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  • Lotus news
  • New simulator won't change things - Raikkonen
  • December 26, 2012: Kimi Raikkonen believes Lotus's new simulator will be of little use to him next season as he prefers to do the majority of his work at real circuits

  • FIA news
  • Champions receive FIA trophies
  • December 8, 2012: Sebastian Vettel and Christian Horner received the drivers' and constructors' championships respectively at the FIA prize-giving gala in Istanbul

  • Lotus news
  • Raikkonen enjoying lack of 'politics' at Lotus
  • December 4, 2012: Kimi Raikkonen says Lotus has less politics around it than the other teams he has raced at in the past and he is confident it has a good basis to build for 2013

  • Brazilian Grand Prix - Qualifying
  • Hamilton leads McLaren front row, Vettel fourth and Alonso seventh
  • November 24, 2012: Lewis Hamilton took pole position as part of a McLaren front-row lockout at the Brazilian Grand Prix as championship contenders Sebastian Vettel and Fernando Alonso only managed fourth and eighth respectively

  • Brazilian Grand Prix - FP3
  • Button just edges out Vettel in final practice
  • November 24, 2012: Jenson Button just beat Sebastian Vettel to the fastest time of the final practice session at the Brazilian Grand Prix by 0.057s, while Vettel's championship contender Fernando Alonso finished down in eighth

  • Brazilian Grand Prix - FP2
  • Raikkonen has faith Lotus will sort car for qualifying
  • November 23, 2012: Kimi Raikkonen is confident his Lotus will come good by Saturday's qualifying session despite a slightly disappointing Friday practice session at the Brazilian Grand Prix

  • United States Grand Prix
  • Raikkonen bemoans cloud cover
  • November 19, 2012: Kimi Raikkonen said a drop in temperatures due to cloud cover prevented him from holding off Jenson Button as his tyres dropped off

  • United States Grand Prix
  • Hamilton wins as title battle goes down to Brazil
  • November 18, 2012: Lewis Hamilton won an enthralling United States Grand Prix ahead of Sebastian Vettel and Fernando Alonso, meaning the drivers' championship will go down to the final round in Brazil

  • United States Grand Prix
  • Start could throw up surprises
  • November 18, 2012: F1 drivers are facing several unknowns at the start of the United States Grand Prix with the dirty side of the grid potentially costing two positions due to a lack of traction

  • United States Grand Prix - Qualifying
  • 'Better than expected' qualifying for Raikkonen
  • November 17, 2012: Kimi Raikkonen said qualifying was "better than I expected" after he secured fourth place on the grid for the United States Grand Prix

  • United States Grand Prix - Qualifying
  • Vettel secures pole position ahead of Hamilton
  • November 17, 2012: Sebastian Vettel took pole position for the United States Grand Prix after edging out Lewis Hamilton for pole position by 0.109s. His title rival Fernando Alonso will start eighth on the grid

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