April 20-22, 2012 Bahrain International Circuit | Total laps 57 | Lap distance 5.412 km | Race distance 308.484 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 57 2:35'10.990   1 1:01'32.422 1 1:01'36.379 (41)
2 18 9 Kimi Räikkönen (FIN) Lotus E20 Renault RS27-2012 Pirelli 57 2:35'14.323 +1:00'03.333 11 1:01'33.789      
3 15 10 Romain Grosjean (FRA) Lotus E20 Renault RS27-2012 Pirelli 57 2:35'21.184 +1:00'10.194 7 1:01'33.008      
4 12 2 Mark Webber (AUS) Red Bull RB8 Renault RS27-2012 Pirelli 57 2:35'49.778 +1:00'38.788 3 1:01'32.637      
5 10 8 Nico Rosberg (GER) Mercedes WO3 Mercedes FO108X Pirelli 57 2:36'06.450 +1:00'55.460 5 1:01'32.821      
6 8 11 Paul di Resta (GBR) Force India VJM05 Mercedes FO108Z Pirelli 57 2:36'08.533 +1:00'57.543 10 -      
7 6 5 Fernando Alonso (ESP) Ferrari F2012 Ferrari 056 Pirelli 57 2:36'08.793 +1:00'57.803 9 -      
8 4 4 Lewis Hamilton (GBR) McLaren MP4-27 Mercedes FO108X Pirelli 57 2:36'09.974 +1:00'58.984 2 1:01'32.520      
9 2 6 Felipe Massa (BRA) Ferrari F2012 Ferrari 056 Pirelli 57 2:36'15.989 +1:01'04.999 14 1:01'33.912      
10 1 7 Michael Schumacher (GER) Mercedes WO3 Mercedes FO108X Pirelli 57 2:36'22.480 +1:01'11.490 22 1:01'34.865      
11   15 Sergio Perez (MEX) Sauber C31 Ferrari 056 Pirelli 57 2:36'23.692 +1:01'12.702 8 1:01'33.394      
12   12 Nico Hülkenberg (GER) Force India VJM05 Mercedes FO108Z Pirelli 57 2:36'27.529 +1:01'16.539 13 1:01'33.807      
13   17 Jean-Éric Vergne (FRA) Toro Rosso STR7 Ferrari 056 Pirelli 57 2:36'41.324 +1:01'30.334 17 1:01'35.014      
14   14 Kamui Kobayashi (JPN) Sauber C31 Ferrari 056 Pirelli 57 2:36'44.713 +1:01'33.723 12 1:01'33.806      
15   16 Daniel Ricciardo (AUS) Toro Rosso STR7 Ferrari 056 Pirelli 56   +1 lap 6 1:01'32.912      
16   21 Vitaly Petrov (RUS) Caterham CT01 Renault RS27-2012 Pirelli 56   +1 lap 18 1:01'35.823      
17   20 Heikki Kovalainen (FIN) Caterham CT01 Renault RS27-2012 Pirelli 56   +1 lap 16 1:01'36.132      
18   3 Jenson Button (GBR) McLaren MP4-27 Mercedes FO108X Pirelli 55   +2 laps 4 1:01'32.711      
19   24 Timo Glock (GER) Marussia MR01 Cosworth CA2012 Pirelli 55   +2 laps 23 1:01'37.905      
20   22 Pedro de la Rosa (ESP) HRT F112 Cosworth CA2012 Pirelli 55   +2 laps 20 1:01'37.883      
21   23 Narain Karthikeyan (IND) HRT F112 Cosworth CA2012 Pirelli 55   +2 laps 24 1:01'38.314      
Retirement
brakes 19 Bruno Senna (BRA) Williams FW34 Renault RS27-2012 Pirelli 54     15 1:01'34.017      
puncture 18 Pastor Maldonado (VEN) Williams FW34 Renault RS27-2012 Pirelli 25     21 -      
hydraulics 25 Charles Pic (FRA) Marussia MR01 Cosworth CA2012 Pirelli 24     19 1:01'37.683      
Free practice
--   127 Valtteri Bottas (FIN) Williams FW34 Renault RS27-2012 Pirelli