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 1:28'56.242   1 1'30.839 1 1'35.774 (52)
2 18 6 Felipe Massa (BRA) Ferrari F2012 Ferrari 056 Pirelli 53 1:29'16.881 +20.639 10 1'32.293      
3 15 14 Kamui Kobayashi (JPN) Sauber C31 Ferrari 056 Pirelli 53 1:29'20.780 +24.538 3 1'31.700      
4 12 3 Jenson Button (GBR) McLaren MP4-27 Mercedes FO108Z Pirelli 53 1:29'21.340 +25.098 8 1'31.290      
5 10 4 Lewis Hamilton (GBR) McLaren MP4-27 Mercedes FO108Z Pirelli 53 1:29'42.732 +46.490 9 1'32.327      
6 8 9 Kimi Räikkönen (FIN) Lotus E20 Renault RS27-2012 Pirelli 53 1:29'46.666 +50.424 7 1'32.208      
7 6 12 Nico Hülkenberg (GER) Force India VJM05 Mercedes FO108Z Pirelli 53 1:29'47.401 +51.159 15 -      
8 4 18 Pastor Maldonado (VEN) Williams FW34 Renault RS27-2012 Pirelli 53 1:29'48.606 +52.364 12 1'32.512      
9 2 2 Mark Webber (AUS) Red Bull RB8 Renault RS27-2012 Pirelli 53 1:29'50.917 +54.675 2 1'31.090      
10 1 16 Daniel Ricciardo (AUS) Toro Rosso STR7 Ferrari 056 Pirelli 53 1:30'03.161 +1'06.919 14 1'32.954      
11   7 Michael Schumacher (GER) Mercedes WO3 Mercedes FO108Z Pirelli 53 1:30'04.011 +1'07.769 23 1'32.469      
12   11 Paul di Resta (GBR) Force India VJM05 Mercedes FO108Z Pirelli 53 1:30'19.702 +1'23.460 11 1'32.327      
13   17 Jean-Éric Vergne (FRA) Toro Rosso STR7 Ferrari 056 Pirelli 53 1:30'24.887 +1'28.645 19 1'33.368      
14   19 Bruno Senna (BRA) Williams FW34 Renault RS27-2012 Pirelli 53 1:30'24.951 +1'28.709 16 1'33.405      
15   20 Heikki Kovalainen (FIN) Caterham CT01 Renault RS27-2012 Pirelli 52   +1 lap 17 1'34.657      
16   24 Timo Glock (GER) Marussia MR01 Cosworth CA2012 Pirelli 52   +1 lap 18 1'35.213      
17   21 Vitaly Petrov (RUS) Caterham CT01 Renault RS27-2012 Pirelli 52   +1 lap 22 1'35.432      
18   22 Pedro de la Rosa (ESP) HRT F112 Cosworth CA2012 Pirelli 52   +1 lap 20 1'35.385      
19   10 Romain Grosjean (FRA) Lotus E20 Renault RS27-2012 Pirelli 51   +2 laps 4 1'31.898      
Retirement
engine 25 Charles Pic (FRA) Marussia MR01 Cosworth CA2012 Pirelli 37     21 1'35.429      
withdrew 23 Narain Karthikeyan (IND) HRT F112 Cosworth CA2012 Pirelli 31     24 1'36.734      
spun off 15 Sergio Perez (MEX) Sauber C31 Ferrari 056 Pirelli 18     5 1'32.022      
puncture 5 Fernando Alonso (ESP) Ferrari F2012 Ferrari 056 Pirelli 0     6 1'32.114      
collision 8 Nico Rosberg (GER) Mercedes WO3 Mercedes FO108Z Pirelli 0     13 1'32.625      
Free practice
--   12 Giedo van der Garde (NED) Caterham CT01 Renault RS27-2012 Pirelli                
--   127 Valtteri Bottas (FIN) Williams FW34 Renault RS27-2012 Pirelli