October 5-7, 2012 Suzuka Circuit | Total laps 53 | Lap distance 5.807 km | Race distance 307.771 km

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Pos Points No Driver Car Engine Tyres Laps Race Time Delay Qualifying Fastest Lap
1 25 1 Sebastian Vettel (GER) Red Bull RB8 Renault RS27-2012 Pirelli 53 2:28'56.242   1 1:01'30.839 1 1:01'35.774 (52)
2 18 6 Felipe Massa (BRA) Ferrari F2012 Ferrari 056 Pirelli 53 2:29'16.881 +1:00'20.639 10 1:01'32.293      
3 15 14 Kamui Kobayashi (JPN) Sauber C31 Ferrari 056 Pirelli 53 2:29'20.780 +1:00'24.538 3 1:01'31.700      
4 12 3 Jenson Button (GBR) McLaren MP4-27 Mercedes FO108Z Pirelli 53 2:29'21.340 +1:00'25.098 8 1:01'31.290      
5 10 4 Lewis Hamilton (GBR) McLaren MP4-27 Mercedes FO108Z Pirelli 53 2:29'42.732 +1:00'46.490 9 1:01'32.327      
6 8 9 Kimi Räikkönen (FIN) Lotus E20 Renault RS27-2012 Pirelli 53 2:29'46.666 +1:00'50.424 7 1:01'32.208      
7 6 12 Nico Hülkenberg (GER) Force India VJM05 Mercedes FO108Z Pirelli 53 2:29'47.401 +1:00'51.159 15 -      
8 4 18 Pastor Maldonado (VEN) Williams FW34 Renault RS27-2012 Pirelli 53 2:29'48.606 +1:00'52.364 12 1:01'32.512      
9 2 2 Mark Webber (AUS) Red Bull RB8 Renault RS27-2012 Pirelli 53 2:29'50.917 +1:00'54.675 2 1:01'31.090      
10 1 16 Daniel Ricciardo (AUS) Toro Rosso STR7 Ferrari 056 Pirelli 53 2:30'03.161 +1:01'06.919 14 1:01'32.954      
11   7 Michael Schumacher (GER) Mercedes WO3 Mercedes FO108Z Pirelli 53 2:30'04.011 +1:01'07.769 23 1:01'32.469      
12   11 Paul di Resta (GBR) Force India VJM05 Mercedes FO108Z Pirelli 53 2:30'19.702 +1:01'23.460 11 1:01'32.327      
13   17 Jean-Éric Vergne (FRA) Toro Rosso STR7 Ferrari 056 Pirelli 53 2:30'24.887 +1:01'28.645 19 1:01'33.368      
14   19 Bruno Senna (BRA) Williams FW34 Renault RS27-2012 Pirelli 53 2:30'24.951 +1:01'28.709 16 1:01'33.405      
15   20 Heikki Kovalainen (FIN) Caterham CT01 Renault RS27-2012 Pirelli 52   +1 lap 17 1:01'34.657      
16   24 Timo Glock (GER) Marussia MR01 Cosworth CA2012 Pirelli 52   +1 lap 18 1:01'35.213      
17   21 Vitaly Petrov (RUS) Caterham CT01 Renault RS27-2012 Pirelli 52   +1 lap 22 1:01'35.432      
18   22 Pedro de la Rosa (ESP) HRT F112 Cosworth CA2012 Pirelli 52   +1 lap 20 1:01'35.385      
19   10 Romain Grosjean (FRA) Lotus E20 Renault RS27-2012 Pirelli 51   +2 laps 4 1:01'31.898      
Retirement
engine 25 Charles Pic (FRA) Marussia MR01 Cosworth CA2012 Pirelli 37     21 1:01'35.429      
withdrew 23 Narain Karthikeyan (IND) HRT F112 Cosworth CA2012 Pirelli 31     24 1:01'36.734      
spun off 15 Sergio Perez (MEX) Sauber C31 Ferrari 056 Pirelli 18     5 1:01'32.022      
puncture 5 Fernando Alonso (ESP) Ferrari F2012 Ferrari 056 Pirelli 0     6 1:01'32.114      
collision 8 Nico Rosberg (GER) Mercedes WO3 Mercedes FO108Z Pirelli 0     13 1:01'32.625      
Free practice
--   12 Giedo van der Garde (NED) Caterham CT01 Renault RS27-2012 Pirelli                
--   127 Valtteri Bottas (FIN) Williams FW34 Renault RS27-2012 Pirelli