. "2012 Chinese Grand Prix — Qualifying Session Official Classification". Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile. Archived from the original on 17 April 2012. http://web.archive.org/web/20120417050923/http://fia.com/en-GB/mediacentre/f1_media/Documents/chn-qualifying-classification.pdf. Retrieved 15 April 2012.
  2. Qualified 18th, but started from the pits following major bodywork changes

Championship Standings after Race

Standings

Pos. Drivers Pts Constructors Pts
1 Lewis Hamilton 45 McLaren-Mercedes 88
2 Jenson Button 43 Red Bull-Renault 64
3 Fernando Alonso 37 Ferrari 37
4 Mark Webber 36 Sauber-Ferrari 31
5 Sebastian Vettel 28 Mercedes 26
6 Nico Rosberg 25 Lotus-Renault 24
7 Sergio Pérez 22 Williams-Renault 18
8 Kimi Räikkönen 16 Force India-Mercedes 9
9 Bruno Senna 14 Toro Rosso-Ferrari 6
10 Kamui Kobayashi 9 Marussia-Cosworth 0
11 Romain Grosjean 8 Caterham-Renault 0
12 Paul di Resta 7 HRT-Cosworth 0
13 Jean-Éric Vergne 4
14 Pastor Maldonado 4
15 Daniel Ricciardo 2
16 Nico Hülkenberg 2
17 Michael Schumacher 1
18 Felipe Massa 0
19 Timo Glock 0
20 Charles Pic 0
21 Vitaly Petrov 0
22 Heikki Kovalainen 0
23 Pedro de la Rosa 0
24 Narain Karthikeyan 0

Milestones

Notes

V T E 2012 Formula One Season
Teams Red Bull | McLaren | Ferrari | Mercedes | Lotus | Force India | Sauber | Toro Rosso | Williams | Caterham | HRT | Marussia
Engines Renault | Mercedes | Ferrari | Cosworth
Race Drivers Vettel | 2 Webber | 3 Button | 4 Hamilton | 5 Alonso | 6 Massa | 7 Schumacher | 8 Rosberg | 9 Räikkönen | 10 Grosjean | 10 D'Ambrosio | 11 Di Resta | 12 Hülkenberg | 14 Kobayashi | 15 Pérez | 16 Ricciardo | 17 Vergne | 18 Maldonado | 19 Senna | 20 Kovalainen | 21 Petrov | 22 De la Rosa | 23 Karthikeyan | 24 Glock | 25 Pic
Other Drivers Buemi | Paffett | Turvey | Rigon | Bird | Bianchi | Daly | Gutiérrez | Bottas | Wolff | Van der Garde | Rossi | González | Clos | Luizzi | de Villota | Chilton
Cars RB8 | MP4-27 | F2012 | F1 W03 | E20 | VJM05 | C31 | STR7 | FW34 | CT01 | F112 | MR01
Tyres Pirelli
Races Australia | Malaysia | China | Bahrain | Spain | Monaco | Canada | Europe | Britain | Germany | Hungary | Belgium | Italy | Singapore | Japan | Korea | India | Abu Dhabi | United States | Brazil
Team Reports Red Bull | McLaren | Ferrari | Mercedes | Lotus | Force India | Sauber | Toro Rosso | Williams | Caterham | HRT | Marussia
Driver Reports Vettel | Webber | Button | Hamilton | Alonso | Massa | Schumacher | Rosberg | Räikkönen | Grosjean | di Resta | Hülkenberg | Kobayashi | Pérez | Ricciardo | Vergne | Maldonado | Senna | Kovalainen | Petrov | de la Rosa | Karthikeyan | Karthikeyan | Glock | Pic
Tests Jerez | Barcelona 1 | Barcelona 2 | Mugello | Young Driver
See also 2011 Formula One Season | 2013 Formula One Season | Bahrain GP protests | Category
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Circuits Shanghai International Circuit (2004–present)
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